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  • BamaNapper's Avatar
    11-25-2019, 06:38 PM
    Agree with 'Charlie b'. Did the primer fire? If not, I assume it has nothing to do with the powder or lube. Here's a thought: Maybe it was a bunch of duds 20 yrs ago and that's why they got set aside in the first place. Maybe sloppy reloading got...
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    11-22-2019, 06:44 PM
    BamaNapper replied to a thread skunk in Our Town
    I remember back a lot of years in Boy Scouts. A skunk walked into one of our large squad tents at night. One of the adults there had his act together. He doused the other lamp and grabbed a tight beam flashlight. Shined it in front of the skunk and...
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    11-22-2019, 01:52 PM
    This is the kind of thread I like to read. Discussion of a concern I never even thought of. I don't shoot bullet wt/caliber where it's a thing. I do like the idea of PC over the GC. It never occurred to me. A fix for a problem that almost...
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    11-19-2019, 06:57 PM
    I'll second the comment to look at places servicing big trucks. If you're on the interstate and not in a hurry, swing into a few truck stops and ask. Bring your own buckets and a few dollars for their coffee fund.
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    11-16-2019, 11:32 PM
    I could not agree more. Casting is my therapy. I'll spend hours with a 2 cavity mold, and music or a podcast playing, whether I need more bullets or not.
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    11-16-2019, 11:19 PM
    I've done it all the same day, cast to loaded, and never had a problem. I PC as I'm casting and will size and load when the bullets are cool. PC is a polymer so it's basically not going to react with much. In my opinion PC isn't too different...
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Back into reloading/casting after a 25-yr absence. God, Country, and guns; in that order.
South Alabama


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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