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Firearms Forum: Auto & Semi-Auto Discussion 01-19-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 845
Posted By ArmyGuy
Well I finally bought one on gunbroker.com, I'm...

Well I finally bought one on gunbroker.com, I'm just waiting for it to be delivered. Now all I need to do is somehow find ammo for it. Does anyone have any feedback on SBR? I'll post some pics as...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-04-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,473
Posted By ArmyGuy
I was also looking at the Berger hybrid bullets....

I was also looking at the Berger hybrid bullets. I noticed the .338 Lapua has a BC of .8xx, does the BC really help that much at long distances? I was looking at shooting rules and if I switched to...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-03-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,473
Posted By ArmyGuy
Wanting to build a long distance bench rest rifle

I would like to learn how to shoot long range (800+ yards) and possibly get into some local competitions in the future. The rifle I would build would be used at ranges only, so not out walking...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 01-03-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,568
Posted By ArmyGuy
If I were you I would look at RCBS, I know the...

If I were you I would look at RCBS, I know the customer service from them is great. I called them one day because I had damaged my swager and they sent me out some parts free of charge. They also...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 01-03-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,568
Posted By ArmyGuy
I've only been reloading for about six months now...

I've only been reloading for about six months now so I'm still pretty green and learning myself. Personally I tumble with corncob media, lube and de-prime, clean the primer pocket, then tumble again...
Firearms Forum: Auto & Semi-Auto Discussion 01-02-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 845
Posted By ArmyGuy
.458 socom

One of my buddies is trying to talk me into buying a .458 SOCOM from Rock River Arms. I was just curious if any of you have one or what you have heard about them? The only thing I know is that I'd...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 01-01-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 699
Posted By ArmyGuy
Savage 64

I purchased a Savage 64 back around 2004, I believe it's an FSS model. The synthetic stock on it is warping downward away from the barrel where your forward hand supports it. When shooting, the rifle...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 12-28-2012, 10:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 461
Posted By ArmyGuy
I will definitely do my best to track one down...

I will definitely do my best to track one down close by and see if I can get my hands on a lefty.



My next question was going to involve Savage and Remington. Maybe this has been beat to death...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 12-28-2012, 10:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 364
Posted By ArmyGuy
That's great that you got it taken care of. Just...

That's great that you got it taken care of. Just thought I'd lend my two cents in. Now the next this happens you'll be able to assist :)
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 12-28-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 364
Posted By ArmyGuy
If you go through these safety steps for...

If you go through these safety steps for disassembly of the bolt you should be able to get your problem fixed. I know I ran into the same problem when I first got my Mauser.



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Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 12-28-2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 461
Posted By ArmyGuy
Shooting Lefty

I have a question for any left handed rifle shooters out there. I am ambidextrous, and while I write and do most things right handed, I shoot rifles left handed. Having said that I have never fired a...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 12-28-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,728
Posted By ArmyGuy
Here is my bull barrel target model with a Nikon...

Here is my bull barrel target model with a Nikon scope attached.
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 08-21-2012, 04:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,838
Posted By ArmyGuy
Congratulations on getting your first rifle, it...

Congratulations on getting your first rifle, it looks great.
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 08-14-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,400
Posted By ArmyGuy
I will probably catch sh!t for this from all the...

I will probably catch sh!t for this from all the Savage fans out there But........ I own two .22's, one a Savage 64 and the other a Ruger 10/22 (bull barrel). While the Savage 64 is a great gun...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 08-14-2012, 03:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,215
Posted By ArmyGuy
I only own a few rifles, but by far my favorite...

I only own a few rifles, but by far my favorite one to shoot would be my M1 Garand.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 04-03-2012, 03:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,639
Posted By ArmyGuy
The modification I did was only a temporary fix...

The modification I did was only a temporary fix to get through the cases I had already started (and just to see if I could figure it out and fix it). That die set was a redding and I have since...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 04-03-2012, 01:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,639
Posted By ArmyGuy
I am using Hornady one shot. It's what the guys...

I am using Hornady one shot. It's what the guys at my local gun store recommended, but I'm definitely willing to try others until I find one that works well for me.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 04-03-2012, 01:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,639
Posted By ArmyGuy
Forgive me if I get some of the terminology...

Forgive me if I get some of the terminology wrong. I believe what I fixed was the expander plug. Where it screws onto the rod, it had split several times as if I had screwed it on too tight. Because...
Firearms Forum: Competition Shooting 04-02-2012, 02:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 452
Posted By ArmyGuy
It was all at 100 yards. The paper targets...

It was all at 100 yards. The paper targets simulated 100, 300 and 600 yards.
Firearms Forum: Competition Shooting 04-01-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 452
Posted By ArmyGuy
First competition shoot today

Finally competed in my first ever competition shooting match today. It was a high power match (iron sights), so I took my M1 Garand and had a blast. I only got 332 out of 500, but the experience and...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 03-31-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 695
Posted By ArmyGuy
I'm loading for my M1 Garand. I'm using the old...

I'm loading for my M1 Garand. I'm using the old military HXP brass with 46 grains of IMR 4895 and 168 grain Sierra Matchking hollow point bullets.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 03-31-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 695
Posted By ArmyGuy
Powder weight accuracy

Just got my new RCBS charge master combo yesterday. It performs as advertised, getting the powder weight within +/- 0.1 grains of what I want. I had been using a balance beam scale with some tweezers...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 03-31-2012, 03:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,639
Posted By ArmyGuy
I totally agree with you..... now. This will...

I totally agree with you..... now. This will definitely go in my stack of lessons learned. Sadly I usually have to learn these things the hard way so I can experience the results, or lack there of...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 03-31-2012, 05:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,639
Posted By ArmyGuy
Problems and disappointment

I was in my local gun store today and saw (my future new toy) the RCBS charge master combo sitting on the shelf all alone. I couldn't in good conscious allow it to stay there, so I brought it home....
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-02-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,562
Posted By ArmyGuy
I use the app only now. My phone logs me in...

I use the app only now. My phone logs me in automatically. I don't know if I'd remember my password to the computer version.
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