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    Crowd-Funded Precision Shooting Studies??

    I very much like what padom is doing in 308win Bartlein 5R vs Krieger 4 Groove Accuracy Testing, bringing sound experimental design into our world of shooting is a plus. It takes time and money to investigate some of the nagging questions we shooters have, in light of that would we, the...
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    Rifle Scopes Patented Reticle a Question

    I have always wondered how someone can patent a reticle and how easy it would be to work around it. First why I wonder how you can patent a reticle: A reticle is essentially just a measuring device not unlike a ruler many of the patented ones are rulers in two dimensions (Christmas trees)...
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    F T/R Competition Long Range Regional Match at Harris MN

    We are having a long range match at Gopher Rifle and Revolver Club's range in Harris MN. The match is open to all High Power shooters, so sling and F-class shooters are welcome. We have a weekly long range shooting league on Thursday nights so if you are local to Harris and would like to get...
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    Rifle Scopes Vortex Viper PST in stock??

    Hello, Does anyone know who has the Vortex Viper PST 6-24x50 (EBR-1 MOA Reticle) in stock, everywhere I try I am striking out. Thanks wade
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    F T/R Competition LR F-class Match at Harris MN June 9 & 10

    There will be a Long Range F-class and traditional highpower match at Gopher Rifle and Revolver Club in Harris MN, June 9 & 10. F-class shooters are welcome at the match, although the match bulletin does not state this. PM here is you have any questions regarding the match and I would be happy...
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    F T/R Competition LR F-class Match at Harris MN May 20

    There will be a long range F-class (both open and FT/R) match May 20 at Gopher Rifle and Revolver Club May 20. We will be shooting along the sling shooters as normal. Unlimited sighters and 15 shots for record at 800 yards. Two sighters and 15 shots for record at 900 yards. Two sighters and 15...
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    Gunsmithing Great start for a gun oven

    If there is anyone in MN looking for a great starter for a gun over check the link out below. I made my oven out of a very similar unit and it works great. http://www.publicsurplus.com/sms/all,mn/auction/view?auc=706561
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    F T/R Competition Upcoming Match in Harris MN

    Hello, There will be a Full Bore Match at at the Gopher Rifle and Revolver Club in Harris, MN this October 9. While the NRA only recognizes sling shooters using iron sights in a Full Bore Match. I talked with Kurt Borlaug, match director and HP chair at GRRC and he said he would be happy to...
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    Questions on H1000 and 338 Lapua Mag

    I finished the build on my 338 Lapua Mag yesterday so I went to Hodgdon's site and looked at the range of charges for H1000 under a 300 grain bullet, I am starting with 300 g Scenars. The range of loads on the site was 83 grains to 92 grains with a max velocity of 2590 fps. I have jugs of...
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    Failure to Feed on my DPSM LR 308

    I have had my DPMS 308 for about 18 months and have shot approximatey 1,500 rounds without a FTF. Last week it started to FTF about every third shot, one week and 100 rounds later I get a FTF every round. I like the DPMS 308 running properly, but it sucks as a single shot. I shoot handloads...
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    Rem 700 5R accurizing

    A friend of mine is looking at getting into longer range shooting a step or two at a time. I recommended a Rem 700 5r in .308 to him as a good starting point. I remember running across a gunsmith that had an accurizing package that they would do on a stock 700 5R at a reasonable cost. The...
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    Gunsmithing Pics of QPQ (Melonite) treated barrels

    Here is a pic of two barrels and a muzzle brake that I had QPQ treated as discussed in this thread http://www.snipershide.com/forum/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=1673958#Post1673958 I decided to post the pics as I had no idea what the finish looked like when the barrels were treated with...
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    Gunsmithing Gun Curing Oven

    After about 9 months I have completed my oven. It did not take me many hours to build it I probably spent more time scrounging materials than actual building. The oven may a little overkill but I had most of the materials on hand and I only wanted to build the oven once. Here are some pics...
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    Range Report Ballistics Results from Using Lapua Radar Data

    Comparing Ballistics Calculations Using Litz’s BC and Lapua Radar Data Lapua’s radar data available on their website opens up some interesting possibilities, for ballistics calculations we may not need to rely on BC’s and directly use the drag curves offered by Lapua. I added the drag curve...
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    Gunsmithing Barrel Blocks, Where to Buy?

    I would like to set the 338 Edge up with a barrel block do you know anyone who markets them or are they all on a custom basis? Thanks
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    .308 Win w/ 18" 1-10" twist barrel to 1,000 yards

    I have just acquired a 308 Win with a 18" 1-10" twist barrel with very few shots down the tube. I have been asked to set the rifle up shoot up to 1,000 yards. I shoot a variety of 6.5 mm rifles out to 1,000 yards but do not have a lot of experience with the .308 Win so please excuse my...
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    C Products Comes Through

    About 3 months back I ordered some DPMS 308 20 round mags from C Products. The price was right and I figured I could wait as I had some DPMS mags. Yesterday FEDEX dropped them off on my doorstep. I have not had a chance to check for functionality yet but will report back when I do. I mainly...
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    Gunsmithing Jard trigger problem in AR

    I installed a Jard non-adjustable 2# trigger in my DPMS 308, I replaced my Holliger tuned RRA two stage match trigger. Everything went according to their instructions and it worked well through 100 dry fires at home. At the range the trigger did not seem to get cocked unless I manually...