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  • Bird's Avatar
    06-08-2018, 04:59 AM
    Trapdoor 45-70 loads will feel similar or have even less recoil than full 35 remington loads. Max loads in 45-70 will feel similar to, or more than 30-06.
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    06-07-2018, 12:57 AM
    It may be useful for fire forming cases?????
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    06-06-2018, 08:34 PM
    Bird replied to a thread New Wally World policy? in Our Town
    No ammo at all in my local Walmart, California. They stopped selling a few months ago.
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    06-06-2018, 08:32 PM
    If you buy something, new or used, and make a profit at the sale, you also owe tax. The only one exception may be legal tender currency...possibly.
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    06-06-2018, 08:28 PM
    dollar changes hands 13 times before the government has it all.
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    06-03-2018, 01:19 AM
    Bird replied to a thread Extruded primers in Leverguns
    Headspace is too large. Get the gunsmith to check it with gauges. Your fired case may not show the true amount of excessive headspace due to the case having stretched upon firing.
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    06-01-2018, 03:34 AM
    If its burning oil, it may be one or more of a few problems. You will need a leakdown tester not a compression tester. It screws into the spark plug hole, and with the piston at tdc on the ignition stroke you add air with a compressor and it...
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    05-31-2018, 01:36 PM
    Bird replied to a thread Fedex failed claim in Our Town
    Your recourse is through the seller of the goods. They paid Fed Ex, so they are the party to file the claim for the lost package. I have been through this a couple of times, and I will no longer have goods shipped to me using FedEx. You as the...
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    05-29-2018, 08:37 PM
    I just use plain clip on wheel weights and nothing added. Gas checkd and ben's red. Use H4895 if you want to experiment with low velocities to the highest. IMR 3031 should give you the best load density. With 160 grn bullet I can drive them to...
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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