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  1. The information in the book worked for me 30...

    The information in the book worked for me 30 years ago. I wouldn't sweat the case length, just trim them all the same after FL resizing.
    I haven't shot the old rifle for years and now my eyes are...
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    Here is some info on those dimensions. Given to...

    Here is some info on those dimensions. Given to me by a friend who is now deceased, I'm now passing them on to potential friends I'll likely never meet.

    Also, if you join the ASSRA (American...
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    The hammer nose may need to be re-profiled to...

    The hammer nose may need to be re-profiled to allow the .50/90 cartridge to clear. The .50/70 is short enough to work fine and is plenty of cartridge as originally loaded for anything in most people...
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    Steel wool is very easily ignited, burns hot and...

    Steel wool is very easily ignited, burns hot and is hard to extinguish, I would use ceramic wool instead.
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    Winchester 37A

    Winchester 37A
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    Not a Poly Choke (we used to call them a...

    Not a Poly Choke (we used to call them a "Dial-A-Duck"). I got a solder on Win Choke adapter from Brownells, then made a ramp and ring soldered on over that and the choke tube is one of those...
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    Bubba's Truck Gun

    This is my always in the truck, ready for anything, any season of the year gun. As you can see, an unfinished work in progress. Took a 2 or 3 mile hike in the woods today, got my todays limit (3/day)...
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    It takes more swaging because the .223 are...

    It takes more swaging because the .223 are roughly .030 larger. The rim can be pushed forward at a slight angle to increase the space it occupies because, as you note, it will be a little thin. I...
  9. WTB one piece scope base for 98 Mauser/Weaver rings

    Does anybody have a one piece base to fit a miltary 98 Mauser laying around. Doesn't have to be new. Needs to be for Weaver rings.
    Thanks,
    Dennis
  10. Thread: 310 Cadet

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    There is IMR4227 in stock here;...

    There is IMR4227 in stock here;
    https://www.midsouthshooterssupply.com/dept/reloading/smokeless-powder?currentpage=4
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    A movie that is one of my all-time favorites but...

    A movie that is one of my all-time favorites but not widely mentioned is; "The Light Horsemen," a story from WWI.
    I dare you to watch it only one time.
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    Looks like a post '64 Winchester model 70 to me.

    Looks like a post '64 Winchester model 70 to me.
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    Right now the river basin snowpacks in Montana...

    Right now the river basin snowpacks in Montana are all well above normal. Check out the link.

    https://www.wcc.nrcs.usda.gov/ftpref/data/water/wcs/gis/maps/mt_swepctnormal_update.pdf

    All winter...
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    I think your bullet is probably hanging up on the...

    I think your bullet is probably hanging up on the nose diameter. It needs to be smaller then the bore diameter. See if the bullet nose will go in the muzzle freely. The chamber on those rifles were...
  15. Thread: Stevens tip ups

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    I've got one of those brass framed rifles also....

    I've got one of those brass framed rifles also. It is a 32 EX Long RF. One of the smaller sized frames, it's serial is 2 hundred something. I've also wondered about how strong it is.
  16. Thread: Investments

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    My wife is a CPA. She gets various accounting...

    My wife is a CPA. She gets various accounting related periodicals. One is Kiplinger Tax Letter. I read that one because it is just high-lights of subjects and is only four pages long. I still...
  17. Thread: Leaf ID?

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    I've lived in Montana all my life but for 5 years...

    I've lived in Montana all my life but for 5 years in Wy. This is my call based on the OP's info; they are most likely Oregon Grapes. They are one of the very few plants that can have green leaves in...
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    I use a 20V B&D. Works for me. I've had it over...

    I use a 20V B&D. Works for me. I've had it over 15 years. I have about an acre and a half, 50% trees, rest grass. I used to rent a big gas Stihl to knock down the grass if we were having a dry fire...
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    Here is what I did about 30 years ago for my '76...

    Here is what I did about 30 years ago for my '76 winchester. The base case is .348, reformed. the original headstamp disappeared with a .006 facing cut. The primer pocket was deepened with a shop...
  20. Thread: Morel Mushrooms

    by kootne
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    We have 2 kinds of morels here. The regular...

    We have 2 kinds of morels here. The regular yellowy brown ones that seem to be most common in riparian areas where there are cottonwood and juniper trees in the vicinity. The other ones are the black...
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    Rifle is SPF to Jim22, contingent on confirmation...

    Rifle is SPF to Jim22, contingent on confirmation of legally shipping an antique to individuals in the State of Washington.

    Thanks to all that looked!

    Dennis
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    Funky, thanks for the bump. Gard72977, it is...

    Funky, thanks for the bump.

    Gard72977, it is not chambered for .327 Federal, the .327 brass was reworked to fit the original chamber.

    Bigboy2, .32/20 is too large to fit .32 Ex Long chamber
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    WTS, Remington #2 Rolling Block

    For sale; .32 Extra Long center fire, 26" octagon barrel. This rifle has been converted from rimfire to center fire at some time in the past.

    Wood; in good refinished shape. No big dents or...
  25. Thread: 38-45 Stevens

    by kootne
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    Bent Ramrod got it. 38-100 = 38/100 = .38

    Bent Ramrod got it. 38-100 = 38/100 = .38
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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