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Posted in thread: bushnell banner scope?? on 09-26-2010 at 02:13 PM
Hey guys im thinking about putting a Bushnell Banner 6x18-50 on my Ruger 338 win mag. Will this
scope hold up or is this magnum going to rattle this scope to pieces? Any suggestions on good
Posted in thread: 45-70 smooth bore on 09-26-2010 at 12:00 AM
They are different calibers. The .45-70 is .458 caliber and the .410 shotshell is .410 caliber.
Posted in thread: Blowing primers out on 08-29-2010 at 11:13 PM
It's a possibility that the gun has an oversized chamber, specifically in the region of the
case rim. The pressure during firing could be expanding the head to the point that the primer
pockets are en...
Posted in thread: Opinions? Hand rubbed oil or nothing? on 08-15-2010 at 01:40 AM
I like the look of a dark-stained linseed oil finish, such as found on many older rifles. I
have found basic hardware store boiled linseed oil to work very well for a stained bare stock.
I'm not much ...
Posted in thread: Rebarrel a Sweedish Mauser on 07-23-2010 at 05:00 AM
The 6.5 is a very good cartridge. Even if the conversion could be done safely, your friend
wouldn't gain much, or anything, especially with the 6mm or .257 Roberts.
Posted in thread: 300 ultra mag loads? on 06-23-2010 at 01:46 AM
but what about 450 to 600 yards out do you think they will still expand enough i shoot 250
grain grand slams out of 338 winI don't have any personal experience at such long ranges, but
the plastic tip...
Posted in thread: 300 ultra mag loads? on 06-23-2010 at 01:39 AM
oh very nice! i love mine!!:) its an incredible caliber, it is surprisingly flat shooting for
how large a bullet its pushes! Mine is a Ruger no.1 375 H&H mag and ive hit elk at 550 yards
and just bare...
Posted in thread: 300 ultra mag loads? on 06-21-2010 at 05:30 PM
i agree 100%! :DWhat kind of 375 h&h do you have?It's a Sako AV. Originally it wouldn't shoot
worth a darn. I had the barrel replaced with a Shilen. Big improvement.
Posted in thread: 300 ultra mag loads? on 06-21-2010 at 02:27 AM
I have recovered two 300 grain .375 TSX's from 2 moose that I shot, and they look identical to
the one you have pictured. The same for two 53 grainers using a .223 on deer. There have been
many other ...
Posted in thread: 300 ultra mag loads? on 06-19-2010 at 02:08 PM
Because of the high velocity of the cartridge, you will do well with premium bullets if hunting
large game, especially at closer ranges. Some good choices are Barnes TTSX, Swift A-Frame,