Recent content by Rich Coyle

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    Best LR .30 caliber on .473 bolt face

    FEENIX, I will go a step further and say ignorance is a factor, also. When I was a new loader I read about cream of wheat for forming. I weighed out the powder charge and then weighed out the cream of wheat to fill the case as though it were a bullet, but with no bullet. The brass swelled on...
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    Best LR .30 caliber on .473 bolt face

    The weakest link in the rifle / cartridge is the cartridge case. If the case is fine then what's so scary?
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    Thread ignore button

    "Ignore" is a wonderful feature. I used it once so far on this forum. On 24hour I think about half the post are on "ignore". Makes it so easy to enjoy the forum.
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    Best LR .30 caliber on .473 bolt face

    If a guy wants the hottest .473 .30 caliber, and doesn't mind a wildcat, he could go with the Weatherby RPM brass. It matches the .30-.338 in case capacity.
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    Minimum scope power

    In my opinion the z5 Swaro is way over rated after having four of them. The Leupold VX-6 and the Bushnell 6500 both have better glass. It is miniscule, but everyone who looked though mine at the optics chart 127 yards away agreed the Swaro came in last.
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    Time to cut some weight.

    That six pound .300 Winchester Short Magnum looks great. And I'm not a .30 caliber enthusiasts.
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    Time to cut some weight.

    Savage and Weatherby have light rifles.
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    Minimum scope power

    If your z5 is the 5-25X52 you will find in side by side the March has better glass. The one I was allowed to compare with my scopes it was better than my Bushnell 6500 4 1/2-30X50, Leupold VX-6 4-24X52 and the one I mentioned once the magnification was turned above 8X or 9X. The difference was...
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    Minimum scope power

    My buddy could see caribou and deer from at least a mile and a half. I verified with binoculars. Maybe he's like JOC was. Most of us are not. Get more than you might need. You don't have to turn it up all the way.
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    For Sale gift! Freedom Arms booklet

    You didn't come across wrong at all. You gave me a chance to brag. Thank you. Like I said I'm still vain. May I cry on your shoulder? Our crazy governor locked down our state, so I can't go to the gym.
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    How far can you connect?

    pig ranch deadeye, For several days I have been looking at this thread. Finally I decided to participate. Longest varmint kill was on a rockchuck feeding directly away. Centerpunched the rump at 527 yards. Got a pronghorn at 420 yards broadside by aiming at the jaw. The wind was terrible...
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    For Sale gift! Freedom Arms booklet

    cohunt, I sold the model 83. I did that years ago. I am a 76 year old in great shape. I joined a gym three years ago and couldn't bench press an empty bar. My goal by the end of the year is 225 pounds. I am 5'7" and a little paunchy at 165 pounds. I guess I am vain. When I started I was...
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    7mm/6.5 Weatherby RPM

    After I read an earlier post like yours I called Weatherby. They have so many order they have a back order of three to four months on everything you mentioned. I for one will be one of those waiting when my three acres sells. I will top a 76 ounce rifle with a 24 ounce scope and 1 ounce...
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    7mm/6.5 Weatherby RPM

    Here is what the case looks like now that the barrel has been bored to 8mm. It fires the Hammer Hunter at 3,054 feet per second. One can never redo the first three shots. They made a 1/4" group! I then fired two more and the group opened to 9/16". By the way when loaded like this one to fit...
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    7mm/6.5 Weatherby RPM

    Here is a photo of a 9.3X64 Brenneke case and a 6.5RPM case. One can see evidence of the rim being turned down. The case on the left is my 6.5Coyle wildcat. Both hold the same amount of water.
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