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Posted in thread: Looking at .204 Ruger on 02-21-2014 at 12:18 PM
That old weaver, depending on the model could be better then a new scope. If it is made in El
Paso, don't take it off. If you feel the need to, let me know. I have a classic rifle that has
Posted in thread: Looking at .204 Ruger on 02-19-2014 at 12:55 PM
the 257 Roberts is a fine cartridge. i regret ever selling mine years ago.maybe one day i'll
get another and it won't ever be sold or traded!Unfortunately I came upon the rifle I have as a
result of m...
Posted in thread: Looking at .204 Ruger on 02-18-2014 at 02:28 PM
The .204 is an excellent varmint round;BUTIt really won't do anything that a .223 won't do, and
.223 ammo/components are much more readily available, offer a larger selection, and are usually
Posted in thread: Looking at .204 Ruger on 02-13-2014 at 09:00 PM
i really like shooting my 204 Ruger. noise is a bit loud though! but next to no recoil at all.
reloading can be a challenge because of the small diameter bullets.For shooting coyotes and
Posted in thread: Looking at .204 Ruger on 02-09-2014 at 01:32 AM
in my area, i have no problems finding ammo. Walmart, two pawn shops and my LGS carry it. about
$20-25 a box of 20 is the usual price. but i don't have that concern as i reload for mine. i
have quite ...
Posted in thread: Looking at .204 Ruger on 02-08-2014 at 10:22 PM
for coyote hunting where you would not be making lots of shots, the shorter and lighter rifle
would be probably more suited to your needs. it would be plenty capable at the distances you
listed with a...
Posted in thread: Looking at .204 Ruger on 02-08-2014 at 09:27 PM
I would`nt even think of it, if you do good luck finding ammo for it & if you do the price will
scare you to death. I would reconsider unless you reload a lot !................This is not a
Posted in thread: Looking at .204 Ruger on 02-08-2014 at 02:43 PM
I've read that this is a good caliber for predators (fox/yotes) at 250 yds and in, with little
recoil and can be loaded to minimize pelt damage. I see a number of rifles out there with
varying barrel ...
Posted in thread: To Crimp or not? on 03-18-2013 at 10:27 PM
First of all do a search on the reloading forum. All kinds of questions answered there.I do not
crimp for my bolt rifles. 30-06, .303, and .243. So I ignore the crimp groove and watch the
Posted in thread: To Crimp or not? on 03-17-2013 at 10:22 PM
I am just getting started in reloading. I have a Remington model 722 in .257 Roberts. The
factory bullets I have (Remington Core Lokt), have a crimping groove. A year ago I had planned
to get started ...