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    I just look in each case as I hand place the...

    I just look in each case as I hand place the bullet. The problem is, after having loaded something like 200,000 rounds on this press, itís too easy to rely on muscle memory and not look, and thatíd...
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    If these “new, low volume shooters” remain casual...

    If these “new, low volume shooters” remain casual shooters, using up a box of ammo only very few months, then reloading may not hold much interest for them.

    If they ever get bitten by the...
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    I’ve reused pulled bullets, but never un-deformed...

    I’ve reused pulled bullets, but never un-deformed (jacketed) bullets out of the berm, figuring possible bore damage from unremovable grit and maybe loss of accuracy outweighed the savings and hassle....
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    I once saw a very nice wheel from a high end...

    I once saw a very nice wheel from a high end bicycle on the highway.

    Since it was coming at me out of the rear of a pickup with a bed mounted rack (why I could tell it was off a nice frame) at a...
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    Even as I’m slowing down with the years I still...

    Even as I’m slowing down with the years I still put a couple thousand rounds a month down range, sometimes more, so a progressive makes sense.

    The SDB I bought late in the last century serves, as...
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    I’m glad it’s an issue, by which I mean that...

    I’m glad it’s an issue, by which I mean that admin and mods are hopefully trying to get rid of a problem, not deliberately accommodating what many here find a very exasperating and unwelcome...
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    This current component pickle I think has been...

    This current component pickle I think has been worse and longer due to the perfect storm of an election cycle with unfavorable gun rights results, the pandemic and supply chain issues, social unrest...
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    Update. With the carbide ring now held tight...

    Update.

    With the carbide ring now held tight by green Loctite, I chucked a split 3/8” dowel in a hand drill and wrapped enough 800 grit carborundum paper through the slit and around the dowel to...
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    I found three things turned my very high BTU...

    I found three things turned my very high BTU (367,000 claimed) double jet burner from an inefficient propane waster into a fast melting system for my 240# capacity pot: A wind screen to shield the...
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    Well, fine valve grinding compound on felt...

    Well, fine valve grinding compound on felt polishing bits chucked into a drill did absolutely nothing (that’s usually carborundum, right?). I think 1500 grit diamond compound is next. I’ll be slow...
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    Noah Zark: I know from personal use that a...

    Noah Zark:

    I know from personal use that a very few drops of pool acid (HCl 28-36% or a bit under molar concentration) is enough to rapidly take the tarnish off a FART drum’s worth of regular...
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    Very satisfying to look at the pile,...

    Very satisfying to look at the pile, thinking,”That’s mine”.

    Even better when looking at the stack of ingots made from it.

    Congrats on a great score.
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    Forum: Boolit Lube !

    Oh, sure you can! But, just like pewter,...

    Oh, sure you can!

    But, just like pewter, it’ll be a relatively rare item among all the paraffin versions, and command a premium price when new or if sold as a vintage item in a snobby antique...
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    FC is commercial, right? Some high volume rifle...

    FC is commercial, right? Some high volume rifle action shooters I know who load their own prefer commercial .223 like Remington or Federal because the primers aren’t staked or crimped in like LC...
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    Jetinteriorguy: I’m thinking the deposits aren’t...

    Jetinteriorguy: I’m thinking the deposits aren’t brass, given how they only showed up after working with these particular gray cases, and after 100K regular yellow brass through the die not doing the...
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    Don’t know for sure, but I can say that there is...

    Don’t know for sure, but I can say that there is brass colored metal underneath and that it’s non magnetic. A sort of chemical tarnish, related to the plating, the lacquer on it and/or the washing...
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    My action pistol club has a lot of equipment for...

    My action pistol club has a lot of equipment for building and maintaining the range and the props used in competition. The tools are used and abused: left out in the dust and rain, mishandled by...
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    You may be right there, 1hole, about polishing...

    You may be right there, 1hole, about polishing not doing much. I just tried both JB bore paste and Flitz on felt pellets chucked into and spun in a drill (after using green thread locker). ‘taint...
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    I’ve never weighed anything going into my FART,...

    I’ve never weighed anything going into my FART, but I can approximate.

    I put 1600 to 1700 9mm cases into the tumbler (each load is sorted and counted after cleaning and drying, so I’m pretty...
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    I’ve tried that. I discovered that it’s easy to...

    I’ve tried that. I discovered that it’s easy to deform the primers. Going really slow helps, as does using a blunt decapping pin (the beveled one I normally use to avoid drawback can leave a bulge)....
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    Country gent, thanks for the suggestion. The ring...

    Country gent, thanks for the suggestion. The ring doesn’t look cracked, but I’ve used it to size over 100K cases so wear certainly is a consideration. I’ll try the loctite or superglue; immobilizing...
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    Thank you all. I’ve used scotch brite on...

    Thank you all.

    I’ve used scotch brite on expanders but working inside the carbide ring might be problematic. Maybe an appropriately sized wood dowel would help. The ring spins in the die body so...
  23. I like knowing what I have. I like knowing what...

    I like knowing what I have. I like knowing what Iím buying. And I think many buyers would like knowing what I might sell. That being said, I do know casters, even commercial outfits, who mix alloy...
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    Polishing nickel deposits off a carbide sizer

    I ran a bunch of nickel plated brass through my carbide 9mm sizing die. Never had a problem before but this batch of 2500 was unusual in that it had turned a gray color after cleaning in citric acid...
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    That seems like a very satisfactory deal. ...

    That seems like a very satisfactory deal.

    Buying from RotoMetals is easier than scrounging type metal yourself: it may cost more, but you can get as much as you need whenever you want while...
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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