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  • bob208's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:37 PM
    harry pope preferred round barrels. we know how they worked. I have two under hammers target models. one with an octagon barrel the other with a round barrel. both are .45 and shoot great can not tell the difference.
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    06-16-2018, 12:13 PM
    bob208 replied to a thread 92 Winchester .32-20 in Leverguns
    I have a .32-20 rifle with octagon barrel. about 85% out mint in side. got it at a gun show many years ago for 250. story is the bore looked like a swore pipe. the guy said it shot good said he was shooting it with factory loads. which means the...
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  • bob208's Avatar
    06-15-2018, 07:48 PM
    I have been using method number one. have never had a problem or a complaint so I see no need to try anything else.
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    06-15-2018, 09:59 AM
    I have seen various dates of when the switch to non corrosive priming was completed. to be safe treat all military surplus ammo as corrosive.
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    06-15-2018, 09:41 AM
    ground hogs. a friend had to rewire his corvette twice because of ground hogs. I have had them chew the plastic tops of gas cans.
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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    06-14-2018, 07:18 AM
    I use them loading 5.56 and I use them on 9mm, 40 and 45acp ammo. Ive never seen leading caused by them in those guns and have seen no degrading of accuracy. I have though in roll crimp versions for the 41,44,45 ect and in them if I want a 4th...
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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    06-14-2018, 06:53 AM
    aa9 like 110 likes pressure to burn properly. Its not a great powder for lower pressure use. Great powder for any mag pistols and rounds like the 10mm, 50 beo and the 22 hornet. It is one of my used powders.
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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    06-14-2018, 06:47 AM
    I guess im wrong. I was just going by what I was told on here back when I started using pc. that and my 9mm testing showed velocitys about identical to my jacketed loads which run a bit slower then convetionaly lubed cast bullets. I never did chrono...
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  • bob208's Avatar
    06-13-2018, 04:16 PM
    we have 6 acers. it got away from me last summer the wife was in the hospital most of the summer. the 10 year old d grandson comes over and helps now he likes my breakfast and cornbread. we are making headway
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    06-13-2018, 10:51 AM
    bob208 replied to a thread Disturbing... in Our Town
    we had the same thing at our club. the would post their targets on the up rights of the target stands. then there is the trash paint cans bottles and plastic jugs. many times I have come home with a load of junk I picked up.
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    06-13-2018, 10:33 AM
    we have a old farm house the shakes find their way in they go up through the walls to the attic. some tines they come into the living area. the cats think they are play things.
    12 replies | 574 view(s)
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    06-13-2018, 10:14 AM
    bob208 replied to a thread 1 handed conceal carry in Our Town
    first round I reloaded was .38 spl. tell your wife to keep using the arm as much as possible don't baby it. in 1980 I shattered both arms pins plates and screws. with in a year I was shooting again shot expert with a pistol also shot...
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    06-13-2018, 09:52 AM
    bob208 replied to a thread I love the country in Our Town
    if I had to live in a town or city I would not last long till I had it out with a busy body. if I can not wiz off the back porch then the houses are too close.
    20 replies | 581 view(s)
  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    06-13-2018, 08:16 AM
    I guess if chev was willing to fix my truck with its 10 years old id say they had a good warrantee too even if it weren't in writing.
    25 replies | 988 view(s)
  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    06-13-2018, 08:09 AM
    does dougguy have a web site or does someone have contact info. Ive got a 9mm m&p that could stand to be throated a bit too.
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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    06-13-2018, 08:06 AM
    star all the way. Use one once and you wont need an explanation.
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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    06-13-2018, 08:02 AM
    just take it easy on it. Do big jobs at a slower pace. Run it hard with its short duty cycle and it might not hold up. But for welding little jobs like your mower deck it should be just fine. I had a 125 amp Lincoln 110vt welder. I did have problems...
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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    06-12-2018, 02:24 PM
    Ill refrain in the future from trying to chemicaly break down gas and paint to get lead to cast bullets:kidding:
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  • bob208's Avatar
    06-11-2018, 09:53 AM
    I have a lot of them stock piled it is real simple. nickel plated cases are the hot loads brass are standard .38 spl. loads.
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  • bob208's Avatar
    06-11-2018, 09:40 AM
    I never saw one with a polished frame. I bought one new in 66 still have it with the box and spare .22 mag. cylinder screwdriver and card.
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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    06-10-2018, 07:26 AM
    ill try anything. im flexsealable
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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    06-10-2018, 07:15 AM
    sutherpride59 hit it on the head. Brass holds heat so mold temps tend to not go up and down as much while casting and its MUCH more durable then aluminum. Personaly my favorite molds hands down are quality steel molds like ballistic cast and H&G but...
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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    06-10-2018, 07:12 AM
    I don't doubt lead vapors from fuels ect can be abosorbed but I would have to guess if you buried a couple one lb ingots in your garden it would take many years for it to break down (if ever) to the point that plants absorbed it.
    34 replies | 913 view(s)
  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    06-10-2018, 06:41 AM
    Lloyd Smale replied to a thread Primers???? in Our Town
    federal are my first choice for dependablility (easy to set off even with guns that have action work) and they've in most cases been the best for accuracy too. Winchester would come in second with cci a close third. Rem takes up the back. Might not...
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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    06-10-2018, 06:35 AM
    already repercusions. Went to the gun shop yesterday that's 50 miles away that run my what I call the ninja brothers. I was in there two week ago looking at guns and yesterday the price on all three guns that I was interested in was up 10-20 bucks....
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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    06-10-2018, 06:30 AM
    like me a blt. I eat mostly wheat bread but a blt has to be on white.
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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    06-10-2018, 06:28 AM
    Lloyd Smale replied to a thread ATV or UTV? in Our Town
    yup I caved the side of my truck in one night bow hunting. Came home and told the wife I was either getting a razor or a jeep. Next day went and bought a new o9 razor for 14k with the add ons. Two weeks later bought a 2000 jeep wrangler for 8k. Had...
    20 replies | 447 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
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