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Rifles / Weatherby Mark V Apex
« on: December 06, 2022, 10:41:13 AM »
If you havent seen it yet, Weatherby just released a new Mark V Apex model with a vertical gripped stock. Very interesting.

Around the Campfire (General Discussion) / Carbon Barrel Weatherby
« on: September 16, 2022, 09:43:22 PM »
Any body else have a new carbon barrel weatherby on order? Curious if any body else is still waiting on theyre's. I've had a new Backcountry 2.0 Carbon in 300 Wby Mag on order since last November.

Around the Campfire (General Discussion) / High Ammo Prices
« on: July 20, 2021, 07:31:17 AM »
We all know that prices have gone up and availability has gone down. So when it does reappear, you need to be ready to jump on it. How many boxes do you want...

Around the Campfire (General Discussion) / New 257 Wby Mag Load
« on: March 15, 2021, 05:50:19 PM »
Not sure if any one else has received the notice or has see this new 100 gr. Swift Scirocco load. Its even in stock on Weatherby's website.

Rifles / Need help making a decision or two
« on: January 13, 2021, 10:20:08 PM »
Guys…. Recently retired and looking at making probably my last one or two new rifle purchases. I know the calibers I want (240 & 257) but just having a hard time trying to decide on which rifle in each. Ammo is no concern as I have plenty for each. Usage (deer, antelope, predator) my overlap but again, not really too concerned with that either. My concern is out of the box accuracy and not having a finicky rifle. All my current Weatherby rifles are either MK V Ultras or Super Game Masters. I love these rifles for their lightweight and ease of carry, but we all know these lightweight #1 and #2 barrels can be a little difficult to shoot. I am basically looking for a rifle in each caliber that I can simply install a good quality scope, sight in with Wby Nosler or Barnes ammo and have a pretty accurate rifle with no fuss, no muss.
Let me add that one of these rifle’s will probably be a Mark V deluxe.  I’ve never owned a wood Mark V Deluxe model in my life and I’m hoping to satisfy that itch. That brings me to my choices or my in-decision. I’ve dealt with the #1 barrels on the Ultras and I see the MK V 240 Deluxe uses a #1 24” barrel. The Accumark uses the #3 26”. There’s only a few ounces difference in stated weight between the rifles in 240. I even considered the Mark V Weathermark but again, #1 bbl.

My thinking is, purchasing a Accumark in 240 and buying the Deluxe in 257 since it uses a #2 26”. What’s your thoughts guys?

I didn't know they made this ammo till a few days ago. Since I don't reload for the 240, I'm strictly using factory Wby ammo in my Ultra. I've used the Spire and Spitzer loads in the past, but mainly use the 100gr. Partition load as my current choice for deer and coyote hunting. I was thinking of trying the 80gr. Barnes TTSX load, but with the 90 gr. Accubond load now available, that may change those thoughts. Anybody using or have tried this new 90gr. Accubond ammo yet? Any thoughts on this new load as a good all-around load for deer, antelope and predators?

Around the Campfire (General Discussion) / Discontinued Wby Ammo
« on: January 07, 2021, 02:28:35 PM »
Anybody notice Midway USA has now listed a number of Factory Wby ammo/cartridges selections as discontinued. This discontinued ammo uses the Spire/Spitzer bullets and range in calibers from 240-7mm. Going to be a lot of disappointed factory ammo shooters if this is wide spread and permanent.

Around the Campfire (General Discussion) / Wanted to say Hi from Pa
« on: May 21, 2019, 08:37:13 AM »
Morning all.... I've been a long time lurker here at the Nation. Have followed most of you and your posts for years, but just never took the time to join and/or post myself. Finally made the decision and enjoy in on all the fun.

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