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    BrentM replied to the thread 6.5 PRC velocity question.
    Seems fast but not unreasonable at all. I’d say 3050 is a sweet spot tho. My rifle runs 140-144 at 3040/3050 and it works well there.
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    BrentM replied to the thread The reason we anneal brass cases..
    No worries. I can see that. Crimping is a bit of a lost art.
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    BrentM replied to the thread The reason we anneal brass cases..
    I never said crimping doesn't affect tension or anything closely related to crimping not being effective. I said annealing doesn't have...
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    BrentM replied to the thread The reason we anneal brass cases..
    Crimping 30,000 5.56 cases lead to me to see no difference in tension. Brass life was not the issue in the neck but it was an issue in...
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    BrentM replied to the thread The reason we anneal brass cases..
    Most can get 4 without having hardened necks. I think we have to keep it on par with the average guy who may or may not benefit. For me...
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    BrentM replied to the thread The reason we anneal brass cases..
    Do you think they shoot the same brass until its useful life is gone or do you think they get brass sponsored to them so they can be at...
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    BrentM replied to the thread The reason we anneal brass cases..
    Built my own annealer and never look back. Worth every penny. Annealing every time is simple, fast, effective, and since I am a hunter...
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    BrentM replied to the thread Long Range Steel Thickness.
    3/8" ar500 is what I use. It's manageable and still swings with lighter calibers. I like to train with 223 and 204 so seeing some...
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    BrentM replied to the thread Time to cut some weight..
    A little bit of the challenge will be the barrel supporting the can. I run carbon barrels for added strength and a bit shorter. I have a...
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    BrentM reacted to dieseldoc's post in the thread Bent recoil lug? with Like Like.
    Results of using sled. Have seen many lugs and stocks damage from sled shooting.
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    BrentM replied to the thread Bent recoil lug?.
    I’ve built a pile of savages and never had a bent lug. A smith buddy says he’s dealt with it on on Remington and savage with high...
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    BrentM replied to the thread The PRC die "problem".
    You’ll have to have custom or modify a die to size down a little more and a little further
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    It’s possible. I’ve shot 2 wolves and several yotes with the 135. All pass through and fur friendly. Except the one wolf I shot in the...
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    Lots of people been using the a tips on big game and having excellent success. Know of a couple big bulls hammered with the 135 and...
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    The best Allround spindle size is 1.570 dia and at least 36" bed between the centers. (Normally at least 40" Ways) I would look for a...
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