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    07-22-2021, 09:32 AM
    pls1911 replied to a thread PIF swap box in Pay It Forward
    I'll try to start a PIF box when I get back from the desert in September. It will likely be mostly brass in popular calibers .30/06, .270, .243, commercial bullets, some loading bench tools (tweezers, pics, etc.). I just need to clear my way to...
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    07-22-2021, 08:54 AM
    Headed to the desert in early September after a full year of "life getting in the way of living". I should be taking everything I can carry, but I'll only take the dove hunting gear because I'll be on the road in prior weeks. Why is it that when...
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    07-21-2021, 06:21 PM
    Try EBay... astonishing prices for old gun books there. Made me consider reviewing my own library for culls.
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    07-21-2021, 06:17 PM
    Last related gear I bought will likely be the last I'll buy. Did a Marine friend a favor, relieving his wife of having to dispose of his lifetime collection of hardware, and associated ammo and accessories. I never questioned his price and don't...
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    07-21-2021, 05:56 PM
    I bought a 55 gallon drum of linotype years back, not that I needed more lead. There are many printer type collector pieces in the lot, including cast artwork, big headline blocks. one of these days I'll actually sort through it all, conserving...
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    07-21-2021, 05:50 PM
    Years back I bought four Spanish '93s in 7.62. They cleaned up nicely and shot well, and made excellent cast bullet shooters, requiring only a little Dremel polishing on the claw extractors to function flawlessly. Still have one rebuilt and one to...
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Have been casting over 30 years, from .22 through .458, rifles and pistols.
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CowTown... PantherCity... Texas
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Casting boolits, thumping pigs, busting rocks at long range
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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