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    09-18-2018, 06:55 PM
    Was the last part of the video an examination of a downed plane? Maybe shot down? It is obviously a different engine .
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    09-18-2018, 06:38 PM
    Did you explain to him the difference in costs of shooting. A good jacketed bullet is nigh on 30 cents apiece or more. A cast may be as low as 2 or 3 cents depending on alloy and gas check.
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    09-18-2018, 12:27 AM
    After you achieve your greatest accuracy, there is little or no cost difference in loading good ammo or the most accurate ammo. The only difference is the experimentation and knowledge to develope the better loads.
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    09-16-2018, 10:13 PM
    wv109323 replied to a thread Changing minds??? in Our Town
    About the lady that thought there was an intruder ,why would she become frightened. After all ,the Democrats have the answers. If he was drug crazed explain to him the programs to get clean. If hugary sign him up on food stamps. If he needed a fix,...
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    09-16-2018, 06:55 PM
    I wish the pictures were clearer. It appears the top strap broke near the front of the cylinder then bent backwards and broke through the rear. The front is a vertical shear but the rear is angled front to rear. This indicates the pressure was...
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    09-15-2018, 08:58 PM
    Never a gun but I found a mold that I forgot I had purchased. I had wanted a 45-70 for some time. I come across one at a suitable price and purchased it. I went through my dies and I found I had purchased 3 sets of 45-70 dies over the years in...
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    09-14-2018, 08:30 PM
    wv109323 replied to a thread Ammo amamos in Rimfire Area
    You look around and you can find CCI std. vel. for 249 a case. Brownells and Target sports usa.
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    09-14-2018, 05:02 PM
    The things I would compare are: bullet deformation- are your lead bullets being deformed whenot they hit and slide up the feed ramp? Also are you getting bullet setback? Look at a few rounds that have been feed into the chamber. Next is where the...
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    09-14-2018, 04:32 PM
    I am particular in volume loading. I load my .45 acp and .38 spec. on Star presses. The loading is proven by ransom resting on ocassion. With rifle plinking ammo I use thrown charges. If I use match rifle bullets then I weigh each powder charge. I...
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    09-08-2018, 07:11 PM
    wv109323 replied to a thread Animal repelllants? in Our Town
    The only things I know work for sure are as follows. A deer wI'll not walk on something like chicken wire that is slightly suspended off the ground. They will not walk under a close area with something touching their back. You could hang some type...
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    09-07-2018, 06:31 PM
    wv109323 replied to a thread Wal-Mart screw up in Rimfire Area
    I don't know that was not the correct price. I recently bought 5000 CCI std.vel. for $249.00. Since then I have seen some sales at $220.00 for the same item. 22 LR is coming down in price. I don't know if still on sale but it was at Targetsports...
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    09-06-2018, 02:37 PM
    I don't want to rain on the parade, but I will throw out an idea. I own Saeco molds and think they are very high quality. But in today's market, I think there is equal quality molds for less money. You may want to look at the market but that is your...
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    09-06-2018, 12:50 AM
    I think more info is needed to answer your question fairly.What bullet,what length barrel,what load and how many rounds are parameters that may make a difference in the best answer. So I give you my .02 cents worth. Scenario one.) Withdraw enough...
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    09-05-2018, 11:58 PM
    The blue Jay's are not welcome around my place. They peck my apples and cause a lot of damage. They seem intelligent as they learn quick about a 24" metal rod protruding from a window or doorway.
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    09-04-2018, 08:58 PM
    Due to my bore size I needed the .358 rf bullet for a .38/.357mag. I use a Lee six cavity. The handles are about $15.00. You may need to glue the wood handles to the metal.
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    09-03-2018, 06:45 PM
    Just for perspective,in about 1979 myself and two relatives ordered DCM Garands. I got an all matching HR with a non walnut stock. My brother got a Mixmaster with a Winchester receiver and barrel,iirc and my cousin got a Springfield that looked...
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    09-02-2018, 06:12 PM
    I lightened the springs on a 686. The trigger pull got dangerously light. Like 1/2 pound. I went back up in weight.
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    09-02-2018, 04:19 PM
    The CMP rifle grades fall within certain parameters for barrel wear. The CMP site will give you those parameters. I think each rifle from the CMP has a tag indicating barrel wear. The LMR barrels were regarded as the best barrels for accuracy and...
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    09-02-2018, 02:49 PM
    I have known people to use 700X for target loads in the .45acp. I don' know about max. Loads.
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    08-28-2018, 11:36 AM
    I would approach large pistol matches to see if I could advertise my bullets for pre-orders. Then deliver bullets to that match. For precision pistol your business would be limited to 200 swc and 38 swc and rn. That way customer can avoid shipping...
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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
GC Gas Check