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  • salvadore's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:00 PM
    I also have a 5" OP 32/20 circa 1931. Had a 1956 Marshal but a guy born the same year wanted it. I wouldn't worry about +p loads. The 358429 was very accurate if I pushed it fast enough. I hear they are tough to work on but that memo didn't...
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  • smokeywolf's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:00 PM
    smokeywolf replied to a thread Grinder time in Cookin' Recipe's
    Waking up this old thread. May be picking up a new puppy soon. Won't be a replacement for Timber, but we are a family that cannot be without at least one furry cuddly member. The Mrs. wants more control over the dog food mixture. With a few rare...
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  • country gent's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:37 PM
    The worse part of this is there is no "coming back" from this fix. Those stakes are always going to be there.
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  • rking22's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:58 PM
    Sounds good , thank you both for input. I am going to order the mold and go from there. Im not looking for ultimate accura cy or velocity. Just an easy to load setup for goofing off and the occasional coyote or whitetail. The thread on the 690 rb...
    8 replies | 143 view(s)
  • Nobade's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:38 PM
    I try but can't find anybody else to do it with. Not many of us left out there.
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  • Nobade's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:24 PM
    Time to stop pining and git er done!
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  • Nobade's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:20 PM
    Nobody shoots handgun silhouette matches any more. Rifles work better for most any other use.
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  • Nobade's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:18 PM
    Olive oil spray works better than Pam. Pietta Remingtons have bigger grips than originals. Load on a stand so you take the pin out each time and wipe it down. And kind of off topic but this is why I maintain the 1895 Nagant revolver is the best...
    23 replies | 466 view(s)
  • country gent's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:56 PM
    The 44 can be loaded down to comfortable levels or even 44 spl loads used. Another recoil reducing technique is to go to a lighter bullet instead of the240-270 grn most favor work up a light load using 180-200 grn bullets that fill a lot of the...
    27 replies | 473 view(s)
  • country gent's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:44 PM
    Also now several others are producing them Savage comes to mind. The Savage is getting some great reviews and it has the easy barrel swap Savage is known for. Have a friend that just had a kelby action built up into a pistol. There is still a...
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  • Blackwater's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:07 PM
    Lord, you are the Great Arbiter of All Things. You know what we need better than we do. Please, merciful Lord, look upon us, and see what we direly need. And then Lord, please grant us the simple grace to do things for us we can't seem to effect...
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  • Blackwater's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:02 PM
    This passage always reminds me that what we hear, and how we answer, aren't always completely congruent with each other. It also illustrates how one word can mean several things, or degrees of things. The "feed my sheep" part, I think, clearly...
    4 replies | 33 view(s)
  • country gent's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:11 AM
    One way to look at this is How many parts are there in a given firearm? Every part has a tolerance on size hardness material composition of its own. every part is fitted into this machine to work with the other parts. While the same maunfaturer...
    14 replies | 439 view(s)
  • country gent's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:55 AM
    In my big ladle pot ( 100lbs+) I use a mixture of wood and paraffin to flux. I did try the flux in a tin for soldering pipe joints and such, worked but not any better or wrse than the wood paraffin mix. I add the wood and a small ball of paraffin...
    10 replies | 245 view(s)
  • missionary5155's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:38 AM
    Good morning Many a "Leg" would have been right proud to field that 03 on Guadalcanal or any of the other islands. You did good. Low Numbers... Been firing a 500,xxx for near 20 years now. Was rebarreled in 43 and that barrel was well fired...
    12 replies | 648 view(s)
  • rking22's Avatar
    10-17-2018, 11:46 PM
    I load the dr16 in herters with 7/8 or 1 oz. Of shot, so I keep binches of them.The waa16 requires some "filler". Works well in 2 1/2 cheddites and 7/8, go figgger???? It is stiff with no ridges inside, thought I would try the felt chair pad in...
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  • country gent's Avatar
    10-17-2018, 11:11 PM
    As a side note a lot of AR barrels had the twist stamped on them somewhere usually ahead of the extension or at the muzzle end
    6 replies | 142 view(s)
  • country gent's Avatar
    10-17-2018, 11:10 PM
    I do it similar to above. I use a brush with patch cut to make a tight fit. insert rod thru muzzle and screw it on. Pull into rifling. put a masking tape tail pointing up right against the muzzle and pull out for 1 revolution. measure between...
    6 replies | 142 view(s)
  • salvadore's Avatar
    10-17-2018, 09:21 PM
    DPMS, I carry a 4" N frame in an old Bianchi X2100. It is handy and instead of having 40+ ounces pulling your pants south acts as a suspender to keep them in place. I'd look at shoulder holsters.
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  • salvadore's Avatar
    10-17-2018, 09:14 PM
    When I talked guns with geezers in the early 70s no one mentioned 32/20s. The prefered deer round in NC was a .22 rimfire out the kitchen window for both the fossilized and contemporary shooters. Out west it was much the same but no.22 for deer,...
    34 replies | 895 view(s)
  • country gent's Avatar
    10-17-2018, 08:37 PM
    Normally sizing is recommended for up to around .002-.003 reductions. Your wanting .008-.009. This could possibly be done in push thru sizing dies in 2 passes. This much in one pass may not size down but shave down removing metals. I would recommend...
    9 replies | 212 view(s)
  • country gent's Avatar
    10-17-2018, 07:49 PM
    Starting with the cold pot is good advice. Another trick is a steel pan big enough to sit on top of your pot to use to pre heat the bullets. Preheating the bullets to 250-300* in a separate container for 20 mins or so will also take care of any...
    11 replies | 250 view(s)
  • country gent's Avatar
    10-17-2018, 07:34 PM
    For just the bezel repair you might check with a local jeweler. He might handle it quickly and reasonably. In reality accuracy is much more today than it was years ago. For years a caliper or mike that measured to the...
    28 replies | 1103 view(s)
  • rking22's Avatar
    10-17-2018, 07:22 PM
    Well thanks for the confirmation, guess they tightened the tolerances! That should have been purple font:groner:
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  • rking22's Avatar
    10-17-2018, 06:13 PM
    Seems Henry tech support might be "under informed". Or know some things that are just wrong...
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  • rking22's Avatar
    10-17-2018, 05:41 PM
    rking22 replied to a thread Science of preference in Cast Boolits
    Kinda like racing, fast is expensive, REALLY fast is outrageously expensive! Getting a quality gun to MOA is not a real big deal, getting 1/2 moa is work and getting under.100 lots of work. I'm no longer into that kind of pain/fun. Hunting rifles...
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  • rking22's Avatar
    10-17-2018, 05:12 PM
    Anybody loading .600 lee balls in the 16ga DR16 wads? Fixing to order a mold but thought I would seek some insite before hand. Shooting them in a M37,M12,AND M31 all choked mod. The DR16 measures .60 id, and I would load over 2028 or longshot to...
    8 replies | 143 view(s)
  • rking22's Avatar
    10-17-2018, 04:50 PM
    Im interested. Pm sent
    2 replies | 110 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