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    Listen People!

    Like the kid says.......
  2. And a woman once told me......

    Men perspire, horses sweat, and women glisten.
  3. Thread: Questions

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    When I was a motorcycle guy.....

    I read or heard that "meticulous preparation is the modus operandi of professional motocross." I was not much of a motocrosser, but I did compete in enduros, and the same thing applies there.

    I'm...
  4. Passing gas with impunity......

    Is really not a good idea any more. You should take a moment or two to consider the true characteristics of said emission.;););)
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    Range results

    I appreciate the suggestions for Ventura Munitions ammo. However, with a bore this rough, Im avoiding cast lead bullets. Also, they are kind of pricey.

    I had on hand 200 new Remington 32 special...
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    Dies came yesterday. Today I tried reforming 32...

    Dies came yesterday. Today I tried reforming 32 special brass. I had a few once-fired federal and 200 new old-stock Remington. Both reformed easily if I took it in stages and applied more Imperial...
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    Thanks, Reed. I'll get it up there one day. I...

    Thanks, Reed. I'll get it up there one day. I have dies coming Monday so will probably work up some loads before long.

    Jerry was right, there was a lot of rust. I finally decided that the faint...
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    I continue to drag the brush through 4 times...

    I continue to drag the brush through 4 times followed by a dry patch and then another squirt of wipeout foam about hourly. I don't know if it's carbon coming out or lead or both, but there's a lot of...
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    Also neglected to mention that I plan to use a 32...

    Also neglected to mention that I plan to use a 32 special seater, of which I have two.

    I've been pushing out the Wipe-out from the breech with a jag and patch on a cable-cleaner. Patches are light...
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    Sorry, I neglected to mention that it's a '94...

    Sorry, I neglected to mention that it's a '94 Winchester.

    Thanks for the tip, but that's some pretty pricey ammo when I don't want to shoot lead bullets or anything that heavy. I have a lot of 32...
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    Bought a Cool Old Rifle Today

    In 1962, at age 11, I shot my first deer on my first day of deer hunting. It was a respectable 10 point buck. I drilled him through the lungs with a 165 grain slug form an ancient 32-40 that my Dad...
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    If most every day, you can help someone smile,...

    If most every day, you can help someone smile, help someone laugh, help them feel better about themselves, you will feel better too and while you won't stop getting older, you will enjoy the journey...
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    I finally got around to testing my loads. This...

    I finally got around to testing my loads.

    This cartridge is quite similar to the 6.5 Creedmoor. It has a similar shape and 96 percent of the capacity of the Creedmoor. I calculated my recent...
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    I neglected to mention, but you've probably found...

    I neglected to mention, but you've probably found out already, that the .222 Mag is also the parent for the .204 Ruger. In fact, if you can't find .222 Mag brass, you can easily make it from the...
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    I believe the .222 Remington Magnum was...

    I believe the .222 Remington Magnum was Remington's entry for a military cartridge that lost out to the 5.56x45 Nato. There is much info about this on the Web. Many, including Mike Venturino of Rifle...
  16. Thread: Kroil?

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    I don't have Kroil, but I have Liquid Wrench,...

    I don't have Kroil, but I have Liquid Wrench, which is likewise a penetrating oil. If I have stubborn carbon in the corners that WipeOut is not getting, I do some wet patches with it, with a wait in...
  17. I tried a low bid on a scope from another seller...

    I tried a low bid on a scope from another seller and it went through. No message and no problem. I let someone else have that one. I did a "buy-it-now" on another scope. This time I got the message...
  18. No, all my vests are just fleece. The seller...

    No, all my vests are just fleece.

    The seller is clearly marked as in the US, as I am. He says "I know. I'm getting screwed by eBay. I've had several guys say the same thing."

    The scope sold for...
  19. Trying to buy a scope on ebay - frustrating problem

    I'm trying to bid on a scope and when I hit "confirm bid" the ITAR arms export message comes up. When I hit "continue" it just repeats and won't let me go on. My address is clearly "United States"....
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    Now that I've seen a picture, I realize the...

    Now that I've seen a picture, I realize the brilliance of the adjustability of the two-patch setup. Never would have thunk of it, probably because I wear my brain out all week on computer-geek work...
  21. Thread: Anvil rehab?

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    Anyone ever "fire" an anvil? It used to be...

    Anyone ever "fire" an anvil? It used to be popular in days gone by, especially on July 4. They would stuff the hollow under the anvil with black powder, run a fuse to it, light it and watch that...
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    I have wrapped a patch on a nylon brush when...

    I have wrapped a patch on a nylon brush when using J-B paste. It works good. Fortunately, I don't need to do it much.
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    I don't recall ever intentionally using 2 patches...

    I don't recall ever intentionally using 2 patches at once. I have by mistake a few times, then they get stuck in the leade and I have to remove the bore guide and push them out from the other end.
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  24. Thread: for Coots....

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    There is a materials plant near here in Lebanon,...

    There is a materials plant near here in Lebanon, NH which I frequently drive by. They hvae crushed rock, gravel, sand and concrete. I know it has been there for at least 60 years because when I was...
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    Aside from custom bullets from reputable makers,...

    Aside from custom bullets from reputable makers, I find that for competition anymore I only bother with offerings from Berger, Sierra and some speer in .22 caliber.
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