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11-15-2021, 10:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 130
Posted By Nomercy448

The fixed sights on Ruger Wranglers, by...

The fixed sights on Ruger Wranglers, by specification, are set to align POA to POI at 15 yards. Not 7, nor 25.
Forum: Reloading
11-12-2021, 03:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 228
Posted By Nomercy448

Magnum cups are thicker, but light strikes with...

Magnum cups are thicker, but light strikes with good dimples are almost always a result of primers which aren’t seated deeply enough.
Forum: Guns
11-12-2021, 03:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 122
Posted By Nomercy448

Better for what? If “better” is defined as...

Better for what?

If “better” is defined as “more powerful,” then no, high velocity 22LR isn’t more powerful than 22WMR.
Forum: Guns
10-26-2021, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 252
Posted By Nomercy448

You walk into a room in a strange house. There’s...

You walk into a room in a strange house. There’s a pair of pants on the floor. You try them on. They fit. It’s purely coincidental.

No, you cannot rely upon all bullets of the same weight to shoot...
Forum: Guns
10-24-2021, 07:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 411
Posted By Nomercy448

Store policies typically don’t mean squat when it...

Store policies typically don’t mean squat when it comes to firearms - the original manufacturers generally hold the bag, and most do a great job at service these days.

Call Henry, start a claim,...
10-22-2021, 01:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,620
Posted By Nomercy448

Revising this thread again this afternoon and...

Revising this thread again this afternoon and thinking about “minimum optics to do the job” - this photo and the scope pictured came to mind. This is a $129 MSRP Bushnell Trophy 3-9x40mm, which I...
10-20-2021, 01:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 634
Posted By Nomercy448

If it makes you feel any better, Bronc, 22LR...

If it makes you feel any better, Bronc, 22LR drops that same 18.5moa at only 200 yards! It also passes that 135” gross drop at only 300 yards. So that 6.5 creed’s not doing too bad out there at...
Forum: Guns
10-17-2021, 05:12 PM
Replies: 624
Views: 122,741
Posted By Nomercy448

:confused::confused0024: Couldn’t sleep last...

:confused::confused0024:

Couldn’t sleep last night, eh Ed?

Did you have any guys/gals running your cartridges at Ko2M a couple of weeks ago?
Forum: Guns
10-17-2021, 05:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By Nomercy448

What I want to buy or build next typically has...

What I want to buy or build next typically has very, very little to do with what I’ve bought or built before.
10-15-2021, 07:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 322
Posted By Nomercy448

So... you’re saying they’re acting a bit......

So... you’re saying they’re acting a bit... squirrelly...? :p
Forum: Reloading
10-13-2021, 07:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 494
Posted By Nomercy448

Developing a 500 yard load for 300PRC can be...

Developing a 500 yard load for 300PRC can be relatively short and sweet - if every round fired has a purpose.

Seeing those groups with relatively different bullets all shooting under an inch, the...
Forum: Guns
10-13-2021, 07:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 424
Posted By Nomercy448

For something around 20 years, I have given the...

For something around 20 years, I have given the same advice to all new and would-be handgun shooters: your first handgun should be TWO handguns:

1) An appropriate handgun to satisfy the...
Forum: Reloading
10-12-2021, 06:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 494
Posted By Nomercy448

There’s nothing statistically different about...

There’s nothing statistically different about those groups, so leaving a decision to random chance is just as viable as any analysis of these groups. Roll a die (as in shooting craps), letting fate...
Forum: Reloading
10-11-2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 494
Posted By Nomercy448

There’s nothing distinctive about these 3 groups...

There’s nothing distinctive about these 3 groups which describes them as statistically different. Shot again, these groups might represent any of the 3 loads, with no reason to think any of them are...
10-11-2021, 12:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 634
Posted By Nomercy448

DA is Density Altitude. In a nutshell, it’s a...

DA is Density Altitude. In a nutshell, it’s a singular compilation of Altitude, Barometric Pressure, Humidity, and Temperature - effectively a one stop shop for “environmental conditions” which...
10-10-2021, 07:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 264
Posted By Nomercy448

My trap line pistol since the late ‘90s has been...

My trap line pistol since the late ‘90s has been a Ruger Mark II stainless. Nothing terribly wrong with a Rough Rider, but I like to enjoy my pistols for more than just utility, and I get more out of...
10-10-2021, 07:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 634
Posted By Nomercy448

If you know your BC and a true velocity,...

If you know your BC and a true velocity, StrelokPro, AB Mobile, or Hornady 4DoF will have you within two clicks at 700 yards. 18.5moa is pretty close to making sense for that load.

