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  • GregLaROCHE's Avatar
    07-14-2018, 03:20 AM
    Tried citric acid on my brass. Works great. Now I use it all the time.
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    07-08-2018, 09:36 PM
    In my experience a metal shroud to direct all heat to the bottom of whatever youíre melting in makes things much more efficient. Especially if thereís some wind. Go with a Dutch oven with a bail that goes from one side th the other. I have been...
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    06-30-2018, 03:20 PM
    I started this thread when I started looking at the boolits from my Lee 300 230gr blackout mold. They seem to be more or less boat tailed. I may be wrong, but I don’t think this round is expected to be used at long ranges. That’s why I wonder if a...
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    06-30-2018, 02:39 AM
    I remember reading that boat tail boolits only give you an advantage after 200 to 300yrds. And that flat bases are better for closer ranges. Something about when the hot gases are leaving the muzzle behind the boolit. Can anyone tell me if this...
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    06-27-2018, 01:49 AM
    I bought some powder off of eBay and it worked great in a Tupperware type knockoff. I hadn’t heard about the BBs then, so didn’t use any. I shake for around a minute. I’m meaning to try some BBs and will probably buy from Smoke next time I need more...
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    06-22-2018, 02:01 AM
    Well I gas checked and sized a few yesterday. I only coated them once. Will see how they do today.
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    06-21-2018, 07:11 AM
    Has anyone powder coated a boolit after the gas check was applied? Iím working with a 6.5mm 140 gr boolit and after the PC itís not that easy to get the checks on, so I thought I might give it a try the other way round. I know a lot of people...
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    06-18-2018, 06:47 PM
    Iím a newbie to casting, but am really excited about how it can bring costs down. Iíve never seen leading before. I have a 6.5 mm bore, so itís not so easy to look into it. I have been experiencing with gas checked Alox as well as some...
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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