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    Berger Bullets recommends 168 to 175 gr bullets...

    Berger Bullets recommends 168 to 175 gr bullets for 1:12" twist in .308 Win. Varget, 4895, and Lapua brass. There's a link to .308 Win handloading.


    http://www.6mmbr.com/308win.html

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  2. Thread: Fake Leupolds.

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    Leupold should be able to confirm the serial...

    Leupold should be able to confirm the serial number and tell you who it was wholesaled to. Leupold tracks the serial numbers just like a VIN on a car.
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    Corrosive primers -- dilute 1 part household...

    Corrosive primers -- dilute 1 part household ammonia w/ 3 parts water. Dilute it's "pretty safe" around bluing, but stll keep it off the finish. Run a wet patch down the bore, follow w/ a couple dry....
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    CostCo has "pallets" of chips -- potato, corn...

    CostCo has "pallets" of chips -- potato, corn chips, pretzels . . . Corrugated cardboard and about 48" square. Locally I just move the stock and salvage the cardboard when the stock is low. I check...
  5. Thread: Primers?

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    Yeah, it's all the pallet, skid purchases are the...

    Yeah, it's all the pallet, skid purchases are the reason there's a national shortage.

    I have 96 Large Rifle, and 500 Magnum Large Rifle.

    Looked at Cabela's and Midway -- $20 haz-mat charge...
  6. Thread: Wind

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    When I was in Ft. Hood TX, the wind would blow...

    When I was in Ft. Hood TX, the wind would blow directly in your face no matter what side of the building you'd stand on.
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    "Polis" -- Latin, pertaining to "people." Even...

    "Polis" -- Latin, pertaining to "people." Even the assiduous avoidance of political discourse is a political act. To be human is to be political -- by definition.

    Firearms are ineluctably...
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    AR-15 is not an optimal platform for 600 yds....

    AR-15 is not an optimal platform for 600 yds. .223 Rem. is not best suited to those distances either. It will reach out that far, but there are better ways to get there.

    If I were going to put...
  9. Thread: Introduction

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    Yeah . . . I put together a Rem 700 PSS, Jewell...

    Yeah . . . I put together a Rem 700 PSS, Jewell trigger, Leupold Mark 4, 6.5 - 20x 50mm, Mil Dot, Alumina hood, etc. etc. etc. in .308 Win.

    It's not what these guys are doing . . . Think about 4x...
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    Smart move by the NRA. Increases member numbers...

    Smart move by the NRA. Increases member numbers -- so they can claim a larger membership -- and develops a "screened" membership mailing list for potential new members who are interested enough in...
  11. Thread: Mother may I?

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    Wal-Mart is having a sale on Reynolds Wrap, and...

    Wal-Mart is having a sale on Reynolds Wrap, and you don't have to spank anyone to get yourself a roll.
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    ANY bogus transaction using US Postal Service...

    ANY bogus transaction using US Postal Service constitutes federal mail fraud. Buyers need to understand that money orders don't protect you against fraud. Once the money order is cashed, the bank or...
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    I like the idea that the captured pirates jump...

    I like the idea that the captured pirates jump overboard, and the one's who aren't captured get shot by snipers.
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    I keep hearing HR45 died in committee.

    I keep hearing HR45 died in committee.
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    Wikipedia doesn't offer much, and what it offers...

    Wikipedia doesn't offer much, and what it offers has some detail errors from what I can see.

    Kelby and Hatcher, cited above, would be places to start. Then dig into the sources from these works....
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    There's a Mosin Nagant site -- ...

    There's a Mosin Nagant site --

    www.mosinnagant.net/

    History, markings, variants, specs. etc. I bought a M-44 and then a Mauser. Things snow-balled from there. I have a 91-30 and a couple...
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    Head to Home Depot and purchase 3/4" white...

    Head to Home Depot and purchase 3/4" white plastic pipe in the plumbing section. (Match the dia. to your rod.) Get a cap for one end and a screw thread joint and cap for the other. Glue it up just...
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    Inletting is an art form. It's not something for...

    Inletting is an art form. It's not something for a hobbyist. The reason your smith doesn't like doing it is because he's a machinist, not a stock maker.
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    Good question. I wonder if my trap shooting club...

    Good question. I wonder if my trap shooting club qualifies. I wonder if being a service-connected, disabled veteran qualifies, retired military . . .

    The whole rationale for the CMP is to provide...
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    Many newer stocks have cooling vents in the...

    Many newer stocks have cooling vents in the fore-arm. Some shooters drape cold, wet cloths over the barrel. (Personally, I think that would cause the barrel to distort from uneven cooling to one...
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    You're confounding the American Red Cross with...

    You're confounding the American Red Cross with the International Red Cross. They're not at all the same agency.

    This week's release of reports, memos, papers by the CIA, military, Senate Arms...
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    Yeah, right . . . I buy it from the "outlet...

    Yeah, right . . . I buy it from the "outlet store" -- which is out-dated and pulled off the shelf for like 79 cents a loaf, multi-grain and rye. Then I come home, put it freezer bags and stow it in...
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    Wade through this article. It's long and...

    Wade through this article. It's long and technical. But the English vocabulary is pretty basic.

    http://www.firearmsid.com/Feature%20Articles/RifledBarrelManuf/BarrelManufacture.htm

    Geoffery...
  24. Send Obama a "message." Go buy something that...

    Send Obama a "message." Go buy something that requires a NICS.

    NRA and American Rifleman this mo. has an article about the Mexican Drug Wars and its being an excuse for the Obama crew to institute...
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    Nope! X Mark Pro now has a proprietary mix on it...

    Nope! X Mark Pro now has a proprietary mix on it that takes HEAT to remove. The screws look like allen keys. I didn't look too closely, tossed it for a Jewell VBR or whatever they call it. 26" bbl....
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