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    Today, 10:10 AM
    Minerat replied to a thread Mp handles in Casting Equipment
    In my opinion they are about the same. They fit his 4 and 6 cavity moulds so are larger then some of the lyman 1-2 cavity handles.
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    Yesterday, 09:08 AM
    Dear Lord...Today we ask for Mercy... We ask for mercy for those that have done us wrong in the Hope of Mercy for us when we have wronged others. Pure sweet Mercy is our Hope today...Amen “ It is mercy, not justice or courage or even...
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    05-18-2019, 09:46 AM
    I powder coat my jig heads too. Pre heat then dip and bake. Once cured use an eye buster or small drill to open the eyes. I have an airbed for the powder so it coats more uniform.
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    05-17-2019, 06:09 PM
    Dear Lord....Today we ask for Strength... Strength to carry on...Strength to do the Right Thing..Strength to do Thy Will.... Strength to Live our Lives in Thy Way.... Amen “Nothing is more beautiful than the smile that has struggled through...
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    05-15-2019, 10:23 PM
    I have a lyman 410459 that drops right on 0.410 with WW. I think you can get a Lee push thru in 0.409 or order a NOE bushing setup, Swede makes a 0.408. This will get you there. ...
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    05-15-2019, 08:22 PM
    castalott replied to a thread 6:00 a.m. tomorrow in Our Chapel
    Please Lord...Mercy for one so good....Please return our Dennis to us...Amen
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    05-14-2019, 11:26 PM
    Go to your profile by clicking on your name in the upper right box at the top of the page and pick "view profile". On the left side is a choice to pick "Find latest posts" then use the page feature on the top right of the list to go to about page 29...
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    05-13-2019, 11:29 PM
    I have a listing if 5.5 gr Unique using a Lyman 419459 cast at 223 gr that chronoed 740 fps in a 4-5/8" BH or 940 fps in a Henry Rifle. Also 6.5 gr Red Dot with a Mehi 413640 207 gr penta hp but not chronoed yet. But it sure is light and fun to...
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    05-12-2019, 03:23 PM
    Trees that size are not easily moved or replaced you may have to settle for loss of use value, be sure you claim its protection value too. If you can get the press involved the better pressure you will have. Call the head of your states DOT and...
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    05-12-2019, 01:03 PM
    Tom, the primer catcher got here in great shape and works wonderfully. I just got my Supreme a couple of months ago and never used it to deprime because of the stock catcher. Thank you so much.
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    05-09-2019, 11:06 PM
    My egg sinker mold uses a brass rod for the hole and lead does not stuck it. It is a piece if rod stock with a piece if 1 inch dowel as a T handle to pull it out when the lead cools.
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    05-09-2019, 10:01 PM
    :smile: Thank You Pine Baron....but I seem to be failing at this daily thing..... Another short story... Now every time I got a paycheck I would say ," Oh Boy!!! Wienies with my beans tonight!!!" or "I'll have wienies and beans tonight...
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    05-09-2019, 12:30 PM
    Dear Lord...Today we Thank You for the miracles in our lives... We never seem to be Thankful enough for what we have... We would ask for Blessings for our Land and Constitution. Protect our President and let him have Courage, Faith, Wisdom and...
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    05-09-2019, 12:03 AM
    I need molds like a hole in the head. Count me in for 2 to go with the others. 2 - Minerat - steveOB at outdrs dot net 80003
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    05-07-2019, 09:58 AM
    For what it's worth, I have green for use on brass and copper.
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    05-04-2019, 08:41 PM
    Your mix of 3:1 would get you pretty close to CWW (12 bhn) vs 11.7 for the lino/SWW using this calculator as hc18flyer suggested. http://castboolits.gunloads.com/showthread.php?105952-Lead-alloy-calculators
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I have been reloading since 1970 when I started with shotgun while in HS. Have an civil engineeering degree and own my own company doing mining consulting work for clay, quarry stone and sand and gravel mines in Colorado. I have done this for 37 years. Just started casting this month (May 2014). I shoot both rifle and pistol and fish and elk hunt.
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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
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