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    Today, 09:07 PM
    GhostHawk replied to a thread Linux advice? in Our Town
    I have a win 8 laptop that upgraded itself while in sleep mode to win 10. By the time we discovered it we were too late to roll back. I had some issues learning to install mint but eventually I learned enough to get the job done. I don't miss win...
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    Yesterday, 09:09 PM
    I'm glad that you shared your burdens with us. Life sucks and then you die. Fair amount of truth to that one. But no one tells you that getting old sucks worse. However I think it is better than the alternative. Try to find the joy, if in...
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    Yesterday, 09:13 AM
    Ben replied to a thread Wts: molds and tools in Swappin & Sellin
    311008 single cavity....would be good to have Eric HP...…..$35. I'll take this one. PM Sent to you. Ben
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    Yesterday, 08:24 AM
    GhostHawk replied to a thread Yesterday at church in Our Chapel
    He is RISEN indeed! Charlie this winter when I was in New Orleans my aunt talked me into taking her to church. It turns out it is a small mission based church. And so incredibly warm and welcoming. I took communion for the first time in 40...
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    04-22-2019, 09:13 AM
    GhostHawk replied to a thread Flip a coin? in Casting Equipment
    I've had my magnum melter for a year and a half and will never look at anything else. I have mine plugged into a small electric timer that someone posted about here a long while back. Push the one hour button and I know if someone knocks on the...
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    04-21-2019, 09:00 PM
    Save them until some point where you are low or out of LP primers. Or sell them as JB in Mn said. I am slowly accumulating a zip lock bag of them myself.
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    04-21-2019, 03:25 PM
    Lee Precision 2 cavity #452-160-RF (160gr.) mold used only twice and in excellent condition, $15.00 shipped I'll take this one. PM Sent. Ben
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    04-21-2019, 06:35 AM
    GhostHawk replied to a thread Happy Easter folks. in Our Town
    He is RISEN! Blessings on you all.
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    04-20-2019, 03:48 PM
    The mould is sold to gmsharps . Ben
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    04-20-2019, 02:33 PM
    SOLD R Hoch, .30 cal. , 165 gr. g/c, nose pour mould. The cavity is near perfect. I'm getting a full .310" on the drive bands and .301" on the nose. Mould and handles shipped for $50.00 US Postal M/O only. 1st " I'll take it " posted...
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    04-20-2019, 09:43 AM
    IMO silvereagle nailed it. Trouble is consistency. Getting the exact same pressure, fuel, temp the same every time is going to be tough. Change any variable by any significant amount and you could be changing your trajectory. Powder is easier.
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    04-19-2019, 09:24 PM
    If I size (I often do not) I have no issue running it through the sizer a bit on the sticky side. Worst case scenario is it ends up in the lube grooves. I have often sized half an hour after casting and lubing with BLL. If I am pushing for speed I...
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    04-19-2019, 09:17 PM
    Bullet fit is king, worry about the other variables after you know you have that sorted. 1-3 thousandths over groove is what I aim for. Most cases 1 or 2 but a given gun needs what it needs. I have a couple of 9mm guns that get .359 or .3595...
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    04-19-2019, 06:22 AM
    I'm with M-tecs, I'd pay more for a 6" barrel with adjustable rear sight. Interesting though that they see Heritage selling enough of the rough riders to make them want a piece of that action. And the Bronze
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    04-17-2019, 12:01 AM
    Savage 110, no barrel nut, Boyd's featherweight thumb-hole (not lightweight at all), Shaw barrel 1-14 twist. Shaw barrel quality has come a long way since I started using them decades ago. This is the first load I tried with a P.C.d bullet. A...
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    04-16-2019, 10:33 PM
    MaLar replied to a thread My casting shed in Special Projects
    Got the metal roofing today hope to have it on this weekend. Wohooo!
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    04-16-2019, 09:25 PM
    35 shooter replied to a thread Sheridan Blue Streak in AirGuns
    If your lucky, it may just need a good oiling on the pump head to get it pumping again, but may well need re sealing. “Baker Airguns”, “Mac1 Airguns” might be good folks to contact if you can’t do it yourself. You can google them. Gateway to...
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    04-16-2019, 09:18 PM
    GhostHawk replied to a thread Sheridan Blue Streak in AirGuns
    5mm, it should say on the yellow ammo boxes. Halfway between .177 and .22. Should be fixable, but do some googleing first so you know what your doing. I bought my Blue Streak in the early 70's, have fired thousands of rounds through it, most...
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    04-16-2019, 09:09 PM
    I was an early adopter of ebooks. Currently I do most of my reading on a little Asus convertable tablet. Book Bazaar is my prefered app, free from the windows app store. I then downloaded a 1611 King James Red Letter bible in ebook format....
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    04-16-2019, 08:59 PM
    For SB1's I've watched pawn shops and made some good deals, some very good. 100$ for a complete shotgun 12 ga, 75$ for a like new 20 ga. For SB2's graybeardonline forums is probably your best bet. And for anyone into H&R/NEF single shots its...
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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