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Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 02-19-2016, 02:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 621
Posted By Catfish
It you just wanting a hunting handgun I would...

It you just wanting a hunting handgun I would recommend a Ruger Black Hawk or Super Black Hawk. If you are going to be hunting from a stand and have a rest you might also look at a T/C Contender or...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 02-11-2016, 12:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 390
Posted By Catfish
www.gunparts.com.

www.gunparts.com.
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 02-01-2016, 01:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 525
Posted By Catfish
I agree with the 4 to 6 x variable scope if you...

I agree with the 4 to 6 x variable scope if you stay under 200 yards, and are not going to try to shoot bug holes from the bench. I use one for coyote hunting and almost all shots are under 300 yrds,...
Firearms Forum: Company Review Forum 01-27-2016, 09:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By Catfish
Good to hear. I don`t have a Henery yet, but have...

Good to hear. I don`t have a Henery yet, but have been considering a big bore rifle for deer hunting here in OH., I`ll take a close look at them.
Firearms Forum: Training & Safety 01-27-2016, 09:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By Catfish
I disagree, while they may be no where close in...

I disagree, while they may be no where close in weight or recoil, you will be able to practice trigger control and sighting. You can hang a sheet in your living room for a back stop and shoot an air...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 01-21-2016, 12:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,047
Posted By Catfish
Loading shotgun ammo is really very straight...

Loading shotgun ammo is really very straight forward and simple compared to rifle ammo. No working up accurate load, just use the load in the manual, and appropriate size shot. For trap 7 1/2 will do...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-21-2016, 12:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By Catfish
If your going to hunt varmints with it, the...

If your going to hunt varmints with it, the litest 30 cal. bullet I ever loaded that would hold accuracy out past 100 yards. was the 130 gr. Speer HP. Not fur friendly, leave great big holes, but...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 01-08-2016, 11:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 339
Posted By Catfish
I had a 92 Rossi in 45 Colt for a short time. I...

I had a 92 Rossi in 45 Colt for a short time. I never put a scope on it because I shot it so well off hand with iron sights and really did not have it that long. On Friday morn. of this deer season I...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 01-08-2016, 11:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 505
Posted By Catfish
You are definitely on the correct track. The low...

You are definitely on the correct track. The low end on your scope should not be over 3X. I have a 3 x 9 Leupold on a 233 upper and a 3.5 x 10 Leupold on a 204 upper. The less experience you have...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 01-05-2016, 11:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 447
Posted By Catfish
What are you trying to knock down. A 223 with do...

What are you trying to knock down. A 223 with do for groundhogs, fox and up to coyotes. As for the 300 Black out it would also have about the same knock down, but with its lower velocity the drop...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 12-28-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 219
Posted By Catfish
I do have a 35 Whelen and a 411 Hawk. That shoots...

I do have a 35 Whelen and a 411 Hawk. That shoots a .411 dia. bullet and is on the 06 case also. The case walls are straight and you still only have .009 of shoulder to head space on. You have to be...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 12-26-2015, 11:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 523
Posted By Catfish
If they are legal, and you want to spend the buck...

If they are legal, and you want to spend the buck nite vision is the way to go. I recommend at least gen 2 +, and gen 3 is better. I like the gen 3 goggles with a IR laser sight, they just can`t see...
Firearms Forum: Firearms in the Media 12-20-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 893
Posted By Catfish
Local Sheriffs

Lately there have been 5 local area sheriffs on the new saying they encourage all law abiding citizens to get a CCW permit. One went so far as to say that they process permits as fast as they can and...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 12-19-2015, 11:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By Catfish
With the price of brass today I think you can buy...

With the price of brass today I think you can buy jewelry cheaper, so hope it`s brass.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 11-23-2015, 01:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 961
Posted By Catfish
Unless you going to chamber it in a wildcat round...

Unless you going to chamber it in a wildcat round I would suggest you just buy a new rifle. I you definitely want to build one yourself start with a Savage action. They are very simple to change...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 11-23-2015, 12:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 293
Posted By Catfish
Why waist the money? Unless your planning on...

Why waist the money? Unless your planning on doing a lot of shooting with it, or hunting.
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 11-18-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By Catfish
There are several places on line that you can...

There are several places on line that you can compute your drop and make a drop chart. There is one at www.hornady.com, along with many others, that will tell you your drop as far out as you want to...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 11-18-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 514
Posted By Catfish
I have a friend with one, and there are several...

I have a friend with one, and there are several things about it I like, price being number 1, and you can use it day or nite. It would be good at nite farther than you would want to shoot with my IR...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 09-17-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,452
Posted By Catfish
I am a big Leupold fan. If your looking for an...

I am a big Leupold fan. If your looking for an all around hunting and target scope get rather a 3 x 9 X or a 3 1/2 x 10 X. If it`s just for target shooting then more powers is better for groups. Have...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 08-29-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By Catfish
You should be able to find a nice Mec for $ 75....

You should be able to find a nice Mec for $ 75. The old Texan was a good one in it`s day, but that was 40 years ago.
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 07-28-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,112
Posted By Catfish
The accuracy with the bump fire is not to good,...

The accuracy with the bump fire is not to good, it does put most rounds in the same general direction and that`s about it. Agood way to waist a lot of ammo and wear out a good barrel.
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 07-27-2015, 01:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By Catfish
Back in the day went the 357 max. was the hot...

Back in the day went the 357 max. was the hot ticket for silhouette shooting Ruger did put out some 357 max. Revolvers, but the hot blast in front of the cylinder was cutting the back strap on their...
Firearms Forum: Blackpowder & Musket 07-24-2015, 12:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 550
Posted By Catfish
The only thing I have to sayis that a .440 round...

The only thing I have to sayis that a .440 round ball will definitely kill deer.
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 07-19-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 746
Posted By Catfish
Took a Browning BPS apart years ago and it took...

Took a Browning BPS apart years ago and it took me a couple of months to get it back together the first time. You just have not found the trick yet, so keep trying. I got to where I could get the...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 07-17-2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,055
Posted By Catfish
I like Hotel`s picks and would like to add the 17...

I like Hotel`s picks and would like to add the 17 Fireball and the 17 Rem. for longer shots. The 17 Hornet pushed hard might do 300 yards. The 17 fireball 325 and the 17 Rem 370. The best pick for...
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