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    Iím shooting a bigger airgun (Texan .457) but I...

    Iím shooting a bigger airgun (Texan .457) but I also have found some improvement using Ballistol. I apply it by putting some on a rag inside of a plastic bag, then lightly lubing each bullet before...
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    I consider 100 yards as my practical distance. ...

    I consider 100 yards as my practical distance. It will go further, but ethically for hunting that is a good max range.
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    Sticky: I don’t have any powder to trade, but I would...

    I don’t have any powder to trade, but I would like to try hi-tek. Any other trade or buy a bit?
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    Tom, sorry I’m late oh this, haven’t logged in...

    Tom, sorry I’m late oh this, haven’t logged in for a couple of weeks. I have the same gun, and cast all my bullets for it. The one I get the best performance with is a NOE 460-396-RF-AE2. With the...
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    The soft lead is because the steel in the air...

    The soft lead is because the steel in the air rifle barrels is softer, so if you use harder lead (ww), then it will damage your barrel.
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    I have the same gun, and it works great for me. I...

    I have the same gun, and it works great for me. I have big PCPs, but if I really want to hunt small game quietly and effectively, this will one of my first options!
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    Good tip, thanks!

    Good tip, thanks!
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    Forum: AirGuns

    Will do. I’ve been using Ballistol.

    Will do. I’ve been using Ballistol.
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    Smoke, Here’s an example, this is after...

    Smoke,

    Here’s an example, this is after shooting some yellow bullets. It’s not thick, but noticeable. Maybe I’ll try cooking longer.

    Sorry, couldn’t get the pic to load.
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    I am Smoke, and using your powder. It looks...

    I am Smoke, and using your powder. It looks great, and passes hammer test. I’m not really getting leading, more like “PCing”. I get the grooves marked with the powdercoat, which takes quite a bit...
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    I’m sorry Don, I wasn’t real clear. I have tried...

    I’m sorry Don, I wasn’t real clear. I have tried Ballistol on my big bores, and BTW I powder coat also, but I haven’t been real impressed with it. I have also tried Bore Butter. I still get some...
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    I’m afraid that would diesel on me Greg. I’m...

    I’m afraid that would diesel on me Greg. I’m shooting large bullets (250-400 gr) using over 3000 psi. It’s really a different beast from regular airguns
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    Thanks Don! I use Ballistol, and for small bore...

    Thanks Don! I use Ballistol, and for small bore all of the solutions these fine gentlemen have put forth are great, but this is more like a black powder without wanting to diesel. I’m shooting a...
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    Interesting! Thanks!

    Interesting! Thanks!
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    Yes, that is a concern of mine!

    Yes, that is a concern of mine!
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    Lubing Big-Bore PCP bullets

    I have a .457 Airforce Texan and cast my own bullets. I am considering using a lube, but not real sure what since there are so many different kinds and none specifically for airguns. Do any of you...
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    I just saw some shots at over 600 yards! For me,...

    I just saw some shots at over 600 yards! For me, it’s 100 yards for ethical hunting.
  18. Thread: .22 vs .177

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    I have both, and have done quite a bit of testing...

    I have both, and have done quite a bit of testing with newer pellets. I think the .177 is great for squirrels, but anything bigger you still want to stay with the .22.
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    I have one. I bought it a year ago, and it has...

    I have one. I bought it a year ago, and it has been great. Too small to fill big bottles, but perfect to fill gun bottles. I have had zero problems, and love the auto-stop—I can set it then refill...
  20. I’m in! 4 cav HP brass, FB, all pins, .459...

    I’m in!
    4 cav HP brass, FB, all pins, .459
    4keith dot k at gmail dot com
  21. Thread: Mind blown

    by Capt Keith
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    Big Bore Air

    Oh, itís getting big, and itís a blast! I have a .457 that shoots a 350 gr bullet at almost 900 fps. Thatís almost 500 fpeóplenty for big game. I cast my own bullets, shoot them with regular air...
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    I have a .457 Texan SS (they aren’t manufactured...

    I have a .457 Texan SS (they aren’t manufactured as a .458), and cast several projectiles for it. A few tips for accuracy: First, test each bullet at different psi levels and wheel settings—each...
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    In find my .22 AirForce Condor does best with...

    In find my .22 AirForce Condor does best with real heavy pellets like the 25.39 grain JSB Diabolo Exact Monsters.
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    Forum: Cast Boolits

    This is good stuff Sig, thanks!

    This is good stuff Sig, thanks!
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    Forum: Cast Boolits

    Casting for .270 Winchester

    Anyone have any success in casting for their .270? I currently shoot Nosler 130 gr high-velocity bullets, but would be interested in casting if itís practical. I currently only cast pistol-type...
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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