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Forum: Optics
05-17-2021, 11:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 692
Posted By bmumford

Leupold Customer Service is Incredible

Leupold's customer service is incredible & unsurpassed in my opinion (e.g. I hear good things about Vortex). I bought Leupold's top-of-the line rangefinder back in 2009 which came with a 2-year...
Forum: Guns
05-09-2021, 01:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By bmumford

I agree. I also wanted to look at Grabagun.com...

I agree. I also wanted to look at Grabagun.com and started thinking the number of rifles offered might be better/easier to track. This is what I found. I left anything south of .350 Legend out.
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Forum: Guns
05-09-2021, 11:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By bmumford

Cabela's top calibers

I know the information is incomplete (e.g. quantity of each sold), but considering this is all I have to work with, as of today, this is how many offerings Cabela's has for the most popular caliber...
Forum: Guns
04-02-2010, 01:26 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,438
Posted By bmumford

cool

Thanks for doing that. It makes me feel better that I went with a .30-06.
09-16-2009, 04:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,548
Posted By bmumford

Savage 116 left-hand in Realtree AP

I love my Savage 116. I purchased it new a few months ago. It has the new Accustock which is extremely rigid. It's the best factory synthetic stock around--hands down. I didn't like the seams that...
09-13-2009, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By bmumford

Whitetail Hunting with GPS

I would have posted this in the "Hi-Tech Hunting" forum, but GPS doesn't fit into either of the categories (Trail Cameras, Optics, or Video & Photography).

Anyway, I've been planning on buying...
Forum: Optics
05-29-2009, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 878
Posted By bmumford

RE: NIKOPLEX retical????

Are you planning to shoot long range? If so, I would check out the video about their BDC reticle.

http://www.nikonhunting.com/riflescopes-bdc-reticle.html
Forum: Optics
05-29-2009, 03:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,407
Posted By bmumford

Leupold VX-3 Silver vs. Gun Metal Gray for Savage 116

I recently purchased a Savage 116 Weather Warrior in .30-06 with an Accustock. I have a Nikon Buckmaster to put on it, but I'd rather mount a Leupold VX-3 eventually. I'd also like it to have a...
Forum: Guns
05-29-2009, 03:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,724
Posted By bmumford

RE: Silver or Black...

Although your gun looks better than most, matte scopes, hardware, and black stocks usually have different shades too. Most stocks look more charcoal-gray than black. Your stock looks pretty sweet...
Forum: Guns
05-29-2009, 03:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,724
Posted By bmumford

RE: Silver or Black...

Peanutbunkerandjelly,

I'm in the same situation (see my post about gun metal gray/silver finish on a Leupold scope for my 116 Savage). I think silver looks slick (matte does too). Most people...
Forum: Guns
05-29-2009, 02:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 537
Posted By bmumford

Leupold VX-3 Silver vs. Gun Metal Gray for Savage 116

I recently purchased a Savage 116 Weather Warrior in .30-06 with an Accustock. I have a Nikon Buckmaster to put on it, but I'd rather mount a Leupold VX-3 eventually. I'd also like it to have a...
05-27-2009, 08:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 49,701
Posted By bmumford

RE: Savage 110 vs Remington 700

That's not what I was saying. Forming opinions through personal experience and researching what experts have to say are not mutually exclusive ways to go about shopping for a firearm; you can do...
05-27-2009, 06:23 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 49,701
Posted By bmumford

RE: Savage 110 vs Remington 700

That's presumptuous.
05-26-2009, 06:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 49,701
Posted By bmumford

RE: Savage 110 vs Remington 700

The Classic series Savages look good and the newer rifles are definitely improved aesthetically. I have a new Savage 116 in .30-06 with a black synthetic Accustock. It's a hunting tool, so I'll...
Forum: Guns
05-24-2009, 07:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,405
Posted By bmumford

RE: Favorite caliber and load for whitetails....

