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Forum: Gunsmithing April 29th, 2021, 10:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,296
Posted By Swaim13
Did you go with the 6.5 or 308? I would recommend...

Did you go with the 6.5 or 308? I would recommend zeroing at 100. With 34 moa, you should be able to dial out to roughly 1k yards. You'll also have a better zero since outside factors wont effect it...
Forum: Gunsmithing April 26th, 2021, 05:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 292
Posted By Swaim13
Tbh, you can get a new bolt (280), have it...

Tbh, you can get a new bolt (280), have it blueprinted (175) and rebarrel the rifle to any short action cartridge, but at that cost, you are getting close enough to a custom action, it would be worth...
Forum: Gunsmithing April 24th, 2021, 08:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,296
Posted By Swaim13
One thing I would strongly recommend you buy is a...

One thing I would strongly recommend you buy is a bubble level. They arent expensive (40) and will help make sure the rifle isnt canted while you are shooting. Google Vortex 34 mm bubble level to see...
Forum: Gunsmithing April 23rd, 2021, 11:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,296
Posted By Swaim13
Buying a FAT wrench or another in-lbs torque...

Buying a FAT wrench or another in-lbs torque wrench is a good investment as this way you can disassemble and reassemble back to exactly how you had it and you won't over torque the screws (especially...
Forum: Gunsmithing April 23rd, 2021, 08:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,296
Posted By Swaim13
Tbh, if you are mounting a scope, its worth...

Tbh, if you are mounting a scope, its worth learning and getting the tools to do it yourself as you'll need to disassemble everything and dry it off after it gets wet from rain. What rings and scope...
Forum: Competitive Shooting April 16th, 2021, 07:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 828
Posted By Swaim13
Honestly, if you have a 22 that can do 1 moa at...

Honestly, if you have a 22 that can do 1 moa at 50, a bipod, and your DOPE out to at least 200 (preferrably 300), the rest of the gear you can borrow.

To answer your question, each stage will...
Forum: Competitive Shooting April 14th, 2021, 06:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 828
Posted By Swaim13
FYI BCFG is now a live event....

FYI BCFG is now a live event. https://practiscore.com/bcgf-rimfire-practical-match-mars-4-25-21/register
Forum: Optics April 4th, 2021, 09:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 980
Posted By Swaim13
When you say zoom in, the scope magnification is...

When you say zoom in, the scope magnification is not increasing when you turn the ring? if that's the case, its definitely broken and you should call Nikon. It should have a limited lifetime...
Forum: Optics April 4th, 2021, 08:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 980
Posted By Swaim13
I also was wondering how was the wind? Did...

I also was wondering how was the wind?

Did you adjust the scope turrets at 150 then come back to 50 and you were way off the target? What torque did you use when you put the scope into the rings?...
Forum: Optics April 4th, 2021, 08:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 980
Posted By Swaim13
First, can you confirm that this is what you...

First, can you confirm that this is what you have:
https://www.midwayusa.com/product/1016301263

If it is this right scope, its a second focal plane scope which means the reticle will be the same...
Forum: Competitive Shooting April 3rd, 2021, 07:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 828
Posted By Swaim13
The match directors sometimes post the match on...

The match directors sometimes post the match on practiscore late. BCFG and Hamburg were like two weeks before their matches if I remember correctly. There's almost always ask extra spot or two until...
Forum: Wanted to Buy March 20th, 2021, 10:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,595
Posted By Swaim13
Depending on your budget, look at the Tikka T1X...

Depending on your budget, look at the Tikka T1X and the CZ 457. Both are fantastic bang for the buck and are really accurate. The T1X has a threaded muzzle and some of the CZs are also threaded.
Forum: Central Maryland February 12th, 2021, 11:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,453
Posted By Swaim13
It is still closed. I think they are supposed to...

It is still closed. I think they are supposed to send ot an update next week.
Forum: Rifles February 8th, 2021, 06:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,830
Posted By Swaim13
If you are looking at long actiom cartridges, the...

If you are looking at long actiom cartridges, the ga precision wont fit the bill but is a VERY nice rifle.

I would personally go the custom action route at that price and try to find something...
Forum: The Depot February 1st, 2021, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By Swaim13
I have their more expensive scopes but I like...

I have their more expensive scopes but I like Tract as a company. They have a BDC option for 308
https://tractoptics.com/all-products/response-4-16x42-bdc-308-7-62-ar-rifle-scope
For what you are...
Forum: The Depot January 31st, 2021, 09:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By Swaim13
I would also add that a big part is the reticles...

I would also add that a big part is the reticles and which you like the most. If you are casually shooting, any of them will work as long as it doesnt drive you crazy by beig too busy or not enough...
Forum: The Depot January 31st, 2021, 09:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By Swaim13
Tbh, at that price point and zoom, I would take a...

Tbh, at that price point and zoom, I would take a look at the nikon black FX1000 line, the athlon line, or if you have the patience, look at the arken line up.

