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    Yesterday, 11:31 PM
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    Yesterday, 11:22 PM
    First mold is a Lee 6 Cav 401 145 SWC it casts nice and drops @ .4015 with my range lead $45 shipped Second is an MP 359 125 RF 8 Cav Aluminum new never cast with. $85 shipped Third is an MP 359 125 RF 4 Cav Brass it has been used but...
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    Yesterday, 05:06 PM
    georgerkahn replied to a thread Truck problums in Our Town
    The first thing I would look at, bion, is a fuel problem. I'd think it might be worth just a very few dollars for any of good over the counter fuel "fixers" at your local auto parts store. Second, definitely might be the fuel filters. I had...
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    10-15-2019, 05:24 PM
    I have had great success with hinges from Cherry Tree -- https://cherrytreetoys.com/hinges/ -- re both the sizes they offer as well as the quality. I WILL add, however, it's been about a decade since my last order, so there is a good chance the...
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    10-10-2019, 07:45 PM
    For me, it was a (Hialeah, Florida) Universal M1 Carbine. I had bought it way back when, at the time I HAD (lots of friends had M1 carbines) to have one, and the price was 1/3rd what military was going for. A not-too distant shop recently had a...
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    10-10-2019, 03:11 PM
    I have an Ohaus (RCBS) triple-beam, the RCBS new digital, and a simple Redding balance. To complement a hand-loader (truck tailgate loading at range, using Buchanan tool) I picked up a Dillon Determinator for about $85.00 off eBay. I marvel at...
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    10-08-2019, 07:30 PM
    In a region where minus twenty Fahrenheit is not a rarity in winter, I have an off-grid Wilderness Travel Trailer as my camp. Bion, I have two plus sources of heat. First, when it's really cold, I fire an infrared heater which sits upon a...
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    10-08-2019, 08:05 AM
    georgerkahn replied to a thread PCP info in AirGuns
    I cannot address 100 yards, as frankly have never tried target potential at this distance. (For both rimfire and center-fire, I "zero" at 75 yards). Re my S200 Air Arms .22 PCP, at 10 meters in a "Tipton Best Gun Vice", the ten-shot groups...
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    10-07-2019, 05:41 PM
    Pighunter -- There are myriads of variables, including even the manufacturer of your brass. I have included here a chart with some manufacturer's alloy -- numbers are in percentages -- for you to see this. Another variable is the chamber size of...
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    10-07-2019, 05:18 PM
    In my area, I pretty much have benched my Essence-fueled Coleman stove -- a 2-burner from the late 1950s -- the one with the round fuel tank. Reason? Coleman fuel seems almost impossible to find. On occasion a Wal*Mart has it, but not at store in...
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    10-07-2019, 05:04 PM
    My mould was delivered today :) :) :) -- just as gorgeous as other MP moulds! Thanks to Duke (!!!) for honchoing this, as well as MP for producing/shipment. I'm happy! geo
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    10-04-2019, 07:56 PM
    flounderman -- Grips -- 'specially for Rugers, have been kind of a nightmare for me. I did find a site which is pretty good -- https://gunblast.com/Hamm_Ruger-SA-GripFrames.htm -- to perhaps (note I wrote, "perhaps") help you i.d. yours. Or, may...
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    10-04-2019, 07:42 PM
    georgerkahn replied to a thread PCP info in AirGuns
    Overkill -- airguns are indeed a different planet -- and, it's not too bad a planet :). Air Venturi came out with their Nomad II compressor which is quite the 20-pound marvel -- runs off either 12VDC (e.g., your vehicle's battery) or plugs into a...
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    10-04-2019, 07:28 PM
    For several years I cast indoors, under a kitchen range hood vented through the wall, supplemented by a floor box fan, with me between box fan and range hood. I experienced no problems. (Had we not "remodeled", with my "disgusting habits"...
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    10-04-2019, 11:21 AM
    Generally, posts such as yours (see S&S rules) are prefaced by "WTB" (Want To Buy), "WTS" (Want to Sell), or vendor/auction preface. Are you seeking a sight, or, have one for sale? geo
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    10-03-2019, 06:00 PM
    My go-to -- e.g., first look and read is Ken Water's Pet Loads. I have both the original two-volume set with supplements as well as the one-volume reprint. I, too, have/use Nick Harvey's, as well as several ollllld Lyman, Ideal, and Speer books...
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    10-03-2019, 01:25 PM
    georgerkahn replied to a thread Marauder A D in AirGuns
    clodhopper -- I went to range, and could NOT get it to AD (good!)! However, I did notice that when I hooked air compressor Foster fitting up, there was no sound from airgun. However, after pressure rose just a bit, there was a quite pronounced...
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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.
South of the (Canada) border
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happily retired after 42 years at one job!


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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