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03-08-2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,585
Posted By 8mm/06

Thanks for all suggestions so far. I have been...

Thanks for all suggestions so far. I have been swapping out a couple scopes I already owned, and tried a couple others my son has mounted on his AR ... they all have some nice features, some better...
Forum: Guns
01-20-2017, 10:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,867
Posted By 8mm/06

So much depends on your choice of caliber and the...

So much depends on your choice of caliber and the fit of the stock to your body. Balance, as has been mentioned, is key for gaining quick comfortable mounting, but the fit of the stock to your...
12-27-2016, 09:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,787
Posted By 8mm/06

B/C you mentioned handing down to the son when...

B/C you mentioned handing down to the son when he's ready, I'd advise the 7mm/08 as it will be about the best combination of effective killing potency combined with easy recoil. The Creedmore is...
12-16-2016, 08:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,221
Posted By 8mm/06

[QUOTE=huffmanite;4285600 But, just thought I'd...

[QUOTE=huffmanite;4285600
But, just thought I'd mention that a month or two ago Natchez Shooters Supply began selling a new line of Bushnell scopes, that are Weaver 40/44s at a lower price.
...
12-15-2016, 07:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,221
Posted By 8mm/06

Thanks for the input and details on point of...

Thanks for the input and details on point of origin for some of the scopes in the Weaver and Bushnell lines. I'm still shopping and considering so the info is timely.

Thanks again
Forum: Guns
12-12-2016, 05:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,338
Posted By 8mm/06

Depending on your son's recoil sensitivity level,...

Depending on your son's recoil sensitivity level, there are so many good choices. 7mm/08, 260, or if you want to find the cheapest ammo and availability the 308 would be fine.

Personally, if...
Forum: Guns
12-03-2016, 09:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,137
Posted By 8mm/06

1. You may have already tried this, but have you...

1. You may have already tried this, but have you not only tightened your action screws but also tried shooting the gun after attempting different pressures on the screws? It is hard to measure that...
11-25-2016, 08:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,588
Posted By 8mm/06

And IMO the 9 X 18 is a superior round, ... not...

And IMO the 9 X 18 is a superior round, ... not by much, but it is measurable. If you hand load and have a fully steel pistol, like the P-64 or the CZ 82 you can beat/surpass the 380 by an amount...
11-21-2016, 08:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,588
Posted By 8mm/06

The price he lists for your Polish Radom 64 is...

The price he lists for your Polish Radom 64 is $78.00, and then shipping from Budapest is on top of that. I think I paid about $85.00 to the door for my grips. It is pricey but they are great on my...
11-19-2016, 05:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,588
Posted By 8mm/06

When you look into grips, check out this guy from...

When you look into grips, check out this guy from Budapest
Hungary, I bought a set for my FEG PK knockoff named a SMC-918. It also fires the Makarov round but is not as nice a gun as your P-64. ...
11-03-2016, 01:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,588
Posted By 8mm/06

Very nice firearm and caliber. While I don't own...

Very nice firearm and caliber. While I don't own a P64 Radom, I own 5 different pistols in 9 X 18 Makarov and find it to be a very good round. I believe Classic Firearms has them in stock right now...
Forum: Reloading
10-19-2016, 05:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 559
Posted By 8mm/06

I see the 502 for $29.00, but the 505 is listed...

I see the 502 for $29.00, but the 505 is listed for $99.00.

The difference btwn the two is that the 502 is a two poise beam while the 505 is a 3 poise beam. Also the 505 has a whopping 6 grains...
Forum: Guns
10-07-2016, 08:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,524
Posted By 8mm/06

If the dies are ok, and the cases are from that...

If the dies are ok, and the cases are from that chamber (once fired or otherwise) you're in pretty good shape to just start tumbling and loading.

I think it sounds like a good deal., assuming it...
Forum: Guns
10-06-2016, 07:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,524
Posted By 8mm/06

Its a 220 Swift with the shoulder angle changed...

Its a 220 Swift with the shoulder angle changed from 21 degrees to 30 degrees. Don't know any more than that as I gathered that from the internet ... Maybe some varmint folks will chime in with some...
Forum: Guns
10-01-2016, 06:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,519
Posted By 8mm/06

That .260 Model 7 would be my go-to gun for 80%...

That .260 Model 7 would be my go-to gun for 80% or more of my hunting. Great rifle, great round.

And the rest of the collection is sweet. You have the privilege of re-barreling your Granddad's...
09-22-2016, 06:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,221
Posted By 8mm/06

I read the article and found it very useful. ...

