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Forum: Guns
02-10-2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 308
Posted By Memtb2149

hardcastonly, That sounds like a pretty sweet...

hardcastonly, That sounds like a pretty sweet hunting package for moderate ranges. I’ve always wanted a .458 WM, but, as I’m a “one gun” hunter....it just wasn’t practical for the ranges that we...
Forum: Guns
01-27-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 967
Posted By Memtb2149

bronco22000, I’m not taking this lightly....

bronco22000, I’m not taking this lightly. Although, I’ve not the thousands of examples of research as do the aforementioned coroners, doctors, police, ect. I’ve been shooting handguns for almost 60...
Forum: Guns
01-27-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 967
Posted By Memtb2149

Quote: Personal preferences don’t play into...

Quote: Personal preferences don’t play into statistics.



They do, when it’s my butt on the line! Maybe, I should consider a .380ACP the next time I go hand-gunning for elk, bear, or moose....
Forum: Guns
01-27-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 286
Posted By Memtb2149

Thanks! I’ve been meaning to try and get some...

Thanks! I’ve been meaning to try and get some from our local alley, thinking that they would be excellent for practice here at the house.! I’m glad glad you brought this up.....maybe I can remember...
Forum: Guns
01-27-2020, 04:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 967
Posted By Memtb2149

I guess I disagree with the well published data...

I guess I disagree with the well published data showing no difference in “stopping” capabilities from the .380’s up to the 45 ACP. In seeking a balance between number of rounds for practical carry...
Forum: Guns
01-21-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 526
Posted By Memtb2149

We only have a few Taurus revolvers. They have...

We only have a few Taurus revolvers. They have very little use, and no issues. However, I couldn’t say that they are in the same league as our S&W’s. memtb
Forum: Guns
01-15-2020, 06:17 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,672
Posted By Memtb2149

We have two Kahr CM9’s and my wife carries a Sig...

We have two Kahr CM9’s and my wife carries a Sig 938. For pocket use.....the Kahr is more desirable! The new and improved Ruger LCP would be a good choice as well. A good trigger (for a small...
01-15-2020, 06:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,742
Posted By Memtb2149

If you’ve done your homework, and know a trophy...

If you’ve done your homework, and know a trophy when you see it.....fill your tag at first opportunity. You should have other licenses purchased....finish out your time hunting other species,...
Forum: Reloading
01-06-2020, 07:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By Memtb2149

crimedog, My wife is using 225 TTSX’s in her...

crimedog, My wife is using 225 TTSX’s in her rifle, so I can only give you : powder - RL 22, primer - Federal 215, case - Federal Safari (nickel). With the TTSX’s we’re getting 2950 fps, but.... they...
Forum: Guns
12-29-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 795
Posted By Memtb2149

I had to look, to see if this was my post! :p ...

I had to look, to see if this was my post! :p Though, there are several firearms that will go to family. There are also a few that family can’t appreciate, as one is a “wildcat” and they don’t...
Forum: Guns
12-26-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,018
Posted By Memtb2149

My 2 cents, for what it’s worth! Go with the...

My 2 cents, for what it’s worth! Go with the 45-70......especially if you hand load. You can load up or down, plus you have a huge variety of bullets to custom taylor to your specific needs/wants....
Forum: Guns
12-13-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,472
Posted By Memtb2149

Sorry, all of ours are tools, to be...

Sorry, all of ours are tools, to be used.....Though, not abused! memtb
Forum: Guns
12-06-2019, 05:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 657
Posted By Memtb2149

StumpDummy, I hope that this is the beginnings of...

StumpDummy, I hope that this is the beginnings of a long “love affair” with shooting/hunting! Good Luck! memtb ,
Forum: Guns
12-05-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 657
Posted By Memtb2149

You’ve gotten some very good answers to your...

You’ve gotten some very good answers to your question. As stated, weight of firearm, stock design and fit, type of recoil pad, and shooter position all play into the “felt recoil” of the firearm. If...
11-24-2019, 05:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,070
Posted By Memtb2149

Congratulations Phil! Real nice bull, great story...

Congratulations Phil! Real nice bull, great story about your quick success. You put in a pretty good day of work! :happy0001: Our moose, never look like that when we get them back to the...
11-24-2019, 05:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 793
Posted By Memtb2149

Congratulations! You “did” have a full...

Congratulations! You “did” have a full day.....should’ve slept good last night. Good story and photos. Yep, not a “brute”.....but, trophies are not always measured in size. It’s the hunt that makes...
Forum: Guns
11-07-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By Memtb2149

Big Uncle, I hate ranges, for some of the reasons...

Big Uncle, I hate ranges, for some of the reasons mentioned. Thankfully, I was blessed with the purchase of rural property 20+ years ago....and have a 300 yard range. Other than myself or my...
Forum: Guns
11-05-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,408
Posted By Memtb2149

Mt experiences are similar to yours, though mine...

