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01-03-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 485
Posted By SilverbulletM70

This! :lolabove:

This! :lolabove:
Forum: Reloading
12-11-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,729
Posted By SilverbulletM70

I have been experimenting with 7977. So far I've...

I have been experimenting with 7977. So far I've tried 190 grain ABLR in 30-06, 168 ABLR in 7WSM and will be testing it in a 6.5-300 soon. Accuracy hasn't been great with any of them yet (need to...
12-11-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 585
Posted By SilverbulletM70

Sounds more like an attempt to be a guide in...

Sounds more like an attempt to be a guide in disguise.....which guides do have limitations.
Forum: West
11-13-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 29,091
Posted By SilverbulletM70

I hunted 581 and saw a TON of sign but the herd...

I hunted 581 and saw a TON of sign but the herd had just recently moved on to some undisclosed location. Saw a lot of mulies but not a single elk the entire 5 day hunt (Sat - Wed) hitting it hard...
08-28-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,863
Posted By SilverbulletM70

If you ever need a hand offloading some cheap...

If you ever need a hand offloading some cheap guns, I still have room to expand my collection and would love to be of assistance....:party0005:
08-28-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By SilverbulletM70

WTF....:eek2:

WTF....:eek2:
08-28-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 15,952
Posted By SilverbulletM70

Between those 2 choices and if only looking at...

Between those 2 choices and if only looking at 20-200 yard shots, it would be hard to recommend the 6.5 over the 308. 308 is cheaper to shoot, more readily available, more of a bullet selection, more...
08-15-2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,863
Posted By SilverbulletM70

Started deer hunting with a 30-30, then used an...

Started deer hunting with a 30-30, then used an SKS for a few years before switching to a 1903 30-06 as my main deer thumper. I now have at least one in every caliber that I consider worth owning,...
Forum: West
07-24-2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,098
Posted By SilverbulletM70

As Hitlist mentioned, outfitter or hunting...

As Hitlist mentioned, outfitter or hunting partner? What part of CO?
07-18-2018, 07:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By SilverbulletM70

Amazing work Rob!!:hail:

Amazing work Rob!!:hail:
Forum: West
07-13-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 29,091
Posted By SilverbulletM70

Resurrecting this thread as we get closer to the...

Resurrecting this thread as we get closer to the best time of year again. For convenience, I'm considering going with an OTC 2nd rifle season and hunting the 581/511 area, which will be a first for...
06-25-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,225
Posted By SilverbulletM70

Found the feedback I was looking for on other...

Found the feedback I was looking for on other more active forums. Direct from those that actually use the round for hunting purposes and posting for anyone else that may be curious....it's...
06-14-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,225
Posted By SilverbulletM70

I don't disagree. Definitely heavy for caliber...

I don't disagree. Definitely heavy for caliber but they are supremely accurate. Velocity is relatively slow but they still pack a heck of a punch down range.
Velocity: 2400 FPS
Energy: 3837...
06-13-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,225
Posted By SilverbulletM70

Berger Hybrid 300gr OTM for Elk/Moose?

I've been reading a lot of mixed reviews on the hybrid 300 grain OTM tactical ammo from Berger and it's effectiveness as a hunting round for large game (in 338 Win Mag specifically). Right out the...
06-13-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 15,952
Posted By SilverbulletM70

So very true! I purchased what I thought was a...

So very true! I purchased what I thought was a huge gun safe that I would never outgrow but then instantly had a need to fill the sucker to capacity, and did.lol
06-12-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,445
Posted By SilverbulletM70

Minus the "urban wildlife" anyway. I could catch...

Minus the "urban wildlife" anyway. I could catch a bear in my garage tonight if I wanted to.lol In the wild though, totally agree.
06-12-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 15,952
Posted By SilverbulletM70

The only right answer is that there is no right...

The only right answer is that there is no right or wrong answer. With the proper ammo and shot placement, it won't make any difference at all on deer inside 100 yards or even out to your max safe...
Forum: Optics
01-25-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,363
Posted By SilverbulletM70

I would add the Vortex Viper and Monarch 5 or 7...

