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    Today, 05:54 PM
    I’m getting ready to cut up a couple of quarters to can. Never did it before but my dad‘s done it and he’s out of town for a couple weeks. Wants to do it again and he was the one that did it years ago and it turned out really good. Don’t know what...
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    Today, 02:40 PM
    I have a Ruger that’s been back for the third time and haven’t fired it yet. Its coming back on Saturday. All my Ruger’s except for two have been back to the factory several times. One of the two has had several replacement parts sent to me for...
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    Today, 10:34 AM
    morning all 37f and Rain... Transformed by Beholding By Oswald Chambers We all, with unveiled face, beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image… —2 Corinthians 3:18 The greatest characteristic...
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    Today, 12:08 AM
    I have one that got bought for me back in around 1991. I haven’t shot it since the mid 90s and took it out last year to find out my action was literally glued shut. I took it apart to clean it and the plastic buffer fell apart in my hands. A new...
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    Yesterday, 11:38 PM
    I looked on their website the other day I think they still make them but they call it a Jaguar now. I decided the winter before last that I wanted to have a 22 rimfire rifle that was accurate as heck and had not owned A 22lr rifle probably since...
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  • Larry Gibson's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:51 PM
    That is also a symptom the spring is in backwards and/or upside down.
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    Yesterday, 03:53 PM
    Ruger list these rips on their website for the wrangler so I would assume close counts. I figured much so I just need another screw then. I realize nothing is perfect and these grips look really nice and just have some space between them and the...
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    Yesterday, 03:02 PM
    Wow my grips came in today for midway USA. I was surprise when they came in a bubble pack envelope because I know Ruger packages their grips in a plastic container. When I open them I was pleasantly surprised that the grips were not damaged. They...
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    Yesterday, 12:04 PM
    I’m bummed to say I never saw a deer this past season to try my 16:1 pewter and pure mix that has a BH of 7.5. Im Using the alloy in a Lyman devastator with a muzzle velocity around 1600 FPS out of my Ruger 77/44. Recoils like a BB gun. Here’s...
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  • Markopolo's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:17 AM
    sure.... post a pic of the stuff laid out, and I can help ya... i use the old stuff often.. Marko
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    Yesterday, 10:15 AM
    morning all... 0515am rainy 35f Am I Looking To God? By Oswald Chambers Look to Me, and be saved… —Isaiah 45:22 Do we expect God to come to us with His blessings and save us? He says, “Look to Me, and be saved….” The greatest difficulty...
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    Yesterday, 12:03 AM
    I bet People will still keep buying them left and right even with problems. There’s a lot of diehard colt Python followers and they’re going to buy them and send them in and get them fixed. Ridiculous imo. I’m a hunter...dollar for dollar I’d rather...
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  • Tripplebeards's Avatar
    01-21-2020, 09:07 PM
    Keep us posted. Still waiting for my grips I think Midway said they were going to be here tomorrow.
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  • Larry Gibson's Avatar
    01-21-2020, 08:37 PM
    The measured (Oehler M43 PBL) BC of the Lyman 266455 out of a 6.5 Swede runs .255 - .259.
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  • Larry Gibson's Avatar
    01-21-2020, 08:27 PM
    Back in the late '60s when I began studying ballistics (all 3 phases) I got the Dupont charts, the Powley computer and Speer's ballistic computer. All were useful at the time but I quickly learned that the more accurate I was in input the more...
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    01-21-2020, 07:13 PM
    Larry Gibson replied to a thread Arizona in Our Town
    Lake Powell, Lake Roosevelt, Lake Havasu.....the Colorado River......lots of fishing and boating. Bass Pro tournaments on Lake Havasu so fishing can't be that bad.....
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  • Larry Gibson's Avatar
    01-21-2020, 06:20 PM
    I dealt a lot with Olympic Arms ARs back in '91 through 2007 as I lived only a few miles from them in Washington State. Basically the ARs actually built and assembled by them in house were as serviceable as any other ARs. However, they sold a lot...
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  • Larry Gibson's Avatar
    01-21-2020, 05:59 PM
    I've been shooting cast bullets in numerous 22 Hornets for 45+ years. The problem with the 22 Hornet and cast is the different twists used over the years. I've shot cast in 12, 14 and 16" twist barrels. The one cast bullet that has performed...
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  • Larry Gibson's Avatar
    01-21-2020, 05:37 PM
    The WFN GC'ed bullet cast of 16-1 alloy will give all the penetration needed or wanted. No, expansion is not "needed" but it kills quicker. That may be of benefit in thick stuff in Florida as it was in thick stuff where I hunt simply because the...
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    01-21-2020, 01:13 PM
    New USPS Shipping Prices are in effect as of Jan 26 th 2020 so any Order Placed after this Thursday evening Jan 23rd 2020 will be at the new prices 1 Lb of powder including shipping in the USA is $23.50 2 lbs of powder including shipping in...
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  • Markopolo's Avatar
    01-21-2020, 12:57 PM
    i dont mind the safety position being an 870 guy.. i do like he adjustability of the gun... and was hoping that somebody here might have had the opportunity to actually shoot one... the video talked about the reduction of recoil and ability to...
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    01-21-2020, 12:02 PM
    No problem! I'm here most any time!
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    01-21-2020, 10:59 AM
    Markopolo replied to a thread WTS LBT mold in Swappin & Sellin
    PM Sent
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    01-21-2020, 10:05 AM
    good morning all Thus says the Lord: "I remember…the kindness of your youth…" —Jeremiah 2:2 Am I as spontaneously kind to God as I used to be, or am I only expecting God to be kind to me? Does everything in my life fill His heart with...
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    01-21-2020, 01:48 AM
    Agree. It doesn’t changes the taste of it whatsoever, it just leeches more blood that was missed by not aging long enough imo. What color is your milk after you soak it for a few hours? And by doing so you just made it a lot...
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    01-21-2020, 01:27 AM
    I fried up a few pieces the other day after I aged it. I didn’t soak them in milk, I didn’t soak them in vinegar and salt, I just fried them with nothing else added in a pan. It tasted EXACTLY THE SAME as when I did my brine soaking in vinegar and...
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    01-21-2020, 01:12 AM
    I learned with mine playing with it the other day that you have to turn the cylinder back-and-forth for it to lock into place before shooting after loading the cylinder. Apparently there’s some free play in it that you have to slide The cylinder up...
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    01-21-2020, 12:22 AM
    I've been swaging for 40+ years. Forward pis to: and I'll see if I can ID them for you!! Don
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  • Larry Gibson's Avatar
    01-20-2020, 05:41 PM
    It's that other half that causes problems like large ES which leads to vertical stringing unless you can position the powder before each shot.
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  • Markopolo's Avatar
    01-20-2020, 05:40 PM
    has anybody actually shot one of these???
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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
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