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    02-17-2020, 09:29 PM
    Be sure your cases are clean and dry also so when the round fires the case grabs on and bolt face and primer doesn’t take all the pressure. I’ve forgotten several times to clean the lube off and had similar problems.
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    02-14-2020, 06:10 PM
    Hossfly replied to a thread First time casting in Cast Boolits
    It does help to do a lot of research before you start. Good looking boolits there. I did the same, researched and read everything i could possibly find on the subject. Had a mentor that shared with me what not to do, like chop up old car batteries...
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    02-13-2020, 07:11 PM
    Old discarded Freon tanks work also they wont blow up but do give off bad gas when cut with torch, you’ll need to cut with a saw.
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    02-10-2020, 04:44 PM
    I killed 16 one summer, used a motion light hooked to an all night radio station,with out the light. Placed in the area they were frequently around sho nuff just about every night that thing would go off about 2:30 am. Get up with pistol in hand and...
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    02-04-2020, 09:23 PM
    Hossfly replied to a thread corn planter in Our Town
    I plant purple hull peas for me and the deer, they get most of them tho.
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    02-03-2020, 10:54 PM
    Hossfly replied to a thread What is it.... in Our Town
    It may be a type of barb wire stretcher or tightener put those two prongs into wood post or tree and tighten up the wire of course you will need an extra set of hands to drive in a staple at the right place tho. Will be a learning curve with this...
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    01-30-2020, 10:15 AM
    CZ75BD for me, have cycled every thing I’ve produced. Kinda heavy for concealed carry but more accurate than i am.
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    01-25-2020, 12:43 PM
    Don’t know about the blue, I’ve pulled down some red tipped military 30-06 that weighed 143 gr and had steel core and tracer material in base. They would light up at approx 100 yards and glow for about a mile or so. Shot about 100 and didn’t see any...
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    01-25-2020, 12:27 PM
    The wife has a hobby of doing diamond painting. This is sticking the little poly beads onto a glued surface and forming a large picture. She was complaining about these things are shooting all over while trying to get out of the little plastic bags,...
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    01-25-2020, 12:06 PM
    My experience with pot capacity is like lightman says don’t over run your mold count. The first mold fill run will be fast dump because molds are relatively cool, 2nd mold fill not so much. If you got aluminum molds they tend to solidify the alloy...
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    01-22-2020, 05:19 PM
    I hand sort mine, when I miss a zinker it’ll float and gets skimmed off with all the clips and dirt. After the initial skimming then I add a couple hand fulls of pine chips and when they smoke heavy i light with bar b q lighter and let burn to...
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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