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  1. Those bullets were "grand experiments", mainly to...

    Those bullets were "grand experiments", mainly to answer a couple of questions I had about fit and bore riding patches. I traded the rifle, before I bought a lathe and could fix it's .302x.310"...
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    Isn't it odd that taper-matching .308 Winchester...

    Isn't it odd that taper-matching .308 Winchester bullets often shoot as well or better in the long, gentle leades of the '06.....and that the opposite is also true, such as the XCB bullet in a .308? ...
  3. Forum: Cast Boolits

    I believe the assumption that Remington ever cut...

    I believe the assumption that Remington ever cut anything near a SAAMI-spec .308 Winchester chamber, particularly in the past couple of years, may cause you some headaches. Waco's new 700 has a...
  4. Forum: Cast Boolits

    Thank you, Waco. Post 17 here is Outpost75's...

    Thank you, Waco.

    Post 17 here is Outpost75's description, for further reading: http://castboolits.gunloads.com/showthread.php?355708-Cast-bullet-size

    Edit to add, Outpost75 also included in...
  5. Forum: Cast Boolits

    Goodsteel learned all that with a great deal of...

    Goodsteel learned all that with a great deal of help from some other people who have been doing it for a long lifetime, but are no longer here on the forum.

    I believe Outpost75 has also been doing...
  6. Well this is neat! I'm late to the party, but...

    Well this is neat! I'm late to the party, but since I drew that mould up in the first place, not really knowing what I was doing, let me at least explain my idea behind it.

    The first one was the...
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    They're all good powders, you just need to...

    They're all good powders, you just need to experiment some if what you try first doesn't work out. With the bullet shape and alloy I tend to use most, H4350 never would get good groups in one of my...
  8. Forum: Cast Boolits

    A detailed dimensional drawing of a chamber cast...

    A detailed dimensional drawing of a chamber cast from your rifle would eliminate a tremendous amount of speculation. If you are unfamiliar with the impact impression procedure, there are threads on...
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    Forum: Boolit Lube !

    Maybe understanding what Felix World Famous Lube...

    Maybe understanding what Felix World Famous Lube really is will help. It's technically a 20% sodium grease/80% beeswax lube, similar to "Lithi-Bee" which is a lithium soap grease and beeswax lube. ...
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    I doubt it. If it leads up again right away...

    I doubt it. If it leads up again right away you'll know Runfiverun was right. Generally "barrel slugging", a waste of time as far as I'm concerned, is done with an oiled, dead-soft lead slug. Soft...
  11. Forum: Boolit Lube !

    No one has mentioned the most important...

    No one has mentioned the most important considerations for lube selection: Storage and operating temperatures. Pick your lube based on that, because anything will work for the calibers listed. ...
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    Forum: Cast Boolits

    How many clicks was that for you at 500, Waco? I...

    How many clicks was that for you at 500, Waco? I saw you spinning in a bunch of drop in the video.

    Gear
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    303Guy and Messybear explained it the way I...

    303Guy and Messybear explained it the way I would. You get the same thing when using fillers that prevent any gas leaks around the bullet body inside the neck, leading me to conclude that the powder...
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    Sticky: A "system" which functions acceptably at 1600 fps...

    A "system" which functions acceptably at 1600 fps is liable to generate some false conclusions about fit and a host of other things, unless the operator also understands the necessary mechanisms of...
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    Remember the MagnetoSpeed will affect barrel...

    Remember the MagnetoSpeed will affect barrel harmonics to some degree, try your groups with and without.

    Gear

    P.S. I have the sane question for Tomme.
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    Forum: Cast Boolits

    Heck, I done it WITH fancy re-gelled lubes that...

    Heck, I done it WITH fancy re-gelled lubes that scored in the 30th percentile against the lube Larry and Waco and a bunch of other HV shooters are using, so yeah, you can do it with stuff you can buy...
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    Yes, good job indeed, to Waco and Larry both, I...

    Yes, good job indeed, to Waco and Larry both, I mean it.

    It wasn't all that long ago that any claim of 2.5 MOA linear to 500 yards at 2250 fps mv from a bone-stock action/barrel available to any...
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    "doesn't seem to have been addressed yet" was...

    "doesn't seem to have been addressed yet" was sarcasm, in your and AggiEE's defense. Sorry, I forgot to put it in purple, it's been a while.

    Gear
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    Forum: Cast Boolits

    Yes, you are, but least of all on my account. I...

    Yes, you are, but least of all on my account. I enjoy watching others doing more than the usual with an off the shelf rifle action and barrel and ordinary, cast bullets, it's a favorite pursuit of...
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    Waco, I've been watching, with great interest. ...

    Waco, I've been watching, with great interest. Your long-range work is well past what I've ever attempted and I'm really fascinated by the things you're experiencing and challenges you're working...
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    How I do it.

    Since there is a forum dedicated to this now, some of the adventurous may find this interesting: http://castboolits.gunloads.com/showthread.php?77286-Revolver-shot-loads-that-WORK!

    Gear
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    Fascinating work, Bama. You discovered...

    Fascinating work, Bama.

    You discovered something which is all but lost on most who attempt to shoot cast bullets accurately at high speeds, and I want to point out its importance whether you...
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    The whole problem is getting wrapped around the...

    The whole problem is getting wrapped around the axle of slugging the bore in the first place. Make a pound cast (search the forum for Goodsteel's thread on a good way to accomplish this) and size...
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    Wow, 25"? That's pretty tight, but the Greenhill...

    Wow, 25"? That's pretty tight, but the Greenhill formula was developed for artillery in the first place so those boys knew what they were doing.

    All I know about artillery is from a fired...
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    Because of this: ...

    Because of this: http://www.derailingfordummies.com/

    They're taking turns at it.

    Gear
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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