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    01-12-2019, 06:50 PM
    See post #23. I did something similar. New wrinkle on an old theme. Have the electric DC motor from a treadmill and the front part of the treadmill frame where the DC motor is mounted. Did not change anything where the motor is mounted. Tossed...
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    01-12-2019, 06:32 PM
    New wrinkle on an old theme. Have the electric DC motor from a treadmill and the front part of the treadmill frame where the DC motor is mounted. Did not change anything where the motor is mounted. Tossed everything else from the treadmill,...
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    01-10-2019, 10:36 PM
    Had not tried parchment paper until just a couple of days ago when I tried coating some gas checked .243 boolits. Wow! Boolits did not stick to the paper at all. Just rolled off into the quenching water. Will not ever try regular aluminum foil...
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    01-08-2019, 01:36 AM
    After beginning powder coating clip-on wheelweight boolits and trying to size them with a Star, it became obvious that the job was much easier with some lube. Now with all the pressure off the lube in the Star and the pump empty, there's no lube...
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    01-07-2019, 08:53 PM
    Being somewhat new to powder coating I can only address part of your questions, but here is what has worked for me. There are folk with real experience here that will be along with the know-how to fill in the needed information. With a wide flat...
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    01-06-2019, 09:17 PM
    I've wondered about the scratch test … fingernail or something harder? A knife was handy on my reloading bench so I tried that on a Smokes clear powdercoated boolit that I had already smashed. The pc will come off but it exposes lead but not with...
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    01-01-2019, 01:01 PM
    Evidently my education has been sadly neglected. What is HBN? Big Boomer Never mind … hexagonal boron nitride. 'Puter search sure is convenient and educational.
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Retired Minister with Churches of Christ/Christian Churches in Ky., Ohio and WV. Grew up in the country, love hunting, fishing, target shooting, casting boolits for .357, .45 ACP and .45 Colt.
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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