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Forum: Reloading April 12th, 2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 770
Posted By paxfish
In my own testing, I certainly have determined...

In my own testing, I certainly have determined that projectile quality/consistency is a key indicator of accuracy.

I have gone as far as to weigh and load different lots based on their weight and...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues April 9th, 2019, 05:31 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 10,990
Posted By paxfish
Exceptional work, team!

Exceptional work, team!
Forum: Rifles March 26th, 2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 566
Posted By paxfish
Thanks for taking the time to comment Gentlemen! ...

Thanks for taking the time to comment Gentlemen! I've still got the 6.8SPCII on the radar, but am leaning Grendel II or Valkyrie for the next upper....
Forum: Rifles March 12th, 2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 566
Posted By paxfish
Sanders Upper 6.8 SPC II

Gents, Does anybody have comments good or bad about this supplier or about these components?

https://sandersarmoryusa.com/product/16-6-8-spc-complete-upper-assembly-with-bcg/
Forum: The Depot March 4th, 2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,382
Posted By paxfish
This stuff looks to be more modern - Like NATO...

This stuff looks to be more modern - Like NATO .308 versus the old 7.65X53 Argentine that my old Mauser shoots....THAT old ammo often has corrosive primers....
Forum: Outdoor Sports February 28th, 2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,245
Posted By paxfish
Thanks Brother. Yeah - It's like all our other...

Thanks Brother. Yeah - It's like all our other pursuits, I suppose. Satisfying when you put in the research and effort to get good at it.

If anyone has questions, gimme a holler.
Forum: Outdoor Sports February 27th, 2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,245
Posted By paxfish
Guys - A couple of you asked me to stop by based...

Guys - A couple of you asked me to stop by based on a Water Cooler post. I've turned quite a few plugs over the years, and learned a few things.

As you move through the progression from bait to...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues February 24th, 2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,336
Posted By paxfish
I kinda skew the numbers I guess. I spend about...

I kinda skew the numbers I guess. I spend about $20 a season plus a license to take a deer or two. Maybe some fresh doe pee, and a bit of powder and ball.

Now, fishing on the other hand.....
Forum: National 2A Issues February 1st, 2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,226
Posted By paxfish
We gotta be careful about how we tie that stuff...

We gotta be careful about how we tie that stuff together, otherwise we are no better than the opposition. They constantly tie together unrelated data to drive their agenda.

2013: 235 murders....
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues January 7th, 2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,843
Posted By paxfish
A fine story! Thanks for sharing... ...

A fine story! Thanks for sharing...



Just curious, Is there a prohibition on AP in your county?
Forum: Reloading January 7th, 2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,537
Posted By paxfish
SeaBee - You're not getting out of this thread...

SeaBee - You're not getting out of this thread without a picture of the group!

Sounds like a really nice build....
Forum: The Depot January 4th, 2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,592
Posted By paxfish
I don't get dents in the cases, but I throw a...

I don't get dents in the cases, but I throw a fairly light load. 46 gr 4895 behind a 155 SMK. It always cycles, and is very accurate in my Garand. I'm not sure if the two are related - it might...
Forum: Recreational Shooting December 13th, 2018, 05:40 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,377
Posted By paxfish
Looks like they got duped by a lobbying firm. ...

Looks like they got duped by a lobbying firm. Bearing arms followed up with this: ...
Forum: Edged Weapons November 30th, 2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 268
Posted By paxfish
DMT diamond stone

Anybody here have one of these? DMT Duo Sharp Fine and extra fine.

I'd like to upgrade from my Lansky stones and an old 800 grit diamond stone.
...
Forum: Reloading November 26th, 2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,521
Posted By paxfish
Good deal! It’s great to settle on a lead, and...

Good deal! It’s great to settle on a lead, and just focus on your shooting!
Forum: Reloading November 22nd, 2018, 10:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,521
Posted By paxfish
I just do a full length resize every time, and...

I just do a full length resize every time, and trim to consistent length. I won’t list my group size, some hockey -puck will demand proof, then I gotta dig out my targets.

Do your ladders, and...
Forum: Reloading November 22nd, 2018, 04:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,521
Posted By paxfish
KRC - I use any 5.56 case, sorted by brand, but...

KRC - I use any 5.56 case, sorted by brand, but have no lapua. Trickle charged and tapped.

OAL under 2.26.
Forum: The Depot November 20th, 2018, 02:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 945
Posted By paxfish
Thanks. I ordered a couple as gifts....

Thanks. I ordered a couple as gifts....
Forum: Reloading November 19th, 2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,521
Posted By paxfish
After a bunch of testing, we too settled on 24.0...

