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    Today, 04:43 AM
    Hogtamer replied to a thread Brain tumor in Our Chapel
    I am praying for you this morning Ken and will be throughout the day.
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    Yesterday, 10:56 AM
    Ed, to sort of get back to original topic for a post, so e of us would really like to have access to the 12 ga sabots that you had made a couple of years ago. Those showed great promise for anyone with a rifled 12 ga. Uncle Dino can custom make a...
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    Yesterday, 07:59 AM
    I've had no problem taking to local PO, box in a box, wrapped and ORM-D symbol drawn on package that indicates ground shipment only.
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    04-24-2017, 10:04 PM
    Sears model 200 (winchester model 1200) 20 ga pump, 3" w/28" mod barrel, great condition circa 1964. tee hee...back to the future, no dove is safe! oh yeah, $200
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    04-23-2017, 07:07 PM
    Hogtamer replied to a thread Trial in Our Chapel
    Praying Charlie.
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    04-22-2017, 02:35 PM
    Hogtamer replied to a thread Brain tumor in Our Chapel
    Your faith is precious and encouraging to us all, especially our Father. What a privilege to pray for brothers and sisters in Christ!
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    04-20-2017, 06:26 PM
    I would have thought they would have 'silver dollared' against a hard target and not as effective as the solid/plastic base. Outuncledinostanding accuracy though. Heck, go ahead to 150 and give us some stats.
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    04-20-2017, 06:16 PM
    Better get wheels! I take a shooting stick to the woods but that will be a bench or blind gun at that weight.
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    04-20-2017, 05:42 PM
    Well Brent I been quarterbackin for better than 50 years in these parts, was here way 'fore the coyotes moved in. Sorta familiar with data too, gotta nice Ivy League of the South education from Furman University and was a stockbroker for 25 years,...
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    04-19-2017, 03:23 PM
    In central Georgia we have lost virtually all the bob white quail population, most of the rabbits; are witnessing a dramatic decline in turkey population and a noticeable decrease in deer in rural areas. Our willfully ignorant (or deceitful, take...
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    04-15-2017, 05:48 AM
    Hogtamer replied to a thread Sausage question in Cookin' Recipe's
    Sage is best when used in fresh sausage, that is pork that is uncured. Nitrate that is added to meat melds better with other seasonings. Yes the southern palate grew up on fresh sausage seasoned with sage, pepper and salt which is a different...
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    04-13-2017, 10:49 PM
    Hogtamer replied to a thread Our Lauren in Our Chapel
    Cling to our Father and your wife. Cherish Good Friday in the assurance tha He knows what it mean to lose a Son, that he has the peace you both need.
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    04-10-2017, 08:27 PM
    best i can recommend is the lyman 525 slug for loading in a shotcup. The mold is iron and slug would weigh about 3/4 oz in zinc. hmmmmm..... gimme a couple of weeks and i might can give you a report on that.
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    04-10-2017, 04:35 PM
    No good for smoothbore. For balls I believe the .678 is the best fit in a wadcup (Longbow can tell you) but that would only weigh about 5/8 oz in zinc so prolly too light. gotta have iron mold too.
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    04-10-2017, 05:21 AM
    This may be helpful. In the end it works and well. Lots of trial and error herein. http://castboolits.gunloads.com/showthread.php?277201-The-ZLUG-Thread
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    04-09-2017, 06:07 AM
    You might find this thread helpful. http://castboolits.gunloads.com/showthread.php?309584-Bought-a-savage-a22-today
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    04-09-2017, 06:07 AM
    Just updating this thread... I truly love the .22 Wmr, has proved itself to me over 45 yrs as an accurate and effective small/medium game cartridge. My frustration with this A22 was magnified because of this. However, I finally got this little...
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    04-08-2017, 07:43 PM
    You can weight the cavity in the stock with foam and lead... put a tube of some sort over the nut that holds the stock on and pack around that. it helps. Love the Wingmasters! BTW, got some Hubel sabots on paper @ 200 yds using a 575 minie (you...
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    04-07-2017, 08:12 PM
    BB, don't shoot this direction! Those Ohio turkeys must wear kevlar! :D
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    04-06-2017, 06:56 PM
    I still work part time and have made over the pitiful small limit ($15 K and change) our govy allows us to make without reducing SS "benefits" as our govy calls our money taken involuntarily from our pay for 45 years, plus an equal amount extracted...
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    04-05-2017, 05:54 AM
    Excellent, excellent article. Thank you Mr. Gates! What I eventually came to developing the "perfect" buckshot load incorporates everything he posits in creating a good buckshot load. He recommends the slow bulky powder and I found that Alliant...
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    04-04-2017, 06:40 PM
    Awesome airplanes!
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    04-02-2017, 10:18 PM
    Not to be discouraging and you won't be since you are a "shotgunner at heart," just that the big .73 cal slugs @ about 770 grn are punishing on the shooter end. I shoot a USH too and an 870 weighted heavy in the stock, both with nikon slughunter...
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    04-01-2017, 09:30 PM
    Surely a BB gun, then as was my story, got 2 "first" guns at once... a savage mod 24 .22/410! At about age 35 rewarded myself with a .30/.30/ 20 guage.
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BP Bronze Point IMR Improved Military Rifle PTD Pointed
BR Bench Rest M Magnum RN Round Nose
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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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