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    I went shooting my new 300wsm load last night ringing the steel in anticipation of hunting season this fall.

    There, now we're not talking about irrigation.

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    I need to do some shooting too. Reloaded my first 22-250's and havent even tried them yet.
    "Now two flags fly above my land that really sum up how I fee. One is the colors that fly high and proud The red, the white, the blue. The other one's got a rattlesnake With a simple statement made "Don't tread on me" is what it says and I'll take that to my grave. Because this is me. I'm proud to be American and strong in my beliefs. And I've said it before but I'll say it again 'Cause my family's always fought and died to save this land. And a country boy is all I'll ever be."

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    One of my buddies decided he wanted to start hunting this year so I put him in the draw with me. I took him to the range with me to shoot a 30-06 with a vintage Redfield scope that his uncle gave him. Well, 10 shots in he starts to complain about not being able to see the target (@ 100yds) through the scope. Long story short, something in the guts of the scope broke to the effect that you can't turn the power selector ring and, if you focus the scope, it shows you the target @ 1x.

    Not a good first experience with a hunting rifle for sure, but I'm glad it happened now and not when it counted.

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    Kinda surprised that happened, those old redfields were a pretty good scope in their day. Alot better now then later on or while hunting though.
    "Now two flags fly above my land that really sum up how I fee. One is the colors that fly high and proud The red, the white, the blue. The other one's got a rattlesnake With a simple statement made "Don't tread on me" is what it says and I'll take that to my grave. Because this is me. I'm proud to be American and strong in my beliefs. And I've said it before but I'll say it again 'Cause my family's always fought and died to save this land. And a country boy is all I'll ever be."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Musket Man View Post
    Kinda surprised that happened, those old redfields were a pretty good scope in their day. Alot better now then later on or while hunting though.
    Surprised me as well.....1 more post MM to 4000

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    Im considering a Ziess Terra mostly for the RZ6 reticle but its kinda hard to take my old Leupold off that I know I can fall and land on the scope on a rock (this had happend) and still be dead on!
    "Now two flags fly above my land that really sum up how I fee. One is the colors that fly high and proud The red, the white, the blue. The other one's got a rattlesnake With a simple statement made "Don't tread on me" is what it says and I'll take that to my grave. Because this is me. I'm proud to be American and strong in my beliefs. And I've said it before but I'll say it again 'Cause my family's always fought and died to save this land. And a country boy is all I'll ever be."

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    Tough to mess with success! The new Zeiss scopes and reticles are pretty nice though. I just spoke with Leupold CS regarding the issue mentioned and they told me the warranty on the old Redfields died in 1997 when the company went bankrupt. There is a company that bought all of their old tooling in OK but they would charge over $100 to fix the problem. Although, they do have a "brand loyalty" discount for issues like this where you send the scope in and they'll offer you any Redfield (new) or Leupold scope 30% off up to $100 dollar discount.

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    Quote Originally Posted by libidilatimmy View Post
    Tough to mess with success! The new Zeiss scopes and reticles are pretty nice though. I just spoke with Leupold CS regarding the issue mentioned and they told me the warranty on the old Redfields died in 1997 when the company went bankrupt. There is a company that bought all of their old tooling in OK but they would charge over $100 to fix the problem. Although, they do have a "brand loyalty" discount for issues like this where you send the scope in and they'll offer you any Redfield (new) or Leupold scope 30% off up to $100 dollar discount.
    All Leupold bought was license to use the Redfield name.
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    Found the thread MM but I think I will stay away from the Everclear unless I don't draw WY lope tag !!!

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    Has anyone checked out the new Kuiu underlayer?

 

 

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