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    08-07-2020, 10:32 AM
    DocSavage started a thread Gas checks in Swappin & Sellin
    Free to a good home,unknown maker 30 cal copper gas checks. These don't fit on the shanks of my cast boolits,tried 3 different size dies they will not grimp on. The shanks on my molds are .285-.286 these may work if your shanks are bigger. There...
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    08-07-2020, 10:13 AM
    I picked up 2 CZ in 6.5 Grendel 1 new a varmint version that had to go back due to feeding problems the other used in a Boyd's stock that. Is a spotter version,both shoot very well. May try one with cast boolits once I heal up a bit from hernia...
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    08-07-2020, 07:19 AM
    DocSavage replied to a thread Need an AWD Vehicle in Our Town
    Rav 4 for sheer dependability.Too many horror stories on jeeps especially since Fiat partnered with Chrysler. Ford,Chevy SUVs will pass anything on the highway but a gas station.
    38 replies | 719 view(s)
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    08-04-2020, 06:36 PM
    DocSavage replied to a thread Gas check makers in Gas Checks
    These are copper checks,tried using 3 different size dies ..312,.311,310 checks wouldn't crimp. Shanks measured .286 Noe mold .311 198 sp. Weigh in 195 grs.
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    08-03-2020, 08:41 PM
    DocSavage started a thread Gas check makers in Gas Checks
    Is there anyone other than Hornandy,Lyman or Sage that makes gas check? I have some 30 cal gas checks that won't crimp on the shanks of my RCBS 130 sp cast bullet. I size them to .312 for my CZ527 in 7.62x39. I measured the shank and it's .285 IIRC....
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    08-03-2020, 04:41 PM
    DocSavage replied to a thread Arthroscopy surgery in Our Town
    Came home awhile ago from hernia surgery I'm okay but my voice is shot,though I did find out I have a smaller than average wind pipe.
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    07-30-2020, 10:48 AM
    Don't own any Lee molds but I do have molds from RCBS,Saeco. Both are 200gr swc cast dia .454 I size mine .452 the Saeco is a bevel base so minimum case mouth expansion is needed. If I may I would suggest getting a mold from NOE or Accurate,granted...
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    07-28-2020, 11:14 AM
    I need hearing aids as well but don't wear the using electronic ear muffs. Just purchased a set of Walker R600 earbuds,have only used them once so far I like them. Had a bit of a problem getting them to charge but figured out the problem. I have...
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    07-28-2020, 10:18 AM
    Project Farm did a test of the various rechargeable batteries check out the video it may be helpful.
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    07-24-2020, 02:36 PM
    I've a Shiloh Long Range Express 34 inch heavy barrel Malcolm scope very accurate but not the rifle for carrying around. Last time I had it to the range drew a bit of a crowd,let the youngest of the group fire it got a big kick out it. Older...
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    07-24-2020, 10:04 AM
    Dies,shell holder,case trimer with appropriate pilot,vernier dial or digital,case guage,bullets,powder,primers. Depending on the dies you can buy get a carbide expander ball for them and some type of case lube I've used several types Dillon spray...
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    07-22-2020, 09:54 AM
    Kinetic puller,howong will it take to dismantle 30 rds of pistol ammo 5 min maybe. Otherwise scrap bucket.
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    07-18-2020, 07:20 AM
    DocSavage replied to a thread This still bugs me... in Our Town
    Famous last words I didn't know it was loaded The check is in the mail Of course I'll respect you in the morning.
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    07-13-2020, 03:22 PM
    You're not going to get 400 50 cal pistol bullets in the tray. At least not in a configuration where you could actually use them.[/QUOTE That should have read 400 gr bullets. Fat fingers small keys
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    07-13-2020, 02:58 PM
    For sale Saeco 64415 41 cal mold block,220gr truncated gas check 4 cavity. Bought for use in a 40/65 Win rifle. Mold is used but in like new condition. Asking $125 plus shipping.
    1 replies | 555 view(s)
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    07-13-2020, 08:51 AM
    Not sure how well a 3D printed tray would hold up,say you're loading one of the 50 cal pistol rounds with 400 gr bullets that's a lot of weight to pile on a plastic tray. I will admit I don't know that much about 3D printing maybe they have a...
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    07-13-2020, 08:41 AM
    The 550 is a great machine, it has it's quirks but of the Dillon it's the most versatile. First multi stage press I owned loaded everything from 223 to 45/70 on it. The priming system is what gives people fits but it's easier to deal with than the...
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    07-10-2020, 11:09 AM
    Speer used to have reduced loads in their manuals 55 gr bullets at 22 mag velocity. Wonder if Trail Boss do the job might not work the action though.
    20 replies | 776 view(s)
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Been shooting/reloading 40+years. not a hunterbut I don't object to those that do
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Abbreviations used in Reloading

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