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Forum: Guns
09-24-2002, 09:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,030
Posted By FlatTop

RE: Remington, is there anything they don't make!

Remington doesn't make :

1. Good on their word

2. Strides in Quality Assurance

3. This customer very happy !
Forum: Guns
09-20-2002, 01:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,990
Posted By FlatTop

RE: why is weatherby ammo so expensive?

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Weatherby is not a premium rifle nor is their ammo premium ammo. They make average...
09-18-2002, 11:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 759
Posted By FlatTop

RE: Skinning bear for rug?

Check out this page Beans. What unit are you hunting ? I am still waiting to draw unit 40, 61 and 62. I have 3 points going into next year. Good luck !

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Forum: Reloading
09-03-2002, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 526
Posted By FlatTop

Superstitions ?

I have a stupid question for everyone. Do you have a special ritual or any superstitions when reloading what will be your actual hunting reloads ? This will be the first year I hunt with my own...
Forum: Guns
09-03-2002, 10:45 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,728
Posted By FlatTop

RE: :::Poll::Name your deer gun for the season??

Did I miss something ? No Weatherby people here yet ? Mark V Euromark, 300 Winchester.
Forum: Reloading
08-29-2002, 12:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 557
Posted By FlatTop

RE: HELP the wife just bought herself a 7mm Ultra mag.

Remington offers 140 and 160 grain factory Partition loads in the 7 RUM. I was surprised to see that the 7 RUM wasn't listed in Nosler's 5th edition. I thought it was the first Ultra that Remington...
08-16-2002, 10:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,837
Posted By FlatTop

RE: Which bullet for elk ???

One thing to keep in mind with the 300 mag Federal Partition loads. They are loaded with Protected Point Partition bullets, not standard Partitions. The Protected Point load does not retain the flat...
Forum: Reloading
08-12-2002, 09:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,157
Posted By FlatTop

CT Partition vs Partition

I was wondering if anybody has switched over from standard Partitions to the CT Partition. Or if anybody uses the CT line how is the accuracy compared to standard Partitions ? Is that Moly coating...
Forum: Guns
07-26-2002, 03:19 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,314
Posted By FlatTop

RE: Poll: what caliber, weight and bullet for deer?

300 Winchester magnum with 180 grain Nosler Ballistic Tips.
Forum: Reloading
02-25-2002, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 568
Posted By FlatTop

RE: Norma and other Brass ?

Thanks NE, they do carry it. 89.00 for 100 ????? Ouch ! Is it worth it ?
02-25-2002, 12:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 811
Posted By FlatTop

RE: How big is big for a bear?

70 lbs is more than plenty of weight. As far as size in Colorado the average boar goes around 250 to 275. Anything over 300 is a real good one in my book.
Forum: Reloading
02-25-2002, 11:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 568
Posted By FlatTop

Norma and other Brass ?

Does anyone know if Norma makes brass for standard cartridges ? The 300 Winchester in particular. I have checked their website but the pages never load correctly. Any other brass out there that is as...
Forum: Reloading
02-21-2002, 01:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,343
Posted By FlatTop

RE: Overall Length Variations

A question here real quick. I have a Weatherby rifle in 300 WIN. I did the dummy round test and the bullet was about 3/8 of an inch too big to work in the magazine. Is this about the same as other...
Forum: Reloading
02-21-2002, 12:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,343
Posted By FlatTop

RE: Overall Length Variations

bigcountry, I have only loaded A Frames in my 7 mag, once. Accuracy was horrible. I always have gotten the best groups using Partitions. I haven't loaded Ballistic tips in either of my guns but my...
Forum: Reloading
02-20-2002, 01:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,343
Posted By FlatTop

RE: Overall Length Variations

Partitions have always worked well for me. It is set for my 300 WIN for about 3.365. I get anywhere from 3.360 to 3.370. Pretty small difference. I have loaded and have had problems with Hornady...
02-15-2002, 09:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,356
Posted By FlatTop

RE: Pending Record Mulie?

DK is right. Those antlers are carved wood. Still I wouldn't mind having him on my wall. Talk about a conversation starter. LOL.
Forum: Reloading
02-14-2002, 01:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 465
Posted By FlatTop

Does anyone make a ?

