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    Yesterday, 09:47 PM
    Minerat replied to a thread Tree problem in Our Town
    Bark Beatle will not hurt Blue spruce or Austrian pine. Here in Colorado the Ponderosa, and Lodgepole take the pine beatle beating and the Douglas fir are affected by the spruce bud worm. Symptoms of the bud worm are the new growth buds of a year...
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    02-28-2021, 07:33 PM
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    02-27-2021, 07:18 PM
    Minerat replied to a thread Test post in Testing Area
    Welcome aboard. Jump right in, there's always someone hanging around that will answer. Pick a topic and add your opinion or valuable advice or ask a question. There are no dumb questions on here. You may not get a direct answer but someone will...
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    02-26-2021, 11:09 AM
    Glad to help LH, did not want him to miss out if he wanted one of these.
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    02-26-2021, 12:39 AM
    Congratulations Murphy, onward and upward to the bullet!
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    02-25-2021, 04:48 PM
    Wolf, sure they are look at the 3 cavity brass it is the only HP mould and you can get it NLG with a check.
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    02-24-2021, 03:00 PM
    Drill a hole in the ball and use a small eazy out to back it off and loosen it then use the magnet.
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    02-24-2021, 02:46 PM
    I got mine in 1984 and used it for everything until 2000 when I bought a partner at a garage sale and realized it would not work on the Partner so got a Rock Chucker for that. I finally replaced it with a RcCS when I found one here for a good price....
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    02-24-2021, 01:44 PM
    Jon, It's kind if fun to watch how the down wind adjoining bench reactions after about the 3rd shot from a 41 mag. Comments range from that are you shooting! To an infraction comment if repeated here.
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    02-24-2021, 01:52 AM
    Lith-bee is just a little stinky when being cooked so do it outdoors if married. It will extend your life expectancy. Also don't keep it in the freezer unless you seal it in 2 bags or your ice cream may taste a little greasy. Trust me I know.
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    02-21-2021, 08:21 AM
    Minerat replied to a thread Outboard Motor in Our Town
    I have a 6 hp Evenrude 2 stroke kicker on my 16.5 Lund to go with the 90 hp Johnson. I got in in 1971 and it has been on 4 boats now. Add gas pump it up and it fires on a couple of pulls. Let it run dry at the end of the day and it is ready to go...
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    02-21-2021, 08:15 AM
    Yes, you can still find them in Home Depot and Lowes. Harbor Freight has them too. Many pawn shops have them but you never know if they are nearly shot or not. Granger has them too. As with most things you get what you pay for. If you are going to...
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    02-20-2021, 11:16 PM
    I have a Rockler 56405 that has the air pump and gun. https://www.rockler.com It is not airless so you get over spray. I just used it to paint a popcorn ceiling and it worked just fine, I would have use it on the walls but did not want to make...
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    02-19-2021, 10:46 PM
    You should look at the adjustable rotor that Bailey Boats sells. He is a member here you can PM him for information. I have one and never use the original rotors. http://castboolits.gunloads.com/member.php?10425-Bailey-Boat
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    02-19-2021, 10:37 PM
    Minerat replied to a thread COVID Problems in Our Town
    My FIL has VA hearing aids, pretty fancy are bluetooth capable, adjust with his android phone better the the old ones. You should look into them Ken.
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    02-19-2021, 09:47 PM
    John Boy are those BP loads weight or volume?
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I have been reloading since 1970 when I started with shotgun while in HS. Have an civil engineering 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 43 years. Just started casting this month (May 2014). I shoot both rifle and pistol and fish and elk hunt.
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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