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    10-16-2018, 09:18 PM
    Hi Dick, reply sent by PM, you should have it in your in box shortly. lathesmith
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    10-14-2018, 11:42 AM
    Thanks gents! Sounds like its gonna be a good candidate for a foray into revolvers! Thanks Guesser, the sight regulation with 158 grain boolits is great to know. The Elco mold I have drops a HP around 152 grains so should be close enough....
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    10-14-2018, 02:43 AM
    Just like the title says, anybody got one of these? My grandfather had one and I offered my grandmother $400 for it. She took a couple of weeks to think about it and said I could buy it if I still wanted it. I don't take things from family members...
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    10-12-2018, 10:23 PM
    I believe NOE picked up some of the RanchDog designs. Give them a looksee. They will also cut a mold to the diameter you want with your ally factored in.
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    10-10-2018, 08:25 PM
    I use the Lyman Universal. It can be had as a manual crank or as a drill crank. It is accurate and it uses carbide cutters that last. I bought a Lyman hand tool with carbide chamfer and deburring bits that I chuck in my drill. It all works pretty...
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    10-10-2018, 07:55 PM
    sigep1764 replied to a thread Help retreving iPad in Our Town
    Id wait for the battery to go dead. Then Id get either a rare earth magnet and attach it to a string and pull it up or one of those extendable arms with a magnetic tip that mechanics use.
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    10-06-2018, 02:13 AM
    NOE and Accurate both stock slick sided molds. I believe NOE calls them HTC molds and both sites have design pictures with measurements. As to the other thoughts I have never powder coated but have done a lot of research on the subject. There have...
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    10-05-2018, 01:58 PM
    sigep1764 replied to a thread Hes here! in Our Town
    Congratulations! Hope all are happy and healthy!
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    10-03-2018, 07:50 PM
    I bought a Savage B22 FVSR, the newer version of the Mark II. It has a coned breach, a 16 in threaded bull barrel, pic rail, sling studs, a much stiffer stock, and a rotary mag. All for around $300 out the door. I added an Apache trigger kit for a...
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    10-02-2018, 09:48 PM
    sigep1764 replied to a thread Decapping 416 Rigby in Cast Boolits
    From the quick research I did over at thefiringline, the diameter of the 416 Rigby would leave very little die body left for a standard 7/8in universal decapping die. I don't understand that one with RCBS offering 7/8in die sets. One guys solution...
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    10-02-2018, 11:17 AM
    I do a lot of weed eating and cutting up of downed trees at my Grandparents house near a lake here in MO. There are copperhead incidents every year. I always wear jeans, tall boots, and an NAA Mini revolver loaded with snake/rat shot from CCI. Ive...
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    10-01-2018, 09:48 AM
    sigep1764 replied to a thread Show us your nice rides in Our Town
    We raced cruiser class at 81 Speedway growing up. Always loved it when we got to watch the street stocks, modifieds, and outlaws.
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    09-30-2018, 06:50 PM
    sigep1764 replied to a thread Show us your nice rides in Our Town
    Is that running alcohol??
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    09-30-2018, 03:07 PM
    Papoose is a takedown Marlin 795. The 795 is a clip style magazine fed version of the Model 60.
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    09-28-2018, 04:19 PM
    You make some good points there Arctic. I still have my doubts as to the repeatability but I'd very much like to have those doubts removed. Ive always wanted a Henry Survival Rifle. If there is a video demonstrating this, would you mind posting the...
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    09-28-2018, 04:12 PM
    http://ps-2.kev009.com/ohlandl/310/Lyman_310_Tool.html This site says yes!
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    09-27-2018, 10:43 PM
    How do you like the Fiocchi primers? I only use CCI 500 SPP. Ive used the equivalent in Federal, but for some reason I hate their sideways storage containers. CCI is usually $145 to $155 per 5000. 15000 at $268 might make me switch.
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    09-27-2018, 09:04 PM
    Or just a 20 min ride on the motorcycle to avoid the fees. I know where my bonus is going:bigsmyl2:
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    09-27-2018, 07:35 PM
    Keep in mind that you will have to sight in the scope every time you remove and reattach the barrel because it won't be attached in exactly the same way with the exact same tension on the barrel nut. It could be more or less on but not perfect. It...
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    09-27-2018, 07:24 PM
    Olin still manufactures Winchester brand ammunition across the river from St Louis in Alton Ill. They are based here in the St Louis area.
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    09-27-2018, 07:07 PM
    sigep1764 replied to a thread Show us your nice rides in Our Town
    Sold the blue Silverado to buy Grandpa's 1984 Jimmy Sierra Classic, same birth year as me. It has an LT1 and 700R4 and is Autolocking 4WD. It was repainted 20 years ago and has maybe 5000 miles since paint and LT1 swap. Motorcycle is my first new...
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    09-27-2018, 04:46 PM
    TomW was referring to me in the above post. There are a couple of threads about it, but here goes. Lyman Brassmith Ideal C Press. Single stage, primer catch bin, center drilled ram, compound linkage but short handle(have to lean on it when swaging...
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    09-26-2018, 08:37 AM
    Mueller Optics have been a great cross of midrange price and upper end features for me. Ive also been known to use cheaper BSA Sweet 22 scopes on my 22lrs without issue. YMMV.
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    09-24-2018, 08:10 PM
    PM replied to Greg, thanks. lathesmith
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    09-24-2018, 08:13 AM
    sigep1764 replied to a thread Titegroup? in Cast Boolits
    You're on the right track, you've reduced the leading. All trial and error and it can be frustrating, but it you keep at it, you'll get there and the next pistol or rifle or caliber will be all the easier for your learning and struggles on this one.
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    09-23-2018, 10:32 AM
    sigep1764 replied to a thread Titegroup? in Cast Boolits
    Seat a 357 sized boolit with the TC die. Take a sharpie marker and color in the case and boolit. Chamber it from the magazine, don't be gentle about it, and then eject it. The look for spots of the sharpie missing and determine where it is hanging...
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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