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    I must, "be dummer than a rock" . . .

    I have used nothing but Thummler's & wide-mouth (1 gallon) "pickle jars" since I began making bullets some thirty years ago, sans any modification of the jars - just fill them 3/4 full. For some...
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    NO e-mail service for several days now . . .

    Computers crashed here, and still bailing out - you'll have to either call (515-438-4010), or keep trying the e-mail.:o
    Just now got a computer back on-line, and they buggared up the e-mail account...
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    CONGRATULATIONS, Dave!!

    Congratulations, Dave! :eek::cool:RG
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    The video appears to show both locking and...

    The video appears to show both locking and primary extraction cams - time will tell.:eek::confused: RG
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    Great choice! If you are going with the VLD type...

    Great choice! If you are going with the VLD type bullets, get your hands on some [of what you intend to use] and measure for OAL - forget the weight - use the JBM (Drag/Twist) calculator, and obtain...
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    Slight criticism(s) . . .

    Wow, an OLD thread resurrected!!:eek: The Hunter barrel should feature a 1.250"shank diameter!;) I still shoot free
    recoil with Hunter & VfS rifles . . . it's, as always, a matter of what works for...
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    Here are some pics of mine, hole spacing...

    Here are some pics of mine, hole spacing idealized for .30 Cal., 1.080" length: plate is 5&1/4"x11"x1/2" thick; hole depth/diameter 0.360"x11/32nds (0.3438). Had them made by late uncle about 25...
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    Back to Jim!

    Perhaps Jim still has enough mind remaining to fix my rail-gun, but not enough to bill me for the work?!?:p;)
    Regarding the new knee, do your rehab, Jim and it should be GREAT . . .Merry...
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    What's that BIG thing sticking out the side - a...

    What's that BIG thing sticking out the side - a speed adjust lever?!!?:p As usual, well done, Al. ;)
    I'm with Chet - what makes it stop?!? :confused: RG
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    Yes. I'll repeat, my comment from the other post:...

    Yes. I'll repeat, my comment from the other post: "Extremely Disappointing news.":(RG
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    Extremely Disappointing news . . . :(RG

    Extremely Disappointing news . . . :(RG
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    Al, you're, "giving away all of the secrets"!!:p...

    Al, you're, "giving away all of the secrets"!!:p Yes, sectioning cored jackets and finished bullets can provide useful insight!;) RG
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    Public SHOUT OUT to Whitney Morman!

    Wow, new PRECISION RIFLEMAN editor, Whitney Morman and Wilcox Printing teamed up to produce the BEST, most professional issue of PRECISION RIFLEMAN magazine since its inception!!:cool: I am looking...
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    I believe that the Juenkie device simply measures...

    I believe that the Juenkie device simply measures exterior geometry/geography. Via blind testing, guinea pigs, who owned Juenke devices, were absolutely unable to sort bullets according to wall...
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    NO, a 7 ogive on the 1.00" jacket, presuming an...

    NO, a 7 ogive on the 1.00" jacket, presuming an 0.0625" me'plat (knock-out pin) will have a LONG bearing/shank surface - about 0.075-0.080" longer than a 1.00" based ten ogive, and 0.06-0.070" longer...
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    If/when you order/acquire a set of thirty Cal....

    If/when you order/acquire a set of thirty Cal. dies, do not expect to make usable bullets with the combination of a ten caliber tangent ogive point-die and 0.925" long jackets!:eek:;) The ten ogive...
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    The business end of a home-made...

    The business end of a home-made reciprocating-slide core-cutter & a couple of other views.:p Used a bunch of salvaged parts and hadn't cleaned the rust off yet!:oRG
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    Am attempt to upload some pics: first, the OLD...

    Am attempt to upload some pics: first, the OLD C&H core cutter, complete with bronze "bushing"! :oRG
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    ZERO free-bore length for both!!;) With 7ogive, a...

    ZERO free-bore length for both!!;) With 7ogive, a little free-bore length is tolerable, with the ten, not so much.:eek:RG
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    This!! ^^^^^!!;) I have made and used lathe...

    This!! ^^^^^!!;) I have made and used lathe turned/faced aluminum-bronze alloy(I think that's what it's called) on my OLD C&H Model M30 Wire Cutter, similar construction to Lee's, and cut hundreds...
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    All good info here. Anyone with excellent dies,...

    All good info here. Anyone with excellent dies, materials, mechanical aptitude, and who pays attention to details can make excellent bullets, with minimal learning curve.;) RG
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    Yes, which one?!? Hell, man, 500meters being...

    Yes, which one?!? Hell, man, 500meters being about 540 yards, that's <.130MOA , or, in any neighborhood, at any distance, "damn good shootin!":eek:;)RG
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    Thanks for the correction, Butch! :o RG

    Thanks for the correction, Butch! :o RG
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    I believe that you are looking for "the other"...

    I believe that you are looking for "the other" John Amber, who was, a collector, author, magazine editor (maybe Gun Digest??) . . . poor memory prevents precise details. :oRG

    P.S. I believe this...
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    "What get measured gets done" . . . sometimes...

    "What get measured gets done" . . . sometimes even when it's wrong! Never underestimate the precision of tactile judgement . . . but that must be garnered via experience! :eek:;) RG
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