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    I use the same caliber in an AR 15 hunting pigs...

    I use the same caliber in an AR 15 hunting pigs in Georgia. I found the same thing happening with the steel case ammo not lighting off with weaker springs. The grendel and 5.56 don't have enough...
  2. Sorry, but no chance. Payment is on the way. ...

    Sorry, but no chance. Payment is on the way. I've been interested in the 358 Gremlin for years. The package deal was too good to pass up.
  3. And I thank you. New rifle for the thermal pig...

    And I thank you. New rifle for the thermal pig rig coming up
  4. PM inbound

    PM inbound
  5. I will start this at $30. I know it's low, but...

    I will start this at $30. I know it's low, but we gotta start somewhere.
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    I hunt them in Georgia. I will be back next...

    I hunt them in Georgia. I will be back next week. Killed 2 last week, if I get another one I can help you out. I've killed 59 in the last 2 years.
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    WTS One and only bump.

    One and only bump.
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    I have a 45-70 Shikari. Light, 28 inch barrel...

    I have a 45-70 Shikari. Light, 28 inch barrel makes it great to carry. Mine was drilled and tapped for a scope before I got hold of it. I shoot the Lee 340 gr. RF boolit, or the 300 gr jacketed...
  9. Thread: 35 Whelen

    by geezer56
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    The FTF issues in the Handi rifles is caused by a...

    The FTF issues in the Handi rifles is caused by a too deeply reamed chamber. I have owned 3 of the handis with 2 having the issue. The quick and simple fix is to use a 375 caliber die to expand the...
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    WTS 375 TC Encore barrel 375 H&H

    SS barrel, 28 inch, fluted. No muzzle brake. Typical frame marks, has Leupold SS scope base and rings. Barrel is $325 tyd. Also have available about 180 pieces of new brass, several pieces of...
  11. Thread: 35 Whelen

    by geezer56
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    The NEF Whelens had some headspace issues. If...

    The NEF Whelens had some headspace issues. If yours is one of those, it will have a lot of FTF issues. I've had 3 of those, if you have that problem, PM me. I Know what will get it to work and can...
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    ATN has worse than zero customer service. I have...

    ATN has worse than zero customer service. I have a Pulsar thermal and a Wraith. The Wraith is a great piece, but for close range get the 2 power for the low end. Mine is a 4x and it's too much...
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    Guys, fwiw, Deadshot barrels makes a 358 legend...

    Guys, fwiw, Deadshot barrels makes a 358 legend barrel that is correctly sized with a bore that is made for 357-358 diameter boollits. I'm cheap, and my cmmg barrel shoots jacketed so well that I...
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    I'm on a deer lease in Georgia. We have hogs. ...

    I'm on a deer lease in Georgia. We have hogs. Out of 14 members, I am the only one who actively hunts them. Feeders run year round, I'm old and retired. I've killed 60 in the last 2 years. I...
  15. I will take #1 if it includes both kits for $40,...

    I will take #1 if it includes both kits for $40, shipped. PM inbound
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    A cut off wheel on a 4 inch side grinder will cut...

    A cut off wheel on a 4 inch side grinder will cut off about anything. Remove the neck area and you are good to go. Also, a good machinist can bore the neck out with carbide tooling.
  17. Thread: 444 Marlin

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    I have a 1-20 twist H&R handi rifle in 444. I...

    I have a 1-20 twist H&R handi rifle in 444. I shoot the Lee 310 GC boolit. It will make fist size holes in both sides of a 300 pound pig. I read all of Paco Kelly's writing on the caliber that I...
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    Something all us old geezers need to remember. If...

    Something all us old geezers need to remember. If we don't teach the next generation of hunters, hunting will die out when we do. And if we're honest, most of us don't have that long left.
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    I put together a black rifle in the 350 legend. ...

    I put together a black rifle in the 350 legend. Most accurate pile of parts I have ever shot. I killed a big doe last week and she ran about 3 jumps. The caliber is great, I need to check out the...
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    Forum: Cast Boolits

    I had an Encore 45-70. I found middle level...

    I had an Encore 45-70. I found middle level trapdoor loads to be very effective on deer and hogs. Stepping up to upper end lever gun level loads were very effective on me. More fun than I wanted...
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    Forum: Our Town

    I'm 70. Paid my house off when I was 45. I now...

    I'm 70. Paid my house off when I was 45. I now own three houses, I paid cash for the last two. I drive a 98 model Ford Explorer, that I bought for 1,200 bucks. It feels like someone rolled a boulder...
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    Forum: Our Chapel

    I never met Boaz, but I knew him. This world is...

    I never met Boaz, but I knew him. This world is a lesser place without his presence in it.
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    Been 3 yrs and 6 months tomorrow since I retired....

    Been 3 yrs and 6 months tomorrow since I retired. I worked a year longer than I had to. Now I wonder why I did that. I found out that the best way to approach retirement is to get the mindset to...
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    Two wheels for stability. Kind of a shallow "U"...

    Two wheels for stability. Kind of a shallow "U" shape to stabilize the deer. Straps or ropes to tie the deer down. They will roll out. Twenty inch bike wheels at a minimum. Logs and stumps are...
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    You may be a bit soft on the alloy. I had issues...

    You may be a bit soft on the alloy. I had issues with my whelen shooting patterns. Water dropping the boolits hardened them enough to tighten the patterns into groups. It's still not up to...
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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