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    10-22-2020, 09:25 PM
    sigep1764 replied to a thread 50 years later... in Rimfire Area
    Love my Winchester 250! Don't see that many around and its good to see another person happy with theirs.
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    10-19-2020, 11:52 PM
    My 455 really likes Wolf Match. Luckygunner has it in stock right now along with Eley Tenex. Get a box of each, the Wolf is half the price. Gun will tell you what it likes.
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    10-18-2020, 11:55 PM
    You might try loosening up the sprue plate. If it is overtight, it could bend up at the opposite end of the sprue plate from the hinge screw.
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    10-18-2020, 11:08 AM
    I believe mine is a Frankford Arsenal cleaning kit that it came in. I really like it so much better than a cleaning rod. I don't have to worry about having guides for each rifle, its rubber coated so nothing to damage the barrel, and nothing bends...
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    10-18-2020, 02:06 AM
    After a good scrubbing of the bore on any of my 22s, it takes a few rounds for the barrels to settle in. I usually just run 2 wet patches with Hoppes down the barrel with a bore cable, then three or four dry patches til they come out pretty clean....
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    10-18-2020, 01:46 AM
    sigep1764 replied to a thread Merit aperture in Our Town
    Really happy with the Skinner sight on my 336. It comes standard with two different sizes of apertures. Its not as fine as a peep sight, but they are accurate and quick to acquire.
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    10-18-2020, 01:10 AM
    I would play around with 5 dummy rounds loaded as long as possible while still fitting the magazine. If they don't cycle flawlessly, start seating them deeper and repeat the cycling of the bolt. See what length works best.
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    10-17-2020, 02:35 PM
    I do that exact thing by keeping a tin of Imperial Sizing Wax around if I just need to do less than 10 cases.
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    10-15-2020, 10:01 AM
    Same gun shop as last week, bought my third Model 60. This one was made in 04, no JM stamp, but made in Connecticut. Now I have a Mayfield rifle, a post JM Connecticut rifle, and a JM long barrel/long mag Connecticut rifle. Other than the barrel...
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    10-14-2020, 10:30 PM
    sigep1764 replied to a thread New 22 autos in Rimfire Area
    Well, Ive bought two more Marlin 60's in the last two weeks to go with the one I already had. Shot the one I already had today with CCI SV and Automatch today at 25 yards with a bipod. All 10 groups with the CCI were touching and easily fit under a...
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    10-14-2020, 09:47 PM
    sigep1764 replied to a thread Overpressure signs? in Cast Boolits
    Dude, had to look up a Kewpie Doll. They're gonna give me nightmares now.
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    10-14-2020, 02:24 PM
    Looks similar to a 435218. Are the bands tapered?
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    10-14-2020, 02:15 PM
    sigep1764 replied to a thread Overpressure signs? in Cast Boolits
    It looks like you fired those in a Glock. Same as my brass looks after it's been fired.glock has that weird firing pin and pin hole in the breech. Like I said, looks normal.
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    10-14-2020, 10:44 AM
    You know, growing up and into college it was all outdoors, roaming around acres upon acres all over Kansas. Now that Im her in STL, I appreciate the indoor range for a few different reasons. One being I can drive 1 mile and be there, making load...
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    10-12-2020, 12:28 AM
    sigep1764 replied to a thread Ford V8 60 in Our Town
    The V8 60 was a 60 horsepower motor that came out in 1937. Its a smaller block and heads, 136 cubic inches. They weren't known as barn burners but in a light weight ride like a Track T or a midget racer, it could be fun. I wouldn't expect any more...
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    10-12-2020, 12:12 AM
    I borrowed a pair of battery powered heated gloves from a buddy last winter to try for winter motorcycle riding. Riding saves so much gas each month I try to ride 10 or 11 months out of the year. They were lithium batteries and lasted a long time on...
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    10-10-2020, 01:23 PM
    Dillon spray lube. I was going to make my own lanolin/alcohol spray, then saw the Dillon stuff at Graf's in St Charles. Same stuff, don't have to mix, and I shoot a lot more pistol than rifle so it made sense to just buy it.
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    10-09-2020, 11:05 PM
    taz, if you want to try my rifle out sometime at the 25 yard range I'm a member, let me know.
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    10-09-2020, 08:44 AM
    Think he means Air Cooled.
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    10-08-2020, 12:04 PM
    I have a B22 FVSR and while its a fine rifle and I used just this week for informal plinking with a tidily wink target, it is not in the same class as the above rifles. The magazine tends to mar the round until rough edges are smoothed with sand...
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    10-07-2020, 10:24 PM
    CZ455 American or American Varmint. The new 457 seems as good, but haven't had my mitts on it. I have the 455 American. No sights on the American and the barrels are free floated. At 25 yards with SK or Wolf its one hole with just a bipod, don't...
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    10-06-2020, 03:23 PM
    Oldest is a Winchester 1890 in 22WRF. Built in 1917.
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    10-06-2020, 10:26 AM
    sigep1764 replied to a thread Got my son a piper... in Our Town
    I feel for your son and wish him well in his marriage. Love bagpipes! Very unusual and extremely considerate of you alls friend to have brought the pipes.
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    10-06-2020, 01:48 AM
    sigep1764 replied to a thread NICS background checks in Our Town
    No wait for me the other day here in St. Louis. Paid my monies and walked out 5min later. Background check was quick and easy, same as always. Same gun shop Ive used for the last 6 years. They have changed their process where they no longer call,...
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    10-06-2020, 01:42 AM
    My thought would be that the 9x18 is a fatter round which would indicated a slightly larger chamber. When the brass was fire formed it spread out which shortened the case. Just thoughts, but in my mind that makes sense.
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    10-04-2020, 11:48 PM
    sigep1764 replied to a thread Happy Birthday, Thomas! in Our Town
    Happy Birthday, quick recovery, and thank you for your contributions over the years and personal pms about 30-30!
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    10-02-2020, 12:13 AM
    I have always let the gun tell me where to crimp. Seat it out as long as you can, just off the lands. See where that gets you. Most 338 win mag rifles are fed from a staggered magazine, so I wouldn't worry too much about boolit setback. Nice neck...
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    09-30-2020, 09:21 PM
    Im pretty near you Jack. If you need the lawn mowed or a drop off from the grocery store, pm me and let a guy know how he can help.
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    09-30-2020, 08:48 PM
    sigep1764 replied to a thread Cost of ammo in Cast Boolits
    Even if people just bought what they needed, we would still be short and prices would be up due to all the guns that have been sold this last year. Dont get me wrong, I'm all for as many people exercising their right as possible, but the average gun...
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    09-30-2020, 04:19 PM
    Try the Boolit Exchange in Swappin and Selling. http://castboolits.gunloads.com/forumdisplay.php?49-The-Boolit-Exchange
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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