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    02-13-2019, 06:52 PM
    OldBearHair replied to a thread Lead Wire Sources in Swaging
    We need to choose someone with great persuasion qualities and get them to persuade the President to reopen the lead mines. Hmmmm
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    01-30-2019, 05:17 PM
    Working at the mill or lathe, filing or drilling, you get those small two ended sharp slivers in your hand. Just lightly rub a fingertip over it to feel which way it went in, then rub it the smooth way with 320 grit sandpaper and it will grab the...
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    01-29-2019, 07:52 PM
    What I did was fairly easy. First cut off with 4 1/2 inch disc grinder. Smooth cut ends with belt sander. Found some aluminum tubing the correct size for a handle and used JBWeld to put it together. Use a rubber plug and store a few matches,...
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    01-29-2019, 10:03 AM
    This is what I did Tazman. Having several of the older steels, cut the tip off one three inches long and made a handle for it. Overall length is five and three quarters inch. Carry when Bowhunting to sharpen broadheads. Use the bigger one for...
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    01-28-2019, 04:30 PM
    Working at the mill or lathe, filing or drilling, you get those small two ended sharp slivers in your hand. Just lightly rub a fingertip over it to feel which way it went in, then rub it the smooth way with 320 grit sandpaper and it will grab the...
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    01-27-2019, 05:14 PM
    And the list goes on! 1.Had a chicken stuck under the fence. As I was getting her loose she squawked and the big white rooster ran in and spurred me through the back of my hand. Could feel the nerves under the palm hurting. Major pain. Healed ok....
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    01-27-2019, 05:08 PM
    And the list goes on! 1.Had a chicken stuck under the fence. As I was getting her loose she squawked and the big white rooster ran in and spurred me through the back of my hand. Could feel the nerves under the palm hurting. Major pain. Healed ok....
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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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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