I would add the Vortex Viper and Monarch 5 or 7 with XTR turret to the short list. Outstanding scopes and in line with the others you mentioned.
I haven't looked through one yet but Tract is...
Forum: Guns
01-25-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,841
Posted By SilverbulletM70

Nice shooting! But those coloring skills.....;)

Nice shooting! But those coloring skills.....;)
01-22-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,022
Posted By SilverbulletM70

Only semi-auto I've ever taken hunting was an SKS...

Only semi-auto I've ever taken hunting was an SKS for some close range whitetail action. The 154gr soft points worked very well inside 100 yards.

Also taken a 1903 -06 on several hunts but of...
Forum: Guns
01-18-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,423
Posted By SilverbulletM70

What's your total budget for rifle and scope? ...

What's your total budget for rifle and scope? That will help tailor some of the advice you'll get from others.
Forum: Guns
01-16-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,841
Posted By SilverbulletM70

A 1" group on a $375 rifle is not bad....1-hole...

A 1" group on a $375 rifle is not bad....1-hole group is damn good!:party0005:
01-11-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,349
Posted By SilverbulletM70

Scoutlook has a pretty informative review on...

Scoutlook has a pretty informative review on youtube you may want to check out if you haven't already. I haven't shot one yet but have shouldered several. They are nice looking rifles and I was...
Forum: Guns
01-11-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,841
Posted By SilverbulletM70

XPR in 6.5 for $199 after rebate.:party0005:

XPR in 6.5 for $199 after rebate.:party0005:
Forum: Guns
01-04-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,236
Posted By SilverbulletM70

Update - CDNN just provided me with new tracking...

Update - CDNN just provided me with new tracking info. which luckily means I don't have to deal with the rifle that was in the possession of Weaponized Armament. Hats off to CDNN for making this...
Forum: Guns
01-04-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,236
Posted By SilverbulletM70

mrbb, thank your for your post and insight. A...

mrbb, thank your for your post and insight. A lot of things you point out have been discussed or clarified through this thread. I think you missed a few key points along the way but I know it was a...
Forum: Guns
01-04-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,236
Posted By SilverbulletM70

Yeah at this point I don't even want the rifle...

Yeah at this point I don't even want the rifle that the jokers at Weaponized Armament had in their possession. I emailed CDNN yesterday asking for them to send a new rifle and provide me with...
Forum: Guns
01-03-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,236
Posted By SilverbulletM70

Couldn't agree more. ATF has assured me they...

Couldn't agree more. ATF has assured me they will be watching them closely and will be doing a site visit "soon". They're hosed if have anything on file.
Forum: Guns
01-03-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,236
Posted By SilverbulletM70

Thanks bronko. I contacted the local PD as soon...

Thanks bronko. I contacted the local PD as soon as I found out they wouldn't release my rifle to the other FFL on Saturday. Since I didn't pay the FFL anything and they were only acting as the...
Forum: Hunting Gear
01-03-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By SilverbulletM70

I meant to follow-up on this sooner but wanted to...

I meant to follow-up on this sooner but wanted to say this is an awesome, cost effective product. Surprisingly sturdy and the nice thick rubber coating works well. My only gripe is that these were...
Forum: Guns
01-03-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,236
Posted By SilverbulletM70

FFL horror story - PSA/Rant

Posting this as a bit of a PSA and a rant. I've been dealing with a horrible FFL for the past week (Weaponized Armament in Colorado) and these guys are the most unprofessional and uneducated FFL...
12-22-2017, 06:21 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,663
Posted By SilverbulletM70

Not arguing one way or another but how do you...

Not arguing one way or another but how do you know the first shot wasn't a mortal wound? Heart could have been blown out and if someone else shoots it again in the spine and drops it, you think the...
12-19-2017, 09:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,307
Posted By SilverbulletM70

Primarily comes down to the coatings used and...

Primarily comes down to the coatings used and quality of glass. There is a large difference when looking through a cheap Tasco vs a quality scope. When all are using quality glass, the difference...
12-18-2017, 07:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 896
Posted By SilverbulletM70

I was expecting a big red clown/rudolph nose.lol

I was expecting a big red clown/rudolph nose.lol
12-18-2017, 06:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,324
Posted By SilverbulletM70

Nailed it.:party0005: Nothing wrong with any of...

