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09-03-2008, 09:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,319
Posted By ahankster

RE: Vane change for HC

To me, there just isn't a point in the whole "anti-blazer" style vane argument put out by the governing ornanization other than to limit the class for some other agenda.

Admittedly,I do not have...
08-26-2008, 07:34 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,432
Posted By ahankster

RE: 2008/2009 Bowhunting Contest Alternate Sign-Ups

??42?? Ahankster (season doesn't start here till Oct, but lasts till 31 Jan!!)

Thanks.

Hank
Forum: Reloading
08-10-2008, 07:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 964
Posted By ahankster

RE: whats my reloader worth?

Jeff makes some good points.
If your nephew is good with only 357, 44 and other pistol calibers, then it might be ok. Personally, as long as he is looking to straight wall pistol rounds the square...
Forum: Reloading
08-10-2008, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 964
Posted By ahankster

RE: whats my reloader worth?

New, they generally go for $320 to $340.
A new caliber conversion for another caliber around $35 to $40.

Really depends on the shapeof the equipment and the local market for used sporting...
Forum: Guns
06-09-2008, 10:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By ahankster

RE: long range AR barrel length

I havea RRA w/ a 24 inch ss bull barrel, varmint. Shoots 2 inch groups, and less, at 300 yards all day long.

That being said, I think an 18 or 20 inch barrel is my next upper purchase. Just...
Forum: Guns
03-05-2008, 06:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,807
Posted By ahankster

RE: .270-308 Do we need one?

Well,
It isn't exactly a .270, but they already make have the 260 Rem. Basically it is a .308 necked down to accept a .260 cal bullet.
Ruger makes one in a model 77, as does Sako and Remington....
Forum: Guns
03-02-2008, 09:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,840
Posted By ahankster

RE: What's the difference? M16 vs. AR-15

Cal,
Yes, exactly, AR = Armalite.

As far as the Bushmaster quote, they have had that for awhile, many think to keep their own legal folks happy. There are two camps on the M16 parts issue. The...
Forum: Guns
03-02-2008, 04:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,840
Posted By ahankster

RE: What's the difference? M16 vs. AR-15

Your "park ranger" knew about as much about ARs as you do about spelling and grammar. Most people, ESPECIALLY LEO's and park rangers wouldn't know the difference between an M16 part or an AR15 part...
Forum: Guns
02-29-2008, 05:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,840
Posted By ahankster

RE: What's the difference? M16 vs. AR-15

"The difference between a M16 and AR-15 is the fire control group. The M16 uses a different bolt carrier, hammer, sear, and possibly a few other parts- you don't want to get causght with any of these...
Forum: Guns
02-16-2008, 09:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,662
Posted By ahankster

RE: dpms AR-15 peopleI need your help!!

Devil dog is right on.
There are only two places making 308/260 recievers right now that I know of. Armalite, DPMS and Rock River. There may be a billet reciever available, but I don't know for...
02-08-2008, 09:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,836
Posted By ahankster

RE: A new call is coming

Wow,
Just in time for the season...... not.
Forum: Black Powder
02-08-2008, 05:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,434
Posted By ahankster

RE: New Muzzle Loader from CMMT,, wow.

Wolf,
I would see your point in that case.

Of course, I currently live in Ms where you can take them just about any way you can think of. AP mines will be on the agenda next year. You can...
Forum: Black Powder
02-08-2008, 05:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,028
Posted By ahankster

RE: Ruger old army

Ruger old army pistols are about the best BP handgun out there. That being said, they produce marginal power for deer hunting according to some states that have minimum velocities and/or projectile...
Forum: Black Powder
02-08-2008, 04:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,434
Posted By ahankster

RE: New Muzzle Loader from CMMT,, wow.

Gander,
I have to agree with you. Only posted it here for fun. Is it interresting, sure. But, for me, that is about the extent of it. I have a varmint AR15 and an AR10 in 308 and really like them....
Forum: Black Powder
02-08-2008, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,434
Posted By ahankster

RE: New Muzzle Loader from CMMT,, wow.

It's for fun, since when is fun stuff practical?

Hank
Forum: Black Powder
02-08-2008, 09:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,434
Posted By ahankster

New Muzzle Loader from CMMT,, wow.

Forget that junk about the "ultimate" M/L and all that troll.

