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Forum: Guns
02-01-2009, 10:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 12,498
Posted By firstshot

RE: What are resonable groups to expect from a Browning BAR?

I used to have a BAR Safari in 30-06 that would shoot sub moa day in and day out with my handloads; however, this was only AFTER I had a good gunsmith do a trigger job on it. With the trigger job it...
12-03-2008, 06:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 817
Posted By firstshot

Can't submit a post

Why can't I submit a post? Says my session may have timed out. I'm logged in as firstshot. Never had this issue before.

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Forum: Guns
12-03-2008, 06:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 13,009
Posted By firstshot

RE: Best LOOKING gun?

http://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d26/firstshot/Rem%20Mtn%20LSS%207mm-08/MtnLSS7mm-08_1.jpg

I guess this onemay bea littlecloserto the "work horse" class, but I love the laminated / stanless...
Forum: Reloading
11-28-2008, 09:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,714
Posted By firstshot

RE: Youth Load For 7mm-08

Thanks kelbro

I know there are a lot 257 Roberts fans on this board that swear by it as outstanding on whitetails and this 7mm-08 load matches it almost exactly for ballistics so I'm thinking it...
Forum: Reloading
11-26-2008, 04:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,714
Posted By firstshot

Youth Load For 7mm-08

I just loaded up some "Youth" loads (spelled lighter recoil) for my son's Rem 700 MTN LSS with 120 Grn Sierra Pro-Hunters on top of 44 Grn of IMR4350. Haven't chronographed them yet but book says...
Forum: Guns
11-23-2008, 10:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 766
Posted By firstshot

RE: Youth Stock for Rem 700 Mtn LSS

.25MOA

Thanks for the feedback. I'll check with remington.

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Forum: Guns
11-21-2008, 06:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 766
Posted By firstshot

Youth Stock for Rem 700 Mtn LSS

Does anyone know who makes a youth stock that will fit a Rem 700 Mtn LSS in 7mm-08? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Forum: Guns
11-17-2008, 06:40 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,687
Posted By firstshot

RE: 308 or 243?

Another vote for the 7mm-08


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Forum: Guns
11-06-2008, 04:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,364
Posted By firstshot

RE: ANY .22 RIFLE SHOOTERS HERE

Before you make a decision you need to check out the CZ's. I've got a CZ 453 with the single set tirgger and it is absolutely outstanding. It is every bit as accurate as the Anschutz 1416D I used to...
Forum: Guns
10-08-2008, 05:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,102
Posted By firstshot

RE: Deer rifle, 30-06, 308, or...?????

Ditto on what Scott said. But more specifically, go with the 7mm-08 and don't look back.

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Forum: Reloading
09-29-2008, 05:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,300
Posted By firstshot

RE: Match Grade hunting bullets?

I have also found Sierra Gamekings to be consistently more accurate than the other bullets I have tried, but not by much. However, even though the Sierra's were a bit more accurate, I settled on...
Forum: Reloading
09-27-2008, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 19,318
Posted By firstshot

RE: 7mm-08 Favotrite loads

I've got two 7mm-08 hunting loads. I use 145Grn Speer Hot-Cor's on top of 48.0 Grns of IMR4350 for hunting open areas and Hornady 154 Grn RN's on top of 47.5 Grn H414 for the woods. I get great...
09-25-2008, 04:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 611
Posted By firstshot

RE: FUSION Rifle rounds??

My rifle, Rem 7600 7mm-08,did not like them. Best I could get them to group was about 1 1/2" @ 100 Yds. With my handloads, this rifle averages around 3/4" three shot groups at 100 Yds. I'll stick to...
Forum: Reloading
09-23-2008, 05:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,449
Posted By firstshot

RE: Sierra Gamekings hpbt

I load the Speer Hot-Cor's only because I think they are a bit tougher than the Sierra's; however, the Sierra's have consistently been the most accurate in every caliber I've handloaded.

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09-23-2008, 05:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,605
Posted By firstshot

RE: Best Whitetail bullet

Like others have already said, just about anything will do in a whitetail. I use Speer 145 Grn Hot-Cor's(openareas)and Hornady 154 Grn RN (woods)in both of my 7mm-08's.

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Forum: Guns
09-17-2008, 06:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,979
Posted By firstshot

RE: Do I get a .243 or a 30/30?

+1 for the 7mm-08. You can get factory ammo loaded with 120Grn bullets which should be easy on the shoulder. Then when the boys grow older andget bigger you can move up in bullet weight.

