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  • gbrown's Avatar
    Today, 01:42 AM
    PM Green Frog, he's very knowlegdable about the 310 tools and such.
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  • gbrown's Avatar
    Today, 01:29 AM
    +1 on that, for sure. Some people... What's that old saying? "Charity begins at ...?" CRS got me again.
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  • Murphy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:06 PM
    I've watched as the prices have climbed for reloading components. I sometimes sit and wonder, $350 dollars for 1K of primers? Bricks being broken in 500 lots because some can't afford to go that high, but they can go as high as $200. And yes, I've...
    30 replies | 1336 view(s)
  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:00 PM
    Hard to get that much misinformation in that little of space. The original case design limited its usage in other firearms. It has NOTHING to do with the military designation. That is 100% BS. The military adoption ensures widespread civilian...
    23 replies | 391 view(s)
  • HATCH's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:33 PM
    Responded back Yes you can run two master casters with one panel but they are clones. Meaning the amount of lead poured on one is the same on the other as well as the timing. You series the limit switches and parallel the output for ever...
    21 replies | 11655 view(s)
  • kywoodwrkr's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:00 PM
    Counter balance and holder for powder measure. Aren't all presses set up this way?:mrgreen: Actually might alleviate pain or aid muscles from various maladies. Tendonitis, arthritis, polio and the list can go on. Some reloaders will overcome any...
    7 replies | 201 view(s)
  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:11 PM
    Early cartridges were very expensive and black market 50/70 and 45/70 was a big problem. The firearm manufactured chambered civilian firearms in these cartridges as soon as they got samples. In the case of the 45 Colt it's original design was...
    23 replies | 391 view(s)
  • Maven's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:40 PM
    Ah, the "soup can"! It shoots well out of metric and standard bores.
    7 replies | 188 view(s)
  • robertbank's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:26 PM
    Only if you employment has you situated in Bear country and your company applies for a permit for you OR you get a Free Miners License available to BC residents. You then can pass a very easy shooting test and apply. The permit I believe costs...
    22 replies | 810 view(s)
  • swheeler's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:43 PM
    I would like to take full credit for this discovery but it is actually the work of a fellow shooter off of Accuate Forum from 2009 I believe, he had already experienced the Hornady "problem" think it was actually Sierra bullets he had the spring...
    44 replies | 1215 view(s)
  • gon2shoot's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:23 PM
    I use the RCBS 30-180 fn, works just fine.
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  • swheeler's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:24 PM
    I do have some .277 Hot Core bullets in 100, 150 and 170 gr, and some Hornady in 130 gr. Sizers in .271 and .266.
    44 replies | 1215 view(s)
  • swheeler's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:08 PM
    I guess I need a couple HORNADY .338 bullets to draw down, then I would know for sure if they spring back, the Speer Hot Core bullets DO NOT by my findings with a verneer mic.
    44 replies | 1215 view(s)
  • swheeler's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:59 PM
    Here is what I find with a mic, Air cooled COWW cast, checked and sized to .335" approx 5-6 years ago measure grew .0005". When I sized them today in a .329" Lee push through sizer they came out a couple ten thousands LARGER than a .338 Speer Hot...
    44 replies | 1215 view(s)
  • Zbench's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:58 PM
    If you read the materials on Corbin's website, you will see that he espouses this philosophy as well. His point is you won't be able compete with the likes or hornady or speer making common bullets, but if you find a niche that these makers don't...
    34 replies | 1072 view(s)
  • waksupi's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:29 PM
    File a bit from the back of the trigger to give it clearance.
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  • waksupi's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:25 PM
    I've never had a problem dropping directly to the water.
    20 replies | 283 view(s)
  • Zbench's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:01 PM
    If you are going to get an FFL, you might consider getting a Class 7. Allows you to make ammunition and ammunition components like a Class 6, but also allows you to transfer firearms. You can make a nice side business serving as an FFL transfer...
