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Old 12-07-2009, 01:54 AM
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You may find some of these useful for your searches and rifle building:




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Old 12-07-2009, 09:39 AM
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Exclamation some pictures will help tell the story (barrel making)

TWO links to help you understand how barrels are made.
some pictures will help tell the story

Terminal Ballistic Comparrason in Water Media
Just another resource to help you decide...

Dimensions for Official NRA High Power Rifle Targets

Twist Rate v.s. Ammunition

How to adjust the Model 1907 Sling

How to Make and Reload Wax Bullets (American Rifleman)

Reloading for the M1.pdf by John R. Clarke (March 1968 American Rifleman Magazine)
https://docs.google.com/fileview?id=0ByRsUFulRXSUODYwODA1Y2EtYzc3Yi00NDZiL TgyMTAtZjFiYTU1ZWQyY2I3&hl=en

The Bernoulli Effect on Benchrest Accuracy
A FASTER BULLET is not necessarily a more accurate bullet. Low-velocity ammunition resists wind deflection.
This article was written specifically for .22 rimfire competition but it also applies to any subsonic caliber.

7.62x51mm NATO or 308 Winchester? What's the Difference?
This subject has been around the block for years. This is the most comphehensive description I have seen that answers the question above.
Summary : The 7.62x51mm NATO cartridge is slightly smaller than it's commercial 308 counterpart -and- The 7.62x51mm NATO chamber is slightly larger than it's commercial 308 counterpart. So you have a 7.62x51mm NATO with a sloppy chamber that's hard to jam. Quite desirable in combat.

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Old 12-07-2009, 01:46 PM
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Interesting stuff. Thanks gentlemen.
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Old 12-28-2009, 09:53 PM
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Dion D. Rode SFC-13F40 (RET)
USN 66-70 (VAH-123, NAVSTA KEFLAVIK, VAW-126)/USNR 72-74/USAR 83-90 (3/14FA-205TH INF BDE)/ MNARNG 90-00 (34TH "RED BULL" DIVARTY)

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Old 01-01-2010, 01:20 PM
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Wow, lots of good stuff in this thread.
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Old 01-18-2010, 07:13 PM
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Agree, lots of good stuff
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Old 03-09-2010, 09:31 AM
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Ahhhhh..............its GREAT to be a member of CMP University. My trouble is I am FLUNKING.........sooooo much to read and absorb. Guess I will have to get another deferment from the Draft Board to continue.
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Old 09-15-2010, 04:35 PM
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This is great! I just put a gig of data on my computer. Now all I have to do is read, study and pass the exam!
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Old 11-30-2010, 10:18 PM
Tim the student Tim the student is offline
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Larry, thanks for that. These files are great stuff.
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Old 01-26-2011, 10:22 AM
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Ordnance Maintenance / U.S. Rifles, Cal. .30, M1, M1C And M1D
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