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02-05-2012, 02:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 21,172
Posted By herman

Below is my 260's.Top is a custom with savage...

Below is my 260's.Top is a custom with savage action and shelin,1:8 twist barrel.
This one won a 300 yd egg shoot by busting 4 eggs in a row.
The bottom is a rem BDL,I have taken deer out to 500...
Forum: Black Powder
08-19-2010, 05:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,015
Posted By herman

Originally Posted by Grouse45...

Originally Posted by Grouse45 http://huntingnet.com/forum/images/freshorange/buttons/viewpost.gif (http://huntingnet.com/forum/black-powder/327907-need-advice-savage-smokeless-load.html#post3665053) ...
Forum: Guns
01-17-2010, 08:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,070
Posted By herman

I still have the one I bought with my Dads help...

I still have the one I bought with my Dads help back in 1950 (Ithink)for $59 bucks.It sure put a lot of game on the table when I was growing up.Back then $59 bucks was a lot of money.Haven't shot it...
Forum: Reloading
12-18-2009, 01:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,291
Posted By herman

I had some left in a can while back and tried it...

I had some left in a can while back and tried it with the hornady 130 SP and it did pretty good.http://i443.photobucket.com/albums/qq153/fowensby/308300yds.jpg
Forum: Guns
11-16-2009, 10:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,098
Posted By herman

My out of the box savage F/TR,308 ...

My out of the box savage F/TR,308
http://i443.photobucket.com/albums/qq153/fowensby/110vmax22409.jpg
Forum: Reloading
10-31-2009, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 820
Posted By herman

I use it in a 223 with 60 gr bullets and a savage...

I use it in a 223 with 60 gr bullets and a savage muzzleloader.
Forum: Black Powder
10-28-2009, 03:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,310
Posted By herman

Checkout this site: ...

Checkout this site:
http://dougsmessageboards.proboards.com/index.cgi

You can get lots of help shooting the savage there.
08-01-2009, 06:25 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 37,764
Posted By herman

I have hunted out of one of these the last 3...

I have hunted out of one of these the last 3 years and love it.It adjusts like it says and you can get it perfect on the tree.I think I could sit in it all day,I got the sling seat with mine but...
07-31-2009, 04:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,256
Posted By herman

I have had 4 stolen 2 within 200 yds of my front...

I have had 4 stolen 2 within 200 yds of my front door,one was a Loc-on and chained and locked to the tree,they left the steps.Another one was lader stand chained and locked they took every thing with...
Forum: Reloading
05-22-2009, 04:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,427
Posted By herman

RE: .243 loads

http://i443.photobucket.com/albums/qq153/fowensby/300243yds.jpg
03-14-2009, 03:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,000
Posted By herman

RE: .260 rem. 700 mountain rifle

I bought one the first year they came out.It was a great shooter.The reason I don't have it now is that I sold it to buy the BDL when they came out.Money couldn't buy my BDL.
Forum: Guns
03-08-2009, 05:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,047
Posted By herman

RE: remington 700 sps

When the sps first came out I bought a sps blue in 22/250 for $419 + tax.When I first got it it wouldn't chamber even a factory shell,sent it back now it loads and shoots fine.Right after that they...
Forum: Guns
12-23-2008, 07:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,112
Posted By herman

RE: 243, 25-06, 260

Below is a pic of my two 260 rem,the top is on a savage action with a shelin 1:8 twist.Working on this one for my 600 yd rifle so far it is shooting great at 300 yds,(thats as far as the range I use...
Forum: Guns
12-17-2008, 06:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,434
Posted By herman

RE: Is the 308 the best all around round?

I wouldn't say it was the best,but the 308 works pretty good in my tikka with light or heavy bullets.This is a 300 yd target.
http://i443.photobucket.com/albums/qq153/fowensby/308300yds.jpg
Forum: Guns
11-02-2008, 07:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 717
Posted By herman

RE: Chasing Zero

I have shot at least one day a week at a public range untill this year and had to move to a club range because they closed the public range down.
I have found that 99% are glad to get help and...
Forum: Guns
09-28-2008, 05:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 27,471
Posted By herman

RE: 300 yards, 400 yards?? group size.

How about a few of these shot with factory savage rifles?

http://i443.photobucket.com/albums/qq153/fowensby/223260aug3105.jpg
First time at the range with new savage F/tr in 308 since have...
Forum: Reloading
09-27-2008, 07:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 20,000
Posted By herman

RE: 7mm-08 Favotrite loads

These are some loads you may want to try.Allways work up
http://i443.photobucket.com/albums/qq153/fowensby/708nov100yds222.jpg
http://i443.photobucket.com/albums/qq153/fowensby/berger300ydsx.jpg
Forum: Reloading
09-11-2008, 10:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,144
Posted By herman

RE: .260 Rem. loads anyone?

