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  • OS OK's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:48 PM
    OS OK replied to a thread RCBS Uniflow in Reloading Equipment
    Geez...I forget the number, it's pretty low...don't quote me, but... something like 8 grains of Unique but not consistent due to the wide opening on the metering drum, that's a rifle drum...much larger quantities of powder than pistol. You'll love...
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:25 PM
    About the only thing I can think of to pull that cold bore shot down into the group is Boron Nitride...http://www.autofixinfo.com/8DUSLHoWPhYsD5/Tubb-Precision-Blended-Boron-Nitride-Coating-Kit.html Tubb's been working on this for years.
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:45 PM
    "Huh...what the heck are we talking about...? R U trying to say that your bench is liken to an 'Archi-something type dig'? Layers, levels of sediment from times past? Ha...that's a good one!"
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:28 PM
    You may have a severe case of 'OCD' ...'Neat Freak Syndrome'! But...I like your bench!
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:26 PM
    I know that! Every week or so I have to clean up last weeks mess to get started on this weeks mess!
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:12 PM
    One of the old 'put foot in mouth' routines...funny! . . . :bigsmyl2: I think he was thinking of his steel though...ooops! Never challenge this crowd! Keep your PRIDE in your pocket too...hey...he runs a pretty clean bench...can't say that for...
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  • rl69's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:39 PM
    Back in a defernt life I knew a guy that shot a doe with a 22 long riffle. No hole,skinned out the head no hole. Did he hit the deer? I think he did but I wasent there. It's hard for for me to believe the concussion from a bolit will kill a...
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  • rl69's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:00 AM
    The natural man does not receive the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him… 1 CORINTHIANS 2:14 The gospel of God creates the sense of need for the gospel. Is the gospel hidden to those who are servants already? No, Paul...
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  • mac60's Avatar
    12-16-2017, 10:29 PM
    You can get cases from Buffalo arms; https://www.buffaloarms.com/7-65-french-mas-pistol-cases-32-french-long-7-65frenchmas This youtuber has a couple videos on loading for 1935a pistol you might find interesting; ...
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  • rl69's Avatar
    12-16-2017, 08:24 AM
    Take up the whole armor of God…praying always… EPHESIANS 6:13,18 You must learn to wrestle against the things that hinder your communication with God, and wrestle in prayer for other people; but to wrestle with God in prayer is unscriptural. If...
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  • mac60's Avatar
    12-15-2017, 10:58 PM
    I have one. It has good power and comes with pretty much everything needed. It's a good tool to have - I consider it worth the money. Having used both the Lyman and RCBS units for quite a while, I'd hate to live without either one or the other. They...
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    12-15-2017, 07:59 PM
    rl69 replied to a thread Quote for the day in Our Chapel
    Good verse thank you
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  • DerekP Houston's Avatar
    12-15-2017, 04:34 PM
    I have the LCR 357, but not the X version. Mine shoots cast just fine, both magnum and 38 spec rounds. I used a 158gr GC variety for my magnum loads.
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  • DerekP Houston's Avatar
    12-15-2017, 11:56 AM
    Never had a camillus or even handled one, but I'm spoiled by custom knives. We do have a few carbon steel Case knives, I had my parents restored 2 years back by my bladesmith and it looked brand new after ~30 years of neglect. Those old carbon...
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  • rl69's Avatar
    12-15-2017, 07:46 AM
    Be diligent to present yourself approved to God, a worker who does not need to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth. 2 TIMOTHY 2:15 If you cannot express yourself well on each of your beliefs, work and study until you can. If you don’t,...
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    12-14-2017, 10:18 AM
    Watch the casts that are in the center of the mass of casts on the tray...they will gloss over last. That's when you can start the 10 minute timing. Before I got the glass thermometer I had the mechanical one and it read too low, that allowed me...
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    12-14-2017, 09:10 AM
    Forrest...you've gotta shooter there! I wish my old Commander could see that group and get embarrassed enough to tighten it's old self up!
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    12-14-2017, 09:04 AM
    OS OK replied to a thread PIF: pure tin in Pay It Forward
    Somebody's gonna like that! I'd claim it but I'd be a hog to do it...I have several pounds..."Where are the 'early birds'?
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    12-14-2017, 08:56 AM
    Was the smear so thin you couldn't see it until the light hit it right? More like a discoloration of the lands? Smooth and not built up unevenly like a Pb deposit? Might be your cure process on the PC oven. If so...verify your temperatures and...
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    12-14-2017, 07:43 AM
    Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled… JOHN 14:27 Whenever we experience something difficult in our personal life, we are tempted to blame God. But we are the ones...
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    12-13-2017, 11:17 PM
    A lot of good responses. I have nothing new to add. I do however fill compelled to add my two cents. First tithes is the wrong word. Tithing is a old testement mandate it ended with the preaching Jeuses. Mathew 17:25 jeues asks Peter dose the...
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  • mac60's Avatar
    12-13-2017, 08:58 PM
    Perfect eatin' size. I'd be looking for my bottle of Dale's. We have 'em thick where I hunt - but they've gone totally nocturnal. There are game cams in the vicinity of every stand we have up, with hundreds of pics in a few days time - every pic...
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  • rl69's Avatar
    12-13-2017, 07:49 AM
    men always ought to pray and not lose heart. LUKE 18:1 You cannot truly intercede through prayer if you do not believe in the reality of redemption. Instead, you will simply be turning intercession into useless sympathy for others, which will...
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  • DerekP Houston's Avatar
    12-12-2017, 02:20 PM
    I doubt the hitek would adhere properly with the faulty coating still on them. I've had a few bad batches saved like this by tumble lubing in bll. I'd double check the PC and procedure, seems like it got contaminated.
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    12-12-2017, 11:58 AM
    ^ . . . 'Bingo!' I was wondering how long it'd take to eventually get around to this.
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    12-12-2017, 11:55 AM
    Way too much speculation on what makes the kid 'tick' and what pressures he's dealing with. You won't know until you sit one on one with him and somehow 'disarm his attitude' and start communicating first. To let him fool around trying to figure...
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    12-12-2017, 11:36 AM
    OS OK replied to a thread Building a dock in Our Town
    How much water will the drums displace? Unless you submerge them completely, you can't figure 30 gallons each...submerged 1/2 way would be a 15 gallon displacement per drum...then, that times aprox. 8.3 lbs/gallon would suggest that one 30 gallon...
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    12-12-2017, 10:30 AM
    OS OK replied to a thread Question bullet in Cast Boolits
    457483 378g (GC)
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    12-12-2017, 10:17 AM
    You seem to be juggling a lot of variables at the same time (.5 grain changes in load & running std. & mag primers)...looks like your getting frustrated too. You know bench-rest, then...you know you can't make wide changes and expect to be anything...
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    12-12-2017, 08:49 AM
    Failed PC...hmmmm ?...now there's a topic for ya. That oughta get real interesting.
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  • rl69's Avatar
    12-12-2017, 07:45 AM
    that they may be one just as We are one… JOHN 17:22 Personality is the unique, limitless part of our life that makes us distinct from everyone else. It is too vast for us even to comprehend. An island in the sea may be just the top of a large...
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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