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    Today, 12:13 PM
    No_1 replied to a thread FS: Pair of 16's in Swappin & Sellin
    You and me both!
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    Today, 10:07 AM
    No_1 replied to a thread gunloads.com in Our Town
    With over 1000 new post per day it is almost impossible to read every post of every thread. The proper process would be to use the "contact us" form then indicate you are experiencing a problem with the website. This site (Castboolits) was...
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    Today, 07:37 AM
    GhostHawk replied to a thread Trial in Our Chapel
    This too shall pass Charlie. Trust yourself, trust your love for becky. You know you did right by her. She is I suspect already on the road back. Hang in there brother.
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    Yesterday, 11:26 PM
    35 shooter replied to a thread First break barrel in AirGuns
    Glad you didn't get hurt. I've seen several good accuracy reports on the vantage, so i hope you report back on yours when you get a chance to put it through the paces.
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    Yesterday, 09:04 PM
    Well if it was me I would do a pound cast first to find out what I am dealing with as far as bore, lead. I have several handi's, none in .30-30. But you need to know where to start. From there I would say minimum is 2 thousandths larger. Might...
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    Yesterday, 04:02 PM
    Glad to hear PA stood behind it. They were supposed to ship my Benjamin 392 today. Hope to get it wed. Or thurs.
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  • GhostHawk's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:40 AM
    I have read that to keep one of these going long term you may have to be a bit of a gunsmith. Be willing to tinker and fix a few things. Mine is going strong yet, about 6 weeks of use. Got a tin of the Crossman Premier pointed pellets in .177...
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  • GhostHawk's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:34 AM
    Well first off you have to ask yourself what you want to do with that load. Then make an informed WAG about what kind of accuracy is acceptable. For me when I started playing with mine. I chose the Lee .312 185 gr Gas checked bullet. I also...
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    Yesterday, 08:29 AM
    Ben replied to a thread Making Ben's Red in Boolit Lube !
    If your " usual routine " works....fine, stay with it. If it doesn't work, it seems that a completely new technique that does work may be the best route for you ? ? ? Ben
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    Yesterday, 08:23 AM
    People forget that people have free will. If someone does something they know they should not. Like driving while under the influence and causes an accident that takes part or all of a family away before their time. People blame God. When they...
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    Yesterday, 08:16 AM
    RCBS Universal hand tool, and if you buy one buy 2 so never have to fuss changing. Not that with a little practice changing is hard, cause it isn't. But for me it is the only fly in the oinment. No messing with shell holders, switch from .444...
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    04-23-2017, 10:55 PM
    The powder coating varies a little bit but is about 26 BHN. The thickness on the bullet varies too, about .001" for the "shake and bake" method and .002"-.004" for electrostatic spray method. The rifling of a barrel is thicker than the coating. This...
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    04-23-2017, 10:14 PM
    Bummer and sounds about like my kind of luck lol. Hopefully PA steps in and will say close enough on the 30 days. If not, Beeman should stand by the 1 year warranty and fix it or replace it. Actually, my luck would be more like it breaks after a...
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    04-23-2017, 10:08 PM
    Are you allowing the boolits to age harden prior to sizing them?
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    04-23-2017, 09:15 PM
    GhostHawk replied to a thread Trial in Our Chapel
    Charlie face the pain head on brother. In this life problems do not go away if you turn your back on them. They get together and get bigger, meaner. Reach down inside and find the strength that I know is there brother. Grab aholt of it with both...
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  • GhostHawk's Avatar
    04-23-2017, 10:21 AM
    4 grains of Red dot does not really care if it is a 100 grain bullet or a 158 grain. It'll just plain work. I have mostly been loading .358 bullets as I have a couple of 9's that need them bigger. My Hipoint Carbine is probably the least...
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    04-23-2017, 08:59 AM
    Ben replied to a thread Making Ben's Red in Boolit Lube !
    If the bullets are not pre-heated with a heat gun and the lube hot, you won't have any luck pouring the lube onto the bullets. I've pan lubed a little ( not much ), I heat the lube on a hot plate until it it is a liquid. Then I place the bullets...
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    04-23-2017, 01:46 AM
    Photos of bad boolits would help.
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    04-22-2017, 09:38 PM
    35 shooter replied to a thread Need help deciding in AirGuns
    My brother recently bought a Hatsan 95 in .22 cal. and is very happy with it so far. Says it's very accurate.
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    04-22-2017, 09:34 PM
    Wife has brought 4 possible pieces of pewter home. One was, the smallest of course. looks like a large, short shot glass with a turned in then out bowl lip on the edge. Did not weigh enough and too pretty to melt it. She has it on her table full...
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    04-22-2017, 09:29 PM
    I have not bought Rem ammo since the 90's. I used to be a big Remington fan boi but they turned me off. Federal has been getting a lot of my business in the .22lr and other ammo. I too had a magazine issue with both of my Mk III 22/45's so I...
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  • GhostHawk's Avatar
    04-22-2017, 09:18 PM
    I believe that is the Yildiz folding 12 ga action from Academy sports. They sold for about 100$. Although in theory you could do it with most single shot break action shotguns, H&R etc. Nice stock!
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  • 35 shooter's Avatar
    04-22-2017, 09:07 PM
    I'll definitly report back on it when i get it. I intend on putting it through it's paces as soon as it comes in. Looking forward to some small game hunting with it this fall.
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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