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    Today, 07:43 AM
    Some of us are happily married.
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    Yesterday, 05:38 PM
    abunaitoo replied to a thread Tinnitus ! in Our Town
    I've had it all my life. I thought it was normal until grade school when they tested everyone.
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  • bedbugbilly's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:17 PM
    Birch - on the RCBS 45-250 hollow base - what size boolit does this cast OD wise? .450? .452? .454? Thanks. Jim
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    Yesterday, 02:57 PM
    abunaitoo replied to a thread Firearms magazines in Our Town
    I'm old school. Still like the feeling of holding something in my hands when I read it. Interweb is great, but nothing can compare to holding a good book / magazine, while reading. To me, it's like talking with friends in person. Phone and...
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  • bedbugbilly's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:54 PM
    Birch - payment made via PP and my shipping info sent by PM Many thanks - just what I was looking for! Appreciate the opportunity to purchase! Jim Bump to the top for a good guy and some nice molds!
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  • bedbugbilly's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:35 AM
    Birch - PM incoming on Rapine nose pour hollow base 358149. $75 I'll take it if it is what I describe in my PM to you and if you sell separate. Thanks. Jim
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  • bedbugbilly's Avatar
    06-18-2018, 07:08 PM
    asmith80 had some Lee push through boolit sizers posted in the WTS/WTS section - all in the sizes I wanted for a young fella that I'm trying to get in to reloading. Posted a quick "I'll take it", sent a PM and transaction was quickly completed in...
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    06-18-2018, 06:36 PM
    Mice have been the worst culprits where we live. They will tear insulation of of a wall and build nests - one year my in-laws left their car stored in our barn for the winter. When they got back, the AC didn't work . . . guess it wouldn' with a...
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    06-18-2018, 06:29 PM
    bedbugbilly replied to a thread Firearms magazines in Our Town
    I still see them once in a while on a rack if I happen to walk by. I refuse to pay the price for what's in them. I used to love the years ago but it seemed like most of the articles were slanted towards the advertiser's products . . . which you...
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    06-18-2018, 06:23 PM
    bedbugbilly replied to a thread Opioid/heroin crisis? in Our Town
    For those that aren't aware of it . . . perhaps it's because you are the type who would not do it? I say that as an "old guy" . . but one who has seen a lot in the years I worked ambulance and fire-rescue. People seem to think it's "everywhere...
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  • BrassMagnet's Avatar
    06-18-2018, 05:03 PM
    I’ll take them!
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    06-18-2018, 04:39 PM
    So which tool do the decapping spuds go to? I have a couple of the spuds.
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    06-18-2018, 03:48 PM
    abunaitoo replied to a thread Firearms magazines in Our Town
    Not a big fan of black rifles. Older the better for me.
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    06-18-2018, 01:40 PM
    abunaitoo replied to a thread Firearms magazines in Our Town
    Only one I pick up regularly is Handloader. I do grab any firearm surplus or collectable mag when I see them. Our walmart used to carry six to ten of them. Now lucky to see just one. How are book stores doing in the lower 48???? Are they...
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  • BrassMagnet's Avatar
    06-18-2018, 11:45 AM
    That .380 didn’t quite make it into the post. I hate it when I do that! I don’t have any with gas checks, but I do have some plain based sized to .379 for a Stevens. I don’t remember the weight. Surely I could spare some.
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    06-18-2018, 08:03 AM
    I think lance has a good idea about boiling the old lube off . . . . This probably doesn't pertain to you question, but I'll tell it as a warning anyway. Many years ago, when i was shooting N-SSA, I had a friend who also shot N-SSA who passed...
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  • bedbugbilly's Avatar
    06-18-2018, 07:45 AM
    Both you and your son will always remember times like that .. . you are truly blessed!
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  • abunaitoo's Avatar
    06-18-2018, 03:00 AM
    I might be interested if it would be a. 314-185/190.
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    06-18-2018, 02:05 AM
    Lucky man.
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    06-18-2018, 01:30 AM
    abunaitoo replied to a thread 30 carbine in Cast Boolits
    I've been playing with different cast boolets for my M1 Carbine. So far I've found the LEE 309 120 gas check works the best. Still trying different powders, but it's out shooting all the other boolets I've tried. I'm thinking it's the gas check.
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    06-18-2018, 01:26 AM
    What diameter is your bore?
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    06-17-2018, 11:38 PM
    abunaitoo started a thread Firearms magazines in Our Town
    Not the shooting one's. It's harder and harder to find them. Market, stores around here no longer carry them, or only a very few issues. Even walmart has cut back. We now have only one bookstore on island. The whole island. Not convenient to...
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    06-17-2018, 04:53 PM
    I posted some pictures of some old primers in the Vintage section. How collectible are old primers???? Is the box more important than the primers???? Primers look to be in good, clean condition.
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  • abunaitoo's Avatar
    06-17-2018, 04:33 PM
    Good idea. I wasn't going to shoot it anyway. Rather have it go to some collector. BUT....... Shipping is going to be a problem. I have more old shotgun shells someplace. I'll find them someday.
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    06-17-2018, 04:27 AM
    abunaitoo replied to a thread Electronic Earmuff in Our Town
    I use regular muffs, with rubber ear plugs. I've found that I talk to loud with them on. I never noticed. Others did. I'm guessing it's because I can't hear myself. Think/hoping electronic muffs will help. Peltor's are nice, but a little...
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    06-16-2018, 10:32 PM
    BrassMagnet replied to a thread PIF - 310 Dies in Pay It Forward
    Uncommon dies. 310 or TrueLine Jr. I have Carcano.
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    06-16-2018, 06:48 PM
    I've never owned a Taurus . . in fact, I've never handled one. We all know how the "Taurus posts" go on the forums. It's good to hear that they have some new leadership and maybe things will change around for them in both quality (hit and miss)...
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  • bedbugbilly's Avatar
    06-16-2018, 06:38 PM
    I had a 357 LCR a number of years ago -I think I put under a box of 357 through it and decided it needed a diet of 38 special. Mine shot very well at SD ranges with a variety of hand loads. It's an excellent handgun - light and easy for anybody to...
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    06-16-2018, 06:26 PM
    bedbugbilly replied to a thread Dead rabbit in Our Town
    Der Gebirgsjager said what I was thinking when I first read this. While I understand the concern when a person runs across a dead animal and there is no apparent reason for it - i.e. trauma, disease, etc. . . . animals are no different than we...
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Raised like a gypsy, following the thoroughbred race horse circuit , father, grandfather, GGF, GGGR, were farriers-blacksmiths. My father was small enough to ride, as a jockey but relied on his trade as a thoroughbred farrier to raise his family. I was 18 when I passed the test for master farrier by the now defunct union, that was in effect in 1965.
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guns and all the hobbies that it takes to feed them,hunt,fish,camp, old
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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