I checked in the sierra book and it calls for N150 @37.9 for the accuracy load but it goes to 39.9 for max load.For hunting it has N540 @ 39.2.
It doesn'tlist the N160.
R-19 it gives max as 44.5...
Forum: Reloading
09-10-2008, 07:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,144
Posted By herman

RE: .260 Rem. loads anyone?

Thanks mike for the kind words.
Kevin you didn't say what rifle you had so I will assume you have one with a 1:9 twist.I have a rem bdl with a 1:9 twist and it shoots the 140 gr bullets but not...
Forum: Guns
08-25-2008, 08:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,772
Posted By herman

RE: Anyone hunt with the 7mm-08?

I like to use different calibers when I hunt and have to say the 260 is my favorite but I just use it once in awhile also.
Year before last I dropped a doe with the 7/08 at 200 yds useing a hornady...
Forum: Reloading
08-24-2008, 11:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,768
Posted By herman

RE: reloading for remington 7mm-08

I am shooting a rem classic that I bought new several years ago.I have a classic in 243 that shoots very well also.Below is the best group I have shot with it,had a bunch of luck that day.It has shot...
Forum: Reloading
08-24-2008, 08:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,049
Posted By herman

RE: 40 gr Ballistic tip

I don't varmit hunt so couldn't tell you about the results.But you may want to try this load in your friends 22/250 with the 40 BT.It shot the same in my rem sps and a savage.
...
Forum: Reloading
08-23-2008, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,133
Posted By herman

RE: Problem with Lee collet necksizer die...

You can take the stem out and put it in a drill and with a piece of emery cloth take it down .001.
I use the collect die with about all my calibers and have had to do this with most of them.
Forum: Reloading
08-23-2008, 06:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,768
Posted By herman

RE: reloading for remington 7mm-08

Great groups firstshot.
The 130 speer shoots good in the 7/08 also.
Forum: Reloading
08-22-2008, 11:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,768
Posted By herman

RE: reloading for remington 7mm-08

Would you believe that I bought that ruger at the rifle range for $300 because the fellow couldn't shoot it because of the recoil.
Berger only sent one box so was limited to what powders to try.I...
Forum: Reloading
08-20-2008, 08:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,768
Posted By herman

RE: reloading for remington 7mm-08

Like was said its imposible to tell what your rifle will shoot till you try different loads.I have used IMr 3031 and the 139sst that worked good on deer,the last 2 years I used the hornady 120 sp and...
Forum: Guns
08-17-2008, 07:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 830
Posted By herman

RE: shooting glasses

This may seem like a dumb question but do they make shooting glasses that fit over reg glasses or do you need shooting glasses if you wear glasses.
I have looked on the net but haven't found any.
...
Forum: Guns
08-15-2008, 07:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,116
Posted By herman

RE: Which small caliber Savage to get?

For 300 yd I would go with the 223,if you reload or factory you will come out ahead.I have a 10fp in 223 and it has a 1:9 twist.It shoots from 40 gr bullets to 75 gr bullets.So if you have the chance...
08-01-2008, 07:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,964
Posted By herman

RE: I need a recomendation on a centerfire

7/08 would be great so would a 243,260 or 308 for deer and off the bench.Neither is bad on the shoulder shooting targets.
08-01-2008, 07:11 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 73,013
Posted By herman

RE: tikka T3 rifles

Its been awhile since I posted on here but just got through reading about the tikka again.I don't or haven't shot the tikka very much lately because have been shooting other rifles,just got through...
Forum: Guns
05-22-2008, 05:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,365
Posted By herman

RE: Not your Average Savage.....

Have you got a pic of your customized 77/50?
The o6 looks great
Forum: Reloading
03-16-2008, 05:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,225
Posted By herman

RE: Favorite 243 Deer Loads

Try 45 grs of H414 and a sierra 85 BTHP or a Hornady 87 gr.I have taken more than a couple past 300 yds with theses and this load.
Forum: Guns
03-16-2008, 05:44 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,118
Posted By herman

RE: 243 vs. 25-06

I have a tikka in 25/06 and 308 caliber and have shot one hole groups with both at 100yds.Some of my shooting buddies have tikkas and sako's in 7/08,243,22/250,300wsm and 30/06.So I get to shoot a...
Forum: Guns
02-29-2008, 05:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,233
Posted By herman

RE: who owns a Savage smokeless

I have 2 savages now,have had 4 since they came out.I love shooting the savage off the bench as well as hunting.I like to think after many many years of shooting sidelocks and reg inlines that the...
Forum: Reloading
02-07-2008, 04:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,249
Posted By herman

RE: 25-06 ballistics

I like the accru bonds better than the BT seems like they are more accruate.
You may want to try the load below its not max but I would start with 52.5 grs.It may be more accruate in your rifle??
...
Forum: Guns
01-26-2008, 12:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 791
Posted By herman

RE: Shoot and see targets ?

