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Around the Campfire (General Discussion) / Re: 7mmwby ammo
« on: October 07, 2018, 08:08:09 PM »
I searched high and low never thought I would find one this one came along german made with 24" barrel but it came with 22 hornet and 22 mag inserts

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Around the Campfire (General Discussion) / Re: 7mmwby ammo
« on: October 07, 2018, 05:52:54 PM »
Thanks everyone l think I have my starting point!

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Around the Campfire (General Discussion) / 7mmwby ammo
« on: October 05, 2018, 04:58:10 PM »
Hey Gang

with the 340 it just seems the 250gr bullets are a perfect match. is there one that just works better than the rest in the 7mmwby? I get that rifles shoot differently with different ammo but is there one that just plain works. I am a factory ammo guy 1 day I will roll my own but now its just factory ammo.

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October has my full attention on a bull moose hunt with the 340 in northern Ontario

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have my first leupold on my 270 3.5-10x50 vxIII. Hope it doesn't disappoint haven't had a chance to use it yet

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Around the Campfire (General Discussion) / Re: new deluxe mark v stock
« on: August 04, 2018, 01:08:29 PM »
in trying not to sound like a dummy Im pretty sure Ive sounded like a dummy. My fingers don't always type my questions clearly. I should have not included a color. I have a broken deluxe stock when I took the stock off the (green bedding or whatever its called) was so tight around the recoil lug it just about didn't come off. So I have ordered a new stock from weatherby and am trying to gauge the work needed if any to make my rifle functional when the stock arrives. I realize any rifle can be bedded but I have never done any of mine and been happy with what they do from factory. 

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Around the Campfire (General Discussion) / Re: new deluxe mark v stock
« on: August 04, 2018, 08:40:15 AM »
great thanks guys

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Around the Campfire (General Discussion) / Re: new deluxe mark v stock
« on: August 04, 2018, 08:11:49 AM »
sorry I used color as an example although looking at a made in USA deluxe rifle the stock complete with green bedding.  regardless of color do replacement stocks from Weatherby have any bedding?

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Around the Campfire (General Discussion) / new deluxe mark v stock
« on: August 03, 2018, 04:32:54 PM »
Just wondering if anyone has ordered a new wood stock from Weatherby if so does it have any sort of bedding (the green) or is it just wood without the bedding?

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Rifles / Re: I will never ever buy a weatherby product again.
« on: August 01, 2018, 09:53:44 AM »
Hey Gang maybe I shouldn't comment but I have had a similar experience myself about a month ago I called Weatherby seeking information on Accubrakes I spoke with the pleasant Gal that wont be making the move to Wyoming. She explained what is going and transferred me to the new location. I spoke with a man who didn't have an answer for me but assured me I would get a call back likely in an hour. 2 days later I hadn't heard anything so I called back same process except after transfer I got voicemail left a message explaining my conversation 2 days earlier and to date I have not had a return call. Am I going to stop buying weatherbys hell no am I perfect hell no again should I have got a return call from them likely but they have allot going on is that a good excuse likely not but it was just a phone call.

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Optics / Re: 416wby scope
« on: June 11, 2018, 10:47:23 AM »
Thanks guys think I've got my answer

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Optics / 416wby scope
« on: June 09, 2018, 01:30:03 PM »
Gang I am looking for your assistance on scope selection. I have 2 zeiss victory 1 in 1.5-6x42 duplex and the other is 2.5-10x50 german#4. The rifle really doesn't have a purpose maybe a bear or moose hunt. I was planning on putting the 1.5-6 on it and the other on a 300 but now am wondering if the 416 would do better with some more top end. any help is appreciated!

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never won one but bought a couple that were won by someone else. 870 wingmaster NWTF 12ga and a bps DU 10ga both were raffle guns.

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Rifles / Re: Vangaurd synthetic 375h&h
« on: February 13, 2018, 03:58:00 PM »
Thought I would update the post and let everyone know my rifle arrived and I am extremely happy with fit and finish. I have almost $200 less than msrp invested in this rifle and its guaranteed to shoot moa. Haven't had a chance to get out and shoot it yet (ice fishing has been at its best) but I don't really have any concerns. Maybe there is but what else can you buy in this chambering and quality for that kind of money. BB it would be a pleasure to have a beer with you Roger and Chris after a day of buffalo hunting!

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Rifles / Re: Vangaurd synthetic 375h&h
« on: February 03, 2018, 06:45:42 PM »
better bring a few of those beers its a long flight

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