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    Yesterday, 05:29 PM
    wmitty replied to a thread Sabot for 308 Shoots 223 in Swaging
    I bought a box of .30-06 Accelerator s just out of curiosity and the factory bullets shot about 1.5 moa. I used an inertia puller and checked the bullets - they were flatbase with an unusually sharp radius. I replaced a few factory bullets with some...
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    07-13-2018, 02:01 AM
    Wish Bob Hagel was in on this conversation... Elk with a 6.5 ? Really?
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    07-11-2018, 07:02 PM
    EDG - You are correct, the load was taken from a Lyman manual and was the max load for a 55 gr bullet w/ H335. I foolishly thought Lyman was conservative in there load recommendation due to the lower chamber pressures of the .222 in relation to the...
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    07-10-2018, 10:47 PM
    EDG thanks for pointing out the mistake
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    07-10-2018, 02:59 PM
    Well, fast ronnie; I haven't met you, but you are my brother in Christ!
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    07-09-2018, 10:04 PM
    there's a set of Redding form/trim dies currently on ebay showning to be for a .22 rub Y ( or .22 ruby) cartridge. The seller thinks it might be a wildcat formed from .308 brass. Anyone know what it is?
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    06-30-2018, 07:02 PM
    Didn't the French or Germans come up with the boat tail design for improved indirect machine gun fire at troop concentrations? Spitzer ogives and boat tails showed up around the end of the 1800's. I remember seeing Hornady , Speer and Sierra bullet...
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    06-28-2018, 05:52 PM
    wmitty replied to a thread cement mixer in Our Town
    What quantity of concrete are you needing to place? If the quality of the concrete is important you need to keep the water/cement ratio at .4 or less to obtain strength and durability. If it will be exposed to freezing conditions it will need an air...
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February 1, 1953 (65)
About wmitty
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native texan, A & M grad.,
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sulphur springs, Tx
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hunting, shooting, weight lifting, reading, trying to escape to New Mexico
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construction inspector with TxDoT

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1. Those who know Jesus Christ is both Creator and Sovereign Lord.

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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