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    Yesterday, 08:25 PM
    DCP replied to a thread Electronic Earmuff in Our Town
    Howard Leight by Honeywell Impact Sport Sound Amplification Electronic Shooting Earmuff, Teal (R-02521) https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00IB15S1Q/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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    06-22-2018, 09:44 PM
    This seems contagious; a fellow member and friend and neighbor has been bitten by this casting for shotguns, and looking at some of his work got me thinking; which is dangerous! A few years back my buddy offered to sell me one of his shotgun...
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  • nagantguy's Avatar
    06-22-2018, 09:39 PM
    I came into a stash of those old Hornady bullets, my initial loading was a little less than 51 grains of H4895, and I had cci primers on hand, velocity was close to 3000 cases extracted easily and looked good. I was stunned by the accuracy, got me...
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  • nagantguy's Avatar
    06-22-2018, 05:37 PM
    I was just asking if any of you guys shoot 125 or at least lighter than standard bullets or boolits in your 8mm and how do they do and if you have any favorite recipes?
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  • nagantguy's Avatar
    06-21-2018, 09:08 PM
    Thank you friend; I’ve had success no matter what I’ve tried, my cast of WW from the lee mold is great, some from an unknown source , all Jwords have worked especially the Sierra soft points. I’d never thought about it as a fast varmint round until...
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  • nagantguy's Avatar
    06-21-2018, 08:27 PM
    I have a question about favorite loads for the 8mm with 125 grain J words, I have been playing with Varget and H4895 , Helga my WWII bring back sporterized beautiful rifle with top notch engraving and mother of pearl and silver inlays just may find...
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  • TXGunNut's Avatar
    06-18-2018, 10:50 PM
    My rule of thumb for a Marlin/Remlin is to use a .460 boolit.
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    06-18-2018, 10:44 PM
    TXGunNut replied to a thread Dog opened dove season! in Our Town
    Good girl! Dove shouldn't tease a dog like her!
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    06-18-2018, 10:36 PM
    TXGunNut replied to a thread Opioid/heroin crisis? in Our Town
    Several years ago I was (over)prescribed Hydrocodone for several weeks after a back injury. Insurance company refused to authorize surgery. I had no idea what I was doing; took one so I could get moving in the morning and another to sleep at night....
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    06-17-2018, 08:59 AM
    From bubba to armorer to ‘Smith to artist.
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    06-16-2018, 09:46 PM
    Promise I won’t be board
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    06-16-2018, 07:55 PM
    nagantguy replied to a thread What a workout in Cast Boolits
    Aluminum is definitely lighter, if your using a bottom pour pot you can use a piece of heavy J channel to set the mold on while pouring.
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    06-16-2018, 07:52 PM
    Hat is off to you for taking something that marginals worked and using your mind and tools at your disposal to make it better!!
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  • nagantguy's Avatar
    06-16-2018, 07:47 PM
    Deal concluded; I got something I needed from a great fellow member and I sent him some things he could use!!!!
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    06-15-2018, 12:37 PM
    DCP replied to a thread Robocalls in Our Town
    Be careful a friend of mine gave a caller a hard time. For 2 weeks they drove her nuts calling all hours of the nite waking her up. She had to finilly take the phone off the hook.
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    06-15-2018, 11:56 AM
    DCP started a thread Robocalls in Our Town
    Robocalls are out of control this week. So much for do not call list Virus in Computer. Windows 10 IRS has a warrant for my arrest Credit cards Siding Windows Gutters
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    06-15-2018, 08:10 AM
    Good morning Salvadore I just read all your posts... You need to get a bit more specific about bullet diameters, grove diameter of the japchester and what those slugs are cast of. What lube are you using ? All that basic stuff we have been...
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    06-14-2018, 11:45 PM
    missionary5155 replied to a thread Loads for 50-95. in Leverguns
    Greetings I am in AZ right now working on my mom's estate and will not be back to my load notes for several weeks. I think the 3F load was 83 grains with a cereal box wad over the powder. But if you do a search here the info was posted with all...
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    06-13-2018, 11:24 PM
    I just picked up a six and a half inch Bisley new in the box for 475. Lipsy has a run of them going right now. There should still be a few on GunBroker. Sent from my SM-J320V using Tapatalk
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    06-13-2018, 05:43 AM
    missionary5155 replied to a thread Loads for 50-95. in Leverguns
    Good morning We have owned a 50-95 Chappy Repro (4,0xx) for some years. 26" octagon barrel. Normally we fire off cross sticks. The 350 grain is a good choice in my opinion as impact at any range is far superior to the 285's. The 50-95 is a BP...
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    06-12-2018, 03:53 PM
    http://www.ballisticsbytheinch.com/9luger.html This is a great resource; I’m also enjoying my new 9mm carbine, haven’t had a 9mm in years and haven’t loaded much for this one yet, been finding to many good deals of factory 9mm to spend the time...
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    06-11-2018, 10:36 PM
    TXGunNut replied to a thread Marvel Mystery Oil in Our Town
    Been using MMO for 40 yrs in air tools. Some sit for years in an unheated shed between uses but they always work. I suspect it works as a detergent in engine crankcases; good for maintenance but possibly a bad idea for sludged-up engines. Sludge...
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    06-11-2018, 09:44 PM
    I buy most of my MTD parts from SEPW. Reasonable prices and freight, great catalogs. I have found that a genuine Cub Cadet deck drive belt will outlast an "equivalent" MTD belt 2 to 1 or better. I bought my Cub Cadet when my MTD mower locked up just...
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    06-11-2018, 09:27 PM
    For nearly 40 years I worked in an industry that is having it's share of troubles with online sellers. Most folks lose sight of the fact that a local seller employs local people, pays local and state taxes, purchases local goods and services and...
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    06-11-2018, 09:07 PM
    DCP replied to a thread Could use a few ears..... in Our Chapel
    "I am very high functioning, but I do have limitations. I tried the Military 3 years ago, that did not work well. I couldn't keep up with how fast things moved, I was too methodical to move quickly, and too stubborn to be told how something should...
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    06-10-2018, 07:44 PM
    nagantguy replied to a thread Miroku 1892 - 44 Mag in Leverguns
    My best friend has the same riflemas the OP; loves it and it is very nicely fit and finished! Shoots well with jwords and shoots great with ....you guessed it; short fat cast boolits!
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    06-10-2018, 07:40 PM
    $28 usd
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  • nagantguy's Avatar
    06-10-2018, 07:37 PM
    You are an artist sir!!! The owner should be well pleased, I know I would be!
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    06-10-2018, 02:55 PM
    Smoke sells clear, and the Bronze looks almost Like a J-Word when baked
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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