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Forum: Guns
06-26-2007, 11:34 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,808
Posted By redhead522

RE: Rifle went off in my hands!!!!!

True, butI figured a company would at least give a warning if this is a possibility.Anymore mostof the warnings out there are ridiculous, like don't eat this weird chemical in this package. To those...
Forum: Guns
06-26-2007, 04:20 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,808
Posted By redhead522

RE: Rifle went off in my hands!!!!!

I read the whole English section of the manual (6 pages) and don't remember seeing anything about working the action. If I'm wrong though, I'll feel like a jackass.

I'll post the pics tonight...
Forum: Guns
06-26-2007, 03:56 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,808
Posted By redhead522

RE: Rifle went off in my hands!!!!!

Not trying to shift the point of blame, but I do find it interesting that the manual never gave me the same great advice on testing the actionyou guys did.
Forum: Guns
06-26-2007, 03:21 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,808
Posted By redhead522

RE: Rifle went off in my hands!!!!!

That was my initial thought, except that the manual shows how to adjust the trigger. In fact, that's one of the nice features of the gun, you don't need a gunsmith to adjust the trigger, just an...
Forum: Guns
06-26-2007, 03:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,808
Posted By redhead522

Rifle went off in my hands!!!!!

I had just purchased a Sako 75 rifle in 25-06. I had taken the stock off of the action/barrel to lower the trigger pull, as instructed in the manual. I was checking various parts of the gun to ensure...
Forum: Guns
06-22-2007, 01:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 712
Posted By redhead522

RE: Now Taking Bids.....

I don't thinkyou guys realize how much just the gold is worth in that gun. Gold is currently $650 an ounce, orright at $10,000 a pound.With as much gold as there is in that gun, and given how dense...
Forum: Guns
06-21-2007, 09:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,452
Posted By redhead522

RE: There's something about a gun store.......

Nevermind my originalpost. I just realized what POC stands for, which means we agree on the 710s.
Forum: Guns
06-20-2007, 01:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,660
Posted By redhead522

RE: Thoughts on the 7mm STW

Just going off of the Winchester charts, the 7mm STW was around 3500 foot pounds of energy. The 338 was in the3800 or 3900 foot pounds of energy. The 338 was -50 inches at 500 yards, when pinpointed...
Forum: Guns
06-20-2007, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,660
Posted By redhead522

Thoughts on the 7mm STW

The other day I was bored and comparing ballistics on winchester.com I came across the 7mm STW, and good grief, that is one flat shooting large caliber. Why didn't this round take it? It's almost as...
Forum: Guns
06-20-2007, 01:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,109
Posted By redhead522

RE: Help with new caliber

25-06 is another good caliber. You probably can't get the ammo at Wal-Mart, but any gun store should have it.
Forum: Guns
06-13-2007, 10:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,292
Posted By redhead522

RE: do you buy online?

You can get in a lot of trouble for getting an FFL just to enhance your collection. The BATF canmonitor your business, so if you do get one, I recommend you advertise that you do FFL transfers to...
Forum: Guns
06-13-2007, 07:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,292
Posted By redhead522

RE: do you buy online?

I do buy many of them online, but only because I'm left handed. Most of the left handedguns I want have been discontinued (Sako, Weatherby, Winchester, various caliber Remington's, etc. Also, some of...
Forum: Guns
06-13-2007, 07:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,358
Posted By redhead522

Have you bought a 280 recently?

I've only heard positive things about this round, but haven't seen any guns chambered in it for a while. Does it even have a market anymore?
06-12-2007, 11:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,571
Posted By redhead522

RE: Tags=cash

If I had drawn an Elk, a big horn sheep, or a mountain goat, it would have been $1200 a piece. Non resident tags in Nevada are pretty ridiculous. If I stay here much longer, I'll probably become a...
Forum: Guns
06-01-2007, 04:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,501
Posted By redhead522

RE: Would you buy a 30-06 and a 338 win mag?

Sorry for the long delay. I just now got internet again. Well, long story short, I lost the auction. I lost in a battle of pocketbooks.
Forum: Guns
05-14-2007, 11:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,501
Posted By redhead522

RE: Would you buy a 30-06 and a 338 win mag?

