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Forum: Guns
12-25-2007, 09:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,076
Posted By Ideaman

RE: Gun's you buy at a dealer and don't

Remington? Wow?

True I work on them to tune some, but honestly I push them from a sales standpoint because the customer is usually very satisfied. I mounted the scope and sighted the guns if the...
Forum: Guns
12-25-2007, 08:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,223
Posted By Ideaman

RE: SAKO 85 ?

Just don't own a sako, thought the 85 had nice new features, but often with new features come new problems. Wanted a little feedback about the new features from those who owned one.
Forum: Guns
12-23-2007, 08:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,425
Posted By Ideaman

RE: 22" Barrel vs 24" Barrel in a 25-06

I think the powder used in the cartridge would dictate velosity lost, but as a rule expect a couple of hundred. Does that really matter if the gun fits better?
Forum: Guns
12-23-2007, 07:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,292
Posted By Ideaman

RE: how much is my gun worth

mounts included? what type?

I would say $500 with good mounts is a fair price more at right time of season, less at wrong.
Forum: Guns
12-23-2007, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 584
Posted By Ideaman

RE: Old 30-30 question

I have never seen a side mount I liked. Not a good idea for accuracy, bad idea for the guns look and value.
Forum: Guns
12-23-2007, 07:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,223
Posted By Ideaman

RE: SAKO 85 ?

Well oddly enough the CRF is what I was interested in. My real reason for the post was that after looking at a picture of the bolt face I was concerned about the CRF, it just looked henkey it is a...
Forum: Guns
12-22-2007, 09:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,224
Posted By Ideaman

RE: Savage Rifle Owners

Had a 12FVSS in 7mm mag topped with vxIII 4x14x50 that was an awesome shooter. Factory ammo 1" 200yrd groups were common. I sold the gun because it justfelt so odd to me. I am now thinking about...
Forum: Guns
12-22-2007, 09:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,223
Posted By Ideaman

SAKO 85 ?

Anybody got one? How well does the the controlled feed work? Any problems? Is gun worth money?
Forum: Guns
12-18-2007, 08:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,594
Posted By Ideaman

RE: NEw GUN

7mm rem mag good choice. Umags are fun, weatherbys great. Can't afford to shoot them.
Forum: Guns
12-11-2007, 09:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,019
Posted By Ideaman

RE: new rifle choice

I would take all three, build a fire with them, and warm up a little as I called my localgun shop to order a Remington.:D

They are all fine rifles, the one you should get is the one that feels...
Forum: Guns
12-11-2007, 08:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,940
Posted By Ideaman

RE: .270 Ammunition

Try both, bonded bullets are a little tougher to match with a rifle. Good chance your gun might not shoot either very well. Toss up of which one to try first.

Find a friend that has a 270, buy...
Forum: Guns
12-11-2007, 08:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,980
Posted By Ideaman

RE: whats the difference?

You can kill any deer built with a 22 rimfire or a sharp stick, the trick is to be effective with your method. A 222 will kill a whitetail quite effectively, but don't expect an exit wound. A gut...
Forum: Guns
12-09-2007, 09:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,087
Posted By Ideaman

RE: Help from experienced Analope hunters

I agree with everyone who says "the one you shoot best". I will add though, you have a lot of time to practice.

Ilike 308 if you like it and shoot it well. You can buy a lot of ammo and...
Forum: Guns
12-09-2007, 09:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,978
Posted By Ideaman

RE: Remington 7600

http://www.gricegunshop.com/

Try here, any time I needed a special Remington I went here.
Forum: Guns
12-09-2007, 09:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 898
Posted By Ideaman

RE: It will sure put a smile on your face when......

They used to only make the pump Rems in 7-08 in limited runs. Find a gun dealer that can order from a distributercalled Grice Wholesale, they keep a lot of special run Rems.

And to answer the...
Forum: Guns
12-09-2007, 09:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,735
Posted By Ideaman

RE: T/C encore accuracy

I have never been so mad as when TCgave me the same "hunting accuracy" crap. I sent a bull barrel 308 back twice that would only shoot best average 1.5" with any factory ammo. At the time I was a...
Forum: Guns
12-06-2007, 08:45 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 41,597
Posted By Ideaman

RE: The bad rap on Ballistic Tips

My dad has a wall full of trophy Texas deer killed at moderately long ranges all killed with nosler ballistic tips in 7mm. They were all killed in areas that were open, and accuracy was the need.
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Forum: Guns
12-06-2007, 08:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,041
Posted By Ideaman

RE: New to Hunting...