You want something cool, this is the one to have!! :)

Here is the next step in primitive.
An AR 15 with a muzzle loader...
Forum: Black Powder
01-26-2008, 09:12 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 16,182
Posted By ahankster

RE: Ultimate muzzleloader

rafsob,
No apologies here.
Wasn't insulting anyone or being mean, just making an observation as several folks have. Most of the back arching has come from trophy when his product is questioned.
...
Forum: Black Powder
01-25-2008, 09:30 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 16,182
Posted By ahankster

RE: Ultimate muzzleloader

This doesn't sound like spam/advertisement does it? New guy shows up with this much experience and knowledge about a cutting edge gun, askes a question that he should probably know the answer to...
Forum: Guns
01-20-2008, 07:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,528
Posted By ahankster

RE: T/C Pro-Hunter 20Ga. Slug Gun

How about either actually sighting in in for dead on at 100 and forget about the 25. Or, even better, find a quality sabot and look at the ballistics. For most of them, if you sight it in 2 inches...
12-28-2007, 08:43 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,974
Posted By ahankster

RE: Hunting Vehicle of Choice

My vehicle of choice would be an Early Bronco.
Pre 77 models.
Mine is a '71 with a 302 and 32 inch tires. Painted a nice shade a Ford Green.
Of course, it does have a soft top, hard top, doors...
12-26-2007, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By ahankster

RE: time for a new rangefinder

I don't have allot of experience with different types, but every one I have used or owned did even come close to the advertised distances. Maybe they have gotten better in the past 4 or 5 years, but...
Forum: Reloading
12-23-2007, 08:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,063
Posted By ahankster

RE: Powder for 308, 30-06 and 300 WM

Thanks for all your inputs guys.
I was hoping there would be something that might work well in them all, but I didn't really think it was reasonable.
I am trying some Varget right now in the 308,...
Forum: Guns
12-19-2007, 09:55 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,857
Posted By ahankster

RE: how fardo you shoot a muzzleloader

Some folks are good hunters AND good shots. Some of the bad shots just run around pounding their chest about how good a hunter they are as an excuse for being a bad shot :) You can usually tell who...
12-18-2007, 09:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,267
Posted By ahankster

Ruger Hawkeye vs M77 MKII

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I am looking...
Forum: Black Powder
12-13-2007, 04:38 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 61,315
Posted By ahankster

RE: How to use a Powerbelt Bullet Correctly

Sorry,
You posted your opinion.
I posted mine. In my opinion, they are junk.
You see a few deer killed every year using them.
So far this year I have killed four, my kids have each killed...
Forum: Reloading
12-10-2007, 04:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,063
Posted By ahankster

RE: Powder for 308, 30-06 and 300 WM

Thanks for the input guys,
I am going to try some Varget for the 308 and I'll try something else for the 300 later when I get the dies.

I didn't figure there was a "magic bullet", pun...
Forum: Reloading
12-10-2007, 10:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,140
Posted By ahankster

RE: DEAD BEAT CAST BULLET WEBSITE!!!!!!!!

This is not the first time I have heard that this company had very bad integrity issues.
I have heard that it takes threats of legal action and requests from the state to get them to refund money...
Forum: Guns
12-07-2007, 09:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 705
Posted By ahankster

RE: Looking for some help w/ a Winchester Model 70

Thanks,
But no, heat is not an issue.
I've given it time to cool and even if it was warm, this performance is not realistic.
The fore arm bedding is realistic and my next issue to address.
...
Forum: Reloading
12-07-2007, 09:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,063
Posted By ahankster

Powder for 308, 30-06 and 300 WM

Hey guys,
There may not be an easy or obvious answer to this question, but here it goes.
I reload a fair amount. Allot of 357, probably 2k a month on average, some 30-30, 308 and 38-55 as well....
Forum: Guns
12-07-2007, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 705
Posted By ahankster

Looking for some help w/ a Winchester Model 70

Looking for some suggestions on a Model 70, fairly recent manufacture. Not the Black Shadow model, but the composite stocked, matt finish model W/ a 24 inch barrel chambered in 300 WM.
While I am...
Forum: Guns
12-06-2007, 09:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,896
Posted By ahankster

RE: regular barrel vs. stainless

Blasted finishes can take on many different appearances depending on the media and how deeply they are hit.
A good bead blasted finish actually looks grey from any distance at all. All my...
Forum: Black Powder
11-26-2007, 08:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,374
Posted By ahankster

RE: Youth load forT/C Black Diamond?

My kids shoot a cut down T/C Black Diamond. For the past two years, we used 75 grains of 777 under a 300 grain XTP. This year I had a large box of 240 grain XTPs I picked up on sale after last season...
Forum: Guns
11-19-2007, 08:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,008
Posted By ahankster

RE: ONLY sabots in a rifled barrel?

Can you use one of the old style slugs in a rifled barrel, yes. BUT, shotgun slugs are made of very soft lead and as a result they will probably lead up your gun very quickly resulting in decreasing...
Forum: Guns
11-18-2007, 07:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 506
Posted By ahankster

RE: H&R 20ga USH - Finding Ammo for Mine!

