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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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  13. 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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    In my mind, it's never about how many cartridges...

    In my mind, it's never about how many cartridges I can make in an hour.

    It's always about how many good ones can I make.

    I can manually index my Dillon 550b and hand place brass and bullets...
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    I had a brass feeder (yes, I know we are...

    I had a brass feeder (yes, I know we are discussing bullet feeders) for a Dillon 550b. I gave a LOT of thought to hooking it up. One of my gun buddies is an expert machinist, and he has one of his...
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    The general population is not aware of the...

    The general population is not aware of the following:
    Virtually ALL of the ammunition manufacturers are making military contract ammunition. When they switch from commercial ammo to military ammo...
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    Is there an issue?

    Is there an issue?
  19. I have never needed to trim revolver cases. They...

    I have never needed to trim revolver cases. They head space on the thickness of the rim, having nothing to do with length of the brass. A good roll crimp and you'll be all set. And, deburring insides...
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    Management follows all posts, and SELLING is not...

    Management follows all posts, and SELLING is not allowed here.
    Hope that's clear enough
  21. The problem with the Winchester theory is that...

    The problem with the Winchester theory is that all of the hadstamp images that I see do NOT have the *USA* head stamp.
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    As an NRA certified Metallic Cartridge...

    As an NRA certified Metallic Cartridge instructor, I do regular classes teaching people how to properly reload. And, have been doing them here locally in the Daytona area for a long time. My...
  23. I can do a combo of 45 brass and shipping costs....

    I can do a combo of 45 brass and shipping costs. Thanks for your kindness.
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    The Lee six cavity mold handles also fit on ALL...

    The Lee six cavity mold handles also fit on ALL of the Mihec (MP-Molds) molds that run on the group buys at CastBoolits.

    Because of health issues, I have retired from being one of the honchos...
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    The Lee six cavity mold handles also fit on ALL...

    The Lee six cavity mold handles also fit on ALL of the Mihec (MP-Molds) molds that run on the group buys at CastBoolits.

    Because of health issues, I have retired from being one of the honchos...
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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