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Old October 05, 2019, 10:21   #151
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I was drinking frou-frou sparkling water from France (tons of 'minus points'...) out of my BRCC mug (net neutral?) while listening to classic rock.
Was that Freedom Rock?! Turn it up, dude!
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Was that Freedom Rock?! Turn it up, dude!
Negative.

Brunop considers Barry Manilow and Kenny G. classic rock...
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Old October 05, 2019, 13:39   #153
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Negative.

Brunop considers Barry Manilow and Kenny G. classic rock...
You really do want a flame war, huh ?





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Old October 05, 2019, 13:45   #154
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Whenever my kids walk into the garage and see me doing dry-firing or working on guns, they want to know if they can play Fortunate Son on the playlist. I don't know if that's Freedom Rock, but it's something like it.

People who only know Styx as the band of Lady, Come Sail Away, and Mr. Roboto don't know that Styx is the most pro-USA/Freedom Rock of all the major rock bands. Those guys freaking rock, AND they're on the right side of the argument.


I was listening to Styx - the most Underrated Band in Rock History.
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Old October 05, 2019, 13:48   #156
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Negative.

Brunop considers Barry Manilow and Kenny G. classic rock...
Fugger. It's on!!

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You really do want a flame war, huh ?
No shit - that's war.
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Old October 05, 2019, 13:52   #157
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I'm done being mister Goodbar!
So, instead of Mr.Goodbar, you are what ?

Mounds of Almond Joy ?





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Ha. Also wrote my post BEFORE I saw 4x401 casting aspersions in my direction.

My classic rock faves are:

Styx
Led Zeppelin
Eagles
Scorpions
Pink Floyd


My 'Less Classic' rock faves are:

U2
The Cars
Peter Gabriel
Soundgarden
Foo Fighters


My 'Guilty Pleasure' listening is '80s pop like:

Michael Jackson
The Outfield
prolly a buncha one-hit wonders I can't think of just now


All you guys who are hanging on to

The Beatles
Thin Lizzy, and
Motown

can't take the blame for being at the end of the Boomer Generation. It's just your fate.
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Old October 05, 2019, 14:05   #159
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So, instead of Mr.Goodbar, you are what ?

Mounds of Almond Joy ?





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Old October 05, 2019, 14:33   #160
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Nice. The first two things that popped in my head would get me a ban.

100 grand µM ?
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Anybody that has the funds to buy a 3000.00 AR should seriously be buying a Scar 16. A LOT more gun for the money, IMHO.
That is what I said on the original thread and what I did. I just never really got into AR-15's even though I carried a military version (GAU-5A) for over 25 years. I've always preferred a piston rifle over gas impingement as my first civilian rifle was an Armalite AR-180.
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Whenever my kids walk into the garage and see me doing dry-firing or working on guns, they want to know if they can play Fortunate Son on the playlist.
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Yup.
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Old October 05, 2019, 22:00   #164
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Well Jeff,,,

even responding in this thread obviously shows.....

I've too much time on my hands....
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Nice one!!

You're a jet fuel genius.
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Well... there's good news and there's bad news:



Two different rifles: Sophia's rifle and the "Target Project" rifle.

Sophia's rifle shoots 1" - 1.5" groups with the Hornady Match (75 gr. BTHP @ 2790 fps) very repeatably. Prolly better if you'd get a better shooter - I don't think I'm a 1" holder with a 4x scope and no bags. You can see groups where I walk her scope down from the top target to the bottom target - right down the middle until I over-adjusted the scope. But that last group had a called flyer left and four rounds in 1/2". Scope was a Vortex PST 1-4 (I paid about $450 iirc). Also has a CHF DD lightweight 'pencil' barrel. Rest of the parts are very similar to the expensive gun.

The newly "built" (ha!) rifle had a really crappy group the first group of the day. 9 o'clock on the top target. That might have been the loose trigger nut...

So I took the can off and shot a very tiny group at 10 o'clock on the top target. Then you see another group about 1.5" up in the head on the right - also without the can. Then I put the can back on and shot a four shot group at the left edge of the head - one of the shots landed off the paper.


