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    04-05-2020, 07:53 AM
    jonp replied to a thread Cast in M&P 40 sheild? in Cast Boolits
    Lee mold in mine. I had no luck with Power Pistol, I think it's too hot. Much better luck with Titegroup.
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    04-04-2020, 11:52 AM
    jonp replied to a thread Welding And Amperage Needed in Our Town
    :???: Yeah, want to make something of it? [smilie=1: I typed that wrong, haha.. Wife's Dad.
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    04-04-2020, 11:22 AM
    jonp replied to a thread Welding And Amperage Needed in Our Town
    I was instructed by the electrician on putting in the transfer switch. Before I get it done I'll most likely have an electrician (wife's dad is a commercial/industrial electrician) make sure it's being done right. That's in the future anyways. ...
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    04-04-2020, 08:53 AM
    I don't. My concern is that I use walnut media in a tumbler and I don't want a piece to get stuck in the primer.
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    04-04-2020, 08:51 AM
    jonp replied to a thread Grass lion took a Robin. in Our Town
    Wolves also do this. In fact, all Canid's will do this. Foxes, Coyote's, Wolves, Dogs etc.
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    04-04-2020, 08:48 AM
    The recent thread I posted for welding has me once again thinking of running power to the garage for a DC outlet. A few years ago I had an electrician put a 200 Amp box on the house with a 100 Amp sub-box in the house. This leaves 100Amps outside....
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    04-02-2020, 04:49 PM
    I agree, get what you want not what you think will be ok. You will be much happier. When I was buying my first bike I thought a Vulcan would work. Went to get it and saw a Softtail Custom which went home with me. Never regretted it and I still...
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    04-02-2020, 04:42 PM
    NC is shotgun only although it doesnt say you can't use a bow. I watched a Tom and 3 hens behind the house a few days ago and was thinking that $1200 check our government is sending would buy a Benelli Super 90 Montefeltro.
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    04-02-2020, 04:37 PM
    jonp replied to a thread The Reloading Podcast in Cast Boolits
    Ok, listened to a few. Not much specific stuff but maybe I caught a few odd ones. "COWW is the same as Lyman #2 and thats all you ever need" was a strange one. Not bad but sounded more like a couple of guys talking reloading at a bbq.
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    04-02-2020, 04:28 PM
    I've got a copy of "Shooting the .43 Spanish Rolling Block" by Croft Barker. If you would like to read it shoot me a pm and i'll send it along
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    04-01-2020, 07:25 PM
    jonp replied to a thread In need of 243 brass in Helping Hands
    :???: maybe he doesn't have the 7mm-08 die. IDK, I've not tried to size down 308's that much to try in one shot but i think it would be a chore for sure. But, since you bring it up now I remember why there is an 8mm Mauser set of dies on the...
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    04-01-2020, 07:23 PM
    jonp started a thread Salt X MX-237 in Our Town
    https://www.saltx.com/saltx_prod_biooil.htm Anyone use this?
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    04-01-2020, 06:34 PM
    jonp replied to a thread In need of 243 brass in Helping Hands
    How many do you need?
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    03-31-2020, 04:48 PM
    jonp replied to a thread The Reloading Podcast in Cast Boolits
    I have not heard this podcast but spend many hours a week in a truck. If you give me the name of the podcast I'll load it up and listen. I listen to a couple of firearms podcasts that are quite good but none that are reloading in nature Edit:...
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    03-31-2020, 03:44 PM
    That's quite a good link you put up and very interesting. I'm curious as to why so few 10mm as I understand many are going to it for the power but also the round count. More is always better in my book. I'm also surprised by the few 45LC...
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    03-31-2020, 03:41 PM
    jonp replied to a thread Apology in Our Town
    Stuff happens. The filter is pretty good at catching it but sometimes doesn't. Learn and let it go.
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    03-31-2020, 03:40 PM
    jonp replied to a thread Pine-Sol help in Our Town
    Would Lestoil work the same as Pine Sol? Never used either to clean brass. Powdered Citric Acid I got in the canning section and Dawn.
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    03-31-2020, 04:09 AM
    jonp replied to a thread Spray lube/rust preventive in Our Town
    Post #17 :Fire: No worries on not specifying guns or whatnot. Lot's of questions asked about lots of stuff. I just got some good welding advice. challenge me with your own OUTSIDE test. Don't have to. Many online video's on this that are...
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    03-30-2020, 07:14 PM
    jonp replied to a thread Electrician advice needed in Our Town
    15 amps = 14/2 20 amps = 12/2 30 amps = 10/2 When in doubt use the next bigger wire. Match the wire size to the circuit breaker. You can use 12/2 wire with a 15 amp breaker but never 14/2 with a 20 amp breaker. If your running that far with...
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Grew up in rural VT on the Quebec border hunting, fishing and trapping. Worked on a dairy farm, cut pulp etc. Paratrooper and was in on the Grenada vacation, Degree in Wildlife Biology with minors in Behavior and Organic Chemistry. Staff Biologist in an environmental company, helped write one of the 10yr Mgt Plans for The Grand Canyon, cruised timber then started driving a truck. 3.5 million safe miles and counting. Been to all lower 48 and most of Canada. Traveled all over the world from very bad places to good but The USA is the best place on this world
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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