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Forum: Guns
02-20-2004, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 886
Posted By Back40

Barrel length for 270win?

Is 22" sufficient or should I go with 24"? I will be shooting both factory and hotter loads. Thanks!
Forum: Guns
02-17-2004, 05:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,459
Posted By Back40

270win or wsm?

Getting ready to order a HS Precision Sporter and am leaning toward 270win due to availablity of different bullets/ammo as I do not reload. This gun will be used exclusively for whitetails in the...
Forum: Guns
02-17-2004, 05:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 549
Posted By Back40

RE: Ring Lapping Kit

http://www.midwayusa.com/rewriteaproduct/227261
Forum: Guns
02-15-2004, 06:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 558
Posted By Back40

Burris Signature Zee rings?

Looking for feedback on the Burris signature Zee style ring. Particularly the stability and sturdiness. Can't find a double dove tail base to fit my HS Precision due to the 8-40 screws and the...
Forum: Guns
02-14-2004, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 340
Posted By Back40

Is lapping needed on verticle split rings?

Thinking about going with Talley's but have heard you can't lap verticle split rings. Do verticle split rings not require lapping?
Forum: Guns
02-13-2004, 05:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 787
Posted By Back40

RE: Weaver style mounts - opinions?

Vapodog...the HS Precision gun I'm ordering is drilled for 8-40 screws.
Forum: Guns
02-12-2004, 08:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By Back40

RE: Talley fixed or Warne Maxima?

Oldelkhunter...based on your reply, any negative experience with the Talleys?
Forum: Guns
02-12-2004, 05:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By Back40

Talley fixed or Warne Maxima?

Feedback wanted on these 2 base/ring setups. Looking for a setup for my HS Sporter which uses 8-40 screws(6-48 is the std). These are the only 2 I have found that can accomodate. The only drawback to...
Forum: Guns
02-11-2004, 05:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 588
Posted By Back40

Teflon vs stainless

Would Teflon coating a blued receiver/barrel provide similar all weather protection as stainless? What about the trigger assembly? Do stainless rifles have stainless trigger assemblies or just the...
Forum: Guns
02-11-2004, 05:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 787
Posted By Back40

Weaver style mounts - opinions?

Considering the Warne Magnum rings with a HD base (8-40 screws) but have never used this base/riing design. Thanks for the feeback!
Forum: Guns
02-11-2004, 05:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 980
Posted By Back40

RE: Southpaw Shooter

I feel your pain. I am going though the same search. At this point I am considering the Remington Model 700 custom KS Mountain Rifle and the HS Precision Sporter. Their very pricey but I will be...
Forum: Guns
02-11-2004, 05:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 445
Posted By Back40

Where can I purchas a Sako 75 receiver/barrel?

Looking for a Sako 75 receiver/barrel assembly(every thing except the stock) in left hand. I emailed Beretta but no response. Thanks!
Forum: Guns
02-10-2004, 12:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By Back40

RE: How do I order a Remington 700 Custom Mtn rifle?

Thanks Driftrider, guess I just didn't dig deep enough. I call D&R every week but nothing left handed at all so far.
Forum: Guns
02-10-2004, 12:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 447
Posted By Back40

Conetrol mounts - opinions?

Looking for feedback on the Conetrol "Huntur" fixed base/ring setup. Are the stable?
Forum: Guns
02-10-2004, 11:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By Back40

How do I order a Remington 700 Custom Mtn rifle?

I have contacted several local gunshops about ordering a Remington Model 700 Custom KS Mountain Rifle in Left Hand. Everyone says their distributors do not have it in stock or even carry that model....
Forum: Guns
02-10-2004, 09:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 688
Posted By Back40

Leupold DD bases and Burris Sig rings?

Are dove tail designs standard so that I can use Burris Signature rings on Leupolds bases?
Forum: Guns
02-09-2004, 10:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 470
Posted By Back40

Model 700 laminate stainless upgrades?

Trying to determine if it makes more sense to purchase a lefty Model 700 laminate stainless and upgrade instead of sinking $1600 to $2000 into a Custom KS Mtn rifle or HS Precision. I can pick up the...
Forum: Guns
02-08-2004, 05:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 592
Posted By Back40

HS Precision rifles - opinions?

