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Posted in thread: Do 5r's Like it Dirty? on 10-23-2011 at 11:25 AM
Looks to be ready for some meat to shot at. Nice group size.Thanks. Interesting thing is that I
have not cleaned it yet and spent 5 hrs at the 200 yard range yesterday. My average shot group
Posted in thread: Do 5r's Like it Dirty? on 10-22-2011 at 11:33 AM
Thanks for the input. I am 40 rounds into this cleaning with every shot being cold bore as I
plan to solely hunt with this rifle. Check my last group below. 3 rounds 140gr Hornady
Superformance SST , ...
Posted in thread: Do 5r's Like it Dirty? on 10-19-2011 at 03:03 PM
I have a new TC ICON in .270 Winchester that I am trying to zero. I finally found a factory
ammo it likes (Hornady 140gr SST Superformance). I have always been a clean freak but the last
2 times I've ...
Posted in thread: Gun Cleaning Input on 10-04-2011 at 03:08 AM
As a US Army veteran sniper I have my own issues with over doing the cleaning side and pmcs of
rifle ownership, but in it's simplest form I use the following. Note: Do not leave any bore
solvent in yo...
Posted in thread: Optics Selection, Need Input on 08-28-2011 at 02:08 PM
Well guys I broke down and bought a 4-12x50 Nikon. $500 clams but with a beautiful picture. And
yes, my Thompson Center Icon w/ 140gr Hornady SST will easily clear 600yds and shoots just as
good as my...
Posted in thread: Optics Selection, Need Input on 08-15-2011 at 05:14 AM
So this is the skinny. I need a good quality scope to put on my .270 for this hunting season.
Challenge is due to some unfortunate circumstances cash is VERY short right now so I would like
to be unde...
Posted in thread: Which caliber, .223 or .270, for target shooting. on 08-15-2011 at 12:34 AM
I have both and use both for hunting :) However if I were only going to be punching holes in
paper the .223 is the answer. If hunting is in the picture then the .270 is the answer. Mine