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    02-24-2020, 12:08 AM
    I have " 2 " Lee's ,, both came over on the Mayflower ,, a Pro-1000 , set up for a 76, 40-60 win. ( Chaparral ) and a turret for pistol & rifle combo's. On the pro- 1000 my powder measure is the "OLD " sq. smokie colored box .. setting on a LEE...
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    02-23-2020, 11:02 PM
    I want to jump in here and make a comment or 2,, but i'm laugh'n so hard I can't type,, Hawwha www hawww. spilt my coffffeee ,,, Hootmix.
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    02-19-2020, 08:27 PM
    Hey Silvercreek ,, mostly rifle ( 92 model Rossi )and a 1875 Outlaw 91 model army grip ,, I don't shoot " HOT Loads ". I mostly stick to Lyman # 49 load manual .WW 231,, H -4198,,& RL-7 ( still work'n on the RL-7 loads ). coffee's ready ,,...
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    02-19-2020, 07:02 PM
    Good info. from all ,, will try different batches ,, just needed a starting point. I shoot 40-60 , & 44-40 ( paper targets ) mostly 200-210 gr. coffee's ready ,, Hootmix.
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    02-19-2020, 12:23 PM
    A few years ago ( time flies ) I bought about 1000 commercial cast bullet for my 44-40 ( 200-205 gr. ) I shoot 10-12 BHN ,, so I used the tic-tac toe formula to make the bullets softer,,, if I did the formula right ,, I need to mix 5lbs. of hard...
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    02-01-2020, 03:24 PM
    Anyone using a BACO made mould for 40-60 win. 210gr.??How nice does it cast ?? coffee's ready ,, Hootmix.
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    01-29-2020, 08:30 PM
    Hootmix replied to a thread PID to pot ??? in Casting Equipment
    My thought exactly !!!! said the guy w/ 1 glass eye ,, and cataract's in the other . I believe MC offered at extra charge ,, a PID unit ,, again I think " WE " are right. coffee's ready ,, Hootmix.
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    01-29-2020, 06:09 PM
    Hootmix replied to a thread PID to pot ??? in Casting Equipment
    My thermocouple has a ring on the end ( HATCH made my plug & play PID ) Ya' i'm think'n that's what the threaded hole is for . Thanks to all ,,will have it together tonight . coffee's ready ,, Hootmix.
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    01-29-2020, 04:11 PM
    Been building a casting table, on casters so i can move it around the shop ,, I have a Master Caster ( one arm bandit ) pulled off the therm. cover , pulled the ins. back to weld a 1/4"x 20 nut to the bottom of pot for my " HATCH PID set-up "...
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    01-27-2020, 01:22 PM
    Mine are all air cooled,, I have been sizing after 12-? hrs. after casting ,, I now have a 450 lube sizer ( the more you do the more tools ya' got ta' have ) , Thanks for all the options . coffee's ready ,, Hootmix.
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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