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    Today, 03:04 PM
    Walks replied to a thread What are these, Orbs? in Our Town
    It's either the evil SPIRIT of your mother-in-law's ghost. Or swamp gas. Or if she's still with us, just her evil SPIRIT hanging around. Or swamp gas. Then again it could be somebody taking AMBIEN, out for a stroll with a flashlight. ...
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    Today, 02:48 PM
    Walks replied to a thread mountain lion in NH in Our Town
    Here in the City of Los Angeles, The Black Bears go swimming in people's pools. Mountain Lions, they eat the trail bikers & hikers. Had one cruising the Santa Monica 3rd Street Mall a few years back. Coyote's will come in a doggy door and...
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    Today, 02:23 PM
    Walks replied to a thread Wal-Mart screw up in Rimfire Area
    Well, Took those REM "Golden Bullets" out 2 Saturday's ago. They shot in 3 different RUGER 10/22's, 2 MARLIN 60's, 2 NYLON 66's, MARLIN 39D, REMINGTON 552 & 572, WINCHESTER 62A, couple of those cheap ROSSI pumps and at least 3 bolt guns I don't...
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    Today, 01:14 PM
    Early 1892's had small bore's. IDEAL/LYMAN used to make a #42498 mold. My DAD had one. It was a bit of a pain casting/sizing/loading bullets from a single cavity mold. Just for that one carbine. Had to pan lube and size in a LYMAN 310 Die. My...
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    Yesterday, 11:18 PM
    Groo, Same reason COLT didn't do it in the SAA.
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    Yesterday, 10:55 PM
    LYMAN 55 RCBS Little Dandy HORNADY, an old one. RCBS Duo-Measure RCBS Uniflow HORNADY L-N-L LEE Dippers BELDING & MULL, old but still works, wish I knew where it was ? Forgot the LYMAN DPS 1200
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    Yesterday, 10:29 PM
    I went out to start loading 1000 new Starline .44mag cases today. My Chiropractor needs COWBOY AMMO in 10 days. Got everything I need, Cases are fully preped & primed, Bullets are sized & lubed, Powder aplenty. Changed, shellplate,dies, Powder...
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    Yesterday, 04:34 PM
    .35 Whelen, had on 30yrs now. REM 700 CLASSIC. Use a light load with the LYMAN #358315/212grs. Heavy load, I use the old #358318 an old mold no longer in Production. Weighs 245-260grs depending on alloy. Both are Gas Checked. I have an old IDEAL...
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    Yesterday, 03:23 PM
    Walks replied to a thread carrying bullets? in Muzzleloading.
    When I could still hunt, I carried the "Speedloaders" on a Lanyard around my neck, along with my short starter. The Speedloaders I used were the two compartment type with a percussion cap holder in one of the caps. For storing cast & lubed...
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    Yesterday, 02:12 PM
    I had a buddy, who's stainless pot melted all over his COLEMAN Stove. And it was a quality AMERICAN MADE POT he'd had for 20yrs. CAST IRON IS THE ONLY SAFE VESSEL FOR MELTING LEAD OVER A PROPANE FLAME. Wood stove will take a long time to heat...
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    Yesterday, 11:17 AM
    Hamish replied to a thread Stupid Things I Do in Cast Boolits
    Work it up using the load data of the faster of the two powders. Come on kids, let's use a little logic here,,,,,,
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    Yesterday, 12:35 AM
    Extractor's mostly, sometimes the lifter jammed, or even broke off completely. Sometimes the barrel wouldn't reseat after being removed. Had one that the buttstock split 6 inches from the tang. And more broken off safeties then I could count.
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    10-13-2018, 10:59 PM
    I have partially used cans of RELOADER 33, LEVEREVOLUTION, SUPERERFORMANCE, IMR 4451, AUTOCOMP, POWER PRO 4000-MR, CFE 223 & VARGET. And I believe TRAIL BOSS came out after 1990. Other then LEVEREVOLUTION, POWER PRO 4000-MR & VARGET & MAYBE...
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    10-13-2018, 06:26 PM
    If no 2400 is available, then try 4227. WW296/H110 is good too, but I always got a bit of Leading when pushing plain-based bullets at MAX. I heard way back, that WW296/H110 burned exceptionally hot, and that caused the Leading with...
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    10-13-2018, 06:05 PM
    I remember my FAMILY loading very hot 9mm Handloads for the surplus P-38 & P-08 pistols in the 1950's-'60's. American made 9mm Luger didn't always function these guns. No problems with the Canadian made Hi-Powers. Of course you can shoot just...
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    10-13-2018, 04:53 PM
    BTT one time
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    10-13-2018, 04:35 PM
    Calamity Jake replied to a thread Acme bullets in Boolit Lube !
    Go with RIM ROCK BULLETS, order there cowboy bullets, you won't be unhappy withem!!!
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    10-13-2018, 01:51 PM
    If it's a blob and not a dot, there's something wrong with it. I've got about a half dozen and love them.
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    10-12-2018, 11:06 PM
    I have a pair of UBERTI 1873's, a 24" Rifle & a 19" carbine. A 1866 Carbine too. All 25+ yrs old. If ya use any BULLSEYE Load it won't generate enough pressure in that BLASTED rock hard starline brass to seal the chamber and prevent powder blow...
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    10-12-2018, 10:07 PM
    I must really be behind the times. Washing & waxing cartridge cases???? And here I thought a LYMAN Ultra Sonic Cleaner with LYMAN Brand solution was MODERN.
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    10-12-2018, 02:53 PM
    I killed lots of pigs in the mid 70's - early 80's using a NM Blackhawk 6 1/2" bbl. Not legal to hunt in CA back then unless Jacketed Expanding BULLETS. I used a LYMAN #358156 (154gr) cast of LINOTYPE, lubed 50/50. It went completely through...
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    10-12-2018, 02:28 PM
    Thanks to gmsharps I have dies, still need a mold.
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    10-12-2018, 01:04 PM
    I agree with Jeephammer. 3 hardcopy sources of info before you pick a new load/powder. I've been luckier then most. I literally started loading at my FATHER'S Knee, I started pulling a press handle & priming cases with a 310 Tong tool, almost...
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    10-12-2018, 01:36 AM
    Walks replied to a thread WTB, mold and dies in Swappin & Sellin
    E-mail Dave Scovill over at HANDLOADER mag. He has a real love affair with the .41Colt in the SAA
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    10-11-2018, 08:02 PM
    Propane torch and bronze brush ?
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    10-11-2018, 08:00 PM
    870 ALL THE WAY. I shot TRAP with an 870TB 12 Gauge from 1966 to 1971 almost every weekend. Anywhere from 200 to 500 rounds a weekend. The next year my DAD gave me an 870MAG 12 GAUGE for GOOSE Hunting. I added a 26"SKEET bbl & shot a lot of Skeet...
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    10-11-2018, 03:39 PM
    It's an SAA
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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