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Forum: Guns
01-23-2006, 03:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,498
Posted By 340WBYMAG

RE: .325 WSM

I was also looking at this caliber, butrifle selection is limited to Winchester or Browningat this point, unless you go custom. I was thinking Savage or Tikka myself. I've decided to go with the 338...
Forum: Guns
01-23-2006, 03:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,830
Posted By 340WBYMAG

RE: Opinions on Weatherby Mark V rifle in .340

I used to have a Mark V Stainless Synthetic in 340 with a muzzlebreak. With the break it still kicked pretty good, I never shot it without the break. It was very accurate (1" groups) with Weatherby...
Forum: Guns
01-23-2006, 06:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,614
Posted By 340WBYMAG

RE: Sig Sauer Rifles

I own two Sig Sauer's, purchased used and they are absolutely gorgeous. Never hunted with either or even shot at the range for that matter, thought of selling them but for some reason I can never...
01-11-2006, 10:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 15,391
Posted By 340WBYMAG

RE: What's the best all-weather rifle?

You may want to post this in the Guns Forum, it will probably get more responses.

I agree, go synthetic stainless or laminated stainless. Right now your best deals are on a Tikka T3 Lite or a...
Forum: Guns
12-13-2005, 11:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 867
Posted By 340WBYMAG

RE: Advice on Scope for Tikka 338 ?

I put a Leupold Var X II 3-9x40 on my Tikka 695 Deluxe in 338 Win Mag. I bought the rifle in 1998 and its still as accurate today as when I first put the scope on it.

Can save a few bucks...
Forum: Guns
12-13-2005, 11:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,520
Posted By 340WBYMAG

Tikka T3 Lite or Savage 116FCSS

Looking for opinions? The caliber is 300 Win Mag, looking at buying either the Tikka T3 Lite or Savage Weather Warrior 116FCSS. Both are Stainless Synthetic and have detachable mags. The Savage has...
Forum: Guns
12-07-2005, 04:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By 340WBYMAG

RE: Little help on a Tikka 695 Delux ..

I have the duplicate rifle, its an excellent gun, very accurate and has the better stock. Go for it

340
Forum: Guns
11-18-2005, 12:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 21,568
Posted By 340WBYMAG

RE: Browning BAR .300 Win. Mag. with BOSS

Glad to hear things worked out. You gotta love a good deal!

cheers
340
Forum: Guns
11-15-2005, 01:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 21,568
Posted By 340WBYMAG

RE: Browning BAR .300 Win. Mag. with BOSS

Thanks Stubbs, I should have clarified things a little better.

340
Forum: Guns
11-15-2005, 05:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 21,568
Posted By 340WBYMAG

RE: Browning BAR .300 Win. Mag. with BOSS

Stubbs is right and has offered honest advice.

I have the Bar Safari with Boss in 300 Win Mag, hated the muzzlebreak and put on the CR version, never had either come loose but I probably didn't...
Forum: Guns
11-07-2005, 12:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,828
Posted By 340WBYMAG

RE: WSM

So are we betting the new 325 WSM is here to stay or will it have the same success as the 7mm? I'm in the market for a new rifle and strongly considering the 325, before I was sold on buying a 300...
Forum: Guns
11-07-2005, 05:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,073
Posted By 340WBYMAG

Brand New Savage 116 FCSS - Impressive!

A friend picked up his new Savage 116 FCSS (Accutrigger and detachable clip stainless synthetic) in 300 Win Mag. Sighted it in at the range yesterday. He is a very novice shooter andwe were in a...
Forum: Guns
10-25-2005, 04:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,891
Posted By 340WBYMAG

RE: 325. WSM

In making your rifle choice, you may want to take a look at Barrel length, there seems to be no consistancy, Browning is 23", Winchester 24", Savage 24" and Tikka 24 and 3/8".

I'm not an expert...
Forum: Guns
10-24-2005, 01:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,891
Posted By 340WBYMAG

RE: 325. WSM

Pick up RifleShooter Magazine, it just did an article on the 325 WSM that's an interesting read. Basically its a mid-range cartridge between any 30and the 338 caliber. I don't know if I agree 100%...
Forum: Guns
10-24-2005, 01:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,482
Posted By 340WBYMAG

RE: 270 wsm

A buddy of mine just took a Canadian Bull Moose with his Tikka T3 stainless in 270 WSM (2 shots and it was down). He bought the rifle because he had surgery earlier in September and wanted to avoid...
Forum: Guns
02-16-2005, 07:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,017
Posted By 340WBYMAG

RE: 340 Weatherby, any opinions?

For big game, Moose and Elk, it's awesome! Providing you can shoot it comfortably and accurately.

The ammo is very expensive and sometimes hard to find. Till just recently, I had a 340 Stainless...
Forum: Guns
02-14-2005, 05:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 36,018
Posted By 340WBYMAG

RE: New or Old Browning Bar? What's better?

