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  • Walks's Avatar
    Today, 02:54 AM
    I seem to remember that the S&W Model 19 was designed as a lighter carry gun for Police Officers who wanted .357Mag power in a lighter gun. The idea was they would practice with std .38Spl loads and carry .357Mag loads for on duty work. In the...
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    Today, 02:11 AM
    Hannibal, Sleeping outside without a tent is an invitation to a hydrophobic skunk.
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    Today, 01:20 AM
    I used to use PYRODEX Cartridge, which is equivalent to 1F, to reload 12ga shells for COWBOY ACTION SHOOTING, BP Class. I used a fixed volume measure and recipe that another shooter had given me. WIN AA hull, and a WIN Red wad, 1 1/8 of shot. ...
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  • Walks's Avatar
    Today, 12:45 AM
    Walks replied to a thread Mold handles in Casting Equipment
    That actually makes 5 different handles for LYMAN molds. Single cavity handles for the old SMALL BLOCK Molds. Neither is no longer made. Double Cavity handles for 2cavity mold blocks or modern made single cavity molds. There are the old style...
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    Yesterday, 08:58 PM
    My DAD, was raised on a Ranch in the 1920-30's. By the time I came along my family lived in the Greater Los Angeles area. We kept two Hunting dogs in their own runs in our back yard. We also had a pair of Dachshunds as pets for us little kids. Every...
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    Yesterday, 08:42 PM
    Walks replied to a thread What is a "Boolit"? in Our Town
    Grammer, spelling and punctuation. These were things the baby boomers were raised with. I fail to see how in today's AMERICAN Society anyone cares about spelling ? When the WEBSTER'S Dictionary now lists the word "disrespected" with the same...
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    Yesterday, 05:08 PM
    Walks replied to a thread Old And Out Of Touch in Cast Boolits
    I usually go to an indoor range a few miles from my house. The 2 outdoor ranges in LOS ANGELES County are both more then 50 miles away thru the worst traffic you can imagine. Two hours to get there and 3 hours to get home, with only 3 hours to...
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    Yesterday, 04:15 PM
    YEP, I pumped up the stoves and lamps since I was 5yrs old. With a family of 6 we had 3 lanterns and 2 stoves. Fill the tanks and pump them up 50-75 pumps and it'll run a couple three hours minimum. The stove I used was the smaller of the 2...
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    Yesterday, 12:52 PM
    Thanks, all, for the clarification and suggestions! I guess I have read too much, and think that .001" either way will make more than a small hill of beans difference. :roll: Do you think I may be overthinking the whole shimozzle just a little ? ...
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    08-13-2018, 10:58 PM
    I I like Lee push-thru boolit sizers and kits, and I heard someplace that Lee will provide push-through sizing dies in custom sizes. I think I am in need of a die for my revolver measuring .3575 +- ~.002. Does anyone know if they can/will provide...
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  • Hamish's Avatar
    08-13-2018, 10:30 PM
    Apparently one more than I thought I had. I just found a 6 hole Tru-Line Jr. that I forgot I bought...
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  • Hamish's Avatar
    08-13-2018, 07:44 PM
    Before it's over you're going to be wanting that second shell holder,,,, $5 shipped on Amazon: Hornady Universal Shell Holder #14 (30-378 WBY MAG, 338-378 WBY MAG, 378 WBY MAG, 416 WBY MAG, 45-70 GOVT, 460 WBY MAG, 475 LINEBAUGH, 480 RUGER)...
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    08-13-2018, 04:35 PM
    I very looooooooonnnnnggggg time ago I used to shoot at least once a week or more at the LAPD Harbor Pistol Range. Back in the day when they still allowed the Public to shoot there. Once they let me run the Monthly Handgun Qualification Course. 30...
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    08-13-2018, 01:53 AM
    From personal experience I can tell you that Leopold DOES NOT honor their warranty. If you send them a 30yr old top of the line scope that you spent $125 on in 1974, they will send you a bottom of the barrel scope with fuzzy edges that you can buy...
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    08-13-2018, 01:40 AM
    Overmax, My 8yr old Daughter & 7yr old Son never had a problem shoving 10rds of .38SPL into the mag tube of a MARLIN 1894C. I got a extra stock and cut it down to fit them. I added spacers as they grew bigger. I've been shooting WINCHESTER/MARLIN...
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    08-13-2018, 12:37 AM
    I voted no a while back, but no comment. I have been shooting LEVER Guns in .357MAG for maybe 40yrs. I can scope a MARLIN any time, although I prefer a peep sight. I busted more Jackrabbits with a LEVER GUN out in the Mojave than I could ever...
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    08-12-2018, 11:33 PM
    I stayed away from LEE (old MEQUON?) Except for the decapping rod & base. I tried the hand primer when it came out. Lubed as instructed, wore out 2 of them. By that time RCBS had come out with their own hand priming tool, 30yrs & still going...
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  • Calamity Jake's Avatar
    08-12-2018, 06:32 PM
    Check your PM box
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    08-12-2018, 01:52 PM
    200gr +/- I can do 100, don't have 200 ready.
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  • Hamish's Avatar
    08-12-2018, 12:50 PM
    Holy moley she reminds me of young Ingrid Bergman!
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    08-12-2018, 12:36 PM
    Sub-human. Looks normal, usually sounds normal. Anyone who would mistreat an animal, let alone kill it in that manner needs to die. Slowly.
    58 replies | 1285 view(s)
  • Calamity Jake's Avatar
    08-12-2018, 10:42 AM
    I have a copy of the original Ideal mold for the 44-40, 427666, I can size .429, how many you want?
    16 replies | 274 view(s)
  • Walks's Avatar
    08-12-2018, 12:35 AM
    Had my M27 5" for almost 30yrs. It came by way of the Florida Highway Patrol. Had PACHMAYR'S on it. Nickel Plate in GREAT SHAPE. Got an EL PASO SADDLERY holster for it, Tom Threepersons style. Made a good carry rig. Must have put 35,000+ .357Mag...
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    08-11-2018, 02:43 AM
    Walks replied to a thread Marlin 39A in Rimfire Area
    I bought a new 39D back in H.S.,1970-1. Dragged it all through the Canyons on the East side of the San Fernando Valley. Would ride up after school with my Little Brother & a couple of friends. Just riding our bikes up Van Nuys Blvd, 3 O'clock in...
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    08-10-2018, 11:54 PM
    Yep, both girls.
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    08-10-2018, 11:52 PM
    I learned to cast on an old COLEMAN white gas stove. Small iron pot, single cavity LYMAN RB mold, LYMAN dipper. I was 8 or 9yrs old. About 1962, My Dad fluxed the pot and adjusted the Temp. Then left me to it. I Don't know how many thousands of...
    52 replies | 572 view(s)
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Reloading 59yrs, Shooting 59yrs, Casting 55yrs.
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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