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    01-16-2020, 08:50 PM
    I can log on the forum but when I log in at the store , same user name and password it's a no go . Try to change name and password and get caught up in a Twilight Zone Loop of entering new names/words and getting Emails...the loop just keeps...
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    01-16-2020, 08:29 PM
    With the Marlin Microgroove a boolit with a gas check will make finding an accurate load easier. For plain base boolits be prepared to do a good deal of testing . My rule of thumb is I've never had a boolit shoot worse when a GC was...
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    01-16-2020, 06:12 PM
    GFCI outlets can , after a few years , start malfunctioning . If it has been there a while , change it out to good grade outlet . The builder grade (cheap) GFCI outlets in our new office started tripping for no reason after about 5 years . ...
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    01-16-2020, 11:49 AM
    gwpercle replied to a thread Canned Venison in Cookin' Recipe's
    S.O.S recipe but substitute canned venison for the Hamburger or chipped beef . Serve over toasted white bread or biscuits . Make chili with it . Simmer with a jar of Ragu , serve over pasta or make an awesome sloppy sandwich with Italian or...
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    01-15-2020, 12:46 PM
    Regular Red-N-Tacky Lithium grease suspended in an aerosol carrier and placed in a spray can , spray it on , the carrier evaporates and it leaves behind a film of grease ... Sounds like it could be very useful for garage door tracks , auto hood and...
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    01-14-2020, 03:17 PM
    Exactly right , When you are dealing with moulds you have to sort of think backwards and in reverse ...removing metal makes the groove shallower, adding metal to the grooves will make them deeper . With the price of double cavity Lee moulds being...
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    01-13-2020, 01:40 PM
    My recipe is $4.99 All You Can Eat Pancakes at local IHOP . I'm lazy and don't like washing dishes, pots , pans etc. ... for that price , and it includes syrup , they do the cooking and wash all the dishes...what's not to like ! Gary
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    01-12-2020, 05:40 PM
    You are not getting a complete fill out , probably not enough of a sprue puddle of molten lead left on the sprue hole . As the boolit hardens it pulls metal from the sprue puddle to make a complete fill out and flat base ...not enough puddle to...
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    01-12-2020, 05:29 PM
    See...Old Elmer Keith did have some good advice about Boolit hardness . Gary
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    01-12-2020, 12:50 PM
    Most seem to think that with handguns...hardness is king . But you know what ...it ain't ! If the boolits fit , shoot em... I bet you'll be pleasantly surprised . Fit and a decent boolit lube is much more important than BHN in the double...
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    01-10-2020, 12:47 PM
    I got onto the forum , it recognized my user name and password but the store doesn't recognize my password . Attempts to change my password just gets me in a never ending loop of emails to change password , when I attempt to change it .... another...
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    01-10-2020, 12:36 PM
    Fiesta Cornbread Good for breakfast , lunch or supper ... with chili or beans or all by it'self . 1/2 cup flour 1 1/2 cups white or yellow corn meal 1 cup milk 1 egg 1/4 cup bacon grease or lard 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 3 teaspoons...
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    01-08-2020, 06:22 PM
    Pressman , If the "bad guy" lives directly across the street from you , then yes , open carry the 1911 around the house . That sounds like an excellent idea . I know from first hand experience the police can't protect you and you want your...
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    01-07-2020, 11:48 AM
    Hitting LIKE button . Dissolved in denatured alcohol and put in a little spray bottle , spritz on cases , let dry , size and no need to remove from case . After its dry and cases are handled during reloading ...it's gone . Gary
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    01-06-2020, 03:43 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread Pig day . in Our Town
    If you live in South Louisiana you and your neighbor are having a Boucherrie If you live in Mississippi you and your neighbor are having a hog killing . If you live in Alabama , you don't tell your neighbor and then it's called Swine Swiping ...
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    01-04-2020, 07:36 PM
    You nailed it . I've been doing it since 1967 and the Lee Universal Case Expanding Die with NOE Expander Plugs are the best and least expensive way to neck expand for cast boolits . The expander that comes with factory dies will work for...
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    01-04-2020, 07:17 PM
    This is the exact reason I don't buy into washing my moulds with soap and water . Water is something that I don't want anywhere around or inside my moulds . I Clean them with acetone and a toothbrush ! The rest of you can wash them in the sink...
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    01-03-2020, 08:15 PM
    A good friend had one in 38 Long Colt and with it 150+ once fired cases . We used a Speer swaged 148 gr. HBWC and 2.7 grains Bullseye . We didn't seat the bullet flush but rater lightly crimped at the upper lube groove/cannelure (?) (about 1/4...
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    01-03-2020, 07:31 PM
    The little led strips weren't enough light for my needs so I clamped a portable adjustable flood light with a HDX-150 watt flood lamp on the shelf above my bench , angled it for some good lighting and it lights up both press and lube sizer . The...
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    01-02-2020, 03:31 PM
    A lot of businesses , mine included , close from before Christmas until after New Years ... the whole place shuts down for two weeks . Don't give up on them just yet . There is some kind of obvious problem with the pot and they will fix it ......
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    01-02-2020, 03:20 PM
    I have been sitting them on top of the pot , blocks on rim , wood handles supported by a block of wood . If I want to speed it up I'll take a cue from Lee and dip a corner in the melt...works for iron moulds too . 6 cavity moulds benefit from...
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    01-02-2020, 03:04 PM
    NOE 413 - 215 - WC over : 4.8 grains Bullseye 4.9 grains Titegroup 5.2 grains Red Dot the above loads = 750 to 800 fps in a 6" bbl. and are great for paper targets and tin can plinking . 7.5 grains Unique = 900 to 950 fps and is a good...
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    01-01-2020, 02:42 PM
    Wives know men shouldn't be left alone too long without adult supervision , it doesn't matter if you are four or forty ... silence usually means you are up to something no good . The older you get the more often they should check on you . Gary
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    12-29-2019, 06:58 PM
    For only $2.50 I would try it . After I've been casting for a while and all is good and hot , the sprues like to stick to the sprue holes edges . Have to stop and get the Q-Tip and apply lube to the sprue holes and top of plate . Just a minor...
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    12-29-2019, 06:50 PM
    Thanks ! I have never seen MP handles... the Lee handles look better than I remembered. Gary
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    12-29-2019, 06:24 PM
    Fried Ham sandwiches with cheese and Tomato soup....my that sounds so good ! Gary
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    12-29-2019, 06:19 PM
    I'm looking through the Lee catalog and I don't see any dies listed for K-Hornet . They show standard 22 Hornet die sets , case trimmers etc , but nothing for the K-Hornet . K-Hornet may have to be a special order from Lee . Do you have dies ?...
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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