Go Back  HuntingNet.com Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

 
Search: Posts Made By: Superpig
Showing results 1 to 50 of 500
Search took 0.22 seconds.
12-29-2017, 08:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 968
Posted By Superpig

Rem. 597

I prefer the Ruger 10/22 but owned a SS Laminated model for a few years before giving it to my Dad as a gift. He still has the rifle. The gun is accurate and I did buy one of the newer magazines...
Forum: Guns
12-21-2017, 06:24 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,844
Posted By Superpig

6.5 creedmoor

I have a Howa Alpine w/20" barrel. It's a dream to carry and hunt with. I load it with 120 gr. NBT for Whitetail's in Oklahoma. I've had great success with Ramshot Hunter, IMR-4350, H4350, & RL-17....
Forum: Guns
11-01-2016, 08:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,207
Posted By Superpig

25-06 24" Barrel

The 25-06 Remington is considered a bit overbore for bore size versus case capacity. It really needs a 24" barrel to attain the velocity it can generate. It's a great cartridge and I've taken many...
Forum: Guns
11-01-2016, 08:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 13,327
Posted By Superpig

Scope Rings

Weaver Grand Slam rings will work with the bases that came from the factory. They're inexpensive (Sold at Wal-Mart) & very strong. I'm sure the rings that came with your rifle are aluminum. The...
Forum: Guns
11-01-2016, 08:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 585
Posted By Superpig

Weatherby Mark V

The German manufacture scopes were labeled as Imperial and had the adjustment & focus turrets located on the top of the scope. The Japanese scopes labeled as Weatherby had turrets on top for...
Forum: Reloading
11-01-2016, 08:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,619
Posted By Superpig

.257 nbt

I used the 100 gr. NBT in a Remington 700 Classic SS I had for a few years. They tended to blow up/fragment terribly if the shot was under 100 yards. I was running them about 3100 fps. I switched...
Forum: Guns
06-11-2016, 07:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 540
Posted By Superpig

Remington 700 LSS

The model you picked up is a Model 700 LSS. If the gun is in like new condition they sale in my area (Oklahoma) for $700-$850. These haven't been produced by Remington for the last couple of years....
Forum: Reloading
04-14-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,256
Posted By Superpig

30-06 Chronograph Results

Thought I would share some results of load testing over the weekend. Load is as follows. Accuracy=1/2 MOA. Lapua Brass. 150 gr. Sierra ProHunter. 60.5 gr. H414. CCI BR2 Primer. Average velocity...
Forum: Guns
03-12-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 21,461
Posted By Superpig

Sako 85

Unbelievable! Spend over 1K on a rifle that has a design flaw like that. I wonder how Beretta feels knowing you can buy a multitude of rifles for less than $500 that will eject cases every time...
Forum: Gunsmithing
02-20-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,912
Posted By Superpig

Rechamber

Have the 06 barrel rechambered to 300 Win Mag if it's not under 24". This would be a safe bet for a usable rifle. You could also go 338 Win Mag with a new barrel.
Forum: Gunsmithing
02-20-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,881
Posted By Superpig

Finding Sub-MOA Factory Ammo

I handload but for just about every high power rifle I shoot at one time or another I've had to use factory ammo. I can tell you that in the (4) high powered rifles I own I've found factory ammo...
Forum: Guns
02-20-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 957
Posted By Superpig

Timney Trigger Husqvarna HVA

I'm interested in purchasing a Timney trigger for a Husqvarna HVA actioned rifle. I'm wanting the original Timney for a Husky that uses the tab sliding safety. I'm not interested in a Timney...
Forum: Guns
02-19-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,818
Posted By Superpig

Marlin X7

I gave my God Son a Marlin X7 in .243 Winchester. On my digital shipping scales the rifle weighed 7.81 lbs with a 3.5-10X40MM Leupold mounted to the rifle, a sling attached, & 5 rounds of ammo in...
Forum: Reloading
01-21-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,062
Posted By Superpig

30-06

I have a Husqvarna 1640 with a 23.5" barrel. It will shoot Winchester Super-X 165 gr. PSP's into (1) ragged hole at 100 yards. This factory load is rated at 2800 fps and over my chronograph average...
Forum: Guns
01-16-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,299
Posted By Superpig

.257 Weatherby

Congratulations on your rifle. I reload for all my rifles. However, I bought my Dad a .257 Weatherby Vanguard for Xmas a few years ago. He doesn't reload. Most of the White-Tail Deer we shoot are...
Forum: Guns
10-10-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,826
Posted By Superpig

45-70 Ammo

I've used the Hornady LeverEvolution 325 gr. FTX load for the last few years out of my Marlin 1895GBL. This rifle has an 18.5" barrel and over my chrony I'm getting about 1900 fps. I've taken...
Forum: Guns
11-14-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 19,223
Posted By Superpig

25-06 vs 260

If you're a handloader the .260 makes sense. If not then I would go with the 25-06. I have a custom 25-06 & with handloads can pretty much cover all the game I hunt. Some use it on elk with good...
Forum: Reloading
11-13-2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,243
Posted By Superpig

.300 Win. mag.

