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  • JBinMN's Avatar
    01-15-2018, 09:56 PM
    :drinks: :) It doesn't take that long, nor do ya need a lot of skill to make one & if ya go to some jobsite where they are building a house & ask for some scraps & tell them what you are building.... I would bet that you will get more than...
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    01-15-2018, 08:46 PM
    Try it. Sand would likely replace the 3/8th+ steel plate I have used. :) "The world is your oyster!"... It depends on "you", to find out if ya have a "pearl" in the oyster, or not. ;) GLuck! I wish ya the best! :) BTW.. I forgot to add...
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    01-15-2018, 04:50 PM
    We shake ours up when we change targets by tipping on its sides a few times. So, I reckon "my" experience(s) with these, is not the same as yours... And when the steel plates are in there with the 2x "backer" between it & the front, the...
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    01-15-2018, 03:01 PM
    BTW, I "downsized" from a 18x18x 24" deep due to the weight & awkwardness when lifting the box. & BTW, that steel is best placed in the box after you set up the box. to save lifting weight in one lift & that is also the reason for the lightweight...
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    01-15-2018, 02:54 PM
    I use an approx. 18x18x18 inch box made up of 2x2s & 7/12' OSB on the "tunnel" sides/bottom, with insulating foam as a top with cardboard across, stapled to keep it down, a 1/2" plywood front & a 2x4 + 2- 2x8s stacked for a back. All screwed...
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    01-15-2018, 01:13 PM
    Nice of ya to do that. Builds friendships & memories for all! :) Close to 20 years ago, I did something somewhat the same in loaning a Winchester 20ga SS shotgun, ( we are in "shotgun zone" here) to a guy I knew, for his son to use during the...
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    01-14-2018, 09:30 PM
    The "Gloobits" topic = http://castboolits.gunloads.com/showthread.php?118655-Gloobits-work-!-!-!-! --------------------- Might have to try this GC thing as well as the Gloobits sometime this Spring/Summer.
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    01-14-2018, 09:03 PM
    Yes, Excellent idea to try to not mar the boolits/bullets! :) Very cool! :)
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    01-14-2018, 09:01 PM
    I am interested in the safety prime(lg & small) for $20.00, as well as the Perfect powder as well for $20, but need to think about it a bit. I just got a 4 hole turret about the same time you put this up for sale or I would have bought the whole kit...
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    01-13-2018, 11:39 PM
    I did not verify all the measurements in the chart at the link I posted. It is for your own reference if you choose to use that info & you can either accept it, or not. Verification, like anything on the internet, is up to the person who is...
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    01-13-2018, 10:25 PM
    Midway has them on sale right now, for about $12.59 + shipping, or something like that.. ...
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    01-13-2018, 10:19 PM
    I had a post all typed up for this topic earlier today after JonB posted, & then just "86-ed" it... I hesitate to say anything more about what I might know or think, other than just sharing a link. Here is a link part that is most applicable &...
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    01-13-2018, 10:04 PM
    "One mans junk, is another mans' treasure!" ;) I have friends who are in the "waste management" business.. You would be surprised at what they get, that others just "throw away"... ;) Perfectly understandable..
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    01-12-2018, 08:45 PM
    :drinks: to Retreads' post...
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    01-12-2018, 02:54 PM
    There is a recent topic that covered much of what you are asking. ;) http://castboolits.gunloads.com/showthread.php?347883-Electronic-scales Here is a google search for this site, castboolits.gunloads.~~~, that has more info as well(559...
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    01-12-2018, 02:31 PM
    Sad to hear your troubles with this person, but happy to hear you are looking at thing in a positive way. Just a suggestion... "Room mates" ( room for rent) can become a situation almost like the last one. Be aware of this. Have a "rental...
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    01-11-2018, 08:43 PM
    > 1 Box of 380 brass, PM on way.
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    01-11-2018, 08:21 PM
    :drinks: Glad to have been able to help. ;)
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    01-11-2018, 04:39 PM
    ACWW = "Air Cooled Wheel Weights" BE = Alliant "BullsEye" smokeless powder. At least that is how "I" read it. ;)
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    01-11-2018, 11:28 AM
    Set up a brand new Lee 4 hole turret press that I got for myself for Christmas & installed the lee bench plate system for it & my other presses. Then mounted all the other bench type presses to plates & wood blocks I made for the bench plate. ...
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    01-11-2018, 10:43 AM
    Then maybe look at these , which are in the chart I posted the link to in post #7 DRF3, DR HF3, MEC118T8 Maybe they would be what you are looking for, since your OP never mentioned having to fit a LEE 1oz slug.
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    01-08-2018, 10:19 PM
    LOL. I understand. ;) :D
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    01-08-2018, 09:12 PM
    Looks like something I will try eventually & thanks for sharing it. But... I have not had too much trouble seating primers or gas checks. Disclaimer is that I only use the GC's currently, for one type of boolit. (150gr. FN boolit, 30 cal.(.309) GC...
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    01-08-2018, 09:02 PM
    Using a piece of bicycle inner tube or motocross inner tube, or, whatever is just a snug fit around the end of your scope like a "rubber band/binder" that would hold a piece of plastic, like from a plastic margarine tub, a P-nut butter container,...
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I put most relevant things here: http://castboolits.gunloads.com/showthread.php?327426-Introduction-JBinMN
Goodhue County, Minnesota
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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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