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06-30-2009, 10:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,567
Posted By popeye

RE: 2008 Mount

All 3 look good but I have to agree to some others, I'm not sure I like the ears.
Forum: Guns
06-25-2009, 10:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 499
Posted By popeye

RE: Computer again

When I click on a thread nothing happens, it's like I missed the area to click. When I move my cursor over an area that I should click on, I still have a cursor and not the little finger pointer...
Forum: Guns
06-18-2009, 06:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,903
Posted By popeye

Forum: Guns
06-17-2009, 11:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,681
Posted By popeye

RE: shooting issues

Do you know where you're bullet is landing, short , long, left or right. Might help people give you an answer. I'm not a long range shooter, 300yds or so is where I draw the line so I cant help you....
Forum: Guns
06-17-2009, 11:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,681
Posted By popeye

Forum: South
06-15-2009, 04:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,701
Posted By popeye

RE: Va thinking of new Bear LIC?

Big Bird,
That's a 5 year lag between being given the authority to do something and attempting to do it. IMO there isn't much desire or support to make the change or it would have been done...
Forum: Guns
06-11-2009, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,673
Posted By popeye

RE: tikka over and under .219/ 20 guage?

I would either go to Gun Broker and do a search which would give you an idea or go to a book store and look in a Gun Digest for the used priced
06-11-2009, 10:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,015
Posted By popeye

RE: 264 or 308 HELP

The 308 isgreat for a lot of purposesbut it's not the flattest shooting round available.
06-11-2009, 06:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,015
Posted By popeye

RE: 264 or 308 HELP

If you're looking at a deer rifle out to 300 yds thereare a ton of good options out there that will do the job.

The 7mm Rem Mag something that you might want to consider instead of a 264WM.
...
Forum: Guns
06-11-2009, 04:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,773
Posted By popeye

RE: Concealed carry considerations

IMO the 3 main considerations are reliabilty, size and weight.
Revolver or pistol is a personal choice.

I wouldn't go with too large of a round in a small lightweight weapon. 380 or 9mm in a...
Forum: Guns
06-11-2009, 04:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,333
Posted By popeye

RE: 7mm Dakota...

The Dakota cartridges were one of the first beltless magnum designs. As far as I know they remain a proprietary cartridge.

Performance wise I think its closer to a7 Ultra Mag than a 7mm Rem...
Forum: South
06-09-2009, 10:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,701
Posted By popeye

RE: Va thinking of new Bear LIC?

Just a quick update for those of you who are interested.
IMO 2 good things have happened in regards to bear hunting.

DGIF did NOT approve the change to a special bear license. :D
Thr DGIF...
Forum: Guns
06-08-2009, 04:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,831
Posted By popeye

RE: .458 - Ain't No Firearm

Ask the person who you received the rifle from... they should know what it is.
Looks like single shot pellet gun to me.
Forum: Guns
06-08-2009, 04:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 20,452
Posted By popeye

RE: 00 or 000 buckshot?

I've never used buckshoot for deer but know a couple of people who have tried it. I don't what they used but I do remember neither of them were crazy about the results.

If I had to use...
06-03-2009, 04:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,713
Posted By popeye

RE: marlin xl-7 new gun

Pretty impressive for a inexpensive rifle. Looks like Marlin might have a winner on their hands :D
Forum: Guns
06-02-2009, 09:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,325
Posted By popeye

RE: Remington 600 308???

Why do people falsely describe their products like that...
Don't they know you will eventually see what they're selling.
Just seems that it would save everyone a lot of headaches if they sellers...
06-02-2009, 05:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,713
Posted By popeye

RE: marlin xl-7 new gun

Let us know if it's a shooter.My sonhasbeen thinking of geeting one in a short action caliber, either a 308 or 7mm-08 but would like to hear how they actually shoot 1st.
Forum: Guns
06-02-2009, 05:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,325
Posted By popeye

RE: Remington 600 308???

