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09-21-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,603
Posted By Seaark18

I have one in .300WM, amazing gun for the money....

I have one in .300WM, amazing gun for the money. Been 1" or less with every load I've tried, excellent trigger, I like the design and fit, and the weather shield version I have has surprisingly...
03-01-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,823
Posted By Seaark18

I'd also add something on either the top or...

I'd also add something on either the top or bottom end. .223 or .243 on the bottom, or something like a .338WM on the top. Nothing at all wrong with a good .30-06 though.
11-17-2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,693
Posted By Seaark18

Ok thank you very much! That bullet choice will...

Ok thank you very much! That bullet choice will be good as well? Just wanted to make sure I didn't need to load up some Partitions or TSX's or something.
11-16-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,693
Posted By Seaark18

Bullets for TX Boar use with .280 Rem and 7RM.

Headed to TX next month to hunt with a buddy. I've never hunted hogs, as we don't yet have them in numbers here in Ohio. I have a .280 XBolt and 7RM Ruger Hawkeye that my brother and I were...
11-02-2011, 10:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 38,863
Posted By Seaark18

I second the .280. I have the Stainless Stalker...

I second the .280. I have the Stainless Stalker X-Bolt in .280, and LOVE that rifle! You wouldn't regret it!
09-30-2011, 08:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,273
Posted By Seaark18

I'd start with 180gr Winchester XP3's or Federal...

I'd start with 180gr Winchester XP3's or Federal Trophy Bonded Tips, but ultimately, use whatever good bullet shoots the best out of your rifle!
09-30-2011, 06:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,734
Posted By Seaark18

I was wondering the same thing!!

I was wondering the same thing!!
09-30-2011, 06:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,357
Posted By Seaark18

Agreed! They can be a pretty tough bird! I've...

Agreed! They can be a pretty tough bird! I've shot quite a few of them in Canada. We typically use 3.5" BB @1550 fps, and even that at times doesn't pack as much punch as I'd like. I'm going to...
09-30-2011, 06:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 935
Posted By Seaark18

Just got a VersaMax, it's AWESOME! I also have a...

Just got a VersaMax, it's AWESOME! I also have a SX3 and Extrema2, and those are great as well. I'd go in that order.
09-20-2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,480
Posted By Seaark18

Bought that exact rifle last year! First load I...

Bought that exact rifle last year! First load I used shot 5 in under 1". They are definitely shooters. That rifle will be with me in the WVA Mountains this fall!
Forum: Guns
08-25-2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,934
Posted By Seaark18

Very nice set-up!

Very nice set-up!
Forum: Guns
04-01-2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,547
Posted By Seaark18

The new Redfield scopes are very nice for the...

The new Redfield scopes are very nice for the money. I've also had good luck with Bushnell Elites and Nikon Monarchs.
Forum: Guns
04-01-2011, 09:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,786
Posted By Seaark18

With factory ammo, I'd start with 160 Accubonds,...

With factory ammo, I'd start with 160 Accubonds, Trophy Bonded Tips, and XP3's, and use whichever shoots best through your gun.
Forum: Guns
04-01-2011, 09:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,352
Posted By Seaark18

Add another to the list of .280 fans. I love my...

Add another to the list of .280 fans. I love my XBolt SS!!!
Forum: Guns
02-05-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 577
Posted By Seaark18

I'd go with a left handed rifle as well. Savage...

I'd go with a left handed rifle as well. Savage weather warrior would be a good place to start if you want a stainless/synthetic.
Forum: Guns
02-03-2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,258
Posted By Seaark18

No problem getting 1 inch groups or better.

No problem getting 1 inch groups or better.
Forum: Guns
02-03-2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,105
Posted By Seaark18

If I were buying a 7 Mag Browning for elk...

If I were buying a 7 Mag Browning for elk hunting, I'd want that WSM! I don't care for 26" barrels on hunting rifles, they feel too long for me. That 23" barrel with a short action would be...
Forum: Guns
02-03-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,890
Posted By Seaark18

If you don't reload, get the .308. If you do,...

