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    04-14-2018, 11:59 AM
    I'm in complete agreement. I have a leupold 1.5-6X 3i scope on mine in talley lightweight mounts. It weighs 6 lbs 2oz with a sling. It's a tack driver. I was torn between the 7-08 and .308 both of which I already have and greatly respect. The...
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    04-01-2018, 10:05 PM
    fatnhappy replied to a thread D-- cancer in Our Town
    Pancreatic cancer took my father. My mother survived breast cancer and uterine cancer but pancreatic cancer took her in the end. My wife's little brother was taken by testicular cancer at 21. All at the same time. I feel for everyone that...
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    03-22-2018, 01:21 PM
    Ever since I read Ed's thread on 2400 in the military calibers, I've been playing with an 8mm using the following: Cases: various, including formed 30-06. Powder: 18 grains, 2400. Bullet: 214 grain Loverin style (don't remember the Lyman...
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    03-22-2018, 01:14 PM
    About those label makers.... My wife bought on for me at Christmas time and I made labels for my Dillon turret storage bases. I can tell at a glance which caliber is needed, BUT I noticed the other day that the labels are beginning to peel!...
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    03-22-2018, 01:09 PM
    Well, since my original, loaned out copy isn't coming back....I found one on Ebay and bought it. Upon re-reading it for the first time in years, I notice that Ed McGivern was one very verbose guy! Sentences that could explain something in ten words...
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    03-22-2018, 01:03 PM
    I have a box of Sisk .22's also, stashed away in my box of "interesting stuff". Just the address on the box itself speaks of a small producer, maybe out of his garage at the time!
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    03-22-2018, 12:51 PM
    That idea of wood "clamps" and a grit cut off wheel appeals to me. I've tried several tubing cutters, but they all gave me the same problem....wandering, because the cases are tapered. This resulted in some pretty weird cases that required major...
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    03-22-2018, 12:39 PM
    It's a crimper for paper shells...........and don't be deceived by "Ebay hype". Thousands of these things were made and thousands are still out there, hardly qualifying them as "rare", "vintage" and "valuable". On thing I've noticed about the old...
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    03-21-2018, 09:46 PM
    I got down to the bottom of my primer storage box and found three boxes of those, small pistol. I knew the approximate time period, but were they still good? I loaded a few rounds of 9mm and they all went bang...... I used to consider such things...
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Shooting since I was 5. Reloading since I was 20.
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Alturas, California...where the west still lives!
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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
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