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  • Butler Ford's Avatar
    09-21-2020, 01:45 PM
    Their sockets are the best! Their ratchets aren't much better than the old Craftsman. Their wrenches are too thin, not that they break, they just become uncomfortable when a lot of pressure is applied. MAC wrenches are the best I've used. Split...
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    09-19-2020, 07:48 PM
    PM sent
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    09-03-2020, 03:46 PM
    Better keep those items. I have 2 of the old presses, 1969 & 1974, and love them both. Call RCBS- you can get a new handle with the ball instead of the 'bicycle' style. More comfortable to use. They will also send you a new pin to go through the...
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    08-30-2020, 11:12 AM
    In going through boxes of old/odd reloading dies I came across a Forster bullet puller. This one mounts in a standard press and has a rod about 4 inches long for turning the top portion into the die. Here's the question. I have no collets, is it...
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    08-29-2020, 12:09 PM
    curiousgeorge replied to a thread which rifle in Factory Rifles
    Late to the post, but .30-06. Made around 45 one shot kills with 150 gr Hornady, all close range where I hunt in the woods. Longest shot 125 yds. And for full disclosure, one other deer shot 3 times, only about 50 yds. If you put the bullets in the...
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    08-26-2020, 03:42 PM
    I'm really, really OK with being vintage. Better than not getting to be of vintage age. My wife told me last winter I was old, fat, and gray haired. I've lost 20 lbs, really ok with the old part, and still have most of my hair even if it's gray....
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    08-26-2020, 07:59 AM
    Same here. Now I'm 'vintage', same as my old Hollywood, Texan, Star, C-H, Pacific, and all the 50's-60's-70's Lyman & RCBS tools. Steve
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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