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    Today, 12:42 PM
    I worked Corrections in AK for 20 years. Our quals used an ipsc target scoring 5 points for A zone 3 for C and 1 for D. Ranges were from 2 to 25 yds with time ranging from 2 sec for 2 rds at 2 yds to 20 sec for 6 rounds at 25yds. Time started with...
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    Yesterday, 12:39 AM
    Knock down the high spots but no more using a piece of glass with a piece of 600 wet or dry taped to it. Polish the bottom of the sprue plate the same way. Then lightly leement the bottom of the mold cavity.
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    05-13-2022, 08:37 AM
    There was a science fiction 1 hour or so movie about Oil Eating "bugs" back in the late 1970's if I remember correctly. Basis was that they succeeded in lab creating an oil eating bug to clean up oil spills. The bug "Got Loose" (Reminds me of an...
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    05-13-2022, 02:31 AM
    No guns in the house. Not a problem. Keep them in a safe in the garage. Then when he wants to shoot she can go to the range with him or stay home.
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    05-13-2022, 02:25 AM
    I did corrections for 20 years. We worked 7 12s on days then had a week off and then 7 12s on nights. I switched institutions and they gave some positions straight nights or straight days. I got lucky and got one of the straight night positions for...
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    05-12-2022, 12:07 PM
    rbuck351 replied to a thread Cost of Ammo in Cast Boolits
    Ammo for my 416 Rem is as cheap as $6 per round to $12 per round. Fortunately I don't have to buy factory ammo or powder, primers or boolits.
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    05-10-2022, 02:53 PM
    I have 3 MKI T Rugers and a MKII std. All have shot any 22lr I have tried in them without problems but my S&W 17 does the same. I have only owned one 10/22 and after trying 5 or 6 different brands of ammo the best patterns were about 2" at 25yds. I...
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    05-08-2022, 07:36 PM
    Given the massive amounts of regulation in our society; be prepared somewhere along the way to be FORCED to dig it up and dispose of as Hazardous Waste. If you sell the house or...... it is probable that the Realtor will tend a form on it requiring...
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    05-07-2022, 03:51 PM
    My mistake. I use the Lyman 257420 gc and lube with WW is 73 gr. I also bought a Lee mistake mold. It's a 50gr 6 cav that was cut to 257 instead of 252 for the 25 auto. I haven't had a chance to work out a load for them yet and it's not looking good...
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    05-07-2022, 02:17 PM
    Some where in our growing up period we all make the choice of whether we will rule our self or let someone rule us. It is our choice as it should be and we should be willing and able to live with our decisions. Both of my sons have made choices that...
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    05-06-2022, 11:26 PM
    I use the 257460 and 9.5 grs of 2400 for 1950 fps. I use that load in both a Savage 23 and a Win 92. That is about as fast as I can push it without losing accuracy. The 25/20 is my favorite small game round and kills very well without exploding...
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    05-05-2022, 11:15 PM
    rbuck351 replied to a thread Had to buy a tire in Our Town
    I order my tires online and get them shipped to my door. Then I mount and balance them myself. Saves quite a bit over going to a tire shop.
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    05-05-2022, 01:53 AM
    I have molds from Lyman, lee, rcbs, NOE and even an old winchester. The only molds that don't do what I expected were the Lee bore riders. I have three or four and all have bore rider noses that are too small, from .002 to .005 to small. All Lee...
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    05-05-2022, 01:16 AM
    rbuck351 replied to a thread Humble Valor in Our Town
    My dad served from 1932 through the end of WWII. He was assigned to the 3rd Army, 4th armored, 24th Armored engineers and got to Normandy about the middle pf July. He was a recon platoon Officer and got a front seat going through France and Germany...
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    05-01-2022, 10:05 AM
    Yes. For those who served it becomes obvious quickly - for those who have not served; not so much. Some are very polished Con-Artists.
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    04-28-2022, 08:32 AM
    MUSTANG replied to a thread .50 BMG cast bullets? in Cast Boolits
    Try NOE bullet molds. Might want to call and see when another production run is/will be scheduled. See:
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    04-27-2022, 11:45 PM
    I learned to drive a 1942 Jeep MB at about 14 years old. The clutch wasn't too bad but taking off on a steep hill was a learning experience. Dad was driving and stopped on a fairly steep hill, got out a switched places with me and said ok lets go....
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60 yr old jack of all trades mechanic,weldor machainst married with 2 boys
Eureka MT
Hunting, fishing, shooting, reloading, casting boolits repairing broken things, woodworking, campin
Retired Correctional Officer


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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
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