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  1. Thread: Pit bull mix

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    Last Thursday I was going to the shelter to get...

    Last Thursday I was going to the shelter to get that 11 month old Lab/pit mix but I felt like crap so I decided to wait. That night around midnight I told my wife that I thought I was dying. Went...
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    Truthfully, I always gave pit bulls the benefit...

    Truthfully, I always gave pit bulls the benefit of the doubt. It was how they were raised, treated, etc. I liked the way they look, I liked their temperament. But, like other full blooded breeds,...
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    If...now, think about it...if your dog had been...

    If...now, think about it...if your dog had been attacked four (4) times in a year and a half, by a particular breed, let's call it, I don't know...pit bull, for absolutely no known reason, and one of...
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    I had too much time on my hands several years...

    I had too much time on my hands several years ago. C&B shooters used to make round punches and punch lube pills out of lube sheets but that seemed like alot of wasted lube. There's no waste with...
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    When I said, "What kind of idiot would load a cap...

    When I said, "What kind of idiot would load a cap and ball like that," I was referring to the test that the article writer conducted. Of course, if you load the gun with grease and sprinkle BP over...
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    For what it's worth (from the linked article):...

    For what it's worth (from the linked article):
    "Load a cylinder the conventional way with lots of Crisco on top of the bullets so that the cylinder is sticky with the stuff and then fire your...
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    The old "what causes a chain fire" discussion. ...

    The old "what causes a chain fire" discussion. I've had two, each caused by a defective mold that produced irregularly shaped roundballs. My suggestion to the OP was to reduce the powder charge...
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    Exactly what I was wondering. Damn, I've been...

    Exactly what I was wondering. Damn, I've been doing it all wrong for a long, long time.

    To the OP:
    try 18 gr FFFG (or less) with no lube, no wad, nothing, just to see if the balls set without...
  9. Thread: Pit bull mix

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    I'm not dumping on pit bulls - if you own one and...

    I'm not dumping on pit bulls - if you own one and find them to be great dogs, well that's cool. I do not want to be in the same room with a full bred pit bull. As I've said a few times, my last...
  10. Thread: Pit bull mix

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    I couldn't agree more. But, what about a Lab with...

    I couldn't agree more. But, what about a Lab with some pit bull?
    I'm going back to see the dog that I mentioned - mostly Lab, maybe some pit bull. I am definitely leaning towards taking him home,...
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    For the heck of it, drop the load down to 18 grs...

    For the heck of it, drop the load down to 18 grs without the wad, and grease/lube over the ball.
    Do you cast the roundballs or buy them?
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    Does it happen with just the .375 ball?

    Does it happen with just the .375 ball?
  13. Thread: Pit bull mix

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    The dog I'm thinking about looks alot like Lucy...

    The dog I'm thinking about looks alot like Lucy in the last pic you posted: the shape of his face, the ears, etc. But, what about those eyes? Pit Bull eyes?
  14. Thread: Pit bull mix

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    No way we could have taken that yellow lab the...

    No way we could have taken that yellow lab the day we met her. That would have meant bringing the dog to a Thanksgiving family gathering or leaving her completely alone at home immediately. Just...
  15. Thread: Pit bull mix

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    This dog is 11 months old and very submissive,...

    This dog is 11 months old and very submissive, friendly, listens well (damn, sounds like a perfect wife). He's black lab all the way except for those possibly pit bull eyes. I had a yellow lab once...
  16. Thread: Pit bull mix

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    Pit bull mix

    I'm still looking for a dog. The black shepherd that I visited four or five times is not a good fit.
    Now, I had four real bad experiences with pit bulls with my last dog - they attacked him (he was...
  17. Thread: Hi Point

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    I never put the scope on. That was a joke.

    I never put the scope on. That was a joke.
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    It's the front drop-down grip that's a problem. ...

    It's the front drop-down grip that's a problem. Mine doesn't have one. I bought it in MA and the dealers here are extra cautious about what they sell. Apparently the pistol grip you're talking...
  19. Thread: Hi Point

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    It has a threaded muzzle, but no scary pistol...

    It has a threaded muzzle, but no scary pistol grip. And the 10 rd mag is no problem because that's all we're allowed. It's a shame that we don't have a republican governor...oh wait, we do. We...
  20. Thread: Hi Point

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    What about replacing the sear spring with an M...

    What about replacing the sear spring with an M Carbo spring to lighten the trigger pull? Is it worth it or do the triggers break in over time? Would that effect the warranty?...
  21. Thread: Hi Point

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    I brought it to the range today and fired 50 or...

    I brought it to the range today and fired 50 or so rounds. The trigger is pretty bad - it reminds me of a Super Soaker squirt gun. But it works. It wouldn't pick up the first round from the mag...
  22. Thread: dog adoption

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    The biggest problem would be if I needed someone...

    The biggest problem would be if I needed someone to take him for a day, or let him out, feed him, etc. I'm working this in my mind every which way but I'm thinking it might not work. I'll see how...
  23. Thread: Hi Point

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    I'll keep the stock spring compression in mind. ...

    I'll keep the stock spring compression in mind. I haven't shot it yet but how much recoil does a 9mm produce? I might buy another mag. Here in MA we're limited to 10 rounds.
    That little...
  24. Thread: dog adoption

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    It's not really a busy house. And he can...

    It's not really a busy house. And he can definitely be isolated when needed. But, I like to walk in the woods alot and there's always other people with dogs. I was feeding him peanut butter on a...
  25. Thread: dog adoption

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    Yep, it would have helped if they had told me up...

    Yep, it would have helped if they had told me up front.
    I think my next pet will be a Pepperidge Farm goldfish. You can eat them when you get tired of them.
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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