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    01-14-2018, 09:50 AM
    I tried the same concept once for a 577 Snider, but used rolled up heavy paper instead of brass. I rolled a strip tightly around a wood dowel and pushed it into the case. They stayed in the case for several firings, but got charred and you have to...
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    01-11-2018, 02:23 PM
    My father bought me one in 1972, I think it cost $72, three dollars cheaper than a Marlin 39 at that store. MSRP on a grade II is $699. If I was not in school or doing farm chores it was my constant companion hunting gophers all summer and...
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    01-10-2018, 10:29 PM
    Maybe a Savage M-23 in .25-20, or better yet a .32-20,still fairly reasonably priced, or a slick Rem model 25 pump but they are kind of hard to find and expensive. I found one that someone drilled for a scope,got it for a decent price and really...
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    01-10-2018, 03:17 PM
    Nice score Kev18, you could also ask Grumpa if he has some .32 Rem brass, as he was making them out of 30-30. Check him out in the Vendor section, and all feedback I've read is that it is great stuff. I recently bought a 425 in .30 REM, and it...
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    01-08-2018, 07:49 PM
    Just watched a U-tube video on preserving eggs, not refridgerated, by covering them in a bucket,with a solution of slaked lime and water. Said they would easily keep 8 months and possibly up to 2 years. One oz. of lime to 1 quart water, keep the...
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    01-01-2018, 10:48 AM
    What treasures are you hiding in all those other drawers?:popcorn:
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    01-01-2018, 10:22 AM
    Thank you for this post. This is quite interesting to me, as I have tried expanding 22 casings to larger sizes, to make into various powder dippers, with limited success. Do the cases ever collapse or split, and did you anneal once or several...
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    12-30-2017, 04:26 PM
    I'll take the rest of your 30-06, lot 6 and 9. PM sent, thanks , Jim
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    12-30-2017, 02:48 PM
    The 88's are one of my favorites,actually a fine rifle but most are in such poor condition they aren't given much interest by mil-surp shooters , but if yours has a decent bore, it will surprise you how well it shoots, if you can still see the...
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    12-30-2017, 12:13 PM
    I once cleaned up a really bad rusted 45-70, {a Husqvarna NR-45 with a different style of rifling} by shooting several paper patch bullets then about 40 passes with a brass brush then another 5 rds and so on till you see improvement on your target....
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    12-28-2017, 07:46 AM
    Sorry Starmac, I have not learned how to post pictures yet, maybe one of my teenage children can show me,although at their ages they are way smarter than me and consider me a lost cause with computers:razz:
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    12-27-2017, 08:40 PM
    I found an oddball, a Stevens High Power Mod. 425, in Cal. 30-30 REM. , {.30 Rem}, looks a lot like a Marlin but totally different style mechanism. Shoots very well with the same load I use in a M-8 Rem.
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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
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