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  • smokeywolf's Avatar
    Today, 01:40 AM
    I'm very glad your brother-in-law is progressing in his recovery. Your BiL is one tough hombre. God bless him. Hope the dog owner has a very fat bank account. Those medical bills are likely to run into 6 figures. Not Cane Corso Mastiffs, but had...
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  • TXGunNut's Avatar
    Today, 12:15 AM
    I hope I never have another two-story dwelling, stairs at work are bad enough. Seems any little chore around the house involves a trip up and down stairs. I use a Folgers coffee container for tumble lubing, they even have a built-in handle!
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  • TXGunNut's Avatar
    Today, 12:06 AM
    It's not the size of the boolit, it's what you do with it that matters. ;-) With the proper rifle, cartridge design, cartridge prep, loading technique, boolit design, fit and alloy virtually any caliber boolit (within reason) can shoot better than...
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  • TXGunNut's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:42 PM
    Loaded up 50 38WCF as a powder test. I left some Unique in the measure (uncovered) for several days and decided to load a few rounds to see how they perform. Loaded 20 30-06 rounds for another project with (fresh from the bottle ;-) ) Unique. I...
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  • TXGunNut's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:31 PM
    My brother called me on the way back from his deer lease today. It seems he's finally talked our younger cousin into going hunting and the cousin is bringing his 10 yr old son with him. We don't know if the youngster will actually shoot a deer this...
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  • TXGunNut's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:58 PM
    TXGunNut replied to a thread Doing it "old School" in Our Town
    Cover stays on my Dillon for years at a stretch, I used the RCBS single stage for awhile today as usual.
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  • BT Sniper's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:01 PM
    In 2016 I started keeping track of how long it took me to complete customer orders. Original date started day payment was received and then final date was day order was shipped and competed. My average so far for 2016 is less then 6 weeks! ...
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    Yesterday, 09:53 PM
    BT Sniper replied to a thread My Work Order List in BT Sniper
    Started keeping track of how long it takes me to complete orders starting in 2016 measured from the day the order was placed (payment received) to the day the order was shipped. The average for all orders shipped so far in 2016 is 5.5 weeks and...
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  • Boaz's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:15 PM
    The rock is posted on another thread above . Included a little more info , thanks for tolerating and putting up with me . Boaz
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  • Boaz's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:09 PM
    Well after running a scout thread on the worthless rock I have decided to put it up for sale ! Had a few complainers but as I figured most had a good time of it . xbeeman412 was the most insightful with the recommendation to sell it to help Sam and...
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  • kywoodwrkr's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:06 PM
    Those might work with correct machining on a TC. I'll take them. PM to follow. Thanks.
    3 replies | 159 view(s)
  • mold maker's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:01 PM
    mold maker replied to a thread Pewter? in Lead and Lead Alloys
    If I did that, she'd buy me a twin to the first one.
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  • MaryB's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:36 PM
    going, going... bump!
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  • MaryB's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:29 PM
    Gee you collect them? Want a 300 pound hunk of granite that is in my way?
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  • MaryB's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:08 PM
    MaryB replied to a thread Don't know what to do. in Our Town
    My lab Misty always knew when I was hurting, pretty soon that big head would push into my lap and under my hand and she would give me the puppy dog love eyes. Her way of comforting me and she was such a goof she could usually get me laughing to...
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  • MaryB's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:01 PM
    MaryB replied to a thread Sunday supper in Our Town
    Beef stew made with potato, carrot, and onion from my garden, and some homemade baking powder biscuits. Have 2 biscuits leftover for later with honey for my daily sweet!
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  • MaryB's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:58 PM
    The corn will pick up a slight smokey flavor, and it doesn't char like it can on the grill.
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  • MaryB's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:57 PM
    They are tasty, had 2 with a big bowl of homemade beef stew tonight.
    25 replies | 547 view(s)
  • MaryB's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:57 PM
    My homemade chili powder has habenero in it, but I would guess at only 4% of the total...
