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  • Buckshot's Avatar
    Today, 12:14 AM
    ................ You are correct. I'm 67 YO and I've been through 4-5 of these 'Shortages' before. It didn't take me long to learn. For some reason I have this "Thing", that if I like something I like to have a lot of it. Also, you should be in some...
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  • JWFilips's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:40 PM
    I usually anneal after the 6th firing in my rifles ( with light loads of cast bullets) I always anneal after the last firing then resize! This seems to sort of average out any irregularities in the anneal process! Then After resizing I fire once to...
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  • Buckshot's Avatar
    01-18-2021, 11:46 PM
    ......................Waksupi, I'm still waiting for those Loob grooves I was promised 6 years ago! I was in a local gunshop a couple days ago just hanging around. They're quite small in area but try to carry as much stuff as possible. A guy came...
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    01-15-2021, 11:44 PM
    Lagamor replied to a thread Cadmium???? in Lead and Lead Alloys
    I bought some medical lead that had cadmium in it. I didn’t know it at the time but that lead was softer than pure lead and melted at 550 degrees. I have to dilute it to make it useable.
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    01-15-2021, 03:31 AM
    .............Well with a CNC mill and a tool grinder, you're pretty well set. I haven't been on E-Bay in ages, and there may be better places now but it had a wealth of junk a guy could utilize for creating moulds or whatever. 12 GA slug...
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  • JWFilips's Avatar
    01-14-2021, 08:50 PM
    Before you shake: heat your bullets up with a hair drier ( tossing them around ) until the are just too hot to handle! Then dump into the powder and BeeBe container and swirl and tumble for 45 seconds by the clock remove and shake off excess and...
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    01-14-2021, 08:05 PM
    Red Dot , Unique and American Select ( Green Dot) A must have : shoot them all the time for my "low node " rifle shooting
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    01-13-2021, 06:43 PM
    JWFilips replied to a thread Air Fryer in Cookin' Recipe's
    My Wife and I Bought a "Ninja Foodie " as a joint gift for a Christmas Present.... I always held out thinking gimmick! Best Buy had a great sale (under 200 $) so We bit We experiment with air fried veggies ( french fries are the best) It does...
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    01-13-2021, 06:34 PM
    The Model 32 S&W in 38 S&W is my wife's CC weapon and she shoots it well at CC range The 2" barrel is not what you call a target pistol However at what I would call CC distance 5 Yards it is pretty accurate! She practices with a 125 gr TC cast...
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    01-13-2021, 06:25 PM
    JWFilips replied to a thread .243 losing popularity? in Our Town
    The .243 Winchester Hopefully will endure! The 6 MM Remington tried to put it out of business I feel it failed Dang! Just look at it It is a sexy cartridge! You may as well say Marilyn Monroe should be replaced! Oh yes they tried with Twiggy! ...
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    01-13-2021, 06:19 PM
    Can't Help you .... I only PC in Smokes Clear! After all I using cast bullets:bigsmyl2:
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    01-11-2021, 09:44 PM
    JWFilips replied to a thread Daisy Red Ryder in AirGuns
    My Dad bought me my first Daisy: it was a 99 target special Thought me how to shoot receiver sights and interchangeable globe front with inserts! Actually use that combo today on many of my mil surps! As a child I was a dead eye shot on poor...
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    01-10-2021, 11:32 PM
    KYCaster replied to a thread Long barreled pistol in Our Town
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    01-10-2021, 11:25 PM
    Get an estimate from the electric utility. 850 ft. of service shouldn't be outrageous compared to the cost of the well and solar power. Call the local water company and ask how much to install a meter on your property. Plumbing permit, trencher...
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    01-10-2021, 09:14 PM
    I have my Dad's 311 12 guage It is old and I hated the way modern Plastic Shells converted the Modified barrel to full choke and The full Choke to rifle barrel! I bought a Brownells 12 guage Choke reamer and cut the Modified to IC and the Full...
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    01-09-2021, 06:27 PM
    I second Conditor22! Boiling takes most of the grease and wax off! Always wait until the water is cold and remove the wax/grease wafer! Acetone will then do the final degreasing
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    01-09-2021, 06:21 PM
    I have found out Winchester primers leave the most stubborn residue....don't know why? but I noticed that for years
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  • Buckshot's Avatar
    01-05-2021, 12:47 AM
    ................A buddy of mine who is a retired RCMP constable asked me once, if I'd like to have a Snider Carbine? Why heck yeah! He informed me that you couldn't be a real Canadian unless you owned such a thing. I asked if he'd still ship it if I...
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  • JWFilips's Avatar
    12-31-2020, 06:40 PM
    The 7.65 mm Browning European ammo has always been much hotter than the American counterpart (.32 acp) This is why the European 8 mm Mauser cartridges are more powerful than Any American loading for that caliber I have a number of old 32 acps I...
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    12-30-2020, 08:13 PM
    I have always wondered why the 32 acp was called a mouse gun....yet folks persist in using 380 acp! The 32 acp was the go to caliber for police force for the 1st half of the 19th century. The speed and penetration far exceeds what now folks carry...
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  • JWFilips's Avatar
    12-30-2020, 08:03 PM
    I always size after casting and again after PC...always
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    12-30-2020, 06:16 PM
    Do that have the light cannelure indent 1/3 way down the case for Wad cutters
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    12-30-2020, 06:12 PM
    You need to Nose Size these after PC coating....However Nose sizer will need to be custom made for your bore so the nose will ride it
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  • JWFilips's Avatar
    12-27-2020, 07:30 PM
    Out of round bullets get round pretty fast once fired!
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    12-27-2020, 07:27 PM
    For cast I like .359" but not hard alloy! Maybe COWW or COWW and Pure. Fat bullets have always shot better for me
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  • Lagamor's Avatar
    12-24-2020, 08:48 AM
    I have the 550 and I'm very happy with it, but sometimes I wish I had bought the 650 instead. I like to reload but sometimes it's a chore and the 650 would make quick work of what I do. A friend has the Hornady LNL and likes it a lot. I don't...
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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