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    03-13-2018, 03:06 PM
    These cans were sold factory new, in the early 1970s.. I have several full, sealed, new, and unopened cans of bullseye, unique, and 2400 put up in just these cans. I also have 3 pounds of Hi Vel #2, in the old brown paper cans, given to me by...
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    03-13-2018, 02:59 PM
    I read a story about the Thompson sub machine guns being sent over to Russia, inside US Sherman tanks.. . In ww11, during a deep Siberian winter, two drunken Russian soldiers got in a gun fight; one shot the other with their tank's Thompson...
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    03-13-2018, 02:50 PM
    were I to pick a pistol caliber, lever carbine, it would be a, model 1894 Marlin, in caliber .357 Mag. . That rifle, in the 357 caliber; will hit hard, ....shoot flatter than the 45 colt, and kick less. And it will do pretty much anything...
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    03-12-2018, 03:25 PM
    Years ago, in a rather knowledgeable gun shop, the gunsmith had on display a sign, and it said they would not work on low number Springfield actions. With the sign, they posted pictures, of actions he had .......shattered...... with a hammer. ....
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    03-12-2018, 03:15 PM
    I have an old RCBS single stage , which I've owned since age 18... Works good ! My buddy has a Dillon. I can load as fast with my old RCBS as he can with his Dillon, and, I can make better ammo. As I load, ..he tinkers, ..adjusts, re fills,...
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    03-09-2018, 03:14 PM
    Here in USA the 303 is little used. Across The British Empire, and Canada, the 303 is their "every man's" 3006. Given reasonable range, and proper shot placement, .....mission accomplished, both ctgs. It's a matter of a good rifleman,...
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    03-07-2018, 03:52 PM
    I do not own an AR-15 rifle, I may..... I read articles, and watch videos of guys endlessly trying to get cast bullets to shoot through the .223 AR platform. It's always the same: Ping ping ping, ......They turn their AR rifle, into a very...
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    02-23-2018, 03:08 PM
    This from my reading only ! . You might consider cream of wheat as a gas check. Charge the ctg. case with powder, ..add cream of wheat ( cow), to the level of the bullet base, then seat the bullet. . The cream of wheat ( cow ) acts as an...
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    02-22-2018, 01:45 PM
    Probably the best case sizing/forming lubes I ever used were; 1)The Lee version of NRA lube in the hollow stick, and/or 2)a mix of bee wax, and neets foot oil. ( neets foot oil, not oil compound ) Either, are the best lubes I have ever...
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    02-21-2018, 03:14 PM
    A bent spoon works good as a ladle. Wear leather face cloth back gloves. . Pick the spoon in the right size, bend it to shape with plyers. . Wood handle(?), maybe, glue it on with high temp silicone..... . . Dig the wheel weight clips out...
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    02-21-2018, 03:06 PM
    To size nose down takes the sizing pressure off the nose, and puts it on the base. . Nose up sizing puts the pressure on the nose, ..and if you push down on a Lyman size machine handle to hard, the bullet's nose will bulge out, ...just a little,...
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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