Thanks for the input everyone; I think I'll go for it. It's just such a nice gun that's no longer made, andI don't want to let itget away. It's actually on a gunbroker auction, so if I win, I'll...
Forum: Guns
05-13-2007, 10:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,421
Posted By redhead522

RE: Gun value

Are you refering to the 710? I've never seen a 700 that cheap.
Forum: Optics
05-13-2007, 09:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,018
Posted By redhead522

RE: VX2 or Monarch UCC

I once bought a Nikon Buckmaster which was NIB and defective, needless to say I haven't ventured back to Nikon since. However, my VXII's have been flawless.
Forum: Optics
05-13-2007, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 735
Posted By redhead522

Thoughts on the Redfield "Weatherby" scopes

I've found a very nice used 30-06 that I am considering buying. It is a Weatherby and comes with a Weatherby scope. I've always sworn by Leupolds, and never dealt with Redfield. How would you rate...
Forum: Optics
05-13-2007, 02:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,125
Posted By redhead522

RE: I have one word to say.....Leupold!

I'm with you, I swear by the Leupolds.
Forum: Guns
05-13-2007, 01:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 18,161
Posted By redhead522

RE: Which scope for 30-06 (deer rifle)?

You can never go wrong with a Leupold VX-II, no matter the caliber. I've used a couple other companies in the past (both reputable) and had problems. I now only use Leupold and swear by them. It may...
Forum: Guns
05-12-2007, 06:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,899
Posted By redhead522

RE: Looking for a Shotgun

CDNN hada new SBE I left handed timber camo for $900. If you don't mind the shells flying the wrong way for you, it's a bargain. I don't know if it's listed in their catalogue, it was sent out in an...
Forum: Guns
05-12-2007, 06:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,984
Posted By redhead522

RE: Is the 7mm. Rem. Mag dieing?

To me the 7mm mag is like the 280. It is a very versatile cartridge but may get overlooked.
Forum: Guns
05-12-2007, 08:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,263
Posted By redhead522

RE: Ruger vs Savage

I'm a ruger fan, but in your case, I would go with the Savage. Some say form or function, but you can't be the accuracy of a Savage for the price.
Forum: Guns
05-12-2007, 08:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,501
Posted By redhead522

Would you buy a 30-06 and a 338 win mag?

There is a really nice 30-06 that has caught my eye, and it's at a nice price. I want to get it, but had plans to purchase a 338 win mag in the future. Would you say there's enough difference in...
05-06-2007, 02:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,317
Posted By redhead522

RE: LEUPOLD vxIII or vxII ??????????

I find it humerous when the poster of the topic asks that people not make suggestions for other scope brands, and yet every three or so replies recommend another brand (Zeiss, Nikon, etc.)

...
Forum: Guns
04-30-2007, 12:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,506
Posted By redhead522

The gun that got away

So how many guns do you regret not buying at the time, and are no longer available?

Me
Ruger PC9 (I didn't realize it was discontinued until last week)
A custom left handed Sako made by...
Forum: Guns
04-30-2007, 12:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 908
Posted By redhead522

RE: Biggest Shotgun Ever - This gun is huge

I think that counts as a cannon. And ammo for that has got to be ridiculous.
Forum: Guns
04-22-2007, 02:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,466
Posted By redhead522

RE: .45 ACP / .45 GAP - Semi-autos

The 45 GAP seems like a solution to a problem I don't have (I love the 45 ACP), but to each their own.
Forum: Guns
04-21-2007, 10:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,090
Posted By redhead522

RE: RANDOM..Has it happend to you

It happened to me once while attempting to sight in a 300 win mag with a faulty scope (unknown to me at the time). I fired about 30 rounds before calling it a day.
Forum: Guns
04-21-2007, 10:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 512
Posted By redhead522

RE: Gun Related Items and Ebay

What I don't get is would it have made a difference if he bought the things at a local gun store? I mean, there's thousands of places to buy gun magazines, why does it matter where?
Forum: Miscellaneous
04-21-2007, 05:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 417
Posted By redhead522

Sold

Paintball package includes an excellent Spyder SE paintball gun, Scott "Badass" mask, J&J ceramic barrel, 1 12 oz CO2 tank with on/off valve, 1 9 oz CO2 tank, VL Revolution 200 round hopper, 200...
Forum: Guns
04-14-2007, 02:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,699
Posted By redhead522

RE: The war took all my ammo

We're in trouble if we're shooting wolf. Other than Lake City ammo, there are few manufactures who make mil-spec 5.56mm. Winchester does (or did) and so does IMI (Isreal military stuff).
Forum: Guns
04-12-2007, 04:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 604
Posted By redhead522

Sold

Ad for an excellent Remington 11-87 SPS Camo Super Mag 12 gauge shotgun. Does not include gun case in photos. Features 2 ¾”-3 ½” chamber, 28” ventilated rib barrel, Mossy Oak Break-Up camo,...
Forum: Guns
04-06-2007, 06:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,361
Posted By redhead522

RE: Now That Remington Has Been Sold

$370 million doesn't seem like much for a big name like Remington.
Forum: Guns
04-05-2007, 08:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 994
Posted By redhead522

RE: AR15 for hunting!

