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    Yesterday, 09:37 PM
    I follow three rules: Do the right thing, do the best you can, and always show people you care. Lou Holtz Keep a good attitude and do the right thing even when it's hard. When you do that you are passing the test. And God promises you your...
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    Yesterday, 07:20 PM
    How was the accuracy? I'm getting sub half moa with my j words and 9.2 gr ltl gun so never figured to use anything else. But maybe I better give it a go. I was looking to use the CFE-BLK with PCd cast due to its sub sonic loads use in the 223. Maybe...
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    Yesterday, 09:10 AM
    We are diminished again.... a great loss.....
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    Yesterday, 06:23 AM
    “It is the first responsibility of every citizen to question authority.” ― Benjamin Franklin “Character is doing what you don't want to do but know you should do.” ― Joyce Meyer “Non nobis solum nati sumus. (Not for ourselves alone...
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    09-18-2018, 05:56 PM
    My 650 Rincon honda would not low idle. Took carb off and took the fuel bowl off and it was covered with this yellow crud. Used spray carb cleaner to clean the bowl, jets and other parts of carb under the bowl and put it back on. It ran like new...
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    09-18-2018, 12:09 AM
    I understand, but I can't think of anything else.
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    09-17-2018, 11:32 PM
    RIP Grumpa.
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    09-17-2018, 11:28 PM
    Glad to help. Have you put out a feeler thread in Our Town to see if any one knows their status. Something like -- Anyone know where _____________ has got to?
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    09-17-2018, 09:55 PM
    Go to the right side of the top bar under the red, white & blue boolit. Pick advanced search, choose all, leave key words blank and type in members name. It will give you a list of that members posts new to old.
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    09-17-2018, 09:32 PM
    My 41 mag shoots them from 200 to 265 gr. Never had J words thru it. But then I don't have any of them either.
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    09-17-2018, 07:48 PM
    frkelly74 No it's one of those things that remembers the differences between their and there, or since and sense, or who and whom and sometimes theirs no way I have any since to remember the difference.:bigsmyl2:
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    09-17-2018, 06:05 PM
    FYI all you Maryland gun owner. If you don't know about this yet you should read this and comply. Glad it is not me (YET). Hope this helps someone.
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    09-16-2018, 10:16 AM
    You are right, I never fail to have a half dozen, but mix in 380s with the 9mm and you just want to scream. I'd join.:-D
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    09-15-2018, 03:09 PM
    I have all 3.... the third is the RCBS press mounted version that you add one primer at a time and then put the shell in the shellholder. That one is my favorite....primes perfectly every time. The RCBS bench mount works wonderfully too. I fill...
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    09-15-2018, 07:38 AM
    Goodness is about character - integrity, honesty, kindness, generosity, moral courage, and the like. More than anything else, it is about how we treat other people. Dennis Prager There is no greatness where there is no simplicity, goodness...
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    09-14-2018, 10:51 PM
    I use a heat gun instead of a hair dryer.
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    09-14-2018, 10:00 AM
    Tell you something else about Frankfort Arsenal customer service. I broke the large case collette on their hand deprimer and sent an email about buying a replacement. They responded asking for mailing address and sent a new one, no charge. About 5...
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    09-12-2018, 10:04 AM
    I got cci 550 SPMs and cci 350 LPMs at Sportmans Warehouse but they were $37 /1000 before tax but I got 2000 each where no one else local had them in carton lots or singles cheaper. Probably could have got them online for the same total but time is...
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    09-11-2018, 09:52 AM
    Rch, what starting load of cfeblk did you use, if you don't mind. Last I tried was red dot and it sprayed like a shotgun and I have not had time to try anything else since then. I finally got enough pored to begin testing but am not sure how low to...
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    09-11-2018, 09:31 AM
    We have a member, Big Tom that is a vendor sponsor that makes primer catchers might check out his offerings. Here's a link.
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    09-11-2018, 01:34 AM
    Hebrews 10:36 You need to persevere so that when you have done the will of God, you will receive what he has promised. Dear Lord... Raise us up...Let our Willpower be strong.. Let us be Faithful to ourselves and You. Please Bless our President...
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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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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