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    Yesterday, 12:25 AM
    Back in the 70's and 80's during the early days of working as a mechanic in dealerships we used Alox as the undercoating for cars so you can always use it for a rust coating, thin it enough to brush on or spray. Could also use it as a coating for...
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    12-29-2017, 03:30 AM
    Here's a few from Amazon, four channel with the probes, read all four at once, around $30-$34 shipped with Prime. They all look the same with different brand names, probably made at the same Chinese manufacturer. Might order one and do comparison...
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    12-28-2017, 09:30 PM
    I've seen you repeat the temp of the alloy is the key, got me thinking. I worked as a professional auto tech for 25 years, I have a Fluke multimeter I used for many different uses, one of the functions was the ability to test temperatures with the...
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    12-28-2017, 08:48 PM
    Dam, what did we do before the internet and google? Remember those days when the local library was your best way to research stuff and hope like hell you found a book with info after an afternoon of searching? Here's what I found with a few clicks...
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    12-28-2017, 08:40 PM
    I'm no expert but it sure looks like pewter, look it over, and over well, everywhere! Look's to lavish not to be marked, I've had engraved pieces with very small "pewter" hand engraved right into one of the scenes. On one I wouldn't have found it...
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    12-23-2017, 02:36 AM
    Are you saying your applying a coat, then taking them outside in the cold weather to dry, then back inside and warming them on the oven before baking? Couldn't chilling them like that then warming the alloy create moisture on the alloy and under the...
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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