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    Poll: Re: 2016 Manitoba Bear Hunt

    Congrats on a great hunt with both of you taking a Black bear each.
    Also sharing those moments between father and son would have an added bonus to the overall hunt.
  2. Re: Idaho Bear Hunt.... Goin Long!!!, by Jeff Brozovich

    Absolutely awesome shot
    Well done
    Thanks for sharing
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    Re: Spuhr mounts

    My personal preference would be to use a 20MOA Seekins rail with Seekins rings mounting the scope as low as possible.
    Like you I considered the Spuhr mounts but went away from them mainly due to...
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    Re: .300 wby mile long

    Hi Jeff
    What speeds are you achieving with the 300Wby and the 300 Win Mags

    RR
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    Re: Trigger Adjustment

    Hi Jeff,

    I am the same with you but with the Timney trigger replacement.

    I replaced the original trigger with a Timney trigger replacement and found that if I adjusted under 2 poundsthe bolt...
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    Poll: Re: 2016 Manitoba Bear Hunt

    in Australia

    Hi Mark,

    I hope my reply is not too late .
    As a friend I will say that I have shot these following rifles / cartridges amongst other cartridge / rifle combos; but these are the...
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    Re: Fouled barrel and Grouping Question

    Jeff
    i think the answer lies in the first line of his post
    He hasn't shot his rifle for some time and I believe he needs to settle in and as you mentioned he should perform this test again and...
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    Re: LabRadar Doppler Chrono

    Jeff,

    You are usually well informed on things and I am relying on you should you or any members know the fate of this chronograph.
    Last year I was led to believe that these Chronographs were...
  9. Thread: .378 brass

    by RIDGE RIDER
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    Re: .378 brass

    Yes sir
    I once and only once may I add took one of these hard kicking 378Wby mules without a muzzle brake out for a few shots.
    Two shots were enough for me, damn thing kills from both ends as far...
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    Re: 6.5-300 Weatherby Magnum Video

    Don't believe that one bit.
    In my Accumark I shot my barrel out at around 740 rounds with RE25.
    By the way RE 25 is a double base whereas Retumbo is Single base powder and yes they are both stick...
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    Re: 6.5-300 Weatherby Magnum Video

    That's great
    Not a bad estimation and pretty close
    Thanks
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    Re: The weatherby mark v gets aake over

    That Monte Carlo stock design certainly has a notorious reputation for dishing out that famous Weatherby eyebrow.
    I remember getting mine from my 300WBY
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    Re: 6.5-300 Weatherby Magnum Video

    This is what my Accumark in 30-378 produced
    3250fps with 102 grains of RE25 behind a 210 grain Berger VLD


    It will be interesting to compare my results against the program
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    Re: 6.5-300 Weatherby Magnum Video

    I hope your calcs were based on single based powders; if you use double base powders you will shorten barrel life even quicker.
    I used RE25 (double based) powder in my 30-378 for maximum velocity...
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    Re: 6.5-300 Weatherby Magnum Video

    I welcome this "sizzler" of a cartridge but at the same time I don't want to sound negative with this fast mover.
    The 6.5/284 is a fast shooter which is well known to chew through barrels in around...
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    Re: WTB Mark V Floorplate

    I bought mine directly from Weatherby through one of my friends living in the States
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    Re: The weatherby mark v gets aake over

    I was wondering if Weatherby would consider offering a Classic stock design for the MK5
    It would certainly help avoid getting that infamous Weatherby brow
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    The weatherby mark v gets aake over

    I was forwarded this from a site I subscribe to.

    I hope it doesn't clash with another recently added post

    Here it is.

    The Weatherby Mark V has received its first redesign since its...
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    Re: 338-378 showing some promise

    Hi El Matador

    Sent you a PM

    Let me know how things went
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    Re: 338-378 showing some promise

    I won't disagree for one minute that your 7mm shoots those perfectly good 8 shot groups and so does my 300Wby without any modifications to it.
    However let's address the 338-378 cartridge and the...
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    Re: 338-378 showing some promise

    I see one very important oversight here that has been missed by everyone above and that is......

    May I kindly ask....What preparations have you done to your rifle to give it some chance of...
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    Re: BEST long-range group of my life!

    Thanks Pop/Fotis
    I don't want to make any enemies here with my earlier comments but please let's put the truth first without trying to build up false myths if I can put it any nicer way
    We all know...
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    Re: BEST long-range group of my life!

    Interesting speeds to say the least,
    Almost on par with the 30-378 which is by the way a much larger case
    Just wondering what brand of chronograph you used to reveal these impressive speeds
    I...
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    Re: BEST long-range group of my life!

    Well hello there; do you really expect me to believe your claims..
    I simply find it very hard to believe those extraordinary velocity claims you are getting with your "superperforming" cartridge...
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    Re: Another Honor

    My good friend Mark,
    I cannot express the incredible feeling that must be going through your body with this great honour and achievement and well done Eric.
    As a father who is very proud of my two...
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    Re: Weatherby vs Leupold?

