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    Lee sizers are softer steel. Go easy, I use a...

    Lee sizers are softer steel. Go easy, I use a wood dowel wrapped emory paper and oil. Stick it in the die and roll the die on your pant leg, holding both ends of the dowel. Maybe 20 revs and then...
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    Speedy healing for her.

    Speedy healing for her.
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    Just get a mould without grooves. They aren't...

    Just get a mould without grooves. They aren't needed if you PC or hitek. I've even used them with 2 coats BLL and no problem to about 1600 fps.
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    The noses of the bullet is what got me since I PC...

    The noses of the bullet is what got me since I PC
    Get an Accurate mould and have the nose cut small. What I did with the 142. Also got the shank smaller so not a problem with GC. I got it cut with...
  5. Thread: 300 Blackout

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    Mine is KAK, works fine. 1:8 twist and threaded. ...

    Mine is KAK, works fine. 1:8 twist and threaded. IIRC it was a value line on sale, nothing special. I don't shoot subs so anything shorter you lose a lot of fps. Noticed they are out of stock.
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    10 shots at hogs, other 4 bricks of primers just...

    10 shots at hogs, other 4 bricks of primers just having fun.
  7. H4895 can be safely downloaded. IMR4895 not. Look...

    H4895 can be safely downloaded. IMR4895 not. Look for youth loads of H version.
  8. I just wondered about the legality of it,...

    I just wondered about the legality of it, equivalent of side charger with gas disabled. I do see an advantage for the pistol length. You could find a used carrier and cut it but you need a straight...
  9. So buffer and spring still used?

    So buffer and spring still used?
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    about 1600 fps. Even in a Winchester, 309 would...

    about 1600 fps. Even in a Winchester, 309 would be the smallest. Try PC and NOT sizing (adds about 2 thous). HiTek only adds about a thous. which doesn't get you big enough. Yea, have to cast more...
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    Problem - change to PC. Edit: went to lunch. To...

    Problem - change to PC.
    Edit: went to lunch. To continue, some have gotten results with hitek in rifle, I haven't. I did once with a very hard alloy. I was very careful in application, 2 coats. WD...
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    Unfortunately, the way most range benches are set...

    Unfortunately, the way most range benches are set up.
    I love shooting at the slymore, Ar range, swing out seat, good table height and position.
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    Surrender was signed on the 'big mo'.

    Surrender was signed on the 'big mo'.
  14. Thread: Wow!!!!!

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    https://phys.org/news/2020-09-qa-multiple-benefits...

    https://phys.org/news/2020-09-qa-multiple-benefits-world-air.html Complete BS!
    Even the indians (native) lived in mud huts to keep cool and MOVED to cooler locations when possible. Mormans went...
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    The real issue is being able to turn off that...

    The real issue is being able to turn off that little corner of your lizard brain that wants to scream out that you're about to get pounded. A problem for me.
    Trying to figure out a target. 308W...
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    Accurate 31-142C(?) slick sided with GC - PCd. ...

    Accurate 31-142C(?) slick sided with GC - PCd. I've used a 170gr PB RanchDog version (for 30/30) in my 10", use 13gr 2400 for 1600 fps. Fun and hard hitting. BO throat is big but short and tapered. ...
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    Make a dummy rnd seated short, if it chambers,...

    Make a dummy rnd seated short, if it chambers, seat less deep. Try again till it is hard to chamber. Some make it long and then push shorter - which ever. Then back off seating depth about 20 thous....
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    Powder is bad by now so I'll take it and use for...

    Powder is bad by now so I'll take it and use for fertilizer.
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    You really don't need the crimp groove and...

    You really don't need the crimp groove and sometimes it gets in the way. My 145gr feeds in BO, shoots good in 30/30 and 308W as well. It is not HP though. Just don't see any need for HP for...
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    I was skipper's phone talker for 8" shots....

    I was skipper's phone talker for 8" shots. Interesting, just felt a slight 'push'. Put holes in a 'target' sleeve mounted on a barge 11 mi away. Had to wait for a small boat to go report hits. ...
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    Separate ins for storage stuff. USAA adds the...

    Separate ins for storage stuff. USAA adds the other building thing here but it is needed to cover wood fences (city required) and storage shed. Mine is plastic, 30yrs old and cost 100$. But the...
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    I got a boyd laminated stock for CVA scout....

    I got a boyd laminated stock for CVA scout. Needed a little 'carving' here and there for a good fit. No need for gunsmith, just a little careful 'observation' of fit in tang & contact places....
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    Yup, some assy notes include using RED lock tight...

    Yup, some assy notes include using RED lock tight on the extension. Wow.
  24. Yup, son got Leptospirosis infection after knee...

    Yup, son got Leptospirosis infection after knee tendon replacement. Docs didn't notice till it started dripping out of the incision. 2 wks left of antibiotic pic line.
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    302607 from marlin 30/30. 185GC which is my...

    302607
    from marlin 30/30. 185GC which is my version of the RD bullet. About 1700 fps 50 yds.
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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