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    About nine months ago I emailed Huntington's to ask when they'd have Woodleigh 220gr. FMJ back in stock so I could load some for my .300 H&H. I was told, "they are on a boat heading here now".

    Fast forward to six days ago: I get an email from "Theresa" at Huntington's that nine months ago she received a note to set aside a couple boxes of these and to let me know they were back in stock if I still wanted them. I did, and do, so they are now coming to me. Also, Theresa broke down the two small boxes, placed the bullets into a plastic bag and the whole into a small flat rate mailer to save me some coin.

    That folks, is good old fashioned customer service.
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    I've dealt with them on a number of occasions over the years. Always excellent service on hard to get products.
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    Hmmm, I wonder what they're tryin to hide.

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    Dealt with them for years. Good to hear they're still reliable and service oriented. Come to think of it, I must be a geezer now. Used to deal personally with Fred back in the 60's. My favorite rifle was built by RCBS as a favor back in 1972, and it's still going strong.

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    That must be an interesting story. What kinda rifle is it?

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    Another shout out to Huntington Die Specialties. They have the 8mm Nambu brass and projectiles which are next to impossible to find.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Smitty of the North View Post
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    What kinda rifle is it?
    It's a 257 Roberts 3" built on a Rem 700 LH action with a Shilen match barrel. While they were at it they turned out a set of custom dies. Original stock was a basic Fajen, but I've long since restocked with a composite McMillan. In spite of many, many thousands of rounds down the pipe over the last 45 years, it will still break an inch at 100. Not the breaking 1/2" it did most of it's life, but I'm not changing a thing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BrownBear View Post
    It's a 257 Roberts 3" built on a Rem 700 LH action with a Shilen match barrel. While they were at it they turned out a set of custom dies. Original stock was a basic Fajen, but I've long since restocked with a composite McMillan. In spite of many, many thousands of rounds down the pipe over the last 45 years, it will still break an inch at 100. Not the breaking 1/2" it did most of it's life, but I'm not changing a thing.
    That's really great, and I liked those Fagen stocks, esp. the ones with the comb and cheek piece.

    I still have a Bishop stock on my 280.

    It was in the 60s that I became a gun nut, but after a few years, it had to lay dormant due to other priorities.

    BUT, since retirement I've been playing catch up, which is why I espouse 60s ideas, and some folks don't know what I'm talking about.

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    I just broke into a H4831 keg[20#], found the price tag still in it, $20.95 So Smitty I'm with you.
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    Score! I'm into my last keg, darn it all anyway. I'm assured that some of the new, slower powders are probably better, but I'm not going to switch from $1/pound to current prices before I have to!

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