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    Yesterday, 06:33 PM
    I scrub with a medium toothbrush and acetone , If acetone scrubbing doesn't clean everything off ... I get out some 0000 steel wool and wood skewer and very carefully rub the places that are still caked ... That steel wool may be too rough on...
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    Yesterday, 06:16 PM
    It gets sorta complicated ... but first you have to remember there are two basic designs : Revolver boolits and Semi-Auto pistol boolits ... both are different for different reasons , A revolver boolit will have a crimp groove (usually one but...
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    Yesterday, 05:18 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread Custom Cast in Cast Boolits
    :goodpost: LIKE Gary
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    Yesterday, 02:20 PM
    Lets get the parameters straight ... What do I do when I can't find the "powder" the "book" says to use for a load . Okay ... let's just say we are lookinf at 30-06 150 gr. SP ...my book has more than one powder. In fact it is showing 18...
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    Yesterday, 01:22 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread Storage boxes in Our Town
    That's a good link to have ... they have about any size box you need . I like the smaller sizes for storing boolits . The 0,2 litre size is 3 3/8" wide X 4 3/4" long X 1 3/4" deep with a snap on lid . I cast , lube & size them (soft lube) and...
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    08-08-2022, 02:19 PM
    Enjoy it while you can ... I liked big bores , fast cars and faster women ... I thought it would never end ... then one day I got old ... Man whoever said "getting old sucks" wasn't telling the half of it ... Time is freaking Brutal ... Enjoy...
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    08-08-2022, 01:10 PM
    I don't like to rush into projects either ... but , 30 years ... that's not rushing . The boolit works a lot better in rifles than handguns . In my 357 magnum Ruger Blackhawk I could never get the accuracy I wanted ... In the RBH at least the...
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    08-08-2022, 12:50 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread 270 Winchester in Cast Boolits
    My best friend developed this pet hunting load for his 270 Winchester , uses the RCBS 270-150-SP . Cast of 50-50 ... COWW & soft lead , air-cooled , gas checked , sized .277" . 34.0 grs. 3031 @ 2009 fps (this is a max load ... start low and...
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    08-08-2022, 11:11 AM
    There are no restrictions on boolit moulds . I have been getting them from Lyman , NOE and Lee for decades. Make sure they are well packed ... damage can happen if tossed in a ill fitting box with a sheet of newspaper ... like the one from a...
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    08-07-2022, 06:59 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread Just Peach! in Cookin' Recipe's
    :goodpost: I still miss the Clinton Louisiana peaches ... they had enough growers to have a nice Peach Festival every year ... that's where we got fresh tree ripened peaches .... then the trees all started dying ... I didn't know it was called...
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    08-06-2022, 07:40 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread Primer prices in Our Town
    :goodpost: LIKE ! I search , find it and sometimes two or three additional ones down there !!! Gary
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    08-05-2022, 08:45 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread Just Peach! in Cookin' Recipe's
    Ruston Peach Festival Cobbler 6 cups sliced peaches - 8 or 9 peaches , peeled & sliced (frozen work just fine) 1/2 cup water 1 1/4 cup sugar 2 Tabsp flour Dash of Salt 1/4 cup melted butter Cook peaches in water until tender. Mix flour...
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    08-05-2022, 01:05 PM
    I agree with you . I was a little disappointed in AA#5 in the 38 Special ...and 38 special +P ... I didn't get a complete clean burn until I loaded 6.0 grs . (unburned powder was evident in loads below that) it seems a bit slower than Unique...
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    08-05-2022, 12:48 PM
    Let us know how this turns out :popcorn: The test will be magnum loads with 2400 ! Gary
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    08-05-2022, 12:38 PM
    Rims too large ... pick up an Acme Rim Trimmer ... trims them pesky oversized rims back to where they fit the case gauge . Gary
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    08-05-2022, 12:27 PM
    I'm looking at a Limited Edition box (222 rounds) of Winchester Super - X ... 22 LR 40 gr. 1280 fps Power - Point ... (hollow points). Seems like: Super - Speed , Super - X and Power - Point are all Winchester - Western trade marks . Gary
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    08-05-2022, 11:32 AM
    Welcome to the madness ! I must have been, in a former life , a Buffalo Hunter ... I have always had a desire to own a Sharps in a large caliber cartridge . There are no buffalo in Louisiana . Shooting a 45-70 Trap door Springfield...
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    08-05-2022, 11:02 AM
    gwpercle replied to a thread Just Peach! in Cookin' Recipe's
    Peach Anything / Peach Everything ... I love good Peaches Sounds like you been busy ! I might have something those frozen peaches would be good in . Somewhere in my collection of cookbooks ... I have one that contains nothing but recipes...
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    08-04-2022, 07:10 PM
    After reading this thread again and doing more thinking , taking the blow back action into consideration ... I first thought Accurate #7 would be "the best" powder ... but something a little faster like Accurate #5 might be "the best" or better ....
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    08-04-2022, 06:49 PM
    Thanks ... I'm going to print this ...so I wont forget ... and do it when it happens again . Appreciate the help :drinks: Gary
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    08-04-2022, 06:42 PM
    :goodpost: Amen Brother !
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    08-04-2022, 06:38 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread cbd oil in Our Town
    I heard the Russians went easy on her (?) ... I mean ... "The WNBA Player that looks and walks rather manly" ( I like that ) ... They let her off with only 9 years in prison . Oh Yeah ... Let's hear how bad a place America is now . Gary
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    08-03-2022, 12:04 PM
    My suggestion , with that 10" bbl taken into consideration ... Accurate #7 The unlocked , blowback action might work better with a heavier boolit , 90 grs. is light and the boolit weight will affect the actions cycle . The blowback action is...
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    08-03-2022, 11:46 AM
    This has also happened to me ... off and on for the past two years ... it gives me two options ... leave this page or go back ... I'm not sure what the correct answer is . Should I leave the page or go back ? Whatever I did last time gave me a...
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    08-03-2022, 10:59 AM
    gwpercle replied to a thread cbd oil in Our Town
    CBD oil is not legal in Russia ... in any form . As such , individuals may not possess , sell or buy ANY CBD products in the country . Don't believe me ... try to bring some in or out of Russia . I know CBD oil can get you 10 years in a...
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    08-03-2022, 10:44 AM
    Did the "Reloading Fairy " pay your hunting camp a visit and leave it for you ... Could be you've discovered a fellow hunter's stash that he didn't want his wife to see ! Gary
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    08-02-2022, 12:35 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread cbd oil in Our Town
    I know CBD Oil can get you 10 years in a Russian prison Gary
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    08-01-2022, 05:21 PM
    :goodpost: Handloader 109 makes a good point . When I was his age I wanted a 22 single shot rifle but Dad got me a .410 pump shotgun ... I was a grown man before I got my 10/22 rifle and 70 years old before I got my Ruger Wrangler... Get the...
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    08-01-2022, 04:51 PM
    gwpercle replied to a thread Lots of double posts in Our Town
    I saw where one of my recent post showed up twice ... but I didn't do it on purpose ... sometimes I hit post and the computer acts all squirrely and claims there is some problem and asks some questions I don't know how to answer ... I hit "leave...
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    08-01-2022, 04:44 PM
    Just checked ... I'm logged in and the Pit is there ... Gary
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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casting reloading shooting and keeping my 1968 chevelle roadworthy
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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