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  • Walks's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:16 AM
    I have the old hardcopy magazines from the 1990's & the DVD's. I've bought 3 sets of the DVD's & given them away. The 1st to My Brother-in-Law. He spent over a $1000. on RCBS Pro-Melt & 1/2 dozen molds, Lube-Sizer etc... Ten years ago & still...
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    05-25-2018, 03:04 PM
    I have one of the SUPER BEARCATS, from the last couple of years of original production. I actually think the thumb reach for the hammer is longer than the Single-Six , because of the way you have to "choke down" to get a proper grip with BIG hands....
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    05-25-2018, 02:57 AM
    Pachmayr's are made in mexico. Another piece of **** out of mexico. I have several good AMERICAN MADE PACHMAYR'S, they fit well but I have never liked them on Single Actions. I put a pair of HOGUE'S on my 5 1/2" SBH. It's a bit different than most...
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    05-25-2018, 12:48 AM
    Walks replied to a thread Pet 223 Loads in Reloading Equipment
    SIERRA 52gr HPBT over 27.5grs H335. Fed 205M in R-P cases. It's one of those rare super hot loads that does shoot best at MAX. I miss SIERRA being in SANTA FE SPRINGS, CA. You could walk in and buy the rejects by the pound. Their rejects shot...
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    05-25-2018, 12:35 AM
    I pan lubed when I was young & poor. I melted the lube in one of those good quality pie pans that they USED to make in THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. Before sam walton started buying everything from china. Put the bullets down into the lube & stuck...
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    05-24-2018, 11:42 PM
    I don't bother to tell UPS or USPS anything, everthing is "Machine Parts"
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    05-24-2018, 11:38 PM
    Just received some more COWW cast into BEAUTIFUL INGOTS from jetsfan-24 It's always a great pleasure to do business with him. FAST SHIP, Clean Ingots, always overweight. FANTASTIC PRICE. Wouldn't buy from anyone else.
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  • Hamish's Avatar
    05-24-2018, 11:06 PM
    nekshot, Any straight wall cartridge length for Illinois. Keep us in the loop please!
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    05-24-2018, 12:42 PM
    Very true sir. I have a hard time not mentioning the Bellm when the subject comes up for any Illinoisans that may not know about it. :wink: I've got a factory T/C Contender bbl in Max that I've been meaning to ream out 9x45 after reading...
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    05-24-2018, 12:24 AM
    Walks replied to a thread backyard excitement in Our Town
    Many long years I was walking up a wide dirt road looking for a cutoff to a trail that lead to a good squirrel spot. It was just as the eastern sun was turning the sky pink. A Great Horned Owl coasted across the road in complete silence. I stood...
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    05-24-2018, 12:01 AM
    GEEZ, It's hard to believe & Very DEPRESSING that the BEST SCALE EVER for RELOADERS is no longer made or even supported. I saved & scrimped for 3 months to buy mine. Back when I was a starving student on the G. I. Bill, I still use it to verify all...
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    05-23-2018, 11:53 PM
    I'll take a 454, please. Send PM with Mailing address to send U.S.P.S. Money Order to. Thanks
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  • Calamity Jake's Avatar
    05-23-2018, 11:45 AM
    That will make a real good boolit for the 270 win. or maybe the 270 ren.
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    05-23-2018, 11:41 AM
    I have a FULL 5 gal. bucket of smelted WW and a FULL one of un smelted WW from the mid to late 80's No more than I shoot anymore I may never get them used up.
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    05-22-2018, 01:53 PM
    Walks replied to a thread Henry 44 magnum in Leverguns
    I've had a UBERTI Henry for almost 30yrs. I've 3 brass tube loaders that hold 6 rounds a piece for almost that long. I've feed it only RNFP, 1st a MAGMA 210gr , then an RCBS 200GR CM. So I have never bothered to try any SWC. But dropping a tube...
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    05-22-2018, 01:14 PM
    We got Ralph's (Kroger) here & Von's (Safeway) Ralph's & Von's stopped carrying gun mags years ago. I don't pay attention anyway because both SHOOTING TIMES & GUNS AND AMMO have degenerated into dying shadows of what they once were. PETERSON'S...
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    05-22-2018, 12:52 PM
    You would do well to use welding gloves. A small pot over a turkey fryer is gonna be REAL HOT. You might also be better served by getting a GOOD dipper. The right dipper GOES A LONG WAY in casting decent bullets. If you're going to dipper cast don't...
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    05-22-2018, 12:15 PM
    When you use light powder charges in a small case. That small charge is completely consumed in a RIFLE bbl. So sometimes you get slower velocities out of a long barreled pistol caliber rifle. I actually get lower velocity out of a 24" bbl rifle...
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  • Hamish's Avatar
    05-22-2018, 01:08 AM
    This is not quite true, 300 BLK and 30 Bellm are legal pistol cartridges and have used both to harvest deer here is So. Ill.
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    05-18-2018, 07:53 PM
    I sold Bayou Bullets to a long time employee when I outgrew my facility. I own Hi-Performance Bullet Coatings. Dennis the current owner kept the Hi-Tek stuff on his site as a favor to me.
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  • Walks's Avatar
    05-18-2018, 12:25 PM
    Good Morning, I can supply some .44 bullets. I have : RCBS .44-240 SWC LYMAN .44-245 SWC LYMAN . 44-240 FP LEE .44-310 FP Gas Check N.O.E .44-240 RNFP Will be glad to send you some in a small Priority mail box, I want to do it that way...
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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