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    Not sure about the plastic used by Remington, but...

    Not sure about the plastic used by Remington, but the bedding in 1990s synthetic stocked Winchester Model 70s with BOSS brakes was - some sort of clear silicone. Drill some holes in the stock, make...
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    Believe the US Army put out a bulletin about...

    Believe the US Army put out a bulletin about forbidding the use of charcoal grill cleaners for removing carbon on M16 rifles in the late 1960s or early 1970s. Issue was not carbon removal, which the...
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    What??? I can't use a laser guided bullet,...

    What??? I can't use a laser guided bullet, loaded into a .50 BMG case?

    https://www.cnn.com/2015/04/29/us/us-military-self-guided-bullet/index.html
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    Storage in adverse conditions - hot weather comes...

    Storage in adverse conditions - hot weather comes to mind. As for consequences, SMS Karlsruhe comes to mind, as does IJN Mutsu....
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SMS_Karlsruhe...
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    Sometimes, the HAZMAT fee is.... NOTHING. ...

    Sometimes, the HAZMAT fee is....

    NOTHING.

    Pay attention to the site, subscribe to their weekly emails to see what the current deals are.
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgKO543Sur4

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgKO543Sur4
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    Tim, Check out some of the other (earlier)...

    Tim,

    Check out some of the other (earlier) award winners on the Improbable Research website.
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    HUMOR: The 2020 Ig Nobel Prize Winners!

    For those that do not know, the Ig Nobel prizes are awarded for items that make us laugh - and then make us think. From the website at https://www.improbable.com/ig-about/winners/#ig2020:

    The...
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    Not sure what you mean, Jerry. This weekend was...

    Not sure what you mean, Jerry. This weekend was supposed to be in the 90s, but the smoke from the nearby fires has reduced the sunlight reaching the ground. (And turned the skies orange on two of...
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    7.5 tons of the steel forms part of the USS New...

    7.5 tons of the steel forms part of the USS New York (LPD-21). It was melted down, and became part of the bow of the ship. Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_New_York_(LPD-21)#Construction...
  11. Thread: New A&D scale.

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    I have an A&D GF series balance, it uses...

    I have an A&D GF series balance, it uses electromagnetic force restoration. In "live animal" weighing mode, stabilization occurs in about 1.5 seconds. That's pretty quick for weights down to .02...
  12. Latest AA Powder Recall - AA 2520

    Found this last night. It appeared as a pop-up on the Accurate Arms Powder site:
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    Pat, Are the grandkids using AR-15 type...

    Pat,

    Are the grandkids using AR-15 type rifles, or a bolt action rifle in an AR pattern chassis stock? Just curious.
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    Hi there! As an FYI, typical strings of fire...

    Hi there!

    As an FYI, typical strings of fire for F-Class are usually 20 shots for score, plus at least two sighters. It may help to obtain a copy of the NRA rulebook for Highpower rifle, which...
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    Bill, Are we talking about the legal...

    Bill,

    Are we talking about the legal immigrants, or the illegal ones? Mexico isn't the first nation to have illegals crossing its border into another one. No, am not kidding on this statement. ...
  16. Thread: Hornady 6 ARC

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    Al, Are either of the two gentlemen familiar...

    Al,

    Are either of the two gentlemen familiar with Noreen Firearms' "Bad News" version of the AR action? It is chambered for the .338 Lapua, so might be suitable for your needs.
    Link: ...
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    It means the brass seals the chamber better. Can...

    It means the brass seals the chamber better. Can be as simple as having the web of the case hard, and the neck and shoulders a bit softer. Work harden the brass, and you get dirtier chambers from a...
  18. Jackie, Thanks for the info.

    Jackie,

    Thanks for the info.
  19. Jackie, How does this case compare to a .284...

    Jackie,

    How does this case compare to a .284 Winchester? Just curious.
  20. BOSS brake - muzzle end is on the right.

    BOSS brake - muzzle end is on the right.
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    One final example of a muzzle brake - the Browning BOSS tuner. Original units were composed of a large diameter cylinder, tapped on two ends, with 4 sets of 8 holes drilled "radially". (32 hole...
  22. Really? Appears the US Army failed to take...

    Really?

    Appears the US Army failed to take your advice. Early Stryker MGS units had multiport (multiple hole) brakes on the ends of their muzzles. Apparently, current generation units have...
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    From Berger's FAQ at...

    From Berger's FAQ at https://bergerbullets.com/information/faq-frequently-asked-questions/


    Hope this helps.
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    Good enough for McMillan Fiberglass stocks to use...

    Good enough for McMillan Fiberglass stocks to use for bedding rifles. Have a match conditioned M1 rifle bedded with it too - hasn't needed bedding work in 10 years. Is this info you were seeking? ...
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    Believe one intent of the ladder test was to...

    Believe one intent of the ladder test was to quantify the effect of case volume on bullet performance downrange. IIRC, the conclusion was given a case of uniform external dimensions to its kin, but...
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