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    10-15-2020, 08:43 AM
    monkey wrangler replied to a thread .22 LR ammo in Our Town
    I guess I will have to shorten and form .223 like you have said. But brass is not easy to get where I live. Everyone is picking their brass now.
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    10-15-2020, 05:39 AM
    I will take a box sending PM.
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    10-15-2020, 01:23 AM
    Yes I understand the whole liability issue with a sport that has higher odds of someone getting hurt or dead. There are laws in my state that protect the horse people from such liability risk. Race tracks are protected as well. Firearms are unfairly...
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    10-15-2020, 01:09 AM
    Ben Avery is about hour and a half from me I have never shot there. They do have that new 1000 yard range but you have to rent it as a group to shoot there. Rio Salado is where I have shot in the past and wont go back again the desert is way...
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    10-14-2020, 08:02 AM
    That's what I started using works great for me as well. Same stuff as the Dillon spray lube but way easier on the wallet.
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    10-14-2020, 07:50 AM
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    10-14-2020, 07:40 AM
    I would love some pictures of your firearms. I really enjoy looking at the older items and the history they went through.
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    10-14-2020, 07:36 AM
    What do you guys like to shoot at indoor ranges out of the nasty weather? Outdoor ranges with longer lanes and steel targets maybe? Or just out in the field down the road where there are no range officers and you shoot what you brought? Or is...
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    10-14-2020, 07:18 AM
    I enjoy the semi auto pistol's more than the revolvers mostly because my revolver's have a very heavy trigger pull. I don't plan on doing a trigger job on them to lighten the pull any time soon. I also have trained almost exclusively with semi auto...
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    10-13-2020, 05:10 AM
    At this time I only load for 3 calibers. 45ACP 9MM .223 But I am starting to load for the calibers below. 30-30 30-06
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    10-13-2020, 04:57 AM
    I am glad to hear the life of primers is that long. I tried to keep about 2-5 years worth of primers. But after the dust settles I will increase that amount out farther.
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    10-13-2020, 04:54 AM
    Somehow I got the only lee 4-20 pot that does not leak so mine starts to build up in the nozzle then the flow gets slower. That is when I have problems with mold fill out. I would try faster flow as well check your temperature like the other guys...
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    10-13-2020, 04:02 AM
    monkey wrangler replied to a thread Primers !!! in Cast Boolits
    I guess what does everyone consider a normal amount of primers to keep on hand...that isn’t considered hoarding? I’m going to try to always keep at minimum of least 2k of everything I load for form now on. I would say a normal supply of primers...
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    10-13-2020, 03:25 AM
    Congratulations on the new shop any size shop is better than no shop. I put a louvered steel over plywood behind my reloading bench it holds bins really well and will use the Securite gun wall system if you are willing to spend that much. I work...
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    10-13-2020, 02:52 AM
    monkey wrangler replied to a thread .22 LR ammo in Our Town
    I was in Salt lake city last year and ammo was so plentiful at one store they had pallets of the stuff. Even had .223 in half barrels never seen that anywhere else. They had federal 22LR bricks for 18.50$ I bought possibly a life time supply and I...
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    10-07-2020, 02:27 AM
    There are some very nice older firearms in this group. I wish my grandfather had kept some of his from back in the day but he got rid of them. I do have some old bottles that contained the cleaners he used. One of them looks like WWII era I will...
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    10-06-2020, 04:09 AM
    I am interested in how old of a firearm you shoot on a somewhat regular occasion. Or is there one that is older maybe you just don't shoot it for some reason sentimental value maybe. I have a turn of the century Knickerbocker shotgun that I do...
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    10-06-2020, 03:24 AM
    We used to pull a bullet from a 22 shell, and spill a small trail of powder leading to the primed case, and light it with a bic lighter. They would go a long way down the school hallway. Teachers made us quit that stunt I did that as kid too...
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    10-04-2020, 11:03 AM
    The list would be too long to write out, so I will just put the top one out there. Thompson sub machine gun in full auto. That would keep me busy reloading for sure.
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    10-04-2020, 03:54 AM
    Does anyone here collect the Adler Jager rimfire 22LR rifles? I am new to the group by the way. I have a weird passion for 22LR fire arms and own a few:). Ok maybe more than a few. Just wondering if someone collects the Adler - Jager rifles and...
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I am a mechanical kind of guy like to tinker with things that interest me and repair things and see how they work.
Land of tall cactus central AZ
Firearms and Harley's
Millwright supervisor for large mining supplier.


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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