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Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board Today, 11:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 713
Posted By 17VLD
Rudyís bbq

Good stuff to be sure.Had some the other day in Colorado Springs,I believe it is the same chain as it started in Texas,loved the food and the down home atmosphere.Wish we had it closer to home.Enjoy...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board Yesterday, 11:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 713
Posted By 17VLD
George

Iím confused,donít they like eating meat?
Perhaps they have another meaning for having their meat out??
Glad I donít understand them at all.
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board Yesterday, 11:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 713
Posted By 17VLD
Will have to....

Go to Scooters BBQ in Conifer for some burnt ends.:)
Voted best bbq in Colorado so glad I live close now.
Matt
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 02-27-2021, 12:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By 17VLD
Happy birthday Rider!

Looks like Iím a day late and a few dollars short for that new rifle:rolleyes:
You are in good company as my brother is the 23rd of February :)
Matt
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 02-11-2021, 01:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 466
Posted By 17VLD
Get some Lapua

I bought a bunch of Winchester 22-250 back before Lapua 22-250 was available
it served me well but once Lapua became available I had to get some.
Can not wait to try it in the 40-XB:)
Like B23...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 02-09-2021, 12:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,705
Posted By 17VLD
Thanks BCB....

Great picture of 3 great rounds that I hope will be around for a long time.
Would be great to see other companies get on board with the 17WSM.
Once you shoot a 17WSM you will be hooked.
Matt
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 02-09-2021, 11:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 841
Posted By 17VLD
Thanks Ken!

I really appreciate all you do behind the scenes.Was on another site when someone reached out for help with a question that he knew Saubiers people would know the answer to.I think that speaks...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 02-01-2021, 11:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,705
Posted By 17VLD
I like my Ruger

I got the short handy 18” Ruger and am very pleased with its accuracy and speed.All groups fired so far with 20 grain ammo have been under an inch with the average groups being 5/8”.The surprise to...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 01-28-2021, 02:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,384
Posted By 17VLD
Ray...

I miss Dan too.
A lot.
Although this type of thread is what Saubiers is all about and love to stoke the fire in the minds of like minded small caliber guys and gals.
You know what this thread...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 01-28-2021, 02:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,384
Posted By 17VLD
Crap

I knew Greg has a great following but had no idea he was 3 years out.
He must be aiming towards retirement if he is not taking anymore work in too.
Kevin is a very good gun smith too.He built my 17...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 01-28-2021, 01:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,414
Posted By 17VLD
Well the 20SCC is

An improved version of the 20VT.The SCC refers to the website Small Caliber Club which should have a bit of good info from what the builder and others have experienced with it and share about it.I...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 01-28-2021, 01:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,384
Posted By 17VLD
Your plan sounds very good...

Steve,
The idea of the 204 first sounds great.Dan C who designed the 20Duster is a brilliant mind when it come to small calibers,you my perhaps remember the Killer Bee series as well as the...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 01-27-2021, 11:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,384
Posted By 17VLD
Love my 20 Dusters.....

This case is made with 222 brass and has a 40 degree shoulder and is similar to the 20Bobcat.As far as long distance performance I have killed pdís with the 40Vmax at past 500 yards very easily.The...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 01-26-2021, 11:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,414
Posted By 17VLD
Sounds like....

20BR to me.Mine does shoot very well and it should have an accuracy node right around 4000 like you want with 40s.My suggestion is to make sure the reamer is for the NormaBR case of 1.560Ē you donít...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 12-18-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 812
Posted By 17VLD
I too have a HeBee

I need to try the Hornady brass and see as well.So far my supply of WW is doing ok,I will need to come up with an alternative soon though as I feed a 218 Bee a17Ackley Bee and the 17HeBee as well.A...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 12-18-2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,424
Posted By 17VLD
Still room for the 25-06

Just snagged a 1V in 25-06 and once Iím settled in the new place I plan on testing it out.My first whitetail fell to a 120 Partition from a 700 BDL Varmint in my favorite big bore:D,mighty tasty I...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 12-09-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,853
Posted By 17VLD
Very nice Al!

Great to see a neat project come together.I really appreciate seeing a nice falling block rifle.
Matt
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 12-07-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 816
Posted By 17VLD
Nice looking die Al!

Glad to hear it works well too.
Was unaware that Wilson made these,will definitely be adding some to my tools.
Matt
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 11-27-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,478
Posted By 17VLD
Thanks Jon

As I get older I realize the good old days really were good and while I donít want to live in the past,I need to continue doing what makes me happy and never let the old man in as Clint Eastwood...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 11-26-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 629
Posted By 17VLD
$360

Glad to see you were able to score Al!
Matt
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 11-26-2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,216
Posted By 17VLD
Depends...

Many will say too much of a good thing.I have a friend who had a 20 Tactical in a SP and it was not his favorite.Have you considered the 20VarTarg?
I guess depending on your use it would be...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 11-23-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,478
Posted By 17VLD
Nice pups!

Doug itís great to see you on here,even just a little bit.
It reminds me of the good ole days here on Saubiers.
Have discovered lots of VHA mags,Precision Shooting mags and Small Caliber News as I...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 11-21-2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,512
Posted By 17VLD
I remember

The Jewells for a Cooper bringing $400- plus back in the day.
Arnold and Dan had a disagreement and Arnold said he would never make another trigger for a Cooper.I had a 22-250 VE with a Jewell and...
Forum: Project Guns 11-06-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 12,911
Posted By 17VLD
Nice!

You will love the 17Mach1V in an XP.
Glad to see it moving along :)
Matt
Forum: Classifieds 11-02-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,429
Posted By 17VLD
Thatís too bad.....

He made a nice bullet.I understand that it is not the most lucrative business to be in,but I wish someone with the time and skill would buy them.I remember the time Todd made the 25 LD after he and I...
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