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Re: Barnes TSX Failure 5 months ago by Andrew Murray Re: Barnes TSX Failure

Anders, It is mentioned in the second post of this thread. "...Relatively new issue..." Hence the comments about past results having no bearing on the current problems. Perhaps it was a simple QC error by Barnes, but if I had to guess I'd say they have dropped their standard to make/save money. Many companies do this.

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Re: Barnes TSX Failure 5 months ago by Anders ÷sterberg Re: Barnes TSX Failure

Quote:Some of you may be missing the point here. I was talking about recent batch issues. Lately I have been seeing issues with bullets weighing less than 100 grains at impact velocities over 2900fps in flesh, recovered bullets showing zero expansion. I suggested folk keep an eye on (test) their current ammo just to be sure. This has nothing to do with game shot in the past and comments of this nature have no relevance to this discussion. When/where did you wrote that... not in this thread...? I..

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Re: .375 _?_ Mauser 98 Oberndorf 5 months ago by Paul Leverman Re: .375 _?_ Mauser 98 Oberndorf

Couple of things, John. It's not impossible but it will be a test of your gunsmiths ability to set it back a thread. He has to match the iron sights location perfectly. Before he does this, he should at least cast the chamber. By far easier, and it may answer all your questions. Also, do you have a new case, or a F/L sized case you can try? Maybe it's just a question of shoulder location/angle or of neck length. Nice looking rifle.

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Re: The Hack 5 months ago by Paul Leverman Re: The Hack

It looks as if the holes had some contaminant in them. The threads are still intact, but you can see how the apex has been rounded off. As Nathan said, you should find a hand tap and t-handle and clean up the threads in the hole first. If you try to wind in the new bolts, the same thing will happen again. Be very careful about your alignment when using the tap, not difficult to do, but can sometimes be tricky to get it started. The issue being where the threads of the hole are damaged. A taper t..

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Re: Hornadyís Little Red Corvette ( A-TIP ) 5 months ago by Nathan Foster Re: Hornadyís Little Red Corvette ( A-TIP )

Hi John, you'll see this thread is already running in the long range section. Should be a good bullet but will take up a lot of mag space as you have suggested.

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Re: The Hack 5 months ago by Nathan Foster Re: The Hack

Hi Bryan, the common name for this thread pitch is 1/4" UNF (1/4" x 28). If there has been some cross threading (perhaps compound seeped into the threads), it may pay to obtain a thread tap and wind this in by hand to clean up the threads. If you need new screws, these will ship from the U.S (Midway / Brownells) to Ireland without restrictions. But you may also be able to find 1/4" UNF hex heads locally.

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Re: The Hack 5 months ago by bryan long Re: The Hack

Thanks Paul, neither will thread fully through the holes in the action. Might be able to see more in this picture

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Re: The Hack 5 months ago by Paul Leverman Re: The Hack

Remington should (may) have 1/4-28 screws. Without a better picture, it looks like this one was cross-threaded or had something in the hole. May also have been screwed into a differently threaded hole, perhaps a 1/4-20 or 1/4-32?

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Re: The Hack 5 months ago by bryan long Re: The Hack

But a question, do the threads on this screw look correct for a remington action? They look distorted?

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This is interesting to watch 6 months ago by zane cameron This is interesting to watch

Just thought id share this interesting thread. https://www.facebook.com/703367527/posts/10157087448592528?sfns=mo

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Re: NZ FIREARMS LICENSE HOLDERS & PROPOSED LEGISLATION CHANGES. IMPORTANT!!! 6 months ago by Thomas Kitchen Re: NZ FIREARMS LICENSE HOLDERS & PROPOSED LEGISLATION CHANGES. IMPORTANT!!!

for anyone interested in the oral submissions to select committee https://vimeo.com/328269561 it is what it is, everyone that speaks all think they are doing the best for the country. it's how badly written it is that concerns me, plus the order of council stuff that mean they can make any firearm or ammunition prohibited without warning. hopefully some details get cleaned up but its pretty fast moving. ill do my best to keep updating this thread colfo has released a statement on your rights wit..

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Re: do i have a one of a kind? 6 months ago by John D. Hays - New Mexico Re: do i have a one of a kind?

John, here are instructions for posting photos in this forum: https://www.ballisticstudies.com/Resources/Discussion+Forums/x_forum/29/thread/1586.html [https://www.ballisticstudies.com/Resources/Discussion+Forums/x_forum/29/thread/1586.html] Love to see this oddity.

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Re: Fiocchi Extrema 6 months ago by Paul Leverman Re: Fiocchi Extrema

Never used or seen it. But..... https://thefiringline.com/forums/showthread.php?t=569851 [https://thefiringline.com/forums/showthread.php?t=569851]

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Re: The truth about Jacinda 6 months ago by Nathan Foster Re: The truth about Jacinda

In case you missed my post on the Christchurch shooting, I am putting it here to. Hi guys, I am shutting this thread down also. No more. It is sad enough that so many people were killed and I know that this will never be over for their families. But I don't want this shitty situation to absorb any more of our time or energy. Today you can either worry and live in fear of things that are beyond your power and control OR you can get off your bloody computer and engage in a fun activity that actual..

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Re: Mass Shooting 6 months ago by Steph Foster Re: Mass Shooting

Hi guys, I am shutting this thread down now. No more. It is sad enough that so many people were killed and I know that this will never be over for their families. But I don't want this shitty situation to absorb any more of our time or energy. Today you can either worry and live in fear of things that are beyond your power and control OR you can get off your bloody computer and engage in a fun activity that actually makes you happy! With Sincere respect and kindness to you all, Steph.

