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    01-16-2021, 10:04 AM
    dale 2242, lucky you. Wished I had a stash of old surplus 4831. We used white cardboard Dairy Queen pint ice cream containers.
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    01-15-2021, 11:46 PM
    In the late 60's the old surplus H4831 was the first powder I used. 70 cents a pound but I had to bring my own container. 6mm Rem, dip the case in the powder, shake some out half way down the neck, seat a 80 gr Speer hollow point that had a huge...
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    01-15-2021, 05:05 PM
    I live in the country, I have a dish, which 'downloads' fairly slow. They all say to go slowly. By going slowly I have had good success with red dot, blue dot then unique. Not bad success with 700x, titegroup, hs7 and hp-38 in 45/70. Boolit size...
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    01-03-2021, 11:31 AM
    gumbo333 replied to a thread subsonic 45-70 in Hunting with CB's
    For some subsonic data check out lever/ lowveldata. Read the story too, very interesting. I've had very good results with 405 gr cast with red dot, blue dot, unique, and more. Also 300 gr cast. Never tried the 500 heavys. I'll bet a lot of...
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    12-26-2020, 08:10 PM
    Didn't you watch any old Daniel Boone movies? How they poured a little trail of black powder to blow up a keg of black powder, lit the trail and it fizzed its way to the keg. Kerblewie. Just lay out a little trail of powder, maybe a neat design,...
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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