The sigs are OK scopes but I think...
Forum: Rifles January 28th, 2021, 10:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 743
Posted By Swaim13
If you already have the barrel made and its a...

If you already have the barrel made and its a remage, youll need to have an action wrench and a wrench for the nut. I was thinking of something more along the lines of a barloc or a similar system...
Forum: Rifles January 28th, 2021, 10:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 743
Posted By Swaim13
If you go the custom action route, you can easily...

If you go the custom action route, you can easily set it up to swap barrels on the range and reuse the chassis and optic. I would recommend looking at the Bighorn Origin (825 new) if you go that...
Forum: Rimfire January 28th, 2021, 09:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,346
Posted By Swaim13
I have an athlon argos on some of my rifles and...

I have an athlon argos on some of my rifles and while slightly more expensive, it will allow you to go beyond 100 with a 22. If you call cameraland NY and tell them you are on Snipershide they will...
Forum: Optics January 23rd, 2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,245
Posted By Swaim13
Go to some MARS competitions and win a 50% off...

Go to some MARS competitions and win a 50% off certificate and have some fun with it :) that would decrease the cost of the Razor spotting scope and youll have fun doing it!
Forum: Reloading January 21st, 2021, 11:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,469
Posted By Swaim13
Good to know... I use the fgmm 205 with the RCBS...

Good to know... I use the fgmm 205 with the RCBS hand primer. I wonder why specifically its a federal primer thing
Forum: Rifles January 18th, 2021, 11:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By Swaim13
Some FFLs will not accept a shipped firearm from...

Some FFLs will not accept a shipped firearm from a private seller. You'll need to either ship from an FFL or specify that their FFL accepts from private sellers. Depending on how much your FFL...
Forum: Giveaways January 17th, 2021, 09:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,573
Posted By Swaim13
What County are you in DocPeanut?

What County are you in DocPeanut?
Forum: Competitive Shooting January 7th, 2021, 09:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,241
Posted By Swaim13
If you are interested in PRS Shooting, check out...

If you are interested in PRS Shooting, check out the Mason Dixon PRS as they shoot in New Holland, Mayberry, and Mifflin.
Forum: Competitive Shooting January 7th, 2021, 09:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,241
Posted By Swaim13
First, welcome to MD Shooters! There are a...

First, welcome to MD Shooters!

There are a few 1000 yard ranges but they will be a few hours drive for you. Bridgeville Rifle and pistol club is likely the closest. There is also peacemaker in WV...
Forum: Reloading January 1st, 2021, 12:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 873
Posted By Swaim13
Same, I dont shoot my rifle that uses Varget that...

Same, I dont shoot my rifle that uses Varget that much so might look into selling at that price lol sadly as a private individual, I dont think you can ship powder as you need an explosives license.
Forum: Reloading December 31st, 2020, 07:50 AM
Replies: 2,205
Views: 247,657
Posted By Swaim13
Take a look at the inline fabrication mount...

Take a look at the inline fabrication mount system. I have the flush mount and can swap my barrel vice, rockchucker, and a bench grinder all onto the same plate. I am looking at getting a T-7 and...
Forum: Gunsmithing December 20th, 2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,276
Posted By Swaim13
Depending on how close that front pressure point...

Depending on how close that front pressure point is to the end of the stock, if you sand it out, you may need to refinish the entire stock. It is there intentionally but I personally like my barrels...
Forum: Competitive Shooting December 12th, 2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,090
Posted By Swaim13
MARS is your best bet. The NVGC does a combined...

MARS is your best bet. The NVGC does a combined MARS/NRL22 match every month. https://www.facebook.com/NVGCLR22/
I would go for MARS. If you have not done PRS style shooting before, do the training...
Forum: Reloading December 8th, 2020, 10:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 505
Posted By Swaim13
I think lapua sends 1 extra per box. Its pretty...

I think lapua sends 1 extra per box. Its pretty common.
Forum: Reloading November 28th, 2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,471
Posted By Swaim13
If you really want to go big and accurate and...

If you really want to go big and accurate and money isnt an issue, check out the area 419 Zero press lol
https://www.area419.com/product/the-zero-reloading-press/
Forum: The Depot November 24th, 2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,415
Posted By Swaim13
I would take a look at Tract Optics this weekend....

I would take a look at Tract Optics this weekend. They are doing a black friday sale per their instagram. Their Toric UHD 4.5-30 is my favorite scope atm...
Forum: Optics October 28th, 2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,530
Posted By Swaim13
I would look at the Mil discount from Vortex and...

I would look at the Mil discount from Vortex and other manufacturers if you haven't already. I think its usually 30-40% off. If you are looking for Vortex and don't want to do the Mil program, use...
Forum: Reloading October 27th, 2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 836
Posted By Swaim13
It depends on what you are going for. If you are...

It depends on what you are going for. If you are going for blasting ammo, a turret or progressive will work. If you are going for accuracy, the single or turret press is best. The biggest thing is...
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