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    Yesterday, 12:45 PM
    mroliver77 replied to a thread Lead shot in Muzzleloading.
    There are quite a few threads on here about making a shot dropper if you dont find any local.
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    02-26-2021, 04:28 PM
    mroliver77 replied to a thread Slugging a barrel in Cast Boolits
    Soft lead rolled between two stiff pieces of metal plate will reduce the diameter very fast! I bet you could roll the round ball into a cylinder pretty easily. J
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    02-26-2021, 09:17 AM
    Willbird gave me some 7.62 x 25 duds a few years back. I pull the bullets and dump powder into 30-30 case and seat the 85 grain bullets. They shoot great and are a blast!
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    02-25-2021, 11:12 AM
    My load exactly! Mild but will blow through the side of a refrigerator.(Repurposed out in the pasture) Casting the RB with a single cavity Lee can make a guy crazy,. The sprues weigh more than the RB. lol
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    02-23-2021, 12:29 PM
    There is a post somewhere from years back where a fellow dropped primers in his coffee. He dried them out with no ill effects.
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    02-23-2021, 07:25 AM
    I shot a ground hog with a 30-06 FMJ once. It did not "pencil through". It was not a huge pass through wound but pulled a lot of insides out the exit hole. My nephew uses the 30-40 Krag to hunt most everything he hunts. He uses hard cast 200 gr...
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    02-21-2021, 07:13 PM
    The ground is green!
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    02-20-2021, 10:34 PM A copy of the Lyman book.
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    02-18-2021, 03:31 PM
    It is usually all over my floor. I have a 21 month old Lab female that lives to "liberate" Dacron from stuffed animals!
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    02-17-2021, 07:20 PM
    I thought I might have overdone the pain meds. lol
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    02-17-2021, 04:26 PM
    What a great mom's step-mother was very hard on squirrels and deer. She used a bolt action Mosberg .410 ( had screw chokes as well). She harvested a deer yearly using .410 slugs and 6's on squirrels. She was a great cook and as a...
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    02-15-2021, 09:15 AM
    mroliver77 replied to a thread Maybe 12" Oh Fun in Our Town
    I have enough meat, water and salt to keep me choochin for quite some time. Let it snow! If nothing else N.W.Ohio weather is not boring!
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    02-14-2021, 12:56 PM
    I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your dad and Donna's mate! Father please be with badguybuster and his mother Donna as they deal with the loss of their father/spouse. Please help them to dwell on the good times they spent together and not...
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    02-13-2021, 07:28 PM
    mroliver77 replied to a thread Valintine present in Our Town
    I am jealous! I dont eat carbs but am still jealous!
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    02-13-2021, 07:25 PM
    My first PC was a few days ago. I inherited a friends shake and bake setup. I am on around batch ten. Getting better with every batch. Even the ugly ones shoot ok with no barrel fouling. Nephew and I cast around 500 9mm and coated them today. New...
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    02-12-2021, 11:38 AM
    My indoor range alloy hardens quite a bit when water dropped. I add some tin for boolits that dont fill out nice.
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    02-08-2021, 10:42 PM
    Anything new to my stable gets scrubbed clean and then a pound cast. I dont have to guess that way. I always have it to refer back to and it dont really ever change as far as I know. MY WAY of pound cast. I very lightly lube barrel and chamber,...
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    02-08-2021, 09:58 PM
    mroliver77 replied to a thread selling primers in Our Town
    I never feel bad to take peoples stupid money for things I own. I dont do stock market or bonds etc but do invest in tangible items that I can or will eventually use. I have got pretty hungry before while setting om a pile of ammo or components or...
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    02-07-2021, 07:40 PM
    Actually all the moving parts and springs(in follower unit) look brand new. Both springs are mounted solid and feel "right" to me. I borrowed a friends Mosin and compared followers. his tips the nose up 1/8" more than mine. His feeds sloppy ugly but...
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    02-07-2021, 05:17 PM
    I have a Finn 39 that has a feeding issue. The interrupter was worn so I replaced that. It fixed the interrupter release issue BUT... The follower does not push the released cartridge up against the feed lips on the receiver. I took all apart and...
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    02-07-2021, 02:23 PM
    buckwheatpaul replied to a thread Prayers Requested in Our Chapel
    Father, Please be with bikerbeans family and friends as the mourn his passing. Please give them comfort and mend their broken hearts. Please take them by the hand and lead them down the path to dwell on the great times they shared. Amen
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    02-07-2021, 02:20 PM
    Tom was a good friend. We met when I was selling lead. He hunted at my place and we had a lot of shared meals. We sold and or traded toys back and forth. He left me his Bator mold and his powder coating outfit. Tough doesnt describe him! He...
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    02-07-2021, 01:50 PM
    Sorry , I just noticed your reply. Believe it or not it is a New England Handi Rifle. I got it from my friend Tom (Bikerbeans on cast Boolits). This gun is silly accurate with about any load!
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    02-07-2021, 01:38 PM
    A lot of kitty litter comes in square or rectangle buckets and most are smaller than a 5 gallon bucket. Milk crates work well also.
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    02-06-2021, 07:21 PM Here is some info for you along with interesting reading.
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"The .30-06 is never a mistake." Townsend Whelen

"THESE are the times that try men's souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands by it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman. Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph."
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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