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    Today, 10:49 AM
    poppy42 replied to a thread Subject: Who Am I? in Our Town
    Yep that’s me
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    Today, 10:45 AM
    Plus one for the Lee safety prime that goes on the press . When you first set it up and start using it you’re probably going to drop a few primers I like to put a clean bucket on the my press but once you get a rhythm it works quite well. I had...
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    Yesterday, 11:13 AM
    Truly sorry for your loss
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    05-10-2019, 06:29 PM
    I use some on woodchucks a long time ago not much left but 2 ears and a piece of the tail! Didn’t matter were you hit em all ya saw in the scope was some red mist! Might have to get a few sabots and reload a few. I never shot more than a few at a...
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    05-08-2019, 05:00 PM
    poppy42 replied to a thread WTS molds in Swappin & Sellin
    Mods please close/remove decided not to sell the remaining 2 molds at this time! To many things going on in my life at this time Thank you
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    05-06-2019, 04:24 AM
    Don’t know if they are still available but if so I’ll take 1 pm on the way
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    05-04-2019, 12:58 PM
    I just wanted to take a moment and thank all my fellow forum members for the outpouring of sympathy, thoughts and prayers. I’m sorry that I haven’t responded sooner but I have been able to do much of anything the last couple of days . I’m not...
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    05-02-2019, 10:34 PM
    Yesterday as I was preparing to feed my dogs I herd a yelp come out of the bedroom. I I rushed in to see what was the matter, I found one of my beloved Bullmastiffs, Kimmy taking her last breath. Kimmy had a stroke, in a matter of seconds she was...
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    05-01-2019, 08:19 PM
    poppy42 replied to a thread WTS molds in Swappin & Sellin
    Bump to da top
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    04-30-2019, 07:26 PM
    poppy42 replied to a thread WTS molds in Swappin & Sellin
    # 2 is sold to cheesebigot!
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    04-29-2019, 04:03 PM
    poppy42 started a thread WTS molds in Swappin & Sellin
    (1) Lee mold # 90472 Single cavity .500 diameter 360 grain mini boolet. $21.00 Shipped in a small flat rate box to the continental US (2) Lee mold # 90256 double cavity .401 dia 175 grain TC (40/10mm) $20.00 Shipped in a small flat rate box to...
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    04-27-2019, 10:21 AM
    Before I did anything to the die I would thoroughly clean it . And after inspection if you don’t see any obvious marks on the inside of the die I would run a bullet through it and make sure that it was the die causing the marks! For all you know...
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    04-27-2019, 09:56 AM
    I feel your pain! I recently just got one and set it up on my Turret press . And I have to say in my initial usage of it I also dropped quite a few primers. I was not very happy with it, almost to the point of thinking it was a waste of money. ...
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    04-26-2019, 05:59 PM
    poppy42 replied to a thread Pewter in Lead and Lead Alloys
    All melted guys! Thanks for the help
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    04-25-2019, 10:06 PM
    poppy42 replied to a thread Pot Height in Cast Boolits
    Back is shot, knees been replaced, and one ankle has been rebuilt! I definitely sit! The problem is I get so involved in a casting session, by the time I am finished I have to walked hunched over for 20 minutes till the back allows me to straighten...
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    04-25-2019, 03:30 PM
    poppy42 replied to a thread Pewter in Lead and Lead Alloys
    Well thanks to JonB_in_Glencoe, I know that the mug came from the long defunct (since 1990) Warner Communications company. Probably some promotional thing . It is pewter. All of it except the glass bottom . After some Internet research I can’t...
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    04-25-2019, 03:18 PM
    poppy42 replied to a thread Pewter in Lead and Lead Alloys
    You nailed it! I knew I had seen it someplace I just couldn’t put a name with it . Thanks JonB_in_Glencoe
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    04-25-2019, 12:48 PM
    poppy42 replied to a thread Pewter in Lead and Lead Alloys
    Well I did a little research it’s a newer style mug it has a company logo on it I believe I’ve seen the logo before but I can’t put a name to it it’s definitely not antique or anything like that. Anyone recognize the logo in the photo hopefully you...
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    04-25-2019, 10:58 AM
    poppy42 replied to a thread Pewter in Lead and Lead Alloys
    That’s a really great idea! Easy to weigh ! Easy to store! Thanks dondiego that’s what I’ll do!
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    04-25-2019, 10:16 AM
    I use a tire thumper That the truckers use to check air pressure via sound
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    04-25-2019, 09:50 AM
    poppy42 replied to a thread Pewter in Lead and Lead Alloys
    Thanks for the input guys. I’ll take a good look before I melt it. One more question what do you guys use for small ingots or do you just cut up large ones?
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    04-24-2019, 09:19 PM
    poppy42 started a thread Pewter in Lead and Lead Alloys
    Iím kinda new to pewter, my boolets are typically CLWW. So I need a little help. I scored this mug for $.50 so I grabbed it. Itís marked JUSTENS and below that it says pewter. My question is. Is the handle pewter also and whatís the best way to get...
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    04-24-2019, 07:37 PM
    Almost forgot scopes don’t count ! Mine actually came with one factory ! Love that gun I could, and have, shot the head of a snake with it.
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    04-24-2019, 07:32 PM
    Stock for me! I always got kind of a chuckle out of guys go out and spend$400 for a 10/20 then dump another $400 more to make it look like a tacticool AR platform rifle! Ya can buy a heck of an at for less than that! And still have enough for the...
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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