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    Today, 01:57 AM
    Twenty to Twenty-Five years ago I had 3 pair of Cowboy Boots Custom Made by a Master Bootmaker. They were the only Boots I never had to break in.
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    Today, 12:56 AM
    Holy Moly! Well there was your culprit. Carefully examine Recycle Bin like David mentioned and then empty it.
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    Yesterday, 11:28 PM
    Just about every Cowboy Shooter I met when I started SASS in 1987 Shot a Rossi to start. And they ALL needed work. 2-3 Gunsmiths would come out to END of TRAIL & WINTER RANGE, to fix Broken Rossi's. And when they came out in .45Colt, the problems...
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    Yesterday, 11:10 PM
    Forgive me for raising this this thread from the dead! but is there anyone out there loading a 340 gr hard cast/powder-coated plain base and what powder are you using? Bullet is HP-NOE that casts at 338-341. TIA!
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    Yesterday, 10:58 PM
    This is a longshot (and no I'm no Jeep expert) but check your pitman arm maybe?
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    Yesterday, 10:53 PM
    Christians, Muslims, Hindu (name any denomination/religion) can be so close to God, or the god they believe in, but then inherently distance themselves from that god thus believing "they" govern life, series of events, everyday routine. In essence...
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    Yesterday, 10:45 PM
    The Wrist Brace helps my Right Hand. But I've still got to shoot Left Handed. And My SBH 7 1/2" is too heavy. Both shoulder, forearms and hands are crumbling. I can still handle .45ACP Light Target Loads. Light .22's are best.
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    Yesterday, 10:28 PM
    Dumb question, is this the rifle like the one in "Quigley Down Under?" uggh, that would be a negative-his was centerfire duuuh
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    Yesterday, 10:15 PM
    45ACP dies work well for .45S&W and are supposed to work for .45spl. I have Lyman, RCBS & Redding die sets for .45Colt, .45ACP & .45 Auto Rim, respectively. And an old Lachmiller set I use for .45S&W. A single Lyman 4 die set in .45ACP can be...
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    07-14-2019, 01:09 AM
    I've been water quenching for over fifty yrs. My DAD was doing it before I was born, 66+yrs ago. The only things I don't W/Q are pure lead RB & Minie's for MuzzleLoaders. And 20/1 for Hollow Points and BlackPowder Loads. I've fired 35,000+...
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    07-14-2019, 12:11 AM
    I always wore 2 pair of Cotton socks or one pair of cotton inside one pair of Wool socks. Bought them that way too. Took two pair of socks to try them on. For Recruit Training I had 3 dozen pairs of socks. Never had a blister. But then I'd had to...
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    07-13-2019, 11:46 PM
    Every, Hunting, Camping & Fishing trip, as a kid; Spam & Dinty Moore Beef Stew were staples. There were times when the Dinner placed in the Camp Oven either didn't cook or overcooked. So Canned food was the Fall back. I used to keep a can...
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    07-13-2019, 09:07 PM
    That is correct, I'm just so use to getting message "What you are deleting is too big for recycle bin, do you want to permanently delete the files?" Thanks for the correction.
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    07-13-2019, 06:18 PM
    I found that even with de-priming the cases, when you go to dry them there is still moisture that likes to hide in primer pocket and flash hole. Iím kinda anal when I dry mine so I hit the base of each one on a towel before I stand each one up to...
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    07-13-2019, 06:11 PM
    Interesting. Any suggestions for what to do with the 61 oddball CBC (crappy brass cases) I have ? Lol Correction: 70+ cases Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    07-13-2019, 03:35 PM
    I put mine in a padded vise and turn the cylinder with two .357Max cases. Or .445 Cases or .460 cases, even 32H&R Mag for my Old Colt Police Positive.
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    07-13-2019, 03:04 PM
    Walks replied to a thread CCI bench rest primers in Our Town
    Yep, it's the Brass. Stick with American Made Brass. Or Good foreign stuff, such as Norma or RWS/DWM. Other imported stuff such as S&B and CBC give problems. Not worth the aggravation.
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    07-13-2019, 02:49 PM
    Warranty is supposed to cover everything. That's what the ad's from the 1960's and 1970's Said. And I don't damage my Firearms!
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    07-13-2019, 02:40 PM
    Walks replied to a thread Half Moon Club in Our Town
    Sorry to hear of your misfortune. First Time T/C Shooters often "crawl up" the scope. I think the Encore makes it worse, because of the increased recoil. It's often hard to get a good sight picture from a Pistol Scope, until you get used to...
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    07-13-2019, 01:03 PM
    Orisolo goes out of his way to send you exactly what you want! Great prices, good communication and FAST shipping! Excellent!
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    07-13-2019, 12:57 PM
    Just ordered and received 100 cases from "Orisolo" (A USA) and sure enough all case wall thickness were .015 so I'm good to go with those! So now I know I can trust Hornady, Starline and A USA. Does anyone know who else manufactures cases for the...
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    07-13-2019, 02:17 AM
    Walks replied to a thread Makes me cringe... in Cast Boolits
    I understand about bullet bases. I think that was the first thing My Dad taught me about casting bullets. As opposed to casting RB. I have arthritis in my trigger finger. Going blind and most of my joints are crumbling. But I still check the...
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    07-13-2019, 01:47 AM
    Walks replied to a thread Old .22 ammo in Vintage Ammo
    I recognize all of them, except the "Seeker". Where is that from ? Who made it ?
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    07-11-2019, 10:13 AM
    Type %temp% in the run line, press enter. Press "CTRL-A" simultaneously to select all, then delete, it may not delete everything as something might be running, but you are safe to do delete what you can.
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    07-11-2019, 01:14 AM
    Leupold warranty stinks. Bought a 2X7 Vari-X ll in 1974. Mounted it on a Rem 700 in .270Win in Leupold mounts/rings. Never gave me a problem. In 2009 I took it out of the safe after not having shot it in 6 months. The Ocular Bell was "cracked...
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    07-10-2019, 07:37 PM
    Dieselhorses replied to a thread Pewter in Lead and Lead Alloys
    Well you got lucky then! Tin runs 16.00 -24.00 per lb.! I tried the goodwill store here and all they get is that stuff from India that's part aluminum/SS.
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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