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    From my experience

    and I've had a couple, light rifles are good for 3 to 5 shots before they string the following ones. Light rifles are for a particular purpose and it's very important to know where the first shot out...
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    Its the degree of difficulty

    more than anything else I believe that keeps new people away. We continue to attract a few new people but younger people would rather shoot easier stuff or blast AR's at nothing all day. It ain't the...
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    Thanks

    It always helps to know the proper nomenclature of things, doesn't it?

    Pete
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    Frank McKee has a couple

    he set some HBR records with a few years back. Frank liked them. They were 30's Aardvark , as I recall. Looks like an Improved 30-30.

    Pete
  5. 18" still works

    I have one barrel that is 18" long and still shoots pretty well.

    Pete
  6. Your tough, no question

    Must be made outta pretty good metal I'd say. Wish you a strong recovery.

    Pete
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    The important thing is what matters

    What matters is consistency, the exact charge behind a bullet that will be presented to the Throat of the lands exactly every time. this takes exact measurements, Those wit the fastest windflag wind...
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    As Artie Johnson use to say

    Verrrrry Interestink. I don't recall ever seeing one before. It's way better than crashing a tool and not being able to stop it quickly, I was a a-thinkin.
    I'm easily flustered and tend to lock up...
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    An interesting lathe clutch

    I watch a fellow on Youtube who is called Mr Pragmatic Lee, who is a hobbyist at machine work. He has a 9" Precision Matthews lathe, which he speaks highly of. In a recent video he rebuilt the slip...
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    Got a new scale today

    I have been doubting the Aculab scale I have been using off and on for years so I bought another brand to try. It came today. I got it calibrated and will load a few tonight. It does weigh...
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    Indeed it isn't

    Sorry for not looking it up. It sounded like the model number I have but then I'm dyslexic and lazy.

    Pete
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    I have similar stuff Wilbur

    but have been able to corral it with a combination of pills. Not fun. I haven't lost any weight, however. The only time I have lost weight from medical issues was the 6 weeks they wired my jaw shut...
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    Find a good used Bridgeport

    or the like. I'm on my second "Hobby" mill and both were mistakes, like my two ex wives were.Only good thing is I've outlived them. :) A man wants rigidity, power and versatility with a mill.

    Pete
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    Me Too

    been doing it for years.

    Pete
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    The IMR

    is a good bit slower than the H. cant get enough of it n a case to do much good. I know, I bought an 8 pounder by mistake. Should be ok in a 47MM case though.

    Pete
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    In the beginning

    We used N-130 in the 30 BR as well as the 30x44. N-130 is as good as it gets in the 30 BR but the importer use to be sporadic about importing it and in the beginning, one could get it in 8 pounders...
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    Very sad news. I knew he wasn't doing well. My...

    Very sad news. I knew he wasn't doing well. My condolences to all his family and friends.

    Pete
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    Sticky: I dont think

    you know the rifle and stock I was referring to. I don't think the Sporter stock rule is stupid, by any means but the situation ai was referring to was stupid, in my opinion. and thats all the facts...
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    am thinking

    this systrageem might be an advantage to the folks who carry multible barrels with them to matches. For those who only change a barrel evert couple of years, which I think may be the average DYI lad,...
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    Thanks Al

    How lmuch time would you opine can be saved when fitting a barrel by having a perminent chamber in a rifle?

    Thanks,

    Pete
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    does this method make sense

    Just wondering if folks think it's an advantage to have a perminent chamber?

    Pete
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    Sticky: the front of that stock

    looks a lot like the front of another lads there was so much hate and discontent over a couple of years ago. a shame to drive folks out of the sport on stupid stuff like this.

    Pete
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    Spend the money

    for a laboratory balance that reads in the hundredths, otherwise, you wont ever know if that tenth made a difference. From my experience, it does.

    Pete
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    Brass is

    the container that holds the other stuff that matters.

    Pete
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    sed it back

    thats the best thing, just send it back

    Pete
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