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    09-10-2019, 11:08 AM
    I think Kasenite was discontinued because it contained cyanide compounds. There are several alternatives such as Cherry-Red
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    09-10-2019, 11:01 AM
    Idz replied to a thread Dual Citizenship Rescinded in Our Town
    Sorry to see sensible folks leave NM. With the crooked Gov and legislature bought by Bloomberg we are in real trouble. Some sad examples: Gunowner Harassment act requires FFL NICS check on all gun sales, even for those with FFL3 licenses, CCW, etc.,...
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    09-09-2019, 10:46 AM
    Idz replied to a thread New Lee Equipment in Reloading Equipment
    Lee obviously watches this sight. Good to see they are incorporating some of our good ideas into products.
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    08-31-2019, 11:43 AM
    Having smelted about 5000 lbs of range scrap in my propane tank pot I would be leery of a bottom pour pot. There is just too much junk in the scrap. Most of it floats on the lead but some sticks to the bottom until I scrape it loose.
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    08-29-2019, 12:26 PM
    Idz replied to a thread Pulled primers in Reloading Equipment
    Primer sensitivity is usually advertised as an all-fire energy of a weight dropped on the firing pin. However to fire a primer you need not only the listed energy but sufficient power. Supplying energy slowly like a gentle hand on the de-capping...
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    08-29-2019, 12:16 PM
    Idz replied to a thread Reload primers in Reloading Equipment
    I do things slightly different. One important tool is a paintstick with drilled hole to hold the primers. It makes anvil removal and insertion easy. Other difference is I put the rollcap in the cup, then anvil, then fill assembled cup with 4Fg...
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    08-27-2019, 06:44 PM
    Idz replied to a thread Boiled eggs in Cookin' Recipe's
    I got one bad egg at a Sainsbury in London and a couple more at Monoprix in France. Considering my total time in Europe comes to a few months I wasn't impressed.
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    08-27-2019, 06:32 PM
    Idz replied to a thread Boiled eggs in Cookin' Recipe's
    I peel boiled eggs under water with a spoon its much easier. I never encountered a rotten egg in the USA but in Europe where they don't wash and refrigerate I've had several of the foulest smelling things ever.
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    08-25-2019, 10:26 PM
    Idz replied to a thread Still getting rust in Muzzleloading.
    Ballistol is a water soluble oil that works well on muzzleloaders
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    08-25-2019, 04:45 PM
    mechanical tally counters are dirt cheap. About $3 on Amazon.
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    08-25-2019, 11:29 AM
    In New Mexico I often see herds of pronghorns along I25 between Santa Fe and Raton. Also along US 285 just south of I40
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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