A friend of my father-in-law had one, which I had a chance to shoot briefly.
I wasn't trying to shoot groups, just plinkly at a few cans. So I don't have a real opinion on accuracy, but even the...
Forum: Guns
06-01-2009, 05:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 929
Posted By popeye

RE: Holy A-Bolt!

We might convert you yet ;)
Forum: Guns
05-26-2009, 08:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,088
Posted By popeye

RE: Need some help from experienced hunters please

You need to ask yourself a basic question. What is your primary game animal and what conditions will you be hunting.

If you want one rifle that does it all from Grizzly to rabbits, you'll be...
05-26-2009, 05:24 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,457
Posted By popeye

RE: What is the worst deer hunting state?

I guess Rhodes Island would fit that discription, my apologizes to all the RI hunters on the board.

Best or Worst is very subjective depending on the hunter. At the extremes are die hard trophy...
Forum: Guns
05-19-2009, 08:55 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,770
Posted By popeye

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

A 280 shooting a 140gr Nosler BT
Forum: South
05-19-2009, 04:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 761
Posted By popeye

RE: Roanoke, Va/ getting involved??

The first place to start is with your friends and your friends parents. Do any of them either hunt or shoot. I don't know of anyone who has experiance that is not interested in introducing new people...
Forum: Guns
05-13-2009, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 570
Posted By popeye

RE: Saftey

and ....
Forum: Guns
05-13-2009, 09:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 570
Posted By popeye

Forum: Black Powder
05-12-2009, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 604
Posted By popeye

Buying a New MZ

I'm thinking of putting my beloved White MZ into semi-retirement.
I looking for opinions on which inlineMZ I should get as a replacement.
I kind of like the idea of the break open action type but...
05-11-2009, 04:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 13,869
Posted By popeye

RE: Sims Limbsaver recoil pads

I have installed Limbsavers on most of my rifles, IMO they are one of the best on the market.
Forum: Guns
05-08-2009, 11:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,768
Posted By popeye

RE: Tikka T3 Lite LH .25-06, anybody know how to get one??

Try GunBroker or one of the other online sites.
Forum: Guns
05-07-2009, 05:07 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,866
Posted By popeye

RE: Top shooting myths?

The one that I hate the most is -
shooting a bigger gun makes you a better ______ (hunter, marksman, man, makes up for poor shooting, etc, etc...- take your pick)

Another one that I hear a lot...
Forum: Guns
05-06-2009, 04:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,004
Posted By popeye

RE: 280 remington

I haven't looked recently but Ruger and Browning would be your best bet for finding a new 280. I haven't heard that either of them have dropped the 280.

I don't think Remington has sold anything...
Forum: Guns
05-05-2009, 03:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,250
Posted By popeye

RE: Sell , trade , or stupid ????

Why would you want a Savage 223 if you already have the CZ in 223.

I understand the desire to move away from the 204 and get something else, but I don't understand why you would want 2 - 223's....
Forum: Guns
04-30-2009, 10:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,480
Posted By popeye

RE: Anyone know about Winchester 25-35 carbine, lever action?

Good info, for some reason I thought it was in the 44/40 class of cartridges.
Forum: Guns
04-27-2009, 09:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,480
Posted By popeye

RE: Anyone know about Winchester 25-35 carbine, lever action?

I THINKthe 25-35 is obsolete pistol type round. Far less powerful than a 30-30. Ammo would probably be pretty expensive, if we can find it.
04-22-2009, 05:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,750
Posted By popeye

RE: 500 S&W review and opinions please

Since you're just getting into handgun hunting I would stick with a 44Mag until you know that handgun hunting is going to be something that you're really interested in doing. Sometimes the idea is...
Forum: Guns
04-16-2009, 07:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 778
Posted By popeye

RE: Rifle Silencers

I'm not an attorney but if you plan on selling guns or gun parts across national borders, you need to hire one and
check the law in any country where you plan on selling them. Every country has its...
Forum: Guns
04-13-2009, 07:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,313
Posted By popeye

