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    Nueces, what is the name of the wood in Argentina...

    Nueces, what is the name of the wood in Argentina that is used to grill, similar to Mesquite in the US?
    By the way, your grill looks very similar to the grill outside the kitchen of the hunting...
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    Yep, brother fell out, was drawing his bow, took...

    Yep, brother fell out, was drawing his bow, took a step forward, no stand under his front foot. found him two hours after dark, broke his neck, lived but is still disabled today, after 10 years....
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    Forum: Our Town

    Before you start, gather up your equipment, mark...

    Before you start, gather up your equipment, mark your property line corners and lay out the fence to scale. An entrance gate off a 2 lane street 90 degree turn takes 24 feet for a fire truck or a...
  4. Thread: Ruger .30 Cal

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    Problem is they have the same old twist rate for...

    Problem is they have the same old twist rate for the 110 grain round nose bullets. The Contenders in 30 Carbine have a 1-10 twist and will shoot heavier bullets with good accuracy. However, it head...
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    Interesting post, I have a few presses, started...

    Interesting post, I have a few presses, started with a Lyman Tong Tool, still have one for my go bag, with a set of dies, dipper, a Lyman 38 cal 158 SWC plain base mould and lube cutter made from a...
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    The Cadet chamber/ bolt make up a curve that a...

    The Cadet chamber/ bolt make up a curve that a case with bullet must make to chamber. The 357 Super Mag works with spire point or round nose rifle bullets, the problem comes with pistol bullets and...
  7. Thread: Gunsmith

    by Rapier
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    Might ask a member of the OGCA see if they can...

    Might ask a member of the OGCA see if they can give you a guiding light on that. Their shows are members only shows or used to be and they have some very good smiths as members.
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    Forum: Our Town

    Do not have any family stories, mine are angels...

    Do not have any family stories, mine are angels [smilie=s:. Of course I am reminded now and then of "You can pick your friends but not your family."

    Young men are a trial at times especially when...
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    The "original" 300 BO was the 300 Whisper, Bill...

    The "original" 300 BO was the 300 Whisper, Bill at AAC did not like paying JD for the rights so created a slight change in the deminsions, called it the 300 BO and sold them with a marketing program...
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    If the unlocking piece (dum bell looking piece) ...

    If the unlocking piece (dum bell looking piece) is bent the action will not unlock. Push the lugs in with your thumb and push the keeper pin, in the barrel block, out, the lugs, spring and unlocking...
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    Forum: Leverguns

    I run the hard cast 200 grain RCBS flat nose...

    I run the hard cast 200 grain RCBS flat nose plain base in my 35s. I PC shake and bake the bullets using a hardware cloth box, bullets baked nose down, then sized to the actual groove diameter. I...
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    If you need to turn the ejector rod use the paddd...

    If you need to turn the ejector rod use the paddd vice to hold the rod and turn the cylinder with your hand, unscrewing the rod. Just turn it in the correct direction and do not bend the rod.
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    Today you just about need to call, to make sure...

    Today you just about need to call, to make sure people are still working. I get asked all of the time, my stock answer is call first.
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    I would run my alloy 100# pot up to a high...

    I would run my alloy 100# pot up to a high temperature so the unknowns have a better chance to mix, plus allow the sand to go to the bottom as you stir. You really have no idea what folks have used...
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    Yes, Eben (E Author Brown) does good work on...

    Yes, Eben (E Author Brown) does good work on single shots, He own BF as well as does Contenders and Encore guns stuff.
    were it Me, and I had a 357 Mag single shot barrel, I would just ream the...
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    Forum: Cast Boolits

    Probably .12 to .13 would be close for a flat...

    Probably .12 to .13 would be close for a flat point 45 cal. Larry Medler's Silhouette Ballistics program will run actual scope adjustments in clicks and incremental trajectory tables which you can...
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    I PC, then size to the exact groove diameter,...

    I PC, then size to the exact groove diameter, using case lube. I have found that it is important for the bullets to slide in the die. For my ARs I use a hard alloy, shake and bake, using a hardware...
  18. Forum: Our Town

    A true classic TV episode.

    A true classic TV episode.
  19. Do not forget the TC carbines, Encore and...

    Do not forget the TC carbines, Encore and Contenders. Perfect for a straight wall case.

    Plus the 357 Super Mag (Max) You can buy a 357 Mag single shot and run a reamer into it to change it to a...
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    Forum: Cast Boolits

    First thing, check you speed of sound at your...

    First thing, check you speed of sound at your location and load the PC 230 grain bullets below that number. I use the JD Jones data on the 300 Whisper with H-110 and 296. About 1,000fps that shoots...
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    If you buy the proper bases and put them on...

    If you buy the proper bases and put them on correctly, with the right screws in each base, they will go on correctly. Get the screws backwards and you will have bolt function problems. If you want to...
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    I saw Bill Rogers casting operation working with...

    I saw Bill Rogers casting operation working with Magma machines. He was running 38 Spl remanufactured ammo at the time with SWC cast bullets. Casting in one building and reloading in another...
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    Very good 358 performance. Nice WT buck with an...

    Very good 358 performance. Nice WT buck with an excellent woods cartridge.
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    What Blahut said. Inconsistent function, means...

    What Blahut said. Inconsistent function, means crud, normally.
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    Seems like you would be mile ahead of the game to...

    Seems like you would be mile ahead of the game to find a cobby XYZ gun that you like and have it re-barreled with exactly what you want, cut rifling, for cast, twist for your preferred weight bullets...
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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