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  • OS OK's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:33 PM
    I like your method JB...I sorta do it the same. I make up a string of loads, 10 rounds each level that I want to ladder (test for grouping) and shoot through the chrony at their own individual targets (so that I can physically compare the groups...
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    Yesterday, 11:08 PM
    OS OK replied to a thread Todays score in Lead and Lead Alloys
    I hope that you are smelting 'like with like' and NOT just blending these various batches together into one big hodgepodge of melt. For instance...I just poured 12# of (63%Sn+37%Pb) solder into 200 & 405 grain 45 caliber slugs. *@ 63%Sn X 200...
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:37 PM
    Grrrrrr! That dang toaster convection Chineese lying oven is NEXT !
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    Yesterday, 02:07 PM
    I'm not so sure I get what your saying R5R... I can tell you this from yesterdays first run though. At around 3/4's pot full I started noticing that dumping just 4 or 5 sprue cuts back into the melt, it would drop the temperature around 24~26*F....
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:51 AM
    We have a Pb calculator available at no charge through a member...'bumpo' it here on forum somewhere and works in's a dilly, that's where your numbers came from.
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    Yesterday, 09:44 AM
    I thought I'd be a 'slick willy' and install the thermocouple between the bottom of the pot and the enclosure. You can just see the end of it sticking out on the right of the pot. That causes a 35*F. temperature differential where the pot is...
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    Yesterday, 09:24 AM
    Initially I was concerned thinking the white plastic trays might scrape off some paint when the boolits fell down into each hole but that is not the case. That was my first impression too, I'm glad you mentioned this...I may just have to give...
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    Yesterday, 06:47 AM
    Though a thousand fall at your side, though ten thousand are dying around you, these evils will not touch you. —Psalm 91:7 There are so many things we can be afraid of in life. We can be afraid to get on a plane. We can be afraid to drive a...
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    Yesterday, 05:25 AM
    Thanks be to SSGOldfart...he and I did a 'horse-trade' and I ended up with a new used PID pot controller. I did several YouTube instructional videos on programming, then had to add a shelf to shuffle things around a bit...then, I threw in a batch...
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    Yesterday, 04:48 AM
    This looks like a pretty good way to do things...those soldiers are lined up like good Marines...when I'm done setting mine they look like a platoon of drunken Sailors! Oh doesn't matter to me, they get their little selves cooked...
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    10-19-2017, 10:37 PM
    I use Fiebings leather dye.
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    10-19-2017, 10:19 PM
    Your alloy is 12.8 BHN if the ingots all weight the same in that 6:1 ratio...1% Sn, 4.29% Sb, .21% Arsenic & 94.5% Pb.
    9 replies | 211 view(s)
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    10-19-2017, 09:17 PM
    OS OK replied to a thread A real name and State ? in Our Town
    All they have to do is ping that phone in your pocket and they'll know exactly where you are.
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    10-19-2017, 08:50 AM
    I would look at 'ease of use', position and space on the bench it requires, compare the height, width, footprint and especially the mould rests and visualize what would fit your physical and shop needs. Lyman has the PID unit right in your face and...
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    10-19-2017, 08:33 AM
    OS OK replied to a thread Lyman MAG25 in Reloading Equipment
    Tempting...looks like a pretty solid choice...'' mucho dinero! Doscientos cincuenta y nueve do'lares y cambia!" Lyman products The Lyman Mag 25 Digital Melting Furnace was designed for the high volume bullet caster in mind. With 850...
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    10-19-2017, 06:54 AM
    He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. —Psalm 91:1 When you were a kid, did you ever have a hiding place, a place you would run to when you were afraid or wanted to be alone? God wants...
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    10-18-2017, 01:58 PM
    OS OK replied to a thread A real name and State ? in Our Town
    Well...I wouldn't know about all that as I'm quite sure your info is accurate. This forum and one other, The Art and Science of Casting' are the only social type media I am involved in. I guess I just don't trust too many anymore. When I get an...
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    10-18-2017, 01:41 PM
    I'll take both mould handles. $40.00 shipped. Will a Postal MO do?
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    10-18-2017, 01:32 PM
    OS OK replied to a thread A real name and State ? in Our Town
    I would imagine that the NSA along with a number of other 'Alphabet Agencies' already knows every one of us, bank account numbers, DOB's, job histories, arrest reports, traffic citations, court decisions, religious and or political affiliations, the...
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    10-18-2017, 09:16 AM
    OS OK replied to a thread A real name and State ? in Our Town
    I get your drift...understand too what your driving at. I'm not so interested in personal names as I am interested in what state they live. There is a lot of information to be had about their opinions on things such as lube and hot days...
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    10-18-2017, 08:39 AM
    It does and doesn't look like a Redding but then they change over the's one to compare it to. I bought a new plastic hopper but for the life of me can't remember who I got it from... It's a cool looking old school powder measure but...
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    10-18-2017, 06:41 AM
    And He said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness." Therefore most gladly I will rather boast in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me. —2 Corinthians 12:9 I didn’t have an easy...
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    10-17-2017, 09:30 PM
    rl69 replied to a thread Truck gun in Our Town
    Ar 15,1911,
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    10-17-2017, 09:52 AM
    Doncha hate having to smash a perfectly good boolit? I sacrifice another also...I file the side off and do a BHN test after a few days...inquiring minds just havta know...:bigsmyl2:...'Martyr boolits?'
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    10-17-2017, 06:46 AM
    When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow you. When you walk through the fire, you shall not be burned, nor shall the flame scorch you. —Isaiah 43:2 Years ago my wife was cooking a...
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    10-16-2017, 08:46 PM ^... The Devil's in the Details>>>>>PC Coatings<<<<< This poll should answer any questions you might least...
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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