Thanks everyone for your posts.

You guys were right on the ball. I was interested in the old Bar because of assembly quality and accuracy, the saying 'they don't build them like they used to" is...
Forum: Guns
02-10-2005, 10:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 36,018
Posted By 340WBYMAG

RE: New or Old Browning Bar? What's better?

To be honest, I have no idea. Just know its the older version, made in Belgium, either a Bar or maybe Bar I (if that exists), with no bolt release.

My main concern is workmanship and accuracy.
Forum: Guns
02-10-2005, 04:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 36,018
Posted By 340WBYMAG

New or Old Browning Bar? What's better?

Buying a Browning Bar in 308 Win, but also came across a used older version. The dealer indicated he originally sold the rifle and knew the owner, the used bar is in awesome shape.

Obvious...
Forum: Guns
01-19-2005, 01:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,588
Posted By 340WBYMAG

RE: I've bought my last cleaning solvent

I've been using it since the fall. It works awesome! I believe its made by MPro-7 for Hoppe's.

I've found it gets stuff out that other cleaners couldn't. Somehow it get under or into the...
Forum: Guns
11-22-2004, 05:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 797
Posted By 340WBYMAG

RE: scpoe mount screw broke off in receiver

I had it happen while shooting at a doe last season, the screws pulled out of the threads on a Winchester 1300 slug gun. Scope and mounts came clear off with the screws still in their base holes. All...
Forum: Guns
11-22-2004, 05:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By 340WBYMAG

RE: I hate boresighters

BC is right on the money, all they do is get you on paper and recheck zeros providing you know the original offset.

What drove me crazy and forced me to buy one was when the shop who mounted the...
Forum: Guns
11-12-2004, 06:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 920
Posted By 340WBYMAG

RE: sorry, i'm a beginner..

You have come to the right place. The members here are great and there is no such thing as a dumb question. I found the search tool here awesome for going back and doing research also

340,
11-12-2004, 06:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 544
Posted By 340WBYMAG

RE: Scope questions

Your comparing older and new models. The Vari X III became the VX II and the Vari X II became the VX I. Light transmission with all Leupolds is excellent, the difference is features and coatings....
11-11-2004, 05:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 599
Posted By 340WBYMAG

RE: Hoppes Elite Questions!

Been using the Elite products, they work really well. I prefer the Bore Gel (little easier to use) and the Gun Oil. Once I get clean and dry patches, I use the gun oil and leave it in, no dry patch...
Forum: Guns
11-06-2004, 08:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,096
Posted By 340WBYMAG

RE: Copper fouling

the guys are right, the Barnes and Sweets works best. I found I could remove even more copper fouling following up with Hoppes Elite products. It gets more carbon out to expose more copper. Works...
Forum: Guns
11-01-2004, 05:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,350
Posted By 340WBYMAG

RE: Sako 308 Warbird Owners? RedAllison need your help?

Thanks for the info. Let you know what happens, the 340 has to go first.

340,
Forum: Guns
10-31-2004, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,350
Posted By 340WBYMAG

RE: Sako 308 Warbird Owners? RedAllison need your help?

Thanks Stubblejumper, I remember you mentioning that earlier this year, was wondering if the cause was isolated to a particular year of production. I know RedAllison has had his for a very long time....
Forum: Guns
10-29-2004, 06:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,350
Posted By 340WBYMAG

Sako 308 Warbird Owners? RedAllison need your help?

Looking for some information.

How has the Sako TRG-S held up to the 308 Lazzeroni Warbird for accuracy and structural condition? From the net I've read posts about problems with the stock...
Forum: Guns
09-13-2004, 05:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,194
Posted By 340WBYMAG

RE: Cleaning tips

IR665, that's pretty impressive and extensive. I follow a similar system, except I bore paste and polish only once per year and use Butch's instead of shooters choice (ran out and couldn't find new...
Forum: Guns
08-24-2004, 06:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,285
Posted By 340WBYMAG

RE: Sako 75 Stainless Synthetic

Its funny you say that Oldelkhunter,

They have chambered for it this year but most guys at the range, including myself are not fans of the WSM's. Guess we're a little conservative, personally I...
Forum: Guns
08-23-2004, 05:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,285
Posted By 340WBYMAG

RE: Sako 75 Stainless Synthetic

I have a Sako 75 stainless/synthetic in 300 wby with a Zeiss Conquest 3.5-10 scope.

Bore sighted in the store and resighted at home, shooting remington safari factory ammo, first shot out of the...
Forum: Other Areas
08-10-2004, 05:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 747
Posted By 340WBYMAG

RE: Who got drws for what??

Our group applied single this year and drew a cow tag for 15a. Also picked up my second deer tag yesterday, so I'm good to go for 15a and 43b.

Going to be a great fall.

340,
Forum: Guns
06-24-2004, 09:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 679
Posted By 340WBYMAG

RE: Bought new Leupold!

