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  1. I save mine to sell as scrap. One would be...

    I save mine to sell as scrap. One would be surprised how heavy a gallon of them feels.
  2. As I have aged I have forced myself to make more...

    As I have aged I have forced myself to make more and better notes when I feel the need to put a note on stuff. You think you can remember but......

    As to live primers, I just drop them into the...
  3. I just emptied out a set of parts drawers and...

    I just emptied out a set of parts drawers and moved them into my store room. I plan to use these for my trade brass. I've spent most of the afternoon making labels for the drawers. In the past my...
  4. Thread: Recent Finds

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    Wow, That was a heck of a guess! :o I'm guessing...

    Wow, That was a heck of a guess! :o I'm guessing you were thinking election year. Who would have thought we would have a Pandemic?
  5. Yeah, I still had lots of stuff that I collected...

    Yeah, I still had lots of stuff that I collected before I retired. I was hopelessly behind. It don't sound like much but I'm really glad to have this project under control!
  6. Thread: My Trades

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    Just reorganized my brass stash and added to my...

    Just reorganized my brass stash and added to my trades.
  7. It seems like my shop, garage and loading room...

    It seems like my shop, garage and loading room all operate under the "flat surface rule". If its flat its suppost to have something stacked on it! Right?

    I've been working on my brass stash for a...
  8. I just sorted a quart cup of brass that a friend...

    I just sorted a quart cup of brass that a friend dropped off. And a quart cup of lead, a mix of wheel weights, fish sinkers and decoy weights that the same friend found. I try to do them as I get...
  9. Thread: My Trades

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    Changed my totals.

    Changed my totals.
  10. Just finished sorting and depriming the past...

    Just finished sorting and depriming the past weekends range brass finds. I was able to add a few items too my trade list. Also sorted a double handful of wheel weights. These were road side rescues...
  11. Thread: My Trades

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    Added to my trades.

    Added to my trades.
  12. Thread: Recent Finds

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    I had something unusual happen recently. I was...

    I had something unusual happen recently. I was sorting and depriming some recent finds and I had the depriming pin punch through several of the primers. This was nice clean looking brass. I've had...
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    I have 470+ 270 cases. Would be interested in...

    I have 470+ 270 cases. Would be interested in your 6.5-284, 300 WSM, 30 Carbine or 22 Hornet.
  14. Thread: My Trades

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    Updated my Trades

    Updated my Trades
  15. A few weeks ago I started gearing up to load for...

    A few weeks ago I started gearing up to load for a new to me cartridge, the 41 Magnum. I purchased 1000 new Starline 41 Magnum cases, a Lee case trimmer and enough MTM boxes to hold the loaded...
  16. My oldest Son is helping a Buddy move and offered...

    My oldest Son is helping a Buddy move and offered me a couple tubs of old ammo. Most of it had been wet and was corroded. I've been pulling it down. The bullets will go into my scrap lead pile, the...
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    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
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    Most of my shooting is at a small private range...

    Most of my shooting is at a small private range so my encounters with others is minimal. It kind of spoils you! But we have a lot of one time visitors, sometimes uninvited, right before deer season....
  19. Have not done much of anything lately. As much as...

    Have not done much of anything lately. As much as I love hunting season I will be glad when it closes. When I was working I never thought you could get tired of hunting!

    I have a tub of range...
  20. Sitting in the loading room and looking out at...

    Sitting in the loading room and looking out at the barren cold fields. Listening to some music on Utube and sorting some brass.
  21. Thread: My Trades

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    Edited to add brass.

    Edited to add brass.
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    I wish we were closer. I would meet you for...

    I wish we were closer. I would meet you for coffee, brass or not. I respect the fact that you want to see your surplus brass get used and not scrapped.
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    Yeah, I've been there. Cabin Fever usually sets...

    Yeah, I've been there. Cabin Fever usually sets in after Christmas and I get antsy. I try to save up things to do. Sorting, depriming and tumbling brass. If the weather permits I'll smelt the...
  24. Just finished sorting and depriming a tubb of...

    Just finished sorting and depriming a tubb of brass that I picked up before deer season, and added some of it to my trades. Finally something besides 9mm, 40 S&W and 223, but there was some of that...
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    I'm glad to hear that you are recovering from...

    I'm glad to hear that you are recovering from your health issues. Most brass other than 9mm, 40 S&W and 223 would sell but you would have to ship it. Maybe an ad in your local swap shop or...
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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