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    Gun mount for tripod head?

    I'm looking for something reasonably priced to use in a hunting scenario. I have a rifle mounted in an XLR Element Chassis. What I'd like is to have something quick and kind of on the lower priced side that attaches to the chassis and can quickly click into my tripod head. I have an extra ball...
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    Mounting rings as far apart as possible

    Call me crazy, but I mount my rings on a pica tinny rail as far apart as possible. Attached is a pic of the last scope I mounted on a buddies gun last week. I've been seeing some pics guys are posting lately on some forums and groups with the rings rather close together. Is there a reason, or...
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    6.5 Creedmoor

    Having good results with RL26. Anybody using it? Seems like it was getting pretty popular but most recipes I've seen lately on this thread are for RL16 or 17.
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    Bedding rail question

    Makes sense. I guess if I was just doing one side and not the other, it would have still left a slight gap and made a slight bend in the rail. Hope it works for him!
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    Bedding rail question

    I bedded a rail on my gun a while back and everything went fine. When I did mine, I lightly tightened the back end and found the front end was tight (no gap), but when I tightened the front end down and left the back loose the rear part of the rail had a gap. So with that I just bedded the back...
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    New Savage build

    I reload. It’s a 6.5 Creedmoor. Current load is Lapua brass, cci 450’s, Hornady ELD-x 143’s, 47 gr of RL26, bullet seated .025” off the lands. I haven’t done any load development. This is leftover from the original factory gun that shot really well with this recipe. I’ll be fine tuning the...
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    New Savage build

    Well, not sure if this was a great idea building off a Savage, but I'm really liking the results so far! Long story somewhat short, I picked up a Savage 12FV when Cabela's had them for sale for $300. Mounted with a SWFA 10X and a kydex cheek piece and thought I was doing pretty well for a...
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    SWFA SS specific questions

    While I may not have as much experience as some posters on this thread, I'll give you my 2 cents for free. I had a fixed 10X SS rear parallax adj. I liked it, but was not a fan of the glass. I actually preferred my fixed 6x Leupold FX3 in terms of glass. Ended up buying a used 5-20 HD SWFA on...
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    Clean a new barrel after first range day?

    I'm going to admit that while I'm a fairly OCD and detail oriented, I'm a slacker when it comes to cleaning my rifle barrels. Mostly because I'm a hunter and don't have the luxury of sending a fouling round down the tube before I shoot. That being said, I recently had a Savage action...
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    What scope would you recommend for someone who has never owned one before and wants to by something decent?

    Ha, I just saw your handle so I get it now! Sorry, that was a dumb question to ask you. I’ll do a little research, but Iran either a Burris, Bushnell, or SWFA and he prefers to stay in the $800 used price point.
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    Truing MV vs. BC

    So clear up the BC side of things for me. I zero at 100, check my velocity at 500, then modify my BC at 800-1000. So say I’m low at 1,000. I assume I would lower my BC, but by how much in increments? How much do you have to modify BC to make a difference at those yardages?
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    Case prep centers

    That's basically what I'm after. Chamfer, de-burr, brush the inside neck, and clean primer pockets.
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    Case prep centers

    In the market for a case prep center at some point in the coming months. Tired of using a drill and by hand. Basically for around $100-$120 range it seems like my choices are the RCBS or the Lyman. Lyman seems to have more tools. Is there a reason the RCBS is better, or is it splitting hairs?
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    Market for high priced glass????

    To me a $1300-$1500 scope is a fair but of coin. I think several manufacturers make some excellent glass with rugged and reliable turrets that that price point. In my experience, although more limited than some on here, when you pay more than that you're paying for reticles, better glass, and...
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    Truing MV vs. BC

    Tagging. I listened to Frnak's podcast regarding this but wasn't sure just how you go about adjusting BC. The JBM calc helps. Just got my new build set-up and need to do this.
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    What scope would you recommend for someone who has never owned one before and wants to by something decent?

    Would they be pretty comparable to an SWFA 5-20? My buddy really likes my SWFA and would prefer to buy used, but there aren’t many for sale. I told him he should just buy off the sample list, but if the Burris is as good, maybe I’ll steer him that way.
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    What scope would you recommend for someone who has never owned one before and wants to by something decent?

    Because people can flip rice grinders for way over their used resale value? Kidding aside, my statement is an unreasonable conclusion to be wary of Burris. Although, wasn’t there some issues with the XTRii’s? I seem to recall reading some reviews and some guys were reporting issues.
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    6.5c feeding issues after barrel change

    Following! haven't had this issue, but good to know in case it pops up.
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    Market for high priced glass????

    My wife's student loans keep bogging us down, as well as her penchant for buying and restoring furniture that she ends up selling at cost to friends. Guess everyone needs a hobby! That being said, we own a nice house, but we don't buy new $50K trucks and avoid payments on toys. I just paid cash...
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    What scope would you recommend for someone who has never owned one before and wants to by something decent?

    Aftermarket zero stops now approved by SWFA and covered under warranty. Simple reticle, either that works for you or not. I've heard very good things about the LRTS and LRHS. I see mostly good review soon the Burris XTRii, but for some reason I wonder why there's a ton for sale in the PX...
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