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Forum: Guns
10-29-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 404
Posted By mavwreck1975

Savage Lightweight Hunter?

Does anyone on here own or have experience with the Savage Lightweight Hunter? I'm interested in getting a new bolt gun in .243 and this model looks great to me on paper. My only concerns are will it...
Forum: Reloading
05-06-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 790
Posted By mavwreck1975

Darn. No matter what I do I cannot get the...

Darn. No matter what I do I cannot get the picture to upload. They're white boxes marked Western and Super X in red letter. .30-30 Win 170 grain Power Points if it helps.
Forum: Reloading
05-05-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 790
Posted By mavwreck1975

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Forum: Guns
09-19-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 581
Posted By mavwreck1975

Looking to trade a Rossi M92 .357/.38

I live in Southern New York and am interested in trading this rifle for something new. It has only been shot a few times and is the blued finish 20" round barrell. Would really like a .22 or pretty...
Forum: Guns
01-31-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 989
Posted By mavwreck1975

Williams Fire Sight on Marlin 336

I recently purchased a new Marlin 336Y and am very pleased with it except for one thing. The front sight is loose in it's dovetail and slides to the left as I'm shooting. I know I could use loctice...
Forum: Guns
12-05-2012, 02:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,465
Posted By mavwreck1975

New .243? Which rifle?

Ok. I've been wanting a new hunting rifle for quite some time and have settled on the .243 Win. I just can't decide which rifle. I have a thing for "pretty rifles" and I'm considering a Savage Model...
Forum: Guns
07-08-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,045
Posted By mavwreck1975

Thanks for the input. I was a little concerned...

Thanks for the input. I was a little concerned about losing too much velocity with a barrel this short. But since the absolute furthest shot where I hunt is 300yards, I doubt it will be a problem. I...
Forum: Guns
07-06-2012, 07:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,045
Posted By mavwreck1975

Ruger Hawkeye Compact

Does anyone have any experience with the Ruger M77 Hawkeye Compact? Particularly the. 243 version? Any input woulkhd be greatly appreciated.
Forum: Guns
10-23-2011, 11:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,931
Posted By mavwreck1975

Tikka T3 in 8mm Mauser?

I've wanted a Tikka T3 for a while as I've seen nothing but good things written about it and fell in love with it when I handled one. I was just looking at their website and was thrilled when I saw...
Forum: Guns
10-20-2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,499
Posted By mavwreck1975

Which .303 British ammo?

I'm torn between two commercial .303 British loadings for deer hunting. The Federal 180 grain SP and the 180 grain Winchester Powerpoints. My rifle shoots well with both but I was hoping someone has...
09-03-2011, 12:30 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,274
Posted By mavwreck1975

H&R Handi Rifle in .45-70 Govt with 405 Grain...

H&R Handi Rifle in .45-70 Govt with 405 Grain Remington Soft Points.
08-28-2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 893
Posted By mavwreck1975

Everything changes in the rut

Everything changes in the rut
Forum: Optics
08-21-2011, 01:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 14,362
Posted By mavwreck1975

Simmons 8 Point 4x32

I just picked one of these up for a very good price. I've read some mixed reviews of these scopes and was hoping someone on here has had some experience with them and could share.
08-21-2011, 01:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,420
Posted By mavwreck1975

Tinks 69 Buck Bomb?

Does anyone have any experience with the Tinks 69 Buck Bomb or just Tinks 69 in general? I've used the buck bomb doe in estrous before with success but just picked up this one.
08-20-2011, 05:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,327
Posted By mavwreck1975

H&R Handi Rifle .45-70 with 405 grain soft...

H&R Handi Rifle .45-70 with 405 grain soft points.
No4Mk2 Enfield with 180 grain soft points.
08-04-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 54,897
Posted By mavwreck1975

While I do not agree with baiting, to answer...

While I do not agree with baiting, to answer you're question. Yes. You can eat bears. I shot a black bear 3 years ago and it actually tasted very good. If I had to describe it I'd say almost like a...
08-04-2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,710
Posted By mavwreck1975

This is pretty close. The day I see someone...

This is pretty close. The day I see someone running around the woods "hunting" with one of these..I think I'm gonna pick a different sport.
http://www.sportsmansguide.com/net/cb/cb.aspx?a=777438
08-04-2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,710
Posted By mavwreck1975

I couldn't agree more. I hunt to put meat on the...

