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    Yesterday, 09:35 PM
    I have some 1 oz slugs cast if you need to try some. swamp
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    Yesterday, 12:28 AM
    Lee, Dillon, RCBS, and Hornady have all been excellent. My only bad experience was with Lyman. I needed a new pan. They wouldn't sell me one. They wanted me to send my scale in, and pay for the pan, AND for them to calibrate it. I ended up, ordering...
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    04-17-2018, 10:48 PM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread FFL required?? in Our Town
    no permit required. Transfers Between Unlicensed Individuals: No Background Checks In contrast to the provisions governing sales by licensed dealers, there is no provision in federal or...
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  • Dan Cash's Avatar
    04-17-2018, 10:45 PM
    In 1962, I had a Llama 1911 style pocket .380. The gun was a wonderful little piece but pretty worn out so it went down the road. Over the years I have acquired 2 Colt Government Model .380s with several spare magazines. They are the best little...
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    04-17-2018, 08:03 PM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread FFL required?? in Our Town
    MN allows face to face for residents on handguns. No FFL required unless you purchase them for resale. Than you are in business and need an FFL.
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    04-17-2018, 05:47 PM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread FFL required?? in Our Town What activities require a dealer’s license? Federal law does not establish a “bright-line” rule for when a federal firearms license is required. As a result, there is no specific threshold number or...
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  • Dan Cash's Avatar
    04-17-2018, 02:51 PM
    Don't clean no stinkin guns. Shoot them till they lose accuracy then sell em off. /s
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    04-17-2018, 08:53 AM
    Your rear sight looks interesting. How does it mount to the rifle, by clamping onto the rifle's dovetail? I agree with melloairman regarding the front sight. A globe receiver that will take standard apertures would be my choice if I were buying...
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    04-17-2018, 01:49 AM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread Heat treating question in Cast Boolits
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  • Dan Cash's Avatar
    04-16-2018, 10:36 PM
    Dan Cash replied to a thread Marlin 1895 Project in Leverguns
    I have a sight as you describe on my 1893 Marlin. Proper name for that sight escapes me at the moment. The sight is ok for the range but I surely would not have it on a hunting gun. Blasted thing will not be in the proper position when you need...
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    04-16-2018, 09:56 PM
    That is a cleaning issue not a normal barrel wear issue.
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    04-16-2018, 03:35 PM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread 17 Mach 2 in Rimfire Area
    Most of the issues are with the semi-auto's. I have Sako Quads, CZ 452 and Contenders in 17M2 and the Magnum Research in a Semi-Auto. Neck and shoulder cracks are more common than with the 17HMR but in either they are not a problem or a safety...
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    04-16-2018, 01:14 AM
    Your friend is giving you bad advice. Rimfire's erode from the glass beads in the priming compound. With a borescope you can see it at about 20,000 rounds. On target rifles 50,000 rounds without loss is not unusual. I know of one range rental...
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    04-16-2018, 01:08 AM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread FHA sale in Lets talk trapping!
    Rumor has it that it's the Korean market that is driving the price up.
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    04-16-2018, 01:06 AM
    Never tested for static but I have shot Blackpowder in cardboard tubes and a couple of junk 45-70 cases with 22 cal jacketed at about 3,900 FPS without detonation.
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    04-16-2018, 01:01 AM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread 17 Mach 2 in Rimfire Area
    One of the main issues with the early 17M2 in semi-auto's are dirty chambers. Later some of the manufacture oversized the chambers to limit this issue than cracked neck and shoulders became an issue. I have one of the first Magnum Research 17M2's....
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    04-15-2018, 08:01 PM‘full-metal-jacket’-actor-dies-at-74/ar-AAvV6b7?li=BBnb7Kz Golden Globe-nominated actor for "Full Metal Jacket," R. Lee Ermey, died Sunday, his long-time manager Bill Rogin announced on Twitter....
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  • Dan Cash's Avatar
    04-15-2018, 07:41 AM
    The Dillon low primer sensor is clamped to the nut on the blast shield which centers and retains the primer tube.
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    04-14-2018, 12:42 PM
    Did not say that they cover up the deer. I said that the dot sight provides an aiming point too coarse for precise aiming.
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    04-14-2018, 08:53 AM
    I, personally, would remove the safety from the #1 if I wanted to use it as a long range black powder target rifle for casual matches or gong shoots. On the target range, the safety is not used and the thumb piece interferes with ejection. If you...
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    04-13-2018, 12:00 PM
    I agree with old red. A hickory/pecan stock will give you a heavy club with all the beauty of an axe handle that has (maybe) some figure. Hickory/pecan is hard on tool edges and difficult to work with a tendency to tear when carved.
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    04-13-2018, 09:55 AM
    That is a dandy; a fist full of bite when you need it.
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    04-13-2018, 09:50 AM
    Red dots are fast at close quarters but, due to the size of the dot, they will not provide the precise lay of the gun that is had by a telescope. My favorite telescope sight is an old Khales 2.5X on a M70 Win. That -06 has killed many deer for me...
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    04-12-2018, 01:42 PM
    I will take what is left. PM sent
    2 replies | 319 view(s)
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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