30 caliber bullet that is heavier than 220 grains ? I just came to find out through reloading that they make a 190 grain 7 mm bullet. Was hoping to find something in the 250 grain class for the big...
Forum: Guns
02-13-2002, 10:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 363
Posted By FlatTop

frizzeller & other 300 users ?

Frizz, I notice you are always mentioning your 300 WIN on the board here. I just purchased one last Xmas. Do you handload ? What pet loads you got going ? I'm using my 300 for bear and elk only, so I...
Forum: Guns
02-12-2002, 11:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,194
Posted By FlatTop

RE: What gun and gauge for turkey hunting?

I use an old Remington 870 20 gauge 2 3/4 &quot; with 6 shot. With a full choke it has never failed me. I limit my shots to about 30 or 35 yards.
Forum: Reloading
02-08-2002, 12:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By FlatTop

RE: Dented Cases safe to use ??????

Got back with RCBS and all your answers were right on the money. They suspected a glob of lube got caught in the upper end of the die. Which is what happened. They said as long as the dents were tiny...
02-08-2002, 12:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,827
Posted By FlatTop

RE: Stupid question .....but I don`t know

The best way for elk is to learn all the cuts of meat you'll want, roasts, steaks etc and bone the whole thing out on the hide at the site of the kill. Took us 10 hours this last season packing a...
Forum: Reloading
02-07-2002, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By FlatTop

Dented Cases safe to use ??????

I just started reloading my first batch of 300 WIN ammo last night. After doing 50 rounds of brand new Remington brass, I noticed that there were tiny, small dents in the case near the shoulder on...
Forum: Guns
02-06-2002, 10:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,634
Posted By FlatTop

RE: You have to choose ONE gun...

My new WBY 300. Will take anything from bunnies to grizz and theifs cleanly.
Forum: Guns
02-06-2002, 10:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,208
Posted By FlatTop

RE: 300 Weatherby or 300 Rem Ultra Mag?

If you handload go with the 300 RUM. It will out perform the WBY slightly ballistics wise. But I'm with frizzellr on this the standard 300 WIN handloaded can do just as much as the WBY or RUM with...
Forum: West
02-05-2002, 09:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,114
Posted By FlatTop

RE: Colorado: does it have good jobs and good hunting?

If you interested in Real Estate, Construction, Computer Technology than you should be able to make a real good living out here. I am self employed and my wife is in school getting a teaching degree....
Forum: Guns
02-04-2002, 12:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,385
Posted By FlatTop

RE: Magnum Craze

Well said bigcountry. :) Ruddy what part of the country do you live in ? I think maybe out west people are more acustomed to shooting farther ? But like I said everyone at my favorite range is very...
Forum: Reloading
02-04-2002, 11:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,625
Posted By FlatTop

RE: .30-06, 165 gr. Nosler Partitions

I have recently began using RL 22 for 180 gr. Partitions and it has been very accurate. IMR 4350 is an oldie but goodie also.
Forum: Guns
02-04-2002, 11:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,385
Posted By FlatTop

RE: Magnum Craze

Why is it there is always someone saying 90% of people can't hit their target at 300 or 400 yards ? I'm no marksman but I can get a sub 4 &quot; group at a 300 yard range everytime. Everyone at my...
02-04-2002, 11:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 977
Posted By FlatTop

RE: Need Elk Hunting Info

Colo Wolf. Popular opinion is that you need at least 1,800 ft lbs of energy at the strike zone to determine your effective killing range for elk. For mule deer you will need anything 24 caliber of...
01-31-2002, 01:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 960
Posted By FlatTop

RE: ATTENTION ELK HUNTERS

If your hunting public land bugling will often times scare the bull away. It still works to run along ridge tops bugling before sunrise then once you hear a bull you can creep closer into range and...
01-30-2002, 12:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 21,636
Posted By FlatTop

RE: Are there any whitetails in Colorado?

