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    01-31-2020, 03:15 PM
    If its a deep freeze it will last forever. Deep freeze temperatures will kill most bacteria in few days, cooking kills the rest. Flavors may change if its not sealed well and gets freezer burn (de-hydration). Russians have eaten Mammoths frozen in...
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    01-29-2020, 07:42 PM
    Years ago (like 1960s) the county extension offices published a cookbook and tips for high altitude cooking. Most older cookbooks also had tips. The local church groups also publish proven local recipes.
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    01-28-2020, 02:12 PM
    I've had success removing cases stuck in sizing dies by placing the whole thing in the deep freeze. The brass shrinks more than steel as it cools down and often pops right out.
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    01-26-2020, 04:33 PM
    I'm one of the oddballs and don't flux at all during smelting. As I understand it the purpose of fluxing is to reduce tin oxide back to tin and capture other impurities. My scrap comes from a pistol bullet trap and has a goodly amount of target...
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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