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    Yesterday, 10:09 PM
    LORD GOD, we humbly ask your help in watching over our Brother in his upcoming surgery. Please guide him through this journey and bring him safely back to us, whole & healthy. AMEN
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    Yesterday, 10:03 PM
    I'd also take a dremel tool with a FELT POLISHING WHEEL with a bit of Jeweler's rouge and run it over the feed surfaces. Easy does it. And clean well afterward.
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    Yesterday, 05:56 PM
    Davidius, Outstanding thread. Discovered the problem a couple days ago when I took my first crack at sending .40's through. Thanks much for posting!
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    Yesterday, 10:28 AM
    .308 48.0 WC870 311440GC H&R SS 8mm 48.0 WC870 Lee 175GC, HM2 325-175GC K98K A few kernels left, but very pleasant to shoot and quite accurate to at least 235 yards. Castpics has lots of data for what you're looking for. (This is only one...
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    Yesterday, 04:01 AM
    Walks replied to a thread texting and driving in Our Town
    It's illegal in CA too. DOESN'T MAKE A BIT OF DIFFERENCE. I've been driving SoCal freeways for almost 50yrs. Used to drive back & forth from the Harbor area to downtown every day BEFORE cellphones. I used to see woman puting makeup on, men...
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    07-20-2018, 04:09 PM
    CASS matches here are $10 for club members $12 for non, no payout. Sillywet matches are $20. I run rimfire BR matches every Friday morning, 3 different matches, shoot all three for $10 and I payout prizes in 99% silver coin. Monthly Military...
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    07-20-2018, 02:22 PM
    Considering that the .45 Govt. load was designed to shoot LENGTHWISE through a horse,,,,,,,,.:holysheep
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    07-20-2018, 11:00 AM
    For home made search "mike's micro lithi", "MML+soap", or "satans lube". On the other other hand, the White Label lubes are no muss no fuss,,,,,
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    07-19-2018, 12:10 PM
    Pietro, That's not my experience. I've rubbed off the shine of 5-6 REMINGTON 700 BDL's, quad 0 steel wool (0000). I've hunted with them in the rain in CO & NM in & snow too. I've never done any water proofing. One time I slipped crossing a stream...
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    07-19-2018, 03:01 AM
    Lyman#31141 COWW/#2, 50/50. IMR3031- 26.5grs. Nuff said.
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    07-19-2018, 02:56 AM
    I use BULLSEYE in my LIGHT TARGET LOADS. I clip 3 coils off a factory spring. Cast from the LYMAN #452488 195gr SWC out of LINOTYPE. Drops at 191.5grs average. Load over 3.5grs of BULLSEYE. It's a great powder puff target load. But it doesn't...
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    07-18-2018, 10:55 PM
    Hamish replied to a thread Lyman must hate me in Cast Boolits
    The chance of me buying a recent Lyman Mold is actually less than the chance I might vote Commiecrat
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    07-18-2018, 12:55 PM
    5 gal. bucket with a towel draped over the bucket with a slit in the middle and draped cone shaped down into the water. Towel is wetted and when I open the mold the bullets land on the towel and roll down into the water and then through the hole...
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    07-18-2018, 12:50 PM
    Completely irreplaceable from my point of view. It means there is one less of each and only so many existed to start with!
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    07-18-2018, 02:24 AM
    LYMAN#311252 has been my choice for .32ACP, cast of LINOTYPE over 2.2grs BULLSEYE. Cast of COWW over 1.1grs of BULLSEYE in the .32Short & Wimpy. Yea, I know, but it worked for my DAD for 40+ yrs and it works for me. My Wife has a cat, so I...
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    07-18-2018, 02:03 AM
    Heck of a price. I got one used 25+yrs ago from the original buyer. In those days the carbines came blued only. He had it CCH'D. Then decided to quit COWBOY SHOOTING. It was so cheap I borrowed money from my Brokerage account without telling the...
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    07-18-2018, 12:41 AM
    "know that a big hole leaks . If a bullet expands in addition to flat point shock then more of the energy is put in the target . Bigger holes leak more than smaller holes . If a smaller caliber makes a bigger hole it's a success . If it...
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    07-17-2018, 09:39 PM
    "Cast Bullets in Military Rifles BY C.E. Harris Cast bullet loads usually give a more useful zero at practical field ranges with military battle sights than do full power loads. Nothing is more frustrating than a military rifle that shoots a...
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    07-17-2018, 09:33 PM
    Shuz, 16 to 21 grains of 2400 Lyman lists this load of 2400 for the 213gr 311290GC for the 30/40 Krag. 7.62x51 ought to handle that old 30US load,,,,,:grin:
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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