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    Today, 02:33 AM
    or how little you know about sewing machines :)
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    Today, 02:19 AM
    wintys -------- welcome to CB Casting boolits (lead bullets) properly is a science, once you know the basics, not a hard science. There is a lot of good information here 1. Boolits need to be cast...
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    Yesterday, 09:47 PM
    With a bottom pour pot, you don't have to worry about the dross on top since the lead comes out the bottom. There are members here that swear by the dipper method, in dipping you need to keep the top clean. Both work, I find bottom pour more...
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    Yesterday, 08:48 PM
    There comes a point in time where it gets real old to read/hear abut folks complaining. Over & over... Around hereabouts, we call it, "Kickin a dead horse.". Some "feel the pain", others hope you get a good result in the end, still others say,...
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    Yesterday, 08:29 PM
    JBinMN replied to a thread Happy St. Patricks' Day! in Our Town
    Thanks. Interesting. :) I like to call "him"( some say, "her") , "God", with the Big "G", out of respect. YMMV, of course. ;) Hope ya had a wonderful , Happy St. Patricks day! :)
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    Yesterday, 07:38 PM
    Grmps replied to a thread Pet peeves in Our Town
    I use the free APP from Helps with spelling and some grammar, the paid APP does a lot more. Sometimes the connection between my brain and fingers doesn't work so good. When autocorrect changes what I mean when I...
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    Yesterday, 05:40 PM
    Grmps replied to a thread Costco Hotdogs in Our Town
    I hope that's only in HI. If it's not Polish, it's not worth eating.
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    Yesterday, 05:39 PM
    Grmps replied to a thread Rough Winter in Hunting with CB's
    that's where the umbrella pole goes↑↑↑↑▲▲▲
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    Yesterday, 03:49 PM
    Sometimes you can tweak the metal "fingers" at the top of your mag to point the boolits up a little higher when chambering That boolit shoots great @ 200 yrds Good Brass for conversion ADI PERFECTA Aguila PMC A USA PS FC PSD GFL RA
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    Yesterday, 03:16 PM
    +1 on what Buckshot said. It depends on where you live and the climate as to how thorough you need to be. Dry Climates little to no care needed super damp climates coat in oil (I like Kroil) wrap in VCI paper and store in a plastic organizer.
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    Yesterday, 03:02 PM
    I'm glad you found a way to make HF PC work for you I used to double up on the Ziploc bags (didn't like cleaning powder out of the tumbler/vibrator when the boolits wore through the bags) and do several colors at a time. some people stick...
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    Yesterday, 02:40 PM
    I like to dump them onto a folded towel or mesh basket/tray and separate them with a gloved hand. IF they stick to the baking tray, light taps on the bottom will dislodge them without damage. The main causes of sticking is not removing all the...
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    Yesterday, 02:00 PM
    I use a 9x12 ft. painters drop cloth( canvas tarp) placed on an angle behind me & to my right, middle edge at my feet. ( Although I have used those cheap plastic ones as well, I like the cloth better) Sometimes right on the ground if it is dry...
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    Yesterday, 12:42 PM
    JBinMN replied to a thread I will never ship UPS in Our Town
    Should have said , " a chunk of wood/plastic". Sometimes it is better to just make things simple for simple minds. ;) Take it in tomorrow and hopefully ya won't have such a dolt at the counter. ;) G'Luck! BTW, USPS seems to be OK for...
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    Yesterday, 12:34 PM
    There is a "Step" in the NOE plugs. The larger number is the bigger step that opens the "mouth" of the case. It is at the "top" or closest to the threaded part that holds it in the die. The other smaller number is the size the "body" of the case...
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    Yesterday, 11:56 AM
    I just bought 3 weeks ago, from Midsouth, before that sale, 500 of the same bullet for about $45.00 + shipping. About a dime per bullet. I don't shoot AR 223/5.56 that much, so I do not cast for it; I just buy the bullets to load. Maybe I will...
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    Yesterday, 10:29 AM
    Ditto. But I am an equal opportunity paint stick guy. Even cedar or pine shims work as well. ;)
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    Yesterday, 10:23 AM
    They should be at the TOP of the list, IMO. I am one of those who is getting very tired of the gubment sticking its nose into folks business. :mad: P.S. - it is HIPAA, not HIPPA. Just sayin... ...
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    03-19-2018, 10:31 PM
    ^^^^^^^^^ this ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ no need to waste money when it's this easy.
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    03-19-2018, 07:59 PM
    Once again, the gubment thinks they should be able to get involved in the privacy & the personal liberty of the citizens. Communism/Socialism, Leftist & Marxist BS.... Those who try to do such things are "Domestic enemies" of the US Constitution....
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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