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    Yesterday, 09:24 PM
    Lubricating with a spray on case lube is easy and sure makes sizing with a carbide die much easier ... ... in this world I like anything that's easier ... I don't have to keep my wife happy but when she's happy ... life's a whole lot easier ! Gary
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    Yesterday, 09:06 PM
    Availible , in stock and only $48.00 ...who could ask for anything more ... ...Free shipping would be sweet ! But if you need it ... get it ! Gary
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    Yesterday, 08:26 PM
    Typically a cut rifled barrel will have 4 , 5 or 6 equally spaced lands and grooves . (WWII 1903-A3 barrels were made with two grooves and two lands ... for speedy wartime production ) but 4 , 5 and 6 are common and easy to see ... Usual is 4 or 6...
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    Yesterday, 04:20 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread Ladle molds? in Casting Equipment
    I still get my best boolits with a Lyman Ladle , with the little side spout on it , fill the ladle , turn the mould on its side and press spot to sprue hole , then roll both spouted ladle and mould upright ...leave a second or two and seperate and...
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    Yesterday, 04:04 PM
    One part tin to twenty parts lead . One part tin to sixteen parts lead . One part tin to ten parts lead . One part COWW to one part soft lead . What is there to weigh ... Parts is Parts ... Old school casters don't need no scales ... how...
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    Yesterday, 02:48 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread Powder coating in Cast Boolits
    Amen ... I'll second that ... I watched a Horror Show reloading expert and he was wrong on so many levels . Say's he's loading with black powder ... the powder's color was black ... but the can had Bullseye on the lable ... a full case of black...
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    Yesterday, 02:41 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread Linotype in Cast Boolits
    For my 303 loading ... 1942 No 4 MK I BSA ... I use 50-50 mix of clip on wheel weights / soft lead air cooled and gas checked , sized .313 . The bore measures .312 and the throat is not oversized . I Keep all CB loads from 1600 to 1850 fps ......
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    Yesterday, 02:07 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread AA#11FS and 450BM in Cast Boolits
    Looking through Western's Reloading and Load Data Guide ... I see plenty of data for the 450 Bushmaster ... but it shows : Accurate #9 Ramshot Enforcer Accurate 4100 Accurate 5744 Accurate 1680 And that's it ... maybe this edition 6.0 isn't...
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    Yesterday, 11:24 AM
    And If you don't eat it ... it might be counted on to stop a bullet ! Spam Spam Spam Spam Gary
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    Yesterday, 11:10 AM
    gwpercle replied to a thread First Time Coon Hunting in Our Town
    Awesome Video ...brings back a lot of memories ! I still enjoy hearing the dogs ... it's just beautiful music ! Thanks for making and posting that , I enjoyed it a lot . Brings back memories of our deer / coon dog ... Elmo , half beagle and half...
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    Yesterday, 10:55 AM
    like like like !!!
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    10-26-2021, 03:19 PM
    I got a brand new Flip-Phone about 3 weeks ago ... it say's Verizon and below that it says Kyocera (which I don't have a clue is ) and it's a brand new flip phone ...my first one . Wife thought I would like it because it small size , folds up to...
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    10-25-2021, 06:36 PM
    I spent only $5.00 ... the lady told me I could take Nutria and they would pay me a $6.00 bounty on every tail I turn in ... I get to keep meat and hide ... not much to eat on the Tail so I'll turn them in for $6.00 ... I like this deal ... they pay...
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    10-25-2021, 02:45 PM
    Slim Picken's at NOE ... nothing with a Gas check available . When I wanted a 9mm mould with a gas check NOE #358 - 124 - TC GC I initiated a Production Run ... in no time 5 others signed on and it went into production . With the lack of 41...
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    10-25-2021, 01:37 PM
    Y2K all over again ? Let's see what happened on that day ...don't you remember ... nothing !
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    10-25-2021, 12:04 PM
    How about when the camera crew shows up to do a show for Hoarders ... you might have enough! I knew a long time ago I was going to get moulds for every firearm I own ... even a buckshot mould ... but I also have moulds and reloading dies for...
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    10-25-2021, 11:56 AM
    gwpercle replied to a thread Lee molds question in Cast Boolits
    Easy to tell ... Catkiller45 , what cha' got in that Henry barrel , cut rifling or "Microgroove" ? And the one thing about Lee moulds is you don't really know what they going to drop . I seem to have better luck with the two cavity moulds...
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    10-25-2021, 11:47 AM
    Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries set me up with : Freshwater Fishing License Saltwater Fishing License Small Game Hunting License Large Game Hunting License Antlered Deer Tags Non-Antlered - Doe - Deer Tags Turkey Tags I was advised I...
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    10-25-2021, 11:12 AM
    gwpercle replied to a thread Yard sale score in Our Town
    I just love yard sales ... A while back I bought a Lyman All-American Turret press with a set of 38/357 mag and a set of 30-06 Lyman A-A Dies complete with shell holders and Lyman primer pocket tools, bucket of brass a few thousand primers and a...
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    10-24-2021, 07:18 PM
    What Winger Ed said about raising the heat and don't be bashful about stirring ... Stir with a little wooden stick / paddle and let it char as you stir slowly ... this is a mini-flux and goes a long way to getting good boolits . Flux good when you...
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    10-24-2021, 05:48 PM
    The Marie Callenders large size Turkey Pot Pie and her Beef Pot Pie are about as good a meal as I can make from scratch. They taste best heated in the oven ... But , microwave Oven heating isn't bad at all . What looks so good on TV and on the...
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    10-24-2021, 05:34 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread Anyone 25 and under? in Our Town
    I would like to be 25 again ... heck I wouldn't mind being 50 again ... But having young people around helps keep your heart & mind young ... So WD91 ... I'm glad you're here and appreciate your input ... ...Keep On Keeping On ! Encourage...
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    10-23-2021, 05:14 PM
    First try using a soft alloy and powder coating with the mould you have . I don't powder coat but it seems its a simple "shake and bake" process . The soft alloy (like 1 in 20 Tin-lead) will allow the bullet to bump up and the powder coating will...
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    10-23-2021, 05:05 PM
    If I could only get a holster for that !
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    10-22-2021, 06:19 PM
    Just make a bigger Gumbo ... invite friends over . Gumbo freezes quite well and is actually tastier the second time . Gary
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    10-22-2021, 06:08 PM
    Lino boolits behave like a solid . For Louisiana whitetail deer and the pesky hogs Have gone from air cooled COWW to a softer mix of 50-50 COWW & soft lead . Book says it should be a BHN 8 . I never tested the hardness but I like the...
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    10-22-2021, 12:29 PM
    I believe I have discovered what's going on ... with a chamber that measures .319" ...and that's a given fact ... It cant be a 32 cal round ... all the old 32 rounds I'm looking at are .334" to .336" in case diameter ... No 32 cal round is going to...
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    10-22-2021, 11:33 AM
    If the brass is lying on top or almost on top of the grass , it's easy to spot and usable ... Once it get's buried in the dirt ... corrosion sets in and they quickly turn dark and green oxide starts to form inside the case ... If buried , they...
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    10-22-2021, 11:24 AM
    Keep your eye out for an old food de-hydrator ... the round ones with stacking plastic trays . They dry things well and wont "over cook" the brass , you can leave it on a couple days . I'm sure you'll catch some flack for drying those dangerous...
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    10-22-2021, 11:06 AM
    gwpercle replied to a thread Quiche in Cookin' Recipe's
    No Spam ?
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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