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    I'll second the sentiment, Rick. It was a...

    I'll second the sentiment, Rick. It was a beautiful day, great guys, and Jack gave a great clinic. So much information in the morning, a great meal cooked by some of the members of the range, and...
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    Sent.

    Sent.
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    I'll throw in a second on the past strap on...

    I'll throw in a second on the past strap on recoil pad. I wore one for all the years of score shooting and, though it may not have been the manliest thing on the line, it made shooting a very...
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    With the lighter weight bullets you don't need to...

    With the lighter weight bullets you don't need to worry about stabilization in a 1:8 twist unless you are running super hot loads and the bullets break apart (can that happen in a 6br???).
    To put it...
  5. Thread: Hard Turning?

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    I have always stuck with 34.8, and shot the 118...

    I have always stuck with 34.8, and shot the 118 7s that Randy made. I used to shoot a heavy jam, but have moved to .007 or .008. Brian has had very good luck with this seating depth, and I remember...
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    Seat them suckers into the lands, man! ...

    Seat them suckers into the lands, man!



    Or just get a reamer with .030 freebore and give yourself the powder capacity that we need to get that baby humming.

    Or shim the top of the bushing...
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    Pete, I am curious about this project, and was...

    Pete,
    I am curious about this project, and was wondering if this is for a 30br or variant. If it is and the bullet you are using would need to be seated further into the case thus losing powder...
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    Funny you should mention the mower as I needed to...

    Funny you should mention the mower as I needed to wear plugs as well. There was a droning sound that crept in so I had to put plugs in, too.
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    I purchased the walker xcel after reading Doug's...

    I purchased the walker xcel after reading Doug's post, and they work as described. I was able to fully insert the howard light orange plugs, set the muffs to "power boost", and have a conversation...
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    This sounds like the time Randy Robinette died. ...

    This sounds like the time Randy Robinette died. When I told him he had passed he was shocked!
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    Sounds like you will need to go to a place like...

    Sounds like you will need to go to a place like midwest tungsten, Mike.
    Good luck in your search.
    I also misquoted the length of the tungsten bucking bar. It is 3" not 6" and weighed 1.8lbs
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    I found a product on Amazon that is a bucking bar...

    I found a product on Amazon that is a bucking bar for rivets. It was just the right size and very easy to machine. About $90 for a 3" piece and weighed I believe 1.8lbs?
    Do a search for "tungsten...
  13. Thread: Brian Fitch!!!

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    Pete, He doesn't do much on the interwebs so...

    Pete,
    He doesn't do much on the interwebs so probably won't see this. I will give him a heads up, and get you two connected.
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    Bob, While I cannot speak to what you should...

    Bob,
    While I cannot speak to what you should buy, I can tell you that the Howard Leight Impact Pro model will definitely NOT meet your needs. I had a pair of the impact sport and the amplification...
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    Blackening stainless at home

    I know there may some flames on this one, and maybe I will learn more than I already have while pursuing this venture, but I thought I would share an experience with a product
    . I am not a pro and...
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    I met Sid over the phone when I ordered my first...

    I met Sid over the phone when I ordered my first bench gun and then later had him build one for my dad. His work was second to none. Sid always had time to talk even years after the guns were...
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    Thanks, Keith, and good luck with your build. My...

    Thanks, Keith, and good luck with your build. My range is usually not as forgiving as the days I chose to shoot my postals on, but I have a limited schedule and just got lucky. Were I in...
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    Shooting fast in score is a blessing and a curse...

    Shooting fast in score is a blessing and a curse at times...there is the condition: go, go, go, gsh*&t missed that midfield pickup. A RBLPRE will have higher resale value if you should decide to...
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    there is a great video by Adam Booth (Abom79) on...

    there is a great video by Adam Booth (Abom79) on youtube showing the process he went through in raising his victor lathe.
    lookup "machining lathe riser feet" there are two parts and then he shows...
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    I picked up the aloris threading tool #8...

    I picked up the aloris threading tool #8 http://www.aloris.com/products/threading-holder-8/ on a, albeit expensive, whim,
    and it works great for threading away from the headstock. I produced the...
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    My guess, Pete, is that that thread pitch and...

    My guess, Pete, is that that thread pitch and feed rate are connected (same gears with different purposes ) and the speed selection is a different set of levers. It would have to be otherwise you...
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    I have also found that when going fron bull 4 to...

    I have also found that when going fron bull 4 to 3 or from the sighter to either 5 or 1 that sliding the gun back and forth once or twice will also settle those POI demons. It slows you down some,...
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    8" disc sander and a bucket for quenching. You...

    8" disc sander and a bucket for quenching. You can watch the top thread melt away and you don't get as much of a mushroom top as you would with a grinding wheel. I would much rather use the lathe,...
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    I appreciate the follow up, and the information. ...

    I appreciate the follow up, and the information. It is so hard to separate the wheat from the chaff, sometimes, when you are a lay person. I read as much as I could and tried to glean as much good...
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    Greg, I am still not sure what was happening at...

    Greg,
    I am still not sure what was happening at the Nationals, but I suspect it was the tune on the barrel/bullets, and my lack of practice before the match. I started shooting BIB 112's in my Hart...
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