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  • runfiverun's Avatar
    Today, 07:37 PM
    just do this... DOUG GUY !!!!!!
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    Today, 07:12 PM
    I'm not a COW fan and would rather use a buffer in some of those applications. remember that a filler just fills an air hole and a buffer is a compressable inert material. they both have their place. a Dacron type filler works better in the sharp...
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    Today, 06:53 PM
    I'm sticking to naked lead for the majority of my shooting. the Powder coat has it's place and can be quite helpful in some situations. the oven is still useful for heat treating boolits either way. I like having options to problems when they...
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    Today, 06:47 PM
    umm. for a wad cutter you taper crimp.... kind of. it's mostly ironing the sides of the case flat. neck tension is more than enough for 3 grs of powder to ignite properly.
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  • runfiverun's Avatar
    Today, 06:44 PM
    well before noon is after midnight :lol: I do face North too hmmm but the door to the oven is facing south.
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    Today, 06:41 PM
    yeah.... but. the neighbors don't like it when you let the front lawn go to seed so you can plant the back lawn.
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    Today, 06:39 PM
    you got a little stringing with the 44. a primer change could bring that into a little round hole. for P-dogs I really like the speer 125gr 'TNT' it has to be their most accurate bullet except maybe their 100gr BT controlled expansion for the 25...
    11 replies | 159 view(s)
  • runfiverun's Avatar
    Today, 06:34 PM
    runfiverun replied to a thread Alignment problem in Cast Boolits
    Jim they are press fit with an anvil. when we done the HM-2 molds I had them change how they were doing their Pins. they were going straight into the aluminum mold block so I had them add steel inserts with variegations on the outside of the...
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  • runfiverun's Avatar
    Today, 06:28 PM
    it wasn't too long ago scrap brass was well over 2$ a lb.
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    Today, 06:25 PM
    plain base is plenty good. the lower velocity and longer length might not be compatible. especially if you get a 44 mag rifle with the twist rate for a 44-40.
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    Today, 06:15 PM
    runfiverun replied to a thread Abechrombie & fitch in Our Town
    no,,,,, you gotta hook up the Fitch attachment. too bad you couldn't get the gun the kit come with, I'm thinking it should have been a British SxS.
    10 replies | 172 view(s)
  • Outpost75's Avatar
    Today, 05:55 PM
    Outpost75 replied to a thread NRA Carry Guard in Our Town
    Seems to me it is another ploy to make money off the members, lobbying nationwide CCW reciprocity in exchange for a requirement that people take a multi-day, multi-thou$and $ course offered by the NRA and be required to buy liability insurance sold...
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  • Outpost75's Avatar
    Today, 04:43 PM
    These are ten-shot, fifty yard groups fired within soft, 1:30 tin-lead, plainbased bullets in a Marlin 1894S Microgroove .44-40 rifle with open sights. These are not subsonic loads, but full charges, about 1200 fps.
    13 replies | 146 view(s)
  • runfiverun's Avatar
    Today, 11:33 AM
    Jeep: this had better not be for sale elsewhere like your last two attempts have been. I am letting you know in the open forum so it is absolutely clear that it will not be tolerated.
    4 replies | 518 view(s)
  • runfiverun's Avatar
    Today, 11:26 AM
    I wouldn't want to use 35-40grs of a filler powder. your initial charge would light some of it off for sure especially on top of a 42gr charge giving the velocity your getting now. the pressure alone would insure your gonna burn some of the added...
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  • Ken in Iowa's Avatar
    Today, 06:24 AM
    Ken in Iowa replied to a thread Brain tumor in Our Chapel
    Indeed brother! i went out front for a smoke this morning and my across the street neighbor and early riser walked over for a chat. We talked about his battle with cigarettes and how he finally won. One of my bride and mine final conversations...
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  • Ken in Iowa's Avatar
    Today, 03:38 AM
    Ken in Iowa replied to a thread Brain tumor in Our Chapel
    And Again, I say Amen! i am very well and a very happy and content man this night. It is time to lay down to sleep next to my wonderful helpmate of 38 glorious years. good night my brothers. Let us rejoice in the morning in a new day of...
    72 replies | 1465 view(s)
  • Outpost75's Avatar
    Today, 01:21 AM
    Please come back and report your results. Independent validation is always useful!
    7 replies | 222 view(s)
  • runfiverun's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:56 PM
    I learned that all shot shell hulls are not the same diameter internally. and that not all wads are the same diameter externally and they might even be larger in the middle than at the gas seal. this can be good and or bad depending on the hull...
    11 replies | 170 view(s)
  • runfiverun's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:51 PM
    Tomme beat me. 43-44 for 125's and 42 for 150's I have used both I and H type for both loads and usually do well depending on the powder at that point in time.
    11 replies | 159 view(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