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    They are from Nucor, but the tag says Nucor...

    They are from Nucor, but the tag says Nucor Memphis, their new bar stock facility.

    We have found their steel to be of very high quality.
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    A truck arrived this morning with these six...

    A truck arrived this morning with these six pieces of 9” 1018 bar stock, 40’ long.

    We special ordered them from Nucor to satisfy a contract for three 125 ft 3500 HP tugs. The shafts will have a...
  3. Is that a ‘49 Olds? That was the year...

    Is that a ‘49 Olds?

    That was the year Oldsmobile introduced their famous 88 V-8.

    http://benchrest.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=23435&stc=1&d=1585674417
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    That is exactly how he explained it. I think I...

    That is exactly how he explained it.

    I think I will go back and ask for the very best distance vision he can give me with lens replacement and then just opt to wear readers for up close.
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    Sounds like a plan.

    Sounds like a plan.
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    When I had the LASIK, they gave me far away in...

    When I had the LASIK, they gave me far away in the right eye and close up in the left. They did this because I am right eye dominate.

    It dawned on me later on as I could not see my flags unless I...
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    8 years ago I had Lasix on both eyes. I was...

    8 years ago I had Lasix on both eyes. I was warned that even though I had no other problems, at my age, my vision would deteriorated in about 6 years.

    I have developed a small cataract in my left...
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    Dang, I feel fortunate that my shop is an...

    Dang, I feel fortunate that my shop is an “essential” business.
  9. That’s why many of us old hot rodders, who love...

    That’s why many of us old hot rodders, who love the look of the old cars, have replaced many of the vintage parts to take advantage of modern technology.

    In my Malibu, even though the engine it is...
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    For what it is worth, I have had a tad of...

    For what it is worth, I have had a tad of experience with tuners. More than 10 years ago, we tried one on a friends Young Rail Gun. I even made a write up on our experience on this Site.

    It had a...
  11. Dave, I just read that to my wife, leaving out...

    Dave, I just read that to my wife, leaving out the last sentence..........until I had her comment.

    She’s still laughing.
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    I will be “sheltering in place” at the Tomball...

    I will be “sheltering in place” at the Tomball Gun Club all day tomorrow.
  13. If I am not mistaken, the locking luggs are in...

    If I am not mistaken, the locking luggs are in the rear of those S&L actions. They were noted for smooth operation.

    What you bought is more of a conversation piece that a truly built Benchrest...
  14. The virus will run it’s course. There is no...

    The virus will run it’s course. There is no doubt.

    The Black Plague of the Middle Ages ran it’s course. After 1/3 of the European population succumbed to it.

    It takes an effort to be prudent....
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    For years, the best Benchrest Shooter ever shot...

    For years, the best Benchrest Shooter ever shot “T”, and everybody just had to have it. “If I just had some “T”.

    The question always came up,......”what will happen when he runs out of “T”?
    ...
  16. https://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/488318-louis...

    https://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/488318-louisiana-church-defies-coronavirus-recommendations-to-hold-service-for-300

    A man was caught in a storms rising waters, some friends came by in a tall...
  17. I mustered the courage to glance at my 401k...

    I mustered the courage to glance at my 401k today. I’m reconciled to think that what goes down must come back up:p
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    Al, Back when I was freezing 36 leupolds,...

    Al, Back when I was freezing 36 leupolds, Weavers, B&L’s, I did chuck some of the bare tubes up to see how true they were.

    None were really “straight”, all exhibited some runout when placed in a...
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    Lee Martin

    Could you give me a call......832 689 4157
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    If the object is to get an accurate bedding job,...

    If the object is to get an accurate bedding job, Aren’t you supposed to use the actual scope that is going on the rifle, in the position that it will be finally mounted.
  21. All Tomball Gun Club Matches Are On Hold

    I just received an E-mail from the Tomball Gun Club that until the current health crisis has subsided, all Matches will be canceled.

    Further updates will be posted as the situation changes.
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    https://nrl22.org/clubs/walker-county-benchrest-22...

    https://nrl22.org/clubs/walker-county-benchrest-22-prs-match/
  23. I take a flu shot every year, along with the...

    I take a flu shot every year, along with the pneumonia vaccine that older people should get. I also had the Shingles Shot after watching my younger brother go through pure hell with a bout.

    It’s...
  24. I’m 73. My age puts me in a high risk group, but...

    I’m 73. My age puts me in a high risk group, but I am pretty healthy........for my age.

    I don’t want to be flippant about this. One of our major shipyard customers has just cancelled all working...
  25. Would you go to an out of town match at this time??

    I am all loaded up and ready to go to a match early tomorrow morning.

    Should I?
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