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    12-09-2018, 10:02 PM
    Hossfly replied to a thread W296 Score! in Cast Boolits
    W296 is $183.99 that is good score.
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    12-09-2018, 05:13 PM
    Hobby here is boolit dia. I think your coal is too long, I would cut down on length a few thou till you get them to fit with proper free bore and watch for pressure signs. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
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    12-09-2018, 05:06 PM
    Hobby’s i know my boolits ain’t same as yours but if these pics come thru it may help. My CZ75 BD slugs at .3555 and my painted measure .3558 and col set at 1.0705 all run with no problems. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
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    12-09-2018, 10:28 AM
    Do you measure to boolits or run thru a sizer after powder coating, to know what is exactly the size? You must know your bore size and the exact location of rifling to get correct col. sounds like their sticking in rifleing if when you chamber and...
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    12-07-2018, 11:55 PM
    Is that a barrel cut out and placed over your pot and burner? Looks like good idea for saving fuel.
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    12-05-2018, 05:14 PM
    Boudin and sweet tators.
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    12-03-2018, 10:53 PM
    Hossfly replied to a thread factory ammo in Factory Rifles
    I would at least e mail them with the lot no. So they can gather info on maybe a potential larger problem.
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    12-03-2018, 10:11 PM
    Hossfly replied to a thread New member intro in Our Town
    Welcome AKgunnut1 if you’ve been lurking for a while then you know what a vast resource this site is. I lurked a while and found out there ain’t nothing one of these guys hasn’t seen or experienced. If your wondering about something just ask,...
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    12-02-2018, 06:45 PM
    Yes there is zinc in every possible form now.
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    12-01-2018, 05:08 PM
    I would get it but then i like jeeps. Have 3 now 1945 type.
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    12-01-2018, 10:02 AM
    Good shot, that 10 point might be harder to get unless he got his mind on other things.
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    11-30-2018, 04:51 PM
    I’d say that about perfect,it got meat for the freezer.
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    11-30-2018, 12:54 PM
    If you are near a large city, Industrial bolt co. Have bolts in barrels for days. Cheap to very expensive to choose from. Hardware stores have to make profit on small quantity orders, these industrial bolt co.s sell in volume. One close to me will...
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    11-30-2018, 11:05 AM
    Hossfly replied to a thread Jword boolits in Cast Boolits
    Shooting j word bullets like driving a Dodge truck, it’s ok as long as you don’t get caught. LOL
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    11-30-2018, 10:12 AM
    John McCorkle, a book by Lt. James Forsyth, The Sporting Rifle and it Projectiles, is good reading.
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    11-29-2018, 10:44 AM
    Hossfly replied to a thread Jword boolits in Cast Boolits
    Easier than trying to spell projectiles.
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    11-23-2018, 07:56 PM
    Wow in Louisiana that size deer would be a 32 point monster.
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    11-23-2018, 01:14 PM
    KIRK Status/Status Date: EXPIRED 5/4/1993 Serial Number: 71598021 Filing Date: 5/24/1950 Registration Number: 0562192 Registration Date: 7/29/1952 Goods and Services: TIN, ZINC, LEAD, AND LEAD-ANTIMONY ALLOYS IN THE FORM OF PIGS, INGOTS, OR...
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    11-23-2018, 12:55 PM
    I’ve been reading this book and others, for years, I guess I’m not that critical in my reading. I just like old books and reading about how all this got started in the first place. Especially the bullet lubes he and others started with, something...
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    11-21-2018, 09:24 PM
    Hossfly replied to a thread My Bride in Our Town
    Mostly private, the Union game reserve closed several years ago. Now mostly land is leased, as timber co. Want to make more money. When I was younger you could hunt any where. Maybe I can get her on a lease. Maybe next year.
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    11-21-2018, 06:41 PM
    Hossfly replied to a thread My Bride in Our Town
    Farmerville is 28 mi north of Ruston. Parish seat of Union parish. Hottest spot for dear.
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    11-21-2018, 04:23 PM
    Hossfly replied to a thread My Bride in Our Town
    I bought mine a didigital micrometer I found on e-bay. Lol
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    11-21-2018, 04:14 PM
    Hossfly replied to a thread Primer Problem in Reloading Equipment
    An old reloader freind of mine kept calling these I didn’t know what it meant till I had some, only a few though. I think those were military and sat out for a while in the elements. Any way i just held in small vice and took a smallish screw...
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    11-21-2018, 11:16 AM
    Hossfly replied to a thread Tested 32ACP on hog in Cast Boolits
    When I was in my 20’s my fil raised 7 hogs fed out on corn. He asked if I would help him process them. Oh yea, I brought my Ruger single 6 with 22 long cyl. I watched my grand pa kill a suffering mule once, it dropped instantly with 22 single shot....
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    11-20-2018, 03:36 PM
    Hossfly replied to a thread Anniversary in Our Town
    Congratulations Lightman,that’s a long time for a woman to be in paradise. We just hit #47 last May, and young folks today get married for better or worse but not for long. Enjoy the Hollidays.
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    11-20-2018, 03:31 PM
    Hossfly replied to a thread Fat doe in Our Town
    Ours are getting fatter because of corn feeding them thru feeders. I see it bought at the seed stores by the ton. Also rice bran in all kind of flavors. Peanut butter, persimmon,apple etc.
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We ride walking horses, hunt,shoot,reload,and now cast boolits to shoot more,eat lots of deer.also were Christians Bible thumping kind.
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Farmerville,Louisiana
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Gardening,shooting,hunting,riding horses,raising Orchids hobby greenhousesX2.
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Retired industrial Boiler and A\C Technician

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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