    34 replies | 1072 view(s)
  • swheeler's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:49 PM
    I think maybe the Hornady bullets are more prone to this than Speer Hot Core bullets. I do have 20 loaded with drawn down Speer 200 GR Hot Core and it seems like I also have a box of 50 of the same ready to go from couple years ago. When I get time...
    44 replies | 1215 view(s)
  • Maven's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:20 PM
    What BP Bill said + polish all bearing surfaces including the trigger bars where they bear on the sear (Leave the tumbler notches alone!). Lube with your favorite lubricant and reassemble. Btw, I did this with a Lyman (Investarms) GPR and it made...
    8 replies | 168 view(s)
  • Murphy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:19 PM
    Murphy replied to a thread 40 cal components in Our Town
    The 40 S&W seems to have fallen into the same category as the S&W 41 Magnum. Not my first choice, but not one to be overlooked either. Murphy
    33 replies | 721 view(s)
  • MT Gianni's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:06 PM
    Yep, split the tee shirt about 4" or so and let it sag. Fill water so the bottom 1/4 of the shirt is submerged and let the bullets roll.
    20 replies | 283 view(s)
  • gbrown's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:13 AM
    gbrown replied to a thread Casting big stuff in Casting Equipment
    I looked through my notes, and the mix is called green sand. There is a tutorial on it, Making Green Sand. That's what I used. I got my clay from a cheap bag of cat litter. Found it by reading ingredients of the bags. Bentonite clay. I've...
    6 replies | 219 view(s)
  • dale2242's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:51 AM
    Bullets and brass still available
    7 replies | 995 view(s)
  • gbrown's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:43 AM
    gbrown replied to a thread Casting big stuff in Casting Equipment
    Why not make a casting using a box with casting mix? I use a type of cat litter and sandbox sand. Dad made ingots of 10 + lbs using this method. He made a wooden box about 18" X 18", filled it with casting mix slightly moistened, press his...
    6 replies | 219 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 10:24 AM
    Thumbcocker replied to a thread Front sight height in Our Town
    I bought two police trade in Model 10's a while back. Pretty much no external finish but lock up is tight and bores and chambers are spotless. They both shot high with 150 grain wadcutters and 160 grain rnfps. Tried the Lee 125 rnfp over 4.0 of...
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  • Thumbcocker's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:14 AM
    I had an old cookbook from a local outdoor show that had a couple of recipes for crow.
    40 replies | 739 view(s)
  • dale2242's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:12 AM
    dale2242 replied to a thread Jalapeņo in Cookin' Recipe's
    I ALWAYS wear gloves when i handle jalapenos. Once getting the juice in my eye was enough.
    41 replies | 1106 view(s)
  • dale2242's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:10 AM
    Out of Air rolls/bags are thicker than most.
    36 replies | 1548 view(s)
  • dale2242's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:07 AM
    Poison has ruined several fields for sage rat hunting for us as well. We have been shooting in the Klamath area the last couple of years. We drive around until we find a field with lots of rats and stop at the nearest ranch house to ask permission...
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  • dale2242's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:02 AM
    I have an owl and several crow decoys. Set them up in low trees or bushes. They come in like crazy when I turn on the Crow Fight call on my Fox Pro. I think crow season starts in October here in Oregon.
    40 replies | 739 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 07:28 AM
    No_1 replied to a thread Prayer request in Our Chapel
    Prayers sent.
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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:10 AM
    Lloyd Smale replied to a thread Looking for a Truck in Our Town
    Looking for a car, suv or truck??? car wise i hate imports but dad and my sister love there suburus and id say we get at least as much snow as you do there. Suv? Best off road and in really bad conditions is probably a jeep cherokee. There 4x4...
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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:05 AM
    i usually sight in at the highest power the scope goes too. If nothing else when you use 9-14x you can usually see holes so you dont need your spotting scope. When im done with load development i check my zero at the power i am going to mostly use...
    9 replies | 182 view(s)
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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