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    I am sorry to hear of Bob's passing, and will...

    I am sorry to hear of Bob's passing, and will really miss our visits. From time to time he would call, or I would, and catch up on what we had been up to. He was a really fine fellow, and I am sure...
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    When a cartridge is fired, do you think that the...

    When a cartridge is fired, do you think that the firing pin reaches its full extension from the bolt face? Perhaps the issue is how far back the shape extends before it reaches the maximum diameter....
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    I have an old VXIII 4.5x14 40mm AO 1" tube that...

    I have an old VXIII 4.5x14 40mm AO 1" tube that sits on my .222. It does not have target turrets and has a fine duplex reticle. I like it a lot. I know that it is not in style, but for the distances...
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    The The NBRSA and for that matter the IBS rules...

    The The NBRSA and for that matter the IBS rules regarding stock design are both different for long and short range. For the bag gun classes in short range the contact must be across the entire bottom...
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    Yes it is.

    Yes it is.
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    Al, About a decade ago, a friend made me a...

    Al,
    About a decade ago, a friend made me a couple of copies of the Dwight Scott prototype tuners, and I have played with one of them on a PPC barrel. Recently I have gone over some of those notes. I...
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    Al, All of the short range guys that I know...

    Al,
    All of the short range guys that I know seat their primers by feel, NOT by depth. All in all, looking at the record books, I would say that their method works pretty well. I never want the...
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    I am not aware of any rule regarding the slope of...

    I am not aware of any rule regarding the slope of a forend. My 6PPC has a slope in that area.
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    I don't know if you have any weight to spare, but...

    I don't know if you have any weight to spare, but if you do, you might consider adding it to the butt. You could have a balance issue. Years back, a friend was trying to shoot a custom varmint rifle...
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    Rereading this thread, I see a lot of opinions...

    Rereading this thread, I see a lot of opinions and damn little experience. I have watched my friend cast laps and measure them several times, I have also seen the results of mismatched bullet and...
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    Does it look just like LT 32?

    Does it look just like LT 32?
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    I believe that the current 2015 is made in...

    I believe that the current 2015 is made in Canada, in the same plant that makes the LT powders, and has been used as a way to market lots of LT 32 that do not meet its narrow burn rate specification...
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    This is what I did. Taking James' direction as to...

    This is what I did. Taking James' direction as to where he had posted the picture, I opened it, copied it, and pasted it onto my computer's desktop, then I started a post and scrolled down to manage...
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    Here is James' picture.

    Here is James' picture.
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    Die click story: I have a Varibase die that has...

    Die click story: I have a Varibase die that has interchangeable base bushings that have almost no chamfer. My shell holder has been shortened by about .013. I had a test case that developed a...
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    Next time, before you write something like this,...

    Next time, before you write something like this, you might want to do a little research. Weldable rebar is very different than the common stuff. Beyond that, the rifle is a .22 rimfire, much lower...
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    Jackie, Did you compare the bump that you got,...

    Jackie,
    Did you compare the bump that you got, with the same die setting, and cases that had been shot a similar number of times, no dwell to dwell? I am not saying that one would be more accurate,...
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    There are several variables that come into play...

    There are several variables that come into play when FL sizing. To the degree that your brass has some spring back, dwell matters, as does the amount of lube. Of course the type of lube is a factor...
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    Apparently I prefer a looser patch fit than you....

    Apparently I prefer a looser patch fit than you. I use a .22 piercing jag with a single, centered 1 3/8" square patch, for 6mm bores. I have never seen the advantage of squeezing the solvent out of a...
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    https://theshooterscorner.com/

    https://theshooterscorner.com/
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    If you want to know the difference between any...

    If you want to know the difference between any two FL dies of the same caliber, size a fired case with each and carefully measure both.
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    I would go back to the #4 die. I know that more...

    I would go back to the #4 die. I know that more shoulder sizing will increase the need to trim, but I am not clear that it presents a problem in terms of accuracy or case life. In the past I think...
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    For reference, the entire NBRSA rear sandbag...

    For reference, the entire NBRSA rear sandbag rule:

    2.11.2.The rear sandbag. The rear sandbag shall be a bag or combination of bags containing sand only. A vertical spacer under the rear bag will...
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    What is the diameter of the loaded neck. over the...

    What is the diameter of the loaded neck. over the largest diameter of the bullet? In other words I want to know how much neck tension each method is producing. Bottom line, your targets should tell...
  25. Generally, for CF rifle, there are rear bags that...

    Generally, for CF rifle, there are rear bags that are not suitable for free recoil if you are not holding the bag. One fellow that was doing well shooting free, with state of the art rifle and rest...
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