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    Yesterday, 01:18 PM
    I would think since you'll be a resident of Alabama you'd need a LTC issued by the state. You're going to get a new licence to drive from Al. Don't know if your Fla LTC would be invalid since you moved out of the state. IANAL nor do I play one on TV...
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    02-16-2018, 11:28 AM
    I have Ruger 10 auto and a question on an Accurate mold. I was looking at the 40 cal 155 gr rnfpbb and wondering if anyone has this mold and whether it will feed in a 1911 style pistol in 40 S&W/10mm.
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    02-15-2018, 09:15 AM
    Accurate has a 200 gr rn didn't notice a flat point though. I would go with a mold from NOE or Accurate more money than Lee but the mold will be right the first time.If you get a mold from Tom at accurate he will cut the block to your need not a...
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    02-12-2018, 03:22 PM
    Inertia pull puller and a piece of 4x4 post. For pointed j bullets put a foam earplugs in the puller to cushion the bullet upon release. The jaws I have for the puller is from Quinetics O ring is crimped in place and split on one side jaws segments...
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    02-10-2018, 08:57 PM
    Had help from a friend in building my bench 1x12 frame with 4x4s for legs. Frame is lag bolted to a wall. Frame was bolted together with 3/8" carriage bolts. Top is 2 layers of cabinet grade 3/4" plywood screwed into the frame with 3" deck screws....
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    02-10-2018, 08:25 PM
    I use several aluminium molds and have no problem with a casting pace. I've 1 brass mold from Mihec and other than it being heavier than iron or aluminium no problems casting with it. As far as iron goes rust might be a problem but that can be...
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    02-10-2018, 08:11 PM
    Freedom group bought Remington,Marlin,Bushmaster,H&R and other firearms companies too numerous to mention IMHO they bit off a lot more than they could chew and now the house of cards is falling down around their ears.
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    01-31-2018, 09:11 AM
    They list 7.92x33 from 30'06 form dies even though there are at least 2 companies that make loaded boxer primed ammo.
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    01-31-2018, 09:05 AM
    Hard to believe 8x57 brass is hard to come by. You can make the brass from 7x57,6mm Remington or 257 Roberts brass. Might need a tapered expander to form but that should be cheap.
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    01-29-2018, 09:41 PM
    I've an RCBS mold that I had hollow pointed by Ken Ohlen. Started life as a 270 gr swc with hollow point 250 gr. Have you checked the NOE website for an appropriate mold.
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    01-29-2018, 12:25 PM
    Bass Pro,Cabela's seem to be the most expensive places for powder bar none. There are a fee shops that carry powder around here but of late I've been getting powder and primers online. I check in with a buddy and make a bulk order and split the haz ...
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    01-27-2018, 10:33 AM
    DocSavage replied to a thread Price of milk in Our Town
    Store brand whole milk is 2.59 to 2.99 around here. Bought milk at a stop and rob $4.00 for a gallon won't make that mistake again. IIRC the AG here fined one of the local store chains for selling milk at a lower price than the other regional...
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    01-27-2018, 10:22 AM
    When I was a kid the lenses on my glasses were so heavy they'd right themselves. I've worn glasses since I was 5 years old cataract surgery. I've worn glass,plastic,poly carbonate and have found that the poly carbonate though impact resistant...
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    01-25-2018, 09:26 AM
    I have 2 RCBS sizers LAM 1 and 2 like them both though as others have said a bit slow.. I use RCBS and Lyman dies and in the years I been casting my own had 1 die that was under size a.357 dia turned out to be .354 dia though I waa going to rip the...
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    01-25-2018, 09:08 AM
    Looks delicious. I can hear the cardiac surgeons applauding with glee. But on the other hand what's life with out a bit of pain and pleasure.
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    01-24-2018, 09:18 PM
    Cousin had a shootin' shell lever rifle got in big trouble for shooting out the ornaments on the Christmas tree. Had that Tommy gun but finding perforated caps in my neck of the woods was near impossible. Big thing was the Rifleman's Winchester,Josh...
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    01-22-2018, 08:57 AM
    I have a Browniing 1885 that's been rebarreled to 40/65,I use Redding dies and ,410 dia cast bullets weighing 300 and 350 gr with reformed 45/70,Starline and PMC brass without any problems. Granted I use a scope on the rifle but the smallest group...
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    01-22-2018, 08:41 AM
    I've 2 650s mounted on Rocdoc adaptors. The Rocdoc base is attached to a strong mount bolted to my bench. Personally I find changing out the spring load primer cup a pain as there's no room to get a wrench in the space to unbolt it. There are...
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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