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    Today, 06:48 AM
    That night the Lord appeared to Paul and said, "Be encouraged, Paul. Just as you have been a witness to me here in Jerusalem, you must preach the Good News in Rome as well." —Acts 23:11 Have you ever been discouraged? Have you ever felt as...
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    Today, 02:20 AM
    you know that 1440 whatever number? forget it. you could follow the rule or even shoot stuff at 75% of that number, and you'll get the same results your gonna get with some ww alloy or some 3/3 type alloy. I will say a somewhat harder alloy will...
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    Today, 01:58 AM
    well if it all made into strips I figure about 120-140 Burrito's.
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    Yesterday, 05:52 PM
    Not sure I can put this into words? Jesus is the giver of life. If he had been there nobody would have understood why he didn't heal him. Now that Lazarus is dead he can now be given life in Christ. It seams Thomas understood what Jeuses was...
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    Yesterday, 01:37 PM
    GhostHawk, my story is similar. My uncle that I mentioned earlier gave me a M99 in 300 savage when I was a kid, so in my mind I never wanted or needed an inferior 30/30. I bought several of them over the years, but they were presents for my younger...
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    Yesterday, 07:59 AM
    Tribulation Worketh Patience Romans 5:1-5 Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ: 2 By whom also we have access by faith into this grace wherein we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God....
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    Yesterday, 07:58 AM
    If we do not have Christ in our lives we need a light to guide us.sailors on the ocean use the stars. We on the other hand have a better way to navigate the" holly spirit " stop pray and listen he will guide you
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    Yesterday, 12:12 AM
    I had an uncle that I ran with for years, he was much more like a big brother, he even gave me my first centerfire rifle, which I still have. Anyway when he passed on he had an old 9 shot long barreled 22 pistol, which he had had for 30 years that...
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    10-21-2017, 11:39 PM
    starmac replied to a thread oops in Our Town
    A friend of mine loaned another friend of mine his four wheeler AND one of his pickups. He tied down the rear only. I do not know what size straps he used but they were apparently sufficient, cuz he hit a bump on the trail at probably 25 mile an...
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    10-21-2017, 11:07 PM
    runfiverun replied to a thread Swaged bullet shrank? in Swaging
    5.0 grs of bulls-eye and a 230gr Rn was the military ball load for i dunno about 75-100 years.
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    10-21-2017, 11:03 PM
    even with a lathe buying a point form die is still worth the money.
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    10-21-2017, 10:55 PM
    our units are laid out a little weird. our ranges run the same direction as yours does but the valleys are only like 9 miles wide at the most and each mountain range is more like 30-40 as the crow flies. i can scoot through some of the dirt roads...
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    10-21-2017, 10:36 PM
    I will say yes. look at the chart above. see how more antimony/tin makes a larger bullet in the same mold? yeah magic...
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    10-21-2017, 10:34 PM
    hand turning a drill bit in a press would cut it out too. 5 minutes with a dowell and some sand paper, some lapping compound, your pocket knife, whatever you got. the worst that could happen is you make it a little too big and have to size it down...
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    10-21-2017, 10:29 PM
    150-165-170-180. either of the lee's do fine in the 308. powder coated..? well,,, I'd look at a new undersized as usual lyman.
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    10-21-2017, 10:23 PM
    runfiverun replied to a thread oops in Our Town
    that's why i use 2 of the 1-1/2" straps. both go from the back of the wheeler to the tie down hooks in the front of the bed. it's kind of a pain to strap everything in place,,,, But.
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    10-21-2017, 08:34 PM
    35 doesn't kick like the 300 does though. lol
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    10-21-2017, 07:03 PM
    starmac replied to a thread Sticker shock in Reloading Equipment
    But who makes a new cast iron or steel C press?? Like I said I do not need a press, just thinking one of the old c presses would be handy for some things. If I needed a single stage press, I would probably go with the lee classic cast.
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    10-21-2017, 06:50 PM
    starmac replied to a thread oops in Our Town
    Ah, missed the window, that just sucks. I actually lost one once, I started up a steep hill on an old logging road and it just rolled out the back, it hit on it's wheels so no damage to either truck or wheeler.
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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