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    Today, 01:41 PM
    Some very good points. I made a chamber-checker by putting a cut off 20 gauge hull inside of a 12 gauge shell and stuck it in the chamber. When the rim of the 20 gauge hits the end of the chamber, it will telescope inwards and that's the maximum...
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    Yesterday, 11:35 AM
    Home Depot, Lowes, and WalMart commonly buy name brand products built to a price point and rebranded.
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    Yesterday, 01:40 AM
    the pressure developed by low brass is generated quicker and is just as high basically as your high brass loads. If you worry about shooting Damascus vs fluid steel, you should try reading a couple of interesting articles by Sherman Bell in the...
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    10-15-2018, 06:00 PM
    mold maker replied to a thread Copperheads in Our Town
    We only have copper headed rattle mocacines here. It's a daycare facility and we don't abide them regardless of color or size.
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    10-15-2018, 09:11 AM
    mold maker replied to a thread mountain lion in NH in Our Town
    There are lots of common things that didn't exist here a few centuries ago, including white men, politicians and there are also many things now missing that were once common. It's not evolution, just that not everything follows modern mans rules....
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    10-15-2018, 08:55 AM
    mold maker replied to a thread Friends in Tennessee in Our Town
    I never tried chow chow with a hotdog, but nothing goes better with beans of any kind.
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    10-12-2018, 09:30 AM
    A Harbor Freight flashlight already has half the problem solved.
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    10-11-2018, 04:28 PM
    Typical. Lawyers and bean counters found profit and earned their pay at your expense. Keep after them and document who and when you spoke. No guarantee but only the squealing wheel will get greased. I've had a similer problem with WalMart...
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    10-10-2018, 01:01 AM
    I have a set of Lee dies but no RCBS or Redding.
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    10-10-2018, 12:59 AM
    Not to steal the thread but if there's any left over, I'd like to buy some also-a couple hundred would be nice.
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    10-09-2018, 08:37 AM
    kbstenberg replied to a thread Copperheads in Our Town
    The snow snakes we have around here are the only ones i want to see.
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    10-07-2018, 08:10 AM
    Just my 2 cents On the thermocouple the top of the probe should be metal. An not plastic. The fire from charring wood often covers the top of the thermocouple. You will also need a container to put all of your goodies in. Metal boxes with vent...
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    10-05-2018, 12:20 PM
    Most of those rocket jockeys think there "portant people". Along with loud mufflers, they are making sure you look to see who they are. The ones that make my day are the little old blue-haired ladies that are looking through the steering wheel...
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    10-03-2018, 05:26 PM
    Had that clumping thing too but shaking the cans cleared it up. Doesn't seem right but still performed the same velocity wise.
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    10-03-2018, 05:24 PM
    I have used it in everything from .32 up to 11 gauge shotgun. It seems to like the heavier projectiles. The heavier they were, the more velocity per grain wt. I didn't get a chance to test out the velocity in .32 and .36 (didn't bring the chrono...
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    10-03-2018, 11:28 AM
    Unless there is some technique which is best learned by SEEING it done, it's almost always slower for me to get the information by watching a video. Especially amateur videos by folks who are not experienced at teaching clearly and efficiently....
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    10-03-2018, 09:25 AM
    The lock failed on my safe and access to its contents was impossible. A local locksmith opened and replaced the lock. Although the total price exceeded the safe value, I still have a working safe and access to the contents. Not all locksmiths...
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    10-01-2018, 02:11 PM
    I happened across this video on YouTube- https://youtu.be/fTRwfyvIbkc A guy is showing people how he cleans and smelts Lead he mined from the berm at his range. In his kitchen. Using what seems to be his cooking equipment. Then on his gas...
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    09-29-2018, 07:43 AM
    The only deer i couldn't eat was a younger (2-3) buck. It literally smelled and tasted like a pine tree. Several friends and i tried multiple marinades and nothing helped get rid of the smell and flavor.
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    09-28-2018, 01:29 PM
    Applying that kind of heat directly to lead is a guaranteed way to send lead oxides and vaporized lead into the air we breathe. While it's fast and it works, it's not recomended. As casters we want too live long ehough to shoot the lead we melt.
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    09-27-2018, 11:46 AM
    mold maker replied to a thread Whole Home Generator in Our Town
    I need to rethink my situation. Many years ago (even before Hugo) I purchased a 4000 W generator from Northern. I had drop cords made up to connect to panels and meters bases. I could power essentials for my parents, myself or Son and Daughter....
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    09-27-2018, 11:18 AM
    After 60+ years the reason for doing it has changed, but the desire is even more intense. The sad thing is the ability to be mobile has declined to the point that it's a rare privilege to make it to the loading bench. That makes those times really...
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    09-26-2018, 04:09 PM
    AC and central heat sure have spoiled us. I can remember when all heat had smoke in it and only warmed one side at a time, and AC required a fan and a block of ice. Seriously, vibration in the air created by out of dynamic balance plastic blades...
    31 replies | 827 view(s)
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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