ideal rate of twist (MLP firearms and shooting thread)

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  1. Frogfur

    Frogfur Senior Member

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    Actually while dave was still down there i posted on the experience of shooting the Grendel, 300 BO with load data and impressions. Two of the guys i shoot with have both, or all 3. Its back on 101.
    Hey, right below that is the scope i sent john. He put pictures up.
     
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  2. 45WinMag

    45WinMag Silver Supporter

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    Am I the only person here who doesn't care much for shotguns? Nothing against them, and I'm sure they are a fine option for those who like them, but I just never bonded with a shotgun and I've never even owned one.
     
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  3. KP

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    You need a few mods like this one to be a tack driver.


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  4. Frogfur

    Frogfur Senior Member

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    Very versitial option to have. With a shotgun youll eat something every evening. Eith a rifle, or a hand gun, youll starve yoursrlf out.
     
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    Frogfur Senior Member

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    Nice to see you here KP. That is nice. What can you tell us about that rifle.?
     
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    scott1970 Senior Member

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    No, you certainly are not. My chief declared the shotgun has gone the way of the dodo bird for law enforcement, and he took them all away from us.

    Yeah, I've whined about this multiple times before, but it never gets old to me.
     
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    Roberteaux GOOMPH! V.I.P. Member

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    Damn.

    I was a cop so long ago that I still remember when the S.O. got rid of our dodo birds and replaced them with shotguns! :eek:

    --R ;)
     
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  8. Frogfur

    Frogfur Senior Member

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    The Mini ball:
    A little history-







    Added bonus, csnisters fired from a Napoleon Field howitzer!
     
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    Kris Ford Senior Member

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    VERY effective for shipboard defense...VERY.
     
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    Hairless_Ape Doc Premium Member

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    There is absolutely no good reason to SBR these days. Get yourself a pistol buffer and brace, then move about freely.

    I can't have an AR pistol or SBR here in the DPRNJ, so I live vicariously through my friends in free America.
     
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  11. cooljuk

    cooljuk Transducer Producer Premium Member MLP Vendor

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    I'm with you, and the 300bk build I did is a pistol (SBM4 brace) but mine's not suppressed.

    If he's putting a suppressor on it, it's already an NFA item so why not put on the stock of choice (and maybe a VFG) and just SBR it? ...unless the cost of the second tax stamp or some local law is an issue.
     
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    Hopefully the Hearing Protection Act will be passed and that will no longer be an issue either...for those of you in free states. But with the massive amount of sponsors and no vote being called I'm pretty sure the bill is dead. They all just want to be able to say "I sponsored the HPA. See, I support the 2A."
     
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    Thought I'd use Frog's thread to show off my newest toy. Just picked it up this afternoon. 1943 Russian Tokarev TT-33. (7.62-25) The TT stood for Tula Tokarev, Tula being the first arsenal to produce them. All matching numbers and the bore looks new. Can't wait to try it out this weekend. Going to the range Sunday for a military rifle shoot anyway, so good timing. (My range is an hour drive away. Lucky to get out once a month) Now own more Russian guns than anything else; four of my twelve. They are seemingly indestructible, and NEVER fail.
    Cheers,

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    Frogfur Senior Member

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    That is very nice. I know you are proud of that pistol. I know I would be. Thank you for sharing that.
     
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    Ruger 10/22 with a Green Mountain 18 inch bull barrel, a Tactical Solutions Vantage laminated stock, oversize charging handle, Tasco World Class 3-9 x 40 scope and a rebuilt Volquartsen trigger assembly.

    Results at 25 yards. The thick small ring is 1/2 inch diameter.

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    I've always had a good experience with Tasco glass. The price of some of these optics on todays market is crazy. That sure is nice, and I'm a huge .22 anything fan.
     
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    AWESOME post, and great advice!! Thanks Rob!!
     
  18. Digger

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    My mate Butch sent me this link for interest and I'm not sure if anything like this has appeared in this thread or not, but I'll put it up for comment.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ebH3Wh0NJo&sns=em
    It strikes me that polycarbonate slugs might suffer over distance being lighter, and I wonder if S/S cases can be reloaded and if so how many times?

    Penetration into clay is impressive! I wonder how they'd shoot through harder things though?

    Any experience or knowledge about this please?
     
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    cooljuk Transducer Producer Premium Member MLP Vendor

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    As a musician with a decent understanding of how sound waves act, I found this video amazingly cool. The visual of the expanding, burning, gasses slowing down really ties is all together for me. Thought others here may enjoy, as well.

     
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    That was interesting thank you!
     
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