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    Glad you found original part. Hollowpointmold.com...

    Glad you found original part. Hollowpointmold.com (Mentioned elsewhere on the site) is a first rate source for repair parts including hollow base and hollow point plugs and pins. I’ve corresponded...
  2. Thread: New BP Loader

    by Malheur
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    Greetings, Blackpowder is efficient, but not...

    Greetings, Blackpowder is efficient, but not that efficient to notice a difference between say 68 grains and 68.5 grains for example. I start loading by volume; fill the prepared case from a “long”...
  3. I’m with you. The only component of my black...

    I’m with you. The only component of my black powder shooting that I have not produced myself is the powder. Maybe in the future I’ll experiment. Wads, patches, projectiles, caps, lubes and flints...
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    I’m still using my RCBS A2 press and a Belding...

    I’m still using my RCBS A2 press and a Belding and Mull measure. If isn’t broke, don’t fix it. The equipment will serve a few more generations well. Good for you standing by good old Lyman equipment.
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    I have observed the deterioration of Lyman and...

    I have observed the deterioration of Lyman and RCBS hoppers with either single based or double based powders, however, they had been exposed to direct sunlight. Fortunately, Lyman sold me hoppers...
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    Forum: Our Town

    I am hopeful Expansion Industries, who reportedly...

    I am hopeful Expansion Industries, who reportedly acquired the Lone Star Ammunition Plant near Texarkana, will be introducing their line of reloading primers to the public soon. Media reports...
  7. I’ve picked up numerous boxes of the old ideal...

    I’ve picked up numerous boxes of the old ideal checks while rummaging thru various gun shows and garage sales. They are a second and or third choice in most calibers as the crimp on style do exactly...
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    Forum: Shot Guns

    I’m a fan of roll crimping if for no other reason...

    I’m a fan of roll crimping if for no other reason I like how it looks. I have soaked myself duck hunting and am equally effective at getting my shells wet on the inside with or without a sealant,...
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    Forum: Gas Checks

    I have an 1886 in 40-82 with a bore that slugs...

    I have an 1886 in 40-82 with a bore that slugs out to .408. It is one of my favorite rifles, but it took a bit of work to get her to shoot accurately. Good brass is mandatory. I start with 45-90...
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    Forum: Cast Boolits

    I learned from my father in about 1965 how to...

    I learned from my father in about 1965 how to cast 38 bullets. Now all these years later I cast from 22 to 50 cal.
  11. Thread: Which Pot ???

    by Malheur
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    My pre RCBS branded Pro Melt is going strong. No...

    My pre RCBS branded Pro Melt is going strong. No complaints here.
  12. Thread: .25 acp

    by Malheur
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    25 acp

    I accumulated RCBS dies, brass and Lyman mold 252435 and about 1000 FMJ bullets during several gun shows as "gifts" from others frustrated with hand loading the cartridge. My motivation was to...
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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