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    Today, 11:21 AM
    osteodoc08 replied to a thread texting and driving in Our Town
    “Distracted driving” as they call it now out paces drunkenness as cause of fatalities on our road ways. Many states are making distracted driving illegal which includes texting, using your phone as a gps unless in a mount, etc.
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    07-18-2018, 01:24 AM
    Does capacity matter to you? 1911- 7/8+1 XDM- 13+1 What about trigger quality out of the box? 1911 What about weight? XD-M It just depends on what you want. I enjoy my 1911's as range shooters, but for woods carry, I prefer the fantastic...
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    07-17-2018, 03:47 PM
    I’ve always been a fan of 6.5-7gr 231 behind any 210-220 lead boolit. Been shooting those since a teen
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    07-17-2018, 09:56 AM
    I think for the quality of the two that you now have now would be in the 6-900 range to replace quality wise although i'm unfamiliar with the welby model. In other words, you won't get the quality for the mear rebuild price if that makes sense.
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    07-17-2018, 09:06 AM
    Greg S replied to a thread Lyman must hate me in Cast Boolits
    As Leadmelter said. I got a 4 cavity MiHec mold and it cast 4 bueatiful HP every fill up. I got my second relacement Lyman 452651 (325gr rnfp) from Lyman that one cavity this time just hits the mark (.452) while the other is miss aligned and...
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    07-16-2018, 08:05 PM
    osteodoc08 replied to a thread Framing gun in Our Town
    Make sure you have an air compressor that can keep up. Nothing like getting in a groove and running out of air and having to wait. If all you have is a pancake compressor, consider upgrading or you’ll likely be frustrated.
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    07-14-2018, 12:26 AM
    Don’t be wishing on winter so soon, I still need to get my vacation in before the temps start to drop!
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    07-14-2018, 12:22 AM
    DPMS $399 with $50 mail in rebate = factory backed AR for $349. Buy em cheap and stack em deep my friends.
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    07-14-2018, 12:17 AM
    If you could Randy Buchananís reloading press, I am. I use it all the time actually.
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    07-14-2018, 12:14 AM
    Glad they worked out for you. This place is a true brotherhood.
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    07-12-2018, 06:51 PM
    I’ve shot PC 9mm 124gr Boolits from casting machine through my ported PC shield without any issues. I certainly wouldn’t hesitate to run them through the DW.. I also had an XD-V-10 in 40 well over a decade ago. Shot lead through it. Any lead inside...
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    07-12-2018, 10:18 AM
    I load my 475 LB with MiHec 376-640s @ 1150. I can push them harder but no need since that combo will go through a steer/bison shoulder to shoulder. A 480 will reach that velocity no problem, might have to load to the higher end on the shorter...
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    07-11-2018, 03:20 PM
    I feel there is a difference between getting spanked and outright abuse. I can’t say I didn’t deserve every spanking I got. I think as I got older a spanking would have been preferential to knowing I had disappointed my parents. I remember only one...
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    07-10-2018, 04:23 PM
    I casted up about 15 lbs worth two weeks ago using 90-5-5. It was set up wit large pins and they averaged 248. This is a 434-640 gc mold. Looks like the same pin as my 477-640 mold, BIG.
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    07-08-2018, 03:55 PM
    The 92 action is the strongest out of all the pistol caliber levers. The Rossi is an econimical alternative to the winokos now being produced. The is a DVD available on slicking the up and grinding/tuning the leaf springs and he also offers...
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    07-06-2018, 11:31 AM
    Greg S replied to a thread Am I just being petty? in Our Town
    Looks like ya paid full msrp for a 'Demo' unit. Contact them and complain. If they don't want to come off their high horse, send it back and make your own. New is new, demo/customer return used is 20-30% off msrp. Now you've seen their mouse...
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    07-04-2018, 05:08 PM
    I think everyone has touched on the mistique of the 480 Ruger. It’s definitely underrated. It’s not too big, not too small, and in reality handles any situation I would need a big bore to handle.
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    07-04-2018, 05:30 AM
    The major player in this arket are North, Wilson and 3M. I prefer North, as Wilson and 3M are wider at the nose bridge and interfer with my line of sight. I wear a half and full face respirators alot spraying industrial coatings and doing lead...
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    07-03-2018, 09:19 PM
    osteodoc08 replied to a thread Choose your ride!!! in Our Town
    Neat idea. But seems to be impractical for daily police use unless an old car out of service.!
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    06-30-2018, 11:11 PM
    If this is what you need, just PM me.
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    06-30-2018, 08:09 PM
    I’ll try to see if I have one. I’ve got an old Tasco scope that is junk from the 70’s.
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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