Shooters Forum banner

bolt action

  1. Ruger Gunsite Scout or Something Else? General Purpose Rifle

    Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    Hi all! I am thinking about pull the trigger on a Ruger Gunsite Scout .308 18" stainless (Model 6822). The reason why I am posting this is just to see if I am missing anything out there that is better than the GSR for what I need, before I drop almost a grand on it. My use case for this rifle...
  2. Mossberg Patriot Rifle

    Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    what's the black circle with the holes on the side of the rifle for? and what is it? I don't know what this is called or it's purpose I can't fine any info not even on mossbergs website or schematic for the patriot bolt action line. any info would be appreciated. click link to see the picture...
  3. Churchill 3006 year of manufacturing

    Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    I Am Looking To Check The Manufacturing Year Of 30-06 Rifle, SR#71382
  4. Kimber Longmaster in .308

    Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    Looking for some info on Kimber's longmaster in 308 and a scope to match it. I mainly punch paper and steel plate out to 300 yards. I spent this past weekend shooting a few bolt action rifles in .223 and 308, they we're pretty basic rifles, but it really gave me the needed bump to make a new...
  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. Mossberg Patriot Feeding Issue

    Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    I bought a new Mossberg Patriot 30-06 the other day and oiled it and adjusted the trigger and sighted in the scope. I have put two boxes through it and still it has feeding issues. It is a double stack box magazine and every other round (right side) and always the last round on the right, the...
  7. Swapping calibers on a bolt action

    Gunsmithing
    I have just started reloading and am starting to look into gunsmithing. I have very little experience and need some help. I want a bolt action chambered in 6.5 Grendel for use as something like a scout rifle. I like the Mossberg MVP platforms and they are cheap enough I can afford to tinker...
  8. first rifle advice

    Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    Hello all, I have decided to branch out into rifle shooting and was looking for some advice on what a good rifle would be to start out with. Something that is quality, but not to terribly expensive as I am on a budget. I've grown up shooting, shoot handguns regularly, but have decided I want to...
  9. Help!! Safety Switch on Bolt

    Gunsmithing
    Winchester 308 Md70 I was fieldstripping and cleaning gun. After removing bolt, safety switch was moved to fire. Safety lever will not move from fire which enable me to reinstall bolt. Unable to remove firing pin and spring. How can I FIX this!!!!
  10. Japanese Weatherby

    Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    Im looking at buying a Weatherby mark v delux I found out today its a Japanese gun is it as good as the American weatherby or should I stay away from it
  11. Bench rest rifle

    Wildcat Cartridges
    I have always been a bench rest shooter. my current benchrest gun is a .219 wasp. it was a gift from an 80 year old friend of mine. now as well as that gun shoots, at 18 im ready to build my own rifle. im looking for the best benchrest cartridge out there. i know thats largly based on opinion...
  12. First bolt-action, which caliber?

    Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    Alright, so I've been hunting for years now, mostly a shotgun hunter. I'm hunting an area that is new to me which may require 300+ yard shots. As a result, I'm looking for a bolt-action rifle to do the job. I'm in college right now, so obviously cost is a huge factor. I was looking at the...
  13. Model 70 Serial Numbers

    Books
    Does anyone know where to get a book, with a list of model 70 serial numbers. Not just the pre-64 serial numbers. Everyone has them. I am looking for a list that goes into the late 90s, or better yet, up to 2006, when they closed down the New Haven plant. I've got a dozen books on Winchester...
  14. Remington Under Fire- update

    Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    Just saw half on the NBC special on the Remington Law Suit concerning its 700 trigger assembly. Some of the rifles will go off when taking them off safety. I think this thread is an old one, but not one I am familiar with totally. If I put after market triggers on my Remington 700's does that...
Top