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  1. For the time being, unless you don't mind burning...

    For the time being, unless you don't mind burning money or you're a very clever shopper, do your best to steer clear of 6.5mm and potentially 7mm. Ie. 6.5 Creedmoor, 6.5 Swede, 7mm08 etc.
    The range...
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    WTB: Tuckerbox, you're a legend mate! I on the other...

    Tuckerbox, you're a legend mate! I on the other hand jumped the gun and missed out on the Powder!
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    WTB: Reloader's to Hamilton ?

    Hi all,

    Anyone making a Trip past Reloaders in Auckland and coming through Hamilton any time soon ? Or possibly as far as Pokeno ?

    I have some powder that needs collecting, and I am unsure when...
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    FS: Pm incomming!

    Pm incomming!
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    Green is better for walking around at night. Not...

    Green is better for walking around at night. Not as good as bright white, but softer on the eyes.
  6. Thanks for the info Moutere and Allizdog! Can't...

    Thanks for the info Moutere and Allizdog! Can't wait to get down there, just need to find myself a job!

    Family has just bought a property down Motueka River West Bank Road, but it will probably be...
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    FS: Sid pm incoming for Bushnell AR scope if still...

    Sid pm incoming for Bushnell AR scope if still available.
  8. tonyd that is a bugger! Thank you for the update!

    tonyd that is a bugger! Thank you for the update!
  9. Gun Club - Rocky River Road, Motueka Valley

    Hey guys,

    Seen on the Topo Maps a 'Gun Club' down Rocky River Road in the Motueka Valley.

    185355

    Does anyone know if this is still in operation and what can be used?

    Moving to the region...
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    57.4gr, was less consistent. Barrel was getting...

    57.4gr, was less consistent. Barrel was getting hot, so had a break after this string.
    2859, 2852, 2875, 2883, 2865
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    Latest results Managed to lay down behind an...

    Latest results

    Managed to lay down behind an old Alpha Chrony to try my last lot of loads using 143gr ELD-X, 2217 and Virgin Hornady Brass.

    57.2gr, had the first couple not register, so had to...
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    WTB: 2nd box must be a part box, or else he's under...

    2nd box must be a part box, or else he's under selling them.
    Must be worth north of $300 a box now!
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    Makros either way, enjoy both the 6.5 PRC and the...

    Makros either way, enjoy both the 6.5 PRC and the Special Birthday! There is something special about shooting a rifle that ammunition and components are not in abundance.
    Good luck with the Hunt!...
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    7mmwsm & grandpamac It would appear that during...

    7mmwsm & grandpamac
    It would appear that during the transition from paper to forum I also managed to misalign some data, corrections below in bold.

    Measured with a Labradar and Brass was once...
  15. WTB: robh500 what calibre are you after? What powder...

    robh500 what calibre are you after? What powder and pills are on offer?
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    grandpamac looking back over my numbers, I am not...

    grandpamac looking back over my numbers, I am not sure how that last one crept in there. The Shot 7 (2474), was a duplicate from the Grendel, but the edit function wouldnt let me scratch it off.

    I...
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    25 /08 IMP Barrel length is 26in with 1-7 twist....

    25 /08 IMP Barrel length is 26in with 1-7 twist.
    Had been thinking about RL26, but was no point chasing any until I had tried the 2217.

    That being said, whilst certain powders are hard to find, I...
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    Frogfeatures, maybe next time. Other than sight...

    Frogfeatures, maybe next time. Other than sight in, I wasn't chasing groups so no images.

    I'm very new to reloading so I just cherry picked the method that seemed to make more sense to me.
    ...
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    Curious to hear peoples thoughts. If the above...

    Curious to hear peoples thoughts.
    If the above data was useable, how would you interpret it?

    Im seeing 3 areas to explore;
    56.0 - 56.3 has reasonable velocity with a 13fps difference (2877fps -...
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    First Reloads - Evening Session

    Yesterday afternoon, I was lucky enough to be invited out to a Forum members farm to do a bit of sighting in over a chrono.
    Thank you to that forum member, you know who you are!

    This was an...
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    FS: PM incomming!

    PM incomming!
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    Tough times during Covid ay! I knew I was asking...

    Tough times during Covid ay! I knew I was asking a lot :thumbsup:

    What are peoples thoughts about firing a rifle on Doc land for the purpose of sighting in a rifle?
    Is it frowned upon, or fully...
  23. Not a fan of Baldwin either, but as much as a lot...

    Not a fan of Baldwin either, but as much as a lot of people are suggesting he is to blame, here is another way to look at it.

    I don't know what the rules / laws are in the US.
    However, if it had...
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    Realize now that I am not writing this at...

    Realize now that I am not writing this at midnight, that a box of beverages is a low ball offer.
    So best to mention, I am also willing to put in a days work if you are wanting/needing an extra pair...
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    Level 3 Waikato - Somewhere to shoot?

    Hey guys,

    Hate asking the question when there are some perfectly good ranges about, however, none (that I know of) within the level 3 Waikato Boundary that accomodate for Sighting in and Load...
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