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Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 01-03-2013, 02:55 AM
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Posted By hickracefan
Walther .40 S&W

I'm looking to buy a .40 but pretty new to the handgun arena. I have been looking at the Walther P99 .40 compact. My hands are on the smaller side but was wanting to know how many people had...
Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 08-26-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 537
Posted By hickracefan
Thanks! That's looks to be exactly what I need. I...

Thanks! That's looks to be exactly what I need. I went to cabela's today to get a scope for different gun and took the .270 and they had nothing that would work. I'll order one of these and be good...
Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 08-26-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 537
Posted By hickracefan
Scope Mounting Problem

I have an older (70's ish) Savage 110 in .270 with the long action. It was passed down in the family and never had a scope mounted. I've looked at the weaver's (I believe it is) reverse scope rings...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 06-25-2012, 05:02 PM
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Views: 367
Posted By hickracefan
Rossi 44 mag lever action

I been looking for a 44 mag lever rifle and not too impressed with the new marlin's...someone mentioned Rossi but know nothing about their quality?
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 04-27-2012, 02:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,049
Posted By hickracefan
Yeah they're junk but going to attempt to break...

Yeah they're junk but going to attempt to break into the reloading arena but not sure how that will turn out?
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 04-26-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 41
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Posted By hickracefan
I have a model 700 .300WSM and it operates...

I have a model 700 .300WSM and it operates perfectly and can't complain. I am however not satisfied with their rifle ammunition. I shot a deer at 50 yds with the 300 and bullet did not expand and...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 04-25-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,049
Posted By hickracefan
That's a great looking gun! I'm sort of old...

That's a great looking gun! I'm sort of old school and prefer guns with little or no checkering. I suppose it helps grip the gun but don't like the looks of most rifles and shotguns.
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 04-20-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,049
Posted By hickracefan
Now is your gun manufactured before or after the...

Now is your gun manufactured before or after the merger? I was curious how it operated? The one I looked a few months ago the lever cycle wasn't very smooth and lever had some play, a little too much...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 04-19-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,049
Posted By hickracefan
That's very good to know! I looked at a brand new...

That's very good to know! I looked at a brand new one and wasn't really impressed which is why I was considering the Henry too! Do you know what serial number range I should look for by chance?
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 04-19-2012, 01:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,049
Posted By hickracefan
Oh ok gotcha! Thanks

Oh ok gotcha! Thanks
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 04-19-2012, 12:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,049
Posted By hickracefan
That's jibberish to me, haha! What does the 1:38...

That's jibberish to me, haha! What does the 1:38 mean?
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 04-18-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,049
Posted By hickracefan
One other question about the twist rate of the...

One other question about the twist rate of the marlin. I hear people saying the 1:38" is too slow or something? What is meant by that?
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 04-18-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,049
Posted By hickracefan
Yeah I feel the Marlin is a better choice! Ive...

Yeah I feel the Marlin is a better choice! Ive always wanted a cowboy gun and feel there is a little cowboy in all of us, whether one wants to admit it or not. I want a semi light and compact gun for...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 04-18-2012, 07:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,827
Posted By hickracefan
I would stay away from the short mags unless you...

I would stay away from the short mags unless you intend on reloading! The price of ammo is outrageous for those calibers. I just hunt with my .300 and the performance bullets from Winchester are...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 04-18-2012, 06:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,049
Posted By hickracefan
What brand of bullet did you use or do you...

What brand of bullet did you use or do you reload? I always wondered about if the HP hit some brush if it would expand before coming in contact with it target? Like any gun, it'll be trial and error...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 04-18-2012, 01:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,827
Posted By hickracefan
I'm not sure if you're in a smaller town but a...

I'm not sure if you're in a smaller town but a lot of gun stores can order whatever you want! I shoot a .300 WSM with basic 180 gr bullets and if I can see it it's down! And the kick isn't bad as...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 04-18-2012, 01:18 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,049
Posted By hickracefan
Yeah I've heard a lot of good things about...

Yeah I've heard a lot of good things about Marlin! I've held a Henry and it pretty heavy with solid brass receiver. Also that brass will reflect any light and potentially scare off game and with my...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 04-17-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,049
Posted By hickracefan
44 magnum

Hi! I'm looking at getting a .44 magnum lever action for my next deer rifle. I have a .300 WSM for long shots and looking for a close quarters gun. The best places for deer on my property is in some...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 01-05-2012, 11:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 490
Posted By hickracefan
Oh and one more thing that i just remembered...i...

Oh and one more thing that i just remembered...i suppose it a little early for this but does the barrel break in period involve. I believe it involves alot of cleaning the barrel?
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 01-05-2012, 11:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 490
Posted By hickracefan
Thanks for all the insight you have provided me...

Thanks for all the insight you have provided me with! I'm new to these type of guns and want something different besides all the bolt and lever actions rifles I have. I never realized they were as...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 01-05-2012, 01:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 490
Posted By hickracefan
I have not bought the gun as there is a gun show...

I have not bought the gun as there is a gun show in town next weekend and want to check out some other brands there and just compare and see what feels better to me...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 01-05-2012, 01:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 490
Posted By hickracefan
I actually checked out a Smith&Wesson M&P15 Sport...

I actually checked out a Smith&Wesson M&P15 Sport and fell in love with it, expecially for the price! I do not need a $1000 gun with all the bells and whistles as it will not see combat, haha! It's...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 01-04-2012, 02:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 490
Posted By hickracefan
Ar-15 .223

Hi! I have been deer, turkey, and small game hunting my entire life and just starting to get into predator hunting. I'm looking into getting an AR-15 calibered in .223/5.56, as i believe my .300WSM...
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