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    Yesterday, 12:51 PM
    I've had a variety of calibers for at least 25 years; seem to work OK for me so far.
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    09-16-2020, 02:48 PM
    MUSTANG replied to a thread Chinese f35 copy in Our Town
    Of course; when our elected officials JUST GIVE IT AWAY - where is the accountability. As an example; Clinton gave away missile technology to China, supposedly to allow them to launch Satellites (Of course any country that can launch a Satellite -...
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    09-16-2020, 11:51 AM
    The Corbin Jacket Length/Diameter/Weight Chart can be found here:
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    09-16-2020, 11:48 AM
    I cast cores in a Corbin core mold at 0.218" I then size/uniform my cores in a Corbin Core Swage Die at ~ 0.225 (Fits nicely in the thicker walled 5/16 Copper Tubing Jackets).
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    09-15-2020, 05:13 PM
    Big Jake; there will be some dependency on your specific 5/16 copper tubing Jacket Making Dies. (i.e. Corbin, RCE, BTSniper, etc..). Also; how you cut your tubing (Mini-Chop Saw, Tubing Cutter, or) can have impact on length of tubing before shaping...
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    09-15-2020, 04:56 PM
    MUSTANG replied to a thread Chinese f35 copy in Our Town
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    09-14-2020, 09:55 AM
    But not in my Lead. Ever seen a skillet popping with bacon fat? Not a situation I want with lead.
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    09-12-2020, 03:17 PM
    Too much is when there is no more on the store shelves; because their all in my Powder Locker.
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    09-08-2020, 08:56 PM
    Seems the Dalai Lama is not so wise after all. Learn to solve conflicts peacefully and spend your entire life in exile is the story of the current Dalai Lama. I prefer: "Those who beat their swords into plowshares, will plow for those who...
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    09-08-2020, 06:30 PM
    A bar of Soap.
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    09-08-2020, 06:26 PM
    MUSTANG replied to a thread Here comes the snow in Our Town
    Want to see a "MASS MIGRATION"? Just watch traffic headed South on I-5, I-15, I-25, and I-95 in September and October; massive RV's carrying Snow Bunnies migrating will run you over.
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    09-08-2020, 11:07 AM
    MUSTANG replied to a thread Deck finish? in Our Town
    My observation is that Trex and other similar products do not do well if placed on 24" centers. In the heat it sags, and gives under weight. I would recommend that it only be placed on 16" centers.
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    09-07-2020, 01:44 PM
    MUSTANG replied to a thread Deck finish? in Our Town
    Treated lumber often drips water for several weeks to months after one picks it up from the Big Box Lumber stores. If you can feel the end and it seems wet - to is. After 3-6 weeks installed it should have assumed ambient % humidity.
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    09-07-2020, 11:33 AM
    MUSTANG replied to a thread Deck finish? in Our Town
    Deck stains look good for a couple of years - then need to be refinished, particularly if not covered by a porch. I rebuilt the back porch 3 years ago after an Ice Dam fell and broke the 50X14 deck down the length. I extended the roof to cover the...
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    09-07-2020, 09:42 AM
    JKH replied to a thread ammo score in Vintage Ammo
    I have a friend with a brace of Bauer .25's that may be induced to part with one, always running into 7mm Mausers, I may shoot the .303 in my Ross but hate cleaning up after corrosive ammo, the rest will probably stay in my stash just in case but...
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    09-06-2020, 01:57 PM
    MUSTANG replied to a thread Foldable wagons. in Our Town
    One might find a "Double Duty" in using a Folding Deer Game Cart with Big Wheels that is rated at 500 pounds. Such as: ...
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    09-05-2020, 10:25 PM
    JKH replied to a thread ammo score in Vintage Ammo
    He had some other stuff I didn't take, yet... .38-55, some .32 S&W short, and some .25 Remington, nothing I could ever use but maybe trade fodder down the line. The .256 Newton was really intriguing, probably 100 year old ammo, wish the box...
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    09-05-2020, 08:05 PM
    JKH started a thread ammo score in Vintage Ammo
    Scored some ammo at a sale today: 3 boxes 7x57, 2 boxes .300 Savage, 1 box .300 H&H magnum, 3 boxes .25acp, 13 rounds .256 Newton (Western factory loads), 20 plus rounds Kynock K57 7 .303 British MKVII, all for the princely some of $20
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    09-05-2020, 07:42 PM
    JKH started a thread .256 Newton ammo in Vintage Ammo
    Scored a bunch of ammo cheap today, there was 13 rounds of factory. 256 Newton ammo. Anyone know when this was last produced? Its Western headstamped.
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    09-03-2020, 03:34 PM
    MUSTANG replied to a thread Post Test in Testing Area
    Welcome to the site - Join in on the variety of Boolit and Bullet (Swaging) discussions.
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    09-03-2020, 03:25 PM
    MUSTANG replied to a thread MAGA-zine in Our Town
    I had thought there would be thousands of 1911's and Colt "Look A-likes" in 45 colt that would be made to commemorate President Trump as the 45th President of the US, just have not seen it come to fruition yet.
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    09-01-2020, 10:01 AM
    MUSTANG replied to a thread Sorting 22 by Head Stamp in Swaging
    Sorting by head stamp should: (1) Result inmate consistent brass alloy between each batch. (2) Result in more consistent brass wall thickness between each batch. (3) Allows rejection of Brass cases that may not work as well with your...
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    08-26-2020, 07:37 PM
    I can see that painted in Red and "For Sale" at some future date.
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    08-25-2020, 07:20 PM
    Flophound; in answer to your question Miller Twist Rate Formula: Greenhill Formula for Optimal Rifling Twist Rate: ...
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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
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