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  • runfiverun's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:15 PM
    it does. but it takes more effort to full length size cases than using a rock chuck type press. I use mine for seating and neck sizing only.
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  • runfiverun's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:09 PM
    I'd separate the brass by brand and see if a trend pops up. if it's totally random I would try another brand of primer. if after all that I would look at the pistol itself.
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  • runfiverun's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:27 PM
    he meant Sb and just missed it.
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    Yesterday, 03:23 PM
    citrus cleaner would probably work. I generally get mine hot. then hit them with a citrus de-greaser, fill the cavity's with it, wipe it all down with a rag, then blast it with some brake cleaner real quick. then give it some run time to make...
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    Yesterday, 03:16 PM
    stuff and things got cleaned out a little while back.
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    Yesterday, 01:34 PM
    runfiverun replied to a thread XRF Interpretation in Cast Boolits
    the XRF would show that as a high calcium content.
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    Yesterday, 01:30 PM
    definitely work with the 38 first. just dump them on a towel and don't admire your work until you have at least 30 cycles through the mold. focus on the basics of casting... mainly maintaining a constant mold temperature, filling the mold, and...
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    Yesterday, 01:22 PM
    runfiverun replied to a thread Ben Avery in Our Town
    I thought Ben Avery was a shot gun range. at least that is the only way I have seen it referred to.
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    Yesterday, 01:20 PM
    they call it FREE time for a reason.
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    09-22-2017, 09:37 PM
    3 lbs of antimony.
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    09-22-2017, 09:32 PM
    runfiverun replied to a thread XRF Interpretation in Cast Boolits
    it will give you the percentages of what is in the block. make sure they shoot a clean spot. the machine should read out something like 98% Pb 1.0% Sb .5% Sn .3% Cu some iron probably, maybe some calcium, and maybe even a little Zinc. it won't...
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    09-22-2017, 12:26 PM
    dang I wish I'd have known it was Maxim powder. of course then I woulda been the guy that was out 4500$ too. I kind of figured it was repackaged 'generic' titegroup at the time.
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    09-22-2017, 12:11 PM
    I'd work with the 4227. I am thinking you can get close to 8grs with the carbine length tube.
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    09-22-2017, 12:06 PM
    I'm not tryin to run him off Dick. :lol: he can park next to the guy's from Oregon and Cal. at the top of Georgetown canyon if he want's to. the guy's from Oregon just look like child molesters, they are kind of tolerable after you see them 2-3...
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    09-21-2017, 11:01 PM
    the 550 shell holders/plates are the same as the 450's. on the old push-pull 450 powder measure there is a screw you turn on the back of the housing away from the black knob. in=more, out=less weight. you can buy the parts and upgrade the...
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    09-21-2017, 02:04 PM
    .003 is a mile when your squeezing lead. try core seating into a jacket with .003 clearance. you won't need the ejector. but you'll have nicks in the jacket from pulling it off the stem.
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    09-21-2017, 01:09 AM
    runfiverun replied to a thread Need pistol smith in Our Town
    I bet one of your local SASS shooters does.
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    09-21-2017, 01:06 AM
    I don't know if I could take another record snowfall year. :lol: just be aware of the weather, it's not what your used to and can change pretty quickly. our night time temps are in the mid 20's right now. it will probably warm up some in a week...
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    09-19-2017, 10:14 PM
    less amounts of a faster powder. or more of a too slow powder. I'm assuming this is an AR so never mind the too little of a too fast powder, and focus on slowing the powder down. 4227 at 10 grs would be right about below the speed of sound.
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    09-19-2017, 10:07 PM
    be aware it has been snowing up here already. I know that word is foreign to most people below the I-70 corridor. but I have had almost an inch on the ground today down here in the valley, it stuck pretty well up higher and was there still when...
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    09-19-2017, 09:52 PM
    runfiverun replied to a thread I want SHINY brass in Our Town
    wet tumbling followed by a polish in a dry tumbler. it's like washing and waxing the old Buick.
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    09-19-2017, 09:48 PM
    learn to shoot/control the moving gun. you start pulling the trigger before it gets to the point of impact you want. but you approach the dot from the same direction each time. in other words work with the shake by having the muscles contracting...
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    09-19-2017, 01:21 AM
    runfiverun replied to a thread Hulls in Casting for Shotguns
    there are no 3" gold medal hulls. the old purple gold medal hulls of old are gone and are being replaced with a steel Base white colored hull of similar volume. the ones you get in the value packs for like 20$ at wal-mart are purple 8 point crimp...
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    09-18-2017, 08:30 PM
    it's doable in most places out here. most are draws to get tags and you have to be careful of some units. they like to sell 650 tags in areas that are totally weather dependent and have safe pathways through private property. you can squeeze in...
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    09-18-2017, 08:22 PM
    out here if it's a bordering state you can. if the state your in and your state both allow it.
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    09-17-2017, 11:41 PM
    those are oxide inclusions. you reduce oxides with fire or an oxygen free barrier on the surface of the alloy. you most likely won't get it all back in and will remove some. but you can turn the heat down to help keep it from forming. and not...
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    09-17-2017, 11:25 PM
    initially I thought OOB too. but the bolt head has to rotate and come back into place for the firing pin to reach the primer. that plus the brass around the mouth of the chamber. the AR is pulling the case out of the chamber while the case is...
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    09-17-2017, 10:59 PM
    mine seems to like the 314 also but it dotes on H-322 with a filler of dryer lint. I usually shoot 7 shot groups though. they all like the 175gr swaged bullet made from 5.7 cases on top of 35.6 grs of 4895 but I gots no scope so I keep 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
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