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Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-30-2010, 04:32 PM
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Posted By Fast Ed
Dillinger's comments are correct, there are ways...

Dillinger's comments are correct, there are ways to mitigate recoil. However, adding weight to a rifle makes it, well, heavier, same with mercury recoil reducers. Harder to carry around. Muzzle...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-30-2010, 03:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,132
Posted By Fast Ed
I have enough in it that it kinda blew my gun...

I have enough in it that it kinda blew my gun budget for a while.

I have a Rem 700 .338 WM built by Randy Gregory using an Obermeyer barrel and a McMillan stock.
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Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-29-2010, 09:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 637
Posted By Fast Ed
It actually started life as the .30-03 (in 1903)....

It actually started life as the .30-03 (in 1903). It had a 220 grain roundnose bullet at 2300 fps. When the military wanted a spitzer design bullet, they changed the load to a 150 grain pointed...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-29-2010, 09:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,741
Posted By Fast Ed
You cannot repeal the laws of physics. If it...

You cannot repeal the laws of physics. If it hits hard on one end, it will hit hard on the other end, too.

Fast Ed
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-29-2010, 09:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 853
Posted By Fast Ed
I've only sold three guns in my lifetime. A blue...

I've only sold three guns in my lifetime. A blue S&W 9mm that I replaced with a stainless model the same day, an S&W .22 that I replaced with a Ruger MarkII the same day and a Remington 742 that I...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-29-2010, 09:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,873
Posted By Fast Ed
All bullets start to drop at the same rate as...

All bullets start to drop at the same rate as soon as they leave the barrel, no matter how fast they come out. The difference is how far they travel in a given amount of time. A faster bullet will...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-29-2010, 08:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 417
Posted By Fast Ed
M-1 Garands and M14's (M1-A) have the piston...

M-1 Garands and M14's (M1-A) have the piston below the barrel. This is one of the semi-automatic types of mechanisms. Other types include recoil operated and blow-back. Gun mechanicals are...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-29-2010, 08:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,016
Posted By Fast Ed
Looks like an Arisaka to me, too. Especially...

Looks like an Arisaka to me, too. Especially since you mentioned the flower. Jap rifles had a Chrysanthemum engraved on the receiver. Many had it ground off after WWII and if yours still has it, a...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-29-2010, 08:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,000
Posted By Fast Ed
Minnesota?? Krieger, Bartlein, Brux, Badger,...

Minnesota??

Krieger, Bartlein, Brux, Badger, Obermeyer, and Broughton are all in Wisconsin! Granted, a lot of east and west coasters don't know the difference between Minnesota, Michigan,...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-29-2010, 08:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,132
Posted By Fast Ed
In almost every case, an accurate bolt gun will...

In almost every case, an accurate bolt gun will be more accurate than an accurate semi-auto. Not saying a semi can't be accurate, but gun for gun, I would put my money on a bolt being much more able...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-29-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,701
Posted By Fast Ed
Effective on what? Hunting? A soft point or...

Effective on what? Hunting? A soft point or plastic tipped bullet is made to expand in soft tissue and will be much more effective, and legal in some places, that any OTM type bullet.

Target...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-29-2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 478
Posted By Fast Ed
Remington contracted with the British government...

Remington contracted with the British government before we got into WWI to build the pattern 14 Enfields. Since the British standard caliber was .303, that's what the rifles were chambered in. ...
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 10-22-2009, 08:30 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 12,301
Posted By Fast Ed
A law to do just that failed in the Senate last...

A law to do just that failed in the Senate last week by a handful of votes. Some Dems voted for it, but Chuckie Shumer had some special rules put in that required 60 votes to pass, not 50.

Fast Ed
Firearms Forum: Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection 10-22-2009, 08:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,433
Posted By Fast Ed
I live in Wisconsin. We don't have concealed...

I live in Wisconsin. We don't have concealed carry. I have my Florida CCL and have just sent the paperwork for my Utah CCL. Florida's are done through their Department of Agriculture and Consumer...
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