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    10-21-2019, 10:37 PM
    BrassMagnet replied to a thread 300 H&H brass in Pay It Forward
    There is no reason to defer. You claimed them. They are yours. You just need to figure out how PIF works.
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    10-21-2019, 12:07 AM
    BrassMagnet replied to a thread 300 H&H brass in Pay It Forward
    No. I pay shipping. You need to research Pay It Forward “PIF” so you know what you are agreeing to. You are first!
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    10-20-2019, 10:15 AM
    Rio Grande was gracious enough to offer up some 32 S&WL brass. To show my thanks for the 32 S&WL brass I am offering the following: One SFRB of 300 H&H brass.
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    10-18-2019, 01:35 PM
    Just has 2 similar scenarios, one with a Weed Wacker and the other with a saw. In both cases it was carb related. On the fist one I "lost" the carb to adaptor/cylinder interface seal during a carb replacement and didn't notice it missing. It...
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    10-16-2019, 08:35 PM
    Those can happen if the hammer is allowed to fall when the cylinder is not indexed correctly. It happens after reloads. Done long enough it will damage the firing pin. Also the peened areas around the case head area may make extraction a bit more...
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    10-15-2019, 12:04 PM
    I could use these.
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  • BrassMagnet's Avatar
    10-14-2019, 09:08 AM
    I'll take them!
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    10-10-2019, 06:24 PM
    So if I understand correctly from what I read they are not doing a knee jerk yank everything off the shelf response which is good. Don’t want to anger the low information types The plan is to sell off the existing stock on the shelf and...
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    10-03-2019, 03:56 PM
    I need one of these and a wrench! Thumbnails Click image for larger version. Name: Ideal 1 Bracket.jpg Views: 1 Size: 24.5 KB ID: 249186 Click image for larger version.
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    09-29-2019, 08:54 PM
    So I lucked out and found a picture of the 311214 Squib Bullet online for an -06 and loaded it to the same point and loaded the 308241 with the bullet at the same point as a 30-30 load to the front groove. I’ve got to say shooting those over 2400...
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    09-27-2019, 05:58 PM
    I went a little simpler, 20x20 frame with expanded metal screen sandwiched in 1x3s and a pair of handles. With my handy e-tool a couple of swipes across the surface of the berm at our private range fills the screen. I have not yet had to dig at...
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    09-25-2019, 09:53 PM
    Been hitting the books a searching the web for a good starting OAL for both the Lyman 125g 308241 plain base and the 169g 311413 GC Boolits. Most of the older references I can find only show a generic max OAL and nothing by bullet. Traditional...
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    09-25-2019, 03:18 PM
    Look up Bullets by the Billion for some of the story of steel cased ammo. https://www.forgottenweapons.com/book-review-bullets-by-the-billion/
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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
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