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    I had cataract surgery about 5 years ago. I chose...

    I had cataract surgery about 5 years ago. I chose to have both eyes corrected for distance vision. I wear trifocal glasses with the upper portion having no correction (plain glass), the lowest...
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    Here is a link to the You Tube video....

    Here is a link to the You Tube video.
    https://youtu.be/grUdsTTRGl4
  3. I have no experience with brittle old brass, but...

    I have no experience with brittle old brass, but can relate a case of brass cracking.

    Our company was making brass air compressor relief valves ( allowed head pressure to bleed off when compressor...
  4. That 4" barrel will really be loud with a heavy...

    That 4" barrel will really be loud with a heavy load of 2400, and it will be a handful.

    For my Model 29, I generally load 16 gr of 2400 with a 240 gr lead bullet. Very, very accurate, and recoil...
  5. Al, thank you. As an engineer, I enjoy...

    Al, thank you.

    As an engineer, I enjoy building things. When I retired, I knew I wanted to build a car, but as I have a Corvette, I didn't want another big V8, so after looking at lots of...
  6. Mort; I would love to take credit for the...

    Mort;
    I would love to take credit for the headers, but asI said it was a kit Car, and the headers came with the kit.

    I am proud of the wiring job and the overall fit and finish. The last pic is...
  7. So here is a kit car which I built, again small...

    So here is a kit car which I built, again small engine, it has a Honda S2000 engine and 6 speed gearbox. The engine produces 240 hp , runs 9000 rpm, and the car weighs 1400 pounds. It is a replica of...
  8. Here is another small engine car. My son's dune...

    Here is another small engine car. My son's dune buggy. We assembled it when he was a freshman in high school. He wanted a dune buggy, so I agreed to fund 1/2 the cost, and build it with him with two...
  9. Lots of big block and drag pics in this thread. I...

    Lots of big block and drag pics in this thread. I had some smaller engine cars in the past. Here is my 1959 Berkeley, with an Excelscior 500 cc 3 cylinder, 3 dellarto carb, 2 cycle engine. Chain...
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    oldbob: I was older than you when I bought my...

    oldbob:

    I was older than you when I bought my first benchrest rifle. It is a lot of fun shooting those small groups. I bought a used 6 PPC rifle with a scope on it already.

    I went in "whole...
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    Scott, thanks for posting the passing of Ron...

    Scott, thanks for posting the passing of Ron Hoehn. I also heard yesterday that he had passed away. He had been ill for quite some time.

    Ron had built rifles for me, and he got me started in...
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    You are not alone, I have done this on my...

    You are not alone, I have done this on my Chargemaster.:mad:
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    Just a suggestion, use a polishing media without...

    Just a suggestion, use a polishing media without ammonia, Windex has ammonia. Ammonia causes intergranular corrosion in brass, leading to cracking.
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    I agree. I added a small circular bubble level to...

    I agree. I added a small circular bubble level to the top of the case, next to the pan, and it cycles much better when level. These are available on Amazon, similar to this one:...
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    As Pat Miles said, the unit works much better...

    As Pat Miles said, the unit works much better when the muzzle is next to, or just in front of the side of the Labradar. Since the muzzle always sticks off the end of the bench, I mounted mine on a...
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    I have Adam's Autotrickler and Autothrower as...

    I have Adam's Autotrickler and Autothrower as well, so I can add those to the "most toys list" :D
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    I have one and it is very useful. I particularly...

    I have one and it is very useful. I particularly like it for the longer ranges where you cannot see your hits. I like having the data and screen shots stored in the tablet I use to view it, so I can...
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    Why not try to set the sizing by chambering a...

    Why not try to set the sizing by chambering a sized case with firing pin and extractor removed from the bolt. When the bolt handle just drops freely, you have all the sizing you need.


    Only If...
  19. As a fairly old and experienced shooter, who is...

    As a fairly old and experienced shooter, who is fairly new to benchrest, I can only say "IT'S A LOT HARDER THAN IT LOOKS!"


    Yes the rifle is quite capable, but the shooter must choose the right...
  20. Actually, after hitting MORE, you get 3 choices,...

    Actually, after hitting MORE, you get 3 choices, EDIT, DUPLICATE, DUPLICATE TO FIREARM.
  21. On my AB program on my iPhone, I left swipe the...

    On my AB program on my iPhone, I left swipe the load on the ammunition list, and two choices come up, MORE, and DELETE. touch MORE, then select EDIT, and change the data to your new velocity info.
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    If you put it in the basement, I suggest you put...

    If you put it in the basement, I suggest you put it on blocks to keep it off the colder, floor and to prevent moisture from harming the bottom. It also allows you to run a 115 volt cord under the...
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    When I think pocket, I think concealed carry....

    When I think pocket, I think concealed carry. Here is one which I carry all the time. A Seecamp 380.
    No it's not the most powerful, but it's better than going empty handed, and it is small enough to...
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    I am also a old reloader and a newer 6PPC...

    I am also a old reloader and a newer 6PPC shooter. I bought a used 6PPC benchrest rifle about a year ago, an have been learning ever since.
    Yes, the loads being used are not in the loading manuals,...
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    While a 3/4 ply would work , a single piece of...

    While a 3/4 ply would work , a single piece of 3/4" 13 ply Baltic Birch plywood is much stiffer than regular ply. This is what I used when designing the shooting bench for my son's company....
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