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    Yesterday, 02:01 PM
    I load the 250 gr rnfp from an RCBS mold and crimp it on the front band. I leave about 1/16 of the band like I would on a 45 acp. I don't load for a rifle but I've loaded them to fairly stiff charges of 296/H110 and never had a bullet move yet when...
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    05-11-2018, 02:35 PM
    DocSavage replied to a thread Lube??? in Our Town
    I was told candle wax at some point for drawers in a bureau but bees wax should work as well.
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    05-10-2018, 07:56 AM
    There is one thing I'll add here and some of the retirees will recognize this statement "you're retired you got all kinds of time". I don't know how I got anything done working 8 and sometimes 12 hours a day.
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    05-09-2018, 07:24 PM
    I retired the end of 2010 at 60 and glad I did,watched to many guys wait to 62 maybe 65 and a year or two later drop dead from a heart attack or some form of cancer. Between my wife,elderly mother and stuff I do I keep busy. I do try to keep 1 day...
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    05-09-2018, 07:13 PM
    DocSavage replied to a thread Safety Wire Pliers in Our Town
    I worked for General Electric aircraft division and remember those pliers well. They were used in the assembly area when I was in the tool crib. They were used to fasten done parts to fixtures that needed to be mig/tig weld.
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    05-07-2018, 08:19 PM
    Bought a new 1911 comander size 9 mm had to replace the recoil spring as I was getting FTF. Spring was a 12 lb Wilson now it feeds and eject like it should.
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    05-03-2018, 01:44 PM
    DocSavage replied to a thread Gsg 1911 22 in Rimfire Area
    I have an Advatage Arms conversion for a 45 frame 1911 and have had only 1 fte in 500 rds. Pricey yes but built with steel and aluminium.
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    04-28-2018, 11:42 AM
    My cast bullets come I at .5 to 1% depending on caliber.
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    04-27-2018, 07:30 AM
    I ordered a set of Peltor headphones from Amazon and they arrived broken called Amazon CS and they issued a refund right then and there when I asked about returning the broken item they said they didn't want them back. Now here's the fun part I...
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Been shooting/reloading 40+years. not a hunterbut I don't object to those that do
Lynn Ma
wife,movies and shooting


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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