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Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 09-15-2013, 05:25 PM
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Posted By bcshadow
9.3x62 factory Ammo recommendations for Elk/Brown Bear Please

Hi - I have a 98 standard action Husqvarna 9.3x62, model 146 converted from a 9.3x57.

I do not reload (or want to) and I would greatly appreciate hearing from members who have used Factory loads...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 06-03-2013, 09:19 PM
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Posted By bcshadow
I bought a Husqvarna 98, 9.3 x 62mm, and put on...

I bought a Husqvarna 98, 9.3 x 62mm, and put on a limbsaver medium size slip on. Cost was about $35.
A huge difference between shooting with / without the pad - it is very comfortable to shoot....
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-31-2013, 12:31 AM
Replies: 152
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Posted By bcshadow
The factory ammo that is available, e.g. Federal...

The factory ammo that is available, e.g. Federal Premium Nosler Partitions in 243, my personal favourite, add a bit to the equation, I think. I agree shot placement is essential, and for me, much...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 05-31-2013, 12:08 AM
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Posted By bcshadow
Pittsburgh Penguins in 6 in 2013. Vancouver...

Pittsburgh Penguins in 6 in 2013.

Vancouver Canucks sometime in the next 50 years... I hope.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-31-2013, 12:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 392
Posted By bcshadow
i am far from an expert, but I know what has...

i am far from an expert, but I know what has worked for me.
The Leupolds do have good eye relief, and that is important on a gun that has the potential to give "weatherby eyebrow" - proper mounting...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-30-2013, 11:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 392
Posted By bcshadow
scopes

I have a bushnell elite 3200, 3 x9 variable on my Savage 16, .243 rifle.

For the bigger stuff... i.e. Grizzly, large Moose, I have a Leupold m8 fixed 6x compact scope ( they have very good eye...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 05-30-2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 315
Posted By bcshadow
Handguns in Canada

Avtually, while it is very restrictive in Canada, I wouldn't describe it as a nightmare, if one is a pistol target shooter for example.

i own a Glock 45 GAP, CZ Shadow 9mm and Smith and Wesson...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 05-30-2013, 11:29 PM
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Views: 1,689
Posted By bcshadow
Piers Morgan

Just trying to minimize the Morgan effect. There are far more sheep in the Falklands than people.
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 05-30-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,039
Posted By bcshadow
Yes I could..

Brings to mind, the cycle of life, as one life ends, another begins, etc, etc, just as long as you pull the trigger when he has finished..... Yes, of course shoot...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 05-30-2013, 09:55 PM
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Views: 1,689
Posted By bcshadow
I understand your comment about the reality, in...

I understand your comment about the reality, in response to other comments. It is also more of a gun culture in North America (nothing wrong with that)

Other Brits have told me that there are...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 05-30-2013, 09:42 PM
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Posted By bcshadow
Where I live (BC, Canada) handguns are not...

Where I live (BC, Canada) handguns are not allowed unfortunately.

We bring a 12 ga, short barrely pump with slugs for defense / backup, but I use a 9.3 x 62 when I am able to hunt grizzly.

I...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-30-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,428
Posted By bcshadow
I know this is an old thread, but I am a new...

I know this is an old thread, but I am a new member, so my two cents is... 9.3 x 62. I have a husqvarna 98. bought with Moose and grizzly in mind. 286 grain factory ammo in nosler partitions, barnes...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-30-2013, 09:24 PM
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Views: 2,444
Posted By bcshadow
RE 9.3 x 62

I have a 1939 Husqvarna 98, model 146 in 9.3 x 62 ( rechambered from 9.3 x 57). Groups 1" at 100m. They certainly knew how to make them, didn't they?
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-30-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 152
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Posted By bcshadow
I have used my Savage 16 in 243 to take deer and...

I have used my Savage 16 in 243 to take deer and black bear, and love the accuracy and mild recoil,but the Husqvarna 9.3 x 62 comes out when I am hunting Moose, or likely to run into a grizzly (when...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 05-30-2013, 09:05 PM
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Views: 1,689
Posted By bcshadow
I am a Brit living in Vancouver, BC Canada for...

I am a Brit living in Vancouver, BC Canada for past thirty years ( so I am undoubtedly out of touch ).

I am going back to the UK in June, for the first time in 30 years. I am interested in hearing...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 05-30-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 315
Posted By bcshadow
I just joined this forum today after googling a...

I just joined this forum today after googling a couple of things and finding some interesting information on firearms talk.

I am a Brit, who has lived in Canada for over 30 years. In Canada, we...
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