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    07-08-2020, 07:13 PM
    I did until I discovered Spray on Dry Lubricants , the brand doesn't seem to matter , as long as the words Teflon , dry film coating and PTFE show up somewhere on the can ...they are basically all the same . A micro thin film of Teflon particles ...
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    07-08-2020, 06:53 PM
    Same here , most meals consisted of squirrel , simmered long in brown gravy and served with them big cat head biscuits ..... man that thought makes me hungry . Both my Daddy and myself raised rabbits ...and the only reason we raised them is so we...
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    07-08-2020, 06:38 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread 9mm 165 grain in Cast Boolits
    Since they are plated you might have better luck loading them in 38/357 revolver cases . Just use dies from 9mm Luger set 1.) to do neck expansion with. 2.) use taper crimp die to crimp bullets . A standard mid range load will bump up the...
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    07-08-2020, 04:17 PM
    You would learn a lot more about the 44 Special by reading " Sixguns" by Elmer Keith . This answer needs a book and the writer needs to be Elmer Keith for a proper start to a complete answer . Gary
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    07-07-2020, 06:33 PM
    The lubes , Ben's Red Lube nor Lithi-Bee Lube , in their original formulas, have ever ran , they do get soft and sticky in 95 + degree heat but they do not melt and run . To lessen the sticky in high heat , a commerical lube maker ,Garth Choate , ...
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    07-07-2020, 11:46 AM
    It's about like 50/50 . The commercial maker of some Lithium (Lucas Red-N-Tacky) -Beeswax , 1 part to 3 part , advised me to add some paraffin wax to harden the lube if the beeswax was too soft and sticky . That works quite well . I used 1...
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    07-07-2020, 11:25 AM
    It's amazing how many marsh mallows a coon can eat .... one night , sitting around a campfire with my kids we fed one 2 1/2 bags of full sized mallows . The kids had more fun feeding him than roasting marshmallows ... He liked them uncooked ,...
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    07-05-2020, 05:57 PM
    If you can't reach the bottom easily ...don't buy it . Things get stacked up and if your arms can't reach everything lying on the bottom it will become lost in never - never land . My mom was short , couldn't reach the bottom of the chest freezer...
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    07-05-2020, 05:09 PM
    I hand fed peanuts to a grey squirrel every morning on my walk to Elementary school . After several weeks the squirrel would take the peanuts from my hand . One day the Bad Idea Fairy told me to grab the squirrel ... I did ... bad Idea to say the...
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    06-27-2020, 08:26 PM
    Adjusting your grip is the easiest thing to try . Changing grips , different grips , can also effect a change . Different powders usually move things around ... try more usually you will find shifts in impact with different powders and charges ....
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    06-27-2020, 08:01 PM
    I gave away a Lee bottom pour Production Pot IV that I battled with for several years and got a Lee Magnum Melter and a long handled Lyman dipper . Getting a 20 lb. capacity and doing away with the bottom pour feature was the best thing I have done...
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    06-27-2020, 07:50 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread Kar 98k in Cast Boolits
    With a slightly "frosty" bore .... clean it until all the jacketed fouling is removed ... not easy and may require several different solvents . Then wrap a cloth patch around a bore brush and smear with JB Bore Cleaning compound , run from...
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    06-26-2020, 07:28 PM
    PICKLED PEPPERS Clean and sterilize 2 pint jars with new lids and rings . Pack the jars with sliced peppers from your garden , hot or mild , jalapeno , gypsey or lunchbox red sweet snacking peppers ... whatever pepper you like and top with a few...
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    06-25-2020, 05:52 PM
    Do a Search on those terms , I found a several companies offering do it yourself grips . Back in the day (1960's) I got unfinished grips and rifle stocks from Herter's ...sure do miss that company . Use your Google-Foo to find what you want ......
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    06-25-2020, 05:41 PM
    Although I'm not normally an anal or OCD person ... I soon discovered it is perfectly OK to be both anal and OCD when it comes to getting the correct type powder , the correct amount of powder and getting one , not two or zero charges, in each case...
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    06-25-2020, 05:17 PM
    Primers , crimped or regular , in brass that has been exposed to moisture , like range pick ups left in the grass exposed to dew or rain , will sometimes do this . The primer cup sides get just enough corrosion to "stick" them , the cup bottom...
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    06-25-2020, 11:35 AM
    45 acp boolits don't need to be that hard . For 40 years I cast them of clip on and stick on wheel weights , whatever was in the 5 gal. bucket . After my free wheel weight supply retired from the tire business I had to stretch my supply . COWW...
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    06-25-2020, 10:59 AM
    If you are young and thinking about getting married ... take her home and let her meet your Mom and Dad . After they get to know her... ask mom what she thinks of her ...then take Mom's advice . Dad usually likes all the girls you bring home ......
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    06-25-2020, 10:50 AM
    gwpercle replied to a thread What state are you from? in Our Town
    Baton Rouge , Louisiana I like the new site format ....is it me or does it look a lot like the old site format .... I Love it ! Gary
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    06-23-2020, 07:13 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread New Meds Monday in Our Town
    Best of Luck , prayers sent , keep the faith and positive outlook . Gary
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    06-23-2020, 06:59 PM
    Wife and I have been married 47 years . She's still my best friend and she says I still make her laugh . Be faithful , honest , loyal and loving . Never do or say anything to hurt her . A good wife is a Blessing from Heaven ... a Bad wife is a...
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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