Load that has worked well for me in more than (1) factory .300 Win. Mag. rifle is 76.0 gr. RL22 Fed. 215 primer in a Winchester brass case (not nickel) using a Nosler 180 gr. Partition. RL22 can...
10-23-2013, 05:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,495
Posted By Superpig

Tikka T3

I traded for (1). I had some accuracy issues with it until I floated the barrel all the way to the action & replaced the factory aluminum recoil lug with a new stainless steel lug. The rifle is the...
Forum: Guns
06-10-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,339
Posted By Superpig

338 wm

Anytime I've had a Remington 700 that wouldn't shoot I've pretty much cured that by having the action bedded and the barrel free floated. While this work is being done I would have the trigger...
Forum: Guns
06-03-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,481
Posted By Superpig

Your sporter weight rifle will have a different...

Your sporter weight rifle will have a different barrel contour. You will need to relieve some of the wood in the barrel channel to drop in your action. I believe the floor plates are the same dims...
Forum: Guns
04-29-2013, 05:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 28,001
Posted By Superpig

Tikka T3

Thanks for asking. I did float the barrel all the way to the action and changed the aluminum lug out with a stainless steel lug I bought online. With either Remington Core-Lokts or Hornady SST...
Forum: Gunsmithing
03-26-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,595
Posted By Superpig

Tulsa, OK area gunsmith

I would like a recommendation for a Tulsa area Gunsmith to work on a Husqvarna HVA. I bought the rifle and it was damaged in shipping. The toe of the stock was chipped off & I need to have it...
Forum: Guns
03-15-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,642
Posted By Superpig

Replacement Stock

Look to McMillan or H-S Precision. You will need a gunsmith to properly bed the barreled action to the stock you choose. You will help yourself alot if you find a local gunsmith to guide you as if...
Forum: Reloading
03-07-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,832
Posted By Superpig

7MM Rem. Mag

Had a Ruger M77 MkII that I used 140 gr. NPT w/Winchester cases Fed. 215 primers & 76.0 gr. H-1000 to achieve 3300+ fps. Accuracy was excellent and brass life was about 3 uses before splitting...
Forum: Guns
01-28-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,588
Posted By Superpig

.338 Win Mag Accuracy Issue

I've never had a Remington 700 that didn't shoot more accurately once I Free-floated the barrel and bedded the action. I've owned alot of 700's and I've done this to them all. My cousin had an...
Forum: Guns
01-22-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,375
Posted By Superpig

Model 70

You will need to find out what model you have. I know it's a Model 70 but submodel such as Alaskan (Should have 25" barrel), Supergrade (Should have black fore end tip), etc. As stated the 300 win...
Forum: Guns
01-20-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,539
Posted By Superpig

Howa 1500

This is a good solid rifle. I prefer the Howa 1500/Weatherby Vanguard to a Remington 700 anyday. I own Remington 700's & Howa's in many forms. The Howa has been labeled Weatherby Vanguard, S&W...
Forum: Guns
11-19-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 28,001
Posted By Superpig

Tikka T3 Accuracy Issue

I have recently acquired a Tikka T3 Lite SS in trade at a local gun show. Caliber is 7MM-08. Has a Sightron SII 3-9X42 mounted in the Tikka supplied rings. First thing I did was remove the action...
Forum: Guns
11-15-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 46,869
Posted By Superpig

Choices

I own both so I feel I have some knowledge to share. The Vanguard as already stated is made by Howa of ***an to Weatherby specifications. The Vanguard will be heavier than the T3. The actions are...
Forum: Reloading
10-22-2012, 06:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,277
Posted By Superpig

.280 Loads

Mine likes 58.0 gr. H4831SC Fed.210M in Win. Cases with the 140 gr. CTBT. Using the Barnes 140 gr. TSX the rifle like 55.0 gr. RL19 in Rem Brass with CCI200. Chrony shows 2898 fps for the TSX load...
Forum: Reloading
10-22-2012, 06:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,781
Posted By Superpig

Hornady Superformance-.280 Rem.

