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    Today, 12:08 AM
    Tripplebeards replied to a thread Mossberg .450 in Factory Rifles
    Yeah someone needs to buy a Mossberg and try it. I was over at 450 bushmaster.net and it sounds like there’s issues with the savage model as well http://450bushmaster.net/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=16128
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    Today, 12:05 AM
    They showed up today thanks again.
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    Yesterday, 10:05 PM
    You want the “collet” style part number 90930. The video link I posted below shows the other style lee factory crimps have a carbide sizer in them and either roll or taper crimp. The Collett style like I have is a big hollow tube and does not...
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    Yesterday, 09:51 PM
    If you ever need somebody to tag along and drag it out let me know!lol
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    Yesterday, 09:37 PM
    I gotten several fraudulent charges on my Cabela’s card with the old company. It’s because I buy a lot of stuff online and over the phone. Whoever is writing down my number keeps it and uses it. I bet I’ve had my card number changed a good six times...
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    Yesterday, 06:13 PM
    Guess your definition of "firmly" is a bit different than mine. On both my M94 Winchester 30-30s finger pressure while gripping the stock is sufficient, easily done and all the "firmness" needed. when operating the action fast for a follow up shot...
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    Yesterday, 01:27 PM
    I would aneal a couple and try to size them
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    Yesterday, 01:24 PM
    Tripplebeards replied to a thread Tired in Our Chapel
    Explains why I was up till 2 AM and didn’t do a damn thing yesterday!
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    Yesterday, 11:21 AM
    Markopolo replied to a thread Tired in Our Chapel
    Wooooo Freaking Hoooooo... might wanna read this a few times!!!!!
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    Yesterday, 10:45 AM
    @ winchester.... WOW.... reminds me of way back when them montana deer... @ Trip..... no hope for you Trip... better pull up stakes and move on up here... but we have had over 16 inches of rain in the last 7 days.. i have little sympathy for...
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    Yesterday, 10:18 AM
    CoRifleman has been PMing me with the questions also. Here are 3 of my responses which may prove helpful to others reading his ponderings: I’ve been mulling over your post a bit because you threw a lot of info in there. That's ok, just needed to...
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    Yesterday, 10:04 AM
    Drilling out flash holes is the solution along with neck sizing the cases. I use cases with the flash holes drilled out with a #30 drill in my Ross M10 which was giving me similar problems. I suggest a #30 to not larger than a #28 drill. ...
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    11-17-2019, 09:56 PM
    I've used Rapine mould prep for years. Down to my last bottle. It's really great stuff but I never put any in the cavities nor do I "smoke" moulds. The mould is cleaned thoroughly and then the mould prep is put on the sprue plate (top and...
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    11-17-2019, 09:34 PM
    Looks way warmer there than here I’ll trade you!
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    11-17-2019, 09:32 PM
    at Texan... missy got a bunch of fat and heart trim, as well as praise. backstrap?? I do t even give that to my son!!!! :mrgreen: At Winchester..wow... what a hog Winchester... we only have sitka Balcktails here... a relative of columbia...
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    11-17-2019, 04:46 PM
    You know I’ve read posts here when I started casting a few years ago that it takes a good three weeks if not longer For an alloy to reach its final hardness. I casted and PCd all in the same day and tested the hardness every day for three weeks....
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    11-17-2019, 04:35 PM
    Tripplebeards replied to a thread Feral Dogs in Hunting with CB's
    I agree with everything you said that’s why I have never shot a dog. I know my buddy in Iowa hunted with a guy who got in trouble years ago. He was on some property he had permission to hunt and there was a dog barking and growling at him while he...
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    11-17-2019, 04:30 PM
    There are many "tacti'cool" scopes priced from $200 +/- up to $4000+ that will get you to 1000m. You get what you pay for with optics in quality, durability and tracking ability, as mentioned by M-Tecs. Really need to know your price range to make...
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    11-17-2019, 04:14 PM
    Larry Gibson replied to a thread Feral Dogs in Hunting with CB's
    "So here goes. I have a 32/20 Marlin, one of the new 1894's so it can take a little hotter load, so what load with Blue Dot would you recommend with a 98 grain cast boolit?" Yes, the Marlin can take a bit "hotter" load but, unless the cast bullet...
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    11-17-2019, 03:54 PM
    Tripplebeards replied to a thread Feral Dogs in Hunting with CB's
    There’s nothing worse that burns my butt than a dumb owner! I had the neighbors dogs corner me and try to bite me while I was turkey hunting on my property and I still didn’t shoot them but let off a warning shot off at a 45į angle. One walked away...
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    11-17-2019, 12:50 PM
    Might be worth buying a extra cheapie loading press and adding another step if it’s going to aid in your accuracy. I bought one and still have to take it out of the box I think I paid like $29 for it with the intent to exclusively size Cast bullets....
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    11-17-2019, 12:04 PM
    I was disgusted enough that I just put it back in the box yesterday decided to pull it out this morning to look at it again. I did find a a spot where the loose nut kissed the action and removed some bluing. It’s small enough so Im wondering if my...
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    11-17-2019, 10:39 AM
    Cat and Mouse game through some real thick stuff but she is down. i cant begin to tell you how valuable a good hunting dog is... probably wouldnt have recovered this deer without her. Shot was perfect, a double lung presented and was nailed with...
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    11-16-2019, 08:57 PM
    One... A Ruger scout 450 bushmaster... Because I picked it up today. Oh wait!...I have a 1890ís Charles Daly side-by-side 10 gauge I bought 20 years ago. Itís currently getting new hammers put on it so I can go out and kill some predators...
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    11-16-2019, 01:22 PM
    That’s what new my neighbor did after they bought the property next to me a few years back. They are about 15 yards off of it and have their tree stand sideways and stare down into my woods. I finally had enough of it and posted my land. My new...
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    11-16-2019, 12:46 PM
    How soft and at what muzzle velocities?
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    11-16-2019, 12:39 PM
    Sounds like me last year! I shot three in a group and two ran over 100 yards before dropping with little to no blood... http://castboolits.gunloads.com/showthread.php?373867-First-deer(s)-with-cast-boolits!-Used-my-devastators!!! I am...
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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