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    04-15-2019, 05:50 PM
    My first bike was a Bridgestone 90 purchased by my dad, from JC Penneys with me paying for it with my week end job delivering hamburgers from KoKoMo in Bossier city, La. promised would ride to work every day all year long, and I did it. Last bike...
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    04-10-2019, 11:05 PM
    +1 on getting a thermometer, using old toaster oven myself, wont stay up to temp unless put on bake then will hold 400’ but you have to watch it like a hawk. Once you get use to it , you’ll do pretty good. Just be sure you bake long enough for the...
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    04-07-2019, 08:19 PM
    I use lps3 on dies that am going to store long term, very good rust preventer.
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    04-06-2019, 10:46 AM
    I like the 650 for cranking out 9mm, was slow with lubed boolits, lube would clog the seating die. Switched to power coat and all is well.
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    04-04-2019, 02:33 PM
    The best accuracy I’ve ever gotten was .005 Dist. From boolit to rifling and holding my hand on top of scope. Once I got the powder right with harmonics of that particular rifle barrel combination. Watch breathing and shoot between heart beats.
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    04-02-2019, 09:56 AM
    Hossfly replied to a thread Burns... in Cast Boolits
    I like the Silvadine but don’t have any, so just use cool water and aloe from kitchen window, my wife keeps for all things painful. Burns, wasp stings, etc. real bad 2nd degree gets emergency room visit. Every time I’ve been burned or hurt, was from...
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    03-30-2019, 08:50 PM
    Owl would be about like chicken hawk.
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    03-30-2019, 10:30 AM
    That looks doable if you mount it over two legged end and put some weight on the other end.
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    03-28-2019, 05:18 PM
    Well down here in Louisiana we’ll just about eat anything, snakes, alligators, coon, but I drew the line when it came to possum or Bussard, or armadillo.
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    03-28-2019, 12:10 AM
    Hossfly replied to a thread Propane tank Mercaptan in Our Town
    Checked tanks this am, no smell and no leaks, no more liquid on top of fill valve and stink gone from finger. After 6 washings with diff. Soaps and washing car and truck. Dieselhorses as far as natural gas, pressure, house pressure is usually...
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    03-26-2019, 09:15 PM
    Are you drilling out flash holes?
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    03-26-2019, 08:54 PM
    Walked by my propane tank today as usual, smelled that Oder they put in to detect leaks. Seen a streak coming over side looked strange. Opened domed lid and saw a clear liquid on top of fill valve, that wasn’t there a few days ago. So dipped my...
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    03-26-2019, 01:30 PM
    Hossfly replied to a thread ladder test in Cast Boolits
    I do this the same as land owner, and once you know what it will do with that freebore your next trial you can seat boolits at that free bore. It’s mostly how that barrel harmonics play when that particular boolit exits the muzzle.
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    03-24-2019, 04:51 PM
    Hossfly replied to a thread Help Needed in Cast Boolits
    I got old hot plate and built a cover out of an old coffee can, works wonders heating aluminum molds. Put old saw blade to disperse heat.
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    03-24-2019, 04:38 PM
    Wow, wouldn’t want any part of that 577. But prolly could handle the 50 Barrett.
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    03-22-2019, 11:48 PM
    Hossfly replied to a thread Not Happy Today in Cast Boolits
    That will certainly help. The more info you can give the better we can help.
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    03-22-2019, 11:20 PM
    Hossfly replied to a thread Not Happy Today in Cast Boolits
    Looks like your mold is not up to temperature, get it hot, I use a hot plate and up to around 400’. Then start pouring fast and let sprue puddle on top, several cycles, when up to temp drop boolits on dry cotton towel or you can drop into water...
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    03-21-2019, 08:33 PM
    Hossfly replied to a thread I am addicted..... in Our Town
    I’m not a hoarder, I’m a historian, I do have a mold that I don’t have a rifle for (yet) and 3 old Jeeps in the shop somewhere, but I will, one day get around to them also. Love guns and have since I was 3-4 yo. Not addicted just trying to preserve...
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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