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    No problem with the Manners stock fit. You can...

    No problem with the Manners stock fit. You can send the barreled action directly to them and they will fit it perfectly. I presently have a barreled action in their possession and they are doing...
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    I'm afraid there's no way that you can work with...

    I'm afraid there's no way that you can work with that stock and bed it properly to insure that your POI will remain consistent. Ruger wanted to lessen the cost of the rifle and get it into a entrance...
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    Those are more than acceptable groups for a...

    Those are more than acceptable groups for a hunting rifle. However, the big question remains. Stability, will it hold the same POI in November as it had in July?
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    Actually I lead you astray as they did not have...

    Actually I lead you astray as they did not have the Ruger American rifles. They did have rifles that came with the molded stock such as those that are used for the Ruger American. I should have said ...
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    Hate to be negative but the best thing you could...

    Hate to be negative but the best thing you could do is to get rid of that Tupperware stock. I've had a couple buddies who had those molded stocks and they gave them fits. They were temperature...
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    If you can go a little extra on the $ amount you...

    If you can go a little extra on the $ amount you may want to check out the FORBES rifle. They're a CNC version done by a company in Maine. This rifle is being built with the help of the name sake...
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    If you have a chronograph that is a big help. I...

    If you have a chronograph that is a big help. I usually shoot the possible loads I have over my chronograph first before I actually shoot at paper. By doing this you find out immediately if you're...
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    I'm with Tim on his read concerning the...

    I'm with Tim on his read concerning the fragmenting effect for a game bullet. I myself much prefer a controlled expansion bullet with decent weight retention. For a long time I used Nosler partitions...
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    I really do not have any field experience with...

    I really do not have any field experience with the Nosler ABLR bullets. My favorite bullet for my 7mm Remy is the regular 160 Accubond which has performed exceptionally well but I got take in by the...
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    It could not be better said CC. Being 62 myself...

    It could not be better said CC. Being 62 myself (young 62) I'm realizing that I just can't do the hunts I once did. I'm blessed to have taken 4 North American rams and my share of high country mule...
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    I'm 6' and weight varies 225-235lbs. and I wear...

    I'm 6' and weight varies 225-235lbs. and I wear the XL which is a good fit. I own 2, one in the Max1 and one in the new Fusion. This is by far my favorite jacket. I'm looking at buying another in a...
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    For walking I use a simple bipod made from 2...

    For walking I use a simple bipod made from 2 pieces of 1/2" conduit about 36" each in length. They are connected about 6" from the top of each one and swivel to form the "V" to rest the forend of the...
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    Welcome fellow Michigander from a YOOPER.

    Welcome fellow Michigander from a YOOPER.
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    My gut is hurtin'. I haven't laughed so hard for...

    My gut is hurtin'. I haven't laughed so hard for a long time!
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    Great story!!! Way to go. Like that program MT...

    Great story!!! Way to go. Like that program MT has for college students. Even though I'm retired I'm thinking I should enroll to get into that Lic. program. Congrats again partner.
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    I've owned both in custom builds. The one I kept...

    I've owned both in custom builds. The one I kept is the 25-06. To really reap the benefits of the Weatherby it should have a 26" barrel. I don't like a barrel that long as those extra 2" just seem to...
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    This is a real timely thread. Working up loads...

    This is a real timely thread. Working up loads right now for a new build chambered in the .280 Rem. Today I found what is probably going to be my load. 60.0gr. H4831sc/Nosler 140 Accubond/RP case/Fed...
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    Hey Fellas, thanks for the replys. I'm leaning in...

    Hey Fellas, thanks for the replys. I'm leaning in the direction of the dial turret as I'm having the same thoughts as Tim. Using either system I'm going to have to look at the dial or my cheat sheet...
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    My favorite is the 25-06 using the handload that...

    My favorite is the 25-06 using the handload that it likes best, 52.0gr IMR4831, Nosler 110 Accubond, WW Case, CCI BR-2 Primer. 3140fps/23" barrel.
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    Leupold CDS or B&C Reticle?

    Hello: I'm looking to put a new scope on a rifle I intend to use mostly for open country hunting. I'm leaning strongly towards the Leupold VX3. I'd like a system or reticle for the long shot if that...
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    Congrats! They're all trophies. Very attractive...

    Congrats! They're all trophies. Very attractive mount. I like.
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    Mtn guide is absolutely right. The deer hunters...

    Mtn guide is absolutely right. The deer hunters are way back and high. Elk will be in the timber on North facing slopes and feed out in the openings. Elk are not really pressured 'til 10/15 when they...
  23. Can't go wrong with either one as the base to...

    Can't go wrong with either one as the base to build up a rifle. I do like the big, visible wing safety of the M70. I even had the safety of a couple Rem700's converted with a couple aftermarket side...
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    I think it would make an excellent caliber for...

    I think it would make an excellent caliber for thin skinned medium sized game such as deer/antelope. The 6.5 Creedmoor has my attention at the moment although I don't need one as I have my old "meat...
  25. Amen, you're absolutely right. It is the 7mm...

    Amen, you're absolutely right. It is the 7mm Remington! I'm glad we at least got that settled.
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