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08-22-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,462
Posted By New York Hunter

Thanks guys! NYH.

Thanks guys!

NYH.
08-21-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,462
Posted By New York Hunter

IIRC, the Federal Fusion bullets are fused or...

IIRC, the Federal Fusion bullets are fused or bonded, not sure which or if there's a difference. I figured they'd be a step above the regular Core-Lokt, Power Point and/or Power Shok type bullets. ...
08-21-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,462
Posted By New York Hunter

I plan on getting into hand loading. However, I...

I plan on getting into hand loading. However, I have a few other things to take care of first. So for now it's factory ammo.

NYH1.
08-21-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,462
Posted By New York Hunter

Bullet type?

We're looking for a bullet type that will work well on whitetail deer, black bear and wild boar. A bullet that will work good for hunting all three species. We don't want to have to re-zero our...
12-17-2017, 10:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,057
Posted By New York Hunter

Any of these in a rifle you like will work great....

Any of these in a rifle you like will work great.


I've had problems with Hornady's Leverevolution ammo in two 30-30's and a 35 Rem. Other's say it works great. You might want to try it in your...
Forum: Guns
12-11-2017, 07:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,471
Posted By New York Hunter

Went with the Savage Mark II BV. NYH1.

Went with the Savage Mark II BV.


NYH1.
Forum: Guns
12-04-2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,471
Posted By New York Hunter

Thanks Nome. NYH1.

Thanks Nome.


NYH1.
Forum: Guns
12-03-2017, 06:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 21,644
Posted By New York Hunter

Forgot to mention. Building AR's is a lot of fun...

Forgot to mention. Building AR's is a lot of fun and a great way to build them exactly how you want them to be. We've built a bunch.


I would recommend buying a complete rifle/carbine as your...
Forum: Guns
12-03-2017, 06:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 21,644
Posted By New York Hunter

The Colt Trooper...

The Colt Trooper (https://www.colt.com/Catalog/Rifles/Colt-Trooper-Patrol-Carbine) is close to the Ruger model you posted. It has a 16.1" barrel, M-LOK rail w/free float barrel. All the Mil-Spec's...
Forum: Guns
12-03-2017, 05:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 21,644
Posted By New York Hunter

I don't know a whole lot about Ruger AR's other...

I don't know a whole lot about Ruger AR's other then they're usually considered a entry level AR.


The AR market is over saturated right now. There are a lot of good deals to be had out...
Forum: Guns
12-03-2017, 05:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,471
Posted By New York Hunter

Yeah, I looked on CZ's web site. Nobody has any...

Yeah, I looked on CZ's web site. Nobody has any around me though.


Thanks, NYH1.
Forum: Guns
12-03-2017, 09:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,471
Posted By New York Hunter

I probably should of looked at more of these in...

I probably should of looked at more of these in the first place. I noticed the Savage Mark II BV (https://www.savagearms.com/firearms/model/MARKIIBV) is kind of what I'm looking for too. Which is a...
Forum: Guns
12-03-2017, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,471
Posted By New York Hunter

Would the Ruger American Target...

Would the Ruger American Target (http://ruger.com/products/americanRimfireTarget/models.html) be a better way to go because of the stock?


Thanks, NYH.
Forum: Guns
12-02-2017, 09:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,471
Posted By New York Hunter

Thanks Nome. NYH.

Thanks Nome.


NYH.
Forum: Guns
12-02-2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,471
Posted By New York Hunter

Marlin XT-22VR

My wife keeps asking me what I want for Christmas. I'm really not sure. However, since losing my Ruger 10-22 Deluxe to my 16 yo son, I could probably use a good 22 lr.


So what's the general...
12-01-2017, 10:04 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,888
Posted By New York Hunter

The first slug gun I ever had with a rifled...

The first slug gun I ever had with a rifled barrel was a 870 12 ga. I used a side saddle scope mount with a one power scope. That thing was a shooter, it's shot 2-3" groups with Lightfields.

I...
12-01-2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,888
Posted By New York Hunter

Remington 1100/1187 were the most popular deer...

Remington 1100/1187 were the most popular deer hunting guns in my area before every county but mine were allowed to use rifles a few years back. Followed by the old Ithaca M37's (not to many of them...
11-29-2017, 04:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,888
Posted By New York Hunter

How do you hold your 1187's on the bench when...

How do you hold your 1187's on the bench when sighting them in?


NYH1.
11-29-2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,888
Posted By New York Hunter

I set the guns in the sand bags on the bench. I...

