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02-18-2004, 08:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,165
Posted By BigEd

RE: 1911 clones

If were talking a new gun, for the money get a Springfield mil-spec.

BTW-If you get a NEW Kimber Series II it will come with a firing pin safety system in it.
Forum: Guns
01-01-2004, 01:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 770
Posted By BigEd

RE: The Leupold clearance is starting

I'd compare Midway to SWFA's prices before buying from them.
Forum: Guns
11-23-2003, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By BigEd

RE: scope contact on riffle barrel

FIX IT NOW! This is not a good thing. It can really FUBAR that scope.
Forum: Guns
10-27-2003, 12:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 545
Posted By BigEd

RE: Need input on big magnum please.

Avoid all them thar small bores and get a rifle in .50BMG.
09-14-2003, 01:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 539
Posted By BigEd

RE: swift rifflescope

I' ve got 2 on a .22lr and .17HMR rifle, work really fine for that purpose.
Forum: Guns
08-16-2003, 12:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,272
Posted By BigEd

RE: what caliber do i want?

.35 Whelen maybe? If you reload it might fit all your needs Elk included. Just a thought.
Forum: Guns
08-16-2003, 12:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 27,067
Posted By BigEd

RE: deer: 270 vs 7mm-08 vs 308

I' d go .308. Why? Because I have already.:D

The reason why is that whether you reload or not you can get some decent ammo cheap enough to practice with in the off-season. Practice = better...
Forum: Guns
08-06-2003, 08:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,849
Posted By BigEd

RE: Marlin 17VS/.17 HMR

So far I' ve had no feeding problems with the CCI stuff in my Marlin. Don' t know what the deal is with it.
Forum: Guns
08-06-2003, 08:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,339
Posted By BigEd

RE: Ruger Mini 14

Sounds like min' s aint what they used to be.
My first Mini-14 a 181 series would do 1" -2" with the iron sights that came with it.
Other Mini' s I' ve owned later shot larger groups, one...
Forum: Guns
08-06-2003, 08:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 773
Posted By BigEd

RE: How much for a Bushmaster?

Retail for a standard one( A2 upper, 20" bbl reg stock) is $995 and for the M-4 copy $1065. www.bushmaster.com

Yes, you will need and FFL holder/gunshop to order either one.
Forum: Guns
08-04-2003, 01:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,315
Posted By BigEd

RE: which semi-auto rifle to choose

I' ve never shot one myself but I' ve seen a few at the range. Seemed to function ok for their owners in .308 and 7.62x39.
Accuracy seemed decent the only draw back is that crude rear sight.
...
Forum: Guns
08-03-2003, 02:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,315
Posted By BigEd

RE: which semi-auto rifle to choose

If you want a cheap knock around one get a EAA Saiga in .308. Or, spend the money and get a Springfield Armory M1-A.
Forum: Guns
08-03-2003, 01:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 738
Posted By BigEd

RE: russian m44

Yes it is a good round for hunting. I like my Hungarian M-44, if you want good full charge hunting loads try the Sellier&Bellot 180gr soft point. There is some Russian soft point but I' ve never...
Forum: Guns
08-02-2003, 11:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,097
Posted By BigEd

RE: first rifle

I am begining to wonder if Ruger is headed down the same path as Remington with certain models of their firearms.[:' (]
Forum: Guns
08-01-2003, 12:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 809
Posted By BigEd

Forum: Guns
07-29-2003, 12:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 695
Posted By BigEd

RE: Which One(s) Would You Trade Off?

I' d get rid of all the levers and the 7mm Mag. No that I have anything against levers, they just don' t work well for my build.
I should add one of the lever calibers would be replaced by a...
Forum: Guns
07-28-2003, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 401
Posted By BigEd

RE: swift scopes

They are a good scope for the money what I like about them is a local shop has a direct exchnage deal on the warranty. If your scope breaks they will exchange it on the spot for another identical...
Forum: Guns
07-27-2003, 01:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,849
Posted By BigEd

RE: Marlin 17VS/.17 HMR

I think the ammo availability is a regoinal thing or something. Here it' s not that hard to find now. The place I bought the rifle from had Hornady, CCI and Remington.

