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    Yesterday, 06:20 PM
    After the Q-Tip test , if no obvious burrs turn up . Give the cavities a coat of Liquid Wrench Dry Lubricant , takes two seconds to dry and then start casting . I've helped break in more than one balky mould with this trick. The dry...
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    Yesterday, 05:50 PM
    It is because most haven't learned the secrete my grandfather told me when I was a little boy. Every year he would kill a wild hog , sometimes two , on our annual hunting trip. I would go with my Paw-Paw while the others went off in search of...
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    Yesterday, 04:28 PM
    Your First BLT !!!!! Sadly my tomato's , like farmerjim's, are all over and done. Only two tomatoes remain in the ice box. I did can (jar) and freeze plenty to use in cooking during the winter but no more BLT's . Kind of sad....but I ate so...
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    Yesterday, 04:15 PM
    10-X , Good one ! Anything with bacon bits , bacon grease and cheese can't taste anything but good...adding this one to my okra recipe repertoire.... I just love quick and easy preparation and Q & E clean up (throw away the foil and you done) ...
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    Yesterday, 01:59 PM
    Fellow a few blocks away was doing that. Lived on the first floor and "gardened" on the second floor. Pretty extensive set up , timers, lights an irrigation systems , tables with the medicinal plants.....until the police raid and shootout , He...
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    08-13-2018, 01:49 PM
    It's the newest design in commercial water closet.....designed by women . You don't sit hover above it . No seat to get dirty , no seat to clean . Cheaper too . Since men don't clean the seat or lift it ....this is the WC design of...
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    08-12-2018, 09:47 AM
    In Louisiana we call it Smothered Okra , okra, tomatos , onions, peppers , celery all slowly simmered and cooked down , except we serve everything over rice. Basically the same recipe just with a different name, funny how cooking works. Gary
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    08-12-2018, 09:40 AM
    Hossfly , that brings back was my moms favorite way to cook okra. My Dad , brother and me thought it was slimey and wouldn't eat it. But I'm older now and taste change so I'm going to give it a try. Thanks for reminding me , I...
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    08-12-2018, 09:32 AM
    Tom....I like this method, lets call it Tom's Garden's a winner !
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    08-11-2018, 08:08 PM
    Dehydrated !!! Now that's interesting, do you slice the okra say 1/4 inch thick...tell me how you do it. Gary
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    08-11-2018, 08:03 PM
    Slice the okra and drop into a paper bag with a cup of seasoned flour , it's much easier to fry sliced than whole , shake the bag until the okra gets coated all over, gently remove from bag with a slotted spoon and drop into hot oil, gently stir...
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    08-11-2018, 06:42 PM
    For the ultimate hollow point load , out of a snub nosed 38 special , the inverted factory swagged 148 gr. HBWC over 3.5 grains of Bullseye , gave the maximum expansion of nearly 3/4 inch diameter. Above that , things started to go to pot , ...
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    08-11-2018, 06:26 PM
    The okra plants are making pods like there's going to be no tomorrow, I can cut it twice a day and still not keep up. Right now I fix it four different ways : 1.) Pickled, whole small pods. 2.) Fried okra. 3.) Gumbo , with shrimp and/or...
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    08-08-2018, 06:36 PM
    I bought the mould and loaded 7.5 grains of Unique. I used 38 special cases and seated the boolit in the lower crimp groove .From my Ruger Blackhawk , fired off hand , 5 shot group . It hit dead center of bullseye , 4 holes touching and the 5th...
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    08-08-2018, 06:15 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread Pawn shops in Our Town
    In 2015 a Pawnshop in Kingman Arizona received a Ruger Blackhawk stolen from me in 1995 , they ran the serial # and it came back as a stolen gun , they called local police and turned it over. The RBH was returned to Baton Rouge PD and they...
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    08-08-2018, 05:29 PM
    I used a lead fishing sinker , got an assortment of bell sinkers , fat round bottom tapers to a narrow end. Use one with a bottom fatter than the bore. Grease the bell sinker and lube the bure , center narrow end into muzzel crown and center...
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    08-08-2018, 05:07 PM
    Would more light at your sizer help you see it.....melting down and coloring the white lube then melting again to pour into your sizer seem like an awful lot of work . I found an LED flashlight with a flat base and adjustable head just the thing...
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    08-08-2018, 04:24 PM
    Every boolit caster should have at least one "Keith" mould , just for historical reasons . I got one of NOE's special Elmer Keith "Signature " moulds about two years ago , it looks so nice I keep it on my desk as a work of art . As soon as...
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    08-08-2018, 04:08 PM
    The chamber probably has little to no throat. Seat them deeper , a little at a time , untill they will fully chamber...use the plunk test and your pistols chamber as a gauge. That Lee 356 - 125 - 2R gave me the same problems... by deep seating...
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    08-08-2018, 03:57 PM
    The less information I have the better I can give you a proper answer. How far away will the competitors be standing when you shoot at them ?
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    08-08-2018, 03:52 PM
    Trace amounts of silver at most.....more than likely just advertising hype at best. Your Lee pot will melt them just fine. Gary
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    08-05-2018, 06:01 PM
    A few strands of 0000 steel wool will also work. Wind the strands around the threads and reinstall . I kept a screw driver handy until I did the steel wool trick....the screws haven't loosened since doing it ...I'm a big believer in steel wool...
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    08-05-2018, 11:55 AM
    gwpercle replied to a thread Hot & Sweet in Cookin' Recipe's
    Tatume , Just finished putting up 6 pints of Sweet & Hot Jalapenos , the bushes were loaded. I tried something , had a bunch of small jalapenos , 3/4 to 1 inch long , to tedious to slice -to many to toss . So I put a slit in each pepper and...
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    08-04-2018, 08:12 PM
    Are all SWC's the same ? Of course not. Can an accurate load with the Lee design boolit be worked up in your revolver...Of Course ! The difference isn't so much the boolit design but how much more pleasant it is use to use that NOE mould over...
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    08-03-2018, 06:09 PM
    I totally agree P&P , I have tried every 38 mould design I could get my hands on new and old , looking for the ultimate 38 special accuracy boolit/load. I stumbled on this Lyman 358432 mould in a ebay auction , had never seen or used one...
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    08-03-2018, 05:41 PM
    Back in the day it was a "sliver" or the "thickness of your thumbnail" since my thumb was handy I went with the nail thickness.....With the lack of precision , it's a wonder how we reloaded anything. Back then you did a lot of seat pants flying...
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    08-03-2018, 05:07 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread Hot & Sweet in Cookin' Recipe's
    Thanks Tatume ! I had planned to pick a bunch of jalapeno's in the morning , going to do some Sweet Pickled Jalapenos's now. Last batch I did regular ....not sweet , this batch going to be SWEET ! Gary
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    08-03-2018, 03:40 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread Hot & Sweet in Cookin' Recipe's
    Recipe ? What recipe ? We ain't got no recipe..We don't need no stinking recipes ! I can't post photo's (forgot how) but I always give my recipes out . Gary
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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