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My garage sale score

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by Bob2223, Nov 5, 2010.

  1. Bob2223

    Bob2223 Jack's buddy!

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    Lucked out and found a 9mm mould with handles and a set of Hornady 9mm dies, got em both for $50 :supergrin:

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    Bob
     
  2. Palouse

    Palouse The Resistance Lifetime Member

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    Good score. Gotta wade through a lot of crap to get to the gems, but they do crop up now and then.
     


  3. Boxerglocker

    Boxerglocker Jacks #1 Fan

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    Hey Bob... send me a couple of hundred of those for evaluation and quality control will ya? :whistling:
     
  4. GioaJack

    GioaJack Conifer Jack

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    Garage sale, huh? Burglary is probably more like it.

    What's that red crap on the bullets... you drop 'em in Jell-O? :dunno:


    Jack
     
  5. Bob2223

    Bob2223 Jack's buddy!

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    It's that fine sweet smelling high performance Carnauba Red lube.
    Unlike the hard paraffin with a blue crayon tossed in it your use too. :whistling:

    Bob
     
  6. Bob2223

    Bob2223 Jack's buddy!

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    If ya wanna try em PM me your address.

    Bob
     
  7. EL_NinO619

    EL_NinO619 EX-Swage Monkey

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    Nice, i have been to many garage sales looking for reloading stuff. But i live in a Liberal state (as you can tell from Nov. 2nd) and guns are the devil, so i always come home empty handed :crying:
     
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  8. Bob2223

    Bob2223 Jack's buddy!

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    Someday maybe you'll try it and then never use anything else !
    Next thing ya know you'll be using C-red and writing stuff on a little card,, :whistling:



    Bob :supergrin:
     
  9. RustyFN

    RustyFN

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    I love C-red lube. Nice score Bob.
     
  10. GioaJack

    GioaJack Conifer Jack

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    Post-It note... not a little card.


    Jack
     
  11. Bob2223

    Bob2223 Jack's buddy!

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    Thank you Rusty

    Haven't tried that many lubes but I like the C-red best so far for the $


    Bob
     
  12. Bob2223

    Bob2223 Jack's buddy!

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    :zipmouth:



    Bob :supergrin:
     
  13. WiskyT

    WiskyT Malcontent

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    Try that bullet with 4.0 Bullseye in 38 Spl, if it drops big enough.
     
  14. Bob2223

    Bob2223 Jack's buddy!

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    Drops em at .357, I aint got no 38Spl but I hope it works good in the 9er ?

    Bob
     
  15. WiskyT

    WiskyT Malcontent

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    Yeah, 0.357 works great in my Glock. I wouldn't size then down any, just pass them through a 0.358" die to lube them, or 0.357" die if the larger die casues lubing problems in the sizer machine.

    No 38Spl, WTF?
     
  16. wow good find! your products looks nice and shiny :)
     
  17. Bob2223

    Bob2223 Jack's buddy!

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    Are you talkin about powder or a 38 Spl?

    Dont use that powder and in 38's I use the full length version :supergrin:

    Bob
     
  18. Bob2223

    Bob2223 Jack's buddy!

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    Thanks D-rat !

    Bob
     
  19. WiskyT

    WiskyT Malcontent

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    I'm suggesting that you use 4.0 grains of Bullseye powder, manufactured by Alliant (formerly Hercules, though the Hercules stuff is just fine too) with that bullet in the 38 Special cartridge with that bullet.

    You responded that you don't shoot 38 Special, I was surprised that you don't have a 38Special since it is arguably the single most popular pistol caliber, at least it was for a very long time.
     
  20. Bob2223

    Bob2223 Jack's buddy!

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    Well I probably ain't a normal never owned a 38 Spl or a 9mm until last week. Out of about 20 moulds I didn't have a suitable mould for a 9er but lucked out and found a mould and dies and your favorite "a LW barrel" all at the same time. :supergrin:
    The mould mighta saved me from gettin another one of those brass moulds.

    Bob