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Forum: Rimfire Benchrest Shooting 09-18-2021, 07:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,128
Posted By 2500X
I've been out of the game for 6 years but I'm...

I've been out of the game for 6 years but I'm amazed at how few Turbos are being used. The 2500X is now the dominant action in big time ARA. Being one of the earliest to shoot/test and compete with...
Forum: 10/22 Action 09-17-2021, 10:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,103
Posted By 2500X
I purchased their "The Competitor" bolt earlier...

I purchased their "The Competitor" bolt earlier this year and it fit my 1979 Ruger receiver well and functions just fine. I have no complaints at this time.
Forum: Hunting 09-16-2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,710
Posted By 2500X
Squirrels dumb??? I guess ya never saw one...

Squirrels dumb??? I guess ya never saw one figure out how to get to a bird feeder that you thought was "squirrel proof". As for hunting them, get a .22 rifle or a shotgun (depends on your shooting...
Forum: Open Rimfire 08-05-2021, 06:50 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,540
Posted By 2500X
Lapua used to make rimfire rounds that were of...

Lapua used to make rimfire rounds that were of slightly different in diameter. Midas M and Midas L. The L was slightly fatter. If I remember correctly this was due more to the differences in chamber...
Forum: Open Rimfire 08-05-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,540
Posted By 2500X
If it's always and only the first shot - not an...

If it's always and only the first shot - not an ammo problem. Ammo flyers will be more random.

Flyers can happen on the first couple shots after a barrel has been cleaned. A couple fouling shots...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 07-03-2021, 05:40 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,547
Posted By 2500X
I've seen bore-scoped barrels that had no...

I've seen bore-scoped barrels that had no noticeable rifling at 6 o'clock from the chamber to 1/3 the way down the barrel. It's easier than you think to wear out a barrel if one does a lot of...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 07-02-2021, 03:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,547
Posted By 2500X
That all depends on the level of accuracy that is...

That all depends on the level of accuracy that is acceptable to you. I had a hummer Broughton 5R barrel on my IR50/50 Benchrest Sporter. I shot it for several years and it won targets at Nationals,...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 07-01-2021, 07:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,547
Posted By 2500X
This^. Also note, not on the list of things that...

This^. Also note, not on the list of things that will damage barrel steel - bronze brushes.
Forum: Ruger - Other 07-01-2021, 10:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,081
Posted By 2500X
There's a Perkins Restaurant right next to the...

There's a Perkins Restaurant right next to the place where I got my last Colonoscopy. They know what they are doing. The waitress came over with a pair of scissors to cut my wrist band off. Now,...
Forum: Ruger - Other 07-01-2021, 10:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,081
Posted By 2500X
I would have taken my chances at pulling an...

I would have taken my chances at pulling an illegal U turn over the median rather than go all the way to the next exit, to avoid the wrath of the wife.
Forum: Rimfire Precision Rifle Shooting 06-29-2021, 09:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,497
Posted By 2500X
Doesn't exist.

Doesn't exist.
Forum: Rimfire Precision Rifle Shooting 06-27-2021, 08:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,497
Posted By 2500X
It's near impossible for someone to just look at...

It's near impossible for someone to just look at a target and figure why you get a miss. From the info you provided, looking at your pictures and what I have heard about the rifle you are using, I...
Forum: Cooper 06-22-2021, 04:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,833
Posted By 2500X
I purchased a couple of these from Ebay and they...

I purchased a couple of these from Ebay and they work perfectly in my Cooper57M. I like flush fitting magazines so the 5 rounder was what I wanted.
...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 06-17-2021, 10:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Posted By 2500X
Getting rid of flyers is why you upgrade your...

Getting rid of flyers is why you upgrade your ammo.
Forum: Bench Techniques and Equipment 06-10-2021, 08:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,329
Posted By 2500X
BobSC, Many, if not the majority, of...

BobSC,

Many, if not the majority, of purpose-built rimfire BR rifles are shot free-recoil, where the only part of the shooter's body that touches the rifle is the tip of their trigger finger....
Forum: Bench Techniques and Equipment 06-10-2021, 07:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,304
Posted By 2500X
Barrels

Barrels - Theories abound.

Over the years I've seen barrel designs and mfg become hot and then not. When I started with rimfire BR the Lilja Tight Bore was the hot barrel. I shot one, it was ok...
Forum: Bench Techniques and Equipment 06-09-2021, 09:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,329
Posted By 2500X
Maybe because it's not a purpose built benchrest...

Maybe because it's not a purpose built benchrest rifle. For a rifle designed or meant to be mostly shot off your shoulder or off a bipod a little cast-off would be ok. Not so with a rifle designed...
Forum: Bench Techniques and Equipment 06-09-2021, 09:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,304
Posted By 2500X
I had a BM 2 groove 17.5" twist on my 10.5lb...

I had a BM 2 groove 17.5" twist on my 10.5lb benchrest rifle and in cool/cold temps it would not stabilize and would keyhole. Since I shot in NY, it didn't stay long on my rifle. I test shot a rifle...
Forum: Bench Techniques and Equipment 06-09-2021, 07:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,304
Posted By 2500X
Tad has it correct.

Tad has it correct.
Forum: Bench Techniques and Equipment 06-07-2021, 12:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,054
Posted By 2500X
Nope!

Nope!
Forum: Bench Techniques and Equipment 06-06-2021, 12:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,316
Posted By 2500X
Thanks. Over the years I competed, I had some...

Thanks. Over the years I competed, I had some success with it. It's an Eck sporter with a nicely figured maple stock by Pippen. It's the only BR rifle I've kept and won't sell this one. I loved the...
Forum: Bench Techniques and Equipment 06-06-2021, 06:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,316
Posted By 2500X
A couple days ago I took out my IR50/50 Turbo...

A couple days ago I took out my IR50/50 Turbo Sporter w/ Shilen barrel and shot a couple IR50/50 targets using an old good lot of Eley Match. The wind was light but switchy. I avoided the head and...
Forum: Bench Techniques and Equipment 06-04-2021, 04:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,316
Posted By 2500X
I agree for 99.5% of the days. However, I was...

I agree for 99.5% of the days. However, I was shooting at the 2011 IR50/50 3 Gun Nationals shooting the 50 meters Sporter event and the wind was so strong that some wind flags were blowing over and...
Forum: Bench Techniques and Equipment 05-30-2021, 01:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,702
Posted By 2500X
The only way to make benchrest shooting...

The only way to make benchrest shooting interesting and educational for video would be multiple cameras focused on the targets and wind flags in a split screen for the various benches. This way you...
Forum: Bench Techniques and Equipment 05-30-2021, 01:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,054
Posted By 2500X
Yup. Exactly!

Yup. Exactly!
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