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    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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    06-18-2018, 05:14 PM
    A cleaning jag and a damp patch works well. Windshield washer fluid is cheap, and evaporates quickly. Run one down each tube between each stage.
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    06-17-2018, 07:15 PM
    Made it to the range today. Shot some 405gr. flat base, 405 hollow base & 405 hollow base with wads. Starline brass annealed, 70gr./weight, FFg Old "E" drop tubed and compressed .060 gasket material wad. All out of Pedersoli 45-70 34" bbl. Flat...
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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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    06-03-2018, 08:19 AM
    Beats me...Why it was closed. Hopefully some one chimes in with an explination?
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    06-02-2018, 01:41 PM
    Finished loading. All slugs are 20:1 alloy, all are lubed with SPG all sized to .457 all have the same veggie wad except for the ones that aren't wadded. All will be using Remington primers and FFG Old Eynsford powder at 70 gr/weight. All have been...
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    06-02-2018, 11:05 AM
    I will be loading up 10 with a wad, 10 with out a wad and a 405 flatbase with the same everything else and see what happens. If it isn't raining tomorrow, nor too windy. Knarley
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    05-30-2018, 10:49 PM
    Give me a shout when you get back. One of the ranges I belong to is in Kimball.
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    05-30-2018, 08:29 PM
    Is there some reading material one could get to "educate" them selves with so one can make a reasonably good choice? A book or some thing?
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    05-30-2018, 08:02 PM
    I would have no idea how one would check geometric axis. I'm going to have to look it up to really know what it is, really. I am just scratching the surface of this type of shooting, and dropping $200.00 on a mould that "the gun doesn't like" is...
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    05-30-2018, 06:21 PM
    Knarley Yeah its been interesting eh .. so to stir the pot heres another question What makes a Shilo sharps so superior to a Pedersoli that guys will pay three times the price and wait two years for delivery ? I bet if those Shilo rifles were...
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    05-30-2018, 06:09 PM
    My money is on my JEEP
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    05-29-2018, 11:38 PM
    Did so about ten years ago, haven't gotten around to putting up an antenna yet. TV is one of the biggest wastes of time and money known to man. Ditching the satellite dish only solves half the problem, IMHO.
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    05-29-2018, 11:34 PM
    TXGunNut replied to a thread Fedex failed claim in Our Town
    If you haven't already request a tracking number and go to the FedEx site for details. You may be able to get helpful details from the delivery notes. Be persistent, sometimes it pays off.
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    05-29-2018, 11:26 PM
    Quite good but easy to overcook. A bigger snake makes better eating because smaller portions will be overcooked before the crust browns. I don't much care for rat snakes but have a little one (less than 3') under the back porch. I had a big...
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    05-29-2018, 06:19 PM
    We had a very informative talk about bullet shape. I know some don't have much time for "off the self" moulds. My question is what makes the "Custom" moulds so superior to the off the shelf ones? KB
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    05-28-2018, 08:15 PM
    About ten years ago I was working for a company that had a car "damaged" by transformer oil. You'd think it was a highly toxic substance from all the haz-mat activity. I guess some towns would send out a haz-mat crew if someone saw me take a whiz...
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    05-28-2018, 07:49 PM
    My library reflects my interests in reloading and old Winchesters. I also have several MV books and the requisite book by Uncle Elmer. Seems more and more of the books I like are out of print. Doesn't make them too hard to find, just expensive....
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    05-28-2018, 07:04 PM
    Thanks, Mary. I was able to find the location of the grave of a childhood friend with this site. I'd long thought it was unmarked in a local cemetery.
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    05-28-2018, 07:00 PM
    One Angel Flight plane is based near here, suspect there are others. I see it from time to time, they do touch & go's at a nearby airport. Very moving video.
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    05-28-2018, 06:38 PM
    TXGunNut replied to a thread patio chairs in Our Town
    Never had one last that long. If our Texas sun doesn't do them in my bulky bod will.
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    05-28-2018, 06:35 PM
    TXGunNut replied to a thread Sitting in the woods... in Our Town
    Sounds like a great day, LL. Sitting in the woods for awhile is one of my "Reset" buttons. I feel better just reading your posts! Funny that the coyote let you move around that much. Never seen one that curious, suspect you're right about the lack...
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I was a NRA High Power rifle competitor for 20+ years with the service rifle also Long Range. I am widowed and Have Multiple Schlrocis. Im just getting into Black Powder Cartridges and cast rifle bullets now. Also have shot alot of handguns Ipsic and Bowling pins with cast bullets.
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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
GC Gas Check