I read the article and found it very useful. Thanks for the tip. The Kaspa was the cheapest of the 5 reviewed but stood up very well among the field of competition.

Here's a link to the article...
09-22-2016, 05:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,221
Posted By 8mm/06

Thanks Jenks ... I'll be sure to check it out...

Thanks Jenks ... I'll be sure to check it out right away
Forum: Guns
09-19-2016, 10:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,424
Posted By 8mm/06

30 carbine allowed but NOT a 25/06? Somebody...

30 carbine allowed but NOT a 25/06? Somebody with an education needs to go over these regulations. There is a serious lack of knowledge displayed in this list.
Forum: Guns
08-10-2016, 05:21 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,503
Posted By 8mm/06

When you get too close and wear the scars of the...

When you get too close and wear the scars of the encounter, I call it "The Learning Curve"!:s4:
Forum: Guns
08-05-2016, 04:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,122
Posted By 8mm/06

If short action is important to you then the 7-08...

If short action is important to you then the 7-08 gets the nod hands down.

However, with slightly more case capacity (not much) and longer neck, you can use heavier bullets in the 7 X 57. My...
Forum: Guns
07-29-2016, 09:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,122
Posted By 8mm/06

Great round. My first gun purchase was a 1903...

Great round. My first gun purchase was a 1903 Steyr Mannlicher in 7 X 57 , and I still have it today. Bought it in 1967 when I was 14 yrs old (from my gunsmith grandfather) and paid $74.00. Really...
07-05-2016, 07:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 604
Posted By 8mm/06

I have one in .45 so I can't comment on the 9mm...

I have one in .45 so I can't comment on the 9mm model. But I went for it for the same reason as you ... capacity.

I find it comfortable enough to carry, but it's not tiny for sure. Very...
Forum: Reloading
07-01-2016, 09:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,654
Posted By 8mm/06

That is the best solution! Reduced recoil might...

That is the best solution! Reduced recoil might still be nice for range sessions, but full power loads won't even be noticed in the field.
06-19-2016, 08:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,585
Posted By 8mm/06

Thanks for the specific model suggestions ... ...

Thanks for the specific model suggestions ... I'll give this all plenty of attention while I decide in the next couple months.
06-18-2016, 04:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,585
Posted By 8mm/06

Thanks for the responses. I'll review your...

Thanks for the responses. I'll review your suggestions while I shop and consider. I'm all for saving a couple bucks so maybe I can get by 9for my purposes) with a little less invested.

Thanks...
06-17-2016, 08:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,585
Posted By 8mm/06

Top 3 choices for AR15 optics under $400.00

I'm curious to know what owners of AR15 platforms (5.56) are using and/or recommending for an optic to be used for all around plinking and ringing steel at 200 meters.

All suggestions are welcome...
06-09-2016, 11:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,221
Posted By 8mm/06

Thank you Blackelk. I know that the Kaspa...

Thank you Blackelk.

I know that the Kaspa line is far from the top of the line for Weaver, but in my research (so far) I've learned that thought they have Chinese glass, they seem to have a...
06-06-2016, 09:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,221
Posted By 8mm/06

Thanks GRIZZLYMAN I Hope somebody out there...

Thanks GRIZZLYMAN

I Hope somebody out there has purchased a Kaspa or two and has some first hand experience with the Kaspa line.

I've been a fan of Weaver for years. It is in my book as one of...
Forum: Reloading
06-03-2016, 07:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,810
Posted By 8mm/06

Mystro, If there are any of the products...

Mystro,

If there are any of the products that YOU would deem appropriate for sporting use or self defense, even if they are not necessarily the best choice for the application, I'd be interested...
Forum: Reloading
06-02-2016, 10:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,810
Posted By 8mm/06

Perhaps it's a bit premature for this info, but...

Perhaps it's a bit premature for this info, but how will it compare in cost?
05-26-2016, 07:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,221
Posted By 8mm/06

BUMP Guess no one here has purchased (or had...

BUMP

Guess no one here has purchased (or had experience with) the KAPSA line so far.

Certain models are priced so low I wonder about it's quality ...
05-23-2016, 08:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,221
Posted By 8mm/06

Weaver Kaspa line

Anybody have any experience with the weaver Kaspa line of scopes? They are on the lower end of the price spectrum and I've seen Midway and amazon recently offer several of their models at very...
Forum: Guns
05-13-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,474
Posted By 8mm/06

Nazi marked 8 X 56R ammo headstamped "1938" is...

Nazi marked 8 X 56R ammo headstamped "1938" is the oldest I've fired so far to date. They all went bang.
Forum: Black Powder
04-28-2016, 06:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,834
Posted By 8mm/06

When they come up with the pill that tastes as...