.30-06 with 165 grain lead-free Federal Premium Vital-Shok
Forum: Guns
05-23-2009, 08:07 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,438
Posted By bmumford

RE: 30-06 vs 308

With a little luck, I may end up living there one day. That's the only way I will be able to afford a brown bear hunt. $10,000 is only the low end for a guide. They can go twice that amount or...
Forum: Reloading
05-23-2009, 07:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,597
Posted By bmumford

RE: 2009 pricing for reloading .30-06

It was $650 even at Cabela's in WV.
Forum: Reloading
05-23-2009, 07:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,597
Posted By bmumford

RE: 2009 pricing for reloading .30-06

ORIGINAL: falcon

Because i bought tons of reloading materials on sale a couple of years ago; my reloading costs for .30-06 deer hunting loads are as follows:

Powder, 50 grains of IMR...
Forum: Guns
05-23-2009, 05:17 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,438
Posted By bmumford

RE: 30-06 vs 308

I agree the .338 is a stellar caliber. I would have to say, however, that the .30-06 is all I will ever need in North America. I read on the Alaskan DNR website last year that, not only were magnum...
05-23-2009, 10:57 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,375
Posted By bmumford

RE: Iron sites with a scope

What's your rig constist of? And where do you hunt?
05-23-2009, 10:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,643
Posted By bmumford

RE: WHY DO YOU HUNT?

I know what I did...I grew up thinking guns were bad. When I had a little time to reflect when I went back to school and studied politics, history, and philosphy, I came to the conclusion gun...
05-23-2009, 09:40 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,375
Posted By bmumford

RE: Iron sites with a scope

Great point!!!! I never thought about the snow factoring into it.
Forum: Guns
05-23-2009, 09:21 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,438
Posted By bmumford

RE: 30-06 vs 308

Okay, I'd like to leave politics out of it, but I thought this was worth mentioning. My state is a battleground state (politically). Many of the Democrats are very pro gun in this state. In fact,...
Forum: Guns
05-23-2009, 08:57 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,438
Posted By bmumford

RE: 30-06 vs 308

Thanks everyone!
05-23-2009, 08:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,839
Posted By bmumford

RE: Snakes!

I had my last day turkey hunting last weekend. I really felt good having my Danner snake boots. I had to walk through a lot of ground covering (and couldn't see at times what I was stepping on or...
Forum: Reloading
05-23-2009, 08:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,597
Posted By bmumford

2009 pricing for reloading .30-06

I just purchased my first centerfire rifle (a Savage with the new Accustock in .30-06) and I want to know if reloading is going to save me enough money to make it worth my time and money buying...
05-03-2009, 09:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,375
Posted By bmumford

RE: Iron sites with a scope

Although I know my chances of getting attacked are next to nil, I found a list of black and brown bear attacks on wikipedia's website. Wiki is an open source encyclopedia, so you have to take it with...
05-03-2009, 08:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,375
Posted By bmumford

RE: Iron sites with a scope

One more thing, I love the look of that that rifle (having stainless and wood). It's slick.
05-03-2009, 08:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,375
Posted By bmumford

RE: Iron sites with a scope

By the way, the Accustock is VERY rigid. It's not just the aluminum bedding; it’s a different kind of plastic. The forend simply does not flex. It's perfectly formed to the barrel with a consistent...
05-03-2009, 07:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,375
Posted By bmumford

RE: Iron sites with a scope

Okay, this may be a stupid question, but are laminate stocks compressed/layered wood on the outside and some kind of plastic on the outside, or is it the actual wood on the outside and your'e seeing...
05-03-2009, 07:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,375
Posted By bmumford

RE: Iron sites with a scope

Having the laminate stock, you don't have this problem, but if I where to get the synthetic hardwoods version of the 10ML-II, I would be stuck with their flimsy stock. My new 116 in .30-06 has the...
05-03-2009, 06:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,375
Posted By bmumford

RE: Iron sites with a scope

That's what I'm talking about! I love those Savage muzzleloaders. I may end up buying one at some point. Hunting is turning out to be an expensive hobbie though!
05-03-2009, 05:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,375
Posted By bmumford

RE: Iron sites with a scope

Good advice driftrider. I was worried about that too.