Haven't tried the s;ick paper but it may work.I have used a white plastic trash bag by stretching it tight and tapeing it on the cardboar and then spray painting it and that works good also.
Forum: Guns
01-26-2008, 04:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 791
Posted By herman

RE: Shoot and see targets ?

My shooting buddie and I have been makeing our own shooting targets for years.Our range only goes to 300yds and at 300 is where we use them.
You can use them over and over,just put clear tape over...
Forum: Guns
01-07-2008, 07:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,483
Posted By herman

RE: Got my .243

I bought one of the mod 16 with fluted barrel in 243,tried some loads that I had good results with out of my rem 243 and they shot just as well out of the savage.It will shoot 55gr bullets up to 105...
11-26-2007, 12:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,035
Posted By herman

RE: 243 vs 270

The burris is a good scope,I just set up a rem 260 for a fellow a couple weeks ago and that is what he had on the 260(4x16)
I have several burris scopes and they are fine scopes.
I like the new...
11-26-2007, 05:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,313
Posted By herman

RE: driving tacks?shooting lights out?

Myself and shooting buddie shoot at least one day aweek most of the year.At 100 yds we shoot mostly one inch dots or squares,if someone leaves a tack on the target butt we stick it in the center of...
11-26-2007, 05:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,035
Posted By herman

RE: 243 vs 270

bought one of the speciall runs in 243 like the one posted,put a new nikon 6x24 on it and zeroed.Below is how it shot without doing anything to it.
Have an older model rem classic and it will shoot...
Forum: Black Powder
10-20-2007, 09:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,695
Posted By herman

RE: 300 yards...?

I did have an encore and it would shoot unbelieveabe at 100 yds and good out to 200 yds,would I try it on a deer at 300 NO because I have never shot it past 200 yds.
I do have 2 savages would I...
Forum: Reloading
09-15-2007, 07:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,345
Posted By herman

RE: .300 WSM

worked up these loads for a browning stalker 300wsm and they worked as good in a tikka.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v312/owensby/300wsm.jpg
Forum: Black Powder
09-06-2007, 10:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,810
Posted By herman

RE: Shooting the Savage 10ML this am

Yes, I am shooting 100g of AA 5744, which is about 1/2 the load fo 100g of 777, so about 40% of the cost. Also smokeless powder is cheaper for some reason than 777, which is about $27/lb where I...
Forum: Black Powder
09-06-2007, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 659
Posted By herman

RE: HELP on Savage M/L !!

If that don't do it just take a screw driver and get it out.You may want to try different brands of primer to see which one workd better.
Forum: Black Powder
09-05-2007, 08:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,877
Posted By herman

RE: Accuracy of a Savage 10MLII...

Your savage looks great and the groups are too,looks like it is going to be a great shooter.
Have been shooting one since they came out.Below is a target I shot with the one I have now at 300 yds...
Forum: Black Powder
09-01-2007, 01:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,301
Posted By herman

RE: mmp sabots / .40/ 10mm bullets

I used the 200 sst and the 195 gr barnes one year to take 2 deer with a 50 cal encore.I think the 8pt was at 100 yds with the 195 barnes,I lost the deer to find 3 days later,the 195 had penciled...
Forum: Guns
08-20-2007, 05:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,409
Posted By herman

RE: 25-06 Questions

Hey that looks like my rifle':)
Be sure and post how yours shoots and we can compare loads.
Will be at the range tomorrow and see how mine does at 300 yds.
I checked and they have a lot of...
Forum: Guns
08-19-2007, 09:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,218
Posted By herman

RE: Figured out what caliber I want

I got one of the savages special runs with the ss fluted barrel friday,just had to take it to the range sat morning to see how it would do.Shooting a few groups that I had loaded up for my rem 243.
...
Forum: Guns
08-13-2007, 07:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,311
Posted By herman

RE: Savage 116 ?????

Was at the gun shop the other day and they had 3 like that,I didn't look at the model number.one was 7mag,300wsm and 270 wsm.
They sure looked good.Didn't look at the price either but will check...
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