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  • OverMax's Avatar
    Today, 01:47 AM
    OverMax replied to a thread Tc big boar 58 in Muzzleloading.
    I got one. Haven't shot it much. When I did shoot it I shot P/b on top of 90 gr of Gorex. My 58s recoil is about the same as my 54 cal and too a 54's Ball has a velocity advantage over a 58 cal. Did take aim at a trotting deer once going...
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  • Tom W.'s Avatar
    Today, 12:35 AM
    Tom W. replied to a thread Best Lead remover in Cast Boolits
    I can't argue that, just that I've heard that some is copper plated steel now.
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  • Tom W.'s Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:31 PM
    Tom W. replied to a thread Best Lead remover in Cast Boolits
    Just make sure the Chore Boy is not steel..... Take a small magnet to check it. Kroil works wonders..... I have three cans of the Outer's Foul Out foam. I'll squirt the barrel full and let it set for maybe 30 minutes if I can stand it that...
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  • Tom W.'s Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:20 PM
    Tom W. replied to a thread What is This Boolit? in Cast Boolits
    I have an old T/C single cavity mold for those, but for a .45 Cal T/C Hawken I bought in 1976.
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  • Tom W.'s Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:17 PM
    We were having terrible weather today. Tornadoes and now heavy winds and rain. I stayed in.....
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  • GoodAlloy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:36 PM
    I will take this 4. 850 ea + .45 ACP range brass, deprimed and wet tumbled, very clean, asking $35.00 shipped.
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  • Tom W.'s Avatar
    01-18-2019, 10:05 PM
    Tom W. replied to a thread new to casting in Cast Boolits
    Another one is hooked.... Good fishing!
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  • Tom W.'s Avatar
    01-18-2019, 10:01 PM
    I made a pile of 160 gr. 30 cal boolits and another of 120 gr TC 9mm. I also loaded up 4 rounds of 30/30 A.I. w/ 33 gr of Varget and some 160 gr. Lee cast.
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  • Tom W.'s Avatar
    01-18-2019, 09:53 PM
    Tom W. started a thread I could use.... in Helping Hands
    I could use an RCBS .309 sizing die, if anyone has one that they don't need.....
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  • GoodAlloy's Avatar
    01-18-2019, 12:07 AM
    I will take it please
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  • Tom W.'s Avatar
    01-16-2019, 09:46 PM
    I can't help you there. My two shotguns are both Remington, one an 1100 I've had since the early '70's. I traded a sporterized 1903 30-06 for it. The other is an 870 Express that I won in a raffle, and I don't think it's ever been fired. I got that...
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  • Tom W.'s Avatar
    01-16-2019, 09:35 PM
    Nice for y'all to ask us older people to remember such.. Other than a BB gun of some sort it was either a bolt action .410 or a .22 that my cousin owned. I think. I do remember shortly thereafter at Christmas my parents bought me a Sears .22...
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  • Tom W.'s Avatar
    01-16-2019, 09:03 PM
    I've just used Crisco, but it seldom gets that cold here. If they are still made the Blue & Gray products work well. I have seen patches freeze halfway down the bore when someone was using spit to give the barrel a quick cleaning.
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  • Tom W.'s Avatar
    01-16-2019, 08:56 PM
    If you want to keep mosquitoes away get a prescription for iron sulfate pills. You won't have any odor to humans, but the biting bugs will avoid you. I had to take them for a while and when Lori and I were out walking or even just sitting on the...
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  • Tom W.'s Avatar
    01-15-2019, 11:24 PM
    I couldn't hit where I was aiming with my Glock 19. Everything was low and left, no matter what I did. The Glock 17 was very accurate, but I ended up getting rid of all of my Glocks and got a CZ 75 SP01. It shoots .357 diameter boolits quite well,...
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  • Tom W.'s Avatar
    01-15-2019, 04:48 PM
    Primed and flared 12 30/30 a.i. cases and when my lubrisizer finally heated up I lubed and sized some 9mm boolits with CR to .357 diameter. Then I got a call from my oldest son saying that his current GF ex husband fell out of a treestand and ended...
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  • OverMax's Avatar
    01-15-2019, 12:15 AM
    I found these pretty accurate with any powder in my Green Mtn drop-in & original T/C side-lock barrels. (see LINK) As far as repetitive loadings? Black Horn 209 powder seems foul less which allows a few extra shots than all the {loose} B/P...
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  • Tom W.'s Avatar
    01-15-2019, 12:12 AM
    When using LLA you'll get a build up in the seating die. You'll notice that you boolits will be seating a bit deeper.
    28 replies | 620 view(s)
  • Beagle333's Avatar
    01-14-2019, 11:02 PM
    Beagle333 replied to a thread ups delivery in Our Town
    I don't get FedEx or UPS delivered here, because they won't leave the paved road. (I live down a long gravel driveway off the main road) They go to the nearest house they can actually see from mailbox and leave it on the porch. Well, it's obvious...
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  • Tom W.'s Avatar
    01-14-2019, 09:03 PM
    Tom W. replied to a thread Casting for Glock17 in Cast Boolits That works for all of my 9mm pistols, past and current. I do have to size it to .357 for the CZ, but the Ruger and both Glocks that I had, the 17 & 19 Gen 4's would gobble them up without...
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  • Tom W.'s Avatar
    01-14-2019, 08:56 PM
    I tried that once. Never could find anything afterwards.....
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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