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    Yesterday, 10:36 PM
    Bazoo replied to a thread FS 870 stock set in Swappin & Sellin
    Pictures coming in load and clear here. That is a stock set from an express model.
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    Yesterday, 10:32 PM
    Bazoo replied to a thread First lever gun in Leverguns
    Freetrapper, yessir they are fine for a tube mag. As a general rule, anything you get in 35 Remington will be safe because the majority of rifles chambered for it are tube fed. Roundnose and flatnose is safe for a tube magazine. Hornady flex tip...
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    Yesterday, 10:25 PM
    Bazoo replied to a thread Hazmat Fee in Canister & Surplus Powder
    Bartlett is just up the road from me, though I've not bought any from him yet.
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    Yesterday, 08:28 PM
    Bazoo replied to a thread Lee mold lube/care in Casting Equipment
    I use graphite. IE a carpenters pencil. Take the sprue plate off and color the underside and the pivot hole well, then color the alignment pins as well as the top the mould. When using the mould, if you smear lead between the mould top and...
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    Yesterday, 08:02 PM
    Bazoo replied to a thread First lever gun in Leverguns
    Howdy and welcome to the forum freetrapper. Nice looking carbine. I've never seen one like that. Congratulations.
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    Yesterday, 02:41 AM
    I prefer vintage "modern" gun personally, but I like traditional muzzleloader also. I don't down someone for using an inline but I agree that most do it for the extended season. I am not big on bow hunting but I do respect the effort and skill...
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    Yesterday, 02:35 AM
    Thanks for the catch up.
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    11-10-2019, 03:05 AM
    Well I got a small 6 point buck earlier. I started by cutting up the belly. It wasn't pretty but I was able to loosen the guts and all the organs, cut the wind pipe from the outside and get everything down to the bung remaining. The book...
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    11-08-2019, 07:21 PM
    Bazoo replied to a thread 1892 Winchester in Leverguns
    Neat, I'd like to see the old girl. I'd think a gun that was made in 1911 wouldn't have any burrs left.
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    11-08-2019, 06:54 PM
    Bazoo replied to a thread PIF swap box in Pay It Forward
    Did you ever get the box Rp?
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    11-08-2019, 12:06 PM
    I have not got it yet but I just ordered another mold from Tom at Accurate Molds. This one is a 4 cavity #35-125C. It will be for 9mm. RIP Texas Grunt!
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    11-08-2019, 12:03 PM
    I noticed that the PM 11 is showing out of stock at Midway with no back order. Makes one wonder.......... The idea of a quality pot with a build in PID is great but I just don't know if the new ProMelt qualifies as a quality pot. My next pot may...
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    11-08-2019, 10:18 AM
    I probably would go Redding, mostly because of the mixed comments that you hear about Lyman's customer service. Other than that, Lyman makes nice equipment.
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    11-08-2019, 10:15 AM
    Wet tumbling get the brass incredibly clean. Most of us substitute some type of automotive wash and wax in place of the Dawn. The cases get so clean that they tarnish pretty quick and the wash and wax leaves a protective coating on them. When I...
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    11-08-2019, 10:05 AM
    I'm a loyal Dillon customer. Their presses work well without having to be tinkered with and you have that famous Dillon support if you ever need it. I kind of always wanted a Star, just because, but I doubt that I will ever get one.
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    11-08-2019, 09:33 AM
    That sucks! I'm a little surprised that he didn't notice some other problems in his house. Bright or dim lights, other 240 volt appliances not working, ect.
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    11-07-2019, 11:53 PM
    Thanks for sharing walks, I use a square handle extension on my ingot pouring ladle. Just a stainless ladle with a piece of backer stick screwed to it for length.
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    11-07-2019, 11:42 PM
    Guess it depends on if they shoot different with any of your bore conditions. My guns are always dirty. I clean them, and it don't take long I shoot it again. I don't clean the bore thoroughly though. A patch with hoppes, a few strokes of the...
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    11-07-2019, 11:16 PM
    I'll 2nd the mineral spirits.
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    11-07-2019, 10:39 PM
    Brewer, could you give me some tips on saving the hide?
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    11-07-2019, 07:38 PM
    Bazoo replied to a thread Cleaning a ladle in Casting Equipment
    Lots of times it's a few months between casting sessions and my ladle rusts up. I'm lazy I spose, I should store it better instead of leaving it on the bench to rust. I have left it in the pot before, but for some reason don't care for doing...
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    11-07-2019, 06:45 PM
    Bazoo replied to a thread Winchester 1886 Project. in Leverguns
    That's a neat cartridge belt, never seen one like that with a pouch. How old is it? Nice 336 by the way. Which caliber?
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    11-07-2019, 05:37 PM
    I like both carbon and stainless. For a knife I'm going to primarily whittle with, carbon is preferred. Such as my Old Timer 34OT. It takes a fine edge and holds it well, flat ground, it does well on wood. Problem is, I carry it a lot, and...
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    11-06-2019, 11:51 PM
    Bazoo replied to a thread Winchester 1886 Project. in Leverguns
    Ask yourself these questions, Am I going to sell this rifle? Did I buy this rifle as a monetary investment? From your posts I think the answers will both be no. So forget the number of value and make the gun the way you want it to be. ...
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    11-06-2019, 10:59 PM
    You could use those repack boxes as a base for a pattern.
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    11-06-2019, 07:34 PM
    For sharpening serrated blades, I've used DMT cone sharpeners and it worked well.
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    11-06-2019, 07:29 PM
    I appreciate the suggestions and advice. Thanks for the good ball/stone idea for pulling hide. I haven't looked through all the links yet. The one I did before I gutted it on the ground and finished by cutting the intestines right at the...
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  • lightman's Avatar
    11-06-2019, 01:34 PM
    Its just a guess but a bucket of ingots is heavier than a bucket of weights. My guess is between 150-200#.
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    11-06-2019, 10:29 AM
    Besides what everyone else posted I recommend reading the sticky about mold lube.
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    11-06-2019, 10:24 AM
    lightman replied to a thread Organ pipes? in Lead and Lead Alloys
    When I use acid to test for Zinc I use a glass eye dropper. I'll brush a clean spot on the suspected piece and drop a drop or two of acid on it. Then I'll wash off the acid. I'll also wash the eye dropper. I think the glass eye dropper came from...
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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