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Forum: Guns
08-24-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 597
Posted By Pygmy

If it is unfired, it should certainly draw a...

If it is unfired, it should certainly draw a premium..A 70s vintage K-22 is a fine firearm.

I would suggest watching the gun auctions like gunbroker for similar pieces.

Don't be in a hurry to...
Forum: Reloading
06-07-2011, 10:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,465
Posted By Pygmy

I am a big fan of the Barnes 120 grain TSX in...

I am a big fan of the Barnes 120 grain TSX in my 7mm08....

With RL-15 my load averages about 3000 fps MV from the 22" barrel of my M700 mountain rifle.. Shoots essentially as flat as the...
04-21-2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,386
Posted By Pygmy

I started using Barnes X bullets a few years...

I started using Barnes X bullets a few years ago...

Since then I have shot a moose, a couple of caribou, 3 or 4 hogs and perhaps half a dozen whitetails with them, plus 3 coyotes...

So far,...
Forum: Northeast
04-21-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,591
Posted By Pygmy

I have been in a blind while my partner...

I have been in a blind while my partner videotaped them actually copulating in mid March here in Steuben County....

That was not this year, however..
04-21-2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,317
Posted By Pygmy

I can see black tipped breast feathers in the...

I can see black tipped breast feathers in the photo..

Defintely a jake..The breast feathers never lie... Buff tipped/hen black tipped gobbler..

Hens sometimes have nubbin spurs....

Also,...
03-10-2011, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,218
Posted By Pygmy

Good advice, Bugs... We're talking DEER...

Good advice, Bugs...

We're talking DEER here, not prairie dogs...

I've killed a lot of woodchucks between 200 and 300 yards with fixed power 2.5x and 4X scopes... Also killed a few deer to...
Forum: Northeast
03-08-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,029
Posted By Pygmy

There are lots of stupid laws on the books in...

There are lots of stupid laws on the books in many states...

PA just seems to have a few more than most states...

Not only is it illegal to hunt big game in PA with a semi auto rifle ,pistol,...
Forum: Northeast
03-08-2011, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,242
Posted By Pygmy

Tracy Creek, near Rathbone....Cameron State...

Tracy Creek, near Rathbone....Cameron State Forest, north of Cameron....Lots of state land near Monterey, including Sugar Hill... Pinnacle State Forest and State park near Addison..

Much of the...
03-06-2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,829
Posted By Pygmy

I have a FF II in 2x7 on my primary deer rifle, a...

I have a FF II in 2x7 on my primary deer rifle, a Rem 700 Mountain Rifle in 7mm08..

It is the only variable scope that I currently use.. It has been a good scope..No complaints..
Forum: Reloading
03-05-2011, 02:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 980
Posted By Pygmy

Just as a follow up... I FL resized 20 of...

Just as a follow up...

I FL resized 20 of the LC casings...My RCBS die popped out the primers nicely....

I trimmed out the crimp with my case chamfer tool and then primed and loaded the...
Forum: Reloading
03-04-2011, 04:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 980
Posted By Pygmy

Thanks for the info, guys... As I stated,...

Thanks for the info, guys...

As I stated, it's for my Garand, so I'm loading a relatively mild load, which approximates the load that the rifle was designed for, so I don't expect that thickness...
03-03-2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,639
Posted By Pygmy

Falcon... I would love to check out one of the...

Falcon... I would love to check out one of the Zeiss 4x scopes...I'm sure that that they are superb, optically...

My binoculars are Leica Trinivoid 8 x 42s which are not exactly cheap glass, and...
03-03-2011, 01:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,639
Posted By Pygmy

check out Natchez Shooters Supply ...

check out Natchez Shooters Supply www.natchezss.com (http://www.natchezss.com)

They are on page 3 of the Feb. catalog....

Did you get my PM..??..
03-03-2011, 09:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,639
Posted By Pygmy

How about a 33MM...??.. Leupold FX-II 4 x...

How about a 33MM...??..

Leupold FX-II 4 x 33....

I have two older Leupold M8-4X scopes that I bought used at gunshows for less than $150 apiece... Great scopes and a great value...
Forum: Reloading
03-02-2011, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 980
Posted By Pygmy

Military brass

A friend just gave me a 30 cal ammo box full of 30-06 brass, mostly Lake City...

I have never worked with military brass..I am aware that I will have to remove the crimp from the primer pockets...
Forum: Guns
02-23-2011, 06:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 767
Posted By Pygmy

They are fine guns...If it is in excellent shape,...

They are fine guns...If it is in excellent shape, that is a bargain price...
02-20-2011, 04:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 26,716
Posted By Pygmy

My rifle is a .50 TC Hawken...I used the...

