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    As a newbie to benchrest, please let me ask the...

    As a newbie to benchrest, please let me ask the following:
    Why do you try to fill your cases as much as ever possible?

    Or "Why do you not use a faster powder e.g. N130 for the PPC"?
  2. Jackie, I wanted to chamber the barrel in 30BR...

    Jackie, I wanted to chamber the barrel in 30BR but it is not legal in this case.
    We are only allowed to use "chamberings that are used in police and military applications" e.g. .308Win, .223 Rem...
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    You are a genius!

    You are a genius!
  4. After taking a look at the Lapua reloading book...

    After taking a look at the Lapua reloading book and checking the combination in quickload i believe you are right, the pressure is a bit low.
    Since I do have some N133 available I might try using it...
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    Thank you very much, your help is much...

    Thank you very much, your help is much appreciated!
    I shot 40 cases yesterday (with my current "light" load) and all were good after firing.
    Maybe my 68gr bullets are a little long and therefore I...
  6. Thank you very much for all the input! My...

    Thank you very much for all the input!
    My gunsmith told me that light bullets are not easy to get around here and therefore he recommended a faster twist that can be used with heavier bullets if I...
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    As already said, the resolution is not the best...

    As already said, the resolution is not the best and also it would benefit from a stabilization in the bore.
    But you can actually see a lot!
  8. New .308Win barrel for custom Rem700, ONLY 300yds

    Because of decreasing performance of my installed barrel I am interested in getting a new shilen barrel for my custom Rem700 in .308Win.
    Custom is: trued action, jewell trigger, pillar bedded in...
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    Thanks for all the replies! I checked the...

    Thanks for all the replies!

    I checked the cartridge OAL: 2,089"

    And bullet length: 0,835"

    As I said I already use a drop tube and a load above 30grs just won't fit.

    Also I checked the...
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    Can you please explain the "web"? Sadly my...

    Can you please explain the "web"? Sadly my english is not the best.
    Also I will measure the rims later.
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    I use a Redding #12 shellholder. When you said...

    I use a Redding #12 shellholder.

    When you said that the case should not expand more than 0.0005, what do yo mean with "after the first firing"?
    Is this after fireforming?
    I compared my new...
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    I fired 30 cases twice in the last days and I...

    I fired 30 cases twice in the last days and I also did insoect the cases carefully.
    The shiny ring is actually not a problem for me, I checked the new cases and also borescoped fired cases and they...
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    I measured them now (maybe 4 firings) and they...

    I measured them now (maybe 4 firings) and they (all - also the "good" ones) seem to have expanded by 0.001" already.
    Of course I started with .220 Russian cases..

    Regarding the cases that won't...
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    Cases & Overpressure

    Recently I tried some hotter loads in my Kelbly 6PPC (28.9grs N133 w/ 68grs AlpineBullets FB)
    And the cases show some signs of overpressure.

    This leads to my question, if the cases e.g. Won't...
  15. Thank you!

    Thank you!
  16. Why is it more expensive than a NF 12-42x56 ... ?...

    Why is it more expensive than a NF 12-42x56 ... ? I was happy to hear they made a featherweight scope until now..
  17. Just for your Information and back to the...

    Just for your Information and back to the original question: no it does not work ;) Just dropped a unfired case in the 6PPC USA body die but the bolt on my 6PPC won't close.

    P.S. @Martin & 27-T:...
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    Mike, did you get any info on pricing yet? I did...

    Mike, did you get any info on pricing yet? I did a quick Google search and ended up with roughly $2400 and this just does not feel right.
  19. Dusty, thank you very much! I did read about...

    Dusty, thank you very much!
    I did read about Whidden Gunworks in Tony's book and I am willing to get a custom FL die done - BUT I am not quite sure about the "how".
    (Also I did read a lot about FL...
  20. Redding Body Die #75319 6mm PPC USA & #74319 6mm PPC

    Hi Boys and Girls,

    I just received a 6mm PPC USA Redding Body die for my Kelbly rifle (6mm PPC .262), it was labeled as "6mm PPC" in the shop.
    So I just called the seller and he told me that the...
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    Thank you very much! I'm happy to finaly enter...

    Thank you very much!
    I'm happy to finaly enter the Benchrest World!

    Cheers from a happy new Kelbly owner :)
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    Kelbly Stolle Panda 4-digit serial

    Hi guys,

    Can anybody tell me what a Kelbly Stolle Panda 4-digit serial tells about age and maybe some more good things to know? (What firing pin removal tool will fit?)
    The serial I ran across is...
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    Thank you guys for all the replies! Today I...

    Thank you guys for all the replies!
    Today I showed the rifle to my local (rimfire) gunsmith. I do believe everything I asked made him think I live on the moon or somewhere next to it..
    But what he...
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    Keith, thanks for the hint. I will take a close...

    Keith, thanks for the hint. I will take a close look at the bolt and yes, it does look pretty dirty really fast.
    Maybe my dealer also has a borescope.. In case he does not - i hope mine (lyman) will...
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    Thanks again! Just ordered a Harrel type muzzle...

    Thanks again! Just ordered a Harrel type muzzle tuner (1.014" for my barrel) and some weights.
    Also I will go to my gunsmith on wednesday to have the rifle checked and get a small lot of good ammo.
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