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Forum: Guns
01-26-2011, 07:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,311
Posted By Worc

No, the 12 gauge Gold and Silver barrels do not...

No, the 12 gauge Gold and Silver barrels do not interchange. The 12 gauge Silver is really just a Winchester SX2/SX3. The 20 gauge is a Browning Gold since there were no 20 gauge SX2/SX3 when the...
Forum: Guns
01-03-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,471
Posted By Worc

I have a non backwards one (right hand) in .300...

I have a non backwards one (right hand) in .300 WBY mag. It shoots MOA or under as long as I do my part. That's with factory Weatherby ammo loads with either 165 gr Nosler BT or 180 gr AccuBond's.
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Forum: Guns
03-26-2010, 08:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,475
Posted By Worc

You're pretty much splitting hairs ballistically...

You're pretty much splitting hairs ballistically speaking. The 7-08 has a little less recoil and the .308 is easier to find ammo.

Here's the flattest factory rounds for each from my ballistic...
Forum: Guns
03-26-2010, 08:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 717
Posted By Worc

For the gun only $800.00 to $900.00 would be a...

For the gun only $800.00 to $900.00 would be a fair price. If he paid $2,000.00 + for the gun only he overpaid. My 75, Zeizz, Opti Lock, and custom barrel cost just a little more than that.
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Forum: Guns
07-28-2009, 06:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 16,356
Posted By Worc

I don't have an 85 but, I do have a 75 Finnlight....

I don't have an 85 but, I do have a 75 Finnlight. Well it's kind of a Finlight still as I had it re-barreled as soon as I got it so the short fluted barrel is gone. I paid $950.00 out the door for a...
07-28-2009, 06:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,352
Posted By Worc

Sounds like a nice set up. I had a Weatherby...

Sounds like a nice set up. I had a Weatherby Deluxe in .300 wby mag that shoot under an inch at 100 yards as long as I did my part. I sold it to get an Accumark in .300 wby mag and it shoots well...
Forum: Guns
07-16-2009, 03:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,794
Posted By Worc

The 75/85 mounting system is different than that...

The 75/85 mounting system is different than that of the A7. I like the A7's mounting system better though.
Forum: Guns
07-14-2009, 11:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,794
Posted By Worc

I don't have an 85 but a 75 instead which has the...

I don't have an 85 but a 75 instead which has the same mounting system. I have the Sako Opti Lok bases and rings. They are made well and a fairly solid mounting system. I have the SS ones and they...
Forum: Guns
06-05-2009, 09:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 19,232
Posted By Worc

RE: 7mm vs 300 WSM

OK, I asked my ballistic calculator for the flattest factory loads for the 7mm Rem Mag and the .300 WSM. With BC’s, SD’s, and gr’s aside, it gives the best performance based of flatness. I can...
Forum: Guns
06-03-2009, 07:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 19,232
Posted By Worc

RE: 7mm vs 300 WSM

They would be pretty close in flattness from factory loads. Here are the flattest factory loads for each from my ballistic calculator. I also threw in a .270 WSM load too.Notice the .300 has more KE...
Forum: Guns
05-28-2009, 06:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,716
Posted By Worc

RE: Silver or Black...

If you get a scope, bases, and rings from someone like Leupold they should all pretty much match each other. If you get a gun, bases, andrings from the same manufacturer like Sako, they will match....
Forum: Guns
05-21-2009, 07:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,292
Posted By Worc

RE: Favorite caliber and load for whitetails....

.308 win with a 150gr Nosler ballistic tip or Hornady 150gr SST.
Forum: Guns
05-21-2009, 07:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,716
Posted By Worc

RE: Silver or Black...

I don't care much for silver scopes. They seem to be a fad that goes in and out. They don't often match the gun as bugsNbows stated but neither does the gloss blackmodels. I't too muck silver for my...
Forum: Guns
05-07-2009, 06:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,124
Posted By Worc

RE: What's the best semi auto 12 guage?

There is no one best auto loader for every use and everyone. If there was, there would only be one model. The truth is that there may be several models that could work equally well for yourself.

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Forum: Guns
05-07-2009, 05:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,962
Posted By Worc

RE: Weatherby Shotguns Vs Remington

Depends on the Weatherby model. The newer SA-08 are an unproven design. They are light in weight and seem to be decent but time will tell. I like the SASodel they replaced much better.

The SAS...
Forum: Guns
04-02-2009, 06:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,751
Posted By Worc

RE: Franchi I 12, any good?

They are a pretty good model. It is Inertia operated and is about as easy as it gets for cleaning. They also go longer periods between cleanings but, are not the best models for light target loads....
Forum: Guns
04-01-2009, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,067
Posted By Worc

RE: Shotgun shells

Here are some numbers and what they mean on Shotgun shells.

