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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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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
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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 7:35am 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 23rd, 2016 at 12:58am by bang-thud-thump
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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 4:08pm by 8pt Sika
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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 5th, 2018 at 4:20am 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 8th, 2018 at 2:18am by huntahr
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Thoughts on developing good shooting by getting the right headspace.
Good shooting is actually a pretty simple exercise. It is about being consistent, disciplined, observant and above all else honest (with yourself at least). This will grow your confidence and develop ...

Started Jul 30th, 2018 at 3:46am by 50BMG
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150 grain accubond long range
Anyone used these projectiles. After some feedback???

Started Jan 17th, 2018 at 5:45pm by Spearit
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6.5 Creedmoor
I have read this is a very accurate round but would like to hear peoples thoughts on using it as a long range hunting rifle in NZ.
Does it have the knock down power on a bull tahr or red stag at ...

Started Sep 18th, 2017 at 1:51am by Southendstalka
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