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Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 08-13-2020, 03:29 AM
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Posted By Oso Polaris
Maker Rex Bullet

Anyone have any experience with Maker Rex copper core bullets?

Thanks
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 06-05-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,913
Posted By Oso Polaris
During the height of debate of which caliber...

During the height of debate of which caliber after introduction of 6.8SPC, I bumped into Arnie at our local range while he was developing a new cartridge designed for hog hunting. I took the...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 06-04-2020, 01:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,913
Posted By Oso Polaris
Standardizing the 6mm Grendel /6mmAR from a...

Standardizing the 6mm Grendel /6mmAR from a wildcat to something that might become SAMI. Not a terrible idea... just enough case change to warrant a new name by Hornady.

I hope they do a better...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 05-25-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,567
Posted By Oso Polaris
I have a L46 in .222 Rem Mag with the rear peep...

I have a L46 in .222 Rem Mag with the rear peep sight, which is removable (mounts to the dovetail on the receiver just like the scope rings). There are two models of the rear peep sight. The...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 04-23-2020, 12:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,559
Posted By Oso Polaris
The first notable wildcat that was created after...

The first notable wildcat that was created after the 223 was introduced was the 6x45, which became a favorite of benchrest competitors. It was king of the hill until the 6PPC arrived on the scene.
...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 04-22-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,559
Posted By Oso Polaris
My originally 1:9 twist stabilized the 95gr...

My originally 1:9 twist stabilized the 95gr SMK... I felt that this was the upper limit and just barely.
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 04-21-2020, 01:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,699
Posted By Oso Polaris
I finally talked my shooting partner, a Glock...

I finally talked my shooting partner, a Glock Fanboy, into giving a 1911 a good try. He now appreciates the "barrel waggle" technique when trying out 1911's... he has now held a pistol that can...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 04-21-2020, 01:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,559
Posted By Oso Polaris
It started out as a factory rifle with 1:9 twist,...

It started out as a factory rifle with 1:9 twist, which shot well with almost everything. I was able to stabilize the SMK 95GR bullets. I overhauled the rifle and re-barreled with 1:8 twist to...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 04-21-2020, 12:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,559
Posted By Oso Polaris
A 1:9 twist will stabilize all the way to low...

A 1:9 twist will stabilize all the way to low 90gr bullets and meet your needs. A 1:8 twist is needed for 100-115gr bullets.

If you plan to run the lighter 60gr class of bullets favored by 6PPC...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 04-21-2020, 12:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,699
Posted By Oso Polaris
Dammit Bill - you're to damn agreeable and...

Dammit Bill - you're to damn agreeable and nice!!! Fine... The Valkyrie ruffles my feathers for no rationale reason and offends me. I like seeing someone hotrod a Honda Civic as much as the next...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 04-13-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,699
Posted By Oso Polaris
The Valkyrie and Nosler cartridges both have some...

The Valkyrie and Nosler cartridges both have some issues.

The Valkyrie is hard on its brass and usually lives for 3 reloads before blowing the primer pocket. This might not be so bad with lighter...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 04-06-2020, 11:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,011
Posted By Oso Polaris
I have a 4 year old. I made mistake of having...

I have a 4 year old.
I made mistake of having no dirty brass to clean.
My wife still like me...I am feeling smothered.
My local shooting range is closed.
I'm only a couple days away from...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 03-30-2020, 11:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,109
Posted By Oso Polaris
The 22 Creedmoor is very similar to the 22-250. ...

The 22 Creedmoor is very similar to the 22-250. Case capacity is more or less the same with just some geometry differences at shoulder/neck. You are using a large powder charge with a small bore. ...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 03-29-2020, 06:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,530
Posted By Oso Polaris
Academy's ammo selection was mostly gone by end...

Academy's ammo selection was mostly gone by end of last week.

Friend mentioned that some local gun stores had sold out of guns, and were asking people to bring in their guns that they wanted to...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 03-24-2020, 10:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,682
Posted By Oso Polaris
I believe the "Varmint" designation included a...

I believe the "Varmint" designation included a couple of things:

1) Heavier weight barrel
2) Kevlar Stock by either HS Precision or Bell & Carlson
3) Flush bottom metal (no tabs)

I have...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 03-24-2020, 06:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 953
Posted By Oso Polaris
Better off building a 22 Grendel (6.5 Grendel...

Better off building a 22 Grendel (6.5 Grendel necked down to 224). Better performance, more room to stuff a bullet without heavy compressing loads, lower pressures, no blown primer pockets after 2-3...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 03-17-2020, 12:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,070
Posted By Oso Polaris
This just showed up in my Inbox - Primary Arms...

This just showed up in my Inbox - Primary Arms has a new 2x Prism Scope with BDC for 300 Blackout/7.62x39 glass reticle
...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 03-13-2020, 09:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 728
Posted By Oso Polaris
Go with a known manufacturer and you should be...

Go with a known manufacturer and you should be good.

I use Geissele triggers (SSA-E), but I did install one of their National Match Triggers in my AR10 and its pretty fantastic!
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 03-12-2020, 03:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,070
Posted By Oso Polaris
I've been shooting the Burris 332 (3x) for +10...

I've been shooting the Burris 332 (3x) for +10 years. It is robust and great price value. I used it for shooting 3Gun. I have a eye stigmatism so Eotech is a waste. I even prefer a prism 1x...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 03-11-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,070
Posted By Oso Polaris
Yes. I have 8.5" SBR. Load up some of the...

Yes. I have 8.5" SBR. Load up some of the Barnes TAC-TX 110gr bullets (black tip) with H110 and you are set!!! Stick it in their ear and it will drop them. Prism is perfect...which one are you...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 03-09-2020, 11:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,070
Posted By Oso Polaris
My AR15 300BO with 16" barrel is dedicated to the...

My AR15 300BO with 16" barrel is dedicated to the night sight...it gets heavy quick. Also, I usually bring out my CZ527 (300BO) with Vortex 3-9 scope for daytime (late afternoon and early morning). ...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 03-07-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,070
Posted By Oso Polaris
I am glad you had a good time. The 100-1000 yard...

I am glad you had a good time. The 100-1000 yard shots are fantasy, UNLESS you are the friend or hired gun to eradicate hogs on large Commercial Farm (massive acreage fields).

For the rest of us...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 03-05-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,070
Posted By Oso Polaris
Moorepower

Where's our update from your Texas Safari...were tuskers killed and eaten?!
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 03-04-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 16,797
Posted By Oso Polaris
CZ 527 Kevlar (M1 bottom metal without the ears)...

CZ 527 Kevlar (M1 bottom metal without the ears) with 3-round flush magazine chambered in 223. All around good round, rifle is light and stock is durable. Couple of spare 5-round magazines in my...
Forum: Small Caliber Discussion Board 02-27-2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,363
Posted By Oso Polaris
I was reminded of this lesson when I was teaching...

I was reminded of this lesson when I was teaching my girlfriend to shoot. She had bought a S&W revolver (38Spl) for self-defense. At 3 yards she was consistently hitting the target in the head. I...
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