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    Today, 12:16 PM
    Such a beautiful piece of work. All the hours he worked on this prove it was a labor of love. He chose you to keep his love alive.
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    07-04-2022, 10:10 AM
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    07-03-2022, 05:54 PM
    Diatomaceous earth works well on all beetles. You will need a duster to apply it. Don't breathe it in! You will want to dust underneath every leaf or it will be ineffective. There are more beetles under leaves than on top of them. I hate squash...
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    07-03-2022, 05:07 PM
    Wow! Now 48 years ago. They told me rocks don’t live that long!
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    06-21-2022, 03:55 PM
    I'm a believer that your never wrong with a standard S&W Model-10 on hand. I don't load hot and so far everyone, from grandkids to old ladies like the feel of what's being shot. The wheel gun will slow down a new shooter giving them time to focus on...
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    06-15-2022, 05:04 PM
    BrassMagnet replied to a thread Investments in Our Town
    The stock market has been tanking very badly lately! More to come! When the market crashes most stock market investors will sell anything that can sell so they can continue to play with stock. All assets crash then, some worse than others.
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    06-14-2022, 05:46 PM
    Let’s see, for the continental US my basic rule of thumb is that I had to have spent the night and airport layovers and drive through don’t count. So that just leaves Idaho, Montana and oddly enough New Mexico. Yep got Alaska and Hawaii checked off....
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    06-14-2022, 04:51 PM
    I overheated the hi-tech coating because the blue came out green. My little toaster oven just wasn't up to the temperature control requirements of the hi-tech. Hi-tech needs convection bake for the best results!
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    06-14-2022, 04:45 PM
    Leaving a battery in a light seems to kill the battery every time!
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    06-14-2022, 10:36 AM
    The NOE 225-46-WFN is capable of in excess of 2600 FPS when gas checked and powder coated or gas checked and Hi-tech coated with good accuracy out of a bench rest rifle. The NOE 225-46-WFN is capable of considerably less when gas checked and...
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    06-09-2022, 09:42 PM
    Closed!!! Wow! We have two well qualified and deserving winners! Gunor and billyb are both winners! Each receives 9MM Makarov new style Lee sizing dies .364 and .365! For those that did not put their hat in the ring, these can be purchased for...
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    06-09-2022, 09:37 PM
    Can this be made from 30-06 basic? I have since acquired more than the 7 pieces listed in this thread.
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    06-08-2022, 05:46 PM I suspect these are still around somewhere. I just moved, so finding them may be difficult and time...
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    06-06-2022, 08:51 PM
    BrassMagnet replied to a thread Advice in Our Town
    Scopes can be adjusted for farsightedness. Have you loosened the lock ring on the rear of the scope and adjusted the rear adjustment in and out to see if it improves? A pair of 0.5 reading glasses may help. They are not a normal value, but can be...
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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