I set the guns in the sand bags on the bench. I pull the gun back into my shoulder while pulling the forearm down onto the front sand bag. Not overly pulling it back or down but enough to keep it...
11-29-2017, 10:38 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,888
Posted By New York Hunter

This doesn't address his question at all.[/QUOTE]...

This doesn't address his question at all.[/QUOTE]
I appreciate everyone's input and advise. My biggest problem was as usual I was busy getting ready for winter (plow trucks, staking driveways ect.)...
11-29-2017, 10:24 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,888
Posted By New York Hunter

If I don't hold the front down it lifts off the...

If I don't hold the front down it lifts off the sand bags and my groups string up and down horribly. Instead of having big round groups I get big oval groups. But I'll try this again.


I have...
11-28-2017, 02:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,888
Posted By New York Hunter

I only use 2 3/4" slugs. NYH1.

I only use 2 3/4" slugs.


NYH1.
11-28-2017, 02:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,888
Posted By New York Hunter

No glasses. I do have slight astigmatism that I...

No glasses. I do have slight astigmatism that I never knew I had until I started using Aimpoints on M4's. It's not a big enough deal to make much of a difference. I'm really good with those types...
11-28-2017, 01:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,888
Posted By New York Hunter

Yes, from a bench resting forearm and stock on...

Yes, from a bench resting forearm and stock on sand bags.



No. I pull the gun back into my shoulder and pull down on the forearm to keep the gun rested as solidly as possible.



The...
11-27-2017, 10:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,888
Posted By New York Hunter

No offense taken. Recoil doesn't bother me...

No offense taken. Recoil doesn't bother me within reason. I've been shooting slug guns my whole deer hunting life, 26 years. The only gun that ever bothered me was my friends 1187 3 1/2" turkey...
11-27-2017, 08:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,888
Posted By New York Hunter

Thanks, I've tried most of those. My results...

Thanks, I've tried most of those. My results with Lightfields is about the same, OK at 50, not so good at 100. Partition Gold, Accu-Tips, Hornady SST all over the place.


NYH1.
11-27-2017, 08:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,888
Posted By New York Hunter

No. Yes. I've also seen other guys...

No.



Yes. I've also seen other guys at the range with similar setups as me shoot pretty good groups as well.



No, they all seem to be bad. Then I'll get a good group. I'll shoot...
11-27-2017, 04:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,888
Posted By New York Hunter

The slug gun blues!

I live in the only slug gun county in my area. I'm surrounded by rifle counties. I prefer hunting with my rifles. However, there is some really good deer hunting in my county....including right...
09-30-2017, 08:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,075
Posted By New York Hunter

Your 7mm Rem. Mag. should work great for you. ...

Your 7mm Rem. Mag. should work great for you.


Good luck, NYH1.
11-16-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 915
Posted By New York Hunter

My price limit is $120/$130. I found the eTrex...

My price limit is $120/$130. I found the eTrex Venture HC for $130 with free shipping. According to Garman's web site, you can load maps into the eTrex Venture HC. I don't need the weather...
11-14-2011, 03:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 915
Posted By New York Hunter

Which one of these hand held GPS units is better??

I'm looking at these two Garmin GPS units, the eTrex 10 (https://buy.garmin.com/shop/shop.do?cID=144&pID=87768) and eTrex Venture HC (https://buy.garmin.com/shop/shop.do?cID=145&pID=8707). Which one...
11-07-2011, 10:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,948
Posted By New York Hunter

Tell us about your big game deer, hogs and black bear size game rifles/carbines?

What rifles/carbines do you use to hunt deer, hogs and black bear size game? Do you have one rifle/carbine for all your big game hunting? Do you use different rifles/carbines for different...
10-23-2011, 12:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,554
Posted By New York Hunter

I'm more of a shooter then a hunter, but I do...

I'm more of a shooter then a hunter, but I do hunt and like it. I've only shot four deer. One at around 7:20 am, one around 2:00 pm and the other two at dusk. I've been working 2nd shift for the...
Forum: Guns
10-21-2011, 11:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,522
Posted By New York Hunter

I have both a 280 Rem. and 30-06 Spr. and like...

I have both a 280 Rem. and 30-06 Spr. and like them both. My 280 Rem. is a Remington 700 Classic with an older Redfield Tracker 3-9x40mm Scope. My 30-06 Spr. is a Remington 7600 Carbine with a...
10-09-2011, 12:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,676
Posted By New York Hunter

I bought a box of Federal Fusion 165 gr. ammo. ...

