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    07-07-2019, 06:58 PM
    I water quench all my cast boolets. I find it quicker and easier. And the extra hardness I get is an added plus as far as I’m concerned
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    07-07-2019, 02:49 PM
    I had a really great day casting Friday ! I got to meet another member from here in Virginia,” dinny”. Dinny is not set up to do any casting at his place so we got together Friday morning at my house. I got him all set up and we spent the better...
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    06-29-2019, 11:27 PM
    poppy42 replied to a thread Cabbage steaks in Cookin' Recipe's
    redneck1 I really have to thank you for the idea! I never would have thought of cabbage steaks on my own! I cooked some on the grill tonight. Bacon and some seasoning and boy were they good!!!
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    06-26-2019, 02:45 PM
    That rascal George was in Virginia! The other day I was out running a few errands ( if i didn't get delayed i might have intercepted the rascal, but stuff happens) and when i got back home the first thing I notice is that my door is ajar. Well...
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    06-23-2019, 06:03 AM
    poppy42 replied to a thread Large egg pod? in Our Town
    What most people don’t realize is that all insecticides don’t work on spiders! You need an arachnicide. Fleas are insects. Spiders are arachnids. Whole different animal. And unless ya can get enough flea spray on the spiders to drown them in it, it...
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    06-21-2019, 04:06 PM
    Notice I did say be very careful and wipe off anything bu the bore. No problem with a blued barrel as long as the solution stays in the bore and on nothing else! I actually had I had forgotten all about it. I’ve only had to use it once on a...
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    06-21-2019, 01:29 AM
    Viniger and peroxide 50/50. Plug one end of the bore, carefully fill the bore. Give it 10 to 20 minutes. Dump it out and rinse the bore with plain water, dry ( heat gun , hair dryer etc). Then a couple shots with a bronze brush. Repeat as needed,...
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    06-20-2019, 10:11 PM
    I’ve been using a lineman 311291. I did just pick up 113 grain flay nose That I plan trying over about 15 grns of unique
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    06-20-2019, 10:07 PM
    My holy grail would be an m1 Garand or an M1 Carbine. But alas definitely not in my price range or probably will ever be in my price range!
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    06-19-2019, 10:49 PM
    poppy42 replied to a thread Large egg pod? in Our Town
    Spider egg sack. Most likely Black Widow. I’d be a little cautious. Were there’s an egg sack there’s an adult.
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    06-19-2019, 10:12 AM
    Let’s see 700 Remington BDL heavy barrel varmint special 223 , interarms mark 10 7x57, ruger GP 100 in 357 mag, ruger old army, and the list goes on. But at the time I had a 8 inch incision running down my lower spine, could barely walk let...
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    06-18-2019, 10:43 AM
    poppy42 replied to a thread Stray Dogs in Our Town
    Well I’m a sucker for dogs in need. I love dogs. People not so much. I would feed the dog in the hopes it might leed me back to the owner. What I’d do to him is an whole Nother story!
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    06-17-2019, 09:33 PM
    I feel for ya. Lost our home to hurricanes in 2004 in Florida. One of the reasons I left Florida. Surface rust isn’t so much of a problem you can generally clean it off . Believe it or not things submerged as long as they are submerged they’re...
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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
GC Gas Check