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  • fatelvis's Avatar
    12-04-2019, 11:52 AM
    Iíve read somewhere that now, because of different formulation of Bullseye, you should use 3.0 grains. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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  • DougGuy's Avatar
    12-04-2019, 08:56 AM
    DougGuy replied to a thread Magazine chain fire test in Leverguns
    Had your primer detonated, without the flash hole drilled out pretty big specifically for a test like this, it could have exited the primer pocket in any random upward direction at a high velocity. Enough to shatter a pair of glasses, enough to...
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    12-01-2019, 09:14 PM
    Gray and rainy all day in central North Carolina, but not too awfully cold. 50s and 60s.. Cold front coming soon. We don't get much snow here and we're not about to complain about that either.. It usually doesn't get really cold here until mid...
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    11-30-2019, 01:09 PM
    Maybe I am overthinking this too much, but: For years I have been hearing that HBWC boolits have been used with tremendously accurate results. To me, it is hard to understand how a bullet that doesn’t start out in a properly fitted throat, which I...
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  • DougGuy's Avatar
    11-28-2019, 03:10 PM
    hc18flyer, not steering or hijacking your thread, just adding my first 45 Colt deer to it if that's alright... My first ever 45 Colt deer was quite the surprise.. It was my birthday, I had scouted a tree that looked like it was the center of a...
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    11-26-2019, 07:35 AM
    Thanks JB, 1931 thread count now in Cookin' Recipe's!!
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    11-25-2019, 08:44 PM
    2 pages here too, FF 70.0.1 on linux. 2 pages on Chrome as well.
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    11-25-2019, 08:43 PM
    2 pages here too, FF 70.0.1 on linux.
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    11-24-2019, 09:53 AM
    Very nice!! Good shooting and we know what's gonna be on the table for Thanksgiving!
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    11-22-2019, 06:19 PM
    The LBT WFN and LBT WFNGC are your best choices. No need for expansion or HPs, they make excellent wound channels and pass throughs. Have you tried Montana Bullet Works for these? I second the softer alloy and Veral's soft blue lube from...
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  • Ring3's Avatar
    11-21-2019, 10:23 AM
    I’ll likely get one when available. Looks and sounds like a great machine. Will be nice to see some videos and read some reviews.
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  • Ring3's Avatar
    11-21-2019, 09:25 AM
    I’m 53. Have been a “scrapper” since I can remember. Copper, aluminum, steel, mercury, etc..., and of course lead. Been a source of extra income in good and bad times through the years. Until recently I had only casted fishing sinkers and round...
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  • randyrat's Avatar
    11-21-2019, 07:52 AM
    Shooting 45ACP a lot, I don't have time nor the patients to tumble brass. Using Citric Acid and a bit of Dawn soap in hot water, rinse real good and then lay the Brass out to dry thoroughly works great and saves me time. I process about 500-1000...
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  • Virginia John's Avatar
    11-19-2019, 12:38 PM
    I have one, send me a PM and I will provide pictures.
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  • DougGuy's Avatar
    11-19-2019, 08:10 AM
    The most useful handgun cartridge is the one that SAVES MY GRITS WHEN NEEDED!! The rest are just taking up space!
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  • DougGuy's Avatar
    11-19-2019, 07:33 AM
    I have magpul 30s and lancer 20s for 300 AAC mostly what I use are the Remington 220 subs and they all work. I don't use anything except store bought ammo in a rifle that stays at the ready for home defense.
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    11-18-2019, 10:11 PM
    I tried growing music garlic in raised beds a few years, garlic NEEDS very fertile soil, the more organic material you put in the soil, mulch, compost, manure, the more it likes it. The final year I thought would be the most successful, I had great...
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    11-18-2019, 06:34 PM
    I too have one of the three digit prefix New Vaquero models. Ruger chambered these in 45 ACP, and they are safely rated to 45 ACP+P 23,000psi, which means the 45 Colt cylinder is also safe to this level due to the same thickness cylinder walls in...
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    11-18-2019, 01:03 PM
    I'd give this a shot!! Pun intended :bigsmyl2: Let me add to this.. I have some black garlic, it is fermented garlic, it is DELICIOUS!! It is soft and not unlike licorice, it's almost candy like but garlic flavored. It makes AWESOME gravy,...
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  • DougGuy's Avatar
    11-15-2019, 11:53 PM
    I never clean the bore and then hunt. If I have to or need to clean the bore, I shoot it at least one fouling shot. Mine will hit a guitar pick first shot cold barrel at 200yds so I know better than mess with that.
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    11-13-2019, 11:36 PM
    I guess I am corrected. I always thought the early specs were cup.
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    11-13-2019, 10:06 PM
    Larry I didn't take your post as disagreeing, I took it as you posting first hand knowledge gained by your own pressure testing. Good stuff too! I was kinda surprised at the differences in pressures in your testing compared to the (assumed)...
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  • Pepe Ray's Avatar
    11-13-2019, 07:45 PM
    I think this is still available, so I'LL TAKE - - 55. Lyman 313492 .314 85gr. BNWC 2-cav $50 P.M. follows. Pepe Ray
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  • DougGuy's Avatar
    11-13-2019, 04:48 PM
    454? Do you mean 454423? Alliant lists 250gr Speer LSWC @ 1.6" CCI 300 primer over 9.5gr Unique at 941fps. They do not give pressure readings but these loads are considered safe in a smokeless powder Colt single action, Italian clones, and...
    23 replies | 1376 view(s)
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Shooter, hunter, avid reloader, ex gunsmith, cancer survivor enjoying the pre-retirement years. Have a tight cylinder? I will ream cylinders so you can shoot cast all day without issues!
just above Raleigh North Carolina


Got a .22 .30 .32 .357 .38 .40 .41 .44 .45 .480 or .500 S&W cylinder that needs throat reaming? 9mm, 10mm/40S&W, 45 ACP pistol barrel that won't "plunk" your handloads? Shoot me a PM! Also on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Cylinderhone-756429174391912/


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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