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    03-23-2017, 11:37 PM
    Grand pop had a friend that would cuss when he missed. Grand pop would say "bet that was a HIGH primer"! This was when most primers were corrosive. He would drill me on cleaning the brass as soon as we got out of the field. I remember one powder he...
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    03-23-2017, 10:46 AM
    Is it just busy work or does cleaning primer pockets have benefits? Better accuracy smaller velocity spreads or... ? I have been doing it for years since my grand pa started me reloading in the 1950's. I'm getting lazy in my older years and just...
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    03-18-2017, 07:18 PM
    You COULD send it to JDJ have it converted ti 358jdj. A444 case ne ked to 35 caliber
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    03-13-2017, 02:30 PM
    My .260 doesnot like 140 grain factory loads. It debullets them when I extract them unfired. It is a browning rifle
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    02-28-2017, 05:48 PM
    At the range yesterday my buddy found many 30-06 cases with a knurled ring 1/2" above the base. It looked to be plated steel. I told him that was done to prevent reloading the "brass". I did see several Golden Bear boxes it the trash. Did I tell my...
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    02-27-2017, 08:15 PM
    I plan on using a 256win this summer to get a few groundhogs. I will be using Sierra 70 grain bullets. I have been shooting AND hitting empty shot shells on the 100 yard berm,so I will be ready. Oh yeah, this is a 14" contender!
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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