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    Coroner is busy - four bodies I know of in Teton...

    Coroner is busy - four bodies I know of in Teton County in the last week. Numbers 5 and 6 still missing.
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    Rented a Taco a few weeks ago during a visit to...

    Rented a Taco a few weeks ago during a visit to the east coast during the gas crisis. It was 2/3 the price of an economy car for the week, and prices dropped by the time I had to fill it up. Good...
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    I know! 133 days at the resort last year,...

    I know! 133 days at the resort last year, slightly less than that each previous year. I'm going to put some time on them this year.
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    Bought them years ago from El Chupacabra on here....

    Bought them years ago from El Chupacabra on here. I haven't skied them yet and need to change that.

    I think a rip down an untracked bowl on a powder day would be a lot of fun.
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    I have a pair! 6 for the Jackson spatula summit....

    I have a pair! 6 for the Jackson spatula summit. Worth an early tram?
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    I shoot my 22 suppressors more than any of my...

    I shoot my 22 suppressors more than any of my others. The mask lives on a ruger mk 4, and an oculus in short configuration on an ar conversion upper. Theyíre legit Hollywood quiet, but the sound of...
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    So there are two parts of that - there's the...

    So there are two parts of that - there's the assembly labor and then the excise tax they have to pay on a completed rifle. On something that expensive, it sounds about right.

    *edit* Excise tax on...
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    Re: AR uppers - I have a couple I would let go if...

    Re: AR uppers - I have a couple I would let go if there's interest.

    First is a faxon gunner 16" with integrated flash hider, TI gas block, faxon carbon rail, holoson 403b, toolcraft DLC BCG. It's...
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    Bobby returns! And yes, 408 Cheytac is a thing.

    Bobby returns! And yes, 408 Cheytac is a thing.
  10. Do it!

    Do it!
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    Thanks! If you're ever in Jackson, let me know...

    Thanks! If you're ever in Jackson, let me know and come play with one.
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    That's been my day job for the last few years. ...

    That's been my day job for the last few years. They work pretty well out of helicopters, and a silhouette at 4-500 yards becomes a pretty easy standing, unsupported shot. Not at all bad for ~.5 lb....
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    From a few days back -...

    From a few days back - https://taskandpurpose.com/military-tech/army-next-generation-squad-weapon-iron-man-suit/

    Gyros are fun.

    https://media.giphy.com/media/qvJbZfp3SXFqh1N73F/giphy.gif
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    Another fun article - gyro-stabilized rifles ...

    Another fun article - gyro-stabilized rifles

    https://www.military.com/daily-news/2021/01/27/army-testing-iron-man-suit-component-next-gen-squad-weapon.html
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    I'll add that .5 MOA isn't hard for a single...

    I'll add that .5 MOA isn't hard for a single group of three. There aren't many combinations of person/rifle/ammo/conditions that can do it for 30.
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    Kinda fun -...

    Kinda fun - https://taskandpurpose.com/military-tech/army-next-generation-squad-weapon-iron-man-suit/
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    The lightest semi-auto short-action cartridge...

    The lightest semi-auto short-action cartridge guns (that are standardized, have parts available, and don't cost a ton of money) are going to be just under 8lbs before optic instead of the normal ~6lb...
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    300 BLK is a lot of fun, but a bit hard to find...

    300 BLK is a lot of fun, but a bit hard to find ammo right now. I was paying $0.60/rd for either 115s or 220s in the good days. 147s are loud and have crap ballistics, but they're common because...
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    Buy what you're most interested in shooting at...

    Buy what you're most interested in shooting at the range. Should you ever have to use it, being proficient will be far more important than what it is (don't buy a 22 for this purpose).
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    Iím kind of obsessed with the Bul Armory Viper. ...

    Iím kind of obsessed with the Bul Armory Viper. Itís an Israeli-built shorty 2011 with an integral compensator and comes with an RMSc. 19 round capacity. Who wouldnít want a race gun in a...
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    https://www.primaryarms.com/zastava-arms-zpap85-ak...

    https://www.primaryarms.com/zastava-arms-zpap85-ak-pistol-556-with-top-rail

    In stock, $1099.
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    Christmas crowds have arrived! We got over to...

    Christmas crowds have arrived! We got over to thunder mid-afternoon and wondered why no one was there until we froze on the lift. Seems it got cold fast this afternoon. Snow was much improved from...
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    A Staccato P followed me home last night. I'm...

    A Staccato P followed me home last night. I'm not sure why I waited so long to get one of these. I think a Bul Viper is next.
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    It's that time of year again - I had one fail...

    It's that time of year again -

    I had one fail like this at speed last week. Thankfully I just slid a ways. I finally got around to looking at the other one and found cracks starting to form in...
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    Midway has $0.57/rd IMI M193 again... ...

    Midway has $0.57/rd IMI M193 again...

    https://www.midwayusa.com/product/2090862857
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    JB Weld! You know the roller you come over...

    JB Weld!



