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  • Tripplebeards's Avatar
    Today, 01:42 PM
    I also loaded up some lee 310's for the job as well. I told my little hunter to use which ever boolit he felt more comfortable and accurate with. We were hunting over bait so the farthest shot would have been 40 yards. If It were me Id want my...
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    Today, 01:26 PM
    I had three devastator molds in a row that were finning around the hollow point area. I sent the 1st one back to the retailer and the 2nd and 3rd one went to Lyman waiting a month for the testing and returns. Both the 2nd and 3rd both finned finned...
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  • Grmps's Avatar
    Today, 01:10 PM
    " one said they sell all of their used wheel weights to the scrap yard in town. " Ask how much they get, most scrap yards pay around .25˘ a pound. remember current yield after removing FE and ZN (steel and zinc) is around 60%.
    55 replies | 1929 view(s)
  • Tripplebeards's Avatar
    Today, 08:43 AM
    Any boolit that will kill a whitetail will kill a bear. They are thin skinned game as well. Just use a boolit that will pass all the way through so you have two bleeder holes. It's very common for bear fat to clog up the entrance and exit holes...
    5 replies | 118 view(s)
  • tomme boy's Avatar
    Today, 02:51 AM
    Why do you think they make you take your glasses off now when you get your drivers licence? It is for the facial recognition software. They need a clear picture of you. Thats why they mail them to us now. Heck Facebook has a really good facial...
    31 replies | 671 view(s)
  • Grmps's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:23 PM
    I've got 9MM's with 1 "ring", 38 spcl with 1 and 2 "rings", 357 mag and 44 mag with 1 "ring" never treated them any differently.
    16 replies | 597 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 02:54 PM
    Vermont's Original Bag Balm Animal Ointment, 8 oz. Tin, For Dry, Chapped Skin Conditions, Lanolin-Based, Helps Keep Skin Smooth and Soft by Bag Balm $9.19 ($1.15/Ounce) NOW Solutions Lanolin Pure, 7-Ounce by NOW Foods $9.94 ($1.42/Fl Oz) ...
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  • Grmps's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:40 PM
    Grmps replied to a thread Sale/great deal alert in Our Town
    I'm with Beagle 44 and 8MM, a couple boxes/bags of each would be greatly appreciated, please PM me with the cost if available. Thnx Grmps
    12 replies | 390 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 01:42 PM
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    Yesterday, 01:29 PM
    It's a thing of beauty. looked up a youtube and all I can say is wow https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lxr9jm3zll0
    5 replies | 364 view(s)
  • Grmps's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:21 AM
    ****, you gonna make all the guys jealous. It doesn't get any better than that, shooting under a shade with a brass catcher and a boolit trap that prepares your boolits for smelting.
    25 replies | 763 view(s)
  • Grmps's Avatar
    07-14-2018, 05:51 PM
    Try using 15% less HiTek mix on your first coat and cut a few seconds off your tumble time. Countertop ovens, due to the location and style of thermostat are ALWAYS off and vary with ambient temperature.
    7 replies | 109 view(s)
  • Grmps's Avatar
    07-14-2018, 03:44 PM
    Buy and / or borrow some thermometers like https://www.amazon.com/Winco-3-Inch-Dial-Thermometer-Panel/dp/B001B4KUPY/ref=sr_1_6?ie=UTF8&qid=1531597037&sr=8-6&keywords=oven+thermometer place 2 or 3 of them in the middle of the shelf you will be...
    7 replies | 109 view(s)
  • Grmps's Avatar
    07-14-2018, 01:07 PM
    Good price for lead. Not to put a damper on this but lately, I've found dive weights to be "mystery lead" who's alloy varies greatly between weights. At one time you could count on them being pure-ish
    6 replies | 244 view(s)
  • Tripplebeards's Avatar
    07-14-2018, 08:51 AM
    Never shot a moose but from all the tv shows I watch I don't think they will go a country mile with a marginal shot or clear three football fields in three seconds flat like a deer. They are like a extremely tall cow with antlers. If it were my hunt...
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  • Tripplebeards's Avatar
    07-14-2018, 08:39 AM
    There can't be any recoil when firing that thing. For $45 I would have bought three.
    12 replies | 261 view(s)
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About Larry Gibson

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April 15, 1947 (71)
About Larry Gibson
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My first reloads were with cast bullets in the 30-30 when I was 14.
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Lake Havasu City, Arizona
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Shooting, what else?
Occupation:
Retired U.S. Army. Currently contract Research and development of ammuntion and relaods

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“Deficient observation is merely a form of ignorance and responsible for the many morbid notions and foolish ideas prevailing.”
― Nikola Tesla

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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