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Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion Yesterday, 03:29 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Salvo
Oil will not protect nearly as well as...

Oil will not protect nearly as well as Renaissance Wax.

It was developed for the British museum, for all of their old swords, suits of armor, etc. and has since been adopted by the NRA museum. It...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 08-15-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 1,765
Posted By Salvo
Didn't read (or perhaps comprehend) the original...

Didn't read (or perhaps comprehend) the original post, hijacked the topic with a post about a pet cartridge that does not qualify - then gets petulant and claims 'victim' status when the error is...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 08-15-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 1,765
Posted By Salvo
I practice shooting "up on my hind legs" without...

I practice shooting "up on my hind legs" without a rest, but the main thing that I have learned so far is no never attempt a shoot at more than 100 yards or so, without a rest of some kind. Other...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 08-14-2015, 12:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 157
Posted By Salvo
Yes, the 7.65 Mauser is very much like the .308...

Yes, the 7.65 Mauser is very much like the .308 Winchester, but ammo is more expensive. If you are going to hunt with it, and occasionally pop off a few rounds for fun, you'd be much better off to...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 08-14-2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 1,765
Posted By Salvo
Your alleged 'reasoning' is flawed, to say the...

Your alleged 'reasoning' is flawed, to say the least.

Apparently you kind of skipped over the part in the original post about the bear at close range.

If you read further about hunting in...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 08-11-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,355
Posted By Salvo
I dunno. - Maybe things will pick up as hunting...

I dunno. - Maybe things will pick up as hunting season approaches.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 08-10-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,355
Posted By Salvo
I, on the other hand will spend more than...

I, on the other hand will spend more than $1,000.00 on a gun, any time I wind up with the bucks to spend. My hunting rifle listed at close to 1.6 kilobucks - but I found a bargain at a gunshow for...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 08-09-2015, 11:41 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 1,765
Posted By Salvo
I wish I had my old .300 Win mag, I sold it for...

I wish I had my old .300 Win mag, I sold it for cost to a friend who was getting ready for a hunt in Colorado.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 08-09-2015, 11:39 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 1,765
Posted By Salvo
Whatever... It sure doesn't speak well of your...

Whatever... It sure doesn't speak well of your ability to join a topic and make a comment that is relevant to it. Might as well join a discussion of sports cars and make the case for the Lincoln Town...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 08-09-2015, 11:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 271
Posted By Salvo
This one appears to be pretty much a waste of...

This one appears to be pretty much a waste of forum space.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 08-09-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 223
Posted By Salvo
The only 280 that I've ever owned was a Ruger...

The only 280 that I've ever owned was a Ruger bolt gun that I bought over 20 years ago. It had a 24" heavy barrel.

I took it deer hunting one year, figuring that a deer-stand gun did not have to...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 08-09-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 1,765
Posted By Salvo
Your implication that hunters cannot shoot a...

Your implication that hunters cannot shoot a magnum accurately reflects more upon yourself than it does other hunters. Anybody in good physical and mental condition can learn to shoot magnum...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 08-09-2015, 01:05 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,355
Posted By Salvo
I pointed out that something is kind of stupid -...

I pointed out that something is kind of stupid - and in turn you get abusive. I suppose you saw the word 'ignorant' and immediately assumed that I must have been talking about you.

On the...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 08-09-2015, 01:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 192
Posted By Salvo
Best way possible.

Best way possible.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 08-08-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,355
Posted By Salvo
I stand by my post. YMMV.

I stand by my post.

YMMV.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 08-08-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,355
Posted By Salvo
I consider the long-range shooting fad to be...

I consider the long-range shooting fad to be ignorant at best.

The end result will be more game animals lost or wounded, more people accidentally killed - and what is the upside? A few clowns get...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 08-08-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 192
Posted By Salvo
I would TIG weld it. ( Also known as heliarc.) ...

I would TIG weld it. ( Also known as heliarc.)

The bolt handle would go on the same way.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 08-08-2015, 03:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 216
Posted By Salvo
The best group I've shot with my Winchester 1885...

The best group I've shot with my Winchester 1885 put five rounds into .317" ctc at 100 yards.

I use a number of reloading tricks... The rifle is stock, except for reducing the 28" barrel to 24"....
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 08-04-2015, 12:31 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,355
Posted By Salvo
The had the equivalent of Obamacare is the old...

The had the equivalent of Obamacare is the old Soviet Socialists Republic, where the cardiac ward would be on an upper floor with no elevators. Infant mortality was a big issue there too, primarily...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 08-02-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 1,765
Posted By Salvo
I'll have you know, sir, that I greatly resemble...

I'll have you know, sir, that I greatly resemble that remark!

:)
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 08-02-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 1,765
Posted By Salvo
The 375 Ruger with max loads would handle bear or...

The 375 Ruger with max loads would handle bear or distant elk.

With starting loads it would be good for larger deer, and elk or moose up close.

With reduced loads and bullets designed for the...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 08-01-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,355
Posted By Salvo
If I were hunting with a small caliber...

If I were hunting with a small caliber muzzle-loader, I'd put a lot of emphasis on one shot, too.

Having said that, my big game rifle is a single-shot. - But I still enjoy shooting for groups. My...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 08-01-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 1,765
Posted By Salvo
- Except that there are several cartridges that,...

- Except that there are several cartridges that, with judicious loading, can do an good job in any North American big-game hunt, from ten-foot brown bear, to pronghorns at 350 yards, to a 50 pound...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 07-31-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 1,765
Posted By Salvo
I broke the edge where it would pass the "Q-tip...

I broke the edge where it would pass the "Q-tip test" popular with benchresters. - You insert a Q-tip, and drag it out, applying side pressure. If no cotton fibers are caught by the edge, then it is...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 07-31-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 223
Posted By Salvo
The 280 is so close to the performance of the 270...

The 280 is so close to the performance of the 270 that there is only one area where any real difference lies, and that is due to the 280's ability to shoot heavier bullets than the 270.

When...
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