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Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 11-23-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 479
Posted By rodl
I took another route with a .22 ar. Having a...

I took another route with a .22 ar. Having a Giessle trigger in my ar, I decided to buy a dedicated cmmg .22 lr upper so I can use the same lower with my nice trigger. I love shooting it and it is...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 11-17-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 361
Posted By rodl
Sightron scopes

I recently acquired a cz550 in 6.5 swede and am looking to an optic to put on it. I plan on using it for long range (300 -700 yds) plinking and deer hunting. I was wanting something of decent quality...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 11-17-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,291
Posted By rodl
My 8 year old daughter just got her first deer...

My 8 year old daughter just got her first deer with my 16" ar with a 65 grain Sierra spire point game king. The shot was 130 yds, and he was quartering away and she hit a little far back in the...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 10-28-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By rodl
model 60 issues

I screwed something up. I wanted to upgrade the trigger on my model 60 and after doing some research I bought a Mcarbo Spring kit and a Mrcarbo trigger. I wouldn't consider myself a novice nor an...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 10-11-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 132
Posted By rodl
Sorry-I didn't say in the original post that I...

Sorry-I didn't say in the original post that I want a regular stock-not the full stock. From what I read the manlicher stock guns are over 9 pounds. That's too much for a sporting gun. Thanks for...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 10-11-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 132
Posted By rodl
cz 550 discontinued???

I've been saving my nickles for quite a while to get a cz in 6.5 swede with the single set trigger. Now that I'm looking to buy, I haven't seen one anywhere for months. I was at my LGS and they...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 08-27-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,209
Posted By rodl
Don't rule out a Kel-Tec SU-16. The Alpha mode,...

Don't rule out a Kel-Tec SU-16. The Alpha mode, I guess, is what you would call a pre-ban gun. I've had mine for over 10 years and still enjoy shooting it as much as my AR's. It is certainly worth...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 08-06-2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 318
Posted By rodl
trail cameras

I'm looking to get a couple of new trail cameras. I have used primos, wildgame, and Moultrie in the past and they all work alright, but I've had different issues with each. Does anyone have...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 07-21-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,091
Posted By rodl
did I do something wrong???????

I just received a FAT screwdriver from wheeler so I could properly torque the screws when mounting scopes. I was attaching some brand new Burris Zee rings to a weaver base on my savage 110 (30.06)...
Firearms Forum: Firearm Accessories & Gear 07-17-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By rodl
holster for 22/45 lite

does anybody have any recommendations for a holster for a 22/45 lite? its obviously not a ccw piece so a decent owb is what I'm looking for. Any suggestions?
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 07-08-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,552
Posted By rodl
In the fall, my favorite is shooting the walnuts...

In the fall, my favorite is shooting the walnuts off of the trees at the farm. The leaves will fall off before the nuts do making them easy to see. If you hit off center they will just fall, but if...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 07-03-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By rodl
Thanks. That's what I was looking for. ...

Thanks. That's what I was looking for.


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Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 07-02-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By rodl
I'd like to be able to shoot steel plates from...

I'd like to be able to shoot steel plates from about 25 yds with my ar.


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Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 07-01-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By rodl
I don't know which brands? I've read a couple...

I don't know which brands? I've read a couple places that people use vmax bullets on steel and don't have any issues, but that is not their intended use. I know barnes has some dedicated frangible...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 07-01-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By rodl
frangible bullets

I'm looking to load some frangible bullets for my AR so I can shoot steel plates. I was wondering if anyone has any first hand experience with a particular brand, or any suggestions or feedback on...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 06-19-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 418
Posted By rodl
I too have a hard kicking 110 in 30.06. I hated...

I too have a hard kicking 110 in 30.06. I hated shooting it until I put a Boyd's thumb hole stock on it. It really tamed the recoil. The thumb hole allows your palm to absorb some of the felt recoil,...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 06-16-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 473
Posted By rodl
I put an SSA-E on my windham and had no issues...

I put an SSA-E on my windham and had no issues either.


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Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 06-05-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,676
Posted By rodl
Swfa has a great deal going on vortex HS with a...

Swfa has a great deal going on vortex HS with a plain duplex reticle. I believe a they have a 6-24x44 for less than $400. I have the 4-16x44 on my long range AR and love it. If I had the extra money...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 05-24-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 560
Posted By rodl
I'm new to reloading too and load 223 also. I...

I'm new to reloading too and load 223 also. I went into graffs reloading and asked their advice. They sold me some benchmark and I love it. The only other powder I have used is varget, but I like the...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 04-29-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 720
Posted By rodl
where to go to shoot prairie dogs

I'm trying to put a trip together for my nephews this summer to shoot some prairie dogs. I've found some hunting ranches online that offer "guided hunts" for a lot of $$, but I don't really have the...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 04-04-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 469
Posted By rodl
savage axis 25-06

I have a decision to make and would like some input. I currently own a savage 110 in 30.06, and a couple of .223 AR's. I've been looking to get a long range (400/500 yds), light recoiling deer...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 03-30-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By rodl
1-4x paralax

I am looking to scope my 22lr AR and was thinking of getting a 1-4x illuminated optic. I've been researching some and can't seem to find any information on what the parallax is on these type of...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 02-23-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 595
Posted By rodl
.22lr upper

Has anyone here built there own 22 upper? I am researching 22 uppers and the good ones seem to be rather pricey. CMMG gets good reviews, but they are pushing $600 or more. For that amount of $ I...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 02-04-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By rodl
Thanks for the input... I'm putting this scope...

Thanks for the input...
I'm putting this scope on my ar-15. I plan on target shooting mostly, but there are times when it becomes a coyote/ varmint gun as well. I often carry this gun around my farm...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 02-03-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By rodl
vx6 vs. bushnel elite

I am considering either of these scopes for my next purchase. I don't currently own a "premium" optic and want to get something that has good glass, durability, in addition to having a wide...
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