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    Today, 01:34 PM
    I never cared enough to measure either , holds what it holds , I can see if you are using pot to work up a certain alloy , if it melts I am making something out of it , does not work for cap and ball though , keep those soft , I have 3 lee pots a...
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    Today, 01:24 PM
    I do not find my bullets getting swaged that have lube grooves , I have some MP no lube grooves and when I closed sprue plate out of sync and shaved a sliver of brass on a mold I faced off the mold and reamed a no lube groove out of it , I like the...
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    Today, 01:05 AM
    I to like the rifle length have a few carbines as they are so readily available , but the rifle is still my favorite .
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    Today, 12:37 AM
    My 311 mold cut to 308 and powder coated is fitting fine in my 300 blackout , I had it cut so I could skip sizing if possible now to shoot a string of 3 different loadings and see results , wish you luck and from size of your bullet and throat you...
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    Yesterday, 11:58 PM
    I see it as a blessing for those who want less thump the 450 bushmaster in states where requirements for straight wall cases , I have 2 uppers and may buy the ruger also to shoot , I like to have fun and some of these fit a niche where I do not have...
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    02-20-2020, 09:31 PM
    Well I did not expect the tard to get a blow up from the shell the pounding it in the ground though did lead me to think he might get a ruptured barrel from the obstruction , and did you notice how messy the shooting shacks floor was , emptys...
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    02-20-2020, 07:16 PM
    Pressman are you interested in these if so pm your address as these were in some stuff I got and I have none of the items they go to
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    02-19-2020, 05:01 PM
    So I started casting outside with small fire and round balls for blaock powder pistols all air cooled on whatever rags were available , then on to pistol bullets and a coleman stove dipping and air cooled then I got a 10 lb lee bottom pour pot and...
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    02-17-2020, 06:06 PM
    I like photos like that and nice groups by the way , informal shooting and having fun is what it is all about for me , I prefer solitude and small groups of close friends or family to events and all the noise and people , thank you for the post and...
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    02-17-2020, 02:52 PM
    That rcbs pro melt is a great pot get a pid from hatch better then the cool down period your pro melt 2 requires have both , rcbs has pro melt 2 in stock but they are the 220 volt model , amazon is where I got my pro melt 2 but they do nat carry...
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    02-17-2020, 02:46 PM
    And the dust mask most wear is about worthless , and then in my searching I find its a non issue with how we are doing it , so on topic the strike was that when you asked to delete thread ? Again if it makes you feel better wear all the PPE you...
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    02-16-2020, 09:49 PM
    Arsenal 311-176 lfn cut to 308 going to powder coat as usual a beautiful mold and now if I can get him to cut a mold for the 350 legend
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    02-16-2020, 09:24 PM
    Well for one why muck around with hitek and hitek also comes in a powder now that you mix before applying , if powder coat does what is needed , I get a tough finish no smoke and can add size to some molds as cast , hitek works for some and...
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    02-15-2020, 12:17 AM
    What did osha do in japan , nothing , it is a sue crazed society that had the corporate office add a safety , and my uberti 1886 or the 1873 rifles do not have any tang or push safety , and the 1873 uberti and pietta 1873 pistols with the push...
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    02-15-2020, 12:02 AM
    Kids are a good thing , my oldest daughter of the younger set likes to fill primer tubes , the youngest son likes to load , I let him use the rockchucker , only thing is he likes to give his loaded rounds to his brother in law , I told him his free...
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    02-13-2020, 11:15 PM
    I have used unique , am currently using promo
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    02-13-2020, 11:05 PM
    I find my oven takes 12 or 17 minutes sometimes a little longer to get to 400 showing on taylor precision thermometer , so I set temp high on oven and while loading trays I watch when it gets just above 400 I set temp to 400 and timer to 20 and...
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    02-13-2020, 02:19 AM
    I like the wrangler better , but of all the single six handguns I have shot I never had one that shot 22 long rifle even match ammo very good , 22 mag. always shot pretty good , as for best it was a colt with convertible cylinder , have 2 single...
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    02-12-2020, 11:38 AM
    I like it , my nephew wanted his built like what he had in iraq , so it had to have the non removable carry handle , and that meant a non f mark front sight , I have a a2 that I put together from parts, but years ago during a ban it had to have no...
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    02-11-2020, 12:58 PM
    I was sticking some 9mm brass on a square deal and tearing rims , wiped brass down and tearing rims went away , I had citrus washed and tumbled this and I found it was still a little residue from tumbler with fact of shell plates not being as tight...
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    02-11-2020, 02:09 AM
    I just ordered some ammo for a beowulf nothing that heavy , will start loading after I have some empty brass , but that is heavier then I plan on going .
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    02-11-2020, 02:08 AM
    Used to carry old 1966 hi-power , still have it went to packing 1911 sometimes a glock depends on mood it can be a 34 35 41 or a 37 , they all are reliable or I would not have them , yes they are all loaded with cast , I like the hi-power and its...
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    02-11-2020, 01:53 AM
    I would save the pure for black powder if you shoot it , and mix the range scrap with wheel weight , I have put away wheel weight stash and am using range scrap mixed with wheel weight bullets that are being recast into what I am currently loading ,...
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    02-11-2020, 01:49 AM
    Is a 650 really going for half what was paid for it ? I do not use a progressive for rifle as I am not shooting competition , I do have more then a few square deal b's , and a few rockchuckers and classic cast , I like your idea of selling...
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    02-11-2020, 12:56 AM
    I will take 4 5 and 7 sending pm
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    02-11-2020, 12:56 AM
    I will take 8 9 and 10 sending pm and also will reply to other thread
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    02-11-2020, 12:47 AM
    I need to look at mine when home , I have the 511 I believe bought some years ago from a older gentleman who was moving south it has drilled holes through stock as it looks like it was used as a set gun on his fathers farm , I also have a tubular...
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    02-11-2020, 12:24 AM
    I bought one before Christmas , then went back and bought 3 more , kept the 2 bronze and gave the son and son in law the black and silver , I have a single six with only the long rifle cylinder and a old model single six with both cylinders , the...
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    02-07-2020, 11:23 PM
    I am going to try the 311-175 from arsenal in my blackout , just put in notes what you want diameter to be , I tried a lee 30 caliber mold in my blackout and after powder coating it is to thick and it is either size to fit or try another mold and...
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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