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07-28-2015 7:23 PM

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    ABOUT ME

  • Slidell, Louisiana
  • Reloading, Recreational Shooting

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  • Posted in thread: Crimp or Not.... on 05-01-2015 at 09:43 AM
    As a general tule, I crimp pistol bullets, and only very lightly crimp most rifle bullets.Bayou

  • Posted in thread: Tarneshed / Corroded Cases, Trash Em? on 03-30-2015 at 09:38 AM
    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
    appears to...

  • Posted in thread: Does ammo have a shelf life? on 03-25-2015 at 11:53 PM
    I shot a 45ACP round of WW I vintage - the brass was stamped 1916. Went bang real
    good.....Bayou

  • Posted in thread: Availability of Unique? on 03-12-2015 at 12:36 AM
    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.Glad I did ...

  • Posted in thread: Choice powder for 5.56 in AR on 03-03-2015 at 11:26 PM
    I use BL-C(2) for my 223 loads. I can shoot sub moa with mine.IMR 4198 per Hornady reloading
    manual, 9th edition.

  • Posted in thread: 5.56 M-855 Ball Ammunition CALL FOR ACTION! on 03-01-2015 at 03:28 AM
    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

  • Posted in thread: Effect of Lemi-Shine in Wet Tumbling on 02-25-2015 at 05:04 PM
    Tens of thousands of people have used these methods for a century or more with good results.
    I've been doing it for 50 years. I think I'd like to see a few more "experts" weight in before
    believing on...

  • Posted in thread: Effect of Lemi-Shine in Wet Tumbling on 01-25-2015 at 11:48 PM
    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 haste,...

  • Posted in thread: Quick: poll, best 45acp dies (buying tonight) on 01-04-2015 at 12:36 AM
    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 want...

  • Posted in thread: Lee Breech Lock Hand Held Press on 12-25-2014 at 01:47 AM
    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. All on the...

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