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  • Fishman's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:11 PM
    You will have plenty of power no doubt! Lowering the element may also make the hearing characteristics of the pot more uniform which helps your pid operate more precisely. Probably not a big deal though. Nice build for sure.
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    Yesterday, 07:18 PM
    That Track of the Wolf mold is a Lee 6 cavity .31 caliber ball. Essentially muzzle loader mold that makes #1 buckshot. The group buy molds will be 8 cavity available in #1, #00, #000, and I think #0000 (38 round ball) Depending I think on getting...
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    Yesterday, 06:52 PM
    Yep brass prep is a pain Crimped primers are sort of harder to tell coming out. As someone mentioned the crimp can hold it tight while the pocket itself is loose. A go no-go gauge would be useful. I use the CH4D primer pocket swager to remove...
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    09-19-2018, 04:57 PM
    Pretty neat build. I do have a concern about the heating element location. The pot does conduct heat well, but it seems like when the alloy got low it would get more difficult to effect heat transfer from the element to the pot and to the alloy. ...
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    09-19-2018, 01:26 PM
    RogerDat replied to a thread What is it in Lead and Lead Alloys
    Oh yeah but will you clean the leaves from his gutters and down spouts? Huh?
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    09-19-2018, 01:23 PM
    RogerDat replied to a thread What is it in Lead and Lead Alloys
    Without a doubt pewter is generally and easy sale in S&S forum. Good product for shipping. SFRB holds enough that the shipping isn't a big part of the purchase. You should be able to fit 10# of pewter in a SFRB and have enough form that sale to...
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    09-19-2018, 11:43 AM
    Fishman replied to a thread Apple season! in Cookin' Recipe's
    Actually not too well and only certain kinds. Friends haven’t had much luck with them and you never see an apple orchard. Peaches are another thing entirely. Grow like weeds and overbear like crazy if not pruned and thinned and the frost doesn’t get...
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    09-18-2018, 07:05 PM
    RogerDat replied to a thread What is it in Lead and Lead Alloys
    You have a really tough situation there, and with 400 lbs. to dispose of it will take tons of lead so... out of the goodness of my heart and only out of concern for your well being.... I will let you ship a couple of 65# boxes to me. That way you...
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    09-18-2018, 07:00 PM
    Yes I have, and in 38 special for sure and I think some .357 mag also. Worked fine. Don't recall the load but can look it up. Just have to be careful since it is concentrated, easy to double charge without load in the case looking much different....
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    09-18-2018, 06:51 PM
    There was a clamp type tool used for pinball machines as I recall which was for sale. Air riveters have an anvil piece that has a donut shaped divot & pin on the bottom and dish shaped head on top and those were a replaceable parts. Maybe...
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    09-18-2018, 06:39 PM
    Surprised and saddened by this news. Liked his posts, was blessed by his encouragement in my own brass reforming endeavors. He will be missed here and I'm sure in his family and community.
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    09-18-2018, 06:36 PM
    The loss is great only because the love was great. I hope your heart will soon heal enough to let you savor the good memories without the pain making them unbearable.
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    09-17-2018, 11:42 PM
    Fishman replied to a thread Apple season! in Cookin' Recipe's
    My deal was my peach tree. 27 gallons of peaches the week of July fourth. I made so many jams, canned peaches, and frozen pies. I am still peached out but my friends think it’s great. Mrs Fishman keeps taking my jam in to work to give away.
    19 replies | 274 view(s)
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    09-17-2018, 11:30 PM
    Fishman replied to a thread Fun at the old ball park? in Our Town
    If I were in that shape, I would let the bear do what it will outside and make sure my steel entry doors were dead bolted. Then I would rest and heal.
    6 replies | 234 view(s)
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    09-17-2018, 11:24 PM
    Pretty darned cool. It is amazing how much more deadly our weapons are in only 100 years’ time. Where will we be in another 100?
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    09-17-2018, 11:13 PM
    I work with some very educated people and some of them could really use this tool. I am not excluding myself either.
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    09-17-2018, 02:59 PM
    RogerDat replied to a thread Auto Parts Cost Rant in Our Town
    Any reason you can't use a 4" grinder with a cut off wheel on that welded bolt? Or even a grinder wheel and just grind it down? Might want to use water frequently to keep any rubber bushing from over heating. If you don't have that tool they can...
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    09-16-2018, 02:57 PM
    Yes, PSA has always done me right and they make good stuff. I really like my .308 ar10 and need to work it out a bit more come to think of it. I’m glad the storm spared you and yours.
    42 replies | 919 view(s)
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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