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Old August 15, 2002, 10:58 AM   #1
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I'm currently storing my brother in law's powder and primers while he moves.
"Must....not.....use....components...."
All this powder and I can't reload with it!
Those cans of IMR and Hodgdon just sit there begging me to load up a thousand rounds or so. I wonder if he'd be mad if I ran him up some ammo?
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Old August 15, 2002, 11:24 AM   #2
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But when you brought it over there was hardly any powder in the can........
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Old August 15, 2002, 12:21 PM   #3
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You could probbaly get awa y with useing maybe 10% from each can...He proabbaly wouldn't notice
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Old August 15, 2002, 12:30 PM   #4
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Isn't there a "storage fee" involved here...

or maybe you were worried about having all that powder in one place, as it MIGHT be a fire hazzard... so you put into many samller containers, so as to make it more safe...
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Old August 15, 2002, 03:36 PM   #5
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You know powder can degrade over time. To be on the safe side you should load up a hundred or so rounds every week to make sure it's OK for him to use later. Better safe than sorry.
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Old August 19, 2002, 12:42 AM   #6
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Buy a few boxes of that .9mm mechanical pencil lead, break it into the correct size lengths & just "back-fill" those powder containers as you use it up - looks close enough for who it's for.

That the powder "went bad" under your watch ain't your look-out.

BIL shoulda picked a better guardian, IMO.
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