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    06-19-2018, 08:15 PM
    holsterguy replied to a thread Micro-groove in Cast Boolits
    Thanks, Larry!
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    06-19-2018, 07:32 PM
    holsterguy started a thread Micro-groove in Cast Boolits
    Older Marlin 30-30 with micro-groove barrel. Bore slugs at .3085-.3089. Lee 309-150 F. Drops at .3095-.3105 with 2-1 lead-ww. If I go 50/50 plus a little tin you think it will drop any larger? Tried to beagle it so it could be sized .311, but...
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    06-07-2018, 06:51 AM
    holsterguy started a thread Venting in Casting Equipment
    So, how do you guys vent your casting set-up? I cast in my unfinished basement. Have my pot set up under a boarded up window with an old range hood above it vented out the window. Doesn't seem to work very good. Last casting session, the wifey...
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    06-07-2018, 06:21 AM
    holsterguy replied to a thread M die in Reloading Equipment
    Well, got the m die. Midway had the whole die on sale, so I went that route. What a difference! Have it set to do the "step", plus just a hint of a flair. Works perfect! Bullits are super easy to start straight. No more funny looking neck bulges...
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    06-04-2018, 08:01 PM
    Lee classic turret
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    06-04-2018, 06:01 PM
    Hey guys and gals, how many out there are using the auto drum for 223? Just wondering which rifle charging die you are using, seeing as how the length of the 223 is the changeover point. Thanks!
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    05-26-2018, 03:43 AM
    I use TL452-230-TC in my Rock Island 45. Shoots great!
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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
GC Gas Check