I couldn't agree more. I hunt to put meat on the table, enjoy the outdoors, and enjoy time with my friends. I don't use bait (can't in New York anyway) or a scoped wonder magnum rifle. I am 27 and...
07-28-2011, 07:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,785
Posted By mavwreck1975

I can attest to that. I shot a large bodied 4...

I can attest to that. I shot a large bodied 4 pointer 2 years ago with the 325 grain Leverevolution and the deer ran about 40 yards before collapsing despite being hit in the vitals. On field...
Forum: Guns
07-26-2011, 12:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,736
Posted By mavwreck1975

Remington 405 Grain JSP .45-70 loads

I'm interested in trying the 405 Grain JSP factory loads in my Handi Rifle for deer/black bear. Was hoping someone had some experience hunting with them and could share their impression.
07-26-2011, 12:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,785
Posted By mavwreck1975

Thanks. I'm very interested in the Remington 405...

Thanks. I'm very interested in the Remington 405 grain loads. I'm sure they'll be more than adequate. Also, I've heard that despite being a heavier bullet they're easier on the shoulder too.
Forum: Guns
07-21-2011, 06:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,329
Posted By mavwreck1975

An sporterized Mauser 98K in 8mm. It's more...

An sporterized Mauser 98K in 8mm. It's more accurate than I am.
Forum: Guns
07-21-2011, 06:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,877
Posted By mavwreck1975

I use Hoppes Benchrest Copper Solvent. I just put...

I use Hoppes Benchrest Copper Solvent. I just put a few soaked patches through every day in the case of a heavily fouled or negelcted barrel and let it sit. I repeat until the patches begin to come...
Forum: Guns
07-21-2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,395
Posted By mavwreck1975

Which of these marginal calibers? .30 Carbine vs .223?

A .30 Carbine or .223 for deer hunting? Okay, I know these two calibers are questionable at best and always bring out some very strong opinions. I DO NOT hunt with either one of these(I use .45-70...
07-12-2011, 09:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,785
Posted By mavwreck1975

Best factory .45-70 load for Deer?

I hunt with an H&R .45-70 and am considering switching ammunition. I currently DO NOT reload and presently use Hornady Leverevolution 325 grains. I was wondering in everyone's opinion what the best...
Forum: Guns
10-04-2008, 09:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 974
Posted By mavwreck1975

Mossberg 464 Lever Action?

I am interested in the Mossberg 464 Lever Action since the demise of the Winchester '94. Has anyone handled or shot one of these? What were your impressions and shooting results?
Forum: Guns
10-14-2007, 06:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,124
Posted By mavwreck1975

Savage 111 Question.

Will a Savage 111 fit into a 110 stock? I just got a synthetic 111 but want to drop it into a walnut stock from Boyds.
Forum: Guns
09-13-2007, 11:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 781
Posted By mavwreck1975

Mil-Surp Deer Hunting?

I will be using an all originalNo4 Mk2 Lee Enfield for deer this year. It is very powerful and quite accurate. Has anyone here hunted with one of these and possibly have recommendations about factory...
Forum: Guns
07-29-2007, 01:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,931
Posted By mavwreck1975

RE: looking for first rifle

How about a lever gun in .30-30 or .35 Remington?
Forum: Guns
07-29-2007, 01:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,513
Posted By mavwreck1975

RE: AR-15: "The World's Most Versatile Rifle"

I agree that the AR-15/M-16 are fun to shoot. But I certainly would never bet my life on one. Give me an M-14 for that.:D
Forum: Guns
07-04-2007, 08:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,997
Posted By mavwreck1975

Marlin Papoose Mags?

I am really interested in a Marlin Papoose .22LR but wish they came with a larger magazine. I was wondering if the Marlin 795 mags will fit it? They look identical to me..:eek:
Forum: Guns
07-01-2007, 09:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,677
Posted By mavwreck1975

RE: shooting the 22lr

I love shooting .22LR. It's a great plinking round and is the best choice IMO for introducing people to shooting. My .22 rifles see more use than any of my other guns. They're just a blast to shoot!:D
Forum: Guns
06-29-2007, 08:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,823
Posted By mavwreck1975

Coach Gun Trap shooting??

