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    Yesterday, 09:39 PM
    If I could find a bolt, that is what I would do, rather than buying the tap. Take the bolt & grind a few tapered flats on it with a grinder, and then grind an angle on the tip to start would likely work. Much like a tap. Male threads cleaning up the...
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    Yesterday, 09:16 PM
    No charge, even though I offered.... A, "Buddy deal" ;) His dad was a gunsmith & machinist for years & Joe C. kind of took over along the same lines, having grown up around it, but mostly has worked in machinist work side, with occasion...
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    Yesterday, 09:06 PM
    JBinMN replied to a thread 45-70 Donkey Kick in Cast Boolits
    :) I am glad that it was a simple miscommunication. I was a bit worried for ya & your firearm. Glad ya replied so soon also, since I got to thinking, "Maybe he went out & tried more of them... Hope not."... Although the firearm may stand the...
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    Yesterday, 04:43 PM
    Maybe you could find a machinist here or in your local area who would copy the one you have, for spares? I just bought a old(50s) vintage Lyman Tru Line Jr. turret press & am having a machinist convert it from the 5/8-8 threads to the 7/8-14...
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    Yesterday, 04:26 PM
    Just in case you were not joking around, or if others wanted to know... "PC" = " Powder Coated", in our casting & reloading world. :) At least that is what "I" automatically think , instead of the silly term "Politically Correct", which is...
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    Yesterday, 02:19 PM
    JBinMN replied to a thread Happy Thanksgiving Yall! in Our Town
    LOL I think I still have one of my IT cards that was laminated floating around here. Might be inside my campaign cover in the press, over on the wall. I usually stuck one in there tucked into the band, back long ago... Thanks for the laffs &...
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    Yesterday, 01:59 PM
    JBinMN replied to a thread Happy Thanksgiving Yall! in Our Town
    LOL... I remember... Duty calls.. :) Well, here's a positive note for ya to think about... Since you are likely the 3rd (or 4th) "hat", maybe you are letting the "Heavy" & the "Sr.", and maybe another hat have some time off for Thanksgiving,...
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    Yesterday, 01:22 PM
    LOL :) Never thought of that & I have been upland bird/waterfowling since the 70's. We always put them in either in a small cloth bag tied to our belt or sometimes our waders strap, or we threw them in the duck boat, decoy bag or something...
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    Yesterday, 12:37 PM
    Someone must have been loading in a shed or a barn and not paying too much attention or did not give a hoot about the loads..:roll: I am pretty particular about my reloads & use single stage only so I can keep track of things. Basically one load...
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    Yesterday, 12:28 PM
    I did not hear of it until 2-3 years ago. It would have been good to know earlier, but stuff happens... Like I said though, I wanted to get the word out about this parasite thing as soon as I read it. I have friends who have had to deal with &...
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    Yesterday, 12:12 PM
    That is a good question... I don't know the answer, but that is something for those who may have been in those AOs might want to have it checked out. I know I would. BTW, similar situation in a way...When I was stationed at MCAS(H) New...
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    Yesterday, 12:05 PM
    JBinMN replied to a thread Happy Thanksgiving Yall! in Our Town
    Happy Thanksgiving to all of ya! :) :drinks:
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    Yesterday, 11:35 AM
    JBinMN replied to a thread 45-70 Donkey Kick in Cast Boolits
    ------------------- ETA- I am not sure how you could be getting a bullet/boolit that deep into a case without it catching your eye, but my answer(s) here in this post are going on what ya posted in the OP as info. Going on as if you are actually...
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    11-22-2017, 10:28 PM
    I am not sure this is the correct place for this topic, but I thought it important enough to get the word out to our Viet Nam Vets who might need to be made aware of this article & the info it contains... If it is in the wrong place in the CB forum,...
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    11-22-2017, 08:59 PM
    Happy Thanksgiving! :)
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    11-22-2017, 02:26 PM
    Well, I think you are gonna be close anyway. :) I am very happy with that 45/45/10, or what I get that is close to it and have not had any issues in any of the loads I have made using it. And I'd bet that I am not "exact" on my combining of...
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    11-22-2017, 02:30 AM
    Loaded up 20 - 12ga. Lee 1oz. Slug loads & 20 - 12ga. 00 Buck. :)
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    11-21-2017, 09:13 AM
    Anise/Aniseed works as well as Fennel, if ya have it. Same sort of "licorice" flavor. I have used both & still do. Most folks would not know the difference I would think, even though they are different plants. Many recipes for sausage I have read...
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I put most relevant things here: http://castboolits.gunloads.com/showthread.php?327426-Introduction-JBinMN
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Goodhue County, Minnesota
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Hunting, Fishing, Shooting, Being outdoors, Camping, Reloading, etc.
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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