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    Today, 06:56 PM
    Good afternoon, I switched to the Lee Auto Drum when they first came out. I have it mounted on my Lee Load Master. I load 32 S&W Long wadcutters for bullseye with 1.7grs. of Bullseye powder. I have NO LEAKS.....Period. I have loaded over 20K of...
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    Yesterday, 02:58 AM
    Good evening, This is something we deal with on a fairly regular basis. Reloads from other people. I have shot, over the last 35 years, 1000's of other peoples reloads. Just last week we were evaluating a members reloads with a "new" bulk casting...
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    03-22-2017, 02:48 AM
    Good evening, That's a really big piece of sheet lead. I have used a rough cut wood blade in my reciprocating saw to cut sheet lead. Worked for cuts about a foot long. Smaller I use aviation snips. Small pieces Exacto knife. Bigger? I have seen a...
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    03-22-2017, 02:38 AM
    The gas checks are just a bit to tight to force on with my thumb. I just needed a slightly stronger "thumb" to press them on. I have a check maker on its way. I am glad I cast these boolits up to include a couple of samples so he could measure and...
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    03-22-2017, 02:02 AM
    Good evening, I don't know what is in the patches. I used to buy, I now have several on hand, a lead wipe that resembles a chamois. I have them from several makers all the same product, all work the same. I haven't used one in a barrel for years....
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    03-21-2017, 02:07 AM
    Good evening, Yesterday I decided to size and put gas checks on some boolits. I had used up the last box of .30 cal checks, so I opened a new box from Hornady and got ready to start. Imagine my surprise when the first one was really tight??? So...
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    03-21-2017, 01:20 AM
    Good evening, Remember the days of low priced 22LR? How about $2.00 boxes of trap loads? I put in a box of LEAD....YES....real LEAD Magnum loads from when I used to go goose hunting.
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    03-21-2017, 01:11 AM
    Good evening, I believe all the Hercules, WW and Hodgdon are from '79-83. I know the IMR 3031 is older, guessing early 70's?
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    03-21-2017, 12:47 AM
    Good evening, I finally had time to take a picture of some old stuff....errrr....I mean VINTAGE!!!!
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    03-19-2017, 12:18 AM
    Good evening, I would like a 8 cavity aluminum. Thank you.
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    03-18-2017, 09:25 PM
    Good evening, Well today was a cleanup day. Started with filing away some "new" load targets in the load binder. Next was putting away a bunch of 357 brass and realized/decided I needed to load a bunch. So dumped some TrailBoss into the measure and...
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    03-18-2017, 12:38 AM
    Good evening, This is a topic that gets talked about every 3 weeks after our club night. All the bullseye shooters reload and those that don't cast trade with those that do. We all "know" reloading saves $$. In my case. If I only shot my 32 S&W...
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    03-17-2017, 11:05 PM
    Good evening, Welcome to the sickness....err....I mean savings club....yeah, that's it:drinks:
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    03-16-2017, 11:16 PM
    Good evening, Well I live a long ways from the "South", but I LOVE the food...OK....maybe more than Love, is that possible? Last fall I took my wife and son along to New Orleans while I attended a conference. I eat almost everything including...
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    03-14-2017, 12:37 PM
    Good morning, HAPPY PIE!!! They are a composite. I have used them as a "semi-hard" surface to pound on. If I have something I don't want to mark and it doesn't sit nice to tap out a pin. I wedge them around to stabilize the rock and roll. Also as...
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    03-14-2017, 12:17 PM
    Good morning all, HAPPY PIE DAY!!!!!! I just noticed this is my "official anniversary month"! And third year as a member on this forum! :drinks:
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    03-14-2017, 12:07 PM
    Good morning, HAPPY PIE!!! I have mentioned this formula before #of pounds cast and/or shot/year X #of years planning to cast/shoot = #of tons of lead needed. In my case I shoot and cast 300lbs a year X 30 years = 9000lbs. Now my son is shooting...
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    03-14-2017, 11:22 AM
    bullseye67 replied to a thread New Member in Testing Area
    Good morning, 45-120!!! HAPPY PIE!!! I was along time lurker and jumped in a couple of years ago. Figured I can pass a bit of my knowledge on and learn some new things. Besides what would I do with all the pails of WW I have "collected" and where...
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    03-14-2017, 11:11 AM
    bullseye67 replied to a thread IMR 4895 in 30/30 in Leverguns
    Good morning, HAPPY PIE!!!! I kinda figured anything over 1200fp of muzzle energy was enough out of a 30-30, or any 30 cal rifle, with 1500 at the top, when using cast. I load the Lee 170 RNFP. I have used a wide variety of powder, from RedDot,...
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    03-13-2017, 07:50 PM
    Good afternoon, I have posted this before.... Lee molds can produce consistent results. Keeping a written log of each mold and the alloy used is important. The Lee mold in these pictures casts 163.8gr-164.5gr boolits average is 164.15 and measured...
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    03-13-2017, 02:17 AM
    Good evening, Thanks for starting this. Hmmmmm call 911 and it's 20 plus minutes for them to show up for a human....don't want to think about how long animal control would take.....and they would probably charge $$$ YOU $$$ for the call out. I...
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    03-13-2017, 12:33 AM
    Good evening, I can't get Johnston's paste wax or the liquid polish here. I ordered some of Lar's White Label 45/45/10 a couple of years ago. An absolutely fantastic product. I have been using it for 2 years and have lubed 600+ lbs of boolits. I use...
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    03-06-2017, 01:35 AM
    Just a bit more information about the melting pot. The pot is made from a piece of 8 inch ID pipe, I didn't measure the height but about 20 inches high. It is wrapped with wool rock insulation and then covered with tin. The insulation really keeps...
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    03-06-2017, 01:17 AM
    Good evening, This is the set up I use to melt scrap into ingots. This is not mine. A fellow caster built it and I have borrowed it to process large volumes of COWW. Last time I used it I melted 10 pails of sorted COWW's about 1600lbs. I had a back...
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    02-24-2017, 01:50 AM
    Good evening, that is one SWEET looking mold. I will have to give NOE molds a try! I agree with Elkins45, 5-6 cavity pistol molds spoil a guy when you cast 2 cavity rifle molds. This afternoon I cast 1000 boolits from a 4 cavity and 200 boolits...
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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