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Forum: Guns
11-02-2011, 09:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,087
Posted By The Famous Grouse

I'd rate it at 90% chance you have a bad scope,...

I'd rate it at 90% chance you have a bad scope, loose rings, or both.

I have a Tikka in .243. An accuracy problem like that would be very unlikely to suddenly develop. Since it does not...
Forum: Guns
09-25-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,258
Posted By The Famous Grouse

Personally, from everything I've read about them...

Personally, from everything I've read about them I think you would do very well with the Savage Axis. Reports from owners show that they shoot very well and they get better if you at some point in...
Forum: Guns
07-09-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,930
Posted By The Famous Grouse

In your situation, first I'd spend money on the...

In your situation, first I'd spend money on the things that may well PREVENT you from ever having to use the gun.

1. Install extra locks on the front door, locks that can be armed from the...
Forum: Guns
07-09-2011, 08:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,732
Posted By The Famous Grouse

No, it is not the same gun. This is totally...

No, it is not the same gun. This is totally wrong.

Remington leased the patent for the Model 11's design from John Browning, so there are some parts of the action that are the same or similar...
12-08-2009, 06:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,070
Posted By The Famous Grouse

I wouldn't rule out a shotgun for daytime...

I wouldn't rule out a shotgun for daytime hunting. They can be particularly useful in areas with heavy, low cover where the coyotes can approach unseen and come out of the brush and be right on top...
Forum: Guns
12-08-2009, 06:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,103
Posted By The Famous Grouse

At what distance were the guns sighted in for? ...

At what distance were the guns sighted in for? Were both guns sighted in with the same ammo?

If they were sighted in for 100 yards or less it's possible that his slug is still climbing slightly...
12-07-2009, 11:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,956
Posted By The Famous Grouse

I've had excellent performance from Simmons...

I've had excellent performance from Simmons scopes, both on my rifles and my father has one on his. 22-250.

The problem is that any time Simmons is mentioned, there are always those who say...
Forum: Guns
12-07-2009, 11:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,113
Posted By The Famous Grouse

Yes, that is probably true that I got a bad one. ...

Yes, that is probably true that I got a bad one. But the problem is that most buyers aren't in a position to try 3 or 4 different 10/22s and then choose one that has acceptable accuracy. I've never...
Forum: Guns
12-07-2009, 08:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,113
Posted By The Famous Grouse

It could be a scope issue, it could just be the...

It could be a scope issue, it could just be the inaccuracy of the 10/22. As I've said before, I had a 10/22 for a few months and I ended up trading it off because it was just wildly inaccurate. I...
Forum: Guns
12-03-2009, 07:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 954
Posted By The Famous Grouse

Finding any particular brand of ammo at any...

Finding any particular brand of ammo at any particular store at any given time has been hit or miss in my experience. Mostly miss.

I don't want to get into the whole "who do we blame it on"...
Forum: Guns
12-02-2009, 05:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 973
Posted By The Famous Grouse

I have the Marlin 795 SS, bought only about 2...

I have the Marlin 795 SS, bought only about 2 years ago.

I HAD a Ruger 10/22 for a few months before that. Total piece of crap. It had miserable accuracy and I tried every brand of ammo I...
Forum: Midwest
12-02-2009, 02:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,906
Posted By The Famous Grouse

What I've heard and what outdoor news reporters...

What I've heard and what outdoor news reporters who have been present at the WDNR public input meetings have reported is that there was overwhelming support from the public at these meetings for a...
Forum: Midwest
12-02-2009, 01:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,113
Posted By The Famous Grouse

I also hunted near Sandstone and it was a mixed...

I also hunted near Sandstone and it was a mixed bag, but generally very slow.

I don't think the numbers of deer are down dramatically, but in areas where there is wolf activity, there are...
Forum: Guns
12-02-2009, 01:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,281
Posted By The Famous Grouse

The only real answer is to contact a lawyer and...

The only real answer is to contact a lawyer and see what is possible and how it might be done.

Personally, I don't think it's a good idea for a felon to go to the police for advice on anything...
Forum: Guns
12-02-2009, 12:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,365
Posted By The Famous Grouse

DR, that's a nice looking rifle. Out of...

DR, that's a nice looking rifle. Out of curiosity, have you ever weighed it with that scope on it? I'd just be curious to know what the full setup weighs in real life.

Grouse
Forum: Guns
12-01-2009, 05:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,365
Posted By The Famous Grouse

Fair enough, just wanted to ask about the 06...

Fair enough, just wanted to ask about the 06 because it fits in the range of calibers you mentioned.

Re the issue of recoil, I'm not sure you should place too much stock in how hard a gun may or...
Forum: Guns
11-30-2009, 06:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,672
Posted By The Famous Grouse

Amen to that. I've wondered exactly the...

Amen to that.

I've wondered exactly the same thing. The number of guys I've seen at the club who were shooting a new $1400 Beneli shotgun themselves and then they buy their kid a single shot...
Forum: Guns
11-30-2009, 05:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,365
Posted By The Famous Grouse

I think you're on the right track with the...

