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Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 07-13-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 695
Posted By huffmanite
While I served in Vietnam in a combat inf Bn,...

While I served in Vietnam in a combat inf Bn, worked in its S2 security/intel section. Few times I was in field, never had need to fire my weapon. However, I do have a story concerning firing an...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 06-28-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 240
Posted By huffmanite
Bought a brick of the Aguila Super Extra at a...

Bought a brick of the Aguila Super Extra at a Local Gun Show, maybe 5 years ago. Found it to shoot pretty decent in my 22 rifles. It was one of decently accurate 22 ammo I found for my BSA model 12...
Firearms Forum: Arkansas Gun Forum 05-24-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By huffmanite
yep, but every once in awhile I check this...

yep, but every once in awhile I check this Arkansas one for a post from someone around Warren in Bradley county.....where my mothers family resided and I was born. Haven't been back there since the...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-06-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By huffmanite
Sorry, can't suggest a particular brand...

Sorry, can't suggest a particular brand Springfield scope mount to use to fit your mount hole pattern.

But, have encountered your problem before. Anyway, as the problem is rear hole in mount...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 04-30-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By huffmanite
For 7.65x53 ammo, I suggest you do a search for...

For 7.65x53 ammo, I suggest you do a search for Graf and Sons and then on their site, do a search for 7.65x53 ammo. You'll quickly find this ammo. Probably other places recommended for this...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 03-25-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 918
Posted By huffmanite
Hmmmm, have shot about 50 year old Norma ammo in...

Hmmmm, have shot about 50 year old Norma ammo in my 91 Argentine 7.65x53. No problem. Had some 7.65 Argentine surplus ammo made in the 1940s. Corrosion in the neck area of the 7.65 brass....I...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-16-2015, 12:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 420
Posted By huffmanite
Its been around 3-4 years since I last did it,...

Its been around 3-4 years since I last did it, but have used my local post office to ship a barreled rifle action to a gunsmith in another state. Have done this maybe 4 times. Gunsmith returned my...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 02-23-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By huffmanite
FWIW, its been a very long time ago, but put a...

FWIW, its been a very long time ago, but put a 3-8 power Bushnell scope on my 22 rifle that I used for squirrel hunting when a teenager. Chuckle, kinda remember the scope cost me about $10 less than...
Firearms Forum: Cleaning and Maintenance 02-17-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,019
Posted By huffmanite
No particular loyalty to any bore cleaning...

No particular loyalty to any bore cleaning product. I usually go to range at least 2 times a week, taking 3 rifles to shoot each time. Try to rotate use of maybe 7 different cleaners when I get...
Firearms Forum: Cleaning and Maintenance 02-17-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,331
Posted By huffmanite
If I do apply a grease to any of my rifles,...

If I do apply a grease to any of my rifles, usually its a mixture of graphite powder and Lubriplate "105" engine assembly grease that I use. Works well for me.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 02-15-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 583
Posted By huffmanite
Kinda grasp your son's reluctance to deer hunt. ...

Kinda grasp your son's reluctance to deer hunt. Never did enjoy it that much when I hunted deer when a late teenager. But did, enjoy squirrel hunting a lot. Then a couple of years in the army, a...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 02-09-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,849
Posted By huffmanite
I was the 2nd or 3rd person to give a review to...

I was the 2nd or 3rd person to give a review to Sportsmans Guide about the Leatherwood. Now about 7 reviews posted. Except for one negative review by a gent, who is a Vietnam Vet and complained...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 02-08-2015, 01:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 698
Posted By huffmanite
Sorry to disagree with previous posts, but...

Sorry to disagree with previous posts, but recalled their were Finns with .308-.309 bores. Checked www.surplusrifleforum.com for their Mosin/finnish section and did a quick search of this section...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 02-06-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,324
Posted By huffmanite
Well, based on the sight and other rules for the...

Well, based on the sight and other rules for the competition, suppose a Marlin XT22 would be OK. Own one, decently accurate 22 rifle with an adjustable trigger you could set to around 2 lbs. Odd to...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 01-30-2015, 02:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,849
Posted By huffmanite
Txhillbilly, appreciate your comment and do agree...

Txhillbilly, appreciate your comment and do agree with you in a small way.

As to the Leatherwood SPG 6-24x44 being sold by Sportsmans Guide. This scope seems to be an exclusive only available at...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 01-29-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 906
Posted By huffmanite
Suggest you visit Steve's Reloading Pages....just...

Suggest you visit Steve's Reloading Pages....just google it, you'll find it. Then compare his load data to what your manuals have. You'll see a big difference in what he considers a max load or a...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-29-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 347
Posted By huffmanite
Neat rifle, the BAR, congrats on your buy. ...

Neat rifle, the BAR, congrats on your buy. Seldom see a BAR at 700 member shooting club I joined a number of years ago and try to shoot at a couple of times a week. The BAR owners I've chatted with...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 01-28-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,849
Posted By huffmanite
U.S. mail truck dropped off the Leatherwood scope...

U.S. mail truck dropped off the Leatherwood scope a short time ago. Mounted it on my Ruger Tang Safety rifle with a heavy barrel on it chambered in 7x57. Bore sighted it on a neighbors house about...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 01-26-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,849
Posted By huffmanite
Might it be the one on front cover of the...

Might it be the one on front cover of the recently mailed 2015 Spring Sportsman's Guide catalog, the Leatherwood Hi Lux 6-24x44mm Sniper Scope for around $120 with free shipping. If so, googled this...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 01-24-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By huffmanite
Not sure if all the various kinds of Ramshot...

Not sure if all the various kinds of Ramshot powders comes from Belgium, but of the 4 rifle Ramshot powders I've used, all did.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 01-05-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,293
Posted By huffmanite
Sorry, no suggestion for 7.7 Jap load data for...

Sorry, no suggestion for 7.7 Jap load data for you. Have tried .310 diameter bullets in my 7.65x53 Argentine rifle that uses same diameter bullet as the 7.7 Jap, 303 Enfield with mediocre results...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 12-27-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 493
Posted By huffmanite
Beats me as to my next rifle purchase. Have a...

Beats me as to my next rifle purchase. Have a fair variety of centerfire cartridge rifles from 22 hornet to 30-06 already. Not interested in anything with lbs of recoil above 30-06. Just...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 11-26-2014, 02:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 871
Posted By huffmanite
A couple of my fellow range members use the Konus...

A couple of my fellow range members use the Konus spotting scope mentioned earlier that sold for around $240....nice glass in them. You might want to explore the possibility of buying a Celestron...
Firearms Forum: Cleaning and Maintenance 11-21-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 351
Posted By huffmanite
Hoppes sythenic blend bore cleaner

Visited a local gun store yesterday and noticed a Hoppe's bore cleaner I've never seen before. I've used Hoppes #9 back in the 1960s, still use it on occasions. Also use the Copper remover version...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 11-21-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 782
Posted By huffmanite
Just a comment about Swift scopes and I own a few...

Just a comment about Swift scopes and I own a few of them. They are decent scopes. However, maybe 4 or so years ago, Swift Optics, an American company that been involved in making optics such as...
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