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    07-15-2018, 07:44 AM
    DocSavage replied to a thread Texas Drivers in Our Town
    Lately I've run into people that are in a rush to go nowhere. Yesterday I had to bring my car in for service,I have to take an exit off of our Route 1 to get there. Now this is a single lane that splits at one point for traffic going North or South....
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    07-13-2018, 11:20 AM
    Melting lead on a Coleman stove always made me uneasy but clean the grates thoroughly and you should be gtg. Always had a picture of the grate giving way and molten lead spreading everywhere.
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    07-12-2018, 05:02 PM
    DocSavage replied to a thread Kimmy ha a tummy ache in Our Town
    Had a chocolate lab that raided the several times and the look on her face was please shoot me now and put me out of my misery,all I did was baby her and went thru a half gallon of Pine Sol to clean up what was coming out of both ends.
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    07-11-2018, 02:46 PM
    22 TCM case is less than 1.4 inches long
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    07-10-2018, 07:29 AM
    Reformed 223 to 221 Fireball ? 22 Hornet is trimmed and has a shoulder like the old style glass milk bottles.
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    07-09-2018, 09:44 AM
    DocSavage replied to a thread Case Lub in Reloading Equipment
    Home made case lube size then wet tumble. I remember the original RCBS case lube 1970s version tried everything to get it off ended up using a hot tank with triclorethyline in work,5 second exposure and clean as a whistle.
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    07-07-2018, 09:38 PM
    I use a double burner from Camp Chef 30,000 BTUS each burner and it should support 40+ lbs without a problem. Can be had at Dick's for around $100.
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    07-07-2018, 05:55 PM
    I managed to damage my 550 when I tried to take it apart for cleaning. Called Dillon explained what happened offered to pay for the repair they said send it in we'll repair it no problem.
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    07-07-2018, 05:48 PM
    When I had an 1886 the biggest bullet that would fit/feed was a Saeco 450 gr. Could get 9 of them in the magazine
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    06-28-2018, 08:30 AM
    DocSavage replied to a thread Delta Dawn in Our Town
    Ditto MT Gianni.
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    06-25-2018, 09:29 PM
    DocSavage replied to a thread phone scams in Our Town
    Been contacted twice by the "IRS" on my non payment of income taxes
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    06-20-2018, 11:52 PM
    DocSavage replied to a thread Opioid/heroin crisis? in Our Town
    Have had kidney stones off and on 2 shoulder surgeries hernia and Carpal tunnel surgeries was given morphine in the ER for the stones and either percodan or percocet for post surgeries. Was really concerned about getting hooked on the pain meds as...
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    06-18-2018, 09:31 AM
    DocSavage replied to a thread Opioid/heroin crisis? in Our Town
    I tend to be a bit of a skeptic,during the past administration everything was a crisis and thus a ploy to extort more money from us the taxpayers.
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    06-17-2018, 10:06 PM
    DocSavage replied to a thread Camp Chef in Casting Equipment
    I have the 2 burner version and it is more than sufficient for melting lead and making ingots. It's also come in handy when a spare burner was needed for cook outs.
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    06-16-2018, 10:31 PM
    Ruger's frames are castings and how they're machined is a guess on my part. I suspect some type of CNC set up,the oldest 4edhawk is the 357 and that has to be near 40 years old. The 44 and 45 are much newer than the 357 probably 15 to 20 years...
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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