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  • Birthday 05/10/1972

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    near hawes, wensleydale.

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  1. I dont think thats the same advert BD,that does read as though its a one off scope with a fault been sold cheap.Perhaps someone from opticswarehouse might chime in to clear this up?
  2. Cheers Paulc.Im fairly certain they were advertising scopes by IOR that had dust specs visible at a lower price that their "civilian quality"counterparts.Have looked on the interweb to find the advert again but nothings coming up on the old googlefoo.
  3. I could swear i read an advert for a military grade scope,one that had more dust particles or something compared to its civilian spec counterpart.Sure it was IOR too.But then again my vitamin d levels have been very low.🤕
  4. If i'm not mistaken dont some manufacturers sell "military grade" scopes to the public which are same spec as normal quality scopes but with a chance of more internal contamination?Im sure ive seen IOR advertise along these lines.However i am 46 so i may have imagined this.Funny things happen north of 45. Paul
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    7 mm rem mag brass

    Thanks for the offer but i ended up getting new brass. Paul
  6. Haglofs rugged 11 mountain trousers if youre doing much walking.
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    quality mincer

    Ended up ordering the innox no.8 stainless.Thanks for everyones advice. Paul.
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    7 mm rem mag brass

    Still looking for some of this if anyone has some Paul
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    Recommend a: Digital Powder Dispenser

    I still have the original lyman dps.Must be 10 years old and still going strong.I wouldnt trust it to dispense every load spot on though so if i want to dispense 45 grains i will punch in 44.8 and trickle up the rest.Works for me.
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    New .243 load help

    Not the same powder i know but i use the 85 grain sierra out of a 20 inch barrel too but i use rl19 .I get 3233 fps out of this combo.Great accuracy too.i struggled to break 3000 fps with n140.
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    Glass wearers

    I dont know about getting glasses.i'm kind of enjoying my new found reason for missing to be honest.
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    Glass wearers

    Thanks for the replies guys.Id rather shoot without glasses but it looks more likely that i will need to try a pair in the near future.
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    Glass wearers

    Yep.looking like it.
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    Glass wearers

    Ive spent time fiddleing with the eye piece and parralax and still find it hard to get a clear ,in focus,reticle against the target.This is on four different scopes.I think i need to accept that glasses are probably worth a try.
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    Glass wearers

    I will mention it to him.The problem i seem to be having is getting everything in focus really.Either all my scopes are all of a sudden faulty or my eyes are.

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