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    Hi blastit37, After I size and lube I am at...

    Hi blastit37,
    After I size and lube I am at .285-.2855. Hoping powder coating will bump me up enough to reduce groups to a considerly smaller size. I cast outdoors and its been to cold for me to...
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    uscra112, I will powder coat, measure and if...

    uscra112,
    I will powder coat, measure and if needed put another coat on. I have a 1908 Brazilian that shoots great (To me) with my bore rider. I have a Lovern mold that that I don't remember the...
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    Yeahub, I think I'll try powder coating first....

    Yeahub,
    I think I'll try powder coating first. I pretty new to it but so sfar pretty successful. I've never paper patch any bullents and will most likely give it a shot.
    Thank you for your replie.
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    Thanks all for the heilp and replies. Especially...

    Thanks all for the heilp and replies. Especially Larry Gibson. Wow! great replie Larry. I've copied and saved your info and with your OK will share it if and when the need arrises.
    Took the rifle to...
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    I have three and very happy with them. Lots of...

    I have three and very happy with them. Lots of good bullets quick!
    TF
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    Thank you all for your help it was the handles. I...

    Thank you all for your help it was the handles. I feel kind of silly for not figuring this out on my own.
    I now casts a beautiful bullet again.
    Thanks you all for your help.
    TacoFrank
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    Thanks uscra112, I really appreciate your reply....

    Thanks uscra112,
    I really appreciate your reply. I've used 14-16 grains in several military bolts but none with questionable metalurgy sp?. I picked the 93 up Saturday and started the clean up as...
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    ATR & pworley1, thank you both for your replies....

    ATR & pworley1,
    thank you both for your replies. The gun was filthy and cleaned up way better than expected and has a great bore no pits and bright. Good to decent trigger. Should be a fun project....
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    I heard and red the the Spanish metalurgy was...

    I heard and red the the Spanish metalurgy was lacking. I just like getting old military guns to shoot well with cast bullets. If it shoots will I stretch try to ring gongs a 2,3,and 400 yards. Pretty...
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    Model93 Mauser and 2400?

    I just picked up a pretty decent 93 carbine in 7X57. I've cleaned it and think I am ready to shoot it. I shoot 16 grains of 2400 under an RCBS 168 grain SP in my 1908 Brazilian and shoots great. I...
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    I like looking at these old posts. You can learn...

    I like looking at these old posts. You can learn a lot. I now feel the $50 I spent yesterday for one that's not to ruff. I
    I will shoot noting but moderate cast loads in it. I'll try to make it...
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    I apologize for asking advise and not replying to...

    I apologize for asking advise and not replying to any of the replies. I am getting over the Covid virus. Feeling better and on the mend. I should have said I could close the blocks with no light...
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    Lyman Alinement Pins Help

    Hope to salavage an old Postell Mold. Can see light at thru the nose of the mold. With blocks removed from handle I can squeeze the blocks together and no light. One pin is slightly taller than the...
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    I have my original and a digital copy too. Great...

    I have my original and a digital copy too. Great read and reference. I don't remember when or where I bought the original but I thumb through it all the time. Money very well spent.
    TacoFrank
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    I just bought a Lee six cavity mold from Midway...

    I just bought a Lee six cavity mold from Midway that had two undersized cavities and Midway said to erturn it for an exchange or refund. Four day turn around. The company you bought your's from might...
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    Thanks Valley Shooter, I sent my new mold back...

    Thanks Valley Shooter,
    I sent my new mold back the Midway and they sent me a new one the casts .402-.403.took four days for the exchange.
    I put a second PC on my original 240 bullets and it bumped...
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    I have couple of their molds that are under sized...

    I have couple of their molds that are under sized too. Happens Iguess. I have several molds and sizing dies that are spot one.
    TF
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    Did it again! Damn! .401-.4015

    Did it again! Damn! .401-.4015
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    Sorry I think Ireplied but don't see it. .401 to...

    Sorry I think Ireplied but don't see it. .401 to .4015
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    I will probably have to open the die a little. I...

    I will probably have to open the die a little. I bought a Lyman die that was marked .358 and it sized to .356 and I opened it to .3585. It was probably mis marked?
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    Thanks Hickok, Don't have Smoke's clear but will...

    Thanks Hickok,
    Don't have Smoke's clear but will give some any coat.
    Thanks for your reply.
    TF
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    Cast Bullets Power coated & Sized .4005-.400

    I bought a Lee six cavity mold that right off starting dropping beautiful bullets. I foolishly grabbed only two and they measered .402 so I casted a couple of hundred moore. Powder coated and sized...
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    Forum: Leverguns

    I've been very happy the the Lyman #457191 45...

    I've been very happy the the Lyman #457191 45 Caliber 292 Grain cast bullet sized to .459 in my Marlin 1895 with 22-25 grains of 5744.
    I've won or placed with this rifle and load in several state...
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    Hornsurgeon is a straight Shooter Had a great...

    Hornsurgeon is a straight Shooter
    Had a great swap with Mark. Went smooth, fast ship,great communication, very fair trade. Would recommend him to friends.
    TacoFrank
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    Made a swap with Hornsurgeon and the trade was...

    Made a swap with Hornsurgeon and the trade was very fair and very pleasant. Fast ship! Items were as decescribed! I would deal with him any time.
    TacoFrank
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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