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    Yesterday, 02:31 PM
    RCBS hand Priming Tool https://www.amazon.com/RCBS-90200-Hand-Priming-Tool/dp/B000PW71LO Wear a soft leather driving glove and eye protection. I set up 1-3,000 unprimed cases and do 1-300 every time I walk past them until they are all...
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    Yesterday, 12:02 PM
    farmerjim replied to a thread The Harvest in Cookin' Recipe's
    I picked squash, eggplant, and okra this morning, getting ready to go pick corn and watermelons. The season is almost over (except okra) till fall.
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    Yesterday, 10:27 AM
    Dog proof traps baited with Fruit Loops cereal is my son's favorite coon trap. Works the best don't have to worry about neighbor's cats or dogs. Dispatch with a standard 22lr using a silencer or use CCI 22CB's in a rifle. The dog proof traps...
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    07-19-2017, 01:24 PM
    Why only once a year? It sounds mighty good. I have about 300 pounds of granex onions ( I can't call them Vidalia because they are grown in my field) left in my cooler, and they are starting to sprout. I am selling, giving away, and eating them as...
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    07-16-2017, 04:27 PM
    farmerjim replied to a thread Laid Up in Our Town
    "plus we have 2 CO2 detectors in the house." I bet those are CO detectors in your house and not CO2. CO ( carbon monoxide) is deadly, it attaches to the hemoglobin in your blood and bonds tight. The hemoglobin therefore can't transport oxygen...
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    07-14-2017, 03:22 PM
    I do the shake and bake in an air conditioned room in my barn in the summer. No problem as the humidity is low in that room. 90% + outside.
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    07-14-2017, 03:10 PM
    farmerjim replied to a thread Laid Up in Our Town
    Get well soon, your crops need you.
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    07-12-2017, 11:19 AM
    "I'll have to have 2 different .357 loadings, one for rifle, one for pistol!" Easy to do. Get another color Hi-Tek to identify witch load is what.
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    07-10-2017, 02:25 PM
    Put a load on them while you check the voltage. Open circuit voltage means little.
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    07-10-2017, 12:11 PM
    Hi-Tek is good stuff. If the first coat is even a tiny bit too thick, it will not adhere well and will flake. If it is not 1 to 3 thousands over the bore it will lead. If everything is done correctly, it is fast and effective.
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    07-09-2017, 01:40 PM
    farmerjim replied to a thread Asking for prayer in Our Chapel
    May the lord ease your pain.
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    07-07-2017, 07:52 AM
    Try Hi-Tek or powder coat, I do both, haven't lubed a boolit in years. Hi-Tek is faster, but a steeper learning curve than powder coat.
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    07-06-2017, 01:56 PM
    Powder coat will add .001 to .002 to the boolit if it is too small.
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    07-05-2017, 07:36 AM
    farmerjim replied to a thread Frosty Fourth in Cast Boolits
    You won't see the frost after you powder coat them.
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    07-02-2017, 02:15 PM
    I started with a ladle and it worked fine. I got a bottom pour and wow, it is so much faster. I cast with 2 molds and keep ingots on the side in a pot on top of a single burner hotplate. This keeps them preheated to about 500. The 25 pounds of 725...
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    07-01-2017, 09:57 AM
    farmerjim replied to a thread The Harvest in Cookin' Recipe's
    " I'm going to have to put up an 8' fence if I want to keep gardening" The full grown deer jump my 8 1/2 foot fence with ease. In a small area it is easy to put up a double fence. one 6 footer and the other a 3 foot single strand 3 to 4 feet...
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    06-29-2017, 06:48 AM
    farmerjim replied to a thread The Harvest in Cookin' Recipe's
    " We normally have fairly acidic sandy loam soil here, if that helps." Asparagus like a high ph soil. 7.5 is good, 6.0 is too low. Lime the soil in the fall when they die back.
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    06-28-2017, 09:37 AM
    I have drilled them and put flash powder ( from fireworks) in them with a lead shot on top. They will explode if they hit something hard.
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There is no difference between communism and socialism, except in the means of achieving the same ultimate end: communism proposes to enslave men by force, socialismóby vote. It is merely the difference between murder and suicide. Ayn Rand

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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