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Forum: RFC Community Forum 07-28-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 486
Posted By Tad_E
I am 26 here and it's amazing what this forum has...

I am 26 here and it's amazing what this forum has done for what I am into now. I originally found RFC a few years ago trying to figure out how to make a 597 Remington shoot and found much much more....
Forum: Bench Techniques and Equipment 07-23-2019, 05:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By Tad_E
It is really more of a preference to the shooter...

It is really more of a preference to the shooter on which one they shoot. As in everything there is good and bad to all ways of doing the rest top. The bag top is considered to be more "forgiving" to...
Forum: Gunmetal: Machining, Fixing, Finishing & Refinishing, Restoration, Engraving, Jeweling, etc. 06-23-2019, 10:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 626
Posted By Tad_E
I'm sure there is a better way but this is quick,...

I'm sure there is a better way but this is quick, easy, and doesn't have to be permanent if the job doesn't require it to be that used up. Especially if you can get away with using aluminum stock for...
Forum: Gunmetal: Machining, Fixing, Finishing & Refinishing, Restoration, Engraving, Jeweling, etc. 06-23-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 626
Posted By Tad_E
Find the numbered drill bit size you need,...

Find the numbered drill bit size you need, carefully drill it into a piece of spare/scrap stock of a handy size and shape to a depth that leaves enough of the drill bit shank exposed to use it as the...
Forum: Rimfire Benchrest Shooting 06-18-2019, 05:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 807
Posted By Tad_E
How many lots have you tested at 1080fps+? The...

How many lots have you tested at 1080fps+? The reason I ask is the vast majority of quality ammo lots are going to fall in your 1055-1080fps range. Especially if you are shooting alot of eley match...
Forum: Bench Techniques and Equipment 05-28-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 707
Posted By Tad_E
Tracking: How the rifle moves in the rest when...

Tracking: How the rifle moves in the rest when slid fore and aft simulating recoil and returning to the front stop as viewed through the scope. When looking through the scope and rifle slid fore and...
Forum: Rimfire Benchrest Shooting 04-30-2019, 06:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,131
Posted By Tad_E
In a broad answer they are all important but...

In a broad answer they are all important but depending on the day and range you are shooting, even down to the bench draw, you may notice that one flag or section of flags have more bearing on what's...
Forum: Rimfire Benchrest Shooting 04-15-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 723
Posted By Tad_E
In the guns I have built, I have not seen any...

In the guns I have built, I have not seen any difference in anything between 90- however far you want to go. Main point is that it is sharp, not burred, and located in the correct spot from...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 04-07-2019, 06:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,775
Posted By Tad_E
Lee is right that you still have to shoot lots to...

Lee is right that you still have to shoot lots to figure out for sure what a lot will do for you but there is relevance to the analyzer if you know what to do with the information and how to use it....
Forum: Bench Techniques and Equipment 03-26-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 600
Posted By Tad_E
I should have mentioned and not just assumed that...

I should have mentioned and not just assumed that you knew I was referring to using Harrell tuner as well. It's the standard that 9 out of 10 will use across the country for rimfire. There are others...
Forum: Bench Techniques and Equipment 03-25-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 600
Posted By Tad_E
How much difference in OD of barrel are you...

How much difference in OD of barrel are you looking at? The only reason I ask is because I don't see a problem in going from say a 0.920" to as small as say a 0.750" with selective made bushings as...
Forum: Anschutz 03-24-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,278
Posted By Tad_E
I don't know what the bedding looks like in your...

I don't know what the bedding looks like in your stock but, if it looks like the pictures on their website, at $90.00 you done ok. I dont know what their normal rates are but that sounds cheap to me....
Forum: Bench Techniques and Equipment 03-19-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,389
Posted By Tad_E
How is a string of fire conducted while testing...

How is a string of fire conducted while testing there? String of fire may not be the right phrase but I think you know what I mean. Is there a timer set to fire the rifle every xx seconds or as fast...
Forum: Bench Techniques and Equipment 03-19-2019, 06:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,389
Posted By Tad_E
Thanks for the info and pictures. It looks like...

Thanks for the info and pictures. It looks like they done a good job on the bench top of making it to where it will accept many different rest sizes as well.

How many lots did you get to test...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 02-24-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,668
Posted By Tad_E
I will 3rd this. I would like to see exiting the...

I will 3rd this. I would like to see exiting the muzzle with the camera 90 to the barrel as well. May make it easier to spot with a white background behind the barrel. Best yet with a highly visible...
Forum: Bench Techniques and Equipment 02-20-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 676
Posted By Tad_E
If your only talking about a click or two it's...

If your only talking about a click or two it's normal to see some change as the day goes on. Maybe not every single match but sort of often yes. Most would be amazed at POI change on one of these...
Forum: Bench Techniques and Equipment 02-12-2019, 05:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 458
Posted By Tad_E
Wow you had a dream on that one. I hadn't...

Wow you had a dream on that one.

I hadn't thought about doing this but I can imagine trying to tackle that job. Did you go about it using the vise and jacks or did you clamp straight to the table...
Forum: Rimfire Benchrest Shooting 02-11-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,197
Posted By Tad_E
The biggest thing I see in difference between the...

The biggest thing I see in difference between the two isn't how well it is capable of shooting but in ease/speed of use. This past year was the first full season I have had with my X-90 and it was an...
Forum: Open Rimfire 02-05-2019, 05:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 699
Posted By Tad_E
I don't know the specs of the reamer but you may...

I don't know the specs of the reamer but you may talk with Joe Chacon about what he is using for the 10/22 barrels. If it will feed in a semi auto surely it will feed in a decent repeater bolt rifle....
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 02-03-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 669
Posted By Tad_E
The 10 designation indicates that it started life...

The 10 designation indicates that it started life as tennex, 11 started life as match, I believe 16 started life as team, and I don't remember the other number designations for other product lines....
Forum: Bench Techniques and Equipment 01-28-2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,362
Posted By Tad_E
Or at least we think it makes the whole world...

Or at least we think it makes the whole world laugh at us. Lol This is one the easiest ways to feel about an inch tall.

Tad
Forum: Bench Techniques and Equipment 01-27-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,362
Posted By Tad_E
This pretty much spells out my opinion on the...

This pretty much spells out my opinion on the deal as well. I have used the .22 RF and CF brass/bronze brushes from pro shot and only notice some minor differences in use. The CF brush is definitely...
Forum: Gunmetal: Machining, Fixing, Finishing & Refinishing, Restoration, Engraving, Jeweling, etc. 01-24-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 818
Posted By Tad_E
When I bed a trigger hanger type action I start...

When I bed a trigger hanger type action I start with a full formed (round) pillar of somewhere between 5/8"- 11/16" depending on things case specific. Then after bedding is cured, and I start to...
Forum: Rimfire Benchrest Shooting 01-22-2019, 06:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,933
Posted By Tad_E
The drummer's throne is the way to go. I have...

The drummer's throne is the way to go. I have used the cheap $20 ones from amazon for the last couple of years and they work OK. I have broke them from leaning over and such at the bench and had to...
Forum: Bench Techniques and Equipment 01-21-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,362
Posted By Tad_E
Cleaning procedure may just be the reason some...

Cleaning procedure may just be the reason some rifles/barrels consistently seem to shoot while others will shoot one day and then not the next (tuning aside). I almost dispise the part of a new...
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