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    Today, 07:26 PM
    Grmps started a thread Pet peeves in Our Town
    When I show up at a big box store towing an 18 ft trailer and all the long parking spaces marked trailer only are filled with cars (not so bad, they drive a car and can’t be expected to understand) and vehicles with tow hitches (what’s wrong with...
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  • ShooterAZ's Avatar
    Today, 02:21 PM
    Your round balls should be cast from pure, or pure with just a touch of tin for fill-out if needed.
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    Today, 02:02 PM
    Find the mold you want then do a google search and see who has the best price shipped to your door. sometimes other places will have a sale and surprise you. I applaud your choice of RCBS only the newer Lyman molds are questionable at best and...
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    Today, 01:52 PM
    Grmps replied to a thread scrap yard haul in Lead and Lead Alloys
    That a load of soft lead, 60 ¢ per lb is a good price. I would separate them and smelt by type for consistent alloy PS. -- this will show the picture instead of the link Posting pictures using IMGUR 1 Go to Select sign up...
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    Today, 01:44 PM
    Welcome to CB willicd76 Lee Commercial 6 cavity handles work on my multi-cavity NOE molds with no problems. Lee molds and equipment are the most economical way to start. You need treat aluminum molds more carefully than cast iron molds. ...
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  • ShooterAZ's Avatar
    Today, 11:46 AM
    Yes, swapping & selling is a good place to look. Please, no more offers to sell on this thread.
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  • Larry Gibson's Avatar
    Today, 09:59 AM
    wquiles I used the same 10" test rifle with one of the 30 XCB loads used in that NOE thread at 500 yards. The results are listed in this thread.
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    Yesterday, 09:36 PM
    30 more # of 311-247-FN
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    Yesterday, 08:33 PM
    I have never even tried T7. I guess the main reason I don't care to try it is that it has a reputation for leaving a nasty "crud ring'. Not saying it is doing that with your rifle, but it might be. I've had such good success with Goex 2F, that for...
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    Yesterday, 07:21 PM
    I don't understand it either. Before I bought the Accurate 55-430M mold for my 54, my go to was the 425gr Hornady GP conical with 85 gr of Goex 2F. The GP shot very well, but the Accurate conical shoots even better with the same 85 gr charge. I have...
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    Yesterday, 06:04 PM
    I don't shake, (at least not PC) I try to alternate directions a couple times then when I'm done, I rotate the bowl in all different positions so the PC can coat anything the didn't get covered. You don't have to abuse the bowl to get good results...
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    Yesterday, 06:01 PM
    Grmps replied to a thread Weighing Rifle Boolits in Cast Boolits
    1% variation shouldn't make a difference depending on powder and distance shooting. For hunting, or if I did match shooting I would like a much closer tolerance You need to experiment and see what your gun likes/doesn't like
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    Yesterday, 02:50 PM
    I live in northern Arizona, it's normally very dry here. I used to oil them before putting them away, but now I just put them back in the plastic boxes they came in. No rust ever. If I lived in a humid climate I would definitely spray them with Rem...
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    Yesterday, 11:05 AM
    Prayers and condolences to his family and friends.
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  • Grmps's Avatar
    03-15-2018, 08:51 PM
    Welcome to CB dsayer, Lee is an economical way to start You should slug your barrel and get a mold that drops at least 1/2 thou over that diameter next, you need to choose...
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    03-15-2018, 08:40 PM
    The Lee 312-155 I load with H110
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    03-15-2018, 05:38 PM
    ShooterAZ replied to a thread well done Midway USA in Our Town
    I recently ordered several boxes of of 22Mag ammo (different brands) from Midway. When it arrived the boxes were all pretty well smashed and all the bullets were loose in the box all mixed together. Midway replaced them all, no questions asked. They...
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    03-15-2018, 03:31 PM
    50+ years ago in my parents' friends basement, I was watching him re-load and he let me help.......... I was hooked. I remember that day vividly, he took me to the range and let me run a few 30 round clips through his M2 with a metal but plate,...
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    03-15-2018, 03:20 PM
    Welcome back lokepup Q1 1% deviation in weight is acceptable by many, If these are for hunting, I would get them as close to the same weight as possible, the rest can be used for plinking or remelted. It sounds like you need a PID to control...
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    03-15-2018, 01:57 PM
    Grmps replied to a thread Today's best deals: in Our Town
    Buy Gift cards with an extra 10% off already discounted prices Example; Cabela’s –currently 13% off plus 10% off = 23% off face value - you pay $77.00 for a $100 Cabela’s gift card – good as cash either online or in store 100’s of stores to...
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My first reloads were with cast bullets in the 30-30 when I was 14.
Lake Havasu City, Arizona
Shooting, what else?
Retired U.S. Army. Currently contract Research and development of ammuntion and relaods


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― 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