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  • Mr_Sheesh's Avatar
    07-21-2020, 04:54 AM
    My 7mm TCU needed a stronger hammer spring to fire CCI small rifle primers in that round, had it installed. Worked beautifully since.
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    07-21-2020, 04:51 AM
    KClO3 + phosphorous + a little sulphur was used in some toy caps and what was in the old railroad "torpedos" they used to communicate with the locomotive, they'd bend a couple lead straps attached to the casing of the stuff onto the track. Stuff is...
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    07-21-2020, 01:35 AM
    You could get velocity data back then with a ballistic pendulum - You fire into a pendulum designed to capture the boolit and the momentum of that boolit causes the pendulum to swing backwards, the number of degrees it moves can be "mathed on" to...
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    07-19-2020, 09:37 AM
    Mr_Sheesh replied to a thread This still bugs me... in Our Town
    Killing potential buyers tends to cut WAY down on the number of firearms they'll buy, though. Same when people swept by a muzzle tell the store people "OK, you aren't fixing this issue, you lose my business" and leaving. It's good to be firm, but...
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    07-19-2020, 08:18 AM
    Amazon isn't perfect. I bought some USB storage devices (Sandisk Cruzer Fit 16 GB ones, tiny and barely protrude from the socket; I add rings and a small bit of Type 1A paracord or I'd have to use pliers to remove them! Tiny.) Anyways. I had them...
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    07-15-2020, 11:21 AM
    DukeInFlorida replied to a thread My Work Order List in BT Sniper
    Brian I can feel your pain. As you may remember I have been dealing with an incurable cancer for almost eight years now. And in the last couple of weeks it has begun to affect one of my kidneys requiring a trip to the emergency room a transfer to...
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    07-09-2020, 01:16 AM
    Why would you NOT feel like you need a new fun toy? :) I am sooo tempted to get a Glock 40 in 10mm just to play, but there are other fun things I want too... Fishing stories - Once was bottom fish fishing and the darn things wouldn't bother...
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    07-06-2020, 06:51 AM
    Google is your friend who collects your data and sells it :P LOL I use duckduckgo on anything I don't care to have shared too far.
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    07-06-2020, 06:40 AM
    The whole idea in using a longer casing for a revolver or single-shot shot shell is to get more shot en route to the target, when you squeeze the trigger. .38 Special is a nice long size for a shotshell anyways, nice long case at 1.155 in (29.3...
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    07-06-2020, 06:24 AM
    Trimming the 357 brass would be a waste. Just trim to cylinder length or barely under. The idea is to form the brass into a smaller sized cylinder that fits inside the area of the cylinder in front of the usual case mouth area. These rounds would...
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    07-06-2020, 03:33 AM
    If no other tools can go on that machine then Ctrl-PrtSc takes a snapshot but then you have to use Paint to save it as a file.
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    07-05-2020, 10:12 PM
    A family I knew if just barely, had a house at the foot of our neighborhood hill where I grew up. One day as I headed out, saw that their mother & daughter had somehow managed to collide just yards from the road, head on. I never did hear more on...
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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