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    Today, 08:12 PM
    Stainless Steel AMT Hardballer - Kim Ahrend's Macassar Ebony grips Black with just enough grain to see that they aren't black plastic . I wish I had a photo... The AMT sits on the desk next to me . Gary
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    Today, 07:44 PM
    NOE makes a line of different caliber air rifle boolit moulds , check and see if they have what you are looking for or possibility of making a mould from your design . www.noebulletmoulds.com[/url Welcome to Castboolits from Baton Rouge ,...
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    Today, 07:21 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread Seating this bullet in Cast Boolits
    :goodpost: There is a whole lot more in it ... Look for the " Lyman Cast Bullet Handbook 4th edition " to us boolit caster's / shooters it's worth it's weight in gold . Read the information chapters ... Chapter 1 through Chapter 18 ... lots of...
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    Today, 05:03 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread Annoying car part day in Our Town
    A 1968 Chevelle was my daily driver - pride and Joy ...from 1979 until 2022 , we kept road worthy and running fine for 43 years . The problems I was having ...near the end ... Junk Chinese Electrical Parts . Any and all parts from USA and even...
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    Today, 04:30 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread 400 Legend in Our Town
    Or simply change the name ... 7mm Express Remington sounded so much better than 7mm-06 Remington ... which sounded so much better than 280 Remington ... If you didn't know any better you would think these are three different rifle calibers...
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    Yesterday, 05:08 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread where did it go? in Cast Boolits
    Thanks Ron ! :drinks: This helps me ... I'm going to finish printing any article onto paper and get more school binders ... Once the info is gone ... it's gone forever . I best do it now ! Thanks, Gary
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    Yesterday, 04:33 PM
    When I started reloading 30-06 with the ink pad coated in what felt like STP Oil Treatment ... super thick and super greasy ... my good cases had dents that small ... maybe 10 out of 50 were completely undented . Those are very small dents ......
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    Yesterday, 04:20 PM
    A Gold Assay Prill Mould ! Why of course ... I should have known . I had to look up the word prill and still not sure what a prill is but I'm going with Prill Mould anyway ... Thanks for the I.D. farmbif :drinks: Now we know and can lay...
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    Yesterday, 01:16 PM
    Yes ... when you're young and adventurous ... they are an adventure ! I've got a couple stories that will put a grin on your face . But when you get too old to go crawling around under the house ... the crwal space must have shrunk ... ...
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    02-06-2023, 06:21 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread where did it go? in Cast Boolits
    With all the great info / articles on that site and realizing it might no longer be active one day (California isn't kind to shooters any more) ... I started "saving" anything and everything I wanted to read . I print the articles on paper and...
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    02-06-2023, 05:37 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread No lube grooves in Boolit Lube !
    Tumble lube them with a liquid lube ... they may not have any grooves but that shouldn't matter . Check the "stickies" for Liquid Lube recipe ... start with Lee Liquid Alox and test ... If not 100% successful then try different liquid lubes...
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    02-05-2023, 02:37 PM
    Krh1326 replied to a thread WTS Wts / wtt in Swappin & Sellin
    MODS: I messed up the title, and canít figure out how to edit that part. Thanks, got itÖ Thanks Kenny
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    02-05-2023, 02:10 PM
    Krh1326 started a thread WTS Wts / wtt in Swappin & Sellin
    Cleaning up my shop, and have some stuff to sell/ trade. 1) TruGlo TFX ( Tritium & Fiber Optics Extreme ) for 1911 5” Govt .45 ACP. #TG13NV1A Green Dots w/ White front focus ring. New / opened package / did not install. ( I went with ...
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    02-05-2023, 01:52 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread Pan lubing newbie in Boolit Lube !
    Attaboy ... You just got to keep on keeping on ! Glad you are better . I'm sort of on the clumsy side ... my first attempt at Pan Lubing was a big disaster ...got me spilled lube on the kitchen floor , the stove , kitchen counter top , my...
