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    Today, 05:26 AM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread Bronze Casting in Cast Boolits
    From the sounds cutting brass rigidity with be an issue. This machine is a toy.
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    Today, 05:05 AM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread Bronze Casting in Cast Boolits
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    Today, 04:47 AM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread Bronze Casting in Cast Boolits
    Smaller scale and second op needed for the base. Tough to hold tolerances require for the long-range match bullets on this type of set-up.
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    Today, 12:34 AM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread Bronze Casting in Cast Boolits
    It uses its own software and G&M-code and MDI commands are always an option. APSX-NANO uses the APSX CNC lathe software. You can find a sample g-code file below for download. Work offsets and...
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    Today, 12:21 AM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread Bronze Casting in Cast Boolits
    Old style cam actuated machines are still very efficient and way too economical to die out anytime soon. Yes they are being replaced by CNC but they are still widely used. ...
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    Yesterday, 09:46 PM
    I will take the following. 2. Dem-Bart 18LPI "Master Set": R. spacer, L. spacer, dual cutter, single cutter (fine), single cutter (coarse) & S-1 for tight places. Excellent condition (could pass for new). No longer listed by Brownell. Dem-Bart...
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    Yesterday, 06:50 PM
    An actual single stage press with real dies and the lee crimp is a far better option in my opinion.
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    Yesterday, 05:45 PM
    Lots of individual taper and roll crimp and seating dies available for 45-70 from Hornady, Lee, Redding and Lyman. Here are just a few. ...
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    Yesterday, 07:32 AM
    Wayne Smith replied to a thread prayer needed in Our Chapel
    Prayers for healing offered and wisdom for his doctors.
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    08-15-2022, 11:33 PM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread Aviation Hero in Our Town
    Watched him do that at Oshkosh in the early 90's. Very impressive.
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    08-15-2022, 11:19 PM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread Commerative $2 bill in Our Town
    Been years and years but I now have a goal...............................
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    08-15-2022, 10:05 PM
    When I order from Brownell's I have a choice of UPS Ground, FedEx Ground, or USPS Priority Mail. I always try to use UPS Ground since they have given me the best service. I have had very poor service for FedEx and USPS. I do use FedEx for...
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    08-15-2022, 09:33 PM
    .455 Colt is close but case is still to long. ...
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    08-15-2022, 09:24 PM
    It's predecessor did. Many of these were the Adams revolver in 54 bore and the decision was made to convert these Adams "Cap and Ball" revolvers to fire a metallic...
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    08-15-2022, 07:35 PM
    The 30-30 headspaces on the rim. What you are measuring is the shoulder to chamber difference. That is how I set all my dies on cases with shoulders that have a rim or belt. I have seen as much as .030" difference when measuring shoulder to...
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    08-15-2022, 04:10 PM
    M-Tecs replied to a thread OAC collector show in Single Shot Guns
    Nice when stuff like that happens.
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    08-15-2022, 08:23 AM
    It will take you a while to sort through all of it. If you don't have a place to load now is a good time to look around and see what you can use. I loaded out of a Salesman's case for years, then mounted a press on the backside of the breakfast...
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    08-14-2022, 10:12 PM
    I am not particularly recoil sensitive. While the 11 oz S&W 357's and the S&W 460/500 can be brisk they still don't hold a candle to the early Contender grips paired with some of the lightweight big bore barrel combs. I've split the web on my...
    55 replies | 944 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
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