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by ben_g
Mon Oct 22, 2018 6:40 am
Forum: Equipment & Technical
Topic: Varying powder charge summer/winter?
Replies: 5
Views: 617

Re: Varying powder charge summer/winter?

So the weather is warming up a little here so I took the chronograph out and tested on Saturday as the forecast was initially for mid to high 20’s. It only made it to 24C in the end so not a big swing in temp. The load I had settled on in winter ended up being 33.1gr of RL-15 and in ambient temps of...
by ben_g
Fri Oct 19, 2018 7:15 am
Forum: Events
Topic: ACT Queens
Replies: 4
Views: 229

Re: ACT Queens

I’m in. 3 days only for me.

The burning question, 6mm the whole way Tim??
by ben_g
Sun Oct 14, 2018 2:29 pm
Forum: Equipment & Technical
Topic: 6mm 1-7.5 twist rate
Replies: 5
Views: 250

Re: 6mm 1-7.5 twist rate

What cartridge?

If the bullets don’t blow up from being overspun it should still be accurate.

Question begs to be asked..... why??
by ben_g
Wed Oct 03, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: NSW Queens
Replies: 39
Views: 2909

Re: NSW Queens

Also tenting it.
Arrive tomorrow when it’s supposed to be pissing down :shock:

In Kiama at the moment and it’s just starting now.
by ben_g
Wed Oct 03, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: Equipment & Technical
Topic: Shooters Mat
Replies: 10
Views: 581

Re: Shooters Mat

Joe Balls canvas products make a great mat.
by ben_g
Sat Sep 29, 2018 8:59 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Kapooka march out Nov 16
Replies: 6
Views: 298

Re: Kapooka march out Nov 16

Convenient yes, nice, no.
It’s a rough end of town out there.

Stay in town like at the Mercure or the Townhouse.
by ben_g
Fri Sep 28, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Kapooka march out Nov 16
Replies: 6
Views: 298

Re: Kapooka march out Nov 16

Could try The Townhouse
by ben_g
Fri Sep 28, 2018 7:55 am
Forum: Equipment & Technical
Topic: HOW FULL IS A FULL CASE?
Replies: 12
Views: 806

Re: HOW FULL IS A FULL CASE?

2209 in a 284 doesn’t reach the body/shoulder region. Last time I ran over the chronograph SD was 2.75 for 10shots??
by ben_g
Fri Sep 28, 2018 7:51 am
Forum: For Sale/Wanted to Buy
Topic: WTB 6.5mm 7.75 or 7.5T 5R
Replies: 0
Views: 144

WTB 6.5mm 7.75 or 7.5T 5R

It’s a long shot but if anyone has a blank laying around they want to sell let me know.

Must be canted lands rifling.
Prefer parallel but HV will do.

Cheers

Ben.
by ben_g
Wed Sep 26, 2018 10:59 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted to Buy
Topic: WTB bartlein 6.5mm barrel 30inch #9hv profile 1:8T
Replies: 12
Views: 495

Re: WTB bartlein 6.5mm barrel 30inch #9hv profile 1:8T

Depends what you want.

I rang for a Maddco 6mm parallel about 5 months ago, they might be able to drill it next month.

Still worth the wait though.
by ben_g
Wed Sep 26, 2018 3:14 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted to Buy
Topic: WTB bartlein 6.5mm barrel 30inch #9hv profile 1:8T
Replies: 12
Views: 495

Re: WTB bartlein 6.5mm barrel 30inch #9hv profile 1:8T

Is it worth ringing him? Has anyone tried?

I recently made an enquiring on his Webpage as well but it was only a few days ago.
by ben_g
Sun Sep 23, 2018 3:32 pm
Forum: Equipment & Technical
Topic: Bag/Case for 50” Savage 12 F/TR?
Replies: 8
Views: 666

Re: Bag/Case for 50” Savage 12 F/TR?

http://www.joeballscanvas.com Joe does long canvas bags to suit Fclass rifles. So have you settled on shooting FT/R? The savage is alright to start out, but you would be better off finding a good F-standard rifle with a custom barrel and stock and getting into F/standard B grade. Savage action is a ...
by ben_g
Sat Sep 22, 2018 9:38 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted to Buy
Topic: Reloading gear
Replies: 2
Views: 472

Re: Reloading gear

I’ll take the scale and auto trickler.

PM sent.
by ben_g
Wed Sep 12, 2018 8:38 pm
Forum: Equipment & Technical
Topic: Given Current Component Availability...
Replies: 58
Views: 2554

Re: Given Current Component Availability...

Thinking outside the box a little. How do the 90’s go in a 22BR??
by ben_g
Wed Sep 12, 2018 12:21 pm
Forum: Equipment & Technical
Topic: Given Current Component Availability...
Replies: 58
Views: 2554

Re: Given Current Component Availability...

What twist is needed for Kens new bullet??

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