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Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 12-15-2013, 04:31 AM
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Posted By Tuner
Hairbear I couldn't agree with you more. When I...

Hairbear I couldn't agree with you more. When I did my original post I did it with a smile on my face wondering what kind of hornets nest it would stir up. Quite frankly I have an 06 because that...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 12-13-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,960
Posted By Tuner
What makes the .270 such an excellent round is...

What makes the .270 such an excellent round is that it is almost as good as the all time great 30-06!
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 09-03-2013, 01:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 672
Posted By Tuner
Boddah4: I have both (Well Contenders) and must...

Boddah4: I have both (Well Contenders) and must say that I use both regularly and would hate to give up either. I would say to make your decision on how you intend to use the handguns. If I go to...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 05-08-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,637
Posted By Tuner
1. Best long range, any quality bolt action in...

1. Best long range, any quality bolt action in 270, 7mm Rem. Exp. 30-06 or similar.
2. Best normal rang, see 1 above. If it will shoot long range it will shoot short range.
3. Best budget rifle,...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 01-25-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,779
Posted By Tuner
In a rifle build after all the metal work is done...

In a rifle build after all the metal work is done one could do no better then copy the classic design of a Griffin & Howe stock shown in the post by Gunsmoke11; they are simply without peer in style,...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 01-08-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 695
Posted By Tuner
Yes, hunting off farmland that has a power line...

Yes, hunting off farmland that has a power line easement running across the property. We keep the power line trimmed and placed several stands at the edge of the woods/easement. On one straight...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 01-08-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 695
Posted By Tuner
Sat. (12-29) sitting on my powerline stand where...

Sat. (12-29) sitting on my powerline stand where we almost always see deer at 4pm I had 4 raccoons cross the powerline about 60 yards away, got a shot of them with my camera. One hour later I was...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 12-18-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,664
Posted By Tuner
Wooh. glad that one ended peacefully, I think.

Wooh. glad that one ended peacefully, I think.
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 12-16-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,256
Posted By Tuner
Now swan, are you baiting posters?

Now swan, are you baiting posters?
Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 12-14-2012, 10:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,160
Posted By Tuner
What process did you use to blue it, hot blue,...

What process did you use to blue it, hot blue, rust blue, cold blue? I did a Rem. BBL. with the old Herters rust blue solution with some good luck after I found out that my water here required me to...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 12-14-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,256
Posted By Tuner
You asked what you should GET, and yes, I am...

You asked what you should GET, and yes, I am going to be the "douche bag" you mentioned in your later post.

I think you should GET closer or a class in hunther ethics and compashion for the game...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 12-12-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,664
Posted By Tuner
I agree with Jim that the .243 is at the upper...

I agree with Jim that the .243 is at the upper end of it's performance capability on deer size game. One could make the argument that the .22 RF is perfectly adequate to kill deer and cows as many a...
Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 09-04-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,084
Posted By Tuner
When refinishing a stock the first thing you have...

When refinishing a stock the first thing you have to do is to remove 100% of the old finish. This is typically done with some type of stripping agent. Once the old finish is removed you can remove...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 12-13-2011, 06:18 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,488
Posted By Tuner
Kid, I will try not to make it 1.5 years to reply...

Kid, I will try not to make it 1.5 years to reply to your as you have done here. Your reply directed at what I stated only goes to show your ignorance in some areas. I said 94 could do one inch at...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 11-14-2011, 01:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,282
Posted By Tuner
nygunnut, what is your source of information on...

nygunnut, what is your source of information on that 2.5 mile shot. The longest I was able to find Googling the subject was something like 2.4 kilometers or 8,100+ feet. You are talking about a...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 09-22-2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,325
Posted By Tuner
I have used 125 NBT, 130 Hor. in a 30-30...

I have used 125 NBT, 130 Hor. in a 30-30 Contender, in the 30-06 I have used 150 Gr. Hor. , 165 Gr. Speer, Sierra, Horneday, 180 Gr. Speer, Nosler BT & Solid Base BT, 190 Gr. Hor. and 200 Gr. Speer. ...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 09-22-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 976
Posted By Tuner
There is nothing more fun then calling in crows. ...

There is nothing more fun then calling in crows. I have two P. S. OLT crow calls Model 14-9 (not sure of that last number, kind of worn off) one of which was my fathers and is probably atleast 55...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 09-20-2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,052
Posted By Tuner
Agn-- One last thought on the info about altering...

Agn-- One last thought on the info about altering the magazine I did in my original post. That only applies if you want to charge and feed rounds from the magazine. If you are going to strictly...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 09-20-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,052
Posted By Tuner
Agn--Yes it can be done and I would discuss with...

Agn--Yes it can be done and I would discuss with the "smith" who will install your barrel. I have a 22-250 on an FN Mauser full length action, a .220 Swift on a pre 64 M70full length action, works...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 11-30-2010, 02:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 884
Posted By Tuner
Ron, Cumberland, Md. Great hunting area. I was...

Ron, Cumberland, Md. Great hunting area. I was from Baltimore and some deer and grouse hunting in the Cumberland and Oakland areas, beautiful country!! You should be in the first week of rifle deer...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 11-29-2010, 12:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 884
Posted By Tuner
I have a .220 Swift with a shot out throat. I...

I have a .220 Swift with a shot out throat. I can visually see the damage to the rifling and throat when the barrel is clean just by removing the bolt and holding the rifle so that the muzzel end of...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-23-2010, 07:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,334
Posted By Tuner
Google Midsouth Shooters Supply and or Midway...

Google Midsouth Shooters Supply and or Midway USA; both sell RCBS, Lyman and Lee molds and possibly more. All have .270 molds probably of varing weights available.
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 09-23-2010, 07:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,742
Posted By Tuner
I have a friend who had a 1906 also and the bore...

I have a friend who had a 1906 also and the bore looked very bad. What you may have is the result of rust in the barrel. Some of the early .22 RF ammo had black powder as a propellent. I believe...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-20-2010, 09:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 880
Posted By Tuner
The accepted practice for accuracy in a revolver...

The accepted practice for accuracy in a revolver is to shoot cast bullets that are sized 1/2 to 1 thousand larger then the throat of the cylinder. My Ruger Black has cylinder throats that are .432...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 09-20-2010, 09:18 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 12,224
Posted By Tuner
Not a darn thing! If I were going for a meal or...

Not a darn thing! If I were going for a meal or early in the season I wouldn't hesitate to use a scatter gun. Later in the season when the trees are open I think using a .22 on squirrls is more of...
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