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  • OldBearHair's Avatar
    07-17-2018, 11:12 PM
    Yesterday poured 329 Lee 150 SWC .359 boolits and Hi-tek Old Gold coated two coats today along with pouring 518 Lee 124 RN boolits with a two hole mould. That is a lot of boolits to pour at one sitting for me, especcially with a two cavity mould. ...
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    07-14-2018, 11:16 PM
    It seems that the Lee 308 170 grain FN bullet mold will work lightly crimped in the crimp groove. The front of the bullet is smaller than the rifling. On my Marlin 336C 30-30 the front band on the bullet is about .003 back from the rifling.
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    07-13-2018, 09:39 AM
    Well Shucks, My mind was on the wrong "Walker". Seems the post could be moved or deleted huh. Sorry about that.Thanks Mr Sheesh
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    07-12-2018, 10:55 PM
    The Church where I was the Maintenance Super wanted to get rid of two walkers w/brakes & 4 wheels, one with tennis balls on the legs. some crutches about ten years ago and I asked if I could take them home. Since that time I have loaned them to a...
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    07-12-2018, 08:24 PM
    On another thread, I told about Hi-Tek Gold on .177 pellets. They don't have dust anymore.
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    07-12-2018, 07:01 PM
    Like all these good posts with information for removing broken screws. Like letting the penetrating oil chase the heat on the threads and cooling threads at the same time.. Yeah. Worked on Convair 240s in Harlingen Texas, 1959. Salty conditions...
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    07-12-2018, 06:35 PM
    I usually forget about such things, but.....like a bolt out of the blue, it hit me. On a thread (Cast Boolits.com)that I came across lately, there it was ..... a test of penetrating oils , kroil, WD40, Goof off, several other store bought ones, and...
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    07-06-2018, 06:47 PM
    Most of our 64 years together worked like this. Should the need come to dismantle something with intricate pieces laid out in order on one end of the kitchen table protected with butcher paper, they were never touched by her. Two years ago she...
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    07-05-2018, 08:01 PM
    Every hunter needs lots of guns, knives, and at the very least one dog, so I suppose this isn't too far off topic. How much does Boomer weigh. My dog is 29 lbs of muscle. Once he grabbed a dying coon and shook it like a rag doll. Later I had it...
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    07-05-2018, 10:33 AM
    Facetious, Is your dog an old type large Rat Terrier? My dog is with lineage through Lynch dogs in Marshall. Texas Top notch squirrel dogs. Seems they know how to retrieve from birth and they don't know just how big they are.. They just jump into...
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    07-02-2018, 10:27 AM
    gwpercle could you please tell me how you do this, quote" for the 303 British drops them at .3135 , run through a .314 sizer" unquote and what kind of sizer you use that increases the bullet size? I have seen this same thing on other posts and am...
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    06-28-2018, 11:00 PM
    Should have mentioned how much drop double ought buckshot has at 60 yards. When you pattern the loads you will see where the pattern is and hold for that distance.
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    06-28-2018, 10:52 PM
    Mentioned before on another post of shooting a 100 lb pig at about 25 feet with number eight shot broadside between the eye and ear. It made a hole all the way out the other side that you could look through.
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    06-28-2018, 09:58 PM
    Good for you. Hope it doesn't use screws. Reminds me of my hunting partners old 12 guage pump shotgun. Lost a screw behind the trigger guard and in it's place was a common stove bolt and nut. Sure looked out of place and ugly. He has been...
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    06-25-2018, 11:25 AM
    Sure don't like to douse cold water on a project, but I would recommend using silver solder on the joint that has been amply prepared as stated above, then use Kaowool around the center wire with enough to fill the space. Then wrap with a hi-temp...
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    06-22-2018, 11:11 AM
    I prayed all prayers in the 33 posts over again for Ms. Ronae as I read them and thought about not posting, that God knows how I prayed, but did anyway. All praise goes to God.
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    06-22-2018, 10:54 AM
    OldBearHair replied to a thread Tinnitus ! in Our Town
    Aircraft sheetmetal rivet guns w/ insufficient protection. Like others here, didn't hear it until I began reading the post. Trying to describe the sound it is something like Whing-Whing-Whing. Sorta like roller coastering. Can't hear crickets at...
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    06-22-2018, 10:47 AM
    OldBearHair replied to a thread Tinnitus ! in Our Town
    Aircraft sheetmetal rivet guns w/ insufficient protection. Like others here, didn't hear it until I began reading the post. Trying to describe the sound it is something like Whing-Whing-Whing. Sorta like roller coastering. Can't hear crickets at...
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    06-22-2018, 08:56 AM
    OldBearHair replied to a thread Tinnitus ! in Our Town
    Aircraft sheetmetal rivet guns w/ insufficient protection. Like others here, didn't hear it until I began reading the post. Trying to describe the sound it is something like Whing-Whing-Whing. Sorta like roller coastering. Can't hear crickets at...
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    06-19-2018, 10:56 PM
    Cooked two batches of 230 LRN 395 count Hi-Tek Gold first coat. Cast with Lee two holer. Does take some time to cast that many at a setting.
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    06-19-2018, 08:57 AM
    New Hi-Point 45ACP carbine and Bersa 45ACP . The carbine works well at feeder distances on hogs.
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    06-18-2018, 10:34 PM
    7:30 this am was at the Vertigo therapist evaluation. She was very thourough .Found some problems with me that she can fix.. Got home and began shooting my 45 Bersa Thunder Pro working up the ladder with a Lee 45 acp Lrn 236 gr, Hitek Gold...
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Bowhunter, gun nut, reload, make my own blackckpowder (not used as yet! ), cast boolits, maker of forged knives, spears, tomahawks, etc, etc.
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Conroe TEXAS
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27 hobbies in all mostly outdoor ones
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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