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by BoomerVF14
Sat Feb 01, 2020 6:51 am
Forum: Handloading
Topic: What's your subsonic plinking bullet of choice
Replies: 11
Views: 570

Re: What's your subsonic plinking bullet of choice

I've been using Nosler 210gr RDF's when Shooter's Pro Shop offers them blemished, around a quarter apiece.
by BoomerVF14
Fri Jan 24, 2020 8:47 pm
Forum: Handloading
Topic: Compressed Loads, A5744
Replies: 5
Views: 243

Re: Compressed Loads, A5744

The more you compress, the slower you want to seat the bullet. If you take the handle out of your press or use an arbor press, you can get a feel of when compression starts. All powders can [push the bullet out after seating], so let them stand as much as a day or two and remeasure COL. I have seen...
by BoomerVF14
Thu Jan 23, 2020 12:14 pm
Forum: Handloading
Topic: Compressed Loads, A5744
Replies: 5
Views: 243

Re: Compressed Loads, A5744

I've run both the 110gr Varmageddon and the 125gr BT from Nosler up to 19.0gr so far.
by BoomerVF14
Wed Jan 22, 2020 10:32 pm
Forum: Handloading
Topic: Compressed Loads, A5744
Replies: 5
Views: 243

Compressed Loads, A5744

Been struggling to find informative discussions on this subject here or in other forums. Consensus on compressed loads seems to be: "Compression is OK. A little is good. Too much is bad." (I'll concede perhaps my web search techniques are lacking.) Can anyone provide some guidance and expertise on h...
by BoomerVF14
Mon Jan 06, 2020 8:18 pm
Forum: 5.56mm AR Talk
Topic: New Build
Replies: 5
Views: 7214

Re: New Build

Man I'm not a vintage bubba by any stretch but I gotta say that's a mighty fine looking rifle. Nice work.
by BoomerVF14
Sun Jan 05, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: General Gun Talk
Topic: First build: 6.5mm Creedmoor AR
Replies: 2
Views: 217

Re: First build: 6.5mm Creedmoor AR

Build complete! Gotta build out my break-in / tuning plan, and throw on an old scope & bipod til I can get a fancy Atlas and some good glass.

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by BoomerVF14
Wed Dec 25, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: General Gun Talk
Topic: First build: 6.5mm Creedmoor AR
Replies: 2
Views: 217

First build: 6.5mm Creedmoor AR

It was a good Christmas! Final part was under the tree today. Ready to start building! (...and saving up for a scope :shock: :roll: ) https://i.imgur.com/nDGzlr6.jpg Faxon 6.5CM 22" Fluted Match, Nitride Faxon Full-mass BCG, Nitride VG6 Precision Gamma 65 JP Double Crush Washer Superlative Arms AGB ...
by BoomerVF14
Sat Nov 30, 2019 10:54 am
Forum: Handloading
Topic: New Reloader with detailed COL numbers looking for double check
Replies: 13
Views: 839

Re: New Reloader with detailed COL numbers looking for double check

Welcome to the forum! As I read it, the unspoken assumption in your post is that jump to the lands is the single most significant factor to control in ordre to maximize AR-15 precision. I thought so too when I first started down the .300BLK reloading path, but like Rebel said, there's not much you c...
by BoomerVF14
Thu Nov 28, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: Bolt Actions
Topic: Howa Mini-action in 300BLK best of Shot Show
Replies: 12
Views: 3828

Re: Howa Mini-action in 300BLK best of Shot Show

Happy Thanksgiving and congratulations on your purchase! Here's hoping your ATF wait time is short but still gets the job done.

(Like my Johnson :lol: :lol: :lol:)
by BoomerVF14
Fri Nov 08, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: Main Discussion Area
Topic: 300 Blk Build Question
Replies: 4
Views: 775

Re: 300 Blk Build Question

...and please post pics!