I sight in rifles as a business and have to disagree with the statement that implied the Rem 700 might not be accurate. I would go with the 700, leupold mounts, and a Buckmaster 3x9x40.

The...
Forum: Guns
12-06-2007, 08:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,957
Posted By Ideaman

RE: regular barrel vs. stainless

Bead blast is a mild version of sandblasting that makes a slightly dimpled surface that does not reflect light very well, kind of like a matte paint.
Forum: Guns
11-26-2007, 09:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,756
Posted By Ideaman

RE: I am about to blow up my 30 - 06

Just sounds like you are in a little bind.

In your situation I would:

Clean gun well including copper solvent.

Check all mountings by strength of hand while gun is firmly mounted in a...
Forum: Guns
11-26-2007, 08:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By Ideaman

RE: Looking for Advice

find a friend that shoots the same chambering. Buy a few differnt types of ammo, try each. Use the one that shoots best. If after you take game you don't like bullet performance on impact, research...
Forum: Guns
11-26-2007, 08:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,689
Posted By Ideaman

RE: Remington corelokt

That does not sound like the norm. I agree, ask BIG GREEN.
Forum: Guns
11-26-2007, 08:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,756
Posted By Ideaman

RE: I am about to blow up my 30 - 06

Please don't think I am downing you. We sight in rifles as a side business, and I only look at past experience as an indicator of possible problems. And I am sorry to say that is a model I would be...
Forum: Guns
11-26-2007, 08:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,396
Posted By Ideaman

RE: Help! need replacement scope mount screws

Are you sure that just the screws are stripped.

If these mounts are stripped, I would try a different style.
Forum: Guns
11-26-2007, 08:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,756
Posted By Ideaman

RE: I am about to blow up my 30 - 06

I feel the see through sights are a big problem. I will bet they are all aluminum, but even steel of that design puts too much leverage on mounts.

Buy leupold/redfield style they are a good...
Forum: Guns
11-20-2007, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 10,648
Posted By Ideaman

RE: restoring gun stock cost????

I have seen 1 or 2 gun kits in midway and brownells, do it yourself and learn. I doubt you could get it for less than $75, I wouldn't. Keep in mind that would just be strip, sand, spray finish. Can...
Forum: Guns
11-20-2007, 08:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,018
Posted By Ideaman

RE: All in one guns?

Jack of all trades master of none.

The encore is the only gun i would consider, but pretty expensive. Not really backup priced.

Most people I know that like encores are buying new complete...
Forum: Guns
11-20-2007, 08:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,357
Posted By Ideaman

RE: Finding a replacement screw for a Harris bipod

I would conact Harris.

Not many screws a gunsmith can make, build, or find.
Forum: Guns
11-19-2007, 10:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 849
Posted By Ideaman

RE: Value of youth .243?

With you, I never sell any gun someone gave me. Sell very very few I buy. For the good of my family I will sell anything I own, but the guns will be last.
Forum: Guns
11-19-2007, 09:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,253
Posted By Ideaman

RE: What gun should I buy

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180 SSB 2700 2522 2351 2186 2028 1878

Premier® Scirocco™ Bonded
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Forum: Guns
11-19-2007, 09:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 849
Posted By Ideaman

RE: Value of youth .243?

Buy a new Rem 700 ADL/SPS the lower price 700 action or a brand new Savage, which ever you like when you pick them up and hold. If you buy the Savage do not buy the scope package, the scope is worth...
Forum: Guns
11-17-2007, 10:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,592
Posted By Ideaman

RE: Kid friendly caliber

All of the above Ideas and calibers are great suggestions. I like theNEF single shot in 45-70. As a newer shooter make sure your son wears hearing protection, almost all of the bad shooting habits I...
Forum: Guns
11-17-2007, 09:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,253
Posted By Ideaman

RE: What gun should I buy

I would buy a new gun and fix the old.

