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    03-22-2018, 02:41 PM
    makes me wish i could gt back before monday or tuesday!
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    03-21-2018, 08:04 PM
    I’m one ahead of you on that. I figured to cut 4 to6 inches off from it and recrown. It’s going to be a few days before I can get back there, but if their both still there, I’m going to offer the 250 for the both of them!
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    03-21-2018, 03:25 PM
    A local gun shop has two Mausers, one a Brazilian long barrel in 7mm with a lot of cleaning wear at the muzzle, the other a Greek Mauser in 8mm with sharp rifling all the way to the muzzle. Both are 150, so which is the better option? Both are...
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    03-15-2018, 08:52 PM
    I’m a big believer in using 45 caliber handgun bullets for 45 caliber muzzleloader‘s. I have a CVA round ball twist Kentucky rifle that I hunted with a 255 grain lee RF for a few years. According to standard wisdom, That bullet is not supposed to...
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    03-12-2018, 09:28 PM
    Additionally, the 357 had a headspace issue that I didn’t catch when I did the epoxying, so that probably exasperated the cratering issue. I corrected both issues with the bushing. The final product isn’t as pretty as I’d like it to be, but it...
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    03-12-2018, 09:23 PM
    Sorry for not getting back sooner, fire. I don’t think I ran any specials through it before I did my bushing, but I doubt you would have a lot of trouble with cratering from them. If I recall correctly, the 44 specials don’t crater on the other...
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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