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    Today, 07:16 AM
    rl69 replied to a thread Social Anxiety... in Our Chapel
    Here is a start you have friends here lean on them. Take my PM to heart those folks are moved by God. And I'm just up the road from you. Shoot me a PM and I'll come down there myself. The only cure is to slowly start geting back into the public the...
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    Today, 07:02 AM
    tarry in the city of Jerusalem until you are endued with power from on high. LUKE 24:49 The disciples had to tarry, staying in Jerusalem until the day of Pentecost, not only for their own preparation but because they had to wait until the Lord was...
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    Today, 06:06 AM
    GoodOlBoy replied to a thread Unusual cartridges in Our Town
    I've got a single 38 case (wish I had a loaded round because people don't believe me that it isn't just a cut case) that is about 1/4-3/8 inches long. It came from an uncle who had a 38 detective (don't remember the brand) that had the shortest...
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    Today, 05:51 AM
    GoodOlBoy started a thread Social Anxiety... in Our Chapel
    I have social anxiety related to my PTSD and depression. I'm not confident with how I look these days due to all the weight I gained after the cancer surgery. I could use some prayers. I don't know how to get past this social anxiety, it is so...
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  • nagantguy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:57 PM
    To the top; also could use another lee 155-312. Or some key mod rail sections . Op n to offers or trades.
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    Yesterday, 06:27 PM
    Also a big fan of that mold. It’s useful for lots of calibers and with 4895 either flavor there is usually a sweet spot!
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  • Hickok's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:02 PM
    Found these two 38/55 loads listed here by some of the fellows and they both group excellent out of my Winchester; Lee 379-250 9gr Unique Lee 379-250 !6 gr/2400 I use dacron as a filler with this load. Safe in my rifle, use at...
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  • Hickok's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:56 PM
    I know some guys in N-SSA who use straight wheel weights in their single shot Sharps, Maynards, and various CW single shot rifles, and some of the guys use 50/50 lead and clip on wheel weights.
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  • Hickok's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:15 AM
    I have a Sharps "Papercutter" Berdan made by Pedersoli. I use 50/50 Clip on wheel weights and pure lead and it shoots 2" groups @ 100 yards when I do my part.
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    Yesterday, 09:38 AM
    Also yard sales and Salvation Army stores are your friend! My deep cast iron pot for making my house alloy and a long paddle and some cast iron corn cob Ingot molds and my powder coating oven all came from yard sales as well lots of lead brass and...
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    Yesterday, 07:01 AM
    Pray without ceasing… 1 THESSALONIANS 5:17 Our thinking about prayer, whether right or wrong, is based on our own mental conception of it. The correct concept is to think of prayer as the breath in our lungs and the blood from our hearts. Our...
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  • GoodOlBoy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:53 AM
    Not a "no" primer hole but FWIW I had a dozen or more very old vintage 38 special cases out of a box of several hundred I was given that every single one of them the primer hole was badly off center. Can't recall the brand, but I can tell you this....
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    Yesterday, 04:33 AM
    That's a nice collection of them you've got! Popular or Birch would make sorta sense, and would explain the light coloration and strength of the wood. Hadn't heard of the ammonia version of bending wood, but that don't surprise me much. Any...
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  • nagantguy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:14 AM
    A hand held torch or a cheap hot plate will help greatly in getting a mold up to “temp” quickly and is great for keeping molds hot while using more than one per session!
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  • nagantguy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:06 AM
    Is that about casting projectiles from lead? I hear that’ll blow your gun up, and even if it doesn’t they are terribly in accurate. In all seriousness what a wonderful resource to keep someone from stumbling around in the darkness by offering...
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  • nagantguy's Avatar
    05-25-2018, 09:41 PM
    Wow! Sometimes things do slip through quality control but it sure seems like QC let’s a lot slip recently, I just bought a new set of RCBS dies in 223; and they scratched every case so bad in the resizing recapping die as to make them almost...
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    05-25-2018, 06:28 PM
    Looks like mostly government issue mostly with a smattering of commercial.
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    05-25-2018, 05:51 PM
    I grew up on those tales as well and in 2011 had my own encounter with “dog man”.in Kalkaska MI Don’t care what anyone else chooses to believe I know what I saw and what happened! Anyhow my father who was a Upper Peninsula lumber jack when I was...
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  • Preacher Jim's Avatar
    05-25-2018, 03:34 PM
    Only good for fertilizer or getting you hurt. Be safe never guess on unknown powders. Had a good friend eat the bolt on a rifle guessing on powder. Went by it looks just like, but it wasn't.
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    05-25-2018, 11:12 AM
    Open to all offers ;
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  • rl69's Avatar
    05-25-2018, 06:41 AM
    If you take the left, then I will go to the right; or, if you go to the right, then I will go to the left. GENESIS 13:9 As soon as you begin to live the life of faith in God, fascinating and physically gratifying possibilities will open up before...
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Yes I can be long winded. Yes I follow rabbit trails. Yes I admit when I am wrong. Your mileage may vary.

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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