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Forum: Gunsmithing
08-14-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 928
Posted By Pioneer2

As a right wing conservative anything slanting...

As a right wing conservative anything slanting left makes me suspicious. Good to know as it's the first double /side by each I've owned otherwise it is good for being made in 1950. Should be good for...
Forum: Guns
08-14-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 392
Posted By Pioneer2

Can it not be re-bored?

Can it not be re-bored?
Forum: Reloading
08-14-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By Pioneer2

Ken Waters had better luck with jacketed bullets...

Ken Waters had better luck with jacketed bullets in the 99 due to shallow rifling in the Savage barrel.Your mileage may differ.
Forum: Reloading
08-14-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,402
Posted By Pioneer2

No problem using 180gr either in a 1-12 twist...

No problem using 180gr either in a 1-12 twist works in my Browning FN Safari in .308 Norma Magnum.
Forum: Gunsmithing
08-14-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 928
Posted By Pioneer2

Stevens 530A double

I just acquired a 1950 Stevens 530A in 20ga ,the action is tight and plain undamaged walnut stocked.The top snap lever is left of centre.Can this be adjusted somehow or will it need replaced.Or...
Forum: Guns
11-14-2017, 02:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,750
Posted By Pioneer2

http://outdoorchannel.com/article.aspx?id=21770 ...

http://outdoorchannel.com/article.aspx?id=21770
The .303 British has been putting round holes in square heads since 1888
Forum: Guns
11-14-2017, 01:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 28,679
Posted By Pioneer2

Nfl

And your Canadian that's like an American that never owned a 30-06 .......you must be a young guy..................I have a Win 95/.303 British and a mint 1950 #4 Longbranch
Forum: Guns
11-14-2017, 01:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,750
Posted By Pioneer2

Elk are way harder to kill than moose.I've shot...

Elk are way harder to kill than moose.I've shot truckloads with the 6.5x55,.270,30-30 and a few with a .338 win mag.No difference in how quick they died.A friend of my son's has a spinal injury so...
Forum: Reloading
11-14-2017, 01:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,807
Posted By Pioneer2

Getting 1.5" groups from a Savage 212 with 3"...

Getting 1.5" groups from a Savage 212 with 3" Accu-Tips Killed a mule deer just fine.In Canada it costs about $5 a round ......I can buy Federal factory .50BMG for that price.It will be nice to have...
Forum: Reloading
11-14-2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 585
Posted By Pioneer2

Win 748 is a great powder for the .300 Savage in...

Win 748 is a great powder for the .300 Savage in a 99 I used 42gr /150gr .....41gr/165gr .......and 40gr/180gr with magnum primers used in all being ball powder and for me -40 temp The SST will...
Forum: Reloading
03-21-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 917
Posted By Pioneer2

Just use your H414 for the 140gr.It's the same as...

Just use your H414 for the 140gr.It's the same as Win 760 and that's a great powder in the 7-08 or 7x57.......
Forum: Reloading
12-20-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,086
Posted By Pioneer2

You might want to keep her.A wife that listens...

You might want to keep her.A wife that listens and doesn't complain about buying guns /accessories is rare........good find.........Harold
Forum: Black Powder
07-01-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,362
Posted By Pioneer2

I think in-lines aren't for everyone as my...

I think in-lines aren't for everyone as my Renegade + Hawken are a piece of cake compared to these......not my gun, it's my son's and I won't be rushing out to buy one.........Harold
Forum: Black Powder
06-30-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,362
Posted By Pioneer2

gotta be an easier way to clean inlines

After getting back from shooting a TC Thunder Hawk/ 209 system with my son. Proceeded to remove bolt and nipple.Inserted nipple with rubber hose siphon attachment I use on my Renegade.Pumped hot...
Forum: Black Powder
06-10-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,060
Posted By Pioneer2

Parker Hale Musketoon

I am looking at a PH 2 band musketoon with a 24" barrel .Was wondering about accuracy with ball or the expandable skirt mini? Missing it's loading rod and I understand that PH used their own thread...
Forum: Black Powder
05-16-2012, 07:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 540
Posted By Pioneer2

What is or where can I get anti-seize? Harold

What is or where can I get anti-seize? Harold
Forum: Reloading
05-16-2012, 05:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,323
Posted By Pioneer2

IMR 4831 -57gr /180 gr Hornady or same powder +...

