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  1. Thread: Tumblers?

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    I used this Thumler's Tumbler model A-R-12. The...

    I used this Thumler's Tumbler model A-R-12. The barrel is a hexagon rubber with a 12 lb. capacity. Put the jackets or cores into glass jars with the lube on the inside of the jar and let the jar...
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    Yep. I've seen different figures on this but of...

    Yep. I've seen different figures on this but of all the gun owners, enthusiasts, and hunters in this country, only a small percentage are NRA members. As usual, the minority totes the load for the...
  3. Thread: Die project

    by Al Nyhus
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    Pete, size a 308W case and check the shoulder and...

    Pete, size a 308W case and check the shoulder and back end dimensions. Use those dimensions to figure the taper per inch in .001's. Then shorten the back end to pick up what you need. Don't be...
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    Like most members, I have issues with the NRA in...

    Like most members, I have issues with the NRA in some areas.

    And I shudder to think where we'd be without them, for all these years. -Al
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    Dr. Tim, I've actually seen Randy swathed...

    Dr. Tim, I've actually seen Randy swathed (festooned????) in orange. That's all I got 'ta say about that. Apologies to Forrest. Forrest Gump.

    Good shootin'. -Al
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    We talked just the other day. Might be best to...

    We talked just the other day. Might be best to give him a call. -Al
  7. Thread: Die project

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    Sounds like a perfect candidate for what is...

    Sounds like a perfect candidate for what is sometimes referred to as a 'ring' die. Using a small base die for whatever cartridge family you're working with and opening up the area above the base...
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    Great project, Jackie....can't wait to see the...

    Great project, Jackie....can't wait to see the result. There's a lot to like about a 45ACP revolver. :cool: -Al
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    Keepin' someone shootin' is always a good use of...

    Keepin' someone shootin' is always a good use of time. ;) -Al
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    They were gone that day. The store wisely limited...

    They were gone that day. The store wisely limited sales to 1K per customer. -Al
  11. Thread: Die project

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    What case are you working with? -Al

    What case are you working with? -Al
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    Morning, Al. I do recall you having some...

    Morning, Al.

    I do recall you having some thoughts on it, but it wasn't your comments I was referencing. ;) No point to prove...just an interesting concept to ponder, for those interested in...
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    Interesting new action from Savage

    While clearly not Benchrest relavent, the new Savage 'Impulse' action is pretty unique.

    The thing I find most interesting is how the barrel is retained in the action by way of four Allen...
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    Used 'em before in the .17 Javelina, 17 Remington...

    Used 'em before in the .17 Javelina, 17 Remington and 22BR (all Rem 700's).

    Accuracy was the same as the Rem 7.5 and Fed 205M. -Al
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    Primers in stock here

    My local shop had a little over 50,000 CCI #41 small rifle primers in stock today. The #41's are a Mil Spec (hard cup) small rifle primer that a lot of AR guys use. They also work well in any bolt...
  16. Thread: 25 Creedmoor

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    All good questions. As Dave has pointed...

    All good questions.

    As Dave has pointed out, the 250 Savage Ackley is virtually the same cartridge with the exception of the shoulder angle. I have one (250 Ackley) and love it. Honestly, the...
  17. Thread: LV 30br

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    From my sod hut on the Northern Plains prairie...

    From my sod hut on the Northern Plains prairie this morning, Jackie. :) -Al

    https://i.imgur.com/z6CjhROl.jpg
  18. We have a local/regional television station with...

    We have a local/regional television station with a nice Classifieds section on their homepage that has always featured a Hunting section for handguns, rifles, ammo, etc. I used it a lot as did quite...
  19. Absolutely, Greg! :cool: -Al ...

    Absolutely, Greg! :cool: -Al

    https://i.imgur.com/HD1HVAhl.jpg?1
  20. Tom, the stuff is out there. It's just sporadic...

    Tom, the stuff is out there. It's just sporadic as to when it appears. And it's gone quick. Trying to buy consumables (powder, primers) online is a nightmare as the dynamics of inventory are in...
  21. Thread: And so I say,

    by Al Nyhus
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    Bill, I thought of you yesterday when I pulled a...

    Bill, I thought of you yesterday when I pulled a barrel from one of your Barrel Bags! :) -Al
  22. Thread: And so I say,

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    Take it easy on the egg nog! ;)

    Take it easy on the egg nog! ;)
  23. Thread: Die project

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    I'm not very savvy on cutting inserts and cutting...

    I'm not very savvy on cutting inserts and cutting tooling in general....pretty much stumble my way along using whatever seems to give a decent finish. I used a carbide Kennametal insert to cut...
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    A Merry Christmas video

    A Merry Christmas video from my favorite Irish band, Dropkick Murphys.

    Enjoy! :cool: -Al

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qTx-sdR6Yzk&list=RDqTx-sdR6Yzk&start_radio=1
  25. Thread: Die project

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    The long set screw is kinda' like a Kenworth...

    The long set screw is kinda' like a Kenworth shifter...makes it easier to adjust! ;)

    You and Chet are correct in that a true interrupted thread wouldn't stop the plug. I cut a relief in the...
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