If you don't reload, get the .308. If you do, get the 7-08. Very simple.
Forum: Guns
02-03-2011, 11:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 36,719
Posted By Seaark18

Both are nice guns, but for the price I'd go with...

Both are nice guns, but for the price I'd go with the Model 70.
Forum: Guns
02-03-2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,773
Posted By Seaark18

Liked both, bought one of each. Like Chevy vs....

Liked both, bought one of each. Like Chevy vs. Ford. They both have pros and cons. Got the A7 Stainless in .300WSM and the XBolt Stainless Stalker in .280.
Forum: Guns
02-03-2011, 10:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 775
Posted By Seaark18

Do some looking on Gunbroker, I just picked up a...

Do some looking on Gunbroker, I just picked up a NIB Xbolt Stainless Stalker in .280Rem for $690. The guy on the phone told me it was their everyday price.
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Phone...
Forum: Guns
02-03-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,791
Posted By Seaark18

If you're not a reloader, I'd stay away from all...

If you're not a reloader, I'd stay away from all of the WSM's. I own both a Browning and a Tikka. The nicer gun is the Browning, but it cost significantly more. You get what you pay for, but the...
Forum: Guns
01-12-2011, 10:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 18,975
Posted By Seaark18

I'm also interested to know what's wrong with an...

I'm also interested to know what's wrong with an A7. They seem like darn nice guns. As far as the Model 85, Sako builds some of the best rifles in the world. If you can afford one, there is no...
01-12-2011, 09:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 23,363
Posted By Seaark18

I'd go with the Ruger as well.

I'd go with the Ruger as well.
Forum: Guns
01-05-2011, 10:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,120
Posted By Seaark18

That 7mm would do the trick, but if you're going...

That 7mm would do the trick, but if you're going the spend the money on a griz hunt, the money for a .338 would be a drop in the bucket in the grand scheme of things. If it were me, I'd probably get...
Forum: Guns
12-22-2010, 10:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,198
Posted By Seaark18

Keep them both if possible. I also agree with...

Keep them both if possible. I also agree with the backup philosophy...
Forum: Guns
12-06-2010, 11:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By Seaark18

I own both, and prefer the Beretta. After having...

I own both, and prefer the Beretta. After having used both extensively over the past few seasons, the Beretta seems like it is the better gun, and I'd expect it to last longer. Both are reliable,...
12-06-2010, 11:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 853
Posted By Seaark18

I have the Weatherby Vanguard Stainless in .243,...

I have the Weatherby Vanguard Stainless in .243, which is basically the same thing as a Howa. Mine is accurate thus far, though I'm still tweaking loads to find it's true potential. I don't think...
Forum: Guns
11-16-2010, 09:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,463
Posted By Seaark18

Very well put.

Very well put.
Forum: Guns
11-15-2010, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 873
Posted By Seaark18

Just picked one up in 300WSM, hopefully will have...

Just picked one up in 300WSM, hopefully will have it at the range this week. Fit and finish is awesome, and I've yet to read about one that wasn't a shooter. They seem to live up to their accuracy...
Forum: Guns
11-15-2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,194
Posted By Seaark18

Excellent choice of both rifle and scope. 4200's...

Excellent choice of both rifle and scope. 4200's are about the best scope out there for the money!
Forum: Guns
11-02-2010, 08:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 687
Posted By Seaark18

Thanks for the heads up.

Thanks for the heads up.
Forum: Guns
11-02-2010, 09:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,569
Posted By Seaark18

Of those two, Marlin for sure!

Of those two, Marlin for sure!
10-26-2010, 10:01 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 23,926
Posted By Seaark18

Exactly what I was going to suggest!

Exactly what I was going to suggest!
Forum: Guns
10-25-2010, 07:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 997
Posted By Seaark18

The one in the link was a .410, which is...

