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Forum: Reloading November 18th, 2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,503
Posted By Scrounger
I have used both fine corn cob media and fine...

I have used both fine corn cob media and fine walnut media. For cleaning walnut does a better job. Corn cob does better for polishing.

I picked up 1800lbs of 12-20 walnut media a little while ago....
Forum: Gun Shows November 10th, 2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,208
Posted By Scrounger
Wish I could be there. Hopefully sometime next...

Wish I could be there. Hopefully sometime next year. I hope the show does well.
Forum: Reloading November 9th, 2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 129
Posted By Scrounger
Dillon CP2000

On one of the threads a comment was made about prepping brass while one waits for other supplies, primers being one.

I have been updating much of my tooling recently. As a result of running a web...
Forum: Reloading November 9th, 2020, 07:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,715
Posted By Scrounger
The unit is positioned off to the side of the...

The unit is positioned off to the side of the muzzle. Once set there is a time limit to fire. It has to be close enough to detect the muzzle blast. Then it has to be aimed fairly close to the...
Forum: Outdoor Sports November 2nd, 2020, 05:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,796
Posted By Scrounger
My elders used to say watch the crickets. Watch...

My elders used to say watch the crickets. Watch how many try to get into the house during the fall. Lots of crickets mean cold winter. Fewer crickets mean a mild winter.

With that said. I have had...
Forum: Reloading November 2nd, 2020, 05:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 670
Posted By Scrounger
Iím partial to Redding dies. At present there is...

Iím partial to Redding dies. At present there is only one company that has any listed. And they only list one set in stock. PM sent.
Forum: Reloading October 26th, 2020, 10:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 880
Posted By Scrounger
Actually, some of my ancestors spoke both Italian...

Actually, some of my ancestors spoke both Italian and Sicilian.

As far as abbreviations. For large scale reloaders and suppliers, C has been used for 100 and M for 1000 for years.
Forum: Reloading October 26th, 2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 880
Posted By Scrounger
C is short for 100 M is short for 1000

C is short for 100
M is short for 1000
Forum: Reloading October 26th, 2020, 10:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 880
Posted By Scrounger
How much interest is there in 300 blackout?

How much interest is there in 300 blackout?

The reason I ask is there was a thread about procuring some 5.56 brass to have it converted in another thread and I didnít want to hijack it.

The...
Forum: Preppers October 21st, 2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,909
Posted By Scrounger
There seems to be a little over thinking on this...

There seems to be a little over thinking on this topic.

For storage, the question is how much fuel to have on hand. I tend to agree with the military on this. The military goes by issues of fuel....
Forum: Gun Shows September 5th, 2020, 09:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,453
Posted By Scrounger
Appalachian Promotions undated their site...

Appalachian Promotions undated their site yesterday evening. They have cancelled the scheduled show for Howard County Fairground, September 12th and 13th.

The next show they list is at the York...
Forum: Reloading September 5th, 2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By Scrounger
Just a shout out. Thanks Ed for the hulls.

Just a shout out. Thanks Ed for the hulls.
Forum: Reloading August 31st, 2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By Scrounger
I'll will be in that area this Saturday the 5th...

I'll will be in that area this Saturday the 5th if that works.
Forum: Reloading August 27th, 2020, 11:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 530
Posted By Scrounger
When I started out loading, I bought a Dillon...

When I started out loading, I bought a Dillon 550, the only other model from Dillon was the RL1000.

For processing bulk once fired military brass I have used an RCBS lube/decap die in station...
Forum: Reloading August 23rd, 2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 395
Posted By Scrounger
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Gun Shows August 19th, 2020, 11:07 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,683
Posted By Scrounger
Below is part of the email. It lists 900 tables....

Below is part of the email. It lists 900 tables. The fine print indicates the requirement for face diapers.



Join us this weekend, August 21, 22 & 23 for the Nation's Gun Show at the Dulles...
Forum: Gun Shows August 10th, 2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,453
Posted By Scrounger
This is interesting. The Appalachian Promotions...

This is interesting. The Appalachian Promotions website has the September show listed as the next scheduled show.
They did just cancel the Leesport Farmers Market Show.
Forum: Reloading August 4th, 2020, 09:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,149
Posted By Scrounger
For the civilian world tracers are somewhat of a...

For the civilian world tracers are somewhat of a novelty item. As already posted, they are not barrel friendly.

For tactical reasons they are useful for belt-feds. Just remember tracers show both...
Forum: Reloading August 1st, 2020, 02:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,824
Posted By Scrounger
I have a Smith & Wesson 625 and use the same...

