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  • OldBearHair's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:44 PM
    Well I be dog gone, here I have been using Bluedot in my Ruger police service six behind 170 gr. FMJ and 158 gr. JHP and didn't even know I was getting it all wrong. Pigs, jackrabbits, cottonmouth water moccasins, rattlesnakes, and prairie dogs...
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    Yesterday, 10:26 PM
    An old LYMAN purchased in a pawn shop in Harlingen Texas circa 1960s I think it was $15.00 and still going strong. I do seat and crimp in separate steps. Run them through seating and run them through again with the horse shoe (it hangs on a string...
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    Yesterday, 10:02 PM
    Discovered that the bullet seater in the Lee 45 ACP die set had been reworked and was off center happily pushing the nose of each boolit a little off center......Made a new one on the lathe and cut the hole in the end with a 40 degree roatary file...
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    Yesterday, 09:39 PM
    . Also CocoBola hand made by me grips on the pistol in #16
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    Yesterday, 09:27 PM
    Back when there seemed to be no 22s available, got busy and worked up a load for my police service six .357 magnum Lee 105 SWC Bought 322 lbs of ingots 1 and 2 lb with LYMAN marked on them so who knows what the mix is. They shoot well Hi-Tek Old...
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    Yesterday, 12:11 PM
    JonB That is great news to hear. All that garden produce will help your Mother to feel better now and in her own apartment. She looks very well. Praise be unto the Lord
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    08-14-2018, 10:08 AM
    I find that everthing goes bang in this Bersa Thunder .22 ( thiry six years old) except some very old lightning rounds that were stored at the mercy of Houston type weather in the shop. Have a relatively new Marlin semi auto that gets CCI solids....
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    08-12-2018, 08:25 PM
    That is terrible at the least. Hard to accept that into your mind without going into an overload of rage. Living at the Boys Ranch, we were bombarded with dropped off dogs at times. A friend owned Catahoula Cur dogs. Only ones around. He left the...
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    08-12-2018, 07:27 PM
    Seems everyone is eating very well. Today after Church was Chinese Buffet, so light supper withe French toast. All those mentions of eating from the garden sure sound good.
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    08-12-2018, 07:11 PM
    Cold toilet seat subject made a memory come to me. It was the year 1949 in Wichita Falls just after an ice storm. We were in the process of building our house and the plumbing was not ready as yet. To start with we had an outhouse with new moon...
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    08-12-2018, 06:55 PM
    Pressman, I dont have a number of the churches, but there is a bunch of them. Haven't had time to do anything with the loot yet. That big piece of walnut might be good for two gunstocks. I will sand it somewhat to see the grain pattern. The man...
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    08-11-2018, 09:12 PM
    Sure is gratifying to fill a dream, Huh Koger
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    08-11-2018, 08:46 PM
    Baptist Church nearby had annual garage sale today. Arrived at fiteen to nine and a bunch of cars already there. Went to the tool section and there was a lady selling some stuff her husband left behind. He died seven years ago. Had some vintage...
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    08-11-2018, 09:42 AM
    A big burly kid 5' 7" and 160 lbs, I went to work for my girlfriend's dad in a Conoco service station. When it rained, we got a lot of flats to fix. One morning, 22 flats on 600x16 4ply tires and pumped 250 gallons of gasoline at nineteen cents...
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    08-10-2018, 04:18 PM
    OldBearHair replied to a thread Bad news.... in Our Chapel
    One more very important thing, guys, and that is be sure that the Urologist uses the little camera and looks inside the bladder. My PSA was never above point one. My Dr said he checked just to be sure. Sure enough there it was, a little 5/32 disc...
    49 replies | 1094 view(s)
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    08-10-2018, 01:08 PM
    Now for pictures.
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    08-10-2018, 01:05 PM
    Update on new mould. Found the top punch in the die was off centered. Fixed by round ball rotary file and Southbend Lathe. Had the newly coated bullets loaded up 35 each before the fix. Shot for effect at 50 feet. Moved the rear sight on the Bersa...
    10447 replies | 1741254 view(s)
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    08-10-2018, 08:28 AM
    Hey Glockfan, put several of the Hi-Tek Gold boolits in each pocket and it will make you feel like the rich business man all the more. NOTE; Do not show them off too much or there might be a Paddy Wagon parked out front and two burly men coming...
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    08-09-2018, 11:21 PM
    Thanks Tazza, Reason I posted this was someone said in another post that it was too much trouble opposed to traditional lubing and I thought to myself really I don't spend much time doing it, so I paid attention to the time it took today. My vote...
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    08-09-2018, 10:48 PM
    Reverse the picture numbers and it will be right. The smashed bullet is in there as well.
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    08-09-2018, 10:44 PM
    Got a new Lee .452 TC 45 acp mould in the mail at 5:30 pm. Turned on the pot at 600 pm. Turned on the oven at sevenish. First picture is the first light coat of Hi-Tek Gold. Second picture is the second light coat. Out of the oven at 8:54 pm. ...
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    08-09-2018, 11:34 AM
    AWWW Shucks.......Here is another $10.00
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    08-07-2018, 03:51 PM
    Did learn on this site (cast boolits.gunloads.com) somewhere about sometimes better results happen without the sunshades on like on cloudy dark days.
    67 replies | 1455 view(s)
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    08-07-2018, 03:49 PM
    am44 mag I surely thought someone would suggest an addition to the title saying "on purpose".. Heh heh The way that I feel sometimes when after a shot (you really need to know how fast) the chrono still reads zero "H" zero " L" and zero "AVG" LOL
    67 replies | 1455 view(s)
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    08-02-2018, 10:51 AM
    Hey mattw Sitting here saying prayers for your family and especially for your dear wife of 31 years. May God Bless her now as we speak by the power of Jesus name.
    26 replies | 431 view(s)
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    08-01-2018, 03:09 PM
    Federal Low Recoil 45 ACP frontal of pigs head at five feet. It was caught in a snare. Bullet was found when the backbone was sawed in half in the first joint behind the head. The saw cut some of the bullet. Enough left of it to show it mushroomed...
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    08-01-2018, 08:58 AM
    OldBearHair replied to a thread Bad news.... in Our Chapel
    Last time I had the prep, it was like a fair wind that blows. I have had Cancer of the bladder. We fought it for five years before it began to spread all over the inside of the bladder. Had surgery, removed bladder and prostate. That is the...
    49 replies | 1094 view(s)
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    08-01-2018, 08:25 AM
    Hey TBird, Look at it this way, should you not be able to find out how much to charge this lady, then try another method. A freely offered gift will sometimes come back to you in a much better way than monetary value alone. My good Mexican friends...
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    07-31-2018, 10:29 PM
    Sitting in the chair 50 yards two shots. Sometimes better group w/arrows than pistols. LOL
    14 replies | 478 view(s)
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About OldBearHair
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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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Retired

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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