The whitetail population is starting to extend as far west as I-25, at the base of the foothills. There is a couple of good sized herds of whiteys south of Colorado Springs, along Fountain Creek. I...
Forum: Guns
01-23-2002, 11:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,090
Posted By FlatTop

RE: Turkey Guns

Remington 870, 20 gauge, 2 3/4, 6 shot. I have a old Winchoke on it. Max range for me using full is about 30 to 35 yards.
Forum: Guns
01-23-2002, 11:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,148
Posted By FlatTop

RE: 7mm Rem Mag Bullet Choices

Ditto what Muzzila said. I took a nice 5x5 this year in CO at 385 yards with 160 gr Partitions.
Forum: Guns
01-21-2002, 10:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,242
Posted By FlatTop

RE: Would yo buy a Weatherby

I think Weatherby's are definately worth the extra. You can find a lot of big rifle dealers through out the US and Canada that sell Weatherby's 10% over cost. That figures out to about 1,200 for a...
01-16-2002, 10:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,004
Posted By FlatTop

RE: Colorado Hunting Camp

Funny RuRu12, I was thinkin the same thing. Guess he is underbooked for this next season. :)
01-15-2002, 10:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,119
Posted By FlatTop

RE: your favorite bear hunt?

No baiting here in Colorado, all spot and stalk. Basically you just get to a high vantage point where you can watch one or two canyons and glass for hours and hours. Sounds boring but I think it is...
01-14-2002, 03:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,785
Posted By FlatTop

RE: 2 ELK AND PRICES DROP in COLO.

What fisherking said. Here's a map of units offering additional licenses.

http://www.wildlife.state.co.us/WildlifeCommission/2002/Jan2002/PreMtg/2002adde.jpg
01-14-2002, 01:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,785
Posted By FlatTop

RE: 2 ELK AND PRICES DROP in COLO.

txhunter58 you kill me. :) If I ever invite anyone to share a camp with me ( I usually like to hunt alone ) you'll be the first one. But seriously 2 elk for 650.00 ? Thats an awfull lot of great meat...
Forum: Guns
01-14-2002, 11:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,899
Posted By FlatTop

RE: New Rifle for Beginner

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01-11-2002, 11:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,185
Posted By FlatTop

RE: FYI, Colorado fee increases?

Oh well, I guess I'll be all alone in the woods for the second straight year......DAMN. Happy hunting in Arizona, they have some monster bulls down there. Oh wait it takes about 500 years to draw a...
01-11-2002, 09:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,185
Posted By FlatTop

RE: FYI, Colorado fee increases?

txhunter58, I said to put the topic to bed because there is no way they are going to change it in the near future. They have obviously made up their minds on the long term goals of increasing revenue...
Forum: Guns
01-10-2002, 12:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,899
Posted By FlatTop

RE: New Rifle for Beginner

30-06, 300 mag or 7 mag would be my choice. I think the 308 is a horrible round for elk hunting, would avoid that at all costs. Just my opinion though. Later.
01-10-2002, 12:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,185
Posted By FlatTop

RE: FYI, Colorado fee increases?

I understand you guys are frustrated, and I can see why. But it is time to put this topic to bed. You still have the freedom to hunt elk in other states while paying the same if not higher fees. No...
01-09-2002, 10:07 AM
01-08-2002, 03:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,185
Posted By FlatTop

RE: FYI, Colorado fee increases?

Another thing, you would have to shoot about 25 of those tiny Texas whitey's to get the same amount of meat you would get out of a calf elk.
01-08-2002, 11:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,250
Posted By FlatTop

RE: 54Cal or 50Cal for Elk

238 Yards ????? I have no idea about inline smokepoles ( which I'm assuming your using ) but I would never shoot that far at an animal with a blackpowder. If you decide to use a traditional flint...
Forum: Guns
01-07-2002, 03:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,009
Posted By FlatTop

RE: Practice?

I shoot about once a month at the range, about 50 rounds from each rifle. I would say 45 or so are from the bench/ shooting sticks and then a few offhand. I have only attempted a shot at an animal...
01-07-2002, 03:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,250
Posted By FlatTop

RE: 54Cal or 50Cal for Elk

Go with the 54. More bang for your buck. Max effective range for either is about 100 yards.
Forum: Guns
01-02-2002, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,072
Posted By FlatTop

240 WBy vs 257 WBY

Would like to hear from people who own one of these two. Was considering getting a rifle chambered in one of them and to use it as a antelope/ muley/ coyote rifle. I have heard that the 257 WBY is by...
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