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Forum: Midwest
11-11-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,162
Posted By Camosteel

Just got back to PA after a week long hunt in...

Just got back to PA after a week long hunt in Jasper County. Found 5 carcasses within 20 yards of each other on a creek bank while trying to recover another hunters deer. 5 in 20 yards...I would hate...
Forum: Guns
03-08-2012, 04:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,198
Posted By Camosteel

A Remington 870 sounds like the ticket. Grab a...

A Remington 870 sounds like the ticket. Grab a short barrel(18") for your hiking and go find a trap, skeet or sporting clays course and shoot for fun. A 12 ga is about as good as you can get for...
02-14-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,497
Posted By Camosteel

Are you saying the M&P is not an accurate rifle?...

Are you saying the M&P is not an accurate rifle? I don't want to break the bank on one but I don't want a POS either, that's why I'm asking...
Forum: Guns
02-14-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,737
Posted By Camosteel

I've eyed these for a while. It's a cool little...

I've eyed these for a while. It's a cool little rifle but I have trouble thinking it's ideal for hunting. The large mag is cumbersome and as others mentioned the ulstra short barrel takes away from...
02-12-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,497
Posted By Camosteel

M&P 15 .223 AR Rifle

Looking for opinions on this rifle. The price seems right but I know very little about AR's in general. Want one just to have, some plinking but not much else. Thoughts?
Forum: Guns
02-01-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 65,812
Posted By Camosteel

Just a quick little story. When I was younger all...

Just a quick little story. When I was younger all I wanted was the big bad ultra maximum super duty magnums. I was going to shoot a deer anywhere from 40 yards to 400 yards. Well, the more hunting I...
Forum: Guns
08-01-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,339
Posted By Camosteel

Not sure about their slug guns but the rifle I...

Not sure about their slug guns but the rifle I had needed the chamber slightly polished to aid ejection. I used Flitz and a cleaning rod /patch. and it worked great.
Forum: Guns
06-19-2011, 02:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,186
Posted By Camosteel

If you like the Marlins you can look around and...

If you like the Marlins you can look around and find "off brand" versions even cheaper than the 336. The first deer rifle I ever owned, and still own today is a Marlin 30A in 30-30. Basically the...
Forum: Guns
04-21-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 690
Posted By Camosteel

All very true. I have also heard about...

All very true. I have also heard about enviromental agencies becoming concerned with lead contamination on these sites.
Forum: Guns
04-21-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,417
Posted By Camosteel

Nor did I say anyone said a .243 wouldn't kill a...

Nor did I say anyone said a .243 wouldn't kill a bear. I simply said that it seems people give black bears more credit for being hard to kill than they deserve.
Forum: Guns
04-20-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,417
Posted By Camosteel

My goodness there are alot of people on here that...

My goodness there are alot of people on here that think black bears are hard to kill. I wouldn't hesitate to use any "deer caliber" including a .243 on a black bear. Of course I've never killed or...
Forum: Guns
04-01-2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,429
Posted By Camosteel

As said above, dump the Tikka rings, they are...

As said above, dump the Tikka rings, they are garbage. Burris FFII is a hard scope to beat for the money.
Forum: Guns
03-27-2011, 02:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,571
Posted By Camosteel

+1 I have yet to find a reason not use these on...

+1 I have yet to find a reason not use these on deer. I am planning on loading 120gr Ballistic tips just to try. If you gun shoots the Corelokt's well and you don't reload you won't be disapointed.
03-25-2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 16,489
Posted By Camosteel

I had one in .280 and it was a POS. 4" groups @...

I had one in .280 and it was a POS. 4" groups @ 100 yards was the best I could do even with reloads. Alot of people love em, but just as many hate em. IMO you're taking an aweful big gamble when...
Forum: Guns
03-25-2011, 04:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,444
Posted By Camosteel

Honestly this is the first bad review I have...

Honestly this is the first bad review I have heard from anyone who has actually owned one. My T3 Light in 7mm-08 was the best out of the box shooter I ever owned. It did everything I ever asked of...
Forum: Guns
03-10-2011, 07:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,435
Posted By Camosteel

I believe that they are made by Bell & Carlson,...

I believe that they are made by Bell & Carlson, but don't hold me to that. It has a plain black pebble finish. I'll try to get so pics up tommorrow.
Forum: Guns
03-10-2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,435
Posted By Camosteel

I'll be handloading the 120's. My last 7mm-08...

