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  • blikseme300's Avatar
    07-27-2020, 08:14 PM
    Yep, a few years ago I facetiously told a guy at the range I would sell him some 30-round AR mags at $100 a pop when he asked. He dropped 10 Benjamins right there. I sold him the $10 STANNAG cheapo mags right there. Idiot.
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    07-27-2020, 08:05 PM
    blikseme300 replied to a thread More 9mm woes in Cast Boolits
    I have to ask this, what are you using to measure the diameter? Unless you are using a micrometer you are not getting the proper size.
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    07-26-2020, 10:29 PM
    The quenching only helps when antimony is present. Expanding the pistol brass so it does not swage down the size of the cast bullet helps more than hardness or PC. I regularily shoot quite soft alloy from my pistols without problem because the...
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    07-26-2020, 10:20 PM
    The Lee 6-cavity molds have an aluminum sprue plate. Glenn is correct about other aluminum molds that have steel sprue plates.
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    07-26-2020, 09:56 PM
    blikseme300 replied to a thread More 9mm woes in Cast Boolits
    It appears that the bullets as loaded are too small. Lee sizing dies are notorious for not sizing to the size marked, BTW. More layers of PC won't help either. 9mmP can be a PITA to get right but can be done. Typically the brass is sized down more...
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Liberalism is the triumph of emotion over intellect, but masquerading as the reverse.

I don't know how we ever shot maximum loads before P/C come along and saved us all. R5R

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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