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    09-16-2017, 01:49 PM
    Because of pleasant weather after Irma, I melted down a 5 gallon bucket of range berm mined bullets. While the scrap was melting on the turkey burner (steel wok), I filled my melting pot with the last of the ingots. The RCBS melting pot is 25 years...
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    09-02-2017, 01:59 PM
    Put a piece of 3/4" 5-ply plywood under that counter top before you mount your reloading press. The particle board counter top is beautiful and easy to clean, but "kitchen duty" is not "reloading bench" strong enough.
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    08-30-2017, 01:53 PM
    Engineer1911 replied to a thread Jerry Lewis in Our Town
    Wasn't Hugh O'Brien, played Wyatt Earp in the TV series, an accomplished fast draw shooter? https://www.newspapers.com/clip/3164441/hugh_obrienwyatt_earpfast_draw_1955/ Hugh O'Brien item Google search: ...
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Retired mechanical engineer with an interest in Bullseye shooting. Also enjoy prairie dog hunting in the Great Plains. I've been a boolit caster since 1975, but still consider myself a beginner compared to the Experts on this board.
Augusta, GA
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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