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    11-04-2018, 09:43 PM
    Thank you, sir. Looking forward to receiving them. Now I need to PIF something.
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    11-04-2018, 09:31 PM
    I have worn glasses since 1959. In the old days as long as I kept them clean all was ok. Now the plastics have static electricity. I use the same process for my safety glasses, my regular glasses and my motorcycle helmet. I use warm water and...
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    11-04-2018, 02:13 AM
    bbogue1 replied to a thread Albuquerque in Our Town
    I have found that in many decisions there is a kernel of new direction. Take a look at what works in yoiur life and gives you the reward you desire. There is a good idea in there somewhere. Take time to do a T chart by taking a piece of paper and...
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    11-03-2018, 02:58 PM
    My wifes 38 Special could use a few more cases. I'll take it. PM to follow.
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    10-30-2018, 10:03 PM
    bbogue1 replied to a thread 9mm Diameter in Casting Equipment
    I slugged my barrel and sent the slug to Dardas Bullets who miked it for free. Turned out my 9mm was actually .356 so mine are sized to .356 then powder coated and resized to .357. If I lube them then I size to .357 which is what Dardas recommended.
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    10-23-2018, 11:18 PM
    The spout is replacable on the 4-20 pot. To see what it looks like see http://castboolits.gunloads.com/showthread.php?368845-Lee-4-20-Pot-Plugs-Up-Why-How-do-I-stop-that
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    10-23-2018, 10:15 PM
    Picked up some free sticks at Home Depot. I'll give it a try. In my Lyman pot I do the initial smelting of the wheel weights using sawdust and scraping the bottom and sides. Then the melted wheel weights are cast into ingots. When cool I write...
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    10-17-2018, 11:53 PM
    Does anyone flux their wheel weights with a compound designed for fluxing, wax or borax? Does it leave your pot clean? Are there any problems with the bottom pour valve? If you are not using a bottom pour pot does it get impurities out? Why...
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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