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    Yesterday, 05:08 PM
    Remember....the squeaky wheel gets the grease . I wanted a 9mm 124 gr. TC with a gas check mould and evidently no one else did. I sent an Email, posted on the forum and made a request for a production run. Once a week I would go back and post...
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    Yesterday, 04:51 PM
    Back in the 1960's case gauges hadn't been invented so we used our gun barrel to gauge. I am here to tell you that just because a round will fit some makers case gauge... it is NO guarantee whatsoever that round will fit your guns chamber. It's...
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    Yesterday, 08:20 AM
    gwpercle replied to a thread Burn rate charts in Our Town
    Western / Accurate Powders has a good up to date burn rate chart. There is a PDF is on their web site and it is also printed on the last page of their Loading Data Guide edition 6.0 , which they will send you for $2.99. Pretty good little...
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    06-22-2018, 07:25 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread 00 Buckshot Mold in Cast Boolits
    Size ? Just about any size you want ! In the double cavity Lee has 23 round ball moulds , sized from.311 all the way to .690. If you would like to experiment with different sizes the inexpensive 2 cavity moulds would be just the ticket for...
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    06-22-2018, 01:04 PM
    Going to say it again: Lyman 358156 , solid point or hollow point that's your choice, Mine's solid. Magnum loads....use the gas check. Cast from 50/50 lead/COWW although a little on the soft side the gas check eliminates any leading problems at...
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    06-22-2018, 12:42 PM
    The easy answer is just get a properly dimensioned mould . You are already casting so you need a good excuse to buy a proper fitting mould for your rifle.....right ! ! NOE has many sizes for the 40-82, check out their site. Gary
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    06-22-2018, 12:09 PM
    Not being a great business man I don't understand how you can sell a full 8 oz. bottle of acetone for $2.99 and then sell an empty 8 oz. bottle , which is only labeled acetone, for $4.99. In my small mind that doesn't make sense....or is this the...
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    06-22-2018, 11:43 AM
    I use a soft lube so I size, lube and stack them neatly base down and side by side in plastic containers. Usually there is room for two layers separated by a piece of thin cardboard . Loaded up with a snap on plastic lid they will keep for years ,...
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    06-22-2018, 11:27 AM
    Use Bacon Grease.....you know how good frying bacon smells right ! The guys will appreciate bacon scent a whole lot more than pine tree.
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    06-21-2018, 05:56 PM
    A coated lead boolit is not going to make the metallic sound a factory J-word round will. Go by location in chamber....ignore the sound . Gary
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    06-21-2018, 05:50 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread Tinnitus ! in Our Town
    Do they get you in trouble too !!!
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    06-20-2018, 04:33 PM
    B&B stackers ....these are Bread and Butter pickles ?
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    06-20-2018, 04:28 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread Opioid/heroin crisis? in Our Town
    What I can't understand is we are right in the middle of one pharmaceutical induced epidemic...pain killers and our politicians are moving heaven and earth to get "medical mary jane" legalized. Why create another drug addiction...after medical it's...
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    06-20-2018, 04:12 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread Tinnitus ! in Our Town
    I asked my doctor about it , he has it also , so far there is no real cure. He warned me not to spend a bunch of money on amazing miracle magazine ad cures...they don't work. Dr. said a very high fever when young will also cause it later in...
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    06-15-2018, 06:40 PM
    I bought a 1970 Ruger Blackhawk in 1971, it was my first and only handgun for many years . In 1995 it was stolen. Of all the firearms I ever owned it meant the most to me. In 2015 I get a call from the Sheriff's Office , the gun was...
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    06-15-2018, 05:24 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread is .360 too big? in Cast Boolits
    From what I can see the primers look fine. An easy way to tell if a load is too hot is the extraction of fired cases. If the fired cases are hard to eject that's a sign something isn't right . If they extract easily...you OK. The slight push...
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    06-15-2018, 04:59 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread Robocalls in Our Town
    AT&T and Goggle Listing calls at least 6 times every day....I press the "take off the list" number every time...it must be broken!
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    06-15-2018, 04:51 PM
    All this talk of PB and banana sandwiches brought back memories of when I was a kid , needed a sandwich and what I would do if we didn't have any PB! This sounds absolutely disgusting now, even to me, but with no PB in the house, I would put...
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    06-14-2018, 02:41 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread Marvel Mystery Oil in Our Town
    MMO is composed of: 74% Mineral Oil 25% Stoddard Solvent (refined white mineral spirits aka paint thinner) 01% Lard (the rendered fat from a hog) A lot of lubricants are mineral oil based so it's no wonder MMO works . My Dad used it in his...
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    06-12-2018, 03:38 PM
    Back in the middle of the great powder shortage , I discovered a can of Alcan #5 , had S&W name on it , that had hidden itself in the back of a closet shelf. It Looked good , smelled good and Speer Reloading Manual #8 (1970) had plenty of load...
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    06-12-2018, 02:53 PM
    Do what I do ....Just use the one on your crawfish boiling pot or your turkey frying pot , being from Covington Louisiana I know you got one or the other..... Both of my rigs are Bayou Classic . My turkey fryer has the Banjo Burner and my...
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    06-12-2018, 02:10 PM
    Family traditions are important our Grandmothers knew some stuff. I like them either way but slightly prefer toast bread , if you have real juicy tomatoes , the soft untoasted bread gets juice logged and you need to stand over the sink and...
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    06-10-2018, 06:15 PM
    Have you gotten the safe open yet ?
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    06-10-2018, 04:59 PM
    I knew there was good reason not to drink tea....it'll kill you! Drink Coffee !
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    06-10-2018, 04:52 PM
    Toast bread , plain bread or does it really make any difference ?
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    06-09-2018, 01:01 PM
    A place called House of Cans, Inc. sells new cans with screw on caps if you need some. All the cans now have a plastic pop on/off top that I hate. They have a good selection with proper screw caps. They also sell all kinds of metal cans ,...
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    06-09-2018, 12:37 PM
    LIKE! LIKE! LIKE! (my like button) About 30 min's ago I found four mater's all nice and red, not huge but they is ripe :happy dance: Making a bacon and Wonder Bread run right now , got plenty of Blue Plate , lettuce and cheese ! And...
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    06-08-2018, 06:58 PM
    Once I started using the Lee hand priming tool I stopped priming on the press or with the whack-a-mole priming set up. The hand Tool gives so much better control than anything else. If you have never tried one, give it a go. Lyman and RCBS...
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    06-08-2018, 06:36 PM
    You came to the wrong place...this Enablers Every One. The place you need is Caster's Without Disposable Income. I wonder if a Go Fund Me site would do any good ? I made the same mistake buying an NOE mould....after nothing but Lee and Lyman....
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    06-08-2018, 06:23 PM
    Oh...now I get it ! :Bright idea: I'm slow but I'm old. Gary
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casting reloading shooting and keeping my 1968 chevelle roadworthy
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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