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  • DukeInFlorida's Avatar
    10-19-2017, 09:02 PM
    Gotcha. Welcome to the forum!!
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    10-18-2017, 12:35 PM
    Not sure why the previous thread was closed. I am still looking...... Looking for a rare barrel . Need a Gen1 stainless steel 10" 44 magnum Contender barrel. Would appreciate all leads
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  • DukeInFlorida's Avatar
    10-18-2017, 12:33 PM
    I have gotten most of the brass needed. Thank you to all who assisted. This is a very generous community. Closed
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  • just bill's Avatar
    10-18-2017, 12:24 PM
    Boss, just talked to Larry and he may be able to help you, depending on what press you have. Give him a call. Bill
    13 replies | 457 view(s)
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    10-18-2017, 11:46 AM
    DukeInFlorida replied to a thread Swage-O-Matic Specs in Swaging
    Mine is also put away at the moment. However, you have the mating threads that you can measure. It's really a simple design, so it would be difficult to mess anything up. I'm not so sure that anyone would ever have taken the time to completely...
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  • just bill's Avatar
    10-15-2017, 02:49 PM
    Boss, You can contact Larry Blackmon and see if he has an oversized .308 point forming die. Phone 318-387-3266 Cell 318-372-1634 . bulletswaging@gmail.com Larry E. Blackmon I remember some one on these site had a slightly oversized .308 point...
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  • DukeInFlorida's Avatar
    10-14-2017, 05:33 PM
    The bullet police are here........... The PROPER name for a projectile is, "BULLET" There is no such thing as a bullet head. The entire assembly is a cartridge (not a bullet). Just so you aren't as much of a newbie next time. You're...
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  • DukeInFlorida's Avatar
    10-14-2017, 12:37 PM
    First, let me say that I am extremely happy with the swaging tools I have received from BT Sniper. I have the following tool sets: .224 from 22 LR brass .30 cal (150 grain and 168 grain currently in production) from 5.7 X 28 FN brass 380 auto...
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  • just bill's Avatar
    10-12-2017, 07:33 AM
    Thanks, a lot of good info. Bill
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    10-11-2017, 09:36 PM
    I am wanting an integrally suppressed 300 bo and I want to be able to swap barrels periodically as needs arrive. Un-suppressed 300 bo or 5.56, I really don't want a whole lot of duplicate complete uppers just barrel swaps or replacing. I've read...
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  • DukeInFlorida's Avatar
    10-11-2017, 06:48 PM
    Got it, thanks
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  • just bill's Avatar
    10-11-2017, 05:32 PM
    I would be interested in the .357's when you move them. (hint) Bill
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  • DukeInFlorida's Avatar
    10-11-2017, 03:20 PM
    Since Mihec said that they will be exactly like last run, and all of the molds from the last run were made WITH gas checks, these will be gas checked molds. You ***DO*** know that you can shoot gas checked bullets without gas checks, right? Let...
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    10-05-2017, 03:03 PM
    This is a previously manufactured 2 cavity boolit mold for the S&W 500 Magnum. It is, in fact, the largest/longest/heaviest boolit that will fit in the cylinder for the S&W 500 Magnum, the worlds most powerful handgun. This grandpa of a boolit...
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    10-04-2017, 04:44 PM
    pertnear, If it's lead wire you are needing, try zbench, his is pretty good and not as expensive, I think. Bill
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  • DukeInFlorida's Avatar
    10-04-2017, 04:31 PM
    Steve, you don't need a cannelure tool unless you are making jacketed bullets from scratch (as you know I do). And, since you should really never crimp bottle neck type rifle cartridges, there's no need to add cannelures from any rifle bullets that...
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  • DukeInFlorida's Avatar
    10-02-2017, 06:27 AM
    Yes, and we have made arrangements for sale of that brass. This transaction wraps up my quest for 6.5 Jap brass. I now have about 170 PC's in my possession. Thanks all who responded.
    12 replies | 133 view(s)
  • DukeInFlorida's Avatar
    09-29-2017, 08:06 AM
    Yes, I can do soft lead. Please send me a PM with a weight to send to you. I can use as many as I can get. Send me a PM with details, when you have it figured out. As many as I can get
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  • DukeInFlorida's Avatar
    09-28-2017, 06:29 PM
    Needing the following for a gunsmith buddy of mine: .300 Win Mag .375 H&H 8mm Nambu (you won’t find this stuff on the ground) .38 super 7.62x54R .458 Win Mag Have lots to trade, including lead alloys. How about some LINOTYPE?
    5 replies | 41 view(s)
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    09-27-2017, 04:26 PM
    just bill started a thread 5.7 crazy question? in Swaging
    Anybody swaging and reloading 5.7, or just sacrificing the cases to the .308????? Bill
    3 replies | 325 view(s)
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    09-27-2017, 11:43 AM
    just bill replied to a thread Blackmon dies in Swaging
    Thanks, the internal punch is rather pre set. The only adjustment, that can observe would be machining the punch a few thou or shimming the die. Bill
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    09-26-2017, 01:37 PM
    just bill replied to a thread Blackmon dies in Swaging
    Anyone using Larry's round nose .308 dies? I seem to be getting a small nipple on the tip and are unable to adjust it out. Any suggestions? Bill left to right 185 gr lead tip 5.7 case trimmed to taper 185 gr 5.7 case 215 gr rnbt
    21 replies | 1234 view(s)
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    09-21-2017, 04:58 PM
    DukeInFlorida replied to a thread Swage lube in Swaging
    I buy my anhydrous Lanolin from Randy Rat, here on the forum. I mix 80% lanolin with 20% Militec 1 synthetic oil. I put em both in a small jar, and have made a small mixing propeller from a wirecoat hanger. I mix until the lanolin looks a bit more...
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    09-21-2017, 01:18 PM
    just bill replied to a thread Need lathe advise. in Swaging
    Thanks, I got the answer I asked for. Bill
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    09-20-2017, 09:55 PM
    just bill replied to a thread Need lathe advise. in Swaging
    Anyone with a Logan 200 lathe have any idea what the compound Gibb screw size is? No description in the manual. Tore up a tool holder and carbide end mill trying to make a case trimming jig. The Gibb screws were not installed which helped in the...
    33 replies | 6271 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
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