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Forum: Reloading March 27th, 2020, 10:14 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Uncle Duke
Looks to me like an RCBS Junior press? A Hornady...

Looks to me like an RCBS Junior press? A Hornady or maybe a Pacific powder measure?

The 5-0-5 RCBS scale is a decent scale, made by Ohaus.

Like many things, worth is what somebody will pay. ...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues March 26th, 2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 444
Views: 35,043
Posted By Uncle Duke
Uninformed/uninitiated/ never exposed? That is...

Uninformed/uninitiated/
never exposed? That is one group of people.

Avowed Antis, such as those deciding no guns for you, are all about control.

Avowed Antis deciding no guns for you, AND...
Forum: Rifles March 24th, 2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 333
Posted By Uncle Duke
OP, I'm pretty sure that the problem is with your...

OP, I'm pretty sure that the problem is with your load.

I have done a considerable amount of load testing in .223 since the last powder shortage in 2013, with the idea of finding load...
Forum: Outdoor Sports March 23rd, 2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 889
Posted By Uncle Duke
This is fact.

This is fact.
Forum: Outdoor Sports March 23rd, 2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 206
Posted By Uncle Duke
OP makes a good point. Just getting back into...

OP makes a good point.
Just getting back into fresh water fishing a little bit here.

Who are the online fishing supply houses to be checking out that offer good pricing and selection?
Forum: Reloading March 23rd, 2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 794
Posted By Uncle Duke
Yep!

Yep!
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues March 22nd, 2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 35,043
Posted By Uncle Duke
Most won't wake up until after they or theirs...

Most won't wake up until after they or theirs have been locked on TRANSPORT.
Forum: Reloading March 22nd, 2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 738
Posted By Uncle Duke
Yes, brass cases can indeed thin out, especially...

Yes, brass cases can indeed thin out, especially (and importantly) in the area of the case head. Such thinning can lead to what is called an incipient case head separation. NOT good, and a tell...
Forum: Reloading March 22nd, 2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 738
Posted By Uncle Duke
Yes. These last few weeks aside, if you were...

Yes.

These last few weeks aside, if you were loading .223, you were likely doing it for reasons other than minimal cost savings.

Right now? There's increasingly a different reality in play.
Forum: Reloading March 22nd, 2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 738
Posted By Uncle Duke
Much less reason to buy your examples mentioned...

Much less reason to buy your examples mentioned above than some other rounds, because all of these rounds are (typically) readily available, and cases are either (comparatively) inexpensive via the...
Forum: Gunsmithing March 21st, 2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By Uncle Duke
Try Homestead Parts. ...

Try Homestead Parts.

http://homesteadparts.com/shopcart/pid_634.htm
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues March 19th, 2020, 05:21 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 35,043
Posted By Uncle Duke
100 Internets Have Been Deposited To Your Account!

100 Internets Have Been Deposited To Your Account!
Forum: The Depot March 19th, 2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,007
Posted By Uncle Duke
These people are a disgrace to the gun community....

These people are a disgrace to the gun community. What's sadder though is they're still in business 7 years after the last time they pulled their bullshit.

Must be plenty of people still buying...
Forum: Reloading March 19th, 2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 646
Posted By Uncle Duke
Last summer there were deep rebates on primers. ...

Last summer there were deep rebates on primers.
How quickly things change.

Components always follow right behind ammo in availability shortages.

Looked at Powder Valley yesterday just to...
Forum: Rifles March 19th, 2020, 07:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 372
Posted By Uncle Duke
Your post and that rifle both are one big grin. :)

Your post and that rifle both are one big grin. :)
Forum: Wanted to Buy March 18th, 2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 335
Posted By Uncle Duke
Buy one in decent shape, even if it means you...

Buy one in decent shape, even if it means you have to wait a bit. They're a great revolver, and a good one will be worth holding on to for the rest of your life.
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues March 18th, 2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 35,043
Posted By Uncle Duke
There's a flip side. There's no need to...

There's a flip side.

There's no need to teach your enemy how to kill you either.

And make no mistake sir. These bastards are enemies.
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues March 18th, 2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 35,043
Posted By Uncle Duke
The only way that they can purchase is to visit...

The only way that they can purchase is to visit the next gun show.

