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    Today, 07:11 PM
    rfd replied to a thread Nef .223 in Single Shot Guns
    make it a killer .38-55!
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    Today, 07:00 PM
    what brand and model primer? what powder?
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    Today, 06:44 PM
    be good to hear how the added small spring works for ya, MSM. with the .223/31# spring and my varget/sierra 60 tmk/rem 6-1/2 hand loads i went 55 straight rounds in a row with no misfires. in a few hours i'll see how the 357/31# spring works with...
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    Today, 07:42 AM
    rfd replied to a thread Gato Feo #1 in Boolit Lube !
    a minimum grasslands order of mutton tallow is $89.44/shipped for 14lbs. i'm on my last pound of DGW mutton tallow and if they don't offer it again i plan on getting the grasslands order come this winter, keep half, resell t'other half.
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    Yesterday, 08:48 PM
    TOTW, 12 fuller flints for $20 + shipping. haven't found better yet for mail order. specify "fine" or flat top flints, too.
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    Yesterday, 05:16 PM
    rfd replied to a thread Gato Feo #1 in Boolit Lube !
    yep, good ol' ugly cat home brew. hard to beat. in fact, ain't been beat yet at least for me. :)
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    Yesterday, 05:15 PM
    dunno and don't care. i ain't messin' with what quite well works for me for over a decade for bpcr rifle greasers to handguns to muzzleloader patches. since going bpcr PPB, and hi-tek for pistols, i only use GF#1 for muzzleloader patching. "The...
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    Yesterday, 08:32 AM
    agreed. but i do believe that .22rf bpcr/tr events are still action specific and if one already has a .45 or .40 bpcr rifle one will prolly find a crosno or shaver liner to be more accurate than their eyes and trigger finger.
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    Yesterday, 07:26 AM
    rfd started a thread Gato Feo #1 in Boolit Lube !
    GATO FEO LUBE ******************* by weight, double boiler melted ... 1 part mutton tallow (dixie gun works - soon to be reoffered in 2019) 1 part paraffin canning wax (gulf) 1/2 part filtered PURE beeswax "but isn't paraffin canning wax...
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    Yesterday, 06:59 AM
    that's a ridiculous amount of money for a .22 rimfire, but that's just my warped thinking i guess. i've used crossno and lee shaver liners - THEY is the way to go ... 'course, ya need a proper .45 or .40 rifle for starters. :)
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    Yesterday, 06:49 AM
    Everything you want/need/whatever to know about Gato Feo #1 Bullet Lube Gato Feo (aka "ugly cat") is a home made lube for all manner of bullets and patching. i use it as a lube for cloth patch strips for muzzleloaders and as a dip or pan lube...
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    11-17-2018, 08:16 PM
    GATO FEO LUBE ******************* by weight, double boiler melted ... 1 part mutton tallow (dixie gun works) 1 part paraffin canning wax (gulf) 1/2 part filtered beeswax "but wait! isn't paraffin canning wax a dreaded petroleum product?"
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    11-17-2018, 08:08 PM
    i like 3/16" and used that thickness in plywood scraps to make the frame. the "grease" is gato feo #1 lube (beeswax, mutton tallow, paraffin canning wax).
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    11-17-2018, 07:05 AM
    new cheaper source for henry h015 fix'em springs (thanx to quicktdoo @ graybeard) - $22.29/shipped for ten ..... https://www.ebay.com/i/273445557456?chn=ps
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    11-17-2018, 06:59 AM
    all springs have been sold
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    11-16-2018, 07:58 PM
    SOLD to webradbury!
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    11-16-2018, 02:41 PM
    Like new in box, never used. $65 shipped in the USA.
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    11-16-2018, 11:17 AM
    rusty - call henry and have them pick it up and fix or replace it. there's no excuse why you need to accept a production line lemon.
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    11-16-2018, 09:44 AM
    rfd replied to a thread Henry H015-357 in Single Shot Guns
    EVERYTHING you need to know about the Henry H015 single shot trigger/hammer ............. MAJOR kudos to CB member megasupermagnum for his finding/testing the proper Henry H015 single shot gun spring. The Henry H015 single shot rifle is a high...
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    11-16-2018, 09:39 AM
    cookies are built on the fly, into a loaded case. drop fill the powder compress with a wad (the cookie bottom), use the case to grab the grease, add the top wad and press in, add the PPB.
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    11-16-2018, 07:16 AM
    this is how i made up consistently "perfect" grease cookies ...
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    11-15-2018, 10:31 PM
    rfd replied to a thread Henry H015-357 in Single Shot Guns
    my outdoor season is over, got about a half foot of ice and snow today, that's it 'til the coming spring for the most part. will take her to the indoor range dance come monday and see what she'll do at 25yards during the barrel break-in with my...
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    11-15-2018, 06:08 PM
    You'll get no argument from me about having a Henry single shot able to swap out barrels. However, even without that bbl swap ability these guns at their street price point of under $400 are great values providing the obligatory trigger/hammer...
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    11-15-2018, 04:48 PM
    rfd replied to a thread Henry H015-357 in Single Shot Guns
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    11-15-2018, 01:49 PM
    rfd started a thread Henry H015-357 in Single Shot Guns
    just picked this one up from my FFL. beautiful wood, but that's form over function, but how's the trigger and hammer pull and feel? UH OH!!!! no surprises here ...
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    11-14-2018, 06:14 PM
    the problem with jersey are its liberal progressive left wing politicians, particularly the new governor who has his eyes on the white house. if you can, before heading to the range with the newly installed 31# spring, pop a few primed cases...
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    11-14-2018, 11:00 AM
    The HenryUSA reply to my email that was sent to Anthony Imperato where I asked for an understanding why the H015-xxxx single shot rifles had such heavy trigger and hammer pulls. "Thank you for owning a Henry. We appreciate your feedback and...
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    11-14-2018, 07:11 AM
    and hopefully, over shooting time, it'll smooth out the pull a tad lighter for ya. either that, or perhaps work on polishing the sear. i sent yet another email in to anthony about henryUSA shooting themselves in the foot by having a really good...
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    11-13-2018, 08:34 PM
    i'd already seen that video, and at 7:14 the henry GM sez that "many of the parts that are assembled in the NJ plant are actually produced here in wisconsin prior to being shipped to NJ" ... he goes on to show golden boy parts that are being...
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    11-13-2018, 05:52 PM
    rfd replied to a thread Nef .223 in Single Shot Guns
    WOW! now that's a FAT bbl for a .223!
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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
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