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  • country gent's Avatar
    Today, 01:09 PM
    MaryB, You got lucky with only one hair catching . I have seen this before on shafts. that one or 2 hairs pull in more and it goes to the point sometimes the person is literally scalped. Rings,...
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  • buckwheatpaul's Avatar
    Today, 12:47 PM
    JBinMN has some very valid points. We do eat about one of our cows a year. But for us we treat them well....but they are still cows....never the less we make sure that they have good food and water and shelter. We love to watch the calves run and...
    12 replies | 224 view(s)
  • 35 shooter's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:51 PM
    35 shooter replied to a thread Shoot the Gaundlet in AirGuns
    Good deal HollowPoint, Looking forward to your results with the pellets you make.
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  • 35 shooter's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:40 PM
    Glad you had a good range day with your single shot and light loads. It is a lot of fun. I love to lob 280 gr. boolits loaded with a bit of unique at the 100 yd. range. My 35 whelen Encore just sits on the shooting bag like nothing at all...
    10 replies | 209 view(s)
  • Artful's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:12 PM
    NOT Low Cal or Low Sugar BACKWOODS ENERGY BARS 1 cup peanut butter 3/4 cup honey 2 1/2 cups quick (instant) oatmeal 1 cup raisins, dried fruit or chocolate chips 3/4 cup shredded coconut
    3 replies | 83 view(s)
  • country gent's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:29 PM
    I have considered converting one to 22 lr but at the cost of the project gun, parts and time involved its a major project. I like nuber 1s a lot and when found they are usually in pretty good shape and bring decent money.
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  • maxreloader's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:18 PM
    not sure how lee dies are set-up but I would try swapping a 35 cal stem to your die from another. If that wont fit, try using a larger die body to seat with. We are not talking benchrest shooting here im pretty sure. If the boolit is a rnfp you...
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  • country gent's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:06 PM
    My favorite pistol is A 1911 I built up in 38 spl, a wadcutter gun. Has cylinder and slide shop sear and hammer. Hammer is skeletonized for a faster lock time. grips are a smooth walnut panel I made. standad grip safety and arched mainspring...
    27 replies | 574 view(s)
  • buckwheatpaul's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:43 PM
    A couple of hours ago I was feeding our cows and noticed that one of our momma cows was having problem delivering a calf....I thought that the calf was dead inside the mom so I called my dairy neighbor and together we got the momma cow into the...
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  • maxreloader's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:28 PM
    yeah the rim is a lot smaller... saw that. Wondering if it will have extraction issues or centering on the bolt face? its more than a few thou but who knows?
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  • missionary5155's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:28 PM
    Greetings BP opens the old world door of re-education. We find it a fun way to unlearn shooting habits and establish new ones. You did not write what brand of 2F. When we use Goex we use 3F in rifles as it burns cleaner and does seem to...
    7 replies | 214 view(s)
  • country gent's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:02 PM
    Measure the neck wall thickness of the cases to see if they are thinner than other brass. .0015 -.002 on a side thinner can cause this problem also. When you sized these cases did the expander ball drag over the neck coming out? Did you use the...
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  • maxreloader's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:53 AM
    I only have a box of each. I save oddball stuff from large deals in case I need it down the road for a moment like this. If I come across any more I will deff shoot you a PM and see if you are still looking.
    15 replies | 147 view(s)
  • maxreloader's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:52 AM
    found some 9.3 x 72, 9.3 x 74, 9.3 x 82, and actually found some 38-90! now I need to figure out the best way to trim them!
    15 replies | 147 view(s)
  • maxreloader's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:31 AM
    Thanks guys!!! I have a bunch of the 9.3 x 72, 84 etc... I KNEW I saved that stuff for something! Now I need to lay eyes on it!
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  • maxreloader's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:16 AM
    I have also seen 375 nitro rimmed converted... forgot to add that one. I do not have any of that at the moment and it is a bit spendy as well.
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  • maxreloader's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:12 AM
    I have done a lot of research and so far come up with 405 win which I am lucky to have a bunch of... but I also have 45 basic, 40-82, and a few others... I know a lot of guys use 38-55 and seat the boolit out a ways as well... I am looking for sage...
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  • buckwheatpaul's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:22 AM
    To accept Jesus as your personal savior is to = being in love with Jesus....thanks Ronnie!
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  • mold maker's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:10 AM
    I did a thorough sweeping of the floor. As usual, I used a magnet over the sweepings. Now I need to find where the spring and 2 set screws came from. At least I saved them from the trash.
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  • 35 shooter's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:41 AM
    35 shooter replied to a thread New Daisy 880 in AirGuns
    Got to do a little shooting this afternoon before a rain. I was testing the crosman piranahs again and knew i wouldn't be able to see paper targets very well with the cloud cover. I set up 12 oz. coke cans laid on the ground with nothing but the...
