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  • Fly's Avatar
    Today, 11:17 AM
    Let me address the Dextrin first. Assuming you made your own dextrin & it was done right, most screened powder should have 5% dextrin. Corned powder does not need a binder as dextrin. A 20 ton press is more than enough, I started with a 4 ton &...
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    Today, 10:39 AM
    mold maker replied to a thread My USPS story. in Our Town
    The problem with automated readers is, they are always right, even when they are wrong. There is no sensible reading human to thoughtfully correct an error. Those bar codes are fool proof when they are correct, but all it takes to screw them up is...
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  • BrassMagnet's Avatar
    Today, 10:33 AM
    If BZimm decides not to use this, I have a use for it and banked PIFs. Please PM me and let me know if he takes this or not.
    4 replies | 47 view(s)
  • Smoke4320's Avatar
    Today, 10:32 AM
    as I have posted several times now I was born in Germany. Raised mostly in the states, to a German mother and an American father (whos Grandparents and as far as we can trace are German). In either case my mother is 83. She has lived in the states...
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    Today, 10:29 AM
    The local weather prognosticator says we are about 1.5" short of normal for the year. It has rained out every outdoor activity in the last 2 months. Being retired means I can do whatever, whenever I chose, but if it includes younger friends, it...
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  • Smoke4320's Avatar
    Today, 09:29 AM
    I have arrived Back in the states now .. It will take me a couple days to get my body resynced to east coast USA time since management does not want discussions on sales pages I will make a post in our town to document my absence the coming...
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    Today, 09:28 AM
    I have arrived Back in the states now .. It will take me a couple days to get my body resynced to east coast USA time since management does not want discussions on sales pages I will make a post in our town to document my absence the coming...
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  • Boaz's Avatar
    Today, 05:12 AM
    Boaz replied to a thread Reading The Bible in Our Chapel
    2 Kings 19 Audio link ; https://www.biblegateway.com/resources/audio/ When King Hezekiah heard this, he tore his clothes and put on sackcloth and went into the temple of the Lord. 2 He sent Eliakim the palace administrator, Shebna the...
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  • MaryB's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:56 PM
    I use mostly Lyman #2 so I do 100 pound batches of ingots. When I want to cast I can grab a stack and go.
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  • MaryB's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:51 PM
    One on the right doesn't look like lead...
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  • MaryB's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:49 PM
    Thickness is rarely an issue, most lasers have more than enough Z axis for it. Another option is a CNC engraver... might be a little cheaper... can't do as much detail though.
    5 replies | 223 view(s)
  • MaryB's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:47 PM
    MaryB replied to a thread FFL required?? in Our Town
    Holler at me if you are going to sell...
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  • MaryB's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:43 PM
    MaryB replied to a thread Instant hair removal in Our Town
    Grrr don't remind me, I am getting my grandmothers hair... like one every half inch when she passed away... not that bad but thinning. And I can't take any of the medications that slow or stop it, they all can cause blood clotting and I am Factor V...
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  • MaryB's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:40 PM
    No thanks, I don't care how thick that ice is! The Canadian ice road truckers run across the big lakes... now that is dicey! Have a pressure ridge open up under you and down you go!
    28 replies | 604 view(s)
  • MaryB's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:35 PM
    MaryB replied to a thread Protect yourself in Our Town
    My glasses are safety lenses... I work on to much stuff that can fly back in my face. So I always have the eyes covered. I HAVE fired the pistol a couple of times without hearing protection... ears rang for hours.
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  • MaryB's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:28 PM
    I cut a coin then smash it with the side of my knife then chop. Can do just as good as the little planers...
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  • MaryB's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:27 PM
    Northern pike or walleye for me. Problem is the pike run up the creeks before the season starts. Spawn out and are back in the lake by opening weekend. Only twice have I caught them running on opener and I won't keep a fish full of eggs so they went...
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  • Fly's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:08 PM
    I was going to post a new thread on cast lead bullets, but in a Mosin Nagant. Can a hard lead 7.62x54 180 grain bullet be shot at 2500 fps? The Mosin Nagant has a 1in9 twist from what I under stand. ...
    14 replies | 685 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 09:53 PM
    I NEED 1 dia.360 GC 2 cav. HP kbsten1@ arvig.net
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  • 762sultan's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:11 PM
    762sultan replied to a thread lyman 1878? in Single Shot Guns
    It's comforting to know that there are shooters with your collective experience and knowledge who are willing to share with a novice like me. I have reloaded for a number of years and have cast bullets for about the same amount of time. I'm...
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  • kywoodwrkr's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:00 PM
    #41 drill = .096" (2.4384mm)
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  • BrassMagnet's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:37 PM
    Contact NRA Range Services https://rangeservices.nra.org/ They will know what is considered safe. They may provide grant money.
    14 replies | 224 view(s)
  • Boaz's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:37 PM
    This has been laying heavy on my mind ! They are starting to bite here in north Texas , males are trying to get in the shallows but the dang weather keeps going up and down . Wish it would warm up steady and get the fishing started . Might go down...
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  • BrassMagnet's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:00 PM
    I'll take them!
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  • 762sultan's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:58 PM
    762sultan replied to a thread lyman 1878? in Single Shot Guns
    I have connections and think I could get it for $1600 out the door. After watching the videos by hickok45 I think it would be better to go with a Pedersoli and equip it with sights that are more to my liking. I'm also watching Cabelas to see if they...
    23 replies | 219 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
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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