RE: Hi- Point 9mm

I would never, everbet my lifeon a Hi-Point, the one's I've shot arecomplete and total junk. They jam and are inaccurate. If you can't afford a good quality used 9mm, look into buying a good quality...
Forum: Guns
04-06-2009, 10:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 800
Posted By popeye

RE: New X-Bolt

Be sure to let us know how it shoots.
I love my A-bolts but haven't had a chance to test drive any X-bolt.... yet :)
Forum: Guns
04-06-2009, 10:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,713
Posted By popeye

RE: .270 Win or .270 WSM???

Yes, the 270 WSM will be around in 10 years and more. It appears to beastrong 2nd in popularity in the WSM line.

Is there a reason you don't like Browning's... I've always found them to be great...
Forum: Guns
04-03-2009, 11:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,854
Posted By popeye

RE: Gun for me!

IMO if you plan touse either a 17HMR or 22WMRyour range for use on 'yotes is limitedaround 100yds give or take a little. Both are limited in the range department. I know people claim to use these...
Forum: Guns
04-03-2009, 10:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 17,984
Posted By popeye

Forum: Guns
04-03-2009, 09:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 17,984
Posted By popeye

RE: .40 caliber carbine for HOG HUNTING.

Just a few points for clarifications.

I can wrap my mind around the physics and you're wrong. A 308 bullet passing through a hog STILL expends more engery in the target than a 40 that expends...
Forum: Guns
04-03-2009, 06:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,854
Posted By popeye

RE: Gun for me!

Savage package gun, comes with a cheap scope.
Get one in 223 and go hunting :)
Forum: Guns
04-03-2009, 06:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 17,984
Posted By popeye

RE: .40 caliber carbine for HOG HUNTING.

You have to be joking... You're recommending Snakebite use his 40 instead of staying with his 308 to hunt hogs :eek:
Hogs can be both difficult and dangerous, it's irresponsable to suggest his 40...
Forum: Guns
03-31-2009, 10:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,294
Posted By popeye

RE: 22LR Ammo & WAX

I know that when I was a kid it seemed liked almost all 22LR ammo had sometype of a wax coating on the bullet. Is it(was it) really wax, I don't know. I dont recall having any problems.
Forum: South
03-31-2009, 08:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 712
Posted By popeye

RE: Va Gobbles?

I haven't geard any gobbling so far . I did see a nice gobbler with his tail fanned and strutting his stuff in front of about 6 or 7 hens yesterday evening onmy drive home from work.
Forum: Guns
03-30-2009, 04:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,919
Posted By popeye

RE: Might rebarrel a 270 or 25-06 to a 338-06?

I had a Interarms Mark X in 30-06 rebarrelled into a 338-06 many years ago.Thankfully Iknew thesmithwho did mine , so I only had to pay the actual cost of the barrel. All the labor was free expcept...
Forum: South
03-26-2009, 04:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,701
Posted By popeye

RE: Va thinking of new Bear LIC?

This morningI read the new comments posted since I left my no vote to the DGIF site.In total I estimate it's 2 -1 against the new license but I didn't do an actual count. In general the only people...
03-25-2009, 08:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,058
Posted By popeye

Mossberg 930

Anyone have an opinion on the Mossberg 930.
I know the Mossberg has reputation for making solid reliable shotguns but I have no first hand knowledge of the 930.
Forum: Technical
03-16-2009, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,508
Posted By popeye

RE: Pros and cons of axle length

I don't have the bow in front of me but I think your right.... 42" sticks in my mind for some reason. Some days it seems like I'm hunting with an English longbow :D
Forum: Technical
03-16-2009, 09:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,508
Posted By popeye

RE: Pros and cons of axle length

Great info, thanks!
I'm primarily a rifle and MZ hunter, so using a bow is really my 3rd choice. My old PSE does the job but I believe it's time to put it into retirement.
Sounds like it may be...
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