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    Well, Wilbur, those were my rifles. At the time...

    Well, Wilbur, those were my rifles. At the time you shot, I was "Juenke-ing" every bullet. And the brass would have been part of my normal set, neither new nor overly used.

    I don't remember the...
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    Similar discussion in 2012. Better, though. ...

    Similar discussion in 2012. Better, though.

    http://benchrest.com/showthread.php?84473-Jacket-manufacturing

    Y'all seem to forget that consistency over time is an issue with any manufactured...
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    Np "point." I had been unaware of how innovative...

    Np "point." I had been unaware of how innovative Hermes was in the typewriter industry until Googling "Hermes" because of this post, and stupidly thought others might be interested. Will resist such...
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    Old Hermes...

    http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-qOdDdas1QZw/TjOescu1zYI/AAAAAAAACjI/F1tKnn0DQBs/s1600/IMG_4358.JPG
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    I suppose it kinda depends on what you want; what...

    I suppose it kinda depends on what you want; what you want to do with the rifle. I have two 52's, a pre-A and a D. I paid $55 for the pre-A in 1958, and $150 for the D in early 1962. I only have one...
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    While not about shooting, Project Guttenberg has...

    While not about shooting, Project Guttenberg has thousands of free ebooks, in various formats.

    http://www.gutenberg.org/

    Or a quick link to the the top 100
    ...
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    As far as the groups size testing goes, good...

    As far as the groups size testing goes, good thinking. Statistically not significant. People who shoot under laboratory conditions (i.e., more variables controlled) would use a minimum of five 5-shot...
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    http://www.varmintal.com/arelo.htm#Fitted_Necks ...

    http://www.varmintal.com/arelo.htm#Fitted_Necks

    If you're new, before ya'll go say "Oh, he doesn't know what he's talking about, he's not a benchrest shooter," go look at the topics he does cover,...
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    Interested... hell, man, it's perfect. Maybe even...

    Interested... hell, man, it's perfect. Maybe even plus quam perfectum -- no, wait, that's past perfect.
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    Al, it was typeset at one point. And edited. A...

    Al, it was typeset at one point. And edited. A Word file is probably easier to work from -- it wasn't *typeset* from a paper manuscript (or no wonder PS went out of business). But if not, the...
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    Boyd, Go & re-read page 75-76 of Rifle Accuracy...

    Boyd, Go & re-read page 75-76 of Rifle Accuracy Facts, & remember the equation works the other way, too. Making one thing "bad" when everything else is "good" doesn't hurt that much.

    I do believe,...
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    I went and looked at my copy of Rifle Accuracy...

    I went and looked at my copy of Rifle Accuracy Facts, and apparently the copyright is held by Precision Shooting, not Vaughn & his heirs. The book contract though, may have given Vaughn certain...
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    You think that's odd, you should see our tax...

    You think that's odd, you should see our tax code. We have corporations that make billions in profits, pay no taxes, even get a tax credit.
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    What I wrote Tony in an email, November 18, 2013:...

    What I wrote Tony in an email, November 18, 2013:

    I notice you get quite careful with the physical length of the barrel, to the point of subtracting a value of .010 for an 11-degree crown, to ...
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    The Purdy Prescription did not work with my 24...

    The Purdy Prescription did not work with my 24 (actually, 24.02) inch barrel. Tony did check my calculated numbers, but of course, he didn't do the actual measuring, so there could be an error there....
  16. Well, par for the course. I checked your...

    Well, par for the course. I checked your recommendation of the the Maxx scales, for the hell of it.

    http://www.denverinstrument.com/denverusa/balances/MAXX.php

    First thing up is




    then,...
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    One thing to remember is that while the 30x47 has...

    One thing to remember is that while the 30x47 has been around a long time, most newcomers are thinking of the quite new 6.5x47 Lapua cartridge just necked up to .308. You start with a different case,...
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    jim1K -- only ones I know of... ...

    jim1K -- only ones I know of...

    http://www.pa1000yard.com/hof-recs/LGHallOfFame.pdf

    http://www.pa1000yard.com/hof-recs/HGHallOfFame.pdf
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    Mike, I don't know if you're aware of this, but...

    Mike, I don't know if you're aware of this, but there are no moderators anymore, aside from Wilbur and Elmer. They can't be expected to read everything -- they never could.

    For everyone, what...
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    And BTW, do this all along the receiver ring,...

    And BTW, do this all along the receiver ring, esp. just before the cam on the receiver ring, not just where the bolt is fully closed. Voice of experience.
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    It could be James, but the particular powders you...

    It could be James, but the particular powders you mention have been around for a long time. I guess 135 might not have been imported to the States in those days.

    H4895 was the first powder Bruce...
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    Actually, you don't absolutely, positively have...

    Actually, you don't absolutely, positively have to cut off the tenon & rechamber. Turn that 1.000 inch tenon down even more & use a sort of helicoil to fit it to the larger Panda receiver. Probably...
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    I -- & I suspect all of us -- feel for you. We've...

    I -- & I suspect all of us -- feel for you. We've all been there, if not with rifles, then something else.

    About All I can say is, for future projects, and using Benchrest Central, ask the folk...
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    This is sort of getting to be a "Wilbur" issue....

    This is sort of getting to be a "Wilbur" issue. Wilbur doesn't allow trashing vendors, including gunsmiths, on BR Central, even if they seem to deserve it. Usually the thread only gives one side of a...
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    Seems a pretty safe bet. When at a NBRSA group...

    Seems a pretty safe bet. When at a NBRSA group match, there is a minimun of 1/2 hour, after you leave the line, before you can be called back to shoot. Often enough, that 1/2 hour is all the time...
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