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  1. The way most shoot the popular Short Range...

    The way most shoot the popular Short Range Benchrest rounds, bullets never get any where near the donut that will, regardless of our best efforts, form at the neck/shoulder junction after several...
  2. Thatís a serious Altered. Is that engine based...

    Thatís a serious Altered.

    Is that engine based on the earlier 302 engine or the newer 0HC Coyote.
    Sounds like about 9000 rpm.
  3. Gene, the answer to the block question is no. Top...

    Gene, the answer to the block question is no. Top fuel and a Funny Car blocks are special manufactured items from solid billets.

    Here is a YouTube video of one of Don Schumacherís shops were they...
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    Since I am a heads up shooter, I obviously do not...

    Since I am a heads up shooter, I obviously do not shoot mirage.

    The best way to look at 200 yards as opposed to 100 yards is it is not twice as difficult, it is three times as difficult.

    In...
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    It varies. Some of the high end stocks ($1500+)...

    It varies. Some of the high end stocks ($1500+) are Carbon Fiber Laminates.

    Many are fiberglass overlayed on a core of foam like material.

    Some are wood laminates, using light but strong...
  6. I seem to remember a quote by Warren Johnson...

    I seem to remember a quote by Warren Johnson years ago.

    ďMaking 1500 HP is easy. Everybody does it. Making 1505 HP is the difficult partĒ
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    Jeff, this year st Ben Avery there was no full...

    Jeff, this year st Ben Avery there was no full hook up camping for RVís. In years past they had a huge generator, and a water truck and honey wagon came by at designated times.

    There is camping at...
  8. Vic, as per our conversation yesterday, I just...

    Vic, as per our conversation yesterday, I just thought of a way.

    On the bottom of the action, in a non conspicuous place, put a scratch mark all the way through the Melanite coating. Put a drop of...
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    I have taken Panda Barrels, chucked them up and...

    I have taken Panda Barrels, chucked them up and established a 16 tpi over the original 18 tpi to fit in a Remington action. If you didnít know what had been done, you would not even notice.

    Just...
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    I have some, but while I can download pictures,...

    I have some, but while I can download pictures, the sight will not take videos unless put on YouTube.
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    It will work just fine.

    It will work just fine.
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    We are in the Marine Machine Shop Business. We...

    We are in the Marine Machine Shop Business. We will do anything that comes out of a shipyard, but our specialty is new construction and repair on Prop Shafts, Rudder Stocks, Steering Systems and...
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    Jim, that lathe, like all of our large machines,...

    Jim, that lathe, like all of our large machines, sits on a independent pad.

    The floor of the shop is 12 inches. The 50 foot x 8 foot wide pad that the Lathe sits on is 4 ft thick with pliiars.
    ...
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    Al, in my experience, the answer is no. These...

    Al, in my experience, the answer is no. These lathes are quite substantial in the amount cast iron employed in their construction, making the bed quit stiff.

    I finished leveling this morning....
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    Al, you lay a precision straightedge across the...

    Al, you lay a precision straightedge across the ways at each foot with a high resolution level. This gets each foot level side to side.

    The lengthwise level is done with the transit. You simply...
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    If it has been sitting in the shop a year, that...

    If it has been sitting in the shop a year, that should tell you something.

    The Panda is a great action. The SG&Y stock is a good design, sort of patterned after the original Borden Anamovich(sp)...
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    http://benchrest.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=2...

    http://benchrest.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=23161&stc=1&d=1575593233

    http://benchrest.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=23162&stc=1&d=1575593308
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    Our New Lathe Arrived This Morning.

    The truck with our new Lathe and two machinery movers showed up at 6:00 AM this morning. The movers came equipped with a 100,000 lb fork truck, a 10,000 pound fork truck, and a couple of machinery...
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    How true. While I have never done it, I have...

    How true.

    While I have never done it, I have seen Dwayne Pullum win a 300 yard Claybreak shooting his 30BR and your 112ís.

    In 100/200/300 VFS, all heavier bullets give you is a sore shoulder at...
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    Thatís above my pay grade in the realm of bullet...

    Thatís above my pay grade in the realm of bullet making. It would seem that a harder core would be more difficult to seat and fill the jacket completely.

    I ordered my cores from Charlie Hood. He...
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    My Wife Sent Me This

    http://benchrest.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=23155&stc=1&d=1575480451
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    Lee, Iím making 112ís on .925 J4 jackets. ...

    Lee, Iím making 112ís on .925 J4 jackets.

    George said I could make up to about a 135 on a longer jacket in these dies, but I have always had good success with a 112. I can make a 115 on these...
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    George recommended pure lanolin, thatís what I am...

    George recommended pure lanolin, thatís what I am using.

    He sent me some with the dies.
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    Wayne, the little gear motor turns 30 RPM, which...

    Wayne, the little gear motor turns 30 RPM, which seems about right.

    When I screw the jar on, I do lock it with a strip of duct tape so it canít come unscrewed.

    I tumble the jackets for 30...
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    Here is my setup

    Our old shop business office made a great room to make bullets.

    As you can see, George uses Lee Presses. He modifies the linkage to give more mechanical advantage. It helps a lot.
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