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Forum: Politics
11-08-2008, 09:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 807
Posted By spd522

RE: Obama's Cabinet

You are exactly right. Who he puts in positions of power is just as dangerous as him as Prez. This is a real time bomb ticking........
Forum: Politics
11-08-2008, 08:58 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,408
Posted By spd522

RE: Some advice for Governor Palin for the next election

The screwups she made were less than those made by Osama and Biden. It was the media that played the Palin errors over and over. Had they done the same for the mistakes made by the Democrats, that is...
11-06-2008, 08:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,646
Posted By spd522

RE: 17 HM2 Not HMR ?

I have a Marlin 17HM2 and love it. Extremely accurate. Took it P-dog hunting in western OK a year ago. Doesn't do well in the strong wind but dogs within 150 yards were toast.

There were places...
11-06-2008, 07:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,055
Posted By spd522

RE: what is a good two way radio

I have a set of the old Motorola Talkabout 250 that have a 3 mile range rating. I also have a newer set of Midlands with the 18 mile rating.

The Motorolas beat the Midlands hands down for...
Forum: Guns
11-05-2008, 11:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,689
Posted By spd522

RE: thanks democrates

Exactly right. Clinton pushed the subprime mortgage issues to shove minorities into houses they could barely afford as it is. Purely a political move to look good. However, with those mortgages came...
Forum: Politics
11-05-2008, 08:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,250
Posted By spd522

RE: OBAMA WINS :( NOW WHAT ARE WE IN FOR

WTF have you been smoking? Obviously drinking the Obama Kool Aid. Your statements about guns and gun control show you
are part of the problem, not the solution. Who said anything about praying for...
Forum: Politics
11-05-2008, 03:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,250
Posted By spd522

RE: OBAMA WINS :( NOW WHAT ARE WE IN FOR

Obama will not back hunters rights any more than he will the 2nd Amendment. Too many of his contributors are tree hugger/anti gun/anti hunter liberals and he will stick with the money.
He has...
Forum: Guns
11-03-2008, 09:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,412
Posted By spd522

RE: Question about zeroing in at 200 yards?

http://www.biggameinfo.com/BalCalc.aspx


I use this calculator. It's usually pretty close when I check mine against it. You need to know the velocity of your ammo, BC, and height above the...
Forum: Optics
11-03-2008, 09:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 794
Posted By spd522

RE: Tikka T3 - Picantinni Rail and Rings

Not stainless but for Tikka-
http://egw-guns.com/store/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=221

Not sure if the Picatinny for the Tikka T3 Tactical fits or not.
The Tactical has the...
Forum: Guns
08-15-2008, 08:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 13,329
Posted By spd522

RE: Anyone know if Gander Mountain is going out of business

No GM around my area. I have been in some in MN. Good selection but pricey.

As for Cabelas, I would rather shop there than Bass Pro. Bass Pro RedHead line is lower quality than Cabelas name...
Forum: Optics
08-08-2008, 01:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,964
Posted By spd522

RE: simmons Aetec scope

Simmons = junk
Forum: Guns
06-12-2008, 07:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,262
Posted By spd522

RE: Semi-Auto Shotgun Question

Benelli. Benelli. Benelli.
Forum: Guns
06-11-2008, 11:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,148
Posted By spd522

RE: factory .45 auto load for bear defense help

Back in the early 90s when a 45 ACP was still king in the IPSC Open class, I used a hard cast 155 SWC with 7 gr of Win Super Light powder that got an honest 1200+ fps from a 5" barrel with comp.

...
06-11-2008, 11:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,600
Posted By spd522

RE: How will increased fuel prices affect your hunting this year?

Our biggroup has beenhashing it out about how to consolidate our gear for the trip elk hunting CO 1st season and get by taking less vehicles. Doesn't matter now since only one in our group drew a...
06-11-2008, 11:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,299
Posted By spd522

RE: Barrack Hussein Obama, a video portrait

Points to remember on any election day.

You cannot help the poor by destroying the rich.

You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong.

You cannot bring about prosperity by...
Forum: Optics
06-11-2008, 10:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,885
Posted By spd522

RE: Leupold Rangefinders?

I recently got a RX-1V and it's a turd. Way too much time setting it up to use and then I never could get a reading past 550 yards on a 40x60 metal building. My Bushnell 600 works better, faster, and...
06-01-2008, 09:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 24,706
Posted By spd522

RE: 300 WSM Vs 7mm Rem Mag Which is better for big game

Bothare about equal on 90% of the game. But sometimes you need more bullet weight and that is where the 300 wins.

