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  • DDriller's Avatar
    Today, 12:44 AM
    Mine from Donnie has been stored since 2014 in a non-climate control garage (32˚F - 110˚F) and still works fine using the original recipe. Takes a lot of shaking with a couple of lead balls in the bottle to mix the base.
    14542 replies | 2871636 view(s)
  • rockrat's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:49 PM
    I will take #3
    4 replies | 187 view(s)
  • dverna's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:14 PM
    dverna replied to a thread Boaz Celebration of Life in Our Chapel
    I bet he is smiling down on his cast boolit buddies...enjoying his pain free body...and keeping a few benches open for us on God’s range.
    4 replies | 48 view(s)
  • rockrat's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:49 PM
    Mine is mounted on a couple of boards attached to my bench, so when I attached the sizer to the heater, I can put a screw top ziplock plastic container underneath the sizer so boolits just drop into the container
    18 replies | 2331 view(s)
  • rockrat's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:37 PM
    No pink inside of my steak!!! Med well maybe, but prefer well done.
    15 replies | 298 view(s)
  • JoeJames's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:32 PM
    No problem here in the Delta. There's a local farmer's tire shop near me, and they mostly do farm tires. So when I get a 6 gallon bucket it is mostly lead COWW's. His place does very little business in the way of modern sedans with weird COWW's....
    14 replies | 330 view(s)
  • dverna's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:43 AM
    dverna replied to a thread Two more PCP's!!!! in AirGuns
    AHHHH...Gatineau....a very good memory of driving in the Gatineau hills with my first love. It was night and snow falling gently with nearly no wind...just beautiful...almost 50 years ago. I should never have let her go. I was such a *******. ...
    8 replies | 213 view(s)
  • JoeJames's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:26 AM
    Feller in the office across the alley from me started loading up to reload. I warned him this was not the best time to get into it. But anyhow about 4 months ago he called me because I had mentioned I was a bit short on Large Pistol primers. He'd...
    32 replies | 687 view(s)
  • JoeJames's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:43 AM
    I have found that after the melter has gotten the alloy to the right temperature, to put the Lee mold on top of the melter upside down with the sprue plate barely sticking down into the melt. Then a wait a bit, and start casting. Got the idea from...
    46 replies | 630 view(s)
  • dverna's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:23 AM
    Castloader has started an excellent thread that may become a sticky. Recharging of primers is not for everyone. But if things deteriorate, it may be a viable option for those who had not stocked up on primers. It is wise to have options if...
    59 replies | 1777 view(s)
  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:03 AM
    had two lymans. Lost them in a fire. Bought two rcbs pots to replace them because of lymans typical poor customer service. There both good pots with the rcbs maybe being a tad bit better but i wouldnt give lyman another dime of my money.
    14 replies | 344 view(s)
  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:00 AM
    Lloyd Smale replied to a thread Wounded Warriors in Our Town
    disabled veterans of America. theres a chapter in about any town with more then 2k people living there.
    29 replies | 623 view(s)
  • dverna's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:17 AM
    dverna replied to a thread Two more PCP's!!!! in AirGuns
    My only regret....I should have done this years ago. I will always use “real” guns when it matters, but I can shoot for less than $10/500 and kick the ass of most folks shooting .22LR’s at ranges to 50 yards with my PCP rifles. These...
    8 replies | 213 view(s)
  • rockrat's Avatar
    12-01-2021, 10:47 PM
    Farm and ranch store had some a few weeks ago. After tax, $7.60/100 limit 200. Local pawn shop had some rem 7.5's earlier in the year for $200/k Didn't buy any
    32 replies | 687 view(s)
  • dverna's Avatar
    12-01-2021, 09:09 PM
    dverna replied to a thread Two more PCP's!!!! in AirGuns
    Both pistols arrived today. Test target on one was one hole at 10 yards...2400 psi still in the gun Second gun was a hair larger group...2700 psi still in the gun. BTW, there is no rear sight on these guns. Another member on this site...
    8 replies | 213 view(s)
  • dverna's Avatar
    12-01-2021, 03:54 PM
    dverna replied to a thread First rifle for kids. in Leverguns
    If you were to do that today...buy 10k rounds...you are looking at $1000. I think you proved my point. You can shoot well because you shot a lot. Today shooting a lot is not affordable for many people. If you can afford it...go for it. I...
    27 replies | 450 view(s)
  • dverna's Avatar
    12-01-2021, 10:15 AM
    dverna replied to a thread A prayer needed . in Our Chapel
    Yes...prayers sent.
    16 replies | 144 view(s)
  • dverna's Avatar
    12-01-2021, 10:14 AM
    My experience as well. I now always use a CC so I would never be out any $$$ even if something happened. Using a CC means I pass on items offered by private parties but that is OK with me as I am not a collector. Got "burned" once on a...
    20 replies | 451 view(s)
  • cwlongshot's Avatar
    12-01-2021, 08:18 AM
    You are FAR better iff NOT doing things that cause you to do ANYTHING to them before powder coating... Cast and coat. Dont touch bueets any more then absolutely necessary. Im not saying this is a requirement. But your stating problems so lets...
    12 replies | 350 view(s)
  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    12-01-2021, 05:06 AM
    Lloyd Smale replied to a thread Wounded Warriors in Our Town
    heres what i do. Im a disabled vet and every month I write a check to the local dav chapter for 10 percent of my check. I KNOW that they use all of it to help other vets and people in our community that really need help. Ive sent checks to the...
    29 replies | 623 view(s)
  • JoeJames's Avatar
    11-30-2021, 06:14 PM
    I have mostly been casting for 32S&W Long, 38 Special, and 44 Special. I am not much for high velocity either. So I did the pure lead and tin mix at first, and then got a 6 gallon bucket of wheel weights. I may add a few inches of tin out of a roll...
    18 replies | 321 view(s)
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munising Michigan
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Lead lineman for the power company.

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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