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    My primary benchrest rifle's butt has a 5/8" flat...

    My primary benchrest rifle's butt has a 5/8" flat on its bottom, and I can tell you that with the bag that I use, an old Edgewood with three stitches and relatively short cordura ears, the fit is...
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    Sticky: Very nice! Thanks. Perhaps you could list some of...

    Very nice! Thanks. Perhaps you could list some of the more common pitch diameters, not that it would change the weight much. Also, I noticed that you work from bore diameter. Do you really mean the...
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    If I had that sort of variation from any bullet...

    If I had that sort of variation from any bullet maker, factory or boutique, I would demand a refund, or replacement. That is totally unacceptable.
  4. Thread: Es & sd

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    What cartridge, powder, bullet and neck tension?...

    What cartridge, powder, bullet and neck tension? Are you equipped to measure peak seating force? How do you prep the insides of your case necks?
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    Serious rimfire benchrest shooters have a huge...

    Serious rimfire benchrest shooters have a huge number of options for what they can hang off of the fronts of their barrels and slide or clamp on behind it. My feeling is that many can afford to try...
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    As I understand it, Sierra passes its bullets...

    As I understand it, Sierra passes its bullets through an additional die that irons out the pressure ring. They do this to make there bullets function better in automatic loading machines. This...
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    HV/VFS preferred barrel length?

    Asking for a friend running a panda in a TM McMillan stock. Thanks.
  8. Thread: Bolt Lift

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    Al, Besides the depth of the shell holder (top...

    Al,
    Besides the depth of the shell holder (top to where the case rests), the other thing that limits the reach of a die is the chamfer/slash bevel that most dies that I am aware of have. If one...
  9. Thread: Bolt Lift

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    I have two types of ring dies, one that has a...

    I have two types of ring dies, one that has a pusher so that the case passes through the sizing part, and the other that works with a standard shell holder. Even the latter can have more reach...
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    On the back end of the chamber dimension thing,...

    On the back end of the chamber dimension thing, there needs to be some clearance over the diameter of new unfired brass. You can have a chamber that takes new brass just fine, but you will have...
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    He dropped his land line. His current cell number...

    He dropped his land line. His current cell number is (432) 553-4692
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    On this and other accuracy forums I would guess...

    On this and other accuracy forums I would guess that all that most shooter/reloaders use a manual for is a safe starting load to begin a pressure test with. Personally, the first thing that I do with...
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    Cecil Tucker has a new phone number

    A while back I looked everywhere on the internet for Cecil Tucker's phone number and the one that came up did not work. Today I read a post on this site, by Gene Beggs that gave a number that...
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    Hint: "Rifle Accuracy Facts"

    Hint: "Rifle Accuracy Facts"
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    [QUOTE=alinwa;847096] Not necessarily. A long...

    Not necessarily. A long time ago, I think it was on a Friday before a match, I asked a group that included Lee Six, Dennis Thornbury, Gary Ocock, and a couple of other big names that I cannot at the...
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    If you click on the link, and scroll down a bit,...

    If you click on the link, and scroll down a bit, you will see a couple of pictures of the correct tools for removing a stubborn factory barrel from a Remington action. Even with these tools, there...
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    Thanks Randy. I enjoyed our conversation. Boyd

    Thanks Randy. I enjoyed our conversation.
    Boyd
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    Clay Spencer told me that he glued in press .22...

    Clay Spencer told me that he glued in press .22 barrels.
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    Check the sear relief cut at the back of the rear...

    Check the sear relief cut at the back of the rear pillar.
  20. Thread: 6mm ppc

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    Starting with a .220 Russian case, that has been...

    Starting with a .220 Russian case, that has been neck turned, I fill the case about half way up the shoulder with Bullseye, center up a 3/4" square over the end of the neck, and poke it into the neck...
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    The first two pictures (upper left) show his...

    The first two pictures (upper left) show his tops. The earlier one had the thin bag, that I believe Protektor Model can furnish in leather. The other one takes regular bags. I have both. ...
  22. Thread: rem 700

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    The assumption being that the fixed head is in...

    The assumption being that the fixed head is in perfect contact after firing, which, even with a custom action may not be the case. Yes, it would make no difference going forward and back but that is...
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    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diamond-like_carbon...

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diamond-like_carbon

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7mb0AsvClk4
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    I have a custom action with a floating bolt head....

    I have a custom action with a floating bolt head. While the lug contact is excellent, having them in full contact as you cycle the bolt, with striker spring tension on the bolt creates more friction,...
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    If you do this with an action that has been...

    If you do this with an action that has been sleeved the full length of the bolt body, you risk binding. Bob leaves them factory in the front receiver ring and sleeves them very close in the back....
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