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    Yesterday, 05:35 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread Squirrel chili in Cookin' Recipe's
    I thought I was the only one who feeds the squirrels....the squirrels are so much more interesting than the dumb old birds.
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    Yesterday, 05:32 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread Squirrel chili in Cookin' Recipe's
    In Louisiana we call that recipe...White Beans not white chili...jeeze
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    12-12-2018, 06:16 PM
    Crimp the cast boolit in the top crimp groove , the factory boolit is different...see the cannelure about in the middle of the case ...that helps keep the factory boolit from moving back. Your cast boolits appear to be seated a bit deeper than the...
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    12-12-2018, 05:57 PM
    CH4D are my preferred brand. Anytime you see someone who uses them they are usually knowledgeable about reloading gear or got them from a Father or Uncle who knew. My first set was for a K11 Schmidt-Rubin, but it wasn't the last set . All you...
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    12-12-2018, 05:47 PM
    In the past 50 years I've probably decaped about 500 live primers with nary a popped one. I just went slow. The only primers I did have pop were being seated with a Lee Whack-A-Mole unit...there was a tiny little teat left on the place where the...
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    12-12-2018, 05:36 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread lee bushings in Reloading Equipment
    Is the bushing cross threaded or just screwed in so tight you can't remove it ? If the latter , leave the bushing in the press and use the press like we did before bushings were invented....screw em in and screw em out....leave the stupid busing...
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    12-12-2018, 05:16 PM
    I used a Redding #1 for 40 years with 3 in 1 oil...can we say messy ? Some druggie creep stole my scale and I replaced it with an RCBS 5-0-5 off E-Bay , magnetic dampened...can we say sweet and worth every penny ? I wish I had replaced that...
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    12-12-2018, 04:43 PM
    Treat the cavities with a coat of any dry lube like Liquid Wrench Dry Lube ( L512 ). I read about this , didn't think it would work but had a 4 oz. bottle of the liquid in the garage , coated the cavities with a Q-Tip , and on the first cast they...
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    12-11-2018, 05:55 PM
    Sorry , Glocks aren't cool.... Now a Colt 1911 are Cool !
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    12-11-2018, 05:53 PM
    Hitting the LIKE button !
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    12-11-2018, 05:24 PM
    The bottom three look like the primers were not fully seated in the pocket. When the primers aren't bottomed out , fully seated in the pocket the first strike moves it deeper, because it moves it lessens the impact and doesn't go bang , if they...
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    12-11-2018, 05:09 PM
    You all be sure and kill all the bee's because them pesky pollinators ain't good for nothing... But after they are all dead and gone I don't want to hear any complaints abot food not growing...none !
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    12-11-2018, 03:57 PM
    AWESOME ! Tell us about your shot gun....is that a Poly Choke ? Let me know if you need some recipes, Cajun Men Can Cook ....have recipes will post ! Gary
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    12-11-2018, 03:33 PM
    When you go over to Alliant's Load Data site , Alliant makes Reloader 22 , you will see the following six rounds listed under 7mm Magnum. 7mm Short Action Ultra Magnum 7mm Remington Magnum 7mm Winchester Short Magnum 7mm Weatherby Magnum 7mm...
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    12-11-2018, 03:04 PM
    The Lee Hand Press will let you get away from the bench, but you will need standard dies for it' When I was looking for a portable method of reloading the Lyman Tong Tool and dies just seemed so expensive . I bought the hand press and have been...
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    12-11-2018, 02:48 PM
    I did this also and the screw has never come loose again.... I would make three pours and the screw would loosen...screw it tight , three pours and its loose. I did not think this would work...it does, just try it. Tight about 3 years now . I...
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    12-11-2018, 02:21 PM
    I had been reloading cast boolits for 45 years when I was given a WWII Walther P38 , my first 9mm , It is the hardest round I have ever encountered to get cast boolits to function with....If this would have been my first ....it would have been my...
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    12-11-2018, 02:10 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread lyman 4500 questions in Cast Boolits
    I've done it more than a few times.....getting all the old lube out is some messy , I never even considered doing that.
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    12-11-2018, 01:56 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread Squirrel chili in Cookin' Recipe's
    I've fixed chili with ground turkey and it's good. Whats throwing me is white chili..... How do you make chili that's white ? Someone post a recipe for this white Chili... I'm clueless I know what Green Chili Stew is ! Gary
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    12-11-2018, 01:49 PM
    The Gizzard Gumbo turned out fantastic, the wife and I ate on it for three days.... I didn't let one tablespoon go to waste. It sounds weird but if you like gizzards...try them in a gumbo after tenderizing in the crock pot ! Gary
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    12-10-2018, 05:52 PM
    I lost/misplaced the little allen wrench that came with my mould and emailed him asking what size to buy....I kept misplacing them and was going to the hardware store and buy several ... Couple days later an envelope shows up with a dozen in it ! ...
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    12-10-2018, 05:39 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread Best veterans charity? in Our Town
    American Legion ! That's it... Thanks for providing such a very moving and beautiful service , I will alway's remember it . Donate to this wonderful organization . God Bless All Our Veterans , Gary
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    12-10-2018, 05:21 PM
    They claim the next new addiction...Legalized Marijuana ...will make you feel totally pain free , If you smoke enough of it .
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    12-10-2018, 02:36 PM
    I use plastic food storage containers , small size and deep enough to stack two boolits. I stack them in the box , side by side , in nice neat rows, all standing on their base. When the bottom is filled, a thin piece of cardboard cut to shape...
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    12-10-2018, 02:24 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread Squirrel chili in Cookin' Recipe's
    White Chili....that just sounds wrong ...I don't even want to know what white chili is .
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    12-08-2018, 01:30 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread lyman 4500 questions in Cast Boolits
    You don't " change" lube. You use up what's in there and then put in another lube or buy a second lube/sizer. Use a good quality lube and you wont have to "change" lubes. I prefer a soft lube and have been using a Lithium Beeswax lube since the...
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    12-08-2018, 01:20 PM
    When I was new I trimmed them but slowly discoved it a waste of time ...unless you shooting for money. I haven't trimmed a straight wall (or even the tapered 9mm luger ) in about 30 years. See post #20 :drinks: Gary
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    12-08-2018, 11:15 AM
    I looked at Comet when I was going to lap a Lee mould....that has to be one of the worst things to use on a soft aluminum mould. It is rough and coarse ...may be OK for steel but not aluminum. I used Turtle Wax automotive car rubbing compound...
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    12-08-2018, 11:04 AM
    gwpercle replied to a thread Barn Tin? in Cast Boolits
    Tin cans ain't tin either.
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    12-08-2018, 10:53 AM
    You from up North La. The Monroe area ! My wife is from New Orleans , she likes Chile on elbow macaroni with Parmesan cheese... that's from her Italian heritage . I like Ritz crackers with mine.... no pasta . I like your avatar 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
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GC Gas Check