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  • rl69's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:39 AM
    Then we your people, the sheep of your pasture, will thank you forever and ever, praising your greatness from generation to generation. —Psalm 79:13 I was speaking with a Christian man who had recently had a surgery done. He could have died in...
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    Yesterday, 06:24 AM
    I don't think it's too old, it came in an orange plastic box. I thought they'd need coercing to get them out because of the grooves but they jump right out.
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    05-26-2017, 08:07 PM
    Don't be nervous Jeff, just cause we are all watching...
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    05-26-2017, 07:59 PM
    Oh...you mean like Powder Coating for those boolits your gonna cast and take some pictures of??? :bigsmyl2:
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    05-26-2017, 06:05 PM
    Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in service of the United States of America. Over two dozen cities and towns claim to be the birthplace of Memorial Day. While Waterloo N.Y. was...
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    05-26-2017, 05:18 PM
    Jeff, you can use a universal decapper on the dirty brass after rinsing the goop out and off, doesn't size, doesn't touch the sides of the brass...just decaps.
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    05-26-2017, 09:49 AM
    I noticed you made this statement in another thread this morning. A lid on a pot will not reduce oxidation. The lid does not prevent oxygen from coming into contact with the surface of the Pb. Paraffin or bees wax or a thick layer of sawdust can do...
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    05-26-2017, 08:48 AM
    No...I want to see when it's time to re-flux and stir in the oxidized surface. Sometimes you think you are running clean Pb and a thick layer of crud will surface...you want to get that stuff out of there. Putting the sprue cuts or more ingots in...
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    05-26-2017, 08:39 AM
    311333 is 197 grain round nose and gas checked. 311334 is 190 grain semi-pointed and gas checked. Would like to buy with handles. thanks...charlie
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    05-26-2017, 06:47 AM
    And the Lord added to the church daily those who were being saved. —Acts 2:47 In our culture, we tend to think bigger is better, and we apply that thinking to the church as well. We think the bigger the church, the more successful it is. But...
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    05-25-2017, 08:55 PM
    Ha now that's funny I guess we were typing at the same time I guess it worked for me becuse I did understand the past I forget not everyone was raised in the church
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    05-25-2017, 08:50 PM
    the first time I tried to read cover to cover I was around 8 I hit a road block in the he begots the nexed time I was in my early teens I struggled trew the measurements of Noah's ark but had to go when I hit the ark of the covent in my early...
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    05-25-2017, 05:12 PM
    rl69 replied to a thread Just something to talk about in Our Town
    I bought some 9 mm mackarove a few moths back but now I have dies soooooo The only guns I don't load for or 762x54 and 40 cal I realy don't like the beretta and the 762 x54 is easer to buy the ammo then to load it
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  • DerekP Houston's Avatar
    05-25-2017, 04:39 PM
    Well...out of my current knives and stuff I've used, the SOG Seal pup would be mine. I just prefer a strong fixed blade with good length to it. Used it for filleting fish with no issues and got it sharp enough to shave with when bored....
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    05-25-2017, 10:02 AM
    Could it be that you have switched the posts? One possibly too small and leaving a ring at the boolit base and the other a bit too snug and scratching on the die?
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    05-25-2017, 06:45 AM
    And you are living stones that God is building into his spiritual temple. What's more, you are his holy priests. Through the mediation of Jesus Christ, you offer spiritual sacrifices that please God.—1 Peter 2:5As I travel around the world, I’m...
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    05-25-2017, 06:41 AM
    Yes sir corbinace yes it counts maby even more :)
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    05-24-2017, 09:56 PM
    I've had mine in pieces - several times. I replaced the switch, then the cord. I also had the issue with the thing making noise. There's really not much to them. The last time I had it apart I did the cleaning and re-lube. At any rate I've had the...
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    05-24-2017, 11:47 AM
    Here's some red-uns...
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    05-24-2017, 11:40 AM
    This is an interesting read...along the lines of what your asking... RPM Threshold barrel twist/velocity chart
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    05-24-2017, 06:40 AM
    And I also say to you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build My church, and the gates of Hades shall not prevail against it.—Matthew 16:18I know it is very easy to be critical of the church today, and granted, there are a lot of things...
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    05-23-2017, 10:00 PM
    rl69 started a thread Thank you in Our Chapel
    Thank you my friends my family life is good God is great Matthew 11:28-30 Then Jesus said, “Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you. Let me teach you, because I am humble and...
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    05-23-2017, 10:03 AM
    I thought at first some hippie was making necklace boolits!
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    05-23-2017, 09:58 AM
    I've gone from balancing to the spring and now to the upside down press...but 500 casts to size in one sitting requires a darn good 60's CD in the shop stereo! The mind can go back in time when we were young and nimble, the heart can sing along and...
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  • DerekP Houston's Avatar
    05-23-2017, 08:09 AM
    I've been shooting the mihec 125gr RN 2R design with good success. Powder coated over titegroup.
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    05-23-2017, 06:38 AM
    Now when they heard this, they were cut to the heart, and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles, "Men and brethren, what shall we do?"—Acts 2:37Peter was going for broke. Standing with the Eleven on the Day of Pentecost, he said to the crowd,...
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    05-22-2017, 10:37 PM
    Cougar...only PC'd WC's will be going into the window of the seater. And I ain't gonna prime on it. All the primed cases will be sprayed with Hornadys 'One Shot dry lube' and going into a carbide sizer...that oughta cover her weaknesses other than...
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    05-22-2017, 12:37 PM
    Hmmm? . . . never thought of that angle...one thing sure...whatever gets shot will be screwed! . . . :bigsmyl2:
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    05-22-2017, 12:23 PM
    I agree 100%. In case you might be having trouble extracting those screws, I have a couple suggestions... * Use a wire wheel on your bench grinder and go over the threads and all the contact surface of the screw where it is rough looking. *Then...
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  • DerekP Houston's Avatar
    05-22-2017, 11:14 AM
    works here!
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    05-22-2017, 10:16 AM
    I'm not sure whether or not this will be your first casting...forgive me if assuming wrong, but, if so...surprise yourself by preheating your mould to about 350-400*F. , more times than not your first cast will be keepers.
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    05-22-2017, 09:25 AM
    In an 87% powder filled 8mm, I use .5 grain of dacron to fill to where the base of the boolit is the last part of the stuffing...pushing the last of it onto the powder. I use a little pencil length 1/4" wooden dowel. Once you have weighed out what...
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  • rl69's Avatar
    05-22-2017, 06:38 AM
    I am shocked that you are turning away so soon from God, who called you to himself through the loving mercy of Christ. You are following a different way that pretends to be the Good News but is not the Good News at all. You are being fooled by those...
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    05-22-2017, 03:43 AM
    Nope...thanks for the link though. charlie
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    05-22-2017, 12:02 AM
    Just signing on to watch this thread...I want to see how they will group?
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    05-21-2017, 11:11 PM
    Jeff...if you weren't having so much bad luck...I doubt you'd have any luck at all! . . . :bigsmyl2: Be extra careful when you finally get it and loaded up & hot...at this rate your prolly gonna tump it over in your lap! I think you better look...
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    05-21-2017, 11:01 PM
    So far castalott..and from what I've seen, this is an intricate press with many closely machined parts, they need to be kept clean. I keep the air line at the press in case I forget to turn the powder dispenser off, I'm getting better at catching...
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    05-21-2017, 10:13 PM
    jo...Would you ask your buddy if he has an extra (Bullet seater adjustment plug #86671) and the little (pivot pin #86674)? Those are the two only parts I need to get the original bullet seater to operate. Then I can feed the 'boolit' through the...
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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