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  1. Thread: An Annealing Test:

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    Was answering Francis, try pretty hard these days...

    Was answering Francis, try pretty hard these days to avoid Pete’s enchanted kingdom.

    As far as”hit the wall “, you might want to actually pay attention to the number of teen aggs and recent world...
  2. Thread: An Annealing Test:

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    Perhaps you want to read #3 again, zero to do...

    Perhaps you want to read #3 again, zero to do with the merits of annealing.
  3. Thread: An Annealing Test:

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    Easy…..nothing.

    Easy…..nothing.
  4. Thread: 'dobe Walls......

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    For those interested, probably the best book ever...

    For those interested, probably the best book ever written about the elimination of the buffalo is “ The Great Buffalo Hunt” by Wayne Gard, 1951. Long out of print but usually easy to get in...
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    joe Kious was a first class guy, I met him in NYC...

    joe Kious was a first class guy, I met him in NYC years back at the big knife show.He was among the best knife makers ever.
  6. Thread: Tuners!!!!

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    Sticky: And what, pray tell, does a nice video about 30...

    And what, pray tell, does a nice video about 30 cal barrels relate to 22RFBR barrels if I might inquire ?
    Out of curiosity, what potential benefit might threading yield?
  7. Thread: Pellet staging

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    If you look into it at the highest level it...

    If you look into it at the highest level it likely brings you to Michael Thomas who makes the highest level BR airguns out there. They are set up to shoot custom swaged slugs, not pellets, in dies...
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    Tony is pretty much spot on, I would say most...

    Tony is pretty much spot on, I would say most finished barrels rarely shorter than 24” with many 25”-26”.
    My own take on RT barrels, they have largely fallen out favor from the Billy Myers period...
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    So,this guy has boarded his flight, waiting for...

    So,this guy has boarded his flight, waiting for the rest of the plane to load, notices this absolute knockout gal gets on…..heading for his row…low and behold sits down right next to him.
    As the...
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    I hear that. While there seems “ some” opinions...

    I hear that. While there seems “ some” opinions that indicate advantage, however minimal, I wonder if it is worth the trade off required to drive the damn thing properly ?
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    On any of the few you’ve built, any pin tip...

    On any of the few you’ve built, any pin tip changes or all OEM ? Seems like whatever benefit it may or may not have, getting it driven properly seems more of a challenge than typical chisel tip.
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    No Probably be farther ahead simply buying...

    No
    Probably be farther ahead simply buying either of the two good rigs offered both here and RA, would consider either myself.
  13. Thread: Bolt Lift

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    Here’s a couple thoughts/ observations that I...

    Here’s a couple thoughts/ observations that I think can help, can’t hurt.
    On all bolt interior parts…. Pin, spring, bolt interior, I apply Anschutz Ceramic(Keramic) which if one follows directions,...
  14. Thread: Crossfires

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    Pretty tough to deal with Jerry. Crossfires are a...

    Pretty tough to deal with Jerry. Crossfires are a bitch whether you get’em or give ‘em.
    Last week at the IBS nationals one shooter who had clear benches both sides of him, after a couple days...
  15. Thread: Crossfires

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    Mike is correct, pretty much. The only thing I...

    Mike is correct, pretty much.
    The only thing I would add is unless the crossfire prints exactly where you are grouping, shoot your group under the time, and immediately after the match go to...
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    Gerry, IMHO, from what I’ve seen, both. I have...

    Gerry, IMHO, from what I’ve seen, both.
    I have shot a couple repeaters and they shoot well above their pay grade.
    Their BR offerings are still a bit of a work in progress were you pursuing a high...
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    And you would know this exactly how? As the OP...

    And you would know this exactly how?
    As the OP said he is primarily shooting ELR, gun is well suited to that with good choice of drop in chassis to boot.

    Since he sounds new and plenty of ways to...
  18. Thread: Probes

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    Not really RF, but hopefully illustrates an...

    Not really RF, but hopefully illustrates an important universal point…..thanks.
  19. Thread: Probes

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    Interesting Post Script.Taken today, setting up...

    Interesting Post Script.Taken today, setting up for IBS Nationals all next week, many of the worlds best BR group shooters.
    Why are all those flags the same? BECAUSE THEY WORK!
    Looked high and...
  20. Thread: Barrel Fluting

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    I might be wrong but I believe OEM button shops...

    I might be wrong but I believe OEM button shops will often flute prior to finish lapping.
  21. Thread: march scopes

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    Euro Optics.

    Euro Optics.
  22. Thread: Probes

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    Often not true Pedro, it is range dependent any...

    Often not true Pedro, it is range dependent any we commonly have to put up with variations that can and will change that consideration materially.
    While I would not disagree under many conditions,...
  23. Thread: 22WRFM chambering

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    WRM is.224”, if you got a RF match barrel it is...

    WRM is.224”, if you got a RF match barrel it is going to be, probably .220”.
    The consequences are several and all bad. If he blows up a case that’s a big one.
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    No

    No
  25. Thread: Probes

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    Of course the other side of that coin is that,...

    Of course the other side of that coin is that, often, guys come on forums for agreement, not information.
    FWIW, there is nothing complicated about good flags.
    What works….works well.
    Understand,...
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