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For any officially announced warning notices or recalls from companies that produce or distribute firearms, ammunition, or handloading compoments.
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A gallery of our favorite places afield
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Questions and comments on on all types of handloading equipment.
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Discuss this art here. Where you get your molds, techniques, lubes, and sizing.
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An exchange for hobby gunsmithing and cures to links.
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Trade handloading, shooting, or hunting related items. NON COMMERCIAL! No exceptions! Please no spamming or links to other auction sites unless you are helping someone find a specific item.
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Coming before the Cross as we walk the high-wire of life
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African Hunting

Hunting on the Dark Continent
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A Discussion of Hunting in the Down-Under!
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  1. Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    I have a Howa 1500 22-250 shooting Hornady Vmax 50gr. Took it out with a death grip tripod, prone and shot 9 rounds. No wind, 200 yards and it shot about a 10” group. Took it out again today and shot 5 more with a lead sled at the same distance with the same bullets and it shot a 7” group. Is my...
  2. Just purchased a Springfield xdm in 10mm 2 weeks ago and have been doing a lot of load testing using 2 different bullets and many different powders. I shoot mainly revolvers most of the time and semi autos are quite different to me. I am usually getting very good groups with several different...
  3. Bullet Casting
    I've recently gotten into Powder Coating bullets, mainly because I haven't been able to find a .401 Saeco lube/size die. Looking at Youtube's various videos, I bought some Eastwood light blue powder, and made up a couple of baskets from galvanized ¼" hardware cloth. I used the shake-bake method...
  4. Hopefully, this will become a repository of methods, materials and pictures of successes and failures so that all can learn. My methods vary by what is wanted and expected from a stock finish. I have tried, seen tried and experimented with a vast multitude of 'ways to finish a stock'. Some...
  5. I bought a run out package of swaged wadcutters with hollow bases weght 155 grains. They are knurled to provide somewhere for the lub to go and were swaged at 312" for loading into 32 handgun cartridges. I've resized and lubed them with Lee's liquid alox to 309, they are swaged from pure lead...
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