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    04-01-2020, 09:37 PM
    Heck yeah, I have more than 1press! Are we counting hand presses and 310 tools ? If so I have six. Most are setup to do Different things. My turret press serves multiple functions. And a few extras just in case of.
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    03-30-2020, 08:24 PM
    Lemme see I have all this time I could, no wait, I forgot I ainít got no money! I canít even go shooting! They close all the ranges! Iíve loaded up just about everything I can think of! Heck Iíve even loaded for guns I donít have yet! So I guess...
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    03-29-2020, 04:07 PM
    What da ya want for the Redding? Already three times if I missed the price sorry about that I’ll send you a PM also
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    03-26-2020, 12:43 PM
    I have, and use a Lee autodisk. I have found it to be one of the most consistent powder measures that I have for loading pistol cartridges. Of course that depends on the powder you are using we all know that extruded powders don’t meter very well....
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    03-24-2020, 07:10 PM
    Well if this an End of the world extinction level event at least I know my hands and my butt will be clean! You know kind of like when you were a kid and your mother told you to make sure you had clean underwear on in case you got run over by a...
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    03-24-2020, 07:07 PM
    Yeah but I don’t have anything better to do so I just start over again
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    03-24-2020, 12:49 PM
    Me? I sit around and count all my rolls of tp, and bottles of hand sanitizer:kidding:
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    03-24-2020, 03:39 AM
    poppy42 replied to a thread Preheating mold in Cast Boolits
    Walmart cheep hot plate with an old circular saw blade on the coils. I don’t know what kind you are using but it must not be working right. I put 3 or 4 molds on mine, set it on 3 or 4 ( about the middle temperature) and my molds heat up long before...
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    03-24-2020, 01:35 AM
    I cast multiple bullet profiles for the same caliber. I currently have two lube Sizer’s but only one size or die for each caliber I cast I am currently looking for an additional .356, .363 or .364,.225,and .309. That way I can set up both sizers...
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    03-12-2020, 12:19 AM
    Tazlaw Leave the sprue plate open. You’re making Ingots now not bullets to be shot.
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    03-10-2020, 04:39 PM
    I would suggest disassembly wash it with dishwashing soap and water once it’s dry go over it with alcohol see if it makes a difference I doubt very much it’s wore out. I have issues over the years with you and the flow and usually fine if it’s...
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    03-09-2020, 09:07 PM
    Well I have one and the instructions says not to use for canning. If you want to use it use it your choice
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    03-09-2020, 08:03 PM
    The short answer is no. it is not meant for canning. As a matter of fact it explicitly states to not use for canning in the instructions.
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    03-08-2020, 10:27 PM
    Easy. Sort and clean your wheel weights remove anything other than the wheel weights. Smelts on a breezy day. Use a little wax and sawdust for flux. Little bit of practice it smell any worse than a bad barbecue. I do it all the time
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    03-08-2020, 09:15 PM
    poppy42 replied to a thread Varget powder? in Cast Boolits
    There is the joker here in Virginia that has 1 pound jugs of Varget listed on a local website for selling firearms. The Post Reads something like this “1 pound of Varget $50 if you don’t like it don’t buy it don’t call me and try and bargain it...
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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