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  1. Thread: 45 colt

    by DukeInFlorida
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    Just a reminder, especially because you are new...

    Just a reminder, especially because you are new here.

    Cash sales are NOT allowed. Please visit our sister site, castboolits.gunloads.com for sales involving cash. THIS site is trades only.
  2. Brass at the scrap metal dealer, is only bringing...

    Brass at the scrap metal dealer, is only bringing about $.80 a pound. Hardly worth the effort to even drive there.
    And, unless you have thousands of something, it's hard to find someone wanting...
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    I have been collecting and saving oddball brass...

    I have been collecting and saving oddball brass for decades. When I moved to Florida, 8 years ago, my kids chastised me for bringing all this brass with me. I knew it was the right thing to do.
    ...
  4. Thread: Spam

    by DukeInFlorida
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    Thanks. Prayers accepted graciously. They are...

    Thanks. Prayers accepted graciously. They are what keep me alive and going.

    Since I was a young guy (and a BOY Scout), I have always strived to "Do My Best". It's all we can each do. (And, hope...
  5. Thread: Spam

    by DukeInFlorida
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    Heeeee's gone

    Heeeee's gone
  6. Thread: Spam

    by DukeInFlorida
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    I'm sorry that I let you guys down, however I'm...

    I'm sorry that I let you guys down, however I'm just going home today from the Mayo clinic hospital in Jacksonville Florida. I've been suffering for about a week with what I thought was simple kidney...
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    PM sent. thanks

    PM sent. thanks
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    I need a few additional 32 Win Specials, and have...

    I need a few additional 32 Win Specials, and have some 300 WSM in brass.

    What trade ratio would you suggest???

    The 32 Win Specials are for my 93 year old buddy in Maine who just bought an old...
  9. I have accumulated the gear over time, so...

    I have accumulated the gear over time, so spreading out the cost was not all that painful.
    RMatchell just did it recently, and I think did it all in one swoop.

    So, presuming my hobby time is...
  10. Prepping to SWAGE 5,000 pcs of 5.7 X 28 FN (as...

    Prepping to SWAGE 5,000 pcs of 5.7 X 28 FN (as the donor jackets) into .30 cal bullets. Two weights, 150 grains for my 300 Blackout, and 168 for my 308 Win.

    They are about to go through the...
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    I have a few of those, but the couple dozen I...

    I have a few of those, but the couple dozen I might have isn't worth all that postage. I will keep your request in mind for the future.
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    We seem to be under attack again.

    I am seeing a few off shore spammers coming in, and not only starting new spam threads, they are posting in existing threads.

    I'll deal with them as quickly as I see them.

    If any of your...
  13. Are they all of exactly the same hardness? I...

    Are they all of exactly the same hardness?

    I commonly create a batch of lead to cast into similar ingots. I measure the hardness of each batch and write that on the ingots with a sharpie pen that...
  14. Which is the exact correct reason for cleaning...

    Which is the exact correct reason for cleaning brass. So your sizing dies don't get scratched.

    Beyond that, it's all just a matter of personal taste.
    Some people want to see their faces in the...
  15. The shipping cost takes them out of the running...

    The shipping cost takes them out of the running
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    Low cost flat rate shipping for this part is available to all 50 states, $7.80 up to 10 lbs by USPS Priority Mail small flat rate...
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    What THIS area is good for......

    If you have a general type of question, please post that question here. Even if it relates, but in some general way, to brass, post it here in General Chit Chat.

    Any general questions posted in...
  17. Made some 44 Magnum dummy / snap cap rounds. I...

    Made some 44 Magnum dummy / snap cap rounds.
    I see that snap caps for the 44 Magnum size are kind of expensive. About $16 at Amazon. And, while functional to keep the hammer pin and hammer spring...
  18. I really support my local reloading supply shop....

    I really support my local reloading supply shop. I buy whatever I can there, and they often give me some good deals.

    Today, I got a GREAT deal. Some old guy had come in and dropped off about 50...
  19. When reloading for "match grade" shooting, l one...

    When reloading for "match grade" shooting, l one thing to keep in mind is the effect of the pressures on the brass cases. You want every cartridge to produce the exact same (well, as close as you can...
  20. I have thousands of Win 38 special and Starline...

    I have thousands of Win 38 special and Starline 44 magnum brass to SS Pin tumble. Issue is that my tumbler is at a buddy's house, 45 minutes from here, and his wife being a nurse says no one is...
  21. Was very happy with the 38 Special brass when we...

    Was very happy with the 38 Special brass when we did that. I had a couple of friends who just started shooting the LawnSteel game (see my signature line for details), and that brass got them...
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    I have always told my Reloading Class students to...

    I have always told my Reloading Class students to plan ahead. Way ahead. Do not wait until you need something badly, and then expect to find it anywhere.
    I have TiteGroup by the case lot. Primers...
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    Sticky: REMINDER: Even if you had a really OLD thread in...

    REMINDER:
    Even if you had a really OLD thread in the Trading area, you are only allowed to have ONE, and ONLY one post in this area. It's up to you to look for and find old threads, and delete those...
  24. Picked up 285 pounds of LINOTYPE in Jacksonville,...

    Picked up 285 pounds of LINOTYPE in Jacksonville, FL from a fellow who used to be in the printing biz. It was excess to my needs, so I called the students from my recent Cast Lead Bullets Workshop,...
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    Guess he's not too excited about 30 carbine...

    Guess he's not too excited about 30 carbine brass. His last visit to this forum was 1/23/2020

    Guess it's a lesson for the rest of us, this is an active forum, and the trade offers do come along....
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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