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03-04-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,737
Posted By jason miller

I shot 6 of the 105 amaxes at 300 yards on...

I shot 6 of the 105 amaxes at 300 yards on saturday to see if they were stabilizing. With a fairly stiff headwind and fading light, they made perfectly round holes and a 4" or so group. Just waiting...
02-19-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,737
Posted By jason miller

My .243 will shoot the 85 grain barnes very...

My .243 will shoot the 85 grain barnes very accurately at very near 3400. I haven't gotten great accuaracy with the 105 hornady bullets, but it gets them over 3000 pretty easily and I plan on...
02-14-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,737
Posted By jason miller

Which load for pronghorn?

Would you rather use a .243" 105 grain Hornady A-Max at a bit over 3000 fps, or either Barnes 85/80 grain at 3400-3450 fps?
Forum: Guns
04-08-2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,282
Posted By jason miller

I'll be breaking in a brand new X-Bolt 7mm-08 in...

I'll be breaking in a brand new X-Bolt 7mm-08 in the next couple of weeks also. The FedEx guy delivered 3 boxes of ammo today. Prvi Partizan was the cheapest thing Midway carried, and will be used...
01-26-2010, 04:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,259
Posted By jason miller

Well luckily for you, I also posted a link in my...

Well luckily for you, I also posted a link in my first post where you can get them. For $199.99, you're getting a $300ish scope and a free jacket. SWFA will sell them until they're out, but they...
01-25-2010, 06:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,259
Posted By jason miller

I told you what it was literally right above your...

I told you what it was literally right above your post...

I'll try to clarify: The Team Primos is the exact same scope as the old Monarch UCC. Nikon just made a contract with Primos to put their...
01-22-2010, 09:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,259
Posted By jason miller

The team primos is the exact same scope as the...

The team primos is the exact same scope as the old monarch ucc, just with a different name. Also, it's only available with the BDC reticle. You may not like that reticle, but just because it's...
01-22-2010, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,073
Posted By jason miller

Vortex has very nice scopes, as well as binos. ...

Vortex has very nice scopes, as well as binos. There's an optical physicist on another forum that speaks highly of their products.
01-22-2010, 01:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,011
Posted By jason miller

This is a pretty decent scope for $80: ...

This is a pretty decent scope for $80: http://swfa.com/Hawke-3-9x40-Frontier-Riflescope-P41124.aspx

This is the same scope as a Burris Fullfield, but is only $120. It's also quite a good buy: ...
12-18-2009, 03:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 17,483
Posted By jason miller

The last two posters missed the part about case...

The last two posters missed the part about case length limitation set at 1.625".

Also, thanks to spaniel for the tip on that 358 bfg. I had previously noticed the wssm cases being just barely...
Forum: Guns
12-16-2009, 02:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,440
Posted By jason miller

Actually, it most certainly is an improvement. ...

Actually, it most certainly is an improvement. It has better ballistics, better downrange ballistics due to more aerodynamic bullets, less recoil, cheaper ammo, and less powder if you handload. It...
Forum: Reloading
11-19-2009, 05:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,364
Posted By jason miller

Your question is flawed. This is an...

Your question is flawed. This is an impossibility. If two bullets are made of solid copper and solid lead, while being the exact same shape and size, the lead bullet will weigh more. That...
Forum: Trail Cameras
11-18-2009, 03:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,274
Posted By jason miller

Texas doesn't border Alabama...

Texas doesn't border Alabama...
04-29-2009, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,024
Posted By jason miller

RE: Moose Hunt rifle selection

If you can hit a moose in the vitals at 250 yards, your .308 and .300 mag would both kill said moose deader than a doornail. Take whichever one you feel most comfortable with. The moose won't know...
Forum: Guns
04-28-2009, 03:46 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 71,922
Posted By jason miller

RE: 243 vs 30-30

Lots of good advice here, but plenty of bad too. As mentioned by several members, the .243 will kill anything you want with an appropriate bullet and good shot placement. For large hogs, someone...
04-26-2009, 05:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 25,801
Posted By jason miller

RE: Federal Nosler Partition vs Trophy Bonded Bear Claw

No offense, but your post has pretty much no bearing on the op's question...


According to the Federal website, their one and only load for the 7mm Weatherby is indeed a 160 grain Trophy...
Forum: Guns
04-21-2009, 07:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,176
Posted By jason miller

RE: Which rifles "fit" you the best?

Why did you decide to buy the '06 when you already have a .270 that fits so well?
04-17-2009, 05:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 761
Posted By jason miller

RE: Washington or Oregon Elk anyone?

