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  • runfiverun's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:14 PM
    less amounts of a faster powder. or more of a too slow powder. I'm assuming this is an AR so never mind the too little of a too fast powder, and focus on slowing the powder down. 4227 at 10 grs would be right about below the speed of sound.
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    Yesterday, 10:07 PM
    be aware it has been snowing up here already. I know that word is foreign to most people below the I-70 corridor. but I have had almost an inch on the ground today down here in the valley, it stuck pretty well up higher and was there still when...
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    Yesterday, 09:52 PM
    runfiverun replied to a thread I want SHINY brass in Our Town
    wet tumbling followed by a polish in a dry tumbler. it's like washing and waxing the old Buick.
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    Yesterday, 09:48 PM
    learn to shoot/control the moving gun. you start pulling the trigger before it gets to the point of impact you want. but you approach the dot from the same direction each time. in other words work with the shake by having the muscles contracting...
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    Yesterday, 07:15 PM
    Been there and done that. I've won a number of handguns in Tx but I have to have them shipped to my FFL in La. It is a federal law and is about as stupid as stupid gets. I can't purchase a 22 rim fire revolver out of state and walk out of the...
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    Yesterday, 10:42 AM
    Per the S&S rules: "5 ads MAX – A maximum of 5 ads may be listed and/or open per month. This includes ads from previous month. You may only start a max of 5 ads per month. A month is the first day to last day of any given month on the calendar. "
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  • rl69's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:37 AM
    Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the prisoners were listening to them." —Acts 16:25 I think the worst thing that ever happened in history, the greatest travesty, the greatest injustice, was when Jesus Christ Himself...
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    Yesterday, 01:21 AM
    runfiverun replied to a thread Hulls in Casting for Shotguns
    there are no 3" gold medal hulls. the old purple gold medal hulls of old are gone and are being replaced with a steel Base white colored hull of similar volume. the ones you get in the value packs for like 20$ at wal-mart are purple 8 point crimp...
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  • starmac's Avatar
    09-18-2017, 08:45 PM
    It has been years since I have been there, but it used to be that in New Mexico you would list 4 choices on your application to draw a tag. Now it used to be if you put any hunt four your last choice, you DREW a COW tag pretty much every time. If...
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    09-18-2017, 08:32 PM
    starmac replied to a thread reamer questions? in Our Town
    We must be talking about 2 different animals. The ones I use have a long taper on them, and as far as I know are for hogging out a hole, must faster than a drill bit or for when two holes doesn't exactly match.
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  • runfiverun's Avatar
    09-18-2017, 08:30 PM
    it's doable in most places out here. most are draws to get tags and you have to be careful of some units. they like to sell 650 tags in areas that are totally weather dependent and have safe pathways through private property. you can squeeze in...
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  • runfiverun's Avatar
    09-18-2017, 08:22 PM
    out here if it's a bordering state you can. if the state your in and your state both allow it.
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    09-18-2017, 07:19 PM
    rl69 replied to a thread Help me listen Lord in Our Chapel
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  • Down South's Avatar
    09-18-2017, 06:54 PM
    Oh, I've picked up a deer or two, a few rabbits and squirrels too. On Edit: You might be interested in what we are having for dinner (Supper). Lima beans with ham hocks & fried chicken livers.
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  • starmac's Avatar
    09-18-2017, 06:42 PM
    starmac replied to a thread reamer questions? in Our Town
    Good question for someone with more reamer experience with reamers than I. I can sharpen drill bits, so the larger ones last a good while, not sure if reamers can be sharpened. I can see sharpening them on the taper, but seems like much sharpening...
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  • starmac's Avatar
    09-18-2017, 05:01 PM
    starmac replied to a thread reamer questions? in Our Town
    If I was going to drill the hole to .015 or less, why wouldn't I just drill them the size I need and do away with the reamers?
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    09-18-2017, 04:58 PM
    starmac replied to a thread reamer questions? in Our Town
    Doug guy every frame shop I have ever known started out with a 1/4 or 3/8 drill bit then switched to a reamer. Part of what I have been doing is just that, except I removed the old 5th wheel mount, so most of the holes are were already in the frame,...
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  • starmac's Avatar
    09-18-2017, 03:51 PM
    starmac started a thread reamer questions? in Our Town
    Not gun related at all, but some of you guys will know the proper way to make small holes bigger. lol I have been drilling a 3/8" pilot hole then using a 5/8 reamer to get my 5/8" holes that I needed. I have been doing the same then stepping up...
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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
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