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    Today, 09:45 AM
    I replaced the plastic trigger guard with one made of aluminum,but be aware if you have an after market trigger the metal guard won't fit
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    Today, 08:05 AM
    Recentlly bought 2 rifles in 6.5 Grendel a CZ 527 and a Howa mini action. Both had feeding problems from the get go the CZ's bolt wouldn't pick up a round from the magazine,the Howa would feed 4 rounds 5th one would stick in the mag. So sent the CZ...
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    05-28-2020, 08:13 AM
    I face the sprue plate tab at the front of the handles.
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    05-28-2020, 08:09 AM
    Why is the OP throwing sooty brass in the scrap bucket, it's dirty not defective. Throw the brass in a bucket with warm water,a dash of dish detergent and a bit of Lemoni Shine slosh them around a bit and you got some nice clean shiny brass ready to...
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    05-23-2020, 10:50 AM
    DocSavage replied to a thread Mri in Our Town
    I was told by the techs a good number of people don't do well in MRI machines. Not panic stricken but uncomfortable. My mother had to be given a serious dose of valium to get her in an MRI she's terrified of elevators and escalators.
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    05-23-2020, 09:41 AM
    DocSavage replied to a thread Mri in Our Town
    Last 2 I had were open but still needed some help. Last one though was pretty open so no drugs needed. Tried the one that looks like a torpedo tube,got 1/3 in and wanted out. Wasn't "GET ME OUT NOW" moment just this isn't going to work what else you...
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    05-15-2020, 01:05 AM
    DocSavage replied to a thread Mosquitoes? in Our Town
    My uncle lived in ME,if you went out at night during the summer you were fair game for the skeeters,but he bought a Mosquito Magnet and after a couple of weeks of running it you could sit outside and enjoy the stars. Don't know if they still make...
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    05-13-2020, 12:14 PM
    A few comments on powder coat cast mostly the kryptonite green ones. Had one gent ask about the "factory" ammo I had told him it was a reloads,didn't believe me till a buddy said yep all reloaded ammo. He was quite amazed.
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    05-10-2020, 07:24 AM
    May have come up with the answer on my own,I have linotype and plumbing solder on hand. 3 to 4 parts lead to one part lino should give me a fairly hard alloy very close to Lyman no 2. Lead and bismuth are very similar in properties 82 and 83 on the...
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    05-09-2020, 09:53 AM
    RMR has a lead bismouth alloy 98% lead 2% bismouth BHN 12 would like to add tin to harden the alloy question how much tin to increase to equal No 2 alloy. Planing on getting 100 lbs. Lead calculator too confusing for me to use.
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Been shooting/reloading 40+years. not a hunterbut I don't object to those that do
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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