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Ransom rest........WHY????????
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 17, 2005 5:19 pm    Post subject: Ransom rest........WHY???????? Reply with quote

2 cents Smile

For, and aside of "firearm testing", why companies use them "i think" is to inflate their posted accuracy numbers with numbers which are far from ascertainable to the average guy.
Sure that gives a "somewhat" of a base accuracy that "may" be obtainable from the seasoned shooter, but i still think they blow things out of proportion with "machine accuracy" and "actual accuracy" which then "human" numbers should be posted along with ransom numbers to show vulnerabilities.

I post this because a friend of mine practically drives himself nuts if he can't shoot posted numbers and doesn't understand why. To his defense he is a great shot, but has lost a lot of money buying and selling guns for the "posted" accuracy.

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 17, 2005 6:10 pm    Post subject: Re: Ransom rest........WHY???????? Reply with quote

L O L It's an obsesion and we all have it in some degree or another. I asked RCBS, a while back, if they could make an electronic scale read a little more accurately then +/- one tenth of a grain. I think that was laughter I heard in the background as the guy on the phone was trying to explain (between giggles) that I couldn't afford it if they did...Well what the he** did I know??? Very Happy Electronics is electronics. I mean. What do ya want here...

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 17, 2005 6:24 pm    Post subject: Re: Ransom rest........WHY???????? Reply with quote

It wouldn't suprise me one bit if you already had a "super scale"! Wink

Can ya load me a few 170 gr 30-30's using 32.3989 grains of AA2520 while yer at it? Very Happy

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 17, 2005 6:27 pm    Post subject: Re: Ransom rest........WHY???????? Reply with quote

That's what I get, 10ring, for letting people laugh at me. You bet...How many do ya want. Hey!!!Don't be pickin' on the ol' folks here...I have been enjoying the world of electronics for a long time. However, we do abuse it a bit.

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 17, 2005 6:38 pm    Post subject: Re: Ransom rest........WHY???????? Reply with quote

How does a good round "even" number sound (have trouble shooting the " .5 " rounds)? ROFL

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 17, 2005 6:43 pm    Post subject: Re: Ransom rest........WHY???????? Reply with quote

He**!!! I'm goin' for another beer.... Mad

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 17, 2005 6:54 pm    Post subject: Re: Ransom rest........WHY???????? Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 17, 2005 6:55 pm    Post subject: Re: Ransom rest........WHY???????? Reply with quote

O K Two...

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 17, 2005 7:07 pm    Post subject: Re: Ransom rest........WHY???????? Reply with quote

Just sit back, relax, and don't worry about driving because as Alan Jackson sings.....It's 5 O'clock somewhere! Very Happy And so you don't have to worry about blowing a .08 take a cab anyway, because we all know is was a .079! Razz Laughing

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 17, 2005 7:15 pm    Post subject: Re: Ransom rest........WHY???????? Reply with quote

Sure is a good thing that it's 5:00 somewhere...I've been known to have whiskey in my morning coffee when I plan to stay in camp and not hunt or I just have horses to tend to....Warms the cockles of your heart...along with the bacon & eggs...

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 17, 2005 7:26 pm    Post subject: Re: Ransom rest........WHY???????? Reply with quote

I used a scale once so sensitive it could measure the weight of a finger print! Good ole college Chemistry class... man I hated that class.


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 17, 2005 7:33 pm    Post subject: Re: Ransom rest........WHY???????? Reply with quote

See 10 ring...I knew they could do it... Party

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 17, 2005 8:02 pm    Post subject: Re: Ransom rest........WHY???????? Reply with quote

Bushmaster wrote:
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 17, 2005 10:04 pm    Post subject: Re: Ransom rest........WHY???????? Reply with quote

No!!! High Jacked.... Pistol Shooting

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 17, 2005 10:34 pm    Post subject: Re: Ransom rest........WHY???????? Reply with quote

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No!!! High Jacked.... Pistol Shooting

MODERATOR, please take my humble apologies and ban us from ever high jacking, going off subject, or letting Bushmaster and I run a muck because when we're put together, we are eachother's alter ego! Mad


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