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    Today, 09:40 PM
    RU shooter replied to a thread Lead intro in Our Town
    Yes it is good to get the unknowing into cast bullet shooting . Last week I was out shooting at a friends place had my old 94 Winchester just plinking with my favorite 6 gr Bullseye load . His wife who is a small woman and recoil shy never shoots...
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    Yesterday, 07:34 AM
    Moonshine ! Break out the mash barrel and Fire up the stil
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    Yesterday, 06:32 AM
    RU shooter replied to a thread Old Bore mirror in Our Town
    Thanks all I'm gonna search high and low this weekend in every cob web covered corner and little bin and storage box I own . I WILL find it ! Thanks again ,Tim
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    07-19-2018, 11:01 AM
    I always shot a 20" AR don't really like the short barrels, no one made one in that length so I had a guy over at , Ron Williams special make me one to my specs ,stainless 20" 12 twist with carbine gas system . nice guy and does good work...
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    07-18-2018, 05:27 PM
    You can get the DPMS oracle new for around the 400 dollar range at several places now . It's a basic no frills AR . Only issue with it is it doesn't come with open sights but can be bought and attached easily . My brother has one and it's...
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    07-18-2018, 01:14 PM
    RU shooter replied to a thread Old Bore mirror in Our Town
    Give that man a cigar ! Thank you ! Turns out what I have and lost is a WW2 steel bore mirror for the 1903 rifle . Looks just like this one thank you ,...
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    07-18-2018, 12:01 PM
    RU shooter started a thread Old Bore mirror in Our Town
    Didn't see a better place to ask but I had/ still have and can't find a old little mirror device that was set in a metal tube at an angle that you could set in the open action of a lever action or semi auto for that matter , point the muzzle at a...
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    07-18-2018, 07:57 AM
    I loaded up 18 Rds last night with 3.0 gr Bullseye and seated it flush with the case mouth and a wee bit of crimp . Plan on shooting them this weekend and see how it goes . Thanks all , Tim
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    07-18-2018, 06:29 AM
    If I remember correctly I used a couple different powders / loads with the 185-200 gr bullets . reloader 7 , 4198, and even 4895. The load was basicly a near caseful 16-17 gr range and a compressed caseful of the 4895 . I never chrono'ed those loads...
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    07-17-2018, 07:57 PM
    I have to disagree with your opinion on the 12 twist a few years ago I had a 12 twist 300 blackout barrel just for shooting cast in an AR platform . I shot quite a few of the 311299 and the rcbs 200 sil. Bullets out of it not subsonic but far from...
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    07-17-2018, 11:19 AM
    Lol I'm not tall enough to carry one in an iwb holster. maybe a 2" barrelled TC encore in 30-06 ,AP loads just to be safe !
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    07-17-2018, 11:13 AM
    my sweet spot was 17.5 grs I'm sure this will vary depending on a lot of things in play .
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    07-17-2018, 11:08 AM
    RU shooter replied to a thread Targets in Our Town
    Yep you are correct use the smallest target you can see Clearly . That's key . When I shot Highpower the black bull was 6" at 100 , 12 at 200 so on and so forth so when I shot 22's at 50 yds I just made the target 3" your sight picture is...
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    07-16-2018, 07:07 PM
    Lol That was good been a while since I've watched that movie . i think the duke would be ok with the 32 if it was just for mice ! But for that big rat yeah you need 45 colt at a minimum (think that's what he shot?) ......especially at that long...
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    07-16-2018, 08:55 AM
    I stumbled upon some 95 gr button nose wadcutters I had for loading a makarov , they easily sized down to .358. Plan was to load some powder puff loads in 38 spl. Can't find data for anything that light in my books . Just a WAG but what kind of...
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    07-14-2018, 07:21 PM
    A long time friend I went to the police academy with had a stainless with the short barrel it was a very accurate gun . And had a buttery smooth DA trigger as he shot it a lot .
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    07-14-2018, 07:10 PM
    Thanks for the advice folks . All I could find after work today was Win white box at wallymart for 24 bucks I passed as I can mail order 2 boxes of euro made stuff almost as cheap . As far as reloading for it , I'm gonna pass I opened up the box at...
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    07-14-2018, 01:16 PM
    RU shooter replied to a thread Coffee in Our Town
    My stomach actually gets twisted all up if I don't have any caffeine in the mornings . For the last 8 months been trying to cut back on caffeine I fill my thermos half with decaf half high test and only drink coffee at home on the weekend mornings ....
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    07-14-2018, 01:11 PM
    RU shooter replied to a thread Today's kids in Our Town
    Because most of today's parents don't wear belts ! OR the women of the house wears the "pants" in the family and they don't wear belts much either usually those yoga pants or pajama bottoms !
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    07-14-2018, 06:59 AM
    Have to admit that's a good one too for serious fun shooting my plain base load for my 32 special is 6 gr Bullseye I have a ladder type rear sight on my rifle so making those sight corrections is easy
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    07-13-2018, 11:16 AM
    8-10 gr of unique , 12-15 gr. of 2400 both with a good fitting 170 ish gr bullet should put you in the vel range your after .
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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