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How the hell did this happen.





Bumper

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#21
I have a Cooper Montana Varmint in .223 that puts a bullet on a bullet at 200 yards. It's a single shot, but an awesome one (with can) and very not for sale (target was shot during barrel breakin / sighting in. Stopped at three rounds as that's what I was using to adjust scope and I figured I'd screw it up if I shot again. I threaded the barrel and added the can.

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Dr. Marneaus

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#22
Mostly under 100m for now .... Maybe more later
Gonna have to hit up Sportsman's & Willey Brothers and see what's available.
I’m a fan of practical stuff. Love my ruger gunsite scout. Took my antelope with it and it’s one of my go to back country travel rifles. It’ll do fine out to a few hundred yards and it’s a handy format that is useful for more than just hunting or more than just long range. Has great iron sights and is capable of running either a standard or long eye relief scope. It’s a great jack of all trades master of none. Similar to a ranch rifle.

It is NOT an ideal close combat rifle.
It is NOT an ideal long range rifle.
It IS a reliable proven action.
It IS a major caliber.
It IS capable of pretty much anything you’d ask it to do from 50-300+ yards.
It IS equipped with a threaded barrel, detachable mag, detachable bottom metal, removable scope rail, etc. that makes it pretty modifiable.
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but Mac is right you should pick up one of those 1903’s if one is available :)
 

tdyoung58

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#23
Ps ... Does any one else have issuses with backspacing or next line enter button on mobile ? It gets old having to wait for text ock to come back or accidently clicking on ad. When dont notice text block disappears. After i back space. And only lets me once .. Happend most of the time. Only seems to work right some times.

Bless
Yes, I do as well, not all the time.
Only on mobile it seems
 

Janizary

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#24
I have a Cooper Montana Varmint in .223 that puts a bullet on a bullet at 200 yards. It's a single shot, but an awesome one (with can)
Sweet rifle, Bumper. That is exactly the type setup that I'd love shooting at my 'Sunrise' range mornings. :)
 
#28
I have Rugers in both 7.62X39 and .223, threaded barrels. Both kinda added to the stable due to the ready available ammo stash I have. The .223 Predator also can use my ready stash of magazines.
 
#31
I have a Browning X-bolt Pro in 6.5 PRC. I HAD a RUGER American Predator (photo in my avatar) in 6.5 CM but sold it after I lost 2 cartridges while hunting BECAUSE THE DAMN THING HAD NO BOLT LOCK! Great shooter and I even put a Timney trigger in it and a Boyd's Classic laminated stock but RUGER was too cheap to add a bolt lock. SHAME RUGER, damn shame.
My Browning X-Bolt has an excellent bolt lock.
 
#32
Bolt guns are classic and therefore need to be blue and walnut. My only bolt gun I still own was a grail gun for me. A left hand German Weatherby MKV. Wanted one since the 60s. Visited Weatherby many times - built a 09 Mauser to take the 300. By the time I could afford one in 1973 they had moved the manufacture to Japan. In 1982 I was in Pachmayer in LA and there on the consignment shelf was a brand new still with the tags on it LH 300 German made Weatherby 3-9 scope and hard case. I almost hurt myself whipping out the checkbook to write that $550 check.