Thanks everyone for the advice. I'm ordering the Warne quick detach that will allow me to take off the scope and still see iron sights over...
05-03-2009, 04:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,375
Posted By bmumford

RE: Iron sites with a scope

Wow...I think I'd be a little intimidated if a black bear, even a relatively small one, snuck up on me.It's good to know they are almost always more afraid of us. Some are getting quite bold though.
05-03-2009, 03:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,375
Posted By bmumford

05-03-2009, 03:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,375
Posted By bmumford

RE: Iron sites with a scope

I didn't think about it until after buying my rifle. Plus, the rifle I purchased was very specific, and lefty, and most rifles of this kind do not come with sights anymore. I could have ordered it...
05-03-2009, 02:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,375
Posted By bmumford

RE: Iron sites with a scope

I think this might be the way to go. When I'm traveling from point A to B, I can leave the scope off. Once there (up in my tree for example), I can just pop the scope back on. While the scope is off,...
05-03-2009, 02:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,375
Posted By bmumford

RE: Iron sites with a scope

Okay, that's what I thought (about the scope mounting a little higher). I'm not used to mounting a scope either way, so I should be able to get used to it just fine. I assume a quick release system...
05-03-2009, 02:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,375
Posted By bmumford

RE: Iron sites with a scope

Timber, is it because the scope is mounted higher?
05-03-2009, 02:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,375
Posted By bmumford

RE: Iron sites with a scope

ADV, interesting idea (using see through scope bases). Does the scope have to be raised higher off the action/barrel for those to work?

I'm new to shooting, so excuse my ignorance, but I have...
05-03-2009, 01:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,375
Posted By bmumford

RE: Iron sites with a scope

Whitetail, what kind of setup including rings and base do you have on your 700ADL?
05-03-2009, 09:11 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,375
Posted By bmumford

Iron sites with a scope

I'm planning on doing some deer/black bear hunting in the mountains of Upstate New York this year. I just purchased a new rifle (Savage 116 in .30-06) and want to take it along. I'm planning to...
05-02-2009, 01:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,232
Posted By bmumford

RE: Which Camo?

I think Realtree AP or APG is the way to go. I have everything in AP. It's lighter than MossyOak, so much so, that I'm thinking of using it for goose hunting. AP can be used for turkey hunting to...
05-02-2009, 01:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,847
Posted By bmumford

RE: What Rifle Action is your Favorite?

I like the accuracy of a bolt action. I currently just picked up a Savage 116 Weather Warrior in .30-06 with the new accustock. It's a great rifle for the price, for any price, that I plan on...
Forum: Optics
04-26-2009, 10:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,456
Posted By bmumford

Leupold for my first centerfire rifle

I just bought my first centerfire rifle (left-handed), a Savage 116 in .30-06. I plan on hunting whitetail and black bear. I need a scope but I'm not sure if I should get a VX-II, VX-III, or VX-3....
04-23-2009, 04:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,643
Posted By bmumford

WHY DO YOU HUNT?

I lived in a household that wouldn't allow guns. My dad liked them, but my mom was a die hard liberal who wouldn't allow us to have them or learn how to hunt. I was raised a Democrat and swallowed...
03-21-2009, 06:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,839
Posted By bmumford

RE: Snakes!

Thanks for all the advice everyone. I decided to err on the side of caution and bought a nice pair of Danner Pronghorn boots.

They are very comfortable, offer extra support and, of course,...
03-14-2009, 02:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,839
Posted By bmumford

Snakes!

I'm new to turkey hunting and was wondering if it's worth buying snake protection (such as boots, chaps, etc...). I know the chances of getting bit are slim, but so is my cache of good luck these...
Forum: Guns
01-11-2009, 04:54 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,438
Posted By bmumford

30-06 vs 308

Okay, I know some people are tired of this argument, but as I read up on peoples’ opinions, I learn more and more and see opinions change all the time (especially my own).

Let me give you...
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