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    07-29-2015, 11:20 AM
    I've taken more coyotes with my full sized Kimber .45 than all of my long guns combined. To state this in this manner makes it sound like I'm some kind of great coyote hunter. Nothing could be farther from the truth. It's just that most of these...
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    07-27-2015, 10:58 AM
    This information can only be found at the Yahoo Umarex Octane users group site. I tried posting a link but for some reason it wouldn't take. Just google Yahoo Umarex Octane group; or something like that. These drop in replacement trigger...
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    07-27-2015, 10:41 AM
    That was the first place I looked. I wasn't able to track down any specific info. I did learn that there is a mathematical formula to determine this information but I have yet to track that down either. HollowPoint
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    07-25-2015, 11:10 PM
    The Gas spring/piston on my Umarex Octane finally gave up the ghost. I'm thinking of replacing it with an aftermarket gas spring of a slightly higher rating. The problem is, I haven't been able to find the techincal specs of this particular...
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    07-17-2015, 02:48 PM
    Since I'm a cast bullet shooter as well as jacketed bullets shooter, I searched the internet in hopes of finding a suppressor that I could take apart and clean myself. Cast lead tends to leave more fouling than jacked bullets. I ended up buying...
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    07-16-2015, 09:24 AM
    Yes they do. In fact, I wondered how the original spring developed the hair-line crack in the first place. It may have been brought about when I stuck it in the oven during the powder coating treatment but who knows. I didn't think that a fifteen...
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    07-14-2015, 07:28 PM
    I ordered some new End Mills but they won't be here till next week. I'll be PM,ing LeeBuilder to see what he has available. This is what I meant when I mentioned these factory parts falling from the sky after I'd finished fabricating a few of...
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    07-13-2015, 09:25 AM
    I wanted to mention that there are several online sellers of gun parts that have these items listed on their catalogs but none of them actually had them in stock; nor could they tell me if or when they'd be back in stock. This tells me that this...
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    07-12-2015, 04:37 PM
    After two months of having my newly purchased Suppressor sitting in my storage room I finally got the opportunity to take it to the range for the first time and give it a try. WOW, compared to what I'd become accustomed to shooting without a...
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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