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07-22-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,842
Posted By Palladin8

I shoot the 150gr TSX in the 280AI which is...

I shoot the 150gr TSX in the 280AI which is ballistically on par to the RSAUM. With Barnes bullets being 100% copper they are longer than the same weight jacketed bullet. They will retain almost...
Forum: Reloading
04-23-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,945
Posted By Palladin8

If you want to push a lead bullet to full 22-250...

If you want to push a lead bullet to full 22-250 velocities you would more than likely need to paper patch the bullet. .224 diameter bullets are hard enough for me to load let alone try and paper...
04-23-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 35,325
Posted By Palladin8

I have had one for a few years now. It gave me...

I have had one for a few years now. It gave me fits with trying to load the hornady Vmax and the barnes varmint grenades but with the sierra game kings in 100gr and the Nosler ballistic tip 55gr...
04-23-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,548
Posted By Palladin8

EABCO is a good company to deal with. I bought...

EABCO is a good company to deal with. I bought my 280AI barrel from them and have to say it is extremely accurate.
As far as muzzle breaks go I can't help you. I refuse to have a rifle with a...
Forum: Guns
04-23-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,147
Posted By Palladin8

I have a friend in the manufacturing business. ...

I have a friend in the manufacturing business. His company only makes hunting bullets though. Even with that they are working longer hours than they have been in the past. They have even hired...
02-01-2013, 01:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,079
Posted By Palladin8

My brother bought the compact and really liked...

My brother bought the compact and really liked it. He bought an H&K P33 I think it is and was telling me that he actually preferred the M&P over the H&K. The H&K ergonomics felt better for him but...
02-01-2013, 01:22 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 35,325
Posted By Palladin8

I bought a 243 ADL a little over a year ago. I...

I bought a 243 ADL a little over a year ago. I want to get rid of the stock and put something better on it. It's cheap in every way of the word. The rifle wouldn't shoot as good as my older 243...
02-01-2013, 01:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 11,386
Posted By Palladin8

I am kicking myself for not buying the guide gun...

I am kicking myself for not buying the guide gun when I had the chance when you could find them listed on Gunbroker for $350-$400 lightly used prior to being bought by Remington. Now everyone that...
Forum: Reloading
02-01-2013, 12:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,575
Posted By Palladin8

When Obama was elected the first time everyone...

When Obama was elected the first time everyone rushed to buy guns and ammo because they thought he might try. It took about 6 months for things to settle down. This time is different as they have...
Forum: Reloading
02-01-2013, 12:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 949
Posted By Palladin8

I developed a load several years ago when I had...

I developed a load several years ago when I had two ARs. I wanted a load that worked out of both. One was a 1:7 and the other was 1:9. I found the 69gr SMK with .2gr over the target load listed...
Forum: Reloading
02-01-2013, 12:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,308
Posted By Palladin8

On the smaller cases like .380, 9mm, and .40 you...

On the smaller cases like .380, 9mm, and .40 you really have to make sure you are at the recommended OAL. If you are under even by a little have increased the pressure. Depending on how far it can...
Forum: Reloading
02-01-2013, 12:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 834
Posted By Palladin8

If they did discontinue it I know Barnes has...

If they did discontinue it I know Barnes has started making their own ammo called Vortex. A little on the pricey side though. I reload so I don't shoot factory ammo unless I absolutely have to.
Forum: Guns
12-25-2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 957
Posted By Palladin8

I would agree with using hard cast lead. Go with...

I would agree with using hard cast lead. Go with a heavy for caliber (180gr) wide meplate over a stiff load of 296/H110 or even 2400 and you will have a dead deer. If you don't reload there are...
Forum: Guns
12-21-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,886
Posted By Palladin8

Could you post pictures of the rifle? I have a...

Could you post pictures of the rifle? I have a Remington Model 7 in 350 Rem Mag and love it.
12-21-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 918
Posted By Palladin8

I have had the same thing happen several times. ...

I have had the same thing happen several times. It's frustrating to say the least. I have had them howling so close by my just could see them due to the cover. I guess you can be happy that you at...
Forum: Guns
12-05-2012, 02:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,552
Posted By Palladin8

Switch over to the Swift Sirocco IIs and you...

Switch over to the Swift Sirocco IIs and you won't have to worry about the blow ups and lack of penetration. They do better than the Accubonds with their bonding so weight retention is higher. ...
Forum: Guns
12-05-2012, 02:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,414
Posted By Palladin8

Hope you are coming into ALOT of money as a true...

