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Heat vs Pressure vs Velocity effects on barrel wear, consistency and accuracy. part two
So what actually happens when you squeeze a round off?
Most people will know that the primer ignites the powder which burns fairly quickly, driving the projectile down the barrel. How many know t...

Started Sep 11th, 2018 at 3:27am by 50BMG
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Long range shooting club ??
Hey ,Is there any clubs /groups in Wellington area. Asking on behalf . Thanks MM

Started Sep 4th, 2018 at 6:57am by MADMAX
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By: Matt-JC
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Correctly fitting your scope - part one
Optical sights or scope mounting is something not often done at all well. The brand, cost or type of firearm, sight or mounts does not offer any guarantee. Who built the firearm or who mounted the sig...

Started Sep 10th, 2018 at 2:50am by 50BMG
5 1644 Last Post Oct 26th, 2018 at 5:29am
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Heat vs Pressure vs Velocity – effects on accuracy, consistency and barrel wear - Part three
Having looked at some fairly interesting internal ballistic tech geek stuff, what does it all mean in the real world?
We are looking at the needs of the long-range shooter predominately here. Mor...

Started Oct 23rd, 2018 at 4:30am by 50BMG
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Does my firearm fit correctly - part six
Having got to grips with what you need to achieve it is time to practise. Before I go further I forgot to mention the adjustable comb we have used extensively. The Kalix Teknik CRI is adaptable to mos...

Started Oct 14th, 2018 at 6:12am by 50BMG
1 719 Last Post Oct 18th, 2018 at 7:53am
By: Mr D
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Rifle range gongs - some extras and info
Wanting some gongs but will have a heap left over so am seeking reccomendations and interest to buy the surplus.
Will be made from 16mm bisalloy wear 400 plate so will
Be suitable for most r...

Started Oct 3rd, 2018 at 10:27pm by Toma-Duck
9 1195 Last Post Oct 18th, 2018 at 7:02am
By: Ol Curly
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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 7th, 2018 at 10:21am by 50BMG
1 596 Last Post Oct 8th, 2018 at 4:48am
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 4th, 2018 at 1:08am by CE
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By: i_e
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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 11:58pm 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 3rd, 2018 at 3:14am 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 2nd, 2018 at 10:54am 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 27th, 2018 at 3:01am 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 10:45pm 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 11th, 2018 at 8:34am by 50BMG
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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 11th, 2018 at 7:36am by 50BMG
1 610 Last Post Aug 12th, 2018 at 7:12pm
By: Kiwi Greg
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