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Forum: Reloading
08-10-2004, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,535
Posted By GTBuzz

RE: 8x57 Mauser Load

I have had good luck with Remington's 185g CL bullet with a max charge of IMR 4350. I've also had good luck with the Nosler 180g BT.
Forum: Reloading
08-10-2004, 01:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,141
Posted By GTBuzz

RE: 45-70 or 450 marlin

HighDesertWolf,

There are quite a few eastern deer hunters that still use the .444 Marlin, so I don't think I would agree that it is "just another cartridge with no place in the shooting...
08-10-2004, 12:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,296
Posted By GTBuzz

RE: Just compared the Zeiss Conquest and the Swarovski 3x9x36

The 2.5x10x40mm isn't so bad as far as length and weight go; however, I certainly agree with you on eye relief. The .300 Weatherby is starting to get into the range of "kicking rifles" and I prefer...
Forum: Guns
08-10-2004, 11:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,340
Posted By GTBuzz

RE: 25-06 vs 25 WSSM

I would be interested to see actual chronograph results. Winchester claims the .25 WSSM will match .25-06 ballistics with 115g bullets. I just don't see how the smaller case can hang with an '06...
Forum: Reloading
11-13-2003, 03:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,874
Posted By GTBuzz

RE: 444 Marlin

I use 46.0g of H4198 with a 265g Hornady FP and 48g of H4198 with a 240g Remington SP. Both have stomped anyting that I have shot at
09-17-2003, 06:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,765
Posted By GTBuzz

RE: Leopold vs. Zeiss

At that price, buy the Conquest! It will be optically superior to the Vari X III. I am a lifelong Leupold user that found the Conquest about 1 1/2 years ago. I doubt I will ever buy another Vari...
Forum: Guns
07-30-2003, 07:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 741
Posted By GTBuzz

RE: Question on leupold scopes.

There is no difference in the " quality" of the product - both are built to the same quality standards. Both have Leupold' s lifetime transferrable warranty There also were no corners cut for the...
Forum: Bowhunting
07-24-2003, 09:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,353
Posted By GTBuzz

RE: Mathews Bow Speed???

I doubt it is slowing you down more than 2 or 3 fps.
Forum: Bowhunting
07-24-2003, 08:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,353
Posted By GTBuzz

RE: Mathews Bow Speed???

70# draw
29" draw
430g arrow - 2412 XX78 Super Slam with 100g tips
281 fps on one chronograph, 279 on another
Forum: Guns
07-24-2003, 08:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 314
Posted By GTBuzz

RE: Ruger P-series opiniions?

My only gripe is I don' t like the way they feel, but if they feel ok to you - then that would be of no concern. They have average accuracy. I don' t think Ruger has ever made anything that...
Forum: Guns
07-24-2003, 08:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,626
Posted By GTBuzz

RE: Wife bought me a Glock 21! Backup deer gun?

If you take your Glock apart you will be surprised to see how much of the chamber is unsupported in the .45 ACP vs 9mm. The 9mm Glock chamberings are fully supported. That would account for the...
Forum: Guns
07-23-2003, 11:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,626
Posted By GTBuzz

RE: Wife bought me a Glock 21! Backup deer gun?

TScottW99,

There are plenty of articles and pictures of blown up Glocks on the Internet in .45 caliber due to the unsupported chamber s in these barrels. I have both a Glock 21 and 30 and...
Forum: Guns
07-23-2003, 10:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,095
Posted By GTBuzz

RE: Thoughts on a Savage?

And we will just stick with the thought that you are trying to put a " booger in the ice cream" of someone who is wanting a new rifle but either cannot (or will not ) spend $4k on a Dakota
Forum: Guns
07-23-2003, 10:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,375
Posted By GTBuzz

RE: Longest shot with a .270 ?

531 yards, but it was a steel deer instead of a real one :D
Forum: Guns
07-22-2003, 10:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,095
Posted By GTBuzz

RE: Thoughts on a Savage?

Come on. Comparing a Savage to a Dakota? Give me a break. I would expect a $4k rifle to have a smoother action to a $350 package rifle. The funny thing is that most of them shoot about as well...
Forum: Guns
07-22-2003, 09:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,626
Posted By GTBuzz

RE: Wife bought me a Glock 21! Backup deer gun?

