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Forum: Guns
12-25-2007, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 694
Posted By 48thguns

RE: simple ranking

There is no comparison between the three....The Sako is head and shoulders above the other two and the CZ in my opinion is in last place. I love the set trigger, but that's where it ends.....crude...
Forum: Reloading
11-07-2007, 05:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,033
Posted By 48thguns

RE: Nosler Acubonds Vs STX

I agree with both of you and would add the flat base Sierra Pro Hunter, out performs the boat tails accuracy wise in many rifles. For deer, keep it simple....the Nosler BT also works great.Here is a...
Forum: Guns
11-07-2007, 05:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,215
Posted By 48thguns

RE: 7mm mag?

It's the age old question. I would opt for the '06 and would not hesitate for any North American game animal. The '06 is number one in cartridge sales for a reason. Powerful, flat shooting and...
Forum: Guns
10-28-2007, 05:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,980
Posted By 48thguns

RE: .270 or a 7mm

Guys, you are quibbling over very little here if we are talking about deer sized animals. I had a hard time figuring out what you were all talking about here as there are many many 7mm cartridges....
Forum: Reloading
10-09-2007, 06:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,825
Posted By 48thguns

RE: 30-06 primers

Hello '06. How do you know you are using "factory load pressures" as a benchmark as there are no factory loads using magnum primers? I go back to my original question....why are you using magnum...
Forum: Reloading
10-08-2007, 05:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,825
Posted By 48thguns

RE: 30-06 primers

Hello '06. I have never come across any load in any manual that recommends a Mag primer in a 30'06. What do you mean by better consistancy? Tighter groups? Have you run into any pressure problems?...
Forum: Reloading
10-05-2007, 04:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,825
Posted By 48thguns

RE: 30-06 primers

I prefer Winchester primers but if CCI's are on sale, I've used them as well. My '06's over the years don't care.....I haven't found a fussy 30'06. Regards, Rick.
Forum: Reloading
09-27-2007, 05:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,935
Posted By 48thguns

RE: 8MM Mauser suggestions wanted....

Hello Rem11. The K98's are the only actions which are generally accepted by the experts to fire in the 50,000 CUP region. This is because of the superior steel the Germans developed for the K98. You...
Forum: Reloading
09-27-2007, 05:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,946
Posted By 48thguns

RE: Reduced load for 7mm08

9 years old is very young to be firing a high power rifle......he may need to wait a year IMHO. If he is complaining about a 7mm-08 recoil, it won't matter how much you reduce the load....which could...
Forum: Reloading
09-27-2007, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 10,408
Posted By 48thguns

RE: 7mm rem mag loads with RL 22

Hello Jem. I have been loading the 7Mag for years with RL22 as it was developed specifically to use in the 7mm Rem Mag. My rifle likes the 140gr bullets with 68 grains of powder and a standard 210...
Forum: Guns
09-27-2007, 04:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,506
Posted By 48thguns

RE: M1 Carbines

I agree 100% with El D. Waaaaay too expensive. These prices 2 years ago would be for a correct grade or collector grade. These rifles came back from Italy on lend lease.....they are mixmasters, that...
Forum: Guns
09-12-2007, 05:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,057
Posted By 48thguns

RE: 91 Mauser questions

Boyds make a laminate stock for the small ring Mauser.You can get them in traditional or thumbhole versions. www.boydsgunstocks.com. I am currently working on a stock for my son's '06AI.....the small...
Forum: Reloading
09-02-2007, 04:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,838
Posted By 48thguns

RE: 30-06 powder

51.5 to 52gr IMR4064 works for me....fast and accurate. Regards, Rick.
Forum: Guns
09-02-2007, 04:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 779
Posted By 48thguns

RE: Midland mauser

Midland bought out Parker Hale and continued to cheapen the line. If you want a nice rifle, find an old PH Super Safari(model 1200)circa 1970. They pop up on GA and GB from time to time.....very nice...
Forum: Guns
07-26-2007, 04:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,320
Posted By 48thguns

RE: How do you keep your guns at home?

I built a 8x30 concrete room in my basement when the basemant was built, with a 1/4 inch steel door and a number of high security locks.....If you get in, the safes are too big to get out! This room...
Forum: Guns
07-25-2007, 07:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 726
Posted By 48thguns

RE: .325 WSM

Me too. Regards, Rick.
Forum: Guns
07-23-2007, 05:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,405
Posted By 48thguns

RE: Model 1915 Stevens Favorite questions

I agree with Falcon and if you would post some pics we could probably help you figure the value. These Favorites are bringing2 to 6 hundred dollars depending on condition. Regards, Rick.
Forum: Guns
07-23-2007, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 491
Posted By 48thguns

RE: Can someone talk me through a refinish job?

