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    Yesterday, 08:26 PM
    It prolly slipped out of your overalls and into the recliner again...there's prolly a handful of change in there too. Your lost screwdriver and a couple of pocketknives also!
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    Yesterday, 08:16 PM
    Aw give the guy a break woodya? I'll bet a nickel to a hole in a donut that 'MURPHY' did it! Ole Murphy will visit your shop when you least expect it...only the OCD survive Murphy...:bigsmyl2:
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    Yesterday, 08:10 PM
    ive rely injoyed reading this way
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    Yesterday, 08:09 PM
    OS OK replied to a thread AR generational gap in Factory Rifles
    .35 R would work for me, the .358 would prolly disconnect my 'Sackerilleyache'...dress it in some fine wood furniture...whatta rifle!
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    Yesterday, 07:50 PM
    OS OK replied to a thread AR generational gap in Factory Rifles
    Why stop at .30/30 ? Get the old Grampa Himself in .35 Remington...couldn't an AR10 do that?
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    Yesterday, 07:42 PM
    Use a short allen head screw for the threaded part to attach to the cutter shaft and weld a small nut driver tool to it. Use the small one that has the same size diameter as the allen head screw...here I had to grind a groove in it so the driver...
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    Yesterday, 02:43 PM
    Jeff, I resisted that dang PID since I first heard of it..."I'm old school! Don't want that newfangled stuff! Gotta good thermometer...baah humbug!" So...I finally come to my senses and horsetrade for a used PID and discover that my Dillon...
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    Yesterday, 02:06 PM
    Since I got a PID I've set it to 715*F. It'll overshoot to 730*F. and drop below 690*F. when dropping sprue cuts back in the pot. I like this temp. range and I don't overheat my moulds...just a steady pace and sprue cuts 3 to 5 seconds after the...
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    Yesterday, 01:43 PM
    MidwayUSA says that they are overdue to be delivered but they have them @ $270 with a rebate. Tried to see how much rebate but it just said $10~$174...Quien sabe'? Hope you find one.
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    Yesterday, 01:18 PM
    Nice Jeff...see the ones that have a smooth sprew cut? You waited the right amount of time to cut the sprew. See the ones that are 'pitted' looking? You opened the sprew plate about 1 or 2 seconds too early. No big deal though. Can't complain...
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    Yesterday, 12:41 PM
    ^ + 1 . . . Walt's right...my cheapo Chinese convection oven was off 50~75*F. I don't have a PID for the oven yet...but I got this... Watch dem temps!
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    Yesterday, 11:23 AM
    You is the Man HATCH!
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    Yesterday, 10:56 AM
    I would like to buy 2 boxes. Can I pay for two and wait for you to fill the order within a reasonable time?
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    Yesterday, 10:16 AM
    Check the outlet you had it plugged into first.
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    Yesterday, 09:33 AM
    If it's money that's holding you up, we have a section here called 'Helping Hands'...I think, not sure...but you might get some help there from others who will share extra tools and things to help a Newbie. In this forum, from what I've...
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    Yesterday, 09:21 AM
    And whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him. —Colossians 3:17 In 1789, President George Washington designated the first national Thanksgiving Day when he issued a...
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:20 AM
    He didn't want the extra weight of the Uniflow on top of the Lee press...think it was because he thought it would wear the plastic thingie that rotates the press...don't remember exactly what he said motivated him. I'd rather put it on the turret...
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    Yesterday, 05:11 AM
    Couldn't sleep tonight so I found myself looking for your answer. One engineer says try it, one says no and another says they have been doing it for years in the heat treating business. The best answer a couple of fellas suggested was using a...
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    11-22-2017, 11:42 PM
    Start yourself a thread, explain what you just did and you'll have more help than you can imagine. This casting craft is like riding a bicycle...it's dang simple to get started...especially with wheel weights to work with.
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    11-22-2017, 11:26 PM
    Good question...depends on how the PID references the signal, how it's coupled to the circuit within the PID. It's worth a try...you could temp one together and see if the PID's follow the temp. We used to use one speed reference signal to get...
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    11-22-2017, 11:17 PM
    If your magazine follower is plastic, it may be worn so that it can't push up on the slide lock. Had it happen to me with another pistol.
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    11-22-2017, 01:47 PM
    Well...that settles it R5R....Our Lee pots are just naturally more artistic...huh?
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    11-22-2017, 11:31 AM
    We are going to see all this on the YouTube channel...right?
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    11-22-2017, 11:19 AM
    I'm having a bit of a hard time understanding the parallel you draw...however I do understand what that microfine residue does when it collects in the primer slide and grits things up. Since I'm not obsessed with the time it takes to prepare brass,...
    25 replies | 393 view(s)
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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