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    Today, 10:59 AM
    Internet language began as hypertext transfer protocol (http) that later morphed to http-secure (https). The former is like Mastercard and accepted everywhere. The latter is used with encryption to prevent third party eavesdropping on secure...
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    Today, 08:06 AM
    Boaz replied to a thread for thought and meditation in Our Chapel
    A good lesson that gives assurance and peace of mind not to mention more understanding . I'm glad it started out with the word..'Perseverance' . In a work , witnessing or any way of trying to do his work we are often set back by a lot of resistance...
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    Today, 07:43 AM
    Boaz replied to a thread Reading The Bible in Our Chapel
    Luke 19 Audio link ; https://www.biblegateway.com/audio/purevoice/niv/Luke.19 Jesus entered Jericho and was passing through. 2 A man was there by the name of Zacchaeus; he was a chief tax collector and was wealthy. 3 He wanted to see who...
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    Yesterday, 07:04 AM
    Boaz replied to a thread Reading The Bible in Our Chapel
    Luke 18 Audio link ; https://www.biblegateway.com/audio/purevoice/niv/Luke.18 Then Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up. 2 He said: “In a certain town there was a judge who neither...
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    02-22-2020, 11:49 PM
    To my nephew Louie, who said I would never mention him in my Will...hello Louie.
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    02-22-2020, 11:31 PM
    Thanks ulav8r. I got to poking around on the Net, still trying to find the Mfg for this digital . I found a "How to..." article and took the Starrett apart, cleaned it, oiled it, put it back together, assured zero, and lo and behold - it (still)...
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    02-22-2020, 08:07 AM
    Boaz replied to a thread Reading The Bible in Our Chapel
    Luke 17 Audio link ; https://www.biblegateway.com/audio/purevoice/niv/Luke.17 Jesus said to his disciples: “Things that cause people to stumble are bound to come, but woe to anyone through whom they come. 2 It would be better for them to...
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    02-22-2020, 07:01 AM
    During my career one of my responsibilities was providing cost estimates (ymmv), among other expectations as a Professional Engineer. I like to "add it up" if you don't mind. USED (eBay - quick & dirty method) $40 to $60 for the 2A press $125...
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    02-22-2020, 06:24 AM
    Even the statuary here is unimpressed with your friend's faux passť. Seating the bullet deep enough? Come On Man! Try SIZING the cases first...
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    02-22-2020, 06:09 AM
    I am not a machinist. Get that disqualification right out front. I do like micrometers (because they are COOL machines that appeal to my engineering mind in this reloading and casting hobby) and have both a 0-1" Starrett (purchased for $15 at a...
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    02-22-2020, 04:58 AM
    Three boys here, two of whom reload, one who casts. My next-door neighbor is my current Mentee who is just learning to reload. I will introduce him to casting in due time. My BIL and his son reload, his son casts. I introduced and mentored them....
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    02-22-2020, 03:47 AM
    Had to be the expanding hot gas dislodged the dirt in the end of the barrel, due to inertia of the bullet (micro-seconds to get it moving vs. gas expanding explosively and instantaneously). The bullet's inappropriate diameter was too small to...
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    02-21-2020, 03:53 PM
    Boaz replied to a thread Do you only see the BaD ? in Our Chapel
    Very good read Pine Baron , and true . Thank you .
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    02-21-2020, 01:40 PM
    Land Owner replied to a thread food for thought in Our Town
    I don't really see protection of "things" (property) as reasonable use of deadly force. I always think, steal a loaf of bread - lose their life? No. Not reasonable to me. "Things" are replaceable; someone's life is not. Surprising them in...
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    02-21-2020, 09:14 AM
    Boaz replied to a thread Reading The Bible in Our Chapel
    Luke 16 Audio link ; https://www.biblegateway.com/audio/purevoice/niv/Luke.16 Jesus told his disciples: “There was a rich man whose manager was accused of wasting his possessions. 2 So he called him in and asked him, ‘What is this I hear...
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    02-21-2020, 08:02 AM
    I set bricks under the 3 sides of my repurposed turkey fryer (like RedHawk's) to increase support and create a chimney. Then the 100# plus of components is potted (similar to RedHawk's) and the pot loosely wrapped in an aluminum shield (where I got...
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    02-21-2020, 07:44 AM
    Same as it ever was. Soon, and very soon, the dew dries off of the lily. The lifetime of a flower is brief, forming seeds to return to the Earth. Another Spring brings Hope Eternal. All of these opportunities, investigations, variables,...
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    02-21-2020, 07:19 AM
    "Elmo" there would be the first to bleed if that sheet metal "backstop" he was hiding behind allowed the screaming metal shards of a blown gun to pass through, which it would. He and his associate are pending "Darwin Award" Recipients. Too...
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    02-21-2020, 07:03 AM
    Land Owner replied to a thread food for thought in Our Town
    You "want" to make it easy for the Prosecution? Remember, the police and Prosecutor are NOT on your side - EVER! Even if they have evidence that would help you prove your innocence, the SCOTUS has ruled it is NOT their job to exonerating you. ...
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    02-20-2020, 06:58 PM
    Boaz replied to a thread Do you only see the BaD ? in Our Chapel
    Seems a lot of folks are affected by all the TV , internet , news and just mass media in general . If I seek the bad I can just click , flip a switch or tap a button . There is more 'bad' than you can take in . But the same can be said of the good ....
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    02-20-2020, 02:16 PM
    In context, I was responding to Shiloh.
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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