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  • Walks's Avatar
    Today, 01:17 AM
    Had Good Luck with My Kids 1894CS, the Saeco # 354 - 180gr FP GC over a stout load of 2400. Light as a feather, did a lot of Jackrabbit Stomping back in the day. Takes a Williams FP Receiver sight or Low Power scope.
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    Today, 12:59 AM
    Just empty the powder out of your measure when you finish loading for the day. Titegroup isn't that hard to empty back into the "Can".
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    Today, 12:41 AM
    Lyman #55, no knocker though. I prefer to tap the handle on the up & down. And you can adjust it to throw 1.0grs of Bullseye for .32Short&Wimpy. And the Hornady L-N-L with the Micro Stem for the small Pistol Rotor.
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    Today, 12:29 AM
    Mine are all Pre-1990 except the #429667, had a heck of a time getting Lyman to fix it. But they finally did, drops .431 with 50/50 COWW/#2.
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    Today, 12:21 AM
    The Hornady Spray Lube is what I use, in a Sinclair Spray Lube block(Brownells). It has only 2 rows, and I wait at least 10 minutes for the 1st block to dry before I start sizing. That's the problem most have that fail with the Hornady Spray Lube....
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  • Walks's Avatar
    12-03-2019, 05:51 PM
    Should not make a difference. Make up a couple of dummy rounds. Check that O.AL. is within specs. Do a plunk test. And then a cycle test in that lever.
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    12-03-2019, 01:24 AM
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    12-02-2019, 09:26 PM
    My Dad swore by them and I have several in .30cal and even more in pistol calibers. I used to Dipper cast BP Projectiles. But I already have more RB's then I'll ever shoot. So now about once a year, I break out those 1cav molds and cast up...
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  • Fly's Avatar
    12-02-2019, 07:14 AM
    Fly replied to a thread I want pure lead! in Muzzleloading.
    ya, yea, yea. I saw a video were a guy left every other cap completely off fully charged cylinders & fired the other 3 with caps on with out a chain fire. Go figure? As I said above no one will ever win this debate. ...
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    12-01-2019, 05:56 PM
    My Dad used HBWC's cast from a pair of Lyman #358395 molds back in the 1950's- 1960's for Bullseye Shooting. Used Foundry 20/1 Lead. He dropped from one mold from the left side of the Pot and one from the right. Used match REM Brass & 2.8grs of...
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    12-01-2019, 03:59 AM
    I came on this thread very late. My Uberti is 17+yrs old. It has no safety, or else I've never been able to find it. It is a .45Colt w/ 7" bbl. I can get a 45+ shots of BP loads before I have to pull the cylinder and wipe down the cylinder...
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    12-01-2019, 02:46 AM
    Walks replied to a thread Depriming tool in Reloading Equipment
    The only "dirty garbage" that comes out of the bottom of the primer pocket is a few specks of carbon. Easily brushed away. Done it this way for almost 50yrs. How you can get crud up inside a sizing die when sizing a clean dry case is beyond...
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    12-01-2019, 02:34 AM
    It just stinks here in SoCal, icy cold rain. First Rain in 6 months. Had Wife's Nephews coming up from San Diego to fix, repair, paint Patio framing. And Paint trim. Everything soaked for 3 days. Now it can't get done between Xmas & N. Y. I...
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    12-01-2019, 02:16 AM
    Walks replied to a thread Fox Ridge Outfitters in Muzzleloading.
    I have a T/C WMC in .50cal, it has a 22" Round Barrel. Bought about 1990, the twist is fast and I've always shot Maxi-balls I cast myself from pure lead of course, using a T/C Mold over 75grs of 2F. Stock sights, a 3shot 3inch group at 100yrds...
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    11-30-2019, 02:52 PM
    Fly replied to a thread I want pure lead! in Muzzleloading.
    Chain fire, give up arguing, you will never win or lose. No one has ever proved one way or the other. I have had a few in my time. I have read so many opinions to why & I do have my thoughts as to the cause but not going there. ...
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  • Walks's Avatar
    11-29-2019, 09:32 PM
    That Titegoup group load is the same one I set-up to load for My Chiropactor. I'm loading a N.O.E. #432-240-RF that drops at .432, I PowderCoat with Eastwood Squirrel Grey to end up with .433dia. His Old Vaquero's measure bbl's & chamber mouths;...
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    11-29-2019, 09:09 PM
    Bought a Brand New MP Brass mold from Good Alloy. Mold is Perfect, Packing Great, Fast Ship. Got Top Punch, Wrenches and mold lube. GoodAlloy is a Great Guy to do Business with.
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  • Fly's Avatar
    11-29-2019, 02:07 PM
    We have the best info on making black powder any where on the net above. Fly
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  • Walks's Avatar
    11-29-2019, 01:13 AM
    I have a whole bunch of Cornell reprints. Just be advised these are not bound for EXTENSIVE READING. You can use them and they are the Best reference around. Just Don't bend them flat.
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    11-29-2019, 01:05 AM
    I have an old 1cav Ideal mold, lost my 4cav some years back. Replaced it with a N.O.E. 5cav #453-247-SWC. It turns out perfect bullets like it was working under a Magician's spell. Use it for both .45AR and .45Colt, the bullet is a bit shorter...
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    11-29-2019, 12:32 AM
    Back in 1988 I used RCBS .45Colt Carbide dies made in 1977 to Load .454Casull. I purchased a Lyman M-die for the .45Colt and turned the RCBS Expander ball down to .448, worked like a charm. I wouldn't consider Lee, I've had problems. Spend the...
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    11-28-2019, 10:17 PM
    .357Mag with #358429 crimped properly in the crimping groove. Marlin 1894C Browning B92
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    11-28-2019, 06:37 PM
    Just looked, and it seems as though there is a good selection. Could use some more details...
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    11-28-2019, 05:07 PM
    I have a Lee 6cav of this Bullet. Use the same powder charge as I do for the Lyman #356402. A tiny bit less accurate, or maybe not. It shoots the same as far as I can tell.
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  • Fly's Avatar
    11-28-2019, 12:55 PM
    We are joined together by a bond in loving Black Powder shooting. We are a different group than other gun shooters. On this great day I wish each of you a Happy Thanksgiving & give thanks to the freedoms we have to all things we have & enjoy. ...
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    11-28-2019, 12:49 PM
    Happy Thanksgiving to all of you. Give Thanks for all we have. Fly
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Abbreviations used in Reloading

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