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Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 07-14-2010, 08:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,089
Posted By TexasPatriot.308
very few people are good shots with a .45acp,...

very few people are good shots with a .45acp, hard to get a decent group at 20 yards mush less put it behind a pigs ear especially if he is a big #300 and might be coming your way, you will find...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 06-14-2010, 02:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,364
Posted By TexasPatriot.308
aint ever messed with black powder rifles or...

aint ever messed with black powder rifles or pistols, but cant see how they could handle a devastating load. just my opinon, maybe they can, but I know I am around big pigs 365 days a year in the...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 06-13-2010, 10:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,089
Posted By TexasPatriot.308
I would use a .357 if I had to, but I think the...

I would use a .357 if I had to, but I think the .41 or 44 mag is minimum for some of the big hogs we got down here in central/south Texas and I would use at least a 260 gr. cast or JHP, just feel...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 06-13-2010, 10:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,364
Posted By TexasPatriot.308
I hunt hogs regularly with a .45, but it aint the...

I hunt hogs regularly with a .45, but it aint the acp, at least a 260 grain cast or JHP cause we got some big pigs down here. 45 colt, single action revolver with some big boy loads, the acp is a...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-23-2010, 11:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,249
Posted By TexasPatriot.308
lots of pros and cons, to me after all the pros...

lots of pros and cons, to me after all the pros and cons, the .22-250 does the best, .223 cheaper and more availble, .204 a small bullet at long range. choose your poison but for me the .22-250 will...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-04-2010, 07:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 544
Posted By TexasPatriot.308
Ruger #1 Varmint factoryammo

I hope this isnt a re-post on my part (alcohol and computers dont mix) I got me a new #1 Varmint in .22-250, sighted in with Remington 55 gr. Corelokt and got some real good groups, best was covered...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 04-27-2010, 12:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 962
Posted By TexasPatriot.308
about getting tagged in the forehead by an...

about getting tagged in the forehead by an ejected round, as Homer Simpson would say "DOH!!!!". I got mine and it is plain and simple but I love it so far. with the BS in Arizona, more illegals...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 04-15-2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,731
Posted By TexasPatriot.308
I got Ultradot red dots on a mini 14 and an AR15,...

I got Ultradot red dots on a mini 14 and an AR15, great for 100 yds, maybe further, I use mine on hogs and coyotes, good fast target acquisition for about $150.:cool:
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 04-10-2010, 03:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,156
Posted By TexasPatriot.308
around here turkeys (and we got lot of them) are...

around here turkeys (and we got lot of them) are a pain in the a##, I guess I dont see no sport in hunting them and or eating them, but that is just me in my part of the country. dont mean to offend...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 04-10-2010, 12:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,156
Posted By TexasPatriot.308
now that you killed him, what you gonna do? aint...

now that you killed him, what you gonna do? aint much worth eating and a major pain to get that breast meat, tell me how you love those big drum sticks.:)
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 04-10-2010, 12:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,910
Posted By TexasPatriot.308
I wouldnt even consider any auto round (.45 acp,...

I wouldnt even consider any auto round (.45 acp, 9mm, even 10 mm) for a hog backup, .41 mag at the least here in Texas, I prefer a .45 colt with hot loads or a .44 mag. .357 maybe but you need a...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 04-10-2010, 12:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,569
Posted By TexasPatriot.308
that should be big pigs,not pig pigs, bad typing....

that should be big pigs,not pig pigs, bad typing. anyway, HOAX ...:)
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 04-10-2010, 12:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,569
Posted By TexasPatriot.308
big time hoax, we got some pig pigs down here,...

big time hoax, we got some pig pigs down here, but any wildlife biologist will tell you a free roaming feral hog in no way is gonna grow that big due to diet and his life in general in the wild. ...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 04-07-2010, 01:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 962
Posted By TexasPatriot.308
Para .45 G.I. Expert

just ordered me a new Para .45 G.I. Expert, dont know why, just had to have one, anyone out there own one, shot one? will pay around $550 for it, mid range 1911 so I know it aint a Kimber etc. ...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 04-07-2010, 01:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,542
Posted By TexasPatriot.308
I just bought me a No. 1V in .22-250 with a heavy...

I just bought me a No. 1V in .22-250 with a heavy barrel, gonna put some good optics, the Varminter is supposed to be a shooter, for the price I sure hope it is, anyway I love the beauty of the #1,...
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 02-07-2010, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,470
Posted By TexasPatriot.308
I got an 189 series mini 30, will a mini 14 stock...

I got an 189 series mini 30, will a mini 14 stock fit one on?:confused:
Firearms Forum: Mini-14 Forum 02-07-2010, 01:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,470
Posted By TexasPatriot.308
dont seem to be much input, wish I could help, i...

dont seem to be much input, wish I could help, i got a new 581 mini 14 tactical so cant help, I cant see myself putting a different stock cause I love the looks the way it is, hope someone chimes...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 02-04-2010, 04:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,538
Posted By TexasPatriot.308
I have Tikka T3 in 6.5 x 55 Swede, it has become...

I have Tikka T3 in 6.5 x 55 Swede, it has become my go to gun due to he light recoil, great performance etc. it is SS with synthetic stock, the bolt is like silk and the accuracy is great, less than...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 02-03-2010, 01:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,717
Posted By TexasPatriot.308
Weatherby Vanguard Carbine

dont know if this is an old subject, dont log in every day, I am thinking about the Weatherby Vanguard Carbine in .22-250, I know it has the 20" bbl and will affect ballistics, muzzle blast etc. does...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-18-2010, 01:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,097
Posted By TexasPatriot.308
the .308 will do the job in North America with...

the .308 will do the job in North America with the right bullett. less recoil will also assure a better shot, making a more effective choice. I am 55, have no use for the magnums, wsms etc. unless...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-13-2010, 03:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 12,867
Posted By TexasPatriot.308
the lower end Leupolds are no longer American...

the lower end Leupolds are no longer American made, should tell you something. let Leupold know, we dont appreciate it and I for one aint buying one.:mad:
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-13-2010, 02:58 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,875
Posted By TexasPatriot.308
you said rifle, a shotgun is another topic, but a...

you said rifle, a shotgun is another topic, but a 12 gauge with buckshot. for a rifle, a 9mm or .45 carbine or similar short range with the right ammo.:)
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-10-2010, 02:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,000
Posted By TexasPatriot.308
the Vanguard is a whole lot prettier especially...

the Vanguard is a whole lot prettier especially the sporter models. and a great guarantee of accuracy. not much more than a Stevens, I love the Stevens, bothof mine are tackdrivers but butt ugly....
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-07-2010, 11:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By TexasPatriot.308
a Barska is a Barska is a Barska (just like BSA)...

a Barska is a Barska is a Barska (just like BSA) you get what you pay for, spend $50 more and get a Bushnell Elite 3200 or a lower end Leupold (I dont think these are American made anymore) or a...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-07-2010, 11:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,000
Posted By TexasPatriot.308
I got a Stevens 200 in 7mm-08, after...

I got a Stevens 200 in 7mm-08, after boresighting, and a few tuning shots I shot a dime size group with factory Hornady ammo, scope is a 3x9x 50 Nikon that cost more than the gun, it aint pretty...
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