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    Yesterday, 10:01 PM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread Mirror Lube in Boolit Lube !
    I really liked mirror. I am looking forward to hearing the rest of the story. I still have some.
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  • country gent's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:59 PM
    Ive never heard of a shop that rents machines out for outsiders to operate. Machine cost, Power, tooling both long term and expendable, Shop space, electric, insurances, bonding if needed adds up quick. Expandable tooling ( drills, cutters,...
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    Yesterday, 07:38 PM
    Texas By God, I have key fob I made its a 50 bmg necked down to 22 cal. I did this on a whim. Had a roller made out of a pope cutter for a job set the case up in the lathe at low rpm and started rolling adding pressure to get to 22 cal.
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  • country gent's Avatar
    01-21-2019, 08:01 PM
    On line metals sells it by 1 foot increments. The 1/2" X .032 will be 7/16 Id and the 7/16 Od x .032 will be 3/8 Id. These would work together with a piece of 3/8" threaded rod. You may have to...
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    01-21-2019, 07:45 PM
    country gent replied to a thread Pan lubing in Boolit Lube !
    Would be a lot of lube in the hollow based bullet if filled. A lube sizer to lube should work ( It does for hollow based wadcutters). Depending on the quantities You could simply finger lube them with a softer lube like spg or emmerts improved. Like...
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    01-20-2019, 10:33 PM
    Finished up the measure tube today. gave it 10 clicks per revolution ( .0041 thousandth per click with the 38 24 thread) Works very nice and clicks are solid. Looks good and is a good "feel" in the hand. Concave end on the rod ( 7/32 radius). Rod...
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    01-20-2019, 09:46 PM
    Thundermaker, There are programs online that will figure bc of a given bullet, all you need are the velocity at 2 distances for the bullet. Given good numbers they can be very accurate. Then a ballistics program with the BC and velocity will give...
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  • country gent's Avatar
    01-20-2019, 05:01 PM
    You might also consider a tapered octagon or even half round barrel contour. I have a couple 34" barrels one on a sharps and one on a Hepburn. One is half round and the other is tapered octagon. Both are good stiff barrels ( 45 cal so a .30 cal...
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  • country gent's Avatar
    01-20-2019, 02:08 PM
    48 tpi aren't very deep. Takes a sharp point on the threading tool. Nice looking job on them.
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    01-20-2019, 11:48 AM
    I have seen this with a lot of manufacturers. The 402 grns to 406 grns does fall into the 1% variance that's some what accepted as okay though. ( Ill bet if you called the maker you would be told that's in tolerance for that weight bullet). In the...
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  • country gent's Avatar
    01-19-2019, 10:22 PM
    Not only the vibration of rotating the turret but the vibrations of the press stroke will settle the powder into the cavity. I have done some testing with progressives and press operated measures ( never the Lees though). I have found the press...
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  • country gent's Avatar
    01-19-2019, 10:09 PM
    For hunting to 150 yds and under I would consider one of the fixed 1.5X or 2X scopes. These give a bigger field of view at closer ranges making finding the target and the actual placement easier. I have an old weaver 1.5X on my squirrel rifle that...
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  • country gent's Avatar
    01-19-2019, 12:08 PM
    Those Paper Patched bullets get a lot of stares and questions. I shoot them in 45-90, 45-70 and 40-65, haven't tried them yet in 38-55 do to lack of mould. Sotting on the bench they get long looks from newer shooters and some older ones also. ...
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    01-18-2019, 08:54 PM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread Best Lead remover in Cast Boolits
    https://shop.brownells.com/gun-cleaning-chemicals/patches-mops/lead-remover/brass-patches-9mm-38-sku516200038-21587-19650.aspx?cm_mmc=PPC-_-Itwine-_-Bing-_-516-200-038&msclkid=ab6e5e0b602810c636720249150a3d3d https://sharpshootr.com/no-lead/...
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  • country gent's Avatar
    01-18-2019, 08:49 PM
    I have made them from 25lb propane tanks. cut length to hold the weight you want. If working with a tank or drum by all means be safe about it. remove valves or bungs, wash with dish soap water a couple times. then...
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  • country gent's Avatar
    01-18-2019, 08:00 PM
    Taper isn't just for box magazines. The body tapers also aids in ease of extraction. as the case is pulled out the chamber is getting bigger. A true straight wall case fire formed tight to chamber will drag the full length
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    01-18-2019, 07:56 PM
    I pour 2 cavity big bullets ( 360-550 grn) with the ladle. I get very good consistency. I keep the ladle in the pot except when pouring. My moulds have had the sprue plates vented and my rcbs ladle has the spout opened to .210 dia. I start with a...
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    01-18-2019, 06:09 PM
    I will take it. PM sent
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  • country gent's Avatar
    01-18-2019, 01:24 PM
    The one calibers have data in them from a lot of sources all in between one set of covers.
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  • country gent's Avatar
    01-18-2019, 01:22 PM
    Measure the base band and subtract .002 buy a decimal reamer and use it. this will leave .001 on a side of the groove showing and then can be lapped to size later if needed. This will give a better finish than the drill will. ...
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    01-18-2019, 01:16 PM
    country gent replied to a thread Anniversary in Our Town
    Congradulations, Shaper.
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  • country gent's Avatar
    01-18-2019, 01:12 PM
    Start out by drawing up what you want. scale it up 5 or 6 to 1 ( 6" on paper = 1" actual size). This shows you idea much better and also body tapers and such stand out more. This drawing will firm up the design and give you something to work from....
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    01-18-2019, 03:06 AM
    Bullseye was the original GI powder. It was the only one load for the 45ACP for the 230gr FMJ bullet. 5.0gr was of Bullseye was the standard for years and years. Not sure if or when they may have changed.
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  • country gent's Avatar
    01-17-2019, 03:45 PM
    Barrels are done threaded rods cavities are done. Made one flat one concave. thimbles are turned and fitted up need graduations engraved on them inked in and polished up. Getting close now. Movement is smooth and consistent. Still need to drill and...
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  • country gent's Avatar
    01-17-2019, 02:30 PM
    The problem may be more the jacket will spring back but the lead core wont leaving it loose in the jacket. We tried sizing down some jacket bullets for an odd bore size once and the jacket sprung back away from the core ruining accuracy. You can...
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  • country gent's Avatar
    01-16-2019, 10:34 PM
    The problem with the plunger in a case is the cases walls taper getting smaller towards the bottom. I had a adjustable dipper with a shout gun loader for shot charges. They can be made and would be handy. Several pieces of...
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    01-15-2019, 03:15 AM
    What type of tackle do you use to catch deer??????????? https://www.michigan.gov/documents/dnr/FAQ__CWD_UP_636379_7.pdf Is a mandatory deer check being established in the area? Not at this time. The DNR’s primary focus for response is...
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  • country gent's Avatar
    01-14-2019, 10:47 PM
    I have a short solid rod in the bench and clean with nylon brushes and patches with a twisting motion. I use a good bore solvent then alcohol. After this a very light coat of imperial sizing die wax to prep the die for use. Your method will work...
    28 replies | 660 view(s)
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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