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  • 35 shooter's Avatar
    Today, 02:16 AM
    35 shooter started a thread New Daisy 880 in AirGuns
    Lol, i have 3 new air rifles now and haven't bought one myself yet. My gf got me a 392 and a 1377...one for birthday and the other for Christmas. Today i recieved a Walmart gift card from my brother in Co. with instructions to go buy a Daisy...
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  • Yodogsandman's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:15 PM
    I have no problems feeding those in my 35 Whelen, Mauser VZ24. I do use resized 30-06 cases, which are short at 2.460". My case mouth is shorter and the bullet groove ends up back .024" more than yours. Try seating even shorter and see. Better than...
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    Yesterday, 03:02 PM
    Using a PID to control the pot heat adds another whole dimension, too. This would reduce the learning curve in halve. PID plans are on the site.
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    Yesterday, 02:49 PM
    A hot plate and PID make a yuge difference! I used a #10 cut off can to make a warming oven.
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    Yesterday, 02:43 PM
    A yard sale hot plate works great for molds. A cut down #10 can make a good cover to make a sort of oven. A wood handle on the can keeps you from getting burned. See the top left side of the photo.
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    Yesterday, 03:37 AM
    Have you tried fooling around with the O.A.L. yet? Sometimes a little adjustment helps.
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  • 35 shooter's Avatar
    02-18-2018, 11:58 PM
    Wow, that reminds me i've got to make some more Ben's Red too. I've been using so much of Ben's BLL lube since it came out, i've run completely out of Ben's Red. Ben hit a homerun with both of these great lubes! One big batch of Ben's Red does...
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    02-17-2018, 04:40 PM
    I've used it here in the South year round and have never had a problem with melting. It gets a lot hotter here than where you live. My brother lives close to you and has no such problems. He's just up the mountains a bit from Denver. I shoot at...
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    02-17-2018, 01:59 AM
    No worries about getting poor bullets at first. Just melt them back down, no one will know. Cast quickly to heat up your mold to temperature. Don't start inspecting your boolits until they start frosting over. Then, you can slow down your cadence....
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    02-17-2018, 01:31 AM
    I put a thin coating of Alox on any metal under the wood of my deer hunting rifle. So I don't have to tear it all the way down to clean it, if it gets wet, until after the season. I'll use BLL next season because it's even thinner.
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    02-15-2018, 10:49 PM
    35 shooter replied to a thread Loose bbl. band in AirGuns
    Okay, Have put a couple hundred pellets through the 1377 since putting the steel pin with screws on to replace the original roll pins. Everything is holding tight and this little air gun is shooting very tight groups with crosman pyranahs 10.5 gr....
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    02-15-2018, 02:15 AM
    NEI used the DD rings on their noses. It was a band aid for poor fit.
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    02-15-2018, 02:01 AM
    Shoot and see what the bullet does in a few milk jugs of water.
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    02-15-2018, 01:57 AM
    My guess 1257
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    02-14-2018, 03:36 AM
    35 shooter replied to a thread Used Marlin 30-30 in Leverguns
    Most of the ones i find in my area for that price have rusted bbls. and pitted bores, and usually a cracked stock. I found a nice 94 win. with the side safety about a year ago in about 95% condition on the outside with a mint looking bore.....they...
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  • 35 shooter's Avatar
    02-14-2018, 03:20 AM
    I watched it on my cell phone the first time....it all came in just fine for me. Very good start to your long distance cast shooting....keep em coming!
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    02-14-2018, 03:05 AM
    Very nice cast boolit shooting. I have that very boolit in both pb and gc. Very accurate in my .308 mauser, but with one minor problem lol.....the mauser doesn't want to feed it from the mag. no matter if it's seated out long or short. Oh well,...
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    02-13-2018, 04:10 AM
    Okay, Just watched the video and it was very well done...congrats on that! After your last sight adj., what was the group size on the 3 shots that hit the plate? The two that went to the right of the plate on that string looked pretty well in line...
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    02-13-2018, 03:18 AM
    Well, I'm interested lol. I'm using the xcb in a 12 twist .308 zastava mauser using imr4350. I haven't tested past 110 yds. yet, so watching your long range results. I do like that boolit, as it was pretty easy to get some good speed and...
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  • 35 shooter's Avatar
    02-09-2018, 04:20 AM
    I've always wanted one of those old rifles....maybe one day. Sounds like you have a good one. Hope you get a lot of enjoyment from it!
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  • Yodogsandman's Avatar
    02-08-2018, 09:56 PM
    I agree with tazman.
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    02-07-2018, 08:44 PM
    Yodogsandman replied to a thread GT Bullets in Cast Boolits
    This mold looks like a good facsimile of that bullet. Would be a good one to start casting with. http://noebulletmolds.com/NV/product_info.php?cPath=41_169&products_id=1629
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  • 49FMarlin's Avatar
    02-06-2018, 08:12 PM
    sandman226 thank you, universal is the same load as unique, what is the MIN charge in there manual? as i don't have one of theres, that would give me a starting point
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    02-06-2018, 07:26 PM
    35 shooter replied to a thread Lube questuion in Boolit Lube !
    You will probably get lots of opinions on this question, but here's mine from my experience. Ben's Red carries me year round hot or cold. I've shot with a 115* heat index with actual temp. at 105* and same performance at 20*. I have since seen where...
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  • 49FMarlin's Avatar
    02-06-2018, 07:14 PM
    I have and I've read nothing with universal loads
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    02-06-2018, 04:23 PM
    looking to load the 105gr in a 357 mag with universal powder, looking for a min starting load CCI 550 primers thanks john
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  • 35 shooter's Avatar
    02-06-2018, 12:52 AM
    I've been using Auto Zone's "DexMerc", which i was told was their version of Dexron. I seldom clean my bores when shooting cast, but when i do, it's 1 dampened patch of DexMerc, and then 1 dry patch before shooting again. It's worked great with...
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  • 49FMarlin's Avatar
    02-05-2018, 06:54 AM
    I'm looking for some help with my Lee TL358-158 SWC mold, I have Unique, and am getting some 2400 I have Magnum CCI NO. 550 small pistol primers ill be shooting this out of 357 Magnum Cases SP101 GPMatch Champion RedHawk 8rnd 2.75 barrel
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    02-05-2018, 01:50 AM
    35 shooter replied to a thread Loose bbl. band in AirGuns
    Update on the loose bbl. band. My brother sent me one of a pair of steel pins with the screws in the end he ordered from AirWerks. Went in with a very tight flush fit and the screws tightened up right against the pump cylinder. Seems to be holding...
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  • 35 shooter's Avatar
    02-03-2018, 07:22 PM
    35 shooter replied to a thread Chief #2 in AirGuns
    With the "set" spring it looks like it did real well from 2100 psi to 1500 for a 170 dollar pcp..Looks like about a 42 fps. spread for 25 to 26 shots. Probably do even better as it breaks in more?
    1 replies | 111 view(s)
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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