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  1. jmr40 replied to the thread Scope shadowing and group size.

    Parallax might be part of the problem, but at most we're talking about an error of no more than 1/4-3/8" at 100 yards. And even then...

    Jul 19, 2019 at 8:36 PM
  2. jmr40 replied to the thread Useless firearms accessories.

    On a more serious note, I find any of the various tools that are supposed to help bore sight your rifles to be useless. I've never seen...

    Jul 19, 2019 at 8:25 PM
  3. jmr40 replied to the thread Has any cartridge rose as fast as the 6.5 Creedmoor has.

    25 years after being introduced Winchester ALMOST dropped the 270 due to lack of sales and they would have if not for Jack O'Connor's...

    Jul 19, 2019 at 6:01 PM
  4. jmr40 attached a file to the thread Useless firearms accessories.

    OK, it was $5 at a gun show. Useless, but worth $5 to get a laugh. [ATTACH]

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  5. jmr40 replied to the thread Need Recommendation for a .22 auto pistol.

    I have an older Ruger 22/45. I like it because the grip angle and mag release is very similar to conventional centerfire pistols vs...

    Jul 19, 2019 at 10:39 AM
  6. jmr40 replied to the thread new hunting backpack.

    The military issue 3 day packs are very well made if you can find one. The difference in quality is noticeable but unless you get lucky...

    Jul 18, 2019 at 10:08 PM
  7. jmr40 replied to the thread Express 3.5" barrel on a 2 3/4" Wingmaster Receiver?.

    I had a 3 1/2" gun briefly a few years ago. I'm 90% sure they will interchange as long as you use the right ammo. But it has been long...

    Jul 18, 2019 at 6:53 PM
  8. jmr40 replied to the thread Pushing the .270 Win .130 gr a bit faster!.

    It's hard to improve much on 270. It has always been loaded much nearer it's potential than some other rounds. But rounds like 30-06,...

    Jul 18, 2019 at 4:33 PM
  9. jmr40 attached a file to the thread Do you adjust point of aim if target is at a different elevation.

    Anytime you're shooting uphill or downhill the horizontal distance the bullet travels is less than the actual distance. With rifles you...

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  10. jmr40 attached a file to the thread what sling do you use on your deer rifle?.

    I use a Butler Creek Mountain Sling a lot. I have 2-3, but they are getting hard to find. I was surprised one showed up on Amazon. It...

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  11. jmr40 replied to the thread how do you use your bipod when hunting?.

    I have some bipods, but so far have only used them at the range. I keep a set similar to these in my pack all the time, not that exact...

    Jul 18, 2019 at 8:25 AM
  12. jmr40 replied to the thread Hammer Fire vs Striker Fire....

    There haven't been any new long guns designed with an exposed hammer for over 100 years. About the same time cars stopped using wooden...

    Jul 18, 2019 at 12:35 AM
  13. jmr40 replied to the thread 300 Win Mag.

    There is also Ramshot Accurate 4350 and H4350. They list 74.2 gr as max with the Ramshot powder....

    Jul 17, 2019 at 8:57 PM
  14. jmr40 replied to the thread Firearm Purchase Thought.

    Nothing wrong with credit used wisely. Sounds like you've made a wise choice. Gun details please! What did you buy?

    Jul 17, 2019 at 11:18 AM
  15. jmr40 replied to the thread Recommend electronic earmuffs or plugs/buds?.

    There may be better, but I bought a set of these last Fall at our local Sams club. I've been very pleased....

    Jul 16, 2019 at 3:34 PM
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