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    I tucked it in just behind the shoulder blade...

    I tucked it in just behind the shoulder blade itself, so no bone chucks. But I did clip the shoulder meat some unfortunately. Itís further back than the picture makes it seem.

    It was an...
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    MP Full Bore 525 Slug Results

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20221117/5bbca3d240569abfcdadac6d44d0fb01.jpg
    As predicted (by Randy I should say, I had concerns), it makes meat.


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  3. Current use scenario, nothing over 150 yards. And...

    Current use scenario, nothing over 150 yards. And trying to keep warm.

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    You guys are awesome. Thanks for all the info. ...

    You guys are awesome. Thanks for all the info.


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    Yup, I have. It makes a ton of sense. I was...

    Yup, I have. It makes a ton of sense. I was just wondering if the Whelen was an option for him.
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    1909 Argentine - rebore to 35 Whelen?

    My Dad has a 1909 Argentine that has a badly corroded bore.
    He's always talked about "doing something with it", like rebarreling it or having a 'smith sporterize it.

    The question I have: is it a...
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    You and I are synced up. Iím thinking the exact...

    You and I are synced up. Iím thinking the exact same thing.

    My range only has target holders to allows shots at 25, 50 & 100, but 1Ē high at 50 describes virtually the same arc that you...
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    Nice work, and, Iím sorry about Gypsy. I am...

    Nice work, and, Iím sorry about Gypsy.

    I am one of those that seems to cope exceptionally poorly with the loss of a dog, and sympathize with others more over the loss of theirs than the loss of a...
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    MP Full Bore 525 Slug Results

    Sure, I appreciate the words of encouragement. And, during times of less economic comfort in my life, I might "push limits" in hopes of filling the freezer. At this point, I can still say I'm...
  10. Forum: Cast Boolits

    Years ago, I had a SWD M11/9. I preferred...

    Years ago, I had a SWD M11/9. I preferred shooting the Lage slow fire upper, but shot the stock upper occasionally. I actually cast for that thing. I shot the RCBS 9mm 147 sized to 356. It was...
  11. Tell me about my impulse purchase, Sako Forester L579, in 308

    I can read the obvious, itís a Burris, itís 3.5x10x50. Itís a second focal plane scope with three stadia lines (presumably 200, 300, & 400 yards BDC marks). Other than that, I got nothing.

    I...
  12. I’m usually far more reserved. I think my last...

    I’m usually far more reserved. I think my last see-it/buy-it was early 90’s.



    I haven’t physically checked my copy, but the internet says mine is 1:10



    Lighten up, Ed.
  13. Tell me about my impulse purchase, Sako Forester L579, in 308

    My local shop had one if these on consignment. I bought it absent any knowledge of the model. Iím aware of prior owner though, and

    I broke one of my cardinal rules; I bought a used gun with no...
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    4Ē group from a bench, with a rest. Now, I know...

    4Ē group from a bench, with a rest. Now, I know some of you are virtually living breathing ransom rests. Your offhand, in the woods, groups and your concrete bench groups are basically the same. ...
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    I tried these again at 50, then at 100. Drops...

    I tried these again at 50, then at 100. Drops were as predicted using .070 as a BC and 1300FPS for muzzle velocity.

    At 50 yards, I was 2" center to center. However, by 100 I was looking at a...
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    Sticky: 08/31/22: PM'd my wish list to Lathemaster...

    08/31/22: PM'd my wish list to Lathemaster
    09/03/22: Received a response and a quote
    09/07/22: I forwarded payment. Rec'd a response from Lathemaster maybe an hour or so later confirming receipt....
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    Surpressed Marlin 1894/TiRant 9M upgrade

    While not necessarily lever gun specific, I think that the lever gun guys will be most likely to benefit from knowing this.

    I have an old AAC TiRant 9m that I used for 38 special on my 1894CST. ...
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    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220916/7a52f5a0...

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    I donít know if you ever picked up a 000 mold or had a chance to follow through on this.

    I run my 000 through a 358...
  19. Forum: Cast Boolits

    Iíve never used a mechanical scale. Iíve been a...

    Iíve never used a mechanical scale. Iíve been a shooter since the early 80ís, but only started reloading around 2000.

    Iíve only had one bad electronic scale, which was an expensive one. I have a...
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    Forum: Cast Boolits

    Wadcutters in a Marlin 1894

    I have a Remlin era 1894. I was pleasantly shocked when I bought it and learned that it feeds flush wadcutters perfectly.

    I'm also going to keep recommending people try 000 buckshot loaded in...
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    I picked up an 1885 Low Wall in 22 K Hornet. I...

    I picked up an 1885 Low Wall in 22 K Hornet. I haven’t experimented a whole lot with it yet, and the few experiments I have tried have been disappointing with this bullet. (In my defense, I became...
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    Nope. That takes slugs!

    Nope. That takes slugs!
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    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220820/cba36370...

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    Today I shot with a regular optical chrony at ~12ish feet, as well as the ShotMarker system at 25. The rounds were...
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    Forum: Boolit Lube !

    Which may explain why I don't have an issue in my...

    Which may explain why I don't have an issue in my Jacksonville, FL garage: ambient temperature is often 100F or better. My bullets are preheated already.
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    MP Full Bore 525 Slug Results

    Thanks, all, for the suggestions. I have another set of test rounds loaded up.

    Three each, 37 & 39 grains, roll & fold crimp. The stack heights were such that I needed two cards under the slug...
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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