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  • randyrat's Avatar
    06-02-2018, 08:31 AM
    Keep in mind, the temp difference between top of the melt and where it touches the bottom of the pot can very. This is why I don't use a thermometer. To prevent the melt, slurry, lead from getting too hot, STIR the bottom of the pot, at the right...
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    05-31-2018, 07:23 AM
    At one time a fellow explained how he smoothed the nub from the sprue..He snipped off the nub and then placed the round balls in a heavy metal pan in the trunk of his car. The round balls would roll around while driving. He basically would leave...
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    05-29-2018, 07:06 AM
    QC used to be part of OR work with R&D or R&D used QC to improve products. Now if there are not enough returns they can figure out ways to cut cost, until the return numbers start climbing. Unless China finds a way to completely copy the...
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    05-26-2018, 06:31 AM
    Bullshop was able to go way past 2200 fps Using conventional bullet lube and I have no doubt about it. You too can do it, if you use the right lube and do your homework. The QUEST go on friends
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    05-23-2018, 07:05 AM
    No wait! No more than 1/3 of whatever oil your using, more than that you will exceed the capabilities of your waxes to absorb and hold the oil. You can try 20% instead of 33% and it will hold up to heat a little better. Less oil and you may lower...
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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