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  1. Thread: CWD Again

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    Forum: Our Town

    I live in a county that has CWD deer. Not a lot...

    I live in a county that has CWD deer. Not a lot of deer with it but enough to make me question why I would take the risk for 30-35 lbs of venison. The only way to know is to have your deer...
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    Forum: Our Town

    Until you suffer real pain and cannot sleep or...

    Until you suffer real pain and cannot sleep or function. If you can live with the pain, do so. When you cannot live with it, your perspective will change.

    In most cases, what is causing the...
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    I wish there was a section for jacketed bullets...

    I wish there was a section for jacketed bullets on this forum. Like a few others, I prefer using jacketed bullets to get the most performance out of high velocity calibers.

    Sure, I could join...
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    I have three. The big and regular size Dillon...

    I have three. The big and regular size Dillon vibrating units and my original Lortone rotating unit I bought over 50 years ago.

    I prefer the Lortone for most of my needs now as I do not shoot...
  5. Thread: Ready to start

    by dverna
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    Forum: Cast Boolits

    If I were starting, a 6.5 caliber would not be...

    If I were starting, a 6.5 caliber would not be where I would start.

    If you will be happy staying in the 1200-1500 fps range to start it will be easier. But small rifle bullets are tougher, and...
  6. Forum: Rimfire Area

    I am surprised how well that barrel shot with the...

    I am surprised how well that barrel shot with the muzzle that buggered up.

    Nice job on the "sewer pipe"!
  7. Forum: Cast Boolits

    You have had some good advice. I would not keep...

    You have had some good advice. I would not keep producing reloads that behaved that way.

    Change the amount of powder, or find another powder more suitable for what you wish to accomplish. I...
  8. Thread: Neck Surgery

    by dverna
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    Forum: Our Town

    Guys, I screwed up. It is C Not L. My fiancÚ...

    Guys, I screwed up. It is C Not L. My fiancÚ is going in for her third breast surgery this week and not thinking as well as normal. God has sent us a few challenges this year.

    I had two...
  9. Forum: Rimfire Area

    Harry, that "bastard" Charlie has made me "waste"...

    Harry, that "bastard" Charlie has made me "waste" a lot of time at the bench. But I love to shoot so it was a good thing. I could not afford good .22 ammunition so went down the PCP rabbit hole. ...
  10. Thread: Neck Surgery

    by dverna
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    Forum: Our Town

    Neck Surgery

    It looks like I will need surgery to address issues with C2/C3, C3/C4 and C4/C5.

    I am going to try a shot first, but the MRI shows that surgery is going to happen sooner or later.

    I have...
  11. Forum: Rimfire Area

    I enjoy these types of threads as well. They...

    I enjoy these types of threads as well. They show reality.

    The worst are threads of someone declaring they have "found the load" and show a very nice three shot group. It takes a lot of...
  12. Forum: Rimfire Area

    Will be following with interest!!

    Will be following with interest!!
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    On rifles that I depend on for hunting big game...

    On rifles that I depend on for hunting big game or for self defense I use higher end optics.

    For plinking, and punching paper, having a scope fail is not too important. The cheaper scopes...
  14. Forum: Our Town

    Not yet

    Not yet
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    Forum: AirGuns

    If it is for ONLY an airgun, it is fine. I...

    If it is for ONLY an airgun, it is fine. I ordered a Donny FL for my Daystate and no problems. My DAR was moderated from the factory.
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    Forum: Our Town

    Just something to think about. Unless you have...

    Just something to think about.

    Unless you have planned well and do not need help from your kids, you may want to “suck it up”. Most people are not prepared to afford retirement and the longer we...
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    Forum: AirGuns

    In Michigan, an air gun is not a firearm and can...

    In Michigan, an air gun is not a firearm and can be moderated without the tax stamp and paperwork. Check your state regulations.
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    I know how you feel. I have been downsizing for...

    I know how you feel. I have been downsizing for a few years and it was tough getting rid of presses I did not "need".

    My advice is to keep the 550 for a bit longer. It is nice to have one...
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    GWS....we are all Lee 6000 beta testers...LOL ...

    GWS....we are all Lee 6000 beta testers...LOL

    But if this pans out, it will be worth it!!!
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    Pulled 100 rounds and here are the results: ...

    Pulled 100 rounds and here are the results:

    Target weight was 4.2 gr. of Clean Shot. Average came in at 4.19 gr.

    5 came in at 4.3 gr.
    83 came in at 4.2 gr.
    11 came in at 4.1q gr.
    1 came in...
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    Cool down Geezer. I know quite a few people...

    Cool down Geezer.

    I know quite a few people who poach. Poaching may not happen where you live, but it is not a rare event where I live. And if someone is inclined to poach, a subsonic round...
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    Forum: Our Town

    The Norman Rockwell family is not as common as...

    The Norman Rockwell family is not as common as people think.
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    Forum: Our Town

    This type of issue is not as uncommon as many...

    This type of issue is not as uncommon as many think.

    If you want unconditional love, and respect...get a dog.

    IMO, the kids that go on to "higher learning" are more likely to be afflicted with...
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    Sub-sonic for hunting...why?

    I am wondering why this comes up from time to time.

    I can see it being useful for shooting varmints and hogs where a hunter may engage multiple targets. I can see it for poaching...though no one...
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    I have been thinking about those 100 rounds I...

    I have been thinking about those 100 rounds I loaded. The jams and hiccups....

    I am going to break them all down. I have no confidence I did not get a double charge. With over 500k reloads I...
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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