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    10-24-2020, 07:53 PM
    Heat sink, in other words to get rid of heat wood would tend to insulate. But you could use small fan to do that also.
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    10-16-2020, 08:46 PM
    I got several thousand from friend in town cause he didn’t like them, 38 spl. So i use them cause they’re free, cant beat that price.
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    10-16-2020, 08:44 PM
    I got several thousand from friend in town cause he didn’t like them, 38 spl. So i use them cause they’re free, cant beat that price.
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    10-07-2020, 09:59 AM
    Man just looking at those I’m starting to sweat on the forehead.LOL
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    10-07-2020, 09:52 AM
    Trying to finish one of the greenhouses that hurricane Laura took some panels off for me.
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    10-07-2020, 09:42 AM
    RedhawkO, i bought the OVOS oven gloves and nothing has gotten thru now for a few years, they look like those you pictured but not as long sleeves tho.
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    10-06-2020, 09:09 PM
    Hossfly replied to a thread Lynotype?? in Lead and Lead Alloys
    I’d buy it at .63 per lb and don’t think you could go wrong at that price. Already in ingot form that’s cheap.
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    10-06-2020, 06:05 PM
    Get out of the way of the storm and come to Farmerville, bring the lead and pewter, we can have a hurricane party and eat some (boudin).LOL.
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    10-06-2020, 05:52 PM
    I pin cleaned the 80, 30-06 brass that just went thru the Lyman salt bath annealing process at 960’ for 7 seconds They look like new so will prime later this week and fill with powder and boolits, ready for deer season.
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    10-04-2020, 10:01 PM
    Spray on, 91% alcohol and pure lanolin 12 to 1. Lay out on shop towel spray a few spritzers and roll around. Save shop towel in plastic bag for later. Doesn’t take much.
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    10-04-2020, 08:55 AM
    I’ve got the art pencils and they work very well, but you have to get use to using they, it is an art. Also have a hardness tester and they agree completely. The pencil set for me have to be kept in order and pay attention to numbers stamped on...
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    10-03-2020, 09:15 PM
    I finished the Lyman Salt Bath pot today. Was stopped by hurricane Laura when the power went out for 55 hrs. Here and about 9 days in the rest of the parish. Helping others with portable generators keep their freezers froze. The 40 year old...
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    10-03-2020, 02:51 PM
    I found a digital one on amazon for around $50, requires a battery and some folks don’t like digital or fooling with batteries. I don’t mind either, looked in local pawn shops and they think those mechanical mics. Are made of gold. This one is I...
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    10-03-2020, 01:43 PM
    Ok just finished the salt bath annealer set up with the 40 year old Lyman pot that I was gifted. Bought some low temp salt and set up my PID outside the tack room for safety reasons. , Had about 80 30-06 that were starting to split necks. Sent...
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    10-03-2020, 08:43 AM
    To me hot plate is very valuable to get your molds up to temp before you start casting. Also it can heat your next ingots up close for not dropping pot temp while adding more in. But be careful it can melt ingots also. Find something to lay on top...
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    10-02-2020, 07:48 PM
    I worked with Trane absorption machine chillers for about 30 yrs, we had to log the temps all over the chiller about 11-12 places. At first we used a set of lab thermometers glass of course, which wouldn’t take any abuse of course. Until I found...
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    10-01-2020, 08:43 AM
    That hole in the middle looks like a good place for a beach umbrella, or a place for errant rounds.
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    09-30-2020, 12:51 PM
    Hossfly replied to a thread Propane problem in Our Town
    Usually if a leak on the tank outside the stink will attract a large # of flies. If your looking for leak in the piping system, block it off and install a guage after the regulator, shut tank off with this pressure on guage and it should hold. Just...
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    09-29-2020, 01:10 PM
    Hossfly replied to a thread Hydraulic wood splitter in Our Town
    Got to have the right kind of logs, I’ve tried with a 60 ton that would just drive the wedge in and stop. Took about 30 mins. To beat that log off there, they’re right if it don’t split first few inches stop and haul off to burn pile. Some types of...
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    09-29-2020, 08:40 AM
    Hossfly replied to a thread Silly question in Our Town
    I would just put them in used primer boxes very carefully, and save them for hard times, like when they’re unavailable. I’ve reloaded with pulled primers before and worked fine, all went bang. But they we’re known to me to be good, never had one...
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    09-28-2020, 09:22 AM
    Wash, dry process....
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    09-27-2020, 08:13 PM
    Hossfly replied to a thread Consan 20 or Physan20 in Our Town
    I did pm Dragonheart and got my answer. Now where did his post go I’m not sure. It has disappeared.
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    09-27-2020, 05:15 PM
    I’ve been thinking along the same lines, since I’m in the industrial boiler business. But didn’t pursue it because of the cost I might incur. The pilot and linear gas valve and a way to control the system would probably drive cost to over what I...
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    09-26-2020, 08:23 PM
    Hossfly replied to a thread Consan 20 or Physan20 in Our Town
    Tried that search, How I destroy the Covid 19 Virus and didn’t come up.It was early in the Pandemic and op was talking about Consan 20 or Physan 20 to spray for killing Covid. I think he was in the Houston Tx. Area?
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    09-26-2020, 10:04 AM
    Hossfly started a thread Consan 20 or Physan20 in Our Town
    Looking for information on Consan 20, can it be used in static spray gun like fog gun to kill Covid 19? There was a post here I think in our town from Houston area about it, but cannot find the post. Any info would be helpful, I know Consan will...
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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