    The Weatherby scope is a dinosaur, well beyond its "use by" date
    Stay with the Leupold
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    Re: Weatherby Mini Action?

    Sort of brings back memories of the mini mauser actions when they were made.
    Reckon they will be on a winner with this.
  28. Thread: 28 Nosler

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    Re: 28 Nosler

    Hi Bob.

    Please correct me if I am wrong but I remember reading an article where the Nosler rifle is nothing more than a Howa with the side of the action machined slab sided so that the name Nosler...
  29. Thread: 28 Nosler

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    Re: 28 Nosler

    Got this from another website

    "The 28 Nosler promises to be the most powerful 7mm round out there.
    Look Ma, no belt! The 28 Nosler promises to be the most powerful 7mm round out there.

    A year...
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    Re: Happy New Year!

    Happy New Year to everyone
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    Re: Trade my 338-378 for 338 lapua

    Fair call
    hope everything works out well for you in going with the Lap.
    Brass in Australia for both cartridges is pretty much on par so it makes no difference as far as costs go; they are both...
  32. Thread: Nevada Elk

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    Re: Nevada Elk

    Well done JohnnieB and a fantastic head; shot a big one myself in New Zealand last year and know how you feel
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    Re: Trade my 338-378 for 338 lapua

    superducky307
    Why are you downsizing to a 338 Lapua?
    Is the 338-378 excessive recoil causing an accuracy issue?
    I had a 338-378 Accumark that with a proper skim bedding and pillar job alongside...
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    Re: 300 Weatherby Ammo Boxes

    Even if the brass is included I would ask how many many times have the cases been fired.
    If around 5 times and not annealed they won't be worth it.
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    Re: Custom 280 Ackley Improved

    I am a bit curious here.
    I note that you have used a Remington 700 action.
    Did you have it trued and squared as you make no mention of that.

    I have found that some Rem actions initially only...
  36. Re: Need a different muzzle break... Questions

    I would should source a side port Muscle Brake that hopefully is not pre-threaded and comes with a clamping screw.
  37. Re: My African trophies arrived.......damaged.... :(

    Unfortunately this may come as cold comfort to the guys who have had their trophies damaged by getting the taxidermy done overseas.
    Last year I ventured to New Zealand South Island to hunt Bull...
  38. Re: My African trophies arrived.......damaged.... :(

    Para45

    You're not the only unfortunate hunter to be given such lousy treatment.
    This is a common problem with having taxidermy done in South Africa from what I can see and have heard.
    Two of my...
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    Re: New poster and Weatherby owner

    Hi Tristram,

    Welcome to the forum.
    I have taken Sambar deer in Victoria quite comfortably out to 650 yards with the 300 Wby in my early days and so this rifle should serve you well until you...
  40. Re: Short Video with the LRKM in .338 Terminator

    Thanks Dr Vette

    Ridge
  41. Re: Short Video with the LRKM in .338 Terminator

    [QUOTE=RIDGE RIDER;68146]Jeff,
    Not sure if I missed it anywhere but how much does the LRKM weigh

    Thanks

    RR[/QUOTE

    Hi Jeff

    Is there a problem with getting a reply to my request
  42. Re: Short Video with the LRKM in .338 Terminator

    Jeff,
    Not sure if I missed it anywhere but how much does the LRKM weigh

    Thanks

    RR
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    Re: Anybody else see this?

    No probs here
    Came straight through
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    Re: LabRadar Doppler Chrono

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    Hi Jeff,

    No need to apologize. If it wasn't for my earlier training/background I would have been in the same boat as you.
    You're a top guy who adds valuable input into this forum so keep it...
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    Re: LabRadar Doppler Chrono

    Sorry to say this Jeff,

    Please be advised that Doppler radar does not work off sound as you mention.
    Doppler Radar works on electronic technology not sonic.
    So there is no need to worry about...
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    Re: Merry Christmas

    Thanks Canuk,

    Wishing you, Skipper and all of our friends and their families in Sweden, Norway and Finland all the best for Xmas and the New Year

    Not to be forgotten, all our friends and fellow...
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    Re: 6-lug action opened to magnum bolt face

    You need a magnum bolt face to accommodate the 300WSM.
    The 325 WSM runs at very high pressures.
    I for one would NOT recommend it.
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    Re: Nightforce TS-82 20-70X

    Jeff,

    I might be interested in your Swaro should you decide to sell.

    Can you provide more details on it please.

    Tony
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    Re: Bear hunting with my daughter

    Interesting hillside where you pitched your tent
    Very steep country by the looks of things
    Even the trees are growing out of the hill side....LOL
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    Re: 375 Weatherby Advice

    I've shot a few rounds through one of these and the recoil is manageable as far as I am concerned.
    Now as far as that 378 Wby BRUTE is concerned.
    I have also shot one of these but have shot only 2...
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