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Forum: Rifles July 1st, 2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 8,259
Posted By Uncle Duke
Dayum....I missed it.

Dayum....I missed it.
Forum: Rifles July 1st, 2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 8,259
Posted By Uncle Duke
Aaaanndddd.....9 months later, back to selling...

Aaaanndddd.....9 months later, back to selling the civilian market.

https://warisboring.com/colt-reverses-controversial-decision-decides-to-sell-to-civilian-market-again/
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues July 1st, 2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 562
Posted By Uncle Duke
They just keep pouring on the Charm...

They just keep pouring on the Charm...
Forum: Reloading June 27th, 2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 148
Posted By Uncle Duke
Don't shoot the Vartarg, but I have shot quite a...

Don't shoot the Vartarg, but I have shot quite a few of the Berger 35 grain in my .204 Ruger. For me, though both shoot well, I personally prefer the Berger bullet in my rifle (accuracy wise) to the...
Forum: Reloading June 24th, 2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 548
Posted By Uncle Duke
Everybody is hitting on the same theme. That is,...

Everybody is hitting on the same theme. That is, what does "victory" look like to you?

As sweet as those groups are, if E. Shell was chasing consistent 1/8 inch groups, he might be paying a whole...
Forum: Rifles June 24th, 2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 414
Posted By Uncle Duke
No thoughts on the available threaded rifles per...

No thoughts on the available threaded rifles per se. But should you wind up with both rifles, don't be surprised if you find yourself shooting the .357 more. They're all fun, but to me at least,...
Forum: Outdoor Sports June 22nd, 2020, 08:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 889
Posted By Uncle Duke
My first (and still my favorite) deer rifle is...

My first (and still my favorite) deer rifle is the predecessor to yours....the 760. Mine is also in '06. Always wanted another one too, especially in 35 Remington, just because. Didn't work out...
Forum: Outdoor Sports June 22nd, 2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 889
Posted By Uncle Duke
If you were hunting fields in a legitimate rifle...

If you were hunting fields in a legitimate rifle county, you'd be in a better position with a rifle. But being limited to buying a straight wall rifle cartridge isn't going to give you any...
Forum: Reloading June 21st, 2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 547
Posted By Uncle Duke
I like G96 or Barricade myself. But I think the...

I like G96 or Barricade myself. But I think the product itself is probably secondary in importance, to the dies getting some occasional attention, and being wiped down periodically with a light coat...
Forum: Rifles June 20th, 2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,023
Posted By Uncle Duke
Any game heavier than deer in your future? ...

Any game heavier than deer in your future?

If so, and you're looking for one cartridge, a .30-06 bolt comes to mind.

If no to heavier game, but you're looking for a cartridge that is...
Forum: Reloading June 19th, 2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 210
Posted By Uncle Duke
A standard 158 grain lead 38 special load since...

A standard 158 grain lead 38 special load since forever. You'll be just fine with that.
Forum: Giveaways June 18th, 2020, 07:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 624
Posted By Uncle Duke
No. Nobody picked them up. Therefore...

No.

Nobody picked them up. Therefore they're not available. :)
Forum: Reloading June 17th, 2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 518
Posted By Uncle Duke
Nobody buys a 99 in .303 Savage today because...

Nobody buys a 99 in .303 Savage today because it'll do anything that other cartridges can't.

But if you want a Model 99? In 303 Savage? Cuz history? Cuz you like the rifle? Cuz nostalgia?...
Forum: Outdoor Sports June 14th, 2020, 07:48 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,635
Posted By Uncle Duke
I hope that arbitrary 1200 fpe rifle spec does...

I hope that arbitrary 1200 fpe rifle spec does disappear in any new regulations, but am not holding my breath. Especially with Maryland.
Forum: Outdoor Sports June 13th, 2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,635
Posted By Uncle Duke
My question also. I have looked but have seen...

My question also. I have looked but have seen nothing in print that answers this question.
Forum: Reloading June 12th, 2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 765
Posted By Uncle Duke
I have an older model CED Millennium. It has...

I have an older model CED Millennium. It has been a good unit and is indespensibe to me. It will fit your requirements, and the newer and more current model is a definite upgrade over what I have....
Forum: Shotguns June 7th, 2020, 07:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 570
Posted By Uncle Duke
Sure can.

Sure can.
Forum: Outdoor Sports June 6th, 2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,298
Posted By Uncle Duke
This'll usually work....

