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  • Hamish's Avatar
    Today, 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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  • Hamish's Avatar
    Today, 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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  • Walks's Avatar
    Today, 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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  • Walks's Avatar
    Today, 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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  • Hamish's Avatar
    Today, 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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  • Hamish's Avatar
    Yesterday, 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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  • Hamish's Avatar
    Yesterday, 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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  • Hamish's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:23 PM
    Hamish replied to a thread Framing gun in Our Town
    Hand bang Em and save the money. If it's just a shed you can nail it off by hand faster than jacking around setting up and dragging the gun around.
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  • Calamity Jake's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:19 AM
    Calamity Jake replied to a thread Targets in Our Town
    Aim small, hit small!!!
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  • Hamish's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:23 AM
    Gp, What a great find and at a killer price no less! Love to see these old pieces brought back.
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  • Walks's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:30 AM
    I too load the #311252, sized .312 over 2.3grs of TITEGROUP. I cast of pure Linotype at 71.5grs average. Seat to start of OGIVE & TAPER CRIMP. Works great in a COLT 1903, WALTHER French PP & a Pre-War PPK. My DAD shot the same Bullet with...
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    Yesterday, 01:16 AM
    Walks replied to a thread Texas Drivers in Our Town
    I've driven CALIFORNIA Freeways for almost 50yrs. We have so many **** prius's that can't get out of their own way that That's gotta slow down overall speed by five miles an hour. I drove as a passenger in my neighbor's prius last month. TOTAL...
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    07-16-2018, 11:31 PM
    I think I saw a you-tube video on this last year. Sorry I can't remember the author.
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  • sniper's Avatar
    07-16-2018, 12:26 PM
    NOPE! But, through the years of reloading, and reading " the experts": Marshall & Sanow, Ayoob, Harris, Skelton and others, several things have stuck in my mind. 1. You shoot best what kicks and deafens you least. Few people can handle well the...
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    07-16-2018, 11:21 AM
    sniper replied to a thread Savage 99 30-30 in Leverguns
    Great-looking rifle! Jealousy is such a negative emotion! :wink: Since the late Stone Age, 10 gr. of Unique has been known a the UMAGGB (Universal, Make Any Gun Go Bang) load. The same can be said of 5 gr Unique for .38-357 revolvers. :wink:
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    07-16-2018, 11:12 AM
    Great looking bench!
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  • Hamish's Avatar
    07-16-2018, 10:35 AM
    As PC Bullets are a fairly recent movement in the cast community and that these designs were arrived at for subsonic work primarily in the 300 BLK, I seriously doubt you're going to come up with much, if any, published load data. A caseful of the...
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  • Walks's Avatar
    07-16-2018, 03:09 AM
    Trailboss is the only suitable powder that you list. Overall length is CRITICAL. 1.600 MAX LYMAN#454424 will hang up on the front band going into the chamber. You would have to crimp over the front driving band to get a short enough overall...
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    07-16-2018, 02:23 AM
    Walks replied to a thread Texas Drivers in Our Town
    In CALIFORNIA, we have asian female drivers in their 40's-50's that were never behind the wheel of a car until they came here. I have no idea how they pass A DRIVER'S TEST. Unfortunately our CA DMV will give written tests in over 20 Languages. And...
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    07-16-2018, 12:45 AM
    Hamish replied to a thread Can't make ED'S RED in Helping Hands
    Just an FYI to go along with the ingredients, ATF & Kerosene mixed has been found to out perform most penetrating lubricants. I use Ed's routinely for that purpose.
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    07-16-2018, 12:36 AM
    Walks replied to a thread Can't make ED'S RED in Helping Hands
    I guess I'll check out Orange Cnty Thx
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    07-14-2018, 11:12 PM
    Walks replied to a thread Can't make ED'S RED in Helping Hands
    I don't mind smell, at my at age if I can still smell, coffee, bacon, pipe tobacco, fresh cut grass and powder smoke I'm doing just fine. And most important, My WIFE'S Ivory soap after she get's outa the shower.
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    07-14-2018, 11:06 PM
    Walks replied to a thread Texas Drivers in Our Town
    I've been driving in CA for fifty years. I really noticed the " furrin" drivers from other states when I came home from the SERVICE. It seemed that every 3rd or 4th License plate seemed to by from MICHIGAN or new york. That's when driving in CA...
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  • Walks's Avatar
    07-14-2018, 10:17 PM
    LYMAN SPARTAN RCBS RockChucker HORNADY L-N-L HORNADY Pro-Jector LYMAN Hand Press HORNADY APEX 3.0 12GA HORNADY APEX 91 20GA LYMAN 310 SM & LG Handles Does the RCBS PiggyBack ll count ?
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    07-14-2018, 10:01 PM
    Walks replied to a thread Can't make ED'S RED in Helping Hands
    Thx, the stuff I was looking at ACE was milky white.
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    07-14-2018, 09:46 PM
    Walks replied to a thread Coffee in Our Town
    I remember NAVY Coffee. Only stuff worse then what my DAD made. We boys started drinking Coffee with him when we hit 12yrs. I think He was prepping us for NAVY Coffee.
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  • Walks's Avatar
    07-14-2018, 05:13 PM
    I live in California. We aren't allowed to have "odorless mineral spirits" I have all 3 of the other ingredients to make ED'S RED. But I can only find "regular" mineral spirits in CA. Can't get it through the mail/internet either. Here's my...
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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
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LRN Lead Round Nose LWC Lead Wad Cutter LSWC Lead Semi Wad Cutter
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