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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    Today, 09:07 PM
    That is correct for mailing a long gun to someone else. It is not correct if you are sending it to yourself for hunting. I mail rifles to Alaska to myself and back to myself . It's easier than taking them thru multiple airlines. ...
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  • waksupi's Avatar
    Today, 12:45 PM
    waksupi replied to a thread Did I get leading ? in Cast Boolits
    You can get them to work on any phone. Most everyone already has one.
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  • waksupi's Avatar
    Today, 12:42 PM
    waksupi replied to a thread Facebook bans in Our Town
    I got banned for about ten minutes this morning. Called BS on them, and they reinstated me. It's about the only reasonable way to keep in touch with friends and family for me. Over the years, I have met and made friends from all over the world,...
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  • waksupi's Avatar
    Today, 12:37 PM
    Call BATF is you have questions. I've shipped several hundred guns. It cost around $60-75 insured through USPS. The only guns I had damaged were through UPS.
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  • HATCH's Avatar
    Today, 10:21 AM
    My post office just asked the typical - liquid, perishable, or fragile Again, I will state you don't have to tell the USPS the box contains a firearm. I use PAYPAL for my USPS shipping. I can do everything on their and it saves me some money.
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  • HATCH's Avatar
    Today, 10:19 AM
    please limit discussion to the OP Good Luck - I got a brand new on in my shop you can have for $3000 shipped :-)
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  • HATCH's Avatar
    Today, 10:14 AM
    There are some changes in each state but here is a couple pointers. USPS - can ship long guns only unless your a FFL holder - FFL holders can ship pistols FFL to FFL using USPS - and it can be priority mail not overnight. - can ship...
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  • No_1's Avatar
    Today, 10:07 AM
    I love the green machines even though I donít have one (yet). I also love the big truck brake drum as the base for your stand. Great idea!
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  • No_1's Avatar
    Today, 10:01 AM
    I box rifles up discreetly including a copy of the FFL, a copy of my communication with the receiving FFL, a copy of my DL, and the contact information of the final recipient. I then take it to the USPS counter, answer all questions, purchase...
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    Today, 09:51 AM
    We had a few members significantly modify a bunch of their post (sometimes going back years) on their way out which resulted in us having to delete many threads that contained significant contributions from other members. Since this isnít fair to...
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    Today, 07:47 AM
    No_1 replied to a thread Smoking dreams... in Our Town
    Quitting is easy, I have quit a thousand times. Staying quit is not so easy, I have successfully done it only once. I started in 1973 quitting a thousand times before finally quitting cold turkey in 2008. Just as others have said I planned my day...
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  • Murphy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:04 PM
    Murphy replied to a thread Working at Amazon in Our Town
    Going by what's been posted so far, it sounds like Amazon would be a good place to avoid working for. Sure, $15 sounds good and for a younger person who's not spent much time in the work force, it may even seem fantastic. It never hurts to give...
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:10 PM
    Trailboss from what I have read does not like to be compressed so even with a two step chamber it may not be a great choice.
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  • No_1's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:22 PM
    Hi James, There is a thread in the FAQ section speaking specifically to the ó-> search function assistant issue <ó-
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  • Murphy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:21 PM
    The one email I wish I had saved. Back when 2400 went from Hercules to Alliant, it took about 18-24 months before the internet spread the word that the NEW 2400 is hotter. One very well known writer who is still very active writing for magazines...
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  • waksupi's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:40 AM
    I experimented with corn meal years ago. I found many times it would leave a hard cake in the shoulder area of bottle necked cartridges, and if not removed, would increase pressures.
    13 replies | 265 view(s)
  • waksupi's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:31 AM
    waksupi replied to a thread Did I get leading ? in Cast Boolits
    Some of you must like to spend money! I recently got a brand new bore scope from Ebay for $12.45! Load an app to your phone, plug into the phone, and see the bore. <ebay link removed>
    15 replies | 450 view(s)
  • waksupi's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:23 AM
    I kept mine in one gallon containers, worked fine.
    12 replies | 517 view(s)
  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:47 AM
    The 6.5 JDJ is based on a 225 Winchester so a 30/30 Marlin would have the proper extractor. The issue is proper bullets for a tube mag. I don't believe Marlin even made a Model 336 in a .444 Marlin. It had it's own model designation of model...
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:22 AM
    Why? Just convert to whatever you need.
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  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    04-14-2021, 08:53 PM
    Before this I was able to find 225 Win brass for a reasonable price. I have both at 225 and 6.5 JDJ.
    13 replies | 235 view(s)
  • Murphy's Avatar
    04-14-2021, 05:38 PM
    The Grand Ole' 38 Special. It's been with us for 123 year's now (first produced in 1898). That speaks for itself when one thinks about it. What speaks even louder as I sit here and think about it, is how many handguns and rifles have been...
    51 replies | 1169 view(s)
  • waksupi's Avatar
    04-14-2021, 12:20 PM
    It's surprising how many neglect lubing the locking lugs. That is the main cause for developing head space issues.
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  • waksupi's Avatar
    04-14-2021, 12:15 PM
    I found mine produced for around five years before they gave up.
    12 replies | 517 view(s)
  • waksupi's Avatar
    04-14-2021, 12:12 PM
    waksupi replied to a thread How to post pics? in Our Town
    I've not been able to post pics for months, no idea what the problem is.
    5 replies | 156 view(s)
  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    04-13-2021, 09:45 PM
    The rebated area it too long for me to be interested in this. Same for the O-ring groove. I am not interested in using O-ring but it could be viewed as lube groove but that begs to ask the question what's the fascinating with equaling the amount...
    44 replies | 3302 view(s)
  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    04-13-2021, 09:27 PM
    The original first design was almost perfect except the rebated area is longer than needed. I believe that can be seen in post #17. Traditional designs that have withstood the test of time over the past 160 years are still around because...
    44 replies | 3302 view(s)
  • fatnhappy's Avatar
    04-13-2021, 02:06 PM
    fatnhappy replied to a thread Other than paypal????? in Our Town
    You can always use Gpal.
    26 replies | 795 view(s)
  • M-Tecs's Avatar
    04-13-2021, 01:23 PM
    The Lee Collet Neck sizers are fairly common with the long Range shooters. So are QC problems and wear issues. Had to send one back when new due to QC issues. After I received a couple of good ones they both started to have issues at around 5,000...
    38 replies | 725 view(s)
  • waksupi's Avatar
    04-13-2021, 12:00 PM
    waksupi replied to a thread What am I looking for? in Our Town
    Try these guys. They have small containers, and other fun stuff.
    26 replies | 630 view(s)
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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