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  • OS OK's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:46 PM
    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>>>>>PC Coatings<<<<< This poll should answer any questions you might have...at least...
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:38 PM
    I think you can sum it all up with one word... S A T I S F A C T I O N NOW...go make that girl of yours some pink boolits...and show us the pictures! Welcome to the 'Nut House', the biggest bunch of 'Nutty Buddie Caster-Brassstuffers' ever...
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:28 PM
    Just clean the mould faces and pins and use constant even squeeze pressure on the mould handles, hold it up to a bright light before closing the sprue plate...see any light? A micro fine amount of hair thin light will be ok unless you cast too hot...
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  • DerekP Houston's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:05 PM
    it's all random once fired brass I purchased. The odd thing that threw me off, I had literally just shot these off on saturday with the same bullet/load combo. Not a single one was too loose when seating the bullet, and I pressed them all against...
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  • DerekP Houston's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:47 PM
    Wow you lucked out with your mentor, I'm just happy to see Goodsteel back on the forum again.
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  • DerekP Houston's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:57 PM
    XTP from hornady came the same way for me, I thought i'd dropped it until I found another in the same box that looked the same.
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  • DerekP Houston's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:37 PM
    300f for maybe 30 minutes? 380 lee 3 die kit, brass is assorted range scrap. They have been working fine with all other brass and bullet combos, I'm going to chalk this up to user error on the drying portion and go back to towel drying. I've...
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  • DerekP Houston's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:30 PM
    Nope, ran em back through the 380 sizing die cause I thought of that too. Maybe I just left them in the oven too long, was only a small batch so I think I'll nix that and try again with new brass.
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  • DerekP Houston's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:14 PM
    It is excellent. I set my die up first with the powder thru piece on, once the flare is adjust how I want I unscrew the powder thru and replace with my powder measure.
    36 replies | 871 view(s)
  • DerekP Houston's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:12 PM
    original OAL was set right on the guidelines of the load manual, don't recall off the top of my head but around a thumbnail of the round showing before it tapers. It has to be something with the brass, as I pulled a few of the questionable rounds...
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  • DerekP Houston's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:47 PM
    OK this 380 is giving me a devil of a time now. I processed and shot ~50 rounds of golddot/xtp combinations to find a good load. Got back to the house with the same brass, decapped, sent it though the SS pins, and then dried it in the oven. This...
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:02 AM
    OS OK replied to a thread Critique my boolits in Cast Boolits
    Coating for coating all of them considered...I don't think you can beat the smooth even coat of 'clear gloss'...yeah, it just looks like Pb and not very glamorous but it's a dang good lube coat. You won't fill the crimp groove with PC in that cast...
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    Yesterday, 06:35 AM
    For He Himself has said, "I will never leave you nor forsake you." —Hebrews 13:5 I remember one of the first times as a young believer when I didn’t feel God’s presence. I woke up one morning and just didn’t have the great feeling I had...
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  • rl69's Avatar
    10-15-2017, 10:47 AM
    25The generous will prosper; those who refresh others will themselves be refreshed. Proverbs 11:25 You yourself are in need of prayer I know is hasn't been easy these last few months
    36 replies | 392 view(s)
  • mac60's Avatar
    10-15-2017, 09:54 AM
    mac60 replied to a thread .319 sizing die in Cast Boolits
    I don't think Buckshot is doing custom machine work any more. You might want to check with Lathesmith, he can probably help you.
    5 replies | 134 view(s)
  • rl69's Avatar
    10-15-2017, 08:42 AM
    God's Invincible Truth “See how I love your precepts; preserve my life, O Lord, according to your love. All your words are true; all your righteous laws are eternal" (Psalm 119:159-160). Scripture Focus: Psalm 119:161-168 British Prime...
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  • rl69's Avatar
    10-15-2017, 08:41 AM
    Thank you
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  • DerekP Houston's Avatar
    10-15-2017, 05:39 AM
    Nope, i just flip them out on some scrap plywood until i run out of space
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  • rl69's Avatar
    10-14-2017, 08:56 AM
    rl69 replied to a thread I'll tell a story in Our Chapel
    In one of the study's I posted, it had the idea that many times the lord will give us a task, and the first thing he dose is put up obstacles. Mosses had to fight Pharo. David was appointed king but had to suffer Saul. Jesus told Peter satin has...
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    10-14-2017, 07:51 AM
    Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil; for You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me. —Psalm 23:4 Have you ever gone through a spiritual valley in your life? Perhaps it was a time...
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  • DerekP Houston's Avatar
    10-13-2017, 06:05 PM
    always good to work the weak side anyways =). My trigger control isn't nearly as good one handed as opposed to my normal hold.
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  • DerekP Houston's Avatar
    10-13-2017, 05:41 PM
    better use than leaving it for the buzzards. Making jerked venison or jerky? Both sound interesting to me, never tried fresh liver.
    6 replies | 316 view(s)
  • DerekP Houston's Avatar
    10-13-2017, 05:38 PM
    Happy to say 100+ rounds with out a hiccup through my bersa thunder. Hornady XTP were slightly more accurate and .2gr less powder than the max load for 90gr golddots. Looks like a thorough cleaning and slowing down my loading process fixed my...
    77 replies | 2392 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
PSP Pointed Soft Point Spz Spitzer Point SBT Spitzer Boat Tail
LRN Lead Round Nose LWC Lead Wad Cutter LSWC Lead Semi Wad Cutter
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