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by macguru
Fri Aug 17, 2018 7:02 pm
Forum: Photos of Rifles etc.
Topic: Long range gun
Replies: 3
Views: 401

Re: Long range gun

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thats 1/2 kg of lead in there
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stock now fits my shadetree top perfectly
by macguru
Fri Aug 17, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted to Buy
Topic: Davies Barrel Tuner
Replies: 4
Views: 680

Re: Davies Barrel Tuner

bump
by macguru
Thu Aug 16, 2018 9:23 am
Forum: Photos of Rifles etc.
Topic: Long range gun
Replies: 3
Views: 401

Re: Long range gun

It is pillar bedded and chambered by Matt Paroz. The stock is also very dense timber laminate. I am adding a tracking plate at the front because the stock is a bit narrow for my rest to give more stability, and i have a 1/2 kilo lead insert between the buttstock and adjustable rear buttpad
by macguru
Tue Aug 14, 2018 6:24 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted to Buy
Topic: Bag riding plate (Sold)
Replies: 4
Views: 431

Re: Bag riding plate

email sent, thanks jim
by macguru
Sun Aug 12, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: Equipment & Technical
Topic: The effect of too much twist and speed
Replies: 6
Views: 491

Re: The effect of too much twist and speed

I was thinking that Stuart would not sell them unless they could be used in benchrest shooting, which is of course the purpose of mike's rifle...
by macguru
Sun Aug 12, 2018 10:33 am
Forum: Events
Topic: QRA Queens
Replies: 9
Views: 470

Re: QRA Queens

by macguru
Sat Aug 11, 2018 10:11 pm
Forum: Equipment & Technical
Topic: The effect of too much twist and speed
Replies: 6
Views: 491

Re: The effect of too much twist and speed

I have some 183 sierras for sale or swap :)

what you really need are these solids:
http://brtshooterssupply.com.au/product ... 50qty.html
by macguru
Fri Aug 10, 2018 2:54 am
Forum: For Sale/Wanted to Buy
Topic: Davies Barrel Tuner
Replies: 4
Views: 680

Re: Davies Barrel Tuner

by macguru
Wed Aug 08, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: Equipment & Technical
Topic: 300 WSM loads
Replies: 5
Views: 333

Re: 300 WSM loads

PM sent
by macguru
Wed Aug 08, 2018 2:17 pm
Forum: Equipment & Technical
Topic: 300 WSM loads
Replies: 5
Views: 333

Re: 300 WSM loads

I was just interested in getting some load data, not discussing the philosophy. I was concerned that quickload may not be accurate enough but it seems in this case it was spot on....
by macguru
Wed Aug 08, 2018 11:35 am
Forum: Equipment & Technical
Topic: 300 WSM loads
Replies: 5
Views: 333

Re: 300 WSM loads

To answer my own question, absolutely no pressure signs at all with a node in the 66s. so i will try low 66s at 800m on saturday. recoil is stout in a 7.5 kg rifle, noticeably more than the saum at these velocities (assuming around 2800, no chrono).
by macguru
Mon Aug 06, 2018 10:51 pm
Forum: Equipment & Technical
Topic: 300 WSM loads
Replies: 5
Views: 333

300 WSM loads

Hi, I am running in a 300WSM, 230 bergers, long throat = 3.200" coal. 9 twist. (for NSW use) I was wondering whether anyone can share some load information ? 2213 only at this stage. 65-66gr according to quickload i should get 2800 ish from a 30" barrel. And you can go up another grain or ...
by macguru
Mon Aug 06, 2018 7:08 pm
Forum: Equipment & Technical
Topic: Trail boss 357mag loads
Replies: 9
Views: 295

Re: Trail boss 357mag loads

Bruce, thanks for all the advice. 1873 and 1866 winchesters are hard to clean , i dont know who did the job properly in the 1870s but i suspect a lot of them never made it to 1900, although a man asking me about my 1894 (C1921) said he remembered when all the Pentridge guards 1873s came on the marke...

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