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Firearms Forum: The Club House 06-29-2016, 03:29 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 986
Posted By Control
We sailed for years on our C&C 30 & 35 sailboats...

We sailed for years on our C&C 30 & 35 sailboats on the CT and S. New England coastlines. Now we have sold the boat due to our ages yet kept the cabin in VT. We also had a cottage on the CT...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 04-07-2016, 01:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 359
Posted By Control
I was fortunate to buy a really fine custom...

I was fortunate to buy a really fine custom Winchester High Wall 50 years or so ago.

It's a .219 Improved Zipper with a fine barrel and stock done by master gunsmith, the late Floyd Butler of...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 02-25-2016, 02:34 AM
Replies: 3,440
Views: 167,503
Posted By Control
I listened to Rush Limbaugh's show today on the...

I listened to Rush Limbaugh's show today on the radio. He is a Trump fan now.

We saw Limbaugh speak at the NRA convention years ago.
...
Firearms Forum: Competition Shooting 02-09-2016, 03:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 443
Posted By Control
Contact the NRA for competition information on...

Contact the NRA for competition information on where the matches are held.

Here in CT we have leagues that shoot indoors in the winter with 22's and with centerfires in warmer weather outdoors.
...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 04-09-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,041
Posted By Control
Look for a 99 that's drilled and tapped on top...

Look for a 99 that's drilled and tapped on top for scope mounts. I never liked the side mounts.

Also the tang safety is easier to use.

The 300 Savage cartridge is excellent however those...
Firearms Forum: Gun Safes 04-02-2015, 04:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,547
Posted By Control
If I get another safe it's going to be one I can...

If I get another safe it's going to be one I can assemble myself where I want it and move it if I want to myself.

Such safes are made by Zanotti, Snap Safe and Champion and perhaps others.
...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 04-02-2015, 03:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 969
Posted By Control
Welcome to the forum totempted. The 7mm...

Welcome to the forum totempted.

The 7mm Remington magnum outsold all other rifles together in the first year Rem. introduced it.

It was designed by Les Bowman who saw that hunters could handle...
Firearms Forum: History 02-14-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,483
Posted By Control
The Only Mistake!

The only mistake we made was to bring people here as slaves!

To fight each other to keep slaves was insane, uncaring and selfish.

This is wrong and caused all of the past and some of our...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-22-2015, 01:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,041
Posted By Control
I have shot and hunted with a 99 Savage since...

I have shot and hunted with a 99 Savage since 1966.

It's my primary big game rifle and I have taken deer and other game with it since then. It's very accurate and reliable.

They made a million...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-16-2015, 02:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By Control
If it's rechambered then the barrel should be...

If it's rechambered then the barrel should be re-stamped as to what the new chambering is.

Perhaps it could be chambered for a longer cartridge like the 7mm STW if the action and magazine will...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-15-2015, 01:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By Control
Sell the rifle now as it is. It's worth the...

Sell the rifle now as it is.

It's worth the most right now as it's new.

If he got the box they come it all the better.

Meanwhile help him shop for a rifle that he does like.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-12-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,316
Posted By Control
7mm Remington Magnum

The 7mm RM has been a sales success ever since it came out. Of course there are similar cartridges however Les Bowman observed that his clients shot a 7mm Mag well but that the 300's were more than...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 12-24-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,518
Posted By Control
The M700's are a little cheaper. If...

The M700's are a little cheaper.

If "cheaper" is what's most important to you then. Well good luck.

The M700's bolt handles fall off, also the locking lug section is just brazed on!
...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 11-20-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,043
Posted By Control
hk45, What do you mean by "cleaning"? ...

hk45,

What do you mean by "cleaning"?

Do you mean gutting or skinning?

For gutting I prefer a folding knife with both a serrated and straight blade or a partial serrated blade.

The...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 11-20-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 597
Posted By Control
Here is a Merkel K3 from their site. ...

Here is a Merkel K3 from their site.

http://www.eurooptic.com/Images/headers/Merkel-K3.jpg

Swarovski Z3 3-10x42 4A Scope
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 11-20-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 597
Posted By Control
Snakeoil, What specific Zeiss or Swaro...

Snakeoil,

What specific Zeiss or Swaro scope?

Zeiss Conquests are common and are bulky but good. There are other Zeiss models.

The Swaro 3-9-36 I got is a little smaller, more like a...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 11-03-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 288
Posted By Control
My first car was a Hudson Jet. It was an economy...

My first car was a Hudson Jet. It was an economy version of the larger Hudsons.

Hudsons had a flat head 6 cylinder engine. The engines were peppy and ran well however the Hudson styling was...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 11-03-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,316
Posted By Control
Of course the 7mm RM is a very good long range...

Of course the 7mm RM is a very good long range cartridge. So are many other similar rounds.

The 7mm RM was an instant success the moment it was announced.

The late Les Bowman, a hunting guide...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 10-13-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,157
Posted By Control
The 60mm spotters I have are not quite adequate...

The 60mm spotters I have are not quite adequate to see .22 holes in the black at 200 yds. They are variables.

The Konus 80mm variable I got is better than the smaller ones.

Konus 7120...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 10-13-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,291
Posted By Control
There was a 99 at Hoffmans Gun Shop a couple of...

There was a 99 at Hoffmans Gun Shop a couple of days ago. It looked quite original with the steel butt plate. It's a 300 Savage.

It was drilled and tapped for scope mount bases. The muzzle...
Firearms Forum: General Shotgun Discussion 10-10-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,153
Posted By Control
I prefer the look of a side by side gun over the...

I prefer the look of a side by side gun over the O.U.'s.

I can shoot a side by side very well.

I was told I broke the record for hand thrown clays with my 16 ga drilling at a F&G club.
...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 09-30-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,879
Posted By Control
They calling that mauser looking rifle a M70?

They calling that mauser looking rifle a M70?
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 09-27-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,647
Posted By Control
John Deer, Please post a picture you have...

John Deer,

Please post a picture you have taken of one of the numerous deer skeletons.

Also, you state that: "If you can not shoot a coke can at 100 yards unsupported you have no business in...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 09-26-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 630
Posted By Control
Buck with big antlers.

http://i701.photobucket.com/albums/ww15/Donmartin29/9-26-14B049.jpg
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 09-22-2014, 03:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 887
Posted By Control
Don't worry about the cost. When I was a kid my...

Don't worry about the cost. When I was a kid my parents paid for it. When I got a job I could afford it.

Since it's Sunday night and most matches are on weekends don't wait.

After school or...
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