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  1. brians356 liked msinc's post in the thread Come on fellas.

    "Come on fellas"??????? Blasting RCBS for this is about like getting upset with the parts guy at Auto Zone because he didn't tell you...

    Oct 14, 2017 at 11:41 PM
  2. brians356 replied to the thread Come on fellas.

    I suppose it's possible a chamber could be reamed short enough to render a standard FL die too long. If you know the chamber is within...

    Oct 14, 2017 at 9:35 PM
  3. brians356 replied to the thread Wtb.

    I've got an early '80s Burris Fullfield 6x, fixed focus, as new, made in Greeley. -

    Oct 14, 2017 at 7:23 PM
  4. brians356 replied to the thread A MAX vs VMAX for coyote.

    I agree with several here that 40 V-Max is explosive inside the body cavity and seldom exits. But I wouldn't want to have to pop a...

    Oct 11, 2017
  5. brians356 liked AckleymanII's post in the thread A MAX vs VMAX for coyote.

    use the 55g Hornady spt with the cannalure, accurate, tough, easy on hides...low tec. If you are hell bent on using a plastic tip, the...

    Oct 11, 2017
  6. brians356 replied to the thread Best protectant?.

    Thanks, that's a significant observation. I've got some RIG grease, but, ironically, it says it's specifically for lubing stainless...

    Oct 11, 2017
  7. brians356 replied to the thread Best protectant?.

    There probably is, as RIG scored among the worst rust protectants in the comprehensive test I cited. I know I'll be thought a gadfly...

    Oct 11, 2017
  8. brians356 replied to the thread Best protectant?.

    I meant to ask, is that what you leave in the bore? That's the one place I'd really be concerned about rusting, and hardest to monitor. -

    Oct 11, 2017
  9. brians356 liked saw-tooth-jimmy's post in the thread Best protectant?.

    Well it is obvious I would not store a wet firearm back in my safe. Here in Arizona I run my cooler 24 seven from March till November...

    Oct 11, 2017
  10. brians356 replied to the thread Best protectant?.

    How do you know Renaissance Wax is better than most other such products? Saying your own guns never rust is not an answer, they could...

    Oct 11, 2017
  11. brians356 replied to the thread Best protectant?.

    That may well be true. But for the purpose of comparing different products in a controlled fashion, the scale should be removed...

    Oct 11, 2017
  12. brians356 replied to the thread Best protectant?.

    Exactly, and you only reinforce my point. The inherent protective quality of the scale is random, it's not uniform and it can be...

    Oct 11, 2017
  13. brians356 replied to the thread Best protectant?.

    But it's obvious the grey scale wasn't removed entirely, in fact the plates all look a dull grey overall to these aged eyes. Look at the...

    Oct 11, 2017
  14. brians356 replied to the thread Best protectant?.

    Why would we want to introduce a layer needing penetration before the rust starts? There is a random element then in play, in that the...

    Oct 11, 2017
  15. brians356 replied to the thread Best protectant?.

    Uh huh. Which should probably be removed before testing corrosion protection products. -

    Oct 11, 2017