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    Yesterday, 04:04 PM
    Anyone can buy an email address as long as it hasn't been purchased. nothing surprising about a kimbergunshop.com email being a scam address. My suggestion is to NOT buy a gun from a business that you are DEFINITELY sure is not a scammer. Trying...
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    03-06-2021, 02:14 PM
    I bought an APP last month. played with depriming about 500 .223 cases and got the machine working well. Got another 750 or so run through it yesterday. I like it well. I'm waiting for the swaging kit to remove the crimps in these. I will...
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    03-06-2021, 11:05 AM
    you might need to reduce the OAL a little bit There is always some OAL differences. You could load up some dummy rounds (maybe 6) Lock the slide back, let it drop and test your staggered theory but I am thinking its the OAL
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    03-06-2021, 10:56 AM
    Sorry that I am just seeing this question. Its always best to contact me directly concerning any questions about a PID that I have made. (1) - If you only intend to use the PID with your single casting pot then I would just leave the probe in...
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    03-06-2021, 10:42 AM
    LEE 4-20 POT I have also used a piece of 14ga copper wire and wrapped around the probe and attached it to the same screw. RCBS PRO MELT
    0 replies | 72 view(s)
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    03-05-2021, 11:37 AM
    Handloader109 replied to a thread USPS mail delay in Our Town
    And today local news reported there is a move by USPS to offer early retirement to their employees. great ... now even later deliveries. Oh I got my wife's package yesterday. 3 weeks 2 days and 5 days after I submitted lost report Sent...
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    03-03-2021, 07:10 PM
    Got the brass..... Box barely made it. Only one side still taped down on the top. Bag was stuffed down just enough. And I guess the postman was out of primers. Please tie the bag for the next person..... Sent from my SM-G892A using Tapatalk
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    03-03-2021, 09:38 AM
    Handloader109 replied to a thread HF coupons in Our Town
    They are phasing out the generic 20% off. Moving towards more short term targeting. They had 10% off any one item in store last weekend. 4 days. (all but their super coupon items, couldn't double coupon) Looks like a major push to get you to...
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    03-02-2021, 04:34 PM
    Handloader109 replied to a thread Scam Alert in Our Town
    just be real careful about using a shop you are not familiar with. I get on mewe every now and then and half the posts are complaining about scammers and listing scammers. some idiot was supposedly selling 3 cz scorpions that were full auto. ...
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    03-02-2021, 04:24 PM
    Never could get the elco to work for me in a 9mm pistol. nose would hit no matter how thin a coat of PC. Worked in my 357 ok, I cast a few hundred and sold it here. guess for an AR, it will depend on the barrel. btw, my CZ scorpion would shoot...
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    03-01-2021, 10:30 AM
    I currently have one type 1 in stock. I will build another one today but after that it will be a delay. I am awaiting parts on the type 2.
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    03-01-2021, 10:20 AM
    I feel pretty good but I am worried. I have a decent stockpile and could shoot for the next ten years or more at my current rate of fire. The problem I have is that nagging feeling that I didn't have before. The feeling that each shot isn't just...
    113 replies | 3368 view(s)
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    03-01-2021, 10:02 AM
    Handloader109 replied to a thread cbd oil in Our Town
    THIS IS A REAL ISSUE. Be very careful with anything that MIGHT contain MJ..... Drug tests CAN pick this up and cause you issues. My daughter is a application specialist for one of the top trucking companies in the US. And MJ causes a lot of...
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    02-27-2021, 02:53 PM
    Handloader109 replied to a thread USPS mail delay in Our Town
    And just got bot email from usps that a human will be assigned to look into shipment...... Sent from my SM-G892A using Tapatalk
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    02-27-2021, 01:01 PM
    Handloader109 replied to a thread USPS mail delay in Our Town
    I'm still waiting on a package for my wife that was shipped on the 10th. still in transit. My daughter said ask for help... USPS has under their help tab an email issue link. put in tracking number and your info and submit. It seemed to help...
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    02-26-2021, 07:45 PM
    You guys think that there there isn't a lot of folks buying ammo? I'm posting an email from Fenix Ammunition up in MI, they were the ones who were asking is you were a Biden voter and not letting you buy ammo if you answered yes. Got an email...
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    02-26-2021, 05:56 PM
    All depends on what you are shipping, where you are shipping (distance) and what you want to accomplish. Regional is usually a buck or two cheaper than MFRB. But if shipping across the country, you aren't supposed to use. If you have a 15 or 20...
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    02-25-2021, 12:45 PM
    But sad that he took two of the workers with him...
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    02-25-2021, 12:44 PM
    Handloader109 replied to a thread USPS mail delay in Our Town
    Well, I've not had any issues with USPS until about 2 weeks ago and a bunch of shipments just ground to a halt. This was before the storm. I also had a UPS shipment that got hung up for 10 days at my local terminal because of the storm.... still...
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    02-25-2021, 12:42 PM
    Thank you for your service. I had a coworker who went over in the army after you guys had gone in. He said a month in his hazmat suit was pretty dang tough. Waiting on Sadam's gas attack which thankfully didn't come about.
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    02-24-2021, 06:47 PM
    HATCH replied to a thread Wtb: 30cal molds in Swappin & Sellin
    I moved it.
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    02-24-2021, 10:29 AM
    Handloader109 replied to a thread more primers in Our Town
    Other way around.... You can ship Primed brass all day long with no hazmat. But loose primers in their OEM box requires hazmat. And the dealers PAY to take the hazmat training. They are just passing on the cost of sending their employees to get...
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    02-23-2021, 09:31 PM
    Posts get deleted from S&S typically because they violate the rules. Some of the rule violations that typically result in deletion are More then ten items per listing More then 5 started posts per month More then 5 open posts in a month I...
    5 replies | 566 view(s)
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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