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    Today, 04:51 PM
    Grmps replied to a thread 44 mag pistol groups in Cast Boolits
    or shooter :kidding:[smilie=s: I would start by getting measurements off the gun-- forcing cone & bore, How much over the bore size is your boolit/forcing cone what alloy are you using (is it too soft for your velocity) what are lube/or...
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    Today, 01:35 PM
    All those of which I spoke were either sold or traded to friends who envied & wanted them or given to a friend r relative. One can still have regrets about not having the firearm any more, even if the exchange was not to a stranger. Not unlike...
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    Today, 11:49 AM
    One that looked just about like this one: S&W Model 686 S.S. .357Mag with adjustable front & rear sights for Silhouette shooting that I bought, IIRC in around '87/'88 for about, also as IIRC, about $300 or so. Sold it for roughly the same not...
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    Yesterday, 08:23 PM
    JBinMN replied to a thread backyard excitement in Our Town
    Night before last I heard some "screaming" at about 4 AM. I went outside & listened a bit, because I had heard it thru the window and at first, thought it was some cats having a "date". When I went outside I heard that "screaming" again and it...
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    Yesterday, 08:08 PM
    Another 100 9mm. 50 more of them tonite & I am done with 9mm for a while. 38sp., 45acp or 44 Mag next. :)
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    Yesterday, 05:01 PM
    Grmps replied to a thread Fn p90 in Coatings and Alternatives
    Any more ideas/suggestions?
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    Yesterday, 03:06 PM
    Good job for the first go around. If you are using a bottom pour pot, skimming isn't that critical. A regular large "eating" spoon or soup spoon (the curved kind) works for skimming. I flux with pine sawdust and leave the dross (looks like grey...
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    Yesterday, 09:03 AM
    JBinMN replied to a thread Man without a Country in Our Town
    That is one of the reasons why I call them "Indoctrination Centers" & not schools. They are being indoctrinated in no different manner than is/was done in Communist countries, as well as done in "madrasas" in Islamic countries to indoctrinate...
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    Yesterday, 01:40 AM
    The one thing that bothers me about the single entrance protocol is that it, like the BS one has to go thru at an airport to travel ( in particularly domestically by US citizens ticks me off) is that people are already being treated like sheep or...
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    Yesterday, 12:56 AM
    Grmps replied to a thread WTB Makerov stuff in Swappin & Sellin
    patience, I traded for and bought 0ver 1000 nickel cases on this forum. Any nickel 9x19 I find gets turned into 9x18.
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    05-18-2018, 02:00 PM
    Yep. As well as seeming like these incidents are becoming more common due to the media promoting & running the story repeatedly for a long period of time. It is almost like the MSM are promoting an event to happen in the future. (BTW, I notice...
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    05-18-2018, 01:47 PM
    I am not sure that everyone here did so, but... If one scrolls down into the comments lower on the page, there is also some more info & pictures. I am wondering by the comments here if perhaps some did not go further down the page & see those other...
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    05-18-2018, 05:41 AM
    JBinMN replied to a thread Lyman spartan in Reloading Equipment
    If you need any dimensions from the handle, I have a Spar-T press (I think the handle is the same) and can take it off, measure things & pass on the measurements to you so you can have one made/make one. Or, If I find the manual( not sure if I still...
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    05-17-2018, 09:57 PM
    Our neighbors & I have the mowing wars here as well. I usually end up with the longest grass because I won't mow when the grass is damp/wet.. But even when I do get around to mowing, it is almost the next day that one of them mow again, even if...
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    05-17-2018, 09:41 PM
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    05-17-2018, 01:50 PM
    Well, I was close... LOL Magtech... Maxxtech :D
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    05-17-2018, 01:38 PM
    I thought Magtech made some 9mm that were like this as well. Headstamp?
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    05-17-2018, 11:28 AM
    Have you tried any of the reloading components companies yet? That would be acceptable for a firearm range, would it not? ;)
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    05-17-2018, 10:49 AM
    JBinMN replied to a thread How do you cook bacon? in Our Town
    Crispy, in a skillet, with a press, on the stove top. ( I am definitely not from the UK per UKShootists' post#21, since I like it done the way I describe. And I like my tea iced & sweet too. LOL ;) ) If camping, and if no skillet, it is...
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    05-16-2018, 11:24 PM
    JBinMN replied to a thread Carnauba red vs. blue in Boolit Lube !
    I have been considering trying out these two types of lube for my pan lubing and the topic is timely. Thanks for posting it! :) I will be placing an order for one or the other or maybe even both, relatively soon & the comments on experience...
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    05-16-2018, 11:18 PM
    Made a trade with Beezapilot recently & it went very smoothly. I would certainly do it again. :)
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    05-16-2018, 08:51 PM
    I assume the PC passed the smash test and I also assume you slugged / pound casted the barrel and are sizing at least 1 thou over the size (somtimes you need to go 3 thou over depending on alloy and how hard your pushing it.. What caliber is the...
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    05-16-2018, 08:35 PM
    Grmps replied to a thread Pancakes Homemade or Box? in Our Town
    Leftover bacon????????????:not listening:[smilie=l:
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    05-16-2018, 05:46 PM
    Grmps replied to a thread Pancakes Homemade or Box? in Our Town
    I'm a waffle guy, diy from scratch. I substitute 1 container of yogurt for some of the milk to get different flavors :) should work with pancakes also.
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    05-16-2018, 02:01 PM
    Grmps replied to a thread Fn p90 in Coatings and Alternatives
    7.62 x 25 Tokarev BE 4.9 grn 93 grn rn 0.309 15BHN
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    05-16-2018, 01:58 AM
    Grmps started a thread Concealed Carry Map in Our Town
    Concealed Carry Map https://cdn.assets.usconcealedcarry.com/pdf/guides/USCCA_ConcealedCarryMap.pdf
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    05-16-2018, 01:52 AM
    Grmps started a thread Fn p90 in Coatings and Alternatives
    Boolit 311-93-1R PC'd various colors and passed the smash test down to penny thickness shoots great, deadly accurate BUT the PC is building up on the chamber side of the muzzle break. The barrel looks pristine, for some reason the muzzle break...
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    05-16-2018, 01:28 AM
    Good to know, I kind of expected that from him.
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Goodhue County, SE Minnesota
Hunting, Fishing, Shooting, Being outdoors, Camping, Reloading, etc.
Semi retired Construction business owner


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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