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  • Posted in thread: Is the .243 and .260 a real 1000 yard sniper round on 06-20-2015 at 10:37 PM
    Or just for competition?The military seems more destined to use a 300WM and up. That doesn't
    mean that is the best choice though.

  • Posted in thread: What rifle would you like to see built? on 12-03-2013 at 10:59 PM
    Left hand Howa actions with detachable magazine.

  • Posted in thread: 1000 yard shooter on 09-08-2012 at 03:15 PM
    I use a 30/06 for about everything, including 1000 + yards. From what I have read the 260 will
    do everything the 308 will only better. Less recoil and doesn't burn barrels. The 6.5's are
    getting more ...

  • Posted in thread: New Long range caliber, just for target shooting? on 04-21-2012 at 12:54 PM
    30/06 - Best choice of bullets, cheap brass, long barrel life, better ballistics than the 308.
    Con= recoil and lack of rifle choices.Next comes 260- Savage predator ready to go entry level
    quality in ...

  • Posted in thread: Do you prefer the rifles of today or of yesteryear? on 03-15-2012 at 01:08 PM
    I would prefer the older pre-64 Winchesters, 700 BDL's of the 60's, older Sako's(never had one)
    in rifles.Pre-64 Winchester shotguns, any Beretta's semi-auto's, any Browning O/U's & sxs 20
    ga, althoug...

  • Posted in thread: what's a good 30-06 on 03-12-2012 at 10:44 PM
    I bought a new R77ST for $180 and had it all these years. I never liked the stock fit compared
    to the M70. The original trigger was fair. It is a little muzzle light, and the action isn't
    recommended ...

  • Posted in thread: Winchester or marlin 30-30 on 03-11-2012 at 03:35 PM
    I'd rather have the pre-64 if using open sights and being lighter and handier. It is "the" deer
    rifle. They hold value better. The 336 gets the nod with a scope. I've got both. $400 for a new
    one soun...

  • Posted in thread: .270 .308 or 30-06 on 10-27-2011 at 12:36 PM
    I've shot a lot of .243 and 30/06 ammo. The '06 is the best all around but for deer and
    varmints the .243 wins. Flatter shooting, safer, cheaper to load, and a lot less recoil.

  • Posted in thread: model 94 in 30 30 or an underfolder ak in 7.62? on 10-27-2011 at 12:25 PM
    If you reload with 160FTX bullets it is possible to improve the 30/30. I handled an AK once and
    wouldn't have one. After shooting conventional firearms all my life the AR's and AK's don't
    feel right, ...

  • Posted in thread: Gun Cleaning Input on 10-04-2011 at 04:01 AM
    12 gauge auto gets cleaned after shooting with Hoppes #9. Shooters Choice is good about getting
    plastic out of the barrel. The bolt is taken out and the receiver cleaned. It is easier to
    clean the pis...