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    Today, 04:32 AM
    Alot of rimfire BR shooters swear by it. Was go on a pick some up but they (LGS) no longer carry it. I picked up the Shooter's Choice but have only used it 4 times. It works. Directions say it works better on subsiquent cleanings as it...
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    Yesterday, 06:42 PM
    Don't rule out an old Savage Anschutz either. Look at the older 1400 series Anschutz too. As mentioned above some of the old Remington too. For optics, I pUT a used 6.5-20 x 40 LR I picked up at a fun show for 3 bills on my 40x after I sent...
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    Yesterday, 11:11 AM
    Had the same thing happen on a 29-1. Looked exactly the same. Realized my love affair with the 41 was alive and well and it went down the road
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    05-23-2020, 09:33 PM
    Yes, anytime a new star is installed, the nubs on the star have to be recut with a special tool. Quick and easy. One cut, stone off the burrs and check that the hand does 't bind. Re olver are not plug n play.
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    05-23-2020, 02:03 PM
    The old Mossberg/H&R 5200 target rifles that were government contract. Stay away from the Kimbers unless you have a good supply of 10x. You missed the boat on the Government t Rem 40x a few years ago, mines a shooter with Blazer and CCI.
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    05-23-2020, 07:16 AM
    Greg S replied to a thread Boxes for molds in Our Town
    Midway used to carry some blue hard plastic containers in four sizes and they quit carrying them. I've been recently eying the Dillon catalog at some. Take a look. I think they will also work for a Mihec 4 cavity mold. The bottom of the...
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    05-23-2020, 01:38 AM
    If your mold was up to temp, I'd try alittle more heat on your melt before sweating it. I used to get big swings with my Lee 20 pounder before I built a couple of PIDs. Now, my melt stays +/- 5į of my target temp. Also try bumping up your...
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    05-22-2020, 09:14 AM
    Bisley are bad. The fix is to send the frame out to a pro or take s stab at whittling them yourself. The real trick is not making them look ho-made.
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    05-21-2020, 09:54 AM
    I’ve never understood why people love on the 10mm and loathe the 40 S&W. Both can be loaded up and down. The 20SF is a perfect fit to my hand.
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    05-21-2020, 09:50 AM
    osteodoc08 replied to a thread Do you ride? in Our Town
    I rode one of those and understand the allure. Still waiting to tryout the slingshot.
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    05-21-2020, 09:48 AM
    338 Fed was an ideal round for the right application. Agreed. I’ve got some unique loads loaded up with cast sitting in que for testing. Will report back when I’m able to do so.
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    05-20-2020, 10:36 PM
    I love Unique in mine. Can shoot those all day. For heavy loads I’ve had great success with 8208 for really up there velocity, cleanliness and accuracy. Varget too but get leftover kernels.
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    05-20-2020, 10:33 PM
    osteodoc08 replied to a thread Do you ride? in Our Town
    Iíve had several bikes over the years. My last 2 were a Yamaha metric cruiser and a Kawi ZX-14R street bruiser. Thatís been my favorite bike. I can see me traveling on a nice HD street glide after the kids are out of the house and having a Kawi...
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  • Greg S's Avatar
    05-19-2020, 03:00 PM
    I believe case capacity, bore diameter and bullet weight. It is right in the 500 S&W neighborhood and I really don't think you are going to gain anything in a 16" barrel limited to 42-44k pressure.
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    05-19-2020, 05:06 AM
    Since 2015, I seen numerous refrence to Beowulf Data and Quickload. Folks have played around with it and believe that there is something with the case design and Quickload that does not compute. It is a program, where as factory data (Alex Arms)...
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    05-16-2020, 10:55 AM
    Without reading g all the above posts, had a simular incident occur myself with Fiochi brass that was almost like balloon head 45 Colt brass on one side. Load was 5.8 Unique and a 230 LRN. Check your pulled down brass and what is left of the case...
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    05-12-2020, 11:05 PM
    Greg S replied to a thread Packs of Dogs in Hunting with CB's
    Good advise above, when it comes to killing, 12 ga #4 - 00 for 0-35/50 yds and an AR carbine with an Aimpoints red dot with a 30 mm (don't get a cheap one with a 20mm, to narrow FOV) obj for tracking moving targets to 200yds.
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    05-12-2020, 01:10 AM
    Just wrap some tape around the end of the barrel after pushing a dry patch just past the leade, put the cerro safe and a big metal kitchen spoon and hit it with a crack lighter till melted and poor it in the chamber. Ya might get some funny looks...
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    05-12-2020, 12:40 AM
    Greg S replied to a thread Cam over pressure ? in Cast Boolits
    BK7 hit the nail on the head!. Not all dies and chambers are created equally. Brand new 308 generally runs SAMMI -.003 to .004. I shoot it in my 308 and it grows to SAMMI + .004-.006. I neck size first time and it comes out after firing at...
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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