My rifle is a .50 TC Hawken...I used the Noexcuses 460 grain on my one and only CO elk... It shoots so well that I have have continued to use it here in NY as a deer bullet..

I cannot speak for...
02-20-2011, 08:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 991
Posted By Pygmy

15 years old...??.. I have SOCKS older than...

15 years old...??.. I have SOCKS older than that....:D....

I have only had an issue one time with old ammo..It was a box of Winchester 7 x 57 factory loads a friend gave me years ago... He picked...
Forum: Guns
02-18-2011, 10:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,138
Posted By Pygmy

Buy the promotional loads available at places...

Buy the promotional loads available at places like Dick's, Wallyworld, Gander Mt. etc..

Some of them are even labeled " Squirrel & Rabbit " loads...

Low brass, 7/8 oz. #6 shot... They kill...
02-10-2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,671
Posted By Pygmy

I only hunt with my own handloads, and my 7-08...

I only hunt with my own handloads, and my 7-08 with 120 grain TSX kills them like lightning..

However my hunting buddy uses Plain Jane Remington Green 140 grain corelocts in his 7-08 and he kills...
Forum: Northeast
02-09-2011, 05:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,815
Posted By Pygmy

I sent you a PM...

I sent you a PM...
Forum: Northeast
02-08-2011, 07:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,815
Posted By Pygmy

Bugnbows...Did you attend high school in...

Bugnbows...Did you attend high school in Corning..?? If so, which one..?? We probably have some mutual aquaintances..I graduated from Addison in 1968, but worked for 30 years at Corning Glass/...
01-27-2011, 07:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 22,761
Posted By Pygmy

Float trips have thier advantages and...

Float trips have thier advantages and disadvantages..One of the disadvantages is that they make meat care more problematical...

Meat keeps surprisingly well if it is put in meat bags, allowed to...
01-27-2011, 06:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 22,761
Posted By Pygmy

Trip #1 in 1989.... Two guys..two bull moose and...

Trip #1 in 1989.... Two guys..two bull moose and a bull
caribou... ( float trip)

Trip #2, 1991... Floatplane drop...5 guys... 3 bull caribou and 1 black bear...

Trip #3, 1996.. Floatplane...
01-25-2011, 06:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 711
Posted By Pygmy

I hunted elk in unit 76 Colorado in 2004, and at...

I hunted elk in unit 76 Colorado in 2004, and at that time it was excellent at that time.... We went 2 for 3 on a MZ hunt and the third fellow passed up several legal bulls waiting for a big one...
...
01-22-2011, 07:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 22,761
Posted By Pygmy

A guide is required for non residents to hunt...

A guide is required for non residents to hunt sheep, goats, and brown/grizzly bear in Alaska...

Other species may be hunted unguided...I've done 5 unguided DIY hunts for moose, caribou and black...
Forum: Guns
01-20-2011, 05:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,966
Posted By Pygmy

Smile Hookeye...I like your analogy...

Hookeye...I like your analogy...
Forum: Guns
01-19-2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,966
Posted By Pygmy

Hehehehehe...I once wanted to become a...

Hehehehehe...I once wanted to become a gynecologist, until I realized that for every woman that looks like Jennifer Lopez, there are 10 that look like Janet Reno...

Actually, beauty is truly in...
Forum: Reloading
01-18-2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,608
Posted By Pygmy

H4831 is a classic powder for the 25-06.... ...

H4831 is a classic powder for the 25-06....

In my 25-06 it was accurate with both 100 grain and 115-120 grain bullets, however I got more instant kills with the 100 grain.. The Nosler BT in this...
Forum: Off Season
01-16-2011, 03:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,942
Posted By Pygmy

Here in southwestern NY, if you are a FISHERMAN...

Here in southwestern NY, if you are a FISHERMAN and it is smaller than a river, it's a CRICK...

If you are a non-fisherman, it may be a CREEK...

I was born near Meads CRICK.... Nearly...
Forum: Guns
01-11-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,449
Posted By Pygmy

My nephew had a a 50's vintage 22/410 that he...

My nephew had a a 50's vintage 22/410 that he inherited from his Dad.. I hunted with it years ago..It was solid and in nice shape..

He sold it at a yard sale for $150 last summer and thought...
Forum: Guns
01-11-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,421
Posted By Pygmy

I had 3 M77s, all early tang safety models... One...

I had 3 M77s, all early tang safety models... One was a real lemon...It was chambered in 7 x 57 and shot patterns rather than groups... I learned after I peddled it that many of the 77s in that...
01-06-2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 771
Posted By Pygmy

Nice, Hog.... Keep 'em in the original box and...

Nice, Hog.... Keep 'em in the original box and maybe they will be worth something to your grandkids..

I think of all of the 30s, 40s and 50s vintage ammo I burned up or gave away because it was...
Forum: Guns
01-03-2011, 02:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 446
Posted By Pygmy

In guns of equal quality, they are not... ...

