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Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 04-25-2013, 12:11 PM
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Posted By farmrboy
Lemi Shine works really well too. Use the powder,...

Lemi Shine works really well too. Use the powder, as the liquid doesn't work. You can find it at walmart with the dish soap. Use about a tsp in a quart of hot water in a container with a lid, add the...
Firearms Forum: Firearm Accessories & Gear 03-25-2013, 11:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 635
Posted By farmrboy
Ultimate reloader is an excellent site to visit....

Ultimate reloader is an excellent site to visit. It's interesting to see the frankenloaders he builds.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 03-25-2013, 11:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 545
Posted By farmrboy
Hornady has basically the same offer. They...

Hornady has basically the same offer. They started the free bullet deal. 100 bullets with a set of dies and 500 bullets with a starter kit or lnlap. I got my lnlap about 3 yrs ago when they were...
Firearms Forum: Firearm Accessories & Gear 03-23-2013, 01:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 635
Posted By farmrboy
I love my hornady lnlap. I added a casefeeder 2...

I love my hornady lnlap. I added a casefeeder 2 yrs ago. That really sped things up. I chose it over a dillon because of cost. The lnlap is the equivilant of the 650. Caliber changes are cheaper too,...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 03-23-2013, 01:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 545
Posted By farmrboy
My bench looks like somebody spilled skittles on...

My bench looks like somebody spilled skittles on it. But, I am partial to Hornady. I guess mainly because I live 90 miles from the plant and can stop in for parts whenever I get to town trucking. I...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 03-23-2013, 12:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 545
Posted By farmrboy
I have a RC supreme that's about 9 yrs old and my...

I have a RC supreme that's about 9 yrs old and my neighbor just started loading and bought a hornady kit. Both presses are the same quality. Their powder measures, scales and trimmers are all good...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 03-22-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 484
Posted By farmrboy
Both of my ar's really like it. I had been using...

Both of my ar's really like it. I had been using blc2 for 25 yrs, but decided to try it. Very consistant in the powder measure too. Good stuff. I don't think I have seen one person that hasn't been...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 01-20-2013, 04:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 598
Posted By farmrboy
Read 'The ABC's of Reloading' before you go any...

Read 'The ABC's of Reloading' before you go any further. It will explain everything you need to know about the reloading process. This is a very rewarding and fun craft, but also very dangerous too....
Firearms Forum: Competition Shooting 12-27-2012, 10:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,880
Posted By farmrboy
Barrel is SS 16", 1:8, .750 dia. Final polish...

Barrel is SS 16", 1:8, .750 dia. Final polish produced a crosshatch pattern that looks like snake skin.
I hope that's what you meant.
Firearms Forum: Competition Shooting 12-27-2012, 10:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,880
Posted By farmrboy
Barrel is SS 16", 1:8, .750 dia. Is that what you...

Barrel is SS 16", 1:8, .750 dia. Is that what you meant? Final polish produced a crosshatch pattern that looks like snake skin.
Firearms Forum: Competition Shooting 12-22-2012, 01:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,880
Posted By farmrboy
I have two clubs for 3gun/uspsa, but both are 90...

I have two clubs for 3gun/uspsa, but both are 90 miles away. I haven't been to a match since April, still healing from a tractor rollover last May. I'll be ready to run'ngun again by spring. I'll try...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 10-22-2012, 01:15 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,051
Posted By farmrboy
I've had good luck with Federal 550 bulk pack in...

I've had good luck with Federal 550 bulk pack in all my rimfires. Stay away from the Reminton bulk ammo. I've had multiple failures with that junk. The cases blow just in front of the rim. I get...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 08-29-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,110
Posted By farmrboy
Everybody is making good suggestions. I am...

Everybody is making good suggestions. I am partial to xd/xdm (wifey has 1 of each and I have an xdv10). You need to get all your choices laid out on a counter and pick the one that is most...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 08-29-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 9,793
Posted By farmrboy
Tanfoglio elite gold and an STI edge, both in...

Tanfoglio elite gold and an STI edge, both in .40. But if I had to choose one, it would be the Tanfoglio. The ergonomics beat a 1911. I aleady have a Tanfoglio limited, and shooting it is a religious...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 08-29-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,236
Posted By farmrboy
The Lee turret would make a great starter press....

The Lee turret would make a great starter press. Remove the auto advance rod until you are comfortable with the whole reloading process, then reinstall it to speed thinks up. One can turn out 200-300...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 08-23-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,236
Posted By farmrboy
A few mos ago, I met a guy that started on a...

A few mos ago, I met a guy that started on a progressive press with no reloading experience. He double charged a 40 s&w case and completely destroyed a Springfield xd. Ruined the slide and blew a...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 08-23-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,236
Posted By farmrboy
Steel talon pretty much answered for me. I've...

Steel talon pretty much answered for me. I've been reloading for over 30yrs, I always recomend starting with a single stage. Easy to learn on and you will always have use for a single stage if you...
Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 08-23-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,157
Posted By farmrboy
Nice, I bet you're asking yourself why did you...

Nice, I bet you're asking yourself why did you wait so long do build it. I use the berm of my hog lagoon as the backstop and can stretch out to 175 yds. If I want to go farther, I use a creek bottom...
Firearms Forum: Auto & Semi-Auto Discussion 08-13-2012, 05:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,717
Posted By farmrboy
.357 & .44 mag are good in lever action rifles....

.357 & .44 mag are good in lever action rifles. And of course you can use 38 spl in the 357. But those are also revolver rounds if you would be comfortable carrying a revolver. Ammo is easy to find...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 08-04-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 20,486
Posted By farmrboy
It was either a S&W 586 8 3/8" or a Magnum...

It was either a S&W 586 8 3/8" or a Magnum Research Mountain Eagle .22. Don't remember which one I bought first.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 08-02-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,035
Posted By farmrboy
It's best to start with a single stage so you can...

It's best to start with a single stage so you can learn the process step by step. Besides, you'll always need a single stage for special projects. Then, after you have some experience, you can step...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 12-31-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,430
Posted By farmrboy
You'd be surprised how much high visibilty sights...

You'd be surprised how much high visibilty sights would help. I have Tru-glo TFO's on two of my1911's and one muzzleloader. They made a big difference. Sight aquisition is much faster, there's no...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 12-17-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 533
Posted By farmrboy
I load both 6mm and .243. I use the same neck...

I load both 6mm and .243. I use the same neck sizing die for both. Make sure not to push the shoulder back on the 6mm cases since they are longer. The depriming pin will work to, just adjust it.
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