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    09-18-2021, 09:49 AM
    I don't know whether it is a good thing or bad thing to admit I am old enough to have run a linotype and the Heidelberg presses that used it for printing? I also set the type by hand. I can assure you that the spacers used in a small shop were for...
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    08-28-2021, 04:43 PM
    Pull the trigger on that in your canoe and then paddle back 2 1/2 miles to retrieve your bounty.:lol::lol:
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    08-25-2021, 10:01 PM
    Well, I left one in a 720 degree pot for 15 minutes and it never changed, I fished it out and it looked just like it did when it went in. And yes, it was zinc and not steel, it was even marked zn.
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    08-25-2021, 09:03 PM
    If you are running a PID and you keep the temp at 700 the zinc will not melt. You can leave it in there all day and it will not melt. It comes out with the clips. I had the oatmeal bit and I was told it was zinc so I dumped the entire pot,...
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Been shooting since I was 5-6 years old. Will be shooting till the day I die.
Pemberton, New Jersey
Old car restoration, Shooting on paper (lost art!)


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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