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  • nagantguy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:29 PM
    nagantguy started a thread Giving thanks in Our Chapel
    thank you Lord for my brothers recovery; thank you for my beautiful wife and the baby inside her, thank you for my oldest daughter growing into a fine young lady and being a wonderful human being,thank you for our wonderful neighbors and our small...
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    Yesterday, 12:39 AM
    Take a close look at the vent lines, if they are even partially plugged with lead or dirt it will restrict the escaping air and cause a problem filling out. keeping the mold, lead and ladle hot is a must to making good boolits. Good Shooting ...
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  • nagantguy's Avatar
    03-22-2018, 08:36 PM
    Yes had the same problem with my first ever batch of Carolina blue boolits in .45 ACP once I used a screen got almost exactly the same fps as my tumble lubed ones;matter of fact a mixed string of 5 each showed less than 10 fps deviation
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  • nagantguy's Avatar
    03-22-2018, 08:32 PM
    Another vote for both, fellow can't have to many favorites or project guns for that matter.
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    03-22-2018, 07:35 PM
    Just got a "police trade in" FN, sold as used but from what I understand never issued but the department did take delivery so had to be sold as used, so for about $150 under retail I got a fine .45 ACP handgun and 4 hi cap mags and two mag holders...
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    03-21-2018, 07:27 PM
    Thanks for the heads up, the family is about to have 3 new babies, as father and uncle it'll fall to me to teach gun safety and marksmanship and how to have fun shooting tin cans and dirt colds! Have several 22s that love a diet of CCI.
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    03-19-2018, 09:52 AM
    nagantguy replied to a thread I Can Only Imagine. in Our Town
    I've heard it's great. I have a life long best friend who grew up in an an abusive household, spent much of his youth living with my family or in a barn. He grew up to be a very smart very moral and hard working man and he's raised three of the...
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    03-18-2018, 05:40 PM
    That seems a very reasonable price for a matching war time rifle.
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    03-18-2018, 04:24 PM
    nagantguy replied to a thread Real bummers in Our Town
    Had to put down two wonderful friends and loyal pack mates in one year in 2015 ; hurt real bad. We now have apple trees planted on top of them. The pack is weaker without them, but stronger because of what they taught us!
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    03-18-2018, 02:20 PM
    Those are great times, seeing the boys, looking over items of interest and maybe finding a gem and completing a deal to boot! Last April I went on a pig hunting trip to TN with some Marine Corps buddies we are all from MI and Ohio, a member here had...
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  • nagantguy's Avatar
    03-17-2018, 10:38 PM
    Very well done and informative write up. Thank you for posting it. I've also found varget to be a top accuracy producer in several mil surp rifles. And have also found that max top end velocity doesn't always spell best results.
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    03-15-2018, 05:12 PM
    I can't walk on water, at one time I was probably vain enough to think maybe I could with proper training. It does strike me that here again we see disciples who had witnessed the glory of Christ and were still afraid to believe what their eyes saw...
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  • nagantguy's Avatar
    03-15-2018, 11:23 AM
    We were looking into and thinking king adoption as well, lots of kids need a home with love and trust and faith and discipline and encouragement and good nutritional food and dinner table conversation and silly traditions. Our story is similar to...
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  • nagantguy's Avatar
    03-13-2018, 10:53 PM
    Another vote for 170! Every 30/30'ive played with does well with that ,my late 30s 94 eats them up and every game animal has been bang flop!
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  • nagantguy's Avatar
    03-12-2018, 11:11 AM
    Very well done, take pride in your work because that's a fine looking holster! Thanks for the write up, I also dabble in leather work and have a neighbor with a laser cutter he makes signs and such never even thought about its application on leather.
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  • nagantguy's Avatar
    03-11-2018, 05:29 PM
    I'll have 3 more kids to pass on knowledge and traditions to, a large clan to look after them, love them discipline them, teach them the Good Book, how to hunt fish fight work part and show mercy and treat others justly! I hope I m up for the task!
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  • nagantguy's Avatar
    03-09-2018, 02:15 PM
    Hats off to you sir;taking your day dreams and ideas into proof of concept and then to to working models . This is a good idea, my never replace .22lr but sure could ease the next rimfire drout , I'm very impressed by your work and write up! Like to...
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    03-09-2018, 01:45 PM
    Yes very good idea, and yes you can only go one way an size of the spindle; to go back up to a larger size you'd need a board stretcher and a Rebigulator ray. Very pricey and hard to find
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    03-09-2018, 12:46 PM
    Wonderful work! Thanks for sharing
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  • nagantguy's Avatar
    03-09-2018, 12:43 PM
    So not only my wife and my sister but our good cousin as well; all within a few weeks of each other and all live close !!!! The next generation or our little clan is looking bright! Thank you all for the kind word and prayers!!!!!
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    03-09-2018, 11:48 AM
    I've tried several methods as well, a long book with a cup of oxy clean seems to be the fastest s no oder method, a xylene soak works but to get the greasy stickies off I still had to boil and let dry on a shop towel so now just use a long boil with...
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    03-08-2018, 08:36 PM
    nagantguy replied to a thread Post count in Our Town
    Yes, I have been as of late, seriously weird stuff afoot, so today I had a meeting with the local postal inspector (for real not a post pun) cause mail and bill collectors looking for people who don't live here along with bank account and PayPal...
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    03-08-2018, 07:51 PM
    nagantguy replied to a thread Post count in Our Town
    Thank you for the information; this has become a fun silly POST ,'I was just wondering, for the record I'm not mad or upset or trying to cause any trouble. It's no big deal I just wanted the theee boolits above my avatar so I'm eligible for the...
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  • nagantguy's Avatar
    03-08-2018, 04:52 PM
    Fine shot, and I love that you took the time to put an old abused rifle back into useful service. It's a hobby of mine,buying or trading into "budget,beat up bubba'd" rifles and restore them to glory, save money learn useful skills and make...
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    03-08-2018, 04:44 PM
    nagantguy replied to a thread Post count in Our Town
    So much weird stuff has been happening around the homestead the last 2 weeks or so, stuff missing,broken, accounts hacked , getting mail and visitors for people that don't live here, just strange things and now my posts about missing posts are being...
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    03-08-2018, 03:24 PM
    nagantguy replied to a thread Post count in Our Town
    Exactly that's why I POSTED!
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    03-08-2018, 03:19 PM
    Even though this is an old thread it answered my questions perfectly and I'm going to save it, belated thanks to all!
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  • nagantguy's Avatar
    03-08-2018, 02:21 PM
    Polish everything up and maybe inspect the stock for wood to metal Contact as in tight spots putting in or taking out the barreled action. And that is correct above you many find an out of "round" chamber and who knows what else. I've seen tooling...
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    03-08-2018, 02:13 PM
    nagantguy replied to a thread Post count in Our Town
    Lube grooves and Russian collusion and T posts; I'm glad I'm able to amuse you guys and gals. You are probably all just helping to cover some grand conspiracy against me , my mail lady must be in on it as well , as my mail has been on the ground in...
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  • nagantguy's Avatar
    03-08-2018, 08:51 AM
    I got your meaning; no worries. As far as expanding until you get a Lyman m die of some other flavor you can always just the old long needle nose pliers trick.
    31 replies | 1096 view(s)
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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