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Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 11-27-2010, 08:52 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By WhipLash
Wow...I got sucked into that Armslist.com website...

Wow...I got sucked into that Armslist.com website looking at guns for sale from every state in the country. Even saw a Thompson Tommy gun. Holy smokes.

Thanks for the link.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 11-27-2010, 08:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,684
Posted By WhipLash
No, I got it backwards, heavier bullets work...

No, I got it backwards, heavier bullets work better with a faster twist rate and lighter bullets work better with a slower twist rate. But why is this true.

I found a thread in the Mini 14 forum...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 11-27-2010, 08:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,684
Posted By WhipLash
I have heard that some ammo works better with a...

I have heard that some ammo works better with a fast or slow twist rate. Any explanation for this?

I believe it was a heavier grained bullet works better with a slower twist rate and a...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 11-27-2010, 07:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,684
Posted By WhipLash
Which is Faster Twist Rate

I have been wondering which is faster and which is slower where twist rates are concerned.

GivenTwist Rates: 1:9, 1:8, 1:7 Which is fastest and which is slowest?

I am assuming that 1:7...
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 11-25-2010, 05:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,359
Posted By WhipLash
Thanks for the info guys. I'm going to look at...

Thanks for the info guys. I'm going to look at the receiver on my Mini 14 to see what it says regarding ammo. Don't know why it didn't occur to me to look there first.
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 11-25-2010, 05:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 812
Posted By WhipLash
You don't need any passport. Just sneak across...

You don't need any passport. Just sneak across the border and Nancy Pelosi will be there to greet you. You may want to update your shots first however. You don't want to catch what they have...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 11-25-2010, 08:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,588
Posted By WhipLash
Thanks for that info. I'll check my barrel. I...

Thanks for that info. I'll check my barrel. I suspect I am only able to shoot .223 and if that is true it is no great loss. I appreciate your response.
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 11-25-2010, 08:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 812
Posted By WhipLash
Now what kind of holster are you going to put...

Now what kind of holster are you going to put that thing into? Looks way cool.
How often do you find yourself shooting with the stock folded?
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 11-25-2010, 08:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,359
Posted By WhipLash
5.56 NATO vs .223 Ammo

Here is a question for anyone who knows...My Mini 14 is about 10 - 15 years old. Can I (Should I) shoot 5.56 NATO ammo through it? I have only been shooting .223 and lately I have heard that .223 is...
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 11-25-2010, 08:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,645
Posted By WhipLash
Mini 14s are just plain fun to shoot. The action...

Mini 14s are just plain fun to shoot. The action is smooth and machine like in its motion. I could shoot all day long and not get fatigued. Always brings a smile to my face when I shoot it. ...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 11-25-2010, 07:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,588
Posted By WhipLash
5.56 NATO vs .223 in my Mini 14

All this talk about 5.56 NATO and .223 ammo confuses me somewhat. I have an older model Mini 14 and I wonder if I should avoid shooting 5.56 NATO ammo though it. I bought it new sometime in mid...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 11-20-2010, 06:59 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 40,230
Posted By WhipLash
Hello. I have replied and created threads on...

Hello. I have replied and created threads on cityprofile.com and would like to enter the contest for the ISSC M22 .22LR. My user name is WhipLash.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 09-24-2010, 08:10 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,660
Posted By WhipLash
Grab the Red Ryder and some BBs and run son.

Grab the Red Ryder and some BBs and run son.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 09-22-2010, 01:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,881
Posted By WhipLash
Don't also forget...

Don't forget to look for the deer and pigs also. If you need a hunting buddy I am here in San Jose.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 09-22-2010, 01:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 22,567
Posted By WhipLash
If you are going to have your gun out in wet...

If you are going to have your gun out in wet weather then perhaps the stainless steel is the way to go. I have both kinds. I like the looks of a blued gun but some guns just look so much cooler in...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 09-21-2010, 05:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,331
Posted By WhipLash
Thanks for the info Robocop. I have a lever...

Thanks for the info Robocop. I have a lever action Marlin in 336 and it shoots 1" at 100yds. This may be the exception rather than the rule but I think most lever actions should shoot about the same...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 09-18-2010, 06:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,044
Posted By WhipLash
I live out west and we have all kinds of terrain,...

I live out west and we have all kinds of terrain, from open fields to heavy cover in the forests. I have a Browning A-Bolt .30-06 that gets the job done in the open fields and semi wooded areas. For...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 09-18-2010, 06:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,331
Posted By WhipLash
Lets compare the accuracy of a Browning BLR in...

Lets compare the accuracy of a Browning BLR in take down vs a Browning BLR that is not a take down. Are there noticable differences in accuracy at 100yds, 200yds, 300yds? I am talking hunting and...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 09-18-2010, 06:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,331
Posted By WhipLash
Are Take Down Lever Action Rifles Accurate?

Hello everyone. I am wondering if anyone knows whether take down rifles are accurate. In particular I'd like to know if lever action take down rifles are generally accurate.

I am considering a...
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 06-26-2010, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,369
Posted By WhipLash
I use Mobil 1 in my vehicles but have never...

I use Mobil 1 in my vehicles but have never thought to use it to lube my guns. Interesting.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 06-26-2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,403
Posted By WhipLash
Could not wait for dad to reply so I called him....

Could not wait for dad to reply so I called him. Now Whip Lash is embarrassed big time. They say the mind is one of the first thing to go and here is proof of that. Turns out the rifles I saw were...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 06-26-2010, 06:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,403
Posted By WhipLash
Just sent an email to my dad. He lives out of...

Just sent an email to my dad. He lives out of state. When he get another look at his rifles perhaps we'll know more about what he has. Will keep you posted C3Shooter.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 06-26-2010, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,403
Posted By WhipLash
C3shooter you may be right about me seeing the...

C3shooter you may be right about me seeing the caliber on those rifles. It didn't occur to me to look closer for any other company name on them. My dad said they were Remington rifles and I assumed...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 06-25-2010, 11:27 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,623
Posted By WhipLash
Targets - who has a target?

With out beer cans what is a body suppose to shoot at I ask you. (just joking of course)
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 06-25-2010, 11:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,403
Posted By WhipLash
Remington Lever Action Rifles

My dad recently showed me a couple of Remington Lever Action Rifles that he had acquired. One was a .35 cal and the other was a .30-30 cal. I had never heard of any lever action rifles made by...
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