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    Yesterday, 01:18 AM
    If you can plug into your computer you might look in the DCIM folder for pictures and copy them off then delete from phone. Check downloads too. I think some apps will pull down updates etc. then not clean up the installer or updates. I think...
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    Yesterday, 01:09 AM
    94/3/3 is an alloy that should be tougher because the Sn and Sb are in equal measure so they can alloy well. Lyman #2 is 90/5/5 so think of this /3/3 mix as a softer version of that Lyman #2 with a /5/5 alloy. In that .357 you might want to try...
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    Yesterday, 12:17 AM
    Rich you might want to send a PM (Private Message) click on the persons member name and select Private Message. They will get a notice when the login that they have a message and it allows one to exchange email addresses, pictures, or phone...
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    Yesterday, 12:12 AM
    Thanks to member BNE I have an answer. don't know why it is stamped 2 - 5/8% but it should make some nice bullets or for adding into a big batch. The No. 20 with line of stars is essentially straight solder. Sample 2 - 5/8% Solder Sticks Pb =...
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    11-22-2017, 11:20 AM
    The rule of good business is to charge "All the Traffic Will Bear". Which will of course be a higher price the fewer suppliers there are. Many refused to buy supplies when stores were jacking the prices up. I won't shop at Bass Pro to this day. ...
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    11-22-2017, 09:41 AM
    Wow, you did good. Those being the older black Lee powder scoops you will need to dig up the conversion to CC list from off the internet. I seem to recall recent thread with table showing the black scoops were often in between the current yellow...
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    11-22-2017, 01:12 AM
    Nice offer there Brass gonna make some winner really happy.
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    11-22-2017, 01:05 AM
    Ironic, we own firearms hoping to discourage thieves then pay ripoff prices to use them. So how bad are prices for the LR primers?
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    11-22-2017, 12:59 AM
    I did see a Canadian source but you have to have an ATF form 6 approval. I think it is an end user certificate but not sure. My understanding is someplace along the line Berdan primers started being considered to be potentially military equipment...
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    11-22-2017, 12:54 AM
    Smart, I like that. Most of the time we have to make do with obsessed, weird, and the most charitable "different". Often accompanied by a sympathetic look toward our spouses. :bigsmyl2:
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    11-21-2017, 07:36 PM
    http://forum.pafoa.org/showthread.php?t=49600&page=3 Has what purports to be the skinny on why no Berdan primers and how they might be purchased via Australia. If I might offer no zombies a suggestion, take said primers to a gun show. You...
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    11-21-2017, 06:21 PM
    Ditto - I have that search open myself. I did find a box for sale at a gun show from a person getting out of reloading Berdan. But online? Not so much. Saw something online about PMC can be called but would only ship orders of 5,000 or more but...
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    11-21-2017, 12:11 AM
    I put wood boards under the legs of the bigger shelf to avoid concentrated pressure on concrete floor by spreading out the weight a bit but I'm thinking some folks need to worry about just the total weight sitting on their floors. "wow that is...
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    11-20-2017, 11:13 PM
    Best Buy computers are the same deal. Even if the brand and basic model are the same you will find they have a slightly different model number because they are made exclusively to Best Buy specifications and price point. So a Nikon Scope may be...
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    11-20-2017, 06:59 PM
    I have a wally world fish fryer, square with straight legs and it has handled better than 100# Of course I gave the dear wife the cheap aluminum pot that came with it. I have had that dutch oven totally full of lead Closer view, the rusty...
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    11-20-2017, 06:53 PM
    D Crockett is one for sure. http://castboolits.gunloads.com/member.php?12975-D-Crockett
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    11-20-2017, 06:48 PM
    RogerDat replied to a thread H&R handi 44 mag. in Factory Rifles
    Lee makes a decent one. https://www.titanreloading.com/lee-precision-reloading-equipment/lee-molds/bullet-molds/44-special-44-mag-4440/lee-dc-mold-tl430-240swc- Or the 6 cavity version of it. I like the tumble lube design. Also works well with...
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    11-20-2017, 06:41 PM
    RogerDat replied to a thread been on a roll!! in Our Town
    I'm pulling for you. Don't know if I'm encouraged since you finally got some relief or scared witless that my one surgery was only a moderate success. Did cut down on the pain and I can do stuff like walk around a gun show for an hour or so...
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    11-20-2017, 06:36 PM
    Pewter will be stamped Pewter or Zinn (tin in dutch or german) If it isn't stamped it isn't pewter. Pewtex is not pewter it is harder aluminum stuff. Pewter handles and any attachments will be soldered on, not screwed or riveted. Pewter is too...
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    11-20-2017, 04:27 PM
    I use a marker but I have started stamping awhile ago, at least on the larger ingots, using a cheap stamp set from Harbor Freight. I try to keep up an inventory list of lead in an Excel spread sheet I maintain with Open Office Calc (free software). ...
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    11-20-2017, 03:03 PM
    No 40-82 hiker I'm more of a fall back source if nothing else worked out, looks like OP has things lined up so he's good. Which means I'm good. Thoughtful of you to put that in there. I meant it to be a soft offer. I can, so I would but glad to...
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    11-20-2017, 02:57 PM
    RogerDat replied to a thread Soft lead? in Lead and Lead Alloys
    X-ray lead shielding has a government standard so will always be very close to pure, if not pure lead. I believe it wasn't allowed to be from scrap since the "shielding" per inch was based on pure lead. You really don't want to melt scrap in...
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    11-20-2017, 04:04 AM
    I don't normally sell COWW lead. The price I pay around here to buy it is too high for there to be any profit, and hauling 60+ lb. boxes into post office is a PITA. That said if you get stuck and don't find anyone else PM me, I could sell you a...
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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
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