Send me an email with pics and I'll help you out. [email protected]
Forum: Guns
07-22-2007, 06:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,356
Posted By 48thguns

RE: What sleep wildcat would you like to see in a factory chambering?

Hats off to El"D" and DM. There aren't any free lunches I'm afraid. Here is a quote from the Hornady Handbook 3d edition on the 264 WM....." Many 264 owners have quickly discovered that the price of...
Forum: Reloading
07-16-2007, 06:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,486
Posted By 48thguns

RE: 6,5X55

Quepe is a town in Chile, South America. Regards, Rick.
Forum: Reloading
07-16-2007, 05:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 12,702
Posted By 48thguns

RE: 7mm Rem Mag case length

Shoot 'um.....they will be out to specs with one shot. Check your Mic too to make sure it's zeroed.......Norma brass is pretty accurate as a rule. Regards, Rick.
Forum: Guns
07-05-2007, 07:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,390
Posted By 48thguns

RE: Mauser scope base

Well FN is Fabrique Nationale made in Belgium. If the action is already drilled for bases, I hope they are correct.....There are 2 diffwerent bases for Mausers with the stripper clip hump and those...
Forum: Guns
07-05-2007, 07:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,703
Posted By 48thguns

RE: Remington 03-A3

Go Here....http://www.gunboards.com/forums/forum.asp?FORUM_ID=49

There you will find out everything there is to know about your Remington and more. Regards, Rick.
Forum: Reloading
06-25-2007, 08:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,253
Posted By 48thguns

RE: 30-06 brass life

That goes for me too! If you stick with published numbers, 10 reloads or more is common. Try to beat the system and they only last one shot. It's Physics. Regards, Rick.
Forum: Reloading
06-25-2007, 08:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,890
Posted By 48thguns

RE: 7MM WSM velocities

Those numbers are unreal......either the chrony is bad or you are on thin ice.....howdid the spent cases look?? Did you clean the cases and seat a new primer".... I suspect the primer sockets are...
Forum: Guns
06-25-2007, 08:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,184
Posted By 48thguns

RE: Burris scopes????

Waaaaay under appreciated. If you have the occasion to shoot long distances, the Ballistic Plex reticle is sensational. Great value and solid performance. I wouldn't trade my Burris scopes for a...
Forum: Guns
06-19-2007, 05:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,808
Posted By 48thguns

RE: Almost blew myself up yesterday

Me too! Regards, Rick.
Forum: Guns
06-12-2007, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 919
Posted By 48thguns

RE: Tubbs Final Finish

I've used the final finish in 4 rifles and gained 30 to 40% accuracy in each one. Two of the barrels were new and two were worn including a German K98 that went from rags to riches. The guy isn't the...
Forum: Reloading
06-11-2007, 05:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,538
Posted By 48thguns

RE: Who likes RL19 in the .243 Winchester?

Me too.....speed too... 4064 is a super powder in my Sako.
Forum: Guns
06-04-2007, 05:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 974
Posted By 48thguns

RE: burris scopes

Burris makesexcellent scopes IMHO....I wouldn't care much for matching the green knobs.....the dead critters sure don't care. Just make sure you match it up with the Burris Standard Signature rings...
Forum: Guns
06-04-2007, 05:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,599
Posted By 48thguns

RE: There any point in keeping the boxes guns come in?

Rifles and pistols sold with the original box always command a premium......keep 'um and keep them in tip top condition. Regards, Rick.
Forum: Guns
06-04-2007, 05:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,509
Posted By 48thguns

RE: Would you buy a 30-06 and a 338 win mag?

I agree with others.....the '06 is fine for deer, Moose and Elk. I would stick with the 375H&H for the big Bears. Nothing against the 338, however, you can't be "underguned" when messing with...
Forum: Guns
05-11-2007, 04:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,995
Posted By 48thguns

RE: The finest foreign military rifle?

Hello El d. I did not use the word "improvement" in my original post.....I used the word "upgrade" and I'll stick to that. The Anti-Aircraft sights and monopod are upgrades as well as the simple bolt...
Forum: Guns
05-06-2007, 08:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,995
Posted By 48thguns

The finest foreign military rifle?

Who made the finest foreign military rifle? GB, Swiss, Austria, Japan, Germany, Russia, Spain, Finland and on and on.

