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    Yes...itís just an expensive activity when done...

    Yes...itís just an expensive activity when done properly. Not really different than most equipment based competitions, I suppose.

    The USARB implemented a stock type class where cost of scope...
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    Pete...itís pretty difficult to take the the...

    Pete...itís pretty difficult to take the the equipment out of a game that so heavily relies on a piece of equipment to get the job done.

    If everyone dumped their ammo into a big pile and stirred...
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    250 is just a number. There will always be guys...

    250 is just a number. There will always be guys that work much harder and get a little more. Itís the reason that competitions exist.

    The only way to ďlevel the playing fieldĒ is to add...
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    There would be no way to shoot semi competitive...

    There would be no way to shoot semi competitive against Rimfire without slugs. Itís the only way. Slugs have also been legalized for use in the USARB Unlimited division.

    Mike
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    If you get a pcp at about 12 fpe....1 pump on a...

    If you get a pcp at about 12 fpe....1 pump on a hand pump equals about one shot. I had only a hand pump my first year and it served me well.

    If you got a 10m type gun...which are around 6-7...
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    I think I understand what you are asking...and No...

    I think I understand what you are asking...and No I donít think the snaggy barrel was related to the lead used. I think it was due to it being a crudely made barrel with no hand work added to it to...
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    The muzzle blast does not allow anything that...

    The muzzle blast does not allow anything that extends past the muzzle. Adding a tuner that overhangs the muzzle has destroyed accuracy for me.

    Might be able to use one behind the muzzle. Have...
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    I donít know anything about out the FX design. ...

    I donít know anything about out the FX design. Can you machine a normal sized barrel to fit one of them?

    I bought a superior heavy barrel a few months ago, but after pushing a few pellets through...
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    Hi Jan...bummer. Can you give us the short...

    Hi Jan...bummer. Can you give us the short version?

    Mike
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    Hi Pedro, Thanks. Iím currently shooting this...

    Hi Pedro, Thanks.

    Iím currently shooting this setup tethered. Once you get into the 65 + fpe energy levels it becomes impractical to try and contain all the air needed onboard.

    This setup...
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    Hey guys...here is where Iím at lately with ARA...

    Hey guys...here is where Iím at lately with ARA cards. I have shot 14 in total with my proven setup....and probably that many with setups that Iím trying out.

    My 14 card average with the proven...
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    Here is a purpose built 50y BR slug rifle. Itís...

    Here is a purpose built 50y BR slug rifle. Itís a Thomas HP shooting 40gr slugs. Wind drift is similar to rimfire and accuracy is getting close. Iím averaging 248 on the Wrabf 50y card. Last 3...
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    Not that Iím aware of...but Iím not really in the...

    Not that Iím aware of...but Iím not really in the loop.

    Mike
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    Unfortunately....I really donít know whatís...

    Unfortunately....I really donít know whatís exactly different. I can only make assumptions based on things I do know about the two.

    The Rimfire cartridge makes a very small volume of very high...
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    Hi Tim, I think the larger SD is due to the...

    Hi Tim, I think the larger SD is due to the muller having more taper and more overall friction. I can make my slugs from .222-.224Ē...and have tried them all. Any smaller than .2225 and accuracy...
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    I use them to slug barrels all the time. Mike

    I use them to slug barrels all the time.

    Mike
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    Here is a video of the slug making process....and...

    Here is a video of the slug making process....and the last pic that I couldnít add to the last post.

    http://www.youtube.com/shorts/BIWzyIdob0Y
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    Hereís a pic of my rifle and 3 cards shot with it...

    Hereís a pic of my rifle and 3 cards shot with it a few days ago. Also a pic of the projectile. Iím shooting around 850 FPS and these produce a measured BC of around .130. Pretty close to the...
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    Hi Joe, Iím really hoping this goes somewhere. ...

    Hi Joe, Iím really hoping this goes somewhere. The Rimfire guys seem open to letting us shoot with them as long as we shoot the same target and distance. Makes perfect sense to me. You have shot...
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    Tim...the slug and accuracy game is in its...

    Tim...the slug and accuracy game is in its infancy. Itís just been about 6 months since I have personally been working on getting something to be BR competitive. Lots of guys shooting slugs out...
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    I think the RFBR guys and the 25 and 50m air...

    I think the RFBR guys and the 25 and 50m air rifle BR guys think similarly. I would love to be able to compete in ARA and IR 5050 matches with air and slugs. It would give the air guys a lot more...
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    Air rifle BR clubs are few and far between. Most...

    Air rifle BR clubs are few and far between. Most of them kinda keep to themselves...meaning they are not too willing to travel to an event if they have a place nearby to shoot once in a while. ...
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    Thank you, Lisa. Iíll see if I can make this...

    Thank you, Lisa. Iíll see if I can make this happen.

    Mike
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    This may be considered a dumb question....but...

    This may be considered a dumb question....but would you consider allowing an air rifle competitor just for fun?

    Mike
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    I would like that. Iím not necessarily opposed...

    I would like that. Iím not necessarily opposed to an 8 hour drive if I can learn something. Iíve done a lot more for a lot less. 😀

    Mike
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