Thanks for the advice.
And hay - pioneer461 that's a real beauty. Mine did not come with the bayonet.
Had it out last Sunday, before the big game.
Does seem to kick any worse than my .270 with the 150 grain bullets.
It does have one helluva muzzle flash.
Started on the 50 yard lane - using a bipod. First round on the paper. Second, third, fourth closer to the center. Maybe 4 inches from center. I was giggling about how much fun that old gun was to fire. And with the iron sights, which I have no experience with, I was quite please.
Took 'er over to the 100 yard lane. Finally with the help of the guy on the next lane over, I was on the paper. Once I had that figured out, I was consistently on the paper, and when patient, I am in and out of a 4-5 inch circle.
That doesn't sound so good, except I have zero experience with iron sights. So i was giddy with the new toy.
One thing I don't like is that the trigger has a lot of movement before releasing the firing pin. I'll have to get used to that. My .270 has much less trigger movement prior to releasing the firing pin.
I'll put a picture up with my next post.