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    Soft(ish) lead bullet + very tight expander +...

    Soft(ish) lead bullet + very tight expander + uber-tight crimp = distorted bullet.
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    Pictures???

    Pictures???
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    For me thereís no substitute for light. ...

    For me thereís no substitute for light.

    Problem is my carry K-frames all have the integral ramp.

    I find the sight picture on my 25-2 about perfect. As barrels get shorter, though, those 1/8Ē...
  4. Iíd love to find an alternative to shopping...

    Iíd love to find an alternative to shopping there, but gun shows went to shit years ago, and nearly all people staffing LGSí around here are either full of shit or know nothing about revolvers.
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    Yeah I could use it to cap one of the little...

    Yeah I could use it to cap one of the little porkers, from the safety of a tree stand in case mama doesnít take kindly to it.
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    I would love to see that as well. Iíve heard...

    I would love to see that as well. Iíve heard that Colt lockup/timing is different from Smiths.

    I might be investing in another Kuhnhausen book.
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    What mold are you casting from? Pictures?

    What mold are you casting from? Pictures?
  8. IDK what Lyman data youíre referencing, but 46th...

    IDK what Lyman data youíre referencing, but 46th edition (1982) lists 4.1 as the max for Bullseye with the 358495 wadcutter. That is a solid-base bullet.

    I first read that article by Ed Harris...
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    Colt Officers Model

    Just when I was getting bored with S&Ws and Rugers, I came across this finish-challenged-but-solid Colt OM.

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210503/2fba5588f0a602db55c6eb140c3fea1b.jpg

    This...
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    The tail end of the Ď80s called today...

    I see that SS still has a hammer spur.

    He may not want to admit it, but heís a fool for cocking, I believe.

    Hey, somebody else started it 🤷
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    That beats waitin for the bus all day.

    That beats waitin for the bus all day.
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    Says here they have them in 4Ē: ...

    Says here they have them in 4Ē:

    https://www.gunsinternational.com/guns-for-sale-online/pistols/manurhin/brand-new-manurhin-mr73-357-38-in-4-quot-6-quot-barrels.cfm?gun_id=101616077

    Of course,...
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    Beretta is bringing in MR73 revolvers

    The regs were written by the same guy who designed Rugers waning labels.
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    The ol Ruger Hawkeye (pistol, not rifle) will be...

    The ol Ruger Hawkeye (pistol, not rifle) will be going on the block soon, along with a couple of K-frames.

    Iím still torn between the Manurhin and Korth.

    At least prices havenít gone apeshit...
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    The drip-o-matic casting furnace will do the...

    The drip-o-matic casting furnace will do the same.

    My first try loading .300 BO was with Lee dies. No bullet that wasnít an FMJ spire point would seat straight.

    I bought a set of ol reliabke...
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    I shot IDPA back in 2015-2017 at our local club...

    I shot IDPA back in 2015-2017 at our local club and seemed to have inspired a couple of people to take up revolver. When I started up again last year (pre-Covid), I was lone-wolf.

    Back in the day...
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    Looks like lubed cast bullets, too.

    Looks like lubed cast bullets, too.
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    This. Any decent turret press purchased new...

    This.

    Any decent turret press purchased new should have a primer feed of some sort and is faster than a hand tool.

    Iím mostly an RCBs component guy. My old Uniflow measure is 45 years old and...
  19. A couple points of order: Cast revolver boolits...

    A couple points of order:
    Cast revolver boolits (actually most cast boolits) need to be sized to throat, not bore diameter. Throats need to be slightly larger than bore. If throats are too tight,...
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    Flintlock? Though not the safest of hobbies,...

    Flintlock?

    Though not the safest of hobbies, black powder can be brewed at home.
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    Is that the black-powder division?

    Is that the black-powder division?
  22. Thatís what I do in a pinch. Take a #10 slotted...

    Thatís what I do in a pinch. Take a #10 slotted bit and grind to the size I need.

    I have the Brownells 4-bit set (shouldnít that sell for 50-cents?). Iíve not found any use for the smallest and...
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    No, there will be only....Glocks.

    No, there will be only....Glocks.
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    Of course, every serious revolver enthusiast has...

    Of course, every serious revolver enthusiast has a couple of moving boxes full of grips.
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    No marriage, no need for a sofa or coffee table,...

    No marriage, no need for a sofa or coffee table, so it pays for itself.

    The divorce attorney could be a bit pricey[emoji15]
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