One of the biggest elk racks I've ever seen(that wasn't at a show or in a magazine anyway) was hanging on a barn outside of John Day OR. I never realized Oregon had elk that large until I saw that...
04-15-2009, 08:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,956
Posted By jason miller

RE: .204 Ruger vs. .22-250 Rem.? or maybe?

A 40 grain .204 or 55 grain .243 both provide better ballistics than any .22 caliber in factory ammo selection. I don't know about pelt damage though...

Didn't you just get a Weatherby .243?...
04-14-2009, 08:00 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 43,314
Posted By jason miller

RE: Best Elk Cartridge for hunting in Montana or Colorado?

I wouldn't skimp on ammo for elk. Affordable often means cheaper, softer bullets; not the best recipe for elk. And the .308, 30-06, or .338 would be my pick. Savage makes a great affordable rifle,...
Forum: Guns
04-11-2009, 11:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,492
Posted By jason miller

RE: My new 7# .243! Now which load?

Berger suggests a 1 in 9 twist to stabilize that bullet, and the OP's Weatherby only has a 1 in 10. Those bullets look nice, and I wasn't aware until now that they had a game version to go with the...
Forum: Guns
04-11-2009, 11:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,718
Posted By jason miller

RE: Which Varmint Caliber Should I Buy?

No comparison in which way? In factory loaded form, the .204 is dominant over the .220 at ANY range. However, you said you handload. With some heavier, more aerodynamic match bullets and some hot...
04-11-2009, 10:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,072
Posted By jason miller

RE: is the 454 big enough to harvest elk

I would say if you're using a revolver, your accuracy would probably be the limiting factor in range. With that in mind, you could probably go out to 100 yards if you scope the revolver, carry...
Forum: Guns
04-09-2009, 05:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,492
Posted By jason miller

RE: My new 7# .243! Now which load?

The Winchester xp3 95 grain and Federal 85 grain tsx have b.c.'s around .400 and would probably perform very well. But they're probably also more expensive. The 85 grain hpbt is a decent idea, and...
Forum: Guns
04-09-2009, 01:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,492
Posted By jason miller

RE: My new 7# .243! Now which load?

I agree on the wind statement since you'll be shooting pronghorn. For wind-bucking ability, you want high ballistic coefficient matched with some speed. The highest b.c. you're going to find in a...
Forum: Guns
04-09-2009, 01:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,718
Posted By jason miller

RE: Which Varmint Caliber Should I Buy?

The .204 is also less affected by wind. A 39/40 grain ballistic tip style .204 bullet has a similar or even slightly higher b.c. when compared to a 55 grain .224 caliber polymer tip, and starts out...
04-08-2009, 04:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 31,660
Posted By jason miller

RE: Remington and Savage Accuracy

My completely unmodified Stevens 200 in .243 shoots all 4 of the Federal loads I've tried into less than an inch.
Forum: Guns
04-08-2009, 08:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,718
Posted By jason miller

RE: Which Varmint Caliber Should I Buy?

What are you hunting? If you're sticking to small stuff, a cz 527 varmint in .204 would be my pick. They've got nice little slick actions, are usually outstandingly accurate, and can be very good...
04-08-2009, 07:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,822
Posted By jason miller

RE: Another tag fees rant...

I kinda think it's crappy that western states get to charge non-residents over 10 times more for licenses; especially considering that most non-residents will be hunting on national forest land, and...
04-08-2009, 06:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,016
Posted By jason miller

RE: sportsmans warehouse shuting down

The one here is closing too. And I loved that store. Their prices kicked Gander's a$$, and the staff was pretty good. However, the "sale" prices going on aren't so great. Most stuff is only 10% off,...
04-08-2009, 06:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,655
Posted By jason miller

RE: What do you think is the best all season Camo?

I've also heard good things about asat. However, I personally think the texture of the material is more important than the pattern. Ever notice how some materials seem to sort of "shine" because...
04-08-2009, 06:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,027
Posted By jason miller

RE: what was your first deer?

My first deer was at age 12 with a single shot H&R 12 gauge that I bought for $35 and always had to stuff a towel against my shoulder to practice with. It was a huge buck that ran up on me after...
04-02-2009, 12:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,001
Posted By jason miller

RE: 7MM Magnum???

