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  1. Hand Skills replied to the thread Are talley one piece rings strong enough?.

    I've tried a lot of things. Since I figured out how to index rings (typically by bedding the rear) I use NOthing on cap screws but a...

    Feb 15, 2019 at 10:46 AM
  2. Hand Skills replied to the thread Are talley one piece rings strong enough?.

    This is a good suggestion. Loctite is fine until it's time to reinstall or change the setup. Many RTV products available from the...

    Feb 15, 2019 at 9:24 AM
  3. Hand Skills liked teesquare's post in the thread Are talley one piece rings strong enough?.

    Hey Rick....I just thought I would share something you may want to try... I have switched from Loctite to Vibra-Tite VC-3. It does not...

    Feb 15, 2019 at 9:19 AM
  4. Hand Skills liked Benny338's post in the thread Want To Buy 280ai.

    https://www.longrangehunting.com/threads/rem-280ai.215539/

    Feb 15, 2019 at 8:54 AM
  5. Hand Skills liked WildRose's post in the thread Just wondering how many know the difference between calibre and cartridge?.

    To me that's the biggest value of this forum period. No matter how long you have been involved with the sport you can learn something...

    Feb 15, 2019 at 12:10 AM
  6. Hand Skills liked J E Custom's post in the thread Bullet expansion.

    Lighter bullets do a better job in cases like the 308 and 7/08, I try to keep the velocity close to or slightly above 3000 ft/sec. At...

    Feb 14, 2019 at 10:30 PM
  7. Hand Skills liked MNbogboy's post in the thread How to measure and identify 280A.I. brass?.

    Federal does the same thing. I found 6.5 creed loaded ammo with 174 gr brass while their reloading brass was 149 gr. I imagine other...

    Feb 14, 2019 at 10:29 PM
  8. Hand Skills liked Don A Parsons's post in the thread 1500 ft/lb energy requirement?.

    I like the 1000 for thin skin and 1600 for the thicks. I call it the lee-way thing,,, that way if I'm just a skit off on the shot...

    Feb 14, 2019 at 8:22 PM
  9. Hand Skills replied to the thread 1500 ft/lb energy requirement?.

    Define 'get away'. A few hundred yards traveled can result in a grueling recovery, or worse, a lost animal. Maybe we hunt in different...

    Feb 14, 2019 at 5:45 PM
  10. Hand Skills liked 284saum's post in the thread Caution in the cold.

    Last weekend I tested the cold gun/warm gun difference. Day 1, cold rifles (-2F), Day 2, warm rifles (72F). Ammo was cold (-2F) in...

    Feb 14, 2019 at 2:39 PM
  11. Hand Skills liked Dom's post in the thread Why can't i reload exact cartridges?.

    Great guys, thanks, I got it -- it's all of the above, lol. I do believe it is a combination of things, mostly bullet seater and neck...

    Feb 13, 2019 at 5:23 PM
  12. Hand Skills liked HARPERC's post in the thread Let’s see you 30cal builds.

    [IMG] .30-06 need to get my kid to take some quality pictures of my rifles.

    Feb 13, 2019 at 2:07 PM
  13. Hand Skills replied to the thread How to measure and identify 280A.I. brass?.

    Cheers!

    Feb 13, 2019 at 11:56 AM
  14. Hand Skills liked rfurman24's post in the thread POLL: Preferred Combination of Turrets and Reticle?.

    MOA,MOA. I must be slow. I do not see how to answer the poll.

    Feb 12, 2019 at 2:13 PM
  15. Hand Skills replied to the thread How to measure and identify 280A.I. brass?.

    Put a piece of masking tape on the case head. See if it will chamber. Im always leery of second hand brass as following mfg...

    Feb 12, 2019 at 11:32 AM