I keep forgetting...
Forum: Guns
07-26-2003, 02:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,849
Posted By BigEd

RE: Marlin 17VS/.17 HMR

Thanks for the link, saved that to my favorites.;)
Forum: Guns
07-26-2003, 01:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,849
Posted By BigEd

Marlin 17VS/.17 HMR

Finally got one of those new fangled .17HMR' s. Found one used at a local shop and thought what the heck. The stock fits me better than most of the others and I' m partial to laminated wood...
Forum: Guns
07-21-2003, 11:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 632
Posted By BigEd

RE: results of the CZ VZ24

I agree with that also.:D
Forum: Guns
07-16-2003, 10:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 469
Posted By BigEd

RE: Your right it is quiet so heres the question

I don' t think Burris is what they used to be.
I had a 4-12x of theirs that was great but the 3-9x I got now went back to them once already and I' ve not been happy with the eye relief on it...
Forum: Guns
07-16-2003, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 315
Posted By BigEd

RE: Thermold Mags for AR-15

I have 2 of these mags and have no trouble with them at all in a regular AR-15.

What might be the case though if the notch for the mag catch is too low on the mag it may cause it to ride higher...
Forum: Guns
07-11-2003, 11:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 886
Posted By BigEd

RE: .450Marlin Bolt Action?

No thanks, I don' t much care for levers.
Not that I don' t like them just for me the feel just ain' t right. Besides for a manually operated action I' m more used to bolts than levers.
Forum: Guns
07-11-2003, 10:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 886
Posted By BigEd

.450Marlin Bolt Action?

Anyone out there who has built one on a ' 98 action? I like the round and think it might be fun to try and work up some loads in a bolt action.
I had been thinking of a 22" barrel to get a bit...
Forum: Guns
07-11-2003, 10:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 701
Posted By BigEd

RE: lellier & bellot ammo

Quilly- I' ve had good results with their 7.62x54R ammo in my Nagants. Don' t know about the 8mm.
Here' s a link to their site for velocity info but it' s in meters per sec instead of feet : ...
Forum: Guns
06-22-2003, 02:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 769
Posted By BigEd

RE: Which would you take?

I' d go with a Ruger compact rifle. But of the 2 I' t be Winchester.
Forum: Guns
06-06-2003, 01:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,094
Posted By BigEd

RE: dream gun?????????

FN ' 98 action, sporter weight match grade barrel chambered for .338/06. Stock would be one of those Zero Inc. laminated walnut stocks, similar to laminated wood but looks like one piece of solid...
Forum: Guns
06-06-2003, 01:30 PM
Forum: Guns
05-29-2003, 02:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,800
Posted By BigEd

RE: mauser or enfield

Briman- I agree about the CZ made Persian Mauser' s, as I got one on layaway right now.:D
Can' t wait to get it and work-up a few loads for it.
Forum: Guns
05-18-2003, 12:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 14,166
Posted By BigEd

RE: what gun has the most recoil?

I know some fellows that can fix you up with a .50BMG any barrel length you want shorter than 45" and without recoil pad or brake if your up for it.:D How' s about a 16" carbine version sound? Or...
05-14-2003, 11:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 667
Posted By BigEd

RE: .17hmr pistols??

Yep, they make a .17HMR " Mini-Master" . Though listed as a 4" barrel. Good gosh that would be a handy little varmint rig. I got to buy one myself.:)
05-14-2003, 11:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 667
Posted By BigEd

RE: .17hmr pistols??

Think they could be NAA??? They make some sort of longer barreled " trail gun" based on their mini revolvers; and those are available as .22 mags. I gotta check their website and see.[&:]
Forum: Guns
05-07-2003, 12:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,641
Posted By BigEd

RE: Best self defense pistol

CZ makes a dandy .380 model CZ83 that is all steel and the mild recoiling round ought to make it a smooth shooter for her. Go to www.cz-usa.com and check it out. I they run around $408.oo Sug...
Forum: Guns
05-06-2003, 11:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,740
Posted By BigEd

RE: what type of rifle do you hunt with most?