When they come up with the pill that tastes as good as the finest bourbon in the world I'll buy stock in it ... and get a lifelong prescription ... but I'll still wanna drink some bourbon when home...
Forum: Black Powder
04-28-2016, 11:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,834
Posted By 8mm/06

Very cool solution to your issue ronlaughlin, ......

Very cool solution to your issue ronlaughlin, ...

Unfortunately I developed Meniere's disease in 2007. It is generally not understood well, but carries with it a component of hearing loss and...
Forum: Guns
04-18-2016, 04:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 808
Posted By 8mm/06

I do enjoy all the calibers that are out there,...

I do enjoy all the calibers that are out there, and maybe some that haven't even become mainstream yet. Grandfather was a gunsmith and made a good living in the 50's and 60's sporterizing military...
Forum: Guns
04-17-2016, 02:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 808
Posted By 8mm/06

You, sir, have gained a premier deer rifle and I...

You, sir, have gained a premier deer rifle and I love that post and crosshair reticle from the 50's-60's. I have been collecting older Weaver's with the post reticle. Love them for timber hunting...
04-05-2016, 01:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,008
Posted By 8mm/06

Thanks. Appreciate the input. I was kinda...

Thanks. Appreciate the input. I was kinda leaning toward the 4X myself, b/c of exactly what you mention ... glass quality, but I'm sometimes tempted by what 6X can do for my 63 yr old eyes.
...
04-04-2016, 06:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,008
Posted By 8mm/06

I agree about the more X for 300, but think I can...

I agree about the more X for 300, but think I can at least ring some steel @ 200 with the 6X. Using 4X is even tough for me at 100 yards if i'm trying for pinpoint accuracy, but to ring a steel...
04-03-2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,008
Posted By 8mm/06

Mostly for fun plinking at short ranges to maybe...

Mostly for fun plinking at short ranges to maybe 100 yards, but I also have access to 200 and 300 yard ranges and would like to see what I can do with my ar-15 build when I finish it. I haven't...
03-29-2016, 08:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,008
Posted By 8mm/06

Vortex 1-4x24 Viper PST VS Vortex Strike Eagle 1-6x24 30mm

Any thoughts between these 2 scopes for an AR-15 platform? One over the other? Any special features to consider?
Thanks in advance
Forum: Guns
12-01-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,066
Posted By 8mm/06

I'd vote for the .243. Perfect for coyotes at...

I'd vote for the .243. Perfect for coyotes at almost any range practical.

A wonderful round that is often looked down on for being marginal or too small for deer.

However, my biggest-bodied...
11-29-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 863
Posted By 8mm/06

I like to call those scope scars "The learning...

I like to call those scope scars "The learning curve!"
Forum: Black Powder
11-21-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 325
Posted By 8mm/06

Agreed! Excellent reading. I watched a few of...

Agreed! Excellent reading. I watched a few of the videos and read about half of the articles. Sounds more than promising. I currently don't have any screaming velocity rounds, and the hunting...
Forum: Guns
11-13-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,761
Posted By 8mm/06

For its ability to punch a very authoritative...

For its ability to punch a very authoritative hole in the hogs, the shotgun option would be plenty of medicine assuming you were comfortable with the pump action mechanism.

The SKS would still be...
Forum: Guns
11-11-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,761
Posted By 8mm/06

I would rather put a well placed 7.62 X 39 round...

I would rather put a well placed 7.62 X 39 round into a hog than a .223. I would think that the heavier projectile with more frontal area would be more effective. But I have to admit that I've...
Forum: Reloading
10-22-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,343
Posted By 8mm/06

Here are some loads listed on AmmoGuide.com ... ...

Here are some loads listed on AmmoGuide.com ... Of course you need to use your own caution and proper protocol to work up to anything, and this in no way is a endorsement of the listed loads...
Forum: Reloading
10-08-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 14,748
Posted By 8mm/06

Nomercy, I second you sentiment about...

Nomercy,

I second you sentiment about missing eldeguello. I always found his insights and advice very worthy. Hope he's ok.
Forum: Black Powder
09-24-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,400
Posted By 8mm/06

I can attest to that happening to me also ... and...

I can attest to that happening to me also ... and actually many times during my 39+ years of wedded bliss!

Proof positive of life after death.
Forum: Reloading
09-14-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,444
Posted By 8mm/06

The 500 38's I have are all mixed brands,...

The 500 38's I have are all mixed brands, tumbled, and some are de-primed. I haven't even busted open the bag I purchased 2 years ago when there was no 357 to be had. In desperation I made a knee...
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