I use a 300 WM for almost all my deer size and larger game hunting. The 300 WSM...
Forum: Optics
06-01-2008, 08:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,710
Posted By spd522

RE: burris

OK, that is the FastFire that is similar to the old Optima and the newer Trijicon and Doctor sights. Pluses with the Burris is that the frame is metal instead of plastic and the lens is glass instead...
Forum: Optics
05-30-2008, 08:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,673
Posted By spd522

RE: Burris Black Diamond....

I have had a Burris Signature for about 16 years. Never a problem with it and it has been on a 300 WM and a 30.06. My next scope will be a Black Diamond. I was comparing them to other scopes and it
...
Forum: Optics
05-30-2008, 08:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,735
Posted By spd522

RE: Leupold Vari-X III or Ziess Conquest???

Always had Leupolds but tried a Conquest. A bit better and clearer in low light but not by much and not worth the price difference. Burris Black Diamond blows them away on brightness and clarity at...
Forum: Optics
05-30-2008, 08:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,975
Posted By spd522

RE: simmons scopes

Simmons=junk. None of the ones I have had or used could even compare to the Bushnell Banner scopes. Lens is distorted. They don't repeat zero (providing you can get them to zero in the 1st place).
...
Forum: Optics
05-30-2008, 08:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,710
Posted By spd522

RE: burris

I am not that big a fan of the Holosight/Eotech type sights. Too busy a reticle and the housingreminds me ofwearing black plastic frame glasses from the 70's.
They are very durable though.

...
04-03-2008, 10:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,750
Posted By spd522

RE: ATV hitch carriers

Although they will probably hold the weight of your ATV, your hitch rating may not. Class III hitch is only 500 lbs tongue weight. The Versa Haul is 116 lbs to start leaving you just 384 lbs for your...
04-03-2008, 09:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,111
Posted By spd522

RE: Rockie boots

I wouldn't buy another pair of Rockys on sale or not. Not a single pair I have ever owned (about 10 all together) didn't have heel separation that caused a squeak andpop sound every step. Not good...
04-03-2008, 09:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,546
Posted By spd522

RE: burris scopes

I have a Burris 3x9 Signature from about 1993. It was on my 300 WM and I replaced it with a Leupold VXlll 4.5x14, only because I wanted more top end magnification. At 9 power, the Burris is every bit...
04-03-2008, 09:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,608
Posted By spd522

RE: Truck suggestions?

Had a 91 Toyota ext cab 4x4 with 4 cyl and 5 spd. 22 mpg all the time be it city or hwy. Ok if you have little kids but the backseat wouldn't handle them if they are getting older. Awesome truck,...
04-03-2008, 09:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,507
Posted By spd522

RE: Mule Deer rifle/backup?

300 WM as primary as that is my primary for all my big gamehunting.
270 for backup only because you don't offer 30.06.

I don't use the 300 WM because it hits harder. I use it because it shoots...
Forum: West
02-28-2008, 01:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 873
Posted By spd522

RE: 2008 COLO BIG GAME BROCHURE is here

I noticed a change in the ATV regulations this year. It says out of state ATVs must get a CO permit. In the past, if we had current registration from our home state, that was sufficient.If not, then...
Forum: West
02-28-2008, 01:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 801
Posted By spd522

RE: Arizona Elk Hunts 2008

Great site. I am building points for AZ elk. 8 so far so I am probablygoing to draw by 2030!

I would hunt either 1 or 27. Reason being, I have relatives with a cabin in Alpine so I would...
Forum: West
02-28-2008, 01:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,119
Posted By spd522

RE: DIY Mule and/or Elk out West

New Mexico doesn't have points. You have the same chance every year as any other non-resident. Pricey elk tags but there are some monsters there. I have hunted mule deer there but it was
back in...
Forum: Optics
02-28-2008, 01:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,986
Posted By spd522

RE: SCOPE MAGNIFICATION

As said there won't be that much difference. Like PaJack, I would want more of 24x or so. However, a quality 14 or 16 power is way better than a cheap 24x. I know. I have a cheap
6x24x50 I had on...
Forum: Optics
02-28-2008, 12:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,576
Posted By spd522

RE: Millet scopes

I got one recently when Midway had them on sale for $199. I plan on putting it on my DPMS AP4 .308 for 3 gun matches.

I just got it mounted and haven't sighted it in yet. But I have made some...
01-21-2008, 01:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,102
Posted By spd522

RE: 7mm-08 or 308 for big game

Both are extremely accurate calibers and very well suited for game up to deer, sheep, and antelope. It's when you start hunting larger boned game that the differences start to show up.
The 7mm-08...
12-22-2007, 11:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 16,215
Posted By spd522

RE: 300 WSM and 300 Win. Mag

Like some of the others said, they are really pretty much equal unless you handload or want to use the really heavy bullets. Then the 300 WinMag pulls ahead. But for anything you can hunt with one,...
Forum: Optics
12-22-2007, 11:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,329
Posted By spd522

Good Low light scope

I am considering updating the scope on my M700 in 300 WinMag. Currently I have a VX-111 in 4.5x14.
It works just fine in bright light but in low light hunting conditions, it is quite dark and...
Forum: Guns
09-05-2007, 11:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,521
Posted By spd522

RE: Sig 226, Benelli, ammo.

