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Posted in thread: Gun Cleaning Input on 10-03-2011 at 08:12 PM
Like many others here, I do a complete breakdown and cleaning every tiime after firing the
weapon.My unfired weapons get cleaned only once a year, usually on a cold snowy day.Maybe I
should clean them...
Posted in thread: Remington 700 XHR 300 WM on 09-24-2011 at 12:46 PM
You have a Nikon scope, not mounted. You are looking at 500 yards or less and thinking of
moving west. Are you serious! My best success on Elk was in Colorado in the early '80's useing
a 12ga bolt gun...
Posted in thread: Remington 700 XHR 300 WM on 09-23-2011 at 09:36 PM
I find them to be added weight that is just not justifiable by actual field us. Yea, that's my
main concern. An extra pound to my rifle doesn't really appeal to me, especially, as well
balanced as thi...
Posted in thread: Remington 700 XHR 300 WM on 09-22-2011 at 06:49 PM
Thanks for all the replies and the info.Back when I wore green clothes, and marched in a
straight line, I was pretty good with a rifle. They even gave me medals for it.That being said,
I'm not as stea...
Posted in thread: Remington 700 XHR 300 WM on 09-20-2011 at 07:57 PM
What are you hunting and at what distances?Right now, I'm just hunting deer, mostly 500 yards
and in.The plan is to move out west, where I'll be after larger Elks and such critters, at 600
yards or be...
Posted in thread: Remington 700 XHR 300 WM on 09-17-2011 at 07:39 PM
Yes, this will be a hunting rifle. Probably only go through a box or two a year.I was also
considering using a "shooting stick" instead of having a bipod attached all the time.I've never
used one of t...
Posted in thread: Remington 700 XHR 300 WM on 09-16-2011 at 06:37 PM
I have recently purchased a Remington 700 XHR 300WM rifle.I haven't had an opportunity to shoot
it yet, and was looking for some advice on ammo and accessories. I have a pretty good Nikon
3x18 scope, ...
Posted in thread: Considering a first 1911 on 04-22-2010 at 06:01 PM
I really like my Colt 1991 model.Not sure what they go for these days, but it's one of the
finest weapons I've used!
Posted in thread: Savage 111 300 win mag on 02-03-2010 at 05:25 PM
Just an update:At our local Gander Mountain, they wanted $499 for the rifle with scope, and
they tell me they would have to have $549 for one without a scope.What????
Posted in thread: Savage 111 300 win mag on 02-02-2010 at 11:09 PM
If it is a package deal with the scope from Savage just buy the gun and get a decent scope for
it. The scopes that come with the package deals are bottom of the line scopes for the most
part,and will ...