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Forum: Rifles October 23rd, 2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 635
Posted By Uncle Duke
To add to what John said, you would want to lower...

To add to what John said, you would want to lower your rear sight to lower your point of impact.

Regarding your front sight, if after these suggestions you need point of impact lower still? ...
Forum: Handguns October 18th, 2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,839
Posted By Uncle Duke
Remind me to hate you. :)

Remind me to hate you. :)
Forum: Reloading October 18th, 2020, 08:29 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,884
Posted By Uncle Duke
Sure. Set both aside. Also revolver brass. ...

Sure. Set both aside.

Also revolver brass. Less main stream examples here as well.

While certainly far less demand with some items than with others, three thoughts. One, specific cartridges...
Forum: Handguns October 17th, 2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,839
Posted By Uncle Duke
Nice!! Next up, a Diamondback. In...

Nice!!

Next up, a Diamondback.

In 22lr.

Like I should have bought. And didn't when I should have. And then never did.

Because I was then, and remain STUPID!
Forum: Central Maryland October 16th, 2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 7,019
Posted By Uncle Duke
Herein lies the inherently and inevitably...

Herein lies the inherently and inevitably disappointing result of mixing a generally good idea with government involvement.
Forum: Reloading October 14th, 2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 574
Posted By Uncle Duke
This perhaps? Goes back a ways. I remember...

This perhaps? Goes back a ways.

I remember this article in relation to what can prove to be BIG swings given component changes. And however otherwise helpful, a chronograph can't show them, any...
Forum: National 2A Issues October 12th, 2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 14,920
Posted By Uncle Duke
Friend, Never aspire to be the richest man in...

Friend, Never aspire to be the richest man in Hell.
Forum: Reloading October 11th, 2020, 08:48 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,884
Posted By Uncle Duke
LOL, gotcha. Good Luck Sergeant.

LOL, gotcha. Good Luck Sergeant.
Forum: Reloading October 11th, 2020, 07:14 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,884
Posted By Uncle Duke
OP, as written above, you're selling brass for...

OP, as written above, you're selling brass for 1/2 a cent apiece? Is that correct?
Forum: Rifles October 10th, 2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,993
Posted By Uncle Duke
Ah yes, the "tweener" question. Amazing what one...

Ah yes, the "tweener" question. Amazing what one can rationalize when it comes to what cartridge to buy next.

Like many, I rationalized .243 Win years ago as the perfect fit between my .223 and...
Forum: Recreational Shooting October 7th, 2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 607
Posted By Uncle Duke
As mentioned, barrel length will play a...

As mentioned, barrel length will play a significant part.

Generally, 2800 fps and below tends to be acknowledged to be the "not to exceed" impact velocity at 100 yards to help preserve your AR500...
Forum: National 2A Issues October 6th, 2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,575
Posted By Uncle Duke
Yep. Damned if you do, damned if you don't. ...

Yep. Damned if you do, damned if you don't.

The next challenge becomes, who are the correct directors if any at present, to be cleaning out the problem directors?
Forum: Reloading October 4th, 2020, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By Uncle Duke
Barnes makes a number of great bullets, so I'm...

Barnes makes a number of great bullets, so I'm glad to see them parented by a company that is financially stable. Speaking of which, Sierra itself changed ownership (and with it their price...
Forum: Rifles October 3rd, 2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,581
Posted By Uncle Duke
That's a beauty! Congrats!

That's a beauty! Congrats!
Forum: Outdoor Sports October 3rd, 2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,001
Posted By Uncle Duke
The Axis II designation means that the rifle has...

The Axis II designation means that the rifle has the Savage Accutrigger . The original Axis, when it was first introduced, did not include it. And yeah, the original trigger was indeed rough.
Forum: Outdoor Sports October 2nd, 2020, 08:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,001
Posted By Uncle Duke
My suggestion as well. With regard to recoil,...

My suggestion as well. With regard to recoil, Managed Recoil ammunition for any of these 3 cartridges has much to offer. It will result in an approximate 30% recoil reduction vs. "standard" ammo,...
Forum: Rifles September 28th, 2020, 10:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,621
Posted By Uncle Duke
Yeah, that's an absolute steal. Mine is in...

Yeah, that's an absolute steal. Mine is in .22-250. Stock replacement is the way to go to be sure as you mentioned, and definitely not a walk around rifle. But that big ugly clumsy rifle will...
Forum: Reloading September 28th, 2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 519
Posted By Uncle Duke
Is this your first attempt in reloading brass...

Is this your first attempt in reloading brass from that rifle? Rifle is new, or new to you maybe?

