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    Insult to Injury:

    I waited all day yesterday at home for a UPS package I needed to sign for. Tuesday's notice said it would be here between 9:30 and 12: noon. after &:30 a notice was posted saying it would be...
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    Stillers Rifles:

    A lads from New Hampshire who shoots over here with us has one of Stiiller's rifles as does a friend of his. Both of them are LASERS! great rifles, both of them.

    Pete
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    Shipping costs:

    I know I've complained in the past about this subject BUT: I just purchased 2 items that weigh mere ounces for $18.00. The shipping on them is $25.50! UNFREAKINGBELIEVABLE!

    Pete
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    Ox Tool's motto:

    Nothing too strong ever broke. Hard to argue that.

    Pete
  5. Thread: Hoke Kerns

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    He will be missed.

    He and I emailed for years and finally I got to meet him at the Big Chicken Barn years ago. Fine Gentleman. we see too few these days. We did a tuner experiment for an article he wrote for PS...
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    Well Tim,

    It works. we have made a number of good ones out of duds. I never wanted to go to all the trouble of casting laps. What you don't know, you don't know very well. You keep proving it time and again.
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    Regarding Lapping:

    In the not too distant past anyone but a barrel maker who lapped and admitted it was chastised and called an idiot for doing it, how dare anyone even touch the inside of their barrel. Its good to see...
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    I have a Meyers action

    I had Killough build the rifle and it came with Ross taper Shilen barrel Gorham chambered for it. The rifle didn't shoot competitively, really. After some time I looked with a bore scope and saw a...
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    Where I've come to

    I looked for years to find a liquid cleaner that was fast and would do it all, pretty much. I got to Sharpshooters Supply and his cleaning solvents and found that Patch out was a universal cleaner...
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    There are several other orgs that use the plug

    ARA for instance, the plug is the last resort for protested targets as it is for the World Benchrest orgs. They are scored electronically but any protests are plugged. One of the issues with the...
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    The MBA and the Personal Compute

    have all but wrecked the middle income class that use to exist in America. As Greg sez, thank the institutes of higher learning for honing free enterprise to the point where it only works for the...
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    Use a Plug

    Like we should be doing anyway. The reticle changed score shooting from best edge to center to center. If you think a reticle is the only right way, simply stick a bullet in one the reticle has...
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    MY Condolences

    I got to meet Jim years ago now in at Jacksonville and conversed with him via the computer some as well. He will be missed, to say the least. Godspeed Jim.

    Pete
  14. Thread: Tuners!!!!

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    Sticky: This thread has been amusing

    Sometimes it's better to just watch.:(

    Pete
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    So, Where have the BR Orgs missed the mark?

    I shoot in Florida in the winter months and in the course of a year or a summer, actually, the flagging IR 50/50 program re- appeared with 5 or 6 new shooters who had come from the Club matches and...
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    From my experience

    and I've had a couple, light rifles are good for 3 to 5 shots before they string the following ones. Light rifles are for a particular purpose and it's very important to know where the first shot out...
  17. Thread: Need help

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    Its the degree of difficulty

    more than anything else I believe that keeps new people away. We continue to attract a few new people but younger people would rather shoot easier stuff or blast AR's at nothing all day. It ain't the...
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    Thanks

    It always helps to know the proper nomenclature of things, doesn't it?

    Pete
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    Frank McKee has a couple

    he set some HBR records with a few years back. Frank liked them. They were 30's Aardvark , as I recall. Looks like an Improved 30-30.

    Pete
  20. 18" still works

    I have one barrel that is 18" long and still shoots pretty well.

    Pete
  21. Your tough, no question

    Must be made outta pretty good metal I'd say. Wish you a strong recovery.

    Pete
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    The important thing is what matters

    What matters is consistency, the exact charge behind a bullet that will be presented to the Throat of the lands exactly every time. this takes exact measurements, Those wit the fastest windflag wind...
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    As Artie Johnson use to say

    Verrrrry Interestink. I don't recall ever seeing one before. It's way better than crashing a tool and not being able to stop it quickly, I was a a-thinkin.
    I'm easily flustered and tend to lock up...
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    An interesting lathe clutch

    I watch a fellow on Youtube who is called Mr Pragmatic Lee, who is a hobbyist at machine work. He has a 9" Precision Matthews lathe, which he speaks highly of. In a recent video he rebuilt the slip...
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    Got a new scale today

    I have been doubting the Aculab scale I have been using off and on for years so I bought another brand to try. It came today. I got it calibrated and will load a few tonight. It does weigh...
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