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  1. Never mind that, whatcha build?
  2. Having taught the BB course in Canada I would suggest starting with that as an outline. You don’t have to adopt it wholesale but you could parse out what you feel is relevant. A couple of suggestions. Since safety Is and should be the primary purpose, whoever is going to teach should have some skills but understand it’s about safety not teaching them how to be future top competitors. They don’t have to be GM’s but they should be able to demonstrate any skill competently and be able to focus on teaching safe methods. Also the students should have to do some drills on the timer under reasonably tight time limits, not to weed out less skilled but to put them under some kind of pressure similar to what they’ll experience at a match. I think we’ve all seen guys gun handling go south once they are under time pressure or something goes wrong. I don’t care how someone’s gun handling is when they are relaxed and happy, I want to see what’s going to happen when they are having a bad day and they just had a jam on the biggest stage of the match. Aside from that basic safety procedures regarding cold ranges, bagging and unbagging, where you can and cannot handle ammo or the gun, and the basic safety rules should be covered. Chapter 5 through 10 are the important ones to the new competitor.
  3. This is my first but I’ve already bought more
  4. Tracks done, getting closer
  5. I remember when we were shooting 115gr bullets at old major. 1550+FPS. I had loads for my P9 in 9x21 That was back in the day when rifle primers only were used for major and after a couple loading in your brass you had to glue the primers in...
  6. I like working on the kits but I need to finish something, I keep moving on and starting something else lol
  7. Given that it’s a factory barrel I’m not sure. It doesn’t seem like a particularity fast barrel. The 24” load of 44.9 was around 2650fps and in the 16.5” it was right on 2500fps
  8. Probably around 200? After the last session I really wasn’t happy where the accuracy level was, it will shoot some loads ok like AA 168 match, but other match not so much. So I took everything apart and reassembled it and gave the barrel a really good scrubbing. Now it shoots awesome. I’ll give it another good cleaning and then try some previous loads through it and see.
  9. I do the same thing, I just trimmed the safety down, broke all the edges and polished it so there’s not any abrasion now.
  10. I wasn’t but I’m starting to be
  11. I think the brass made a difference, this was the first time trying Starline .308 brass. The long rifle is the one I’ve used for PRS the last two years and this is the best I’ve seen it group. It’s normally a 3/4” rifle. The shorty has been a bit of a struggle. It shot OK but not fantastic, now it seems like it’s coming into its own. Maybe it’s just broken in lol
  12. 44.9 worked best in the long rifle and seems to shoot OK in the short
  13. Out with this again, looks like 44gr Varget with the 175SMK is dialed in.
  14. I imagine at 6’4” every port looks like a low port.
  15. It shouldn’t happen but it sometimes does, I wonder if 10.2.10 could be used?
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