I think you're on the right track with the Savage. In fact, I'm going to buy a 14 American Classic later this month in .243. It's very, very hard to better in the trigger department than the...
Forum: Guns
11-30-2009, 01:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,185
Posted By The Famous Grouse

I have had a 795 stainless for the past 2 years. ...

I have had a 795 stainless for the past 2 years. I think it's a great .22 for the price. The trigger is ok, I'd prefer a little lighter of a pull, but I think liability concerns would make this...
Forum: Guns
11-30-2009, 12:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,582
Posted By The Famous Grouse

Personally, I think it's just down to the fact...

Personally, I think it's just down to the fact that some will always be attracted to shiny new things and that applies to guns as well. Being the 06 has now celebrated it's 103rd birthday, there...
Forum: Guns
11-25-2009, 08:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 789
Posted By The Famous Grouse

What's the reasoning behind this, TC? Why is a...

What's the reasoning behind this, TC? Why is a rimfire different from a CF?

Not doubting you, it's just that I'd like to know the reasoning or what could happen.

Grouse
Forum: Guns
11-25-2009, 08:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,501
Posted By The Famous Grouse

Yes, I would definitely try different ammo then. ...

Yes, I would definitely try different ammo then. As I said, buy 2 different brands of ammo and fire an initial 5 shot group at separate targets.

In general, I would expect most modern rifles...
Forum: Guns
11-25-2009, 07:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 942
Posted By The Famous Grouse

I've highlighted the part of your post that I...

I've highlighted the part of your post that I think provides the answer to why the Nylon 66 is a collector's item. It's like cars, people want to buy back the guns that they grew up with.

It...
Forum: Guns
11-25-2009, 07:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,501
Posted By The Famous Grouse

First, you've been given some excellent advice...

First, you've been given some excellent advice above. Make sure the gun is properly assembled and that the scope and rings are tight.

Next, remember there is no such thing as an "accurate" gun,...
Forum: Guns
11-25-2009, 06:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 789
Posted By The Famous Grouse

Yes, it's ok. I do it and have done it for years...

Yes, it's ok. I do it and have done it for years when a gun is going to be stored unused for an period of time. I don't like the idea of storing guns with the hammer spring compressed.

There...
Forum: Guns
11-24-2009, 06:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,724
Posted By The Famous Grouse

No offense taken at all. And in fact, I'm right...

No offense taken at all. And in fact, I'm right there with you in that I hunt deer with a T/C Contender handgun in .357 Remington Maximum. To which, I would add, that if it's superior at all to the...
Forum: Guns
11-24-2009, 02:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,724
Posted By The Famous Grouse

I'm not using "relics" as a synonym for "old",...

I'm not using "relics" as a synonym for "old", IH. This has nothing to do with chronological age. There are many cartridges that are newer than the .30-30 that'd I also consider relics. Anyone...
Forum: Guns
11-24-2009, 06:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,983
Posted By The Famous Grouse

RP, some very nice animals taken there. ...

RP, some very nice animals taken there.

But you didn't exactly say one way or the other. Are you a fan of synthetic stocks? ;)

Grouse
Forum: Guns
11-24-2009, 06:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,724
Posted By The Famous Grouse

You're absolutely on the right track with the...

You're absolutely on the right track with the .30-06. As far as a versatile gun that will handle almost any game (with the proper ammo), you can hardly do any better.

The 30-30 and 44 are both...
Forum: Guns
11-23-2009, 01:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,880
Posted By The Famous Grouse

Appreciate the input, folks. Good points...

Appreciate the input, folks.

Good points from Driftrider especially. Hadn't thought about the Tikka's small port, but now that I looked at my father's .22-250, you're right. Also, never...
Forum: Guns
11-18-2009, 06:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,880
Posted By The Famous Grouse

Savage vs Tikka in .243. Which and why?

Ok, I've narrowed down my seach for a .243 to Savage 114 or a Tikka T3.

My thinking so far:

Both guns seem to have good reputations for accuracy. The Savage has the nifty Accutrigger, which...
Forum: Guns
11-12-2009, 05:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,983
Posted By The Famous Grouse

Guys, I appreciate the feedback. I think...

Guys, I appreciate the feedback.

I think one other thing feeding my Stock Anxiety Disorder is that just as a guess, I'd say about 75% of what I see on the racks in gunshops is now synthetic. ...
Forum: Guns
11-11-2009, 06:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,983
Posted By The Famous Grouse

Synthetic stocks - I just can't do it!

Folks, I'm going to buy a new .243. I'm looking at bolt actions, beyond that I don't think the details are important.

It's primarily for coyotes and fox, although I want it to do double duty for...
Forum: Guns
11-11-2009, 06:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,443
Posted By The Famous Grouse

So you have no interest in preserving the pelt? ...

