Menu

Show posts

This section allows you to view all posts made by this member. Note that you can only see posts made in areas you currently have access to.

Show posts Menu

Messages - gitano

#1
SEND IN THE CLOWNS! / Re: The first,...
March 30, 2024, 11:08:32 AM
:MOGRIN:

Paul
#2
FIREARMS & OPTICS / Re: j0e_bl0ggs guns
January 15, 2024, 02:06:32 PM
I wondered about that too, Marcus. I haven't come up with an answer. He liked the .17 Rem, and one of them shot "little bug-holes". (I don't remember which one.  :( )  I haven' shot either of them yet. I do remember that his favorite load 1) used Vihtavouri powder, and 2) MV was under 4000 f/s. Maybe under 3800. I'm not too interested in a .17 bullet doing less than 4000, because 1) I know it's easy to get them going faster, and 2) if I have a 40-grain .22 bullet going 4000+ (from the .22-250), I don't really care about a 25-grain, .17 caliber bullet doing 3700. The .17 Remington that I have had from the early '80s has an average MV of 4112 with a 25-grain Hornady. It doesn't shoot as precisely as is reported on line for most .17 Rems - "only" 1-MoA at 100. (There's an interesting story associated with that.)

I'll shoot Alain's and see what I want to do with them after that. I do have two grandsons...

Paul
#3
Missed the articles.

Excellent reads!

Paul
#4
FIREARMS & OPTICS / Re: Mossberg 46B .22lr
January 14, 2024, 05:10:28 PM
Nice!

Interesting, to me, how different .22 RFs shoot different ammo best. Those two brands and 'models' of ammo didn't work well in my Anschutzs or Stevens.

My first firearm was a Mossberg bolt action .410 shotgun with external choke. I learned to wing-shoot using that gun. It is my belief that it made me a better wingshooter.

Paul
#5
THE CAMPFIRE / Re: That's A Wrap!
December 31, 2023, 08:49:39 PM
Roger! Wilco!

Paul
#6
THE CAMPFIRE / Re: 'Tis the season,...
December 26, 2023, 09:49:36 AM
Merry Christmas!

Paul
#7
THE CAMPFIRE / Re: Well, it has arrived,...
December 21, 2023, 08:00:21 PM
AMEN!!!!!!!

PAUL
#8
SEND IN THE CLOWNS! / Re: More Fun!
December 21, 2023, 07:51:46 AM
:MOGRIN:

Paul
#9
THE CAMPFIRE / The Earth is Flat, and I Can Prove It
December 09, 2023, 08:53:01 AM
Approximately 71% of the Earth's surface is water. None of that water is carbonated. Therefore, the Earth is clearly flat.  ;D

Paul
#10
Beautiful firearms, and great sentimental treasures!

Paul
#11
SEND IN THE CLOWNS! / Re: Extrapolation
December 08, 2023, 05:20:52 PM
Sadly...

Paul
#12
WHITETAIL / Re: Alice nailed another one last night
December 04, 2023, 12:56:35 PM
It looked like deer, but I wasn't sure. Did she kill it?

Paul
#13
WHITETAIL / Re: Alice nailed another one last night
December 03, 2023, 07:40:43 PM
What izzit?

Paul
#14
ELK HUNTING / Re: Sask Moose
November 27, 2023, 11:55:50 AM
:biggthumpup:

Paul
#15
FIREARMS & OPTICS / Re: A Canadian AR
November 26, 2023, 09:09:21 AM
Interesting rifle! I've assembled a few 15s and 10s, chambered in various cartridges from .223, to 8x51.

I hadn't  heard of the AR-180. How about some close-ups of the action? It appears to be a 'lefty', with the charging handle on the left side.

The 7.62x39 had a brief period of high interest when Ruger came out with their "Ranch Rifle" chambered in 7.62x39. Unfortunately , that rifle never shot particularly well, and interest flagged thereafter. US interest was again raised when all the European milsurps entered the market: Particularly the AK-47 and the SKSs from Soviet Russia and China. US interest in the cartridge has flagged again a little in recent years, but it remains popular with those still shooting the milsurps.

Do you hunt with this rifle?

Paul