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07-15-2009, 03:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,128
Posted By Portage

The 7600 comes in 1 action size and has a spacer...

The 7600 comes in 1 action size and has a spacer in the magazine for "short action" cartridges such as the 243.
Forum: Black Powder
12-07-2008, 12:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By Portage

Final Cleaning Question

I'm new to inlines and have what is most liklely a very dumb question. But I'm a little confused. I shoot a TC Omega with 777 pellets, 250 grain shockwaves,and Winchester Triple 7 primers. For the...
Forum: Guns
03-14-2007, 01:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,005
Posted By Portage

Winchester M64

I posted this in a couple of other forums.

Ilooked at a Winchester 64 today and liked what I saw. This had a hooded front site, 32 Special, 1/2 magazine, was said to be built in 1949, and in...
Forum: Guns
02-25-2007, 03:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,032
Posted By Portage

RE: Ruger no.1

I know you said you like and wanted another 243 but may I suggest a Ruger #1-A in 7x57. Open sights, classic cartridge, and good killing reputation. Something you'd have fun with and is nice to look...
Forum: Northeast
02-08-2007, 05:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,148
Posted By Portage

RE: 2006 Big Buck in Maine Heavist Weigh ?

283 Winterville shot Youth Day.
Forum: Guns
01-01-2007, 07:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,127
Posted By Portage

RE: Am I just being to picky?

I don't think you are being picky but will the shop take it back? The shops I deal with allow an inspection in the store but once out the door there are no returns unless something is broken.Good luck
Forum: Guns
12-23-2006, 12:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,896
Posted By Portage

RE: Ruger No. 1

I must be unlucky also. My #1-B 7mm Remington mag shoots like M.T. Hand's and eldegello's.
Forum: Guns
12-23-2006, 12:51 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,539
Posted By Portage

RE: Help me to decide 7mm or 300wm...

Put some of your $ on bullets that shoot well in your 06 and use the rest to book hunts.
Forum: Guns
11-28-2006, 02:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,463
Posted By Portage

RE: Remington 7600

$525 is the going rate for new 7600s here in northern Maine. Great gun that oftentimes gets little respect. I'd guess that detemining if it is a good value is based solely on you. My 7600s have shot...
10-24-2006, 06:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,435
Posted By Portage

RE: 338 Win Mag

No snow yet although some is predicted for this evening.

Good luck in Ohio.
10-24-2006, 12:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,435
Posted By Portage

RE: 338 Win Mag

Sako

Ruger
Forum: Guns
04-04-2006, 07:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,027
Posted By Portage

RE: Woods hunters dream 7600.

Not sure how rare they are. One of the local shops had 4-5 in both synthetic and walnut. Nice rifles wish I had picked one up.
Forum: Guns
03-09-2006, 10:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 943
Posted By Portage

RE: .308

Own 2, Can't see myself using anything else.
Forum: Guns
02-26-2006, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 655
Posted By Portage

7600 Carbine

I have a chance to pick up a nearly new 7600 carbine in 30-06. I'm wondering about the recoil and muzzle blast of these with the 18.5 inch barrel. I have never been a big fan of the 06 but this is a...
Forum: Guns
02-09-2006, 05:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,674
Posted By Portage

RE: .243 QUESTION

If you use the "search" function here you'll be an old amused and confused person before you are done reading about the 243 and deer.
Forum: Guns
02-09-2006, 05:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,188
Posted By Portage

RE: my new gun-take a look

Just bought the same rifle and have had nearly the same results. If we get some decent shooting weather here I'll be able to fine tune it.

Nice rifle for the price. Only thing that sort of...
Forum: Guns
01-18-2006, 09:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,141
Posted By Portage

RE: Best Rifle Ever Made

Ruger M77 in 250-3000.

My first "big game" rifle and one that started me on a lifelong love of hunting and shooting.

