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Forum: Reloading
03-01-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,258
Posted By Vapodog

18 grains H-4198 behind a Hornady 60 grain bullet...

18 grains H-4198 behind a Hornady 60 grain bullet shouls work great for you It's close to 2,800 FPS

I used that bullet in a M-92 Winchester in .25-20 WCF and it works great
Forum: Guns
10-25-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,051
Posted By Vapodog

IMO barrel break in is a joke. 1. fit, chamber,...

IMO barrel break in is a joke.
1. fit, chamber, crown, engrave the barrel, get it blued and sight it in and go hunting.

2. Take your time sighting it in as it may require several different loads...
Forum: Guns
10-22-2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,063
Posted By Vapodog

Real simple: a Browning 20 Ga over'under...

Real simple:
a Browning 20 Ga over'under ultralight (for defense, small game, and upland game)
A 6mm Remington (or .243) in either a Rem 700 or M-70 Winchester (varmints and smaller big game)
An...
Forum: Guns
07-18-2018, 12:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,045
Posted By Vapodog

You can't beat the old .30-06.....ammo is...

You can't beat the old .30-06.....ammo is available worldwide and it's performance on non-dangerous game is as good as it needs to be.

Further, there is a wide assortment of ammo out there.....
Forum: Guns
11-29-2017, 04:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,469
Posted By Vapodog

If you can afford the hunt, then you can afford a...

If you can afford the hunt, then you can afford a gun worthy of the game. While one can kill a moose with a .223 Remington, it's not what I'd choose.....IMO the old .30-06 is a minimum unless you can...
Forum: Guns
12-11-2016, 01:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,900
Posted By Vapodog

Very well said

Very well said
Forum: Guns
12-07-2016, 12:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,894
Posted By Vapodog

I continually hear a lot of things about Ruger...

I continually hear a lot of things about Ruger service......but if the product is so good......why are so many folks using it?.....


I've used the service department from Savage and Ruger far...
Forum: Guns
12-03-2016, 07:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,067
Posted By Vapodog

I see the Savagistos are out in...

I see the Savagistos are out in force.....probably none of which understand what feeding, ejecting, and extraction is.


I will agree about Savage accuracy.....even my M-99 was quite accurate for...
Forum: Guns
12-03-2016, 06:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,894
Posted By Vapodog

a 3" group fits the standard for Ruger...

a 3" group fits the standard for Ruger firearms.....you're up the proverbial river.....
Forum: Guns
11-30-2016, 07:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,067
Posted By Vapodog

Savage is among the worst buy in a rifle you...

Savage is among the worst buy in a rifle you could make.....find a decent used Remington 700 ADL on gunbroker....you'll not regret it!
Forum: Guns
11-30-2016, 07:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,435
Posted By Vapodog

The best way to stop a charging bear is to take...

The best way to stop a charging bear is to take away his credit card.......other than that a shotgun is far far far better than a handgun as extremely few folks can actually handle a powerful...
Forum: Guns
11-30-2016, 07:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,912
Posted By Vapodog

Yup.....someone here knows his stuff.

Yup.....someone here knows his stuff.
Forum: Guns
11-30-2016, 07:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,900
Posted By Vapodog

If you truly need more than a .30-06, then you...

If you truly need more than a .30-06, then you truly need to move up.....(way up) in caliber. to the .375 H&H....everything in between is just that.....in between!
Forum: Guns
09-19-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,136
Posted By Vapodog

Yup....good choice.....at least there's one guy...

Yup....good choice.....at least there's one guy here that don't have the "AI" optalrectalesisd!
Forum: Guns
09-19-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 44,559
Posted By Vapodog

lets just cut to the quick.....you want a 45-70...

lets just cut to the quick.....you want a 45-70 don't you.....so get one and get on with it.
Forum: Guns
12-04-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,320
Posted By Vapodog

I'll fully agree with the accuracy...

I'll fully agree with the accuracy claims.....Savage makes accurate rifles....

I owned several and had serious feeding issues, serious trigger issues...( that has been solved by the accutrigger)...
Forum: Guns
08-05-2013, 04:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,828
Posted By Vapodog

Don't!.......

Don't!.......
Forum: Guns
08-05-2013, 04:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 20,266
Posted By Vapodog

I can find no good reason the send hard earned...

I can find no good reason the send hard earned cash to the Weatherbys!
Forum: Guns
01-17-2013, 04:21 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,797
Posted By Vapodog

There is more BS about this topic than one can...

There is more BS about this topic than one can imagine.....and I'm one that has actually successfully used a .222 for deer.

Simply put.....it's not what I want when I go to the mountains hunting...
Forum: Guns
08-27-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,571
Posted By Vapodog

Bad idea.....Savage does not make functional...

Bad idea.....Savage does not make functional rifles.....just another word for junk
Forum: Guns
05-13-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,319
Posted By Vapodog

The dish shaped cut to the receiver ring ( I...

The dish shaped cut to the receiver ring ( I referred to as scalloped) was to facilitate top feeding from stripper clips....it's not necessary for hand feeding rounds to the magazine.....and that...
Forum: Guns
05-10-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,319
Posted By Vapodog

You have a very fine action....made by FN of...

You have a very fine action....made by FN of Belgium for contract to Columbia.....and it hasn't been scalloped when rebarreled to .30-06 as so many Columbians were...

It's a fine M-98 Mauser to be...
Forum: Guns
05-09-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,979
Posted By Vapodog

Savage rifles Just plain suck

Savage rifles
Just plain suck
Forum: Guns
05-01-2012, 09:54 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,358
Posted By Vapodog

Lets say your going on a moose hunt. What...

