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  • Rcmaveric's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:17 PM
    Nice, good work. I save my zinc just incase. Good to see someone taking the plunge into the unknown. Sent from my SM-G965U using Tapatalk
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    03-28-2020, 06:08 PM
    I know what you are talking about. I believe there is not a difference. The H is the out side of the die and the I is the inside plunger. Only difference I remember is that the really older ones were cut different to shave lead. The oldish to...
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    03-28-2020, 06:03 PM
    With a bullet that big I wouldn't worry about expansion. Just have a nice meplat and your golden. Sent from my SM-G965U using Tapatalk
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    03-26-2020, 11:26 AM
    Lol, I would have kept it simple. Instead of reading so much and turning it into a science and chemistry experiment I would have copied what worked and not recreate others failed experiments because I thought I was better and smarter than the guy...
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    03-26-2020, 11:16 AM
    I use nested folders to catalogue digital media. It's going to take some time digitizing and organizing it all. Also, naming format of the files will help organize it all. I have a program that uses nested folders for note taking and can view...
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    03-26-2020, 02:09 AM
    Yes, when I first got email notification I didn't even see it it was buried somewhere and I had to check the forum and search my email and there it was but like people have mentioned the price was higher than quoted so I wasn't sure what to do and I...
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    03-25-2020, 11:43 PM
    Wouldn't a solid bullet with no lube groove weight more than one WITH lube grooves? Is this a typo or the bullet is shorter and lighter? 75 grains as a Solid w/grooves 66 grains as a Solid NLG
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    03-25-2020, 11:35 PM
    I just did same thing recently :) was looking a material that's thick enough for 44 mag and tried a CPU heatsink and it was measuring .0156, it worked! I will would prefer .016 if I could find it. The aluminum was soft as butter, it punched and...
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    03-25-2020, 08:57 PM
    Rcmaveric replied to a thread Homeless - sort of in Our Town
    Sounds like a nice vacation. Told my wife one year I will build my Laboratory so I can be grounded to my room. Sent from my SM-G965U using Tapatalk
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    03-21-2020, 03:01 PM
    I use the NOE mold in my Grendel. Works great. Sent from my SM-G965U using Tapatalk
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    03-11-2020, 12:33 PM
    Florida water is crazy hard and doesnt bother a thing. Sent from my SM-G965U using Tapatalk
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    03-10-2020, 02:46 AM
    Lol I get not wanting to explain ones self. I have a number of hobbies that I cant hide. I have had to explain to the cops four times now that I am not growing marijuana in my aquaponics. Darn tomatoes get me in trouble every time. I like talking to...
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    03-10-2020, 01:21 AM
    Rcmaveric replied to a thread Reheating alloy in Cast Boolits
    I don't. I flux with borax and leave the glass sheet on there. When it gets to the last inch of melt I use wax to flux the borax out and any carbon on the bottom. Refill and flux and then coat the top with new borax. Sent from my SM-G965U using...
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    03-10-2020, 01:19 AM
    Not on the industry but I have a bit of knowledge on the topic. Cast iron is fine. It won't eat at that. So the Lyman blocks and a cast iron skillet are good to use. The old RCBS pots use a cast iron liner if you do get into and want to speed up. ...
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    03-09-2020, 09:22 PM
    Rcmaveric replied to a thread Hardness 14-15 in Cast Boolits
    They use hard bullets so their product survives shipping. You dont need bullets that hard. They fed you some BS about good lube ring. Sent from my SM-G965U using Tapatalk
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    03-09-2020, 11:44 AM
    Your welcome. Glad I could help. It's pretty much all gravity. Hurry up and get those STL files before someone gets a nasty gram. Sent from my SM-G965U using Tapatalk
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    03-09-2020, 01:58 AM
    https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B01KTXQZHE?psc=1&ref=ppx_pop_mob_b_asin_image That's the motor I am using. Sent from my SM-G965U using Tapatalk
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    03-09-2020, 01:48 AM
    I am building the Open Bullet Feeder, the flapper on the side that spring goes behind. It keeps catching in the bullet plate and binding. I have everything else working great. I have tried adjusting the spring pressure but it still binds. I am not...
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    03-09-2020, 01:06 AM
    Rcmaveric replied to a thread .270 in Hunting with CB's
    I shoot cast in my 270 Winchester. Works very well. I use the Lee .277. Lube or powder coat it doesnt make a difference. Seat to about .002 to. 004 off the lands. Powder choices Red Dot to Tight Group to Reloader 7 to H4895 work inside their means....
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    03-09-2020, 12:55 AM
    Erm, mine gets hot enough to make the steel glow. I melt zinc on it all the time. Intentional of course in it's own separate pot. Did accidentally make some lead glow once. Sent from my SM-G965U using Tapatalk
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    03-09-2020, 12:46 AM
    After playing with muriatic acid in my fish tanks to control PH, I personally would rather not play with the stuff (long story that ended horribly for the fish, wife did it not me). I wanted phosphoric acid but couldn't find it pure locally. ...
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    03-09-2020, 12:38 AM
    I live in an apartment in urban Jacksonville, Fl. I melt the wheel weights in the parking lot. Makes for nice conversational peice with kids and neighbors. If the kids want to watch I tell them to get their parents and stay 25 yards away and upwind....
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    03-07-2020, 04:38 PM
    PM sent.
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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