IMR 4831 -57gr /180 gr Hornady or same powder + 58gr with a 165gr Hornady.Either shot 1/2 MOA or better at 100 yards any time out .From a AG47 BRNO .Usually one ragged hole.......Harold
Forum: Reloading
05-16-2012, 05:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 819
Posted By Pioneer2

Most of Canada owns at least one .303 Re15 is a...

Most of Canada owns at least one .303 Re15 is a great powder with 180-150gr bullets.Some like IMR 4320 with the 180. I have a 1905 Ross sporter ,a 1950 minty Long Branch and a Parker Hale Sporter...
Forum: Black Powder
05-16-2012, 04:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 540
Posted By Pioneer2

TC thunder Hawk

Quick question.The #209 adapter..... do the threads need treated/lubed to prevent seizing in the chamber? Teflon taped ? Harold
Forum: Black Powder
03-21-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 13,543
Posted By Pioneer2

The bolt itself , does it require any lube to...

The bolt itself , does it require any lube to keep it moving freely or just regular cleaning after shooting.I guess petroleum based products are not great with BP so I've read.
Forum: Black Powder
03-21-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 13,543
Posted By Pioneer2

Nice deer, good to see the Thunderhawk works! I...

Nice deer, good to see the Thunderhawk works! I came across two different pics of the Weaver 406 bases one had the usual 2 holes and finally another with one per set.The bore looked like a goat...
Forum: Black Powder
03-21-2012, 10:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 13,543
Posted By Pioneer2

To further muddy the waters mine has a four digit...

To further muddy the waters mine has a four digit serial number and the top of the receiver has only two holes for scope bases.One above the Timney trigger and one one where the barrel meets the...
Forum: Guns
03-18-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,911
Posted By Pioneer2

If your skill level isn't up to snuff for 100...

If your skill level isn't up to snuff for 100 yard shooting with a .357 or .44 rifle you should be going to the range until it is before going hunting or giving armchair advice.Remember the old 44-40...
Forum: Black Powder
03-17-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 13,543
Posted By Pioneer2

TC Thunderhawk .50

In the process of acquiring a minty wood stocked Thunderhawk for my son.I 've never owned an in-line so this is rather new to me.Is there a special tool for removing the breach plug for cleaning or...
Forum: Guns
02-07-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 43,764
Posted By Pioneer2

Your Sterotypical ........

Not a nice way to speak of an ally .The USMC sure liked us when our snipers saved their hides pinned down in a ditch in Afghanistan hunting Bin Laden.Thirty dead terrorists later problem...
Forum: Gunsmithing
02-03-2012, 05:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,947
Posted By Pioneer2

Arisaka's have "eliptical rifling " which looks...

Arisaka's have "eliptical rifling " which looks worn when it's really not.......Harold
Forum: Guns
02-03-2012, 05:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,055
Posted By Pioneer2

No Insurance? I know that doesn't cover...

No Insurance? I know that doesn't cover sentimental value but a replacement at least.............Harold
Forum: Gunsmithing
02-01-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,947
Posted By Pioneer2

A gunsmith would have to cut 1/2" or so off of...

A gunsmith would have to cut 1/2" or so off of the .308 or 30-06 take off barrel to clean up the chamber for the new cartridge dimensions.Then finish re-threading it and ream it out to 30-40 Krag if...
Forum: Gunsmithing
02-01-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,947
Posted By Pioneer2

Or a rem take-off barrel re-chambered to 30-40...

Or a rem take-off barrel re-chambered to 30-40 Krag?
Forum: Gunsmithing
01-31-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,947
Posted By Pioneer2

Instead of using it to stake up tomatoes find a...

Instead of using it to stake up tomatoes find a take off Rem 700 barrel[same thread size] in .308 win or 30-06 and have a smith set it back and rechamber it to 7.62x53R.Same as the parent case except...
Forum: Guns
01-31-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,055
Posted By Pioneer2

FN made action with High Standard chromed ...

FN made action with High Standard chromed bore.................Harold
09-25-2011, 06:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,419
Posted By Pioneer2

Try 165gr bullets and 58gr IMR 4831 or 57gr same...

Try 165gr bullets and 58gr IMR 4831 or 57gr same powder with the 180's.Both loads cloverleafed in my BRNO ZK 47 30.06 { one jagged hole} I use Fed magnum primers in most everything except cast and...
Forum: Reloading
09-25-2011, 05:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 21,506
Posted By Pioneer2

RE19 is the go to powder for the .338 Win Mag

RE19 is the go to powder for the .338 Win Mag
09-25-2011, 05:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,419
Posted By Pioneer2

http://i1118.photobucket.com/albums/k606/mbogo3/T3...

http://i1118.photobucket.com/albums/k606/mbogo3/T3TargetJames.jpg
Forum: Black Powder
07-02-2011, 05:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,104
Posted By Pioneer2

I have one on a .54 Renegade and it shoots tennis...

