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Forum: Guns
04-19-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,099
Posted By dylan_b

ive been moonlighting at a gun shop for awhile...

ive been moonlighting at a gun shop for awhile now. about 4 days ago I ran up a skid of .223 Winchester "usa" brand 45 grain hollowpoints. how might a Canadian shop get a entire skid worth of .223...
Forum: Reloading
04-15-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 829
Posted By dylan_b

if its just 0.001 and you were using calipers, it...

if its just 0.001 and you were using calipers, it could have been you. a machinists old rule of thumb is only to trust calipers down to 0.005 and pull out the micrometer after that. modern calipers...
Forum: Guns
03-24-2013, 12:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,090
Posted By dylan_b

the barrel has been fully cleaned, you can tell...

the barrel has been fully cleaned, you can tell by the pictures alone. I wasn't able to get a clear picture from a bore scope but I know for sure the crown as surface fractures from seeing better...
Forum: Guns
03-22-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,090
Posted By dylan_b

when to recrown a barrel

this barrel is a factory Remington barrel that's had at least 2700 rounds but it is probably closer to 3200 or more. it was cleaned from the chamber to muzzle but im thinking maybe the jag was...
Forum: Guns
03-22-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,031
Posted By dylan_b

anyone who says a .308 cant take a certain game...

anyone who says a .308 cant take a certain game species probably doesn't how to place a shot (or wont admit to it), or just plainly hasn't used a 308 to take whichever species in question. I will...
Forum: Guns
02-08-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,384
Posted By dylan_b

if im just using factory ammo i usually opt for...

if im just using factory ammo i usually opt for the low to mid priced stuff. fusion right now is my go to brand with the exception of hornady for my enfields and 7.62x39s. i get good penetration with...
01-28-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 624
Posted By dylan_b

sorry to tell you this but there are certain guns...

sorry to tell you this but there are certain guns that the US dept of homeland security will not allow it to be exported. the scar 17 was offered in canada for several months till they shut down the...
Forum: Reloading
12-28-2012, 11:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,269
Posted By dylan_b

some pics so far. it was cold in the garage so i...

some pics so far. it was cold in the garage so i didnt take to many so far. mind the shaky camera work, promise some better detailed pics as they come up
Forum: Reloading
12-28-2012, 11:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,269
Posted By dylan_b

.30 cal sabots

i have noticed a apparent lack of information , especially un biased information, regarding the eabco sabot for reloading. most if not all information around them seems to stem from the remington...
Forum: Guns
12-16-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,672
Posted By dylan_b

its loosely related to the armsan family of...

its loosely related to the armsan family of firearms. armsan was a joint project between silah and khan shotguns. armsan makes the weatherby pa-459 and several others under various names including...
Forum: Guns
12-16-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,044
Posted By dylan_b

i have worked with a fair deal of 300 and 400...

i have worked with a fair deal of 300 and 400 series stainless. it doesnt require "better machine tools", only different cutting inserts. it work hardens quicker and chip/swarf formation doesnt occur...
Forum: Gunsmithing
12-06-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 547
Posted By dylan_b

you stated that the allen screws are tight but...

you stated that the allen screws are tight but not over tight, were they loose? did you remove the gas block?
Forum: Guns
12-04-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 421
Posted By dylan_b

the xcr is actually a stainless rifle with a...

the xcr is actually a stainless rifle with a coating applied over top. the point is that if stainless could already right some corrosion, applying a rust resistant coating over top would be even...
Forum: Gunsmithing
12-02-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,656
Posted By dylan_b

rifled barrels are at major diameter at the...

rifled barrels are at major diameter at the grooves, and under at the lands. smooth bores obviously only have one diameter through most of the bore unless its one of the modern "back bored" barrels....
Forum: Guns
11-29-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,531
Posted By dylan_b

to be fair 99% of the bullets on the market use...

to be fair 99% of the bullets on the market use hydraulic force to make the bullet expand and what is going to make a bullet more violently expand then straight water (ok high pressure hydraulic oil...
Forum: Reloading
11-20-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,239
Posted By dylan_b

my 243 has a 1-10 being a factory barrel. it does...

my 243 has a 1-10 being a factory barrel. it does NOT stabilize any of the 105+ grain vld style bullets but it does work extremely well with 80 grain pills. if your planning on using a 1-10 barrel...
Forum: Gunsmithing
11-20-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 801
Posted By dylan_b

what kind of screw is it? you can actually use...

what kind of screw is it? you can actually use good quality torx bits as broaches in robertsons, allen heads, phillips providing you recess the head slightly and of course stripped torx screws. if...
Forum: Reloading
11-12-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,522
Posted By dylan_b

vihtavouri n550 has been very accurate with all...

