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    2.38" is a bit short for loading a .308...

    2.38" is a bit short for loading a .308 Winchester round, however, you should not have problems removing a fired case. One thought for a candidate cartridge: 6 BR. Using a 7 to 8 twist barrel, you...
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    Loading port length of the .308 bolt face action?...

    Loading port length of the .308 bolt face action? Asking because if it is .308 length, it adds to the possibilities for caliber choices.



    Build a pair of prone only rifles? Or F-Class rifles?...
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    Found via Google: Reloading Data - from E....

    Found via Google:
    Reloading Data - from E. Arthur Brown: https://www.eabco.com/65BRM.html
    General Data on BRM cartridges - From E. Arthur Brown: https://www.eabco.com/Reports/report03.html...
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    Per Wikipedia: So, use a long action Remington...

    Per Wikipedia:

    So, use a long action Remington 700, with a magnum bolt face.

    As an FYI, the US military changed their LR load about 5 years ago. 220 grain Sierra, driven by H1000. Velocity...
  5. Midway USA has Lapua 6.5 Creedmoor brass in...

    Midway USA has Lapua 6.5 Creedmoor brass in stock, a decent stock of 6.5 mm bullets, no powder and no primers. Brownells has Lapua brass, some bullets, no powder, and no primers. So how do I get...
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    .311 diameter bore firearms: .303 Enfield; ...

    .311 diameter bore firearms:
    .303 Enfield;
    7.7 mm Arisaka rifles;
    Mosin-Nagant rifles;
    SKS series rifles.
    Note that 125 grain bullets are a LOT lighter than the first three rifles are...
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    Odd the things that can arrive in the US mail. ...

    Odd the things that can arrive in the US mail. When the gold vault at Fort Knox opened, everyone thought it would take a train shipment to deliver the bars. They ignored the steady vault employee...
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    Correction: SMOKELESS powder is not an...

    Correction: SMOKELESS powder is not an explosive. BLACK Powder is an explosive, IIRC the quantity is 5 lbs. or more.
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    I have a much better balance, thanks. One that...

    I have a much better balance, thanks. One that stabilizes in less than 1.5 seconds, and weighs to 0.02 GN.
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    Found via Online Ad...

    Reloading scale?

    Weight Range: 954 GN;
    Resolution: 0.02 GN;
    Stabilization time: ~3 seconds;
    Cost: $286.00, plus shipping.

    Type of sensor is unknown. Strain gage?

    Link to balance: ...
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    I dunno. Give ol' Joe enough time, and he'll ban...

    I dunno. Give ol' Joe enough time, and he'll ban them military derived "sniper rifles", which are capable of "mass destruction".....
    Proof: ...
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    Official Mini-Palma targets are 100 yard targets....

    Official Mini-Palma targets are 100 yard targets. Dimensions are under Rule 4.15:

    A Mini-Palma is a fun and competitive match, the 100 yard distance helps in reducing elevation issues that...
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    Old news. US NRA has an official smallbore...

    Old news. US NRA has an official smallbore target for 200 yard prone shooting, dimensions are under rule 4.13:
    In the 1990s, I found 200 yard practice w/ a .22 rifle was good training for Long...
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    Suggest disassembly of bolt, and thoroughly...

    Suggest disassembly of bolt, and thoroughly cleaning the inside with an aerosol spray. Reassemble after the spray has died, DO NOT lubricate the inside of the bolt, striker, or mainspring. What is...
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    The fix? Wash out the interior of the tires, on...

    The fix? Wash out the interior of the tires, on a frequent basis. Failure to do this leads to an accumulation of unburnt powder. This is one cause of fires in indoor (and outdoor) ranges, Glock in...
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    ATF registers suppressors, but (IIRC) only ones...

    ATF registers suppressors, but (IIRC) only ones mounted on firearms. The "tube suppressor" (i.e., fiber filled barrels, insulated tubes, or a series of rubber tiles) does a wonderful job of...
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    Why wonder on what to do? DO NOT think that...

    Why wonder on what to do? DO NOT think that simply plowing a clearing, and building a backstop is all that is involved in building a range. The (US) NRA publishes a very useful document known as...
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    Change in policy? As of this afternoon, Walmart...

    Change in policy? As of this afternoon, Walmart is supposedly returning guns and ammo to store shelves.
    https://www.cbsnews.com/news/walmart-returning-firearm-guns-ammo-store-displays/
    ...
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    Not sure about the plastic used by Remington, but...

    Not sure about the plastic used by Remington, but the bedding in 1990s synthetic stocked Winchester Model 70s with BOSS brakes was - some sort of clear silicone. Drill some holes in the stock, make...
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    Believe the US Army put out a bulletin about...

    Believe the US Army put out a bulletin about forbidding the use of charcoal grill cleaners for removing carbon on M16 rifles in the late 1960s or early 1970s. Issue was not carbon removal, which the...
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    What??? I can't use a laser guided bullet,...

    What??? I can't use a laser guided bullet, loaded into a .50 BMG case?

    https://www.cnn.com/2015/04/29/us/us-military-self-guided-bullet/index.html
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    Storage in adverse conditions - hot weather comes...

    Storage in adverse conditions - hot weather comes to mind. As for consequences, SMS Karlsruhe comes to mind, as does IJN Mutsu....
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SMS_Karlsruhe...
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    Sometimes, the HAZMAT fee is.... NOTHING. ...

    Sometimes, the HAZMAT fee is....

    NOTHING.

    Pay attention to the site, subscribe to their weekly emails to see what the current deals are.
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgKO543Sur4

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgKO543Sur4
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    Tim, Check out some of the other (earlier)...

    Tim,

    Check out some of the other (earlier) award winners on the Improbable Research website.
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