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    Today, 09:35 PM
    That spring idea looks pretty slick, guess I'm going ACE tomorrow.
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    Yesterday, 10:55 PM
    Walks replied to a thread Lube size dies in Casting Equipment
    Sometimes you have to buy a package of stuff that includes things you don't want to get the things you do want. That's how you end up with stuff to sell off, to off set the money you spent to get the things you did want. And sometimes you just...
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    Yesterday, 10:45 PM
    Walks replied to a thread Gun Porn in Our Town
    Not for me
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    Yesterday, 09:23 PM
    After growing up reloading on all manner of presses with bicycle handle grips, I was thrilled when RCBS brought out the BALL Handle for the Green Machine or the 4X4. Can't remember which, don't have either anymore. But the 4X4 Handle with the BALL...
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    Yesterday, 03:36 PM
    Norske, I disagree completely on the old .357Mag Factory load wearing out N-frame's quickly. My DAD had a Registered Pre-War .357Mag 8 3/4" that he regularly fired a load of the Thompson Gas Check 158gr bullet over a charge of 2400, way to hot...
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    03-17-2019, 01:37 PM
    You can make "demooner" by finding a piece of metal tubing 6inches long that is barely large enough to fit over a .45ACP round. Then cut off about 2/3 off one end of the tube about 1/8" deep. Then you put it over the cartridge in a moonclip and...
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    03-17-2019, 01:22 PM
    I use 28.0grs of IMR3031 over the Lyman #375449GC cast of Linotype. Gives me great accuracy out of a Winchester 1981-94-Chief Crazy Horse. Under 2" at 100yrds from the bench. That's 5 shots.
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    03-17-2019, 01:15 PM
    I have a bit of a problem with mine. Got it Xmas '17, I noticed right off that you had to drag the blade fast to start, otherwise you end up with a divot at the base of the blade. And you can't get the base of the blade sharp, because you can't get...
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    03-17-2019, 01:12 AM
    I like to cast from multiple molds I find that molds of the same Height make casting much easier & smoother I use 3+ molds at a time. Or even 4 if they are all 2cav. I cast from about 725degrees. Even with arthritis I can turn out a good 500...
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    03-17-2019, 12:38 AM
    Walks replied to a thread Gatling Gun live fire ! in Our Town
    When End of Trail was still in SoCal, back in the mid 1990's, a guy who owned a Gatling Gun (Carriage mount) brought it for a couple of years. You could shoot it for a buck a shot; $20 for a 20rd stick mag or $100 for a Eccles 100rd drum. Man it...
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    03-17-2019, 12:27 AM
    Have had a S&W 1917 for ages. I prefer Remington .45Auto Rim brass. But I understand starline is all that's available these days. I load a std 230gr Hardball (#452374) Load, and a target load using the same load I shoot in my Gold Cup a Light...
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    03-16-2019, 10:57 PM
    For me, I could do without the entire line of short & fat rifle cartridges. Half an inch of action length and 2-4 ounces in weight. And the weight/size of scopes is ridiculous. What ever happened to the 8 lb Hunting Rifle. Your boots could be...
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    03-15-2019, 10:17 PM
    I've shot this bullet since I was 10yrs old, THAT'S 55yrs today. In both .357Mag Cases & .38spl cases seated out, using the "Skeeter Load" . I've sent more thousands down the bbl of a 6 1/2" NM Blackhawk then I can count. The gas cutting stopped...
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    03-15-2019, 12:42 PM
    Walks replied to a thread Lyman Spartan in Reloading Equipment
    I bought mine in 1974. A girlfriend gave me a RockChucker the following year. I still have the Lyman Spartan mounted on my bench, still use it. I have a Hornady L-N-L too.
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    03-15-2019, 01:16 AM
    I cast for 30yrs before I tried my first Lee 2cav mold. I learned to slow down and put the bottom edge ofthe mold in the quench bucket every few casts to cool them off. I already knew about thermometers and hot plates. But when I started...
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    03-15-2019, 12:38 AM
    Walks replied to a thread Prayer for my Wife in Our Chapel
    Prayers sent for your Wife. My Wife's Family has paid a heavy price to cancer. GOD Be with You & Wife.
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    03-15-2019, 12:27 AM
    Yep, I clamp my old Lyman Lube-Sizer W/heater added on to my Patio Picnic table. First time I used a Accurate flat nose punch I sat there with a cordless drill & 400grit. Took one 5 second run in the drill to make each fit perfect. Took more...
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    03-14-2019, 10:34 PM
    Another vote for WLL-BAC. When I'm not PC'ing.
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    03-14-2019, 09:25 PM
    Strange. When we sold those at Turner's in SoCal there was plenty of Czech ammo.
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    03-14-2019, 06:05 PM
    Why do people have to put bell pepper in everything anymore. Nobody used it 25yrs ago. No I can't eat out anymore, unless I want fried chicken or steak. Some people are ALLERGIC. NO SOUP, STEW, CASSAROLE , HECK THEY EVEN MIX IN THE...
    13 replies | 295 view(s)
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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