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  1. Forum: Cast Boolits

    He blew up a few guns, too - so he sometimes...

    He blew up a few guns, too - so he sometimes pushed the envelope.
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    IIRC, there were also two 45 Colt loads, one was...

    IIRC, there were also two 45 Colt loads, one was the original 40 grs BP and 250 gr slug, and 28 grs BP with 230 gr bullet, or something in that vicinity. I believe I read somewhere the Army...
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    I bought a roller carbine a while back and love...

    I bought a roller carbine a while back and love it. Simple but it works.
  4. Forum: Our Town

    We have velvet wasps (ants) and scorpions here. ...

    We have velvet wasps (ants) and scorpions here. I leave the “ants” alone - figure they are busy chasing spiders. My wife hates scorpions, calls them “********” regardless of who is around, could be...
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    I know exactly how you feel with regard to...

    I know exactly how you feel with regard to originality, trust me on that…and my eyes are in similar shape. One thing you might consider if you want to stick with iron is a peep sight. I have a...
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    Forum: Cast Boolits

    You’ll need to know what alloy you plan to use. ...

    You’ll need to know what alloy you plan to use. A single or double cavity, to drop .429 diameter, cast from wheel weights is a good start for ordering instructions - if that suits your casting plans.
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    Forum: Cast Boolits

    My favorite is the Accurate Mold 43-215C, which...

    My favorite is the Accurate Mold 43-215C, which was designed by John Kort. Works for both smokeless and BP.
  8. Forum: Boolit Lube !

    My twist - also posted in the Simple Lube sticky:...

    My twist - also posted in the Simple Lube sticky:

    4 oz beeswax
    3 oz white petroleum jelly (Vaseline)
    2 tsp two stroke oil
    2 tsp universal tractor fluid (for hydrostatic transmissions)
    1/2 tsp...
  9. Forum: Our Town

    May I be the first to offer congratulations - we...

    May I be the first to offer congratulations - we passed 43 years on May 14th. Your comments are spot on for those of us who were fortunate enough to find our "true love". I fully realize divorce is...
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    Forum: Leverguns

    Aye, best to shoot those big calibers standing up...

    Aye, best to shoot those big calibers standing up on your hind legs so you can sway a bit in the breeze...:mrgreen:
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    Just for grins and giggles, try a .429 bullet in...

    Just for grins and giggles, try a .429 bullet in a fired case before resizing - similar to what is done on some BP rounds. Brass has a bit of springback to it and some brands have more than others,...
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    No argument at all about a .22 being sufficient. ...

    No argument at all about a .22 being sufficient. My grandfather used to use .22 Shorts when he butchered domestic hogs. However, a .45 250 gr bullet “anchors” them if you are in a bad position. My...
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    We shoot a lot of hogs here in Texas. They come...

    We shoot a lot of hogs here in Texas. They come in all sizes up to about 400 lbs., and my son has probably killed some number approaching 1000 pigs without my assistance. He hunts with dogs more...
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    Sticky: Perhaps the major distinction that newbs (and...

    Perhaps the major distinction that newbs (and maybe even some with experience) should recognize is the basic powder reactions between muzzleloaders/cap-and ball, and cartridge loads. As you point...
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    Forum: Leverguns

    Wow - that will kill on both ends...

    Wow - that will kill on both ends...
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    Fortunately, I am still happily married to my...

    Fortunately, I am still happily married to my wife of 43 years but neither one of us eats much anymore so I make large batches of various items such as chili and gumbo then freeze in serving size...
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    Sorry to hear that - he was one of the good guys.

    Sorry to hear that - he was one of the good guys.
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    An interesting question to be sure. I was...

    An interesting question to be sure. I was introduced to a Marlin 39 in .22 RF when I was seven years old (fully supervised) and began hunting small game with my grandfather, then I was allowed to...
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    I used to converse with Dutch Schoultz all the...

    I used to converse with Dutch Schoultz all the time - I got him hooked on my home made smoked venison jerky sticks and would send some to him every year. In turn, he helped me turn my front loaders...
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    Interesting - learn something new every day. I...

    Interesting - learn something new every day. I have some experience with the 45 Schofield but never saw a 45 Short Colt. Everyone in my immediate family who owned Colt revolvers had .44-40 or...
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    This is a different size from the 45 Auto Rim. I...

    This is a different size from the 45 Auto Rim. I have never heard of a 45 Short Colt.
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    Forum: Rimfire Area

    Very nice!

    Very nice!
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    Forum: Boolit Lube !

    It's probably some form of paraffin - maybe with...

    It's probably some form of paraffin - maybe with a bit of carnauba added for shine. Would likely work with smokeless recipes for lube.
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    Forum: Our Town

    I mow about 1.5 acre and used a 42” Toro ZRT...

    I mow about 1.5 acre and used a 42” Toro ZRT Timecutter for almost ten years with no problems. My son bought a new 2022 60” John Deere ZRT early this year and left it here at our place on the...
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    I work in the machining trade and we occasionally...

    I work in the machining trade and we occasionally have to pickle rusty items. On very light surface rust, you lose tenths but I’d figure at least .001 lost on a bad bore and it would be more on...
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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