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What's your Unicorn? [message #45963] Wed, 01 April 2020 09:03 Go to next message
Crubear is currently offline  Crubear
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OK, it's a tough situation. Can't fix it, or really make it better, but at least can give you something to do for a few minutes...

What are the barrels, platforms, varieties you want? Be specific. You never know if someone is out there thinking they want to clean out a bit.


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Re: What's your Unicorn? [message #45964 is a reply to message #45963] Wed, 01 April 2020 09:05 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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I've gone all Contender again, mostly.

I want a step-up Contender carbine barrel in 204 Ruger, blue.

I'd also like to get back the 6TCU I let go of... sigh


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Re: What's your Unicorn? [message #45965 is a reply to message #45964] Wed, 01 April 2020 09:12 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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The other would have been a full bull anything for the Dimension... that would have been sweet

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Re: What's your Unicorn? [message #45966 is a reply to message #45965] Wed, 01 April 2020 10:04 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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well I have a good collection of TCUs that seems to be having offspring, Sadly other than the first time or two to the range after they were born I seem to have to leave them in day care so I can spend some quality time with their siblings a vicious cycle it is, In a contender a rifle barrel don't much care what caliber or cartridge a flat side or one of the partial heavy octagon (but preferred a hexagon) barrel would get my unicorn radar all excited !!!
Re: What's your Unicorn? [message #45967 is a reply to message #45966] Wed, 01 April 2020 10:09 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Oh yeah one of the weird looking mega bull barrels that look like a standard barrel wearing and monster sized can would do too
Re: What's your Unicorn? [message #45968 is a reply to message #45967] Wed, 01 April 2020 11:39 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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In the Contender, I'd like a .41 Mag, and I've always wanted a .256 Win Mag. I had a .41 Mag on the line and the deal fell through. I'd also like a .410 shotgun barrel.

In the Encore, I'd like a .257 Roberts. I wanted that and a .260 Rem, but once I found the .260, I kinda stopped looking for the .257.

In other weapons, I'd like my old Browning BSS 12 gauge back. I was foolish in my youth and traded it for a much less expensive firearm. I've regretted that decision for the past 30 years.

All the best,
Glenn


If at first you don't succeed... buy newer / better equipment!

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Re: What's your Unicorn? [message #45969 is a reply to message #45968] Wed, 01 April 2020 12:09 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Glenn, 256 win mag really shines at 15&7/8ths
Re: What's your Unicorn? [message #45971 is a reply to message #45969] Wed, 01 April 2020 20:09 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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I've gone all Contender again, mostly. (copied from Crubear)
I'm on my third collection of barrels.
About got it covered .204,.223,.250,.256,.6mmm,.308,358,375,.41,.45
Still wanna learn about 22's pushed with 40 grains of IMR 4895... 22/30-30 ?!?
Sunny has a lot to teach me.
I'm still wasting my time trying to stabilize a 30 Herrett
https://i.postimg.cc/bJnsdhNR/20200401-193004-2.jpg
https://i.postimg.cc/SxD8FYDV/Herrett-II.jpg
Just intent on throwin' heavy with a schnoodle on a pistol bbl.
Thanks,
Jimmy


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Re: What's your Unicorn? [message #45972 is a reply to message #45971] Wed, 01 April 2020 21:10 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Jimmy, try painting the bearing surfaces of those cast pills with liquid Alox from Lee, not to thick just a light coat let them dry any that runs on the case wipe off before shooting
Re: What's your Unicorn? [message #45973 is a reply to message #45972] Thu, 02 April 2020 00:00 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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They should make a 20TCU by the way

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Re: What's your Unicorn? [message #45974 is a reply to message #45973] Thu, 02 April 2020 01:04 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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STOP...no more calibers, I just found something 30 cal close enough a 30 Raptor, I have avoided the 22 since it is just about a 223 AI, not enough difference over a 223 which I have several, until I find an actual 22 or 30 they will do, So a Ruger 204 or a 20 practical would be close enough. Thankfully I made a pact with myself no more sub 22 cal anything!!

The worst part is finding a 10" a 12" a 13" (MGM) a 14" a 16" a 21" in 6mm, 257, 270, 6.5mm and 7mm TCU I am considering a 338 too

Don't ask me why, I know I need help

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Re: What's your Unicorn? [message #45975 is a reply to message #45974] Thu, 02 April 2020 07:55 Go to previous messageGo to previous message
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Thanks for the lube tip, Sunny.
You guys crack me up!


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