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  1. Thread: Accuracy

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    I've had a similar issue shooting AR with irons...

    I've had a similar issue shooting AR with irons at an SR-1 black circle at 100yds. Indoors, it's easy to lose the front sight post in the "blip" of black when using a center or bottom hold. Staying...
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    Some good info for back-of-the-safe pieces that...

    Some good info for back-of-the-safe pieces that never get used.
    NRA Family | 6 Tips to Prevent Gun Rust
    But for those that get used regularly, I found this test at Brownells particularly...
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    Sticky: Poll: wow that was fun! I like finding the any old...

    wow that was fun! I like finding the any old forgotten barn rifle and cleaning up to serviceable condition...and of course shooting.
  4. me too on the brass. been collecting it whenever...

    me too on the brass. been collecting it whenever people leave it. I figure my brass will wear out at some point and it's always nice to have it on hand. However, their is only 4 primer manufacturers...
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    I'm trying to hypothesize now about that cocking...

    I'm trying to hypothesize now about that cocking piece. Field expedient maintenance of a worn part from an older rifle being used as parts? By the troops or maintenance by a collector? What does...
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    Hopefully it gets a chance to go to the range...

    Hopefully it gets a chance to go to the range too! Now that I'm finally a proud owner of a complete 1898 krag myself this year (after a long wait finding the right one), I can assure you it is very...
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    I just saw a listing from our newest? sponsor...

    I just saw a listing from our newest? sponsor Simpson LTD of an 1898 Krag without a barrel. their price is 595. You could swap in your barrel and pick the best of the the other parts, then sell the...
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    Here is the rest of the assembly. 111301 now I...

    Here is the rest of the assembly.
    111301
    now I need to go look at my 1917 to see if that ladder and windage screw may indeed just "drop in". Without one to measure I dunno. The place I found the...
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    The cocking piece is "Type 4, headless", which...

    The cocking piece is "Type 4, headless", which was was used at ~200,000 but discontinued after serial number ~285,000.
    How is it being sold? Is he advertising it as an all-correct collectors item?...
  10. Very good advice given so far. Keep looking for...

    Very good advice given so far.
    Keep looking for the right rifle. CMP mixed parts rifles pop up on gun broker, and there are many here who can mount the scope correctly for you. Chuck recommends...
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    I've been waiting on the right mas36 to come...

    I've been waiting on the right mas36 to come around. post pictures of your progress?
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    one of the issues I had shooting was...

    one of the issues I had shooting was guesstimating my sight adjustments. The velocities reported in the reloading manuals I used are good enough for printing holes in paper at 100yds, but without a...
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    good catch! The writing on the target was indeed...

    good catch! The writing on the target was indeed supposed to say IMR4064, which is what is says in my shooter's notebook. Thankfully I toss the targets after I record the results. I removed the...
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    Range Report

    Many thanks for the very detailed information butlerangers and Jon. I will take a look at poyer along with your info to see if I can confirm that my feed parts are correct.
    I loaded 180 SP with...
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    THANKS! I put a brand new clip in the tumbler...

    THANKS! I put a brand new clip in the tumbler with walnut media for about half an hour. I then cleaned it with wd-40, wiped off the excess, and now it sings out of the magazine when pulling the...
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    I made the mistake once of not patching out dry...

    I made the mistake once of not patching out dry before I shot. Although I didn't notice anything whilst shooting, It took me forever to get the bore to look clean - like burnt grease on a frying pan...
  17. Simpson Ltd (https://simpsonltd.com) is another...

    Simpson Ltd is another place to watch, although I feel their prices have been steadily increasing over the last couple years.
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    Bullets came in the mail yesterday...super fast...

    Bullets came in the mail yesterday...super fast and deserving of a shout out to https://www.bluecollarreloading.com in NC. First time I ordered from them, or even heard of them. Prices are low end of...
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    Jon - or anyone else - do you have a favored load...

    Jon - or anyone else - do you have a favored load for 220RN? I've got a good starting point of the original army load by inferring across the few manuals I have.
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    Jon - are you saying the feed angle at the joint...

    Jon - are you saying the feed angle at the joint needs to be lessened? If I hear you right - removing some material from where the side-plate and receiver mate would make the feed slot closer to...
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    I thought so too. The 180 SP's have a cannelure,...

    I thought so too. The 180 SP's have a cannelure, and I have seated until the cannelure is completely covered up. I usually seat until I just barely still see the top of the cannelure. I didn't crimp,...
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    Be prepared for a Loooooong turnaround time....

    Be prepared for a Loooooong turnaround time. After you call them, please report back what they say the wait time is these days.
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    Embrace the quiet! or run circles in the rat race...

    Embrace the quiet! or run circles in the rat race outside. Certainly, trolling for idiots is a favored past time of many - but today the idiots are trolling back by burning down your neighborhood....
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    1$ is a steep price for sniffing a strangers...

    1$ is a steep price for sniffing a strangers shoes...blows my socks off.
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    Thanks for the hint Woodman. No markings on my...

    Thanks for the hint Woodman. No markings on my follower.
    My 3-set Forster gauges came in the mail today from Fulton - I figured it was a good investment as I'll likely rebarrel some lonely neglected...
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