In guns of equal quality, they are not...

In high quality guns, both require a considerable amount of hand fitting and tuning and high quality guns of both types bring premium prices..
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01-03-2011, 02:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 221,809
Posted By Pygmy

I can't believe that there has been so much...

I can't believe that there has been so much discussion on this..

Call 'em what you WANT, but don't claim to be CORRECT unless you ARE correct....

ALL cuts, on beef, pork, lamb or game animals...
Forum: Black Powder
01-02-2011, 07:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,029
Posted By Pygmy

With the 1-48 twist I would recommend trying the...

With the 1-48 twist I would recommend trying the Noexcuses conicals with around 80 grains of 777 or 90 grains of BP or pyrodex...

The sighting system is up to you..I can't see regular open...
Forum: Guns
01-02-2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 771
Posted By Pygmy

As far as I know, all Rem 870 Express guns in 12...

As far as I know, all Rem 870 Express guns in 12 or 20 gauge are chambered for 3" shells..
Forum: Guns
01-02-2011, 01:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,242
Posted By Pygmy

Never had a browning A-bolt...I love Browning...

Never had a browning A-bolt...I love Browning shotguns but thier A Bolt is UGLY and asthetics matter to me..

Never had a Savage, either.. They are functional, but also kind of ugly, although they...
Forum: Gunsmithing
01-02-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,061
Posted By Pygmy

I don't recall seeing a M 11 with a magazine...

I don't recall seeing a M 11 with a magazine cutoff...

Is this a feature that some guns had others did not..??...

I've handled and shot several M11s and cannot remember one with the cutoff,...
Forum: Northeast
01-02-2011, 12:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,673
Posted By Pygmy

I agree with Charlie... Anyone who thinks a...

I agree with Charlie...

Anyone who thinks a deer will spook at the sound of a gunshot a couple hundred yards away in the woods, has not spent much time hunting deer ....
Forum: Black Powder
01-02-2011, 07:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 970
Posted By Pygmy

My rifle is an early 70s vintage T/C Hawken...I'm...

My rifle is an early 70s vintage T/C Hawken...I'm not sure of the twist, but I believe it is a 1 in 48 , which would be a compromise twist to handle both round balls and conicals reasonably well.....
Forum: Guns
01-02-2011, 07:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,106
Posted By Pygmy

Jerry ... For factory loads try...

Jerry ... For factory loads try www.natchezss.com (http://www.natchezss.com).

The last time I checked with them they had the Rem Green 140 grain PSP for $24.95.. Probably it would be better to...
01-01-2011, 08:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,689
Posted By Pygmy

PM sent...

PM sent...
01-01-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,604
Posted By Pygmy

When I used the K1 on my 20 gauge 1100 skeet gun,...

When I used the K1 on my 20 gauge 1100 skeet gun, I could see the barrel and bead in the scope.. However, I simply ignored it, and trust me, I never noticed it when I had a deer in the...
Forum: Guns
01-01-2011, 03:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,106
Posted By Pygmy

Jerry... I'll keep my eye peeled for reasonably...

Jerry... I'll keep my eye peeled for reasonably priced ammo for you..Usually Remington green is the cheapest..

You are right about handloading..The 7mm08 is easy to load for..

The only...
12-30-2010, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,604
Posted By Pygmy

I'm sure you'll like it... It will be a...

I'm sure you'll like it...

It will be a much better balanced rig on a 30-30 than any 3x9 and will improve the handling qualities of your rifle..

You will be amazed at what a fast and...
12-30-2010, 05:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,604
Posted By Pygmy

Jerry.. I used a Weaver K1 on my 20 gauge slug...

Jerry.. I used a Weaver K1 on my 20 gauge slug gun for years and killed plenty of deer with it.. It gives you the single point of aim of a scope and a wide field of view..It was all the scope I ever...
Forum: Guns
12-28-2010, 03:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,348
Posted By Pygmy

Both are high quality and very accurate...

Both are high quality and very accurate firearms..

I do not have a Tikka , but I do have a CZ 550... In my opinion, it is a VERY good value..

I know a number of people who own CZ rifles, and...
Forum: Guns
12-28-2010, 05:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,158
Posted By Pygmy

Dylan...I have no experience loading the .303.......

Dylan...I have no experience loading the .303....

However I have read that at least some of the problems with case life ( i.e. case stretching) were due to the rear locking feature of the SMLE...
Forum: Guns
12-27-2010, 05:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,158
Posted By Pygmy

That would be a great choice, in my opinion... ...

That would be a great choice, in my opinion...

A classic chambering in a classy rifle...:happy0001:...
What's not to like...???...

Not to mention it would be a very functional hunting...
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