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    Yesterday, 11:50 AM
    Aw Man, that's terrible! When I was working, I came across a device that would do an emergency brake on a table saw if a finger got even nicked! I recommended it for our school shops. I can't remember the name but the claims for it were impressive....
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    Yesterday, 12:54 AM
    I give this post one and a half thumbs up! ravelode, Sorry to hear it, hope yours heals well! I was very lucky, I can still grab most things and though I can't bend the last knuckle of my trigger finger, I can still shoot.
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    04-24-2019, 09:11 PM
    Pure soft lead. Best Projectile every invented. Roman Army used them. Their Balerian Auxiliarie Slingers would form on the flanks and rain lead into the enemy. 2000yrs ago the best projectile ever invented, still the best. Every where the...
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    04-24-2019, 06:36 PM
    Walks replied to a thread To wake up by ? in Our Chapel
    My Coffee Pot is set up the night before. After I wake up, I stagger/crawl into the Kitchen. Flip on the Coffee maker, take my meds/vitamins. Then grab my Travel mug and stagger/crawl to the Head, turn the sink faucet to full hot and PEE. Fill up...
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    04-24-2019, 05:19 PM
    Met a Man almost 40yrs ago. He and his Family fled Iran after Khomeini follower's overthrew the Legal Ruler; the Shah. He told me all the wealthy and middle class that could, fled before the Iman's and their filthy followers killed them in their...
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    04-24-2019, 03:36 PM
    I use an old Ideal 1cav #358311. Unsized lubed with 45-45-10, cast with LINO. Drops at .361 This works well in both my OLD H&R breaktop and S&W M&P 5" surplus. Never measured the cylinder mouths or slugged the bore of either revolver. A...
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    04-23-2019, 03:19 PM
    Not all LACHMILLER molds will work with RCBS handles. I have 2 Lachmillers molds that don't.
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    04-23-2019, 03:10 PM
    I can deal with just about any trigger, given a bit of practice. My Family Rifle is a M1917 converted to Factory length 117gr RN in .257Rob'ts. It has a 5lb trigger, and it breaks CLEAN with no overtravel and little take up. The same for my old 94...
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    04-23-2019, 02:15 AM
    Walks replied to a thread western book author in Our Town
    The Virginian by Owen Wister. Last of the Mohicans by James (Fenimore?) Cooper. Three Musketeers by Alexander Dumas.
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    04-23-2019, 02:09 AM
    The old Skeeter Load was 13.5 grs of 2400 crimped in the LOWER crimp groove. In a .38spl case. I DON'T use that anymore. Haven't used it in at least 35yrs. It was developed back in the day when .38spl brass was plentiful and .357MAG was...
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  • Hamish's Avatar
    04-23-2019, 01:16 AM
    I guess I'm getting old, anything in the 45 2.1 that has the mass for long distance, I don't want to shoot more than one or two if they're going fast enough to go transonic,,,,,.
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    04-23-2019, 01:12 AM
    I am going to assume (yes, I know,,,,) that you implicitly mean plain base bullets, owing to the relative ease of shooting cast with a gas check when it comes to leading at moderate velocities, yes? Sometimes it's aggravating dealing with them, but...
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  • sniper's Avatar
    04-21-2019, 11:53 PM
    After using 5.5 gr. Unique in 357 Magnum cases, standard primers, and 150-160 gr. boolits for years as my standard, IPSC, do-all load @~ 860 fps, I am going to increase the load to 6.0 gr. for velocity loser to 900 fps. Your Blackhawk will have no...
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    04-21-2019, 11:19 AM
    Hamish replied to a thread 20 br in Cast Boolits
    "IMO he was HINTING that I should cast for him " Nope. No sir. Not happening.
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    04-21-2019, 09:37 AM
    I'm still trying to verify that there's a Johnson under all that garbage,,,,,,.
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    04-20-2019, 05:10 PM
    You have no idea how this made me laugh! God help the numbskull that ever decided to mess with her, armed or not!! At the very least they are going to need a diaper change,,,,,, (yes on the bayonet)
    66 replies | 2496 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