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    11-09-2018, 01:39 PM
    Antimony up date ,,,it's not " PURE ANTIMONY " ,, I cast 4 bullets using a LEE 45acp. HP mold that normally cast @ 215gn. w/11-12-BHN hardness ,, the 4 rounds fell out of the mold slick as if oiled ,, weighed out @ 188.5gn. average ( 27gn. diff. )...
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    11-08-2018, 10:51 PM
    I think he may be wrong about the amount of antimony ,,, it is very hard and does " ring " ,, and my 5-H hard pencil wont even start to scratch it ( sharpened and flattened the pencil 4 times ,, no scratch ") . It's will cold and rainy tomorrow ,,...
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    11-07-2018, 01:21 AM
    Several months ago a friend had sold his place and bought a place closer to town and ask if I wanted some old lead bricks ,he didn't want to move ( DUH ! ). About 50 #'s ,,took it home and stuck it under my work bench ( mini lathe & mill ) he told...
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    11-03-2018, 09:14 PM
    I see ,, ya' recon he'll be by here later ? Thanks for the up-date . coffee's ready ,, Hootmix .
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    11-02-2018, 04:10 PM
    Hey Remmy ,, did miss how you came out w/ your rifle ,, or are you still work'n on it ?? "Curious minds want to know ". coffe's ready ,, Hootmix .
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    10-31-2018, 08:33 AM
    Hootmix replied to a thread 44-40 +p? in Leverguns
    Jack , I believe you just answered a question I posted on another forum ,, my dies are LEE's . It pay's to read. I'v been having the same problem w/ a set for my 40-60 . coffee's ready ,, Hootmix .
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    10-27-2018, 11:09 PM
    Hey IJ,, yea, I got a pretty good one ( lot's of folks didn't ) but no parts available .. Chappies are very-very close copy's of the 76 win. So I collected ,a original bolt 1st. gen ,some toggle links ,( had to make the back half for the right side...
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    10-26-2018, 08:24 PM
    I shoot a 76 Chaparral in 40-60 .. chaparral's have a 1 in 20 twist ,45-60 & 45-75 also . Some have a " tic or two " but original win. parts fit'um . coffee's ready ,, Hootmix .
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    10-21-2018, 03:51 AM
    Hootmix replied to a thread Win/Miroku 1873 44-40 in Leverguns
    Hey CamoWhamo , up having coffee ,, other wise i'd get in on the discussion ,, .oh ! I shoot 44/40 ,, Rossi src ,, 90's model ,," life is good ". coffee's ready ,, Hootmix .
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    10-19-2018, 07:48 PM
    One of the great things I really enjoy about gun smith'n ,,, is know'n ,, " I'm not alone " ,, and proves you have way more patience than you though. coffee's ready ,, Hootmix .[smilie=b:
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    10-15-2018, 08:49 PM
    Yes Sir ,, keep me posted on the 240gn. coffee's ready ,, Hootmix .
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    10-14-2018, 07:27 PM
    Thank you all ,, Hey Texas like you I want to find the " ONE " that fits my rifle . Slugged my bore w/ a cast 240 , miced @ .431 ( comes out 251 ) it miced at .430 ,, then slugged again w/ a .429 , 215gn. it came out miced at .429 ??? sooo not sure...
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    10-14-2018, 12:46 AM
    Hootmix replied to a thread No meat today in Hunting with CB's
    I use to hunt a lot back in the day . Would get up early go find a good " cozy " spot out of the wind ,, lay my rifle down w/ the barrel pointed toward my feet ,, and sleep till time to eat ,, when ask if I seen any deer ,,, uh , well no not a dad-...
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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