Ned Ludd's Recent Activity

  1. Ned Ludd replied to the thread 95 Palma Chamber.

    Thanks for posting that, Frank. I edited my previous post after measuring some FGMM175 commercial rounds, as it appeared from those...

    Apr 6, 2020 at 3:39 PM
  2. Ned Ludd liked FrankG's post in the thread 95 Palma Chamber.

    If I remember correctly when I had my palma gun and chambered it with the 95 palma reamer....a 175SMK if you seated it to a 2.800" oal...

    Apr 6, 2020 at 3:34 PM
  3. Ned Ludd replied to the thread Why are the private ranges closing?.

    The caretaker was described as having tested positive for COVID-19, really nothing more than that. Afterward, the tiger exhibited signs...

    Apr 6, 2020 at 3:24 PM
  4. Ned Ludd replied to the thread 88's in my 8 twist Tikka.

    The fact that the 88s were keyholing with a lower charge weight/velocity is indicative of a very low gyroscopic stability coefficient...

    Apr 6, 2020 at 3:09 PM
  5. Ned Ludd replied to the thread Palma chamber reamer for 185 Bergers.

    Any proven .308 Win Match reamer will work, you just need to have it made to cut the appropriate freebore. I have .308 reamers made for...

    Apr 5, 2020 at 4:19 PM
  6. Ned Ludd replied to the thread 95 Palma Chamber.

    From the reamer prints I found, the Palma 95 reamer cuts 0.050" freebore. I have a couple GAP rifles that were originally made using...

    Apr 5, 2020 at 4:05 PM
  7. Ned Ludd replied to the thread Lapua brass life for 223 bolt action updated and edited.

    FWIW - My Lapua .223 Rem brass Lots have typically come in between 30.8 and 31.1 gr measured case volume. As Laurie noted, it makes a...

    Apr 4, 2020 at 4:24 PM
  8. Ned Ludd liked Laurie's post in the thread Lapua brass life for 223 bolt action updated and edited.

    QL produces inaccurate results especially in such a low capacity case as 223 Rem unless fireformed case water capacity is used. QL's...

    Apr 4, 2020 at 4:20 PM
  9. Ned Ludd replied to the thread 2020 F Class National Championships.

    The secret to living a happy and peaceful life! ;)

    Apr 4, 2020 at 4:17 PM
  10. Ned Ludd liked Alex Wheeler's post in the thread Primer test @600 yards.

    This is a fact.

    Apr 4, 2020 at 4:11 PM
  11. Ned Ludd liked Erik Cortina's post in the thread Primer test @600 yards.

    Did you use same load to test all primers? If so, that's not a fair test. Primers will tune at different powder charges for same...

    Apr 4, 2020 at 4:11 PM
  12. Ned Ludd replied to the thread Annealing temperature and time..

    If you look through enough articles with annealing curves over time at a given temperature, what you will see is that you can actually...

    Apr 4, 2020 at 3:55 PM
  13. Ned Ludd replied to the thread Annealing temperature and time..

    As RegionRat noted, what form of brass was tested to create the data in your brochure? If you don't know, the chances are good it...

    Apr 4, 2020 at 1:46 AM
  14. Ned Ludd replied to the thread Things that can drive you batty....

    During a world coronavirus pandemic when we are stuck at home and slowly going out of our minds, there is no such thing as "resurrecting...

    Apr 3, 2020 at 3:18 PM
  15. Ned Ludd replied to the thread F-TR Barrel Diameter Question.

    About the heaviest barrel contour commonly found on an F-TR rifle would be a Heavy Varmint, usually with a finish length of no more than...

    Apr 3, 2020 at 3:00 PM