The first is gauge. Common ones in the US are from biggest to smallest. 10, 12, 16, 20, 28, and .410 (67). In general the bigger the...
Forum: Guns
04-01-2009, 06:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 717
Posted By Worc

RE: new 3 1/2 inch gun

There are some very good 3 ½’ models that cycle lighter loads. The 11-87 Super Mag is a long way from being one of them even with the barrel seal activator installed. Good models would be the...
Forum: Guns
03-30-2009, 08:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,276
Posted By Worc

RE: .270/Mule deer

I have this load zeroed at 100 yards to have the following at 300 yards with a 10mph wind.

Drop -11.59, wind drift 8.57 in., velocity 2,259fps, 1,472ft/lbs, and 0.34 sec flight time.
Forum: Guns
03-30-2009, 08:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,245
Posted By Worc

RE: Might rebarrel a 270 or 25-06 to a 338-06?

Expect to pay somewhere near $500.00 give or take to have your gun re-barrled. I'm currently having a new gun re-barrledand hope to haveit back ina week or two. Four to six weeks seems to be the norm...
03-27-2009, 06:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 41,589
Posted By Worc

RE: Which Weatherby Mark V is better?

Well, another similar example would be the Fusion brand ammo won’t be found on the Federal ammo web site as it has it’s own. This brand is produced in the same ATK/Federal plant and if you call...
03-25-2009, 06:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 41,589
Posted By Worc

RE: Which Weatherby Mark V is better?

Maybe, I don't know as I can't speak for someone else. Futhremore I don't care why some one buys a particular gun and anything esle for that matter. I'm sure Krieger wants to create some separation...
03-25-2009, 05:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 41,589
Posted By Worc

RE: Which Weatherby Mark V is better?

I'm sure those car companies share some things but they were still seperate companies before being bought by one another. Not so with Krieger/Criterion as I pointed out already. Krieger started the...
03-25-2009, 05:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 41,589
Posted By Worc

RE: Which Weatherby Mark V is better?

Did I say it was a custom Krieger barrel with cut rifling? I was just listing out some of the names of the parts manufacturers.



I Don't have a new Weathreby catalog but my 2006 has it in...
03-25-2009, 05:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 41,589
Posted By Worc

RE: Which Weatherby Mark V is better?

Not the same as both were already separate and established companies. Krieger formed the brand Criterion from the begining.
03-25-2009, 05:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 41,589
Posted By Worc

RE: Which Weatherby Mark V is better?

The Mark V's action, trigger, and floor plate are all made by Atech out of Minnesota.

The out sourcing list for theAccumark would be the following.

Action,trigger, and floor plate: Atech
...
03-25-2009, 04:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 41,589
Posted By Worc

RE: Which Weatherby Mark V is better?

Yes, most aftermarket custom barrels are button rifled. There are only a handful that have cut rifling barrels.





Neither of my Mark V barrels had any name on them. My Accumark barrel...
03-24-2009, 07:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 41,589
Posted By Worc

RE: Which Weatherby Mark V is better?

Correct in that they are not the same as the custom barrels that Krieger is well know for. Weatherby advertises their barrels correctly as a Krieger Criterion button rifled. The Criterion barrel is...
03-23-2009, 06:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 41,589
Posted By Worc

RE: Which Weatherby Mark V is better?

Nothing wrong with the Vanguard as it’s made well and they are fairly accurate. They have adjustable triggers to boot. The Sub-MOA models are hand picked from the factory that shoot to that...
Forum: Guns
03-16-2009, 03:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,798
Posted By Worc

RE: what is the best ammo for a 308?

Only your gun can tell you that. Each gun will shoot different loads differently. You'll need to try some different loads to see which works best. Do you know what your twits rate is?

I'll be...
Forum: Guns
03-10-2009, 09:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,812
Posted By Worc

RE: Does such a rifle exist?

Sako and Thompson/Center Icon would be some others.
Forum: Guns
03-08-2009, 06:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,555
Posted By Worc

RE: Which Scope?

It works off the sound of the wind. It's more for recreational use and good for approximate wind speeds. It’s better than guessing but, not as good as something like a Skymaster wind meter, etc.
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Forum: Guns
03-05-2009, 05:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,805
Posted By Worc

RE: Ziess Conquest

The field of view is relative. There are times when I wish I had a larger FOV but, more times than not I want the higher magnification. While there is a 10” difference between the Conquest 3.5X and...
Forum: Guns
03-05-2009, 03:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,805
Posted By Worc

RE: Ziess Conquest

Or it’s a shot of a lifetime in fading light conditions. Using both in lower light I can say that the 4.5X14 is clearer in low light than the 3.5X10.
Forum: Guns
03-04-2009, 07:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,805
Posted By Worc

RE: Ziess Conquest

I'll gladly trade the ten feet of field of view for the extra power on top.

