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Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 11-18-2011, 10:05 PM
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Posted By ccd8541
Horus Vision does various grid reticles, several...

Horus Vision does various grid reticles, several scope companies use them.
Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 10-04-2011, 11:24 PM
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Posted By ccd8541
What is your criteria for cleaning your guns? ...

What is your criteria for cleaning your guns?

Nothing set in stone:

AR: 2 custom built 5.56 SPR types, 2 LaRue 7.62(OBR, PredatAR) are usually cleaned around 1,000rds +/- 100's.
Bolt gun, Rem...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 08-30-2011, 04:36 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By ccd8541
Another option: The Borka Tools at Liberty...

Another option:

The Borka Tools at Liberty Optics (http://www.libertyoptics.com/index1.html), under accessories.
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 08-30-2011, 04:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,836
Posted By ccd8541
Battery life tends to be a bit random at times...

Battery life tends to be a bit random at times with the sights that have auto adjusting features. I have no accurate idea on how long the sight was actually 'on'.

Another thing I will keep in...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 08-23-2011, 01:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,836
Posted By ccd8541
On battery life - I just changed out the...

On battery life -
I just changed out the battery on the Deltapoint a few days ago. It lasted right at three months. It is difficult to put that into hours because the sight shuts off if it is...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 07-22-2011, 04:50 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By ccd8541
It has been my experience that handguns are no...

It has been my experience that handguns are no problem for any of the good MRD sights. I have used the Jpoint and PFI on 5.56 and 7.62 rifles w/o issue.

The Delta went straight on the M&P9. If I...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 07-22-2011, 12:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,836
Posted By ccd8541
Delta Point on M&P9, three months ago, current...

Delta Point on M&P9, three months ago, current ccw:
http://images45.fotki.com/v153/photos/8/867328/9693567/3sights-vi.jpg
http://images53.fotki.com/v421/photos/8/867328/9693567/3sights002-vi.jpg...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 07-22-2011, 12:07 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By ccd8541
Jpoint on a Springfield 1911, about 8yrs ago: ...

Jpoint on a Springfield 1911, about 8yrs ago:

http://images44.fotki.com/v1467/photos/8/867328/3308684/DCP_2046-vi.jpg

XDMs w/ PFI red dot, few years ago, some ccw use:
...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 02-16-2011, 12:44 AM
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Posted By ccd8541
http://images107.fotki.com/v84/photos/8/867328/950...

http://images107.fotki.com/v84/photos/8/867328/9506608/LaruemntsSproutSPR-vi.jpg
Firearms Forum: Range Report 02-10-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 990
Posted By ccd8541
Yes, although I'm not sure why they call it a...

Yes, although I'm not sure why they call it a M40"a1". The M40a1 as I understand it, was issued, is the McMillan camo stock w/ Unertl scope.
Firearms Forum: Range Report 02-08-2011, 03:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 990
Posted By ccd8541
Yes, the rifle is mine. The link at the top...

Yes, the rifle is mine.

The link at the top of my first post gives some history to the man and the rifle. I can copy and past it but it is just as easy to follow the link and read it. Why they are...
Firearms Forum: Range Report 02-07-2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 990
Posted By ccd8541
Cbm8541 m40

Chuck Mawhinney ...assistance from a distance (http://www.chuckmawhinney.com/index.html)

http://images12.fotki.com/v254/photos/8/867328/9486791/M40100pic-vi.jpg
...
Firearms Forum: Range Report 12-17-2010, 10:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,863
Posted By ccd8541
SN-3s 1.8-10x...

SN-3s 1.8-10x (http://www.usoptics.com/product.php?partnumber=SN3-1000) w/ GAP reticle
Firearms Forum: Range Report 12-17-2010, 10:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,863
Posted By ccd8541
So, I was killing steel at the range, checking...

So, I was killing steel at the range, checking cold bore shots at 500m w/ the Savage and OBR and decided to give the 1000yd line a spin w/ the OBR. First target was the VTAC silhouette and I only got...
Firearms Forum: Range Report 12-16-2010, 09:42 PM
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Views: 2,863
Posted By ccd8541
16" barrel.

16" barrel.
Firearms Forum: Range Report 12-14-2010, 12:22 AM
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Views: 2,863
Posted By ccd8541
Day Two - Chronograph Average fps for five...

Day Two - Chronograph

Average fps for five shots, chrono at 10', DA 4075, 74.5F, 27.7%H
Federal 150 fmj- 2601
B. Hills 175- 2424
Federal GMM 175- 2476
Federal GMM 168- 2415
A. Eagle 168-...
Firearms Forum: Range Report 12-13-2010, 11:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,863
Posted By ccd8541
LaRue OBR

http://images116.fotki.com/v695/photos/8/867328/9316979/OBR-vi.jpg

Day One - Zeroed Irons:

http://images54.fotki.com/v1594/photos/8/867328/9307941/aOBR005-vi.jpg

Good enough: 100yds, Left...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 11-10-2010, 02:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,755
Posted By ccd8541
A few thoughts/questions: 1. Did they use...

A few thoughts/questions:
1. Did they use aluminum cleaning rods in WWII or Korea?
2. When I measure barrel temperate the chamber is significantly hotter than the muzzle
3. How many 'thousands'...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 11-06-2010, 04:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,085
Posted By ccd8541
Are you speaking of the lens or glass? Two...

Are you speaking of the lens or glass? Two different things.
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 11-06-2010, 04:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,085
Posted By ccd8541
PFI (http://www.rapidreticle.com/600lr.htm) and...

PFI (http://www.rapidreticle.com/600lr.htm) and Zeiss (http://www.zeiss.com/C1256BCF0020BE5F/Contents-Frame/4CE72FBC4859816A85256BCF00613D9E), both work fine in my experience.
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 10-29-2010, 03:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,520
Posted By ccd8541
So, what is the subtension between the dots at...

So, what is the subtension between the dots at the various magnifications?
If you find a magnification level where the distance between mil-dots is 3.6" at 100yds then all the normal formulas and...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 10-28-2010, 11:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,520
Posted By ccd8541
How have you confirmed it? If the reticle is...

How have you confirmed it?

If the reticle is in the second focal plane you can not use the same formula, you are changing the size of the target in relation to the reticle as you adjust the...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 10-28-2010, 01:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,520
Posted By ccd8541
I think: It is a second focal plane scope...

I think:

It is a second focal plane scope and the reticle was designed to be correct at 2x(use the normal ranging formula). At 6x the needed correction is 333(the target gets larger by a value of...
Firearms Forum: Range Report 10-23-2010, 02:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,954
Posted By ccd8541
S&W Model 41

http://images116.fotki.com/v715/photos/8/867328/9166645/SWMod41oo3-vi.jpg

I picked that up on Monday and have had three trips to the range with it. Each trip has showed a slight improvement in my...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 05-03-2010, 12:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By ccd8541
Jpoint on my Springfield 1911: ...

Jpoint on my Springfield 1911:
http://images44.fotki.com/v1467/photos/8/867328/3308684/DCP_2046-vi.jpg
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