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1  BR Discussions / Centerfire Discussions / Re: Neck size diameter on: February 16, 2018, 02:10:01 PM
  this is 26.9 at 300 yards. mild wind -1-4 mph.  as you can see by the one flyer that meessed up the group. I got second place for this.. 1st place was 0.856 or some such nearby number

2  BR Discussions / Centerfire Discussions / Re: Neck size diameter on: February 15, 2018, 12:23:21 PM
uhg.. I always forget something...  good thing its not my head....  N133.  Ive gone as high as 27.8.  Not much difference. other than accuracy. It seems to shoot best at 26.9
3  BR Discussions / Centerfire Discussions / Re: Neck size diameter on: February 14, 2018, 11:00:12 PM
I am loading 6ppc In lapua russian.   ive tweaked my load to 26.9 using 68 gr bergers jammed 6 thou. this is giving me the best group. so far......  Nothing to write home about but my last test yielded a quarter inch group at 100yds.  Still need to tweak some. Yodave changed up our targets and we now have a much smaller X target to shoot at. This Sunday will seperate the men from the boys. So if I can get this load or something very close to it to shoot in the high tenths.. I'll be a happy camper.
4  BR Discussions / Centerfire Discussions / Re: Neck size diameter on: February 14, 2018, 10:17:50 PM
 Well experimenting is right up my alley.. So i should fit right in.. !

 Oh yeah.. the other thing I was curious about... Blow by or blow back. The necks on my bress look nasty and sooty when thew come out of the chamber. Is that considered normal? Im not sure whats an appropriate level of carbon build up on the outer surfaces.
5  BR Discussions / Centerfire Discussions / Re: Neck size diameter on: February 14, 2018, 09:08:35 PM
Yes Sir it does. Thank you.
I am right on the money. I am 0.269 on the chamber and the brass is turned to 0.2675. My rifle shoots fairly well but i have yet to make it shoot like it should as my skill level is still that of a beginner.  

I was curious "where the magic happened"  And this is exactly the kind of reply I was hoping for. I knew I couldn't be the first one to think about this. I just didnt know that there are 40-50 years worth of people ahead of me.  Haha!

Cheers!

 
6  News / Club Events / Re: BR101 Clinic May 12, 2018 - Rosebud on: February 14, 2018, 09:02:33 PM
If only this was closer... nearer by. Id love to attend. Sounds like fun.
7  News / Club Events / Re: Mission - February 2018 Benchrest Score Shoot on: February 14, 2018, 09:00:53 PM
Give my best to Dave and Pete.  I havent seen them for a few months now.

8  BR Discussions / Centerfire Discussions / Re: Great Promo Video on: February 14, 2018, 10:06:51 AM
After watching the shots hit the paper, I dont feel so bad anymore!! Hahaha!!

What an amazing facility!  We have gravel and more gravel and then theres more gravel.

really like that aluminum Anshutz!!  and those rests!  wow!

Nice vid Rick.  Great idea to do something for Canada too. Not sure where one begins. There are so many venues here that only shooters are aware of.
What I wonder about... how do you change someones mind that has no interest in firearms and have them realize how much fun it can be...?  I'd say it 'relaxing' too but up until now I was thinking there was something wrong with my abilities! LoL! That should change having watched this vid!

without having gone exploring is there actually an organization in Canada that is dedicated to rimfire BR? Im rather new to the sport. Ive shot forever and a day but never took it past a dirt mound out in the back woods. I must say I have had some great experiences with the people Ive met and the days out shooting. The Irish fellow is right on the mark.
9  BR Discussions / Centerfire Discussions / Re: Neck size diameter on: February 14, 2018, 09:54:51 AM
My bad, Thanks for reiterating information already posted. I did see that post I guess I should have been more concise in my description of what I am going off about.

Lets say you have a cartridge that is"perfectly sized" 0.002 neck & 0.002 shoulder. It shoots lights out. Why mess with a good thing right?  When you discharge the round the neck expands and allows the projectile to leave the chamber with little interference.  Im splitting hairs..

If you have a cartridge with lets say the bare minimum of neck clearance.. 0.268 in a 0.269 chamber... wouldnt this be enough to allow free exit of the projectile as well as keep the brass from being over worked thus prolonging its life and possibly increasing accuracy? Or is that 0.0015 -0.002 what has been shown or proven and is known to work?  Or am I right out to lunch as the cartridge then becomes too difficult to manipulate? Some one out there must have tried this at some point?   Sorry if this is a ridiculous question. Im just curious and searching for 2nd opinions.
10  BR Discussions / Centerfire Discussions / Re: Neck size diameter on: February 08, 2018, 02:48:14 PM
Hi Guys,
My first post here also.

Im curious about this as well. Is there a set standard to neck clearance inside the chamber?  Does this vary from caliber to caliber? My savage 10 (in .308) leaves my cartridges very dirty on the necks after firing whereas my weatherby vangaurd ( also .308) does not. Both rifles are discharging the same cartridge. unturned unmodified federal brass. Of course one wont accept the other but that is beside the point.

I ASSUME that one tries for the least amount of clearance as possible? The less the neck expands at time of discharge the better?  Correct me if I am misguided. I am only playing with this in my own head.
11  Classifieds (Buy and Sell) / BR Equipment + Components / WIND FLAGS FOR SALE on: February 08, 2018, 11:17:00 AM
Hey Guys 'n' Gals,

I have 17 wind flags up for sale. They are new, and new the market.They  are sure to change the face of the game and  are proudly *Made in Canada*.   This in itself should save a few  bucks and relieve some shipping  hassles! More money in your pocket means  more bullets for your gun.  Better accuracy through better wind readings  means better bullet  placement and further satisfaction and savings!  keeping you in the  black is the name of the game!

Many sizes, styles/options are available.

Props. Balls.Pinwheels, and specialty vanes for more precise wind direction readings.are available.

   There are a number of choices for vane shapes & colors.  If you  want to stand out in the crowd this is the way to  go. Vane shapes  available include but not limited to: Diamonds.  circles, arrows,  squares, your initials?!  Just name it. Standard  offering is a swept  back & up, or down facing rectangular vane -with  attached streamer.   Any shape you desire is possible however. Don't see  what you need?   Its not a problem custom orders are optional and  available. The  special orders. are available.

These  systems are manufactured using CNC and manual processes. They are  clean  looking and are extremely sensitive. They  can be changed from  one  shooting discipline to the next quickly and easily. Air gun, br rim  fire  . high power..  name it.

  It  is a sectional design and can be adjusted  simply by adding or removing  a section. The kits comes standard with three 12" sections. The top has a built in extension which allows it to reach a length just short of 24 inches. This allows the entire assembly to reach from approx 12 inches above ground to 48 inches. . This covers 'most' applications and in fact is infinitely adjustable. Maximum height is upwards of 8 feet. 12 feet is possible with the addition of guy lines. A kit is available for this should you require such ridiculous heights! . They assemble quickly and are  easily transported, set up  & dismantled.

Made from very high quality, durable,  and weather resistant materials,  This flag system is guaranteed to  remain standing in a 50kmh wind. I am  sure that you will find them to be  every bit as capable and functional  as the  competition and maybe even more!      yeh... as a fellow shooter, I  know  that these flags will make the competition raise a brow...

Videos and images can be found here:

https://www.facebook.com/Wind-Flags-566508693696823/


If you would like more information, please PM me  or email me at jefferywindflags at gmail dot com   Thanks!  - please note: thats "Jeffery"... not "jeffrey"  Sorry it gets misspelled more often than not.  : ))



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