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    Yesterday, 03:29 PM
    The '73 for the simple reason the '66 was never chambered in 32-20, whereas the '73 was.
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    10-16-2017, 07:08 AM
    sharps4590 replied to a thread .319 sizing die in Cast Boolits
    Do they cal? I looked there and didn't see that size. I'll check again, thanks.
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    10-15-2017, 04:09 PM
    sharps4590 replied to a thread .319 sizing die in Cast Boolits
    Thanks Geezer & Mac, I appreciate it. I wasn't sure it was this site or about his name.
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    10-15-2017, 08:47 AM
    I need a .319 bullet sizing die for Lyman/RCBS, sizer/lubricators. I believe it is on this site there is a gentleman who makes them, he made one for me a few years ago, which is excellent I might add. I want to remember his user name is...
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    10-15-2017, 07:26 AM
    Good ol' 45 Colt. It just keeps going on about it's business of getting the job done without any extraneous BS. It's been my favorite big bore revolver cartridge for 30+ years and I doubt things will change.
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    10-13-2017, 08:02 AM
    sharps4590 replied to a thread T/c bore butter in Boolit Lube !
    I just rub it into the patch material until it saturates it. I don't think it is any messier than dipping patches in a melted lube and your hands smell fairly nice...certainly better than old engine grease leaves them smelling....:grin:
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    10-07-2017, 06:18 AM
    A Mauser stamped "A. Strover in Nordhausen" in 8 X 57I. At first I thought it was pre-war and it's unquestionably that style however, because of the lack of proofs I think it might have been made near immediate post-war before the proof houses...
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    10-07-2017, 06:10 AM
    Once I have the powder column height needed/wanted/required I weigh that charge and set my measure accordingly.
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    10-02-2017, 05:42 PM
    Steppa, that is clever!!! Well done, sir!! It is ALWAYS fun and interesting to see how folks come up with an idea to achieve a goal and even more so when it's well done. In times past a fella used to see a lot of the old Belgian garden guns at...
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    10-02-2017, 05:28 PM
    This has been enlightening. I had no clue there might be a bit of difference between blank brass and "regular" brass. It is easy to see that necking up that little case neck could try ones religion. FWIW, anything based on the 8 X 57 or 308 case...
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    09-30-2017, 02:46 PM
    Thanks jd, I wondered when I typed the $1.00 a can if perhaps it had gone up since I last ordered. Still that's just $1.28 a can if you order in 25 lb. lots. I used to shoot so much BP I ordered it by the case just for me and even with the added...
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    09-30-2017, 05:45 AM
    sharps4590 replied to a thread My trapdoor in Single Shot Guns
    Man, that thing is slick!!! Shame about the stock but evidently that can be repaired to look correct.
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    09-29-2017, 05:20 PM
    There's also Upper Missouri Trading in Crofton, Nebraska and Coonie's in New Mexico. I've bought from both of them with complete satisfaction. Track of the Wolf sells it as well as several other places. Best way to beat the hazmat is order in a...
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    09-28-2017, 05:35 PM
    sharps4590 replied to a thread .50-90 in Single Shot Guns
    And even easier with a duplex load....
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    09-28-2017, 04:29 PM
    sharps4590 replied to a thread 9.3x57 R in Cast Boolits
    It's good you didn't buy the 9.3 X 74R brass to make the cases, you would have been out the $80.00. Head diameter of the 9.3/360 is .430 while the 9.3 X 74R is .465. The rim of the X74R is .525 while the 9.3/360 is .480. 9.3 X 57R/360 is not made...
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    09-28-2017, 06:57 AM
    sharps4590 replied to a thread .50-90 in Single Shot Guns
    I don't have any smokeless loads for the 50-90 because I've never owned one. I do have an E.M. Reilly in 500 BPE with Henry rifling and I've used a "Nitro for Black" load in it since I bought it 20+ years ago. I also FINALLY worked up an accurate...
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    09-24-2017, 06:57 AM
    Only time I ever buy Lee dies is if I need to cut up or grind up a die for a specific purpose.
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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