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12-20-2007, 08:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 795
Posted By Brown Dirt Cowboy

RE: Stoeger 2OOO Combo

First shotgun I brought since I was a kid.
I had a similar problem with mineand sent it back to Stoeger.
As you might expect, it took a while to get it back, but I have since put 1000 rounds...
12-17-2007, 02:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,183
Posted By Brown Dirt Cowboy

RE: who makes the best rifle for whitetail deer?

Here are some more opinions;

http://www.chuckhawks.com/rec_centerfire_rifle_brands.htm

http://www.chuckhawks.com/rec_cf_rifles.htm

Hope this helps
12-14-2007, 12:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,639
Posted By Brown Dirt Cowboy

RE: New to Hunting...

Hope this helps

http://www.chuckhawks.com/choosing_hunting_rifle.htm
12-13-2007, 01:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,182
Posted By Brown Dirt Cowboy

RE: Caliber comparison

Hope this helps

http://www.chuckhawks.com/perfect_pair.htm
12-12-2007, 10:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 25,361
Posted By Brown Dirt Cowboy

RE: Best 223 varmint rifle

Hey jeepkid,
I figured everyone was going to list their favorite model of Remington and/or Savage, but do you really think that CZ is in the "same class"?
12-11-2007, 11:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 25,361
Posted By Brown Dirt Cowboy

Best 223 varmint rifle

What is the best WALKING 223 varmint rifle in the market, without sacrificing long range accuracy?
11-30-2007, 06:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,283
Posted By Brown Dirt Cowboy

RE: Warne bases and rings

Rammer/jeepkid
Here it is.......What do you think?

http://www.remington.com/products/firearms/centerfire_rifles/model_700/model_700_SPS_DM.asp

...
11-30-2007, 06:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,283
Posted By Brown Dirt Cowboy

RE: Warne bases and rings

Rammer,
This whole "set-up" is going to be a Christmas gift, so I have to wait for Santa to arrive.
The "package" as I discribed above is what will be under the Tree Christmas morning.

Thank...
11-30-2007, 12:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,283
Posted By Brown Dirt Cowboy

RE: Warne bases and rings

jeepkid/Rammer/1shot 1kill/FA/retaks/sheeter 7MM,
The rifle I am looking to scope is the Remington 700 SPS DM in 243.
The scope I am mounting is the Burris LRS Signature Select 4-16X 44MM w/...
11-28-2007, 07:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,022
Posted By Brown Dirt Cowboy

RE: Ruger Deer Rifle

VT Outdoorsman,
"They" say, that the 7mm shoots as flat as the 270 with the knock down power of the 30-06; not a bad combination.
11-27-2007, 11:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,861
Posted By Brown Dirt Cowboy

RE: Best place to buy premium bulk ammo

elgallo 114,
Thanks for the leads.
By the way, I love your closing quote!!!!!

..."in the back of an alley".............................E.J.
11-27-2007, 11:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,022
Posted By Brown Dirt Cowboy

RE: Ruger Deer Rifle

VT Outdoorsman,
Folically Challenged has offered some insight I think you will find indispensible.
I foundit worthwhile also.

http://www.chuckhawks.com/index2d.rifles.htm

Enjoy!!!!

...
11-27-2007, 10:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,283
Posted By Brown Dirt Cowboy

RE: Warne bases and rings

jeepkid/rammer/1 shot 1 kill,
Wow, just got off the Talley website and they sure "talk" a GOOD game.
I would love to have confidence in the "QD's" they have!?!?
I assume that would mean thatI...
11-27-2007, 08:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,283
Posted By Brown Dirt Cowboy

RE: Warne bases and rings

Rammer/1shot 1kill/jeepkid,
Thanks as always for your imput!!!
Weaver, warne, leupold all seem to be of a simalar quality.
Are talley's considered the best; because for the additional few bucks...
11-27-2007, 08:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,022
Posted By Brown Dirt Cowboy

RE: Ruger Deer Rifle

VT Outdoorsman,
I was looking hard at that "hawkeye"; consider Remingtonand Savage as well.
Hay - Rammer, no mention of 30-06!!!!!
The most popular big game cartridge in the USA, and with good...
11-27-2007, 07:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,283
Posted By Brown Dirt Cowboy

