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  1. RL338

    30-06 & 150gr TTSX

    Yesterday I scrubbed the barrel clean to give this rifle another chance. As I have mentioned many times I have tried many bullet and powder combos , most would have given up along time ago. This rifle will only shoot 210gr Berger VLDs over RL-17. I bought a bunch of Barnes 130 & 150 grain TTSXs...
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    Powder Valley and Taxes

    This evening I had a 8lber of RL15.5 in my cart and noticed they now charge sales tax. Last order in April I wasn’t charged sales tax.
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    25 Creedmoor

    Are there any 25 Creed. shooters on here? I'm looking into different ideas for sizing the brass. No one makes die sets for it yet. I loaded some barrel break in rounds by putting my 25-06 seating stem in 6.5 Creed seating die , worked like a charm.
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    Trail Camera Pics

    There used to be a sub topic area for trail cam pics , not sure where it when on the new forum. Anyways I pulled some cards today and found our first whitey. On another camera I forgot to shut off while I did my food plot. For entertainment Plowing my weed patch Hit it twice with S-tine...
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    Upgrading the Striker

    After a long day mulling over it , I ordered a new barrel from McGowens for my Savage Striker. When I bought the “handrifle” it was a 7-08. I could never get the outcome I was hoping for. The new barrel will be 14” and chambered in 25 Creed. 9 twist with a Douglas Silhouette contour. The main...
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    Yikes

    https://www.gunbroker.com/item/933989161 A fool and his money will soon be parted. I know these are highly sought after , but these are pulled bullets.
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    How not to get a Bear rug

    This happened a little to the northwest of me. https://www.wsaw.com/2022/05/21/bear-breaks-through-window-taylor-county-attacks-husband-wife/ Lesson of the day don’t mess with hungry mamma bear.
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    GB Compliance Fee

    I noticed this past weekend on winning a few items on GunBroker they now charge an 1% Compliance Fee. This is new to me. Compliance Fee is fancy name for buyers fee. Like they need more money for themselves.
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    130gr. TTSX in 308 Win.

    Last week I dusted off my Vanguard 308 and put the Barnes to work. I had some odd headstamp Winchester brass a guy at work gave me awhile back. I had some W748 left in a bottle and put it to use. One thing I can tell you Barnes load data is off , it list W748 49.4grs to 54.9grs with Win. brass...
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    Posting Photos

    Last couple of day I can’t seem to attach photos to update some of my threads. I click to download photo , when done no way to attach them. It just shows the words “The uploaded image”.
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    Peterson Brass

    I got excited when they announced the were making brass for more Weatherby calibers. I was left scratching me head when it was 7mm and 270 Wby , were is the 257 Wby? Well I got some 270 Wby that is going to become 257 😁
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    Working with Reasonable Priced Supplies

    Late last year I picked up some cheap powder and bullets. The powder WC867 was 16lbs/$84 plus shipping and hazmat and bullets were Blem Hornady 230gr A-tip for $46/100 (I think). So with crappy weather today I dug them out to try in the 30-378. The powder bottle states loads similar to H1000 -...
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    StaBall and QL

    Last fall I worked up a load for my 30-06 with Berger 185gr Classic Hunters. At the time I had a Witt Machine clamp on brake installed which prevented the use of the Magnetospeed. Now that I removed it , it was time to check some velocities. 2 of the 3 loads I shot Quickload was within 30fps ...
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    Getting Ready

    I’ve been slowly getting parts ready for my 340 WBY. I dropped the barrel and receiver off late last fall. I’m hoping to have it back by this fall. Nice part he is only 25 miles away. I’m putting on a Krieger HV finished at 28”. This should give my 338 Lapua a run for it’s money. I have some...
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    First Time Out This Year

    Made it out behind a rifle today first time since last year’s hunting season. I added a brake on my 6mm Creed gave it a whirl. There was a slight shift in POI by adding it. Fixed on the second group. I look to be a little rusty. This rifle is better than this.
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    Brass Making

    My brother has a Rem. Rolling Block in 43 Spanish I load for him. Brass is scarce for it. I found some Jamison brass years back from Midway , I wish I got more. The Jamison company is long gone now , so what does a guy do , make your own. This is not recommended for most to try. I started with...
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    Two-step verification

    Took me forever to log in today. Is this something new? I’m not sure what this about.
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    Kinda Odd

    Boy there was sure a lot of new member posting on here that joined today. I hope they are good , just a little worrisome when they post to the classifies first.
  19. RL338

    For Sale : Peterson 6.5 SRP Brass

    SOLD
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    Picture test

    Test on picture posting
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