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    Today, 02:00 PM
    Wow, so sorry that you are going through this turmoil. Those employees must be desensitized that how much theirs guns cost the consumers. Would they personally put up with such ambivalence? I concur with with others, my older S&Wís shoot great....
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    Yesterday, 06:25 PM
    Funny, I was thinking of starting a similar thread some time back. But I didnít think that there would be any takers. I reckon I came down with CRS (canít remember sh-stuff). Iím guilty of new discoveries myself and find it perplexing. Itís...
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    09-16-2018, 04:30 PM
    I’ll take the Sig mags. PM forthcoming
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  • Pressman's Avatar
    09-14-2018, 09:28 PM
    Good question, it's percussion. As for shooting it, I may. Depending on time available. The first gun I ever bought was a Colt Navy replica. I have a beautiful 45 call. I line that I don't shoot as it's too hard to clean. And I found a very...
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    09-14-2018, 08:25 PM
    Way back in 1978, when I first saw the Lyman Great Plains rifles I knew I wanted /needed one. But they were outside my budget. Fast forward 40 years and I stopped by the local marina and Gun store to talk to one of guys there. Looking at the gun...
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  • Pressman's Avatar
    09-14-2018, 03:18 PM
    The thread is an interesting look at personalities. Let's see what others have to say.
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    09-11-2018, 08:52 PM
    Pressman replied to a thread 28 Guage? in Casting for Shotguns
    Randy, far as I know this site is King of the Hill. I don't hang out on other sites.
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  • LUBEDUDE's Avatar
    09-08-2018, 11:17 PM
    I know a guy that only loaded 38s on his RL1050. So he short stroked the operation to save on time and motion.
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    09-08-2018, 08:43 PM
    It’s there, you just have to blow the photo up to see it.
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  • Pressman's Avatar
    09-08-2018, 08:21 AM
    Old thread but good. I found an Iver Johnson 410 in dad's stuff 2 years ago that he picked up at some auction somewhere. It's far from perfect and I have always been wondering about it. After reading this I will keep it, just because. Ken
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    09-07-2018, 09:34 PM
    They also made just the press the OP is asking about. A half size C press for handguns only, and maybe 222 but nothing larger. It was cast iron with an aluminum model in the works when they went out of business. PRC 3. Ken
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    09-06-2018, 08:14 AM
    Rking22, there was a post that you are asking about. Unfortunately the gentleman wanted to sell his slugs in a manner that violates forum rules. I had to shut it down, sorry. You may be able to contact him via pm to see if he still has any.
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  • LUBEDUDE's Avatar
    09-06-2018, 07:33 AM
    Mine is Cast Iron as well.
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  • Pressman's Avatar
    09-05-2018, 07:59 PM
    DdB, that is interesting, I have never seen anything but aluminum. Cast iron would be a much stronger choice. It looks like the aluminum would spread and break the lips under sustained heavy use. Ken
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    09-04-2018, 07:59 PM
    Pressman replied to a thread 28 Guage? in Casting for Shotguns
    Wise choice Don, I have a ton of components from this estate and all of it will be here first. This thread has been very educational for me, another reason to list it here.
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    09-04-2018, 06:11 AM
    Good, I am glad you got it. Your boss man got greedy with me and I had to pass. It's an interesting design and appealing. Looks to me to plenty strong enough for 38's. How many shell holders do you have? Echo and Herter's can be used if needed. ...
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  • LUBEDUDE's Avatar
    09-03-2018, 09:19 PM
    Sent ya a PM
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  • Pressman's Avatar
    09-03-2018, 06:05 AM
    Made by a speciality die maker? Who?
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    09-01-2018, 11:47 PM
    I think it is a great idea! When I was a young man I water skied competitively. I went to a Florida ski school for a week one winter. Many of the top European skiers came there to train all winter long. They loved trading T-shirts as much as we...
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  • Pressman's Avatar
    09-01-2018, 08:56 PM
    BBB, they do but they are not for everyone. My issue with adaptors is they shorten ram travel so the ram cannot reach top dead center. Functionality is OK, but it gives an odd feel to have the ram stop shert of where you know it should.
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    08-31-2018, 07:49 PM
    Pressman replied to a thread 28 Guage? in Casting for Shotguns
    This is great for the information and the stories. I am not a shotgunner so it's all new and exciting. Ken
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  • Pressman's Avatar
    08-31-2018, 07:47 PM
    What I did today is what I have been doing for two weeks straight. Clean up. A long time friend passed away this spring and left me in charge of the estate. He never thru anything away and bought in multiple amounts. Yesterday I found a very large...
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  • Pressman's Avatar
    08-30-2018, 08:53 PM
    The Ideal mold will date back to the introduction of the 38 Special. Without the Ideal handbooks handy I cannot be more specific. Lyman began phasing out the Ideal name around 1960. Ideal was an independent company till sold to Marlin in...
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    08-30-2018, 08:43 PM
    Cleaning up an estate and I have found a small truck load of casting and reloading items. There are lots of shotgun wads etc, mostly older cardboard. But there's a lot of 28 guage hulls and wads, mostly plastic. I hope to put most of it on Swap...
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    08-30-2018, 01:14 PM
    LUBEDUDE replied to a thread Help in Our Town
    I’ve been on Neurontin/Gabapentin for about 20 years +/- . It literally changed my life. Every time my doctor asks about it I tell him that I will not get off of it for the rest of my life. It can be dosed at an insane amount. That may be why...
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  • Pressman's Avatar
    08-29-2018, 08:13 PM
    There's a new Hollywood history article coming up in the October Journal by Mr. Thomas Quigley. With his in detail research it should be a good article. Ken
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  • Pressman's Avatar
    08-27-2018, 06:20 AM
    That's great. Could you please tell me where I put the keys to my gun locker��
    20 replies | 1076 view(s)
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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
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