Yes. These are factory loaded rounds where the bulging occurs.

When I reload for my Glock .45 pistols, I stick with standard pressure loadings. I use 6g of Unique with 230g FMJ bullets. ...
Forum: Guns
07-22-2003, 09:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,095
Posted By GTBuzz

RE: Thoughts on a Savage?

I' ll add that mine don' t have sloppy actions either.
Forum: Guns
07-22-2003, 08:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,626
Posted By GTBuzz

RE: Wife bought me a Glock 21! Backup deer gun?

Your wife bought you a fine pistol; however, be VERY careful in using hot rodded ammo in any Glock .45 Caliber. Glock' s have partially unsupported chambers in .45 ACP. If you want to see what I...
Forum: Guns
07-10-2003, 10:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 783
Posted By GTBuzz

RE: Glock 21 on the way.

Nice pistol. I have one. I need to get a 3.5# connector put in it though, as the trigger is pretty stiff.
Forum: Bowhunting
07-10-2003, 09:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By GTBuzz

RE: Lost Alpine Quiver!

I think I' d be doing some " looking" this weekend.
Forum: Bowhunting
07-10-2003, 09:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,454
Posted By GTBuzz

Forum: Guns
07-10-2003, 03:59 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,896
Posted By GTBuzz

RE: Another Remington Junk Report

I' ve got a 700ML and it' s OK with the 209 kit. However I must say it really has a lot of blowback.
Forum: Bowhunting
07-10-2003, 03:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,435
Posted By GTBuzz

Forum: Guns
07-08-2003, 08:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 814
Posted By GTBuzz

RE: Scope Reccomendations for Reminton 700

Give us a budget and we can offer a better solution.
Forum: Bowhunting
07-06-2003, 07:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 495
Posted By GTBuzz

RE: Parker Bows

Across the country, there seems to be quite a spread of prices people pay for Mathews bows. In the Atlanta area all the dealers are getting $569 for the Legacy and $599 for the LX. Not much...
07-02-2003, 07:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By GTBuzz

RE: Hearing protection

I have only used the Peltor Tac 6s and I must say they rock. They have enough amplification that a squirrel coming through the woods sounds like a heard of elephants.
07-02-2003, 07:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By GTBuzz

RE: Thermogenics

I personally won' t take anything with ephedrine in it. Check out the FDA' s web page for some good reading on it.
Forum: Bowhunting
07-02-2003, 10:35 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,804
Posted By GTBuzz

RE: Bashing crossbows?

Agreed. Just like there are thousands of gun hunters that are NOT shooters. I' d venture to say the average gun hunter is far less of a good shot than they think they are. I am amuzed a couple...
Forum: Bowhunting
07-01-2003, 11:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 572
Posted By GTBuzz

RE: RE-crossbows-everybody read!

bigbulls,

I couldn' t have said it better myself and I am from the same state as bullsi.

FWIW, I just bought me a new compound bow; however, I have been rather amused at the rather "...
Forum: Bowhunting
07-01-2003, 10:57 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,804
Posted By GTBuzz

RE: Bashing crossbows?

I contstantly see comments like " they should be ok for the disabled or the handicapped - but that is it." Why? If you object to scopes on them, then have the law written that you can only use...
Forum: Guns
07-01-2003, 09:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,118
Posted By GTBuzz

RE: Very Pissed With Midway!

Midsouth usually has the best prices. Sinclair has the highest quality stuff.
Forum: Technical
06-25-2003, 03:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,483
Posted By GTBuzz

RE: Matthews LX or Legacy

I tried both the Legacy and the LX. I perferred the LX, but then again that is just me. I thought the pull on the LX was much smoother than the Legacy. Others feel different. I suppose you...
Forum: Guns
06-25-2003, 08:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 20,035
Posted By GTBuzz

RE: 260 rem vs 7mm08 in recoil?

Some of it depends on which gun you are planning to put the 7mm/08 in. If you buy a very compact and light weight rifle in 7mm/08 (such as the Remington M7) - there is not going to be much...
Forum: Bowhunting
06-24-2003, 01:19 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,362
Posted By GTBuzz

RE: How many carry an..?

It' s also illegal in Georgia; however, I know quite a few guys that carry a revolver loaded with snakeshot just in case.
Forum: Bowhunting
06-24-2003, 11:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 736
Posted By GTBuzz

RE: Any New Hoyt owner out there?

