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    Yesterday, 10:19 PM
    As many different ones that I can afford. So right now that means 0 new ones. That being said I would love to have a Hodgdon or a Sierra. Hodgdon, because I generally use Hodgdon Or IMR powder and Sierra cause if Iím not loading cast it seems like...
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    Yesterday, 10:06 PM
    poppy42 replied to a thread Hazardous exposure in Our Town
    Ya mean there’s a chance that they’ll breed if I keep em together? How exciting! Anyone know what the incubation period is? And if I keep a 30 caliber with say a .224 do I get like a 6.5 Creedmoor? I might have ya start saven get a new gun!
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    01-16-2019, 07:51 PM
    Ok I’ll chime in. 9 mm
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    01-13-2019, 04:39 PM
    Would you sell the turrets separately?
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    01-12-2019, 03:18 PM
    A lot depends on we’re you are located. The laws pertaining to the use of lead wheel weights differ per locality. With that being said go in to all the tire stores in your area. Don’t call! Go in person! And talk to the tech’s before you talk to...
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    01-10-2019, 07:59 PM
    poppy42 replied to a thread Stupid cold in Our Town
    My favorite cure for a cold is Black Russians. Lots and lots of Black Russians! That’s vodka and Kahlķa for those that are unfamiliar with that cocktail. Doesn’t really do anything to get rid of the cold but if you drink enough of them you really...
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    01-09-2019, 12:00 AM
    I was using an old piece of 2x4 that my dogs chewed on. They had it chewed down to a kinda club shaped stick thing. But, alas they took it back as they weren’t done chewing on it! By the time they got done with it, it loaded more like a tooth pick...
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    01-04-2019, 11:40 AM
    I did not know that thanks for the info
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    01-04-2019, 02:44 AM
    Sorry I got quite a chuckle out of your question. Yes Red Dot and Unique are still being used today. A lot. As far as unique goes, Iíd have a hard time thinking what I couldnít use it for. As to it going bad. If store properly it should be fine. If...
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    01-04-2019, 02:19 AM
    We’re did you here that Taurus took over Heritage? Last I herd Heritage arms is still Heritage arms and they have one plant and it’s in Miami Florida.
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    01-04-2019, 02:15 AM
    I bought one 2 years ago from field & stream ( long before dicks instituted their current policy, I no longer deal with them) on the Friday after Thanksgiving. $99.00, with the 22 mag cylinder and a one year membership to the N. R. A. (Which I...
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    01-02-2019, 09:57 PM
    Same here and I haven’t use factory ammunition in years. Nothing but my reloads in my 9x19’s and 9x18 Makarov’s
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    01-01-2019, 04:13 PM
    poppy42 replied to a thread Lead exposure in Lead and Lead Alloys
    Most likely from the range itself if it’s a indoor range.
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    01-01-2019, 10:07 AM
    Lived there fo about 12 years till I moved to Virginia. You must be retiring.
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    12-31-2018, 09:00 PM
    Donít do anything different never did. I donít now nor never did participate in amateur night! People who donít drink or go out all year long feel I have some kind of free pass on New Yearís Eve! Frankly it scares the heck out of me.
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    12-30-2018, 09:23 PM
    poppy42 replied to a thread makarov boolits in Cast Boolits
    My Makarov will shoot the Lee bullets as dropped but the P64 requires the bullets sized to .363 to feed. Although the Mak shoots as dropped from the mold I get better accuracy with .363 so thatís what i do. Great guns!
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    12-30-2018, 09:19 PM
    poppy42 replied to a thread makarov boolits in Cast Boolits
    I also have used the Lee 95 grn with great success in my Polish P64 and my Bulgarian Makarov i also haves Lyman 2 cavity 95 grn I size my bullets two .363 no leading
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    12-30-2018, 05:26 PM
    If the welding supply you want to said they never heard of a tip cleaner you need to find a new welding supply outfit
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    12-30-2018, 02:11 AM
    poppy42 replied to a thread Neurontin ?? in Our Town
    The short answer is yes. It works very well for me to alleviate the radiculopathy in my left leg, the nerve pain and radiculopathy in my neck and down my right arm, and the nerve pain associated my surgically reconstructed left wrist. It does...
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    12-30-2018, 01:41 AM
    Nice knives. I can see why you like the Buck.
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    12-29-2018, 08:05 PM
    Thereís a couple things that have to be considered . When you say a skinner Iím thinking youíre just worried about getting the hide off a hog. Without much concern as to whether or not you Knick the hide. A true Skinner on the other hand never...
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    12-26-2018, 07:45 PM
    Dose anyone have an old Lee single stage press (breach lock) they donít need? I donít need the ram or linkage. It doesnít have the newer ones that use the breach lock bushings. As a mater of fact I would prefer the older style that the dies thread...
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    12-26-2018, 06:42 PM
    poppy42 replied to a thread stripper clips in Military Rifles
    Most definitely. That’s what it’s made for. I used it extensively When I repaired horse trailers. I’ve use that on several tools and even used it on an old rusty knife I found before putting edge back on it
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    12-26-2018, 03:34 PM
    Fleebay you can find those presses for $35.00
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    12-26-2018, 02:30 AM
    Go to walmart and get a delicate mesh laundry bag. Put the cases in it and swing it over your head to get the heavy water out then hang it in front of a fan till it dries. Trust me don’t put it in the dryer
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    12-25-2018, 05:55 PM
    poppy42 replied to a thread stripper clips in Military Rifles
    If. It’s cosmoline I found a good recipe for a cleaning solution. It was mineral spirits Marvel mystery oil and I believe there was another ingredient which eludes me at this current time. I wrote it down someplace but as I’m old I can’t...
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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