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    Yesterday, 10:34 PM
    Grmps started a thread I canít believe this in Our Town
    I canít believe this!!!!!!! Iím now getting my (recently deceased) fathers mail. In it there was a letter from the hospital he died in, thanking him for choosing them for his health, care and asking him to remember them for any future health...
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    Yesterday, 05:00 PM
    Outpost75 Attachment 212278 -- Invalid Attachment specified. If you followed a valid link, please notify the administrator Most of Lymans alloy recommendation is Lyman #2 90-5-5 Brinell 15 new caster (all casters) need to slug all their...
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    Yesterday, 04:43 PM
    After cleaning the die, LIGHTLY polish the inside with 1000, 1200 grit sandpaper wrapped around a dowel using the above Q-tip test and looking through the die to check progress. and polish where the boolit goes in with a Dremel, some fine...
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    Yesterday, 04:32 PM
    I really like this light I never have to turn a light on when I go into the garage to do laundry or walk up to a work area and can adjust the brightness and many other details about the light Winplus 45” LED Utility Light with Motion Sensor Your...
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    Yesterday, 03:29 PM
    ShooterAZ replied to a thread Ruger Old Army in Muzzleloading.
    Congrats on your "new" ROA. I love mine. My favorite load is 35 grains (by volume) of Goex 3F, with an ox-yoke 45 cal wad and a .457 round ball. Mine was NIB also, but I did buy new nipples from Track of the Wolf. They are #11 nipples, but Remington...
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    Yesterday, 03:00 PM
    Grmps replied to a thread Customer service in Reloading Equipment
    pavementends I'm glad they took care of you, Unfortunately, your experience with Lyman has been the exception and not the rule lately. In years long ago Lyman made great products and backed them with an excellent warranty and customer service. I...
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    Yesterday, 02:32 PM
    Two Barrels Welcome to the addiction. As you probably already know, the google search box near the top right of the forum page and are great resources. Minerat's comment in purple denotes sarcasm I have (and most of us) have...
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    Yesterday, 03:16 AM
    try 10grms to 60 mil less than 1 mil solution to 1 # of boolits let the mix sit at least 30 min aggitate the solution with a couple boolits in the container immediately before applying to boolits use 10 ml syringe to extract 10 mills solution...
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    Yesterday, 01:34 AM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread 32 40 in Case Forming / Re-forming
    Thanks for the link.
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    01-19-2018, 11:39 PM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread Sighting in in Our Town
    3 to 5 rounds
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    01-19-2018, 10:07 PM
    tomme boy replied to a thread Well, It Happened in Muzzleloading.
    I can write an article too. Just because someone wrote it does not make them right. I have had 2 chainfire's. Both times it was at a private indoor range I go to. I was shooting a 1858 Remington. I was using 454balls. Lubed wonder wads. And TC...
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    01-19-2018, 09:59 PM
    $2.99 Goodwill apr 13 oz. ESTANO means TIN -- 97% tin Prepped for smelting and to keep from "walking off"
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  • ShooterAZ's Avatar
    01-19-2018, 09:58 PM
    It does mean that literally DCP, but it's also a way of saying farewell or a goodbye.
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  • tomme boy's Avatar
    01-19-2018, 09:48 PM
    It is ONLY able to shoot with the binary trigger. There is NO semi function. So it is a firearm. Not a rifle or pistol. Look at the picture that is out and you will see the safe and the binary setting. NO semi
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  • tomme boy's Avatar
    01-19-2018, 09:42 PM
    Gas checks will always be more accurate. If you plan to stay under 1500fps then go plain base.
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  • ShooterAZ's Avatar
    01-19-2018, 09:17 PM
    Agreed, with all due respect...the Vaya con Dios part could be left out. That is pretty much saying good bye.
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    01-19-2018, 07:51 PM
    What is the extra money going to get you and what do you need/want? NRA Bullseye, Competition race gun, carry or something else. With 1911's you can spend a lot for very little gain. Well worth the money if you need it but not so much if you are...
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  • ShooterAZ's Avatar
    01-19-2018, 07:44 PM
    I have all three, aluminum, iron & brass. All work well for me, but for quality boolits the iron molds from RCBS are hard to beat. Yeah, only 2 cavity, but I'll take quality over quantity every time.
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    01-19-2018, 07:39 PM
    Cosmic Charlie, it's a good thing that your mold is throwing a tad oversized rather than undersized! Sizing to .358 will be no problem, and when you size you are getting a more consistent boolit. A tip: When you are using a Lee 6 cavity mold it's...
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    01-19-2018, 07:10 PM
    The first barrel I chambered for someone else was a 6mm Rem on a 760. It was a Hart or a Shilen in a heavier contour. It was modeled after the 6mm Rem 760's that the AMU used to win the running boar competition in Oslo, Norway in 1960. It shot...
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    01-19-2018, 06:36 PM
    Grmps replied to a thread Today's best deals: in Our Town
    RAISE.COM GIFT CARDS $10 OFF $100 purchase You can currently get a $100 CABELLAS gift card for $85.94 & a $25 gift card for $21.51 = $125 worth of gift cards for $107.45 - plus the $10 off $100 purchase menas you get CABELLAS $125 gift cards...
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    01-19-2018, 03:33 PM
    I will take # 7, A RCBS Powder Checker for progressive press, New in box, $ 10.00 total $17 PM sent
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    01-19-2018, 03:25 PM
    Do it in your smelting pot, any residue will be flux
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    01-19-2018, 03:09 PM
    Not 125-130, but the lee 6 CAV C312-155-2R (drops around 150 @ 15 bhn) does some wonderful things over H110 in an AR 300 AAC pistol
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    01-19-2018, 02:58 PM
    They would have been using iron sights at 600 yards. The equipment and bullets have came a long way since than. Due to improvements in equipment the 5V target was eliminated in the late 60's and a smaller more challenging 10 point target was...
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    01-19-2018, 02:45 PM
    Cosmic_Charlie, welcome to the wonderful world of cast boolits. You would need a custom mold created specifically for the allow you plan to use if you want the boolits to drop at a certain size Different alloys will drop at different sizes and...
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    01-19-2018, 02:13 PM
    Grmps replied to a thread Today's best deals: in Our Town
    Midway USA
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  • ShooterAZ's Avatar
    01-19-2018, 09:51 AM
    I cast outside at temps way below freezing with my Promelt with no issues. There is probably a temp limit, but you'll never see it living in Alabama. Antarctica maybe? I just layer up, and keep my molds heated on a hot plate.
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    01-19-2018, 02:05 AM
    get a punch close to the profile you need. Clean the cavity with solvent and rough the cavity up with sandpaper. lube /oil the tip of the boolit, fill the cavity of the punch with hot melt glue and stick the tip of the boolit in the hot glue. When...
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About Larry Gibson
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