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    10-12-2021, 06:43 AM
    echo154 replied to a thread Food Dehydrating in Prepper Talk
    You've got be real careful on the Greenland shark I'v seen the locals cold/smoking it on racks inside....sun rooms seem to do a good job. they open the Jar is it when its absorbed all the smoked let it ferment......if the even hint it new I also...
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    10-12-2021, 05:32 AM
    I put 10 bullets in the brass you wanted, .444 Accurate mold.try these and see if your paper works.
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    10-12-2021, 04:35 AM
    echo154 started a poll Pbs! in Muzzleloading.
    I had an epiphany while watching newbies getting ready to go out.hunting, they both had ultra modern in line ML. boasting about 1500fps. they are using saboted30to338 caliber projtiles. the weapons have the same range and lethality as modern hi...
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    10-12-2021, 03:31 AM
    echo154 replied to a thread More fleas on Mittens in Our Town
    I've used frontline for 30 years....no ill effects. just be sure to get an accurate weight of you pet so it gets dosed accordingly. I use Heartguard for the heart worms,round and pin as well as tapeworm. I have 3 cat an 1 dog ....no fleas or...
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    10-12-2021, 03:08 AM
    echo154 replied to a thread Hunting snacks in Hunting with CB's
    Oh and an insulated camel back filled with hot strong black or darjeeling .......honey/cream for the tea....black hot and thick for the Joe.
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    10-12-2021, 12:22 AM
    echo154 replied to a thread Food Dehydrating in Prepper Talk
    I have dehydrated ground beef...cook it, drain it, rinse it good. I vacuum seal it. I've eaten some almost a year later......not like fresh but still good for chilli, sloppy joes....etc. I do jerky in my smoker outside. My brother gave me some goose...
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    10-11-2021, 10:44 PM
    My wife's mom called and asked her if she received the "signature required" registered letter she sent her. Ah no.....they tracked it to our local post office. Postmaster said that due to Covid she signed for all registered letters and then the RR...
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    10-11-2021, 10:35 PM
    echo154 replied to a thread Hunting snacks in Hunting with CB's
    Huh.....never thought about baked taters......put em in your coat (under your armpits....provided your pits don't smell like bad burritos:mrgreen:) help keep ya warm, when they cool ya get a good carb fix. Here in Central Il. you need to bring...
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    10-11-2021, 08:03 PM
    echo154 replied to a thread Hunting snacks in Hunting with CB's
    What .....no John Wayne cookies? I take a couple of the cookies, jerky (deer, elk, beef) I might be superstitious but I only took bear jerky one year.....never saw any deer on those days......maybe they still associate the smell. I also like...
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    10-11-2021, 03:42 AM
    I was given several hundred pounds of lead shielding plates from the wall of an X-ray room. it was 99.5 lead. good stuff....great find!
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    10-11-2021, 03:17 AM
    echo154 replied to a thread Red wing boots in Our Town
    My department finally went to dinners for patrol boots....they last about a year for me. was K-9 and lots of mud water rocks. needed a pair every year but they were comfortable.
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    10-11-2021, 02:59 AM
    I have shot several Arkansas razors with my Gov. 1911 45. (more 45 super #20 spring, starline super brass, ramshot enforcer- 1000-1050 fps). but I prefer my 1911 commander bobtail in 50 GI 275gr fmj at 875fps or 950 if you go a little hot. My...
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    10-11-2021, 01:30 AM
    Well I could only find pure lead swaged .444/550 slicks at BACO. I ordered a 100 to see. If it shoot fairly well I might get a mold a try 20-1/16-1! Nice lookin bore stuffers RFD I've got the Seth Cole just waiting on the bullets.
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    10-09-2021, 05:54 AM
    Depends on nose shape, 16-1 would be better, get a mould from Accurate molds to try before buying a expensive mould. I use 55y wrapping my .446 diameter money and it finishes up at .4505
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    10-09-2021, 01:42 AM
    The bore on my C sharp slugs out at .4495/.450. I have a supply of Seth Cole 55 which mics at .0016 to .0018. depending on humidity I guess. I want to try a .443 slick but only seem to find .442/.444 at BACO. I will get a custom mold once I find a...
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    10-08-2021, 07:58 PM
    Hiwall55 replied to a thread WTB 45-90 Brass in Swappin & Sellin
    Pm sent
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    10-07-2021, 09:44 PM
    Hiwall55 replied to a thread WTB 45-90 Brass in Swappin & Sellin
    I will figure it up tomorrow morning.
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    10-07-2021, 01:22 AM
    Hiwall55 replied to a thread WTB 45-90 Brass in Swappin & Sellin
    How many do you need? I have 42 new and 32 once fired and 20 new bell. $1 apuece plus shipping.
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    10-05-2021, 11:45 PM
    My dad's Stevens visible loader 22 I inherited.....still shoots just not very accurate...bore is rough. next would be my Marlin GG 45-70 followed by my C Sharps custom 45-2 7/8.
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    10-05-2021, 02:12 AM
    Thanks Guys. think I'm gonna try to swap out some of my GG.
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    10-05-2021, 01:39 AM
    Might keep an eye out on Bear Basin....especially the bargain cave......have good deals on demo, blemished or factory refurbed. Good warranty too.....I have two Nikon 4x4 that are bomb proof!
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    10-05-2021, 01:20 AM
    Now the million dollar question..........where can unique be found!
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    10-01-2021, 02:17 AM
    I recently scored around #500 of the Isotope vials (big cigar tubes made of lead) my contact said they only release them to the public when they reach what is considered equal to "background" radiation. The Isotopes used have EXTREMELY short half...
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    09-21-2021, 05:04 PM
    I use a lyman 257464 at 90 grains in my 257 roberts and it shoots very well. There are 3 moulds on ebay , and all would work for you.
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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