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    Today, 01:30 PM
    Jeff, in 20 years you'll be as old as I am...your mind doesn't have to slip. Many decades ago my Great Grandma 'Mother Minnie' told me to always keep my mind on technical matters, she saw I had a propensity for that sort of thing...your mind Chucky...
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    Today, 11:48 AM
    Ha! That's familiar...it's called a 'rut'...your going around in circles and haven't discovered it yet! Such is life... I'll check back in two or three days to see.
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    Today, 11:43 AM
    https://www.brownells.com/gunsmith-tools-supplies/metal-prep-coloring/paint-finishes/air-cure-aerosol-paints/aluma-hyde-ii-prod1117.aspx I have used the stuff in the link above. It's easy to use and tough as nails. It doesn't require the use of...
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    Today, 10:08 AM
    DougGuy...that was a good try to show us old grey dogs 'how to'...prolly most everyone can do it now...ceptin me! Oh well...thank you anyway...Merry Christmas.
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    Today, 09:48 AM
    It is written that Abraham had two sons: the one by a bondwoman, the other by a freewoman. GALATIANS 4:22 Paul was not dealing with sin in this chapter of Galatians, but with the relation of the natural to the spiritual. The natural can be turned...
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    Today, 09:13 AM
    If the trade doesn't work out...I'd like to have them. If it don't go through, PM me and their sold.....(if they're all boxer primed)
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    Today, 09:07 AM
    OS OK replied to a thread SAECO Mould #050 in Cast Boolits
    H & G made the #50 cast in .356 & .358" for auto's and revolvers...thing 'is'...which one? If you are a PC'er it prolly wouldn't matter. Here's their chart... http://www.hensleygibbs.com/casting/hgmoldchart.htm
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    Today, 08:58 AM
    Yeah JB, I suppose 'if' your 'iffin this and that' trying to find some reason for the kid's behavior...well, it could be anything. The thing is that the OP has to get the kid talking first... God only knows what kids are faced with their peers...
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    Today, 08:35 AM
    SO, while your reading, make some more posts on here when you come to something that stumps you...we can talk a bit more..mate.
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    Today, 08:30 AM
    You ain't the only nutjob...ceptin, I don't loose time yet.
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    Yesterday, 09:33 PM
    My favorite is 30/06 By your definition of favorite it 30/30 ( cast ) and 9 mm Mac What shooting I was able to do,was when I was working up some new loads
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    Yesterday, 07:36 PM
    I wouldn't bother with him until he learned to communicate and had some civility towards the man who provides the roof over his head. Can't take advise...won't communicate...he's got a problem and doesn't sound like reloader material!
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    Yesterday, 11:33 AM
    wow that's a smoking deal, too bad I missed it.
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    Yesterday, 10:16 AM
    rl69 replied to a thread Revelation 6 in Our Chapel
    On that day of judgment they will abandon the gold and silver idols they made for themselves to worship. They will leave their gods to the rodents and bats, while they crawl away into caverns and hide among the jagged rocks in the cliffs. They will...
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    Yesterday, 08:40 AM
    Those who are Christís have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires. GALATIANS 5:24 The natural life itself is not sinful. But we must abandon sin, having nothing to do with it in any way whatsoever. Sin belongs to hell and to the devil....
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    12-08-2017, 10:35 PM
    .45ACP, .45C, .38S, .357M, 9mm
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    12-08-2017, 05:00 PM
    I will take 200+ pcs. for $25.00 shipped. PM to follow.
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    12-08-2017, 01:38 PM
    Here's an excellent read about Wad Cutters from one of our own... http://castboolits.gunloads.com/showthread.php?156622-75-000-Wadcutters-in-a-Model-27 Mentored by Ed Harris & 75K WC's under his belt...I'd say he knew what he wrote of.
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    12-08-2017, 12:55 PM
    Hey there dog...careful what you claim! Like I said, it was just a number that occurred to me...you know, something I just pulled out of my butt! :bigsmyl2:
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    12-08-2017, 11:44 AM
    for hp38 I've been using ~3.1gr. The lee autodisk .30 hole worked perfect for my setup, now with the hornady powder measure I can do more fine tuning.
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    12-08-2017, 11:34 AM
    Yeah me too...the 43 was a number that just occurred to me as I was writing...BUT...he's going to have his trusty 'drip-O-matic' to serve him well in the meantime. Besides when he takes a break he can sit there and watch the 'drip-O' make...
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    12-08-2017, 11:29 AM
    OS OK replied to a thread Apology to MaryB in Our Town
    You don't say! What are you, a human? Humans don't have failings...do they? . . . :bigsmyl2: Welcome back, why don't we get on with the casting/loading/shooting end of this forum?
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    12-08-2017, 11:17 AM
    Yeah, I'm aware of this. The weak link in the chain is the length & diameter of the expander plug. I have an old RCBS .357" expander/decapper plug that will go deep enough into the case to compensate for the Lyman FWC (not deep enough for the Lee...
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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