RE: Warne bases and rings

jeepkid,
I understand that the "coating" insures that the rings will never leave a mark on your scope.
The negative comments I heard was "difficulty" in mounting the scope to the rings/rings to...
11-27-2007, 06:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,283
Posted By Brown Dirt Cowboy

RE: Warne bases and rings

1shot 1kill,
Are the Talley's worth it in your opinion(additional money aside)?
I want to buy a Burris signature select scope, would you consider the signature select bases and rings?
I have...
11-27-2007, 05:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,852
Posted By Brown Dirt Cowboy

RE: Browning X-bolt

http://www.outdoorlife.com/article.jsp?ID=21017455&typeID=700&categoryID=1125&adid=T700/C1125

http://www.outdoorlife.com/article.jsp?ID=55170&typeID=700&categoryID=1125&adid=T700/C1125

...
11-27-2007, 05:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,861
Posted By Brown Dirt Cowboy

RE: Best place to buy premium bulk ammo

jeepkid,
Your on it......Thank you!!!
I always startwith Cabela's whenever possibleand I recentlylooked atMidwayUSA, but WalMart is worth a try, as I buy ALL my 12 and 20 gauge from them (Always...
11-27-2007, 05:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,283
Posted By Brown Dirt Cowboy

RE: Warne bases and rings

bigbulls/1shot 1kill/jeepkid,
As bigbulls stated not for the SAME $$$$
However, I heard "others" talk about Talley and Millet being the top of the line.
Are "they" that much better than Warne...
11-27-2007, 04:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,819
Posted By Brown Dirt Cowboy

RE: 243 vs 270

jeepkid,
Thanks as always!!!
Good recommendation for info on which scope.....
Let me know if you come to town
Sheridan - 619-886-3821

Captain Fantastic and The Brown Dirt Cowboy
11-27-2007, 03:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,861
Posted By Brown Dirt Cowboy

Best place to buy premium bulk ammo

Where is the best place to buy .243 premium bulk ammo?
Preferably on-line.

..."should I make my way out of my home in the woods".........................E.J.
11-27-2007, 01:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,283
Posted By Brown Dirt Cowboy

Warne bases and rings

Who makes better bases and rings, warne or ?????

..."the captain and the kid, stepping in the ring"....................E.J.
11-26-2007, 10:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,819
Posted By Brown Dirt Cowboy

RE: 243 vs 270

Rammer/jeepkid/ipscshooter/herman/retrieverman,
The time has come; Does this battery got any "HOLES" in it; is there a must have not listed here in your opinion?
223, 243, 30-06, 338
Name ANY...
11-26-2007, 12:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,819
Posted By Brown Dirt Cowboy

RE: 243 vs 270

Rammer,
For you the 270 is not a MUST?
So after the 30-06, "skip over the 30 cals", all together?
You like the 338for big bears, because that isthe top end for me?
Everything in bolt action?...
11-26-2007, 12:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,819
Posted By Brown Dirt Cowboy

RE: 243 vs 270

Herman - I see you have a 6X24 Nikon that you like.
The burris I'm considering is a 4-16X, would you say that is good out to 300 yards for a rookie guy.
It seems you like the 234 cartridge as...
11-25-2007, 07:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,819
Posted By Brown Dirt Cowboy

RE: 243 vs 270

jeepkid,
I'm green with eny for all the GOOD hunting you have in your back yard, but I must tell you I don't know if I could LIVE in the COLD anymore.
I am very much looking forward to shooting...
11-25-2007, 06:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,819
Posted By Brown Dirt Cowboy

RE: 243 vs 270

jeepkid,
Do you have alot of good public hunting up there?
Are youcoming down to San Diego this winter to see friends and get out of the weather.
Let me know then you come to town, meet for a...
11-25-2007, 06:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,819
Posted By Brown Dirt Cowboy

RE: 243 vs 270

jeepkid,
I'm living in San Diego and belong to a hunting club called "My Country Club", up by Lake Henshaw.
What about you?


