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  • country gent's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:17 PM
    Lubes for pan lubing or in a lube sizer over the front band collect dirt and other crud. Any of these lubes outside the case suffer this drawback. The coating of these lubes is also thicker and on firearms with limited or no camming may make...
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  • country gent's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:34 PM
    I can remember several makers offering 1-12 blanks in 30 cal Krieger, Douglas come to mind several even offered 1-11 as a "go between for service rifles. What makers blank are you looking at?
    2 replies | 30 view(s)
  • mold maker's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:12 PM
    If ya ever have to move it in a HURRY, you'll quickly change your mind about how much is too much. No matter whether it is in buckets, crates, boxes, or sacks, they're too darn heavy. One trip I had so much on the very back of the truck that I...
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  • mold maker's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:01 PM
    mold maker replied to a thread Next Step in Cast Boolits
    I spent over 30 years chasing the best alloy and found they all sorta worked. Back then there was no internet or forum and I didn't know another caster. Little was written in my world about bullet fit, and lube was either something you bought or a...
    15 replies | 122 view(s)
  • country gent's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:58 PM
    I have 2 soon to be 3 later this year. Grandchildren are your reward. Enjoy them all you can take them fishing, hunting, shooting, to the park and walks in the woods and fields. Teach them the awe and respect for all of Gods creatures and his...
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  • country gent's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:43 PM
    Another thing that helps a lot is learning to cook for the number of people normally at your table. A lot of people throw a lot of food away. We fix a beef roast taters and carrots one night the next is beef and noodles then the third night beef...
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  • country gent's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:36 PM
    country gent replied to a thread Next Step in Cast Boolits
    What calibers, What velocity ranges, and What uses ( hunting plinking target)? More information would be helpful. Bullets fit in a given barrel is very important to performance. Lube is also a big factor in performance.
    15 replies | 122 view(s)
  • buckwheatpaul's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:49 PM
    Goatwhiskers you are right about the energy issue and grand children. Congrats on the new one and good health to his mom and himself. Grandchildren are so wonderful and taking them fishing, hunting, and camping with them will cement a lifetime of...
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    Yesterday, 07:46 PM
    buckwheatpaul replied to a thread Prayer Request. in Our Chapel
    God thank You for the success of Calamity Jake's heart procedure. You are the great healer and I thank You for what you did for Calamity Jake and all the other ailing members, their families, and their friends. AMEN
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    Yesterday, 07:43 PM
    buckwheatpaul replied to a thread Prayers for wife in Our Chapel
    Father please be with Mrs. Hogdady as she undergoes her biopsy. Please remove the fears that surround her ailment so that she can rest and undergo the procedure. Father please be with Hodgaddy as his wife undergoes this procedure. I know what he...
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  • buckwheatpaul's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:40 PM
    Never go to the store hungry and have a list of what you really need.....dont trust your mind to remember what you need. Coupons are good and bulk buys work for us as well. We do garden and shoot and trap a lot of hogs....fishing is coming...
    25 replies | 293 view(s)
  • 35 shooter's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:20 PM
    35 shooter replied to a thread Marauder .25 in AirGuns
    What's the pumping effort like, now that you've actually tried it ?
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  • Don McDowell's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:13 PM
    The tipton rods are the best for deep cleaning. The delrin rods are great for incidental cleaning.
    10 replies | 95 view(s)
  • country gent's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:02 PM
    I have made my own from .060 x 1" x 12" brass stock from the hobby store. Cut out the basic shape of the spoon with the handle left the remaining 12" long then on a shot bag or forming iron slowly form the bowl of the spoon then lightly form a...
    16 replies | 295 view(s)
  • country gent's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:53 PM
    I have a few heavy dewy rods that work well. They are 5/16 coated steel 1 piece rods. I use a derlin rod for wiping at the range. I also have a Montana extreme rod that .300 dia? and 50+ inches long coated 1 piece thats real good but a pain to...
    10 replies | 95 view(s)
  • Nobade's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:43 PM
    Yes, I like the Tipton carbon fiber ones once I fix the bearings so they spin properly. Sent from my Moto G (4) using Tapatalk
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  • Artful's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:58 PM
    Artful replied to a thread Prayers for wife in Our Chapel
    Great News - Praying it stays that way!
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  • Artful's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:52 PM
    not 20mm but maybe 14.5mm
    16 replies | 351 view(s)
  • Artful's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:02 PM
    Teddy, I have a neighbor kid that's interested in reloading - I've given him manuals and am on the look out for inexpensive reloading setup stuff for him to set up his own bedroom setup in a box - What do you have that would fit that? (I picked...
    5 replies | 134 view(s)
  • Artful's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:37 PM
    Think his barrel is leaded by now?
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  • country gent's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:51 PM
    Measure Tubes can be made from hobby store brass tubing and off the shelf hardware store parts. I have made a bunch of them for my measures. Bill of materials is as follows. 1 ea 1/2" of X.015 wall brass tubing 4" long, 1 ea 15/32 X .015 brass...
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  • country gent's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:33 PM
    Several things to do here before the mods start. You want to be sure where the problems actually are, before polishing or removing material. I'm assuming this is a new to you mould. Start by cleaning it very good with solvent then soap and water...
    13 replies | 382 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