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    22 Creedmoor misfire/hangfire issue

    Hello, I have been doing some 22 CM load development in my rifle and just got 100 new Alpha SRP cases. The rifle is a 24 inch 7 twist tube and has been fussy to get shooting well and has already ended up back at the original gunsmith who worked up a load with Alpha LRP brass. Well, I got...
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    Acceptable/normal zero variation

    Hello, Just for curiosity sake, I am wondering what folks consider a "normal" amount of zero variation. By that I mean that I may have my rifle perfectly zeroed to knock the bullseye out of a target and then check zero at a match and see it be .10 or so high, low, or L/R. I know how a person...
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    AB Doppler PDM

    Hello, Recently I was fortunate enough to shoot a PRS match in WI where the folks from AB had their Doppler there to do PDMs for folks and I had mine done. It is for a 6BRA shooting a 105 hybrid at 2880(2860 by my V3). It left me wondering a few things. The tube had about 1900 rounds on it...
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    WTB.....shot timer....CE/DAA...ect..ect

    Hello, I am looking to buy a shot timer like a Competition Electronics Pocket Pro 2 or similar. Thanks Jamie
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    Bedding scope rings

    Hello, Just curious, is anyone finding it necessary or advantageous to bed a Spuhr mount. I am getting ready to be my scope into a set of Seekins rings(and have done so before) but was just curious. Also, do any of you that be rings rough up the bottom ring with sandpaper prior or no...
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    .223 load development and velocity

    Hello, I am working up a load for my .223. 26 inch 8tw....Bartlein tube. I have about 250 rounds on it so far and am running Lapua brass, varget and 75 eldm bullets on top of 450s. accuracy is seems fairly good at about 1/2 moa. The average velocity is 2739fps and an sd of 12. Does that...
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    Load Development brass

    Hello, I am getting ready to begin load development on both a 6.5x47L and a 6BRA and got to thinking about the brass used in either one. One is brand new factory Lapua in 6.5x47L and the other is brand new Lapua 6BR that has been fire formed with 30 grains of H4895(so is now once fired and...
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    Bedding PRS stocks and chassis....

    Hello, Just out of curiosity, what is everyones thoughts on bedding chassis, such as an MPA or a J Allen for PRS guns? How about stocks with mini chassis already installed like a Manners? I have noticed in a couple chassis that I have that when I tighten the front screw on my 700 clones, and...
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    6x47 back up to 6.5x47

    Hello, just curious if anyone has tried/done this successfully. I have a ton of 6x47(formerly 6.5x47) and I have just built my first 6.5x47 and was wondering if I can be necked back up to 6.5. I figured if I anneal it and lube it up and run it thru a 6.5x47 die with the expander ball in it...
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    Dillon XL750 set up for PRS use

    Hello, I just picked up a new Dillon 750 and am interested in how folks set them up to make match worthy ammo for PRS use. I load for 22-250ai, 6x47, 6BRA, 22 Creed and 6.5x47. Dillon says that the 22-250 conversion kit will work for all of those calibers but the fella didnt sound all that...
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    In the market for a new can...

    Hello, I am in the market for a new can, may a pair of them and am looking for opinions, advice...ect.. Had a buddy tell me about TION cans...anyone know anything about them? for 224-6.5 applications...PRS and coyote hunting....titanium ideally. Any advice on length, weight and mounting...
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    How can a rifle shoot poorly at 100 but well at 1000?

    Hey folks, I have a crabby 22 Creedmoor and while working on some load data for it and trouble shooting why it wont shoot well, I have come across some, what is to me, strange advice. The rifle was put together by a very reputable and well known organization using quality parts and seems to...
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    6.5x47 Lapua bushing size.

    Hello folks, Just starting to load for the 6.5x47 and have no idea where to start on bushing sizes. My loaded round with 130 eldms and brand new Lapua brass is .291.....I have read .287 and .288. Any insight, load data or other input is more than welcome. Thanks for your time and have a...
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    WTB...Stiller DBM bottom metal....short action

    Looking to buy stiller Bottom metal for Rem 700 clone. stock is already fitter to this metal but was used on another rifle so I need another one. Would consider other brands as long as they are EXACTLY the same footprint. Any help is very much appreciated! Thanks!
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    Kestrel dope questions....

    Hello all, I am hoping someone can point me in the right direction on something. I Shot a two day NRL match in South Dakota and it and on one stage I was shooting 1251yds essentially straight west with a 10 MPH wind from the south(9 oclock). Shooting a 6x47 and 105 hybrids at 3000 fps...
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    6x47 ladder results...suggestions?

    Hello...hoping to get some Intel on interpretation of 3 ladder tests I shot today out of a new rifle. I shot 105 vld hunting, 107 SMS and 105 hybrids All h4350 and 205ms. Powder charges from 38.4 to 40.2 for the vlds and the 107s and 38.6 to 40.0 for the hybrids as per the pics included...
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    Dope OK, then not....

    Hello, I guess I am looking for some advice and I am not certain that I posted this on the correct page...sorry if that is the case but here goes. I am shooting a 6x47L with 105 vld hunting bullets that chrono at 3070. This past Friday evening, I went and verified dope at a buddies place at...
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    Kestrel Compass issues

    Hello all, I have a Kestrel function issue. I have both a 4500 with AB and a 5700 with AB and have to recalibrate the compass all the time. I will calibrate the compass(not sure if I should use TRUE or Magnetic), test it against a real compass...reads 0 degrees/North properly. get a target...