I'll be handloading the 120's. My last 7mm-08 loved plain old 140 gr. Corelokts but I've read that alot of guys roll their own using 120 Ballistic tips with great success. Where I hunt I really don't...
Forum: Guns
03-08-2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,435
Posted By Camosteel

Remington Stainless Mountain Guide 7mm-08

Finally scraped enough $ together to pick up my new rifle. It's a Remington Stainless Mountain Guide in 7mm-08. Basically it's a Mountain Rifle with one of the Titanium series stocks. A previous...
Forum: Guns
02-04-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,070
Posted By Camosteel

Thanks Stat, but I highly doubt I put any do-dads...

Thanks Stat, but I highly doubt I put any do-dads on this. Not my style if you know what I mean.
Forum: Guns
02-04-2011, 09:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,070
Posted By Camosteel

Thanks NoMercy. Alot of good info. So you prefer...

Thanks NoMercy. Alot of good info. So you prefer the DPMS over the RRA when talking entry level rifles?
Forum: Guns
02-04-2011, 06:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,070
Posted By Camosteel

I understand what you guys are saying, I really...

I understand what you guys are saying, I really do, but heres the thing. I've been slowly shrinking my gun collection down. I had way more deer rifles than I needed and I had several I never even...
Forum: Guns
02-03-2011, 10:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,070
Posted By Camosteel

None of the clubs that are local have guns to...

None of the clubs that are local have guns to rent if that's what you mean. I've eyed these things for a while and I'm just now starting to investigate them. I got alot of good info at AR15.com but I...
Forum: Guns
02-02-2011, 03:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,070
Posted By Camosteel

Not really. I'm the first in my circle to take an...

Not really. I'm the first in my circle to take an interest in these.
Forum: Guns
02-01-2011, 05:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,070
Posted By Camosteel

Is a chromed bolt carrier group a necessity? I've...

Is a chromed bolt carrier group a necessity? I've read enough to go with a chrome lined barrel. I think.
Forum: Guns
02-01-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,070
Posted By Camosteel

Got it. Is that the norm?

Got it. Is that the norm?
Forum: Guns
02-01-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,070
Posted By Camosteel

Sorry Halfbaked, I should have been a little more...

Sorry Halfbaked, I should have been a little more specific, I'm looking at the AR style rigs. Also, what features I should look for and what to avoid.
Forum: Guns
02-01-2011, 06:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,070
Posted By Camosteel

Getting the "Black Rifle" itch..

So, what do I look for in one of these? I want it to be a 5.56 /.223, that's about all I know. These things have so many options I simply don't know where to start. I'll mainly use it for target...
Forum: Guns
01-19-2011, 07:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 658
Posted By Camosteel

Bolt handle, scope rings and mounts, swivel...

Bolt handle, scope rings and mounts, swivel studs. I'm not sure what if anything can be done to the bolt itself or the chamber due to clearance issues.
Forum: Guns
01-18-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,233
Posted By Camosteel

Bump. This is probably the best deal you'll find...

Bump. This is probably the best deal you'll find on a Stainless Ruger with all of the work this one has done. Anyone?
Forum: Reloading
01-12-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 6
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Views: 1,178
Posted By Camosteel

My Ruger .338 WM was just the opposite. It hated...

My Ruger .338 WM was just the opposite. It hated the 225gr SST's and loves 225gr Accubonds. I've got 3/4 of a box of the SST's just collecting dust.
Forum: Guns
01-10-2011, 06:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,233
Posted By Camosteel

Thanks Charley.

Thanks Charley.
Forum: Guns
01-09-2011, 06:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,233
Posted By Camosteel

Ruger 77 MKII stainless .338 win mag

Boyds laminated stock, bedded. Barrel free floated. Timney Trigger. Removable muzzle break, but I do not have a barrel cap made for it if you want to remove it. Older Simmons Aetec 3.8x12 AO scope...
Forum: Guns
01-06-2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 638
Posted By Camosteel

Still available. Ive got pics if your interested.

Still available. Ive got pics if your interested.
01-06-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 36,940
Posted By Camosteel

The stock on mine seemed well made but I guess I...

The stock on mine seemed well made but I guess I just like the traditional lines of, say, a Model 700. The first thing I thought when I held a Tikka was how "futuristic" the stock looked.
01-06-2011, 03:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 36,940
Posted By Camosteel

Has anyone found a manufacturer that makes...