So this is NOT a comparison with the PSA stuff, since Sophia's rifle is mostly the same parts as the "Project / Target" rifle except for the barrel. And her scope is about $2000 less expensive than the USO scope - which I'm hating more by the day. I'm going to keep shooting that POS as way to motivate myself to publish/expose the Suck.

But so far I've learned the following:

1. In order to test the new build, I'm going to have to put a different / better scope on it

1. a. Vortex scopes are pretty dang good for the money. I'm really pleased with these PSTs (again).

2. The can moves the POA / POI by at least 6" vertically on the Noveske SS 'target' barrel, and doesn't seem to help with accuracy

3. Haven't seen exceptional "potential" from the "Project / Target" rifle yet - not enough rounds fired. The SS barrel *may* have potential as seen by one group, but Soph's barrel also shot a tiny group (+ called flyer), so it could just be luck.

4. The real test comes when PSA shows up.


And there will be many more rounds fired.
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Some say I resemble an Idaho spud...But my wife says I'm more of a Hundred Grand.
Maybe you identify as this?

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Don't even smoke it..
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Don't even smoke it..
With the plastic wrappers it would probably smell awful...

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Okay, okay. Back away from the Mary Jane and get back to the Flame War known as my thread...


Just letting you know that my good friend Invictus77 is making sure that no one forgets the PITA/Greatness known as EricCartmann1, AND...

That the PSA rifle is able to fully represent when it is completed.





First of all, I grew up in South Bay when the Raiders were Oakland - and when they were great. Secondly, that picture always reminded me of George Blanda.

Thanks, Mike!
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1. In order to test the new build, I'm going to have to put a different / better scope on it

1. a. Vortex scopes are pretty dang good for the money. I'm really pleased with these PSTs (again).
A. Does SuckScope suck on another rifle or just this one?

B. You have 2 (two) #1 Items.

Jus' sayin'.
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A. Does SuckScope suck on another rifle or just this one?

B. You have 2 (two) #1 Items.

Jus' sayin'.
Is there a law, statute, order or regulation against co-equal number ones?
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I just need some moral clarity on Priority of Fires, bra.
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...and how much suck does a suck scope suck?
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...and how much suck does a suck scope suck?
When the reticle has come loose and is rattling around in bottom of scope it sucks big. Why on a life and death battle rifle an etched glass reticle is not a bad idea as lense has to come loose for reticle to come loose.
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When the reticle has come loose and is rattling around in bottom of scope it sucks big.
Why on a life and death battle rifle an etched glass reticle is not a bad idea as lense has to come loose for reticle to come loose.
Yep. I have not thought of it in those terms before so thanks!
My life and death BR's are iron sighted or iron sighted and ACOG'd.
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Yep. I have not thought of it in those terms before so thanks!
My life and death BR's are iron sighted or iron sighted and ACOG'd.
I only use solar powered sights , since the Sun is life, and life without the Sun would be a cold, long death, and my battle rifels only want to live where the Sun is shining.

If you don't like the Sun shining on you and your battle rifel, you should put it where the Sun don't shine.

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That ^ was excellent, and fully reminiscent of one CE - Poet Laureate of the Files.

Thank goodness it's shining over here today: I can't fit an FAL where the sun don't shine.
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A. Does SuckScope suck on another rifle or just this one?

B. You have 2 (two) #1 Items.

Jus' sayin'.
b. I know I did that wrong, but I was in a hurry and doing the 1, 1a, 1b, etc. thing.

a. Suck Scope is going to get another chance to prove itself on a different rifle in the next week or so.
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I only use solar powered sights , since the Sun is life, and life without the Sun would be a cold, long death, and my battle rifels only want to live where the Sun is shining.

If you don't like the Sun shining on you and your battle rifel, you should put it where the Sun don't shine.

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Well, 80s here today with sun.

Tomorrow, 30 degree F high, no sun and snow.