Tell them to bring their wallet. Then walk around and look until they find the table with the large overhead sign that says...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues March 16th, 2020, 11:15 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,173
Posted By Uncle Duke
We should dispense with the Latin crap anyway. ...

We should dispense with the Latin crap anyway. Substitute "good riddance MGA" in English instead.
Forum: Reloading March 15th, 2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 470
Posted By Uncle Duke
Well, sorta kinda... H4350 is one of...

Well, sorta kinda...

H4350 is one of Hodgdon's "Extreme" powders, which is a line of powders deemed to be insensitive to temperature variations.

IMR also has a temperature insensitive series of...
Forum: Reloading March 13th, 2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 852
Posted By Uncle Duke
I don't load this cartridge, but I know a few...

I don't load this cartridge, but I know a few folks who swear by Reloder7 for their 45-70 loads. I think member byf-43 is big on this powder also. Surprised he hasn't visited this tread.
Forum: Archery March 11th, 2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,116
Posted By Uncle Duke
Gotcha. What brand is that btw?

Gotcha. What brand is that btw?
Forum: Archery March 11th, 2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,116
Posted By Uncle Duke
Seated on a portable stool and standing typically...

Seated on a portable stool and standing typically while on the ground. Oftentimes I will hunt in or near deadfall if both available and deemed safe. I never hunt a cloth blind.

Also at times hunt...
Forum: Handguns March 11th, 2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 739
Posted By Uncle Duke
I was with you, until that last paragraph. :)

I was with you, until that last paragraph. :)
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues March 11th, 2020, 07:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,325
Posted By Uncle Duke
I'd rather pay a quarter to a friend than give a...

I'd rather pay a quarter to a friend than give a dime to an enemy.

F%;k Dick's.
Forum: Handguns March 9th, 2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,609
Posted By Uncle Duke
The benefit of a rifle length barrel in 9mm is...

The benefit of a rifle length barrel in 9mm is minimal.

.357 Magnum, on the other hand, derives considerable benefit. It really comes alive in velocity and energy in a rifle barrel.
Forum: Outdoor Sports March 8th, 2020, 09:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By Uncle Duke
Some more info.... ...

Some more info....

https://news.maryland.gov/dnr/2020/03/04/maryland-fishing-report-march-4/
Forum: Reloading March 8th, 2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 501
Posted By Uncle Duke
Yep. So hard as to be comparatively brittle. ...

Yep. So hard as to be comparatively brittle. Brittle enough to crack from a ram stroke if the die is misadjusted for sure, and supposedly from being dropped on a concrete floor as well. Other than...
Forum: Reloading March 8th, 2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 501
Posted By Uncle Duke
Watching this thread with interest. I've...

Watching this thread with interest.

I've personally never heard of a carbide sizing die wearing out. Cracking from making contact with the shellholder, yes. Insert ring falling out, yes. But not...
Forum: Archery March 8th, 2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,116
Posted By Uncle Duke
Old thread resurrection. I plan on shooting...

Old thread resurrection.

I plan on shooting a crossbow for the first time ever this spring. My goal is to become proficient enough to hunt with it come fall.

What do I want in the way of...
Forum: Reloading March 8th, 2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 786
Posted By Uncle Duke
You don't play that stupid game? Well sir,...

You don't play that stupid game?

Well sir, that would be proof positive that you're a whole lot smarter than I am! :)

Thanks man.
Forum: Reloading March 8th, 2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 786
Posted By Uncle Duke
The short (er) answer is that the reloading steps...

The short (er) answer is that the reloading steps you might take, as well as the tolerances you might strive for....not to mention the money spent....will depend greatly upon what level of precision...
Forum: Reloading March 8th, 2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 786
Posted By Uncle Duke
Oh, they'll either get it right, or they won't. ...

Oh, they'll either get it right, or they won't. But the spec is what it is.

As my toolmaker father used to constantly tell me while his head would come close to exploding should I use the word...
Forum: Reloading March 8th, 2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 786
Posted By Uncle Duke
A significant part of this issue involves not...

A significant part of this issue involves not just the ammo standing alone, but also the chamber the ammo is fired in. Leade dimension in 5.56 chambered rifles is longer by design than the standard...
Forum: Eastern Shore March 6th, 2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,515
Posted By Uncle Duke
Still no news. They mentioned having a suspect...

Still no news. They mentioned having a suspect fully 2 weeks ago.

Gee, I wond.....
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