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    Today, 03:36 PM
    JonB_in_Glencoe replied to a thread Pet peeves in Our Town
    Hey, That's been in the News (in Minnesota anyway).
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    Today, 01:36 PM
    I have bifocals and hate them. anyway, I take my glasses off when I use the Lee microscope.
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    Today, 01:29 PM
    willicd76, welcome to the forum. As others have said, Lee molds work fine and with proper care should last a average lifetime. But the short answer to your question is, YES the quality of other brands make them worth many times more than a Lee....
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    Today, 12:56 PM
    there is still 6 to 8" of snow on my garden right now. But that hasn't slowed the rabbits any, from chewing on my raspberry canes. Last Oct, I planted 100+ garlic cloves for harvest in 2018. 2/3 were Chesnek Red and the remaining 1/3 is German...
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    Today, 11:12 AM
    Lloyd Smale replied to a thread will i ever grow up?? in Our Town
    thank God I'm in a family where I can buy one for my grandson too. Only problem ill have is getting it away from his dad so he can shoot it.
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    Today, 11:07 AM
    Lloyd Smale replied to a thread will i ever grow up?? in Our Town
    whole bunch of eyes!!!!!
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    Today, 10:17 AM
    A friend of mine that worked as a maintence worker in a hospital lucked out getting 4 of these lead X-ray blocks when the room was upgraded. He said the lead was very soft and possibly pure.Robert
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    Today, 07:53 AM
    Lloyd Smale replied to a thread Corned Beef in Cookin' Recipe's
    never corned beef but have done venison. I just use the prepacked cure/spices that are sold by Came out real good
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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    Today, 07:51 AM
    Lloyd Smale replied to a thread Pet peeves in Our Town
    How about when someone with a big truck or a contracting trailer pulls into Walmart to buy toilet paper for home and feels he should be give a preferential parking spot. Go home and get your car or send your wife. Now if your at the lumber store and...
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    Today, 07:46 AM
    had to laugh. About the only time I take our is when I go to camp so I can call home or in case of an emergency. That said I don't get reception in camp and have to walk out into the small field in front of camp. Deer season that means walking out...
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    Yesterday, 10:56 PM
    In southern MN, I will start my tomatoes next week (third week of March), for transplanting in the 3rd week of May. I would wonder what the fruit of "cold tolerant" tomato plants would taste like? I grow heirloom varieties for the taste, I find...
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    Yesterday, 10:37 PM
    "Anyone know about how old this one is based on the way it was stamped?" They were made in San Diego from 1941 thru 1964 More info at: regarding handles: NV Ballistics makes them for $37.50
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    Yesterday, 09:34 PM
    I worked up a load using 385gr plain base RF boolit with 17gr of unique...that's where the primers started to flatten out. once I got near that pressure of flattened primers, Unique started burning much cleaner. PS, I started at 12 gr and...
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    Yesterday, 09:16 PM
    TexasGrunt is who I think you are talking about, he hasn't been online for a while.
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    Yesterday, 09:13 PM
    JonB_in_Glencoe replied to a thread TexasGrunt in Cast Boolits
    still nothing
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    Yesterday, 08:48 PM
    Rifle boolits: when I tumble lube, size, then tumble lube again... I will install the GC after the first Tumble lube. Also, if you happen to have a GC that fits loosely? then I will size the boolit, then install the GC, then size again. Good...
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    Yesterday, 08:11 PM
    JonB_in_Glencoe replied to a thread Pet peeves in Our Town
    a friend wants my help, his son is buying a rifle...he is at a gunshow 50 miles away. he is buying a Ak-47 or maybe it's a AR-15? whatever? he wants it it 223rem, whatever it is. asks me to give him a call. I call and get voice mail. Are you...
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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