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    Yesterday, 11:03 PM
    rl69 started a thread Walk wisely in Our Chapel
    Therefore be careful how you walk, not as unwise men, but as wise” (Ephesians 5:15). Every believer is responsible to walk wisely. I believe the moment an individual becomes saved, God deposits enough wisdom in him to make him absolutely...
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    Yesterday, 09:21 PM
    rl69 replied to a thread For thought and meditation in Our Chapel
    Joyful noise
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:01 PM
    No problem Michael, I know I'm 3'rd...wish you had a no. 9 also. I appreciate you splitting them up. What are you going to ask for the Lil Dandy alone?
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    Yesterday, 02:30 PM
    Any updates on this thread yet?
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  • DerekP Houston's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:47 PM
    I try to keep it scattered around the bench, garage, and casting area so my wife doesn't know they true amount on hand!
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    Yesterday, 07:41 AM
    Oh, that men would give thanks to the Lord for His goodness, and for His wonderful works to the children of men! —Psalm 107:8 In the Old Testament, we find an interesting story of how King Jehoshaphat took an uncommon approach when his enemies...
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    11-19-2017, 06:15 PM
    Amazing how all these pictures are so beautiful. I'm weird huh?
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    11-19-2017, 06:12 PM
    I'd like to see one of those gadgets print lead boolits! I can imagine it printing them 100 at a time...heck, get that gizmo to PC them while your at it! . . . :bigsmyl2: Might be a joke now but in the future...who knows!
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    11-19-2017, 05:56 PM
    I just cast and coated/sized these yesterday to try in a new barrel in the 1911. Never hardly ever shoot over 215g.'s but thought these would be fun to experiment with...
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    11-19-2017, 12:20 PM
    I posted this poll > < 'The Devil's in the Details' > that deals with all the various methods in our PC'ing...
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    11-19-2017, 11:24 AM
    OS OK replied to a thread Charge!!! in Coatings and Alternatives
    That's interesting...I immediately thought to myself that was due your your winter being 'cold and dry' but then I noticed you are down there in the 'tropics'...what are your winter conditions? Being raised in Texas I assume that the summer is hot...
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    11-19-2017, 10:43 AM
    OS OK replied to a thread Charge!!! in Coatings and Alternatives
    You've gotta video this one...guaranteed to go viral! It won't be the container breaking open but...your wife's response as she kicks you to the curb! . . . :bigsmyl2:
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    11-19-2017, 09:17 AM
    "For God is Spirit, so those who worship him must worship in spirit and in truth." —John 4:24 Worshiping God is not about having a great voice or talent. It is about having your heart in the right place. That is what God is interested in more...
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    11-18-2017, 05:13 PM
    I get what your saying, I just can't relate to the term 'skidding' when it comes to this situation. When I hear the term 'skidding' I immediately think of a driver slamming on the brakes and see a long track of rubber laid down on the just...
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    11-18-2017, 07:52 AM
    Good contemplation...have to mull a bit, hmmmm....OK, Depends on the length of the chamber. I would use a profile that comes within .020" or so of the lands when fully seated in the could be looking at anything from 170~200...
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    11-18-2017, 07:45 AM
    You are worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honor and power; for You created all things, and by Your will they exist and were created." —Revelation 4:11 One of the fundamental differences between people and animals is that animals don’t...
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    11-18-2017, 06:32 AM
    OS OK replied to a thread Rainbow Boolits in Cast Boolits
    Yep...sawdust in the pour pot is flirting with trouble...however when smelting I use it by the handful, even start out throwing a handful under the Pb before it melts. In the pour pot I like just the paraffin...the idea is to separate oxygen from...
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    11-17-2017, 10:25 PM
    It's obvious that the 9 BH is too soft but with these latest pictures I think you have nailed it thinking too abrupt of an angle on the lands and that throating will solve the problem with this latest blend. We have DougGuy, I think is is his...
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    11-17-2017, 09:14 PM
    Dibs for third choice on rotors? After the others have chosen...10 & 14 are the ones I'm interested in. thanks...c h a r l i e
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    11-17-2017, 04:26 PM
    As that coating is being pushed laterally with the Pb...I think it is uncovering uncoated Pb, then the gassing is vaporizing molecules of Pb that gets laid down on the barrel. Our PC method of coating I think has some stretching and forgiving...
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    11-17-2017, 03:58 PM
    Excellent post...welcome aboard. Empiricle evidence, can't beat it huh? Classic definition/example of 'skidding'... Wish I could help with the hiteck but have never used it...I PC mine and always shoot around 12 BHN and don't have this problem,...
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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