..."from the end of the worldinto your town".............E.J.
11-25-2007, 04:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,819
Posted By Brown Dirt Cowboy

RE: 243 vs 270

jeepkid,
Pentax, good recommendation.
I have to check them out.
My big points (a MUST) are; Illuminated reticle, Ball Plex / B&C reticle, +/- 40 MM (NOT 50 MM).
Oh yea......excellent glass,...
11-25-2007, 04:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,819
Posted By Brown Dirt Cowboy

RE: 243 vs 270

Rammer,
I appreciate everything; it helps alot.
I won't follow everything you say to the "T", but it's great insight!!!
I was born and raised in central NJ and grew-up hunting everything with...
11-25-2007, 02:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,819
Posted By Brown Dirt Cowboy

RE: 243 vs 270

Retrieverman - The question is; is the 243 the best "utility" gun/ "betweener" as I have a 223 and a 30-06 already?
jeepkid - I was told that a 24" barrel is the ONLY way to go in 243; Savage,...
11-23-2007, 12:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,819
Posted By Brown Dirt Cowboy

RE: 243 vs 270

Rammer/jeepkid,
Happy Thanksgiving - I hope you spent it with ALL of your families.
Only one question left.... Remington 700 SPS DM or Savage 16 FCSS?
I know you would say it depends on want I...
11-21-2007, 07:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,819
Posted By Brown Dirt Cowboy

RE: 243 vs 270

Rammer,
Thank you for your time and advise, you are very kind to share your knowledge and experience.
Plus, anyone who uses the word "dandy" must be a honest john and not impressed with himself....
11-21-2007, 02:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,819
Posted By Brown Dirt Cowboy

RE: 243 vs 270

Rammer,
Thanks for joining jeepkid and I.
I hear alot of good things about Tikka, particularly the T3.
I especially like a detachable magazine, so I can have different loads "at the ready".
...
11-21-2007, 12:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,819
Posted By Brown Dirt Cowboy

RE: 243 vs 270

Hay jeepkid,
You're the man.
That's exactly why I am interested in the 243.
I'm told that it's the best triple threat gun out there.
Good back-up for both varmint and "smaller" big game and...
11-21-2007, 10:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,819
Posted By Brown Dirt Cowboy

RE: 243 vs 270

jeepkid,
Thanks again for the insight.
Which 243productionRIFLESdo you like the best?
I hear the loads for 243 CAN burn up barrels after +/- 1500 rounds.
Any truth to that?
I like the...
11-20-2007, 11:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,819
Posted By Brown Dirt Cowboy

RE: 243 vs 270

jeepkid,
Would you say thatNEITHER the 243 or the 270 canhandleBOTH the 45gr and 110gr loads accurately?
So if I understand, you feel the 270 and the 30-06 will handleBASICLLY the same work.
...
11-20-2007, 11:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,348
Posted By Brown Dirt Cowboy

RE: Savage 223 Predator Hunter

jeepkid & dway87,
Thank you for your time.
I like Remington as well and I also havea Marlin 336 in 35 Cal, as I was raised back East.
I'd like toput a Burris Signature Series ballisticplex...
11-20-2007, 06:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,348
Posted By Brown Dirt Cowboy

Savage 223 Predator Hunter

Please offer comments proand con on the Savage 223 Predator Hunter.
Recommend, in your opinion, the bestspot and stalkout-of-the-box long range bolt action in 223.


..."for cheep easy meals,...
11-20-2007, 05:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,819
Posted By Brown Dirt Cowboy

243 vs 270

I am looking for a back-up tothe Savage 223 Predator Hunter andthe Remington 30-06700 SPS.
The questions is, 243 or 270?
The "in-Betweener" should not sacrifice accuracy when usingEITHER45 gr. OR...
Forum: Guns
11-20-2007, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 543
Posted By Brown Dirt Cowboy

RE: New Rifle Project!

I am looking for a "in-betweener" for the Savage 223 Predator Hunter and the Remington 30-06 SPS?
The question is 243 or 270?
I do not want to sacrific accuracy when using either 45 gr or 110 gr...
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