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Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 10-06-2011, 03:12 AM
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Posted By Ronbo
for .22 rimfires, when the powder visually...

for .22 rimfires, when the powder visually obscures the rifling. For centerfire rifles, when i see copper while looking at the muzzle, or when there is a copper tint looking through the chamber....
Firearms Forum: The Club House 08-09-2011, 10:28 PM
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Views: 39,978
Posted By Ronbo
I liked on facebook from my phone...no computer...

I liked on facebook from my phone...no computer at the moment. Great site.
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 03-02-2011, 04:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,610
Posted By Ronbo
5.56 NATO and the m4 carbine are very deadly on...

5.56 NATO and the m4 carbine are very deadly on humans.

.223 is not exactly the same as 5.56 NATO, most .223 bolt actions in 1-9 twist wont necessarily stabilize the military bullet of choice,...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 12-24-2010, 06:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,830
Posted By Ronbo
Exactly... the correct way to demonstrate the...

Exactly... the correct way to demonstrate the capability of the weapon...also a good way to check your recoil sensitivity...;)

I used to sight my dad's model 37 over the hood of a station wagon on...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 12-24-2010, 05:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 788
Posted By Ronbo
For me it's wishing i could still focus on the...

For me it's wishing i could still focus on the front sight with my bifocal vision, deciding which contact lens works best with a scope, putting another stick-on target on the end of a 3x4 piece of...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 12-23-2010, 09:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,830
Posted By Ronbo
Vey Nice. A real world target from a real world...

Vey Nice. A real world target from a real world slug gun in the hands of a real world hunter. My dad's Ithaca model 37 deer slayer would do groups like that, but i never could get them that small...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 12-16-2010, 02:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,161
Posted By Ronbo
Being around longer is completely irrelevant. I...

Being around longer is completely irrelevant. I only have time to post here because I slept in after night shift today. I will never reach 1000 posts probably. I am normally out shooting, but life...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 12-16-2010, 02:02 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,111
Posted By Ronbo
Tough to answer with the choices listed. My gun...

Tough to answer with the choices listed. My gun fits me so that when shouldered it is in the same place every time, which puts my eye looking right down the barrel at the front sight, sort of like...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 12-16-2010, 01:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,161
Posted By Ronbo
thanks

Thanks for all your opinions guys.

Substitute Pillsbury cinnamon rolls everywhere you see an ammunition reference and try to get the point of the thread. Maybe it will help you get a tool or...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 12-16-2010, 01:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,161
Posted By Ronbo
I guess you guys just can't resist...THE PURPOSE...

I guess you guys just can't resist...THE PURPOSE OF THE POST IS TO LET FOLKS KNOW HOW TO GET AN ITEM INTO WALMART IF THEY DON'T CURRENTLY STOCK IT.

Now, can we stop stereotyping Russians and...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 12-16-2010, 12:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,450
Posted By Ronbo
Muzzle brakes are extremely popular for the .308....

Muzzle brakes are extremely popular for the .308. I shoot mine with my left hand under the stock by the rear sandbag to squeeze the bag for minute adjustments. I let free recoil do its thing and if...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 12-16-2010, 12:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,161
Posted By Ronbo
I expected you to reply and i don't generally do...

I expected you to reply and i don't generally do this, but here:

P.S. This is not a thread asking for information or opinions. :) I'm not interested in any opinions on the ammo as i have...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 12-15-2010, 11:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,161
Posted By Ronbo
I doubt there will be any competition during deer...

I doubt there will be any competition during deer season. I'm buying winchester power points. You may buy remington core-lokt, joe blow may buy federals if our walmart ever decides to carry it in...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 12-15-2010, 10:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,161
Posted By Ronbo
WalMart answers yes to my request.

Hi folks. I just wanted to pass on an interesting finding. Three days ago I e-mailed the walmart customer servie center at corporate headquarters. I asked (very nicely) if they would consider...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 12-10-2010, 11:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,233
Posted By Ronbo
Undeniably awesome. I have a 12 ga. featherlight...

Undeniably awesome. I have a 12 ga. featherlight from the 1969 production run. Silky smooth, easy shouldering, light, undeniably awesome. You'll find the defense version stomped the others in...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 12-10-2010, 10:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,349
Posted By Ronbo
Check Cabela's for herter's ammo (tula in a...

Check Cabela's for herter's ammo (tula in a yellow box). Tula .308 ammo is running about $8-9 per box of 20 if you buy online in quantity from various places, and some have cases of 500 or 1000 for...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 12-10-2010, 09:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,349
Posted By Ronbo
I have both .223 and .308, but for different...

I have both .223 and .308, but for different reasons. First is familiarity. I am former military, so these calibers ring a bell, so to speak. The second reason is i want to hunt for food, in...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 12-08-2010, 08:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,906
Posted By Ronbo
.308 recovered from same backstop

after much research and a small adjustment in the amount of wood in front of the backstop ( one extra piece of 3/4 particle board), here's a .308 winchester power point round recovered from the...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 12-08-2010, 08:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,842
Posted By Ronbo
Here's today's cold bore shot at 50 yards with my...

Here's today's cold bore shot at 50 yards with my savage edge in .308, which is currently zero'd at 50 yards to shoot in my backyard shooting range, so i can check zero and shoot it frequently. It...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 12-08-2010, 08:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,505
Posted By Ronbo
althought it's from a bench....

Agreed the hunter needs to hunt and be able to shoot in field conditions. It is nice to know that there is a cold bore shot capability with the weapon of choice too.

Here's today's cold bore shot...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 12-04-2010, 07:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,505
Posted By Ronbo
savage edge

I bought a savage edge at walmart last night out of their remaining edge inventory before the axis replaces it . I bought their only .308 and sighted it in with a simmons 3-9x40 i had on my edge in...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 12-04-2010, 06:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,906
Posted By Ronbo
Yeah..my 12 hour swing shift schedule makes a lot...

Yeah..my 12 hour swing shift schedule makes a lot of driving to shoot pretty rough. I couldn't even get time off for deer season, but i lucked out and worked night shift on friday. I was able to...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 12-04-2010, 05:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,906
Posted By Ronbo
A pile of dirt is more movable than 50 cinder...

A pile of dirt is more movable than 50 cinder blocks, some hollow and some solid?

Bales of hay for a .223? If you don't like my backstop, go spend $6 and shovel away. Please don't think i was...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 12-04-2010, 05:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,842
Posted By Ronbo
I just got my second savage edge tonight. Now i...

I just got my second savage edge tonight. Now i have one in .223 AND one in .308....my dream caliber since i was a young teen in New York, before centerfire rifles were legal there for deer. ...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 12-04-2010, 04:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,906
Posted By Ronbo
Bring a .223 or ...um... somebody i know just got...

Bring a .223 or ...um... somebody i know just got a .308 for an early Christmas present...there may be a big dirt pile after all...lol. I'll keep you posted. The old willow tree pile is still...
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