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    Not bad. Looks like a dandy little unit. Out of my price range though. Sent from my SM-G925T using Tapatalk
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    04-20-2018, 03:41 PM
    Closed. Thanks all. Sent from my SM-G925T using Tapatalk
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    04-20-2018, 12:46 AM
    I apreciate the offers and tips. I planned on buying the mentioned molds. I was trying to see if anyone had hand me downs before i placed another 100 dollar order to midway . I enjoy casting and can sit for days casting. So i dont mind the 2 cavity...
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    04-20-2018, 12:43 AM
    This part of the finger nail clippers works great to hook the edge of them and pull them out. Push the check in. Dump the powder and the hook and pull out the check. Sent from my SM-G925T using Tapatalk
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    04-19-2018, 07:16 AM
    GhostHawk replied to a thread Gamo air rifle in AirGuns
    I have a pair of Hatsan's, 135 QE Vortex and the 95 in Vortex. Love the heck out of both of them.
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    04-18-2018, 11:56 PM
    Rcmaveric replied to a thread Computer texting???? in Our Town
    you can also use an instant messenger like yahoo to send messages from the computer to a cell phone number and they can respond. There maybe some online websites that offer it aswell. Facebook messenger also works that way. You can log into it from...
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    04-18-2018, 09:25 PM
    I prefer to say it a different way. Lay ALL your troubles and burdens at the Lords feet. Leave them there. Take up his yoke, your faith, the Holy Spirit, and peace like a river will show you when you take a step in the right direction, and when...
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    04-18-2018, 07:42 PM
    Moving into shot gun reloading. Looking for Lee Slug Mold and a Lee Round Ball mold mold .30 to .320 diameter (preferably a double cavity mold, but single cavity is fine. The .311 looks about ideal). If you got some old waa12 wads i will take those...
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    04-17-2018, 08:09 PM
    Now i bell the mouth and charge the case in one operation. I dream of upgrading to a turret press. It was tedious fiddling with the little 9mm and 380 ACP casses under the stand. If i used the loading block. The powder droper on its stand ...
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    04-17-2018, 07:48 PM
    Might help with crimping. Using a click style torque wrench would help you make a more consistent crimp. But then also setting your press to stuff at full travel to the desired seating depth or crimp would have the same repeatable effect. Sent...
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    04-17-2018, 01:40 PM
    Rcmaveric replied to a thread Reloading 325 WSM in Cast Boolits
    I am pushing them around 2050 +/- cartridge depending. These are bottle neck cases. Thats the limit of my alloy and skill and knowledge at this time. I have seen and heard higher. Waco just pushed them to 2500 ish. Others have gone up to 2700...
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    04-17-2018, 08:28 AM
    I am a coward, it is what it is. I admit this. I wish I had the courage of my convictions. I don't think many do now days. I do not disagree with Arkansas Paul. Neither do I think that God would wish us to sacrifice a loved family member to...
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    04-17-2018, 08:12 AM
    GhostHawk replied to a thread Thank you in Our Chapel
    Thank you Lord for all the blessings you have rained into my life. For the table you have set for me, for all the gifts you have given me. Thank you for all the prayers answered. Both my concerns and those concerning others. Thank you most of...
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    04-17-2018, 02:07 AM
    Hmm i got a friend with a 3d printer. Maybe he can make me a new plastic stem the diamter of the powder through die. Sent from my SM-G925T using Tapatalk
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    04-17-2018, 02:04 AM
    Been looking at the adapter for about a year. I keep telling myself i will buy the adapter. More molds or another LB of powder always comes up. Was sitting in the reloading room trying stick i big circle into a little circle. Then the thought...
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    04-17-2018, 01:32 AM
    When you drop from the mold into the water. Then put back into the oven. You just annealed the bullets. You can skip that step. You are right. Also a mount of time backed can affect end BHN. Take a look at the heat treating article at LASSC. It...
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    04-16-2018, 08:13 AM
    I just raped my bag, all the good stuff is going into the new R-pod 189 we just bought. Tired of waiting for the end of the world as we know it. I'm going LOOKING for it.
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    04-16-2018, 02:48 AM
    Just toss them back in the pot next time you cast just like you would for a greased bullet. Dont breathe the burning plastic though. It burns off quickly. Sent from my SM-G925T using Tapatalk
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    04-16-2018, 02:46 AM
    Outstandin job at shooting and reloading. Sent from my SM-G925T using Tapatalk
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    04-15-2018, 09:47 PM
    GhostHawk replied to a thread Prayer For Our Family in Our Chapel
    Lord if it be thy will will you send Peace like a river to each of Dennis's family? You see better than I Lord, send them what they need to weather this trial. They have suffered enough. You have blessed me again and again. I do not want for...
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    04-15-2018, 09:39 PM
    RFD thank you very much sir, did not know about those. Wonders if they can make one with a short chunk of rail for a Red Dot?
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    04-15-2018, 09:28 PM
    GhostHawk replied to a thread Got bugs? in Our Town
    Long time Minnesota joke about 2 skeeters that got into a resort cabin one night. One asks the other if they should take them outside or just suck them dry there? Other skeeter smacks the first one. Take them outside? If we do the big skeeters...
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    04-15-2018, 09:20 PM
    I have shot .30 cal round buckshot in my Mosin with just primers. Go through one side of a cardboard box and bounce around inside. Reasonably accurate. Glue bullets I tried with my .32sw long fractured badly on impact. But they were not melted,...
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    04-15-2018, 07:59 AM
    GhostHawk replied to a thread Prayer Request in Our Chapel
    Your welcome Charlie. How you doing?
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    04-15-2018, 07:55 AM
    I'm with 303guy. Why size a thou smaller than yours? " I cast the bullets and run mine thru a .383 sizing die and his thru a .382 push thru NOE bushing after I size and lube them." That is my first choice to change. Clean bore, try...
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    04-15-2018, 07:50 AM
    No trout to speak of in decent driving range of Fargo ND. Just don't have the cool water those guys need. But come Mothers Day I'll be looking for some panfish in the old Jon Boat.
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    04-15-2018, 07:47 AM
    Personally I would have no problem spending a dime on a half a cup of vinegar once a year to make a light that needed no other power source. Might want to look at these. ...
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    04-15-2018, 07:32 AM
    GhostHawk replied to a thread Prayer Request in Our Chapel Her Gofundme page is here. That is what I have...
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Active duty. I love to hunt and fish. Got into reloading due to cost. Now I cast and reload for the since of accomplishment and awe.
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Abbreviations used in Reloading

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