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07-13-2004, 07:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 626
Posted By digdug

RE: Building your own rod

I've build 5 rods since last year, including a fly rod that I bought as a kit from Cabelas. The kits I've bought have been very good, the only part of the kit I don't use is the rod finish. For me...
07-13-2004, 07:24 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,522
Posted By digdug

RE: What is the longest that you have shot a deer/would shoot

320 yrds. It was a one shot kill on a doe. I was using a Browning A Bolt II chambered in 30-06, topped with a 6 power Leopold scope, and using 165gr Hornady BTSP bullet in a handload. The shot was...
01-23-2004, 08:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,668
Posted By digdug

RE: 30-06 good bad?

30-06 is good!
Forum: Guns
01-23-2004, 07:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 23,202
Posted By digdug

RE: Browning "BOSS"...good, bad or indifferent?

I bought a Browning A Bolt II with the BOSS in 30-06 when they first came out, some ten years ago. I like it. I have shot some 5 shot groups as small as 1/2" at 100 yards. As some of the others...
Forum: Guns
01-21-2004, 12:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 489
Posted By digdug

RE: Browning

Not much difference. The ABoltII has a nonrotating bolt sleeve, and is availible with the BOSS.

That's the only differences that I know of.
Forum: Guns
02-24-2003, 08:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,333
Posted By digdug

RE: Which of these three scopes would you choose?

Leupold hands down. I' ve heard good things about Zeiss, but would still go with the Leupold. Have you considered the M8 Leupold? It is a fixed 6 power scope x 42mm scope. I' ve hunted with one...
Forum: Reloading
02-24-2003, 07:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,087
Posted By digdug

RE: Reloading Scales

I bought a digital scale about 3 yrs ago and have never regreted it. I love it. I do have a 505 as back up.

Doug
Forum: Guns
02-23-2003, 08:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,141
Posted By digdug

RE: Browning Auto 5 Choke question

Matto, your shotgun already has some choked, the question is how much choke do you have, & how much you need. Older Browning auto 5s will be marked on the barrel under the forarm and as I recall it...
Forum: Guns
02-15-2003, 06:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,192
Posted By digdug

RE: Ok fellas....which would you go with??

Leupold.

You might want take a look at the M8 fixed 6 power scope. I' ve had one for about 9 years now and it is FANTASTIC in low light conditions. I' ve taken deer out to 320 yards with my...
Forum: Guns
02-15-2003, 06:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By digdug

RE: charles daly 1911

I bought one about a year and half ago, and have had no problems with it. The only thing I done to it is polish the throat & loading ramp. Accurcy seem to be good, if I do my part.
Forum: Reloading
02-14-2003, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 463
Posted By digdug

RE: Question about load developement..your opinions please

Toby, you' ve put forth the one of most scienctific ways of approaching load development that I' ve seen suggested in awhile. One group of five shots seem to show how well a load will work for me.
...
Forum: Reloading
02-14-2003, 08:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,889
Posted By digdug

RE: 44mag / 454 casull

recoiljunky, what a great topic idea! As eldeguello said it is very important have your cases trimmed to the same legth otherwise you adjust the crimping die every other case or some cases are over...
Forum: Guns
11-15-2002, 06:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 16,748
Posted By digdug

RE: Browning A-Bolt w/ BOSS compensator

I bought a Browning A-Bolt II with the BOSS chambered in 30-06 when they first came out about nine years ago. I love it. The BOSS really does work, as far as accuracy is concerned but it takes time...
Forum: Guns
11-15-2002, 09:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 837
Posted By digdug

RE: realistic ballistics comparisons

stubblejumper, basically I agree with what you a saying here, (please correct me if I'm wrong.) If you a going to compare cartridges don't stack the deck in favor or against a cartridge. Use the same...
Forum: Guns
11-15-2002, 08:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,100
Posted By digdug

RE: ruger super red hawk or the black hawk SS hunter?