Lets say your going on a moose hunt. What caliber rifle would you take? and why?
Easy one.....a .35 Whelen....because it's big enough and mine is exceedingly accurate and terribly reliable.
Forum: Guns
04-24-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,085
Posted By Vapodog

I completely disagree.....the 1 in 12" will...

I completely disagree.....the 1 in 12" will handle 60s nicely....

I'd suggest that some of the SX from Hornady and blitz from Sierra and possibly other thin jacketed bullets may come apart on...
Forum: Guns
04-24-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 723
Posted By Vapodog

The Rem 721 is one fine gun and you did good by...

The Rem 721 is one fine gun and you did good by upgrading the stock.

Mine is a .300 H&H with a new wood stock.....it's a fine shooter as well....
Forum: Guns
04-17-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 32,742
Posted By Vapodog

Maybe you should start a thread on hunting cape...

Maybe you should start a thread on hunting cape buffalo with a .243 then.....you know...just in case....:D
Forum: Guns
04-11-2012, 04:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 668
Posted By Vapodog

He posted on other forums as well and has ceased...

He posted on other forums as well and has ceased all posting on all forums that I know of.....

Your guess is as good as mine!
Forum: Guns
04-11-2012, 04:26 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 32,742
Posted By Vapodog

I'm wondering why folks insist on posting on a...

I'm wondering why folks insist on posting on a six year old thread.....

I suspect the hunt is history by now!
Forum: Guns
03-29-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,204
Posted By Vapodog

precisely!

precisely!
Forum: Guns
03-29-2012, 06:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,204
Posted By Vapodog

Maybe if you're a pheasant! It's pretty...

Maybe if you're a pheasant!

It's pretty clear to me that you've never hunted elk!!!!!
Forum: Guns
03-27-2012, 11:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,204
Posted By Vapodog

Use a real gun....you have one...just use it!

Use a real gun....you have one...just use it!
Forum: Guns
03-27-2012, 11:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,370
Posted By Vapodog

Wait until he's old enough!

Wait until he's old enough!
Forum: Guns
03-27-2012, 11:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 753
Posted By Vapodog

Rugers suck.....get something else.

Rugers suck.....get something else.
Forum: Guns
03-21-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,394
Posted By Vapodog

I'd sure be looking for more than a 357 for deer...

I'd sure be looking for more than a 357 for deer hunting....It might work from a rifle barrel but there's far better choices out there!
Forum: Guns
03-21-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,868
Posted By Vapodog

I'd be shopping used guns before I'd buy a...

I'd be shopping used guns before I'd buy a Savage.....most used M-70 and M-700 rifles are better values than any Savage
Forum: Guns
03-21-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,436
Posted By Vapodog

I'd be using my 35 whelen or my 9.3 X 62....

I'd be using my 35 whelen or my 9.3 X 62....
Forum: Guns
02-29-2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 34,811
Posted By Vapodog

Does anyone really believe this?????

Does anyone really believe this?????
Forum: Guns
02-16-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,208
Posted By Vapodog

Is the new barrel free floating?

Is the new barrel free floating?
Forum: Guns
01-25-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,500
Posted By Vapodog

While the 280 is a great round, it's not...

While the 280 is a great round, it's not materially better than a 30-06 and this gun in a 30-06 is a lot less costly than the quoted price.....

Frankly, I'd pass on this offer and do so quickly...
Forum: Guns
01-17-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,541
Posted By Vapodog

Would it have been different if she was a...

Would it have been different if she was a Presbyterian?
Forum: Guns
01-04-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 14,232
Posted By Vapodog

The real difference is in waterfowl hunting and...

The real difference is in waterfowl hunting and the need to use a plug.

With the side by side you don't need a plug for either the right or left barrel but when using an over under you don't need...
Forum: Guns
01-04-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,769
Posted By Vapodog

Yup....You didn't say it was a smooth bore.....I...

Yup....You didn't say it was a smooth bore.....I should have known.....The stevens crackshot was also made in small numbers as a smoothbore as well....
Forum: Guns
01-04-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,769
Posted By Vapodog

If one can find an old rimfire rifle with a...

If one can find an old rimfire rifle with a smoothbore (yes....they were made) the #12 shot will provide a better performance than anyone has listed here. They Are fine to killing small critters...
Forum: Guns
12-19-2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,410
Posted By Vapodog

257 Roberts/6.5x55 Swede/7x57 Mauser I have...

257 Roberts/6.5x55 Swede/7x57 Mauser
I have one of each and like them all.....all are great hunting rounds but all have the same drawbacks.....all must be reloaded to create their potential and all...
Forum: Guns
12-16-2011, 07:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,556
Posted By Vapodog

There are a number of ways to have fun with a...

There are a number of ways to have fun with a semi auto handgun....I have a "wrooger" and it's OK but wouldn't necessarily recommend it because it's the only semi auto I've owned......I prefer...
Forum: Guns
12-15-2011, 04:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,249
Posted By Vapodog

so tell us.....what did you get?

so tell us.....what did you get?
Forum: Guns
12-15-2011, 04:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 739
Posted By Vapodog

This is a good reason to pattern your...

This is a good reason to pattern your shotgun.....you then know what your doing.
Forum: Guns
12-15-2011, 04:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,282
Posted By Vapodog

Bullspit.....THEY have to remember it's Christmas...

Bullspit.....THEY have to remember it's Christmas time!!!!!

You was lied to....move on to a company with credibility!
Forum: Guns
12-08-2011, 11:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 681
Posted By Vapodog

Big Country

I don't see any posts from him....is he still around or has he "departed" in some manner?
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