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    Yesterday, 09:25 PM
    deadshot2 replied to a thread lead sled in Misc.
    In reality I think the majority of world class benchrest shooters do a lot of their own gunsmithing. Lot of guys with lathe's in their basement or...
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    Yesterday, 09:22 PM
    i used to tell my wife that building rifles and shooting was cheaper than owning a Hot Rod or "Classic Car". Only way I pulled that off was that...
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    Yesterday, 09:12 PM
    deadshot2 replied to a thread lead sled in Misc.
    This would be an "Unlimited Class" Benchrest Rifle. This is a "Lead Sled" as we're discussing The one in your picture is designed to hold...
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    Yesterday, 09:00 PM
    I can't afford another rifle that has no compromises. The last one of those I built totaled just under $6K and there are two more in the safe that...
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    Yesterday, 07:32 PM
    Nice Cold Bore shot and you sure put the Head Shot "right on the nose". :cool: Nice Shooting.
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    Yesterday, 07:29 PM
    deadshot2 replied to a thread lead sled in Misc.
    And the Benchrest guys I know wouldn't be caught dead using a Lead Sled. Closest to one of those you'll see them use is a "Rail Gun" and one of...
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    Yesterday, 05:40 PM
    At more than $45 more expensive than forming from Lapua Palma brass the list may not be as long as one might think. Let's just say that Wilson 6.5...
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    Yesterday, 05:31 PM
    deadshot2 replied to a thread lead sled in Misc.
    :p:p When I say this I went to Craigslist and looked. Right off there was a Lead Sled DFT 2 Rest and filled shot carrier bag. $199 for the...
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    Yesterday, 04:51 PM
    deadshot2 replied to a thread lead sled in Misc.
    Our club has one they bought for members to use and have it hanging on the wall at the end of the shooting positions. Only people that use it are...
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    Yesterday, 04:48 PM
    I'm really starting to like my 6.5 Creedmoor. So much so I'm now forming some 6.5 CM brass out of .308 Lapua brass so I can play with the small...
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    Yesterday, 04:37 PM
    deadshot2 replied to a thread lead sled in Misc.
    I personally don't like or use them. They artificially hold the rifle which can change how the weapon reacts to the loads. I've seen people use...
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    Yesterday, 03:35 PM
    Fun morning at the range. Shot my "Target" with my freshly cleaned 6.5 Creedmore Here's the Masked Bandit with holes in him: I included...
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    Yesterday, 08:38 AM
    What do you mean "mot much". Looks perfectly fine to me. Shoot it, enjoy it, and be proud of it.
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    02-20-2017, 06:11 PM
    Simple answer. more time and money than I have. I'm going to just toss out a guess and say that this collection started long before other's...
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    02-20-2017, 04:54 PM
    Yet Berger's 'Twist Rate Stability Calculator' shows the 73 gr to be marginally stable in a 1:9 barrel. It misses the "Stable" classification by a...
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    02-20-2017, 04:14 PM
    I guess I'm just an old timer that's seen too many studies published that create a whole bunch of "Oh my gosh, I'm going to have to stop...
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    02-20-2017, 04:07 PM
    Or smaller versions for the guys that always seem to be lying on their family jewels when shooting prone.
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    02-20-2017, 09:27 AM
    My 2nd wife rode on the back of my motorcycle while pregnant right up to a couple weeks before delivery. Her OB-GYN said it was just fine although...
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    02-19-2017, 03:47 PM
    deadshot2 replied to a thread time to upgrade in Rifles
    Look for this: Stuff has tons of uses. Got a bolt that's a little "gritty" as you thread a nut on or screw into a hole, put a SMALL amount...
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    02-19-2017, 12:44 PM
    deadshot2 replied to a thread time to upgrade in Rifles
    I use some of the silver colored anti-seize on the camming surfaces of a new (even if just new to me) bolt. A small dab of anti-seize on the back...
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    02-17-2017, 09:38 AM
    deadshot2 replied to a thread Range Finder Input in Optics
    There's always a MIL-DOT MASTER and just use the reticle in your scope. ~$35 and no batteries to go dead:cool: Add your own "Cheat Sheet" in the...
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    02-16-2017, 07:51 PM
    I can speak to the accuracy of 73gr Berger's through a 1:9 barrel. They shot like a dream from my un-modified SPS Tactical. Not totally...
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    02-15-2017, 07:58 PM
    You'll find the IMR 4454 to be just as insensitive as H-4350. I found it to be cleaner too. Never be afraid of change. Sometimes that "new...
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    02-15-2017, 07:14 PM
    I had an unopened jug of H-4350 when I bought my 6.5 CM. I passed the half way point and have "tested" some IMR-4454 which I seem to see on the...
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    02-15-2017, 07:09 PM
    My wife used to run into a similar problem. She smoked and when she went to the local Casino and someone sat down next to her she'd tell them she...
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    02-15-2017, 04:08 PM
    Inserting a bullet in the right direction never seemed to bother Elmer Keith. They "hurt more" when they hit ass-backwards". :)
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    02-15-2017, 04:06 PM
    deadshot2 replied to a thread Soft case for my long gun in Misc.
    Here's one option to consider. With the included "backpack straps" it makes it easy to carry the other shooting gear you might have with your...
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    02-15-2017, 04:01 PM
    Sometimes it's a good thing that they sit next to you. A lot of the shooters at my club range bring little propane heaters with then when it's...
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    02-15-2017, 03:25 PM
    Don't overlook the Lee Trimmer. $20 gets one trimming nice and accurate case lengths (although their pilot/depth gauge is strictly SAAMI spec). ...
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    02-15-2017, 03:10 PM
    Nice for an air gun. Probably most of your time was spent pumping it up:) At 10 yards if I was to use one of my rifles it would probably get...
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