Nailed it.:party0005: Nothing wrong with any of the other calibers mentioned either though of course.

As for great shooting "budget rifles", TC Compass with $75 rebate, Winchester XPR with $100...
12-14-2017, 09:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,548
Posted By SilverbulletM70

6.5 is hard to beat if you're only looking for a...

6.5 is hard to beat if you're only looking for a low recoil whitetail round. The 7mm-08 is pretty friendly too but it can have a bit of a "sharp" recoil in short barreled youth sized rifles. I have...
12-11-2017, 07:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,307
Posted By SilverbulletM70

Both should be fantastic glass but of the two,...

Both should be fantastic glass but of the two, I'd personally go with the Zeiss Conquest HD5 which is currently listed at $499 on Cabelas.
12-08-2017, 11:18 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,663
Posted By SilverbulletM70

Chicken or egg?lol

Chicken or egg?lol
12-08-2017, 11:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By SilverbulletM70

I can't answer your question as to how far out...

I can't answer your question as to how far out these are lethal but for me, the round is lethal further than I'm comfortable taking a clean shot. I've used the 168 VLD in my 7mm WSM to take both Elk...
12-08-2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,465
Posted By SilverbulletM70

When you factor in the rebate, I paid less than...

When you factor in the rebate, I paid less than $199 for all of them and with that in mind, I think they are unbeatable for the price. The XPR at $249 (with rebate) is a very close second though...
12-06-2017, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,465
Posted By SilverbulletM70

Keeping this updated for anyone tracking. I...

Keeping this updated for anyone tracking. I received my first rebate yesterday from a submission they received online back in July. They're well beyond their initial 8 week estimate but, it's...
12-06-2017, 06:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 874
Posted By SilverbulletM70

...and yet, you think your opinion is the only...

...and yet, you think your opinion is the only one that matters and throw a temper tantrum when anyone dares disagree. Such strong opinions on crap that doesn't matter and overall so angry. Take a...
12-05-2017, 01:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 874
Posted By SilverbulletM70

:lolabove: Someone pissed in flags Wheaties...

:lolabove: Someone pissed in flags Wheaties again....
Forum: Guns
12-04-2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,459
Posted By SilverbulletM70

I actually have three 7-08's in the safe but,...

I actually have three 7-08's in the safe but, none are a Savage. Every rifle is slightly different but as a whole, I have had good luck with the cheap Hornady American Whitetail ammo in all of them...
12-02-2017, 03:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,212
Posted By SilverbulletM70

I have the rifle and scope setup but didn't make...

I have the rifle and scope setup but didn't make it out to the range today. A quick side-by-side of the Monarch 5 3-15x50 vs the Diamondback HP 4-16x42 shows the Monarch scope is MUCH nicer than...
12-01-2017, 07:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,212
Posted By SilverbulletM70

During a sale this past weekend I snagged an XPR...

During a sale this past weekend I snagged an XPR in 6.5 and am pairing it with a Vortex Diamondback HP 4-16x42. I am a big fan of the Monarch 5/7 rifle scopes and own a few, but for the $$, this...
11-29-2017, 12:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,465
Posted By SilverbulletM70

For anyone else that's curious, I received the...

For anyone else that's curious, I received the below reply from a Smith & Wesson rep.

"For updates you can contact the rebate processing company Milanos at 1-866-963-7933. Also you can check on...
11-29-2017, 07:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,568
Posted By SilverbulletM70

Since you put it that way, you're right! There...

Since you put it that way, you're right! There is no lawsuit....the modified triggers are the best thing since sliced bread and Remington can do no wrong.:guiness: Mmmm, Kool-Aid!

Despite what...
11-29-2017, 07:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,568
Posted By SilverbulletM70

Blah, blah, blah?lol Flags, only 1 person seems...

Blah, blah, blah?lol Flags, only 1 person seems to have their panties in a bunch right now. "I have more experience than you do...." Jesus man....

Take a breath and actually read what I...
11-29-2017, 06:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,568
Posted By SilverbulletM70

Not to completely derail this topic but this...

Not to completely derail this topic but this needs to be addressed. Believe what you want but it's not BS. Plenty of info out there for those that want to do their own research of the facts. Brand...
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