vihtavouri n550 has been very accurate with all bullets that ive put infront of it but it is not very powerfull from my rifle. blc-2 from my rifle has been very picky and only one load works, but...
Forum: Guns
11-11-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,347
Posted By dylan_b

with a shotgun, if i can put 5 slugs into a apple...

with a shotgun, if i can put 5 slugs into a apple sized at 25 yards offhand group im happy but i know my guns do better. with my carbines (30-30, 7.62x39's, 7.35 caracano, 6.8 spc) i like to stay sub...
Forum: Reloading
11-09-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,035
Posted By dylan_b

it has took a little while but i may have found...

it has took a little while but i may have found the answer. my buddy did no real testing for clean barrel vs dirty barrel. the loads were developed from a mostly copper free barrel and velocity was...
Forum: Guns
11-05-2012, 11:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 827
Posted By dylan_b

on a factory rifle, i like my old NEF huntsmen...

on a factory rifle, i like my old NEF huntsmen muzzleloaders stock. it looks like a boat paddle but guess what, i can hack at it with a hacket and it will still look like a boat paddle. all kidding...
Forum: Guns
11-05-2012, 11:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,005
Posted By dylan_b

dont forget the dan wesson rz-10. i had a chance...

dont forget the dan wesson rz-10. i had a chance to shoot one of the fist off the line and it put my fathers old delta to shame. dont get me wrong if it were legal to carry in canada id carry that...
11-05-2012, 11:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,452
Posted By dylan_b

if you are looking for a gold medal anshultz,...

if you are looking for a gold medal anshultz, feinwerkbau and grunig & elminger seem to take the cake time and time again.

if you are looking to win a cmp match or similar anshultz, walther,...
11-05-2012, 11:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,699
Posted By dylan_b

nikko at one time was made in ***an buy nikko's...

nikko at one time was made in ***an buy nikko's own factory and was supposed to be on par with mid priced scopes of the time. later they switched to the hakko plant, and then else where (probably...
Forum: Gunsmithing
11-05-2012, 10:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 773
Posted By dylan_b

walking groupes is sadly the nature of h&r...

walking groupes is sadly the nature of h&r rifles, and almost every other rifle that doesnt have a free floated barrel. aside from bedding the barrel (big undertaking for a less expensive rifle)...
10-14-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,348
Posted By dylan_b

you had made mention that it will be sitting on a...

you had made mention that it will be sitting on a semi target rifle. what are your plans for this? if you want tight groups or pshoot for small targets id maybe opt for something with some power. but...
Forum: Guns
10-14-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,777
Posted By dylan_b

it has already been mentioned in this thread but...

it has already been mentioned in this thread but id like to add that the extra small meplat (the very tip of the bullet) and also that the jacket of the bullet thins in this area of hollowpoint match...
Forum: Guns
10-01-2012, 11:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,449
Posted By dylan_b

a few years ago i sold my 22 lr for a 22 wmr....

a few years ago i sold my 22 lr for a 22 wmr. with the old 22 lr and subsonics on grouse i could aim just about anywhere in the vitals or head/neck and the meat would be fine, i even ate the "shot"...
Forum: Guns
09-15-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 999
Posted By dylan_b

the reason i am so tied up on velocity is that i...

the reason i am so tied up on velocity is that i have had a huge deal of practice with two loads. the one above and one other 168 grain load. i have shot in winds up to 45 mph out to 500 yards using...
Forum: Reloading
09-15-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,035
Posted By dylan_b

i never really did enough testing to fully...

i never really did enough testing to fully determine the effects. on the day we noticed a difference we conducted 4 or 5 groups of 4 shots at 100 and 500 yards. the rifle in question is my friends...
Forum: Gunsmithing
09-14-2012, 05:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,860
Posted By dylan_b

357mag to max is usualy done by smiths with a...

357mag to max is usualy done by smiths with a small boring bar since its substantially cheaper to use a common shop tool in favour of reamers, albiet the better smiths use a reamer. custom .22...
Forum: Gunsmithing
09-14-2012, 05:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,044
Posted By dylan_b

are you sure it has worn out? i have a m77...

are you sure it has worn out? i have a m77 international that wasnt ejecting and it was the plunger ejector, not the extractor. my fix was easy, i used a bunch of oil on the boltface to flow the...
09-14-2012, 05:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,365
Posted By dylan_b

forgot in my last post. quality rings and bases...

forgot in my last post. quality rings and bases with proper mounting are more important then putting all your beans into glass. this year alone ive mounted 10 times more then most do in a lifetime so...
09-14-2012, 05:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,365
Posted By dylan_b

im not going to recommend a specific brand but...

