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#1 holly

 

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Posted 07 November 2017 - 01:11 PM

Now some people feel a yen for Cake ( Neil ) . some people feel a yen for Zider . Colin . Some feel a Yen for Real Ale , Jon . BUT me , i feel a yen to get my old GC2  ( The Terminator )  out and do some metal bunny slaughtering . yep herman the german has been put on leave . ( the shutz ) the old custom shop has been dug out of the cupboard . given a quick polish . the armadillo given a shine . he now stands ready . will the latest batch of air arms suit it ? will the 7.9 snipers suit it . will it end in tears and ignominy , this is the question . wednesday will tell ??? HOLLY  :cheers:  :cheers:

 

PS Now where did i put the filler . :poster_oops:



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Posted 07 November 2017 - 08:25 PM

Ye gods I do be
I eve the old blunderbuss is about to break the record for thread pages.....:rolleyes:

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Posted 07 November 2017 - 08:32 PM

Isnt there a thread about old nails that shouldve been buried about 10 pages back??

Oops hang on ,that was just the barrel

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Posted 07 November 2017 - 09:30 PM

Leave him alone as his garden fence fell over when got the GC 2 out of the ground as he had been using it for a fence post.

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Posted 07 November 2017 - 09:33 PM

No , No . time for a new thread . this rifle is too good to die , everybody should have an older rifle , dave has his 2002 . i have my GC2 / shutz . older rifles are FUN . remember fun in FT shooting . anyway i have the trigger sorted now . ( i hope ) so we are ready to do battle . mind you of late i have been having trouble finding a good pellet for it .. see how it goes tomorrow ??? HOLLY



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Posted 07 November 2017 - 09:39 PM

Leave him alone as his garden fence fell over when got the GC 2 out of the ground as he had been using it for a fence post.

Well that is nice that is . WELL i was not supposed to say anything BUT i know the secret of Keiths score sunday ? yes it is the barrel shroud Muzzle brake . yes the new one he was using . put simply so colin can understand it . the air is channeled back from the muzzle brake in the opposite way to the twist of the lands . in a swirling motion . this helps to deaden any movement caused by the rocket effect of firing the rifle . thus he can see the pellet in flight all the way out to the target . Haa . pick the bones out of that Keith ??? HOLLY


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Posted 07 November 2017 - 09:49 PM

Old rifles are like old cars some of us have to keep them going .

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Posted 07 November 2017 - 09:55 PM

My score was just done to luck nothing more.

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Posted 07 November 2017 - 11:13 PM

keith is just trying to cover up now . but the secret is out ??? HOLLY :sign_respect1:  :cheers:



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Posted 08 November 2017 - 06:56 AM

Leave him alone as his garden fence fell over when got the GC 2 out of the ground as he had been using it for a fence post.

Well that is nice that is . WELL i was not supposed to say anything BUT i know the secret of Keiths score sunday ? yes it is the barrel shroud Muzzle brake . yes the new one he was using . put simply so colin can understand it . the air is channeled back from the muzzle brake in the opposite way to the twist of the lands . in a swirling motion . this helps to deaden any movement caused by the rocket effect of firing the rifle . thus he can see the pellet in flight all the way out to the target . Haa . pick the bones out of that Keith ??? HOLLY

So in short,you believe that Keith now has rifling on the outside of his barrel as well?
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Posted 08 November 2017 - 05:51 PM

Your not reading it right col . the air hits the brake and is then sent back circling the barrel in opposite direction to the twist of the lands . sort of like a helter skelter thingy . ??? HOLLY

 

PS ha ha Keith will be after me now .



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Posted 08 November 2017 - 06:54 PM

Your not reading it right col . the air hits the brake and is then sent back circling the barrel in opposite direction to the twist of the lands . sort of like a helter skelter thingy . ??? HOLLY
 
PS ha ha Keith will be after me now .


Yea I know how it works, I helped him mature the idea while you were still wondering what AA grade would feel like to be in....:grin:

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Posted 08 November 2017 - 08:28 PM

I Am wondering What B Grade is like to be in ??? HOLLY

 

PS Not long Now . Ohwerrrr Mother .



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Posted 08 November 2017 - 08:41 PM

Well i knew i should not have done it . shooting the Old GC2 was like slipping into a good old pair of slippers or your fave armchair . maybe a bit worn . not quite as good as it was when new but plenty of life left in the old boy yet .so off came the lupe and on it went to the GC. no good , gonna have to do a winter league with it ??? HOLLY  :cheers:

 

PS 25 mil bell target ( thanks Bazza ) at 50 yards . bit windy . three shots out of five went through and hit the bell and the two others on the rim . Get in there my son . :sign_respect1:



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Posted 08 November 2017 - 08:58 PM

So , does this mean you're gonna settle on one rig now you know its a goodun,and stop sodding around with all the others???
No didnt think so

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Posted 08 November 2017 - 09:21 PM

I can't keep up. Every thread holly is using a different gun or scope or both!!

