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    Today, 10:11 AM
    Like Country Gent I too got tired of twisting/wiggling the very heavy table on my Clausing drill press in order to raise or lower it. When the local Horrible Fright tool store had a sale on their long hydraulic jack, like those used on an engine...
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    05-15-2020, 09:31 AM
    If your Mk VI has been modified to accept 45 acp be aware that the 45 acp round develops about twice the pressure that the 455 develops. When I first got my MK VI I shortened 45 Colt brass and thinned the rims but decided that I wanted properly...
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    05-13-2020, 09:51 AM
    Congratulations, I'm jealous. My Nyala or rather Njala in Afrikaans and Eland are both still walking around in South Africa where I hunted them. Just couldn't get what I wanted in regards to the animal and shot. With any bullet penetration and...
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    05-10-2020, 09:27 AM
    elk hunter replied to a thread Do you ride? in Our Town
    I started riding a BSA 125 about 1958 or 1959. Sold my last of many bike's, an 1100 Goldwing, in 2015 after a garage fire left it sitting outside all summer. I had been riding Honda's since the early to mid 60's when I traded in my 1952 Harley on...
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    04-29-2020, 09:20 AM
    Here's a good place to look for prices and desirability. https://www.wardscollectibles.com/
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    04-25-2020, 08:42 AM
    To anyone considering doing a conversion I have One last suggestion. Get a copy of Ellis Brown's book (Building double rifles on shotgun actions) ISBN: 0-9714802-0-6. Mr. Brown explains how he selects an action and all the steps needed to be...
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About elk hunter
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Central Oregon
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Elk hunting, building rifles, reloading, swaging & casting, making dies & moulds
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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