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Correctly fitting your scope - part two
Scope fitting tips and common errors - part two
I am assuming you have a high-quality sight that is appropriate to the type of shooting you intend to undertake and it is properly suited to your p...

Started Oct 6th, 2018 at 9:21pm by 50BMG
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147 ELD Match in a tikka
Hello there,
Who is getting what speeds with these projectiles in their Tikkas?
I am up to 42.8 Grains of 2209 in mine for 2685 FPS with no bolt stickiness or flattened primers; just a small...

Started Oct 3rd, 2018 at 12:08pm by CE
2 373 Last Post Oct 3rd, 2018 at 12:22pm
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Does my firearm fit correctly - Part five
So to actually sorting out the fit.
Firearm fitting is like load development, it usually takes a series of incremental adjustments with a test of each to arrive at the most desirable “recipe” of ...

Started Sep 9th, 2018 at 11:58am by 50BMG
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Shooting coaching idea
Hello all
I have been away for some time due to work. Having recently been forced to look at my physical ability and realised (somewhat reluctantly) that I have reached the stage that my mind is ...

Started Jul 21st, 2018 at 3:51pm by 50BMG
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Heat vs Pressure vs Velocity effects on barrel wear, consistency and accuracy.
There have been a number of PMs to me in this area. Given the content, apparent concerns and queries raised, I will take the time to give my thoughts based on my experience in firearm and ammunition R...

Started Sep 2nd, 2018 at 3:14pm by 50BMG
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Does my firearm fit correctly - Part four
How does one go about checking the fit of a firearm and identifying problems then correcting them?
There is some essential preparation. For this discussion, the subject firearm is equipped with a...

Started Sep 1st, 2018 at 10:54pm by 50BMG
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Does my firearm fit correctly - part three
There are five main contact points between the firer and the firearm. Each one has specific influences on ergonomics, control and the biomechanics of the aiming and firing process. Not really newswort...

Started Aug 26th, 2018 at 3:01pm by 50BMG
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Does my firearm fit correctly - Part two
First and foremost, the firearm must fit the firer, not the other way around.
The absolute golden rule of shooting is “The firer must be able to maintain the correct sight picture without cons...meanin

Started Aug 26th, 2018 at 10:45am by 50BMG
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Some food for thought
At my previous work we insisted on 5 and 10 rd groups - For those who think a 3 round group is OK.
http://www.bealeinnovations.com/stats-3shotgroup.pdf
In the end, you will draw your own con...

Started Aug 10th, 2018 at 8:34pm by 50BMG
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A couple of links which may be useful
The links below are a good way to access a lot of relevant science, data and good info.
http://www.dexadine.com/bexhelp/bexhelp137.htm
http://www.dexadine.com/bexhelp/bxindex.htm
Here ...

Started Aug 10th, 2018 at 7:36pm by 50BMG
1 430 Last Post Aug 12th, 2018 at 7:12am
By: Kiwi Greg
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A couple of links which may be useful
The links below are a good way to access a lot of relevant science, data and good info.
http://www.dexadine.com/bexhelp/bexhelp137.htm
http://www.dexadine.com/bexhelp/bxindex.htm
Here ...

Started Aug 10th, 2018 at 7:35pm by 50BMG
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Sig Sauer LRF - anyone got one?
Im looking at either the 1250 or 2000 model. 1250 will be enough grunt unless a 2000 is on a good deal.
What are peoples experiences with them?
The other option is a Vortex unit. I had some ...

Started Oct 22nd, 2016 at 11:58am by bang-thud-thump
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By: 50BMG
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7mm-08 projectiles for out to 500 yards
Hey all,
For those shooting anywhere out to 4-500yards with their 7mm-08's, what projectiles are you using?
I would like to get my wife shooting out a bit further and I'm thinking we might n...

Started Nov 16th, 2015 at 3:08am by 8pt Sika
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By: CE
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Does my firearm fit correctly - Part one.
A large number of members have contacted me asking for help in this area.
There is seldom more mentioned and less adhered to principle than the need to ensure your firearms fits you correctly. W...

Started Aug 4th, 2018 at 4:20pm by 50BMG
1 414 Last Post Aug 4th, 2018 at 5:48pm
By: 50BMG
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Spin drift question
I am shooting with a Remington Sendaro 7 mil mag.
According to data I have so far the spin drift at 500m is about 3cm.
Is that to the left or right?
Cheers

Started May 7th, 2018 at 2:18pm by huntahr
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