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06-23-2017, 04:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,831
Posted By huffmanite

Couple of months ago, a fellow range member gave...

Couple of months ago, a fellow range member gave me a a well used Osprey 10-40x50 scope in its box.....telling me, it had some problems. But, Osprey had a good warranty and I could return it to be...
12-15-2016, 02:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,052
Posted By huffmanite

While I own four Weaver scopes, none are the...

While I own four Weaver scopes, none are the Kaspa scope. Weaver is a line of scopes I have a good regard for.

Have viewed thru a couple of Kaspa scopes in a local store....glass seemed OK to me...
Forum: Guns
01-28-2016, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,571
Posted By huffmanite

Academy Sports sells monarch ammo and it does...

Academy Sports sells monarch ammo and it does have PPU stamped on the brass and it is made in Serbia....so, it is Prvi Partizan, which in my humble opinion is decent ammo. I'd never describe it as...
Forum: Optics
01-24-2016, 04:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,802
Posted By huffmanite

Every once in awhile I check a website....think...

Every once in awhile I check a website....think its wholesale China Imports.

Lots of Chinese rifle scopes there, including the Leupold clones.
Forum: Gunsmithing
11-15-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,986
Posted By huffmanite

Own a couple of type 38 sporterized Arisaka...

Own a couple of type 38 sporterized Arisaka rifles, that have been rechambered to 257R, so they're a 6.5x257R. Accurate enough for hunting.

Gent came to our range one day to try out his...
Forum: Guns
08-02-2015, 03:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,551
Posted By huffmanite

LOL, if it were me, I'd buy the cheapest pair of...

LOL, if it were me, I'd buy the cheapest pair of flip flops/rubber sandals.....around a $1, and make a recoil pad out of it. I have around five rifles with such a recoil pad.

Recall first time...
Forum: Guns
02-20-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,873
Posted By huffmanite

Sad to say, I missed a wonderful opportunity to...

Sad to say, I missed a wonderful opportunity to buy a very nice condition one 5 or so months ago for around $300.

It was in a used rifle display case in one of the larger privately owned LGS in...
Forum: Guns
01-20-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,367
Posted By huffmanite

Own four of the Marlin X rifles: .223, 7mm-08,...

Own four of the Marlin X rifles: .223, 7mm-08, 308 and a 25-06 that I rebarreled to 7x57. Obviously, I like the X rifles. All of them have proven to be fairly accurate rifles. Has a decent trigger...
Forum: Guns
11-25-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 985
Posted By huffmanite

For me, I've been satisfied with Timneys or Bold...

For me, I've been satisfied with Timneys or Bold triggers I've installed in maybe 6 rifles. But, I prefer the Timney over the Bold. Gents I shoot with about every Sunday at range we're members seem...
11-22-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,333
Posted By huffmanite

In the last 5 years, guess I've bought well...

In the last 5 years, guess I've bought well over12 scopes from Natchez. Generally I buy close out specials, discontinued models and etc. Have found Natchez a good place to do business. No...
Forum: Reloading
10-29-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 958
Posted By huffmanite

Like trying a RCBS #2, the Lee shell holder is...

Like trying a RCBS #2, the Lee shell holder is their #3.

When ever I've encountered your problem with a rim I've often used my bench belt sander to deal with the problem.....a quick rotation of...
05-30-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 70,121
Posted By huffmanite

Thank you for your post on the various cold gun...

Thank you for your post on the various cold gun blues you tried. Well done!

You've confirmed what I've thought about Brownell's Oxpho Blue. Its a very decent cold blue, which I've used for some...
05-06-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,875
Posted By huffmanite

FWIW, a very very long time ago, hunted deer with...

FWIW, a very very long time ago, hunted deer with a peep sighted 1891 Argentine mauser. Did well with it when hunting deer with shots up to 150 yds. These days, when shooting paper, prefer scoped...
Forum: Gunsmithing
05-02-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,865
Posted By huffmanite

Late to post about what I did to improve the...

Late to post about what I did to improve the trigger pull on my Ruger Tang Safety 77, but I ended up with a pull well under 2 lbs by installing a Rifle Basix trigger sear for the tang safety for what...
Forum: Reloading
04-17-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,596
Posted By huffmanite

Yes, at least sort your cases by brand. Also,...

Yes, at least sort your cases by brand. Also, brand of primer can make a difference. Did an experiment once with my most accurate rifle, a rebarreled Ruger tang safety in 7x57 mauser. Curious...
04-05-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,347
Posted By huffmanite

Own three of the Marlin X rifles, 25-06, 7mm-08...

Own three of the Marlin X rifles, 25-06, 7mm-08 and a 308 heavy barrel. All shoot pretty decent when it comes to accuracy. Also own a couple of Stevens 200s and the Axis. Prefer the Marlin.
Forum: Guns
03-25-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,660
Posted By huffmanite

Fellow range member has owned a Marlin X7 .223...

Fellow range member has owned a Marlin X7 .223 for 4 or so months now. He's quite happy with the accuracy of it. I own several of the Marlin X7 rifles in other cartridges and they all shoot well. ...
Forum: Reloading
03-08-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,887
Posted By huffmanite

Viewed about 9 bullseyes shot by a fellow range...

Viewed about 9 bullseyes shot by a fellow range member with one of his more accurate rifles. He'd removed the threaded muzzle brake on the rifle and made a new end piece for the threaded end of the...
01-24-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,518
Posted By huffmanite

Have a 6-18x40 Simmons side focus Pro-Hunter on...

Have a 6-18x40 Simmons side focus Pro-Hunter on one of the 22s. Actually own several of these higher power variable Pro Hunter scopes and two are on center fire rifles. Recall about 3 months ago,...
Forum: Optics
01-01-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,596
Posted By huffmanite

One day I commented to one of our shooting clubs...

One day I commented to one of our shooting clubs long time board of directors about the Zeiss Conquests he seemed to have on most of his rifles. He proceeded to tell me the only brand scope he'd buy...
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