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Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 09-12-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 388
Posted By Hoot
I'll give Nikon credit. They respond to Customer...

I'll give Nikon credit. They respond to Customer Support emails pretty promptly.

I sent thm an email detailing the concerns I expressed earlier. Here is their reply:...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 09-12-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 388
Posted By Hoot
Well that blows! I wonder if it is ex post facto...

Well that blows! I wonder if it is ex post facto for customers who already sent in their warranty registration cards under the old warranty?

If so, they just lost a customer who talks them up...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 09-12-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 388
Posted By Hoot
It's odd that Nikon would tell that to Camera...

It's odd that Nikon would tell that to Camera Land before putting it on their No Fault Warranty web page (https://www.nikonsportoptics.com/en/nikon-products/no-fault/no-fault.page).

I have a dog...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 09-10-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 214
Posted By Hoot
Level 2 Question: Does anyone make a...

Level 2 Question:

Does anyone make a "Standard" turn-in, 2-piece base set with 20 MOA for Remington 700?

Hoot
Forum: Rimfire Benchrest Shooting 08-14-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 735
Posted By Hoot
+1 on the ARA. ;) Hoot

+1 on the ARA. ;)

Hoot
Forum: Rimfire Benchrest Shooting 08-12-2019, 05:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,203
Posted By Hoot
I realize this is a thread about Eley products...

I realize this is a thread about Eley products but the same question could be posed about Lapua, which my rig and wallet love.

Hoot
Forum: High Standard 08-08-2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,273
Posted By Hoot
Yeah, I've dealt with Numrich in the past and...

Yeah, I've dealt with Numrich in the past and your observation is correct. I've read good reports from Wolff products.

Hoot
Forum: High Standard 08-07-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,273
Posted By Hoot
Thanks :bthumb: Hoot

Thanks :bthumb:

Hoot
Forum: High Standard 08-07-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,273
Posted By Hoot
Speaking of springs. Save me some time searching...

Speaking of springs. Save me some time searching old posts. What's a good source for good choices of HS compatible springs? I have an HD Military that I shoot about twice a year and have never...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 08-06-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 666
Posted By Hoot
I have 3 original Nikon Monarch scopes. They work...

I have 3 original Nikon Monarch scopes. They work very well and are easy on the eye. I can't speak for lesser models nor the newer Monarch 3 or 5 but love mine like no other. Their warranty is solid....
Forum: Rimfire Benchrest Shooting 08-06-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,875
Posted By Hoot
Probably one of the most sage pieces of advice I...

Probably one of the most sage pieces of advice I have seen here, to which I subscribe. Unfortunately, I consider myself batting 3 for 4 on the main points. Some of my scores prove that I occasionally...
Forum: Rimfire Benchrest Shooting 08-02-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,078
Posted By Hoot
Thanks Bill. The last line of 5 went...

Thanks Bill.

The last line of 5 went something like this (I talk to myself):

Wow, I've never gotten this far with a perfect run...Bang
Just so you know, even if you pooch this, its still a...
Forum: Rimfire Benchrest Shooting 08-01-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,078
Posted By Hoot
I won't be changing that setting! Our club...

I won't be changing that setting!

Our club has hosted the ARA league for 8 years. I've shot in it for the past 5 years. Tonight, for the first time, someone shot a 2500! Guess who? :bthumb:

Hoot
Forum: Shooting Accessories 07-30-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,292
Posted By Hoot
My Stack-On safe has a digital keypad but it also...

My Stack-On safe has a digital keypad but it also has a crazy looking mechanical key bypass. I'm a Electro-Mechanical guru of 46 years and while I generally hold computers in contempt, I like the...
Forum: Rimfire Benchrest Shooting 07-29-2019, 05:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,078
Posted By Hoot
As someone who has always just used a stock...

As someone who has always just used a stock Harrel tuner with some different Riverside additional weights, I'm here to say that the lightened one such as Hi-NV promotes, works really well on my 25.4"...
Forum: Rimfire Benchrest Shooting 07-24-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,078
Posted By Hoot
I work with Radio Frequency Antennas and totally...

I work with Radio Frequency Antennas and totally get the length to period relationship. My problem is I have one tuner that is paid for and I'd hate to take a lathe to it, not knowing what exactly I...
Forum: Rimfire Benchrest Shooting 07-24-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,078
Posted By Hoot
I have a Shilen, 25.4 inch .920 straight pipe...

I have a Shilen, 25.4 inch .920 straight pipe which shoots a .15 C-T-C 5-shot group at 50 yds without any tuner and I can not get it to shoot better than that with my Harrel tuner wearing a thread...
Forum: Bench Techniques and Equipment 07-23-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 510
Posted By Hoot
Answering your request for material choice, I...

Answering your request for material choice, I would advise that you get a front top bag which utilizes the "Super Slick" material if consistent resistance is your goal. One like This...
Forum: Rimfire Benchrest Shooting 07-15-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,245
Posted By Hoot
I don't claim to be an expert but I do well...

I don't claim to be an expert but I do well sometimes. This one used to bite me in the butt enough that I finally stopped doing it. I have a static flag condition that I've worked out a POA solution...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 07-12-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,045
Posted By Hoot
45X Leupold on my go-to ARA rig 36X Sightron on...

45X Leupold on my go-to ARA rig
36X Sightron on my backup rig

The 36X is much sharper and gathers more light but in a light wind, the extra magnification of the 45X helps observe small amounts of...
Forum: Bench Techniques and Equipment 06-26-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,248
Posted By Hoot
Some folks will drop $1500.00 plus on a case of...

Some folks will drop $1500.00 plus on a case of ammo that while desirable to increase consistency, is gone in a year, two if they're lucky. A quality rest will last you as long as your interest in BR...
Forum: Bench Techniques and Equipment 06-24-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,186
Posted By Hoot
Fast Forward 2 1/2 years and a lot of experience...

Fast Forward 2 1/2 years and a lot of experience later, both in over-interest in gadgets and gizmos, then resolving to just keep plugging away, learning to read my flags. Its tough up here with only...
Forum: Rimfire Benchrest Shooting 06-11-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,819
Posted By Hoot
Riverside Machine ...

Riverside Machine (https://www.riversidemachine.net/ecommerce/shooting/tuner-weights.html) makes a nice set of different weights (thicknesses) out of SS. That's what I have. They'll also sell you...
Forum: Rimfire Benchrest Shooting 06-10-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,819
Posted By Hoot
I'm a big believer in going with the shortest...

I'm a big believer in going with the shortest tuner length as needed if your tune repeats every X amount of turns. Run a screw or bolt 5 turns into a tapped hole. Try wiggling the screw or bolt...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 06-07-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 733
Posted By Hoot
Back in mid-March I bought the 3 bricks of Norma...

Back in mid-March I bought the 3 bricks of Norma Match, in a new 30 cal ammo can, from Midway for $4.16 a box shipped. I didn't know what to expect from it in terms of accuracy. I bought it mainly as...
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