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    Dog? A NJ bear killed a man. bear kills man, New Jersey
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    Watch Murphy... when a black bear shows up in his yard, then has one of his policeman guards kill it, then have it all recorded by a...
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    ChrisG reacted to IvW's post in the thread 12 ga. .690 Round Ball with Like Like.
    I can see if I can buy and import the molds or find a machine shop here to make them
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    ChrisG replied to the thread 12 ga. .690 Round Ball.
    No, the RCBS dies don't FL resize the cases. They just have a sizing ring and wouldn't size the neck down enough.I am using an Ideal...
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    ChrisG replied to the thread 12 ga. .690 Round Ball.
    Yup. But the mold may not be. Hopefully accurate molds can ship there.
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    ChrisG replied to the thread 12 ga. .690 Round Ball.
    If there was a way @IvW that I could send you some slugs I would happily do it for just the cost of shipping. However, I am pretty sure...
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    ChrisG replied to the thread 12 ga. .690 Round Ball.
    Agreed!
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    ChrisG reacted to Round Ball's post in the thread 12 ga. .690 Round Ball with Like Like.
    Also, make sure there is NO air space between the gas seal and the powder. Round Ball
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    ChrisG replied to the thread 12 ga. .690 Round Ball.
    I would definitely add a gas seal.you won't get much pressure without it. Then put at least a hard fiber wad directly under the bullet...
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    ChrisG replied to the thread 12 ga. .690 Round Ball.
    Ok, so... lots of stuff here. You're technically correct that the wad column does add some weight, but realistically it is probably less...
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    ChrisG replied to the thread 12 ga. .690 Round Ball.
    There is a gas seal on top of the powder, a 0.25" hard spacer on top of that, a 0.5" fiber cushion wad on that, then another 0.25" hard...
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    ChrisG replied to the thread 12 ga. .690 Round Ball.
    Right. The fin in the back drag stabilizes it. Accurate molds does sell a mold you can have a hollow base pin cut for. Then figure out a...
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    ChrisG reacted to IvW's post in the thread 12 ga. .690 Round Ball with Like Like.
    I see they are availible in a few different.weights and also shapes interesting
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    ChrisG replied to the thread 12 ga. .690 Round Ball.
    If you don't mind my asking, what is your load for a double round ball? Thanks
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    ChrisG reacted to Round Ball's post in the thread 12 ga. .690 Round Ball with Like Like.
    Yes. 3" loads are a double Round Ball load with a muzzle velocity of 1,200 fps.. The last time I loaded any of these was about 7 or 8...
 
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