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    Getting low on Unique and 2400 but found a # of...

    Getting low on Unique and 2400 but found a # of red dot, decent price. Decided to try in 300 BO CVA Scout. Fun. 145gr PB PCd with up to 7 gr. so far, no pressure signs. About 1400 fps on...
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    suppressor will be quiet enough to not spook the...

    suppressor will be quiet enough to not spook the cattle
    Interesting. several yrs ago we were shooting in a pasture, other pasture had cattle at the other side. After many shots, the cattle were at...
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    Did a Texas heart shot on a hog few yrs back with...

    Did a Texas heart shot on a hog few yrs back with 40sw @ 20 yds. Worked fine after tracking for another 50 yrds in Texas scrub. Broke front leg and out the jaw. On a game animal, nope.
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    Fritz was radio controlled. BAT was US radar...

    Fritz was radio controlled. BAT was US radar guided bomb. Hs-293D (german) was rudimentary TV control but not used.
    Civil war balloons turned from observation to 'bombers' late in the war. Israel...
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    I did a trench and buried 3" of the fence to keep...

    I did a trench and buried 3" of the fence to keep the dog from digging out. Used a flat bar for a stretcher, 30 yrs ago, fence still there.
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    Just melted 15# of divers weights, turned out...

    Just melted 15# of divers weights, turned out good alloy. Vice smash test against a mild rifle alloy, indention the same on both.
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    Guess Texicans don't know where the heart is...

    Guess Texicans don't know where the heart is located.
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    300blktalk.com. handload section. Been playing...

    300blktalk.com. handload section.
    Been playing with 145 gc PC PB and red dot, works pretty good for plinking. Grouped under one inch @ 50 and same POI as my H110 super loads. CVA SS.
  9. Thread: Low Light

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    Low light scopes depend on entrance lens size and...

    Low light scopes depend on entrance lens size and coating. Coating makes a big difference - daylight changes 'color' at dusk. Go to a big box store with a scope sunshade and try a selection of...
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    Most important is a proper case expander - 38P...

    Most important is a proper case expander - 38P works. I like 135gr PB RNFP mold. Using WST for compacts.
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    Guess we need drone controlled ships or skippers...

    Guess we need drone controlled ships or skippers that can steer a boat.
    https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2022/12/02/warship-chicken-two-u-s-navy-ships-narrowly-miss-collision-in-san-diego-bay/...
  12. Thread: Oven Question?

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    I just use a hard top hot plate. Old deep metal...

    I just use a hard top hot plate. Old deep metal cake pan for cover. Oven is gathering dust. Same hot plate used for pre-heating mold. And Yoshi or equal copper baking sheet.
  13. Thread: Ready to start

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    Forum: Cast Boolits

    You can buy pure lead and super hard nuggets from...

    You can buy pure lead and super hard nuggets from Rotometals. Add nuggets to get harness where you want. Add tin only if you really need it.
    Lee stuff is low cost and works. Their molds have...
  14. Thread: Base fill out

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    Forum: Gas Checks

    At a nickle each for GC, powder and primer, cull...

    At a nickle each for GC, powder and primer, cull it.
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    Forum: Cast Boolits

    Pressure due to seating depth changes in 9mm can...

    Pressure due to seating depth changes in 9mm can be critical. Best to start testing with mid range load.
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    Agree Don, supressor on supers would be nice, I...

    Agree Don, supressor on supers would be nice, I have no need for subs. Many have lost game to subs also.
  17. CVA scout and change the rail to a picatinny....

    CVA scout and change the rail to a picatinny. Boyd's wood if you want. Bergara barrel and good trigger.
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    I'll elaborate a bit on bases. I see vids of...

    I'll elaborate a bit on bases. I see vids of guys hammering the plate to cut the sprue. Looks good right? One end is free and the other is under bevil washer tension. Base sprue hole is small but is...
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    for multiple PC coats, cook at lower temp till PC...

    for multiple PC coats, cook at lower temp till PC flows well. Last coat cook as normal. You want all layers to catalyze at the same time into one layer. Once you get to a thou or so thickness, you...
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    You got about the perfect load there. RD is a...

    You got about the perfect load there. RD is a great hunting bullet. Your rig looks like mine - minus the deer.
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    two pieces of copper well enough and just laying...

    two pieces of copper well enough and just laying one on the other will allow a weld to form over a period of time.
    NASA found a problem with connectors in space - they weld together!
    Getting old...
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    Biggest problem with this stuff is size and...

    Biggest problem with this stuff is size and weight. New 'abrams' design is to reduce weight by 20%.
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    harbor freight powder terrible.

    harbor freight powder terrible.
  24. Thread: Marlin Issues.

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    My 336 30/30 works just fine without any fixes.

    My 336 30/30 works just fine without any fixes.
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    Don't need any lube to size. Might degrade the...

    Don't need any lube to size. Might degrade the PC, depending on the lube.
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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