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    Today, 12:30 AM
    Bazoo replied to a thread Oil lamp wick in Our Town
    Thanks for the replies. I seen the ones at Walmart, but they don't fit all my lamps. I didn't think about ace.
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    Today, 12:27 AM
    The bright side is that it is a hidden flaw that also won't show up on paper.
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    Yesterday, 10:40 PM
    If it was from fanning, why is there 8-10 dimples in rows between 3 chambers, with only a dimple on the edges of the other chambers? That don't make no sense. I would expect there to be multiple dimples between all chambers. Maybe the pawl...
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    Yesterday, 07:14 PM
    How's your firing pin look?
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    Yesterday, 06:59 PM
    Bazoo replied to a thread PIF swap box in Pay It Forward
    What's the word on the PIFSB Rp?
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    Yesterday, 06:04 PM
    Bazoo started a thread Oil lamp wick in Our Town
    I have several lamps that I use occasionally and I need new wicks for a couple. Can anyone suggest a good place to purchase them? Anything in particular to look for in a wick? Thanks for the direction. Bazoo
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    Yesterday, 03:33 PM
    It looks like it except id expect it to be between all the chambers and not in such orderly rows. I will venture them to be machining marks. One with a lathe could probably cut a groove to remove it easily. I believe some single sixes came with...
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    Yesterday, 12:55 PM
    I've not heard of it till now. Like to see some pictures of them.
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    Yesterday, 09:13 AM
    Bazoo replied to a thread Military Surplus gear in Clothing
    I got a pair of Mickey Mouse boots for 5 bucks at a yardsale a few years ago. Those things are amazing warm. The cold temps here don't get much below 20 normally. Only issue I've found is the air release knob is right in the way when setting...
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    10-15-2019, 11:38 PM
    Bazoo replied to a thread 45-45-10 First try. in Boolit Lube !
    Thanks Hamish.
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    10-15-2019, 10:59 PM
    I already got plans to meet Jesus. My Granny, sure do miss her. Ray Lewis Heimo Korth John Browning Doug Wesson William Batterman Ruger Frank Barnes
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    10-15-2019, 06:52 PM
    Bazoo replied to a thread A quick ammo box in Special Projects
    Lee valley offers all sorts of hardware.
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    10-15-2019, 05:02 PM
    Sorry you had this disappointment. Sounds like the plunger on the bottom of the hammer was binding. Likely just debris in the hole. It's a common issue for Rugers and solved by cleaning out the hole well and polishing with some fine sandpaper. ...
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    10-15-2019, 08:28 AM
    Thats a new one on me. But I traded most of my older RCBS dies off when I got my first Dillon. The older dies had a more square mouth, where the newer ones had more radius, making it easier to load on a progressive press.
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    10-14-2019, 08:42 PM
    Them mold is yours, Slugster.
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    10-14-2019, 08:34 PM
    lightman replied to a thread PID from OBIII in Casting Equipment
    I finally made it out to the shop to look at my spare probe. Sent you a PM.
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    10-14-2019, 08:23 PM
    I probably would not smelt those new weights. I would put those nice clean new weights straight into my casting pot and just skim out the 4 clips per pound as they floated to the top. Cast_Outlaw, you have a sweet deal going! I would collect...
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    10-14-2019, 07:25 PM
    Bazoo replied to a thread 45-45-10 First try. in Boolit Lube !
    Sounds about like how mine turned out. Except I didn't reduce the JPW down and re-add mineral spirits. I just melted JPW and LLA together and poured it into bottles. Aside from melting the bottles it worked well enough. Mine got hard in the...
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    10-14-2019, 04:02 PM
    Bazoo replied to a thread Sawdust in Casting Equipment
    I flux my pot when starting or adding, regardless of how clean my lead is. There has been times I didn't flux when adding a few ingots, but I guess those ingots weren't super clean as I started having inclusions.
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    10-14-2019, 02:10 PM
    I have not had to deal with Dillon since Mike died but their CS was the best in the business at one time. Oh sure, there were others just as good. RCBS and Leopold come to mind. Maybe Dillon's deal does have something to do with Ebay sellers? But,...
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    10-14-2019, 01:48 PM
    I have one set that I use with my 6.5-284 match rifle. They produce very straight ammo.
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    10-14-2019, 01:43 PM
    lightman replied to a thread Sawdust in Casting Equipment
    I was thinking about how long 2 barrels of sawdust would last me. But if it was free or very cheap and I had the space to store it I would stock up too. I use a hand full, about a coffee cup full, when I'm smelting. I'll flux up to 3 times,...
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    10-14-2019, 01:15 PM
    Yeah, it works very well. I'm on a couple of other sites that load slow, the screen jumps around some before it settles, newly opened pages don't open on the 1st thread. Stuff like that!
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    10-14-2019, 01:12 PM
    lightman replied to a thread Work in Our Chapel
    Looks like a good day at work to me!
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    10-14-2019, 12:20 PM
    lightman replied to a thread Stressing a bit. in Our Town
    So glad to hear that you are doing well. But, not only honor that 10# weight restriction but watch out about over extending and any quick bumb, step, jolt, ect. Walking is probable your best exercise to recover from back sugary with.
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    10-14-2019, 12:11 PM
    I've never sifted for lead at our outdoor range. There was always enough exposed lead to just pick up. Especially after a series of rainy weather. Several 5 gallon buckets and a 2 wheel dolly are a big help. I have sifted the trap at the indoor...
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    10-14-2019, 11:51 AM
    This is a pretty good place to start at. You might even be ok with less linotype. Lino is getting harder and harder to find. I would stretch it as far as possible.
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    10-14-2019, 11:45 AM
    lightman replied to a thread pewter find in Lead and Lead Alloys
    You got the right to brag. That was a heck of a score! I missed 2 estate sales here just recently that I wanted to attend. They were both for well off people and I heard that things went pretty high. Good for the families but not so good for 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
LRN Lead Round Nose LWC Lead Wad Cutter LSWC Lead Semi Wad Cutter
GC Gas Check