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Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 08-23-2015, 10:42 PM
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Views: 483
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: 935
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: 935
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: 433
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: 423
Views: 31,658
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: 433
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: 121
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: 121
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: 433
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: 433
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: 433
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: 757
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: 757
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: 757
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: 757
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...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 05-20-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,173
Posted By MaGoo Idaho
Amen - Tried them all, Dillon is the only that I...

Amen - Tried them all, Dillon is the only that I have not stuck cases on. Wipe them off with old T-shirt. 8 oz bottle lasts a couple of years. It costs eight dollars for 8 oz. At the price of gas I...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 05-20-2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 399
Posted By MaGoo Idaho
I will check it out. But it needs the capability...

I will check it out. But it needs the capability of running XP, Vista, and Win 7 programs. Thanks
Firearms Forum: The Club House 05-19-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 399
Posted By MaGoo Idaho
I as sort off locked into W-7 64 bit...

I as sort off locked into W-7 64 bit Professional. It has /or had the ability to install Windows virtual computer. Then you could install Win XP Mode that would work inside of W-7, just about like...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 05-19-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 180
Posted By MaGoo Idaho
CZ Response Time

Back in the first of January I got thinking of lugging round my 12 # .223. I am 78 and going in for total knee replacement in February. I was looking light weight .224 that used less powder, and was...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 05-19-2015, 01:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By MaGoo Idaho
jbm is one of the better ones of the hundreds on...

jbm is one of the better ones of the hundreds on the internet, however, I am wondering does any use software for load data that includes a calculator.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 05-19-2015, 12:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By MaGoo Idaho
Ballistic Calculator or Software

Do you use ballistic software or just calcultors off the many different internet sites ? How do you keep track of all hand loads. In a book hand written or data base on computer?

Over the years I...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 05-18-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 399
Posted By MaGoo Idaho
What is a system 76 Kudu ? Can you use W-7 and...

What is a system 76 Kudu ? Can you use W-7 and W-8 software ?
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 01-14-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By MaGoo Idaho
221 Fireball are not made by anyone at this time....

221 Fireball are not made by anyone at this time. Remington will make on special order them. Also for some unknown reason any Remington's will not fit in my gun safe. Ruger and CZ discontinued the...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 01-14-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By MaGoo Idaho
Question: Re-chamber CZ 527 American .223 Rem to .221 Rem Fireball.

# 1 How much does has to be cut off?
# 2 Is the receiver the same length on both 221 and 223?
# 3 I found the part number for magazine is CZ 13005 Mag CZ527 221 Rem will it fit in 223?
# 4 About...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 02-26-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,733
Posted By MaGoo Idaho
My doc told me that the addiction to cigarets is...

My doc told me that the addiction to cigarets is just the same as addiction to cocaine. The cigarette companies have been putting bunch of crap in them for years that effect the mind. So it is not...
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