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Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 09-19-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,485
Posted By elk-acholic
I was disappointed to find out that I'm probably...

I was disappointed to find out that I'm probably not going to get the MP 15-22. I'm Canadian and the MP 15-22 is a restricted firearm which I can buy legally can't carry around like I would like to....
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 09-18-2012, 11:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,317
Posted By elk-acholic
Hmm good to know

Hmm good to know
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 08-25-2012, 04:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,485
Posted By elk-acholic
Thanks for the info guys. You helped me with my...

Thanks for the info guys. You helped me with my decision. The colt is already ordered so I'll take it but I'm going to get a S&W as well.
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 08-24-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,485
Posted By elk-acholic
There is only one reason I don't like being...

There is only one reason I don't like being Canadian. Most of your walmarts have them. I've got order in.
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 08-24-2012, 05:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,485
Posted By elk-acholic
Auto .22

I recently ordered a Colt M4 ops .22, I like my bolt .22 but it's nice to have good auto gun around. First does anyone have a colt AR style .22? Second I'm thinking about getting a Smith and Wesson...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 08-23-2012, 05:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,317
Posted By elk-acholic
K thanks for the info.

K thanks for the info.
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 08-22-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,317
Posted By elk-acholic
Haha. I take it the bears are a probably in your...

Haha. I take it the bears are a probably in your area. Don't have bears here but the elk do a number of the pastures and fences. Ya thanks, I got my elk rifle/bow already. This CA-10 is a fun project...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 08-21-2012, 11:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,317
Posted By elk-acholic
Thanks for putting the link up for me. Not sure...

Thanks for putting the link up for me. Not sure how to do it.
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 08-21-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,317
Posted By elk-acholic
Ok sorry about that. Ya I hadn't heard much about...

Ok sorry about that. Ya I hadn't heard much about them either to lately. I'm trying to get someone that knows the rifle. Sorry for confusion
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 08-21-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,317
Posted By elk-acholic
Still no one has answered the question. What do...

Still no one has answered the question. What do you think about Christensen arms CA-10? Is it worth the price tag?
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 08-20-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,317
Posted By elk-acholic
I'm interested in the AR platform. Love the look...

I'm interested in the AR platform. Love the look and feel. When I say precision I mean both printing tight groups and long range. I'm not real big on shooting animals at farther ranges maybe out to...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 08-20-2012, 04:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,317
Posted By elk-acholic
Ca-10

What do you guys think about Christensen CA-10 as a precision rifle? I'm thinking about getting something it, an AR style rifle in a .308 or 6.5 Creedmor as a precsion rifle. Is this a good rifle or...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-24-2012, 06:15 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,133
Posted By elk-acholic
A 30-06 will take down a grizzly. It's all on how...

A 30-06 will take down a grizzly. It's all on how your bullet performs and where you hit him at what distance. Although the bigger calibers will give you a little more room for error. 300 win, 338,...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-10-2012, 02:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 863
Posted By elk-acholic
Barrel life

What burns out a barrel faster? Is it higher pressure? Higher speed? Bullet weight?
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-09-2012, 02:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By elk-acholic
Barrel length

Hey I was wondering how much different barrel lengths would effect the speed of the bullet. For example like the nosler reloading book says for a .223 rem with a 50 gr bullet with a case overall...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-03-2012, 01:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,005
Posted By elk-acholic
I recommend the vortex crossfire. They are clear...

I recommend the vortex crossfire. They are clear and come with good warranty. They come with different ranges of zoom. If your in open country they come as high as 8-32x50. The crossfire is around...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 12-27-2011, 06:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 687
Posted By elk-acholic
Ok thanks. I'll give that try too. I'm not crazy...

Ok thanks. I'll give that try too. I'm not crazy on the 3 dots, I'd be fine with just straight open sights.
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 12-27-2011, 03:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 687
Posted By elk-acholic
I'll have to try some different ammo. I been...

I'll have to try some different ammo. I been shooting both free hand and off a table resting my arms on the table. When on the table obviously getting the better groups but on both cases shooting low.
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 12-26-2011, 05:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 687
Posted By elk-acholic
Remington R1

I recently bought a Remington R1, I've put 100 rounds through it and getting pretty good groups but finding that it's shooting a foot low at 20 yards. Is anyone else having this trouble. I know that...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 12-18-2011, 09:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,463
Posted By elk-acholic
Ok I'm new to pistols, I'm use to rifles, setting...

Ok I'm new to pistols, I'm use to rifles, setting up for accuracy.
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 12-18-2011, 07:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,463
Posted By elk-acholic
I just bought one and I love. I'm having two...

I just bought one and I love. I'm having two issues with it though, like already stated the slide release is to far ahead and at 25 yards with 230 gr fmj I'm shooting low 10 inches. Although I've...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 12-04-2011, 03:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,640
Posted By elk-acholic
Ok. Ya I've never shot at 1000 yards before...

Ok. Ya I've never shot at 1000 yards before either but plan to sometime. I practice alot at 500 and have just to see if I could, have hit a square foot at 800. I don't have good optics for anything...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 12-04-2011, 03:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,640
Posted By elk-acholic
Man if you are getting 1" groups at 300 yards...

Man if you are getting 1" groups at 300 yards that's all I need to hear. I know that most guns are capable of the moa group size but few actually guarantee it. Weatherby on their new series 2...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 12-01-2011, 04:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,640
Posted By elk-acholic
Weatherby vanguard.

Hey what are the thoughts of the weatherby vanguard.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 12-01-2011, 04:21 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,388
Posted By elk-acholic
7mm or a 30 cal are the most popular. Really...

7mm or a 30 cal are the most popular. Really anything from a 6mm and up will work but the 7mm and up are recommended. Elk and big tough animals. The most important thing over the caliber is shot...
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