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Re: 7.62x39 vs 5.56x45 6 months ago by William Craig Re: 7.62x39 vs 5.56x45

You donít say where you are or what you plan to hunt, so itís difficult to fully assess which caliber would be best for you. I live in central Virginia, so my comments will be based on living and hunting here. Iíve not shot the 7.62x39 much, although I did mess with a .300 BLK for a while. I have shot the .223/5.56x45 a lot - from AR as well as bolt actions. It can do a lot, but it really isnít the best choice for hunting game weighing much over 50 pounds. The 7.62x39 and .300 BLK throw a much h..

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Re: Mass Shooting 6 months ago by Mike Davis Re: Mass Shooting

ok Ive stayed silent on this thread for a time now to ponder my thoughts/process them properly. awesome post Steph...absolutely awesome. live n let live and love one an other....(there are a couple of songs in there) had a random though about the proposed buy back of the MSSAs out there...wouldnt it be great/nice/usefull/less painfull IF the rifles when purchased by taxpayer $$$$ were then given to the armed forces whos firearms are purchased by the taxpayers $$$$$ the armourers could have a fie..

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Re: 7.62x39 history 6 months ago by Thomas Kitchen Re: 7.62x39 history

hi Charles welcome to the forum. the Answer is in the question WIDELY ADOPTED. the 7.92x33 and the sturmgewehr 44 was very late in ww2 yes you could class it as the first but not widely adopted, i don't think the cartridge itself made it very far as its very mild. MP 43, MP 44, StG 44 Grenadiers operating in the area of Aachen, Germany in 1944 As work moved forward to incorporate this new firing system, development halted when Hitler suspended all new rifle programs due to administrative infight..

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Re: Mass Shooting 6 months ago by Steph Foster Re: Mass Shooting

Although this is a thread that started specifically because of the Christchurch tragedy I think that it is inevitable that conversations turn to the question of how to prevent this from happening again and of course how this should never have happened in the first place. Mark and John, you both believe that you have very different beliefs and political leanings. So what? They are just clothes that you wear on any given day. From where I am sitting, looking at you both from the outside I see you ..

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Re: Mass Shooting 7 months ago by John D. Hays - New Mexico Re: Mass Shooting

Hi Mark, Thanks for the response to my post. You and I have a different view of what is going on with gun control, and that view will be different among people from other countries. So that would be interesting to discuss. Let's wait and see if anyone else wants to chime in. If so, we should move the discussion to another thread. This one is about the specific attack in Christchurch, about which many people are in shock and deep sorrow. Also, this happened in their home country and they must de..

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Re: Nathan is ill 7 months ago by jason Re: Nathan is ill

Hi Nathan. It's been awhile since I have checked in here, I haven't been doing much shooting for a while, anyway... Sorry to see you weren't doing so well. Because my lack of shooting, I still do it but not as regular, I have mostly looked at general topics or off topics. I understand Steph's and your frustrations, simple topics getting beat to death when a thread search would probably solve ones gun related issues. But these days everyone wants an instant result, there need is of most important..

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Re: Ninglephut......a new word 7 months ago by Nathan Foster Re: Ninglephut......a new word

Some nice compassionate words in this thread. I could go on about how we should behave. Instead I will relay how I speak to my daughter on a daily basis. This is not easy for me as I am sharing our private life but here goes: I love you. You are so smart, so beautiful, so kind, you are amazing. (On schooling) - Yes, unfortunately we are surrounded by messages of fear and guilt about the planet. You don't have to take this on, its OK that it makes you angry, just let it out, you have nothing to b..

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Re: Long time Hunter/Shooter/Reloader Just Finishing Nathan's Books 7 months ago by Steph Foster Re: Long time Hunter/Shooter/Reloader Just Finishing Nathan's Books

Hi John, Chris has made me a very pretty emerald green stock for my left handed Montana action (7mm Rem Mag) and I love it! So much so that when I finally get around to finishing my 7mm Practical project I am hoping that Chris will consent to making me another stock - colour undecided at the moment. I really rate Chris's stocks, he does good work. Hi Willie, Welcome to the forum. You are working in one of the places on the planet that I most want to visit. I guess the Northern Lights are old hat..

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Re: Long time Hunter/Shooter/Reloader Just Finishing Nathan's Books 7 months ago by Willy Bartel Re: Long time Hunter/Shooter/Reloader Just Finishing Nathan's Books

I found and ordered a Timney 110 Enfield 5-shot trigger. It cost $104 delivered with taxes. Here's a link to a post detailing my adventures with the P14 as well as pics of the modifications. https://www.canadiangunnutz.com/forum/showthread.php/1485641-Dad-s-first-deer-Ever-amp-My-first-4-Point?p=13217489#post13217489 [https://www.canadiangunnutz.com/forum/showthread.php/1485641-Dad-s-first-deer-Ever-amp-My-first-4-Point?p=13217489#post13217489]

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Re: Long time Hunter/Shooter/Reloader Just Finishing Nathan's Books 7 months ago by Willy Bartel Re: Long time Hunter/Shooter/Reloader Just Finishing Nathan's Books

Hi Paul, I found a timney listed at Ellwood Epps. They've been into 303 in a big way for years they even have a Cartridge/Reamer named after them. 303Epps. Cleaning after the range...this has been a bugbear for a couple years since I mounted a scope and reworked the stock. The barrel is badly pitted and muzzle worn. I should probably cut a couple inches off and recrown. Can you confirm that it's the correct trigger? It's listed as TRIGGER ENFIELD SP E1-5 6-SHOT MAG. Item: MGA 111 Hmmm I found Th..

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