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    11-13-2018, 09:08 AM
    pls1911 replied to a thread Heart problems. in Cast Boolits
    Congratulations, and best wishes. You're blessed that you have the opportunity to give up a month... a good trade for good years ahead. Buddy of mine at 42 just had heart valve work.... told him to have me over for coffee, shoot a doe off the...
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    11-01-2018, 11:21 PM
    pls1911 replied to a thread 45 colt boolit choice in Cast Boolits
    RCBS-270-SAA It's a heavy SWC and has been accurate in Rugers and Marlins.
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    11-01-2018, 11:15 PM
    HAH! What did I cast today? Pearls before swine.... I CAST A VOTE!
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    11-01-2018, 11:13 PM
    I have a bullet hardness tester and one 440 grain mold for a 45/70 from Veral, both pieces very nice quality. Just don't get in a hurry.
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    11-01-2018, 10:59 PM
    I've only been casting for 35+ years, so I don't have all the answers. However, I can tell you, .22's are a challenge for some, and genuine PITA for most folks. You'll have better success earlier with 300 BO. If you already have .30 caliber...
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    11-01-2018, 10:42 PM
    Can't disagree with above comments... Point it... pull the trigger... it dies. The 30 cal 150 gr bullet is heavy enough to provide reliable performance with wide latitude concerning hardness and velocity, whatever works best in your gun. Yep,...
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Have been casting over 30 years, from .22 through .458, rifles and pistols.
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CowTown... PantherCity... Texas
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Casting boolits, thumping pigs, busting rocks at long range
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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