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    02-05-2023, 12:03 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread Newbie Intro in Our Town
    Welcome to Castboolits from Baton Rouge , Louisiana ! Come on in and we'll pass a good time . My 30-06 is a 1903-A3 Springfield , what a coincidence ! Gary
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    02-04-2023, 11:27 AM
    I'm glad you caught the over charged ammo ... ATTABOY ! When reloading ... Slow and Careful beats Fast and Reckless seven ways to Sunday . I kinda like Slow and Careful and the older I get ... the slower and more Careful I have to be ! So...
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    02-03-2023, 10:22 AM
    Awesome story ! Mud-bugs , red beans & rice , nutria , cane rats ( and squirrels) Tabasco , garlic ...all that makes you Cajun at heart ... Your Buddy did it , the Cajun rubs off ... you get it on you and it hard to wash off . Thanks , Gary
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    02-01-2023, 08:34 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread 9mm and OCD in Cast Boolits
    ATTABOY Willie ... You Done Good !!! That NOE gas checked bullet has become one of my favorites ... hands down favorite in 9mm Luger and 38 Super but also a favorite in 38 special , 38 special +P and 357 Magnum . Cast softish (8.5 - 9 bhn)...
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    02-01-2023, 03:10 PM
    I was just going to suggest that if you didn't have a beaver a nice Nutria makes a a good chili . Save the tail and get your $6.00 bounty ... it's a Win - Win situation . How you know about Nutria and Cajun eating ... Louisiana boy by birth...
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    02-01-2023, 01:36 PM
    I did just talk to Dave , and they are taking orders, and they do appreciate the business. Email: mattesonmachineshop@gmail Web: https://www.mattesonsmachineshop.com/ His are single stroke style. I have and use, .22 , .30 , 9mm/.38/.357 ,...
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    02-01-2023, 12:33 PM
    Dave is up and running. Still repairing shop, and home, but under control. I had ordered three plainbase checkmakers , two days before Ian hit. I received them and they are awesome. He set them to run beer/soda cans…. In 9mm/38&357, in .40 SW and...
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    02-01-2023, 12:26 PM
    I no longer shoot any cast boolits, with out checks. Now, being retired, I have the time to fiddle around, and do what I want. I will not say that pb checks have improved my accuracy, as I am still a terrible shot, lmao…. But I will say that my...
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    01-31-2023, 12:42 PM
    Is that the 148 gr. version of Lyman 358432 ? Gary
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    01-30-2023, 07:10 PM
    There is no "Foolproof" design ... Too many Fools out there and they work overtime ! Gary
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    01-30-2023, 06:50 PM
    All of this was going on pre-357 magnum . The first 358429's at 170 (173) grain were being tested and used in stardard 38 Special revolvers at standard 38 special velocities ... and it's true ... that boolit isn't terribly accurate . They don't...
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    01-30-2023, 05:56 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread 16-1 in Lead and Lead Alloys
    :goodpost: And as long as you keep the metal molten ... the heat will form more oxides and it will float to the surface ... it never stops and it has nothing to do with the lead and tin or where you bought it . When casting from a 20 lb. pot...
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    01-29-2023, 07:30 PM
    :goodpost: LIKE ! Gary:drinks:Winger Ed
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    01-29-2023, 07:17 PM
    Thank's Huntinlever for posting chili recipe link ... I'm always on the lookout for that "Perfect" recipe , and had just bought 2.3 lbs of beef - Carne Picada (extra fine) with the idea of making chili but wanted to try a "new " recipe ... I sit...
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    01-29-2023, 06:47 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread EDC: Knife? in Our Town
    I have two sets of "Chop Sticks" ... made by Ka-Bar ... the company that makes knives . And they are sold as "Tactical" ... # KAB9919 . Eat your lunch or defend your life ... realy nice Chop Sticks that come in a carry case ! I haven't seen too...
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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