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    Sending yet another PM ;)

    Sending yet another PM ;)
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    I’ve heard that the reason the hornady feeders...

    I’ve heard that the reason the hornady feeders have trouble with cast bullets is due to bullet lube. So if you decide to powder coat, that SHOULD negate the issues with lube. I wouldn’t mind hearing...
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    If you have this manual, does it have any data...

    If you have this manual, does it have any data for 300aac subsonic? Specifically lighter weight subs? I’d like to work up something subsonic with the lee 312-160, with or without a gas check
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    Ive been using HP-38, which I believe is...

    Ive been using HP-38, which I believe is identical to 231, in 40s&w and 45acp. It’s worked well for me. Lighter recoil, and a bit quieter. Plus I can use the same charge with the 401-175 in 40 that I...
  5. I chopped down a bit over 300 223 for 300aac,...

    I chopped down a bit over 300 223 for 300aac, resized and trimmed another 300ish that I had fired. They’re all in the tumbler now so they’ll be ready to prime on my next set of days off.

    I set up...
  6. Made up a few hundred bullets with the lee...

    Made up a few hundred bullets with the lee 312-160 mold, just need to powder coat them and decide if I want to gas check them or not since they’ll probably be loaded subsonic.

    Primed a few hundred...
  7. Thread: My Trades

    by Mbaker78
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    Forum: Brass Trading

    Pm sent....

    Pm sent....
  8. Thread: My Trades

    by Mbaker78
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    Edited. I could really use some 30cal gas checks.

    Edited. I could really use some 30cal gas checks.
  9. I finally broke down and got a bench mounted APS...

    I finally broke down and got a bench mounted APS priming tool, so I mounted that to the bench today. I primed a handful of cases just to try it out, I think it’ll save some hand strain when doing...
  10. I powder coated the last of the 309-230 bullets I...

    I powder coated the last of the 309-230 bullets I had casted. So now it’s time to cast some more.

    I preordered a lee APP press, which will supposedly ship the end of this month. I submitted yet...
  11. Nothing other than someone trying to shoot the...

    Nothing other than someone trying to shoot the wrong caliber ammo through a rifle.

    I personally like when people shoot 308 in a 30-06.
  12. Man, that’s about what my 308 is getting with...

    Man, that’s about what my 308 is getting with 168SMKs through the 26” barrel..
  13. Maybe from the hornady American whitetail line?

    Maybe from the hornady American whitetail line?
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    Thunder valley is about the closest for me also...

    Thunder valley is about the closest for me also at around 3.5 hours. Hopefully next year I’ll make it out there and stretch the 308 out a bit more.
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    I have yet to get past 300 yards, unfortunately....

    I have yet to get past 300 yards, unfortunately. Just no real place around me that has that kind of space.
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    I’ll gladly help beginners out, as long as...

    I’ll gladly help beginners out, as long as they’re willing to learn.
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    I like the look of the NOE molds, but I think I’d...

    I like the look of the NOE molds, but I think I’d like to get some more experience before making that type of investment.
  18. Made up some bullets last night, got some powder...

    Made up some bullets last night, got some powder coating done today. Just over 1000 bullets PC’d and ready to size and load, 645 of the lee 401-175 and 380 of the lee 452-230TC.

    I’m going to order...
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    Bummer. Thanks though.

    Bummer. Thanks though.
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    Lee mold handle question

    I was going to look on cast boolets, but there is way too much to sort through there.

    Does anyone happen to know if handles from a lee 2 cavity mold will fit a lee 6 cavity mold?

    I have a 2...
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    B2lee, I was just in your neck of the woods a bit...

    B2lee, I was just in your neck of the woods a bit over a week ago. If I’d had more time I would’ve looked you up, but I was just there to meet up to get a couple foster puppies and turn around and...
  22. I’m off for the next 7 days, and the wife is...

    I’m off for the next 7 days, and the wife is working the holidays, so I’m hoping to get some of this lead turned into bullets so I’ll have something to load when it gets too cold to spend any time...
  23. I was hoping to make it to the range and test...

    I was hoping to make it to the range and test some loads before I go back to work, but it doesn’t look like that’ll be happening. I’m currently fighting off a cold, and the high tomorrow at the range...
  24. I haven’t done anything loading related the last...

    I haven’t done anything loading related the last few days. Just got home from picking my son up from Parris Island after he graduated boot camp. We’ll probably go to the range at least once while...
  25. Thread: My Trades

    by Mbaker78
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    USPS won’t allow primed brass, but UPS does...

    USPS won’t allow primed brass, but UPS does without additional hazmat fees as long as it’s marked ORM-D. I’m not sure about fedex though.
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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