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  1. RockyMtnMT replied to the thread Federal 215M primers.

    WLRM is our go to primer. Steve

    Sep 25, 2017 at 5:32 PM
  2. RockyMtnMT liked phorwath's post in the thread Barrels, which manufacturer??.

    Ice crystals... Very slippery.

    Sep 25, 2017 at 5:28 PM
  3. RockyMtnMT liked phorwath's post in the thread Barrels, which manufacturer??.

    I purchased a 10 twist from amongst the best known button rifled barrel manufacturers and received it with a ~10.5 twist. If I'd wanted...

    Sep 24, 2017 at 7:42 AM
  4. RockyMtnMT replied to the thread Sightron S-Tac 4-20x50?.

    Just finished setting another one up on a customer rifle yesterday. Two for two now that dial predictably and the moa reticle matches...

    Sep 24, 2017 at 7:36 AM
  5. RockyMtnMT replied to the thread Another which gun thread.

    Look at the Rugers. Steve

    Sep 22, 2017 at 8:37 AM
  6. RockyMtnMT replied to the thread what do you guys think.

    I would choose the long action 300wm. The short action wsm is so short that most loads with larger bullets wind up being compressed....

    Sep 22, 2017 at 8:35 AM
  7. RockyMtnMT liked midnightmalloy's post in the thread Is a proof research barrel worth it?.

    I had the pleasure of going to their facility in Montana and it's nothing short of state of the art. My proof shoots amazing and I have...

    Sep 22, 2017 at 8:22 AM
  8. RockyMtnMT liked bigngreen's post in the thread Is a proof research barrel worth it?.

    I find the Proofs worth the money, everyone I've built with shoots excellent, slug the bore and it's excellent, run out in the lathe is...

    Sep 22, 2017 at 8:22 AM
  9. RockyMtnMT liked elkaholic's post in the thread Barrels, which manufacturer??.

    I think the poster who said button rifling "is good for hunting" meant that they are not as good, according to the competition world,...

    Sep 21, 2017 at 2:49 PM
  10. RockyMtnMT liked adam32's post in the thread Barrels, which manufacturer??.

    Internet myths make one better than the other...in reality a good barrel is a good barrel as long as it is fitted by a good gunsmith.

    Sep 21, 2017 at 2:48 PM
  11. RockyMtnMT replied to the thread Is a proof research barrel worth it?.

    I think the early carbon barrels were nothing more than factory take of barrels contoured down to accept carbon wrapping. Bores were of...

    Sep 21, 2017 at 2:47 PM
  12. RockyMtnMT replied to the thread Is a proof research barrel worth it?.

    I know Mike is still part of the Proof team. Unless I am wrong they have taken Mikes process and greatly improved it from where he had...

    Sep 21, 2017 at 9:23 AM
  13. RockyMtnMT liked phorwath's post in the thread Necking down 7mm STW to .257 STW.

    As Cheyenne has noted, large capacity .257 cartridges are prone to powder bridging when using extruded (stick) powders. It seems that...

    Sep 21, 2017 at 9:10 AM
  14. RockyMtnMT replied to the thread Is a proof research barrel worth it?.

    I thought it was ridiculous to spend that kind of money on a barrel. Then I did load development and ammo for a customers Proof rifle....

    Sep 21, 2017 at 9:05 AM
  15. RockyMtnMT liked CA48's post in the thread Is a proof research barrel worth it?.

    Worth it for weight savings alone I would say no, you can always get a lighter contour steel barrel. I like my carbon barrel because it...

    Sep 21, 2017 at 8:56 AM