THIS IS SOMETHING EVERY T/C SHOOTER SHOULD TRY AT LEAST ONCE. IT IS AN EYE OPENER, ONE THAT WILL HELP YOU BETTER UNDERSTAND YOUR CONTENDERS AND ENCORES. Neck Size or Full Length Resize Cases?An Experiment Every Contender Shooter Should PerformThe purpose of this experiment is to demonstrate what happens to bottleneck cases fired at full
Scope rings that are machined will vary in height from the bottom of the ring to the bottom of the opening for the scope tube. Not naming names, but with one company’s rings, there can be over .010″ difference in actual ring height in the package!When you clamp your $3-400 scope down in such mounts,
WHY P.O. ACKLEY WENT WITH STRAIGHT CASE WALLSP.O. Ackley demonstrated graphically that up to a certain pressure, the staight walled cases adhere to the chamber wall and literally absorb all of the pressure inside the case during firing. You see evidence of this phenomenon yourself from time to time, but don’t realize what you are
There is quite a bit of latitude in the trigger over travel screw adjustment on the Encores. You can capitalize on this to have a variable weight of pull. Try this. There is quite a bit of latitude in the trigger over travel screw adjustment on the Encores. You can capitalize on this to have
Here are some of the questions folks are asking about the EGG SHOOTS and my answers: “My varmint rig is a 22-250 with a 4-12 scope. I have a 36X scope on my other rifle. Should I put it on my 22-250 for this event?” Only if you have enough time to get to the
Well the third Copicut Rifle Association “Egg Shoot” of 1999 has come and gone. Yet again the weather cooperated and we had a great turnout and a wonderfull time! This time a few of us got together on the Saturday preceding the shoot and had a practice session. A couple of fellows had new guns
A couple of years ago I got involved with brake development and experimentation. This was purely for my own edification. I’m just a hobbiest and needed something to do! I bought a brand new Savage 112 in 308 with laminated stock and SS fluted barrel to be used as a test bed. I threaded the
I’ve been threatening to write this article for some time now. I
found a few folks that have been doing a lot of shooting and reloading
for the 5mm Craig. One of them offered to write this section for me. As
it turns out he got really tied up with work and family and just can’t
get to it. So you’ll have to put up with me!
Let’s get started. Remington introduced two rifles chambered
for a new rimfire cartridge in 1970. The cartridge was the 5mm
Remington Magnum. It was supposed to put the nails in the coffin of the
then new Winchester 22 Magnum. Yeah right! They were only produced for
four years with approx. 32,000 total rifles produced. Two versions. The
591 was a clip fed rifle and the 592 was tube feed.
Once again, “A great time was had by all!” This was my third PDC. As we did last year and the year before, my friend Paul Picard, drove up from Florida to Massachusetts and a few days later we headed west. This year we had a “new guy” with us. Another friend of ours, Paul
AHH, the Ruger #1! Not a finer production gun can be had for under $600. Period! Look at the wood Ruger uses. How about that hand cut checkering. Look at the blueing. This is Bill Ruger’s baby! You can’t bring one to the range without people going crazy over it! Put it in their hands.