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    A cut short Lowey?

    A cut short Lowey?
  2. Thread: Tuners!!!!

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    Sticky: Very nice post! People don't realize that a...

    Very nice post!

    People don't realize that a perfect rifle doesn't exist... neither perfect ammo.
    And even if they could be found, you have to shoot it at the end of the day. So better be a good...
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    Sticky: We are going round and round and seems no one has...

    We are going round and round and seems no one has a definitive, if there's any, answer/procedure to this matter.
    I'm not belonging to any party, either the non moving or the moving tuner ones...
    ...
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    Like Tony said, experience varies. I think...

    Like Tony said, experience varies.

    I think they do just two things, being the 1st much more pronounced than the 2nd...
    1st - more weight
    2nd - some wind protection

    I have used one with great...
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    Tony, You are welcome. I do believe the lower...

    Tony,

    You are welcome.
    I do believe the lower stock profile is another piece in the big puzzle. The better the pieces are made, the fancier the puzzle...

    I have never shot a one piece rest,...
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    Tony, Indeed a have a lot of experience with...

    Tony,

    Indeed a have a lot of experience with those stocks, but I tend to shoot the lowest possible profile. Pippin and others cannot compete against, at least for my shooting style, with the lower...
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    Some years ago I got a carbon over balsa...

    Some years ago I got a carbon over balsa laminated stock.
    Was made by Enda, an Irish shooter.
    Very low weight, impressively stiff, low profile, parallel planes, and tracked quite well.

    Sold the...
  8. Thread: Rimfire Ammo

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    Chronographing .22lr ammo is a waist of time,...

    Chronographing .22lr ammo is a waist of time, like sorting them by weight

    Velocities on the box, give you just one indication... better for wind or no wind, if, and that's a big if, they shoot...
  9. Thread: Rimfire Ammo

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    Indeed. Never found reliable those box numbers....

    Indeed.
    Never found reliable those box numbers. In fact I din't care when I shot Eley.
    It really depends on barrel.

    However, when I did check velocity, I quickly found that the same ammo was...
  10. Around here, we do a lot of light stocks to...

    Around here, we do a lot of light stocks to accommodate LV class.
    If the barrelled action is shooting great, don't touch it. Go for a lighter stock, like Tony said.

    We, Ricardo (stock maker) and...
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    Simple question... It's clear a longer bolt arm...

    Simple question...
    It's clear a longer bolt arm on the V3 Turbos. Is this due to a more lever to overcome the three lugs, or is it just design?
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    Very interesting points, and thanks for sharing....

    Very interesting points, and thanks for sharing.

    Some years ago I learned from a well seasoned champion... "you are loosing too many 10s on sighters".

    It took me some time to really understood...
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    Well, looks like target panic is not an issue....

    Well, looks like target panic is not an issue. Good!

    Let's go further...

    How do you mentally approach a card?
    How do you shoot a card? Starting on top, or from below? Rows vs columns?

    When...
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    Yes, only mental. I know that this thread is a...

    Yes, only mental.

    I know that this thread is a little chaotic, not following a line of thinking.
    But I rather tend to continue that path, having it as a talk, rather a lecture.
    So, don't be...
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    1. Ahah... who doesn't? And not only the bolt,...

    1. Ahah... who doesn't? And not only the bolt, did I pick the right ammo?

    Think a check list could help here, a mental one I mean. Let's develop an eye sight memory that shows the right place for...
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    Before addressing the target... Let us know...

    Before addressing the target...

    Let us know the very last seconds before the voice: "Start shooting"
    What do you do to prepare the card?
    Do you have a routine? Are you anxious, or nervous? How...
  17. Thread: Tuners!!!!

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    Sticky: very wise words

    very wise words
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    Thanks Tony, and my question was more a rhetoric...

    Thanks Tony, and my question was more a rhetoric one, because it won't be shoot that way.
    Maybe I'm too picky, but even for just a photo, a better approach could have been taken.
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    I noted the rear ring is poorly mounted on the...

    I noted the rear ring is poorly mounted on the base.
    There are other photos that show it with the scope, and in fact the rear ring is off...
    Any update coming?
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    Nice to learn different solutions to the same...

    Nice to learn different solutions to the same issue... others noise.
    However, we can't use any electronics on the line, so those type of ear accessories aren't allowed.

    But we can use a double...
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    Concentration and focus, two different beasts......

    Concentration and focus, two different beasts...
    You can concentrate and not focus but not the other way around.

    So, how to concentrate and disconnect from exterior noise? Do you mean you have an...
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    Establishing goals. How do you do it? How to...

    Establishing goals.

    How do you do it?
    How to realize that's a fair goal or not just a dream... and, can we dream to have that goal?

    Comparing to economics, micro goals and macro goals?
  23. Thread: Tuners!!!!

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    Sticky: They don't. They test as you have sent the rifle.

    They don't.
    They test as you have sent the rifle.
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    Thanks for the input Joe. Passion! Passion is a...

    Thanks for the input Joe.
    Passion!
    Passion is a major key driver, indeed. But if we don't have it? Should we wait for it to appear? Should we do something so we can develop it?
    No, at least in my...
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    Very wise words. Practicing is one thing,...

    Very wise words.

    Practicing is one thing, testing is another thing, putting bullets down the range is another one...

    Always do serious practicing with the match gear, including ammo. Hence the...
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