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  • Randy Bohannon's Avatar
    05-25-2020, 07:00 AM
    Randy Bohannon replied to a thread 9,3x62 in Hunting with CB's
    I like some of you missed the boat on the CZ 550’s FS. One thing CZ did on the 550 FS’s, the European cartridge chambered guns had a different checkering pattern than rifles chambered in American cartridges. It is simply a lovely pattern on a new...
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    05-25-2020, 06:47 AM
    Motor oil is designed to ‘cling’ and not migrate it’s suppose to be on critical journals in engines on start up. Which makes it a superlative firearm lubricant,the thin gun lubes migrate into the wood if present and soften plastic .I quit using ‘gun...
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    05-24-2020, 12:40 PM
    Randy Bohannon replied to a thread Why lever guns in Leverguns
    No flies on the venerable 44-40 WCF , better than it was designed for that’s why it’s still around. I remember seeing my first piece of 44-40 WCF brass asked the older gun guy about it, he had nothing good to say about it. He was and has been wrong...
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    05-17-2020, 10:54 AM
    26Charlie has it right and I concur
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    05-17-2020, 08:36 AM
    I cut a piece off a aluminum arrow and taped it in the sight groove ,works perfect . A dab of epoxy would permanately set in place.
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    05-17-2020, 08:23 AM
    The RCBS VLD chamfer tool does a very nice job of chamfering case mouths and a few light spins does it with aplomb .
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    05-15-2020, 06:23 AM
    Randy Bohannon replied to a thread ISE Hates plumbing in Our Town
    Wyoming at least in Buffalo, existing residential only needs a permit for a new roof or a deck. Roofers had done so many bad roofing jobs here the City requires a permit even if you do it yourself. We have a very good Building Inspector who applies...
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    05-14-2020, 10:10 PM
    Randy Bohannon replied to a thread Mosquitoes? in Our Town
    Yes Montana ! The worst mosquito infestation I have ever seen, so bad along the Gallatin river you had to use your wipers, what a mess. Another time near the Crazies on a sage flat about this time of the year thick clouds of mosies would come up in...
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    05-13-2020, 06:06 AM
    Randy Bohannon replied to a thread ISE Hates plumbing in Our Town
    I recently had all new plumbing installed and a new on demand H/W heater $3K for the H/W including gas and electric routing/ rerouting. Same contractor replaced all of the old galvanized pipe for $1K , including 1/4 turn SS ball valves on every...
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    05-11-2020, 07:29 AM
    Randy Bohannon replied to a thread 32 win loads in Leverguns
    Have you not heard that 10 grains of Unique is the answer for all cast bullets ? It is the most consistent,accurate load I have found with 170 grain bullets for 1400 FPS in my 94 Winchester 32 Special.
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    05-11-2020, 05:20 AM
    I have been using Varget since it came around has been my preferred powder for .308 and .338-06 AI.I would buy 8 pounders every time I would see it subsequently I have a lifetime supply(30#’s). Like others I have discovered IMR 4064 has been a good...
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    05-09-2020, 12:17 PM
    I found it to be an exceptional powder in .32 Win. Special hard cast G/C 170 gr. @2000 FPS and excellent accuracy.
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    05-09-2020, 07:20 AM
    I have one of each platform, AR, Bolt Action and single shot. My bolt action is a Rem. 700 with 1:7 ROT the single shot CVA Scout is 1:8 . The bolt action shoots subsonic into 2.5” @ 200 yds using 240 grn.Sierra MK’s 8.5 grn of Blue Dot. I don’t use...
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    05-08-2020, 09:17 PM
    A nice conversation with Paul Jones when I bought my first custom mould from him. I had asked him what die I should use for sizing his reply Why do you want to ruin my perfectly cast bullets from my beautifully machined mould ? Take accurate...
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    05-04-2020, 09:34 PM
    10.0 grains of Unique , 170 gr. RNFP .323 as cast .32 Win Special WW brass WLRP . Win. 94 1400 FPS ,stupid accurate.
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    05-03-2020, 04:18 PM
    I like for everywhere it is used, keeps my bank info from the seller, just me and Pay Pal. I also use a special debit card tied to it for purchases, put $ in the account before I spend . Zero fraud charges, not so with any other Electronic/internet...
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    05-03-2020, 04:08 PM
    Local market has beef filets for cheap a couple of times a year. I bought six. I buy a lamb every year from the 4H auction have it locally processed , none better than what these kids raise. Most ranches around here advertise whole or portions of...
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    05-03-2020, 06:11 AM
    To make quality flies you need quality material that will hold up to more than one fish. Spending the time to tie flies with crappy material is an endeavor in futility . Rooster hackle for fly tying is one those materials don’t scrimp on ,buy...
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    05-02-2020, 08:58 PM
    The cartridge does suffer from lack of competition/attention from other manufactures. I have been using 6mm/.223 load data with good results with several powders and Sierra 87 grn. bullets@3K FPS
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    05-01-2020, 07:41 PM
    25-45 Sharps , decent bullet selection, cheap brass, accurate, zero magazine issues. You all are right about building ARs I built six using better components as I learned what I liked . The 24-45 is my last one just to use a Wyoming companies...
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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