Tested the .280 Rem. 139 gr. GMX in the Hornady Superformance lineup. Groups were not what I'm accustomed to from this rifle. However, over the chrony this load averaged 3065 fps from my rifle...
Forum: Guns
10-04-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 986
Posted By Superpig

Model 700

If you're looking to Remington for a standard model 700 it would be the Model 700 CDL at this point. In the past the standard would have been the 700 ADL (Wood stock with checkering & Monte Carlo...
10-02-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,433
Posted By Superpig

.257 Weatherby

My Dad has a Vanguard Sporter that I gave him as a gift. Had the barrel free-floated and the bedded. His rifle shoots honest 1/2" groups with the 120 gr. NPT as loaded by Weatherby. He's taken...
Forum: Reloading
10-02-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 965
Posted By Superpig

Brass

Target rifles are a different animal altogether. They have custom chambers and depending on the reamer may require neck turning just to chamber a round. The .280 I mentioned earlier isn't a finicky...
Forum: Reloading
10-01-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 965
Posted By Superpig

Fireform

I've been loading for the .280 for nearly 20 years. I can't tell any difference between loading new brass or using fireformed brass. My loads that shoot well perform the same whether they come from...
Forum: Guns
09-11-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,620
Posted By Superpig

Carcano

Looks like a Mannlicher Carcano of some sort.
Forum: Reloading
08-30-2012, 05:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,193
Posted By Superpig

Powder

For the overbore case you're working with I think H1000 & Retumbo are going to be your best bet. Since you're dealing with 200 yard or less shots I wouldn't worry too much about velocity and I would...
Forum: Reloading
08-30-2012, 05:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,810
Posted By Superpig

280 Remington

You can't go wrong with RL19, RL22, IMR4831, or H4831SC. I usually lean to H4831SC for most bullet weights in the 280. Always seems to be the best in accuracy/velocity in my rifle. With the 150...
Forum: Reloading
07-24-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,276
Posted By Superpig

Seat em

This is not unusual. Just seat them to the magazine length and varying powder charges should still result in good accuracy. Had the same issue with an A-Bolt in 270 Win. Got great accuracy with...
Forum: Guns
07-22-2012, 06:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,296
Posted By Superpig

30-06 Recoil

I've shot a 280 for about 20 years and my step dad has used his 30-06 for longer than that. The difference in recoil isn't noticeable to me unless we shoot stout loaded 180 gr. bullets in his 06. ...
Forum: Guns
07-03-2012, 06:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,473
Posted By Superpig

Bbr

You have yourself a fine rifle. The rifle is relatively heavy but is well built. Accuracy will be good with a load it likes and I doubt you will have any complaints. The only drawback to these...
Forum: Guns
06-20-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 30,147
Posted By Superpig

280 Remington

It really doesn't. Bullet diameter of .007" doesn't make a hill of beans. I've been shooting the 280 for about 20 years and reloading all that time. Also, reload for my Dad's 270 & over the chrony...
Forum: Guns
05-30-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,404
Posted By Superpig

7mm

You will be better off with the 7MM-08. If you go to the .284 you could have problems with feeding from the magazine. If your smith is good he should be able to tweak the feed rails to accomodate...
Forum: Gunsmithing
05-18-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,853
Posted By Superpig

Boss

It can be fitted to your rifle by a gunsmith. You can buy an adjustable brake from Brownell's. Claims to be licensed from the patent for the BOSS System. If you don't need the brake and want to...
Forum: Reloading
05-04-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,889
Posted By Superpig

.050" Bullet Jump

I've used between .030 & .050 with the Barnes TSX & had good accuracy and velocity. I did some with .010 & backed off the charge weight & increased slowly and actually surpassed max load in my...
Forum: Guns
05-03-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 773
Posted By Superpig

280 Remington

Browning X-Bolt, Ruger M77 Sporter, Remington 700 Mountain Rifle, Cooper M52, TC Venture, & maybe more that I'm not sure of. This is my favorite caliber & you can find many on GunBroker if you don't...
Forum: Guns
04-26-2012, 08:51 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,755
Posted By Superpig

Trend

People watch hunting shows and believe the hyperbole. If my shooting range is any indication I believe those that haven't grown up hunting watch a show and believe they need a Howitzer to kill a 125...
Forum: Guns
04-26-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,276
Posted By Superpig

Optics

The Eliminator is made to be mounted low and requires Burris' proprietary mounts to be mounted. You end up with a Picatinny rail for the base. However, you would not want to use this scope on the...
04-24-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 126,709
Posted By Superpig

338 Win Mag

My vote would be for the 338 Win Mag. I'm a handloader so with the components available it is a great cartridge that can be loaded with 160-185 gr. pills for deer, use a 210 for elk, a 225 for...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 500
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.