While the sun won't be shining on my battle rifal tomorrow and I don't plan on putting it where the Sun don't shine, I probably won't be shooting in anyway then...

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Well, 80s here today with sun.

Tomorrow, 30 degree F high, no sun and snow.

While the sun won't be shining on my battle rifal tomorrow and I don't plan on putting it where the Sun don't shine, I probably won't be shooting in anyway then...

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Hell, I live in the land of frozen tundra and you're scaring me!

Oh, and ACOG is solar powered...also radioactive.
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Hell, I live in the land of frozen tundra and you're scaring me!

Oh, and ACOG is solar powered...also radioactive.
Radioactive decay produces heat, something I'll probably need tomorrow. Maybe I'll just curl up with all my tritium night sights around me...

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Radioactive decay produces heat, something I'll probably need tomorrow. Maybe I'll just curl up with all my tritium night sights around me...

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Now, there is a glowing recommendation !





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Now, there is a glowing recommendation !
Do you think that I should use sunblock? After all, sunblock converts UV to heat.

Sounds like a double win to me, protection from radiation and heat...

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Do you think that I should use sunblock? After all, sunblock converts UV to heat.

Sounds like a double win to me, protection from radiation and heat...

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Grandpa always joked, "marry a fat woman and get heat in the winter and shade in the summer!"

I've said this recently, but Gramma was a tall, thin and pretty brunette, so...?

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Yep. I have not thought of it in those terms before so thanks!
My life and death BR's are iron sighted or iron sighted and ACOG'd.
Even when I build a 24" to 26" varmint/target build with a 6-24x, 5-25x or 8-36x type glass that will only be used for grouping on paper or killing varmints at distances I even see with irons they still get iron sights anyway. Even with the best scope made some day it might break some day when rifle is needed for life and death and if need to throw the scope in the weeds and keep working a set of irons will beat eyeballing down the pic rail.
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...working a set of irons will beat eyeballing down the pic rail.
Amen.

Terry's impressive display notwithstanding.
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Terry's impressive display notwithstanding.
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And there's always that...

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knowing your limits makes you look like a genius instead of a retard kid.
Speaking of retarded- I am going to throw a bunch of parts together, and play this silly game.

Critical Capabilities 1-8 HBAR profile Carbine barrel and RR upper ( 100-024-570 @ Brownell's ) , some sort of gas block, Colt B/C, Aero lower with a RR green label 2-stage trigger and a VXII 2-7x33 Leupold.

What is our go-to ammo on this brunop ?

If we do not have some semblance of standardization, Kotengu wont be able to make another spread sheet....






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I'm not dying to spend nearly $1/round on the Hornady Match ($19.99 / 20 rds. at Sportsmans Warehouse in Albany...), so I'm going to go with W.E.G.'s suggestion to consider the Serbian match stuff:

PPU .223 Match 75 gr. HPBT for $345/1000 rounds - and Gary says it is 10-ring ammo, which is probably good enough for me. My experience with PPU "match" is that the .308 168 gr. is 1.5 MOA ammo, while FCC GMM is sub-MOA ammo, so NOT equal.

Truth is that I can't hold sub-moa these days unless I'm bagged front and rear, so I don't know if it matters. And 1/3 the price seems like a legit ammo price - it's the same price Bi-Mart is selling M193 on stripper clips for.

I haven't ordered any yet. I'm still waiting for PSA to deliver my kit and my lowers (to you, I might add...).
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The ammo I use to benchmark 5.56 builds for the past few years is the Tubbs 69 grain SMKs. It's the most consistent out of the box ammo have found for under a buck per round. Loaded up by adding 100 to 500 rounds to each Tubbs order which noticing it has climbed to 88 cents per round am glad I did as have enough put back to last a while. My last invoice shows 77 cents per round. He is offering a 77 grain SMK flavor as well now but when have a mix of barrels from 1:6.5, 1:7, 1:8 and 1:9 as a majority the 77s don't favor the slower twist and the 69s are perfect in 1:8 twist tunes which I seem to have more of than any other single twist rate.

