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Forum: Reloading Bench 09-19-2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 264
Posted By lightman
I would be interested if you pulled the bullet...

I would be interested if you pulled the bullet and reprimed that case to see if the pocket is loose.
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 09-10-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,144
Posted By lightman
Around here Natural gas is much cheaper than...

Around here Natural gas is much cheaper than Propane. Its not even a close comparison. I'm sure prices differ across the country. When my 22KW runs for 10 or 12 hours we don't hardly notice the...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-10-2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 6,503
Posted By lightman
I think I would make an effort to win him over.

I think I would make an effort to win him over.
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-07-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,716
Posted By lightman
Your % of lead was actually pretty good. Its much...

Your % of lead was actually pretty good. Its much lower in some places. I get it for free at one of the local tire shops, well for a dozen donuts, and I'm still getting 65-70% lead. A couple of...
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-05-2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 519
Posted By lightman
The one time that I had that happen to me I went...

The one time that I had that happen to me I went with the next size drill and tap. It worked!
Forum: Reloading Bench 07-08-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,497
Posted By lightman
Theres nothing wrong with the cookie sheet and...

Theres nothing wrong with the cookie sheet and the oven. I've dried thousands of cases that way. I set the oven on the lowest setting for 20 minutes or so. I have my own tray and I'm not exactly sure...
Forum: Reloading Bench 07-08-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 800
Posted By lightman
I usually run my Dillon tumblers in 12 hour...

I usually run my Dillon tumblers in 12 hour shifts. I use Corncob instead of Walnut media and I put a splash of mineral spirits and a splash of liquid car polish in with the media and run it until...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-04-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 621
Posted By lightman
I feel like I get better info by looking at some...

I feel like I get better info by looking at some of the online auction sites and viewing whats getting bid on. Prices influenced from politics and current events is better reflected online than in...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 05-26-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 666
Posted By lightman
We have been over tipping too! I even tip the...

We have been over tipping too! I even tip the cashier at the drive through window on the rare occasion that we eat out. I also tip the guy that brings out our stuff when we order online and go to...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-24-2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 982
Posted By lightman
I have read both of those books. Really good...

I have read both of those books. Really good reading! He was a fantastic shot but what really set him apart from the others was his discipline and his woodcraft.

An autographed book would be a...
Forum: Ammo Can 05-19-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,839
Posted By lightman
I sort 45's and all other calibers. Not because...

I sort 45's and all other calibers. Not because I'm good enough to see the difference on target but to separate out the small/large primers and the military cases or the crimped primers.

And like...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-19-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,917
Posted By lightman
Cool video!

Cool video!
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-19-2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,287
Posted By lightman
I used to enjoy cleaning my guns and found it to...

I used to enjoy cleaning my guns and found it to be therapeutic. But as I've gotten older and more crippled up I don't enjoy it as much as I did and find that its easy to put it off.

I've invested...
Forum: Reloading Bench 05-07-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,689
Posted By lightman
I've noticed a lot of the sp brass that I have...

I've noticed a lot of the sp brass that I have looks like the case head is dished in. It will show up if you put a straight edge across the case head. Has anyone else noticed this?
Forum: Reloading Bench 04-26-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,145
Posted By lightman
I just watched a Utube video comparing stainless...

I just watched a Utube video comparing stainless media in a rotary tumbler, a sonic cleaner and corncob in a vibratory cleaner. They ran them for 1 hour and compared them. For clean and shiney the...
Forum: Ammo Can 04-26-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,767
Posted By lightman
About 1992 I got the chance to buy 2 pallets of...

About 1992 I got the chance to buy 2 pallets of 50 caliber ammo cans for less than a dollar each. At that time I started storing bulk ammo in them. Every so often I'll open the oldest ones up and...
Forum: Reloading Bench 04-20-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,991
Posted By lightman
After reading everyones replys and seeing a few...

After reading everyones replys and seeing a few pictures I thought of a few things that I would like to add to my room. A cover for my Dillon and a lighted magnifier. One of those gismos on an...
Forum: Reloading Bench 04-13-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,991
Posted By lightman
I'm also pretty happy with my set up and don't...

I'm also pretty happy with my set up and don't need anything. I have thought about replacing my bench with some nicer custom cabinets but at my age I doubt that I ever will.
Forum: Reloading Bench 04-13-2020, 02:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,618
Posted By lightman
I do it all of the time too. Like the others have...

I do it all of the time too. Like the others have said, keep it under max. I even shoot Prairie Dogs with mixed ammo except in my custom rifles.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-12-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 13,813
Posted By lightman
I'm not sure if we qualify. I draw a retirement...

I'm not sure if we qualify. I draw a retirement check and SS but I also have to pay taxes and file a tax return. In my opinion, we don't deserve a check. Or want one!

But if we get one we have...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-29-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 12,038
Posted By lightman
A blue steel frame Colt Commander in 45.

A blue steel frame Colt Commander in 45.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-29-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,850
Posted By lightman
All good suggestions! So far I have; ...

All good suggestions!

So far I have;
Reorganized the gun safe.

Cleaned out the closet that holds my hunting clothes and deer camp bedding.

Cleaned out the garage. We burned the last of the...
Forum: Reloading Bench 02-28-2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3,679
Views: 306,022
Posted By lightman
Sorted a large coffee can of wheel weights that a...

Sorted a large coffee can of wheel weights that a friend dropped off for me. The yield was better than in a long time, about 95% lead.

Also did a little straightening up and cleaning. A work in...
Forum: Safes and Storage 02-28-2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,460
Posted By lightman
Congratulations on getting a safe. Any safe,...

Congratulations on getting a safe. Any safe, whether heavy or light, is better than no safe. Your stuff will be safer and you will worry less when you are away from home.

Give some serious...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-28-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,658
Posted By lightman
My Grandmother may have made some of that...

My Grandmother may have made some of that ordnance. She worked as a civilian at the Arsenal in Pine Bluff, Ar. during the war. I wish I knew more about what She did but like the men who served She...
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