I think asking how a Hoyt stacked up with a Mathews is about like asking how a Ford Truck stacks up against the Chevy. Some will tell you the Hoyt is the way to go, others will tell you Mathews. ...
Forum: Bowhunting
06-24-2003, 11:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,001
Posted By GTBuzz

RE: Old bow, good groups, and prima donnas

It' s all about getting to know your equipment and practicing. I know people that can make some amazing shots with a 55# recurve bow and no sights. I personally just bought a new bow, but you...
Forum: Guns
06-24-2003, 07:13 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 33,610
Posted By GTBuzz

RE: Is a .338 win mag too big for deer?

I cannot speak for a 12 guage slug load, but a 12guage 3 1/2" turkey load kicks FAR worse than a .338 Magnum. Not even close.
Forum: Guns
06-23-2003, 12:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 33,610
Posted By GTBuzz

RE: Is a .338 win mag too big for deer?

If you can handle the recoil and shoot it accurately, then it will be fine. If you buy it and it makes you flinch then the answer will be yes.

There are light bullets available for the .338...
Forum: Guns
06-21-2003, 09:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 916
Posted By GTBuzz

RE: fair price for rifle?

Yeah that same guy that offered you $125 yards would turn around and ask $250 for it. If you do want to sell your rifle and buy a bolt gun, you als o might want to consider a .308 Winchester or a...
Forum: Guns
06-21-2003, 09:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 769
Posted By GTBuzz

RE: Which would you take?

I would take the Winchester. The reason is just that I like the M70 action better than the M700.
Forum: Bowhunting
06-20-2003, 09:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By GTBuzz

RE: hoyt razortecs

$599 around here.
Forum: Guns
06-19-2003, 08:18 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,307
Posted By GTBuzz

RE: Gettin my first deer rifle.

There are also 160g and 180g bullets available for the .277 bore as well.:D

Truth be known I think both cartridges are at their best between 130 and 150g bullets.
Forum: Guns
06-19-2003, 09:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,645
Posted By GTBuzz

RE: Savage 10 FP

Here is my Savage story. I currently own 4 Savage bolt guns and the least accurate one is still capable of producing 5 shot MOA groups. That' s ok because it' s on the cheapy 111L models in .250...
Forum: Guns
06-18-2003, 11:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 740
Posted By GTBuzz

RE: Short Actions

I have a Savage M99A made in 1972 in .308 Winchester. The barrel headspacing is a bit questionable. I am thinking of getting a .358 Winchester barrel put on it. Does anybody know a good smith in...
Forum: Guns
06-17-2003, 09:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 740
Posted By GTBuzz

RE: Short Actions

The Remington 660 was made from 1968-1971 and Remington claims.50,536 were made. It should have a 20" barrel else someone has rebarreled it.
Forum: Guns
06-17-2003, 08:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By GTBuzz

RE: pricing and opinion

The gun you are talking about is the M94 Big Bore. It is considerably more expensive and far stronger than a standard M94. The .356 Winchester cartridge operates at 52,000 CUP, which is right...
Forum: Guns
06-17-2003, 08:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,683
Posted By GTBuzz

RE: 270?

It is VERY unusual for any deer to take a solid hit in the front shoulder or neck to run a long ways. I have never had a deer go more than 10 yards with a .270 Winchester.

Lung shots I can...
Forum: Guns
06-17-2003, 08:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 740
Posted By GTBuzz

RE: Short Actions

Yeah, I have seen one and I have seen the .350 Remington Magnum as well. The 6.5mm RM was brought out in 1966 and designed to offer .270 Winchester performance in a short action rifle. The problem...
Forum: Guns
06-17-2003, 07:56 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,307
Posted By GTBuzz

RE: Gettin my first deer rifle.

Either you had really bad luck or I have had good luck. I will agree with you the triggers aren' t so good; however, what American made rifle doesn' t have a lawyer' s trigger these days? At...
Forum: Guns
06-17-2003, 07:18 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,307
Posted By GTBuzz

RE: Gettin my first deer rifle.

frizzellr,

No problems with that. The 7mm/08 is a great round that is for sure. The .270 probably adds 75 to 100 more yards range but that comes at a range 99% of all hunters shouldn' t be...
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