Was cleaning my rem 700 .223 , consuming an adult beverage ( no shooting or reloading, just bronze brush + butches!), and reflecting on of how cool this shooting sport is, and the people in it. Recall calling Ed Brown, describing small groups at 300 yds w his .308 (the freight train of cartridges) to him, asking about his amazing rifle actions, why I was out of windage at 1000 yds. ? Good resolution and learning... Speaking with John Krieger at some length about 6.5mm bullets. I recall his mentioning a tendency for bullets to travel "nose up", at long range. precession or some such. Calling the "guys" at "old" Sinclair to order something I didn't understand exactly, or probably need...and a tech rep asking how did I "neutralize" (my barrel after swabbing w Sweets, Montana Extreme or some such). I told him him alcohol - Jim Beam . Think he spit his coffee all over his computer. Greg Tannel allowing me to spend an entire day in his shop, tagging along. Again, alotta learning, for an OK varmint shooter. Like getting Tom Brady to show you how to feel the laces, read the d and drill it. The passion and kindness of shooters is inspiring. I wish folks governing our country had an inkling.