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    Today, 05:43 AM
    GhostHawk replied to a thread Open revelation in Our Chapel
    I agree with Boaz. When in doubt, ask. There are a couple of things that I don't necessarily agree with him on. But once I asked and understood WHY I was able to accept and move past.
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    Yesterday, 09:10 PM
    Increase of load weight means you need to lower charge to keep pressures lower. Decrease of load weight = less pressure. So If I lowered it at all it would not be much. I might add some buffer to help make up some of that weight. I also...
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    05-24-2018, 09:38 PM
    I have although my groups were a bit larger than I like. I suspect it would like boolits a couple thousandths larger than what I have been feeding it. I know it is a Lee 2 cavity at 175 gr TC. I was running mine over a light load of Red Dot...
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    05-24-2018, 09:34 PM
    All 3 of mine wear 60$ range truglo Red Dots. The .45acp has the 2x optical Truglo Red Dot. Looks like a small short scope with small bell's. Does a wonderful job of helping bring those targets in where I can see them.
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    05-24-2018, 09:31 PM
    GhostHawk replied to a thread No turning back in Our Chapel
    Agree. Will see this trail through to the end.
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    05-24-2018, 07:24 AM
    GhostHawk replied to a thread Open revelation in Our Chapel
    I see his hand everywhere I look. I feel his power with every thunderstorm that rumbles across the prairie. I personally have always felt closest to him in the wild places. Sitting under a tree listening to the sweet sound of water and a...
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    05-23-2018, 09:38 PM
    I have 3, 9mm, .40sw and .45acp. No real desire for 10mm or .380. Like you said, you just can't run 10 rounds through one without getting that big smile on your face. Everyone I've seen shoot one turns around with that big Grin. It just is.
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    05-23-2018, 09:21 PM
    Mary, coming through your neck of the woods come fall. If I put 500$ down on it will you hold it for me? Shoot me your paypal email in a PM.
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    05-23-2018, 09:15 PM
    I agree with Tazman about heavy bullets for shooting those chickens. I've shot Red Dot in my 9mm's from 3 to 4.5 grains. The hotter loads were shot in a single shot handi rifle barrel and a Hipoint Carbine. The Handi rifle barrel puts them in...
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    05-23-2018, 07:30 AM
    That will work.
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    05-23-2018, 07:21 AM
    Good news is good to hear. Thanks for the update.
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    05-22-2018, 09:30 PM
    Looked like short sight radius to me. Doubt it shoots significantly better than my Hipoint Carbine in .45acp. Plus you could just about get 2 Hipoints for the price of one of those. Interesting though.
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    05-22-2018, 09:23 PM
    Best tip I saw was someone who drilled a hole in powder/shot bin just smaller than the foam earplugs you can get for the range. Need to make a change? Grab a bowl, pull the plug, same on the other side. Made things a lot simplier. Me I went with...
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    05-22-2018, 08:20 AM
    "Thy will be done, on Earth as it is heaven" When you MEAN that, have surrendered to HIS will. Then you are starting to get there. Trial and adversity come to all of us. We are all tested. It is not that GOD wants us to be miserable. But...
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    05-20-2018, 09:43 PM
    Updates are very much appreciated. A part of me says that he has won the fight, he will pull through. Long and hard the recovery will be. But he has the chance. Still praying. It is very very much encouraging when you read updates to feel...
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    05-19-2018, 09:40 PM
    Not many of those in my history. Generally speaking if it performs well enough to be useful I kept it. I've sold a few, and the few I've sold I do not miss at all. Perfect example was a really really nice Brazilian .410 side by side. Hand cut...
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    05-19-2018, 09:34 PM
    I have shot #1 buckshot through both of my H&R 2.5 inch barreled revolvers. Actually found it worked best squished slightly then run through a .314 lee sizing die. Easy to load, grouped well enough on paper at 20 feet. So then I tried some...
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    05-19-2018, 08:23 AM
    It has been my experience that the Lord takes the truly good ones home early. Sorry for your loss.
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    05-19-2018, 08:11 AM
    Amen and keep em coming brother. Your on a roll!
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    05-18-2018, 08:45 PM
    Still Praying. Still hoping. I know that almost 4 years ago my dad was in Hospital with stroke, followed by heart attack on the operating table as they went in to clean the plaque out of his right caratid artery. For two and a half days they...
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    05-18-2018, 09:05 AM
    I just told my wife about this. She looked at me, and calmly said "I was just told they need to pray for peace". He is angry, frustrated and fighting inside. Nothing makes sense, nothing works and he does not understand. It is my opinion...
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    05-18-2018, 08:41 AM
    My dad worked up a recipe long long ago that was awesome. 50% Ground venison. 25% Fatty beef, cheapest fattiest you can find. 25% lean pork. He used mostly trimmed boston butt's, ie shoulder roasts. His theory was that pork fat runs out of...
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    05-18-2018, 08:33 AM
    Amen and "You so totally ROCK Dude!"
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    05-18-2018, 08:28 AM
    I do not do this often. Frankly it scares the **** out of me. "The Holy Spirit says" (The Lord is with him) (Everyone is trying) (But the Holy Spirit is afraid he is not going to make it) That is what I was given. I hope it brings you peace....
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    05-16-2018, 09:05 PM
    Craveman a couple of drops of mineral spirits, or BLL on a towel, give each nose a twist and its clean, and will stay clean. Lube is locked into the case. But with the right tumble lube and right amount they dry to a hard shell and don't attract...
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    05-16-2018, 08:59 PM
    Bisquick is my preference, I do half batch which gives me 2-3 nice big cakes. Teflon griddle if only doing a couple, tis just faster, easier, lighter. Doing a batch the cast will come out. Best of all is my 16' cast griddle with 1" sides....
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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