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Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 11-23-2013, 01:57 PM
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Posted By mrmud
I saw a guy on Alaska State Troopers that carried...

I saw a guy on Alaska State Troopers that carried a .50 cal handgun for grizzlies!!!! That thing was a cannon lol. Didn't even know they made them
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 11-15-2013, 06:31 AM
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Views: 1,312
Posted By mrmud
Do they make an older remington 700 sps ss? I...

Do they make an older remington 700 sps ss? I really like the ss and I don't know how long they have been making the specific gun?
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 10-30-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,204
Posted By mrmud
A .22 long rifle I believe. My dad's. Started...

A .22 long rifle I believe. My dad's. Started at about age 6. Well my first was a bb gun lol. But my second was my favorite for many years which was a 6 mm with a scope with which I took many...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 10-25-2013, 08:28 PM
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Views: 1,312
Posted By mrmud
I have a post on here where many people commented...

I have a post on here where many people commented if you want to go read it. I am looking at the Remington 700 SPS SS 30-06 also for sport. The consensus is thst is a great gun for it. I was looking...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 10-25-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,987
Posted By mrmud
I was doing research last night and found some...

I was doing research last night and found some 210 and 220 grain for 30-06. Anyone ever try it? Opinions?
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 10-25-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,987
Posted By mrmud
So will the 6.5x55 reach out to 1000 yards or at...

So will the 6.5x55 reach out to 1000 yards or at least 800?
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 10-24-2013, 11:26 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,987
Posted By mrmud
So mountainman13 was talking about slow and fast...

So mountainman13 was talking about slow and fast burning powder. Now I'm really confused lol. Never realized there was so much to ammo. So which is better and why? And what is the difference in the...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 10-24-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,987
Posted By mrmud
Yes I'm definitely not concerned with recoil I am...

Yes I'm definitely not concerned with recoil I am a big guy. Just thought if it had a little less kick I might be able to fire a few more rounds each time. And the more rounds the better you get....
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 10-24-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,987
Posted By mrmud
So I never thought about that but your saying...

So I never thought about that but your saying that even with factory loads a 150 grain will have less kick than a 180 grain?
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 10-24-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,987
Posted By mrmud
I really appreciate that. I always thought it...

I really appreciate that. I always thought it was talking strictly about the powder not the projectile.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 10-24-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,987
Posted By mrmud
According to Apex - predator it sounds like you...

According to Apex - predator it sounds like you can control recoil with your own loads as well. Good to know. Especially where this is mostly for fun. I'm guessing that less recoil means more shots...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 10-24-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,987
Posted By mrmud
So out of curiosity what is the lowest grain and...

So out of curiosity what is the lowest grain and highest grain you can run in a 30-06 shell?
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 10-24-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,987
Posted By mrmud
WOW!!! Ok so I guess I have a lot of research to...

WOW!!! Ok so I guess I have a lot of research to do on ammo. I thought a bullet was a bullet. I understood the difference in tips like hollow tip etc. But I thought all powder was the same the only...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 10-24-2013, 04:36 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,987
Posted By mrmud
I want to thank you all for the comments. But I...

I want to thank you all for the comments. But I have a couple more questions. What is the difference between BDC and FFP. Also what is the advantage to self loading your own ammo other than the...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 10-22-2013, 01:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By mrmud
Cool thanks. How do you think the Vipers would...

Cool thanks. How do you think the Vipers would hold up to the recoil of the 30-06?
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 10-22-2013, 01:09 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,987
Posted By mrmud
I want to thank all of you for the comments I...

I want to thank all of you for the comments I really appreciate it. To blueturf that really puts things in perspective. I should not assume that even if I went stupid and spend $2000 on a scope...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 10-20-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,987
Posted By mrmud
Yes I really liked my dad's 22 growing up but not...

Yes I really liked my dad's 22 growing up but not sure that would reach 1000 yards. Like I said I would like a one time purchase to start out at 100 yards and work up to 1000 yards if I can get...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 10-20-2013, 01:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By mrmud
Remington 700 SPS SS 30-06

Looking to buy a remington 700 sps ss 30-06 and I was looking for a great match for the scope? After some research I like the Vortex Viper 6.5-20x44 for $429 but I was wondering if it's worth it to...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 10-19-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,987
Posted By mrmud
To Doc3402 is 3-9 enough power to get to 1000...

To Doc3402 is 3-9 enough power to get to 1000 yards? Every where I read says 20 to 30 power. That is why I was wondering if 6-24x44 was the right power?
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 10-19-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,987
Posted By mrmud
To axxe55 to my knowledge the longest shot was...

To axxe55 to my knowledge the longest shot was qualifying in the guards where I got 2 out of 3 300 yard pop up targets with open sites on an m16. But that was years ago. Did a lot of shooting as a...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 10-19-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,987
Posted By mrmud
What about the Vortex Viper 6.5-20x44 PA? About...

What about the Vortex Viper 6.5-20x44 PA? About $429. Seems to be a good bang for the buck!!! Pardon the pun
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 10-18-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,987
Posted By mrmud
Thank you so much!!!! So it sounds like a have...

Thank you so much!!!! So it sounds like a have the right gun for 1000 yards just a different scope? I agree with you on cry once! Because this is definitely a one time buy so I want to get it right. ...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 10-18-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,987
Posted By mrmud
long distance opinions

So I am looking to set up a rifle for long distance for target shooting and fun. So not looking to spend outrageous money. Please let me know what you think of this combination. Remington 700 SPS...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 11-27-2011, 04:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By mrmud
Thank you so much. How do I get to the...

Thank you so much. How do I get to the introduction section. Sorry this is my first forum. I was told the less grain the further the distance is this correct. How far do you think I can get before...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 11-27-2011, 03:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By mrmud
Need Opinions

So I was looking to get into target shooting. In the research I've done I have come up with Remington 700 30-06 with a Bushnell 8-32x40 for a scope. I am looking for a setup that I can start with at...
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