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    Today, 02:36 PM
    I was cleaning parts of my reloading room that haven't been touched in 20+ years and came across some ammo and magazines for my grandfather's Win Mdl 10 in 401WSL. I believe the last time it was fired was about 1981. I am going to dig it our and...
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    Today, 01:53 PM
    LaPoint started a thread Old CCI primers in Our Town
    Does anyone have an idea how old these primers would be? I acquired them, second hand, at least 20 years ago. I got large and small rifle and pistol primer, about 1000 primers total. I've been using them without a failure yet. Thanks in advance...
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    Today, 01:40 PM
    Old CCI primers
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    Today, 01:32 PM
    I have several sleeves of old CCI primers. Any idea how old they are?
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    11-21-2021, 10:38 AM
    We qualified with them at 25 yds. It wasn't a problem to keep them in a 12" group at that range. Effective range?? Hard to say. In over 20 years of having to be proficient with them I never deployed them in the field. I'm not aware of anyone of...
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    11-20-2021, 08:03 AM
    I've shot a bunch of the drag stabilized bean bag rounds and chronographed a few of them. They ran about 230-250 fps. When fired, even from an 18.5" barrel, they have almost no report and essentially no recoil. You would have no need to use any...
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    11-15-2021, 12:45 AM
    A fellow trap shooter and I bought a 15 lb cardboard keg of Red Dot in 1981. We split the contents of the keg.
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    11-15-2021, 12:40 AM
    Is that a flexible strap with the 4 holes in it? If so could it be placed over the muzzle of a rifle barrel and strapped on? Could it be used to catch spent cleaning patches when they're pushed through from the chamber?
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    10-30-2021, 01:00 PM
    LaPoint replied to a thread Full shelves in Our Town
    This past May we drove a car back from Winston Salem, NC via the Outer Banks. It was right during the time that Colonial Pipeline was hacked and held hostage. Although others were reporting gasoline shortages we never had any problems getting a...
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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