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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:11 AM
    don't know what you have there but even tin takes a bit over 400 degrees F to melt.
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    Yesterday, 07:05 AM
    we were out crop damage shooting Friday night and my partner shot the biggest doe ive seen dead. BIG long dry doe that had to weight at least a 150 lbs dressed. Ive allways said that even the big does eat well but my litmus test is back straps on...
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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    09-22-2018, 06:49 AM
    If you get stubborn ones like that a quick spray of Hornady one shot usually makes them size easily and you don't even have to wipe it off.
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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    09-22-2018, 06:47 AM
    first lee die set I bought for my 50beo was just like that. Returned them to lee and they sent me a good set. Found out a bad batch got through quality control (if lee even has it)
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    09-22-2018, 06:45 AM
    Lloyd Smale replied to a thread wild turkeys? in Cookin' Recipe's
    yup I kind of chuckle at guys up here that will dawn there camos and grease there face and sit hidden with a call. I sit out crop damage shooting and they walk 10 feet from the blind. Heck ive had them walk right by the truck out there. I remember...
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  • Plate plinker's Avatar
    09-21-2018, 09:39 PM
    was noticing some where falling out after setting the primer when I did the last lot. OPB Other Peoples Brass. aka unknown abuse or misuse.
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  • Plate plinker's Avatar
    09-20-2018, 09:51 PM
    The problem with the brass is more than likely it is 5.56 brass fired in a out of spec chamber by the previous owner. When 5.56 brass is fired in a non spec gun the primers will fall often fall out. I became aware of this recently and that many SO...
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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    09-20-2018, 06:30 AM
    Lloyd Smale replied to a thread Apple season! in Cookin' Recipe's
    peaches are a bit sketchy up here. I have one tree that puts out pretty good. the other two don't do so well. Same with pears. My neighbor has a tree that puts out great. my two are duds. Apple trees everywhere though and cherries do well.
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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    09-19-2018, 06:52 AM
    ive had babit about the same too. 400 lbs!! heck at 8-10 bucks a lb you found the hen that laid the golden egg!
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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    09-19-2018, 06:49 AM
    Lloyd Smale replied to a thread 40 s&w ar 15 ?? in Our Town
    they list them on there web site but haven't had them in stock for the last 3 years. Same with the 45acp uppers they list. I would have to guess they were troublesome and just quit making them.
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    09-19-2018, 06:47 AM
    weak fuel pressure can cause a lean mixture problem which can cause a motor to run hot which will cause vapor lock.
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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    09-19-2018, 06:46 AM
    nope but was talking shot guns with my buddy and remembered id loaned my browning side by side 20 gauge to my dad about 20 years ago. Forgot all about that gun. Called my dad who doesn't hunt anymore to ask him to get it back and he told me he gave...
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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    09-19-2018, 06:39 AM
    yes sir. It would have been one benefit to the south winning the war. At least if cornel sanders was killed in the last battle.
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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    09-19-2018, 06:37 AM
    Lloyd Smale replied to a thread Apple season! in Cookin' Recipe's
    don't apple trees grow in texas??
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    09-18-2018, 07:05 AM
    Lloyd Smale replied to a thread Apple season! in Cookin' Recipe's
    crappy year for me. Not many apples and the ones I got were small. I think it was a combo or an off year and a real bad year for aphids. I sprayed my trees 5 times this summer and still didn't kill them all. Lots of cherries plumbs and peaches...
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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    09-18-2018, 07:03 AM
    Allways tell everyone (even my ma) that the best meal I ever ate in my life was at my service buddys mothers house in North Carolina. She made fried chicken, black eyed peas and hush puppys washed down by real sweet tea. Wed go to his parents house...
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    09-17-2018, 06:00 AM
    Some of us truly think or Dogs are family and to be truthful id rather die myself the watch my son die. I haven't watched my children die. Havent even yet lost a parent but some of the most painful days of my life were the days following loosing a...
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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    09-17-2018, 05:57 AM
    I meant garlic powder. Im not a fan of garlic salt either. I really prefer fresh garlic but garlic powder is just easier to use. I love garlic. Its the next most used spice after salt and pepper that is used in this house. Like farmer Jim I can fry...
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    09-15-2018, 07:59 AM
    what I do is tumble them put them in the media separator and when spinning it sometimes will hear a tinny sound and find them. I also put them back in the tumbler with no media for about a minute listening and usually a cracked one will sound...
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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    09-15-2018, 07:55 AM
    I fry some sliced spuds with onion and a bit of garlic salt and pepper till nice and brown. then chicken fry a venison cube steak that went through my cuber. Lay the steak on the potatoes and smother the whole thing with my homemade sausage gravy....
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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    09-15-2018, 07:52 AM
    I hope hes playing with Elmer until we both get there to be with them again.
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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    09-15-2018, 07:50 AM
    he lost his best friend yesterday to cancer and the worse thing is it was a 4 legged friend that loved him unconditionally.
    22 replies | 282 view(s)
  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    09-10-2018, 06:02 AM
    Lloyd Smale replied to a thread Yellow Jackets in Our Town
    most of it would probably just get them drunk!
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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    09-09-2018, 07:51 AM
    don't you know theres a big difference between a 6.5 bullet and a 6.8!!
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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    09-09-2018, 07:45 AM
    I sure cant say what it was for sure but maybe someone didn't want him there and was trying to scare him out of the area that they hunt.
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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    09-09-2018, 07:42 AM
    stick with a brand name rcbs, pact, lyman, Hornady ect and youll get a good scale. I think most of the negitives come from the more frugal here that want good equipment cheap and buy pro 1000s and scales off of ebay. if you have only 20 bucks your...
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    09-09-2018, 07:36 AM
    Lloyd Smale replied to a thread wild turkeys? in Cookin' Recipe's
    that's about what ive done with them for years. Makes a meal out of them but sure aint thanksgiving dinner.
    33 replies | 740 view(s)
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    09-09-2018, 07:33 AM
    Lloyd Smale replied to a thread Crow? in Cookin' Recipe's
    id pass on that. Maybe because im a yankee and my taste buds prefer venison loin on the grill.
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    09-08-2018, 08:52 AM
    Lloyd Smale replied to a thread Crow? in Cookin' Recipe's
    best way to do rabbits for me was a way I conned the kids into eating them when they were young. Id bone them out cut them in strips dip them in drakes batter and deep fry them. I called them rabbit mc nuggets and the kids licked them up. For the...
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    09-08-2018, 07:28 AM
    Lloyd Smale replied to a thread 87 new Marines! in Our Town
    it has to be a very satisfying job!
    26 replies | 646 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
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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