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    According to reports, it will take bluing right...

    According to reports, it will take bluing right off, and I am not sure about other metal coatings.
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    This can vary significantly from rifle to rifle....

    This can vary significantly from rifle to rifle. Finding the combination of how a gun likes to be handled, and how it likes to be rested requires experimentation. It is a range thing, that cannot...
  3. Great news! Wilbur, get well soon. Look forward...

    Great news! Wilbur, get well soon. Look forward to updates.
    Boyd
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    From the brochure: When Your Budget Is Tight but...

    From the brochure:
    When Your Budget Is Tight but Precision is Non-Negotiable... Forget about those expensive electromagnetic force restoration *1 balances. A&Dís latest load cell technology employed...
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    I just got off of the phone with them and it is...

    I just got off of the phone with them and it is strain gauge.
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    Because for not that much more, I could have a...

    Because for not that much more, I could have a magnetic force restoration scale.
    https://www.oldwillknottscales.com/store/shopCart.aspx
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    I looked at the features PDF and unless I...

    I looked at the features PDF and unless I misunderstood the abreviation, SG refers to strain gauge. Personally I would never invest that much in a SG scale.
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    I had someone who has been well known for die...

    I had someone who has been well known for die work open up the shoulder of a PPC die and when I got it back, with a $60 bill that I paid, it was effectively ruined because of the runout of the sized...
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    I use a top loading case, with no drawers, that...

    I use a top loading case, with no drawers, that Harbor Freight used to sell. It resembles a pilot's case. With everything for loading, including a couple of powders and my whole Chapman screwdriver...
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    I would not use Bullseye for the Beggs, but for...

    I would not use Bullseye for the Beggs, but for the PPC, in the past, I have filled the .220 Russian cases half way up the shoulder with Bullseye and used a 3/4" square of ordinary kitchen towel as a...
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    My friend Gary Ocock holds several current...

    My friend Gary Ocock holds several current records (short range group) both NBRSA and IBS. He throws all of his charges, including when he is shooting 133.
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    http://felsocomposites.com/

    http://felsocomposites.com/
  13. Years ago, they built me just the reinforced bag...

    Years ago, they built me just the reinforced bag that I asked for. Mine has an arched profile running from front to back. I shot it for a while, and decided that for my rifle, that a softer bag shot...
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    IMO this is someone trying to convince the viewer...

    IMO this is someone trying to convince the viewer that a problem exists order to sell the "solution".

    Related story: Years ago I had occasion to get to know John Illum, who manufactured Rampro...
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    If the base is not integral, you can either pin...

    If the base is not integral, you can either pin it to the action, or glue it, or both. Having disposed of that movement, rings can be pinned to bases. Back when Stiller's Viper was new, the rings he...
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    Did you measure the cocked weight, as assembled...

    Did you measure the cocked weight, as assembled on your firing pin? I did not get any calculations from Tubb with mine. Could you scan and post them?
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    I checked the cocked weight on my Viper, and it...

    I checked the cocked weight on my Viper, and it was about 25# with a good solid whack when dry fired. As far as I can tell there is absolutely no lack of energy.
    The ends don't have to slide on...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YNcqOIee_pE

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YNcqOIee_pE
  19. To increase fall, move the trigger back.

    To increase fall, move the trigger back.
  20. If the arrangement is like a Remington, with the...

    If the arrangement is like a Remington, with the action cocked, use the bottom of the calipers like a depth mic. to measure how far out of the shroud the back of the cocking piece is, and then after...
  21. A couple of decades back, when I was lucky enough...

    A couple of decades back, when I was lucky enough to have a long and informative phone conversation with George Kelbly, we discussed pillar bedding, and he told me that way back when it was first...
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    I am sorry to hear of Bob's passing, and will...

    I am sorry to hear of Bob's passing, and will really miss our visits. From time to time he would call, or I would, and catch up on what we had been up to. He was a really fine fellow, and I am sure...
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    When a cartridge is fired, do you think that the...

    When a cartridge is fired, do you think that the firing pin reaches its full extension from the bolt face? Perhaps the issue is how far back the shape extends before it reaches the maximum diameter....
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    I have an old VXIII 4.5x14 40mm AO 1" tube that...

    I have an old VXIII 4.5x14 40mm AO 1" tube that sits on my .222. It does not have target turrets and has a fine duplex reticle. I like it a lot. I know that it is not in style, but for the distances...
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    The The NBRSA and for that matter the IBS rules...

    The The NBRSA and for that matter the IBS rules regarding stock design are both different for long and short range. For the bag gun classes in short range the contact must be across the entire bottom...
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