im not going to recommend a specific brand but definately get the bes you can afford. a few month back i bought a 243 while moonlighting at a local gunshop. a new scope came in that was at the $200...
Forum: Reloading
09-14-2012, 04:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,035
Posted By dylan_b

does brass need to be ''worked in''

i was out shooting recently with a friend. both of our loads are carbon copies of each other. both loads were ladder tested and it just so happened that we needed the same powder charge. the only...
Forum: Guns
09-14-2012, 04:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 999
Posted By dylan_b

usefulness of a stand in rifle, is it worth the extra $$$?

i have been shooting the crud out of my range rifle lately (just short of 3000 round count after this summer) and frankly its my only rifle that i really trust. i have been thinking about buying a...
Forum: Bowhunting
07-30-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,906
Posted By dylan_b

ive used several types of ghillie suits. there is...

ive used several types of ghillie suits. there is a reason hunting ghillie suits have shorter material then "millitary grade" ghillies. with hand made ghillies you are required to drag your feet when...
Forum: Guns
07-18-2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,347
Posted By dylan_b

on any of the old walker triggers (including the...

on any of the old walker triggers (including the 40x walker), the trigger safety engaged the sear only. if the trigger was dirty and the trigger was set to light, the return spring wouldnt have...
Forum: Guns
07-17-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,347
Posted By dylan_b

when i was moonlighting at a local gunshop, we...

when i was moonlighting at a local gunshop, we sold a number of these rifles. there are only 2 complaints against them. the first is the muzzleporting, most buyers expected the vtr porting to be as...
07-16-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,778
Posted By dylan_b

i am a xrc owner. the main difference between the...

i am a xrc owner. the main difference between the xcr series and the stainless rifles is a special coating. the xcr rifles are stainless steel, infact they are the exact same rifles as the stainless...
Forum: Guns
07-02-2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,765
Posted By dylan_b

gunpowder can degrade with moisture. before the...

gunpowder can degrade with moisture. before the advent of methyl diphenyl urea and diphenlamine (ya i had to get the old text books out for this one) in gunpowder, nitroglycerine could be easily...
Forum: Gunsmithing
04-23-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 621
Posted By dylan_b

its not your rifle, its the ammo. the saami (the...

its not your rifle, its the ammo. the saami (the guys that standardize ammo) initially standardized the .303 brit to have no more then 0.045'' shoulder radius in the chamber and 0.035'' on the ammo....
Forum: Guns
04-05-2012, 01:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,703
Posted By dylan_b

cz 858 barrel and corrosive ammo

i picked up a cz 858. most guys will know this gun as the vz 58 but the 858 is new production with a longer non chrome lined barrel. what i am wondering is if the none chrome lined barrel will take...
Forum: Guns
03-25-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,582
Posted By dylan_b

update on my cz550, cured the accuracy problem...

update on my cz550, cured the accuracy problem with the 58 moly v-max @ 3550fps with a consistent 5 shot sub moa grouping. it may not be the freaken amazing accuracy va hunter is getting but my...
Forum: Guns
03-25-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,011
Posted By dylan_b

id hate to say it but armsan is no new company to...

id hate to say it but armsan is no new company to this shooting comunity. we have been using weatherbys, tristars and charles daly branded armsan guns for some years now. the specific name armsan...
Forum: Guns
03-15-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,582
Posted By dylan_b

i just picked up a cz 550 lux .243 in january. im...

i just picked up a cz 550 lux .243 in january. im very happy with the fit and feel of the rifle but i havent been able to get a good load going for it yet. i havent exactly fired many loads but thus...
Forum: Guns
02-21-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,524
Posted By dylan_b

aside from getting a few strange looks while out...

aside from getting a few strange looks while out in the bush, there is nothing wrong with a slightly heavy or longer gun for the bush. just think of it this why, in manitoba back in the early 50's to...
Forum: Reloading
02-21-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 899
Posted By dylan_b

reload vs factory accuracy question

my go to load for my .308 win is a 168 grain a-max with a hornady match case trimmed to 2.000', cci br2's, 44.3 grains of vihtavuori n150 loaded to 2.800 coal. yesterday at -2 celcius the chrony read...
Forum: Reloading
02-15-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,573
Posted By dylan_b

ive played around with brass in my .308 the most...

ive played around with brass in my .308 the most so when i refer to various brands, take note of the caliber. i trim short, i know 2.005 is min spec but i bring everything to 2.000 on the nose. my...
Forum: Guns
11-22-2011, 06:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 977
Posted By dylan_b

we are allowed handguns, but need a att to move...

we are allowed handguns, but need a att to move them from one point to another and are required for them to be fully secured. i may be wrong but i am fairly sure non residents cannot aquire a att...
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