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    If I doubt the safety of something I always error...

    If I doubt the safety of something I always error on the side of caution when the price of being wrong is high as in this case.

    I have been following your thread with great interest, like it!
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    WINNER, WINNER, Chicken Dinner! Very good...

    WINNER, WINNER, Chicken Dinner!

    Very good find!

    Three44s
  3. As I age I can definitely draw down on my bear...

    As I age I can definitely draw down on my bear loads as need be with my big revolvers. In fact in deference to my Smith MG, I run the RCBS 250K and the Speer 270 gr Gold Dot as my heaviest slugs in...
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    Dirty chamber? Three44s

    Dirty chamber?

    Three44s
  5. For my first 41 years of life, I was in the...

    For my first 41 years of life, I was in the category of believing the gun writers that wrote of the tremendous recoil of big bore revolvers, the 44 mag being the most prevalent of that era.

    But a...
  6. In that case, if what I had was a “Ten”, I would...

    In that case, if what I had was a “Ten”, I would use it but I prefer round shooters. Bigger ones.

    This whole thing about autoloaders is the dry chamber business plus being restricted to bullet...
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    GWS, The half step on the LNL is not always...

    GWS,

    The half step on the LNL is not always enough to stop powder getting pitched onto the shell plate. I had trouble with my press charging 380 auto and red dot with a friend loading with it. ...
  8. I would not worry about that reading of 1216 FPS...

    I would not worry about that reading of 1216 FPS for the time being.

    If it were me and I wanted any more out of my gun I would perhaps whittle the group size just a smidge. With my 7.5” Redhawk...
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    I have two sets of three rounds with the naked...

    I have two sets of three rounds with the naked J-words .2225” loaded in standard 22 hornet cases to try. I gave them a bit of a crimp.

    I will try them in my Savage 40 single shot.

    I will...
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    You mention “snuggle” while holding the Blue...

    You mention “snuggle” while holding the Blue Press (all those young heifer pictures) and you might need to place a cold pack on your noggin!

    Three44s
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    Death of our liberty by a thousand cuts! ...

    Death of our liberty by a thousand cuts!

    Three44s
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    I wonder if the PC is also removing the copper...

    I wonder if the PC is also removing the copper deposits?

    Best regards

    Three44s
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    I have about 300 plus 40 gr. Spitzer J-words for...

    I have about 300 plus 40 gr. Spitzer J-words for the 22 Remington Jet. They are measuring .222-.2225”.

    I do not have anything to run them through with that barrel size. I am contemplating...
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    I have the unit RCBS calls the “Standard”. It...

    I have the unit RCBS calls the “Standard”. It uses regular shell holders and the same plungers as the RCBS bench tool that has the primer feed.

    Mark
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    It might approach a 1/2 turn at first contact but...

    It might approach a 1/2 turn at first contact but I agree that 1/8 turn or even a 1/16.

    But “sneak up on it” certainly fits!

    Best regards

    Three44s
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    +10! I trim my revolver brass as well. I want...

    +10!

    I trim my revolver brass as well. I want consistent crimps as well.

    I would likely be more cautious about half turns on the die body and go slower as I feel for the added resistance of...
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    Of my collection of lead flippers that I have...

    Of my collection of lead flippers that I have tried, my .338-06 comes to mind. I have the inexpensive 2 cavity Lee 225 gr boolit mold and it shot very well with minimal load development (IMR 4320). ...
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    Looking at your last picture, you may need to...

    Looking at your last picture, you may need to seat just a bit deeper and maybe crimp just a bit less.

    You need the case mouth just at the right position so it turns into the crimp groove. Then at...
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    An experienced forum member suggested in a PM...

    An experienced forum member suggested in a PM that the FL die from this set to form the body of the case (the long taper) first and that it would stop the shoulder wrinkles that are prone to form...
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    Could the boolit lube have melted and ran into...

    Could the boolit lube have melted and ran into the powder?

    Three44s
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    I like it! Three44s

    I like it!

    Three44s
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    Everything else equal, there should be no problem...

    Everything else equal, there should be no problem switching from a SWC to a RNFP at the power level of the Skeeter load.

    I should expand a bit on the HS6 powder. It is my drop dead favorite with...
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    The 44 mag is a very versatile cartridge for...

    The 44 mag is a very versatile cartridge for handloading.

    Add cast boolits and the cartridge gets even more flexible.

    I like Clays and Red Dot for my lightest loads. I do use filler but not...
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    I began loading at age 19 in ‘75. I had to...

    I began loading at age 19 in ‘75.

    I had to build a portable stand to get started. I used a bunch of 2x4 lumber and lag screws.

    I built a base in the form of an rectangle with the long parallel...
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    Change your base to a 20 MOA? ...

    Change your base to a 20 MOA?

    https://www.mountsplus.com/egw-mini-mauser-zastava-m85-scope-mount.html

    Three44s
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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