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David Tubb's 223 Rem is loaded using 69gr Sierra Matchking bullets allowing it to be used in lower twist barrels while maximizing it's mid-range accuracy. He then placed that on top of a charge of carefully slected temperature insensitive powder ensuring that your velocities won't fluctuate even if the weather does; couple that with Lake City brass and a match grade primer and you have one of the most accurate and reliable rounds available.
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When benchmarking my 1:12 twist tubes use Black Hills 52 grain HP Match. The 52 grain Black Hills is very consistent and whether running through a 1:12 Colt factory rifle or a 24" heavy varmint build it seems to shoot as well as about anything I have found unless hunt down that one varient or build a load from scratch for a particular rifle. Same with Tubbs ammo, it and the Black Hills seem almost impervious to temperature change and whether 20° or 90° point of impact change is negligable as is grouping unless shoot too many rounds too quickly when its over 90° and dont give the rifle necessary cool down periods if shooting for minimum group sizes. Have lots of nice pet handloads for individual rifles but like to use a factory ammo others can buy if want to compare results and be sure ammo is apples for apples.

Discovered Tubbs ammo when built my first pair of 6XC AR 10s and discovered it was going to set me back $500 in specialty dies to load for the cartridge and at the time new brass and loaded ammo was about the same price so purchased two fifty round boxes of the 115 grain DTAC and it shot so good kept buying the stuff to make once fired brass while I gathered all the necessary specialty dies and accessories for loading 6XC to discover it's almost impossible to build a load that will out shoot the Tubbs factory DTAC. In shooting the stuff learned how important the boron nitride coating is for first cold bore round to land in the same place a warmed and fouled barrel groups when sighting in.

Now all my projectiles use for target and varmints get treated with the Tubbs boron nitride coating system which is much cleaner and works much better than moly coating. His ammo has the most consistent factory powder charges have ever compared and have to use a $3,000 electronic scientific scale to weigh them as even my best reloading scales say all charges are exactly the same to the last decimal. I can't load better ammo figuring any value on my time than buying the Tubbs ammo.
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I'm not dying to spend nearly $1/round on the Hornady Match ($19.99 / 20 rds. at Sportsmans Warehouse in Albany...), so I'm going to go with W.E.G.'s suggestion to consider the Serbian match stuff:

PPU .223 Match 75 gr. HPBT for $345/1000 rounds - and Gary says it is 10-ring ammo, which is probably good enough for me. My experience with PPU "match" is that the .308 168 gr. is 1.5 MOA ammo, while FCC GMM is sub-MOA ammo, so NOT equal.

Truth is that I can't hold sub-moa these days unless I'm bagged front and rear, so I don't know if it matters. And 1/3 the price seems like a legit ammo price - it's the same price Bi-Mart is selling M193 on stripper clips for.

I haven't ordered any yet. I'm still waiting for PSA to deliver my kit and my lowers (to you, I might add...).
My 200 yard load is 22 grains of Tac and that bullet.

Used to get them from Wideners.
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I'm not dying to spend nearly $1/round on the Hornady Match ($19.99 / 20 rds. at Sportsmans Warehouse in Albany...), so I'm going to go with W.E.G.'s suggestion to consider the Serbian match stuff:

PPU .223 Match 75 gr. HPBT for $345/1000 rounds - and Gary says it is 10-ring ammo, which is probably good enough for me. My experience with PPU "match" is that the .308 168 gr. is 1.5 MOA ammo, while FCC GMM is sub-MOA ammo, so NOT equal. ...



This ^ stuff is at BiMart for $7.97 a box.

Should I get more ?


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Wow, that's a deal. If I was shooting a poodle popper I would be on that.
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This ^ stuff is at BiMart for $7.97 a box.

Should I get more ?


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My 200 yard load is 22 grains of Tac and that bullet.

Used to get them from Wideners.
"That bullet" is the Hornady 75 gr. BTHP?

Yeah - I want a truck load of those. Do you shoot Tac a lot, or is that a .223-specific powder for your uses?
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