My choice is the Japanese 7.7mm Arisaka with monopod and AA sights. This...
Forum: Guns
05-06-2007, 08:00 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,824
Posted By 48thguns

RE: Who had the best weapons of WWII?

Our little yellow friends were very clever.....They took the K98 Mauser and made it better.....they've been doing the same thing since their industrial revolution. Thanks for the kudos on the 99. I...
Forum: Reloading
05-06-2007, 04:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,515
Posted By 48thguns

RE: Case Trimming

Me too. I am looking for consistancy and take the time to get there whenever possible. That said, I'm retired and have alot of time on my hands and enjoy the perfection aspect of the sport. If you...
Forum: Reloading
05-06-2007, 04:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,158
Posted By 48thguns

RE: Factory loads, sticky bolt handle

My thought also. Keep us posted. Regards, Rick.
Forum: Guns
05-06-2007, 04:10 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,824
Posted By 48thguns

RE: Who had the best weapons of WWII?

Hello Falcon. I LMAO! Great post. I own a 1942 Korkura Type 99. It is a wonderful shooter and has the intact Mum as well. Here's a pic of the beastie. Regards,...
Forum: Guns
05-06-2007, 02:10 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,824
Posted By 48thguns

RE: Who had the best weapons of WWII?

Hello Sniper. Have you ever fired a type 99 Arisaka? The rifle is superbly accurate, very simple to disassemble and clean/replace things, had a monopod and innovative AA sight that no other country...
Forum: Guns
04-28-2007, 06:03 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,824
Posted By 48thguns

RE: Who had the best weapons of WWII?

The M1 changed the technology. The US had the ultimate rifle for the time. We out-thunk'um. The M1 Garand was so vastly superior, there needs no further discussion...except for the sore thumbs....
Forum: Guns
04-28-2007, 05:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,783
Posted By 48thguns

RE: Late-War Garand...To Recrown Or Not To Recrown?

A bad crown, IMHO, wouldn't cause those poor groups. You can re-crown it yourself....Brownells sells a brass crown tool and the grit and it's very low tech. Your electric drill does the work. Call...
Forum: Reloading
04-28-2007, 04:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,979
Posted By 48thguns

RE: Fire Form 6.5 X 08 Ackely

Forget the corn meal....you need to use Cream of Wheat. Prime the case and add 11gr bullseye, fill with COW to neck, roll up a 22 patch and pack the mixture (leave the 22 patch in the neck)...fire....
Forum: Guns
04-25-2007, 05:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,152
Posted By 48thguns

RE: Best military BOLT ACTION!

Not sure why I nearly always agree with you because I hate the hat, however, you have hit a homerun in my ballpark. Hey, my first rifle was a 1903A3 SC. But, the facts are the facts. With the 10...
Forum: Guns
04-25-2007, 05:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 462
Posted By 48thguns

RE: Burris Scope mount

I use Burris Signature rings on all my rifles except Sako. Nothing works as well on a Sako rifle than Sako rings....been this way for 50 years. Pony up and buy the optiloc.....you won't be sorry....
Forum: Reloading
03-06-2007, 08:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,685
Posted By 48thguns

RE: Do you always use Magnum primers in your Magnum loads?

Hello Turk101 and Bigcountry. I can assure you that I was not trying to stir anything up. I know there are recommended loads using ball powder and a magnum primers. My problem is that someone sees a...
Forum: Reloading
03-06-2007, 07:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,685
Posted By 48thguns

RE: Do you always use Magnum primers in your Magnum loads?

My "problem is" that I have seen dangerous posts on this forum with folks that don't have a clue......Don't tell me to stop posting when there is a safety issue involved. Nosler, Sierra and others...
Forum: Guns
03-05-2007, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,115
Posted By 48thguns

RE: Help, How to clean a rough bore???

Tubbs final finish...cheap and works as advertised. Regards, Rick.
Forum: Guns
03-05-2007, 04:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,697
Posted By 48thguns

RE: .243 vs. 6mm

What everyone above said. Regards, Rick.
Forum: Reloading
03-04-2007, 09:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,790
Posted By 48thguns

RE: 7mag H1000 160 gr bullets

Well, you can go out and buy a pound of thisor a pound of that or whatever until you have spent one hundred dollars or you can buy a pound of RL22 and have the best power for the 7Mag there is...
Forum: Reloading
03-04-2007, 09:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,685
Posted By 48thguns

RE: Do you always use Magnum primers in your Magnum loads?

Yes/No. Call experts like the techies at Sierra....toll free. Don't ask a question on a forum like this filled with novice reloaders without a clue. Using mag primers in a 270 or '06 is stupid. Be...
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