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Rifles / Re: 240 magnum
« on: March 17, 2018, 08:40:44 PM »
do you think the 25-06 is supiorer over the 240 or on a pare given a deer animal that you are hunting the range of shooting is a max of 500 yards.thank you for your time.
gary b

Around the Campfire (General Discussion) / Re: 7 mm on 300 weatherby
« on: February 12, 2018, 09:30:15 PM »
well I am not going the 7 mm on the 300.will stick with my 300 mark v .cost is to much right now.going to a show this week end and look for more ammo for the 300,brass and such.may get a set of dies with the neck inserts from redding.
thanks for all of your imput on this.
gary b

Rifles / Re: 240 magnum
« on: January 01, 2018, 04:42:12 AM »
my brother has a 25-06 for deer.i had one but to get meat from deer I lost a bit over my 300 weatherby  in comparing them.i assume the 240 will not do that.looking to purchase a gun in the summer with my wifes dog money.she rases goidendoodles and labondoodles.
gary b

Rifles / Re: 240 magnum
« on: December 31, 2017, 04:41:44 PM »
thank you for your replys.i am looking at the vanguard rifles for the 240 magnum.i can not come up with the mony for a mark v.
gary b

Rifles / 240 magnum
« on: December 30, 2017, 05:00:43 PM »
what are your thoughts on this round for deer and con you give me your deer loads?what would you concsider the farest you would use it on a deer?
gary b

Rifles / long range shooting
« on: December 22, 2017, 06:09:02 PM »
I watch gunwerks show about working with a long range rifle.now, they shoot the rifle for a few days to see how it shoots at 200 yards for impack shift of the first shot.the groups our about 1/2 moa at 200 yards .this is used for shots out to 1000 yards on big game .do any of you do this with your weatherby rifles.my 300 weatherby has a #2 barrel and will put 3 shots of hand loads in 1/2 in at 100 yards.i am going to see if the rifle will stay this way in cold bore 1 shot on 1 day and not move for a cold bore shot over say 3 days to prove it can hit a deer out to 800 yards .
gary b

Rifles / vangaurd rifles in 3.00 weatherby
« on: December 18, 2017, 07:16:12 PM »
are any being made with 26 inch barrels and how do the rifles stack up to the mark v?
gary b

Reloading / 300 weatherby loads
« on: December 18, 2017, 07:13:06 PM »
for deer at 200 yards or less what do you think of a 165 grain bullet in any of the makes out there?
gary b

Around the Campfire (General Discussion) / Re: 8mm Remington Magnum
« on: December 16, 2017, 11:56:07 AM »
my uncle got a 8 mm magnum from grices at the time in Clearfield pa.it was a nice gun.he killed about 30 deer with it and sold it for about 600.00...
he paid about 300 for it new.that is a story in itself.i am not sure how it shot.i know where ther is 1 for 600 dollars right now, but I have the 300 weatherby so I do not need that rifle.if interested I may be able to get in touch with the person who has it.
gary b

Around the Campfire (General Discussion) / Re: bank of boulder
« on: December 16, 2017, 11:50:54 AM »
yes I got my rifle up front.i got tax forms each year for 15 years.the amunt of interest escapes me now but I think it was about $70.00 on average each year.i gave them 1036 .
those were the days.
gary b

Around the Campfire (General Discussion) / bank of boulder
« on: December 15, 2017, 09:37:56 PM »
I got my mark v from them in 1984.they are not doing the rifle for interest any more.my ? is a bank in my area would do well with a set up like theirs.how can I introduce the rifle for interest in certificates to them and who do they get in touch with for this ?
gary b

Rifles / Re: best loads
« on: December 15, 2017, 08:21:40 AM »
thank you for your time.any thoughts on the berger bullets 180 grain ?also my rifle is a 26 in barrel.

Rifles / best loads
« on: December 14, 2017, 07:28:59 PM »
what are your loads in your 300 weatherby mags for deer at long range,300 to 600 yards ?

Rifles / Re: barrel length
« on: December 14, 2017, 05:45:52 AM »
thank you for your time on this matter
gary b

Rifles / barrel length
« on: December 13, 2017, 08:01:07 PM »
 I have a 26 in 300 weatherby mark v.if I go to a 24 inch vanguard in 300 weatherby how much will I loose in speed of a 180 grain bullet between the difference in the 2 inches of barrel length?

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