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    Today, 03:26 AM
    ............Yes, the case neck is short. . However in the photo it is compared to the 30-40 Krag which has a long neck. Yet for comparisons sake, the 8x56R is VERY short. I am NOT an expert on these rifles/carbines, but from my experience (What I've...
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    10-17-2018, 06:02 AM
    No_1 started a thread S&S Rules & Definitions in S&S RULES
    S&S Rules & Definitions By using this area you agree Castboolits, Gunloads, The Owners, Webmaster(s), or Staff assumes no responsibility for the outcome related to any and all transactions which may originate on this site. If your post is not in...
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    10-16-2018, 06:09 AM
    Message sent to TxSlade for a status update. Robert
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    10-14-2018, 05:33 AM
    ...............If you're using a "Big Bore" like 375" or more (like .458") 45-70 etc, a FN design cast 1-10 or pure lead paper patched will do all you want to considerable ranges. You just have to do your homework (ie: ranges) to be an ethical...
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    10-13-2018, 02:10 AM
    .............It's very possible you may simply have a case of "Levergunitis". You have a wooden handguard under the barrel trapped between the forend tip and the action. Plus a magazine tube that goes THROUGH said handguard, and is also anchored at...
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    10-13-2018, 01:21 AM
    ...........Glad you abstained from removing a couple of those pipes :-) I'm sure you would have been viewed as being in bad oder. Speaking of Tin, a shooting acquaintance of mine was the person in overall charge of the physical plant at Riverside...
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    10-12-2018, 05:02 PM
    6 molds for $75 shipped? I'll take them! PM sent.
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    10-10-2018, 07:51 AM
    No_1 replied to a thread A thanks to all. in Our Town
    Glad to be of help! Take care, Robert
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    10-08-2018, 05:25 PM
    No, we are here and no we aren’t ignoring you. Your request to have your S&S privileges restored is being reviewed however it is pretty hard to get past the super sarcastic message you sent to the moderator who issued the infraction that pissed you...
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    10-08-2018, 11:30 AM
    Caution is the word. Be weary as Ballisticast and their spinoffs have had a couple false starts (with loss to mold & equipment investors) since the original owner retired. Take care, Robert
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    10-07-2018, 12:55 AM
    .............The publishers of "Handloader" and "Rifle" magazine admitted years ago that they were going to "Dumb Down" (not their words) both magazines to compete with the other 'Newstand' magazines. They were not at the time sold primarily from...
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    09-27-2018, 11:58 AM
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    09-23-2018, 05:00 PM
    ..............I use the mops 99% of the time for oiling the bore after cleaning. The other 1% is used after shooting corrosive primed ammo (30-06, 8x57 & 7.62x54R) with a water/windex mix. ...........Buckshot
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    09-23-2018, 04:49 PM
    ................You may go here on Cast Boolits: http://castpics.net/dpl/index.php/the-archives/group-buy-mold-archive There is no way that ALL of the "Group Buy", or "Custom" designs are listed there. I think only 2 are listed for the 8mm, and...
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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