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  • Rcmaveric's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:17 PM
    Thats why i am a firm beliver in repeatability. It doesnt matter if i accidently get a load that shoots clover leafs one day. It matters if it will do it everytime. Often the load that was amazing one day, doesnt work the next day. I keep testing...
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  • dimaprok's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:51 AM
    Thanks guys for replies, I lost my thread but I see suggestions that I was hopping to see. Will try White Label, had my eye on it for a while, just need to do something about my RCBS LAM II it's pretty crooked.
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    Yesterday, 04:48 AM
    I have Lyman cast book 3rd edition, last time I actually loaded with 2400 and I started with suggested lowest charge that the manual said 12gr for 2173fps and BAM I got somewhere 2700-2800 right off the bat that really surprised me! I didn't take...
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    10-17-2018, 04:33 AM
    here's how i check if take pocket knife and leave easily a good deep scratch its pewter, also can easily bend if its goblet or creamery or some other thinner stuff. Sent from my SM-G950U1 using Tapatalk
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    10-16-2018, 10:44 PM
    Lee dippers work just fine with modern smokeless. The volumtric information given for powders in Lee modern roloader is merely reference only. And shoukd be checked. Your supposed to do your load work up. When you get the load dialed in then...
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    10-16-2018, 10:29 PM
    2 aluminum blocks or cylinders aprix 1x1 inch. 2 drill bits. 1 drill bit the size of disk you need. That will drill bit A. 1 drill bit aprox the diameter of the gas check you need. That will be drill bit bit B. Use A to drill all the way...
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    10-16-2018, 07:02 PM
    There are so many variables that would write a sizable tome too. We dont always fully understand some dont even know they are all there. We just know there is a window of operating reliably and we need to tweek that window so that the guns and ammo...
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    10-15-2018, 12:00 PM
    Well thats good news. I am glad you finally got the book. I am seriously contemplating ordering it. I really want to read it. Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk
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    10-15-2018, 10:38 AM
    Here in Florida I take ice. We have the ice vending machines and it only takes 5 dollars to fill my monsterous cooler half way. Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk
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    10-14-2018, 02:28 PM
    I shoot the Grendel and my next AR is going to be 277 Wolverine. Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk
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    10-14-2018, 12:40 AM
    Those 50 yard plinkers are good stuff. I fire form .260 Rem and Grendel. I use Red Dot for all the plinkers. Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk
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  • dimaprok's Avatar
    10-12-2018, 04:57 PM
    Thanks guys for the kind words, I strive for the best but at the moment I not taking anymore orders. I just don't have time to do it. I haven't tried myself Freechex but reading some old posts on the subject I think it makes sense that freechex...
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    10-11-2018, 09:07 PM
    Acetone should dissolve the plastic. Using a popsicle stick and torch sounds good. Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk
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    10-11-2018, 04:04 PM
    I second Dima. He made me a 6.5 and .270 cal gas check maker. I have a 9mm plain base on order now through him. He does great work custom made for the bullets you send him. He is small scale though. He wont send it out till he is satisfied it works...
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    10-09-2018, 11:01 PM
    I like fortune45LLC's video on revolvers. You can slug the cylinder throat, forcing cone and barrel. As long as each is same size or small than than the next then you will be able to acheive accuracy. Ensures you have constant obturation. I wouldn't...
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    10-09-2018, 07:19 PM
    I don't get it, is this for hardening gas check maker? How does it work?
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    10-09-2018, 05:31 PM
    Rcmaveric replied to a thread 458 Socom fail in Cast Boolits
    Those messed up bullets arent trash. Just lube and size them. I have had some failed PC experiments that shot just fine with lube in the grooves. That way you dont waste those 200 bullets. Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk
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    10-09-2018, 12:09 AM
    dimaprok replied to a thread New 30cal gc maker in Gas Checks
    Don't mean to be rude but edges are not clean and "it won break in". If it doesn't cut clean from the first punch it won't happen later. This has to do with how close the fit of the punch and the body but good job on making one! Here is one I...
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    10-08-2018, 08:32 PM
    dimaprok replied to a thread Range lead in Lead and Lead Alloys
    Flux it with candle you should be able to scoop it up whatever it is. Sent from my SM-G950U1 using Tapatalk
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  • Rcmaveric's Avatar
    10-08-2018, 07:18 PM
    The 17.6g of Reloader seven was 1690 Avg FPS. I figured it was close to being over rpmd. There are a few variables I need to illuminate though. Like sorted brass and double check neck tension. Try and rule out some posibilities. Sent from my...
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    10-08-2018, 06:31 AM
    There are guides on how to use valve polishing compound to fix that. Before permanently altering the mold. Check for alignment. But if you are having good results then i wouldnt even sweat that. Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk
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    10-07-2018, 11:42 PM
    Finally made it to the range. Riffle is a Savage Hunter 11 in .260 Remington. Barrel is 22 inches and 1 in 8 twist. I think the twist rate is the killer. Bullet is the NOE-266-140FN (designed for the Creedmoor). Cast from half RS and COWW for...
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    10-07-2018, 11:37 PM
    Rcmaveric replied to a thread lucky day in Reloading Equipment
    Second that. Those tools are nice. I put the universal deprimer on it and make the kids help me. Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk
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  • Rcmaveric's Avatar
    10-07-2018, 11:35 PM
    I notice the same thing with the load data account. It shows me everything. Enter 9mm, 125g cast bullet eith x powder. Then you can see how the load changed for the past 50 years. The way I see it is a reloading manual is another guys smart wild...
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    10-06-2018, 10:34 PM
    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=7Y0raK6_Vbk Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk
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    10-06-2018, 08:16 PM
    Good tips. Finger lube, pan lube,or dip lube. Tske your pick. Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk
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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