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  • TXGunNut's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:43 PM
    No, we can't kill cowards who do cruel things to helpless animals or even children. Just because someone deserves killing doesn't mean we should do it. Restraint is a price we pay for living in a civilized society even though it sometimes makes no...
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    Yesterday, 11:07 PM
    With the throat filled like that you may be good to go at those speeds wth air cooled ww with the checks on. I had good accuracy in my 35 whelen with air cooled ww at 1800 FPS. After that I had to heat treat it to maintain accuracy in the 2400 to...
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    Yesterday, 10:34 PM
    We lost a good man. Like others here I found his insight helpful and at times, entertaining. Mike
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  • GhostHawk's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:07 PM
    Anything below 50% COWW and I started seeing more "funky" shot. Fabric softener will work if you use enough of it. I'm estimating mind you, but I would guess I was in the area of 70% softener to 30 % water when I had my best run. At the time I...
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    Yesterday, 08:20 AM
    GhostHawk replied to a thread 2 Peter 1:3- in Our Chapel
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    Yesterday, 08:06 AM
    GhostHawk replied to a thread 25-06' what to do ? in Cast Boolits
    Maybe I'm off base here. But it seems to me that is an heirloom gun. Hang it on the wall. Tell every story about that gun and your dad to anyone who will listen. Pass it on to a grandson or daughter. You want a new toy, go ahead, feel free....
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    08-16-2018, 09:38 PM
    GhostHawk replied to a thread Friends...ya need 'em in Our Town
    We have a lot of acquaintances, some closer than others. But a true friend is the one you can call when your car breaks down 40 miles from anywhere. And when you hang up the phone you stop worrying. Because you KNOW he is coming, and won't get...
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    08-16-2018, 09:24 PM
    I watched my dad live to 93. Last 5 years he was legally blind with Macular degeneration. He could with the aid of a walker get from bed to bathroom, from there to chair in living room, slowly. Frail, yes. His chief pastime was yelling at mom. ...
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    08-16-2018, 07:31 AM
    This is a simple Kydex Sheath with a belt loop made from a leather belt. Sewed in the back it is cut to the same shape as the sheath. Then I used bank line zig zagging between the grommits to hold it all together. The copper wire in the shape of...
    9 replies | 203 view(s)
  • GhostHawk's Avatar
    08-16-2018, 07:21 AM
    Belt loop can be accomplished a couple of different ways. A couple of mine use a simple leather strap sewed together at the ends and attached to the sheath. One I used a longer length and doubled it back on itself for a belt loop/pocket clip. ...
    9 replies | 203 view(s)
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    08-16-2018, 07:03 AM
    Sheridan Blue Streak, use only the power you need. 2-3 pumps will kill most birds with a head shot very dead very fast. Bunnies I did normally go up to 4 pumps. It had a definite sound to it, but it did not really sound like a gunshot. My...
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    08-15-2018, 10:01 PM
    I did not really get into pistols period until I was pushing 60. And at that it took me a while to get hooked on revolvers. But it happened. Started with a 22 + yr old Heritage Rough Rider switch cylinder in .22lr and .22mag. I just never could...
    39 replies | 788 view(s)
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    08-15-2018, 02:25 PM
    35 shooter replied to a thread Gas piston longevity in AirGuns
    So an average of a piston every 3 years. Did they lose power slowly over time, or just kind of go out all at once?
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    08-15-2018, 01:09 PM
    35 shooter replied to a thread Gas piston longevity in AirGuns
    Thanks for the replies. I didn’t realize the pistons had been around that long for sure. Also surprised it could potentially out last a spring. I guess i’ve been comparing them in my mind to the pistons that raise and lower a hatch back car door...
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  • GhostHawk's Avatar
    08-15-2018, 09:30 AM
    You know Kydex is not hard to work with. A few sheets of Kydex, a harbor freight heat gun, some double cap rivets or small grommets. (I prefer grommets) Use a pad made from an old towel folded to appropriate size for the bottom. Another for...
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  • GhostHawk's Avatar
    08-15-2018, 09:23 AM
    That is my vote also. I had 2 9mm's keyholing badly with the Lee .356 124. I feed both with those .358 125 rnfp as cast. No sizing. Alloy is roughly 50% COWW and 50% range scrap or soft lead with 1% tin/pewter added. They come out .359-.3595...
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  • GhostHawk's Avatar
    08-15-2018, 09:16 AM
    My favorite is the Lee .312 185 gr gas check. Size to suit your barrel. Second favorite is the little .314 90 gr tumble lubed Truncated Cone by lee. This is an awesome plinking or small game round. Over 4-5 grains of Red Dot it is quiet, and...
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    08-15-2018, 12:25 AM
    Iíve only gotten back into air guns over the last couple of years, so the gas piston guns were new to me. Springers and pneumatic pumps and of course co2 are all I knew of as a kid and young adult. My question for those that have followed air...
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    08-14-2018, 09:02 PM
    No_1 replied to a thread Congratulations in Our Chapel
    Thanks for sharing God's word Boaz!
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  • GhostHawk's Avatar
    08-14-2018, 08:35 PM
    I'll take #3 RCBS Universal hand primer, even with a part missing. PM to follow.
    8 replies | 335 view(s)
  • TXGunNut's Avatar
    08-14-2018, 07:51 PM
    I grew basil last year. Tough part was drying all of it.
    18 replies | 455 view(s)
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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