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    Nahhh, 'slugging up' is just as fancy as...

    Nahhh, 'slugging up' is just as fancy as 'obturates' and more job-specific...... truly lay terms will include "squishes like a grape", widens like a stepped-on kitten" or bulges like a dropped water...
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    LOL!!! I know what MY Master, Herr Franz...

    LOL!!!

    I know what MY Master, Herr Franz Achleithner, husband of renowned engraver Emma Achleithner said....

    !@#$%^&!!

    but it was all in German, and not directed at me so I just looked on,...
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    I did something similar to that in gunsmithing...

    I did something similar to that in gunsmithing School. One of my instructors was Ferlach trained and he explained as how they had to make a ring on a stick and then file a round ball like a ball...
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    Longthorne Gunmakers

    WOW

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oKg3GDUuuVE

    I suck at shottyguns.

    I've never owned a good one.

    These guns make me want to take up shotgunning! :)
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    I'm with Butch! :) Differn't strokes an' all...

    I'm with Butch! :)

    Differn't strokes an' all that....... as a businessman I can't count the nights I've lain awake because "we've got a problem, we've got to talk" and I go over the job second by...
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    Sticky: [QUOTE=rsmithsr;852807]three years later...no...

    [QUOTE=rsmithsr;852807]three years later...no reply required[/QUOTE

    LOL!!!

    Like a fly swimming thru jello
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    yeahh, times have changed from when we raised our...

    yeahh, times have changed from when we raised our kids..... back when blowing smoke in the baby's ear cured earaches



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  8. Thread: Tuner thread

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    Thank you Mike, you are right the one I got from...

    Thank you Mike, you are right the one I got from you was the smaller thread.

    I did later find a .900 so's I could test it head-to-head with a Lambert.....and I have a bunch of X47 barrels threaded...
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    I might still have an Ezell with .9X32 I'll check

    I might still have an Ezell with .9X32 I'll check
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    BTW, only a fraction of a percent of fishermen on...

    BTW, only a fraction of a percent of fishermen on this planet have ever experienced even 10lb drag pressure fighting a fish ;)
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    Thank you for your thoughts re bolt thrust........

    Thank you for your thoughts re bolt thrust..... let me be clear.

    I DO NOT intend to shoot these critters at BR pressures!!! I did run the barrel in question up to over (well over) 80,000psi but...
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    Interesting info! I was unaware of so many...

    Interesting info!

    I was unaware of so many lightweight 50s And hadn't thought of comparing Lou's big 40. I'd spoken to Lou about the 338 experience. I haven't spoken with Turk nor Eric Stanton
    ...
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    Genesis handle recoil? Not break?

    Couple yrs ago I had a Genesis mounted on a big 338 and felt it was not repeating.... I posted here and also called Deon. A nice lady at Deon told me that "the Genesis system is very robust and you...
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    Ohhh, I gave up with the numbers and fired it...

    Ohhh, I gave up with the numbers and fired it over a month ago ;)


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C0jCEu8yVyY&t=58s

    after this I ran 'er up to over 80,000psi
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    how?

    how?
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    Based on these replies I think I'll not waste...

    Based on these replies I think I'll not waste time using the 15" twisters for the subsonic project.....

    Thanks!!
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    I have not. THANK YOU I will, right now

    I have not. THANK YOU I will, right now
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    OUCH... RIP Bill

    OUCH... RIP Bill
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    The guns I'm building will hurt you very badly if...

    The guns I'm building will hurt you very badly if fired without the brake.

    One of the things I've recently filmed (I don't think it's released yet) is an experiment with clamp-on brakes, one on a...
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    length-2.555 meplat- (lathe rurned AL tip) we'll...

    length-2.555
    meplat- (lathe rurned AL tip) we'll call it .060 diameter, .030 radius
    bullet diameter-.510
    bt length- .3
    base diameter .37

    altitude 1,080MSL
    humidity generally 60%
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    well said.... you've probably hit upon it, I'll...

    well said.... you've probably hit upon it, I'll end up building a riser onto the action
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    source 2"-2.5" tall scope rings

    I'm building some rifles which use shellholder boltfaces and I've built catches for them...... tubes into which the bolt slides instead of being thrun into the weeds.....

    Consequently my...
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    If you really are interested I'm documenting the...

    If you really are interested I'm documenting the entire project on youtube here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wED5GAULMVM

    At this point in time I'm pretty wrapped up in using the 50BMG to...
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    I'm not sure if it helped or not :) I got...

    I'm not sure if it helped or not :)

    I got three different answers.

    One said "this bullet is stable"

    "corrected parameters twist rate 12.527"

    And one said "corrected twist .7679/turn"
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    bullet stability question

    So I'm deep into some 50-cal work. Building 2 50BMG Match Rifles, some hunting guns and re-opening my old 50 Fart project.

    I've got 50cal barrels and cutoffs lying thick on the ground

    Back when...
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