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    Pete, I shoot British match rifle (unaltered .308...

    Pete, I shoot British match rifle (unaltered .308 Winchester in a 2 kilogram barrel at 1000, 1100 & 1200 yards). You get some ranges where the wind gets particularly nasty & you'll see 25 MOA +- on...
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    The fourth case from the left has damage that...

    The fourth case from the left has damage that could be consistent with something in the chamber & all of them suggest brisk loads at the least or oversized cases.

    I'd be looking for operator error...
  3. With all the insecurity in the world markets...

    With all the insecurity in the world markets these days, why not go for a chunk of gold, the upside being who would look for it hidden in a rifle?
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    I don't use a stand. I use the Stanley Quick...

    I don't use a stand. I use the Stanley Quick Clamp vice - without the clamps. I can sit it about anywhere I like & it's handy for other stuff.
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    Back in my years in the retail fruit industry,...

    Back in my years in the retail fruit industry, ullage referred to the pieces of fruit that disappeared from the cartons during transportation.
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    No, retired is right. If we don't beat these...

    No, retired is right. If we don't beat these newbies into submission as soon as they poke their heads up, in no time they'll think that they have the right to offer their view on any subject. I know...
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    This thread still going, eh? ...

    This thread still going, eh?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DscJ5PFkZxQ
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    Not always. An acquaintance propelled a .22 rod...

    Not always. An acquaintance propelled a .22 rod downrange with a 63 grainer in a .223.

    He swore his gunsmith to secrecy after he had the rig checked out. I was about the 10th call the smith made...
  9. Some like a brewery horse.

    Some like a brewery horse.
  10. Thread: Tuners!!!!

    by John Kielly
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    Sticky: Who was it once averred (on this site as I...

    Who was it once averred (on this site as I recall) that it was his constitutional right to smoke cigars on the bench.
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    The one plus with the Sako is that it has that...

    The one plus with the Sako is that it has that nice squared integral lug that can be used to mitigate against crushing the action ring as Al says if the wrench is well fitted.
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    No chance the action screw is interfering?

    No chance the action screw is interfering?
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    The huntsman's a poor inoffensive fellow that...

    The huntsman's a poor inoffensive fellow that doesn't make a web but keeps the place clean of flies & cockroaches, if you let him. He just gets a bad rep from those with arachnophobia.
  14. Quitter! :cool:

    Quitter! :cool:
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    Have a leftie friend who does that all the time....

    Have a leftie friend who does that all the time. Works best on scopes with similar windage & elevation capacity.
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    Cutting oil with sulfur in it can assist with...

    Cutting oil with sulfur in it can assist with recalcitrant bores. Scrub it in on a brush, leave overnight, for example, then patch out.

    It worked for me with a turn of the last century African...
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    Could you have the cheek modified with a...

    Could you have the cheek modified with a groove/slot for the rod without upsetting the feel when you're shooting - or are you reluctant to modify the stock?
  18. Back in the days if my youth when we'd file the...

    Back in the days if my youth when we'd file the tip of military .303 brass & hunt with that with our sportrised SMLEs, we'd inevitably find that the necks would split in firing in more than 50% of...
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    At a rate of 50,000 pounds of force per square...

    At a rate of 50,000 pounds of force per square inch of area, or 25,000 pounds of force per half of a square inch etc etc.
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    When I had mine done, the replacement lenses came...

    When I had mine done, the replacement lenses came in dioptre increments, so, if the ophthalmologist measures your eye accurately, you could still end up with up to dioptre miss on perfect vision....
  21. Do any of your vests contain explosives and a...

    Do any of your vests contain explosives and a means of detonation? :confused:
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    Gets me to https://www.nbrsa.org/ & so does...

    Gets me to https://www.nbrsa.org/ & so does nbrsa.org but, he, I'm only an Aussie
  23. Speak for yourself. Hereabouts, you can't get...

    Speak for yourself. Hereabouts, you can't get your driver's license renewed if you have type 2 diabetes & are on meds without a letter from your doctor. But if you don't take them the day you apply,...
  24. This is when we start paying back for back when...

    This is when we start paying back for back when we were fit & our bones didn't creak hardly at all.
  25. Thread: Sad News

    by John Kielly
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    Maybe? 22352

    Maybe?

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