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    Prayers from Florida. I have the rarest of the...

    Prayers from Florida.

    I have the rarest of the cancers, Multiple Myeloma. No cure, only keeping it in remission through drug trials keeps me going.

    Hope you are OK, and heal fast, whatever it...
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    As a NRA Instructor for Metallic cartridge...

    As a NRA Instructor for Metallic cartridge Reloading, I WINCE every time I see someone posting actual amount of powder used in a cartridge. It's just too easy to make an honest mistake. I urge...
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    Don't lose sight of the fact that when you...

    Don't lose sight of the fact that when you deprime the cases, the primer knock out pin goes through the flash hole, and completely cleans that out. ALL of the flame will reach the powder. Like I...
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    really, never had any sort of issue with...

    really,
    never had any sort of issue with cleaning primer pockets . Or, should I say, never any problems without cleaning them.
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    OK, I know some of you are anal about small...

    OK, I know some of you are anal about small details. And, that's fine if you are that way. However, after decades of testing, I find absolutely NO difference in performance between brass that was...
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    (sad face here) Please don't decap the 5.7's....

    (sad face here)

    Please don't decap the 5.7's. I use them, with the spent primers still in, as donor jackets for 30 caliber bullets. Willing to trade for them. Also, please don't bother...
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    Finding brass for the oddball chamberings is...

    Finding brass for the oddball chamberings is always my own deterrent for such a move.
    A young friend , who happens to own a reloading supply shop (and thought he would have no issues with brass)...
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    I am obviously blessed. My range is only 20...

    I am obviously blessed. My range is only 20 minutes from my home, and is a private range. There's no "stopping and starting" to deal with. When you are on the range, the range (shooting bays) is...
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    Oh golly, I'd go through 100 rounds in 3 minutes

    Oh golly, I'd go through 100 rounds in 3 minutes
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    All my "high volume" ammo goes right into ARMY...

    All my "high volume" ammo goes right into ARMY type ammo boxes, BULK. 380 auto, 9mm, 38 Specials, 357 Magnums, 44 Specials, 44 Magnums, 357 Sig, .40 S&W, 45 ACP, 223 Rem (on stripper clips), 300...
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    In the very early 1970's, when I first started...

    In the very early 1970's, when I first started reloading, I had all sorts of sheets of paper tucked in my reloading books. Was always seemingly losing them.

    A few years ago, I dug them all out,...
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    Got a PID controller for my RCBS Pro Melt casting...

    Got a PID controller for my RCBS Pro Melt casting pot. Running it through it's "auto tune" function, whereby it checks to see what kind of amperage it needs to most accurately control the Pro Melt....
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    Quite honestly, these hard cast bullets cost as...

    Quite honestly, these hard cast bullets cost as much as plated bullets from Extreme Bullets. I do 100% of my own casting. In all the pistols I have. Every size and weight. In addition, I swage...
  14. Thread: My Trade

    by DukeInFlorida
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    Forum: Brass Trading

    One of my buddies is supposed to reply asking for...

    One of my buddies is supposed to reply asking for trade qtys of 357 Mag for your 5.7's. I'll nudge him along......
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    Actually, I have had a LOT of experience with the...

    Actually, I have had a LOT of experience with the 25 ACP, both in terms of reloading, and choosing a good gun.

    After going through a bunch of guns that always seemed to jam, the one that was hands...
  16. Happy Holidays to all Ammo Brass Trader members!

    Thank you for making this forum the premier ammunition brass trading forum in the country. While our membership might still be low, it is a great group of people.

    The spammers might occasionally...
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    Just collected 142 pieces of 6.5X50 Japanese...

    Just collected 142 pieces of 6.5X50 Japanese brass, to be used in the recent gift of a Type 38 Arisaka rifle. My very elderly buddy was among the first boots on the ground in Hiroshima after the end...
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    Forum: Brass Trading

    Be patient, some times these trades take a while....

    Be patient, some times these trades take a while.
    Welcome to the forum.
  19. Thread: PMs

    by DukeInFlorida
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    Is it fixed for everyone? Or, still an issue...

    Is it fixed for everyone? Or, still an issue sending PM's?
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    The K31 is amazing. Yes, it's the Berdan primed...

    The K31 is amazing. Yes, it's the Berdan primed surplus stuff that I am shooting in it, but it is very accurate with it. I bought some new reloadable brass through Grafs and waiting for the day when...
  21. Thread: PMs

    by DukeInFlorida
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    I reopened this thread. I had heard from...

    I reopened this thread.

    I had heard from someone that the same issue continues.

    Anyone still having the PM issues?
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    I'm in Massachusetts and Maine this week, having...

    I'm in Massachusetts and Maine this week, having escaped the hurricane.
    The same guy who sold me his K31 is also making a Japanese Arisaka available. I hope to bring it home with me to Florida when...
  23. Thread: PMs

    by DukeInFlorida
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    I'll ask our software guru to check on this...

    I'll ask our software guru to check on this "feature"

    Be patient, all will be right.
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    by DukeInFlorida
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    I'll ask our software guru to check on this...

    I'll ask our software guru to check on this "feature"

    Be patient, all will be right.
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    Forum: Brass Trading

    Sticky: where did my post go?

    You are once again reminded that you only get one thread per member to manage your trades.
    See this for the rules:...
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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