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Posted in thread: Visiting Yellowstone on 01-26-2016 at 07:55 PM
Here is a list of threads that address bears and guns, I can't remember whith posts are more
valid so read all if you can then come back with any questions and we'll try to HASH IT OUT for
you.I went ...
Posted in thread: Visiting Yellowstone on 01-26-2016 at 01:43 PM
Not sure the best place to ask this. The wyoming subforum only has 2 posts. Not really a
hunting question, not really a "what would you use" question either.I will be visiting
Yellowstone this summer,...
Posted in thread: sticky bolt on fired brass Remington700 on 12-03-2015 at 10:25 PM
Makes sense...the bolt and the barrel create the total space of the chamber. what is changed on
the bolt though, to tighten up the headspace, if anything? is this a miss in the factory, where
Posted in thread: sticky bolt on fired brass Remington700 on 12-03-2015 at 01:25 AM
Nominal headspace dimensions are different. 1.632 for 308 Winchester, 1.645 for 7.62x51 NATO -
13 thousandths longer for the 7.62 NATO.The SAAMI max pressure for 308 Winchester is 62,000
PSI, 50,000 P...
Posted in thread: sticky bolt on fired brass Remington700 on 12-02-2015 at 04:00 PM
Ok. Thanks. I may be giving them a call anyway thenSo, what is the difference in .308 and 7.62?
I just test fired a match .308 and it ejected smoothly like nothing was ever wrong. I thought
the 2 were...
Posted in thread: sticky bolt on fired brass Remington700 on 12-01-2015 at 04:49 AM
Stopped at a gunsmith today. Confirmed excessive headspace, as the bolt closed on no-go gauge.
But he also said the brass was too short. He suggested trying a box of match ammo to see if
Posted in thread: sticky bolt on fired brass Remington700 on 11-29-2015 at 02:22 AM
bolt is "numbers matching" to the serial number on the receiver.actual age of the rifle is
unknown. I got the rifle used. Finish is in great shape and does not look abused anywhere. I've
put maybe 100...
Posted in thread: sticky bolt on fired brass Remington700 on 11-29-2015 at 01:06 AM
by the way, rifle is shooting about 1.25-1.5" groups, but that's just bi-pod supported on a
table. buttstock supported by my hand. no sandbags or benchrests, and I bought this rifle
specifically to st...
Posted in thread: sticky bolt on fired brass Remington700 on 11-29-2015 at 12:58 AM
I tried this on the remington700 specific forum but there doesn't seem to be much activity
there.I'm having an issue on a Remington 700P .308 that I picked up used. It wasn't a problem
at first, but s...
Posted in thread: Can cannon on 08-30-2015 at 06:26 PM
You can use the bottom half of a pop can as a wad to protect what ever you are launching.They
are not exaggerating when they say you can send full cans out to 100 yards. They burst on