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  1. Thread: Ideal 313445

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    I'm casting with 50/50 WW/PB and adding a couple...

    I'm casting with 50/50 WW/PB and adding a couple % tin, sized .313 and loobed gives me a consistent 98 grains. I'm opening with 32 Long, I'll try 32 Magnum and 32-20. I like heavier bullets in...
  2. Thread: Ideal 313445

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    Ideal 313445

    Has this unique, from my perspective, design been used in any other calibers? I can find nothing on it, not even the designers name.
  3. Thread: Walked thru

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    Walked thru

    the toy dept of the local hardware store last thursday and saw this just traded in, it came home with me.
    Ruger Stainless Security Six, 4", Target stocks, very close to unfired.
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    For rifle I like Winchester, for hand gun it...

    For rifle I like Winchester, for hand gun it doesn't matter for SP, but for LP I like Winchester because WLP covers all loads.
    I've had good service from Remington when I've used them.
    I don't...
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    I use SR-4759 in 32 Winchester Special, 38-55,...

    I use SR-4759 in 32 Winchester Special, 38-55, and 45-70, all with cast boolits. It works reasonably well with 44 magnum in boolits 250 gr. or heavier, in carbine or longer barreled hand gun. It is...
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    I tend to load for a variety of guns and I want...

    I tend to load for a variety of guns and I want my 45 Auto to work in all of them, I shoot two revolvers and two semi-autos in 45 ACP, so it took a while to work around to one for all. Much the same...
  7. Thread: Newby

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    Welcome!! good people here.

    Welcome!! good people here.
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    Welcome and hello!!! You and I have similar back...

    Welcome and hello!!! You and I have similar back grounds; retired Navy, worked for a Big Yellow(Caterpillar) dealer until I retired to full time reloading and shooting. I was introduced to casting...
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    I've never paid more than 600$ for a long gun,...

    I've never paid more than 600$ for a long gun, can't say the same for hand guns, some are substantially more than that. I own rifles that would sell for more than 600$ today but they weren't in that...
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    WTB-dies-32 Colt

    I want a set of used dies for 32 Long/short Colt. 32 N.P. or 32 S&W/Long won't work.
    Thanks
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    Good points, all. I treat vehicles the same way;...

    Good points, all. I treat vehicles the same way; I never buy a first year production model, new or used. Thanks.
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    Maybe the reason I've never had a problem is...

    Maybe the reason I've never had a problem is because I've never owned a new one. I buy used almost exclusively, the one exception in the last six years was the CA Target Patriot. I bought it new...
  13. Thread: Rifle brass

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    Mine is an 1879 Argentine Army contract rifle,...

    Mine is an 1879 Argentine Army contract rifle, fine shape, good bore, good wood. I have an extra set of wood for it, I got a set of Lyman dies and a custom wad cutter punch to cut over powder cards....
  14. Thread: Rifle brass

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    The old standard for 43 Spanish forming was 348...

    The old standard for 43 Spanish forming was 348 Winchester. It takes more than just a form die, it must be turned for about 1/4" above the rim. I've tried it, too much work, can't see where 45-90...
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    My experience dictates heavy bullets, 115 gr.,...

    My experience dictates heavy bullets, 115 gr., and H110 or A#9. I've been working with the cartridge for a little over 2 years now. I like it for what it is, a modern incarnation of the old HV...
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    Actually I would consider a Taurus,...

    Actually I would consider a Taurus, incidentally---"not poorly made"!!!!!!! over the Ruger GP100 and the Blackhawk. I own two small frame 327 revolvers, neither is poorly made, did I mention that...
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    Yabut--even paranoids have enemies!!

    Yabut--even paranoids have enemies!!
  18. I have used my case mouth chamfer tool to remove...

    I have used my case mouth chamfer tool to remove the primer pocket crimp if I only had to do a few, very tiring. I have used a drill bit in a slow speed cordless drill, I don't remember which size,...
  19. Thread: 45acp oal

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    As a general rule I have found that if the loaded...

    As a general rule I have found that if the loaded round will fit in the magazine it will feed and fire without hesitation. When I set up to load I have a magazine at hand and seat deep enough for it...
  20. Thread: stock finishes

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    clean and dry, of course, finely sanded and...

    clean and dry, of course, finely sanded and dusted. I applied one thin coat with my fingers, did not use any rag or sponge or brush, just my bare fingers. Let it dry at least 24 hours depending on...
  21. Thread: stock finishes

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    The few times I have used Tung oil, it was on...

    The few times I have used Tung oil, it was on virgin stocks and it turned out fine. The more effort I put into it the nicer it looked. I have never used it as a refinish.
  22. Thread: gun shows

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    I go to the gun shows to find the little odds and...

    I go to the gun shows to find the little odds and ends that aren't visible in everyday life. Obsolete sights, discontinued, out of date ammunition, reloading tools no longer made, steel tube Weaver...
  23. Thread: stock finishes

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    The stock that I did 27 coats on was a "banana"...

    The stock that I did 27 coats on was a "banana" style fore end for a Contender Super 14 barrel, custom chambering. I ordered it from Fajen in 1985. I was in the Navy on my last tour of sea duty...
  24. Thread: stock finishes

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    I also like Tung Oil. Your local hardware store...

    I also like Tung Oil. Your local hardware store should have "Homer Fomsbys" tung oil. I have used as many as 27 coats on a stock. Took a month, thin coat applied with my fingers, let it dry 24 hrs...
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    I used a LM for more than 10 years to feed my...

    I used a LM for more than 10 years to feed my shooting addiction, good machine but steep learning curve. There were no instructive videos back in the middle 90's, I spent a year on the phone to Lee,...
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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        

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