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    Today, 08:12 AM
    Last time wife brought home pewter I checked the tin price, it was 10.60 per pound at that point. So I was aiming to stay under 5$ per pound my cost. I got lucky, she brought home 6.25 pounds for 11$ cost. And I am one happy camper. And I...
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    Yesterday, 10:05 PM
    I have noticed that cast bullets either lubed or unlubed seem to turn dark gray more slowly in sealed containers compared to ones open to the air. So lately everything is getting lubed and locked down.
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    Yesterday, 07:42 PM
    35 shooter replied to a thread Fell in the hole in AirGuns
    Lol, i can easily see myself coming to that same least for about 90% of my air gun shooting. I'd like to have at least one good pcp rifle in the closet too though.
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    Yesterday, 07:25 PM
    35 shooter replied to a thread Fell in the hole in AirGuns
    Cast is definitly on my mind, which is why i like the long chambers in the mag on the sumatra, or just trying roundballs in the recluse. The recluse is more for strickly hunting in my mind because of the limited shot count...takes lots of air for...
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    Yesterday, 01:45 PM
    35 shooter replied to a thread Fell in the hole in AirGuns
    I'm kind of torn between the recluse in 357, or the Sumatra in 25 cal. Lately though, I've been leaning back towards the marauder in 25 cal. I'm still in the research mode on all of it.
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    Yesterday, 08:33 AM
    I got started a long long time ago. Friend of mine ran a shoe repair shop with some sporting goods, fishing tackle, guns and ammo on the side. He sold me a dandy Rem 788 in .243 win. But all you could find for ammo was 80 or 100 grain soft...
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    Yesterday, 08:23 AM
    You familiar with Kydex? Pretty easy to form that stuff. I suspect you could add clips to a slide on model pretty easy with just a couple of strips a half inch wide and a couple of rivets.
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    Yesterday, 08:21 AM
    Exactly so. Right on target, in the 10 ring. You can feel that peace almost instantly when you get it right. Peace like a river, and I ain't talkin no little muddy crick neither. Peace falling on you like your standing at the bottom of Niagara...
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    Yesterday, 02:15 AM
    35 shooter replied to a thread Fell in the hole in AirGuns
    Glad to hear your getting set up the way you want it. You'll probably get a lot of fun out of it and shoot more to boot. You've still got the pump for a back up. I've been looking hard at the recluse for a while now, but lately have been looking...
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    12-13-2017, 11:05 PM
    GhostHawk replied to a thread Fell in the hole in AirGuns
    Lots have fallen to the dark side. I am resisting yet. I still think I "enjoy" the shooting more when i "Earn" each shot with some effort cocking or pumping. Call me crazy.
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    12-13-2017, 10:48 PM
    I have a 3 quart should be here tommorow. I was looking at an 8 and decided it is just me and my wife, don't need that big. Recipe book also in same order, also found a good site for recipes. ...
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    12-13-2017, 10:44 PM
    I keep maybe 100 of my most often used cast, lubed with BLL, ready to load in cheap plastic food storage boxes. But most of mine are either holding as COWW ingots, range scrap ingots, or loaded ammo in 100 round MTM boxes. And there are some...
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    12-13-2017, 10:40 PM
    I went cheap on mine, no auto shutoff. Truglo 60$ 4 reticle design, with red and green. Just use the smallest dot 2.5 moa and at fairly low settings. Both the wife's and my Ruger Mk III 22/45's will put 10 rounds in a pop cap sized group at...
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    12-13-2017, 10:30 PM
    I found a variety of books by the authors listed above. Some at Gutenberg, some at another site. I am also a big fan of H Rider Haggerd who wrote a lot about africa and hunters. But, you do have to accept that culture and accepted mores, language...
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    12-13-2017, 07:54 PM
    99% of what I shoot is pistol and I load those until they fail. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    12-13-2017, 12:50 PM
    MaLar replied to a thread The ones that got away. in Our Town
    Win 95 takedown in 35 WCF. I have to shoot all my guns also. This was not too bad to make shoot 30-40 Krag brass was a little short but worked. I sat under a large Pine one hunting trip. Two does came playing and feeding by me never even knew I was...
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    12-13-2017, 09:31 AM
    I'm with Texas, I was amazed I got all the way to the bottom before seeing it listed. I am also personally a big fan of Red Dot, yeah in everything. But I don't expect it to cycle semi auto rifles. Or to be the fastest, most powerful. What it...
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    12-13-2017, 12:23 AM
    Heating and quenching may warp the precision parts of your machine. May end up machining the backplate off and making a new one. Or buying something like this and machining it to fit....
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    12-12-2017, 09:58 PM
    GhostHawk replied to a thread Building a dock in Our Town
    Up here in the north country most all water freezes 3-4 feet deep. Come spring a wind will shove that mass north one day and south the next wrecking anything fixed. Docks almost all come with wheels up here, plus a piece of pipe on each side in a...
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    12-12-2017, 09:46 PM
    GhostHawk replied to a thread Shipping cost in Our Town
    When you live in Paradise, there are some hidden costs. Being that far from the rest of the United States, shipping is I suspect a very real cost for you. Now you could probably live for 1/3 of what it costs you over there here in North...
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    12-12-2017, 09:28 PM
    No_1 replied to a discussion hello in group Florida Shooters
    Hi Hiram, I’m in Orange Park -Just south of Jacksonville. I just noticed this group. How are you doing?
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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
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