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    05-31-2020, 01:36 AM
    jimkim replied to a thread Casting for 30/30 in Cast Boolits
    Go with a heavier GC FN boolit. I like the RD 311165 RF, Lyman 311041, and the RCBS 30-180-FN. I use the fattest boolit that will function in my 336. For a general purpose round I load them between 1500 and 1700 fps. For deer I use 170gr jacketed...
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    05-24-2020, 05:10 PM
    In truth, 38 Special/357 Magnum brass differs markedly in case diameter (.379") from the 38 S&W (.386"). 9mm Makarov tungsten carbide sizing dies do good work on 38 S&W brass if the need arises. 38 S&W bullet/throat diameters vary as well. My...
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    05-14-2020, 05:17 PM
    Finding and buying a S&W Model 625 x 4" last summer has slaked my '45 Thirst' a bit, DANG that is a NICE REVOLVER. But the 45 Colt is an AWESOME cartridge, and while I love my Bisley Blackhawk in that caliber, it is a bit of a chunk to haul...
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    05-12-2020, 04:25 PM
    I miss the old bullet proof ones. I've seen them punch through b Berdan cases back in the day. Sent from my VS880 using Tapatalk
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    05-11-2020, 05:19 PM
    ...............Another aid to casting, especially large cavity/multi-cavity/high temp pours is to aid the cooling of the blocks. I've seen fans used, and they ranged from computer fans to automobile 12V heater/AC fans and such. What I have used...
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    05-08-2020, 03:28 PM
    S&W 642--pants or coat pocket. Glock 23/29/20--3:30 or Galco shoulder rig S&W 686 x 4"/CZ-75B/SIG P-220 & 226--3:30 or Bianchi X-15 shoulder rig. Glocks don't get along with the X-15s.
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    05-03-2020, 06:36 PM
    jimkim replied to a thread Lee Precision in Reloading Equipment
    That expander is wonderful for necking cases up. Sent from my VS880 using Tapatalk
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    05-03-2020, 06:32 PM
    I was doing something to prove a point. I replaced my handle with an old Cadillac lug wrench. When I was done, I put the other one back. Get an old lug wrench and put a grip on it. Sent from my VS880 using Tapatalk
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With regards to gun control in this country, everyone should be asking themselves one question:
What is it that this government feels they need to do, but can't do, unless the citizens of this nation are first disarmed?
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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
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