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  • DougGuy's Avatar
    Today, 05:35 PM
    As stated, you will likely not do better than an alloy of 50/50+2% for our mid Atlantic deer. PC is not even needed, supersonic is not needed, if you can scratch it with a thumbnail IT IS ALREADY a good hunting alloy. Soft lube highly recommended....
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  • JonB_in_Glencoe's Avatar
    Today, 09:24 AM
    JonB_in_Glencoe replied to a thread Stand or sit in Cast Boolits
    Yep and yep and yep...
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  • JonB_in_Glencoe's Avatar
    Today, 09:12 AM
    If she has acquired expensive jewelry since the wedding, but you have never worn it, is it half yours in a divorce?
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  • DougGuy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:34 AM
    WHY would you want to change a defensive carry gun? That just presents the prosecution yet another "Easter Egg" they will use against you. It's STUPID to libel yourself to this. I guarantee that if you ever do have to draw and fire in a REAL...
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  • JonB_in_Glencoe's Avatar
    06-22-2021, 11:26 AM
    Could they be PC coated with clear PC?
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  • DougGuy's Avatar
    06-22-2021, 07:21 AM
    Before posting a thread titled as this one is, "improved 1911" one should sit back and ponder that exact terminology. Improved? 1911 improved? With an 86gr boolit the 1911 is improved? Very funny. People have been trying for over 100yrs to...
    91 replies | 11665 view(s)
  • DougGuy's Avatar
    06-22-2021, 06:42 AM
    I have a 2007 Cannondale "Bad Boy" that I built from the frame up custom. It was great when I lived in Wake Forest but since I moved to another town it's too hilly here to ride it so it sits in the basement collecting dust. Sucks. I probably have...
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  • JonB_in_Glencoe's Avatar
    06-21-2021, 10:31 PM
    I have a 340 PM sent
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  • DougGuy's Avatar
    06-21-2021, 05:42 PM
    Well, LOL you ARE quite a bit N of the Mason Dixon so there is that.. Down South, and I mean way on down there, we cook the sauce onto the meats, let it caramelize and it becomes this sweet sticky mess that gets all in your moustache and all over...
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  • DougGuy's Avatar
    06-21-2021, 03:18 PM
    DougGuy replied to a thread Computer help in Our Town
    Only if you have an .iso of the disc you can burn it on any machine that will burn isos to disc. If the recovery disc is made from files that are already on the laptop, you will need to make it from the laptop which would probably mean connect an...
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  • DougGuy's Avatar
    06-21-2021, 09:00 AM
    According to Google (who knows everything) So, which one is healthier? A study in Caries Research found that erythritol might be better for tooth health than xylitol. And compared to xylitol, erythritol can be fully absorbed by our bodies, causing...
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  • DougGuy's Avatar
    06-20-2021, 10:52 PM
    I was reading up on the most popular sugar substitutes and Erythritol was pretty highly recommended, it seemed to have less side effects and less unfortunate consequences than other stuff so I gave it a try. I am supposed to take morning meds...
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  • JonB_in_Glencoe's Avatar
    06-20-2021, 10:07 PM
    emp1953, Welcome to the forum. What Dusty Bannister explained (#2) is the most likely problem for that much weight spread. Lee molds will never be that far off. I hear you say your are careful with two handle grip, but take the extra time to...
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  • DougGuy's Avatar
    06-20-2021, 03:41 PM
    Cinnamon and basil on pork are really good. Sauteed pork chops with a bit of both are great. On ribs, you don't really taste the cinnamon, or the curry powder, you taste the basil and the Sweet Baby Rays and of course the hickory smoke flavor.
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  • JonB_in_Glencoe's Avatar
    06-20-2021, 10:04 AM
    If you happen to start casting/loading 45acp or 38 spl, most any lube will work...45 acp and 38 spl are very forgiving calibers, then using the existing unknown lube will likely be successful.
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    06-20-2021, 09:42 AM
    DougGuy replied to a thread Computer help in Our Town
    Images are great! Long ago I did win98 installs, made good money doing these custom, but I would make an image from a fully installed and configured OS, install all the utilities and programs I wanted, then go into device manager and remove...
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  • DougGuy's Avatar
    06-20-2021, 09:29 AM
    I haven't hunted them for meat since I was a kid, used to love Mom's squirrel stew. I only shoot them nowdays to keep them off my tomatoes but last year I got one of them life like owls that Dalen makes and stuck it on the rebar that holds my...
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  • JonB_in_Glencoe's Avatar
    06-20-2021, 09:01 AM
    I "had" always used a lube recipe/brand change as a time to completely empty and clean a lubsizer...and used a Heat gun, followed by MS and lots of rags. The first time I tried what Fred suggested, my old lube was green and the new lube was red. I...
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  • JonB_in_Glencoe's Avatar
    06-20-2021, 08:49 AM
    google answered my question... there is Tamarind in it, giving a sour flavor profile that some people dislike.
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  • JonB_in_Glencoe's Avatar
    06-20-2021, 08:43 AM
    I am curious about the ingrediants. what are they?
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  • DougGuy's Avatar
    06-19-2021, 04:23 PM
    I gave up on commercial rubs long ago, they are all just too salty! My rub is SO simple it's pathetic! But good! Mix together equal parts Cinnamon, Curry Powder, Cayenne Pepper. That's IT! I pull the membrane off the back of my baby back...
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    06-19-2021, 04:12 PM
    DougGuy replied to a thread Computer help in Our Town
    You can download the Gparted .iso and use a freebie called Balena Etcher to write the .iso to a usb stick that will then be bootable, use it to partition and or format your new SSD. Gparted is one of the best partition editors. ...
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  • JonB_in_Glencoe's Avatar
    06-19-2021, 07:42 AM
    I've been meaning to experiment with this, using some Alum GC samples I got years ago (that didn't work on my boolit bases). But card wads sure look like the way to go, judging my your excellent results.
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    06-18-2021, 04:56 PM
    JonB_in_Glencoe replied to a thread Nosy Neighbors in Our Town
    I love all my nosy Neighbors. I live alone and they keep an eye out for strangers and/or, if I hurt myself and need help. Last time I was up on the roof, cleaning my chimney, I noticed a couple of my "Gladys Kravitz" neighbors watching me, LOL.
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  • JonB_in_Glencoe's Avatar
    06-18-2021, 04:48 PM
    I wonder how close the spacing of cavities is, with Lyman 4 cav molds compared to MP's 4 cav molds ??? Because Red River Rick makes a "levered" sprue plate for Lyman. OR maybe you could ask Red River Rick if he can make custom "levered" sprue...
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    06-18-2021, 04:36 PM
    PMs responded to.
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  • JonB_in_Glencoe's Avatar
    06-18-2021, 03:34 PM
    I need to sell some 38spl WC Brass from my stash. It's all headstamped "W-W", Not processed, spent primers intact, not cleaned. These have some age tarnish as they have been stored for many years (decades?). This is Wad Cutter brass (WC), notice...
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I love reloading as much as shooting! Casting my own bullets makes reloading even MORE fun!
Elwood, IL
Shooting, reloading, fishing
Union Sprinklerfitter, Welder


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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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