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    Yesterday, 11:03 PM
    ER32 series collets have a capacity of .02-.787 inches. Each ER32 collet has a range of .039 inches(1mm). ER32 Collets .094 and smaller have a range of only .015 inches. The size indicated on the collet is the largest size it can hold and can be...
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    Yesterday, 06:35 PM
    Do a search for ER-32 chucks and collets, you'll probably find some thing you can use. I have an old South Bend 9x24 that has both a 3 and a 4 jaw chuck and 3MT collet holder and set of collets. The collets get 80-90% of the work, the three jaw for...
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    Yesterday, 10:58 AM
    And the cases won't get chapped teats..:kidding:
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    Yesterday, 10:52 AM
    I've used Trail Boss up to the 416 Rigby and think it is a great powder, got lucky and bought 5 lb. jug for $100. Wish I'd have bought 4 at that price. Never tried it when I was shooting cowboy in my 45 Colt revolver/Model 73, don't know if there...
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    06-18-2019, 08:55 AM
    15meter replied to a thread Pesticides and Herbicides in Our Town
    And I forgot the mink, never saw one growing up, see them running across the road at night regularly now. I have several friends who live on Lake Erie, on the shore. Mink on the dike in front of their houses is an everyday occurrence.
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    06-17-2019, 08:28 PM
    I didn't dig too far checking if these will do the job, just thinking off the top of my head they might work: https://www.starlinebrass.com/brass-cases/5-in-1-Blank-Brass/ But I've been wrong before, just ask my mother-in-law....................
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    06-17-2019, 01:10 PM
    http://www.accuratemolds.com/img/bullets/detail/42-365S-D.png This is the boolit I got to feed, the Noe clone of the RCBS, I could not get to feed. 26 grains of Trail Boss and it is an all day shooter. If someone could tell me how to...
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    06-16-2019, 09:20 PM
    Still looking for a 32 Remington whack-a-mole sizer die. Or a dirt cheeep die set for 32 Remington. Don't care about brand---Herters, Texan, Mabel's machine and donut shop. Just something to load up a couple of boxes to go out and ring dingers with...
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    06-16-2019, 09:21 AM
    Lyman 457122 may be an option also, 330+ grains with a big hollow point. Slow it down to 1200 fps and recoil will come down. Cast them out of a soft alloy for expansion and ease of filling the bore. You might want to use some mouse fart loads...
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    06-16-2019, 09:08 AM
    Discussed here:http://castboolits.gunloads.com/showthread.php?175890-Imperial-sizing-wax-recipe
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    06-14-2019, 02:35 PM
    Some of the odd ball stuff looks like he gets in in small quantities, maybe a vendor issue in that he is being rationed how much he can get on the less common stuff. Sells out rather quickly, you might want to email him, he responds quickly. I...
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    06-14-2019, 09:08 AM
    I've tried the Noe 418-350-RF mold in two 416 Rigby's. I had problems in both with feeding from the magazine and with the nose fitting the chamber. One rifle is a Ruger, the other is a custom rifle built on a double square bridge action. When I got...
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    06-13-2019, 11:32 PM
    Received a combination mold with one cavity for the 416 Rigby, and one cavity for the 450 Nitro Express from Accurate. Will try it out tomorrow. Looks like a very nice mold. This is my first Accurate mold. Hope it's as good as the molds that...
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    06-13-2019, 11:14 PM
    Brass arrived today in good shape. Thanks to the OP for the original link.
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    06-11-2019, 08:09 PM
    Resized 270 Winchester in a 7mm Mauser die then into the polisher. Next, cut to length then anneal. Rode the M/C for a while and swapped some lies at Gun Club #2. Ah, the life of a derelict! Alias a retired drain on society.
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    06-10-2019, 11:54 AM
    15meter replied to a thread Lacquer in Gunsmithing Tips & Tricks
    The reason I use the gel varnish is I can put a coat on and go on about my work in the shop without worrying about raising any dust to get in the finish while it is drying. Even with lacquer, you can get dust in it in the first 10-15 minutes. And my...
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    06-10-2019, 10:00 AM
    I believe a fair amount of mental illness is genetic/hereditary. We closed the mental hospitals and we have had a couple of generations of mentally ill cross breeding with other mentally ill and are getting the results. Two or three generations...
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    06-10-2019, 09:38 AM
    15meter replied to a thread Lacquer in Gunsmithing Tips & Tricks
    I've used gel type varnish my self with great results. 3 coats in a day 6-9 coats total. Exceptionally good looking finish that is very durable. Used on my Mahogany veneer dining room table 20+ years ago and it still looks great. On the gun stocks I...
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    06-10-2019, 09:22 AM
    If you trap them, kill them, fed up with having to kill the coons that are "humanely" released on my Mother's road. Hers is the only house for over a half mile, house and barn on south side of the road, second barn on north side 250 yards west. ...
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    06-08-2019, 10:32 PM
    I'm not sure using non-Garand spec ammo would effect resizing the cases. Break/ bend op rods and other assorted ills to the rifle but I'm not sure it would expand the case so much that it would be impossible or approaching impossible to resize. ...
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    06-08-2019, 10:22 PM
    Thanks, apparently there aren't a lot of these being used out there. And the way my fingers are working I'd use them on 5 round magazines.
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    06-07-2019, 10:52 PM
    15meter replied to a thread Pesticides and Herbicides in Our Town
    Habitat loss in Michigan is the number 1 reason for declining small game numbers, and I suspect in most of country. 50 years ago virtually every farm had hay for livestock that didn't get cut the first time until early June when the pheasants, quail...
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    06-07-2019, 08:21 PM
    IZH-46 pellet pistol. Picked it up several weeks ago and have had a blast with it so far. Went up north to visit a buddy last week, we sat on his front porch and drank a few beers, a few brandies and shot a whole bunch of pellets at his swinger...
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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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