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    09-18-2021, 06:57 PM
    1 cubic foot of lead weights 708# solid.
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    09-18-2021, 10:48 AM
    Hossfly replied to a thread Meteorite in Our Town
    I think a potato heated in anything and wrapped in foil, placed in a vacuum, would immediately boil out all water and therefore take all available heat energy with it.
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    09-17-2021, 05:02 PM
    Sorry for your loss, prayers up for that large family and you too. Sad to go out with that virus.
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    09-17-2021, 04:24 PM
    If you can find something very close you might just need to sand or file it down to your exact size. ID doesn’t need to be the same just outside dia, because of what slides on it.
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    09-17-2021, 10:35 AM
    Hossfly replied to a thread Used lubesizers in Casting Equipment
    The Lyman 2021 catalog list the new 4500 Lube Sizer @ $273.50 no heater, size dies @ $ 38.50 , top punches @ $14.77. +tax and shipping. Spare rings= .29 each. So if you find a used one for less than $50 your getting a good deal. Especially if it...
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    09-16-2021, 11:11 AM
    I’ve read the entire thread and can’t recall all that was said. Didn’t read anything about beagling the mold you have, that is increasing the size with aluminum tape, search (Beagling a mold) or increasing size with honeing, or (pc’ing) with powder...
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    09-13-2021, 11:18 PM
    Hossfly replied to a thread rural internet in Our Town
    Cost about $50 per month, serves our purpose with speed of between 15-20 MBPS download and 1.5 MBPS upload or thereabouts. Some times will slow down when lots of people on it, but doesn’t last long. Have to be i think within 4-5 miles from tower....
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    09-13-2021, 10:34 AM
    Hossfly replied to a thread rural internet in Our Town
    Our co-op was bidding on fiber lines and a co. Outbid them, now that co. Will run the lines on their poles for a fee that will be passed on to consumer. We’re on ATT fixed wireless and its 100 times faster than the old Dsl we had for years. And...
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    09-09-2021, 02:09 PM
    Went thru Rx in Canada and pills came from India.
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    09-09-2021, 09:38 AM
    So you age your body produces less vitamin d in the sun, and your less apt to be out in it without protection. A supplement is necessary to keep levels up. We’ve been been taking D3 for about 5 years, 5000 iu. Daily, have had very little colds or...
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    09-07-2021, 08:17 PM
    That would be one to take to Antiques Road Show. You might just be rich.
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    09-04-2021, 07:51 PM
    At $40 a thousand I personally buy enough to outlast me.
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    09-02-2021, 11:55 PM
    Excellently good results, what I did with that boolit with the hole and thermocouple was just tap down with a hammer or squeeze with pliers or vice to hold secure. Use several different size boolits to suit what your cooking.
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    08-30-2021, 08:53 AM
    Would likely do well in a bolt or single shot ...but cycling and profile might be an issue in ar platform. I tried the r profile with the 160 grain from lee and could get it to cycle but it would jam 10% of the time and scuffed up the nose on nearly...
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    08-28-2021, 10:01 AM
    Hossfly replied to a thread Hurricane Ida in Our Town
    Sorry old forecast now back to it could be a cat 4. Sad, leave now.
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    08-28-2021, 09:20 AM
    Hossfly replied to a thread Hurricane Ida in Our Town
    Thankfully the powers that be have downgraded the forecast to be cat 2 when it hits, that’s way better than the 3-4 that was forecast yesterday. Still bad storm about to hit, get ready or get out.
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    08-28-2021, 09:01 AM
    OS OK, you are wise to head those cautions, I’ve worked with that insulation doing boiler work for 30+ years and still do. When I just look at it I start coughing. Still have several rolls of it in my shop. Very good high temp insulation, was used...
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    08-27-2021, 07:04 PM
    Swmbo found it (strikebackforfreedom.com) that’s the site I was looking at, my son sent that to me a while back.
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    08-27-2021, 12:45 PM
    Do any of you remember?thereís a list of them that we donít need to be patronizing. Searched and cant find the list. I remember it was quite extensive. Just a few months ago, I didnít comment so itís not in my profile.
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    08-26-2021, 10:19 AM
    As far as drying powder or primers in fridge, a modern refrigerator that is frost free, which most are, will dehydrate any thing. The moisture will accumulate on the evaporator coils and when the defrost timer cycles to do the defrost the moisture...
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    08-23-2021, 10:17 AM
    The most accurate way I’ve found to sense the temperature of a boolit is a way another member showed, (Slide)IIRC. Take the boolit you intend to cure and drill a hole to the center, place the thermocouple tip into it, close with glue or epoxie, or...
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We ride walking horses, hunt,shoot,reload,and now cast boolits to shoot more,eat lots of deer.also were Christians Bible thumping kind.
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Farmerville,Louisiana
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Gardening,shooting,hunting,riding horses,raising Orchids hobby greenhousesX2.
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Retired industrial Boiler and A\C Technician

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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