Both are very good guns. I have a , Bisley Super Blackhawk chambered in 44 rem mag, and a SRH chambered in 454 Casull. Both shoot very well, a buddy and I hit tagets out to 200yrds with either gun....
Forum: Guns
11-15-2002, 08:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By digdug

RE: Recommendation on a 12 Ga. please

The Browning Gold Hunter is a good gun. I've had one since they first came out and have never had any problems with it. I now have 3 of them a 20 ga Hunter, 12 ga Hunter, and a 12 ga 3 1/2"...
Forum: Guns
11-15-2002, 08:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 479
Posted By digdug

RE: 22-250 or 223

Both are very accrate rounds. You couldn't go wrong with either. I personally have a 22-250 and it shoots very good 1/2" 5 shots groups or smaller, if I do can do my part. That said, I think that...
10-09-2002, 05:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 509
Posted By digdug

RE: Looking for new rifel cartrage

I don't see how you could go wrong the the 30 WSM.
10-09-2002, 05:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 873
Posted By digdug

RE: Who here hunts in MO?

I deer hunt around the Lamar area.
Forum: Reloading
09-10-2002, 07:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 516
Posted By digdug

RE: boss system reloading

songdog, I have a 30-06 Browning with the Boss. In finding loads for it, I check several sources for data. I tend to look for loads that are relative fast, use enough powder to fill the case. I...
Forum: Guns
09-07-2002, 08:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,189
Posted By digdug

RE: Varmit rifle

Remington 700 LHVS in 22-250. The gun shoots good, my only complaint is the trigger, it take someone with experience to tune it, but this is the case with all Remingtons. I would have bought a...
Forum: Guns
09-02-2002, 01:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,955
Posted By digdug

RE: Whats bragging and whats real?

Hey luny2nz, 1" groups at 100 yards are great for a new shooter using standard factory ammo. If you hunting deer sized game you should be good out to about 300 yards or so. 1/2" groups at 200...
09-02-2002, 12:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 963
Posted By digdug

RE: Dented Ammo

I'd agree with Tree climer,

set the shell aside & contact Remington, much cheaper than an injury.

Some of the other that have responded, that talk about fireforming and oil/lube denting. ...
09-02-2002, 12:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,105
Posted By digdug

RE: Caliber Selection

springgobble, I'll bet you get a bunch of responses to your post. I would suggest a bolt action or single shot rifle in 243 Win, 6mm Rem, 257 Roberts, 30-30, or maybe even 44 Rem Mag, (you can shoot...
Forum: Guns
08-28-2002, 06:10 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,307
Posted By digdug

RE: Poll: what caliber, weight and bullet for deer?

30-06, 165gr BTSP Hornady
44 Rem Mag, 240gr Hornady
and new for this year 454 Casull 250gr Hornady (if I practice enough!)
Forum: Reloading
08-25-2002, 06:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,036
Posted By digdug

RE: How often do you tumble??

<font face='Arial'>Normally every time before I reload. </font id='Arial'>
08-23-2002, 08:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,177
Posted By digdug

RE: New Shotgun

The Browning Gold Hunter or Stalker are good guns. I have a Gold Hunter in 20ga, a Gold Hunter in 12ga (shoots 2 3/4&quot; & 3&quot;) and a Gold Waterfowl 12ga 3 1/2&quot;. I bought the 12ga Gold Hunter right...
Forum: Reloading
02-02-2002, 11:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 490
Posted By digdug

RE: RELOADING HELP WANTED!!

scottsman, buy a copy of the Lyman's Shotshell Reloading book. The book has loads of information, and there are plenty of loads that should work for you. I made up some great pheasant loads from...
Forum: Reloading
02-02-2002, 11:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,601
Posted By digdug

RE: .30-06, 165 gr. Nosler Partitions

charlie, I use reloader 22 & reloader 19, H414 is also good. I've experimented with the 165 NP and the accuracy was good, around an 1&quot;, but I tend to get better groups with different bullets.
...
Forum: Reloading
01-23-2002, 04:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,102
Posted By digdug

RE: Best Brass?

I've had my best results, in accuracy and case life with Winchester, though I've heard that the Federal Gold Medal brass is very good, but I haven't had a chance to use any of it yet.
Forum: Reloading
01-23-2002, 04:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 856
Posted By digdug

RE: Know any good 22-250 loads?

I've gotten good, around 1/2&quot; 5 shot groups @ 100 yards using Varget, in Winchester cases with Sierra's 52gr HPBT Match King, and Hornaday's 55gr V-Max bullets, using CCI BR2 primers & Fedral's Large...
Forum: Reloading
01-23-2002, 03:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,454
Posted By digdug

RE: 30 cal bullets. HELP!

RemingtonLover, what cartridge/rifle action combination are you reloading for, 30-30 lever action, 30-06 bolt action, 308 auto loader,....?
I load Hornady 165gr BTSP in my 30-06 and get a 2850fps...
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