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    12-12-2017, 07:37 PM
    This is just another example of the fine people here!!! Thank you sir.
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    12-11-2017, 11:37 AM
    Once upon a time, long long ago, during the LEE group buy era, Midway had them LEE 6c handles for $11. ea and free shipping. I bought a doz pair and still have 3 unused. I've made them fit every mold I have except one. At $28 to $40 a pair for...
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    12-10-2017, 08:26 PM
    Don't forget that high tin pewter creeks and groans when bent. It's a pretty reliable positive sign.
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    12-10-2017, 08:13 PM
    I thought electronics were supposed to make life simpler, like "the paperless society". Remember when if the round TV picture was fuzzy, you went outside and turned the antinna. If that didn't help, ya just watched a different station, after all...
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    12-10-2017, 08:00 PM
    The day my Dad retired, he took off his watch and placed it in a drawer. Later I ask him what day it was and he answered, "What does it matter''? Life is like that. Age changes perspective. Time is only important if you are reacting to someone...
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    12-10-2017, 07:38 PM
    As I gain maturity, I get just as much, or more pleasure out of tiny holes, close together, at a great distance, on paper, as seeing an animal fall at the crack if my rifle. I now have issues walking and it's easier to traverse the mowed grassy...
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    12-10-2017, 12:07 PM
    Eye of squirrel is impossible when even the head of the squirrel is hard to see. Age offers you new challenges. Even center mass is a small target.
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  • mold maker's Avatar
    12-10-2017, 11:55 AM
    Modern LEE 6gang handles can be modified to fit and at about half the price.
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    12-10-2017, 11:52 AM
    Manuels can give him knowledge and bolster his ability to use the equipment when the time comes. He is under immense pressure at school from the libs and at a time he is trying desperately to fit in, gun related subjects are met only with contempt....
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  • mold maker's Avatar
    12-10-2017, 11:30 AM
    It will help if you scribe a center line before filing. Keeping the holes oriented will be lots easier.
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    12-10-2017, 11:26 AM
    mold maker replied to a thread Bad Flashback in Our Town
    I don't imagine today's youth will ever see guns at reasonable prices sold OTC. And today's ventage surplus military rifles will never come to pass again.
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    12-10-2017, 10:46 AM
    mold maker replied to a thread 1 st snow of the year. in Our Town
    The wet heavy snow finally topped out at 2+ inches and is leaving fast. Under the evergreens where it was thin, it's gone. The roads never got to be a problem locally, but caused several major wrecks not too far to the North. It is nice to see it...
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    12-10-2017, 10:31 AM
    Yep. Just a couple weeks ago I was beaming through the window at my newborn granddaughter, and today I'm going to her 20th BD party. During that missing time, I accumulated three more grand children. Yep time passes fast when you're having fun....
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    12-09-2017, 11:19 PM
    close thread molds found
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    12-09-2017, 11:05 PM
    Any mold interests for a trade? Please send a pm I am notoriouse for my computerless knowledge.
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    12-09-2017, 06:52 PM
    Thank you kindly for providing that! On the last page, the authors give instructions for ordering Vol. 2 of the series, covering the making of the metal primer components and the tooling to do so. Dies, punches, cups, anvils... For $.25 - Cheap!...
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    12-09-2017, 12:27 PM
    mold maker replied to a thread Infamy in Our Town
    What is being promoted and taught in our schools is only what profits someone. My Dad always said, "Follow the money and you'll find the source at the end of the trail". You'd be surprised to find how many don't know the signifncance of the date 9...
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    12-09-2017, 11:54 AM
    Yesterday about lunch time the gentle rain turned to snow. Not by any means a major storm but a beautiful blanket covering all the less than perfection in nature. It continued off and on overnight and is expected to continue till noon today, with...
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    12-09-2017, 01:03 AM
    As I fill my pill cup each morning from the large cookie tin of orange bottles, I wonder which actually help, and which I'd be as well or better off without. Most bottles have a warning sticker that advises not to operate machinery, at least until...
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    12-08-2017, 06:42 PM
    Larry is that the newer 165 with the wider meplat? I have a trade pending for a 311467.
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    12-08-2017, 11:35 AM
    I am looking for a either or both a 311467 and a NOE SC 311-165 RF RD GC or a NOE TL 311-165 RF RD GC It would be best to send me a PM. I am a comp. dinosaur an will prob. loose this link.
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    12-08-2017, 11:09 AM
    mold maker replied to a thread Infamy in Our Town
    I remember as a 5th grader writing what I thought was an extensive report on the event. In retrospect, it was wanting for many facts but was through enough to get an A+ grade. The list of WWII living Vets is wearing thin and before long they...
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    12-08-2017, 10:54 AM
    Antenna will get local news and up to 70 junk channels, but to satisfy the family "needs" I have 4 boxes at $5. ea from Spectrum. It's the price I pay for having young folks constantly in the home. I spend most of my time on line. The older I get...
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    12-08-2017, 10:38 AM
    We have a new store nearby, but it's not the same as the old surplus. Gone are the days of the great deals for young guys. Everything now is unfamiliar new stuff. Guess I just dated myself.
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    12-07-2017, 04:08 PM
    kbstenberg replied to a thread Today's best deals: in Our Town
    I had a good laugh at myself for forgetting to post the site. American Reloading
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  • mold maker's Avatar
    12-07-2017, 11:52 AM
    This is the only use I have found for the mold spray lube. It helps stop the beard that hangs off the ladle, drop at the most inopportune time.
    13 replies | 433 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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