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    Today, 02:04 AM
    Hey Iím broke and have learned to be cheep. No money for high dollar brass tumblers. I wash my brass in a little dish soap and citric acid for 15 to 30 minutes. Depending on how much and how dirty. Rinse in fresh water and dry. It takes most of...
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    Yesterday, 10:50 PM
    I like mine. The only criticism is the magnifying tube. Ya have to stabilize it as others have suggested. Or do like I do and use a jewelry loop and your calibers. I find it pretty spot on.
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    08-19-2019, 06:32 PM
    poppy42 replied to a thread Hollywood press in Helping Hands
    I’m in Hampton send me a pm
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    08-19-2019, 12:10 AM
    poppy42 replied to a thread Heart troubles in Our Town
    I speak from experience. 2013 I had a triple bypass. Was back to work in 6 weeks, spreading fertilizer on shrubs for True Green . I wasn’t exactly 70 and I’m certainly not a doctor and I don’t know what condition his heart is in or anything else...
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    08-18-2019, 01:43 PM
    poppy42 replied to a thread USGI sea stories in Our Town
    Sorry January 27 not the 25th. More than likely Dachau or Buchenwald. Not that the name make a difference.
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    08-18-2019, 01:35 PM
    poppy42 replied to a thread USGI sea stories in Our Town
    That guy must have been in the Russian army. Auschwitz was liberated by the Russians January 25, 1945. Either that or he was confused and it was one of the other concentration camps located in western Germany
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    08-16-2019, 12:38 PM
    Move to another state
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    08-14-2019, 06:05 PM
    Yeah I always kick myself for not buying one and a Garand back from the CMA when they were cheap. I’d love to have one but certainly not at that price. I’m not much on collectors items I want it as a shooter. Like I said oh well at least I got a...
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    08-14-2019, 01:02 PM
    Well I figured I give ya an update. I stopped back in to see my buddy long as the pawnshop and I asked him if he decided to sell the M1 carbine would at least give me dibs on it? I told him I probably couldn’t afford what he was going to ask for...
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    08-08-2019, 11:23 PM
    I went into my local pawn shop today and as the owner know me and knows that I like surplus and military weapons, said he had something to show me. He then placed in my hands a 1943 inland sg stamped, all numbers matching m1 carbine! The bore,...
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    08-07-2019, 08:54 PM
    The three basic food groups. Garlic, bacon, good booze !
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    07-29-2019, 03:01 PM
    poppy42 replied to a thread USGI sea stories in Our Town
    My brother Joey spent his time in the army stationed near Bamberg Germany in the late 60s. He was in the 4 armor division, maintenance battalion. Letís just say that Joey was not suited for a life in the military. He didnít exactly follow rules...
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    07-27-2019, 02:24 PM
    Wow. I I probably shouldnít even try me in on Nas as I have no dog in this fight (I donít shoot 308). With that being said thereís way too many variables to even attempt an answer as far as Iím concerned! What rifle are we even talking about ....
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    07-26-2019, 06:24 AM
    One word. Great! I use it to drop consistent loads between 4.7 through 6 grns of Unique (which ainít the best metering Powder) and win 231 for 9mm and 9x18. I do verify every 10th round
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    07-25-2019, 05:33 PM
    . Just curious why would anyone want to shoot 380s out of a 9 mm? That is something I would never do that and I would never recommend that being done. In all my years of shooting I have never heard of anyone suggesting that . How would you have...
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    07-25-2019, 05:14 PM
    Basically it gets down to how fat your wallet is. I currently have the Lee classic turret I load 9 mm 9 mm Makarov.223/5.56 and 30.06 on it with no pro blems. I also have the inexpensive Lee C press that are used to D Cap, flare case mouths, Into...
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    07-24-2019, 02:29 PM
    Considering yuck can sell wheel weight ingots for a buck a pound, 50/50 alloy maybe a little more. I’d say ya made a great deal! Now get casting!
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    07-23-2019, 10:16 PM
    I’ve always figured once you start making money at it it’s no longer a hobby. Hick, i’m in the same position and I agree with you 100%
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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