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    Today, 04:17 PM
    Show Low is in the White Mountain area of Arizona. The town got its name in the 1880's from a poker game. The name of the main street through town is called "Deuce of Clubs". It's really a neat little town, and I'm certain that you and your wife...
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    Today, 09:39 AM
    Larry Gibson replied to a thread 8 x 57 in Military Rifles
    Years back I had 2K of the Rem 185 CorLoks. I worked up a load using 47.5 gr of slow burning lot of milsurp IMR 4895 which was very similar in burn rate to IMR 4320. I measured the psi (Oehler M43) using a VZ24 in new condition. The psi was...
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    Yesterday, 05:12 PM
    ShooterAZ replied to a thread xlox in Boolit Lube !
    xlox and Lee alox are both good boolit lubes, however your boolit diameter is going to be the most important thing to avoid leading. Size to .358 for the 105 and .452 for the 45 and you should be OK. I use it with the Lee 105 and Lee 148 WC with...
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    Yesterday, 01:05 PM
    Either of those two look promising. If the Accurate flat nosed one would feed reliably it would be awesome. Iv'e had a few issues in the past with FN designs in my carbines. I primarily use the RCBS 30-115-SP, and the Lyman 311359. I can also HP...
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    Yesterday, 05:46 AM
    What Newtire said.:goodpost:
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    Yesterday, 05:42 AM
    A Roll crimp device spins. MEC loaders do not incorporate any spinning device for the purpose of creating a roll crimp on a shotshell.
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    Yesterday, 05:35 AM
    MOA replied to a thread Load Data in Casting for Shotguns
    Gp, went through my library and have a older copy of a Hodgdon 4th printing of Basic Loading Data. I'll scan and send you a PM with the file. Most of the powders are obsolete, but the wad column information is helpful I think.
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    Yesterday, 03:47 AM
    The big downside to enlarged sprue holes is when you go to cut it the greater amount of lead now created by the enlargement will be harder and more force needed. I had to open up two Lee .515 molds and now can only cut the sprue with a protected...
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    Yesterday, 03:21 AM
    MOA replied to a thread Possibly Moving to Arizona in Our Town
    Dove hunting, Javalina, Wild turkey, Squirrel, Whitetail deer, Mule deer, Coues deer, Antelope, Sheep, Elk, Red heads, Canvasbacks, Teal, Mallards, Blue grouse, Mountain lion, Black bear. Just a few of the game animals. Of course then the fishing,...
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    09-22-2018, 04:08 PM
    There is monster muley bucks in just about every hunt unit, mostly in the northern zones. Some of the biggest elk also roam the woods of No. AZ
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    09-22-2018, 03:01 PM
    LOL...I've seen nine inches of snow here in early June. Killed my entire garden:violin:
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    09-22-2018, 02:06 PM
    Larry Gibson replied to a thread 30-30 load request in Leverguns
    Scoped Marlin with 150 RN at 2350 fps; Zero at 175 yards, 2.75" high at 100 yards Is 2.75" low at 200 yards Is 10" low at 250 yards with 1450 fps remaining. Doable with 150 RN and LvR powder.....much better with the Hornady 160 FTX with...
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    09-22-2018, 12:29 PM
    I have been using this one in my Lyman 54Cal Deerstalker. It is a real game getter. Sorry, no experience with Lee reals. Hornady make a 54 caliber "Great Plains" 425 grain conical, and these performed so well in my 54 that it inspired me to get my...
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    09-22-2018, 12:24 PM
    MOA replied to a thread Back from Utah (long post) in Our Town
    Utah is beautiful. Moved from just outside the 285 perimeter south on hwy 85 toward Riverdale, Ga. Here's a image outside of Monticello while on my elk hunt. I ended up with a spike too.
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    09-22-2018, 11:14 AM
    Larry Gibson replied to a thread 30-30 load request in Leverguns
    30calflash If your Marlin has a 20" barrel then 200 yards is realistic with the 150s using LvR powder. With the 160 FTX Hornady 250 is very doable. If you've a 24" barrel then 300 yards is certainly possible. With a 20" barrel expect...
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    09-22-2018, 10:20 AM
    I have an old 1990 load manual for Hercules powder, note: NOT Alliant. They list 3.0gr Bullseye@ 760FPS, 2.8gr Red Dot@ 725FPS, 3.1 Green Dot@ 750FPS, 3.6gr Unique@780FPS, 3.8gr Herco@785 FPS, 5.3gr Blue Dot@850FPS, and lastly 7.0gr 2400@870FPS....
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    09-22-2018, 08:03 AM
    MOA replied to a thread Possibly Moving to Arizona in Our Town
    Right on!
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    09-22-2018, 07:35 AM
    My J pet load for decades has been 46.5 gr of IMR 4064 with either the Hornady or Sierra 168 gr HPBT Match. LC cases and CCI No.34 primers. If I don't have the #34 I will use WLR. Am I reading that your new to you CMP Garand has a rubber buttplate?
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    09-22-2018, 07:16 AM
    I've been in Flagstaff since 1977. Yes, the town has grown, but it's still a small town and hasn't lost it's charm. FYI, I believe the hospital here has some satellite "branches", so it may or may not be in Flagstaff. Either way, you'll have...
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    09-22-2018, 07:02 AM
    MOA replied to a thread Possibly Moving to Arizona in Our Town
    TomR, Lived in flag for most of my adult life. Went there from Atlanta where I worked for Delta to go back to college on the GI bill. Flag is nice. But it has grown lots since I livd there in the 90's. Flag medical center is a nice facility and i...
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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
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