Running it...
10-10-2021, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By Nomercy448

Thanks Olde NE Hunter! Busy day. The match...

Thanks Olde NE Hunter! Busy day.

The match didn’t go as desired, but it probably did go as deserved! I was “consistently mediocre.”

I’ve not been shooting nearly enough this summer, and much of...
10-10-2021, 12:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 634
Posted By Nomercy448

Sounds about right - 5.3 mils at 700... my Dasher...

Sounds about right - 5.3 mils at 700... my Dasher was 4.7mils on a 700yrds target used on one of the stages yesterday.

“Weaponized math,” “ballistics,” “trajectory,” “projectile physics,” what...
10-07-2021, 10:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By Nomercy448

Possibly worth mentioning, having competed in...

Possibly worth mentioning, having competed in multiple other disciplines over the years, such as 3 gun, cowboy action, benchrest, F class, Highpower/CMP, and some action pistol, I will tell you, what...
10-04-2021, 12:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By Nomercy448

Thanks, I actually didn’t pick the paint scheme...

Thanks, I actually didn’t pick the paint scheme on the stock, but I’m glad to have gotten it - I won it in a raffle, but I suppose I wouldn’t have played so hard for a lesser looking stock. We’ve...
10-03-2021, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By Nomercy448

PRS Match Pack Dump

I’ve had these photos in my phone for a week now, and they’ve been a digging reminder that, despite best laid plans, I failed to remind myself to take any photos during the match which they...
Forum: Guns
09-27-2021, 02:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By Nomercy448

Welcome to the party! Since the world of the...

Welcome to the party!

Since the world of the AR-15 is about as wide and deep as the ocean, would you tell us more about what shooting you do with yours? Which AR-15(s) do you have?
Forum: Gunsmithing
09-24-2021, 11:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 564
Posted By Nomercy448

I take a one piece cleaning rod to every match I...

I take a one piece cleaning rod to every match I shoot. It sees regular service from SOMEBODY who has some squib or failure to extract issue... best to be prepared!
Forum: Gunsmithing
09-21-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 564
Posted By Nomercy448

Leave the rod full length. Seams between the rod...

Leave the rod full length. Seams between the rod ends, if you ever have to drive a bullet farther than 2ft, are still able to damage the bore. Throwing an egg at a window can still break a window if...
Forum: Gunsmithing
09-21-2021, 12:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 564
Posted By Nomercy448

I’ve had to use a grease gun to drive out stuck...

I’ve had to use a grease gun to drive out stuck jags/patches like that. Ain’t fun.
Forum: Reloading
09-20-2021, 08:17 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,491
Posted By Nomercy448

More incoherent gibberish. #ignorelist...

More incoherent gibberish.

#ignorelist #welcometogoodbye
Forum: Reloading
09-19-2021, 05:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,491
Posted By Nomercy448

I’d love to imagine an opportunity to offer a...

I’d love to imagine an opportunity to offer a cogent retort to this incoherent gibberish, but among the excessive and inconsistent punctuation and completely unformulated sentence structure, I can’t...
Forum: Reloading
09-17-2021, 10:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,491
Posted By Nomercy448

What a train wreck.... Where’s that...

What a train wreck....

Where’s that Wikipedia hunter we had a few months ago? I’ll take that back over this...
Forum: Guns
09-16-2021, 10:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 635
Posted By Nomercy448

Seekins Havak. It’ll cost a little more than...

Seekins Havak. It’ll cost a little more than $1500, I got mine for $1800, but it is a far better rifle than these other options.
Forum: Reloading
09-13-2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,491
Posted By Nomercy448

Despite my disdain for necroposting, I can tell...

Despite my disdain for necroposting, I can tell you, if you want to talk math or physics on energy transfer, I’m your huckleberry...

A bullet passing through transfers less energy to a body than a...
09-12-2021, 10:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 273
Posted By Nomercy448

I can’t speak to the ammo selection for...

I can’t speak to the ammo selection for reliability in the BPS, but I generally don’t use full choke for squirrels. Imp or Mod should be fine, and really, anything 6-8 shot will treat you well....
08-31-2021, 08:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 462
Posted By Nomercy448

Mountain Lion or African Lion? The answer is...

Mountain Lion or African Lion? The answer is “yes” to both, but the implications of each vary significantly.
Forum: Guns
08-30-2021, 06:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By Nomercy448

6 ARC is a slick little round for the AR-15. Hard...

6 ARC is a slick little round for the AR-15. Hard to complain about a 105-110grn bullet at 2700fps.

It’s pretty hard for me to get into sub-caliber AR’s any more; I’ve had 17 Rem, 20 practical,...
08-15-2021, 09:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 848
Posted By Nomercy448

With any good shooting Marlin, Savage, Remington,...

