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    Super tight tolerances maybe be ok for expert reloaders who consistently recheck dimensions with the highest quality measuring equipment...
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    Varmint Hunter replied to the thread 7mm WSM and RL26.
    Firing the 143gr Hammer bullet in a custom 7WSM rifle with a 25" Bartlein bbl and using a Win case I got: 70.0 RE26 3,221 71.0...
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    Varmint Hunter replied to the thread Which reloading manual....
    I've bought at least 20 reloading manuals over the years. I gave most of them away recently in my effort to unclutter my reloading area...
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    Varmint Hunter replied to the thread Wet tumbling brass.
    I picked up a load of 9mm and 40 S&W brass at the indoor range the other day. 1/4 of the brass was mine and the rest were from 3 other...
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    Varmint Hunter replied to the thread Ladder tests.
    IME, a squeaky clean bore ALWAYS shoots differently than a mildly fouled bore. Most of the time the point of impact is different for...
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    I was running 47.0 RE26 under Bergers 135 Cl Hunter in a Lapua case with CCI 450. Velocity was 2,890 ft/sec. It was not difficult to...
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    Varmint Hunter replied to the thread 127gr Barnes LRX.
    I was using 42.0gr RE17 in a Lapua SRP case with a CCI450 primer. My Browning has a 26" bbl.
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    Varmint Hunter replied to the thread 127gr Barnes LRX.
    Using the 127 LRX and RE17 in my 26" bbl Creedmoor I was getting 2,920 ft/sec with a SD of 6. This load shot about 2.4" at 400yds...
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    7WSM and RE26 will get you there. Why use anything bigger?
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    Varmint Hunter replied to the thread Dumb reloading question.
    I've decapped many live primers without issue. It really isn't a big deal if you exercise a little caution. Obviously you shouldn't slam...
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    Varmint Hunter replied to the thread Eating Aoudad.
    Forty years ago when I started hunting black bears in Canada virtually no one ate bear. Bear meat wasn't even used for bait because the...
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    Varmint Hunter replied to the thread Hammer Bullets.
    I've been very satisfied with RE26 and the 124HH in my 6.5 Creedmoor (velocity & accuracy) but now you guys have me thinking about...
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    Varmint Hunter replied to the thread Hammer Bullets.
    Hey Steve: I know you guys are busy trying to keep up with demand and developing new bullets, Hammer ammo and now supplying "samples"...
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    Yes - Small Rifle Pocket
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    I only use the SRP Lapua cases so can't compare but it is my understanding that these cases can withstand the higher pressures that many...
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