As far as posting anonymously, I haven't asked Frank about this, but I don't think Frank is asking for the person's name. I do think he's trying to assess this person's qualifications. Given the length and depth of detail in smoking357's post, I'd call that reasonable.
I could wander up to the Handloading forum and offer opinions on proper loads all day long. Chances are, my recipes would get someone's fingers blown off, though. Everyone is entitled to an opinion, but not all opinions are equal.
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