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  • rickt300's Avatar
    02-14-2018, 01:47 PM
    I have a 1961 Marlin 336 and it has 6 groove rifling, not microgroove. I also have a 1958 marlin that has microgroove though shot out and I am waiting on the replacement barrel.
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    02-13-2018, 06:53 PM
    This is more a initial test to see if I really think it is that much better than lubing. I was also hoping to be able to run a softer alloy by powder coating. First bullets will be 311291 for my 30-30 and a LEE 255 FN mold for my 45 LC Rifle.
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    02-13-2018, 03:01 PM
    It's time to do my winter bullet casting and thought I would try powder coating. Going cheap and will try the Harbor Freight red. I know which airsoft pellets to use (black) but what is a #5 plastic bowl? Hope to find one in Walmart in a little...
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hunting and fishing, amateur gunsmithing


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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
GC Gas Check