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    Today, 09:04 AM
    I am not a gun smith but I am curious to know what you need done. I own an early first gen in 44. The biggest problem I have had is losing the bolt alignment pin when reassembling.
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    Today, 08:55 AM
    I have some wooden crates that my daughter brought home from the casino she use to work at. They are the boxes the the poker chips came in and are made out of 3/4" plywood. They are about 2 feet long by about 12 to 14 inches tall and the same...
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    Today, 08:37 AM
    It has to smell better the some of the commercially powder coated bullets that smell like burnt electrical insulation. I wonder if I used old French fry oil...
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    Yesterday, 06:36 AM
    Did you ever find a fix?
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    07-25-2021, 08:42 AM
    Are you saying other people have told you the rounds are too long or that the rounds are too long for other guns? If it is other people telling you they are too long ignore them. As others have stated they look great.
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    07-24-2021, 06:59 AM
    Don't forget to put something on the inside mounted to the wall of the tube to agitate the brass.
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    07-24-2021, 06:42 AM
    Sasquatch-1 replied to a poll Spent Primers in Cast Boolits
    Can I have the phone number of this yard? It would be worth the trip even if it is on the "Left Coast".:bigsmyl2:
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    07-23-2021, 08:24 AM
    I this is the slick plastic bowl on your tumbler, try getting a couple of rubber washer to place between the steel washer and the bowl. If this stops the bowl from spinning you might try some spray on bed liner to quiet it down. I have never tried...
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    07-23-2021, 08:09 AM
    The mention of wind power was made. My wife related an article she read just recently that many of the early wind turbines are becoming obsolete or unrepairable economically. Evidently the blades, or some other parts, from these turbines are...
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    07-22-2021, 07:59 AM
    For lack of a more appropriate place I put this here. Do you save your spent primers for recycling or trash them? I have about 10 lbs. ready to go to the recycler.
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    07-22-2021, 07:21 AM
    Like a lot of other things in this hobby...It's just fun for some and anal compulsive for others.
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    07-22-2021, 07:18 AM
    The only way I can see electric vehicles completely replacing fuel vehicles of all types is if there is a major infrastructure change. I think we would have to see some sort of power induction system place in major roadways. Something similar to...
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    07-21-2021, 06:57 AM
    Not all that familiar with the tumbler...but could you take the piece that looks like a pully (it looks like it is the drive wheel) and mount it to something else? Maybe a piece of 4" PVC sewer pipe?
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    07-21-2021, 06:22 AM
    Sasquatch-1 replied to a thread Nickle cases in Our Town
    As stated before...I have .38 cases I have been loading since 1974-75. They probably have between 8 to 12 reloads per case. Now granted most of my 38 loads would be considered powder puff loads, but I have no problem with bullet retention. Under...
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    07-21-2021, 06:05 AM
    Nice and shiny is what you are looking for. Frosty means you are starting to get too hot.
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    07-21-2021, 06:01 AM
    When my wife was working, one of her co-worker purchased a Chevy volt at the beginning of the summer. She would come to work and brag about not having to buy gas and how great the car was. Flash forward to the beginning of winter. The car was on...
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    07-20-2021, 07:22 AM
    If I remember correctly, back in the seventies, Popular Mechanics did several articles on building hybrid electric cars. Of course back then all you had were the lead acid batteries of the day so you needed a light car with large space for...
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    07-19-2021, 07:07 AM
    Although your solution is very simple I solved that problem by buying one of these. No more primers on the floor either which to me was the bigger problem. I like your solution though.
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    07-18-2021, 07:33 AM
    First off, just to let you know, I am not looking for equipment. I probably will never smelt anymore range scrap for the rest of my life. The problem is I just can't justify getting rid of the equipment. It will probably take up room in the...
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    07-18-2021, 07:20 AM
    Sasquatch-1 replied to a thread Nickle cases in Our Town
    I have some .38 spl. I have been reloading since 1974 & 75. Some have almost NO plating left. I have seen the plating flake of and I do have a steel die that has been scratch. I never even considered that it could have been from the nickel...
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    07-18-2021, 06:32 AM
    Sasquatch-1 replied to a thread Water stains in Our Town
    After wet tumbling and removing pins...I throw mine in the vibratory tumbler with Lizard litter and Nu Finish for a couple of hours to dry them. I also have some small neodymium magnets from old name tags thrown in to collect any errant pins. The...
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    07-17-2021, 09:30 AM
    That is really nice. Was the kit as easy to put together as I have read? I have seen that there is very little fitting that needs to be done. And that all of the dove tails for sights and barrel lugs are already done.
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    07-17-2021, 09:08 AM
    DIYMAG Super Strong Neodymium Fishing Magnets, 175 LBS(80 KG) Pulling Force Rare Earth Magnet with Countersunk Hole Eyebolt Diameter 1.89 INCH(48 mm) for Retrieving in River and Magnetic Fishing I bought one of these from Amazon a couple years...
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    07-16-2021, 08:02 AM
    Whether or not the scale is the problem...get a set of check weights. I set my scale to desired charge using the weights as opposed to the scales markings. Did you check each charge, either visually or by weight, before seating the bullet? I...
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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
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