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    Butch Fisher used to say it was Butch and Tom,...

    Butch Fisher used to say it was Butch and Tom, LOL!
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    Td2

    It certainly could be, since Tom worked for BAT for many years.
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    Panda action

    The action serial number will tell you year of action manufacture, although nothing wrong with oldies. I still shoot my 88XX(1988) and 89XX(1989)
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    Bob Dorton

    Bob was like a favorite Uncle to all of us at the range. Building frames, providing & fixing lunch for everyone. If someone was interested in trying BR, Bob would provide them a gun & ammo. We will...
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    Ca state champion

    Congrats to Abdul! Incidentally, he is 15 years old!
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    Doulock snaps

    This is what you want, 1" size. https://www.cabelas.com/product/Cabelas-Premium-Duolock-Snaps/702222.uts?slotId=0
    But from Cabela's you have to buy pack of 72 ea.
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    Bill Mellor was the person who got me into...

    Bill Mellor was the person who got me into Benchrest after shooting local matches in the 1980's. He gave a lot to the sport with his time & efforts- writing match reports, being a Director and...
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    Jason

    Thanks for the report!!
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    Another old timer gone

    Steve was very passionate about bullet making and Benchrest; he had no filter, and was best taken in measured doses. Dennis Thornbury used to tell of Steve calling & going on & on; Dennis put down...
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    Happy Birthday, Walter!

    And Thank You for ALL you have done.

    Francis Lee
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    Iíve known Dennis for 6 weekends a year for 30...

    Iíve known Dennis for 6 weekends a year for 30 yrs.- Benchrest matches. I believe that he has been directing matches at Visalia at least 10 yrs. prior to my benchrest shooting, so thatís 40 years! ...
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    Bud mundy

    He just shot the match at Raton this last weekend.
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    Bob cauterucio

    Bob Cauterucio, long known in the shooting world as a fine bullet maker, passed away Nov. 12; he was 85 years old. He will be missed by many. May he rest in peace.
  14. Tom and I started in Benchrest the same year...

    Tom and I started in Benchrest the same year (1989) and are the same age. I will miss him; my thoughts are with Carolyn & family.
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    I was travelling to Tacoma, WA for a BR match and...

    I was travelling to Tacoma, WA for a BR match and stopped at rest area on I-5 in Oregon; there was Stu on his way to a cast bullet match in OR. Here we were 500 miles from home running into each...
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    Sorry to hear

    Stu was my first gunsmith in Benchrest many years ago. He was still shooting until last year; he visited us at the range this year and was still sharp in mind but frail in body.
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    30 br seater die

    If one has a problem w/cases sticking in a seater die, "opening" it up to fit the case has no effect on the dimensions of the loaded round; it just makes it so that you do not have to pry the loaded...
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    30 br seater

    If your cases stick in a Wilson seater die, you can send it back to Wilson (along w/your brass sample)& they will open it up for you.
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    Matt, thanks for notifying us; another of the...

    Matt, thanks for notifying us; another of the "old-timers" of the Northwest passes on....
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    Gabe, it's 13 miles from range. Better book soon,...

    Gabe, it's 13 miles from range. Better book soon, it's filling up. Francis
  21. Thread: Rifle case

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    Rifle Case

    A lot of shooters out West use these: http://ziegeleng.com/
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    Ca. Rifle & Pistol Association's take on the...

    Ca. Rifle & Pistol Association's take on the bill:

    https://gallery.mailchimp.com/10f1b2be1fbee7acd9ac7bb79/files/SB_1235.pdf
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    Here is what I have found regarding SB1235: "...

    Here is what I have found regarding SB1235: " SEC. 2. Section 16150 of the Penal Code is amended to read:

    16150. (a) As used in Section 30300, ďammunitionĒ means handgun ammunition as defined in...
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    JLouis, I do not believe jacketed Benchrest is...

    JLouis, I do not believe jacketed Benchrest is dying, 138 shooters at this year's Cactus, about 220 at the SuperShoot, and 200+ expected at this year's NBRSA Nationals in Phoenix. Proximity to the...
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    This is the California State Championship, so I...

    This is the California State Championship, so I think it would be worth the trip to compete. The winner drove over 700 miles to be there(Congrats, Don!). Louis.J, how many competitors would you...
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