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Bolt Guns / Re: Bergara B14HMR or Premier Series Long Range feedback wanted
« Last post by skinnyb1973 on July 16, 2018, 08:53:07 PM »
I have one and it is awesome! Got one in .308 ,bolt is smooth,came with one 5 round pmag. Shoots tight groups at 100 yards. When I figure how to post pics I will. I have a 10x42 SS swfa scope on it  with. Seekins 20moa rail, which it uses Remington 700 mounts,a seekins rail up front for my atlas bi pod nock off,barrel comes threaded.I did try the sling mounts with my bluefoce sling all was well there. Trigger is awesome for a stock trigger,and I love the stock that's kinda what got my attention in the first place. It's a great rifle!
Reloader's Inventory discussion / Re: Data portability
« Last post by Beeckie on July 16, 2018, 01:28:32 PM »
Jeff  is there a way to transfer the data to my new phone? Other than re entering everything?

Verstuurd vanaf mijn SM-A530F met Tapatalk

Border Wars Rifle Series / WTB - Mt. Auburn/Sureshot spot on Aug 25th
« Last post by JamieBolseth on July 16, 2018, 12:43:09 PM »
If you've got one you are willing to sell you can contact me at...

Border Wars Rifle Series / WTB Rolling Hills Slot for July14
« Last post by dlwheel on July 11, 2018, 09:10:06 PM »
Will pay for slot for July14 match. Rolling Hills.
Reloading / Re: Quickload Software.
« Last post by KevinSchwinkendorf on July 11, 2018, 05:14:07 PM »
Anyone have experience with Quickload software personally? I am wondering about your experience with it and what features you found useful, how accurate you have found the predictions, how extensive the library's are for powder and bullets. Good help files or instructions?
  I purchased QuickLOAD many years ago.  Since then, I have chronographed and predicted muzzle velocities for 30 specific handloads (including my data, my brother's data, and my father's data).  Doing a simple statistical analysis on the predicted vs. measured velocity data, I found a "root-mean-square" (or rms) error of 3.3%.  (I've meant to also do a chi-square analysis, but never got around to it yet.)  I also created a plot of measured vs. predicted velocities and found the 30 data points clustered around the line y=x very tightly.  I consider this (think of rms as an "average deviation" of predicted from measured values) to be extremely good.  However, the QuickLOAD documentation on their methods is almost non-existent, just that they employ "a thermodynamic model" to predict the combustion dynamics of the powder and couple this to bullet acceleration down the barrel.  Each powder in the library is characterized (or defined) by about a half dozen different thermodynamic parameters (including energy content in kJ/kg, ratio of specific heats, etc.), but there is no documentation on burn rate equations of state (EOS), numerical integration methods, or anything else.  I suppose the developers consider this to be proprietary information.  I once tried to find internal ballistics textbooks online, but found the "good ones" (e.g., "Theory of the Interior Ballistics of Guns," by J. Corner) to be out of print.  Still, with a 3.3% rms error on muzzle velocities, they have to be doing something right.  Like any other computer modeling of complex phenomena, you only get out of a model what you put into it, and there are so many real factors that affect internal ballistics performance, that I'm impressed that they did as well as they did.  Still, the reloader must always remember to approach maximum rated loads slowly and look for signs of excessive pressure.  Data in reloading manuals are based on real test data, so "real world" data trumps computer simulation every time.  I have found that QuickLOAD is conservative in its warnings.  I have one particular load for my .338 Win. mag. that I know is safe (72 gr of IMR-4831 behind a 250 gr Sierra boattail, which is a slightly compressed load), but QuickLOAD gives a stern warning that this load is unsafe due to excessive peak pressure (just over 70,000 psi).  According to the Sierra manual (3rd Ed.) this load is just under the max rated load, but in my Model 70, I've chronographed it and have found no problems.  I believe QuickLOAD is a very useful tool for making comparisons between different situations (comparing different barrel lengths for the same load, different bullet weights for the same powder charge, etc.).
Border Wars Rifle Series / WTB Rolling Hills 14 Jul match spot
« Last post by Chrazy-Chris on July 11, 2018, 11:46:55 AM »
Will pay full price, however is easiest for you.  You can PM me or reply here. Thank you.
Border Wars Rifle Series / Re: WTS- BWRS spot 7/14 Rolling hills
« Last post by Chrazy-Chris on July 11, 2018, 09:52:12 AM »
Registered here just to say - I'll take it if it's still available!  PM inbound with my email address. Thanks!
Introduce Yourself / Re: Hello everyone from Nevada
« Last post by Ironworker on July 05, 2018, 10:16:46 PM »
Hello back from Northern NV . Love to shoot in the NV desert.Bummed there are no prairie dogs in NV.
Introduce Yourself / Re: New Guy from Texas
« Last post by Ironworker on July 05, 2018, 10:11:22 PM »
I'm 61 and nearsighted,so I have corrected vision. Thru my high dollar scopes ,I see a much better picture without my glasses on.
Introduce Yourself / Re: New Guy from Texas
« Last post by joegun94 on July 04, 2018, 12:43:42 AM »
Hello Tex I am another Texan Dallas area
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