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    Hi Bill: I appreciate the question, thanks for...

    Hi Bill:

    I appreciate the question, thanks for the post!

    I have no experience with unlimited rail guns (besides shooting a few at Kelbly's!), and no experience with a RF barrel that large. It...
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    Good morning Paul: From a rest, in controlled...

    Good morning Paul:

    From a rest, in controlled conditions (I have access to an indoor 50 meter facility near my home).

    After I establish preliminary sweet spot position(s), I verify them in...
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    Mike: Great post, I couldn't agree more. I...

    Mike:

    Great post, I couldn't agree more.

    I do think that there are some sweet spots that are wider (or at least more tolerant) of velocity changes than others, but I fully agree that "tune" is...
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    Jim: Almost forgot to mention.......... In...

    Jim:

    Almost forgot to mention..........

    In case you were interested, I set my chambers up (in Hart Barrels) to engrave Lapua ammunition (Midas+, XACT) approx. .070", or if you are using Eley...
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    Hi Jim - wishing you a Merry Christmas (in case I...

    Hi Jim - wishing you a Merry Christmas (in case I forget to do so!)

    I don't like posting on a BR forum about this subject - there is always a lot of divisiveness regarding barrels. This is only my...
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    Evelio: Thanks for the update - I am really...

    Evelio:

    Thanks for the update - I am really glad you have had some success with the changes!

    That is the key though, if I tried to get too much engraving with this leade angle, it was never...
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    Hi Bill - thanks for the post. Having been a...

    Hi Bill - thanks for the post.

    Having been a competitor for almost 30 years, I am well aware of the cyclical nature of ammunition quality. The reason Lapua Gold Box (and Dominator before it) rose...
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    Tim; Thanks, if there is something in the...

    Tim;

    Thanks, if there is something in the works, I am not aware of it. I have had a chance to talk with product development (they are opportunities I never though I would have in a million...
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    Hi Steve: To my knowledge, no changes have...

    Hi Steve:

    To my knowledge, no changes have been made to the product since the introduction of the current ammunition line (around 2007 / 2008).

    There have always been some very good lots of...
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    Tim; Thanks for putting me in the hot seat!...

    Tim;

    Thanks for putting me in the hot seat! The problem with being on the team is that even if I did have an opinion (and I do) it is dismissed by most because of the support I receive. I can...
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    Mike: I also wanted to congratulate you on...

    Mike:

    I also wanted to congratulate you on your National title. Although I don't shoot BR competitively, I have an idea of the comittment and skill it takes to win at that level.......that was...
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    Tim: I have, although it is pretty tedious...

    Tim:

    I have, although it is pretty tedious work!

    I was amazed many months ago when Mr. Gorham posted pictures chambering with a small boring bar. I purchased the best I could find, and tried...
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    Sorry..........just noticed the second...

    Sorry..........just noticed the second post..........

    Lapua speed varies just as any manufacturer's ammunition does. The latest shipment had factory velocities from 324mps all the way to 332mps...
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    Evelio: Thanks for the reply! The internal...

    Evelio:

    Thanks for the reply!

    The internal bore dimensions control engagement IMHO, I have not noticed any perticular preference regarding groove counts and engraving depth, but each barrel is...
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    Evelio: I really like the 1.5 degree chambers...

    Evelio:

    I really like the 1.5 degree chambers for round nosed ammunition - I have several reamers with this throat profile.

    IMHO, the 1.5 degree leade outperforms the 2 degree - especially for...
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    Mike: Thanks for the post, and I want you to...

    Mike:

    Thanks for the post, and I want you to know I was not trying to insult you in any way either. I am also in awe of what you and many others in the sport of BR have accomplished (with raw...
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    Tim: I promise you that someday I will make it...

    Tim:

    I promise you that someday I will make it up to see you. I just had a similar conversation with Sprague this week (I am doing some work for him)........he reminded me that I can't lay on my...
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    Tony: No, I have never tried what you suggest...

    Tony:

    No, I have never tried what you suggest (but your success has me thinking about it VERY seriously!!)

    Yes, the tubes are (generally) a standard length - setup for my preferences (weight,...
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    Mike: The mechanical accuracy of the rifle as...

    Mike:

    The mechanical accuracy of the rifle as a system is the same in both sports. Our targets are larger to include the limitations of a humanís ability to hold, but we (prone shooters) still...
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    Hi Tony! No, not a counterbore, I take some...

    Hi Tony!

    No, not a counterbore, I take some length off and recrown. How much I remove depends on how ugly the testing is! LOL

    Each time I reinstall the tuner / tube, and retest. I think it's a...
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    Slick: I wish I knew for sure.............what...

    Slick:

    I wish I knew for sure.............what they used is fairly well documented (and is the topic of conversation at some point in almost every match I attend!! LOL), but I am not sure what she...
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    Mike: Using smallbore prone as an example (it...

    Mike:

    Using smallbore prone as an example (it was here long before rimfire BR became popular, thru the "golden age" of paperbox Tenex), it could be argued that we are no more advanced (from an...
  23. Hi Fred: I have had a Racer for over a year...

    Hi Fred:

    I have had a Racer for over a year now, and have had a chance to do some extensive testing with it.

    They do respond very well to the use of a tuner (I am using a Hoehn now), and are...
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    Lapua has an existing facility there where HP /LR...

    Lapua has an existing facility there where HP /LR testing has been done forsome time.

    They are currently adding to the facility to include facilities for indoor SB testing.

    I believe there...
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    Hi Gordon My apologies, I am not a...

    Hi Gordon

    My apologies, I am not a distributor, just a shooter like you!

    The ammunition I have is the same you will find anywhere.

    Without context, I am not sure how to answer your question?...
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