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    Local Cops

    I have a roadblock 300m from my home near the NSW-Vic border. It is to check anybody crossing the border in case they come from a covid hotspot (We still have the occasional one in Oz).

    Feeling in...
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    What is the most dangerous question in the world...

    What is the most dangerous question in the world to be asked, because it has no safe answer?
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    "Honey, do I look fat in these jeans?"


    * doggie *
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    Merry Christmas from down-under. Not much...

    Merry Christmas from down-under.

    Not much chance of snow around here. http://www.bom.gov.au/vic/forecasts/wodonga.shtml. 33C = about 91.4F.

    It's actually a mild Christmas so far, last year...
  4. Thread: Crowns

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    I suspect that more crowns are damaged through...

    I suspect that more crowns are damaged through poor cleaning techniques (and physical abuse) than by actual shooting.

    The most difficult barrels to clean imho are a lever action and my black...
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    Merry Christmas all. Here's a classic from Oz...

    Merry Christmas all.

    Here's a classic from Oz https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FozoWgvh-m4

    Regards * doggie *
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    rona

    Why does the Indian cricket team not have to go into quarantine?

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    Because they can't catch anything that comes from a bat.


    Note, this is an Aussie joke so feel free to replace 'Indian...
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    Rimfire ammo length

    G'day all you rimfire shooters and happy Christmas from down-under.

    About 5 years ago I made a simple gauge that measures variation in length of rimfire ammo.

    I decided to measure from the top...
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    Hey Donald, are you going toi Joe's funeral? ...

    Hey Donald, are you going toi Joe's funeral?

    Hell no.

    Because won't be going to mine :cool:
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    Tomorrow's local forecast is 29C (84F), sunny...

    Tomorrow's local forecast is 29C (84F), sunny with light winds so plan to visit the range again tomorrow (http://www.bom.gov.au/vic/forecasts/wodonga.shtml - second week in a row. Woohoo

    Note to...
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    A nice day at the range

    Today I visited my local range for the second time in 2020. Normally visit a couple of times a month but times have changed a bit (as most of you should realise).

    What surprised me was how much...
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    Deer

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    * doggie *
  12. Thread: Crowns

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    Not to diss all the high tech solutions but I...

    Not to diss all the high tech solutions but I once dressed the crown of a .22 RF (because it showed an uneven blast pattern) by using a brass ball in a rotary tool and fine lapping paste. Just enough...
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    At our annual Xmas .22 rimfire party shoot here...

    At our annual Xmas .22 rimfire party shoot here in Oz the final targets are balloons bobbling in the wind at 300m.

    Shot in teams of two standing on our legs with no rests it is fun. A judge stands...
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    From my li'l bro in Az. Why don't Texans like...

    From my li'l bro in Az.

    Why don't Texans like to go to Washington in the winter?

    Too many snowflakes.
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    When winter comes and I am cold (It actually does...

    When winter comes and I am cold (It actually does get to 0C in my part of Oz) I pull out my manual log splitter and after 1/2 an hour splitting redgum logs I ain't cold anymore.

    As already noted,...
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    Teacher put a large map of Australia on the...

    Teacher put a large map of Australia on the blackboard and asked the class if anybody could show where Tasmania was.

    Mary put her hand up, walked to the map and pointed to the large island just...
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    I once visited the home of a young digger whom I...

    I once visited the home of a young digger whom I supervised (as a Warrant Officer) and he showed me his garden shed where he practised playing his drums. The shed was made from pressed metal.

    The...
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    The difference between involved and committed

    The difference between involved and committed is like bacon and eggs.

    The chicken was involved, the pig was committed :cool:
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    My ancient Anschutz .22 uses a tapered pin to...

    My ancient Anschutz .22 uses a tapered pin to attatch the barrrel, not easy to measure the torque but it shoots pretty well ;)

    *doggie *
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    The Chinese bug

    G'day people.

    Locked down for over 6 months so can't even visit the range but us Aussies try to do the right thing so here's where we are at the moment.

    It's been a bit scary, cleaned a few...
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    Dissolving Carbon

    The day that somebody invents a solvent for carbon then the world shall have a new billionaire.

    Many products claim to 'soften' carbon deposits but then after that it's all down to grease.

    A...
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    Hi Everyone. Anybody interested in a free ride...

    Hi Everyone.

    Anybody interested in a free ride in a helicopter and yacht for 4 people?! I'm still looking for 2 more people to join us. We leave early Saturday (October 31st) morning from San...
  23. Thread: Mirage

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    Mirage

    G'day all.

    I have often seen posts that a variable scope can be dialled down in power if mirage is a problem.

    So thinking about this logically (always dangerous for me) I have arrived at the...
  24. Yep, the short scrubber cleaning brush used to...

    Yep, the short scrubber cleaning brush used to clean the throat of the bore after 100 shots is quite useful for accuracy in my ancient Annie '54 using Tenex.
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    Little Johnny to teacher. "Miss, can I get in...

    Little Johnny to teacher.

    "Miss, can I get in get in trouble for something that I didn't do ?"

    Teacher.

    "Certainly not Johnny"

    Johnny.
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