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Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-31-2011, 02:10 AM
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Posted By shortbolt
Winchester, Savage , Remington short action lengths..

Anyone know the action lengths on these in the SHORT ACTION versions?

Still trying to get final ideas on a .257 Roberts build.

I know the Remington will work but with limited OAL on reloads....
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-17-2011, 04:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,460
Posted By shortbolt
Here's one I owned 14 years ago in .270..ran...

Here's one I owned 14 years ago in .270..ran across it in a local pawn shop just before Christmas..ran the serial #..sure enough it turned out to be mine. Havent seen one like it in 12 years. Called...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-01-2011, 09:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,223
Posted By shortbolt
I've heard "Howas" are pretty good

I've heard "Howas" are pretty good
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 12-26-2010, 11:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,058
Posted By shortbolt
I am in need of some .270 if you want to let...

I am in need of some .270 if you want to let loose some of that.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 12-18-2010, 04:28 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,248
Posted By shortbolt
Other than my Daisy BB gun, my first was a Marlin...

Other than my Daisy BB gun, my first was a Marlin single shot 22 bolt gun. Not sure the model # but it had a " T " handle in the back of the bolt similar to an AR to cock it...also a chipmunk in the...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 12-17-2010, 02:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 505
Posted By shortbolt
Anyone used the 110 grain Barnes TTSX ?

Looking at loading this in my .270 for deer. Just want to hear if anyone has used it and how they like it.
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 12-16-2010, 04:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By shortbolt
Come over to Hot Springs ,ARKANSAS sometime...

Come over to Hot Springs ,ARKANSAS sometime before season ends..(hurry) or next year..we'll take you on a free hunt..save you $$ and have a blast
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 12-15-2010, 04:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,109
Posted By shortbolt
I was just covering the bases before the game got...

I was just covering the bases before the game got started...I very much would prefer to buy a Shilen and have a good smith put it on...the one fly in that is ...no good smiths around here.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 12-14-2010, 03:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,109
Posted By shortbolt
Pretty sure noone here has bashed the character...

Pretty sure noone here has bashed the character or integrety of Mr. Shilen or his business/procedures. I merely was surprized to say the least at the cost compared to other "Famed" people/businesses...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 12-09-2010, 03:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,109
Posted By shortbolt
No smiths in my town...of 60,000+ another shocker

No smiths in my town...of 60,000+ another shocker
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 12-09-2010, 02:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,109
Posted By shortbolt
Shilen quote ...wow !!!!!!!!!

Just got my quote from Shilen on rebarreling my Model 70 to .257 Roberts..been a few years since I had this done and WOW..mite as well add a couple hundred to it and buy a Kimber or 2 maybe 3 Savage...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 11-30-2010, 02:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By shortbolt
Model 70 build...

Well after long research and thought, not to mention input from members here and other forums, looks like My Model 70 gets the nod for the rebuild instead of my Model 7. Being new to reloading I...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 11-10-2010, 11:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 512
Posted By shortbolt
Lead free bullet search....

I been loading Barnes TSX and have been getting decent groups outta my Model 7 .243. PROBLEM IS...up to about 30% of my loads come out with "loose" seating. Loose enough that with my fingers I can...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 11-10-2010, 11:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,260
Posted By shortbolt
Its a Simmons Aetec in 3.8 - 12 with a 3 or 4...

Its a Simmons Aetec in 3.8 - 12 with a 3 or 4 inch shade extension. I know I wont be keeping it on this gun..mite put it back for range fired .22 ???
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 11-07-2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,260
Posted By shortbolt
Here's the deal...bought this one new back in...

Here's the deal...bought this one new back in 1996. Trading or selling caused it to leave my grip in the late 90's. I have not seen another in ANY caliber, to my memory, since I bought mine new. ...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 11-07-2010, 02:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 694
Posted By shortbolt
Adams & Bennett Barrels ????

1st..I know they are about the least $$ you can come across.
That being said I would really like ALL feedback about these barrels....I have a project in mind for a huntin rig and just want to get...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 11-07-2010, 02:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,260
Posted By shortbolt
As it turns out, this is my 1996 (only year...

As it turns out, this is my 1996 (only year produced) Winchester Model 70 Featherweight "All-Terrain" as they were dubbed, in .270Win. Nope, they didnt come with "Featherweight" stamped anywhere on...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 11-04-2010, 06:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,260
Posted By shortbolt
Here she is...

Wont be keeping this scope on, its bigger than what I like for a huntin rig..
http://i884.photobucket.com/albums/ac48/riflemandeg/P1000206.jpg
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 11-03-2010, 10:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 451
Posted By shortbolt
Shilen "downer".....

Talked to Shilen today about rebarreling my Featherweight. I had the idea to stick with at least a sporter contour or slightly bigger and have it fluted to shave weight, have a stiff barrel, while...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 11-03-2010, 02:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,260
Posted By shortbolt
Thats a long barreled joker for sure !..Looks...

Thats a long barreled joker for sure !..Looks good though ! I'd like to have a chance burnin a few clips through'er.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 11-02-2010, 11:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,260
Posted By shortbolt
Not in a short mag..but I'm not an AR person or a...

Not in a short mag..but I'm not an AR person or a shortmag person either..
However I COULD see spending a few $$ on a match/bull barrel in .223 (if it doesnt already have one) for that black gun...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 11-02-2010, 11:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,260
Posted By shortbolt
60 grain up to 120grain..depending on...

60 grain up to 120grain..depending on manufacturer and what type of bullet you're looking at
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 11-02-2010, 10:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,260
Posted By shortbolt
My pleasure..and no royalty charges this...

My pleasure..and no royalty charges this time...enjoy
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 11-02-2010, 10:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,260
Posted By shortbolt
Catfish...that would really be the ONLY...

Catfish...that would really be the ONLY reason..Cause I want to :D
I'd rather rebarrel my Model 7 , but .257's dont do well with a short reciever, thats why I was kicking around the idea of the...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 11-02-2010, 04:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,260
Posted By shortbolt
Yea the 25-06 is a great round..just trying to...

Yea the 25-06 is a great round..just trying to stay on a more compact idea. For the 25-06 I like nothing shorter than 24 inch barrel to start getting the most out of it. I've had several 2506..one...
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