It's only a matter of time before the Dem's quote you and try to take them away.
Forum: Guns
04-02-2007, 10:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,383
Posted By redhead522

RE: to build or buy whole?

I built my own out of solid Bushmaster parts and saved about $200 from the website price. Even when I compared it to my local gun dealers, it was still quite a bit cheaper, and I got to choose all...
Forum: Guns
04-02-2007, 10:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 494
Posted By redhead522

RE: colt manual

A good website for free information is www.ar15.com It has very detailed online manuals that should serve you just fine. There are also several websites where you can buy a complete manual for a few...
Forum: Guns
04-02-2007, 10:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,033
Posted By redhead522

RE: M40 vs. Remington 700

I don't know about the M40, but the same is true for the M16 with the 5.56mm NATO caliber versus the .223. I'd ask your question on www.ar15.com, they thend to be pretty good with tactical weapons.
Forum: Guns
04-01-2007, 09:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,254
Posted By redhead522

RE: Rem. BDL 700 vs Tikka T3 Stainless

Thanks for all the great advice guys. I'm starting to lean towards the Tikka. I still like the Remington, and I like buying American made guns soldlocally (helps the economy and my local gun dealer),...
Forum: Guns
03-31-2007, 04:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 695
Posted By redhead522

RE: good, reputable places to get rifles transferred from?

First of all, I recommend checking out www.ar15.com they tend to be very knowledgable on the subject. Secondly, if you want to buy an AR15, but you're not sure which one, there is another...
Forum: Guns
03-30-2007, 06:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,378
Posted By redhead522

RE: Democrats Quoting Zumbo

What really grinds my gears on this issue is that people want to ban the gun because it looks dangerous. I can guarantee you that 90% of the people pushing for the ban on ARs and AKscan't tell you...
Forum: Guns
03-28-2007, 11:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,378
Posted By redhead522

RE: Democrats Quoting Zumbo

Unfortunately, we can discuss these issues all day. But I doubt the people who need to hear them are on this forum. I'm afraid that buying a cheap AR lowermay be the best solution at the moment, that...
Forum: Guns
03-28-2007, 11:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,254
Posted By redhead522

RE: Rem. BDL 700 vs Tikka T3 Stainless

If they're both good guns, and the Tikka is stainless and the BDL blued, is the BDL just overpriced then?
Forum: Guns
03-28-2007, 12:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,254
Posted By redhead522

Rem. BDL 700 vs Tikka T3 Stainless

I'm a lefty, and am considering getting a 270Win. bolt action (after all, tax refunds came in). I found a new lefty Remington BDL for $700 from my local gunstore and a new lefty Tikka T3 Stainless...
Forum: Guns
11-22-2006, 04:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,952
Posted By redhead522

RE: What's UP with ammo prices?

The metal price increase is due to China buying up huge amounts of metals for their enormous economic boom. Their economy is increasing about 10% a quarter, an astronomical amount. And they're buying...
Forum: Guns
10-20-2006, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 783
Posted By redhead522

My grievances with Wal-Mart

Whoever is in charge of ordering ammunition from my local Wal-Mart is an idiot. Every time I go there, they are out of 45 ACP 100 rd packs, which cost $22.27, but have about 8 boxes of 45 ACP 50 rd...
10-14-2006, 02:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 822
Posted By redhead522

What power scope do you use for bear/moose?

Just curious what power of scopes most people use when big game hunting for bear or moose, (ex. 4.5x14x50, 3x9x40, 2.5x8x36, etc.) Sorry if this is an ignorant question.
Forum: Guns
10-14-2006, 01:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 733
Posted By redhead522

RE: Wal Mart sell other guns then listed on website?

Actually,I think their special order catalog is the same as their website, because an employee working there told me if I did want to order from their catalog, I could look online also, to see their...
Forum: Guns
10-13-2006, 10:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 680
Posted By redhead522

Where to find a BPS cheap?

Well, it's pretty much in the title. I'm tempted to buy a3.5" chambered BPS in Mossy Oak New Break Up (24" or 26") before the rebate expires...
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