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Forum: Guns
09-17-2008, 06:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,453
Posted By firstshot

RE: cheap 22 rifle

I'm a big CZ fan (got a 453), but with the $200 limit I'd go for either a Marlin or the 10/22 "IF" I was looking to upgrade the rifle later on.

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Forum: Guns
09-17-2008, 06:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 408
Posted By firstshot

RE: WHICH SCOPE FOR MY NEW GUN?

I'm a big fan of BDC reticles. Have Burris 3-9x40 Ballistic Plexes on both of my 7mm-08 rifles. They have BDC scopes designed for muzzleloaders, don't see why it wouldn't work for a rifled slug...
Forum: Guns
09-17-2008, 06:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,275
Posted By firstshot

RE: Lever action or Bolt action?

Actually I prefer a pump. Got a 7600 in 7mm-08 & love it. Got a round worked up for the open areas and one for the woods.

However......given the choice between bolt & lever....I'd go with the...
Forum: Optics
09-17-2008, 06:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 728
Posted By firstshot

RE: Anyone use BDC Scopes?

Well skeeter...looks like we are the lone rangers where the use of BDC scopes are concerned. I sure would have thought there would be more folks using these scopes, especially the bean field shooters...
Forum: Guns
09-14-2008, 03:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,808
Posted By firstshot

RE: Sighting in a riflescope

Good point stumblejumper.....the vise I got from Wally-World is all plastic and really doesn't prevent the gun from recoiling. Certainly not enough to do any damage. It is not attached to the bench...
Forum: Guns
09-14-2008, 03:22 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,539
Posted By firstshot

RE: Go ahead, brag on your Savage.......

$40 Fan

Outstanding groups!!! What caliber?

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09-14-2008, 02:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,883
Posted By firstshot

RE: help on a score

I would say in the 145-155 range with difference being if he is an 8 or 10 Pt but just a guess. Others are probably a lot better at scoring than I am.

No mater.....If he came by me I'd put him...
Forum: Optics
09-14-2008, 01:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,443
Posted By firstshot

RE: simmons Aetec scope

Personally, in that price range Imuch preferBurris scopes. Got a 4-12x33 on my CZ 453 and 3-9x40 Ballistic Plex (BDC) scopes on both of my 7mm-08's. IMHO you get a lot of scope for the money with...
Forum: Optics
09-14-2008, 01:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 728
Posted By firstshot

Anyone use BDC Scopes?

Just wandering how many of you use BDC (bullet drop compensating) scopes like the Leupold Boon & Crockett or the Burris Ballistic Plex.

I use the Burris Ballistic Plex scopes on both of my...
Forum: Optics
09-14-2008, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 880
Posted By firstshot

RE: Rimfire scopes

I put a Burris 4-12x33 compact w/target knobs on my CZ 453. Usually keep it on 4x when squirrel hunting but can crank it up to 12 when you need to get up close & personal for that head shotor when at...
Forum: Guns
09-14-2008, 01:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,808
Posted By firstshot

RE: Sighting in a riflescope

I use one of those gun vises that I picked up from Wal-Mart. Stick the gun in the vise, aim dead center, fire one shot, reaim dead center, then adjust your crosshairs to where the bullet went in....
09-14-2008, 12:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,388
Posted By firstshot

RE: GPS

+1 for the Garmans.


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09-14-2008, 12:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,888
Posted By firstshot

RE: Ground Blinds

I use an Ameristep "BrickHouse" blind. Have had it for 3 yrs now with no probs at all.

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Forum: Guns
09-14-2008, 12:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,741
Posted By firstshot

RE: Windex in a rifle barrel

Never heard of this....will definitely give it a try.

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Forum: Guns
09-14-2008, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 458
Posted By firstshot

RE: Bowhunter needs gun advice

+1 for the Burris Ballistic-Plex scope. Absolutely outstanding!!! Use these scopes on both my 7mm-08's. Shoots dead on at 100, 200, & 300 Yds using the appropriate aim points. Haven't tried 400 or...
Forum: Guns
09-14-2008, 11:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,011
Posted By firstshot

RE: new to gun hunting

Sincelow recoil is a requirement I'd recommend the 7mm-08. Really easy on the shoulder even off the bench and no prob shooting out to 300 Yds. My 7mm-08 145Grn Speer Hot-Cor handloadsleave the22"...
Forum: Guns
09-13-2008, 02:48 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,539
Posted By firstshot

RE: Go ahead, brag on your Savage.......

