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    Yesterday, 06:13 AM
    pls PM your address and I’ll get it in the mail to you.
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    Yesterday, 12:08 AM
    I ended up with a spare in good condition. Odd size to mail, but I’ll figure it out. Prefer that it go to someone fairly new to the hobby. Low post count is fine. If you also happen to need a bit of brass and/or bullets to get started let me know...
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    10-13-2017, 10:59 PM
    It wouldn’t hurt to add a location to your profile...
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    10-09-2017, 12:01 AM
    My only suggestion is to cut something like 1/2” off the barrel and try finishing it as you describe. If your first cut is at 16” you won’t have a second chance. I’ve never done a front sight, but I think you’d want to drill for the new site...
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    10-02-2017, 04:06 PM
    I would say in a box, and with tape, good tape. Seriously, if you’re asking if you must use an overnight service, I don’t honestly remember if that is required for c&r items.
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    09-30-2017, 07:29 AM
    JimB.. replied to a thread It's gone! in Our Town
    How about when tools magically rematerialize? I have replaced tools that were lost for months, generally a combination wrench or socket, and then some time later find that I have two of them. Never “find” the one that was “lost” it’s just back. ...
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    09-28-2017, 10:12 PM
    Water is one thing, sewage is another, and salt water is yet another.
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    09-28-2017, 10:06 PM
    JimB.. replied to a thread H&R Stub Barrel in Single Shot Guns
    Just to clear some things up. I’ve been reading a lot on this subject lately, and I believe that neither receiver is cast iron, they are both steel but have different heat treatment. As for the difference being invisible, the only consistent...
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    09-28-2017, 09:46 PM
    Thanks, but I have a question. If the old testing methods tended to understate the actual pressure, how were max pressures determined?
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    09-24-2017, 03:13 AM
    JimB.. replied to a thread Dillon 650 Mods in Reloading Equipment
    Every tool can be improved upon, you even say that the Lee has problems. Why the hate?
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New reloader, not yet a caster. Lifelong student of whatever interests me.
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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