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  • OS OK's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:25 PM
    You get enough pressure to jam the pill in the lands a couple inches but not enough heat to ignite the powder...then the bolt is all jammed up like you had a case head rupture from extreme pressure & still the powder didn't ignite.... Think I'll...
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    Yesterday, 07:19 PM
    Thanks Don...McMaster-Carr didn't even cross my mind, I'm always thinking about what I might have here in stock that'd work. I gotta expand my thinking...that's what Harry Tobin is always telling me too.
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    Yesterday, 07:14 PM
    taz...that's the danged-est set of circumstances I ever heard. I can't even start to imagine the sequence of events...dang-it, if we only had that case! But . . . c'est la vie . . . ain't we always trying to figure something out with out enough...
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    Yesterday, 04:51 PM
    tazman...!... WOW I am glad you didn't get something in the eye or worse! This past two weeks I have been thinking about a ruptured case because I am in the habit of putting my free hand (I'm a leftie, it is my right hand that's free) lightly...
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    Yesterday, 04:40 PM
    KILLOUGH SHOOTING SPORTS has Eley Match .22lr in stock as of 30 minutes ago. https://www.killoughshootingsports.com/
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    Yesterday, 04:40 PM
    KILLOUGH SHOOTING SPORTS has Eley Match .22lr in stock as of 30 minutes ago. https://www.killoughshootingsports.com/
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    Yesterday, 03:34 PM
    A cursory look at settings on the long side of the muzzle... Something I haven't talked about is how 'coarse' these 1/16" of an inch settings are. 1/16" of an inch is .0625" and with the Harrel Tuner that is 62 consecutive clicks, 62 settings. We...
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    07-21-2021, 09:32 PM
    I mentioned the squirrel rifle just for the ease of getting accurate numbers easily & for knowing for sure the powder will stay put... I was thinking how I might load using the magazine sled (don't use a magazine in the CZ or the Sav.). If...
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    07-21-2021, 06:13 PM
    Taz I think that's a dandy of an idea. Simple to do also with a single shot squirrel rifle, lotz easier positioning that than these 12 pound bench pigs.
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    07-21-2021, 02:44 PM
    Finally got back to shooting the same settings... but this time I included as set of 5-shot groups with the tuner removed. I don't know why I haven't done this from the start. My estimation of this Eley Contact ammo has been pretty low after...
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    07-18-2021, 03:30 PM
    CONDITIONS FROM THE ABOVE POST...
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    07-18-2021, 03:29 PM
    STARTING A NEW NODE SEARCH WITH THE METAL BUSHING MOUNT... I feel like I am starting all over here and in a sense...I am. This is the Torpedo set up as I envisioned it in the first place...using a solid machined steel bushing instead of any of the...
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    07-18-2021, 10:02 AM
    Thank you Bob, I appreciate the kind words! charlie
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    07-18-2021, 03:42 AM
    HARRY TOBIN CREATIONS... came through again first class. Harry is really Backyard Inventor ( https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCweeaz_oCwcdd0j6pdFTsXw/videos ) on the YouTube, I just hung that name on him since he has created so many things to help...
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    07-18-2021, 03:13 AM
    Congratulations tazman... [smilie=p: It sure pays off at times when you work so hard for something...way to go man!
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    07-17-2021, 11:16 AM
    For front sight blades, old brass keys, or even a silver colored key from your discarded door keys work nicely. File them smooth, cut and shape,...if they need to be wider to fit the slot, simply peen them down a little. i have also taken...
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  • OS OK's Avatar
    07-16-2021, 06:42 AM
    We both have similar backgrounds tazman... I started off with indoor competitions & there we had access to a high speed camera but in 1978 they weren't what we have today. Amazing how that arrow takes the horsepower of the limbs and immediately...
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    07-16-2021, 05:09 AM
    Actually taz... the vibrations start when the sear lets loose, minuscule vibrations start radiating out in every direction & down the barrel to the muzzle, from there they start reflecting back up the barrel towards the source. At the same...
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    07-15-2021, 06:42 AM
    303Guy...I think this was the 6'th attempt, not sure but I know I went through 1 bag of those life savers...killed every one of them. I'll tell you how confident I was, I bought 2 more bags of them thinking that'll be enough to get this job done. In...
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    07-14-2021, 07:39 PM
    Thanks Harry & Don... I appreciate it...but it sure does help to have a precision rifle that runs well...I was just the goof behind the scope using his 'bugger hook'. :bigsmyl2:
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    07-14-2021, 02:39 PM
    It's been a couple weeks since I posted here... As most of you know, I've been busy with that 'Torpedo Tuner' over in this thread... https://castboolits.gunloads.com/showthread.php?411925-New-to-using-a-PEEP-amp-GLOBE-at-50-yards. New to using a...
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    07-13-2021, 05:51 AM
    The steels that are not on handles get coated inside and out with Mineral Oil USP and rubber banned together and put in a plastic box. Steel moulds on handles get a coating of the Mineral Oil and put on a shelf in a pan. Aluminum & brass...
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    07-13-2021, 05:21 AM
    OS OK replied to a thread Pit Bulls Killed My Cat in Our Town
    I am truly sorry for your loss Doug... I have been purposely avoiding this thread as it brings back memories of when I was 8 years old. The next door neighbor had a one-eyed pit named Mitzie. A loudmouth dog that was aggressive to everything and...
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    07-13-2021, 04:45 AM
    hahaaa tazman... we think a lot alike! Just because we get this thing working, you don't think I'm gonna quit there do'Ya? A true 'tinker'er' never can let 'good enough' alone! :bigsmyl2: I went to bed last night thinking of trying it on the...
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    07-12-2021, 11:02 PM
    Thanks fellas... I didn't have any idea about that last 5 yards, the wind there sorta slides off the side of the house like wind on a sail. It can be significantly stronger at times. In my mind, that bushing has to be perfect all the way around...
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    07-12-2021, 11:38 AM
    Oh...I'm OK...just been down the Rabbit Hole with some odd results that I can't explain...been trying to get a single morning of testing where I had a good 30 minute 'lull in the wind'. The other day I needed a '50 yard fix' so I shot...
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    07-10-2021, 09:39 AM
    There is a man called heinz reinkemeier, I think he is German as I have a hard time trying to understand him...but...this guy is the KING of AIR RIFLES in my opinion. At least he is the most technical, most detailed and most sophisticated source I...
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    07-09-2021, 12:03 PM
    I got into the trade right after graduation from HS in 68...I enjoyed it my entire career. At first, while I was an apprentice, I did homes, we call it 'roping a house' & I hated that work, hurry up was always the main thing & quality goes out the...
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    07-09-2021, 10:54 AM
    Catch methods are limited only by your imagination & your wallet. If you want to see the PC and the undamaged projectile, I suggest shooting into a container filled & packed with ground rubber mulch garden cover...all these were reclaimed from...
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BP Bronze Point IMR Improved Military Rifle PTD Pointed
BR Bench Rest M Magnum RN Round Nose
BT Boat Tail PL Power-Lokt SP Soft Point
C Compressed Charge PR Primer SPCL Soft Point "Core-Lokt"
HP Hollow Point PSPCL Pointed Soft Point "Core Lokt" C.O.L. Cartridge Overall Length
PSP Pointed Soft Point Spz Spitzer Point SBT Spitzer Boat Tail
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