Congrats!

I had the 3.5x10-40 with the B&C reticle on order when I got a sweet deal on a Zeiss Conquest that I couldn't pass up.

Let us know how you like it and its long range accuracy...
Forum: Guns
05-21-2004, 08:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By 340WBYMAG

RE: GUN REGISTRY SCRAPPED BY CANADA LIBERALS

What a load of crap? Just bought two long guns last week, won't see that $50 again.

It is good to see their going to do something constructive by dealing with the real issue... Criminals!...
Forum: Guns
05-14-2004, 06:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,116
Posted By 340WBYMAG

RE: Rifle Cabinet/Safe - Opinions on Fire Protection?

Thanks for the advice Ruger, you guys in the States have access to a lot more stuff then us up here in Canada. Its also a lot easier for you guys to get stuff around your nation. We are pretty...
Forum: Guns
05-10-2004, 05:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,116
Posted By 340WBYMAG

RE: Rifle Cabinet/Safe - Opinions on Fire Protection?

Goodguy,

Nice setup, the Hunter's are excellent value, canadian and my original choice (trying to support local manufacturers and shops), but after doing some research it looked like the...
Forum: Guns
05-07-2004, 05:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,116
Posted By 340WBYMAG

RE: Rifle Cabinet/Safe - Opinions on Fire Protection?

Thanks for all the advice guys, will check out Canon, Champion and Liberty.

So far I've looked at Browning Bridger, Stack-on and Hunter (Canadian Company). Pricing ranging from $1000 to $1500...
Forum: Guns
05-06-2004, 01:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,116
Posted By 340WBYMAG

Rifle Cabinet/Safe - Opinions on Fire Protection?

Purchasing a gun safe and was wondering if paying the extra money for fireproofing is worth it? This would be a proper safe with multiple steel locking bolts and not a simple Homak steel cabinet.
...
Forum: Guns
04-30-2004, 05:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,450
Posted By 340WBYMAG

RE: New Scope? Leupold or Burris

Went by the retailer on Wednesday and finally got a chance to see the Zeiss Conquest. Looked at the 3.5-10x44 and 4.5-14x44. Compared it to the Leupold and Weaver Grand Slam. I was sold and picked up...
04-28-2004, 05:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 997
Posted By 340WBYMAG

RE: TRG 22 in .308Win

If the TRG 22 is the a Sako, I currently own the Tikka version of it (wood stock), also in 308. If you can afford the TRG, buy it you won't be disappointed. I love my rifle, absolute pleasure to...
Forum: Guns
04-27-2004, 07:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,450
Posted By 340WBYMAG

RE: New Scope? Leupold or Burris

Anyone favor a 30mm tube over a 1" tube. Was looking at a Leupold Euro Vari-X III today and it was quite impressive,

Any thoughts?
Forum: Guns
04-27-2004, 07:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 22,671
Posted By 340WBYMAG

RE: Sako vs. Weatherby vs. Browning

All of the three listed are very good rifles and will certainly do the job. Not knowing how you'll hunt or your needs it sounds like you're taking some longer shots from a blind or stand across open...
Forum: Guns
04-27-2004, 05:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,450
Posted By 340WBYMAG

RE: New Scope? Leupold or Burris

Thanks everyone, I'm putting it on a new Sako 75 SS in 300 Wby, downsizing a bit.

Looks like I'll continue to sit on the Leupold?
Forum: Guns
04-26-2004, 03:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,450
Posted By 340WBYMAG

New Scope? Leupold or Burris

I'm having second thoughts...........

I recently ordered a Leupold VX-III 3.5-10x40 with the Boone and Crocket Reticle but it looks like it will be a while before their available in Canada. My...
Forum: Guns
04-13-2004, 02:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 973
Posted By 340WBYMAG

RE: 3 position safety

Sako Model 75 and the Sauer 90 have something similar, safety is on or off with a button to press down to release the bolt when the in the safety on position.

Pretty slick,

340
04-08-2004, 05:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,566
Posted By 340WBYMAG

RE: I Am Outraged !#%^@&

I hear your issues and agree 100%, there are bear problems in Northern Ontario and the politicians don't want to deal with it. But you missed a very good way to show their ignorance............ keep...
03-31-2004, 05:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,351
Posted By 340WBYMAG

RE: Ontario moose hunt

Another thing to keep in mind if you rifle hunt, is depending on the area or wmu in North West Ontario and the date of the opening, black bear and deer season may be open. Give's you some other...
Forum: Other Areas
03-30-2004, 05:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 487
Posted By 340WBYMAG

RE: Where to benchrest shoot a rifle? (Ontario)

Oshawa Skeet and Gun Club has upto a 300 yard rifle range. Its located north of Oshawa.

Try surfing the net or give Gagnon Sports a call as they are affiliated with the range.

Another is...
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