I would have to see a picture of the damage, but many damaged stocks can be refurbished with a little work, and a few simple tools. You will loose nothing...
Forum: Guns
11-15-2007, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,386
Posted By Ideaman

RE: pump or auto (rifle)

In my experience the pump remingtons are more accurate on average than Browning autos and Rem autos. Pump Rem is very reliable, auto Browning is very reliable, auto Rem has had a bad reputation for...
Forum: Guns
11-15-2007, 08:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,340
Posted By Ideaman

RE: Walmart .. Good deal

Unless the gun really strikes you, I would pass. Recent winchesters I have had experience with were not been of the expected quality.
Forum: Guns
11-13-2007, 09:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,511
Posted By Ideaman

RE: NOOB question on new rifle

Follow the manual. Break it in how ever they say. You probably won't hurt anything by following a good cleaning routine, you might by not.

Go take a hunter safety course, you will probably need...
Forum: Guns
11-13-2007, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 867
Posted By Ideaman

RE: sighting in a 270 H&R Single shot

I would sight in about 100yrds 1" high.

Shoot at 25 and 50 and 75 and 150 and 200.

Note where you hit and remember. If you change scopes or ammunition repeat process every time.

Shoot,...
Forum: Guns
11-13-2007, 08:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 457
Posted By Ideaman

Next President/Guns in Politics

From the standpoint ofgun owners and the role we play in the United States what are your opinons on the upcoming presidential election and the politics associated with.

I ask your opinions...
Forum: Guns
11-10-2007, 08:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,473
Posted By Ideaman

RE: Caliber below a .243

I would suggest better bullet, such as barnes.

I would suggest shooting fur animals in the head.

It should be noted that a 22-250 and 243 are not that much different in power.
Forum: Guns
11-06-2007, 08:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 33,444
Posted By Ideaman

RE: Remington 700 (ADL) ???'s

The Walmart 700 ADL is a no drop floorplate, basic stock, matte finish,no frills, shooting machine. The stocks can be a little less stiff than I would like, andI even think they may vary a little gun...
Forum: Guns
11-06-2007, 07:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,369
Posted By Ideaman

RE: The Win 70 Is Back

It will take many years of Winchester manufacturing a quality product before I will buy.
Forum: Guns
11-06-2007, 07:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 783
Posted By Ideaman

RE: Will 4 inches on a barrel make much difference?

You know, this question brings up a point I have struggled with. I truely in my heart belive that a gun should fit the shooter first and foremost, but am torn with wanting every performance advantage...
Forum: Guns
11-05-2007, 06:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 922
Posted By Ideaman

RE: small circular rust spot on bolt on Remington 700

And oil the wool, you might try oily cloth pressed hard. Don't press hard on steel wool.
Forum: Guns
11-04-2007, 07:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,164
Posted By Ideaman

RE: What will happen if i forgot to break in a .22??

I love to hear people tell other people not to clean their guns. [:'(]

I don't "think" you can hurt a 22 by the way you break in. Go ahead and follow the factorys cleaning and break in...
Forum: Guns
11-04-2007, 07:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 11,199
Posted By Ideaman

RE: browning blr vs. remington 7600

None of my rifles are brownings, and probably never will be(unless free or a gift).

I have only seen1 rifle completely all-to-pieces blown up,it was a BLR and it was a failure of the BLR bolt...
Forum: Guns
11-04-2007, 06:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,607
Posted By Ideaman

RE: Remington SPS

I would go 30-06. Ammo prices are starting to become an issue. Recoil is a little more manageable. If you go with a 300 mag, start with 150 gr bullet.

To those that are destroying game with a...
Forum: Guns
11-02-2007, 08:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,239
Posted By Ideaman

RE: Surprise B-Day Gift!!

Amen, take the gun and Grampa hunting. That might be why he bought it for you, the hopeof spending more time with you.
Forum: Guns
11-02-2007, 08:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 567
Posted By Ideaman

RE: Chamber Rust

Save time, take to a smith.Getting the rust out is not that hard, but knowing whatyou are looking at takes a lot of experience.
Forum: Guns
11-02-2007, 07:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,901
Posted By Ideaman

RE: Is there a "good cheap" bolt .22 rifle?

Marlin is a very good choice. Good price and quality, very accurate as a rule.
Forum: Guns
11-02-2007, 07:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 886
Posted By Ideaman

RE: Someone please help me!

I am glad to hear that you are interested in shooting and hunting. There are so many positives that these sports can bring to your life, I could never list them all.

I would suggest that you get...
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