With any good shooting Marlin, Savage, Remington, Ruger, CZ, Winchester, etc 22LR, 300-400 yards on a 10-12” plate is possible, even probable, just using common optics and an inexpensive set of...
08-14-2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 848
Posted By Nomercy448

Shooting 22’s is a pastime about as American as...

Shooting 22’s is a pastime about as American as Apple Pie and Baseball! I’m glad you posted, so I’m not just looking like the weird one lobbing 22’s out to 300.

I’ll concede that some of the...
08-12-2021, 11:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 848
Posted By Nomercy448

Thanks, Cal! This was a topic I really wanted to...

Thanks, Cal! This was a topic I really wanted to share, but had no idea how to convey. Hopefully, these photos and stories will encourage others to wring some reach out of their 22’s - if my 7year...
08-10-2021, 12:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 848
Posted By Nomercy448

My son had been wanting a 22 Charger of his own...

My son had been wanting a 22 Charger of his own for about the last year and a half, but especially so after seeing a photo online a year ago of the 4934 Talo Limited Edition “Go Wild” model - burnt...
Forum: Guns
08-06-2021, 10:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 291
Posted By Nomercy448

I’m jealous! I was just telling my wife last...

I’m jealous! I was just telling my wife last week, 2021 has been a slow year for me! I bought my son a Ruger Charger, and I have finally started catching up on some back projects, but I really...
08-05-2021, 02:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 848
Posted By Nomercy448

Rimfire Fun: Long Range 22LR

I’ve struggled to decide where to start this topic, and I certainly can’t pretend to know where it should end, so I’m just going to start this ball rolling by dumping some thoughts, and I’ll be back...
Forum: Optics
07-28-2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 442
Posted By Nomercy448

No, a scout scope cannot be receiver mounted. The...

No, a scout scope cannot be receiver mounted. The same problem will occur as if you’d mounted a conventional scope out on a scout rail - when your eye does not fall within the eye box, you’ll have...
Forum: Guns
07-28-2021, 08:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By Nomercy448

He asked for picatinny to picatinny and mentioned...

He asked for picatinny to picatinny and mentioned it’s a 450B, dollars to doughnuts, it’s a flattop.
Forum: Guns
07-28-2021, 07:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By Nomercy448

Which Konus RDS do you have? Most, but not all of...

Which Konus RDS do you have? Most, but not all of them come with riser mounts/blocks. Did yours not?

Midway has two pages of picatinny risers. You’ll simply need to know the height and length you...
Forum: Reloading
07-21-2021, 08:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 874
Posted By Nomercy448

I think that the “I don’t want to limit my shots”...

I think that the “I don’t want to limit my shots” perspective is relatively common, but honestly, I think it’s largely based on the “hogs are pests, not game” mentality, just like folks being willing...
Forum: Reloading
07-19-2021, 09:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 874
Posted By Nomercy448

Stick it behind their ear.

Stick it behind their ear.
07-18-2021, 06:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 338
Posted By Nomercy448

Without a doubt. The same “phenomenon” is...

Without a doubt. The same “phenomenon” is observed when hunting with suppressors. Even shooting super-sonic ammunition with considerable blast, game often simply doesn’t realize the source of the...
Forum: Guns
07-12-2021, 08:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By Nomercy448

Only if your definition of “success” is to be as...

Only if your definition of “success” is to be as quiet as a firearm can be. If “success” is defined by bringing the report of the shot down below a damaging threshold to allow safe shooting universal...
Forum: Guns
07-12-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By Nomercy448

I don’t mind the resharing of some of these...

I don’t mind the resharing of some of these articles, assuming they’re pertinent AND assuming the poster contributes unique and non-self-serving content to the forum, which this OP does here, at...
Forum: Guns
07-08-2021, 05:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 950
Posted By Nomercy448

This, exactly. Out of over a hundred rifles...

This, exactly.

Out of over a hundred rifles I own, only two of them are 22”, one of which is my least favorite rifle, edging itself off of the chopping block closer every day. From 7” barrels to...
Forum: Guns
07-08-2021, 02:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 950
Posted By Nomercy448

My contention is that 22” is not and was not...

My contention is that 22” is not and was not defined by optimization of the .308win cartridge.

Take a look through Ruger’s Standard American webpage, they use 22” for all of those chamberings. So...
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