The one in the link was a .410, which is absolutely not what you want for duck hunting. If the model they have in stock is a 12ga, then it would make a very fine starter gun, at a good price. Good...
10-20-2010, 09:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,021
Posted By Seaark18

I'd take the Model 70, given that choice.

I'd take the Model 70, given that choice.
Forum: Guns
10-19-2010, 11:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,008
Posted By Seaark18

I personally like the Model 70 alot better. The...

I personally like the Model 70 alot better. The triggers on the new ones are nicer than the triggers on the new Rugers. Also, the Model 70 is probably a pound lighter. Might be nice. The barrel...
Forum: Guns
10-16-2010, 07:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,008
Posted By Seaark18

If it's a 338 you want for elk, with controlled...

If it's a 338 you want for elk, with controlled round feed, I'd go with the Model 70 Extreme Weather SS. Should be an excellent gun for that purpose!
Forum: Guns
09-26-2010, 07:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,847
Posted By Seaark18

Model 70, X-Bolt, and Savages are all good rifles...

Model 70, X-Bolt, and Savages are all good rifles and in your price range. Buy what fits you best.
Forum: Guns
09-26-2010, 06:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,674
Posted By Seaark18

I really like the Steyr that was recommended... ...

I really like the Steyr that was recommended... And my family has had great luck with Weatherby's. I don't shoot one personally, but my father and uncle have used them as long as I can remember.
Forum: Guns
09-22-2010, 10:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,720
Posted By Seaark18

Voted for the 300WM, as I don't have a .338 to...

Voted for the 300WM, as I don't have a .338 to compare to. I've been thinking of picking up a .325WSM Model 70 Extreme Weather though. Would make a great gun for Alaska, I'm thinking...
Forum: Guns
09-17-2010, 08:51 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,180
Posted By Seaark18

The Rem 700 XCR2 also is made in .280. Awesome...

The Rem 700 XCR2 also is made in .280. Awesome round, just wish it was chambered in more rifles. I'll probably get one someday!
Forum: Guns
09-16-2010, 09:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,859
Posted By Seaark18

Thanks for the input everyone! Especially the...

Thanks for the input everyone! Especially the info about the T3 recoil. If a .30-06 kicks that hard, a .300 in a T3 would be a real handful. I'd wondered about that with as light as those guns...
Forum: Guns
09-15-2010, 05:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,859
Posted By Seaark18

Tikka T3 vs. TC Icon

I've been looking at picking up a gun to add to the collection. Currently own a Savage 25 .223, Weatherby Vanguard Stainless .243, and a Remington 700 SPS .25-06. Guns are used for predator hunting...
09-14-2010, 06:00 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 51,698
Posted By Seaark18

I own neither, but if I were buying one I'd also...

I own neither, but if I were buying one I'd also go with the 7 RM. But only because I'm concerned with the lack of ammo availability for the WSM. I actually like the concept of the WSM better, but...
Forum: Guns
08-25-2010, 10:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,753
Posted By Seaark18

Third for the .375

Third for the .375
Forum: Guns
08-25-2010, 07:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,078
Posted By Seaark18

165 gr. Partition or Accubond.

165 gr. Partition or Accubond.
Forum: Guns
07-28-2010, 08:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,812
Posted By Seaark18

I also like the 325 WSM. Plenty of power, handy...

I also like the 325 WSM. Plenty of power, handy package. That cartridge in a new M70 Extreme Weather is what I'm planning on picking up.
Forum: Guns
07-28-2010, 08:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,326
Posted By Seaark18

You can get cheap .308 bulk ammo for plinking at...

You can get cheap .308 bulk ammo for plinking at the range, so the .308 will be cheaper to practice with. The 06 has slightly better ballistics. Either one will work just fine though.
Forum: Guns
06-15-2010, 11:44 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 44,960
Posted By Seaark18

Yeah those are nice, can't believe what they want...

Yeah those are nice, can't believe what they want for them though. If they were about $700 cheaper I'd probably have one.
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