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  • georgerkahn's Avatar
    Today, 09:25 AM
    I salute your wisdom in taking apart mystery cartridges! It sounds as you have the bullet removal challenge licked; for me, a lot is based if I wish to re-use said bullet. You indicated you do not possess a rifle in this calibre, but do you have a...
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    Yesterday, 02:28 PM
    For what it's worth, my Number 1 concern was ricochet -- primarily the fired bullet bouncing back and hitting me or someone! (I still recall the "you'll get your eye shot out, or shoot someone else's" admonitions from Mom when I went "huntin'" with...
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    Yesterday, 11:01 AM
    "My" rule of thumb has been to take a sized, lubed, bullet, and drop it into a cylinder. If the bullet falls through by its own weight, or a thump of revolver to my other palm -- then it's too skinny. A fatter bullet is needed! At the other...
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    02-15-2020, 04:42 PM
    John -- alamogunr -- you clearly are in the right frame re these firearms! One thought I maintain is that not only are they not being made anymore, but the most recent ones are more than a half-century old! Possibly not a good thing to write on a...
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    02-15-2020, 04:17 PM
    I will be privileged to purchase: 468pcs of Starline 44 mag 1X fired along with 50 WW and 40 PMC 2X fired for sale. These will ship via USPS medium flat rate box, priced at $80 shipped PM to follow. Thanks again! georgerkahn geo Payment...
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    02-15-2020, 07:36 AM
    I'll mirror what Alstep and others have posted, perhaps adding/reinforcing this one VERY important fact: To wit, you really can do damage to yourself, and most notably (op rod) your M1s, if you do not either use factory, or reload, loads...
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    02-14-2020, 11:43 AM
    Sadly (for the firearms) I was present for two slam-fires. That in many military-style firearms the metal piece which hits the primer to break its anvil and ignite the powder is free floating is a major factor. Even in the course of another...
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    02-14-2020, 08:36 AM
    Thanks for headsup/post! I've kind of wanted one of these (the HP358439) for quite a while. Guru Glenn Fryxell wrote a piece about it at http://www.lasc.us/Fryxell38KeithHP358439.htm; Western Bullets is selling these, made & lubed for roughly 16...
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    02-13-2020, 11:05 AM
    I once dated an Officer's model... (until I found out she was that ;) ) Bion, too, she was into horses -- rode English -- but had no colts... (Rule # 327: Never date anyone who's SO has power over you) geo
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    02-12-2020, 08:03 PM
    (I managed to get to the pile, and went through about half. No heat in basement, and even with a portable electric space heater, the 45* was too cold for me to stay... God willing, I will go through rest tomorrow. One sad (for you ;) ) phenomena...
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  • Wasalmonslayer's Avatar
    02-11-2020, 10:23 PM
    Questions on the mold gas check or plain base, brass or aluminum, and how many cavities?
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    02-11-2020, 08:11 PM
    I have quite a collection of Precision Shooting, stacked (tossed?) in a hard-to-get-at cubicle adjacent to wood stove chimney base. I've been meaning to retrieve them -- hopefully tomorrow. If I find the issues you desire, I'll PM you. Keep your...
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    02-11-2020, 04:45 PM
    I concur with above posts, and add something which worked for me on what appeared to be a warped mould I had. Kind of hard to find nowadays, but I cut a few squares of plain-Jane carbon paper, putting two pieces -- carbon out -- between the mould...
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    02-11-2020, 09:17 AM
    PBSmith -- I'm elated for you you had success! Should you wish another method ;), I had a similar challenge with a vintage Weaver scope. I had a bag of cut "leather scraps" I had purchased at a gun show, and pulled out a narrow piece long enough...
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    02-10-2020, 01:55 PM
    I share my condolences on the loss of your dad. I note observing three rules vis revolver loading. First, drop a ready-to-load bullet alone in a cylinder hole -- just have cylinder open if it's a double action revolver; or, take the cylinder out...
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    02-10-2020, 10:12 AM
    Your labels really look professional! My kudos! I have a Brother Q500 -- and, like two above posters, use it to make my labels. That the load, date, and other pertinent data is readily typed in is a big plus! NOT to "dis" the Cricut -- we gifted...
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  • georgerkahn's Avatar
    02-09-2020, 05:08 PM
    I will be privileged to purchase: 1) RCBS, 2 cavity mold w/handles #82049, 45 Colt, 250 gr. RFN. $65 PM to follow. Thank you. georgerkahn Payment edit: Return PM from OP received; my cheque to be posted tomorrow. geo
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    02-08-2020, 09:56 AM
    I have two of this mould, and am confused (my brain not so sharp ;) ) re your query. Some moulds have a long machine screw which will go through an unthreaded, slightly larger hole, above the milled trough for handle, with the hole below threaded...
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Happily married w/ both sons grownup and moved away; wife is retired RN. God knows how many years either of us will have... but trying to live the best of whatever there will be.
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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