This'll usually work....
Forum: Washington D.C. June 4th, 2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,181
Posted By Uncle Duke
Dozens of police officers in Louisville Ky....

Dozens of police officers in Louisville Ky. responded to the mayor's appearance at a roll call this past Wednesday by walking out. I fully expect to see more of this and other sorts of pushback...
Forum: Reloading May 28th, 2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,682
Posted By Uncle Duke
Primers are but a warmup. For some real...

Primers are but a warmup.

For some real fun, dump a charge of 8 shot onto the floor.
Forum: Wanted to Buy May 20th, 2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By Uncle Duke
Try Brownells.

Try Brownells.
Forum: Reloading May 20th, 2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 404
Posted By Uncle Duke
Flat points are perfect for tubular magazines.

Flat points are perfect for tubular magazines.
Forum: Reloading May 20th, 2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,136
Posted By Uncle Duke
Yes. Even if you check again in 2 weeks. :)

Yes. Even if you check again in 2 weeks. :)
Forum: Rimfire May 20th, 2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,815
Posted By Uncle Duke
Great point! I can remember an era when I...

Great point!

I can remember an era when I actually liked Remington Thunderbolts. I started reading how people hated them, and wondered why. But all of mine were as old as 30 years old. Lots can...
Forum: Reloading May 20th, 2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,249
Posted By Uncle Duke
Yep! In addition, bullets of the same weight,...

Yep! In addition, bullets of the same weight, but of differing configurations, will have amongst other things, different bearing surfaces. They can thus have different pressure specs and...
Forum: Rimfire May 19th, 2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,815
Posted By Uncle Duke
I have almost always found this statement to be...

I have almost always found this statement to be the case as well. Not this time.

Maybe try a box of the high velocity one time. Rimfires are fickle to start with, and yours may or may not like...
Forum: Rimfire May 19th, 2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,815
Posted By Uncle Duke
Curious with your mention above if you were...

Curious with your mention above if you were shooting the standard velocity lead bullet, or the high velocity copper plated? Aguilla (for some unknown reason) calls both the standard and the high...
Forum: Reloading May 19th, 2020, 04:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,458
Posted By Uncle Duke
Best guess....I'd say its been 12 years ago or so...

Best guess....I'd say its been 12 years ago or so now since they first reared their ugly case heads. They are plenty common.
Forum: Reloading May 18th, 2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 424
Posted By Uncle Duke
I LOVE 4064 in this cartridge, but I've only shot...

I LOVE 4064 in this cartridge, but I've only shot lighter bullets.

On the Nosler side, they're listing slower powders for the longer heavyweights. Makes sense. H414/W760, the 4350's, Reloder 19...
Forum: Reloading May 18th, 2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 424
Posted By Uncle Duke
Nosler publishes data for the heaviest available...

Nosler publishes data for the heaviest available .224 bullets for .22-250 as well.

Their test barrel is an 8 twist. Whether your 10 twist will stabilize the longest bullets remains to be seen. ...
Forum: Rimfire May 18th, 2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,815
Posted By Uncle Duke
If you're looking for inexpensive insurance that...

If you're looking for inexpensive insurance that you can shoot SOMETHING, even in the worst of times? Be it for portability, for shooting or hunting, or for bartering, or even to provide perhaps...
Forum: Reloading May 16th, 2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By Uncle Duke
W231 under a 200 grain SWC is the bee's knees in...

W231 under a 200 grain SWC is the bee's knees in 45ACP. MANY years of tried and true results.

231 is an excellent powder in 38 Special as well.

I've no personal experience with HS-6.
Forum: Reloading May 15th, 2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 754
Posted By Uncle Duke
It Is at the slow end of the spectrum in .223,...

It Is at the slow end of the spectrum in .223, but some people swear by it. It is a ball powder so it meters well. I've shot it amongst a number of others in an attempt to find alternative powders...
Forum: Reloading May 15th, 2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 754
Posted By Uncle Duke
I have never loaded IMR 8208 XBR in .223...

I have never loaded
IMR 8208 XBR in .223 Remington, but I would not hesitate to try it. Definitely your better choice, as 4350 is going to be far too slow.
Forum: Reloading May 14th, 2020, 08:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 754
Posted By Uncle Duke
3031is a pretty versatile powder, and it performs...

3031is a pretty versatile powder, and it performs well enough in .223 Remington. But being an extruded powder, it'll remind you just how much nicer a ball powder flows, both in a measure and through...
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