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Technical discussions are oriented on equipment and technical information that a shooter believes are critical to his success or have resulted in not meeting his requirements.

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Gun Safety...It IS really important

    I want to emphasize safety again when dealing with firearms. I witnessed countless safety violations with some other patrons of a range where we...

    Started by LRRPF52, 10-21-2015 05:44 AM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Firearm Related Acronyms (FRA)

    As a companion document to the Glossary, here is a short list of relevant acronyms. Please feel free to suggest additions by sending PM to me, LR1955...

    Started by NugginFutz, 09-05-2013 07:54 PM
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    01-10-2015 04:00 PM Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Firearms Glossary

    I thought about posting a link to a PDF or some such thing, but it occurred to me that that it would render that document static, and something like...

    Started by NugginFutz, 09-04-2013 09:49 PM
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    09-06-2013 09:41 PM Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Welcome to the Marksmanship Training Forum!

    In an effort to make the Grendel Forums as helpful as possible to the members, we will be expanding the scope of our offerings. The Marksmanship...

    Started by bwaites, 03-19-2011 04:22 PM
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  1. Ruger Customer Service

    Not specific to the Grendel but gun related. Excellent customer service. I pick-up an older Ruger Super Blackhawk that I know hasn't been shot...

    Started by 65Whelen, 04-18-2017 03:11 PM
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    04-19-2017 11:30 AM Go to last post
  2. I know this is the wrong place but!!!

    This is a reloading Quistion, on a Bolt rifle savage tactical 300 win mag. I just had a catastrophic failure on mine with hand loads. Seams to me to...

    Started by Ten Ring, 01-16-2017 08:08 PM
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  3. wanting to know what is easier to learn, MOA or MIL?

    I will ask the question, what is easier to learn MOA, or MIL. I am wanting to learn long distance shooting, I have my eye on a couple of scopes for...

    Started by Hoser1, 03-31-2017 11:55 PM
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    04-04-2017 10:17 AM Go to last post
  4. 556 build..barrel choices ..too many of them.

    planning a 556 build for basic blasting and shooting of vermin. I'm thinking that I will go with a 16-18 inch barrel and have almost made up my mind...

    Started by 79inpa, 01-16-2017 05:31 PM
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    04-04-2017 12:35 AM Go to last post
  5. What cleaner/lube to use for new AR

    I finished assembling my very first AR today but it is bone dry. I've watched several youtube videos on what to lube on a new rifle but my question...

    Started by Roadie, 04-02-2017 02:05 AM
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    04-02-2017 07:33 PM Go to last post
  6. best gas masks for aiming and shooting?

    So pretty much strictly a SHTF/prepping question​ (obviously) and more out of curiosity, as i believe if you really need this level of prepping i for...

    Started by The Profit Joseph Sith, 03-24-2017 10:44 AM
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    03-24-2017 10:22 PM Go to last post
  7. Thumbs up Coatings discussion QPQ/Melonite, Cerakote, NP3+, + others

    Looking for good Specs/Articles/links and in depth technical discussion about the current leading coating technology. If you have any questions...

    Started by The Profit Joseph Sith, 02-12-2017 01:28 AM
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    02-19-2017 01:55 AM Go to last post
  8. Knowing your calipers

    I just wanted to introduce the topic of the calipers with a diagram of the calipers and some of their features.

    Started by LRRPF52, 02-02-2016 05:21 PM
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  9. Rifle length +2" gas tube

    On white oak varmint length barrels (26") they use a longer gas tube. Would or could a grendel barrel also benefit from a longer gas tube on a...

    Started by Policeman, 12-27-2016 11:05 PM
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    01-26-2017 10:37 PM Go to last post
  10. Interesting Youtube video on best cartridge for AR15 platform

    This is an interesting and well done video of the various cartridges for the AR15 platform: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m5mqta79ZuU

    Started by Texas, 12-03-2016 06:22 PM
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    01-26-2017 12:18 AM Go to last post
  11. barrel tuners

    Through the years I've heard of people using harmonic tuners / dampers for improved accuracy. Now I'm starting to actually do a little looking into...

    Started by newb, 01-22-2017 04:07 AM
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    01-25-2017 03:39 AM Go to last post
  12. Leveling Your Rifle Scope

    Thought I'd do a quick how-to on the fastest, easiest, and cheapest way I've found to level out the scope on your rifle. The first thing I'll do...

    Started by PredatorDown, 03-31-2016 03:55 AM
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    01-09-2017 05:49 PM Go to last post
  13. Question Type 1, Type 2, SAAMI - I forget

    I forget if Type II and SAAMI are the same thing. I have a horrible memory.

    Started by TitanNV, 11-18-2016 04:07 PM
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    12-31-2016 06:18 PM Go to last post
  14. 6.5 Creedmoor

    I apologize in advance for a non Grendel question, but I trust this Forum when come to anything 6.5. I have a Savage 12 LPV 22-250, for a winter...

    Started by 65Whelen, 12-04-2016 09:27 PM
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    12-05-2016 01:54 PM Go to last post
  15. Shooting vs. Ballistics Cal.

    I've done very little long range shooting so when I found myself deer hunting on a stand with 400yrs of shooting I went to a ballistics calculator. ...

    Started by 65Whelen, 11-28-2016 02:02 PM
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    11-29-2016 05:04 PM Go to last post
  16. Barrel Break-In (or how to shorten a barrel's useful life)

    I've read several opinions on what constitutes the proper method for breaking in a barrel, and have never really seen how one method differed from...

    Started by NugginFutz, 03-25-2014 08:49 PM
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    09-05-2016 09:53 AM Go to last post
  17. Reloading Bench Complete

    Technically speaking, this is not technical information, but I'll throw myself on the mercy of the mods to move this thread to a more appropriate...

    Started by NugginFutz, 08-17-2015 04:58 AM
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  18. Tall Target Test

    Bryan Litz posted this video last week. Tall Target Test The video demonstrates a simple test which will determine if your scope accurately...

    Started by NugginFutz, 06-18-2015 09:12 PM
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    01-26-2016 03:41 PM Go to last post
  19. 6.5 grendel barrel

    I recently bought a Alexander arms upper in a 6.5 grendel.. the questing is the only thing the barrel says is 6.5 grendel. does anyone know who makes...

    Started by mccrimmon, 12-17-2015 07:07 AM
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    12-17-2015 03:50 PM Go to last post
  20. Todays laugh!

    Is this guy for real? Smh! This link should give a better view....

    Started by Bwild97, 11-02-2015 03:25 PM
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    11-16-2015 10:03 PM Go to last post

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