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    Yesterday, 02:46 PM
    OUCH !!! :drinks: Gary
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    Yesterday, 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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    Yesterday, 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
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    Yesterday, 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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    Yesterday, 12:30 PM
    LIKE LIKE LIKE ... I'm hitting our like button . Nice Catch ! Gary
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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...
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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 ....
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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...
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    08-03-2020, 01:09 PM
    Post your recipe ...can't have too many good , kitchen tested , recipe's . I love to eat stuffed peppers ...mmmmgood Might post a good seafood stuffed pepper recipe I was given ... if I can find it ! Gary
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    08-03-2020, 01:04 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread Arthroscopy surgery in Our Town
    How's the throat ...better ? Gary
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    08-03-2020, 12:59 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread Chinese Seeds in Our Town
    The Communist Chinese are not your friends ... they don't send Americans "free stuff " because they like us . The last free stuff was Covid 19 ...how many have died now . They wouldn't mind seeing us all dead and buried . Gary
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    08-02-2020, 06:45 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread Arthroscopy surgery in Our Town
    My first time to get a rookie too ... when I questioned them about the throat ... they claimed .. "Oh we don't do that ." and basically said I was lying about it happening ... NOT EVER going back to that place ! Gary
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    08-02-2020, 05:21 PM
    With the advent of glass bedded actions the classy looking cross bolt fell into dis-use . Glass bedding spreads the recoil forces out over a much wide area so they were not really needed in 30-06 class cartridges unless a very slim , trim...
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    08-02-2020, 04:40 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread Arthroscopy surgery in Our Town
    If you wake up and it feels like your throat has been cut , lot of throat pain , you can hardly speak and it lasts for about a week ... it's the anesthesiologist ... wrong size tube and a rough hand inserting . First procedure and my throat was...
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    08-01-2020, 07:24 PM
    Great Idea ! The Lee 105 gr. SWC cast boolit should be just the ticket for light 9mm revolver loads . I have an old WWII Walther P38 that just loves that boolit sized .357 and the loads don't batter the old war horse . Gary
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    08-01-2020, 07:11 PM
    For anyone wanting to do 45 acp HP's , look at post #23 , by OS OK , the second photo... 30:1 7.8 bhn 948 fps . That 30 parts lead to 1 part tin would be the place to start , our mistakes were making HP's too hard , the 950 fps velocity is a...
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    08-01-2020, 09:17 AM
    gwpercle replied to a thread safe primer storage in Our Town
    Keep them in the original boxes / package Ammo can storage is fine . Keep them inside the house if you can ... I don't like keeping them in places that get hot ...100+ degree's ... then goes down to freezing in winter. I keep mine in house inside...
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    08-01-2020, 09:09 AM
    gwpercle replied to a thread Buying a cat... in Our Town
    My Mom would call Mittens a " Mathematical Kitty " ... she puts down three and carries one ..." Don't worry mathematical kittens adapt and get along just fine ... in a few months neither you nor she will even notice the math . Gary
    73 replies | 1867 view(s)
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    07-31-2020, 07:53 PM
    You are just obeying Rule #1 & Rule #2 for Boolit Caster's 1. Never sell or lend a boolit mould to anyone ! 2. You never have too many boolit moulds , you have ...extra's , spare's and backup's ! I bought my first mould in 1967 , my second...
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    07-31-2020, 07:33 PM
    Next time try seating the bullets just a little deeper to break the crimp, then pull them ...it might help! If not turn the GC sideways enough so you can grab it with small needle nose pliers ... sounds like I've done this ...yeah , several times...
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    07-31-2020, 07:29 PM
    I was always instructed that when shooting cast gas checked boolits in bottle neck cases to make sure to not seat the boolit so deep that the gas check was below the neck body juncture . The neck held the check in place and there was NO danger of...
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    07-31-2020, 06:58 PM
    Sweet ...now you all set for your trip down the "Rabbit Hole"... hang on and have fun !!! Gary
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    07-31-2020, 06:50 PM
    We know it's incorrectly used terminology ... like the term boolit isn't even a real word ...but that's what we call it ! Remember ...When in Rome speak as the Romans do ... well you in Cast Boolit Land ... get with the lingo . My favorite term...
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    07-31-2020, 03:10 PM
    I and two friends went down the 45 acp cast HP Rabbit Hole in the late 1970's . After much experimenting and a lot of failure and "it sorta almost worked" , we came to a conclusion : For 45 acp cast them in solid form and for a hollow point buy...
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    07-31-2020, 02:33 PM
    I will never run out of powder , primers and wheel weights in my lifetime ... Unfortunately my children will not inherit cash money ...just powder , primers and wheel weights ! I hope the market is good when you get them...you knew the old man...
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    07-31-2020, 02:19 PM
    Pencil Sharpener Shavings ... they work well . Cedar smells nice and the thin shavings char quickly to charcoal . Gary
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    07-30-2020, 06:02 PM
    Try from 2.5 to 3.0 grains of Bullseye with your 115 gr. boolits , should be just the ticket . Outpost75's (post #4) 2.7 grs Bullseye w/ 147 gr. FN should also be a winner . Gary
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    07-30-2020, 05:26 PM
    Thanks for posting . I bought a K-11 for $29.95 back in 1968 ... I can no longer use the open military open iron sights . My best option is a scope , red dot or Peep ... going to head over there and see what I can find ! Thanks for the heads...
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    07-30-2020, 04:56 PM
    You did that ... without ... a 3-D printer ...That's Amazing ! I Like It ! Gary
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    07-30-2020, 04:06 PM
    I got my Dad's ... he bought it in 1946 after getting out the Navy , hunted his entire life with it...small game , game birds , big game , water fowl (ducks & geese) , turkey and predators ... it was the only long arm he ever owned ...just that 16...
    10 replies | 436 view(s)
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casting reloading shooting and keeping my 1968 chevelle roadworthy
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Abbreviations used in Reloading

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