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Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 09-12-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 218
Posted By huffmanite
Suggest you google, rifle scope parallax, and see...

Suggest you google, rifle scope parallax, and see what you get.
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 09-07-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 84
Posted By huffmanite
Have a Ruger Tang safety 77 I rebarreled to 7x57...

Have a Ruger Tang safety 77 I rebarreled to 7x57 several years ago with a cheapie Midway A&B heavy contour barrel. It became one of my more accurate rifles. Whats accurate, right load and I do my...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 07-28-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By huffmanite
Did a primer experiment once myself, but it was...

Did a primer experiment once myself, but it was with the 7x57 rifle cartridge. Loaded 4 sets of 3 rounds each. Only difference in the sets was the primer. Used CCI large Rifle Mag, CCI std, CCI...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 07-28-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 295
Posted By huffmanite
Have a fair number of scoped rifles. Seems I'm...

Have a fair number of scoped rifles. Seems I'm always swapping scopes around on one of the rifles, or taking one off for some reason and putting it back on. I always expect to re-zero a scope that...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 05-24-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,124
Posted By huffmanite
FWIW, own a 22 LR marlin xt22 myself, but made a...

FWIW, own a 22 LR marlin xt22 myself, but made a wood stock for mine more suitable for shooting from benchrest. Put a Simmons pro hunter 6-18x40 scope on it. Lousy 22 ammo....1 1/2" five shot fifty...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-04-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 2,306
Posted By huffmanite
If I were you, I'd consider only the 223. Reason...

If I were you, I'd consider only the 223. Reason being, if you do not reload, then availability of various kinds of .223 ammo greatly outweighs that of the 22 hornet. Will not get into the...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 04-30-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,047
Posted By huffmanite
Had some 7.65 x 53 Argentine military surplus...

Had some 7.65 x 53 Argentine military surplus ammo made in the late 1930s that I had in a closet in my home. Bought it back in the mid 1960s. Brass in it around the shoulder had corroded from the...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 04-04-2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 875
Posted By huffmanite
Been a longgggggg time since I've seen any CCI...

Been a longgggggg time since I've seen any CCI stingers or pretty much any 22 ammo where I live N.E. of Houston, Tx. Congrats on your find.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-28-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 502
Posted By huffmanite
Faintly recall a conversation with a fellow range...

Faintly recall a conversation with a fellow range member who did some gunsmithing and liked working with military type rifles. He owned a Norinco M14. Lets assume he got it years ago. He thought...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-26-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 462
Posted By huffmanite
Update on the rifle. Redid the bedding and...

Update on the rifle.

Redid the bedding and some other minor work on stock inletting. Minor work on the military trigger in the rifle. Recrowned the barrel.

Depending on my...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 03-25-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,448
Posted By huffmanite
Basically been the same way for me N.E. of...

Basically been the same way for me N.E. of Houston. Have 3 super wal marts within 15-20 minutes of my home and really can't remember when I last saw 22 ammo in any of them. Know they receive the...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 03-23-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 343
Posted By huffmanite
Paid around $180 plus tax for a Marlin xt-22...

Paid around $180 plus tax for a Marlin xt-22 about 7 months ago. Not much of a plastic stock guy and I just shoot paper at range I'm a member. So, made a stock for my XT22 to shoot the rifle from...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 03-20-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By huffmanite
May be 6.5x52? ball ammo for the Italian Carcano...

May be 6.5x52? ball ammo for the Italian Carcano military rifles used by Italy in WWI and II. Italian 6.5 bullet has a slightly larger diameter than other 6.5s, being .267, instead of .264
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-10-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 407
Posted By huffmanite
As mentioned already, either the ocular bell on...

As mentioned already, either the ocular bell on rear of scope is too large in diameter or your rings are not tall enough. One needs to be changed. LOL, of course, you could always remove the part...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-05-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 462
Posted By huffmanite
Txhillbilly, thanks for the tip. Gave the bore...

Txhillbilly, thanks for the tip. Gave the bore a cleaning when I got home with the rifle. Yea, there was some copper in the bore, but not enough to be the problem. Guy I bought the rifle from,...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-04-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 462
Posted By huffmanite
Sorry Big Blue, no pics. Its not a fancy custom...

Sorry Big Blue, no pics. Its not a fancy custom mauser. Imagine a Ramline plastic stock made for LR mauser and all the metal ceracoated grey to match color of the stock. Has a 24" barrel that's...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-04-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 462
Posted By huffmanite
Lucky at Range

Lucky in being at range last Friday with a gent who'd wanted a "custom mauser" and had a local gunsmith with a decent reputation, build one for him in 25-06 about 8 months ago. Gunsmith did more...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 03-02-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 555
Posted By huffmanite
Chuckle, hope what you are shooting at 300 yds is...

Chuckle, hope what you are shooting at 300 yds is quite large. As to 200 yds, well, I loaned a 24 max power inexpensive scope to a gent I shoot with on a regular basis who wanted to try his accurate...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 02-13-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 759
Posted By huffmanite
Like Axxe55, I too own the Marlin XSVH 308 rifle...

Like Axxe55, I too own the Marlin XSVH 308 rifle and two other Marlin X rifles in other cartridges. I'm not disappointed with the 308 or the other two....all shoot well. Gent that's a member of...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 02-10-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 374
Posted By huffmanite
Alternative powders that might work, maybe...

Alternative powders that might work, maybe Accurate 5744 or IMR4759. I've used both in the past for reduced loads in rifle cartridges, but don't recall using them in 308. Now days, any reduced...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 02-05-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 689
Posted By huffmanite
I shoot with a number of gents at range, we're...

I shoot with a number of gents at range, we're members, who are certainly more knowledgeable than me about reloading and have a higher desire to achieve maximum accuracy with a rifle. Buying quality...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 02-05-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,263
Posted By huffmanite
A couple of months ago, a range member showed up...

A couple of months ago, a range member showed up with a new Nikon Monarch III in the higher power range of optics. After zeroing in his new Nikon he will eventually have his target at 200yds. So...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 01-26-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 944
Posted By huffmanite
As typical of me, spent this morning at range...

As typical of me, spent this morning at range with 5 rifles. One was a Marlin XT22 with a Simmons Pro Hunter 6-18x40 side focus scope. Own at least 3 of the Pro-Hunter scopes with rest on mid...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-22-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By huffmanite
Just google Herters U9 rifle and you'll find some...

Just google Herters U9 rifle and you'll find some info on the rifle. Basically Herters imported the rifle from England....rifle is made by BSA (Birmingham small arms) BSA made the rifle from around...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 12-21-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,972
Posted By huffmanite
Well, about only time I've bought some...

Well, about only time I've bought some centerfire ammo from Wal-Mart is when I'm on the way home with some new rifle with a cartridge I don't shoot and reload for already. Other than that, might...
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