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Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 04-23-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,538
Posted By wombat
K Hornet question

Thanks for feedback, after some homework! Bolt face and feeding is not practicable.
But I am now looking at a Sako HB L461 early model in .222R, that mite be my next varmint set up rifle.
Hope to...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 04-22-2020, 05:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,538
Posted By wombat
K Hornet question?

Hello to all,
Not sure if this has been covered, I could not find anything on it...
Can you re barrel a Sako L461 and chamber it to shoot a .22 K Hornet?
Regards,feeding and if doable!?
Thanks,...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 10-23-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,394
Posted By wombat
Good one Benny, great story and pics, always read...

Good one Benny, great story and pics, always read your posts,,,,,, keep going, I reckon you got plenty left in the tank..... Jay
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 08-13-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,422
Posted By wombat
Escort?

These are available in Australia. To be brief.
You get what you pay for!
It appears over the last few years from the major manufacturers, cheaper models come out just to keep sales ticking over....
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 06-24-2018, 02:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,697
Posted By wombat
Back pack chair

Ohio chuck, go with what Daryl says.
I have one of these, and I have made out of 2" webbing, a harness , just like a back pack, very comfy n you don't feel all squashed up. My best day has been on a...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 06-03-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,511
Posted By wombat
17/222

Hi Oso,
I have a Sako L461 in 17/222.
I run the brass thru a form die, then fls die.
I have Simplex brand 3 die set plus the form die, Simplex is Australian company
From Sydney, there dies...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 03-14-2018, 12:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,716
Posted By wombat
The equation

Hi there,
I used to buy stuff from Gander Mountain bout 25 years ago, before online sales, I used to ring them about midnight our time, I think it was early US time, at that time great products and...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 02-18-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,919
Posted By wombat
Nocking dust off .17 Rem

Hi - TR
TX. for response. but forgive me, but what does "in the round" mean?
I understand "unskinned, I presume frozen??

Tx. and good luck - Jay
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 02-18-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,919
Posted By wombat
Nocking dust off .17 Rem

Great work TR. Good looking dogs. Great pics and story.
Just for information what is the average $ you guys over in the States get per skin?
Here in Victoria we have a fox bounty, $10.00 per...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 01-17-2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,108
Posted By wombat
New reloading manual

Why is this manual not available for international orders, I would be happy to pay postage!? From the very first time I heard the term "free trade" I smelled a Rat!
You all would be surprised how...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 12-31-2017, 09:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 700
Posted By wombat
.222 mag loads

Hi All,
Just working up some loads for my Sako L461 HB Remington magnum, using Hornady 50gn sp with AR2207. Just interested if any one else on the forum has a Sako in this calibre and what loads...
Forum: Small Caliber Load Data 12-29-2017, 08:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,587
Posted By wombat
.222 mag loads

Hi All,
Just working up some loads for my Sako L461 HB Remington magnum, using Hornady 50gn sp with AR2207. Just interested if any one else on the forum has a Sako in this calibre and what loads...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 10-13-2017, 11:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 741
Posted By wombat
.222 Remington Mag. Loads

Hi Guys,
Been in the right place at right time and have got onto a Sako HB Varmint, L461 all original, in .222 R. Magnum. Will plan initially to scope it with a 4-12x40 Redfield. Just got 3 die set...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 09-23-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,216
Posted By wombat
.222R mag

Tx. For all the info n feedback.Hello, George, it's a Vixen heavy barrel, factory standard. Will have more info when I get it, brass and die set. Tx. Jay
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 09-22-2017, 11:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,216
Posted By wombat
.222 R Magnum

Hello to members, I have chance to buy a HB Sako L461 in .222R Mag. Anyone had any experience with this cartridge, effective varmint range, loads? Also in this rifle. Also how much more range will I...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 09-19-2017, 11:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,197
Posted By wombat
Ram

Great picture and trophy, good to see young people putting in the hard yards, sounds like a young person who's got his priorities in order. Oh, by the way, very good clothing/cameo selection for that...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 07-02-2017, 04:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,419
Posted By wombat
17/222

http://www.saubier.com/forum/album.php?albumid=90&pictureid=602

This picture of the Sako L461 in 17/222, that I have been trying to post, not sure if I will be able to remember what I did!! Has to...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 07-01-2017, 05:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,419
Posted By wombat
17/222

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Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 06-28-2017, 02:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,419
Posted By wombat
17/222

Tried to post a pic. .. still can not crack the code!? Have been trying to use drop box! Will try again later. Jay
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 06-28-2017, 02:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,419
Posted By wombat
17/222

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Pic of Sako L461
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 06-27-2017, 07:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,419
Posted By wombat
17/222 or .17 jav...

I have a 17/222 in a Sako L461 with Shilen. barrel, great combo, accurate, no shortage of brass, hard to beat flat shooter. I use Sako brass, 50gn Bergers, 1/2" average or better. 17 Javelina was the...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 06-17-2017, 05:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,305
Posted By wombat
Bullit recovery

That's very interesting 17rimfire, i use the same projectile in my 17AH, for fox, rabbit, any small game, I use N120. I also use same projectile in my .17/222 , I never have tried to get one out of...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 04-19-2017, 10:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,152
Posted By wombat
Shooting sticks

Hi all.. I have been using shooting sticks for about 25 years, in the begining I found they improved my shooting 80% plus, in those days it was rabbits n foxes, n for last 20 years Deer stalking...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 04-13-2017, 08:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,644
Posted By wombat
Muskrat $?

Hello Rocklong, just for our interest what are Coyote and Muskrat skins bringing in dollars?
Over here in State of Victoria we get a seasonal bounty of $10.00 for a fox scalp and $120.00 for a...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 03-30-2017, 09:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,271
Posted By wombat
.22 Cadet K Hornet

Thanks Kiwi -
Hope to get some reloads up and running soon, and get it out in the field....
Jay
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