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Firearms Forum: West Virginia Gun Forum 03-08-2012, 03:44 AM
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Posted By navvet08
hey guys just relocated up to Barboursville from...

hey guys just relocated up to Barboursville from SC. Anyway, are there any shooting ranges around here?
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 10-05-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,166
Posted By navvet08
Gentlemen, I understand that there may need to...

Gentlemen, I understand that there may need to be some clarification on my part. First, thank you all for the replies and posts to give me great info. The gun is not being purchased by me, rather...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-14-2011, 10:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,060
Posted By navvet08
Hardluk, Thanks, i apologize for not...

Hardluk,

Thanks, i apologize for not understanding your earlier post. I would have never known that guns are like people and could prefer different ammunitions. I do not know near as much about...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-13-2011, 02:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,060
Posted By navvet08
I will be hunting/shooting with a Browning X-Bolt...

I will be hunting/shooting with a Browning X-Bolt Medallion 30-06. I would say that Browning makes one of the best if not the best hunting rifles around. The optics I will choose for my rifle is a...
Firearms Forum: Other Weapons 09-10-2011, 09:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 571
Posted By navvet08
The brand of arrow you shoot is dependent upon a...

The brand of arrow you shoot is dependent upon a few variables.
1: There are different weights to different carbon arrows based upon what you want them to do in accordance with your draw length,...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 09-10-2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,601
Posted By navvet08
Thanks, it was very informative.

Thanks, it was very informative.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 09-10-2011, 05:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,601
Posted By navvet08
Barrel Twist

After reading up on different rifles and their respective twists, I have come to a conclusion that the twist is nothing more than the rifling in the bore of the weapon. I understand that every...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-10-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,060
Posted By navvet08
[QUOTE=jpattersonnh;577300]This is truely where...

[QUOTE=jpattersonnh;577300]This is truely where reloading comes into play. There are bullets that are similar to each other, close enough that your POI and POA are almost identical.

What is POI...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 09-10-2011, 03:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,166
Posted By navvet08
Tx, I live in South Carolina in the "low...

Tx,

I live in South Carolina in the "low country". There are some clubs and areas around here that have 200-300 yard food plots that one may need to shoot across. However, I also want to be able...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 09-09-2011, 11:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,166
Posted By navvet08
Which scope do I need/should I use

Originally Posted by cpttango30
So you want a scope.
1. Price
2. Use
3. Rifle
4. Caliber
5. Variable or fixed power
6. Any other requirements you have.

If you give use these few items...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-09-2011, 01:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,060
Posted By navvet08
I will be hunting deer and maybe hog. I will be...

I will be hunting deer and maybe hog. I will be using a Browning X-Bolt Medallion 30-06. I plan on buying a $500-$1000 scope. I like using the Hornaday ammo probably superformance or custom.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-08-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,060
Posted By navvet08
Hunting vs. Competition Ammo

I recently posted a thread about Hornaday custom vs. superformance ammo. I am considering mainly hunting and light competition shooting with the same scope and rifle. Can you use the same high...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 09-08-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,776
Posted By navvet08
I read this thread the other day and I have...

I read this thread the other day and I have looked at the SWFA site. From what I have looked at, I have a few favorite brands so far: Leupold, Bushnell, Burris, Zeiss, and Nikon. I have a few...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 09-08-2011, 04:23 PM
Replies: 24
Sticky: What is MOA?
Views: 6,079
Posted By navvet08
Thanks Canebrake. I appreciate the lesson; now I...

Thanks Canebrake. I appreciate the lesson; now I believe that I could explain it to someone else.
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 09-08-2011, 02:29 AM
Replies: 24
Sticky: What is MOA?
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Posted By navvet08
What is MOA?

I know that MOA stands for minute of angle. What exactly does it mean? And is 1/8 better than 1/4 or is it the other way?
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-07-2011, 10:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,398
Posted By navvet08
After reading the link that Gatoragn sent me, I...

After reading the link that Gatoragn sent me, I have a better understanding of SAAMI pressure standards. However, after reading the information on the Hornaday website, I have another question: Is...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-07-2011, 09:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,398
Posted By navvet08
I'm afraid I am really ignorant as I don't know...

I'm afraid I am really ignorant as I don't know what SAAMI pressure standards are. In the military SAMI stood for Small Arms Marksmanship Instructor. I can only assume that the SAAMI pressure...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 09-07-2011, 02:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 307
Posted By navvet08
thanks will give the non-resident permit a try

thanks will give the non-resident permit a try
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-07-2011, 01:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,398
Posted By navvet08
Also, since kinetic energy equals mass x velocity...

Also, since kinetic energy equals mass x velocity squared, the s.p. load packs more energy.[/QUOTE]

If the custom round has the same grain and same design how is superformance faster? Please...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 09-07-2011, 01:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 307
Posted By navvet08
CCW reciprocation

I have a South Carolina CC. I know that Georgia does not reciprocate with South Carolina but I have to travel there for two weeks for training for my job. What would be the best course of action on...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-07-2011, 01:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,398
Posted By navvet08
Also, I have heard that the superformance is...

Also, I have heard that the superformance is possibly hand loaded with a more premium powder. Then again, you have to be careful with what you read.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-07-2011, 01:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,398
Posted By navvet08
so would you say that it allows for a flatter...

so would you say that it allows for a flatter trajectory therefore making your firearm more accurate over varying distances?
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-07-2011, 01:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,398
Posted By navvet08
Hornady custom vs Hornady superformance

I was recently at Bass Pro Shop the other day and purchased some ammo for my 30-06. I bought the Hornady Custom 165gr SST. However, the Hornady Superformance also had 165gr SST. The only...
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