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  1. Forum: Leverguns

    It sounds like you aree loading for a .30-30. ...

    It sounds like you aree loading for a .30-30. They headspace on the cartridge rim. The fact that factory cases get longer when you fire them means your chamber is cut deeply. When you reload try...
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    Battery post clamps

    Last time I went to the metal yard I wound up with about ten lbs ofbattery post clamps. They include the clamping bolts but I wonder if there is any standard for these? Most are pretty soft. I'd...
  3. Thread: Plier bites

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    Forum: Our Town

    Even worse, perhaps, is the bite you get from a...

    Even worse, perhaps, is the bite you get from a pop rivet gun. Every time.

    Jim
  4. Thread: 32-40 from 38-55

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    I used to use the same method for making .30-06...

    I used to use the same method for making .30-06 AI from reegular .30-06 brass as well as .300 Weatherby from .300 H&H. With those you can just fire factory ammunition in the improved chamber but you...
  5. Thread: 25 hornet

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    Seems like 'Improving' the cartridge would allow...

    Seems like 'Improving' the cartridge would allow it to hold loads like the .25-20. Most .25 Hornets I have seen have had a long straight taper like the .32-40. The Hornet case if straightened out...
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    Now that is an offer. I have toyed with the idea...

    Now that is an offer. I have toyed with the idea of driving over to Lewiston when you tell me my rifle is ready. I don't know your schedule but have tought of inviting you to lunch. I'd like to...
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    Because of this thread I have searched suppliers...

    Because of this thread I have searched suppliers for some Alliance Unique powder. Ammoseek lists one supplier that has any and they only have it in 1 lb containers. I have ordered both powder and...
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    Thanks everyone, My worries about possible...

    Thanks everyone,

    My worries about possible over charges seems to be put to rest. And the suggestion to keep loads below about 900 fps seems like good sense. Of the powders John suggested I only...
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    Thank you. I may be worrying about nothing but...

    Thank you. I may be worrying about nothing but this gun is different. It is my first gun for just fun. No game or games in mind. When I was young I gave myself a case of tinnitus with a .357...
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    Loading For A #2 Rolling Block

    I have a Remington #2 Rolling Block. It started life as a .32 Rimfire. Before I got it it was converted to center fire but, of course, there is no ammunition available for it. So I sent it off to...
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    Make sure the toothbrush is clean. If you are...

    Make sure the toothbrush is clean. If you are like me you will have toothbrushes lying around that you use when cleaning fired guns. They are contaminated with oil, Hoppe's, or whatever. Dollar...
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    I have one that looks like that. Inherited from...

    I have one that looks like that. Inherited from my Grandfather. .38 S&W caliber, 3" barrel. Originally nickel plated but in similar condition. It's marked 'Bulldog'. My understanding is that...
  13. Forum: Clothing

    I grew up in places like Kodiak Island wearing...

    I grew up in places like Kodiak Island wearing hip boots. I still have a pair. Converse. When you first get a pair cut the lacings out. You might be tempted to lace them to your calves. If you...
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    Forum: Clothing

    I was sold on wool clothes when hunting in...

    I was sold on wool clothes when hunting in Alaska. Mainland Alaska has cold and wind. Southeast Alaska has wind and rain. he Aleutians have wind and everything else - rain, snow, and rain and...
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    Are you near Omak? I never got into shooting...

    Are you near Omak? I never got into shooting varmints. My dad told me I had to eat what I catch.

    Jim
  16. Thread: Bl-c(2)

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    Keep an eye on it. It's good powder but the...

    Keep an eye on it. It's good powder but the cardboard cans will let the volatiles out. The 'Good Smell' we refer to is ether. I can not imagine cardboard containing ether forever.

    Jim
  17. Thread: Older AA #9

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    I have recently purchased some Accurate #5. I...

    I have recently purchased some Accurate #5. I have an older can of it with a paper label that wants to come off. Lately I have been exxperimenting with AA#5 and AA#7 powders. Iput the old can away...
  18. Thread: Lee Crimp Dies

    by Jim22
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    Lee Crimp Dies

    In a fit of whatever I ordered one each .357 Mag. Lee crimp dies. I have the 'Factory Crimp Die' and I have their 'Collet Style Crimp Die'. I have only used the Factory Crimp die but I wonder about...
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    How do you mean it won't feed? The new tanks...

    How do you mean it won't feed? The new tanks with the OPD triangle knobs have to be hooked up to the proper fitting for them to allow gas to escape. The proper fitting has a part that pushes he...
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    I think a beef is a head of livestock. I don't...

    I think a beef is a head of livestock. I don't much like complainers or belly achers. i try to avoid them. Beside that I stop listening to them. I choose who I talk to and who I communicate with. ...
  21. Thread: 35 Whelen

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    I think the .358 Win. makes a better, more...

    I think the .358 Win. makes a better, more efficient cast boolit rifle. As was said above the .35 Rem. is as well. But the OP found this rifle at a good price so it seems as though he will have a...
  22. Thread: Skillsaw

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    I don't know how much need you have for a saw but...

    I don't know how much need you have for a saw but if you are framing and cutting 2x4 0r 2x6's leave them on the floor. Pick one up and rest it across your foot. Mark where you want to cut, move the...
  23. Thread: Ramshot Enforcer

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    Ramshot Enforcer

    In working up loads for the .357 magnum rifle and the .32 S&W Long in a rifle I have been trying different powders. Several have told me to try 2400 but I have found it to be unavailable. I do have...
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    Yep, you need the right size boolits. I would...

    Yep, you need the right size boolits. I would get a mould the right size. Cast some up and try them. If e boolits come out .315 to .316" you wont need to size them. Wheel weights or 50% WW and...
  25. Thread: 32 H&R Mag Help

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    Forum: Cast Boolits

    My .32 H&R revolver is also an S&W. 4" barrel...

    My .32 H&R revolver is also an S&W. 4" barrel stainless J frame. I have tried some of the loads for modern revolvers written by Brian Pearce in Handloader.
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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