Why in the world would you buy a 7mm mag when you already own a 30-06? Especially if you're in Ohio....
Forum: Guns
04-01-2009, 01:39 AM
Replies: 17
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Views: 1,304
Posted By jason miller

RE: Gun deal

I've got a story that might make you feel better. A few years ago, I was picking up some groceries at the local Wal-Mart at around 11 or so. I noticed they had a syn stocked Weatherby Vanguard in...
Forum: Guns
04-01-2009, 01:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,358
Posted By jason miller

RE: another 243 question

My Stevens 200 in .243 shoots every factory load I've tried into an inch, but especially loves the Federal 85gr. Sierra load. She puts 5 of those hollow point boattails into just over a half inch....
Forum: Optics
04-01-2009, 01:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,977
Posted By jason miller

RE: Scopes for less than $300

The Sightron s2 big sky with their $50 rebate is just over $300 right now, and a 4200 can be had for under $300. Many people more knowledgeable than I would say that these are two of the best...
09-19-2008, 01:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,735
Posted By jason miller

RE: Any trees fall on anybody, yet?

Yes. Two weeks ago on Basalt Mountain east of Carbondale, CO. My buddy and I decided to stop and sit on an aspen log, only to have another aspen crash down on us. It was pretty friggin windy that...
Forum: Guns
04-03-2008, 01:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,294
Posted By jason miller

RE: 6.5x55 vs 6.5-284

Agreed. And yet over the pond it's incredibly popular.
Forum: Hunting Gear
03-31-2008, 08:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,005
Posted By jason miller

Minox BD 10x42 BR or BL 8x42 BR Binoculars

Alright, I've got two pairs of binos and only need one. They're both very nice, and I can't pick, so I'm putting them both up for sale.


The BD 10x42 BR's are Minox's top of the line model...
Forum: Reloading
03-12-2008, 06:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 15,521
Posted By jason miller

RE: .243 Long Range Bullet

If the 105 Berger is one of their VLD bullets, it probably won't stabilize out of most commercial .243 Winchester sporting rifles- although it would most likely fly just fine from a faster 6mm like...
Forum: Guns
03-11-2008, 08:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,958
Posted By jason miller

RE: .270-308 Do we need one?

Thanks for understanding. If you remember, I agreed with you that any difference isn't going to amount to anything anybody will notice in the field at normal hunting ranges. I was just trying to...
Forum: Guns
03-11-2008, 07:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,958
Posted By jason miller

RE: .270-308 Do we need one?

Sorry, I was just looking at bullets that are known for having high ballistic coefficients like the Ballistic Tips that you specified the first time around. I admit utter defeat. You have bigger...
Forum: Guns
03-11-2008, 04:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,958
Posted By jason miller

RE: .270-308 Do we need one?

[quote]ORIGINAL: TJEN

We had a 270win and then 30-06 why didwe need the 280rem?


Remington was trying to match the .270 with a cartridge that would work through their new semi-auto rifle....
Forum: Guns
03-11-2008, 04:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,958
Posted By jason miller

RE: .270-308 Do we need one?

Agreed that the same S.D.'s and forms would produce the same B.C.'s... Can't argue with math. However, I was just saying that .277 bullets are ballistically inferior because we round off our bullet...
Forum: Guns
03-07-2008, 10:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,958
Posted By jason miller

RE: .270-308 Do we need one?

Actually it's .014. Which is twice the difference as there would be between a .277 and a .284. There is only .007 seperating a .25 Souper(.25-08) and a .260 Rem though... And yes, the .25-08 wouldn't...
Forum: Guns
03-06-2008, 07:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,958
Posted By jason miller

RE: .270-308 Do we need one?

Quote:
If someone actually took the time to manufactur bullets in each caliber with exactly the same section densities, shape and design (like amachine turnedbullet)then the results would be even...
Forum: Guns
03-05-2008, 10:42 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,958
Posted By jason miller

RE: .270-308 Do we need one?

As mentioned, .264 and .284 bullets are ballistically superior to .277 bullets, and we already have .308 offspring ready to take advantage of that. A .270-08 would be pointless. I second(or fourth,...
Forum: Guns
03-02-2008, 04:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,593
Posted By jason miller

RE: Scope Mounts: Steel vs. Aluminum?

Thanks guys, I didn't realize there were steel extension bases. That's probably the way I'll go. Burris, Warne, and Weaver all make a set. The slot on the Weaversextends further back than the Burris,...
Forum: Guns
02-29-2008, 06:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,593
Posted By jason miller

RE: Scope Mounts: Steel vs. Aluminum?

The price is partly because the steel one is a tactical Picatinny rail. If someone would just make a friggin weaver multi slotted rail out of steel, I'd be set.

I thought about the extension...
Forum: Guns
02-28-2008, 11:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 677
Posted By jason miller

RE: What can I expect?

It's gonna be loud. Really loud. And it'll probably spit somehuge flames out the barrel. Really huge.
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