Cowan Rest a user review

by Dick Grosbier  (originally posted in 04/17/2006, so details such as price may have changed)  Originally posted on the old forum, but brought back in article form. I have recently acquired one of Joe Cowans front rests. This rest is one of the nicest rests I have ever encountered and

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30×47 Cartridge – A brief history

This article is compiled from a great discussion thread on the old forum  I thought it would be a make an interesting article.  It shows what a wealth of knowledge there is amongst our community Steve Grosvenor asked: Just wondering if anybody can point me to where I would find

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Gun Control

Chicago…… Well it looks as if Mayor Richard Daley is at it again. In light of the new Supreme Court decision that the second amendment is a individual freedom for all didn’t set good with the Mayor. He promised not to “Roll over” and came up with some new measures……

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What’s new for 2010

I have heard thru the vine that Remington Arms is going to start making Pistols…. yes, I said pistols. In fact they will be announcing a new hand gun division and will be made in the United States which is always good news. Whats next… well, I would think a

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Boron Nitride (BN) or more specifically Hexagonal Boron Nitride (HBN) use by Shooters

by Paul Becigneul (Pbike) To Joe and Others that have asked, In the past few days there has been a thread running on Benchrest Central about the uses of Boron Nitride (BN) or more specifically Hexagonal Boron Nitride (HBN) by us shooters. A few guys have contacted Francis (Dad) and

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what is going on in 6X??????

Most everyone who knows me knows I tend to poke the pig. That said, why are YOU not shooting a 6X discipline? What “excuse” are you using? No eyes left? That one is legitimate. Can’t win? That one is an illegitimate child. Anyone can build a VFS gun and get

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News that may interest you

I see that the doo-Gooders are at it again…. a bill coming out of Illinois by Representative Bobby Rush (D) known as the “Blair Holt’s Firearm licensing and record sale act of 2009″ would make it a illegal to own or possess a handgun or semi-auto firearm that uses a

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Deer Poisoning…… Are your bullets bad?

Cleaning deer of lead will take more care, DNR says A study, spurred by venison contamination found in the spring, shows bullets from some rifles can disperse farther into the animal, requiring new guidelines. By DOUG SMITHdsmith@startribune.com, Star Tribune Some lead bullets fired from high-powered rifles scatter lead fragments much

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Carlos Hathcock

I found it interesting doing some work for a gentleman named Perry Nettle in Arkansas. I printed, sleeved and trued up a 700 action and we got to talking about shooting and it led to his involment with Carlos Hathcock. Perry was nice enough to send me some pictures of

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In need of a Medal

I would like all of you to come up with a name for a Medal. We are in need of one for all the politicians. The latest being when Hillary landed in Bosnia and was “under a hail of bullets and had to run and duck ” Some call it

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