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    Looks like 250 ea .

    Looks like 250 ea .
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    That displays exactly what I was trying to say .

    That displays exactly what I was trying to say .
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    I doubt that in a X57 family case .013 will make...

    I doubt that in a X57 family case .013 will make a significant difference in the pressures unless you are at max loads. The actual case intrusion mat be less owing to the larger dia being longer on...
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    Today is almost a milestone day . I sized my very...

    Today is almost a milestone day . I sized my very first bullet in a lube/sizer . It's kind of a big deal, I've only been casting about 15 years and I learned paper patch to avoid using gas checks...
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    Probably about Labor Day . I got a bunch of...

    Probably about Labor Day .
    I got a bunch of wood to cut . But my work schedule is going to settle down to regular days and hours instead of just checking the schedule to see when I need to show up...
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    I drop a lot of big fat stick powder and...

    I drop a lot of big fat stick powder and supposedly hard to measure flake powder through the RCBS Uniflow . H110 metered well as I recall also .
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    6.550SR Japanese

    Pre-written work here that presumes a level of knowledge......it may even be almost a wildcat and casting post but I parked it in rifles because I don't shoot much of the new wizbang stuff and even...
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    I'm not going to push anything but if the pockets...

    I'm not going to push anything but if the pockets get loose because of just soft brass one might peen the pocket and swage it back out to standard . For example like I full circle crimped primer . I...
  9. Thread: 45 Colt

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    Flyer . Some tidbits amassed from many forums...

    Flyer .

    Some tidbits amassed from many forums and probably weeks of reading over the last 30 years .
    The 45 Colts most likely was saddled with Long Colts because it was commonly used to separate...
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    I think I have a problem ...... 1831

    I think I have a problem ......
    1831
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    I coined that just now . It goes with the .270...

    I coined that just now .
    It goes with the .270 dia 6.5 and the .318 7.7 and 7.62 .
    An AI makes the case bigger , so does stretching the body ......
    Mildcat fits too , I have a deliberate .007...
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    Oh the joys of the standardcat and old rifles ....

    Oh the joys of the standardcat and old rifles . :) .
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    A while back I needed a semi secure storage and...

    A while back I needed a semi secure storage and emptied an ammo can of 12 ga odds and ends . I picked up a tote and cleared out a couple of shelves ..... Inheritance and my own stash , no need to...
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    Aside from bluing the chrome no harm done .

    Aside from bluing the chrome no harm done .
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    I had a rifle that knew .2 gr of water in case...

    I had a rifle that knew .2 gr of water in case volume . Neck sizing or in my case at that time short sizing , resulted in a 2" reduction in group sizes . That was of course after I figured out why I...
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    No pictures but I hooked about a 10-12' great...

    No pictures but I hooked about a 10-12' great white for about 1.7 seconds . Other than that it falls back on a 23" 4# rainbow trout in the Owens River about 1970 . 91-92' we caught a bunch of Sea...
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    I had a Savage 110 that I couldn't reach the...

    I had a Savage 110 that I couldn't reach the lands and keep a Hornady 150 BTSP in the case securely . With a cast 312-230 , NOE version , I had an OAL of 3.99" to reach the lands . The much newer 308...
  18. Thread: 9.3x57

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    So here's what I would do as far as case length ....

    So here's what I would do as far as case length . I'd grab an 06' out of the orphan mismatched range brass bucket and size it without the expander until I had a firm bolt closure then I'd over anneal...
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    I currently load for 2 cartridges that are...

    I currently load for 2 cartridges that are "somewhat oversized" , one is supposed be .268 and is actually .270+ the other should about .312/3 and is almost .318 . I ended up with a custom bushing die...
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    Lee CS I've never tried just because they will...

    Lee CS I've never tried just because they will R&R for 2 yr then generously offer a new replacement for half of MSRP . After you pay shipping to have the item checked out and it and the new one...
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    Varget will work it seems to be a pretty broad...

    Varget will work it seems to be a pretty broad application powder suitable for small cases in small caliber in to heavy for cartridge type like 70 gr 223 and on up to straight and nearly strait cases...
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    I found this a while back going through some of...

    I found this a while back going through some of Dad's stuff .
    WRA didn't make much of this , Star Line has probably made as much as they did Remington was the big one . I don't know if it was...
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    In typical use the suggestion is the its name for...

    In typical use the suggestion is the its name for guns built outside of approved licensed manufacturers .

    The catch is that you can build an arm for your personal use , it may not be sold or...
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    I had the impression that the 256 Newton was that...

    I had the impression that the 256 Newton was that basis for the 25-06 , sounds like it was more a 6.5-06' and named from the .256 bore not the .264 groove . Something new every day .

    The 257...
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    How we see things ?

    Avoiding poly-ticks at all costs and yet ........

    I have an expression used sometimes in small transactions where I send a Birthday card payment . Growing up and even my kids got birthday and...
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