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    Yesterday, 11:10 PM
    sniper replied to a thread Theft in Our Town
    Beeman; If you have a Homeowner's Policy on your primary home, there may be some coverage available for property off-premesis. Talk to your Agent, and read your policy. There are a few agents who will tell you a loss isn't covered, just so it will...
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    Yesterday, 11:04 PM
    Aluminum loses its "solidus" and becomes increasingly weak at about lead melting temperatures. Makes me shudder, to think of the amount of casting I did with an aluminum pot before I found that out! I quit immediately! I wonder how many new...
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    Yesterday, 10:48 PM
    I just bought a pound of AA #5. I'm going to try it with 125 and 135 gr JHP and also 158-160 gr cast boolits in 357 brass. Not interested in more than .38 Spl. +p velocity...max ~900 fps. Interested in your results. Please post them. Inqiring...
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    Yesterday, 05:08 PM
    I meet Venterino twice. The 1st time was back in 1989 or 1990 at End of Trail. It was the last EOT at COTO DE CAZA, where it all started. He was on his way to shoot a stage, what caught my eye was the 1873 Military Musket he was carrying. He...
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    Yesterday, 02:17 PM
    92 in .357Mag, stronger, lighter, more (Versital?). 73 in .45Colt, smoother, easier maint/breakdown. My spelling in getting worse.
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    Yesterday, 02:51 AM
    Walks replied to a thread BP spiller and burr in Muzzleloading.
    I had one 20yrs ago. I liked it well enough. But in Cowboy Shooting, ya need a matched pair. And I preferred the COLT Navy. So I sold it and bought another COLT Navy.
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    Yesterday, 02:15 AM
    Lubing/sizing bullets. Now PC'ing Bullets/sizing.
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    Yesterday, 01:07 AM
    BR, An SR500 was not my first, but it was my first nice bike. I had more fun turning it into a cafe racer. Bored and stroked that thing sounded like a tractor and would eat most 750's up. I think it ended up about 625cc's. What a great bike.
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    04-16-2019, 08:19 PM
    Hamish replied to a thread Wc868 in Canister & Surplus Powder
    There is huge amount of load info in Castpics. WC860-870 works well in a LOT of situations, especially with cast, in most any medium to large volume cartridge, usually of .30 caliber or larger.
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    04-16-2019, 02:44 PM
    How old was the primer ? What brand ? Was it a Winchester from the early 2000's when WIN switched to brass plated cups from nickel plated cups ? Many of my friends and fellow Cowboy Shooter's had many duds from that first "changeover" lot.
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    04-16-2019, 11:38 AM
    Walks replied to a thread Die problem ? in Reloading Equipment
    In the olden days, RCBS, Lyman and other manufacturers sold caliber specific case neck brushes for the specific purpose of Lubing the inside of case necks. You put lube on the brush by rolling it over the lube pad. And YEP, the pad got dirty. Now...
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    04-16-2019, 11:15 AM
    Walks replied to a thread 94ae .357 problems,,,, in Leverguns
    BOY HOWDY !!! I must be Lucky. I've owned my 94AE in .44Mag-20" bbl for 31+ years. Shot it about 300+rds every months for the first two years in Cowboy Shooting. Never had a problem. My Chiropractor loves his Trapper, a lot of folks got...
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    04-15-2019, 03:00 PM
    Walks replied to a thread Supper last night in Cookin' Recipe's
    Wish my Wife would eat stuff like that.
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    04-14-2019, 11:16 PM
    I think this discussion has departed from the original question. I am no scriptorian or Bible expert, but I believe the Bible is the word of God, insofar as it has been correctly translated. Therein lies the question...shall we believe...word for...
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    04-14-2019, 08:45 PM
    I guess they don't make them the way they did when I got mine.
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    04-14-2019, 08:23 PM
    Walks replied to a thread Winchester 94 Angle Eject in Leverguns
    I have a pre safety model in .44Mag, 20" bbl. A special run for Big 5 Sporting Goods in 1987. Just in time for my start in Cowboy Shooting. Never had it worked on, never had to. Did change the sights to a 3/32" brass bead & full Buckhorn rear. ...
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    04-14-2019, 04:50 PM
    My 10/22 has a checkered Walnut stock with sling swivel studs. That's why I paid $5 more for it then the Birch stocked gun with the front bbl band. I added a Blk RUGER butt pad & a Williams peep sight. Otherwise I haven't done anything to it....
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    04-13-2019, 11:34 PM
    He may not need a gun, but he needs a buck. Took a few lessons from him at his studio just after he opened it in the San Fernando Valley back in the mid- 1960's. Dropped out after a dozen lessons. Never seen a movie or TV show he headlined. ...
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    04-13-2019, 04:14 PM
    EDG, My Apologies, Sir. It was intended as a reply to Castaway's statement about 2" groups at 25yds. It's hard for some people to believe that a handgun can be capable of sub 2 inch groups at 25yds. I grew up with a Father & Brothers...
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    04-13-2019, 02:41 AM
    Open a fresh can of IMR3031, smells as good as Fried Chicken. Fueled the .257Rob'ts that took my 1st Deer. 1966, the 1st yr CA decided We "needed" A HUNTER SAFETY Course. If I'd been born in '53, I'd not have needed to take the **** course. ...
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Abbreviations used in Reloading

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