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Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 09-19-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 941
Posted By hairbear1
My .22 magnum is a Stirling which used to be...

My .22 magnum is a Stirling which used to be called Squibman here years ago.
These are the basic farm ute rifle cheap as chips,a basic sear type trigger and heavy as a house brick and meant as a...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 09-17-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 124
Posted By hairbear1
I have a M77 in 22/250 AI and I free floated and...

I have a M77 in 22/250 AI and I free floated and bedded the action for a starter and added a Timney trigger because it's got a fast twist 1:12 heavy barrel and it's my "reach out and touch them" fox...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 09-16-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 1,989
Views: 75,455
Posted By hairbear1
It is better to keep your mouth shut and being...

It is better to keep your mouth shut and being thought to be a fool than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.
Firearms Forum: The Club House 09-13-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 814
Views: 17,346
Posted By hairbear1
Well here in Australia we're just starting to...

Well here in Australia we're just starting to head into the semi finals of the Rugby League. By the start of October we should have the final 2 combatants for the Grand Final.
Firearms Forum: The Club House 09-13-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 800
Posted By hairbear1
Jeez I had weeks where I was going 7 days a week...

Jeez I had weeks where I was going 7 days a week and then got a day off own business though.
Firearms Forum: The Club House 09-13-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 472
Posted By hairbear1
At the time I was away in my truck and got home...

At the time I was away in my truck and got home late at night. The m-I-l was minding our kids as the wife was away. I walked through the front door and the m-I-l was watching tv when the 1st plane...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 09-13-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 800
Posted By hairbear1
Know that feeling. A so called mate took me...

Know that feeling.

A so called mate took me to the cleaners for a fair bit of money and I had to send my truck back to the financers before they came and grabbed the truck and house and so had to...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 09-13-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 1,989
Views: 75,455
Posted By hairbear1
My sig line just about sums it up for a lot of...

My sig line just about sums it up for a lot of people these days.
Firearms Forum: The Club House 09-13-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 800
Posted By hairbear1
That's about the size of the prime movers here in...

That's about the size of the prime movers here in Australia.

I used to have a Freightliner cab over with a 12.5 ltr 500HP DDEC III(Detroit) in it and a 90" sleeper on it. Like living in a small...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 08-26-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,154
Posted By hairbear1
Mate the feral pigs here eat rotten...

Mate the feral pigs here eat rotten Kangaroo,cow,sheep etc carcasses that literally are "walking" with maggots in them.

A few years back on a cull hunt in our Northern Territory we were shooting...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 08-25-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,648
Posted By hairbear1
My 30/06AI on a M98 action has been a real good...

My 30/06AI on a M98 action has been a real good performer. I usually fire form at 59 gns AR2209(30/06) so that it blows out to the chamber without any problems.
With the AI version of the 30/06 you...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 08-24-2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,286
Posted By hairbear1
Sounds much like our Black Panthers here in...

Sounds much like our Black Panthers here in Australia...........plenty reckon they've seen them but there's been no bones or remains found by hunters or farmers at any time.
We're supposed to have a...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 08-24-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 778
Posted By hairbear1
Like some of you blokes I'm an ex mechanic and...

Like some of you blokes I'm an ex mechanic and over the years I've heard of and seen some very dodgy stuff being done and it's just astounding that some of these clowns pull stuff like this.

I...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 08-24-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,432
Posted By hairbear1
Majority of feral pigs shot or dogged here in...

Majority of feral pigs shot or dogged here in Australia are left because of what they eat.
In our back country they'll eat anything which ranges from spilt wheat after harvest to dead animals so...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 08-15-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,108
Posted By hairbear1
Just for Axxe.:D Holden in Australia has just...

Just for Axxe.:D
Holden in Australia has just released it's fastest ute in the world with a supercharged 6 litre engine which will possibly be the last HP car that Holden makes in Australia before...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 08-06-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,494
Posted By hairbear1
Much the same as Mall Ninjas and...

Much the same as Mall Ninjas and internet/keyboard hunters/warriors. :D

Australia's worst massacre in Port Arthur back in 1996 was the starting point for some very piss poor attempts by the then...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 08-02-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,106
Posted By hairbear1
I agree desperate times call for desperate...

I agree desperate times call for desperate measures and poachers do what they do but given that somebody who can afford say a .338 WM and then goes and shoots at deer or pigs etc at 800yds+ and have...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 08-02-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,106
Posted By hairbear1
lots of deer have been poached with 22 Mags. for...

lots of deer have been poached with 22 Mags. for sure. and even if they were legal, i wouldn't advocate or condone their use on deer sized game.

from personal past experience, i would feel...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 08-02-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,106
Posted By hairbear1
Bronze solids on thin skinned game? I don't...

Bronze solids on thin skinned game?
I don't recall deer being armour plated unless you Yanks have bred some mutant man killer deer.

270 WM and 90gn pills at 4000-4200fps?
Out of interest what...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 08-01-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 2,853
Posted By hairbear1
Found On Rubbish Dump Fix Or ...

Found
On
Rubbish
Dump

Fix
Or
Repair
Daily
Firearms Forum: The Club House 07-31-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,108
Posted By hairbear1
Jeez Cindy you cut some very nice lines in those...

Jeez Cindy you cut some very nice lines in those pics. :D
Firearms Forum: History 07-28-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,815
Posted By hairbear1
Should have said that you couldn't single feed a...

Should have said that you couldn't single feed a Garand as quick as a K98 or SMLE.
It wasn't exactly the easiest thing to do in battle with the internal mag that could only be ejected when the bolt...
Firearms Forum: History 07-28-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,815
Posted By hairbear1
Exactly............as good as a gun was the...

Exactly............as good as a gun was the Garand you couldn't feed extra ammo into the mag with clipper strips where as with the K98 and SMLE's it was just as easy as shoving a stripper clip in or...
Firearms Forum: History 07-27-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,815
Posted By hairbear1
Weight of firepower would've been the deciding...

Weight of firepower would've been the deciding factor in that sort of scrap and unfortunately the StG 44 would probably decide that scrap because of the added magazine capacity over the Garand.
Firearms Forum: The Club House 07-23-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,108
Posted By hairbear1
That car was a XB Ford 2 door GT with a 351...

That car was a XB Ford 2 door GT with a 351 Cleveland and 4 speed manual with a 9" rear end to start with.
The Weiand 6-71 supercharger that was fitted actually was not connected up it was only a...
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