After a bunch of testing, we too settled on 24.0 Varget behind 77gr SMK. Nice tiny groups.

The primer brand did not change our results, and we use both CCI and Wolf SRP in a 20 inch HBAR service...
Forum: Reloading November 7th, 2018, 05:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 930
Posted By paxfish
Can’t say how they would do on deer, but I’ve...

Can’t say how they would do on deer, but I’ve found the Game Kings to be ridiculously accurate!
Forum: Rifles October 31st, 2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 691
Posted By paxfish
airline cases....

Guys - What are your favorite travel cases for your rifles?

I'd like to get something big enough for 1 or two long guns, with flexibility to handle a long shotgun, a Springfield or an AR.
...
Forum: The Depot October 16th, 2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 826
Posted By paxfish
Nice projectile! I'd give their ammo a try in...

Nice projectile! I'd give their ammo a try in 77 grain SMK for sure.
Forum: Reloading September 12th, 2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 831
Posted By paxfish
I use a lot of Lake City Match for the 30-06. ...

I use a lot of Lake City Match for the 30-06. It was all made in the 50's and 60's.

I shoot well with it, BUT I cut a couple in half and found that the I.D. and O.D. were nowhere near...
Forum: Reloading April 25th, 2018, 02:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 961
Posted By paxfish
I am interested to hear the result on the range. ...

I am interested to hear the result on the range. I’ve kind settled in the thinking that of all the factors driving accuracy, projectile is paramount. To the point where I often weigh them into...
Forum: The Depot April 13th, 2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,923
Posted By paxfish
Thanks OP for the lead on that deal.

Thanks OP for the lead on that deal.
Forum: Reloading March 23rd, 2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,672
Posted By paxfish
I agree that bullet variation is likely even more...

I agree that bullet variation is likely even more important, and so I weigh them into lots.

I still use a beam balance and trickle every rifle charge.

BTW - Love those Blitzkings in my AR...
Forum: Rifles March 14th, 2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,533
Posted By paxfish
The M-1 carbine is a lot of fun to shoot. ...

The M-1 carbine is a lot of fun to shoot. Accuracy won't come close to the Garand, BUT having a match with a bunch of carbines is a hoot.

This is one of the calibers where you can reload to...
Forum: Reloading March 12th, 2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 660
Posted By paxfish
Just curious - What was your best group with the...

Just curious - What was your best group with the ELD-Ms?

The Federal factory groups sounds pretty good, so I was wondering how your barrel likes the Hornady bullet?

When I was doing workups in...
Forum: Reloading March 5th, 2018, 05:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,768
Posted By paxfish
. Concur. I had similar thoughts years ago,...

. Concur. I had similar thoughts years ago, then ended up selling off 450 out of 500 of the “cheap” projectiles. My goal was accurate ammo, and the bullet is critical even at 100 yards!
Forum: The Depot February 20th, 2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 805
Posted By paxfish
Hey Rob - Just curious. As a hunter, I often...

Hey Rob - Just curious. As a hunter, I often find that sound freezes a deer. Many times I have had them freeze at the click of my Hawken hammer, or I purposely grunt to get them to stop walking...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues February 15th, 2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 715
Views: 75,824
Posted By paxfish
Jeff and Team, I saw my delegate standing...

Jeff and Team,

I saw my delegate standing next to you in the video and sent him a note of encouragement. Thanks for all you guys are doing!
Forum: The Depot February 6th, 2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,569
Posted By paxfish
I've reloaded the IMi brass before and find it to...

I've reloaded the IMi brass before and find it to be very accurate in our match rifle. Thanks for the heads-up.

Better yet, I've been looking for an opportunity to get a box of Buffalo Bore...
Forum: Handguns October 19th, 2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,412
Posted By paxfish
I've seen black bear(s) up close while...

I've seen black bear(s) up close while backpacking in Colorado, Wyoming and California. We have historically gotten pretty far in the back country though. I've never had one behave aggressively,...
Forum: Handguns October 18th, 2017, 02:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,412
Posted By paxfish
Nice! 23 ounces!. I bet she kicks like a mule...

Nice! 23 ounces!. I bet she kicks like a mule with .357, but it's not something I'd be taking to the range and shooting 50 rounds with....
Forum: Handguns October 18th, 2017, 11:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,412
Posted By paxfish
Colorado Bear Country fishing....

So, sometimes, while camping and "blue line" trout fishing in near-alpine environments, one might happen upon various dangerous critters. In Colorado, they generally range from black bear, cougar,...
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