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  • MaryB's Avatar
    Today, 03:08 PM
    My nephews used to shoot trap with me all summer so it saved me a bundle on ammo, now they are grown with families of their own and scattered across the country we rarely have time to shoot anymore. It could use a new advance pawl, Hornady has them.
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  • Chill Wills's Avatar
    Today, 02:01 PM
    I also paper patched both cast and jacketed 338 bullets for use in the 348 but that was something of a, "see if I could do it" kind of event. I did not do it for hunting and moved on.
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  • Chill Wills's Avatar
    Today, 01:58 PM
    The one I used was the old NEI (Walt) made a 348 that went 235gr and was outstanding in my two Winchester made M-71's. 25gr SR-4759 or full power loads were great. I am sure there are other molds but that is the one that worked well for me. The...
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  • runfiverun's Avatar
    Today, 11:21 AM
    the 1.5 lbs of antimony you add would be 3% of 50 lbs. base your weights in parts of 100 lbs total to come out at percentages. if you look at how antimony hardens lead versus a BHN scale thing look weird. 12% antimony gives 22 bhn, 5-6%...
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  • runfiverun's Avatar
    Today, 11:11 AM
    try filling from back to front. I see a big difference in mold temp just from the front cavity getting poured first then sitting under the pot while the back one is last and is out in the air more. switching up the cadence to keep the alloy in the...
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  • runfiverun's Avatar
    Today, 11:08 AM
    runfiverun replied to a thread Lead type in Cast Boolits
    go with the cheaper alternative. if you got antimony you got choices and can manipulate the BHN.. if you go with tin you just add more $ to the pot.
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  • runfiverun's Avatar
    Today, 11:05 AM
    practice. just doing a few more sessions will get you up to speed. stop admiring the boolits and just go after seeing them a few hundred times your eyes will go straight to where they need to be and you can get back to keeping heat built up in the...
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  • runfiverun's Avatar
    Today, 11:01 AM
    runfiverun replied to a thread My First Time in Cast Boolits
    it's mold temperature. the shiny boolits are the giveaway. more heat in the molds
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  • runfiverun's Avatar
    Today, 10:58 AM
    put your alloy temp back down. more like 700 is all you need 725 maybe if your loafing along. all that lead your putting in the cavity's is heat, keeping the mold up to temp should be no problem. you just need to get all the cutting oil out of...
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  • Buckshot's Avatar
    Today, 02:58 AM
    ...............Getting a MLer shooting is like other firearms in that trying historic loads, and then modifying things like powders, loads, lubes, and different boolits. It's all fun. I have a couple 58 cals. One is a Zoli Zouave which I have...
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  • MaryB's Avatar
    Today, 02:42 AM
    I no longer reload shotgun and this stuff is just in the way. Instead of smelting down the shot thought I would see if anyone could use it. 25 pounds #4 shot $40 + $19 shipping large flat rate box(maybe a medium but no room for packing...) ...
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  • MaryB's Avatar
    Today, 12:28 AM
    MaryB replied to a thread Don't Be This Guy in Our Town
    Just a guess but the trucker was merging into traffic and the car tried to cut him off and ran out of time to pass him... but yeah the trucker should have known he was hit and dragging a car! I rode with a friend trucking in the early 80's and the...
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    Today, 12:16 AM
    Nebraska law Nebraska Revised Statute 60-6,148 Revised Statutes Chapter 60 60-6,148
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  • MaryB's Avatar
    Today, 12:01 AM
    MaryB replied to a poll Corned Beef Hash in Cookin' Recipe's
    I run leftover corned beef through a coarse grinder plate then freeze that is serving size portions. If I have a leftover baked/roasted/boiled I cube it small dice(1/4 inch) along with grated onion and fry in bacon fat until it starts to crisp then...
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  • Chill Wills's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:34 PM
    The 350 Rem looks looks a fire plug. Always wanted one to play with. About the same capacity as the Whelen. I have had a few Whelens.
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  • Chill Wills's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:29 PM
    My entry 1.25 was a fat finger error. The first 2 and decimal point lost out. Good catch - Sorry for the confusion. The Starline 38-55 brass is available two ways, or better, two lengths. 2.130" is the correct length for 32-40 and 38-55 as you...
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  • runfiverun's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:19 PM
    Joe: see what country gent wrote. as you use the mold a bit more things should settle in and get better your casting has gotten a lot better.
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  • runfiverun's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:14 PM
    about that. I like to start out a touch hard and bump the Vaseline until it gets where I want it. I like my lube to be about as hard as silly putty with a little sticky to it.
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  • 35 shooter's Avatar
    Yesterday, 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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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