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  • country gent's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:11 AM
    For several years I helped out the night before the Bob Wright memorial put on by ORPA at Camp Perry. My job or help consisted of working with the new shooters. I had my laptop plugged in and the sierra infinity program up and running. If they came...
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  • Artful's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:05 AM
    You can put a shim under your existing scope mount base to elevate if you can't find a mount - if you do buy a mount I recommend a one pcs.
    35 replies | 531 view(s)
  • country gent's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:07 AM
    Been playing around figuring this out and got it down to a very nice little dipper. With all household items Materials list 3x5 index cards ...
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  • country gent's Avatar
    02-23-2018, 11:23 PM
    Also finding the right compression for the powder used helps reduce fouling
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  • country gent's Avatar
    02-23-2018, 11:23 PM
    With true black powder fouling management takes several forms. 1) a good BP rated lube that's meant for BP. These are normally vegetable and or animal by products. SPG is good and meant for BP. Emmerts...
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  • country gent's Avatar
    02-23-2018, 10:56 PM
    Glass bead blast will leave a matte looking finish normally and while not removing much metal it does "rearrange" it some. Sands are very abrasive some more so than others. Black Beauty cuts very fast and clean but on a tin roof may cut holes also....
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  • maxreloader's Avatar
    02-23-2018, 09:51 PM
    Evaporust works excellent... it ONLY eats the rust, zero metal. It does take the bluing off so be sure to treat accordingly afterwards. I have used it successfully many times. A quick polish of the cavities with Clover wouldnt hurt either but go...
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  • buckwheatpaul's Avatar
    02-23-2018, 03:46 PM
    Just an update on my project. After much review and looking at all the angles I have abandoned this project. The accuracy in my Governor is more than adequate for skunks, snakes, and home protection...I just had an inquiring mind and wanted to...
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  • buckwheatpaul's Avatar
    02-23-2018, 03:39 PM
    Truly a great lesson....thanks Ronnie!
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  • buckwheatpaul's Avatar
    02-23-2018, 03:28 PM
    Over just a little more than a month ago I came up with the idea of trying to move the .45 ACP bullet closer to the forcing cone of my Governor. I was only trying to improve accuracy and not make a magnum out of my Governor...I was thinking that...
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  • mold maker's Avatar
    02-23-2018, 01:20 PM
    Most refrigerators and freezers made since the 60s have magnetic door seals that don't mechanically latch. They are well insulated to maintain an even temp, and a desiccant can will keep them reasonably dry. Although not the SAMI listed...
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  • mold maker's Avatar
    02-23-2018, 12:45 PM
    About 15 years ago the CZ52 in 762-25 was a popular import. As a group, 8 of us bought them from Ohio Guns. Not the easiest to become proficient with, but a good defense weapon at the price. We also got about 1000 rounds each of the Berdan...
    61 replies | 2330 view(s)
  • missionary5155's Avatar
    02-23-2018, 03:52 AM
    Good morning Another 1895 fan here... Although most of ours are that fine old 30 Gov. You have a fine caliber to be loading up. Caliber 38's are dandies for most hunting needs. Have thought numerous times of sending JES Reboring one of our 95's...
    10 replies | 325 view(s)
  • 35 shooter's Avatar
    02-23-2018, 01:41 AM
    35 shooter replied to a thread New Daisy 880 in AirGuns
    Don't have any domes right now, but talk about fun plinking with a 880....i just ran a bunch of gamo lead round balls through the bb mag. Just cycle them in with the bolt, put the safety on, pump, safety off, shoot....too much fun and accurate...
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  • 35 shooter's Avatar
    02-23-2018, 01:25 AM
    35 shooter replied to a thread New Daisy 880 in AirGuns
    I want to try some domed pellets in .177, but will have to order some. No one locally seems to carry any. My brother gave me some 16 gr. jsb domes in .22 for my 392 and they shot fantastic.
    15 replies | 271 view(s)
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Abbreviations used in Reloading

BP Bronze Point IMR Improved Military Rifle PTD Pointed
BR Bench Rest M Magnum RN Round Nose
BT Boat Tail PL Power-Lokt SP Soft Point
C Compressed Charge PR Primer SPCL Soft Point "Core-Lokt"
HP Hollow Point PSPCL Pointed Soft Point "Core Lokt" C.O.L. Cartridge Overall Length
PSP Pointed Soft Point Spz Spitzer Point SBT Spitzer Boat Tail
LRN Lead Round Nose LWC Lead Wad Cutter LSWC Lead Semi Wad Cutter
GC Gas Check