FYI-

You don't need to go through a distributor as Benelli parts can be bought through Brownells. They have a whole section in their catalog.
Forum: Guns
05-15-2007, 01:33 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,542
Posted By spd522

RE: 2 favorite guns.

1)Toss up between my DPMS AP4 .308 and my Remington 700 BDL 300 WM ( Both areextremely modified)

2)Para P14 45acp (also extremely modified)
Forum: Guns
05-15-2007, 01:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,268
Posted By spd522

RE: Marlin Model 60 vs 10/22

I have had my Marlin M60 since 1975when I bought it used for $35. It feeds and accurately shoots every LR ammo I have tried in it.

I have two Ruger 10/22 rifles. One with a bull barrel and 4x12...
Forum: Guns
05-15-2007, 01:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 829
Posted By spd522

RE: Rifle Basix

I put a Timmney in Ruger M77 and a Rifle Basix in a Marlin 917V. I did have to fit the stock a bit with the Timmney/Ruger. The Timmney offered more adjustment and was crisper. The Rifle Basix was...
Forum: Guns
05-15-2007, 12:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,273
Posted By spd522

RE: Carry Question?

I don't keep a completely full mag. Actually I change the number of rounds in the gun every week or two. I do this to keep the spring good.

On modern guns with quality springs, keeping them...
Forum: Guns
05-15-2007, 12:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,893
Posted By spd522

RE: The finest foreign military rifle?

Bolt gun- Mauser 98

Full size battle rifle- FAL

Carbine- .30 and above- AK47
Under .30 cal- SIG 550
Forum: Guns
05-15-2007, 12:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 522
Posted By spd522

RE: +P Safe in a Glock?

Probably although I would prefer changing the barrel to a fully supported one, especially in 40 cal, if I intended on shooting really hot stuff. I don't know why Glock doesn't build it right from the...
Forum: Reloading
05-03-2007, 12:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 28,817
Posted By spd522

RE: Ballistic Tip vs. Accubond

I have used both in my 300 WM and my 30.06. Both performed fine on the deer I have shot but the Nosler BT were always more accurate. I won't use the Accubonds anymore just because of mediocre...
Forum: Optics
04-25-2007, 04:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 921
Posted By spd522

RE: BSA Riffle Scopes

What Paul said.....................

I have a 3x9 BSA that came in a package deal I traded for. If you focus on the target, the crosshairs are fuzzy. If you focus to clear up the crosshairs, the...
Forum: Optics
04-25-2007, 04:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,457
Posted By spd522

RE: Simmons Follow Up, Don't Waste Your Money!

I have two Simmons scopes. Both were bought for limited use and because they were cheap. After using them, I don't feel they were cheap enough.

One is a 3x9 and the other a 6x24. Neither have...
02-26-2007, 01:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,540
Posted By spd522

RE: Favorite Elk Bullets?

I use the 180 Barnes X in my Remington 700 300 Win Mag. Very accurate and with my load of 70 gr of IMR4350, they average 2970 fps in my gun.

I plan on trying some of the Triple Shocks next, just...
09-12-2006, 10:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,660
Posted By spd522

RE: elk bullet in 06

My 300 Win Mag is loaded with 180 Gr Barnes X that I handload for my 700 BDL.The bullet is proven elk-tough and ata hair under 3000 fps and sub 1 inch groups at 200 yards, I think Ihave all I need.
...
08-28-2006, 11:52 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,376
Posted By spd522

RE: Elk/Deer Rifle

If I had to have one gun for deer and elk, it would be my 300 Win Mag. It is the most versatile rifle I own. Actually, if I could only own one rifle period, it would be my 300 WM. All I have to do is...
08-28-2006, 09:37 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,309
Posted By spd522

RE: Thermacell; do they work good for you?

It's good to hear that it works on mosquitos. My concern was game detecting the odor.

Also, does it work for other insects other than mosquitos, such as gnats and flies?

Craig
10-04-2005, 11:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,376
Posted By spd522

RE: Which ATV???

If you are wanting to stay in themid sizerange, I think my first choice would be a 450 Kodiak. IRS, front locker, on/off 4wd, plenty of power, and Yamaha quality. Second choice would probably be the...
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