Well for small game and small varmints- bolt action, blued and walnut. .22lr CZ " Varminter" .

Deer sized game and larger varmints mainly bolt action, synthetic, parkerized. Either .308Win. FR-8...
Forum: Guns
05-03-2003, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 562
Posted By BigEd

RE: remington apache 77

No and I just missed a 76 lever in mint condition at a local shop.[>:]
Forum: Guns
05-03-2003, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By BigEd

RE: Please help value my Colt.

I don' t see how this gun is can be all that uncomfortable to shoot since it' s a .38special and a steel frame.
I have a 2-1/2" bbl S&W 66 that I got a few months back and it is a little bit of a...
Forum: Guns
04-30-2003, 01:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 673
Posted By BigEd

RE: A glock 22LR?

HMMmmmm....I don' t know about the blow back part. ...Like you said Dumb Laws.[&:]
Forum: Guns
04-30-2003, 01:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 948
Posted By BigEd

RE: M1A

Mark whiz- Right ON!!! AAARRrRRGGGGHHHHhh!!!!!!! AAAAAAARRRRRRRGGGGGhhhhh!!!!!! -In agreement.:D

Nothing like hitting steel center mass plates off-hand at 300yds either! And hearing that...
Forum: Guns
04-28-2003, 12:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 673
Posted By BigEd

RE: A glock 22LR?

The ATF has a goofy formula for figuring what is and isn' t an importable handgun. It goes by size dimensions, weight and certain features. Ever notice how many imported concealable sized handguns...
Forum: Guns
04-26-2003, 12:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 948
Posted By BigEd

RE: M1A

I hunt with mine when I feel like it. Or, one of the other military rifles I own. I got to think whether I have any civi rifles other than my CZ .22 and my Rem. Sendero. Even the Sendero does not...
04-22-2003, 12:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,273
Posted By BigEd

RE: best quality made rifles

Dg-
Believe it or not that' s why I was drooling and kicking myself for not having the cash at the time.
Also these guns were being sold on consignment for someone. So they set there price...
Forum: Guns
04-22-2003, 12:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 948
Posted By BigEd

RE: M1A

I darn well like mine.:)
04-21-2003, 01:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,273
Posted By BigEd

RE: best quality made rifles

I can' t honestly remember but I think the .300 was up close to a grand and the .30' 06 was maybe around $800 but I could be way off on that. Maybe less than what I just qouted.
I' d check a few...
Forum: Guns
04-21-2003, 01:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,038
Posted By BigEd

RE: Can' t decide

For a " cheaper" scope try the Swift line but the ones packaged in red boxes not the blue ones. Sorry don' t remember the name of the different product lines.
Forum: Guns
04-21-2003, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 487
Posted By BigEd

RE: " Newer" Burris Scopes?

I should have been more specific. Not so much their higher end ones but the Full-Field line.

Thanks for the feedback though. ;)
Forum: Guns
04-21-2003, 12:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By BigEd

RE: weaver 1x3x20 variable ?

My Weaver pistol scope seems to be ok, it was scout mounted on a .308 and now it' s on a Nagant. It' s the newer one also.
But, it ain' t a Leupold either.
Forum: Guns
04-21-2003, 12:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,333
Posted By BigEd

RE: 30-30/.44mag/7.62x39 ???

I' d go with the .44Mag in that length BBl just because you are in the lenght range most powders for it were designed to burn in. I know there is pistol data for the other 2 rounds but there should...
Forum: Guns
04-21-2003, 12:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,099
Posted By BigEd

RE: why a .17 caliber and not a .223 caliber?

I want one mainly to hunt smaller varmints at longer rang and with less chance for a ricochet.

Oh, not in comparison with a .223 but more so with the regular .22lr I already have.
04-15-2003, 10:47 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,273
Posted By BigEd

RE: best quality made rifles

Whish this was asked about 2-years back. At that time one shop I frequent had a pair of Colt-Sauer bolt-actions one in 30-06 the other in .300win.mag. Excellent condition, beautiful wood too, and...
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