    You know the roller you come over to the left of the trees after the first pitch on Werner? Came forward out of the ski right at the roll over and ended up on the cat track below. ...
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    Well there went my day - middle Werner at a...

    Well there went my day - middle Werner at a pretty good clip. Thanks to ski patrol for the loaner ski!

    351024
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    If you just want to shoot the thing in the...

    If you just want to shoot the thing in the desert, one of the cheap PSA uppers will go bang every time for a long time. In my experience, those barrels defeinitely leave something to be desired.
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    We had an 8' AMF Playmaster growing up. I guess...

    We had an 8' AMF Playmaster growing up. I guess it's mine if I get it out of storage. I'd like to play somewhat seriously again.

    And I'll second the wall impeding shots - I learned really fast...
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    Can't speak to the Nomad, but a SF 762RC2 is far...

    Can't speak to the Nomad, but a SF 762RC2 is far more effective than you might imagine on a Mk 13 (Rem 700 in 300WM in an AI chassis). RC2 is heavier and longer but smaller diameter. I'd imagine...
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    Looks like fun! TGR long range day in the desert...

    Looks like fun! TGR long range day in the desert sometime soon?
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    I'm using the ammoseek alerts. I generally buy...

    I'm using the ammoseek alerts. I generally buy 9mm at $0.25/rd and 22LR at <$0.05/rd, and if I'm feeling 5.56 poor, I'll grab <$0.60/rd/
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    PSA - Federal XM193 @ $0.55/rd for 1k -...

    PSA - Federal XM193 @ $0.55/rd for 1k - https://www.simmonssportinggoods.com/federal-american-eagle-xm193bk-5-56mm-55gr/

    My favorite 193 version.
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    Midway usually has IMI 193 or 855 in stock for...

    Midway usually has IMI 193 or 855 in stock for just under $0.60/rd these days.
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    Current favorite is a DI carbine gas, 14.5"...

    Current favorite is a DI carbine gas, 14.5" SOCOM profile barrel, 13" Centurion CMR, carbine stock, and an Aimpoint. All up weight is 6.85lbs. Lightest one is a faxon gunner profile 14.5" with...
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    Built a 10/22 for steel challenge - Briley Raptor...

    Built a 10/22 for steel challenge - Briley Raptor barrel, Tactical Innovations left-charging receiver, blackhawk axiom, 2lb Kidd single stage, and a Nikon Spur. All-up weight is 3.25lbs. It's...
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    So serious note - Ideas generally aren't worth...

    So serious note - Ideas generally aren't worth much in the end. Being the idea guy is a low risk, low reward path through this sort of thing.

    If you want to retain equity in it for a big payout...
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    PSA is always fun to watch, but now they'll...

    PSA is always fun to watch, but now they'll really be entertaining - With DPMS, they picked up small-frame AR-10s and with AAC, a whole suppressor line.
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    We'll call you Katniss! I finished putting...

    We'll call you Katniss!

    I finished putting together an upper along the lines of the InRangeTV What Would Stoner Do rifle (CF tube, pencil barrel with integrated flash hider, other lightweight...
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    Very cool. I’m intrigued with the JP barrel. Too...

    Very cool. I’m intrigued with the JP barrel. Too bad they’re direct blowback.

    Which barrel length did you get? I thought the 8” would be a little short, but the 16” is heavy.

    You might set up...
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    Still no.

    Still no.
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    Still very confused.

    Still very confused.
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    I'm confused. Does someone actually think you...

    I'm confused. Does someone actually think you need to have the rifle chambered to move the selector to safe?
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    I definitely understand the $1500, 3.5lb...

    I definitely understand the $1500, 3.5lb volquartsen 10/22s now. Apparently JP makes a 5.5" 9mm barrel with a pinned 11.5" aluminum extension for exactly this purpose. I'll consider those once I...
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    That Gwinn "Bushmaster" is intriguing -...

    That Gwinn "Bushmaster" is intriguing - ultra-short unshrouded barrel select-fire 223 bullpup. Wonder what the story on it is.

    I shot the RDB last night at steel challenge. I had 20 rounds...
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    Indeed. Guess I could go shorter and cut some...

    Indeed. Guess I could go shorter and cut some weight? The next length down is 8”.
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    RDB 9mm is cool. Recoil is a little weird, but I...

    RDB 9mm is cool. Recoil is a little weird, but I had it on a lower set up with a rifle stock/buffer instead of the recommended carbine setup. I think I can be competitive in pcc with this thing. ...
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    Oh wow. That's interesting. Definitely going to...

    Oh wow. That's interesting. Definitely going to watch that forum if nothing else.
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    Mmmmm... beltfeds. I'm still debating - I was...

    Mmmmm... beltfeds. I'm still debating - I was *this* close to buying an M2HB a while back, and then I started calculating what it would cost to feed. I'm considering this one though -...
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    @TNKen - you were right. Bought another of the...

    @TNKen - you were right.

    Bought another of the Brownells Retro series - 605 upper came in earlier this week. It's a replica of the Colt 605, their first attempt at a carbine, which consists of...
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