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Forum: Guns
02-23-2009, 08:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,552
Posted By bob roberts

RE: How many rounds can a 10/22 last?

i've had the same 10/22 since 73' or so. i usually keep it in my truck year round for critters here on the farm. no telling how many rounds thru it. still accurate and goes bang everytime. i'd just...
Forum: Guns
02-23-2009, 08:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 473
Posted By bob roberts

RE: rem 700 bdl ss value

yep. never "trade in" a rifle. you will always get the short end of the deal.
Forum: Guns
02-23-2009, 08:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 933
Posted By bob roberts

RE: 30-06

there is no "best". it's in the eyes of the beholder.
Forum: Guns
02-23-2009, 07:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,255
Posted By bob roberts

RE: What distance should I sight my .22 in for?

for squirrels i sight my kimber at 50 yards (then put the cross hairs a tad above where i want the bullet to hitif they are closer). for my 10/22 here on the farm for general critters i use 35 yards.
02-23-2009, 07:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 12,330
Posted By bob roberts

RE: 270 wsm Elk and Black Bear

of your 2 choices, i'd suggest the accubond.were it me,i'd use a 150gr partition.
Forum: Guns
02-18-2009, 08:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 508
Posted By bob roberts

RE: Concealed Carry Firearm Advice

whoever said "if it ain't small you won't carry it" was right on imo. i'm not a leo but i have a cc permit and always carry a small 25 cal semi-auto in my pants pocket. when i wear a coat/jacket i...
Forum: Guns
02-14-2009, 12:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,290
Posted By bob roberts

RE: Replacement Stocks

shoot the rifle first. it may be quite accurate as is and you won't need a stock or trigger work. if you want a replacement stock, check those mentioned above as they are a great starting point. call...
Forum: Guns
02-14-2009, 12:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 19,188
Posted By bob roberts

RE: Remington Oil vs Outers Gun oil?

i've used 5w30 for at least 35 years. never had any rust, and that's living in alaska too. these days i either used breakfree clp or 3 in 1 household oil because that's what the kids got for me...
Forum: Guns
02-14-2009, 12:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,880
Posted By bob roberts

RE: Wood or Synthetic Stock?

remember guys, everything that can be killed with a rifle (in every type of weather imaginable) has been and will continue to be killed with the rifle wearing a wood stock. select the stock you like...
02-14-2009, 11:48 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,746
Posted By bob roberts

RE: .270 & ELK

go ahead and get yourself a 270 win. then get some federal factory loaded 150gr partitions. then practice out to 300 yards. as the two guides have stated, a 270 will kill any elk on the planet if the...
Forum: Guns
01-31-2009, 09:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,240
Posted By bob roberts

RE: 7x57 Mauser

the 06' tops the 7x57 in every category, and unless you are a handloader you'll never get the true potential out of a 7x57. i'd suggest you stick with the 06'. remember, it's the most popular...
Forum: Guns
12-24-2008, 12:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,216
Posted By bob roberts

RE: Your elk rifle?

ruger mk2, 30-06, w/180gr partitions.
12-23-2008, 04:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,726
Posted By bob roberts

RE: Rifle Advice?

i've read the following in numerous gun rags for the last15 years:

1. the best selling rifle (for the last 30 years) in the u.s. is the remington 700.

2. the top selling scope...
12-16-2008, 05:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,926
Posted By bob roberts

RE: Stevens/Mossberg/Weatherby?

i believe you can find vanguards for 399.00. great rifle for the money if they fit you. you need to shoulder them all, then decide. nothing much worse than having a rifle that doesn't feel right at...
Forum: Guns
12-16-2008, 05:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,815
Posted By bob roberts

RE: 7 Rem Mag????

i agree - get a 30-06. remember, it's the standard by which all others are judged.
12-14-2008, 10:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,974
Posted By bob roberts

RE: ruger m77 hawkeye

the new model 70 is being produced by fnh out of their plant in south carolina. many guns have already been shipped to dealers, mostly featherweights in either 270 win or 30-06. they have ceased...
Forum: Guns
12-14-2008, 10:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,835
Posted By bob roberts

