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  • Walks's Avatar
    Today, 04:59 AM
    I've just read this thread straight through. I just can't believe this ****. Semi-Auto's are more reliable then revolvers!?!?!?!? That's the stupidest thing I've ever heard. I've been shooting Handguns since I was 4yrs old. SIXTY YEARS. I...
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    Today, 04:01 AM
    Walks replied to a thread texting and driving in Our Town
    It's illegal in CA too. DOESN'T MAKE A ****ED BIT OF DIFFERENCE. I've been driving SoCal freeways for almost 50yrs. Used to drive back & forth from the Harbor area to downtown every day BEFORE cellphones. I used to see woman puting makeup...
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    07-19-2018, 12:10 PM
    Pietro, That's not my experience. I've rubbed off the shine of 5-6 REMINGTON 700 BDL's, quad 0 steel wool (0000). I've hunted with them in the rain in CO & NM in & snow too. I've never done any water proofing. One time I slipped crossing a stream...
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    07-19-2018, 03:01 AM
    Lyman#31141 COWW/#2, 50/50. IMR3031- 26.5grs. Nuff said.
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    07-19-2018, 02:56 AM
    I use BULLSEYE in my LIGHT TARGET LOADS. I clip 3 coils off a factory spring. Cast from the LYMAN #452488 195gr SWC out of LINOTYPE. Drops at 191.5grs average. Load over 3.5grs of BULLSEYE. It's a great powder puff target load. But it doesn't...
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    07-18-2018, 02:24 AM
    LYMAN#311252 has been my choice for .32ACP, cast of LINOTYPE over 2.2grs BULLSEYE. Cast of COWW over 1.1grs of BULLSEYE in the .32Short & Wimpy. Yea, I know, but it worked for my DAD for 40+ yrs and it works for me. My Wife has a cat, so I...
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    07-18-2018, 02:03 AM
    Heck of a price. I got one used 25+yrs ago from the original buyer. In those days the carbines came blued only. He had it CCH'D. Then decided to quit COWBOY SHOOTING. It was so cheap I borrowed money from my Brokerage account without telling the...
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    07-17-2018, 01:30 AM
    I too load the #311252, sized .312 over 2.3grs of TITEGROUP. I cast of pure Linotype at 71.5grs average. Seat to start of OGIVE & TAPER CRIMP. Works great in a COLT 1903, WALTHER French PP & a Pre-War PPK. My DAD shot the same Bullet with...
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    07-17-2018, 01:16 AM
    Walks replied to a thread Texas Drivers in Our Town
    I've driven CALIFORNIA Freeways for almost 50yrs. We have so many **** prius's that can't get out of their own way that That's gotta slow down overall speed by five miles an hour. I drove as a passenger in my neighbor's prius last month. TOTAL...
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    07-16-2018, 11:31 PM
    I think I saw a you-tube video on this last year. Sorry I can't remember the author.
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    07-16-2018, 12:26 PM
    NOPE! But, through the years of reloading, and reading " the experts": Marshall & Sanow, Ayoob, Harris, Skelton and others, several things have stuck in my mind. 1. You shoot best what kicks and deafens you least. Few people can handle well the...
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    07-16-2018, 11:21 AM
    sniper replied to a thread Savage 99 30-30 in Leverguns
    Great-looking rifle! Jealousy is such a negative emotion! :wink: Since the late Stone Age, 10 gr. of Unique has been known a the UMAGGB (Universal, Make Any Gun Go Bang) load. The same can be said of 5 gr Unique for .38-357 revolvers. :wink:
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    07-16-2018, 11:12 AM
    Great looking bench!
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  • Walks's Avatar
    07-16-2018, 03:09 AM
    Trailboss is the only suitable powder that you list. Overall length is CRITICAL. 1.600 MAX LYMAN#454424 will hang up on the front band going into the chamber. You would have to crimp over the front driving band to get a short enough overall...
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    07-16-2018, 02:23 AM
    Walks replied to a thread Texas Drivers in Our Town
    In CALIFORNIA, we have asian female drivers in their 40's-50's that were never behind the wheel of a car until they came here. I have no idea how they pass A DRIVER'S TEST. Unfortunately our CA DMV will give written tests in over 20 Languages. And...
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    07-16-2018, 12:36 AM
    Walks replied to a thread Can't make ED'S RED in Helping Hands
    I guess I'll check out Orange Cnty Thx
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    07-14-2018, 11:12 PM
    Walks replied to a thread Can't make ED'S RED in Helping Hands
    I don't mind smell, at my at age if I can still smell, coffee, bacon, pipe tobacco, fresh cut grass and powder smoke I'm doing just fine. And most important, My WIFE'S Ivory soap after she get's outa the shower.
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    07-14-2018, 11:06 PM
    Walks replied to a thread Texas Drivers in Our Town
    I've been driving in CA for fifty years. I really noticed the " furrin" drivers from other states when I came home from the SERVICE. It seemed that every 3rd or 4th License plate seemed to by from MICHIGAN or new york. That's when driving in CA...
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    07-14-2018, 10:17 PM
    LYMAN SPARTAN RCBS RockChucker HORNADY L-N-L HORNADY Pro-Jector LYMAN Hand Press HORNADY APEX 3.0 12GA HORNADY APEX 91 20GA LYMAN 310 SM & LG Handles Does the RCBS PiggyBack ll count ?
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    07-14-2018, 10:01 PM
    Walks replied to a thread Can't make ED'S RED in Helping Hands
    Thx, the stuff I was looking at ACE was milky white.
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    07-14-2018, 09:46 PM
    Walks replied to a thread Coffee in Our Town
    I remember NAVY Coffee. Only stuff worse then what my DAD made. We boys started drinking Coffee with him when we hit 12yrs. I think He was prepping us for NAVY Coffee.
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    07-14-2018, 05:13 PM
    I live in California. We aren't allowed to have "odorless mineral spirits" I have all 3 of the other ingredients to make ED'S RED. But I can only find "regular" mineral spirits in CA. Can't get it through the mail/internet either. Here's my...
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    07-14-2018, 04:53 PM
    Walks replied to a thread Today's kids in Our Town
    My Mom never hit us. My Dad took care off that. But he didn't use his hand. He used a rolled up newspaper, same as the dogs. I know there's something FREUDIAN there, but I don't think about it. He did hit us wearing Boxing Gloves, and you could...
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    07-14-2018, 04:28 PM
    Walks replied to a thread Coffee in Our Town
    My WIFE sets up the COFFEE POT every night. She doesn't drink it, but she understands it. Her Father drank Coffee PERIOD, NOTHING ELSE. I flip the COFFEE make on my way to the head every morning. By the time walk outa the head the COFFEE is ready....
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    07-13-2018, 01:53 AM
    I don't know the circumstances surrounding your hunt. Where you are going to hunt & where you're coming from, and how much time & money you have invested in your hunt. I love cast bullets. Been casting & shooting all my Life. Ran miles behind a...
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    07-11-2018, 05:35 PM
    Kev, My bore had the raised part of the pits ground down, it also rounded the edges of the lands a tiny bit. I'm not really sure about that because it was hard to tell the lands from the grooves when I started. Now I will keep the first 3rds into...
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    07-11-2018, 03:15 PM
    OK, I've been shooting MARLIN LEVERS since I was a kid. I currently have 5; 336-.35REM Late 1950's, 39D-1972, 1894C-.357 1982, 1894CB-.45COLT 1996, 1895CB-.45-70-1998 And I've had both pre-safety & post-safety 1894's in .44MAG, & a...
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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