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Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 01-20-2020, 07:02 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Oso Polaris
Guidance provided to me from fellow members was...

Guidance provided to me from fellow members was that a 1:11 twist is good for mid 30gr and maybe out to 40gr. Everyone shooting the +40gr bullets are using a 1:10 twist. Not sure if you would need...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 01-20-2020, 06:02 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,346
Posted By Oso Polaris
Steve, No offense taken...some of my...

Steve,

No offense taken...some of my favorite guns are older vintage factory rimfire. A 100 years ago a rifle from some manufacturers were custom rifles like the Remington 34 that cost like...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 01-18-2020, 05:29 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,346
Posted By Oso Polaris
Wrong group of guys... you must be feeling...

Wrong group of guys... you must be feeling Froggy! Stepping in the deep end!!! LOL

if our wives actually new what we spent...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 01-16-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,346
Posted By Oso Polaris
Please educate me --- Why/What is preference of...

Please educate me --- Why/What is preference of 17 WSM, and not just go with a 17 Fireball or 17 Hornet?
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 01-15-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,346
Posted By Oso Polaris
Yes, this has been what I have been trying to...

Yes, this has been what I have been trying to subtly hint at...Voodoo is expensive $$$$$ and I'm not hearing anything unique or ground breaking for the proposed action.

What innovations would...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 01-11-2020, 11:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,346
Posted By Oso Polaris
The safest way to remove the primers is by using...

The safest way to remove the primers is by using a sizing die or universal decapping die. The primer has three (3) basic components: primer cup; anvil (small pyramid/cone shaped metal piece that...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 01-11-2020, 06:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,346
Posted By Oso Polaris
As stated by others pull bullets (using either...

As stated by others pull bullets (using either using a bullet pulling collet die or a Kinetic hammer). Dump the powder and make certain to remove the primers... The bullets and cases are only two...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 01-10-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,346
Posted By Oso Polaris
In addition to Gary's comment is that after the...

In addition to Gary's comment is that after the "Golden"mmoment to measure the chamber cast, the dimensions of the cast will continue to change. When it finally stabilizes (no more changes), the...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 01-10-2020, 04:49 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,346
Posted By Oso Polaris
Hey M, Something to keep in mind is that the...

Hey M,

Something to keep in mind is that the diameter of the necks on the fired brass is an approximation of your rifle's chamber, BUT the actual chamber is wider. Upon firing the case expands to...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 01-10-2020, 04:42 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,346
Posted By Oso Polaris
My original thought/issue was that if it has a...

My original thought/issue was that if it has a Rem700 footprint, but setup to run shortened cases then this translates to additional weight in the action... more weight in receiver body and...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 01-06-2020, 10:41 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,346
Posted By Oso Polaris
Agree. My point was if custom footprint and...

Agree. My point was if custom footprint and shorter action size then there is no buying premade stocks and no one will have the schematics (digital cnc file) for cutting the footprint without...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 01-06-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,346
Posted By Oso Polaris
Steve, The big hiccup is the action's...

Steve,

The big hiccup is the action's footprint and its optionality to integrate/utilize other manufacturer's accessories, such as stocks, triggers, bottom metal, etc. Voodoo isn't cheap so if...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 01-06-2020, 02:49 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,174
Posted By Oso Polaris
I think that Howa and CZ are similar. However,...

I think that Howa and CZ are similar. However, CZ wins out because there are a number of aftermarket stocks, fine factory trigger, quality metal magazines, and gunsmiths familiar with working on...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 01-05-2020, 10:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,174
Posted By Oso Polaris
Hey Ben, What is your budget for the build? ...

Hey Ben,

What is your budget for the build? Are you wanting a modest rifle then consider a factory action, such as CZ527, Model 7, Rem 700 SV, Sako L46 (box mag), Sako L461 (internal blind...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 01-03-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 568
Posted By Oso Polaris
I've been using this combo to fill the freezer...

I've been using this combo to fill the freezer with pork. I made the mistake of taking some quests on a hunt and letting them use my gear, which left me without a suppressor on my SBR. I went to...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 01-03-2020, 05:29 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,174
Posted By Oso Polaris
Have you considered simply re-chambering the .204...

Have you considered simply re-chambering the .204 Ruger barrel into a 20 Vartarg. 35gr bullet doing 3700-3800fps
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 01-02-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 568
Posted By Oso Polaris
Well done 200 yards is solid performance out of...

Well done 200 yards is solid performance out of an SBR. I am a big proponent of less is more, and the 300BO is ideal cartridge when paired with 110gr Barnes TAC-TX for white tail and hog under 200...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 12-18-2019, 11:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,800
Posted By Oso Polaris
Instead of the wood factory stock, have you...

Instead of the wood factory stock, have you considered a laminate wood stock, such as those offered by Boyd:

Some suggestions - At-One, At-One Thumbhole, Pro Varmint, or Varmint Thumbhole
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 12-18-2019, 01:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,800
Posted By Oso Polaris
You'll also have to either need to replace the...

You'll also have to either need to replace the bolt or have gunsmith expand the face to fit the larger Grendel case
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 12-18-2019, 12:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,800
Posted By Oso Polaris
I agree with your logic. When the 6.5 Creedmoor...

I agree with your logic. When the 6.5 Creedmoor was just gaining popularity I elected to go with a modified 243 Win (6mm) based on wide range of bullets, quality brass (Lapua wasn't making Creedmoor...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 12-17-2019, 03:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,800
Posted By Oso Polaris
Buy yourself a CZ527 chambered in 6.5 Grendel and...

Buy yourself a CZ527 chambered in 6.5 Grendel and shoot it a bit. Then decide whether ir is worth effort to rebarrel to 6mmAR. If you don't like the wood then replace it with a Bell & Carlson...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 11-25-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,389
Posted By Oso Polaris
Ignorance is bliss... By the way that is an...

Ignorance is bliss...

By the way that is an impressionist style Rastafarian ... the 2 dark spots are eyes and then a nose and lower part a mouth... The top area is crazy dreads.
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 11-24-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 371
Posted By Oso Polaris
Glenn, By chance were they...

Glenn,

By chance were they Commemorative/Anniversary edition that included gold etching on the receiver. Remington has issued a few of these for select calibers in recent years.
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 11-18-2019, 03:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By Oso Polaris
Yes ...

Yes

http://www.saubier.com/forum/showthread.php?t=35504
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 11-16-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 819
Posted By Oso Polaris
Rarebear - they are yours. Send me a PM with...

Rarebear - they are yours. Send me a PM with your shipping address and I'll put them in the mail to you next week.
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