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  1. Since you have your 310 set, an old Lyman or...

    Since you have your 310 set, an old Lyman or Ideal manual would be a nice complement to a new manual. Those from when 310s were more common have good section on them.

    You are off to a good start,...
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    Forum: Prepper Talk

    Handloading and casting being such useful and...

    Handloading and casting being such useful and rare knowledge and skill sets it would be abandoning a big comparative advantage to go without any tools with which to exploit it.

    An Ideal #6 tool...
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    Forum: Cast Boolits

    Nice work and rifle. All of the 35s are easy...

    Nice work and rifle.

    All of the 35s are easy to like, and the WCF is one that deserves far more interest.
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    Yes, in rifle rounds the "M" designated Marlin,...

    Yes, in rifle rounds the "M" designated Marlin, with a mold and / or Seating Chamber that were cut for a flat point bullet.
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    You found a nice set, having the full set and box...

    You found a nice set, having the full set and box is pretty rare.

    The "M" is for Military. This was the original name of the 38 Special.
  6. Forum: Our Town

    I've got to give my animals' vet much credit. He...

    I've got to give my animals' vet much credit. He does final visits at your home and at no charge for regular patients, if early morning or evening can work as he goes to or from his hospital.
    ...
  7. Green Frog: You know more about the Ideal tools...

    Green Frog: You know more about the Ideal tools than I, so correct if needed - I think that the #6 was all of the rifle tools with mold. The S.R rounds from Winchester were available for several of...
  8. Have You Seen Or Have / Had An Ideal #6 For The Old Short Range Bullets?

    Maybe, that all are pre-GC designs makes this nearly moot. Standard weights and designs limited by plain base velocities being so close in performance to the SR loads.

    I have seen two Winchester...
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    Tip pressure and very modest torque on that...

    Tip pressure and very modest torque on that middle screw.
  10. Thread: 30-30 woes ???

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    But how were the groups? Finding a good load...

    But how were the groups?

    Finding a good load is not the same as finding one that shoots to the same POI as another; and finding both in one is, yet, another challenge.

    Some rifles are a friend...
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    You can size that much, for your .329 205 grain,...

    You can size that much, for your .329 205 grain, by filling the lube grooves first then using a push through sizing die. The lube protects the grooves and lubricates the bullet and die.

    Your 8x54...
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    I was serching for thrift store nearby to hunt...

    I was serching for thrift store nearby to hunt for one of these Hot Pots; but found a better than decent deal, not nearly as good as Veeman"s good wife found, on Evilbay. So I ordered it.

    While...
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    One of those Hot Pots would let me cast more...

    One of those Hot Pots would let me cast more often and be good for special alloys. A half of a day to setup with and empty a big pot is neither as easy to find the time for nor do as an hour with...
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    Nice work. That electric ladle has my interest...

    Nice work.

    That electric ladle has my interest and clearly you cast some nice big bullets with it.
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    Forum: Leverguns

    Very nice rifle. Great old cartridge. Cast:...

    Very nice rifle.

    Great old cartridge.

    Cast: Get the good, mentioned, Lee 35-200rf to start casting and shooting, sooner. Order something heavier to let the old round meet its classic potential....
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    Thank you! I'm pretty damned fond of that old...

    Thank you! I'm pretty damned fond of that old Mal.

    You've a handsome dog; and I recognize that command belly rub position, too.
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    Powder: Too bad about your 30-30's dyspepsia...

    Powder:
    Too bad about your 30-30's dyspepsia with short ammo, since it loads down so well. They'll taste the same from the others, though.

    Breath:
    Small diameter conduit, newspaper, glue, and...
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    Someone at Winchester made an error for the ages...

    Someone at Winchester made an error for the ages in not basing it on the 351, instead of the 32WSL.

    Maybe the handiest little rifle, ever, was forever handicapped by not quite enough powder and...
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    Rub it in, why don't you. As a starving...

    Rub it in, why don't you.

    As a starving student, I had the chance to buy a full set of 600s, at a great price, less the 308 that the old boy meant to keep. I was so starving, though, that I had to...
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    Here is a link that should help: ...

    Here is a link that should help:

    http://www.gmdr.com/lever/lowveldata.htm

    It's part of quite a bit of development done between a commercial cast bullet company and some cowboy action shooters...
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    Splendid rifle. Amazing skills. How does it...

    Splendid rifle. Amazing skills.

    How does it shoot? Has it taken that moose?

    Being the boolits forum, maybe, it's not too greedy to ask for mold pictures, too.

    Wow.
  22. Thread: Rcbs rs

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    IIRC the JR and RS were/are the same presses,...

    IIRC the JR and RS were/are the same presses, that simply came in different boxes. The JR was in a little box alone. The RS was in a big box with a very good beginner's kit (what with I started),...
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    The same bullet in the same action but in 350RM...

    The same bullet in the same action but in 350RM has been feeding for me. Shorter cast pistol bullets fed poorly, but this 200 and up seem fine.

    Maybe, seating yours as long as practical would help.
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    Forum: Gas Checks

    That Lee 200 without a check is shooting nicely...

    That Lee 200 without a check is shooting nicely for me with nine of Unique
    (Not much powder in a big case, copy at your own risk.) in 350RM. It's a nice 35R clone checked with 3031, too.
  25. One of the guns that I most kick myself for...

    One of the guns that I most kick myself for passing on buying was a near clone of yours. Yours or your suggested 357 Maximum version or a 30-30 version would be great for the OP's project or a...
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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