Mt experiences are similar to yours, though mine where 37 years ago. I was continually “shaking” apart the Bushnell on my first .375 H&H. When I was finally able to purchase a Leupold....scope...
Forum: Guns
11-05-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,408
Posted By Memtb2149

;) My answer is one coming from a hand...

;)


My answer is one coming from a hand loader. Except when I was a teenager, collecting brass to reload for my .308 Win.....I’ve never bought factory loaded ammunition (other than handgun...
Forum: Guns
11-05-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,408
Posted By Memtb2149

Shooting a .338 WM, is an “acquired taste”....

Shooting a .338 WM, is an “acquired taste”. :wink:....it took my wife a little over a year to get comfortable with hers! memtb
Forum: Guns
11-05-2019, 05:53 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,408
Posted By Memtb2149

Cub Slayer, Perhaps he meant “tiny”! ...

Cub Slayer, Perhaps he meant “tiny”! :biggrin: memtb
Forum: Guns
11-03-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,408
Posted By Memtb2149

Butch, I bought my first centerfire...

Butch,

I bought my first centerfire rifle ( Win. Model 88 in .308 Win.)at age 14, and almost immediately started handloading (Lee Loader). By age 18 or 19 was shooting cast bullets in it....
Forum: Guns
11-01-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,183
Posted By Memtb2149

This is my list as a dedicated hand loader! ...

This is my list as a dedicated hand loader!

#1- Ruger Mark Series .22 RF semi-auto ( small game, personal defense)
#2- Ruger 77/22 SS, 22 RF
#3- S&W X Frame 460 Good for big game out to 125/150...
10-22-2019, 04:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,325
Posted By Memtb2149

I know that to be untimely successful,I need to...

I know that to be untimely successful,I need to go all in....but, just can’t quite make the commitment. Maybe, if I’d been successful on some of my dream trophies. If I totally commit, I know that...
10-21-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,325
Posted By Memtb2149

Thanks Ernie, I don’t know how successful I’ll...

Thanks Ernie, I don’t know how successful I’ll be, as I not “so” committed as to use the handgun only. But, I’ll give’r a go! memtb
10-21-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,325
Posted By Memtb2149

Many years ago I hunted with a S&W 629 (44 Mag)....

Many years ago I hunted with a S&W 629 (44 Mag). Got an Antelope and a bear, should’ve taken a mule deer (was too picky), and “muffed” a shot on a moose ( finished him with a rifle). That was 1989,...
10-21-2019, 05:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,032
Posted By Memtb2149

Bocajnala, Wishing you a safe and successful...

Bocajnala, Wishing you a safe and successful trip! memtb
10-21-2019, 05:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,032
Posted By Memtb2149

[QUOTE=DJfan;4362177]Welcome to my home state....

[QUOTE=DJfan;4362177]Welcome to my home state. Spend lots of money before you go. Take people back with you.[/QUOTE

DJfan, I couldn’t have said it better! It’s getting far too crowded here! memtb
Forum: Reloading
10-19-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 983
Posted By Memtb2149

I’ve been casting for about 49 or 50 years, and...

I’ve been casting for about 49 or 50 years, and tried several different methods and lubricants. Recently the bullet casting community has discovered “powder coating”. Much cleaner, generally - equal...
Forum: Reloading
10-19-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,012
Posted By Memtb2149

I was 14 at the time.....they seemed OK with it!...

I was 14 at the time.....they seemed OK with it! I guess they would rather that I hand load and shoot, rather than smoke and drink! :s4: memtb
Forum: Reloading
10-19-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 919
Posted By Memtb2149

I’m another that “never” hunts with a clean...

I’m another that “never” hunts with a clean barrel. Even though my rifle “clean bore” shot is very close to the “foul bore” group zero. I’ve seen far too many rifles, where the clean bore shot is one...
Forum: Politics
02-15-2019, 04:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 583
Posted By Memtb2149

With the many “loop holes” that are in the bill,...

With the many “loop holes” that are in the bill, It certainly looks as though we’ve lost our Republic! If the local (border counties) have the ability to stop wall construction.....we have nothing to...
Forum: Reloading
02-12-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 367
Posted By Memtb2149

hardcastonly, That should be great in a .35 Rem....

hardcastonly, That should be great in a .35 Rem. Even though I don’t have a .35 caliber rifle, I always thought that would be a great caliber for the handloader. For good cheap/fun practice and...
02-07-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,135
Posted By Memtb2149

Any you have mentioned would be good, though as...

Any you have mentioned would be good, though as others stated, bigger is better! That said, the bullet is probably more important than the caliber (within reason). I would prefer a mono bullet for...
Forum: Guns
02-07-2019, 07:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 762
Posted By Memtb2149

I have only one “hunting” rifle, many rifles, but...

I have only one “hunting” rifle, many rifles, but only one dedicated to hunting! It is as much at home in Africa as in North America. With it, if good conditions, feel comfortable to 600 yards....
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