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  • OS OK's Avatar
    Today, 10:24 AM
    You described it well when you said 'discoloration' because there seems to be no residue, no substance there...a mystery. We have seen this twice before and both times we thought that it was from improper cure of the PC and one of the batches was...
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    Today, 09:48 AM
    Holy Cow...those casts make the blocks look undersized! My first thought is that they will take longer between pours or some modified method of chilling the Pb (setting it on a moist towel or ?) because of the size difference, that's a lot of heat...
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    Today, 07:38 AM
    In everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. —1 Thessalonians 5:18 A hospital chaplain kept a record of 2,000 patients he had known who were apparently in a dying condition and had shown signs of repentance....
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    Yesterday, 11:44 PM
    OS OK replied to a thread Mold Preheater in Casting Equipment
    Yes...I think most everyone is aware of that by now but, the darker the surface the closer you get. We started some time ago trying to read the melt with pitiful success. Even our thermometers are off, some by a great deal. After acquiring a PID I...
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    Yesterday, 09:30 PM
    OS OK replied to a thread Mold Preheater in Casting Equipment
    That setup looks like it'll geterdone...thanks for the idea about the black paint, I'd like to use that thermometer to read surfaces and verify that another thermometer is close or correct. Recently someone mentioned floating a small piece of black...
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    Yesterday, 06:32 PM
    rl69 started a thread Faith in Our Chapel
    Reading for Today: • Ezekiel 33:1–34:31 • Psalm 130:5-8 • Proverbs 29:1 • James 2:1-26 Notes: Ezekiel 33:2–9 watchman. Such men as Jeremiah and Ezekiel (3:16–21) were spiritual watchmen (33:7–9), warning that God would bring a sword on His...
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:33 PM
    I guess that I missed it when you said how your catching those rounds so undamaged? How'd you do it?
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    Yesterday, 10:47 AM
    Tack driving Marines'! No wonder every army in the world fears the USMC! Excellent video & welcome to CastBoolits.Gunloads.com... If we succeed here, we'll have you casting & PC'ing your own, with casts the Lee FCD is not generally recommended...
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    Yesterday, 10:08 AM
    Stopped in the gun shop yesterday to see what he had that would give better load density in the .45ACP. I've been using 700X @ 4.8g.'s under 200g. PC'd casts...that's not much fill for that stubby little case. Anyway he suggested Power Pistol, said...
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    Yesterday, 07:36 AM
    And one of them, when he saw that he was healed, returned, and with a loud voice glorified God, and fell down on his face at His feet, giving Him thanks. And he was a Samaritan. —Luke 17:15–16 The Bible tells the story of ten men who had a lot...
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    11-20-2017, 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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    11-20-2017, 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
    11-20-2017, 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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  • OS OK's Avatar
    11-20-2017, 02:30 PM
    Any updates on this thread yet?
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  • DerekP Houston's Avatar
    11-20-2017, 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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  • rl69's Avatar
    11-20-2017, 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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  • OS OK's Avatar
    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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  • OS OK's Avatar
    11-19-2017, 12:20 PM
    I posted this poll > http://castboolits.gunloads.com/showthread.php?326134-(2)-The-Devil-s-in-the-Details-gt-gt-gt-gt-gt-PC-Coatings-lt-lt-lt-lt-lt < 'The Devil's in the Details' > that deals with all the various methods in our PC'ing...
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    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:
    44 replies | 3668 view(s)
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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
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