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    Texas also has Michael Berry on talk radio. I...

    Texas also has Michael Berry on talk radio. I download his podcasts every day. Good to listen to a conservative from Texas.
    I have links to his podcasts on my Gun Rights and Politics Page.
    Good...
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    Earth Abides

    http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/3/3f/Earth_Abides_1949_small.jpg/200px-Earth_Abides_1949_small.jpg
    Only a few people are left on earth after a plague. It is interesting reading and...
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    Important Movie

    You can download the Obama 2016 movie here in MP4 format (277Mb size). It will take a few minutes to download depending on your connection speed. I saved a copy of it from when it was on YouTube. The...
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    http://shootersnotes.com/articles/when-are-pressur...

    http://shootersnotes.com/articles/when-are-pressures-too-high
    Here is a discussion on when pressures are too high.
    Good Hunting... from Varmint Al http://www.varmintal.com/coyotel.gif
  5. Thread: Varmint Al

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    http://www.varmintal.com/6ppc-rest-loads-vs-time.p...

    http://www.varmintal.com/6ppc-rest-loads-vs-time.png
    This is on Esten's Rifle Page that you provided the link to. I think this is what you were looking for. The rests were 1/4" thick Teflon. I don't...
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    Saint Peter was guarding the Pearly Gates when...

    Saint Peter was guarding the Pearly Gates when two guys wearing hoodies approached.
    He peered cautiously out through the Gates and told them, "Uh, wait here- I'll be right back."

    Saint Peter then...
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    The best gunfight movie: Open Range Character...

    The best gunfight movie: Open Range

    Character Study - Good vs Evil: Hombre

    For Old Men: Breezy

    Ancient Love Story: Quest for Fire

    Just feeling good: Second Hand Lion
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    Wonder if Michael Berry saw it here. Berry is my...

    Wonder if Michael Berry saw it here. Berry is my favorite talk host. Here it is from his blog today.
    http://www.ktrh.com/pages/michaelberry.html?article=10040071
    Good Hunting... from Varmint Al...
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    I sure like these.

    Good One Comin' On
    http://www.cmt.com/videos/blackberry-smoke/439893/good-one-comin-on.jhtml

    Bobby Bare sings Lullabies Legends & Lies...
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    http://www.varmintal.com/17-hornet-to-17-ackley-ho...

    http://www.varmintal.com/17-hornet-to-17-ackley-hornet.jpg

    Left to right:
    17 Hornet 20 gr V-Max factory ammo
    17 Hornet fire formed in my 17 Ackley Hornet chamber
    17 Ackley Hornet made from 22...
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    Having two Black Labs and a Chocolate, this story...

    Having two Black Labs and a Chocolate, this story caught my attention.
    Bart's Page: http://www.varmintal.com/abart.htm

    The Dog Story:

    Nancy Pelosi called Harry Reid into her office one day and...
  12. Thread: Vibe

    by Varmint Al
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    Yes. I forgot to add the Muzzle Exit Time to the...

    Yes. I forgot to add the Muzzle Exit Time to the legend. Sorry. I added it to the legend and uploaded a the new graph, but it doesn't show yet....
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    http://www.berkeleybreathed.com/Images/outland_ful...

    http://www.berkeleybreathed.com/Images/outland_full.jpg
    One of my favorite cartoons.
    Good Hunting... from Varmint Al http://www.varmintal.com/coyotel.gif
  14. Thread: Vibe

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    http://www.varmintal.com/both-horizontal-vertical2...

    http://www.varmintal.com/both-horizontal-vertical2.png
    After Lynn went to all the work to make Vibe's test hardware, I thought it time to generate a model of the test hardware. I used Esten's 22LR...
  15. Here is an experiment where the bore axis was...

    Here is an experiment where the bore axis was inline with the recoil by design. With such a condition there was no force to change the muzzle's vertical pointing position. There was no positive or...
  16. mks, Very well stated. The FEA rifle dynamic...

    mks, Very well stated. The FEA rifle dynamic calculations have a vertical plane of symmetry and therefore there is no horizontal motion allowed. Since gravity does not act horizontally there is not a...
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    http://www.varmintal.com/17ahl.jpg The barrel...

    http://www.varmintal.com/17ahl.jpg
    The barrel length is 22". It is a full bull barrel. I use the V-Max 20 gr moly coated bullets and 12.2 gr of AA-1680. I only neck size the brass and have had no...
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    My 17 Ackley Hornet (3880 fps with 20 gr V-Max)

    Here is some info on my 17 Ackley Hornet. I really like the caliber for ground squirrel control. It is quite accurate in my Contender Carbine with a custom SS barrel from Bullberry. Here is some info...
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    Vibration Experiment of a Tuned Barrel

    Vibration Experiment of a Tuned Barrel
    Here are the results of an excellent experiment on barrel vibration. Geoffery Kolbe, (Border Barrels in the UK) instrumented a barrel so that he could measure...
  20. Thread: .17hmr

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    It is a Weaver Varmint scope. It has the Mil-Dot...

    It is a Weaver Varmint scope. It has the Mil-Dot reticule, but I would suggest finer crosshairs like this one:
    http://swfa.com/Weaver-6-24x42-Classic-V-Rifle-Scope-P40169.aspx
    Good Hunting... from...
  21. Thread: .17hmr

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    http://www.varmintal.com/czvarmint.jpg Here is...

    http://www.varmintal.com/czvarmint.jpg
    Here is my CZ 452 Varmint in 17 HMR caliber. You can read about it here: http://www.varmintal.com/17hmr.htm#CZv
    Good Hunting... from Varmint Al...
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    http://www.varmintal.com/esten-rv-no-tuner-50yd.pn...

    http://www.varmintal.com/esten-rv-no-tuner-50yd.png
    I am not sure what is actually being measured, but... Looking at the first 0.003 seconds of the curve looks very similar to the FEA calculations...
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    I haven't modeled the slope of the buttstock...

    I haven't modeled the slope of the buttstock where it sits in the rear rest. That angle, during recoil, should increase the rise of the muzzle's projection at the target. What is a typical angle of...
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    A number of people have asked me about the...

    A number of people have asked me about the Remington's VTR barrel. The problem is that I don't have the dimensions of it and can't model it without knowing the dimensions. It would be easy to put...
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    Vibe. The steeper the slope of the rise in the...

    Vibe. The steeper the slope of the rise in the Muzzle Projection Curve, the greater the compensation for muzzle velocity. The Two-Flats contour has a wide window but not as much compensation.
    Good...
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