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  1. Thread: Tikka M55 223

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    The question is, does it reliably ignite your...

    The question is, does it reliably ignite your rounds?

    What's the dimple depth on a fired primer compared to other rifles?
  2. Thread: We Remember

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    Anyone remember Paul Wolf from the SE region?

    Anyone remember Paul Wolf from the SE region?
  3. Thread: Falling Blocks

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    A little history about falling blocks but not as...

    A little history about falling blocks but not as far back as to Buffalo hunter rifles.

    After my nephew finished his 1st Iraq tour with the 4th ID in 2004, I went over to Ft Hood to visit. He gave...
  4. Thread: Wilbur

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    I used to post a lot on BR.Com but only...

    I used to post a lot on BR.Com but only occasionally in recent years. I still come by to check on things now and again but when it's been a month or two, it's posts like this that has me holding my...
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    Though I haven't been very prolific on BR.Com for...

    Though I haven't been very prolific on BR.Com for a number of years, I was for well more than a decade starting, I don't know, somewhere around 2000 even. The entire time, I've been posting under the...
  6. I know, that was obvious. So I dug a little...

    I know, that was obvious. So I dug a little deeper and found that, though the quotes weren't accurate in detail, the effects of her bill would be to gut the castle doctrine.
  7. Thanks for the heads up but the truth seems to...

    Thanks for the heads up but the truth seems to lie in the middle.

    Her bill would do a couple of things including requiring the duty to retreat: "Susan T. Philips, Executive Professor at Texas A&M...
  8. Texas Politician's rational for bill to eliminate "Stand Your Ground" law.

    State Representative Terry Meza (D-Irving)

    "I'm not saying that stealing is okay," Meza explained. "All I'm saying is that it doesn't warrant a death penalty. Thieves only carry weapons for...
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    Got my 2nd early this week with no discernable...

    Got my 2nd early this week with no discernable effects from either.

    Wish I could say the same about the 2hrs I spent in an oral surgeon's chair this morning. All sorts of effects from that.
  10. Thread: 6mm ARC

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    6mm ARC

    Would factory 6mm ARC cartridges fire from a 6mm PPC chamber? There are such wild variations in the published PPC chamber drawings, it's hard to figure out.

    Of course, there would be the thing...
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    From last year 24495

    From last year

    24495
  12. Thread: Stan Ware passes

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    I have a suspicion/fear that people such as Stan...

    I have a suspicion/fear that people such as Stan Ware aren't being replaced as they pass.
  13. Thread: Buddy Ross

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    She didn't happen to have the same log on ID and...

    She didn't happen to have the same log on ID and password for both accounts?
  14. Thread: Buddy Ross

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    That's amazing. My guess is that they also vote...

    That's amazing. My guess is that they also vote democrat.
  15. Thread: Buddy Ross

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    Buddy Ross

    A few minutes ago, I got the following email from a hotmail account from bross6mm:

    "Hi there,

    I really hope that you've had a good 2021 so far and that things are going well for you!
    Can I ask...
  16. Thread: Heat wave

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    Yeah? Well, here in NW Florida, it got chilly...

    Yeah? Well, here in NW Florida, it got chilly enough for me to put on a long sleeved tee shirt and socks.
  17. Thread: Powder prices

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    $70/lb is a penny per grain or close to...

    $70/lb is a penny per grain or close to $.30/round in powder for a PPC round. I think primers are running pretty close to $.30 too and bullets pushing $.30? That $.30 price is coming up too often for...
  18. Thread: In other news

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    From the article: "Our sources say Tessica's...

    From the article: "Our sources say Tessica's hired an attorney and is weighing her legal options against Gorilla Glue. We're told the label on the product she used says do not use on eyes, skin or...
  19. Thread: In other news

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    In other news

    In other news, woman thinks Gorilla Glue has to be hair gel for black women and sues manufacturer after 22 hours in emergency room.

    This isn't gun related but it's so funny I couldn't help myself....
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    No, that honor belongs to the brilliant Hank...

    No, that honor belongs to the brilliant Hank Johnston of Atlanta.

    You have to really hand it to the Navy Admiral he was talking to when Hank suggested the possibility that the island could flip...
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    Don't know about the 50's but in the late 70's...

    Don't know about the 50's but in the late 70's when I started loading, I was paying $1/hundred, which would be $10/thousand. Stands to reason that a case of 5000 would have been cheaper but I bought...
  22. This isn't a popular viewpoint but I believe in...

    This isn't a popular viewpoint but I believe in greatly increased prices in the face of extreme shortages. Here's a quick personal story to explain why.

    Sometime in the middle of the last primer...
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    From my point of view, darkness does seem to be...

    From my point of view, darkness does seem to be descending.

    Straight pull and roller locked like a H&K too. Pretty sure Savage decided that they've got keeping the barrel in place covered. Wonder...
  24. I didn't shoot any competitions last year, how are you handling the shortages?

    How are you handling the shortages at the competitions? I know a lot, probably most of you, keep enough in stock to float over a little multi-year extreme shortage without noticing it. Even me for...
  25. Thread: Posting pictures

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    I use flickr but same thing. ...

    I use flickr but same thing.


    https://live.staticflickr.com/4650/39079791464_514b1e88d6_c.jpgSony A7RII by Tom, on Flickr
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