Hope you are coming into ALOT of money as a true Dragunov SVD will set you back $10,000+. The ones you see out there for $1,000 or so are knock offs and are nowhere near the real thing other than...
Forum: Guns
12-05-2012, 02:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 513
Posted By Palladin8

Take the bolt apart and clean it. Make sure all...

Take the bolt apart and clean it. Make sure all carbon build up is removed from the firing pin. If the firing pin is dirty it could cause it to stick and protrude and fire when the bolt goes back...
Forum: Guns
12-05-2012, 02:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,404
Posted By Palladin8

I have a Remington Model 7 but it's not chambered...

I have a Remington Model 7 but it's not chambered in .243Win. It is a great handling rifle and very smooth action. It is one of my favorite rifles. You could do far worse than the Mod 7. They are...
Forum: Reloading
11-29-2012, 01:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,045
Posted By Palladin8

The 130gr 6.5mm would work out of the 6.5 Grendel...

The 130gr 6.5mm would work out of the 6.5 Grendel and would extend it's range with the 1,300 minimum fps for expansion. I would think they would also work well in 6.5x55 SE as well. I wouldn't mind...
Forum: Guns
11-29-2012, 12:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 872
Posted By Palladin8

Most Burris scopes are made in the Philippines...

Most Burris scopes are made in the Philippines now. I think they have been for the last decade or so. I bought a full field II that had made in the US on it and then about 2 years later bought the...
11-29-2012, 12:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,674
Posted By Palladin8

I have been out twice so far and have came up...

I have been out twice so far and have came up empty handed both times. First time the forcast was for winds of 0-10mph and by 7:00AM it was 15mph sustained and gusting over 20.
The second time...
11-29-2012, 12:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,260
Posted By Palladin8

My favorite bolt action rifle is my CZ 527 in...

My favorite bolt action rifle is my CZ 527 in .204 Ruger. The next time out I am going to try out my Rem 700 in .243Win that I bought last year. For Semi auto I really like using my ARs in either...
Forum: Guns
11-15-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,667
Posted By Palladin8

I will agree that the 30-06 would be a better...

I will agree that the 30-06 would be a better choice for starting out. You could use lighter bullets for less recoil on the smaller game and then use the heavier bullets for the larger animals. ...
Forum: Reloading
11-15-2012, 03:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,553
Posted By Palladin8

I recently bought an AR-10 so I have been working...

I recently bought an AR-10 so I have been working up loads in .308 for it. So far I have found CFE-223 pushing a 155gr match king works pretty well. Varget seems to be a top choice by many and I...
Forum: Guns
11-15-2012, 02:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,667
Posted By Palladin8

Starting with a heavy recoiling rifle for your...

Starting with a heavy recoiling rifle for your very first is going to be tough for me to recommend. Look at the shelves of the local stores and see which caliber is most available and what brands...
Forum: Guns
11-15-2012, 02:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 45,454
Posted By Palladin8

Weatherby Vangaurds are made in J a p a n by...

Weatherby Vangaurds are made in J a p a n by Howa. Not knocking Howa as they are decent guns but Tikka is made by Sako. The action on the Tikka's are butter smooth. The Tikka T3 lite does have a...
Forum: Guns
11-15-2012, 02:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,688
Posted By Palladin8

There are several things you can do to reduce the...

There are several things you can do to reduce the recoil on a rifle. One you can get a limb saver recoil reducing pad. They sell them that will install on most any popular rifle. Or you can go with...
11-15-2012, 02:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 18,254
Posted By Palladin8

For the past several years I have been leaving...

For the past several years I have been leaving them lay. Most were shot with 25-06 and the damage was extensive and not worth messing with. Once I bought .223 and .204 the damage stopped but the...
11-14-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,351
Posted By Palladin8

The TSX and the tipped TSX are great bullets.

The TSX and the tipped TSX are great bullets.
11-14-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 982
Posted By Palladin8

I would certainly file a formal complaint with...

I would certainly file a formal complaint with FedEx. Maybe something will come of it. This is one reason I always try to add insurance especially when it is an expensive purchase.
Forum: Guns
11-06-2012, 10:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,985
Posted By Palladin8

I am guessing you are not reloading so that would...

I am guessing you are not reloading so that would limit several options for you. I would say go with something common like one of the 300 mags, 338 Win Mag. Ammo for those are pretty easy to find...
11-06-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,042
Posted By Palladin8

62 down and 338 to go.

62 down and 338 to go.
10-15-2012, 02:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,951
Posted By Palladin8

I have had a Sig P290 since june of 2011. It...

I have had a Sig P290 since june of 2011. It conceals easily, is reliable, accurate, and the trigger is smooth. Overall I am happy with it but now that the new P938 came out I have been wanting to...
Forum: Guns
10-15-2012, 02:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 957
Posted By Palladin8

I picked one up for $100.00 out the door a few...

