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Re-Pete

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About Re-Pete

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    Southampton Hants.
  1. FTR scope

    We found early on in our shooting careers that we get our best results with 15-20 X magnification. Re-Pete
  2. Hornady 32 gr ammo

    What is the speed limit at Bisley,anyway? 3281 fps........ RePete
  3. Camcorder or bridge camera

    How much do you have to spend? Re-Pete
  4. This might fit my Swing......can you give me the hole centres, please? RePete
  5. ballistol

    Brunox is another similar cleaner/lube/rust preventer. Kranks had an offer on a huge roll of 4 x 2 plus a can of Brunox a while back. Re-Pete
  6. 6mmbr which primer

    I use Murom KVB-223M's..............RS52 powder, and Scenar 105 L's in a 30" 8 twist barrel. MV around 2850, and on a good day will do 1/2 MOA. RePete
  7. Hand priming tools

    I use the Lee Ergoprime......works well with good "feel", and is as quick as you can insert and remove the cases. But requires the "knack".............. Re-Pete
  8. rebarrel expectations

    We've just had a Savage mod 12 re-barrelled from 6BR to 6.5x47 (Crispin Engineering), with a Bergara s/steel, and after re-fitting the scope rail (20 MOA), and scope, the new 300yd zero was within 2 MOA of the previous 6BR 300yd zero. Re-Pete
  9. Inexpensive 34mm Tube Scope

    IOR 6-24 x 50 MOA/MOA from Opticswarehouse..............excellent glass and reticule, plus turrets to die for. Re-Pete
  10. reload costs

    My 6BR reloads cost 55.4p each, half day weekday lane hire with a marker (shared with 4 mates) is £16 low season, £20 high season. Diesel for return trip to Bisley (100mls) is £12. So if I shoot 50 rounds, £27, the total cost for a morning's fun averages out to £57. We shoot between 25 and 30 half days a year at Bisley, so total cost is approx £1500 a year. That's each (for two of us). Around what we used to pay 30 years ago for two scuba diving and skiing trips abroad each year.............. Re-Pete
  11. ear defenders

    https://hwass.co.uk/shop/hearing-protection/254355-3m-peltor-protac-ii-ear-muffs/ Here's a pic of mine to show the difference.....................the model III is completely different again (and considerably cheaper at £85ish.) but the seals look different to mine. I find the mkII cups very large and comfortable to wear with glasses. The main plus point is the 32dB attenuation, so a quiet thud when you pull the trigger on your 20" barrelled & braked 308, and being able to hear what the guys on the next lane are calling you when you accidentally hit a V on their target. Re-Pete
  12. Nope, I wasn't trying to be funny. Just struck me as an odd word to use for a brand new riflescope. My recently acquired IOR is simply called 6-24 x 50 MOA, and is also a cracking bit of kit.............. Re-Pete
  13. Thanks for the clarification................the Romanians probably don't have a word for reconditioned. Re-Pete
  14. What do they mean by "recon"? Damaged and repaired? Re-Pete
  15. ear defenders

    Sorry, mine are Mk2's...........looks like I posted the wrong link. Worn 'em for around 50 half day shoots now, and they still have the original batteries in. Weak points are the two little foam rubber mic covers. If you're not a bit careful, they can get split/fall off. We keep ours in a couple of Poundshop plastic boxes. Re-Pete
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