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Posted in thread: Barrel contour education? on 02-12-2014 at 09:30 PM
I do not make barrels but I have installed many hundreds of them. I have worked with
barrelmakers and spoken with others.The stress in barrels comes from two sources. The first
source is the barrel st...
Posted in thread: Ruger No1 303brit owners? on 01-14-2014 at 04:56 PM
It is strange that Ruger chose to produce barrels which were so large. Perhaps they did this to
accomodate Hornady bullets which are .312. Winchester bullets I measured are .310. Some old CIL
Posted in thread: If you wanted to get the most accurate rifle and set up you could get what would you on 12-10-2013 at 02:27 AM
This! :p is a truly cool piece of gear. GD
Posted in thread: If you wanted to get the most accurate rifle and set up you could get what would you on 12-07-2013 at 04:46 PM
The most accurate rifles are built for short range BR competition. The second most accurate are
those built for 1000yd BR competition. The third most accurate are rifles built for 50 cal BR
Posted in thread: Bolt Action:What is your opinion about the Mauser k98k? on 12-02-2013 at 01:54 AM
I don't know that I would say the Springfield take on it is better done. They substituted a
fragile firing pin, an inferior breeching system, and a less- robust receiver. Winchester
stayed with the Sp...
Posted in thread: Bolt Action:What is your opinion about the Mauser k98k? on 12-01-2013 at 07:23 PM
The CZ550 is more like a Mauser 98 than others but it is not a 98. It does have some 98 Mauser
features but so do a lot of others. The breeching system of the CZ550 is like that of the 98.
It has an i...
Posted in thread: Remington 721 on 11-28-2013 at 04:52 AM
1. The 721 does not have the riveted extractor.2. Lubricant on the cartridge really has very
little effect on bolt thrust.3. Old brass can become brittle with age and split but this sounds
like more t...
Posted in thread: Welding advice needed on 11-26-2013 at 08:36 PM
I've looked carefully through this thread and couldn't find any information as to what make of
action you have. This matters since different actions are made from different steels. Also
access to the ...
Posted in thread: Target match rifle build. on 10-27-2013 at 07:20 PM
Rifles intended for target shooting have to be built with the type of shooting in mind. Short
Range (100-200-300yd) rifles are probably the most specialized rifles in the world of rifles.
Short range ...
Posted in thread: Which Factory Rifle Action is "Best"? on 10-22-2013 at 06:54 PM
Ruger still uses the angled front guard screw which is a patented feature of their action. I
have always sort of liked the feature. Many dislike it because it complicates bedding but I
have never foun...