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  • gwpercle's Avatar
    Today, 03:48 PM
    LIKE ! This is how I do it , raising the barrel before each shot and no fillers . Seems to work . Cast boolit rifle loads with Red Dot do not need a filler either. Gary
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    Yesterday, 05:00 PM
    I have two Questions . Can regular 41 Magnum dies be used to reload the 41 Special cases ? Usually the shorter cases can't be crimped in dies made for the longer Magnum case . I wouldn't mind buying some 41 Special brass and loading up some 41...
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    Yesterday, 04:41 PM
    I looked high and low but could find no photo's or drawing any better than the one you have . Very few Armory moulds are even shown . I did find one article in a NRA Publication (booklet) titled " Cast Bullets" ... Col. E. H. Harrison USA...
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    Yesterday, 12:58 PM
    Coleman Fuel is a mixture of cyclohexane, nonane , octane , heptane , and pentane . Historically called white gas it is a liquid petroleum fuel , 100% light hydrotreated distillate . Although it has a octane rating of 50 - 55 and a flammability...
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    08-09-2020, 09:34 PM
    This is from Speer Manual #14 25 acp / 50 gr. TMJ RN / no min. loads listed , just one load with each powder under Maximum . W231 - 1.4 grs. @ 797 fps Bullseye - 1.3 grs. @ 812 fps TiteGroup - 1.4 grs. @ 822 fps Not a lot of powder ......
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    08-08-2020, 08:19 PM
    Classic Lee Loader is the "proper" terminology . If you see the term "Whack-A-Mole" loader ...it's the same thing . All operations are performed by hitting it with a plastic mallet ...whack-a-mole style . Here is a site dedicated to Lee...
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    08-08-2020, 08:05 PM
    If you load several different calibers and diameters a better deal is to buy A Lee Universal Neck Expanding Die , it actually just flares the mouth... But NOE makes little M-die inserts to be used with this die...cheaper than a Lyman M-Die and the...
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    08-07-2020, 08:20 PM
    My favorite , all time accuracy champ boolit in both 38 Special and 357 Magnum for paper punching , tin can perferating and all around general use is : NOE #360 - 160 - WC - PB . This is a 160 grain wadcutter that is not designed to be deep/flush...
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    08-07-2020, 08:04 PM
    And if you don't have any finger nails to help pluck the stubborn empties just put a old fashioned #2 pencil in your pocket to poke out any empties that don't fall out .
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    08-07-2020, 07:40 PM
    Winchester model 94 in 30-30 ...It was given to me , it's the only lever action rifle I have ever owned , therefore , it's my favorite ! What ...No Poll ? Gary
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    08-07-2020, 07:34 PM
    If your eyes are getting older .... just go with a good adjustable receiver (peep) sight like the Williams and get one that puts the peep hole as close to your eye as possible . A Peep works for us because you look through the hole , not at it ,...
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    08-07-2020, 06:46 PM
    Order two ...just in case you mess the first one up you will have backup . Voice of experience speaking here . Gary
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    08-07-2020, 05:48 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread Brass and cast. in Cast Boolits
    So I guess you will be spending the day washing , sorting , drying and tumbling 45 acp brass ... Nice day for doing it . Gary
    43 replies | 1099 view(s)
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    08-07-2020, 03:15 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread Brass and cast. in Cast Boolits
    45 acp brass doesn't have to be that clean to reload . Wipe off any outside dirt when inspecting for damage then reload the once fired cases . I do it a lot ...no harm . You don't have to wash and wax your car every time you drive it . Gary
    43 replies | 1099 view(s)
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    08-07-2020, 03:01 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread The next shortage in Our Town
    LIKE LIKE LIKE !!! I'm hitting my like button , Gary
    59 replies | 2089 view(s)
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    08-07-2020, 02:56 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread Long term storage in Our Town
    It's more fun to use ESP and just guess at the details ...and posters wonder why they get screwy answers ...what if he was wanting to long term store his Grandmother and I'm telling him to wax her down with two coats of S.C. Johnson paste wax .......
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    08-07-2020, 02:51 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread Long term storage in Our Town
    Yes ...that's the way to do it . I go outside to let the carrier evaporate (can't be good for lungs) and over spray wont get all over floor . The spraying on application is a good/bad deal ...I sometimes spray the stuff on a rag and wipe it on ....
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    08-06-2020, 05:48 PM
    Welcome from Baton Rouge Louisiana ! Easy answer : Seat all boolits in one operation ...no crimp , just seat. Crimp all the boolits in a second , separate step ... re setting the die is a pain but with lead boolits it is worth it ...get a...
    27 replies | 813 view(s)
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    08-06-2020, 05:38 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread Oal for 135 gr. 9mm in Cast Boolits
    Old School Method before OAL's were invented . Seat it to where it looks about right ...but a skosh too long . Do the plunk test using your guns barrel . Keep seating boolit deeper until it passes the plunk test . Keep that round (called a...
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    08-06-2020, 05:28 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread I made a $9 brush hog! in Our Town
    Oh ...brush hog I thought you said " I made a $9.00 Hog Brush " and wanted to see it...danged aixelsyd !!! My hog does need brushing ... never mind.
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    08-06-2020, 05:09 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread Long term storage in Our Town
    Birchwood-Casey Barricade , spray on rust prevent. Thin wax based in a fast evaporating carrier. My favorite for long term here in Louisiana . The carrier evaporates and leaves a dry wax film , does no damage to wood finishes plastic or bluing . ...
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    08-05-2020, 02:46 PM
    OUCH !!! :drinks: Gary
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    08-05-2020, 02:26 PM
    I've been using the RCBS , L.E. Wilson and Hornady Deluxe ( see midway Link) style inside/outside type combo tools for 50+ years now ...do fine on everything up to 45 cal. How big do you need ? Gary
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    08-05-2020, 02:04 PM
    I'm sure your local Taxidermist has mounted a few "trophy" chrono kills ... Wives love to give them to husbands as Christmas Gifts ... they think it's so darned funny ... Gary
    57 replies | 1161 view(s)
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    08-05-2020, 12:55 PM
    Drill for probe means the mould block has a hole drilled so a temperature probe can be inserted ... the probe tells you how hot the mould is . Has nothing to do with hollow points . Send Al an E-mail and explain exactly what you want , for...
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    08-05-2020, 12:30 PM
    LIKE LIKE LIKE ... I'm hitting our like button . Nice Catch ! Gary
    44 replies | 1269 view(s)
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    08-04-2020, 02:07 PM
    For best results , download and print the 4 page instructions from the Los Angeles Silhouette Club Link www.lasc.us/eds%20Red.pdf and follow the ingredient list and instructions exactly. The last gallon I made for $20.00 , all 4 basic...
    33 replies | 5562 view(s)
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    08-04-2020, 01:35 PM
    USPS is having problems delivering . My wife works for a Private Mail Center and every morning , for the last 20 years goes to the post office to pick up the Mail Centers mail ... so the post office doesn't have to deliver it to the mail center ....
    65 replies | 1569 view(s)
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    08-03-2020, 02:33 PM
    Cajun Seafood Stuffed Bell Peppers This recipe can be used with Crawfish , Shrimp and / or Crab . 1 1/2 lbs. of peeled and chopped Crawfish tails. 1 1/2 lbs. of peeled and chopped Shrimp . Or 3/4 lbs .each chopped shrimp and crab meat ...(what...
    9 replies | 212 view(s)
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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