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Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 09-28-2021, 02:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,795
Posted By Ricco1949
Tie breaker for score is x count first then group...

Tie breaker for score is x count first then group size.
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 08-02-2021, 04:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,485
Posted By Ricco1949
Tried neck sizing K-Hornets.......

I tried neck sizing K Hornet brass in a Redding K Hornet neck die many years ago for my Ruger 77K.

I don't recall how many firings I achieved on the brass but loaded rounds ultimately would...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 06-04-2021, 02:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,321
Posted By Ricco1949
No, just needed the .2438 throater for my 6x47...

No, just needed the .2438 throater for my 6x47 Lapua .100 short
Wildcat.
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 06-03-2021, 09:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,321
Posted By Ricco1949
Fast Delivery from Dave Manson

I ordered a 221, 222, and a custom .2438 throater from Dave Manson recently. Received them all in 3-4 weeks.

Timely service and quality!!
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 05-29-2021, 03:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,605
Posted By Ricco1949
Modify......yes.

Had to modify mine.
Forum: Project Guns 05-25-2021, 01:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 12,961
Posted By Ricco1949
I've been shooting a 223 suppressed and 20 VT...

I've been shooting a 223 suppressed and 20 VT unsuppressed for PD's for a 2-3 years now.

I also feel that the PD's stay up longer and/or come back up quicker when using the 223 suppressed.
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Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 04-20-2021, 02:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,229
Posted By Ricco1949
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A regular client found this L461. Seller said it sat in a drawer for 30 years.

Tried to talk client into a classic 222 Rem...
Forum: Classifieds 03-31-2021, 04:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,869
Posted By Ricco1949
I have a Redding 6MM BR Competition Seating Die #...

I have a Redding 6MM BR Competition Seating Die # 55317..........$95 shipped.
Forum: Classifieds 03-24-2021, 02:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,133
Posted By Ricco1949
700 22-250 Unfired Take Off

I have a Rem 700 unfired take off, 22-250, Varmint contour, 26", CM with the black Cerekote type Rem finish. $100 shipped.
Forum: Small Caliber Load Data 02-20-2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 173,631
Posted By Ricco1949
Yes a little VT thread revival is good while drifting through the winter doldrums.

HBS gotta thank you my VT exposure.

I originally became interested in the round a few years ago while rereading old articles in Precision Shooting.

Somewhere in my reading it was recommended...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 02-18-2021, 01:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,050
Posted By Ricco1949
@Matt_3479 Yes apparently, feeding can be an...

@Matt_3479

Yes apparently, feeding can be an issue when converting a Rem 223 to VT or FB. That is why the title to my post indicated a single shot configuration. I should have mentioned that in...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 02-17-2021, 07:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,050
Posted By Ricco1949
Single Shot VT or FB

Your arsenal is missing a small case 20 or 22 caliber.

I think you would soon find a Vartarg or Fireball your favorite.
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 02-11-2021, 05:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,788
Posted By Ricco1949
@SEM Yes I totally agree, I also sharpen at...

@SEM

Yes I totally agree, I also sharpen at 90 degrees to create the burr or hook as you describe it, I should have been more clear in my sharpening description.

I will try a butchers steel...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 02-11-2021, 02:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,788
Posted By Ricco1949
Run the backside of a 1 inch and a 1/2 inch...

Run the backside of a 1 inch and a 1/2 inch reciprocal hacksaw blade along your grinder or belt sander to sharpen it,...........leave the burr.

You can enhance the burr by drawing the blade along...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 12-20-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,849
Posted By Ricco1949
I don't own a 221 FB but have 1000's of rounds of...

I don't own a 221 FB but have 1000's of rounds of PD experience with with a 223 Rem and 20 VT both with 40 VMax's at 3400 fps which is also about 221 FB speed. Most shots @ 100-300 with occasional...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 11-30-2020, 06:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,411
Posted By Ricco1949
In spring 2020 I re-barreled a 20 VT from 1/11 to...

In spring 2020 I re-barreled a 20 VT from 1/11 to 1/10 twist for a client who kills 10-20k PDs a year and shoots 40 Vmax exclusively.

His 1/11 VT's had always been very accurate. The 1/10 was an...
Forum: Project Guns 10-30-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,977
Posted By Ricco1949
Jard Weight Attained??

Has anyone been able to achieve safe, creep free, trigger weight near one pound with the one pound Jard spring?

I'd really like to try one since it's the only one I'm aware of that claims one...
Forum: Project Guns 10-27-2020, 12:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,977
Posted By Ricco1949
@Moorepower: What weight spring did you use and...

@Moorepower:
What weight spring did you use and what pull weight were you able attain?
Forum: Classifieds 06-13-2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,454
Posted By Ricco1949
I have a standard Sporter contour 10-22 unfired...

I have a standard Sporter contour 10-22 unfired take off if you can use it........$50 shipped.
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 01-14-2020, 04:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,206
Posted By Ricco1949
New Hermes Engraver

I started out using an Etch-O-Matic commercial grade kit but switched to a New Hermes Engraver. The New Hermes is faster and is more traditional. Both do a good job.

@barretcreek: The New Hermes...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 01-07-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,106
Posted By Ricco1949
I second that.......no need to weigh PD loads. ...

I second that.......no need to weigh PD loads.

Any good powder measure should do it. All my PD loads are done on a Dillion 550....with ball or short stick powders.
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 11-24-2019, 12:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,362
Posted By Ricco1949
Beware, read the reviews

Read the reviews. Major defects not blems.
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 11-20-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,321
Posted By Ricco1949
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Polaris 6x6 is the workhorse of single seater ATVs IMO.

It will go where others won't bushwhacking in the brush and it's...
Forum: Small Caliber Load Data 10-24-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,121
Posted By Ricco1949
Jim, I know u said u prefer to use RL7 or...

Jim,

I know u said u prefer to use RL7 or 4198, however I suggest that u try CFE BLK with 40's. It's been my go to powder, meters well through a Dillion although it's very fine.

You can view...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 07-22-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,029
Posted By Ricco1949
VT Epiphany Moment

I built my first VT 4 years ago after using 22-250s and 223s and 6-XCs for 25 years for PDs.

I still recall my first VT shot was about 100 yards.....a cinchy.

I was so used to the report and...
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