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    02-05-2023, 12:56 AM
    1Hawkeye replied to a thread Annoying car part day in Our Town
    I learned when getting filters, oil, or wipers for vehicles its always cheaper to go to wallyworld then the auto parts place and by at least 60 to 70 % most of the time. To give an example a cabin air filer for a chevy hhr at the autoparts place...
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    02-01-2023, 07:19 PM
    1Hawkeye replied to a thread Buttoning up 577-450 in Cast Boolits
    NOE has a couple of versions of the collar button maybe they could make a custom one for your Martini's diameter.
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    01-29-2023, 06:41 PM
    Ruger made a exclusive run of stainless number 1's for Davidson's in .480 awhile back or you could send a handi rifle out to Jessie for a rebore.
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    01-29-2023, 06:34 PM
    Sounds like stub got it. Is the hammer frozen in the down position or does it have power but won't stay cocked? Usually a broken mainspring allows the hammer to flop around but once in a while it will bind it up if the hammer only moves a little bit...
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    01-29-2023, 02:45 PM
    Here's another thing to check is the bolt carrier key straight and tight on the carrier? It sounds more like something is impeading the carrier travel if the gas system is checking out ok. Yes it sounds like that round had a bad pocket another thing...
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    01-29-2023, 12:48 AM
    Another thing you can try it to take one weight out of the buffer assembly. This will lessen the weight acting against the bolt carrier group during recoil yet allow the recoil of the buffer spring to propel the carrier group foward into battery...
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    01-29-2023, 12:28 AM
    Iv'e got a copy on vhs. When I was in Jr high school in Vermont one of the social studies teachers Mr. Allendorf made a point to show that old signal corps movie every year. He was probably the coolest teacher I ever had.
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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