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Posted 08 November 2017 - 09:38 PM

Nat's when i was a younger competitive shooter . i had to stick to one rifle and scope . now older . not really competitive . i can play with all the different kit and not worry about putting in a good/great score . shooting is just a day out with the lads . pretty good actually . maybe next year i will if can then kneel . get serious . but probably not ??? HOLLY   :cheers:

 

PS My older rifles hold good memories of day's of yore . specially my old GC2 No 113 . i saved for a year and sold all my full bore kit to get that rifle . hid it under the bed when i got made redundant . gotta keep tight with your old friends . :cheekkiss:



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Posted 08 November 2017 - 09:39 PM

So , does this mean you're gonna settle on one rig now you know its a goodun,and stop sodding around with all the others???
No didnt think so

Correct Dave ??? HOLLY



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Posted 08 November 2017 - 10:04 PM

Your not reading it right col . the air hits the brake and is then sent back circling the barrel in opposite direction to the twist of the lands . sort of like a helter skelter thingy . ??? HOLLY

 

PS ha ha Keith will be after me now .

This is not a new idea, Lord Nick had something like this going on back in his Pro-T days, helped him win a world championship or two.

 

Find any pictures from back then and you'll see the barrel shroud on his rifle.



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Posted 08 November 2017 - 10:48 PM

I can't keep up. Every thread holly is using a different gun or scope or both!!


I think hes trying to go for the record of the most posted topics in one week

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Posted 08 November 2017 - 10:51 PM

Your not reading it right col . the air hits the brake and is then sent back circling the barrel in opposite direction to the twist of the lands . sort of like a helter skelter thingy . ??? HOLLY
 
PS ha ha Keith will be after me now .


So what youre saying is the air spirals on the outside of the barrel? Maybe affects the harmonics a bit like those adjusters you put on the barrel

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Posted 08 November 2017 - 10:53 PM

I already have 

 

 

Your not reading it right col . the air hits the brake and is then sent back circling the barrel in opposite direction to the twist of the lands . sort of like a helter skelter thingy . ??? HOLLY

 

PS ha ha Keith will be after me now .

This is not a new idea, Lord Nick had something like this going on back in his Pro-T days, helped him win a world championship or two.

 

Find any pictures from back then and you'll see the barrel shroud on his rifle.

 

 

The question is , Will Keith Go Public , or will he keep it to his self ??? HOLLY  :cheers:


Edited by holly, 08 November 2017 - 10:55 PM.


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Posted 09 November 2017 - 06:48 PM

One of the  secrets i am told is a oil damped spring in the shroud to counteract recoil/jet effect . trouble being it takes ages and ages to set it up .  ??? HOLLY



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Posted 10 November 2017 - 07:12 AM

I Am wondering What B Grade is like to be in ??? HOLLY
 
PS Not long Now . Ohwerrrr Mother .


Well at least you would have won a title at long last, 'El B Grade Bandito'....

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Posted 10 November 2017 - 10:45 AM

Well there is always C grade to look forward to after that . ??? HOLLY



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Posted 10 November 2017 - 12:18 PM

Well there is always C grade to look forward to after that . ??? HOLLY

 

I think as long as you have a functioning eye and trigger finger even you can be saved from that ignominy...:grin:



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Posted 10 November 2017 - 05:46 PM

Don't knock it colin . lot of nice people in C grade . i think i can do well there ??? HOLLY

 

PS Remember George Price . always threw a few shoots every year to stay down .



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Posted 11 November 2017 - 10:05 AM

Don't knock it colin . lot of nice people in C grade . i think i can do well there ??? HOLLY

 

PS Remember George Price . always threw a few shoots every year to stay down .

 

Nice that you're acclimatising to the idea...:grin:



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Posted 11 November 2017 - 10:35 AM

Don't worry me Col . put me in Z grade if you like . nice people in there . as long as i am still there to aggravate you . i am happy ??? HOLLY



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Posted 11 November 2017 - 10:40 AM

I hope I'm not giving away too many secrets regarding Keith's shrouds but here goes!

 

The shrouds are constructed from a very rare alloy that is extremely hard to source, which is Space Shuttle Grade (a mix of 7075 T6 and 6061-T651) it is only through Keith's contacts within NASA that he is able to get any and it doesn't become available very often.

 

Holly is right about the oil-damped spring (there are actually 2) but it isn't just any old coil spring obviously and has to be wound specifically for the pellet (i.e. JSB 8.44s) that is being used and has to be changed if the owner starts using something like new wonder pellets, 'Bulldog Selects'.

 

An inertia valve is held in equilibrium by the two springs and the swirling vortex of air contra-rotates the valve in relation to the spin of the pellet, to negate torsional forces, which therefore enhance down-range accuracy. 

 

The oil used is from a gland on the back of the neck of male Swiss Sea Otters and has to be collected during the height of the breeding season, and they don't like it one bit! One actually bit Keith on the lip a while ago, you may have seen a photo of the swelling a while ago.

 

So, now you know.


Edited by Graham2, 11 November 2017 - 10:41 AM.





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