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  • Boaz's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:49 PM
    Your right rl69 good song , never heard it . Thank you ! That girl is worried about accompaniment......she don't need it .
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  • mold maker's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:42 PM
    mold maker replied to a thread Twenty Years!!! in Our Town
    Congratulations to each and every pair that weather the storms and stick it out. No marriage is all fun and games. It takes lots of give and take. Most of all it takes mutual respect. After dating for over two years, I got lucky on March 14th...
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    Yesterday, 07:06 PM
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  • mold maker's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:03 PM
    mold maker replied to a thread The cost of reloading in Our Town
    I consider all the money I've spent on reloading supplies and tools as well spent. I have something to show for it. I could have had fine cars instead of the "73 Suburban that I put 303,780 miles on and traded for the "03 Dodge crew cab I now...
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  • TXGunNut's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:20 PM
    Wow, that video was insane. Poor kids. My sister grew some pretty mild jalapenos this year and I'm really enjoying them. I enjoy spicy but gotta pass on stuff that burns.
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  • TXGunNut's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:05 PM
    Nice! Can't say if I've ever had fermented pickles but they sure sound good!
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  • Black Powder Bill's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:41 PM
    Read structiins!!OMG FIRST MISTAKE
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  • Johnny_V's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:12 PM
    Alvarez Kelly is a Straight Shooter in my book. Fair price, fast shipping, and GREAT Communication. Thanks Brian.....
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  • Boaz's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:06 PM
    I'll certainly take your suggestion into consideration Jonny .
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  • Johnny_V's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:04 PM
    You've been around here long enough, maybe you should read the S&S Rules, paragraph #2, and leave the space for someone who truly needs to sell something related to this forum. Just my 2 of course.........
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  • Boaz's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:54 PM
    I have a worthless every day rock I would like to sell here . Do you think it would be of any worth to someone ? Any comment would be appreciated.
    49 replies | 1408 view(s)
  • Boaz's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:51 PM
    Boaz replied to a thread I need your help in Our Chapel
    I didn't know him Jim , I hope he resurfaces . If your missing and concerned about him he was most likely a good guy .
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  • TXGunNut's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:20 PM
    I do it on the grill, need to try it in the smoker. Big charcoal grill/smoker rusted out last winter and replacement hasn't showed up yet. On the grill I just toss it on and turn it every few minutes until lightly browned on all sides.
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  • TXGunNut's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:51 PM
    TXGunNut replied to a thread The cost of reloading in Our Town
    I suppose loading is a bit like woodworking, gardening, gourmet cooking, beer & wine making and a few other hobbies. Saving money is as good an excuse as any to get into it but for some folks the basic setup is only a starting point. A loading setup...
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  • TXGunNut's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:29 PM
    TXGunNut replied to a thread 35 Whelen in Hunting with CB's
    Mine's a three-groove, 14 twist. Was just kidding about two groove, feeling a bit nostalgic. ;-) Was leaning towards four groove but Jes told me there wouldn't be much difference, if any, for my intended use. Three grooves cost less than four. I use...
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  • TXGunNut's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:46 PM
    150-180 gr CB @ 1800fps sounds like a good hunting load for a 30WCF or a 32 Special, if you can make it work in your SKS by all means take it hunting! SKS's are cheap and fun but there's no reason you can't take it hunting. Don't worry about what...
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  • Fly's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:30 PM
    Fly replied to a thread BP lube formula ? in Muzzleloading.
    I also like mink oil. Ditto to everything said above. I buy mine at Wal-Greens & it seem to work as well as what Track of the wolf sells. It keeps fouling soft & I,m a guy that's tried so many things over the years. ...
    21 replies | 681 view(s)
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Married 52 yr to the best gal I ever knew, with 2 children and 4 grand childres. Retired 7/07
Piedmont (Conover) NC
Gold prospecting , Gem Cutting, Casting, Reloading, SHOOTING
39.5 yr as a Pattern, and mold maker for a plastics mfg, that was killed by the China imports..


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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