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#102 – Precision Rifle Myths Part 1

#102 - Precision Rifle Myths Part 1

00:44:16  | There are lots of myths and half-truths surrounding Precision rifles. This week Bryan and Francis discuss popular misconceptions on topics including load development, action tolerances, accuracy vs precision, and more.  Worth a watch to see if you have encountered any of these common statements.

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  • Harold Miller says:

    “Clearance” versus “tolerance” — these are different and should not be confused.

  • John Frost says:

    I thought the discussion on load development and how easily we can get fooled by small sample size was very informative. I wonder how many past conclusions I have made that really fall into the “false” category.

    On numerous occasions, I hear the theme of reducing time spent on precision and more on accuracy. What are the criteria to determine when to stop focusing on precision? For the disciplines that you at AB compete in, what precision do you require?

  • John Frost says:

    After wondering when to stop working on precision, I think you answered the question in Modern Advancements in Long Range shooting Vol 1 chapter 5. The bottom line seems to be that precision cannot be better than the dispersion created from bullet runout, rifle twist rate, muzzle velocity and time of flight. Am I understanding this correctly?

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