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  1. Thread: Ammo!

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    Ammo!

    Ammo has always been a much-discussed topic among rimfire shooters. But I don't think I've ever heard more crying about it than this past two years. Actually, back in 2014 when Eley gave up on making...
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    Scott, I certainly applaud your efforts to keep...

    Scott,
    I certainly applaud your efforts to keep 3 - gun going at Chief City.
    Maybe we are dinosaurs and are pushing on a rope.
    I canít get anyone from here to make that nearly 20 hour drive...
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    Scott, I can understand if one has never shot...

    Scott,

    I can understand if one has never shot 10 shot, they can't understand how it is the most fun RFBR game. It requires the accuracy of PSL but has a much harsher scoring system.

    It is...
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    Scott, Sounds like you are calling me out....

    Scott,

    Sounds like you are calling me out. Before I commit, let me make sure I understand the challenge.

    To win I don't have to beat everybody, just you. Is that right?

    How about throwing...
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    Anthony, Lawrence, you guys are right! I know...

    Anthony, Lawrence, you guys are right!

    I know you guys already know but other readers may not. So, it is time I eat a little crow.

    When I first tried the FF trigger it wouldn't work. Then after...
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    Gerry, Firing pin travel is reduced because...

    Gerry,

    Firing pin travel is reduced because the trigger hangar is moved forward allowing the trigger sears to pick up the trigger transfer bar in a more forward position. Easier to see than to...
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    Lawrence, We are on similar paths and our...

    Lawrence,

    We are on similar paths and our experience so far looks to be the same. I have shot nearly as many rounds as you and I have not found the spring to be changing at all. I also agree that...
  8. IR 50/50 RFBR Match Fairchance Pa. 21 May 23

    Fairchance is holding their match this Sunday at 0900 hrs.

    Come on out and shoot.

    The IR 50/50 Nationals will be held at Fairchance this year. This is an opportunity to shoot the range and...
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    Spalted Maple RFBR Rifle Stocks

    I put up a thread on this site that mis identified a rifle stock as being spalted maple and was quickly and correctly corrected.

    This time I think I have it right.

    The pics below are of a...
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    Sticky: Johnrh, You are welcome to post your...

    Johnrh,

    You are welcome to post your advancements here if they involve RFBR rifles.

    TKH
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    Sticky: Stiller this thread isn't just for Calfee Spec...

    Stiller this thread isn't just for Calfee Spec Rifles.

    This is the last paragraph in the first post in this thread.

    "There are many rifles built by other smiths, that have had an impact on our...
  12. Scott, Thanks for the update on JD. It is...

    Scott,

    Thanks for the update on JD. It is great to hear he is back and shooting well.

    You just can't keep a good man down.

    Congrats to you and JD on your wins!

    TKH
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    Sticky: New Nitro build

    The Stiller Nitro was recently released and now a few new builds are showing up at the matches.

    The rifle I would like to showcase today is one owned and built by Jim Peightal (stock maker,...
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    Keith, I'm simply a hobbyist. I am not a...

    Keith,

    I'm simply a hobbyist. I am not a gunsmith or manufacturer. I build RFBR rifles for my own amusement.

    Like you, I have a lathe, mill, and tooling. For the last 10 or so years I've built...
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    George, My mistakes are just that, mistakes....

    George,

    My mistakes are just that, mistakes. I was not attempting to deceive anyone.
    Iím sure that is why I havenít gotten any offers from CNN, CBS, ABC, or BBC.
    Fox hasnít called either.

    TKH
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    Slick, You are right. That is Brent Lidgard...

    Slick,

    You are right. That is Brent Lidgard that carved and finished that beautiful stock.

    I think Small Caliber News is no longer published. I did the metal work on the first rifle.

    This...
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    Correction!

    The details about the second RFBR rifle owned by Todd have been corrected in my original post.

    They are as follows:

    The second rifle was built by Mark Penrod and has a Stiller 2500 action, Bix...
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    Bruce, You and Jim Peightal are absolutely...

    Bruce,

    You and Jim Peightal are absolutely right. It is ambrosia maple. The owner contacted me this morning and said he had made a mistake.

    Unfortunately, that isn't the only mistake in my...
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    State of the Art RFBR rifle (new build)

    What is a "State of the Art RFBR rifle"?

    My definition is the best components available put together and tuned to work in harmony.

    That is a lofty goal, more difficult than one might think but...
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    Sticky: New RFBR build

    This is not a Calfee but it is a new "state of the art" RFBR build.

    Components: Turbo - Action
    Muller - barrel
    FF - 2.1 Whisper trigger
    ...
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    Tim, it would be great to see you back at...

    Tim, it would be great to see you back at Fairchance for the Nationals.

    Put it in your schedule if you can.

    TKH
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    The Match continues in Portugal

    The winds came up today and turned the match into a shooters match. The hold offs were in the 7 or 8 ring.

    But Pedro still led the way. Just look at all the good scores shot in poor conditions at...
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    Pedro and Team are still killing it!!!

    Pedro and team are still killing it at meters.

    I'm sure many of you have been there and you can image the adrenalin raging through Pedro on that last row of bulls on that third target.

    There...
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    Lawrence, Thank you for your post. I am still...

    Lawrence,

    Thank you for your post. I am still testing the new mod in a V3. Our observations seem to be the same.

    At this point I can certainly say I have seen no downside to the mod. But how...
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    Iredell Gun Club Stoney Point NC

    Iredell rifle Club has a new range. See pic below. This club has been shooting sanctioned IR 50/50 matches for a long time, but they have significantly improved their range.

    If you are looking...
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