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  • Echo's Avatar
    03-31-2020, 06:56 PM
    Thought this was going to other post...
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    03-31-2020, 06:52 PM
    I decided to try one after another of the solutions, easiest being pencil coating - did it, and Dang, at the improvement! One spike is still recalcitrant occasionally, and I will address that, but Thanks, Guys! Son will be overjoyed, as am I...
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    03-31-2020, 11:51 AM
    Thanks, guys! I will let you know what I tried (will try them ALL!) and results! Super!
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  • Echo's Avatar
    03-29-2020, 06:46 PM
    Moly lube - I'll try it...
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    03-29-2020, 04:50 PM
    Yo - I have this nice MP-200-452 4-banger that turned out beautiful boolits, FAST, when new (several years ago), but on last try yesterday, boolits didn't want to release from spikes. I mean, it's like they were welded on! What is my problem? My...
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    03-24-2020, 01:21 PM
    Thanks guys, I think I'll try some gas checked boolits and keep an eye on the fouling. Is there a resource other than the manual for disassembly/cleaning of these rifles?
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  • bcr's Avatar
    03-24-2020, 07:40 AM
    I was at my LGS a while ago and my father showed me a Ruger Deerstalker that was in great shape and what I knew was a good price, so I picked it up. It's an early 60s model. I just learned though that you're not supposed to shoot cast in them,...
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Age
84
About Echo
Biography:
Distinguished Pistol Shooter, Old & Ugly, decided to get into HP w/cast boolits. Have cast awhile.
Location:
Tucson AZ
Interests:
Shooting, vol @ Air Museum
Occupation:
RETIRED!

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Echo
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DPS, 2600
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One of the most endearing sights in the world is the vision of a naked good-looking woman leaving the bedroom to make breakfast. Bolivar Shagnasty (I believe that Lazarus Long also said it, but I can't find any record of it.)

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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