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    06-29-2018, 11:59 AM
    Yeah, I'm not making insinuations. I just bought a Tanfoglio with poly rifling in fact. What I'm interested in is bullets sticking in throats and what makes them work for some people and not for others with any given OAL and bullet design. I guess I...
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    06-29-2018, 10:04 AM
    Are you guys running factory barrels? Kevin, are you also loading to 1.13+?
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    06-28-2018, 11:19 PM
    What's your loaded OAL for those?
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    06-28-2018, 02:12 PM
    Just wanted to put this somewhere, it's possible that it has been discussed in other threads but this thread talked about the Lee 38 S&W expander plug so it makes sense here I think. A friend of mine bought a Redding 9mm expander die that was...
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    06-28-2018, 01:36 PM
    Sorry, I don't check in very regularly. I actually don't even weigh the powder. I just take a teaspoon of powder filled loosely level, and do 25ML acetone to every teaspoon. I also swish out my containers and throw that in too. Who knows what the...
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    06-27-2018, 11:27 PM
    I do the whole thing diluted compared to the recipe. My opinion - based on somewhere between 10K and 15K bullets without ever experiencing any coating failure, including recovery of many fired projectiles - is that the ratio is extremely forgiving....
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    06-24-2018, 06:49 PM
    Yep for sure. It took me a few coating sessions to realize this. What really put me on to it is that over many sessions my Tupperware gets a heavy build up of coating in the corners where I dump the bullets out onto my trays. This coating would...
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    06-22-2018, 02:24 PM
    Been clicking through all the pages I have missed since I last visited and saw some talk about using old, dried up coating. I do this every time I get ready to coat. I tumble in a Tupperware type container and mix my coating in a clear...
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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