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    Yesterday, 07:35 PM
    cwlongshot replied to a thread 7.65 Mauser. in Military Rifles
    Thanks folks great experiences and pics. I have shot every 1909 I have owned (as a 7.65) before converting it. All shot pretty well, this one was not any better or worse its just the one that remained 7.65. ;) Im sure Ill find a good shootin...
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    Yesterday, 08:55 AM
    cwlongshot replied to a thread 7.65 Mauser. in Military Rifles
    I made up another 60 cases yesterday. Today is supposed to be warm. Upper 40's... So maybe I build the lil garage for my new hot plate and fire up the pots for some boolits! CW
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    02-23-2021, 12:28 PM
    To answer the question. YES. 1-3 pigs and at least one deer. 45 Colt and a LINO CAST WFN BULLET. Worked fine knowing more now... I taylor my alloy to my impact velocity. "HARD CAST" isnt a measurable hardnesses. Its anything harder then pure so...
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    02-22-2021, 08:44 PM
    I have a 1889 Belgium and a 1909 Argentine. That 1889 is gonna get alot of respect in its loads. But the 1909 is sporterized and is of coarse a stronger action. But I have no reason to push velocity's. I have a few molds but would like to...
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    02-22-2021, 08:34 PM
    Just remember all guns and there barrels are different. Some copper foul aweful. Some just a lil More then others. Some will foul with PC. Its not necessarily the PC!! As for velocities. In my guns that I have tried. Plain base have been pushed...
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    02-22-2021, 08:22 PM
    I just bought a set off midway. Thought that they had more. Fair cost CW
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    02-21-2021, 07:39 AM
    Deprimed then tumbled a hundred 450 Bushmaster brass I got in the mail. CW
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    02-21-2021, 07:38 AM
    I received three ol LEE molds for the 45/70 yesterday! A 340g a405g and a 450g. All old style single cav alum molds. I made s video of the clean up and the casting. They work well. Video up on my Channel Cwlongshot. CW
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    02-19-2021, 05:58 PM
    I am tumbling 450 Bushmaster brass that came in todays post! CW
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    02-18-2021, 08:19 AM
    Sorry for your loss! CW
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    02-16-2021, 06:14 AM
    Finished makin 7.65 brass from '06 & loaded fifty up in ladders starting 19.5g with 4759 powder & a 165g lovurne style bullet that was fat enough. Sized .314. CW
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    02-15-2021, 06:39 PM
    It was bought 90% for the reticule and cost. The higher powers are for the traget range and the lower powers for hunting. CW
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    02-15-2021, 02:03 PM
    I have a multi point reticule mounted on my bolt and a dope sheet on the stock. So NO re siting in!! I put a Bushnell Banner II 4-12 it was 89$ on sale and is great without breaking the bank! CW
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    02-15-2021, 11:41 AM
    I am VERY MUCH enjoying this with subs or transonic loads and heavy cast. CW
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    02-15-2021, 08:48 AM
    Started forming 7.65 Mauser brass. Started with almost 100 '06 pieces. Ended with 40 good cases!! ;( ;( ;( Then went to finish up some 135g Black out loads with some 135g Sierras I bartered for. But ARGH I HAVE ABOUT 2 Tbl spoons of IMR4227...
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    02-15-2021, 08:43 AM
    This is exactly what I do. My MSR gets all jacketed and isnt used allot. Its a hunting rifle. My Bolt is amazing and allot of fun with cast and heavy subs! CW
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    02-14-2021, 10:29 PM
    As for charge weights, look at 357 Maximum data. Its loaded to lower pressures a d has SLIGHTLY less powder cap making its loads safe in the Legend. I found unique dirty which is strange cause its not usually. My "slow" powder is Herco. I tried...
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    02-14-2021, 07:49 PM
    Thats awesome J!! I am speaking with Dinny as I comment here he says hello! Glad its shooting for ya I have had awesome luck with that bullet. CW
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    02-14-2021, 07:15 PM
    Bonestly I have t used a "bad" Eastwood color. But I only use a few regularly. I prefer to buy from local folks here on the board. They know what worksand they are here with us offering comments and sage advice. I find all Eastwood powders...
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    02-14-2021, 05:47 PM
    I use four different versions of that RCBS 35-200 FN bullet. ALL are very accurate!!! The RCBS 200, a MP 360-220, a MP 358-200 and a Saeco 351 245g. I have shot the 220 as a HP the most. But the 200 as a lg PENTA is violent @ WW hardness &...
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    02-14-2021, 06:49 AM
    cwlongshot replied to a thread Lee App in Reloading Equipment
    I have had one since about April or May. Never said it up until a couple weeks ago. I'm using a single stage to size bullets and I love it. I bought it with the intention of it being a cast bullet Sizer and it's excelling in this task even without...
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    02-14-2021, 06:43 AM
    The idea is to Produce static electricity. Try putting bullets and SMALL AMOUNT of powder in a zip lock THEN into tumbler. Maybe add a couple handfulls of airsoft bbs. Anything to increase surface area. (In tumbler not req in with powder) ...
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    02-14-2021, 06:37 AM
    I have used in 45/70 for heavies. Its been a Good Hornet and Bee powder too. But today for me its a 30/30 cast bullet powder. 21-23g produces nearly one hole 50Y groups with a few 170 ish g bullets! I just loaded 50 the other day with the Arsenal...
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    02-11-2021, 06:05 PM
    AMEN Charlie!! I try to mention in my videos tagt Im just offering what works for me. Also telling Im no expert, but I have experience. I also request folks to comment with there experience so all can learn. I had a recent attack that came...
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    02-11-2021, 11:08 AM
    Ammo cans for specail stuff 5/6 gal Buckets for pure/soft 1/3 MAX ful so can be moved. Also stack SUPER NICE if your careful to keep ingots mostly level. I have up to 7 pails stacked in corners. (Again only 1/4 to 1/3 full) they havent been moved...
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    02-11-2021, 11:03 AM
    20:1 is my choice for most all my HP hand gun casting. That I want to see expansion. I also Powder Coat. CW
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    02-11-2021, 11:00 AM
    It ABSOLUTELY CAN!!! PLUS SOME!! I have just started and am still learning the "power" of editing tools. Voice overs words blank panels with words spacing timing music no music subdued volume of music fade in or outs ad infinitum... I use...
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    02-11-2021, 10:55 AM
    Sized up a pile of 311/170 Arsenal bullets. Finished prepping 7Mag brass I got in the mail. Quite a few, more split necks then expected. Even found two that where fired SO HI PRESSURE, that the case head expanded past fitment into the shell...
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    02-10-2021, 04:58 PM
    RIP my friend. You will be missed, prayers to his family. I didnt read all comments but anyone with his cell. His son will keep it active for just a short time More before disabling. CW
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NRA Life member • Long time Reloader & Bullet caster. Relative newbie @ Powder Coating.
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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