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  1. Keep hunting

    Keep hunting
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    Thanks a lot for all the feedback, I have lots of...

    Thanks a lot for all the feedback, I have lots of other rifles. My go to rifle is a Remington 700, in 280 loaded with 160 gr accubonds @ 2800fps. I guess I am just frustrated that I can no longer...
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    Blackdog, I know muzzle brakes increase sound,...

    Blackdog,

    I know muzzle brakes increase sound, but I also know that some are not as loud as others. Thanks for the link I will check them out.
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    Sorry for your loss. I know how you feel, someone...

    Sorry for your loss. I know how you feel, someone poached a very big buck off of our property in California's X5A. We had been hunting him for years with no luck. Another rancher said he heard a shot...
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    Is it time for a muzzle brake?

    This year I turn the big 40, and after many years in the Marine Corps as a sniper and later in the industrial trades, I have discovered that my back and neck do not tolerate recoil like they once...
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    No, I figured further out was my best option....

    No, I figured further out was my best option. Frustrating that after all these years manufactures are still chambering throats that are too long for most magazine lengths to accommodate. I have...
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    I hunt north of Lake Alpine, you will have to...

    I hunt north of Lake Alpine, you will have to pack in several miles to get away fro the hikers and horseback riders. Look for water, check for tracks around watering areas, and wait for some weather...
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    Free bore/bullet jump issues

    I recently picked up a Browning A-bolt stalker, 300 Win mag, not having owned one in the past and it being free, new in the box I figured I had nothing to lose. That was until I shot it, nothing...
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    After getting a new set of RCBS dies and shell...

    After getting a new set of RCBS dies and shell holder I have not had any problems. Well... other than my primers falling out after three loadings, but that's because of my speed addiction and a whole...
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    Elk hunting in 101-104

    I am looking at elk hunting in the Libby area or southwest of there. I have been to that part of the state several times and seen bulls in the Cabinets before archery season but have never been in...
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    Swarovski Z3 vs Leupold VX6

    Well its that time of the year when Uncle Sam has to give back some of my hard earned money, and I have decided to buy a new scope. I am considering a Swarovski Z3 or a Leupold VX6. I have looked...
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    Its a custom S/S, Winchester 70, 27" Lilja...

    Its a custom S/S, Winchester 70, 27" Lilja Barrel, McMillan Stock
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    Thanks guys you have been a big help.

    Thanks guys you have been a big help.
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    Berger VLD hunting bullets

    A friend of mine gave me a partial box of HSM, 300 WSM, 185gr Berger VLD Hunting rounds. I took them to the range and shot five shot quarter sized ragged hole at 200 yards. My question is, has anyone...
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    As mentioned in another post I am a 280 guy...

    As mentioned in another post I am a 280 guy through and through. However, I just purchased a Winchester M70, Featherweight in 7mm-08 for my son. So far I am very impressed with the rifle, very...
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    Agreed on the 7mm/08. I am a huge 280 Remington...

    Agreed on the 7mm/08. I am a huge 280 Remington junkie, but I just bought a Winchester 70 Featherweight in 7mm/08 for my son and was very surprised by the ballistics of the 7mm/08 compared to the...
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    Montana, Both loads chronograph at 3100 FPS...

    Montana,

    Both loads chronograph at 3100 FPS +/- 10 FPS. Keep in mind I have a 27" barrel. As I said earlier I am going to reduce these loads, they are pretty hot.
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    Bigshot, I read of people removing material from...

    Bigshot, I read of people removing material from the shell holder instead of the die. So I measured all of shell holders, the Lee's were taller than the RCBS, I switched to RCBS and that seems to...
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    Cowboy, I put some Dykem on a loaded round and...

    Cowboy, I put some Dykem on a loaded round and closed the bolt. The base of the shoulder area was scuffed all the way around the case.
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    I think I figured it out, it came to me while I...

    I think I figured it out, it came to me while I was on my morning run. The bullet seating die is too long creating a small gap between the case and the shoulder area of die. When the bullet is seated...
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    I have tried Winchester, Federal, and Nosler...

    I have tried Winchester, Federal, and Nosler brass, three different dies manufactures (all full length dies) on two different barrels with same same result. I have also read an article by Barnsness...
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    I just stumbled across a Brian Pierce article...

    I just stumbled across a Brian Pierce article about the WSM's. In the article he covers this same problem, I guess it's common. I will try removing a few thousandths from my die and see if the works.
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    Factory loads load fine, they do no shoot as well...

    Factory loads load fine, they do no shoot as well and they cost three times as much to shoot. This problem is really driving me crazy. I have read online about reloaders shaving a couple of...
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    300 WSM reloading issues

    Some of you may have seen some of my posts and know that I prefer the standard calibers 270, 280, and 30-06. However, I got a really good deal on a S/S Winchester 70 in 300 WSM. The first range...
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    I have one in 300 H&H, it has been converted to a...

    I have one in 300 H&H, it has been converted to a 700 with new bottom metal, stock, trigger, and bolt. What a shooter!!!!
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