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    So long Walt

    I first met Walt in October 1983 when he invited me to his home to see how he made bullets. He was set up in a small bedroom of his house in Phoenix and made bullets while we watched the World...
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    So sad to hear the news!

    It was always a pleasure to shoot with John, no matter what the circumstances were, he always had a smile!

    Our prayers go out to his daughter and family members, and he will be missed by all of...
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    Update on removing chamber burrs

    Some may frown on this and others may cheer but this is what I did and it works.
    Took a 4 inch long piece of 1/4 steel rod and turned the first 1 inch down to .224 and then cut a 2 degree angle on...
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    Sorry Butch..........I didn't specify in the...

    Sorry Butch..........I didn't specify in the beginning but we are talking rim fire chambers....Gene
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    Chamber Burrs

    I am sure that some one besides me has encountered the small burrs present on the down wind side of the lands after reaming a chamber.
    Usually, it means that the reamer is getting dull and tend to...
  6. Thread: Changes

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    Hi Landy.....If you can, go back to a post that I...

    Hi Landy.....If you can, go back to a post that I made on this forum entitled "barrel block location" and you can see that we both arrived at almost same configuration for an action block.
    I tried...
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    Thank You....

    Thank You....
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    Raton

    Any results for the Nationals yet?

    Thanks..Gene
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    Jackie you know there are 2 kinds of shooters...

    Jackie you know there are 2 kinds of shooters when it comes to crossfires.....those that have and those that are going to!
    At the 2017 Cactus I had placed 5th at 100 in Light Varmint and was...
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    Lt 31

    Hi Jackie......The winner of the Light Varmint Grand at the 2017 Cactus was using 27.4 gr. of LT 31 and Berger Columns. Ask me how I know.
    If you don't feel like mixing up a batch of LT 31, about...
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    This post jogged my memory of a fellow shooter/...

    This post jogged my memory of a fellow shooter/ experimenter Don Jackson.
    If he told you something would or wouldn't work it was because he had tried it.
    He at one time cut the face of his Panda...
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    Ruger 77

    The Ruger 77 is made without a counterbore so the long Mauser style extractor can clear the barrel rear face. I think the original Mauser 98 was made this way and there may be others.
    I fit them...
  13. Face versus shower door

    Hey Jackie,
    I guess the arm might be better than your handsome face!
    About 3 years ago while visiting my daughter, I somehow managed to double up on my blood pressure meds at night and the next...
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    Reminder

    Just a reminder that the inaugural Rimfire Benchrest match is scheduled for Saturday April 13 at Ben Avery.
    Competition starts at 12:00 noon with setup prior to that.
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    Steve Perry

    This afternoon I received a phone call from Matthew Perry, Steve's son, letting me know that Steve passed away yesterday from a sudden heart attack.
    Plans for services have not been made yet at this...
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    scope mounting

    Currently I am using the same rail gun to shoot both rim fire benchrest and also regular BR.
    With 2 different barreled actions, trying to use the same scope mounted to the rail top deesn't work to...
  17. Thread: Changes

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    The rail was built by Bob Dodd (RFD) some years...

    The rail was built by Bob Dodd (RFD) some years back. It came with a V block setup.
    I built the bored block and the off set scope mount.
    I have a few more ideas to try out and will post pics of on...
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    Yes it is. 1.750 O.D. / .900 I.D. for the...

    Yes it is.
    1.750 O.D. / .900 I.D. for the rimfire barrel. I was a little worried that the thickness of the Delrin might be a problem but doesn't seem to be an issue on the rimfire maybe...
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    Changes

    Finally got around to making up a new block that will accept the rimfire and the PPC barrels.
    The old block was 6 in. long and had 4 bolts per side.
    The new block is 7.5 in. long and has 5 bolts...
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    My barrel block is 6 inches long with 4 bolts per...

    My barrel block is 6 inches long with 4 bolts per side and is 3.5 in. wide by 3 in. tall. It looks like the Young block is a little bigger than that, and is about 8 inches long with 5 bolts per side....
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    Steve, I never saw but heard of a setup where...

    Steve,
    I never saw but heard of a setup where the barrel was mounted in a V block that was full length of the barrel.
    The clamping block on top could be moved for and aft by means of a series of...
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    At our last match here at Ben Avery I walked the...

    At our last match here at Ben Avery I walked the line and counted 34 rail guns and every one had the barrel block located close to the action face. And also all but 3 had Delrin sleeves around the...
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    I know.....I know.........I know.............Gene

    I know.....I know.........I know.............Gene
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    Oh yeah, I tried different loads, different...

    Oh yeah, I tried different loads, different powder, and different seating depth.
    Gene
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    Jackie, I recall a fellow by the name of Eric...

    Jackie, I recall a fellow by the name of Eric Miller created a top made of wood, might have been laminated. Had round bars attached to the bottom and rode on aluminum V blocks with class 7 air craft...
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