So you have no interest in preserving the pelt? Obviously, with a .308 you're going to do major pelt damage such that I doubt you would ever recieve the higher prices for your pelts, most will be...
Forum: Guns
01-27-2008, 09:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,140
Posted By The Famous Grouse

RE: What guns to stock up on if Hillary goes to office?

Sorry folks, but a little reality check here. We have three seperate branches of government in this country, thank God, but during the MondoMediaMania of presidential elections people tend to forget...
Forum: Guns
12-29-2007, 09:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,779
Posted By The Famous Grouse

RE: Benelli, Stoeger, Franchi Inertia system or gas?

Yes, I have both a Stoeger 2000 and a Beretta 391.

First, let me state that the issue of gas operated auto loaders being "unreliable" is vastly, vastly, vastly overstated. I've run hundreds of...
Forum: Guns
12-27-2007, 03:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,350
Posted By The Famous Grouse

RE: what state would you pick

I might be getting too practical here, butI believeweare assuming you're just buying hunting land and are not going to move to that state?

In that case a major influence, with me at least, would...
Forum: Guns
12-27-2007, 08:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,032
Posted By The Famous Grouse

RE: Need advice on a shotgun!

How about a Stoeger 2000? I bought one last year at Cabelas on sale and with a $50 gift certificate if you spent over $300. Nice.

The Stoeger is a good shooter and the Benelliaction is a big...
Forum: Guns
12-27-2007, 07:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 7,292
Posted By The Famous Grouse

Remington 1100 Special Field - What's it worth?

A couple of questions. I'm running out of room in the gun cabinet and some of the less-used guns have to go.

I have a Remington 1100 Special Field in 12 gauge. This gun comes with the straight...
Forum: Guns
12-26-2007, 01:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,068
Posted By The Famous Grouse

RE: Have you checked Home Depot?

They had a Black & Decker -- erm, I mean Dewalt -- Dewalt model as well. It broke after 12 rounds.

Milwaukee tools. Nothing but heavy duty says it all. I've never broken a Milwaukee tool that I...
Forum: Guns
12-26-2007, 01:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,224
Posted By The Famous Grouse

RE: Need Advice on New Gun!

Yes, mount the scope.

The thing is, in practicle terms, even a short-range gun like a 30-30, is limited if you're only using iron sights and, in my opinion, your accuracy over 50 yardsis...
Forum: Guns
12-21-2007, 12:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,360
Posted By The Famous Grouse

RE: Ammo prices...Yikes

I don't believe this to be true in this case.

The main culprit in ammo prices is the price of copper and lead. Lead prices have increased dramatically, from about $500 USD per US ton in 1998,...
Forum: Guns
12-21-2007, 12:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,689
Posted By The Famous Grouse

RE: End times are coming folks

Guys, maybe it's just me, but I think it's a rare, rare gun out there that can consistently shoot anything even close to what it's capable of with factory ammo. The problem is that like everything...
Forum: Guns
12-20-2007, 11:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,349
Posted By The Famous Grouse

RE: Savage Rifles

My father had an excellent Savage 11 in .22-250 and the accuracy was excellent. Savage rifels have, in general, I think a well deserved reputation for OOB accuracy.

When I was younger and shot...
Forum: Guns
12-20-2007, 08:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,360
Posted By The Famous Grouse

RE: Ammo prices...Yikes

Sadly, I have to agree. I think it's like the price of gas and diesel, we may as well embrace the suck because the good old days of sub-$2 a gallon gas are gone, gone, gone.

I've started buying...
Forum: Guns
12-19-2007, 09:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,198
Posted By The Famous Grouse

RE: Looking at .22 pistols - Ruger Single Six or Cheap Semi-Auto?

How about a Browning Buckmark? Available in various barrel configurations, adjustable sights, good accuracy. Worth a look at least. I've never been that impressed with the Single Six. Overweight,...
Forum: Guns
12-19-2007, 11:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,360
Posted By The Famous Grouse

RE: Ammo prices...Yikes

Whileit is common and much-dicussed knowledge thatprice of raw materials, namely lead and copper, have moved higher, I think the retailers like Gander Mountain are using that as an excuse to hike...
Forum: Guns
12-18-2007, 09:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,310
Posted By The Famous Grouse

RE: .243 vs .243 WSSM - Which and why?

OK, so now I'm just curious. Anyone out there actually own a .243 WSSM? Which one and how does it shoot?

Most importantly, would you buy it again?

It sounds like if a guy were to buy the...
Forum: Guns
12-17-2007, 08:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,310
Posted By The Famous Grouse

RE: .243 vs .243 WSSM - Which and why?

Thanks for the advice, guys. I guess I liked the looks of the wssm round, but as everone has said, that's about all that's different from the old standby. And also, it looks to me like given the lack...
Forum: Guns
12-16-2007, 09:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,098
Posted By The Famous Grouse

RE: What are t3 Lites selling for ?

It sounds like a pretty good deal, but is that for an over the counter sale, or are you seeing that price online?

If online, many sellers on the big gun sites are inflating the shipping,...
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