Considering a HS Precision Sporter in left hand and looking for opinions on their rifles. Can't find another brand lefty stainless/synthetic I feel confident about. This will be my only gun for deer...
Forum: Guns
02-03-2004, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,700
Posted By Back40

RE: Sako 75 Hunter vs Tikka Whitetail Hunter?

Ramseeker...what type of rings/bases do you have on each?
Forum: Guns
02-03-2004, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,700
Posted By Back40

Sako 75 Hunter vs Tikka Whitetail Hunter?

Is the Sako 75 Hunter worth $390 more than the Tikka Whitetail Hunter? Both carry the accuracy guarantee and are floated so will the 3 lug vs 2 lug be much of an accuracy factor? The Whitetail Hunter...
Forum: Guns
02-03-2004, 05:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 507
Posted By Back40

Synthetic stock - glass bedding needed?

Should I have a McMillan synthetic stock glass bedded? I'll be ordering this for a Sako 75 Hunter .270.
Forum: Guns
01-31-2004, 05:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 860
Posted By Back40

Tikka WH wood stock weatherproofing?

How should I go about weather proofing my walnut stock on my Tikka Whitetail Hunter? I am particularly concerned with the area beneath the receiver/ barrel/trigger area. Thanks!
Forum: Guns
01-28-2004, 09:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,369
Posted By Back40

Kimber 8400 Classic vs Sako 75 Hunter

Since I'm considering thethe Sako I might as well look at Kimber for my next deer rifle. Is the quality comparable? Both have floated barrels. The Kimber is also pillar bedded. Thanks for you...
Forum: Guns
01-27-2004, 02:16 PM
Forum: Guns
01-26-2004, 06:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,655
Posted By Back40

Sako 75 Hunter woodstock vs A-Bolt SS

I'm a southpaw and torn between an Abolt stainless stalker and Sako 75 Hunter(only maple available for us lefties). I want a quality all weather gun. Will the Sako's maple stock handle wet weather...
Forum: Guns
01-23-2004, 11:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 23,205
Posted By Back40

Browning "BOSS"...good, bad or indifferent?

I finally found a left hand Browning SS in 270 but it has the BOSS. Looking for opinions from BOSS owners. Thanks!
Forum: Guns
01-22-2004, 08:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 962
Posted By Back40

RE: Buying guns on the internet

I tried locally but lefty bolt actions are difficult to find.
Forum: Guns
01-22-2004, 07:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 962
Posted By Back40

Buying guns on the internet

I've been surfing a few dealer and auction sites and was wondering how this works. Do I order through a local FFL in my area?
Forum: Guns
01-21-2004, 05:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 480
Posted By Back40

Dual Dove tail or Standard setup?

Dual dove tail design would appear to be more secure than the standard setup with rear windage adjmnt. Opinions?
Forum: Guns
01-21-2004, 05:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 510
Posted By Back40

What bases for my Burris Signature rings?

I'll be mounting a Conquest 3.5x10x44 on a Browning A-boltII SS. Are the Burris bases sufficient or should I go with leupold? Thanks!...Back40
Forum: Guns
01-20-2004, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 446
Posted By Back40

RE: Finishing a laminated stock?

According to the seller the stock has already been fully inletted, glass bedded and free floated and has been smooth sanded but needs to be finish sanded and finished. Wasn't sure if the laminated...
Forum: Guns
01-20-2004, 10:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 446
Posted By Back40

Finishing a laminated stock?

I'm considering purchasing a Tikka in a Royal Arms thumbhole laminated stock but the stock needs finish sanding and oil or finish. I have never refinished a stock. How much should this cost to have...
Forum: Guns
01-20-2004, 08:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,225
Posted By Back40

Burris signature rings...any problems?