I bought one about a month ago for my kids and for a loaner gun.
Put a decent 2.5x12 scope on it and have played with it a bit. I have to say that the trigger is really good on our gun, for an...
Forum: Guns
11-09-2007, 12:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,909
Posted By ahankster

RE: A rifle with a pistol cartrige?

H&R makes a handirifle in 44 mag and 45 long colt. A very inexpensive, but capable gun. Either round would be great for deer.

Hank
11-08-2007, 08:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 85,424
Posted By ahankster

RE: Heritage Arms Rough rider is awesome!

Like I said, a good $150 gun. Keep shooting those magnum rounds out of it and it'll shake rattle and roll before long. Just can't compare a cheap gun to a well made one. It may be ok at first, but...
11-08-2007, 10:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 85,424
Posted By ahankster

RE: Heritage Arms Rough rider is awesome!

What a joke.
My boys each have one of the little 22s. They are not bad little guns for what you pay. But, shoot them a couple hundred times, you start getting endshake and other wear problems.
I...
Forum: Black Powder
11-05-2007, 09:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,232
Posted By ahankster

RE: Need help with Encore Accuracy!!!!

I would try 777 loose powder before getting too concerned. Many people tend to load sabots short or try to compact the pellets, causing crushing and inconsistant shots. I would also start around 100...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-05-2007, 08:06 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,073
Posted By ahankster

RE: Elephant taken with Bow

I respect the "if I don't eat it, I don't shoot it crowd."

But, I give deer meat away all the time. There is no way my family and I could ever eat as much as we kill. So, I have several families...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-04-2007, 02:59 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,073
Posted By ahankster

RE: Elephant taken with Bow

You just have to excuse "some" people.

Some of the same people whining about shooting an elephant because it doesn't meet some personal standard as a game animal or some arbitrary measure of...
Forum: Black Powder
09-26-2007, 06:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,742
Posted By ahankster

Idiot "campus gunman" armed w/ Muzzy loader

In in NY on the campus of St Johns university a student was arrested walking across campus dressed like a ninja, had a mask of George Bush and carrying a Wolf M/L.

"Hiraman had been carrying the...
06-12-2007, 10:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,509
Posted By ahankster

RE: SIMMS BARREL DERESONATOR

I saw a reveiw on the product on a website about a year ago. They did controlled tests with several rifles and several calibers. Results tended to either be no change. Some guns showed worse accuracy...
05-15-2007, 03:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,509
Posted By ahankster

RE: SIMMS BARREL DERESONATOR

Looks like a toilet plunger.
Sorry, if I had to have one to make my rifle shoot better, I think I would rather buy a new rifle than walk around with that thing hanging off it.
Hank
Forum: Guns
03-01-2007, 04:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,350
Posted By ahankster

RE: What slug gun for kids ?

Here is a pic of my youngest with the m/ler and a spike from two years ago. He was 7 then. One shot, one kill. Balances in the wrist, perfect for a youngster.
Hank


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Forum: Guns
03-01-2007, 01:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,350
Posted By ahankster

RE: What slug gun for kids ?

My boys started out, and still pretty much use, two guns.

First was the same exact gun pictured earlier in the forum. The mossberg 500 youth gun. We have two barrels, one is 26 inches (I think)...
Forum: Black Powder
02-27-2007, 08:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,305
Posted By ahankster

RE: On the ability of the 295 PB to penetrate

"150 grainsof powder and a 245 or 295 grain powerbelt will NOT blow up with a lung shot."

Sorry, this just isn't supported by the facts. You may have gotten lucky with one, but I have seen...
Forum: Black Powder
02-26-2007, 09:09 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,305
Posted By ahankster

RE: On the ability of the 295 PB to penetrate

The problem really has nothing to do with energy, velocity or theoretical penetration potential of the PBs. You have what you have, just have to stay within it's capabilities.

The problem is...
Forum: Guns
02-23-2007, 10:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,636
Posted By ahankster

RE: best lever action rifle ?

Dog,
There are several variables here.
First, you have main match guns and side match guns. Side matches are competitions within themselves. They are a part of the main match, buteach is a...
Forum: Guns
02-23-2007, 05:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,636
Posted By ahankster

RE: best lever action rifle ?

Uhhh,
Let's see.

If a person just "had" to go with 44.

Henry Big Boy. Soft brass reciever that will tarnish and wear, goofy mag tube that you have to load from the top. Not a great...
Forum: Guns
02-23-2007, 08:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,636
Posted By ahankster

RE: best lever action rifle ?

The difference in calibers you mention is important.
What do you want out of the gun? Would it be a dedicated deer rifle? If so, then you should get the 30-30 and my suggestion would be the Marlin...
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