RE: T/C Black Diamond

my plain jane black diamond has accounted for 4-5 elk without any problems. while they are not the top of the line for a ml, they are perfectly adequate for hunting. mine is far more accurate than...
Forum: Guns
12-14-2008, 10:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,218
Posted By bob roberts

RE: Favorite .243 or 7mm-08 Rifle

i have a 1976 year rem 700 bdl in 243. it is very accurate with plain old 100gr corelokts as well ashandloaded 100gr partitions. imo, a wonderful round for deer. minimum recoil with awide selection...
Forum: Guns
12-14-2008, 10:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,888
Posted By bob roberts

RE: I will not buy a Cooper Rifle!

the bottom line is dan cooper still owns the majority of cooper firearms, therefore the majority of every cent you give to cooper goes in to dan's pocket. i'd not buy a cooper until dan has severed...
Forum: Guns
11-30-2008, 03:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,265
Posted By bob roberts

RE: Question On 410 And Buckshot

i'm against using buckshot in anything other than a 12 guage (for deer). i would caution against using it in a 410. if you are determined to let your son hunt deer with his 410, get a couple boxes of...
Forum: Guns
11-29-2008, 10:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 31,025
Posted By bob roberts

RE: Remington 700 .30-06 Owners... Which bullets do you like?

i'm one who does believe the price difference between the standard corelokt and the ultra is justified. i've killed many deer with the standard corelokt over the last 45 years, without complaints. i...
Forum: Guns
11-26-2008, 02:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 31,025
Posted By bob roberts

RE: Remington 700 .30-06 Owners... Which bullets do you like?

i've used all flavors of 150s, 165, and 180s in the 06's i've owned over the years. this year i am shooting165gr corelokt handloads for deer and 180gr partition handloads for elk. just shoot the...
11-21-2008, 08:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,597
Posted By bob roberts

RE: DO NOT HUNT QUEBEC

i agree that a boycot is a suitable response until the government forces a change. or we can all just discuss it and nothing will happen. your choice!
11-15-2008, 04:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,590
Posted By bob roberts

RE: packing out elk w/o horses?

i've humped out many elk over the years because i hunt in a wilderness area and don't own horses. i always bone the meat out at the kill site andplace the meat in the shade on a lightweight tarp i...
Forum: Guns
11-03-2008, 07:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,630
Posted By bob roberts

RE: What brand/model would you purchase in a .270 wsm or 30-06?

consider something in 7/08 or 308 range. more than enough for any deer, less recoil that what you currently have, and ammo isn't as expensive. a rem 700 sps would work nicely, as would a hawkeye...
Forum: Guns
11-03-2008, 07:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,225
Posted By bob roberts

RE: .243 ammo

i use 100gr partitions
11-03-2008, 07:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,962
Posted By bob roberts

RE: My first elk!

congrats. nice bull.
11-03-2008, 07:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,291
Posted By bob roberts

RE: How much to Tip ??????

i know guides don't make much money, and most, if not all, have other employment throughout the year. the elk guide i had last year was a high school biology teacher. the year before that was a ranch...
Forum: Guns
10-27-2008, 08:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,513
Posted By bob roberts

RE: Concealed Choices

bigdawg - i carry either a snub 38 or a very small .25 cal. it has been my experience that pistols get too big and too heavy very quickly, so i prefer small and compact.
Forum: Guns
10-24-2008, 09:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,524
Posted By bob roberts

RE: Anybody a fan of the Remington 870 Express?

no flys on the 870. it's the number one selling shotgun in america (and has been for almost 30 years).
Forum: Guns
10-24-2008, 09:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,603
Posted By bob roberts

RE: Long time 700 owners

i have owned maybe 10, but now have only 2 model 700s: a 243 bdl (bought in 76') that is used for deer and will be given to my first grandaughter in a few years - and a bdl s/s 270 win which wears a...
Forum: Guns
10-20-2008, 05:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 14,081
Posted By bob roberts

RE: .303 British

when i was a kid i traded an old double barrel shotgun to a fellow for a 303 smle. i killed a few deer with the old gun and it performed just fine. as mentioned, there is no telling how many elk,...
10-16-2008, 08:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,394
Posted By bob roberts

