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Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 05-01-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 610
Posted By Bayou
As a general tule, I crimp pistol bullets, and...

As a general tule, I crimp pistol bullets, and only very lightly crimp most rifle bullets.

Bayou
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 03-30-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By Bayou
Just from the pics, the dark colored part seems...

Just from the pics, the dark colored part seems to be tarnish and can likely be cleaned a bit with alcohol.

However, that reddish spot/part in the lower casing seems to be beyond tarnish and...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 03-25-2015, 11:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 909
Posted By Bayou
I shot a 45ACP round of WW I vintage - the brass...

I shot a 45ACP round of WW I vintage - the brass was stamped 1916. Went bang real good.....

Bayou
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 03-12-2015, 12:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 865
Posted By Bayou
My go to pistol pwder for years has been 231. ...

My go to pistol pwder for years has been 231. Which has become virtually unavailable these days. So, when I saw 4 pound jugs of 700 X for sale a couple of months ago, I got several of them.
...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 03-03-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By Bayou
IMR 4198 per Hornady reloading manual, 9th...

IMR 4198 per Hornady reloading manual, 9th edition.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 03-01-2015, 03:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 774
Posted By Bayou
Don't anyone think for a second that King...

Don't anyone think for a second that King Hussein's attack on our 2d Amendment rights will stop here.

Stay vigilent and stay loud!

Bayou
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 02-25-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By Bayou
Concur, with locutus on this one...... ...

Concur, with locutus on this one......

Results are spectacular with no evidence of deleterious effects whatsoever.....

Thanks,


Bayou
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 01-25-2015, 11:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By Bayou
Effect of Lemi-Shine in Wet Tumbling

I've been wet tumbling with a Thumlers Model B for over 2 years. I've used different detergent agents but I've always used 1/4 TSP of Lemi-Shine per batch. Well, on my second batch today, in my...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 01-04-2015, 12:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By Bayou
I use a Lee Deluxe carbide 4 die set. It was...

I use a Lee Deluxe carbide 4 die set. It was given to me- works great. Kudos on the 4th die in the set -the factory crimp die. It post-sizes the loaded round and sets the crimp to exactly how you...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 12-25-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 468
Posted By Bayou
Thanks, Geobob, for the snaps. Now, I can see...

Thanks, Geobob, for the snaps. Now, I can see your set up. Great idea with the handles. I'm going to try to fashion a set.

Tonite, I flared about 700 38 SPL brasses with the hand held press. ...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 12-24-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 468
Posted By Bayou
Thanks, Geobob - Look forward to seeing...

Thanks, Geobob -


Look forward to seeing your flexible grip set up!

Bayou
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 12-24-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 468
Posted By Bayou
Thanks, Geobob - My Lee Hand Held press came...

Thanks, Geobob -

My Lee Hand Held press came in today. I just finished using it for the first time. I deprimed about 150 30-06 cases while sitting on the couch. Very nice and a pretty good...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 12-18-2014, 01:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 468
Posted By Bayou
You're rich in wisdom!

You're rich in wisdom!
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 12-17-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 468
Posted By Bayou
Lee Breech Lock Hand Held Press

Hi, Guys -

I ordered one of these little tools today. I was hoping to use it to free me up from the bench press from time to time. More reloading from the couch, for example. :D

Anyway, I...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 12-15-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 596
Posted By Bayou
Win 231 is a versatile pistol powder. Varget is...

Win 231 is a versatile pistol powder. Varget is quite versatile as a rifle powder.

Now finding either of them can be a challenge these days.

Bayou
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 12-10-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 313
Posted By Bayou
I use a drop-in case gage for every bottleneck...

I use a drop-in case gage for every bottleneck rifle case I reload. They are inexpensive, and provide the information needed to properly set your FL sizing die so that the case neck is properly...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 11-05-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,249
Posted By Bayou
I load 30-30 and could use those supplies. I...

I load 30-30 and could use those supplies. I will take them, if they are not already taken. If available, can you please advise of the cost, including shipping?

You can PM me if you wish, or...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 10-20-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 463
Posted By Bayou
Go buy a lottery ticket.......:)

Go buy a lottery ticket.......:)
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 10-01-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,627
Posted By Bayou
I have the same Security Six as pictured - 6" SS....

I have the same Security Six as pictured - 6" SS. It's a heavy hitter. Extremely high quality - better than my comparably sized S&W model 66 IMO. I've put untold thousands of rounds through it,...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-12-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By Bayou
A friend recently gave me 1,000 Alcan large rifle...

A friend recently gave me 1,000 Alcan large rifle primers. Looks like the same style box. They look perferct, and I have no reason to assume they won't work perfectly, as well, but haven't yet shot...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 08-14-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 997
Posted By Bayou
I use a Lee FCD on every caliber I reload. They...

I use a Lee FCD on every caliber I reload. They work great. I bought all of them off eBay. I no longer use the crimp ring in the seater dies.

Bayou
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 08-06-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 997
Posted By Bayou
Sounds as though your brasses may not be getting...

Sounds as though your brasses may not be getting a fairly uniform trim and may be of differing lengths. Perhaps that's why you're having difficulty seating. It sounds as though you may be seating...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 08-05-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 997
Posted By Bayou
I use a RCBS small base 223 FL sizer die. Works...

I use a RCBS small base 223 FL sizer die. Works great.

I would save the exrta $ and not buy a carbide die, as lubrication will still he necessary with bottleneck cases.

Bayou
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 07-15-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 463
Posted By Bayou
Hornady 8th edition lists max length as 1.76"...

Hornady 8th edition lists max length as 1.76" with a trim to length of 1.75".
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 07-13-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 715
Posted By Bayou
Sweet - the buyer better own a...

Sweet - the buyer better own a tractor/forklift....
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