Anyone ever used a Stoeger Coach Gun for trap shooting? I recently bought one and I'm just itching to shoot it.
Forum: Guns
06-07-2007, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,311
Posted By mavwreck1975

Savage Model 340?

My local gun shop has a Savage Model 340 in .30/30 Winchester for $219. Does anyone know a little about this gun? I like it a lot and am wondering would it be a worthwile purchase.
Forum: Guns
06-01-2007, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,160
Posted By mavwreck1975

Stoeger Coach Gun??

I handled one of these at my favorite gun store and fell in love with it. I put a blued 12 gauge model on layaway. Does anyone have one of these or experience with them?
Forum: Guns
05-22-2007, 10:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By mavwreck1975

RE: Another thumbs up for my local shop!!!

I went to my favorite gun shop a while back to browse the surplus rack and ended up leaving with a meatball sandwhich:D. Long story buta great shop (good sandwhich too)
Forum: Guns
05-22-2007, 10:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,510
Posted By mavwreck1975

RE: Short barreled bolt gun with iron sights

http://savagearms.com/10GY.htm
Forum: Guns
05-20-2007, 10:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,437
Posted By mavwreck1975

RE: Hunting with a lever gun

Round in the chamber, hammer half cocked. My model 94 has no safety.
Forum: Guns
05-20-2007, 09:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,969
Posted By mavwreck1975

RE: Carabine 30 US M1

Sometimes I just gotta shake my head and walk away. This is one of those times[&:]
Forum: Guns
05-20-2007, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 751
Posted By mavwreck1975

RE: .22 rifle

I got a new in box Mossberg 702 Plinkster wih a 4x32 scope mounted and boresighted for $99!! The accuracy of this gun is very impressive for the price and mine has been 100% reliable. Walmart near me...
Forum: Guns
05-12-2007, 11:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,794
Posted By mavwreck1975

RE: .17 or .22 in a lever action?

The .22 LR. Loads of fun and loads of value. I have a Henry lever action in .22LR and it's a blast to shoot. You won't be disappointed.
Forum: Guns
05-07-2007, 09:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 575
Posted By mavwreck1975

RE: Gift for a friend?

Buckmarks are very nice but are somewhat pricey. I went and looked at the 10/22 and a Savage model 64 scoped combo. I've shot a 10/22 and know they are good rifles. I used to have a Savage bolt...
Forum: Guns
05-07-2007, 06:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,204
Posted By mavwreck1975

RE: whats the best deer brush gun for the hills of WV

Ivote .30-30. Nothing points and shoots like a lever.
Forum: Guns
05-06-2007, 08:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,887
Posted By mavwreck1975

RE: The finest foreign military rifle?

Bolt action-> Great Britain, Lee Enfield
Select Fire Battle Rifle->Belgium, FN FAL
Assault Rifle->USSR, AK-47
Forum: Guns
05-05-2007, 10:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 575
Posted By mavwreck1975

Gift for a friend?

I am looking for a .22 rifle as a gift for a friend. I would like to get her something pretty accurate right out of the box. She prefers detachable mag semi-autosand will be using a scope. I am...
Forum: Guns
04-30-2007, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,901
Posted By mavwreck1975

RE: Remington 597??

Another question. Do the Boyds stocks for these guns fit the standard or only heavy barrel models? I am probably going to be building up one these one rifles for a friend to use as she is home...
Forum: Guns
04-30-2007, 06:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,986
Posted By mavwreck1975

RE: HENRY .22 SURVIVOR

The bad news is, that does seem steep. The good news is, I've never seen them sell for that much. Usually $150 to $200.
Forum: Guns
04-30-2007, 05:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,051
Posted By mavwreck1975

RE: 12 or 20 Gauge

12 gauge all the way.
Forum: Guns
04-30-2007, 05:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,375
Posted By mavwreck1975

RE: Commercial .30 Carbine???

Remington JSP bullets are also good in .30 Carbine. And Auto Ordnance is currently making new M1 Carbines. I have one and it has been very good so far. It's accuracy is very good which surprised me...
Forum: Guns
04-29-2007, 06:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,073
Posted By mavwreck1975

RE: M14 vs M16

:)Big thumbs up to the '03
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