RE: Elk: Recommend .270 or 30/06 hot/flat-shooting ammo?

i agree with fish - unless you have a habit of practicing at 300 PLUS yards, avoid them and get closer. both your 270 (i've use 150gr partitions, federal loads them) and 06' (165 tbbc or 180gr...
Forum: Politics
10-12-2008, 09:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,129
Posted By bob roberts

RE: 500% tax increase on ammo...

great info. i passed it on via email. thanks
Forum: Guns
10-12-2008, 04:05 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,010
Posted By bob roberts

RE: Ruger or Tikka

i can't get past the plastic on a tikka, so ruger gets my vote.
Forum: Guns
10-10-2008, 10:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,252
Posted By bob roberts

RE: 25-06 or 270 question

back in the day the world record polar bear was taken with a 270 win. that particular bear has been surpassed, but it wasthe record at that time.i have taken several moose with a 270 win and it works...
10-08-2008, 09:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 94,287
Posted By bob roberts

RE: 30-06 vs. 270 WSM

get the 30-06.
10-08-2008, 09:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,449
Posted By bob roberts

RE: Ruger 77 Hawkeye

stalkingbear is correct. any decent gunsmith can lighten/tune a mk2 trigger inshort order.
06-15-2006, 09:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,718
Posted By bob roberts

RE: Your view on elk

I have a "rule" when elk hunting: Never pass on an animal the first day that you would shoot on the last day. It has served me well!
03-19-2006, 06:49 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 48,127
Posted By bob roberts

RE: Poll: Elk Cartridge Preferences

30-06 w/180gr partitions
Forum: Guns
02-14-2006, 08:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,172
Posted By bob roberts

RE: 30.06 or .300 WSM?

I've owned both, killed deer and elk with each caliber, couldn't tell the difference on game between the two.Sold the WSM and hunt primarily withthe 06 (still use a 270 win as well).
Forum: Guns
01-29-2006, 06:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,414
Posted By bob roberts

RE: Buying a 700 XCR, what caliber?

30-06 or 7remmag. either will do all you mention, with ease.both rounds are VERY popular, and have been taking game worldwide for many years.
01-15-2006, 05:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,631
Posted By bob roberts

RE: Winchester Fail Safe Bullet

I've taken several elk with a FS, no problems. But have since gone back to the NPs for everything. Never shot a deer with the FS, so can't comment.
01-09-2006, 06:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,242
Posted By bob roberts

RE: Share your best elk hunting tips

always know which way the wind is blowing.
01-09-2006, 06:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,556
Posted By bob roberts

RE: Elk Hunting In Colorado No Draw Areas

most folks are not going to tell you the unit they hunt, and they certainly won't tell you where their honey hole is. one way to develop your own spot is to do the following: you have plenty of time,...
Forum: Guns
01-08-2006, 08:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,783
Posted By bob roberts

RE: One Weapon

go to any pawn shop and buy an old 12ga remington model 870. take your hacksaw and cut the barrel off to 18". buy some 12ga buckshot. keep the gun by your bed (unloaded), and the shells where you can...
Forum: Guns
01-06-2006, 09:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 563
Posted By bob roberts

RE: Forum Slowness

as with others, this is the slowest site i visit. i too have just closed out and left due to slowness. i am not a computer guy, so i have no idea as to the reason why it seems to take forever for...
Forum: Guns
01-02-2006, 09:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By bob roberts

RE: NEW RUGER 270 WIN. lh w/ leupold ANY input???

Great caliber, and a fine rifle. I shot a MK1 for 25 + years. Killed everything Alaska had to offer except the big bears. It should provide you with a lifetime of service. Good hunting!
Forum: Guns
12-30-2005, 08:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 935
Posted By bob roberts

RE: .270Win Loads/brand favorites?

Like some here, I have used a 270 as my primary hunting rifle (for almost 30 years). I have been fortunate to take moose, black bear, caribou, sheep, mtn goat, and lots of deer with 130 and 150 gr...
Forum: Guns
12-25-2005, 01:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,138
Posted By bob roberts

RE: checking a firearm at an airport

Make sure you have a crush/throw/toss proof hard case.
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