I have a Smith & Wesson 625 and use the same loads in both the auto loaders and the revolver. The only reason that I suggested the use of lead wheel weights is they are still readily available for...
Forum: Reloading August 1st, 2020, 01:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,824
Posted By Scrounger
I have been researching the same topic. What I...

I have been researching the same topic. What I have found, and a couple of friends have recommended for .45ACP is to use regular wheel weight lead. I would think pure lead would be too soft and there...
Forum: Reloading July 16th, 2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,260
Posted By Scrounger
When it comes to trimming of brass the question...

When it comes to trimming of brass the question is how much and how much.

How much brass needs to be trimmed and how much money are you willing to spend.

Another consideration is what kind of...
Forum: Reloading July 5th, 2020, 11:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,195
Posted By Scrounger
It would be easier to pull the bullets and load...

It would be easier to pull the bullets and load them into newer brass, with fresh powder and primers.

Depriming cases with live primers is not recommended. The older brass may have issues, even if...
Forum: Gym Ratz Nutrition July 1st, 2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 1,418
Views: 205,786
Posted By Scrounger
I just got back from John’s shop. While I was...

I just got back from John’s shop. While I was there the phone was ringing off the hook and the place was crowded. We spoke briefly about how difficult it is to get things in. I mentioned about this...
Forum: Gym Ratz Nutrition June 29th, 2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 1,418
Views: 205,786
Posted By Scrounger
Some time ago he listed that he had two...

Some time ago he listed that he had two suppressors of a certain model in stock and on sale. I went to his shop paid for one, filled out the paperwork and what not. I figured I was going to have to...
Forum: Gym Ratz Nutrition June 29th, 2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 1,418
Views: 205,786
Posted By Scrounger
I can’t comment on issues regarding tax stamp...

I can’t comment on issues regarding tax stamp clearance delays or what not. Just on a side note it took The Comptroller of Maryland 45 days to cash a check from me. The point is when it comes to...
Forum: Reloading June 25th, 2020, 01:39 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,656
Posted By Scrounger
When it comes to reloading ammo there are many...

When it comes to reloading ammo there are many variables when it comes to costs.

The first and what I think is the most important is what is your time worth. If you have little time and a lot of...
Forum: Reloading June 22nd, 2020, 12:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,094
Posted By Scrounger
WD40 is the old standby for killing primers, just...

WD40 is the old standby for killing primers, just spray it in the case. It is used to kill primers before decapping brass with live primers, it isnít safe to try and decap live ones. WD40 also can...
Forum: Reloading June 21st, 2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,094
Posted By Scrounger
For rust prevention I have always used...

For rust prevention I have always used Break-Free. I take a 1” round parts cleaning brush and hold it bristles up, then spray oil into them. Then it is a matter of brushing what needs protected with...
Forum: Reloading June 12th, 2020, 01:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,715
Posted By Scrounger
Accurate, easy to use, and cheap is not something...

Accurate, easy to use, and cheap is not something that will be found.

The cheap ones require placement down range, with all of the problems that come with that.

The more expensive ones stay...
Forum: Reloading May 31st, 2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,202
Posted By Scrounger
Not to get too far in the weeds, black powder is...

Not to get too far in the weeds, black powder is what gun powder is now usually called. Black powder is considered a Class B explosive.

Smokeless powder that is used in modern ammunition is a...
Forum: Reloading May 14th, 2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 741
Posted By Scrounger
There are couple of questions you must answer...

There are couple of questions you must answer before making a choice. How much brass do you plan on cleaning? How clean do you want it? And how much space do you have?

If you are only cleaning a...
Forum: Central Maryland May 4th, 2020, 11:31 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,651
Posted By Scrounger
Some years ago, a certain Congress critter by the...

Some years ago, a certain Congress critter by the name of Steny Hoyer poached a bunch of jobs from Crystal City Va. and got them transferred to Pax River NAS. That is in St. Mary’s County for the...
Forum: Central Maryland May 4th, 2020, 10:39 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,651
Posted By Scrounger
The reason for not requiring vehicles to have...

The reason for not requiring vehicles to have tags on properties zoned agriculture is the “truck” might only be used on the property. The same things for trailers, might be used for storage, not for...
Forum: Central Maryland May 4th, 2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,651
Posted By Scrounger
I can sympathize with what you are going through....

I can sympathize with what you are going through.

Different “problem” but, still gives one the idea. A couple of years ago I lucked out on a company needing to get rid of some fill dirt. They...
Forum: Preppers April 27th, 2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,575
Posted By Scrounger
Not to hijack the thread. I have two large...

Not to hijack the thread. I have two large Cospolich chest freezers that I would like to find a home for. They are too large to take downstairs unless the stairs are double wide. If memory serves me,...
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