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    05-21-2018, 12:35 PM
    I had a 250 savage when I was a kid, it was well balanced, accurate, wonderful. . I re chambered it to 257 improved, then I sold it. . I really miss that 250, it was the one that got away. . 6.5 is simply the 250 Savage with a bigger bullet....
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    05-21-2018, 12:28 PM
    Nope, I do not know. . But,,,, I read some where, ....some place, that once a metal has been alloyed, it is alloyed forever, and they way it is made pure again, is to dilute the alloy with pure metal, until, the metal which was added is of no...
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    05-21-2018, 12:21 PM
    Pan lubing is....slow. If you do not have a sizing machine, my suggestion is use slip on gas checks, ( the gas check store ) then, hand lube them, as you sit in front of the TV set. Do not worry about sizing, the best cast bullet is one hand...
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    05-14-2018, 04:14 PM
    I've never been much of a war booster. The majority of war's victims are not soldiers; playing the game..; they are moms, dads, grandma, grandpa, ......and the little kids who get in the way, ....or, who are shot down in revenge by angry...
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    05-14-2018, 02:13 PM
    Do not waste your time trying for accuracy at low velocity's with cast bullets. Stick with the high energy shotgun powders, they burn fast, and do so at consistent uniform pressures. . 4895, with light charges will not reach a consistent...
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    05-14-2018, 02:00 PM
    The 30-30 and 32 special are really nice for cast bullets. Long ctg., case necks, and small powder charges. Factory velocities of around 2100 fps... . If you are going for normal full power regular pressure loads, you can just about pick any...
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    05-09-2018, 03:42 PM
    Hummm..... Pure lead and a paper patch. Yur bullet is going to "slump," at velocities over about 1000 fps. By "slump," I mean the lead will be accelerated soo fast by your powder charge, that , that bullet which exits the muzzle, will be a...
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    05-08-2018, 02:13 PM
    I know you are looking for a sizing machine, so my opinion might not be relevant, but..., were I shooting only rifle, I would use a slip on gas check, and hand lube the bullets, and not size them at all. . Were I shooting for a pistol where...
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    04-27-2018, 12:54 PM
    Get a set of bolt cutters, and a wheel barrow, then, late at night, cut your way in, fill up,,, Then get the heck out ... FAST ! And, hope there are no video cameras. . Maybe wear a Bill Clinton mask....
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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