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Posted in thread: looking for a hard hitting low recoil rifle on 03-30-2010 at 04:32 PM
Dillinger's comments are correct, there are ways to mitigate recoil. However, adding weight to
a rifle makes it, well, heavier, same with mercury recoil reducers. Harder to carry around.
Posted in thread: Help with a long range semi-auto? on 03-30-2010 at 03:53 PM
I have enough in it that it kinda blew my gun budget for a while.I have a Rem 700 .338 WM built
by Randy Gregory using an Obermeyer barrel and a McMillan stock. had it built for an elk hunt
I took a ...
Posted in thread: a few questions on 03-29-2010 at 09:32 PM
It actually started life as the .30-03 (in 1903). It had a 220 grain roundnose bullet at 2300
fps. When the military wanted a spitzer design bullet, they changed the load to a 150 grain
Posted in thread: looking for a hard hitting low recoil rifle on 03-29-2010 at 09:28 PM
You cannot repeal the laws of physics. If it hits hard on one end, it will hit hard on the
other end, too.Fast Ed
Posted in thread: Sometimes it hurts--sometimes it don't. on 03-29-2010 at 09:26 PM
I've only sold three guns in my lifetime. A blue S&W 9mm that I replaced with a stainless model
the same day, an S&W .22 that I replaced with a Ruger MarkII the same day and a Remington 742
that I alr...
Posted in thread: Long range shooting on 03-29-2010 at 09:20 PM
All bullets start to drop at the same rate as soon as they leave the barrel, no matter how fast
they come out. The difference is how far they travel in a given amount of time. A faster bullet
Posted in thread: Gas Operated on 03-29-2010 at 08:49 PM
M-1 Garands and M14's (M1-A) have the piston below the barrel. This is one of the
semi-automatic types of mechanisms. Other types include recoil operated and blow-back. Gun
mechanicals are unbelievabl...
Posted in thread: what kind of rifle is this? on 03-29-2010 at 08:32 PM
Looks like an Arisaka to me, too. Especially since you mentioned the flower. Jap rifles had a
Chrysanthemum engraved on the receiver. Many had it ground off after WWII and if yours still
has it, a col...
Posted in thread: what is the best barrel on 03-29-2010 at 08:24 PM
Some of the best barrel makers are all from Minnesota.Minnesota??Krieger, Bartlein, Brux,
Badger, Obermeyer, and Broughton are all in Wisconsin! Granted, a lot of east and west coasters
don't know the...
Posted in thread: Help with a long range semi-auto? on 03-29-2010 at 08:18 PM
In almost every case, an accurate bolt gun will be more accurate than an accurate semi-auto.
Not saying a semi can't be accurate, but gun for gun, I would put my money on a bolt being much
more able t...