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  • JonB_in_Glencoe's Avatar
    Today, 12:33 AM
    JonB_in_Glencoe replied to a thread Steel Beer Cans in Gas Checks
    Or a church key.
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  • Tatume's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:21 PM
    Cool knife. Is it Norwegian?
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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:13 AM
    those are good little scopes. I had a couple they were as good optically as my 1x4 leupolds.
    5 replies | 358 view(s)
  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:08 AM
    id buy it for that. Stocks are easy to refinish or just camo and a barrel can easily be taken down to bare metal and matt black duracoated or even cheaper brownells alumi-hyde. Ive had a few of those push feed Winchesters and all were excellent...
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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:04 AM
    I just bought a new one a 1200 yard Athlon that cost about a 150 bucks. took it out to where we shoot in farm fields along with my old 1000 yard bushnell. Its the old huge model that guys allways say ranges better then the 1200 compact models. Well...
    2 replies | 197 view(s)
  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:59 AM
    oh I have some nice knives. even a couple randalls and a few custom Damascus knives. But I also loose and break knives and a 30 dollar knife still gets it done and if I loose it can cheaply be replaced. Add to that that you can sit with your stone...
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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:47 AM
    carefully pluck all the feathers. Soak in brine solution overnight. Toss the brine solution and the duck and go and buy a chicken!!!!
    6 replies | 126 view(s)
  • JonB_in_Glencoe's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:40 AM
    It appears they no longer show the handle upgrade kit or any other parts for the 450 on their website. So, you would need to call them, to ask for availability and order it. They list phone numbers on the "Contact us" page of their website....
    19 replies | 730 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 10:12 AM
    fordwannabe replied to a thread 35/30 amazes me in Leverguns
    I have the expensive die set and to be dead honest I don’t use it. It doesn’t resize the neck to the proper diameter nor does it have enough stem length to seat the bullets to the correct OAL FOR MY GUN! I used it for the initial sizing when I...
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  • JonB_in_Glencoe's Avatar
    12-14-2019, 06:27 PM
    That is sad to hear. For those who don't know, she is Grey Wolf's wife and hasn't been logged in at castboolits for about a year and a half.
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    12-14-2019, 06:14 PM
    JonB_in_Glencoe replied to a thread What is it ? in Our Town
    nice looking vintage tool...looks like High Quality. The wooden stand and brass furniture, makes me think of the quality of vintage wooden carpenters level with brass furniture.
    11 replies | 566 view(s)
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    12-14-2019, 05:50 PM
    JonB_in_Glencoe replied to a thread Steel Beer Cans in Gas Checks
    see post #9 :drinks:
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  • flounderman's Avatar
    12-14-2019, 04:39 PM
    132 Hornady 30 cal, 100 gr short jacket bullets 13.00, plus shipping 315 55 gr fmjbt .22 bullets 37.00, plus shipping 2 boxes,(200) Sierra match king 52 gr hpbt 32.00, plus shipping 130 m/l, Speer .530 lead round balls 12.00, plus...
    3 replies | 316 view(s)
  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    12-14-2019, 10:01 AM
    Lloyd Smale replied to a thread tire question in Our Town
    dads 2015 outback is on its 3rd transmission and it has 45k on it. First one went, they rebuilt it, 8k later it went again and they were going to rebuild it again till he raised enough hell that they replace it. It also had a wheel bearing go at...
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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    12-14-2019, 09:51 AM
    yup it would make a heck of a self defense knife too. Like you said it would about be like getting slashed with a scalpel. Tell you another trick. I cut up LOTS of deer every year. I quarter them with saws and normal knives but to bone out meat and...
    100 replies | 3131 view(s)
  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    12-14-2019, 09:44 AM
    my guess is it make more economic sense to toss them in the trash and send another. Probably cost ruger less then 50 bucks to make one and with wages and benefits probably more then that to have a tech try to fix it. That and theres a rash of...
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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    12-14-2019, 09:42 AM
    why would the ar mag model have more bolt slop. There the same barreled action and bolt. Just different bottom metal.
    13 replies | 451 view(s)
  • Tatume's Avatar
    12-13-2019, 01:58 PM
    Hi Fred, I've tried swaging the bevel completely away, and it takes considerable effort. The bullets are shooting so well at this level of swaging that I seriously doubt any additional improvement in accuracy can be detected in the completely...
    11 replies | 612 view(s)
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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