I have one on a .54 Renegade and it shoots tennis ball sized groups at 100 yards with 100gr of real BP FFG and a hair larger with 110gr dose.Complete pass throughs on Alberta WT's broadside..018...
Forum: Black Powder
12-23-2010, 06:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,607
Posted By Pioneer2

For the $150 price I'll adjust.Should be a lot...

For the $150 price I'll adjust.Should be a lot nicer to carry.....................Harold ..I have both .530 and Maxi ball molds
Forum: Black Powder
12-23-2010, 06:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,607
Posted By Pioneer2

TC .54 White Mt. Carbine

Can anyone tell me a bit about these as I'm picking up a minty used one soon? From what I've read rifling twists varied and something about chronic stock splitters?I have a .54 Renegade with a custom...
11-24-2010, 04:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 690
Posted By Pioneer2

Yes you can ,as I've done it while WT hunting .It...

Yes you can ,as I've done it while WT hunting .It got a rut crazed 4x4 mulie dead.Also killed nice mulie bucks responding to a doe bleat..................Harold ....Alberta Canada
Forum: Guns
11-19-2010, 06:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,821
Posted By Pioneer2

I found on big Alberta Wt's and Mulies at 300...

I found on big Alberta Wt's and Mulies at 300 yards deer obsorbed perfect lung shots like it didn't even hurt.Mind you they were all found within 100 Yards but lacking knockdown power.Same deal with...
11-19-2010, 04:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 745
Posted By Pioneer2

Can we shoot Russians?

Can we shoot Russians?
11-19-2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,326
Posted By Pioneer2

A head shot isn't hit or miss it's hit or blow...

A head shot isn't hit or miss it's hit or blow off lower jaw leaving a fine game animal to slowly starve to death.A trapper buddy was entertaining company last Dec and about to step out on the deck...
Forum: Reloading
11-19-2010, 03:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,307
Posted By Pioneer2

Drive it out with a brass rod from the...

Drive it out with a brass rod from the muzzle.What bullet weight did he make that would help? Likely a 160 gr RN...... OAL should be...
11-19-2010, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,450
Posted By Pioneer2

Worked years ago, deer haven't changed? Use .40...

Worked years ago, deer haven't changed? Use .40 caliber pistol bullets in as it's really a .40 caliber not a .38 inspite of it's handle...............Harold
10-26-2010, 08:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,935
Posted By Pioneer2

Can you get away with a 2 3/4" 12 bore and steel...

Can you get away with a 2 3/4" 12 bore and steel on geese as it throws only a 1 oz load?Getting back into waterfowling and have used up all my Bismuth.NICE shot is $80 a KG here in Canada and that...
10-26-2010, 08:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 36,470
Posted By Pioneer2

Ithaca 37

I know it wasn't on the list but no flies on the Ithaca 37 either......................Harold
Forum: Guns
10-26-2010, 06:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,657
Posted By Pioneer2

Firepower is of no consequence unless your...

Firepower is of no consequence unless your stopping animals that can kill you.Many times I load up 10 round to carry for the season ,taking 4 or 5 animals and having some left over when the dust...
Forum: Guns
10-26-2010, 06:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,032
Posted By Pioneer2

If you load FL size .308 brass and trim.I liked...

If you load FL size .308 brass and trim.I liked and got sub MOA out of a Savage 99 using 40gr-Win 748/180gr bullet.....................42gr for the 150's and 41gr for the...
Forum: Guns
10-26-2010, 06:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 34,349
Posted By Pioneer2

Find a Finn reworked one SA stamped or a model...

Find a Finn reworked one SA stamped or a model 39 and they will shoot better than the guy holding them.Many were reworked/barrelled by TIKKA and SAKO.......some have .308 bores as well.Simo Hayha a...
10-25-2010, 02:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,109
Posted By Pioneer2

stock shims

You realize Benelli makes stock shims to change you Nova's pitch and shooting angle ?standard in the Super Nova model...........Harold
10-25-2010, 02:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 36,470
Posted By Pioneer2

A Remington Express is not the same quality as a...

A Remington Express is not the same quality as a Remington Wingmaster and their reputation has suffered accordingly.....................The Norinco [Chinese copy] is even better...
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