Wondering if what you're dealing with isn't reloading related at all, but rather a rifle chamber...
Forum: National 2A Issues September 27th, 2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,132
Posted By Uncle Duke
I am admittedly biased as a Marylander. But when...

I am admittedly biased as a Marylander. But when comparing potential SCOTUS cases through the lens of what I believe to be most to least egregious, "good and substantial" has to rank right at the...
Forum: Preppers September 26th, 2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,996
Posted By Uncle Duke
You shouldn't get scorched for saying it. It's...

You shouldn't get scorched for saying it. It's true. And it's true for any firearm, not just a 12ga. shotgun.
Forum: Rifles September 26th, 2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,581
Posted By Uncle Duke
Yep. Some of which the videos won't help you...

Yep. Some of which the videos won't help you with, that isn't immediately obvious, until you get a rifle handed to you across the counter.

Wrap your hand around the forend on that rifle, and the...
Forum: Rifles September 26th, 2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,581
Posted By Uncle Duke
There's a $50 rebate on that rifle also. Good...

There's a $50 rebate on that rifle also. Good thru Sept. 30th.
Forum: Rifles September 26th, 2020, 07:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,581
Posted By Uncle Duke
I'll second Augie's mention here. If you're...

I'll second Augie's mention here. If you're looking for a new production rifle that features nice wood and polished blued steel, they're actually more than a bit of a challenge to find nowadays. ...
Forum: Reloading September 24th, 2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 147
Posted By Uncle Duke
I've never once used a Remington primer. No...

I've never once used a Remington primer. No particular reason for that, other than I started and pretty much stuck with other brands.

To me, these results reinforce a theme that makes me even...
Forum: Rifles September 23rd, 2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,918
Posted By Uncle Duke
Hold the threaded for me, but yeah. I find it...

Hold the threaded for me, but yeah. I find it hard to believe that Henry isn't all over this. Makes so much sense. Maybe this year's SHOT show??
Forum: National 2A Issues September 22nd, 2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,203
Posted By Uncle Duke
Well, you know what happens when you mistakenly...

Well, you know what happens when you mistakenly pull the trigger.
Forum: Recreational Shooting September 22nd, 2020, 08:17 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 9,810
Posted By Uncle Duke
Statistically speaking, if the only thing you're...

Statistically speaking, if the only thing you're concerned about is SHTF, you'll never need to keep more than a box of each. Much of America likely does just that. Not that many here would find that...
Forum: Rifles September 21st, 2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,621
Posted By Uncle Duke
That FV, especially when it goes on sale AND if...

That FV, especially when it goes on sale AND if Savage is running a rebate, may arguably be the best rifle value on the market today.
Forum: Rifles September 18th, 2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,621
Posted By Uncle Duke
I have a number of variations of the 110. None...

I have a number of variations of the 110. None of them represent the prettiest or the smoothest rifle I own. But every one of them will shoot.

The accustock on that rifle is an upgraded Savage...
Forum: Handguns September 17th, 2020, 04:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 580
Posted By Uncle Duke
Lookin good Op!

Lookin good Op!
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues September 17th, 2020, 03:50 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,728
Posted By Uncle Duke
My vote will almost certainly be nothing more...

My vote will almost certainly be nothing more than a middle finger salute to Maryland's Dems.

But it's my vote. And damn it feels good to cast it. Never miss the chance.
Forum: Recreational Shooting September 16th, 2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 9,810
Posted By Uncle Duke
Yeah, it can. Sort of. Then you can shoot 5...

Yeah, it can. Sort of.

Then you can shoot 5 more rounds, to convince yourself that nothing moved, and that what you saw wasn't coincidence.

Never could quite figure out why the "3 rounds...
Forum: Introductions September 15th, 2020, 05:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 629
Posted By Uncle Duke
Areas shaded in green allow use of rifle...

Areas shaded in green allow use of rifle cartridges like the bottleneck .308. The other counties require the use of shotguns, or new this year, straight wall cartridges.
Forum: Reloading September 12th, 2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 351
Posted By Uncle Duke
Op, much of your answer depends upon most of your...

Op, much of your answer depends upon most of your bullet choices and applications, most of the time.

In general, if you're going to buy just the one die set, buy the set with the roll crimp die...
Forum: Outdoor Sports September 8th, 2020, 09:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By Uncle Duke
I've heard of them doing this out in pheasant...

I've heard of them doing this out in pheasant country. They will position hunters with disabilities stationary at the ends of fields, or at the breaks in field sections. Then they will have others...
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