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Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 06-07-2016, 03:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 288
Posted By MaGoo Idaho
I have a new 527 221 that I have been working up...

I have a new 527 221 that I have been working up loads on. When I was chronographing, 50 rounds a day was all I could take. I only used Kroil, but never could see any gilding. Started shooting 5 shot...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-11-2016, 01:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 208
Posted By MaGoo Idaho
CZ-527 Fireball

I think some 221 Fireball may-may be in in stock. Look around.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 03-08-2016, 03:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 889
Posted By MaGoo Idaho
Powder Valley is the best I have found over the...

Powder Valley is the best I have found over the long haul. Midway over the last three year has increased prices to a point I use them very little. I do use Able, Graf & Son's, Midsouth Shooters all...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 02-22-2016, 03:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,257
Posted By MaGoo Idaho
I worked in Yellowstone for five summers back in...

I worked in Yellowstone for five summers back in the fifties. I walk all over the park. I never carried a gun and/or pepper spray. I only had one problem, then hiking back out of Heart Lake carrying...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 02-20-2016, 04:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,211
Posted By MaGoo Idaho
I totally agree, using the word Hunting and long...

I totally agree, using the word Hunting and long range needs to be explained. If it is hunting predators and/or culling of some animal that is just fine. But shooting game animals is not a sportsman.
Firearms Forum: Gun Safes 02-20-2016, 04:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 283
Posted By MaGoo Idaho
I am glad I do not live in an apartment that I...

I am glad I do not live in an apartment that I have to use something like that. I would have to have four or five for my gun. But it is still better than storing under a bed or in a closet. A few...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 02-20-2016, 04:08 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 43,697
Posted By MaGoo Idaho
My 453 Varmint, a very good shooter

My 453 Varmint, a very good shooter
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 01-20-2016, 03:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,248
Posted By MaGoo Idaho
This is 10-22 that I re-finished about 10 years...

This is 10-22 that I re-finished about 10 years ago. This stock was from Elk River, somewhere on the Oregon coast, I think they are out of business today. I used Watco Danish Oil using 320, 400,600...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 01-19-2016, 05:35 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 11,699
Posted By MaGoo Idaho
Not true, mule deer do very well in high deserts,...

Not true, mule deer do very well in high deserts, Come to Idaho and see.
Firearms Forum: Company Review Forum 01-02-2016, 04:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 490
Posted By MaGoo Idaho
I have used RCBS and PACT. I gave my RCBS to...

I have used RCBS and PACT. I gave my RCBS to grandkids, it would just bounce a around .1 to .2 grains, and took a very long time to stabile. I weight every load, and use trickler, it was very time...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 08-23-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,827
Posted By MaGoo Idaho
I starting hunting ducks and geese in the late...

I starting hunting ducks and geese in the late 50ís. I was hunting two to three times a week. In a normal year I would shoot 1500 to 2000 rounds a year. I did that until 1986 when I moved 350 miles...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 08-17-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,546
Posted By MaGoo Idaho
Your second zero is only 243 yds that is not...

Your second zero is only 243 yds that is not close to 300 yds. You will be 5" low at 300 yds.
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 08-17-2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,546
Posted By MaGoo Idaho
Just some information from Sierra V-7 Software ...

Just some information from Sierra V-7 Software
All is with sight height of 1.6 the is about medium rings and Zero at 200 yd.

.223 bolt action 55gr @ 3100 fps zero at 36 yards
.243 Win @ 3200 fps...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 08-02-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 795
Posted By MaGoo Idaho
The rings were furnished by CZ with the gun. They...

The rings were furnished by CZ with the gun. They are .550 high(what CZ lists as Medium) rings. The scope is Redfield 6-18 x 44 AO. The sight height ends up at 1.60. The issue with all CZ is the bolt...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 08-01-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 43,697
Posted By MaGoo Idaho
I have had this one from 1970. Installed new...

I have had this one from 1970. Installed new stock from Elk Ridge, over on the Oregon Coast in 2006. I think they are out of business, I tried to find them a couple of years back, with no success....
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 08-01-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 795
Posted By MaGoo Idaho
I got the scope mounted and bore sighted. I have...

I got the scope mounted and bore sighted. I have KM-77-VT .223 with Leupold VX-III 6.5-20 x 50 Target scope. I can only see about 80 yards from my shop. I cannot see any difference between the two...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 07-26-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 389
Posted By MaGoo Idaho
Yep, but you use three to four times the powder....

Yep, but you use three to four times the powder. I can get very close to 500 rounds from one pound of powder with 221. At times getting a pound of powder is like getting a brick of CCI 22. I have...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 07-24-2015, 02:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 389
Posted By MaGoo Idaho
221 Fireball - CZ 527 Available

If anyone has been looking for 527 221 Fireball, you may be in luck.

Some may be in stock NOW. See: http://www.damascusgunshop.com/shop/
Two other 221 are listed on Gun Broker at a price that I...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 07-23-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 795
Posted By MaGoo Idaho
I purchased Redfield 6-18 x 44 AO, it happened to...

I purchased Redfield 6-18 x 44 AO, it happened to have 1/8 adjustments. It is going to sit on top of a CZ 527 221Fireball. I am using this gun for an 100 yd range for paper and varmints only. At...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 07-21-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 795
Posted By MaGoo Idaho
Thanks, I am going to have a new CZ 521 221...

Thanks, I am going to have a new CZ 521 221 Fireball within a week. Not a gun for 400 or 800 yards. Was going to use on some of coyotes over by you. I got a Redfield 6-18 x 44 AO Revenge with 1/8...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 07-21-2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 795
Posted By MaGoo Idaho
1/8 MOA scope

Can someone tell me what the 1/8 MOA are used for? I have used scopes for over sixty years and have never used 1/8 MOA scope.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 06-09-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,419
Posted By MaGoo Idaho
Thanks Caribou. At least we know where our powder...

Thanks Caribou. At least we know where our powder is made. But Mike Daly did not answer the question of temperature sensitive powders. I do not want to kick a dead dog. But I have family that lives...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 05-26-2015, 04:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,419
Posted By MaGoo Idaho
I am sure Hodgdon is not the only powder that is...

I am sure Hodgdon is not the only powder that is being out soured. But it is strange that all the Extreme Powders are manufactured by ADI. I have looked at ADI load data on 223, and it is the same as...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 05-21-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,419
Posted By MaGoo Idaho
This is a list of ADI powders that made for and...

This is a list of ADI powders that made for and shipped to the US and Branded Hodgdon. My question is who's power is who's.

AS30N = Clays
AP50N = no Hodgdon
no ADI = Trial Boss
AS50N =...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 05-21-2015, 12:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,419
Posted By MaGoo Idaho
A lot of information came out a number if years...

A lot of information came out a number if years ago when Hodgdon first started advertising extreme powders. At that time Hodgodon site had a graft showing two or three calibers, comparing powders. It...
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