Also notice that the 4.5X14 is better in low light than the 3.5X10.


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Forum: Guns
03-04-2009, 05:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,805
Posted By Worc

RE: Ziess Conquest

Yep, and they are still more popular for use on African dangerous game at very close ranges than in North America. The point being that the 4.5X is still fine for quick target acquisition and is only...
Forum: Guns
03-04-2009, 10:42 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,805
Posted By Worc

RE: Ziess Conquest

The 2.5X scopes are more for guys hunting very large and dangerous game at very close ranges found mostly in Africa. Open sights still are the norm there but, someone wanting a piece of glass would...
Forum: Guns
03-02-2009, 07:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,805
Posted By Worc

RE: Ziess Conquest

I have a 4.5x14x44mm Conquest. I can say that there is no distortion with this scope like you can get on the higher power scopes. It's very clear and well made. They hold their zero and the cross...
Forum: Guns
12-23-2008, 08:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,104
Posted By Worc

RE: 243, 25-06, 260

I agree that the .260 rem is under rated but, is becoming more popular with target shooters.

The .243 win will have a little less recoil and ammo avaialibility is far greater than the .260 rem....
Forum: Guns
12-23-2008, 08:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,418
Posted By Worc

RE: Franchi 148 AL 12 gauge

Not much bad about them other than they are not made in 12 gauge any longer. Being Long Recoil operated, they are not the best for load versatility. They are pretty much geared for upland use but,...
Forum: Guns
12-23-2008, 08:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,243
Posted By Worc

RE: Your elk rifle?

Weatherby Accumark in .300 wby mag with a Ziess Conquest 4.5x14.
Forum: Guns
12-23-2008, 08:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,400
Posted By Worc

RE: Beretta Pintail/ ES 100 Problem. Please help if you can

Before you send it away, try to polish the chamber first to see if that makes any difference.
Forum: Guns
07-09-2008, 08:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,983
Posted By Worc

RE: Winchester SX3

For all around use a 3" mopdel is usually a better choice. The SX3 is one of the better 3 1/2" models for cycling lighter loads. The two SX2 3 1/2" models that one of my buddy has cycles 1oz target...
Forum: Guns
07-09-2008, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,966
Posted By Worc

RE: Super X2 vs. Super X3

The SX2 and SX3 are the same gun mechanical wise. The main difference is their weights and looks. The SX3 reduces its weight by using parts from the Browning Fusion (Gold). It uses the same aluminum...
Forum: Guns
07-09-2008, 08:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 502
Posted By Worc

RE: Mag cut off

The Gold 10’s do not have a magazine cutoff lever like most of the 12 gauge Gold models do. Gold 3” models like the Fusion, Evolve, and the Classic (FLD) models all have the magazine cutoff...
Forum: Guns
04-13-2008, 08:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,507
Posted By Worc

RE: Nikon Monarch vs. Leupold VX-III?

Both are very good scope lines. I think you get a little more for the money with the Nikon. They also make a Monarch in 4-14x42mm. The Burris Signature Select 4-16x44mm is also a good one in this...
Forum: Guns
04-08-2008, 07:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,419
Posted By Worc

RE: Your Favorite Gun For Deer/Elk

Elk: Weatherby Accumark .300 Wby mag 180gr NAB with a Ziess Conquest 4.5-14x 44mm. Deer: .308 win 150gr BST, SST or Scirocco. More than likely a Sako 85 SS if I can get past the factory stock with a...
Forum: Guns
04-08-2008, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 11,588
Posted By Worc

RE: Browning Gold versus Browning Silver

Depends on what features you want. They are all good values and they all use the Invector Plus tubes as they all have the same .742 overbored barrel diameter.
Forum: Guns
04-08-2008, 06:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 11,588
Posted By Worc

RE: Browning Gold versus Browning Silver

The Golds and Silvers differ in a few ways but, share their gas systems. The Silver is a collection of parts from the Browning Gold FLD (Classic), Fusion and the Winchester SX2. It's pretty much a...
Forum: Guns
04-01-2008, 07:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,863
Posted By Worc

RE: removable box magazine or hinged floor plate

For a bolt gun and hunting I prefer a hinged floor plate. A magazine is fin as long as it’s well thought out and made well. The Sako 85’s is made harder to remove than the 75. They must have seen...
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