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    12-11-2018, 03:14 PM
    Are they cci high velocity,standard velocity or CB shorts?
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    12-10-2018, 09:50 AM
    Are you shooting real shorts or those colibri shorts that are made for pistols? Sometimes the colibri's won't exit a rifle barrel.
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    12-02-2018, 12:46 AM
    Is the primer firing as soon as its hit and then after a delay the charge going off? This could be caused by fowling in the ignition passage or stale (damp) powder. What are you using for patch lube? It could be too much and its effecting the...
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    11-29-2018, 09:39 AM
    I haven't used that actual mold but I have 3 of his other molds and a 4th on the way. They are very high quality and easy to work with. It's amazing how many you can cast in a short time.
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    11-25-2018, 09:20 PM
    I don't know about what the sleeve would cost but JES is charging me only 250.00 for a rebore and that includes return shipping. I'm going to call him tomorrow and see if he can do the sleeve as well as the reboring and what it will cost. I thought...
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    11-25-2018, 07:38 PM
    On Wednesday I got a SWEEET deal on a Remington military rolling block in .43 Spanish. The rifle is in nice shootable condition but after my research here in the case forming section and other sites I think I'm going to try a different route. One of...
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    11-24-2018, 12:40 AM
    I also used the Harbor Freight chop saw if you read HF's reviews on that saw 90% or better of them are guys making .300 blk brass. I was making cases for my Ruger american ranch and an AR that I built. My procedure was to size .223 / 5.56 brass in...
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    11-24-2018, 12:02 AM
    I know this subject has probably been beaten to dust But... I just got a screaming deal on a military model Remington rolling block with a great bore and was thinking about putting it to work. What can .43 Spanish be made from that's not as...
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    11-16-2018, 04:06 PM
    1Hawkeye replied to a thread Load data for .40 - 65 in Leverguns
    The lyman cast bullet manual has load data for both the older lighter bullets as well as the new heavy ones.
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    11-15-2018, 07:46 PM
    Unfortunately I don't have the time to do it myself but Lee Shaver does and for a reasonable price. Now I just have to decide weather I want it rebored to .38-40 or .44-40 so I can send the barreled action out to JES reboring. I'm leaning towards...
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    11-15-2018, 07:37 PM
    Good to know, thanks fellas. Its measuring .3825". I'm thinking about getting Jared at Arsenal to cut one of his #379499 molds to .383" and then using a .384" lube sizer die so I can lube them as cast. But just to be sure I'm going to measure the...
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    11-15-2018, 07:23 PM
    1Hawkeye replied to a thread Load data for .40 - 65 in Leverguns
    There are a lot listed in Lyman's cast bullet loading manual also.
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    11-14-2018, 03:19 PM
    Will a .382" bullet chamber using starline long .38-55 cases. That is what the bore is measuring. I don't have any cerosafe to get a chamber cast and I'm eager to get it to the range.
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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