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by RDavies
Tue Apr 16, 2019 11:43 pm
Forum: Photos of Rifles etc.
Topic: A year on and 1 becomes 2
Replies: 9
Views: 1712

Re: A year on and 1 becomes 2

not very often you see two lefty`s together...nice to see ...and two nice rifles.. Thanks for the compliment and they are both shot right handed :wink: I noticed that you were shooting a left bolt rifle right handed at Vic Queens. I knew I recognised the rifles from somewhere. I also noticed your w...
by RDavies
Sun Apr 14, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: VRA lead up and Queens.
Replies: 32
Views: 2365

Re: VRA lead up and Queens.

Tim N wrote:Just wondering if the 7 saum is gaining any momentum as the F open caliber of choice?
What were people shooting?

There were a few using SAUMs at the longs, but also a few 284s doing well. In the short/mid ranges, there were the usual 6 Dashers doing well and some other usual 6 and 6.5s.
by RDavies
Sun Apr 14, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: VRA Queen series.
Replies: 27
Views: 1542

Re: VRA Queen series.

Congratulations Rod Davies, Frans Knox, Dave Phipps and James Corbett in your 2019 VRA Queens win. Looks like the wind gods threw everyone a wobbly for the last 1000. So close to a clean sheet Rod. Where’d you lose them? Congratulations also to grand Agg winners too. Well, what a great 5 days of co...
by RDavies
Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:08 pm
Forum: Equipment & Technical
Topic: Just starting out
Replies: 31
Views: 1407

Re: Just starting out

No worries thanks. Do you know who it was doing them tikka actions and grs stocks? Or do you think a savage model 12 f class in 308 would be a good place to start? I think it was CRM Gun Sports in Cairns was building the Tikka actioned GRS stocked F Class rifles. If you ring them, Shane Green is an...
by RDavies
Fri Apr 12, 2019 6:38 am
Forum: Events
Topic: VRA Queen series.
Replies: 27
Views: 1542

Re: VRA Queen series.

Steve N wrote:If by pub you mean Albert Van Wyks van/campfire/pub/disco/karaoke/restaurant/gunsmithing bench/psychiatrist bench,

Albert's hospitality is legendary.

Though there have been complaints about the quality (and volume) of the singing coming from his brai.(BBQ).
by RDavies
Thu Apr 11, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: VRA Queen series.
Replies: 27
Views: 1542

Re: VRA Queen series.

Must have been a good day, everyone must be at the pub sinking a few cold ones given the silence to your question :D If by pub you mean Albert Van Wyks van/campfire/pub/disco/karaoke/restaurant/gunsmithing bench/psychiatrist bench, then, yes everyone (who counts) has been there. Conditions have bee...
by RDavies
Sun Apr 07, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Electronic Target prices
Replies: 14
Views: 1204

Re: Electronic Target prices

What about the Ozscore targets made by Geoff Roberts in Australia? What sort of prices are they for a single set up? You might end up saving quite a bit of shipping and have local support?
by RDavies
Sat Apr 06, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: F class shooter Julian Daley just became Australian A grade trap champion as a newbie
Replies: 9
Views: 716

F class shooter Julian Daley just became Australian A grade trap champion as a newbie

I just heard through the grape vine that Julian Daley has just won the Australian A grade trap championships as a newbie. Julian had only recently bought a shotgun and taken up trap shooting for a bit of fun until the Mackay F class range reopens. Understandably, Julian was a bit too busy to chat wh...
by RDavies
Thu Apr 04, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: VRA lead up and Queens.
Replies: 32
Views: 2365

Re: VRA lead up and Queens.

This is not intended to be one-up-manship but when I was a young lad I shot Rosedale with 33 right wind on. :shock: I only have 40 MOA total of winda, I would be having to sight of the edge of the target [-o< I hope you are right as we are now entered, paid for and accommodation booked so just need...
by RDavies
Thu Apr 04, 2019 11:14 pm
Forum: Equipment & Technical
Topic: Best binoculars for scoring? (Edit: Now Scope)
Replies: 19
Views: 821

Re: Best binoculars for scoring? (Edit: Now Scope)

If you are going to Vic Queens, I can bring a $2500 top of the line Ziess binoculars, or a $400 Chinese spotting scope and tripod for you to use and you can see which you prefer. If you are scoring for me though, I would rather you use the cheap spotting scope and tripod. If you are after a spotting...
by RDavies
Tue Apr 02, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: Equipment & Technical
Topic: tell me about current 7mm bullets.
Replies: 16
Views: 932

Re: tell me about current 7mm bullets.

bruce moulds wrote:rod,
how much freebore is required for the 183 copperheads in a 284 chamber?
bruce.

I am not sure yet as I hope to receive my Copperheads soon. Their bearing surface is a little shorter than the Berger 180 VLDs and Hybrids.
by RDavies
Tue Apr 02, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: Equipment & Technical
Topic: tell me about current 7mm bullets.
Replies: 16
Views: 932

Re: tell me about current 7mm bullets.

The Sierra vary quite a bit in length ... not sure if it’s from the pointing ? I’ve shot over 5k of these and have had up to 40 thou difference between lots . I used an 8.5 twist at 800ft above sea level and would have chosen a 8.25 if one was available . I used .230 freebore with these and 180 hyb...
by RDavies
Tue Apr 02, 2019 8:59 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: E CLASS. BUDGET F CLASS
Replies: 18
Views: 880

Re: E CLASS. BUDGET F CLASS

While it might have been an April Fools story, I think the idea would be good. It works in PRS and could work in F class as well. I'm pretty sure most clubs would have seen what my local club sees. A wide eyed, keen shooter turns up to see what is going on, then asks how much it costs to get into th...
by RDavies
Sun Mar 31, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Ungarie bisley 30 March
Replies: 23
Views: 1259

Re: Ungarie bisley 30 March

Sounds like a good time was had by all. I wish I could have got there. See you there next year for certain
by RDavies
Fri Mar 29, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Ungarie bisley 30 March
Replies: 23
Views: 1259

Re: Ungarie bisley 30 March

Tim, the local farmers will like you if you keep on bringing the rain. Anytime I’ve been to Ungarie, it has been needing rain.

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