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  1. Some like a brewery horse.

    Some like a brewery horse.
  2. Thread: Tuners!!!!

    by John Kielly
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    Sticky: Who was it once averred (on this site as I...

    Who was it once averred (on this site as I recall) that it was his constitutional right to smoke cigars on the bench.
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    The one plus with the Sako is that it has that...

    The one plus with the Sako is that it has that nice squared integral lug that can be used to mitigate against crushing the action ring as Al says if the wrench is well fitted.
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    No chance the action screw is interfering?

    No chance the action screw is interfering?
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    The huntsman's a poor inoffensive fellow that...

    The huntsman's a poor inoffensive fellow that doesn't make a web but keeps the place clean of flies & cockroaches, if you let him. He just gets a bad rep from those with arachnophobia.
  6. Quitter! :cool:

    Quitter! :cool:
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    Have a leftie friend who does that all the time....

    Have a leftie friend who does that all the time. Works best on scopes with similar windage & elevation capacity.
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    Cutting oil with sulfur in it can assist with...

    Cutting oil with sulfur in it can assist with recalcitrant bores. Scrub it in on a brush, leave overnight, for example, then patch out.

    It worked for me with a turn of the last century African...
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    Could you have the cheek modified with a...

    Could you have the cheek modified with a groove/slot for the rod without upsetting the feel when you're shooting - or are you reluctant to modify the stock?
  10. Back in the days if my youth when we'd file the...

    Back in the days if my youth when we'd file the tip of military .303 brass & hunt with that with our sportrised SMLEs, we'd inevitably find that the necks would split in firing in more than 50% of...
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    At a rate of 50,000 pounds of force per square...

    At a rate of 50,000 pounds of force per square inch of area, or 25,000 pounds of force per half of a square inch etc etc.
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    When I had mine done, the replacement lenses came...

    When I had mine done, the replacement lenses came in dioptre increments, so, if the ophthalmologist measures your eye accurately, you could still end up with up to dioptre miss on perfect vision....
  13. Do any of your vests contain explosives and a...

    Do any of your vests contain explosives and a means of detonation? :confused:
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    Gets me to https://www.nbrsa.org/ & so does...

    Gets me to https://www.nbrsa.org/ & so does nbrsa.org but, he, I'm only an Aussie
  15. Speak for yourself. Hereabouts, you can't get...

    Speak for yourself. Hereabouts, you can't get your driver's license renewed if you have type 2 diabetes & are on meds without a letter from your doctor. But if you don't take them the day you apply,...
  16. This is when we start paying back for back when...

    This is when we start paying back for back when we were fit & our bones didn't creak hardly at all.
  17. Thread: Sad News

    by John Kielly
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    Maybe? 22352

    Maybe?

    22352
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    On the other side of the coin, I can't ever...

    On the other side of the coin, I can't ever recall competitions being run midweek as a matter of course, so it's not difficult if you have more than a few of disciplines for competitions to take over...
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    Had a friend decided to make a fixed rest to test...

    Had a friend decided to make a fixed rest to test his loads, using a vice connected to a steel monster something like one of those folding work benches.

    His first shot had the bell of the scope...
  20. Thread: Hey Wilbur

    by John Kielly
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    It's OK, Wilbur. Just set out on the sun &...

    It's OK, Wilbur. Just set out on the sun & remember when you were a vinegary sod.
  21. Thread: Hey Wilbur

    by John Kielly
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    Don't know any dead, but I know of two instances...

    Don't know any dead, but I know of two instances where a certain degree of pyrotechnics happened at the arse end of guns from questionable loads.
  22. Thread: Hey Wilbur

    by John Kielly
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    Wilbur, it was likely another forum. He's a bit...

    Wilbur, it was likely another forum. He's a bit of an internet tart. :cool:
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    Chuck it in a drill & gentle it against a belt,...

    Chuck it in a drill & gentle it against a belt, bevelling down a tad past final length then squaring the end off.
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    Poop from trained gnats.

    Poop from trained gnats.
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    How can you tell when you get to #5?

    How can you tell when you get to #5?
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