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  1. deer rifle for maine woods

    Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    Hey everyone, new member here. I've been reading around some of the other threads this morning but I couldn't find anything covering this exact topic so here we are. I just bought my first hunting rifle the weekend of this posting. It's a Savage 110 in .270 and I plan on using it for this season...
  2. General .308 Scope Questions

    Rifle, Shotgun and Handgun Scopes
    I am considering purchasing a tikka t3 lite in .308. I am browsing through scope options and have more questions than anything. I would like a reticle that has hold overs specifically for a .308 and adjustable magnification of about 2 - 10x. First question is about barrel length. The Tikka...
  3. Technical Explanation For Difficult Shell Extraction?

    Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    I am relatively new to reloading long range .308 and .338 Lapua. I had a tough time extracting shells after firing and found it was because of lube on the reloaded cartridges. After cleaning cartridges and chamber, shells extracted easily. Being a curious engineer type, does anyone have a...
  4. Opinions on Ruger Precision Rifle.

    Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    Hi, been reading the forums here for a while but this is my first post. Please forgive me if this topic has been covered - I used the search function but couldn't seem to find anything. I'm pretty hot to get my hands on a Ruger Precision Rifle. As you know, it comes in three bores: .308, .243...
  5. fixing feed issues on Century Arms .308 converted MAS 36

    Gunsmithing
    I’ve got a mas 36 converted to .308, the ones done by Century Arms. I’m trying to make it more practical and really correct Century’s mistakes. It’s a fun gun to take to the range so I’m pretty satisfied with it but I’d like to take it hunting every now and then. I can fix most of the issues no...
  6. Savage Axis .308 1/2" grouping at 100 yards

    Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    Sweet video, 3 shot half inch group from 100 yards with a Savage Axis! This just shows you dont always need the most expensive rifle for sub MOA groups. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DQ__P5pQCgs
  7. .308 AR barrels need standards!

    Black Rifles
    I Bought 2ea .308 Winchester barrels for my LR308. Both had issues with being able to simply drop in a mid length hand guard. Returned the 1:10 5R barrel to Brownell's and kept the 16" 1:11 5R rifle from Rainier Arms. However, they both could have been better if they had changed the dimensions...
  8. Whats your favorite .308 round?

    Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    Figured for fun i would start a thread on what is your favorite .308 round, mine is the Federal powershock 150 grain loads, accurate and cost is not bad at around $20-$22 a box of 20.
  9. Savage Model 10 .308

    Handloading Procedures/Practices
    I'm new at this so please bare with me. I purchased a Savage Model 10 with the 20 inch Bull Barrel. My dad is excellent at reloading, but has not messed with .308 a lot. He is going to show me the ropes on reloading. But Long story short, I'm going to start reloading ammunition for my Model 10...
  10. Mystery Cartridge

    Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    I came accross some cartridges that I've probably had for 20 years but don't know how they came into my possession. I checked Lyman and Lee cartridge specs and could not identify it. It is full metal jacket, probably Eastern Bloc military (at least I'm guessing that). The case body tapers...
  11. Savage Model 11 non accutrigger accuracy

    Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    Hi guys this is my first time posting but not my first time on here I've found a lot of useful information here. Anyway, I have a Savage model 11 in .308 without the accutrigger that I can't seem to get any decent groups from. I am using the Nikon Monarch UCC BDC 3x9x40 scope and I have tried...
  12. First Deer Rifle.

    Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    Hey everybody, I am new to this forum and am looking into getting my own first deer rifle. I have shot many calibers, and when hunting before I have had to free load and borrow either a .243 rifle or a .444 marlin from a friend. I have narrowed my search down to a few calibers during my search...
  13. First rifle advice

    Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    Hey everyone! I've been browsing alot of forums lately trying to learn all I can about rifles, and this one seemed to have the most variety of posts so I joined. I am looking to buy my first rifle (I have a handgun, now looking to expand into hunting after college). I don't like limits and I...
  14. Sig 716

    Black Rifles
    I just recently purchased a Sig 716. Just wondering if any of you have experience with it. I've heard of some that won't cycle Win147gr, but read in a magazine article of the same ammo producing 0.33" groups at 100yds, with no issues.
  15. Best known scope for 200-300$ ?

    Rifle, Shotgun and Handgun Scopes
    Hi everyone, I've been shooting guns for about ten years now. But recently I've been trying using scopes for my Parker Hale 30-06 cal, as you might know it has a bit of a kick (recoil). The scopes I own are all cheap, so therefore probably won't stand for the recoil. So, I just want to ask you...
  16. stevens .308

    Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    my brother in-law found a stevens .308 bolt action rifle for 270.00. I don't know much about these rifles, just that they are similar and made by savage which are good rifles but this rifle is in good condition , with a scope. is this a good price and are they as reliable as...
  17. Please help me identify this Mauser

    Ex-Military Rifles & Cartridges
    So I picked up a cheap Mauser rifle today that someone had butchered while trying to "sporterize" it. I figure since it's no longer original, I might look into putting a synthetic stock on it and having a bit of fun. Not sure if I'm gonna look to maybe have a new barrel put on it and a good...
  18. .308 vs 30-06 vs .300

    Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    I have removed this post because of an error by my part. I'll repost with the correct information until further notice.
  19. Best .308 for under $800?

    Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    What is the most accurate .308 with a 26'' bull barrel for under $800? I plan to do long range shooting out to 800 yds I have an excellent 22-250 that I can shoot .25" groups with at 100yds but past 600 it does not have enough energy. Any and all advice will be appreciated thanks.
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