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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:32 AM
    thanks but im looking for lower dollar bullets then bergers. Just plain old cup and core.
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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    04-09-2021, 04:56 AM
    dont want lighter or match bullets. Looking for sierra pro hunters, speer hot cores, nos bts or solid base, hornady interlocks. No match or high dollar stuff. Quanitys of at least a 100.
    6 replies | 215 view(s)
  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    04-07-2021, 04:51 AM
    I use them in all of my ar15s
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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    04-07-2021, 04:43 AM
    prayer said.
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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    04-06-2021, 03:40 PM
    those are some cute pups!!!
    28 replies | 598 view(s)
  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    04-06-2021, 03:37 PM
    looked and all they had was match bullets. Im a hunter not a paper shooter.
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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    04-06-2021, 04:14 AM
    politics demand a switch to pepsi!!
    18 replies | 368 view(s)
  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    04-06-2021, 04:12 AM
    i allways have canned chilli on the shelf. When i make it i make a BIG batch and can at least 7 quarts of it. Anohter thing i started to do a couple years ago when this shortage crap raised it ugly head is canning hamburger. I canned about a 150...
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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    04-06-2021, 04:10 AM
    Lloyd Smale replied to a thread sharpening knives in Our Town
    work sharp. nothing quicker or easier.
    25 replies | 1014 view(s)
  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    04-05-2021, 04:19 AM
    ive got a 300 wby too. I guess i think different then you. I have enough lower powered guns that i dont down load the big ones. If i didnt want to shoot this thing full power id take out my 6.5 grendel. If i didnt want to shoot my 300 wby full power...
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  • Buckshot's Avatar
    04-04-2021, 05:26 AM
    .................All my photo's that I'd normally have access to went up in flames with the "Fototime" cloud storage in France, so no pics. I've used Lee moulds for years and the 6 cavity design is lightyears ahead of their 1 and 2 cav mould...
    19 replies | 292 view(s)
  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    04-04-2021, 04:20 AM
    ya jonp its pretty laid back up here but we have to put up with the liberal politics of the mich goverment that doesnt give a rip about white people up north. That and its cold and lots of snow in the winter and we like most other places are being...
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  • tdoor4570's Avatar
    04-03-2021, 08:58 AM
    A year and a half ago I walked out of Cabelas with a bubbaed P-17 it is now a 308 norma mag in a boyds stock love the 1917's billfold was light by $150.00 they can still be found.
    16 replies | 476 view(s)
  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    04-03-2021, 04:53 AM
    used to go home for weekends with a buddy from Comfort NC. I loved the area. It was so much like the UP of michigan where I was from. Very rural and even the hills and trees looked the same. Only difference was that it was MUCH hotter there. Same...
    26 replies | 642 view(s)
  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    04-02-2021, 04:18 AM
    Lloyd Smale replied to a thread My second bad optic. in Our Town
    i dont bash brands of scopes to much. Dont care for bushnell because of the run around they gave me on fixing a busted one. But ive had about all of the brands go bad at one time or another. That said the only leupold ive had that went bad was one...
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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    04-01-2021, 11:31 AM
    dies were tough to find but i got in on a batch midway got before they were sold out again. Brass? I have LOTS of 300 wby brass so ill try necking it down. Ammo? I havent bought factory ammo in 30 years. Sure wouldnt own ANY whetherby if i had to...
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  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    04-01-2021, 08:53 AM
    just ordered a 6.5-300wby vanguard. Was looking for a 264 but there hard to find and this one was under 600 bucks shipped.
    8 replies | 567 view(s)
  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    04-01-2021, 04:41 AM
    Lloyd Smale replied to a thread New Compressor in Our Town
    im armed the same way. 5 hp verticle mounted one the roof of the loading room in the pole barn. Its hard piped all around the pole barn and in the reloading room. Then i have a pancake compressor for small jobs and its nice and poratable. my son in...
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  • Buckshot's Avatar
    04-01-2021, 03:17 AM
    ...........Good deal and if the bed wear in front of the headstock isn't too bad you can do some good work with it. I have a ton of foto's I've apparently lost since FotoTime seems to have burnt down :-( I have a Logan (actually PowerMatic since...
    26 replies | 593 view(s)
  • Buckshot's Avatar
    04-01-2021, 03:04 AM
    ...........I've not seen the type you mentioned, whereby they produce various hole OD's with a 60 degree finish edge. However I do have a set of Vix-Bits that drill with a drill tip, and their shank is fluted and also ground to cut threads. Very...
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  • Buckshot's Avatar
    04-01-2021, 02:15 AM
    Buckshot replied to a thread Thread killer in Our Town
    ............Well so this thread is up to 20 responses and it ain't "Daid Yet". I take a bit of a "Proud Parent" attitude for a thread I started several years ago that STILL gets one tacked on every now and then. It started as a story pirated about...
    21 replies | 1112 view(s)
  • rockrat's Avatar
    03-29-2021, 06:34 PM
    rockrat replied to a thread H&R Shikari 45-70 in Single Shot Guns
    IIRC, you put the ramrod in place and turn it about 1/4 turn clockwise to lock it in place
    9 replies | 456 view(s)
  • rockrat's Avatar
    03-29-2021, 06:32 PM
    Would like a 44 magnum version for some reason. Probably would rechamber it to 445 super mag. I have a 357 mag that was reamed to 357 max.
    65 replies | 7049 view(s)
  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    03-28-2021, 05:47 AM
    got ahold of my sister in great falls mt. She ran over to the scheels store there and called me from there and said the shelves were completely empty. She said the salesman said to give him my phone number and hed call me. I laughed and told her...
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  • rockrat's Avatar
    03-27-2021, 05:53 PM
    I will take it.
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  • rockrat's Avatar
    03-27-2021, 11:17 AM
    If I hunted deer with my 338wm, it would be using an Accurate boolit of 240gr gr I had Tom make for a 338ME. Loaded over 4759, gave me a three shot group a little under 1/2" @100yds
    25 replies | 1005 view(s)
  • rockrat's Avatar
    03-26-2021, 11:09 AM
    Went back to the LGS and it was already sold:(. Not only that, but they had 3 Ruger #1's on the shelf when I was looking at the Savage and they were all gone too!!
    10 replies | 282 view(s)
  • rockrat's Avatar
    03-26-2021, 10:59 AM
    What do your boolits measure as from the mould? If .432" or .433" perhaps you could pan lube a few and load them and try them out to see if a larger boolit might be the cure.
    34 replies | 964 view(s)
  • Lloyd Smale's Avatar
    03-26-2021, 04:40 AM
    boy id love that keg of re22 and 4831 and some of that 7828!!
    40 replies | 2002 view(s)
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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
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LRN Lead Round Nose LWC Lead Wad Cutter LSWC Lead Semi Wad Cutter
GC Gas Check