I bought a box of Federal Fusion 165 gr. ammo. They shoot the best of the three I've tried so far. I'm shooting concistant 1 1/2" three shot groups. Five shot groups were still under 2". I'd...
10-09-2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,740
Posted By New York Hunter

Hornady 55 gr. soft points for a 223 Rem.??

I have a Remington model 700 BDL 223 Rem. My parents bought it "new" for me when I was 15 (1989). It has a 24" barrel with 1 in 12 twist. I have a Leupold two piece base with mediun rings that have...
09-28-2011, 01:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,676
Posted By New York Hunter

What factory ammo do you use in your 30-06 Spr. Carbines??

My son (10) and I took my new Remington 7600 Carbine (18.5" barrel) 30-06 Spr. with a Leupold VX-II 2-7x33mm Scope to the range yesterday to sight it in. I brought 2 boxes of ammo. Remington's 165...
Forum: Guns
09-24-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,558
Posted By New York Hunter

Remington 7600 scope mount issues??

Remington 7600 scope mount issues??
I finally got to take my new Remington 7600 Carbine 30-06 Spr. to the range to sight it in today. It shot great groups, bullet holes touching at 25 and 50 yards....
Forum: Guns
09-22-2011, 10:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 730
Posted By New York Hunter

Yeah I decided to go with a barrel band set up as...

Yeah I decided to go with a barrel band set up as the link says. I don't want to cause any extra wear on the action bars. I like the non barrel band look a lot better though.

NYH1!
Forum: Guns
09-19-2011, 09:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,452
Posted By New York Hunter

Not having a lot of ammo locally isn't that big...

Not having a lot of ammo locally isn't that big of a deal anymore. I order most of my ammo online so I can get pretty much anything I want. It's usually cheaper too!

My carry round for my G22...
Forum: Guns
09-19-2011, 09:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 778
Posted By New York Hunter

I have a Remington 700 Classic 280 Rem. It's my...

I have a Remington 700 Classic 280 Rem. It's my favorite rifle and favorite cartridge. I can get any of the Remington Core-Lokt ammo locally for it. I order most of my ammo online so I can get...
Forum: Guns
09-17-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 767
Posted By New York Hunter

Congrats on the new rifle. I like the 6mm too,...

Congrats on the new rifle. I like the 6mm too, my friend used to have a Ruger M77 6mm. Good rifle. I was in the market for a Leupold Scope when they came out with the VX-II line. The tech's at...
09-15-2011, 12:21 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,140
Posted By New York Hunter

I have three deer, hog and black bear...

I have three deer, hog and black bear rifles/carbines-

1- My main gun for 2 to 200 yard hunting, Remington 7600 carbine 30-06 Spr. with a Leupold VX-II 2-7x33mm Scope.

2- My open sight gun...
09-14-2011, 11:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 849
Posted By New York Hunter

All we have here in New Yorkistan is whitetail...

All we have here in New Yorkistan is whitetail deer.

NYH.
Forum: Guns
09-13-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 791
Posted By New York Hunter

Should I stick with the FP-10 then?

Should I stick with the FP-10 then?
Forum: Guns
09-13-2011, 04:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 791
Posted By New York Hunter

What kind of oil do you use?

I use FP-10 on my AR-15 (don't have anymore) and pistols, Glock's and SW1911 that see a lot of continuous shooting and Rem Oil on my hunting rifles and shotguns. A while back I started using the...
Forum: Guns
09-10-2011, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,680
Posted By New York Hunter

I had all the parts to put a barrel band setup on...

I had all the parts to put a barrel band setup on it so I put it on yesterday. It's not the barrel band that go's all the way around the barrel. It go's about 2/3 around the barrel leaving the top...
Forum: Guns
09-10-2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,267
Posted By New York Hunter

BOWHUNTERCOP is right. A well setup 20 ga. works...

BOWHUNTERCOP is right. A well setup 20 ga. works very well. They're usually smaller, lighter, have less recoil and can be just as accurate if not more so.

My 11-87 Sportsman Deer 12 ga. is a...
Forum: Guns
09-10-2011, 12:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,046
Posted By New York Hunter

That's why I went with the 7600 carbine. Didn't...

That's why I went with the 7600 carbine. Didn't want to take the chance on a Remington semi auto rifle. My 11-87's have been 100% rock solid. Heard to many bad things about their semi auto rifles...
Forum: Guns
09-09-2011, 11:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,267
Posted By New York Hunter

I hate using slug guns when I have a 280 Rem.,...

I hate using slug guns when I have a 280 Rem., 30-06 Spr. and 35 Rem. in the safe. That being said, here in New Yorkistan there are still counties that you can't use a rifle in. That's when I use...
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