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  1. Thread: Posting pictures

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    I use flickr but same thing. ...

    I use flickr but same thing.


    https://live.staticflickr.com/4650/39079791464_514b1e88d6_c.jpgSony A7RII by Tom, on Flickr
  2. Thread: Posting pictures

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    The first image is hosted offsite on flickr.com....

    The first image is hosted offsite on flickr.com. I used their embed code.

    The 2nd (small image) is on my computer but it's way downsized from the original 25+ meg file. This site won't take images...
  3. Thread: Posting pictures

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    Testing ...

    Testing


    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50523016298_9705fea4a7_c.jpgSo long and thanks for all the fish! by Tom, on Flickr

    That worked, I'll try another way

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  4. Thread: Primers

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    My precious, my precious--- 24117

    My precious, my precious---

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  5. Thread: Primers

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    For the several decades I've been reloading there...

    For the several decades I've been reloading there have been a number of shortages for this component or that. Trying to remember how many primer shortages now. I know several BR guys who are sitting...
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    I'd think that some Walmarts are more susceptible...

    I'd think that some Walmarts are more susceptible than others.

    Also, doesn't Walmart try to some extent to tailor their inventory to their location? In my rural county, the Walmart sporting goods...
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    But unfortunately, the ultimate conclusion of...

    But unfortunately, the ultimate conclusion of "economies of scale driven consolidations" tends to monopolistic practices.
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    Seems to me that it would be pretty simple to...

    Seems to me that it would be pretty simple to whip up a excel based VFS score spreadsheet.
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    A bit too much consolidation?

    I've read that Hodgdon's acquired IMR a few years ago and, as of the beginning of October this year, acquired Western, Ramshot and Accurate. To give a graphic idea of what level of market dominance...
  10. Thread: N130 vihtavuori

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    Yep. Haven't yet tossed it. Here's a picture of...

    Yep. Haven't yet tossed it. Here's a picture of what the can looks like. The attached picture is a Hodgdon container but it contains 133. My powder measure takes 1 lb containers screwed into it so...
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    Personally, I have no reason or intent to chamber...

    Personally, I have no reason or intent to chamber anything in 6 ARC. Among other reasons, I've got a few barrels chambered in 6 BR, a superior round in my view. I'll promise you I don't limit my 6 BR...
  12. Thread: 30BR primers?

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    I shot 30BR for years with a little success with...

    I shot 30BR for years with a little success with regular Fed 205.
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    New Magic Long Range Hornady 6mm ARC!!!!

    This from a cover page article from the NRA's "Shooting illustrated", 6mm ARC, "Advanced Rifle Cartridge", meant primarily for AR platforms.

    After you get into the article you find that the "new"...
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    $40/pound!!?? I just bought 4 lbs of Western TAC...

    $40/pound!!?? I just bought 4 lbs of Western TAC for $20/each + $30 in shipping and hazmat fees. So that nets out at $27.50 each.
  15. +1 Tom Dulaney

    +1
    Tom Dulaney
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    I have no idea why a particular container of...

    I have no idea why a particular container of powder will turn and another the same age not. I lost some Varget a couple of years ago and some Vv133 recently. Maybe watch out for powders beginning...
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    That's not a bad idea, thanks.

    That's not a bad idea, thanks.
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    No so much what to buy but where do you buy from?...

    No so much what to buy but where do you buy from?

    I used to live in Atlanta metro and there were a ton of retail outlets with good powder selections and I used to go to matches. Neither of these...
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    Haven't bought any powder in a long while

    Changes to my life dropped my shooting by 85% and my competitive shooting pretty much to zero over the past 10 years. Other changes in my life look like I may start shooting again. I had a pretty...
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    I just noticed a roughly 20-year-old 1 lb...

    I just noticed a roughly 20-year-old 1 lb container of 133 in my powder cabinet that has the rusty lid and bad smell. About a year ago, I noticed a jug of Varget from the same era was gone.
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  21. Thread: Insult to Injury:

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    A couple of weeks ago I send a package of gold...

    A couple of weeks ago I send a package of gold coins worth a BUNCH, shipped USPS insured, tracking, signature required, etc., to an individual. He got them but he got home that afternoon to find the...
  22. For basil cell carcinomas, good. The surgeons are...

    For basil cell carcinomas, good. The surgeons are pretty skilled and 4 months later it's hard to tell anything happened. This instance is more extreme than I'm used to. I suspect that I'll still have...
  23. I look like I was taken out by a mean MF with...

    I look like I was taken out by a mean MF with brass knuckles. Monday I went in for a basal cell carcinoma removal from my nose. This is the 4th, maybe 5th basal cell removal I've had, the last one...
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    Though I've drifted from Benchrest over the last...

    Though I've drifted from Benchrest over the last decade, I remember Wilbur perfectly and his wellbeing is important to me. One of the world's foremost true Good Guys.
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    Maybe mine will come in time to send right back...

    Maybe mine will come in time to send right back to the Feds to cover a part of my income tax bill this year.
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