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    Yesterday, 09:53 PM
    LB: I was at one of my LGS's yesterday and saw a Mossberg Shotgun, and was showing the girl behind the counter (Nice fully armed girl, named Julie) the difference between how it runs and a Rem 870. She understands the differences and pitfalls now,...
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    Yesterday, 09:48 PM
    sixshot replied to a thread Cast HP Worked in Hunting with CB's
    Haven't taken the hide off yet, I'll keep her iced down for another day or two that way I only have to skin her once. But I did look inside & I see why she dropped so fast, because of the angle the bullet clipped part of the spine, she really hit...
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    Yesterday, 09:43 PM
    I have some Federal .410 slugs that are 125 gr and running 1775 fps! That is above most .357 Magnum loads. I also have a bunch of Thug Slugs I got from BPI that are 125 gr with attached wads so they should be relatively accurate. I have a...
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  • sixshot's Avatar
    09-18-2018, 05:54 PM
    I have been practicing with a new 45 caliber HP in my OM shorty for the last week or so & yesterday I shot for a couple of hours at my Bill Fowler Steel target & thing were looking good. My load I settled on is 11 grs of Longshot with the 217 gr...
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    09-17-2018, 12:18 PM
    All it takes is one nutcase to go off, and the Pencil/Computer guy is all of a sudden the tip of the spear. Kind of needs to be a sharp point? And everyone here should know that there are plenty of Nutcases out there. Anti Psychotic Drugs are at...
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  • sixshot's Avatar
    09-17-2018, 12:18 AM
    Good luck on your hunt, you are well armed! Dick
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  • W.R.Buchanan's Avatar
    09-16-2018, 08:40 PM
    Cardboard boxes for hulls, bags for shot, primers stay in their boxes until use, powder stays in it's canister until use. Wads on the bags they ame in until use then into plastic bins while loading. Misc small stuff like round balls or buckshot...
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    09-16-2018, 08:25 PM
    Don't sell yourself short and please don't think they are the endall. The ones in my town's department are pretty pathetic. Was at our range one day when the Police "Snipers" were there shooting their $8000 Custom Sniper Rifles. 5 of them. Nice...
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    09-16-2018, 03:56 PM
    One single barrel slug gun that has been overlooked here is the TC Encore with a shotgun barrel and they Rifled barrels with sights and scope mounts and a bunch of other stuff as well. Have a look at this...
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  • Cherokee's Avatar
    09-16-2018, 01:55 PM
    As I understand it, the original 1892's had .310 bores. I have two, a 24" and a 28". When I had them relined due to bad chamber pits, we used .310 liners. They both do well with .312-.313 sizes. The original barrels may have been eroded by the...
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  • sixshot's Avatar
    09-16-2018, 01:16 PM
    Went2KcK, when you are breaking in a new mould it can take a few casting sessions sometimes to start making good bullets. What you need to proper alloy temp, proper mould temp & proper alloy "flow". Once you get all 3 you should be making good...
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  • LAH's Avatar
    09-15-2018, 11:09 PM
    Never mind, I was told it wasn't: S&S Cycle : V-Twin Forum. Sorry.
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    09-15-2018, 10:08 PM
    S&S forum??? Fill me in.
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  • W.R.Buchanan's Avatar
    09-15-2018, 07:46 PM
    OK I put this up but everyone ignored it. The guy wants a Stock on his pistol. This is not legal. Period. However the USA 1 Shot Pistol Brace doesn't attach to the pistol, the gun merely sits in it. It is the same as bracing the pistol...
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    09-15-2018, 07:06 PM
    That is cool: I just happen to have an older wiper motor for my Jeep that didn't work for the Jeep project. It runs just fine on 12v but didn't have 2 speeds or park so I replaced it. I even have the switch that didn't work right and jumper legs...
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    09-15-2018, 06:52 PM
    Redhawk: I do the same thing with my good rifle ammo. After priming they get assembled to completion one at a time, for the same reason as you. Randy
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    09-15-2018, 04:45 PM
    And the "Can" is just because you can? Gotta love guns! They bring out the creativity in all of us! Randy
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    09-15-2018, 04:27 PM
    We are definitely having a discussion and that's what this place is all about. I have learned a bunch, and as you know I have no problem expressing my own opinions. I really liked the link to Aimpro and their motto. "Nobody argues with a .73...
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    09-15-2018, 04:01 PM
    Ken: Do you have a "Chart" for your machine? That's where the calibration part comes in. You need a reference chart that reflects what your machine is doing. The Lee Tool has the "Chart." You have to convert Rc to Bhn using the penetrator...
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    09-15-2018, 03:28 PM
    I feel compelled to respond to this thread as this is both one of my pet peeves and goals in life. As a Machinist it kind of becomes necessary to be particular to a certain extent, depending on the job. I have to sell the things I make to a...
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  • sixshot's Avatar
    09-15-2018, 12:43 PM
    I checked my bullet mould & it says 453490, it's a Miha mould so it is a clone of the 452190 like I thought. Doesn't really matter, it's a fine looking bullet & I have no doubt it will work just fine. If I didn't think it would I wouldn't use it. In...
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    09-15-2018, 12:19 AM
    Dubber123, the 452190 is the old Lyman design as you mention & I "think" that's what this mould is labeled but I might be wrong, I'll check it tomorrow. Went hunting again today but there was a whole crew of workers right in the crick (creek) for...
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    09-14-2018, 11:22 PM
    I meant to say that I saw the open sights on there as well but no gun with them. I have seen a 590 with 18" bbl and open sights at a gun shop in Simi, but I didn't get the model number and it didn't show up on the website. The Rifled barrel I...
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    09-14-2018, 06:07 PM
    LB: I believe the BPS is essentially an Ithaca M37 with a Mag cutoff. After all JMB did design the M37? Port loading probably wouldn't come into play during a bear attack unless you sucked so bad that you couldn't hit the bear with the first 6...
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    09-13-2018, 11:39 PM
    mattw, congratulations, those are some really big deer! I'm not surprised because those midwestern deer are some of the biggest deer in the country, many of them are bigger than our western mule deer. Some people don't believe that but it's true. A...
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  • LAH's Avatar
    09-13-2018, 09:28 PM
    LAH replied to a thread Super Single Six in Rimfire Area
    Came yesterday.
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  • W.R.Buchanan's Avatar
    09-13-2018, 07:38 PM
    Yes it came out nice. I bought the wood in 1976 and it was from Fajen. I never did anything with it as I didn't want to screw it up. I have a friend who does alot of work on high end shotguns and he did the wood work including cutting the pistol...
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    09-13-2018, 06:59 PM
    More: don't get me wrong, Remington 870's are very good guns and far superior to Mossbergs as "Field Guns" or "Trap and Skeet Guns", however IMHO the M500/590 is far superior as a "Tactical Gun." With a Field Gun or Clays Gun loading and...
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    09-13-2018, 06:01 PM
    LB: Yes I do still have that Cutts compensator on that gun shown with the IC choke tube installed. I also have the Spreader, Modified, Full, Extra Full and Extra/Extra full choke tubes and the wrench. All were reblued when the gun was refurbished...
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  • sixshot's Avatar
    09-12-2018, 11:33 PM
    Sorry guys, I've been gone to the big city all day running errands, when you live in small town Idaho you have to leave your little piece of heaven once in a while. So you've never killed a single animal with a six gun & you're telling me what...
    42 replies | 1450 view(s)
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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