It has now been handed down to my sons as their first rifle and I hope...
Forum: Northeast
01-13-2006, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 560
Posted By Portage

RE: That time of year again...Moose

With my luck at drawing tags I'd be good with abicycle.
Forum: Guns
01-05-2006, 12:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,308
Posted By Portage

RE: Good Cheap Rifle For Elk and Deer

Our local Wal-Mart is selling Remington 700 ADL for $289. These have a 24 inch barrel, recoil pad, no sights, matt finish, and a synthetic stock. They had them in 243, 270, and 30-06. Seemed like a...
Forum: Guns
12-30-2005, 06:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,475
Posted By Portage

RE: what do you have on your 308

Leupold VariX-II 2x7x33 on my bolt.
VX-II 1x4x20 on my pump.

General purpose big game rifles for hunting here in Maine (or elsewhere).

NoKnees- never shoot a donor rifle. They always end...
Forum: Guns
12-29-2005, 10:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,838
Posted By Portage

RE: Walmart guns

Using that logic you most likely won't buy a toaster, shirt, pair of pants, or computer desk from them either. If you go to Wal-mart or any of the "Marts" looking for knowledge you get what you...
12-16-2005, 02:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 16,694
Posted By Portage

RE: Remington 7400 owners/experiences

I do not own (never have) a 7400 so please take my opinion as such. The guys I hunt deer with went from 7600s to 7400s (with the exception of me). They are all fairly knowledgable about firearms and...
Forum: Guns
12-09-2005, 10:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,761
Posted By Portage

RE: Ruger 77 Rifle Accuracy

I guess it depends on which M77 you are talking about. I have suffered through the heartbreak of Ruger M77 tang safety models for years. I've spent way too much of my money and time on themonly to...
Forum: Guns
11-09-2005, 10:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,337
Posted By Portage

RE: What is up with the 7mm mag.

Wow, darned tough deer. Where did you say you were hunting?
10-27-2005, 05:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,783
Posted By Portage

RE: auto loader rifle and pump rifle

Red- I'd bet Pennsylvania keeps the 7600 market going. 7400s are more popular here in Maine.

I grew up in a family of dyed-in-the-wool lever users. My grandparents, great uncles, and uncles used...
10-26-2005, 08:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,783
Posted By Portage

RE: auto loader rifle and pump rifle

I have never owned a semi auto but the ones I have shot, in 30-06, have had significantly reduced felt recoil when compared to a standard bolt or pump action.
10-25-2005, 07:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,783
Posted By Portage

RE: auto loader rifle and pump rifle

The accuracy of the 7600s I've owned has equaled or beaten that of the Remington 700s in similar calibers that I used to own. The 7600s that my hunting partners own have all been 1.5" or less...
Forum: Guns
10-19-2005, 09:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,939
Posted By Portage

RE: Is this Walmart gun any good fellows??

I think I can shop the net pretty well.

Two (out of the two)local shops will not transfer internet sales if they can also purchase said firearm. For example, they would not do a 7600 in 30-06...
Forum: Guns
10-19-2005, 07:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,939
Posted By Portage

RE: Is this Walmart gun any good fellows??

Here in Maine, NIB 7600s run between $525 and $550 for the wood stocked version.
Forum: Guns
10-16-2005, 06:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,170
Posted By Portage

RE: Ruger Model 77 / WInchester 70 / Remington 700 (decisions.... decisions...)

Youanswered your own question. If the Ruger felt right and you like it that is all that really matters.

The Ruger would be my choice.
Forum: Northeast
10-10-2005, 07:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,320
Posted By Portage

RE: Whitetails in Maine

Hello Champlain Islander.

It has been unseasonably warm here so far. Still waiting for that first cold snap.

How are things with you?
Forum: Northeast
10-09-2005, 10:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,320
Posted By Portage

RE: Whitetails in Maine

Maine is a pretty big state and you don't give any information as to where you may be hunting. It can be cold, it might be warm. Depending on what area of the state you want to hunt you might be in a...
Forum: Guns
09-23-2005, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 771
Posted By Portage

RE: ruger m77 mk II with nikon buckmaster 500.00 good or bad?

In my opinion that is a little high. In my area they run $400-$450 with comparable scopes. I you like it, offer less and see what the owner says.
Forum: Guns
09-21-2005, 03:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,898
Posted By Portage

RE: Do we overthink this stuff?

To quote click and clack, I have been unencumbered by the thought process.