Has anyone found a manufacturer that makes replacement stocks for the Tikka? That seems to be the only beef I hear from people that own them.
Forum: Guns
01-05-2011, 07:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,882
Posted By Camosteel

My company used to have barrels of MEK sitting...

My company used to have barrels of MEK sitting around. Man that stuff would clean anything. Not very good for your health or the enviroment though.
Forum: Guns
01-03-2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,287
Posted By Camosteel

Sold! Thanks for looking.

Sold! Thanks for looking.
Forum: Guns
12-27-2010, 07:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,287
Posted By Camosteel

Tikka T3 Lite Stainless 7mm-08

Three years old. Great condition. Older Simmons Aetec 2.8X10X44scope w/ Leupold rings and mounts. This gun is a tack driver. $525.00 or best offer I'm selling this and my .338 Ruger because I found a...
Forum: Guns
12-18-2010, 08:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 638
Posted By Camosteel

Ruger 77 MKII 338 WM

Stainless Steel / Boyds Laminated Stock / Timney trigger / Limbsavor recoil pad / Muzzle break. The break can be removed but I do not have a cap made for it. Stock is bedded. Gun does have an older...
Forum: Black Powder
12-16-2010, 08:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,223
Posted By Camosteel

I'm getting about a 2" group @ 100 yards with...

I'm getting about a 2" group @ 100 yards with 295gr hollow point Powerbelts out of my CVA Optima Pro using 100gr (2-50gr pellets) and Winchester 209 primers. Plenty good for me and the many deer it...
Forum: Guns
12-16-2010, 05:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,109
Posted By Camosteel

None of those numbers translate into effective...

None of those numbers translate into effective killing. All they do is tell you how effective said bullet is at penatrating an object. Bullet construction has just as much if not more to do with...
Forum: Guns
12-15-2010, 07:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,109
Posted By Camosteel

Thanks BC, I knew I wasn't taking everything I...

Thanks BC, I knew I wasn't taking everything I should into account on this. So what's your call on the 7mm rm vs. 300wm if you were buying a new rifle right now to do what the original poster stated?
Forum: Guns
12-15-2010, 06:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,109
Posted By Camosteel

A 300wm w/ 180gr bullet will be about 150+fps...

A 300wm w/ 180gr bullet will be about 150+fps faster than a 7mm w/ 175gr bullet. Not sure what that translates to in trajectory at given distances but it does show if your looking to shoot heavier...
Forum: Guns
12-14-2010, 09:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,109
Posted By Camosteel

Agree 100% on the 7mm being a little light for...

Agree 100% on the 7mm being a little light for the BIG bears. Would it do its job? Yep, but I sure would feel better with something a little bigger than a 7mm mag.
Forum: Guns
12-14-2010, 05:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,109
Posted By Camosteel

Wow this could get technical fast. It boils down...

Wow this could get technical fast. It boils down to be able to use heavier grain bullets in the 30 cal as compared to 7mm. Both will take all of the game you mentioned with plenty to spare as long as...
12-13-2010, 07:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,823
Posted By Camosteel

The older Simmons Aetec's were a bargain and I...

The older Simmons Aetec's were a bargain and I own several. However, I believe that technology has improved greatly and a better scope can now be had for the same money. The Burris FFII seams to be a...
12-08-2010, 10:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,389
Posted By Camosteel

Modern bow's are amazing. I shoot an 82nd...

Modern bow's are amazing. I shoot an 82nd Airborne set to 60# with a 27" draw length and still get right around 280 fps. Shot one deer this year at 20 yards, blew through it and stuck in a tree. If...
12-04-2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 38,590
Posted By Camosteel

As does my Tikka 7mm-08. 140gr Corelocts right...

As does my Tikka 7mm-08. 140gr Corelocts right around an inch.
Forum: Guns
11-28-2010, 05:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,689
Posted By Camosteel

No matter the accuracy of a gun it will never be...

No matter the accuracy of a gun it will never be displayed without the shooter doing their part. I don't agree with accuracy making up for lack of practice at the range but I do agree that I would...
Forum: Guns
11-24-2010, 09:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,689
Posted By Camosteel

My question would be do you expect your child to...

My question would be do you expect your child to shoot 400 yards?
2" at 100 yards from a discount rifle isn't too shabby and certainly huntable.
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