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    04-07-2020, 02:29 PM
    So far I did brakes on one car, mixed two 20lb batches of lead and cast 20lb's each of 358-156's and LBT 30 cal. for my .308 sized and lubed, cleaned the yard, washed the cars and got the tree sap of my old work car and waxed it, still need to do...
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    04-04-2020, 01:58 PM
    Don't tight'n the set screw for the nose punch, put a dab of lube on the stem and let it hold the nose punch in the ram. This will let the nose punch "float" in the ram hole letting it move a little to line up with the nose of the boolit.
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    04-02-2020, 03:36 PM
    facetious replied to a thread Pensions... in Our Town
    D/Griff: There is nothing wrong with what you are doing. Going in to this with eyes wide open and a plan is what these kind of financial tools are for. The same with 401-k's, IRA's and all the other saving plans. The thing that gets me is how...
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    04-02-2020, 03:28 AM
    facetious replied to a thread Pensions... in Our Town
    Like I said "The world is run by weasels." How many people will see "withdrawal penalties waived" and think tax free! After reading about this I have mixed feelings about it. If used right it could be a great help to alot of people . But the...
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    03-29-2020, 02:50 PM
    facetious replied to a thread Pensions... in Our Town
    It seems like all the information comes with a agenda. All you can do is try figure out witch ones help you more than hurt. The world is run by weasels.
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    03-29-2020, 12:29 PM
    facetious replied to a thread Pensions... in Our Town
    Looking at your chart I can see where you are coming from and I agree that at some point intrest rates are going to have to start to go up . Every country is trying to juice their economys but can only do so much. The question is can thy do it with...
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    03-29-2020, 03:02 AM
    facetious replied to a thread Pensions... in Our Town
    I question how you came up with the 3% being 1/3 the rate of inflation but have read alot about how much you will need to retire and have seen where you will need 1 million and up depending where you live and the life style you want. Much of this...
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    03-27-2020, 03:32 PM
    facetious replied to a thread Pensions... in Our Town
    Now for a tail of pure dumb luck . I retired at the end of last year and had set up a IRA rollover account to move my 401 in to. To move it thy told me thy turn every thing to cash and send the check to your new IRA custodian and it would take...
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    03-26-2020, 04:08 PM
    Was up the street helping a neighbor. Her husban beat the snot out of her a few years ago and is in jail now but left her with some brain damage. She can still drive and get around and do stuff but some thing are harder now. She had got a new remote...
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    03-23-2020, 03:11 AM
    " Back in the day when printers used hot type they had a tin rich alloy to add to depleted Linotype. So you do actually loose something." I'm a retired news paper pressman, I started in 79 three years after thy stoped using lead plates and went...
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    03-21-2020, 02:28 AM
    Thier in a salusion so thy are not going to seperate, what is on top are oxides of tin. When you flux you are getting the tin out of the oxide and back in to the mix.
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    03-19-2020, 03:11 PM
    I'm down to my last stick of LBT Blue and am thinking of giving WLL a try. I have been using LBT Blue and wonder witch would be the most like it CR or CB.
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    03-17-2020, 03:14 PM
    What were the things that influenced you when you were a kid? John Wayne movies, westerens , friends, family look at how much has change from when you were a kid. Insted a fight behind the school you have a drive by or some kind of shooting. It...
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    03-17-2020, 12:10 AM
    facetious replied to a thread Bad leading in Cast Boolits
    Whan I started loading for my .357 I tryed some Speer swaged boolits and leaded it so bad it looked like little wires coming out the end of the barrel where the rifling was.
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    03-16-2020, 01:43 AM
    I was going to try it on my old SAECO pot but found we didn't have enough H2O2 so when I got some more she had used up the last of the viegar so I just used water and rinsed it till it stopped turning brown and it looks good , I was surprised it was...
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    03-14-2020, 03:15 AM
    I think I was about 7 or 8 when I found a .22 in my grandpa's grainery and told my dad. That was when he started to teach me how to shoot and be safe. I wanted a BB gun but when I turned 10 he got me a .22 single shot. I didn't get a BB gun till I...
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    03-14-2020, 01:15 AM
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    03-12-2020, 02:13 AM
    facetious replied to a thread Lubesizer heaters in Boolit Lube !
    I got heater for my lube/sizer years ago, if I had to do it again I would just get a heat gun. The heater will keep it warm in a cool basement but the heat gun will get it up to temp alot faster.
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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
LRN Lead Round Nose LWC Lead Wad Cutter LSWC Lead Semi Wad Cutter
GC Gas Check