I agree with Vapodog except the Republican crack which we all know is wrong.. I have owned a boatload of rifles over...
Forum: Guns
09-21-2005, 07:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,105
Posted By Portage

RE: the craze about big cal. guns and the 223 for daughter post

Just my rambling thoughts.

I am not a big bore or big recoil advocate for anyone. That being said, while the 223 may in fact be adequate for deer, as others have said it is generally considered...
Forum: Guns
09-20-2005, 06:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,618
Posted By Portage

RE: Ruger m77 v. Weatherby Vangaurd

I have owned both a walnut stocked Vanguard and a newer synthetic stocked Vanguard. My second big game rifle was a Vanguard VGX in 270. It was one accurate rifle and I foolishly traded it in for a...
Forum: Guns
09-20-2005, 06:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,862
Posted By Portage

RE: Leupold..

Have you talked to Leupold yet?
Forum: Guns
09-18-2005, 06:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,465
Posted By Portage

RE: dirt cheap scope

This site gives me a good chuckle. Get what you pay for I guess.

I'm sure that with Simmon's Limited Lifetime Warentee they will glady replace it for you if something goes wrong........for the...
Forum: Guns
09-16-2005, 07:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,159
Posted By Portage

RE: Opinions on Remington 700 ADL?

1.25 inches or less off a bench with a Leupold VariX-II 2x7 or 3x9 at 100 yards.

The 30-06 was, in my opinion, one that got through quality control. It did not feed well, cartridges would bind...
Forum: Guns
09-16-2005, 05:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,159
Posted By Portage

RE: Opinions on Remington 700 ADL?

Not sure if you are talking new or older. I have owned 4 ADLs, all pre J lock wood stock models. I can't and won't say anything bad about any of them. Three of the 4 werereliable, fired when they...
Forum: Guns
09-14-2005, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,217
Posted By Portage

RE: 7600 remington ?

I have owned a number of 7600s but not a 35 Whelen. Very under rated rifle in my opinion.

Pros

Accurate all of mine shot 1.5 inches orless
Reliable
Light weight

Cons
09-14-2005, 07:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 478
Posted By Portage

RE: hunting in vermont is rough you sohuld try it

Having hunted in a number of states, I would agree that a hunter who can consistently score in northern New England can hunt anywhere. Just ask cardeer, he won't be coming back to Maine.
Forum: Guns
09-14-2005, 07:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 991
Posted By Portage

RE: Next gun purchase

I am in a similar situation as stubblejumper.
Forum: Guns
09-14-2005, 07:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,184
Posted By Portage

RE: why haven't they asked?

Here is my 2 cents for your original question. Take it for what it is worth.

There is only a tiny percentage of the shooting public that frequent shooting and hunting sites. I strongly suspect...
Forum: Guns
09-07-2005, 07:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,465
Posted By Portage

RE: question why pay so much for a scope?

I didn't see where ryncam16 asked about $300-$1500 scopes. Unfortunately $175 is not a lot of money for glass anymore.

My experience with cheap $30-$50 scopes has been far different than that of...
Forum: Guns
09-07-2005, 06:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 960
Posted By Portage

RE: any opinions on these two 30-06s?

Truthfully,

I'd rather see you spend a little less on a rifle and a little more on a scope. You shouldn't have to worry about turrents failing or shifting zero with a better piece of glass.

...
Forum: Guns
09-06-2005, 07:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,465
Posted By Portage

RE: question why pay so much for a scope?

Lots of good advice here. One area that hasn't been mentioned is looking for used scopes. You can pick up used Leupold M8 4x33 on ebay for about $125. They will last you a lifetime and are very good...
08-31-2005, 02:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,163
Posted By Portage

RE: Heading to Cody, WY in November!

My father had hunted that area (including carter Mountain) for 7 years in a row during which time he killed 5 bucksincluding a 31and a 30 incher. They had a lot of snow those years and he saw a good...
Forum: Guns
07-29-2005, 01:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,053
Posted By Portage

RE: .270 question

Like the 30-06, it is one of the all time classics. One that all others are judged by. If you need convincing you should get rid of it.
Forum: Guns
07-13-2005, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 711
Posted By Portage

RE: Bushnell Elite 3200

Thanks for the replies. I'll pick it up after work today.
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