1. SilentVapor631

    Brass Plated Steel

    Bear Ammunition Golden Bear .223 Remington 55 Grain Full Metal Jacket Steel Cased Centerfire Rifle Ammunition AG223FMJ Caliber: .223 Remington, Number of Rounds. Can You use this Brass Plated Steel for reloading ?? just Learning about reloading before getting into it.
  2. W

    Carbon Fiber cleaning rod with JAG attached stuck in barrel

    So I am new to rifles and I just got myself a Tikka T3X TAC A1 Rifle. When I was cleaning my rifle, the Rod (with a JAG and patch attached) got stuck what felt like half way through the barrel; I could not push or pull it out. I ended up tapping the rod through with a hammer and when it stuck...
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    Savage 10t-sr false advertising?

    I was looking at getting a Savage 10t-sr in .308 from Cabela's, and one of the things I liked about it was that it had 5r rifling. On YouTube I came across a video of a guy showing that his savage 10t-sr actually had 6 lands instead of 5. He also commented on another video of a guy showing his...
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    Methods of rifling

    I am trying to learn more about rifling and it was brought up in another post that a gentleman preferred cut rifling rather than button rifling. I have tried to took this up on different websites including Wikipedia but have learned there are even more ways to create the rifling in a barrel than...
  5. Jeremy2146


    I'm New to the sight, and have finally gotten everything to start some longrange shooting, as it has always interested me. I have my trusty Rem. 700 VSF in .308 with a 26" barrel. It has a 1 in 12" twist and I was wondering what barrel combination (rate of twist, and length) proves out to be the...
  6. glock24

    Gunsmithing What is the best type of crown with 5R rifling?

    I was simply going to ask for another 11 degree target crown on my latest build, but I read an opinion recently that because the lands and grooves are different heights, an 11 degree crown won't cut them all evenly. This of course would allow for uneven gas escape. The claim is that a 90...