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    09-16-2018, 07:31 AM
    I love Garlic. Roasted is great. My favorite is the big heads that are cut in half and thrown in the pot with the crawfish and all the other seasonings. When the basket is dumped on the table, I will hunt out the garlic and eat over half a cup of...
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    09-14-2018, 06:54 AM
    My old Lyman 55 has a brass hopper.
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    09-13-2018, 09:06 AM
    What Beagle333 said on polishing. Some of the Lee sizing dies have a rough edge in them. With the boolits coming out of the die at just over .355, it sounds like you also need to open it up some. It can be done with the fine emery paper, a small...
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    09-13-2018, 08:55 AM
    I was using a RCBS hand priming tool and tried the RCBS bench priming tool. It worked great, but it took forever to fill the tubes, so I went back to the hand primer. Later, I got a Frankford Arsenal vibra prime to fill the tubes on a Dillon 550 and...
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    09-12-2018, 08:31 AM
    farmerjim replied to a thread Pinched nerve in Our Town
    If you do nothing, you could be paralyzed for life. I had the pain in my neck and down my right arm. Xray showed one disc totally gone. Dr sent me to neurosurgeon a easy fusion, and no pain for the last 6 years. Dr said that if I had waited any...
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    09-10-2018, 01:14 PM
    farmerjim replied to a thread 308 Win MouseFarts in Cast Boolits
    Why would you need any expansion with a 308 on a groundhog?
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    09-10-2018, 10:46 AM
    I have been sharpening them on a grinding wheel for over 50 years. I guess the sharpeners work fine too, but I have a bench grinder with a fine wheel.
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    09-10-2018, 07:50 AM
    Wow :You still have a Pelican case after a year of travel. A Pelican case is a bright flashing neon sign Steal me first There have been alerts to not send one through Miami.
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    09-09-2018, 08:31 AM
    Methane spontaneously igniting. I have seen it in the swamps down here.
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    09-08-2018, 11:14 AM
    farmerjim replied to a thread Animal repelllants? in Our Town
    It is next to impossible to totally deer proof a garden .In a single fence It takes a 10 foot plus strong one to stop them. Double and tipple 3 foot electric and field fences do a fairly good job ( deer can jump high, or they can jump long, but not...
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    09-02-2018, 05:31 PM
    I use the lee 358-125-RF powder coated and sized .357 in my M&P 9. It shoots great, but I had to send it to DougGuy to have it throated so that the .357 would chamber. Also had it crowned. It shoots great.
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    08-30-2018, 07:33 AM
    Old truck. My 1995 2500 only has 52,000 miles on it. 40,000 went on in the first 2 years. Has it set any codes?
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    08-28-2018, 05:49 AM
    Next door neighbor's grandson brings us a bunch several times a year.
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    08-25-2018, 09:48 AM
    Rube Goldberg would be envious of that rest.
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    08-25-2018, 09:41 AM
    farmerjim replied to a thread Age of Fawn in Cast Boolits
    I have put a electric fence on the outside everywhere I can and it is on my property. Where I can I put electric tape fence on the inside. It does work to stop them from jumping. I have places that are too grown up to put a fence. I am clearing this...
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    08-25-2018, 08:37 AM
    I have the B&D 12 in. It does not have the battery life your Stihl has, but I have 2 batteries. I also have the 40V string trimmer. This battery technology sure has come a long way.
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    08-23-2018, 09:51 AM
    I stocked up when they were on sale. I have a lifetime supply.
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    08-23-2018, 08:15 AM
    I had the same problem with the mixed range 380 brass that I bought. The MAXTech and several other headstamps had too thick brass to load a cast sized to .357 and chamber. They will chamber when loaded with a .355 jacketed or plated. I bought 1,000...
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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