I am seriously considering going with burris signature rings for my A Bolt since I have never lapped rings but recently saw a thread on a problem with scope movement with these rings. Has anyone else...
Forum: Guns
01-19-2004, 10:59 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,356
Posted By Back40

RE: Ruger vs Tikka

While I have never owned a Ruger my friend does and the trigger is horrible. The Tikka is adjustable from 2-4 lbs, guaranteed out of the box accuracy (3 shot 1 inch group), comes free floated, much...
Forum: Guns
01-14-2004, 04:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 801
Posted By Back40

Ring/base advice needed for Sako 75 Stainless

Optilocks low profile rings are made to accommodate scope objectives up to 63mm. That's too high for my Zeiss Conquest 3.5x10 44mm. Should I go with regular leupold bases/rings or the Sako Ring...
Forum: Guns
01-02-2004, 05:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,968
Posted By Back40

Browning A Bolt owners...feedback wanted

Looking for any negative feedback on A Bolts. Considering purchasing an left hand A bolt Stainless Stalker in .270 for deerhunting. Decided on the A bolt over the Tikka because Tikka didn't offer a...
Forum: Guns
12-30-2003, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 570
Posted By Back40

What bases?

I'll be mounting a Ziess Conquest on an A bolt SS once my order arrives. I plan on going with Burris Signature rings. Should I stay with the standard (dove tail front and windage adj rear) or Weaver...
Forum: Black Powder
12-30-2003, 11:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,100
Posted By Back40

T7 shelf life?

I bought 2 containers of T7 ffg 1 year ago and have only used 1/4 of a container. I store them in a closet which maintains a temp b/w 60 and 80. When will the age of the powder begin to affect it?
Forum: Guns
12-30-2003, 05:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By Back40

Lapping scope rings?

Looking for instructions on lapping scope rings and whether this should be done regardless or only if contact between rings and scope is not uniform. Thanks!
Forum: Guns
12-29-2003, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 455
Posted By Back40

1 or 2 piece scope base?

Is one any more rigid/accurate than the other?
Forum: Guns
12-29-2003, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 868
Posted By Back40

Where to buy Sweets 7.62?

I'm buying my first new rifle in 27 years (A bolt SS) and have searched this forum for breakin/cleaning tips(lot's of info found!). I want to order some Sweets 7.62 for removing the copper fouling...
Forum: Guns
12-19-2003, 07:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 862
Posted By Back40

RE: TAlley one piece mounts...opinions?

oldelkhunter...pardon my ignorance but what is involved with lapping the rings? I have installed bases/rings on other rifles but perhaps there's more to installing these than an amateur like myself...
12-18-2003, 11:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,187
Posted By Back40

RE: Another post on A Bolt vs Tikka...

Well, if the Browning performs anything like my 92 Toyota 4x4 I will be very happy!:D
Forum: Guns
12-18-2003, 09:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 862
Posted By Back40

TAlley one piece mounts...opinions?

Looking for opinions on the Talley One Piece aluminum mounts. Just seems to be a more stable/secure setup than traditional 2 piece. Alignment problems are my only concern but then again I'm no optics...
Forum: Guns
12-17-2003, 02:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,953
Posted By Back40

What ammo to try in my new A Bolt 270?

I'm not a reloader and have never owned a 270. What ammo should I try to hopefully find my new A Bolt's favorite. I know every A Bolt is different but I thought I'd ask what other A Bolt 270 shooters...
Forum: Guns
12-17-2003, 12:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By Back40

A Bolt barrel break-in.

I checked out the barrel break in procedure on Brownings website and was wondering what type of solvent would be best for removing the copper fouling between shots. Some solvents appear to require...
Forum: Guns
12-16-2003, 01:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,559
Posted By Back40

Why are some calibers more accurate?

I have read posts that lead me to believe certain calibers (i.e. 7mm08)are more accurate than others. Why? Yet when I compare the ballistics several other calibers are faster, flatter and deliver...
Forum: Guns
12-16-2003, 09:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 836
Posted By Back40

Rock solid base/ring setup for A Bolt?

Looking for a rock solid ring/base setup for the A Bolt that can handle the 7mmMag recoil. What about the dual dove tail setup by leupold(I think) or the one piece aluminum Talleys? Thanks!
Forum: Guns
12-16-2003, 07:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,142
Posted By Back40

Tikka vs A Bolt survey.

I am a lefty and down to these 2 rifles. Tikka only offers lefties the Whitetail Hunter in wood stock and blued finish but have heard no negative comments regarding quality or accuracy. The A bolt is...
12-15-2003, 05:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,187
Posted By Back40

Another post on A Bolt vs Tikka...

I am a lefty and down to these 2 rifles. Tikka only offers lefties the Whitetail Hunter in wood stock and blued finish but have heard no negative comments regarding quality or accuracy. The A bolt is...
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