I picked one up for $100.00 out the door a few years back. It was missing the rear sight and bluing was well worn. I have seen them between $250 and $300 at one of the local shops. Haven't seen...
10-15-2012, 02:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,521
Posted By Palladin8

Falcon that looks more like cherry koolaid than...

Falcon that looks more like cherry koolaid than stawberry. And that one with his head hanging out sure looks like he got a face full of it. hahahaha!
10-04-2012, 02:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,369
Posted By Palladin8

My brother has the Accumark? in .257Weatherby and...

My brother has the Accumark? in .257Weatherby and loves it. Extremely accurate and has put down everything he has pointed it at. He has used everything from Sierra Game Kings to the Barnes bullets...
Forum: Optics
09-06-2012, 01:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,772
Posted By Palladin8

I have the 2.5-10x42 with the standard plex. The...

I have the 2.5-10x42 with the standard plex. The glass seems pretty decent to me for the price I paid for it. Nikon will do CDS turrets for your specific load if you send them the information. ...
09-06-2012, 01:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,550
Posted By Palladin8

The Coonan is another auto pistol that will shoot...

The Coonan is another auto pistol that will shoot .357mag/.38special. At a mere $1200 you can have one.
Forum: Guns
08-13-2012, 01:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,793
Posted By Palladin8

Contact Taurus and have them send a shipping...

Contact Taurus and have them send a shipping lable and then mail it to them. They have a lifetime warranty and should fix the problem. It might take them awhile but they will fix it. When was the...
Forum: Reloading
08-09-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,198
Posted By Palladin8

When I owned my 300WM Remington Sendero RE-22 was...

When I owned my 300WM Remington Sendero RE-22 was the most accurate powder with the 200gr SMK bullets that I liked to shoot. I loaded approx. 1gr more than what the accuracy load in the Sierra...
Forum: Reloading
08-09-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,163
Posted By Palladin8

I have only ever loaded heavy bullets(63-77gr) in...

I have only ever loaded heavy bullets(63-77gr) in my AR15s and have only used slower powders such as Varget and BL-C(2). Varget and the 69gr Sierra Match King is tops in accuracy in one of my ARs. ...
08-09-2012, 02:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,000
Posted By Palladin8

Junk!!! I to bought a Howa and the scope that...

Junk!!! I to bought a Howa and the scope that came with it was a cheap Nikko Sterling. Lousy scope. Wouldn't hold a zero and even taking the cheap scope mounts off and using Leupold bases and rings...
08-08-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,550
Posted By Palladin8

4 inch .357 Magnum would be about all you needed...

4 inch .357 Magnum would be about all you needed for the task you described. Use 158gr jacketed soft points or heavy cast in the 180gr. 357 is cheaper than most other magnum cartridges and you have...
Forum: Reloading
05-21-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,009
Posted By Palladin8

I have tried their 200gr hard cast loaded ammo...

I have tried their 200gr hard cast loaded ammo out of my 10mm and they performed well out of my Kimber. I load a 200gr cast bullet that I cast and I use Blue dot. They are pretty accurate and get...
Forum: Reloading
02-20-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,024
Posted By Palladin8

It will depend on the pistol you are looking at...

It will depend on the pistol you are looking at buying as to how you can load it. If it is anything other than a Ruger pistol you will not be able to load the 45LC to compete with the .44Mag. If...
Forum: Reloading
02-20-2012, 07:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,895
Posted By Palladin8

You can use the same data for jacketed bullets...

You can use the same data for jacketed bullets for your plated bullets. Like any loading you should start at the lower levels and work up. I always start in the mid range to be on the safe side. I...
02-20-2012, 06:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,028
Posted By Palladin8

I have used a .243Win for several Mule Deer when...

I have used a .243Win for several Mule Deer when I was younger. I have also used my 25-06 for even more kills and at further ranges.
If I am drawn this year I will use my .280AI regardless of...
02-20-2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,633
Posted By Palladin8

I used a 100gr Barnes in my 25-06 to take a...

I used a 100gr Barnes in my 25-06 to take a pronghorn several years ago. It killed it but I don't think i'll use them on such a small animal again. Standard cup and core bullets work just fine on...
Forum: Guns
12-16-2011, 02:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,017
Posted By Palladin8

I own a .243Win, .25-06, and a .280AI. None of...

I own a .243Win, .25-06, and a .280AI. None of them really have that much recoil in my opinion. The .280Rem will have the most when using heavy bullets but it is still not bad.
I have killed...
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