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  1. Nov 11, 2019 #1,411

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    6.5 Creed is awesome IMO. I got a chance to stretch mine to 1200 yards earlier this year.

    What did you end up picking up? What glass are you looking at? If you are looking for budget friendly and still really good performance, Viper PST 6-24 X 50 First Focal Plane (Gen 1) would be my first pick, check EuroOptic.
     
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    Could not pass up a new slide for my VP9 seeing as H&K has discontinued it. Resized_20191110_194914_868.jpeg Resized_20191111_092424_8852.jpeg Resized_20191111_092435_5285.jpeg
     
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    Browning Aframe 3 composite stalker. a solid gun with a solid reputation.
    Leupold 3-9x40. Again solid....

    guessing that's a good gun for a 16 year old, and if he does something stupid, not too expensive.
     
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    You mean AB3? They replacement for the now discontinued A-Bolts, I think. I've never been a Browning fan and for reasons I don't know. Or Winchester for that matter. But Browning has a solid reputation and been in the business long enough to know what they're doing for sure. It should serve him well. Admittedly I don't know much about them. I'm only recently getting back into shooting after a long hiatus from guns. I've had lots of catch up to do with all the new offerings.

    @rfjustin .
    That is a nice looking piece.
     
  5. Nov 13, 2019 #1,415

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    I have recently become interested in shooting NRL22, and I have begun pulling together a base class rifle; a Tikka T1X. I have the rifle, scope, extra mags, and a couple mfg offered stock upgrade parts, and I am currently on hold due to some "out of stock" issues at Diversified Integrated Products (DIP). Specifically my 25MOA scope rail, muzzle part, and tactical bolt knob.

    If you do not know what the NRL or NRL22 is, check them out. NRL posts a lot of match videos on Youtube, and the NRL22 is similar, but obviously on a smaller scale.

    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCutY2y8_D2XYb3RS--N7LIw
     
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    Got in some good group therapy today. Cold crappy rainy weather, just me and two RSO's at the range having a good time. :)

    Sighted in the ACOG (TA31-G-Aurora, 4X) at 100, and got some respectable groups with 6.5 Creed. Red dots on right target are 1".

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    Nice grouping :)
     
  8. Dec 29, 2019 #1,418

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    Just a teen who likes building rockets

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    I always thought a 50. Cal was expensive to shoot 10 bucks a round, but come to think of it cheaper than rocket motors :p
     
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    Just a teen who likes building rockets

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    Hey Justin;

    Great looking gun and some real nice shooting. On that subject, that's a nice looking shooting facility as well. Looks like excellent maintenance and upkeep.

    Jim
     
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    I wish! Those groups were produced with the rifle below:
    Ruger American in 6.5 Creedmoor
    MDT LSS Chassis
    MDT scope rings
    MDT mags
    EGW 20 MOA scope rail
    Viper PST Gen 1 6-24X50 First Focal Plane scope Resized_20191228_122052_8789.jpeg
     
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    20191231_121752.jpg Local club Wisconsin Sportsmans Association hosted the annual Ring in the New Year event (shooting steel for a few hours). Good fun and great not having to make my way into the office this morning. :headspinning:

    Crappy pic, but pics or it didn't happen!
     
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    new vortex viper scope for my browning xbolt long range..trying a dead hold. No reason I can't get at least 1000 yards with 6.5 creed.
     
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    Maybe you don't have 1000 yards to shoot up there?? That might be a good reason.
     
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    Yeah a thousand with a creed... It can do 1400 I hear. You wanna know what impressed me? That Jerry guy on YouTube hitting a balloon at 1000 yards with a 9mm Luger.
     
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    Now this... This is impressive...
     
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    absolutely. And outside.
    Looks like he's got himself a lifetime supply of ammo, too.
     
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    Of all of Jerry's exploits, IMO, his most impressive is 12 shots with a revolver in under 3 seconds.

     
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    Used to be a fair shot when I could see.
    Bought a stock military surplus AK Vietnam issue with folding stock and short barrel [18in. ?] The Chinese made several thousand AK's chambered for captured US ammo, this was 5.56 rather than standard 7.62
    Mounted surplus 4x scope. [25 bucks]
    shot from 200yds after sight in at 25yd.

    X shot was just to put on on the paper. 85 degrees and the barrel heats up rapidly as you all know, hindering accuracy. Did not wait 5 minutes between shot like I should have when sighting in.
    First 5 bit low I was sighting in and adjusting. all shot groups numbered and circled.
    2nd 5 on the money but I pulled a bit. These were fired from simple sand bag/rest

    3rd group off hand, leaning on post at diamond low left. Any on 'em would be kill shots.
    Not bad for a clunky military issue short barrel weapon. When finished barrel so hot you could not touch. Sizzled when spit on.
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    Had not touched a gun in 15yrs, went shooting with my Glock .45 carry pistol last year in Chi town. [model 21] has over 50,000round through it.
    Warm up 1 clip. Then rapid fire standing 2nd 12 round clip. Not bad for 68yr old blind man at 25yrd. Back in the day you could cover that group with a quarter.

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    Always wanted to shoot one of those fancy accurate weapons.But I sleep well knowing I can center shot an intruder, due to years of muscle memory repetition.

    But I did get to go "Elvis" that time to a TV on TV....LOL:)
     
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    I don't have a gun but I have this rocket called "Blackrock Desert Eagle." It's actually built but I just haven't taken any actual pics of it.
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    Upper fins are silhouette of Blackrock Mountain.
     
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    20191223_152316.jpg Picked these 4 up the other day, all sold as wall hangers but i'll get a couple checked out to see if they can at least do some black powder blanks.
     
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    Dang Jim, you get those groups with a pistol from 25 yards!?
     
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    Looks like a nice piece of wood on the one on the left.
     
  24. Jan 8, 2020 #1,434

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    Yeah, way too loose in the action to shoot though, so will look nice on a wall some where
     
  25. Jan 15, 2020 #1,435

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    Resized_20200111_145452_6988.jpeg Resized_20200111_142707_3437.jpeg More recent group therapy... some 10 round controlled rapid fire at 8 yards.
     
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    T-Rex Arms?

    LOL!
     
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    Nice hardware :cool:.
     
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    Yes sir, Trex makes great holsters, and Lucas Botkin is a beast of a civilian shooter.



     
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    In the area of weightlifting and strength training, being described as having T-Rex arms is not a compliment. LOL!

    T-Rex legs are quite another matter.
     
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    T-Rex is also the name given to a series of high caliber cartridges, and a firearms company. Not the stubby arms there!
     

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