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    11-12-2018, 10:16 PM
    You just ran smack into one of the failings of windows. The registry causes more problems than it fixes. The best way to backup and restore files to Windows is to use something like drop box to keep them synced up to a server. Then when the computer...
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    11-04-2018, 12:47 PM
    Grmps, Yes it's a convection oven. I'll have to look into the ceramic retaining media. ioon44, Bullets were set outside in the sun until dry to the touch. I don't get your mixing. This was powder so it's mixed 20 grams to 100 ml. I've been using...
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    11-03-2018, 10:52 PM
    I wondered about that. The second batch had a touch more acetone. Only cooked the first batch for 6 minutes then shook then 6 minutes more. Second was 7 min then shake then 7 minutes. Both of those were starting from a cold oven so some of that was...
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    11-03-2018, 10:14 PM
    First time trying Hi-Tek and was sort of disappointed. Came out looking good, would not wipe off with acetone but both bullets with 3 coats or 2 coats would flake when smashed. trying to figure out what went wrong.
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    10-27-2018, 08:27 PM
    Didn't his group buys get moved to his own forum? https://www.mp-molds.com/forum He's quirky but solid and great quality molds.
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    10-23-2018, 09:57 AM
    If it's easy to unscrew a buffer tube to switch back and forth then maybe it's not installed right. The castle nut is supposed to be staked. Some of the better carbine stocks fit tight with no rattle.
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    10-22-2018, 11:20 PM
    Check out a mission first tactical minimalist. I'm really please with the one I have.
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    10-21-2018, 10:05 PM
    10mm with Blue Dot likes longer barrels. I used mine in my Glock 20 but They preferred my Contender with a 10 inch barrel. In the Contender the loads would pick up a lot more fps. Great loads but be aware that the powder is a bit slow for short...
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    10-19-2018, 04:09 PM
    I got my hands on a 6 inch Wilton Bullet vise on a swivel base after watching it sit on a shelf in a lab for 15 years practically new and unused. They closed down the lab and I managed to get it. It's really kind of to big for my needs but I could...
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    10-16-2018, 10:13 PM
    Supposedly set screw type can impart stresses at the points of the screws. Supposedly the clamp on blocks seal better without the point stresses. I've yet to see a problem with the set screw type and all my uppers wear them since they are cheaper....
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    10-16-2018, 09:10 PM
    I may be wrong but i believe it is how the energy is produced. Smokeless produces it's pressure much differently than black powder. That is what may make it not safe for muzzle loaders.
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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"
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