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It's called damage control.
Luckily we kept a copy 😂

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It's called damage control.
I saw the videos's and it was not good. Have not seen that many spotters in one place before.

Even the comments about a few other things that happened are gone.

I really wanted to go next year. We'll see what rules they change in the meantime to prevent the problems.
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I say publish the crap out of any incriminating evidence and let the chips fall where they may, if the promoter chooses to play favorites publish that crap too and boycott. I know of more then a few places to set targets out to two miles in socal, screw these guys,
If enough people stand up and are heard it will definitely help.

Where there is money politics will follow.
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If enough people stand up and are heard it will definitely help.

Where there is money politics will follow.
unfortunately that is very true,
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The most amazing thing to me was the gear used by the second place finisher - box-stock Barrett 99 in .416 Barrett

Posted about 6:30 PM, Pacific today (7/10) on the Ko2M FB page:

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There has been a lot of interest in the equipment used by the top shooters. But we did not have the full information. We will be publishing the list as soon as we have the complete information coming in.
To start with, here is the second place Ronnie Wright´s Team Barrett´s equipment.

Ronnie Wright (Team Barrett) Equipment used during Ko2M 2017:
Rifle: Barrett M99, .416 Barrett (Stock Rifle)
Scope: Nightforce ATACR (Tremor 3)
Scope Level: Accuracy 1st
Bipod: Phoenix Precision
Ammo: Barrett loaded 472 grain MTAC
Projectile: Cutting Edge Bullets .416 cal. 472 grain MTAC
Brass: Barrett .416 Barrett
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I'm wondering why the "...as we have complete information coming in." Not captured during registration?
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I'm wondering why the "...as we have complete information coming in." Not captured during registration?
Would have been pretty easy if this was done on the registration form . . .
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The model 416 HE long case in middle, hydro formed one,

has case capacity of 240 gr, and the 416 HSM in picture,

on the right, we fired a case twice, capacity is 320gr..

If I win lottery get 400,000 of each made.. Ed..


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The model 416 HE long case in middle, hydro formed one,

has case capacity of 240 gr, and the 416 HSM in picture,

on the right, we fired a case twice, capacity is 320gr..

If I win lottery get 400,000 of each made.. Ed..


Let's hope you win it !

Than you will have a lot of brass . . . .

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We have couple thousand 375 HEs ahead,

about 1500 416 HEs, any of which can be sized 408s.

Plus cases out to about 10 guys including Mitch's crew.

416 HE long just experiment for now, And we are

slowly making 416 HSMs from 6 big boxes of bmg brass,

and have few boxes of 585 HE we make 375/416 from. Ed

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Here is link to the final rounds that Derek shot,

on video, the link posted on ELR Central...

https://youtu.be/2hDhPcRR2Uo


Alrighty -- I did not see any cheating...

the only two who spoke to Derek was

his spotter and wind coach, as per the rules.

Took almost all of the 9 min to get shots off.. Ed

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Another thought--

Mitch told me that guys winning does it in the first days shooting if he

is geared to those 4 fairly close ranges and gets them all. Derek did great job and

come close to getting all. Now all first days distances are all around mile mark.

Being this striving for 2 mile hits, the first 4 targets should be spread out

longer, like 1550, 1800, 2100, 2400, be more interesting, would take

more true measure of long range shooter on first day..


Also thehigher tailwinds a great problem second day, and guys doing best that day

were shooting milder speeds. Maybe would do to have hotrods with

throttled down set of loads, that they have practiced with in a strong tailwind,

to shoot on those days, Ed

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I notice he shoots fast to get all of his shots off in a similar condition.
The video only shows the line.
If they are reducing the load in a hotrod cartridge it is to get better accuracy.
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How many URSA guys will be at Tonapah, Ed
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How many URSA guys will be at Tonapah, Ed
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Kurt from Las Vegas Targets, Hognuts (Bill) and I will be on the same team at Tonopah. That's all I know of.
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Kurt from Las Vegas Targets, Hognuts (Bill) and I will be on the same team at Tonopah. That's all I know of.
Than 5 since I am going as well along with my spotter

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Than 5 since I am going as well along with my spotter

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But you have not shot any URSA events which was the original question
Than 3 😂

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Those 3 shooters took first second and third place at the July 16 URSA match.
Hoffer would have placed higher but he used up all of his energy pulling me out of the sand twice.
His old nickname was The HitMan but we might change it to Raptor to the Rescue.
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Hey Lynn,

The second time you got stuck was a good one.
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Neither of them was good especially in 100+ degree heat but now after getting towed 86 miles on my way home I have to replace the transmission.
$3000 trip and I only lit up the light one time.
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Neither of them was good especially in 100+ degree heat but now after getting towed 86 miles on my way home I have to replace the transmission.
$3000 trip and I only lit up the light one time.
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Better that the transmission blew up on the way home rather than during deer season. I was on hwy 158 west near the north Livermore exit which is way better than 20 miles off road in the bottom of a canyon without phone service.
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Better that the transmission blew up on the way home rather than during deer season. I was on hwy 158 west near the north Livermore exit which is way better than 20 miles off road in the bottom of a canyon without phone service.
I know but still . . .

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Yeah blowing parts up sucks but there are good locations and horrible locations to do it at.
I got lucky and did it in a good location.
Glad it was at 8pm in NorCal rather than 511 miles away in SoCal with 112 heat.
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Those 3 shooters took first second and third place at the July 16 URSA match.
Hoffer would have placed higher but he used up all of his energy pulling me out of the sand twice.
His old nickname was The HitMan but we might change it to Raptor to the Rescue.
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I cannot believe YOU managed to get yourself in that deep (right side pic). My had-to-be-towed experience from last year was not THAT bad. How great it was to have Hoffer there to pull you out! Thank you Hoffer!!!

And to top that off you blew the tranny. OUCH! $3K, really? Seems time to consider getting a "new" truck and give up the ghost on the old "beater". $3K would most likely be an acceptable down on a "new" truck. Please consider.
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I put it up on jackstands after work today and ran it at idle in second gear. I could barely hear the engine it was so loud.
I shut it off and pulled out the driveshaft to eliminate the rear end as the culprit.
Started it back up and it was as loud as ever so I pulled off the transfer case.
Fired it up and ran it through all five gears and it was dead quiet and smooth as silk.
I pulled the transfer case out and tried turning the output shaft and it felt like garbage then locked up solid.
The good news is a NP241C only runs a $1000 and it takes half an hour to install.
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I put it up on jackstands after work today and ran it at idle in second gear. I could barely hear the engine it was so loud.
I shut it off and pulled out the driveshaft to eliminate the rear end as the culprit.
Started it back up and it was as loud as ever so I pulled off the transfer case.
Fired it up and ran it through all five gears and it was dead quiet and smooth as silk.
I pulled the transfer case out and tried turning the output shaft and it felt like garbage then locked up solid.
The good news is a NP241C only runs a $1000 and it takes half an hour to install.
Good news !

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Shooters now are talking more; short, fat cases sticking, pockets not lasting as expected.
Trying to get best speeds the things raising pressures are bad case proportions, too fast of
powders, and the debth of the bullet into the powder space, as shown in the picture below..
My 375, 416, etc testing loaded like bottom one, in longer freebore....Ed.

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