Ain't it the truth!!! I think the trigger is the first place to start, followed very closely by handloading for that specific rifle. For hunting, those two things should get you 99% there. (If not,...
Forum: Guns
09-13-2008, 01:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 803
Posted By firstshot

RE: What Kind of Air Rifle Should i get

RWS


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Forum: Guns
09-13-2008, 01:28 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,539
Posted By firstshot

RE: Go ahead, brag on your Savage.......

Don't own a Savage....can't say I've ever even held one. Got nothing againstSavage or any other brand for that matter. I just prefer Remingtion.I agree its important when making comparisons to try to...
09-13-2008, 12:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,276
Posted By firstshot

RE: Pics I made today

Nice lookin buck

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Forum: Guns
09-09-2008, 06:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 21,167
Posted By firstshot

RE: HUNTING RIFLES!!!.....PIC POST!!!

Rem 7600 -7mm-08
http://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d26/firstshot/Rem%207600%207mm-08/76007mm-08_I.jpg

Rem 700 Mtn LSS - 7mm-08
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09-09-2008, 06:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,962
Posted By firstshot

RE: Opening day - Big buck down!

Great looking buck....way to go!!!


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09-08-2008, 06:04 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 22,253
Posted By firstshot

RE: Whats your deer rifle?

rozman62

Well...all I can say to that is don't hold your breath. I've got it set up with leupold quick release rings with the main scope (the one in the pic)sighted in for 145Gr Speer HotCor's...
09-06-2008, 02:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 18,693
Posted By firstshot

RE: 7600 Remington

I've got a Rem 7600 in 7mm-08 and it has become my go-to deer rifle. Love it.

Check outthisthread:
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Forum: Guns
09-06-2008, 01:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 11,594
Posted By firstshot

RE: Remington 7400 in .270

I've never ownedor even shot one,butfrom everything I've read about them, I would pass on the 7400.

If you are dead set on a semi-auto...save you coins until you can get a Browning BAR. Had one...
Forum: Guns
09-06-2008, 01:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 926
Posted By firstshot

RE: What 223 rifle??!!...

You shoud check out the CZ's. Here's the link. I've got a CZ 453 22LR and the single set trigger, which also comes on there smallbore centerfires, is absolutely excellent.

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Forum: Guns
09-06-2008, 01:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,808
Posted By firstshot

RE: Sighting in a riflescope

I sight it at 100 Yds using the highest power, then check it at lowere power ranges.

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Forum: Guns
09-06-2008, 01:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,424
Posted By firstshot

RE: Your take on scopes

I use 3-9X0 Burris Fulfield II scopes with the Ballistic Plex reticles. They work great for me and I love the bullet drop compensating reticle. I feel I got more quality for the price with these...
09-06-2008, 01:03 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,495
Posted By firstshot

RE: Your Favorite Hunting Pic

My favorite pic is of my buddy Scott & I when we both got black bears on the opening day of muzzleloader deer season.

http://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d26/firstshot/Doug_n_Scott_Bears.jpg

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09-06-2008, 12:57 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 22,253
Posted By firstshot

RE: Whats your deer rifle?

Rem 7600 in 7mm-08

http://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d26/firstshot/Rem%207600%207mm-08/76007mm-08_I.jpg
http://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d26/firstshot/Rem%207600%207mm-08/76007mm-08_2.jpg
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Forum: Guns
09-01-2008, 11:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,835
Posted By firstshot

RE: Favorite Gun

My favorite is my Rem 7600 in 7mm-08. It's a tack driver, a pleasure to shoot and deadly on whitetails.

http://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d26/firstshot/Rem%207600%207mm-08/76007mm-08_I.jpg

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08-30-2008, 11:18 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 92,762
Posted By firstshot

RE: 30-06 vs. 270 WSM

+1 for the 30-06! Lots of factory ammo available "everywhere" and if you reload, the choices are almost endless.


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08-30-2008, 11:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,904
Posted By firstshot

RE: I need a recomendation on a centerfire

Rem 7600 in 7mm-08. Low recoil allows you to shoot all day at the range no prob. Freefloated barrel for accuracy matching most factory bolt actions. Large variety of 7mm bullets for reloading. Pump...
Forum: Guns
08-28-2008, 06:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,654
Posted By firstshot

RE: Anyone hunt with the 7mm-08?

Love the 7mm-08. So much in fact that I've got two rifles in 7mm-08...a Rem 700 Mtn LSS and a Rem 7600. I've found both rifles to be extremely accurate using my handloads and simply a pleasure to...
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