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    Thanks. got it.

    Thanks. got it.
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    Lt-32 lot number location?

    Where is the lot number on an 8 pound Lt-32
  3. Thread: Lt 30

    by bluechip
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    Burn rates of LT30 and LT32?

    I have found it frustrating to try and find an actual chart of burn rates where the common benchrest powders and both LT's are shown in some logical order. If you look at enough sites, you can find...
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    I believe we are talking about the balance of the...

    I believe we are talking about the balance of the spinning bullet. Seeing as though the bullet is rotating at around 200,000 rpm's, it would seem that an out of balance bullet due to the lead being...
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    I deducted that a needle movement to the right...

    I deducted that a needle movement to the right (towards 50) means the copper is thinner in that area. I confirmed it by scribing the suspected thin area, disc sanding the bullet from the point to the...
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    Vern Juenke ICC

    I recently borrowed a friends ICC testing machine and checked several brands of 6mm bullets and sorted many of them. I still haven't tested them on a target, but plan on taking the worst of a lot and...
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    Buy a thread file/restorer, cheaper and easier...

    Buy a thread file/restorer, cheaper and easier for what you are doing- $10 on ebay. You may be able to clean the threads up with a triangle file and a good eye if the problem is just dinged threads.
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    How wide of a spread is your velocity? I was...

    How wide of a spread is your velocity? I was seeing 60-70 variation once due to too much jam, I went to a slight jump and velocity was less than 20 diff.
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    sinclair 222

    I also have a Sinclair built 222 and looking at my notes I see Barts 52 grain listed but if you want a small amount and want to go through one of the major suppliers, then Berger 52 fb target is good.
  10. 22 ppc

    I have a Remington 40xbr in 22 ppc and here is a few loads that worked for me;
    Barts 52 gr. 28.0 gr. of benchmark

    Barts 52 gr 27.5 gr. 8208

    Just in case, you may want to start low by a grain...
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    222

    I have a home range (200 yds) and always wait for dead calm to test my Sinclair built Remington 222 with grouping around 3/8 to 1/2 @ 200, but every time I bring it to a local small club shoot it...
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    Any BMG 50 shooters?

    I have a McMillan 50 and I haven't yet made the step to acquiring everything I will need for reloading my own. I have a .554 neck no. 3 Lilja barrel ( sp 505) with 'list Amax' stamped on it. I have...
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    No reload?

    If you are used to buying preloaded ammo and aren't into reloading this REALLY isn't for you. Just for grins, read an article on 6ppc case prep and you may think they are putting you on as to the...
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    I'm referring to the very end of the neck, the...

    I'm referring to the very end of the neck, the same area that is cut when trimming to length.
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    Boyd Allen question

    Boyd, (or anyone who can answer my question) I saw an old post from you (2005) where you seemed to have figured out what causes the shiny area on the case neck at the very end of a fired case. People...
  16. Thread: TIG welder

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    If you have somewhat deep pockets and want deal...

    If you have somewhat deep pockets and want deal on a very high end TIG welder, I have a line on a Miller Aerowave with very low time for about one-third the new cost. Do a search for a picture and...
  17. Most ads on ebay tell the holding strength of the...

    Most ads on ebay tell the holding strength of the mag base in pounds, if you buy a higher poundage one the only difference I have noticed on higher priced models is the on/off lever may move smoother...
  18. Thread: TIG welder

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    I stand corrected, my original air cooled torch...

    I stand corrected, my original air cooled torch was a WP-17 and I assumed all air cooled torches were horribly inflexible.
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    I have never trimmed the cases that are showing...

    I have never trimmed the cases that are showing up short. I've read the having cases that vary in length over .002-.003 will hurt accuracy, but the mixed length cases I have, up to .015 difference,...
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    6ppc Lapua case issue

    My 6ppc (220 Russian) Lapua cases are measuring too short for some reason. I try to trim the length at 1.495 and after measuring the length some are as short as 1.478 with many in the low eighties...
  21. Thread: TIG welder

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    air vs water

    My experience going from air cooled to water cooled torches was the flexibility of the water cooled torch was much better, which is more important in tig than other forms of welding. Picture using a...
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    Are you saying that you make a bushing with a...

    Are you saying that you make a bushing with a wall of only .004-.005?
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    Micrometer seating dies

    I just dis-assembled my Redding seating die and took some measurements with a set of pin gages. The bore that the case neck enters is .272, obviously for standard neck cases. I am shooting a .262...
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    Federal match primers

    Now that the 205 federal match primers seem to be unavailable, I see a listing for federal AR small rifle 205 primers, are they the same? I hope to get an answer before I pay the extortion price on...
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    swaging die coatings

    As a machinist, I often machine graphite electrodes which are very abrasive. High speed steel tools are very short lived, carbide is better and coated (Tin, PVD, CVD) is still better. The very top of...
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