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Gun transport
What are the rules now for carrying a gun in a car ?
Been looking and can't see .............

Started Oct 10th, 2019 at 10:11am by SF90 (Ex Member)
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The magnificent 6.5x54MS
Was doing a bit of reloading today and got to thinking about an article I read some while ago - so fished it out and present it here.
Bur first - a little bit of prep..............
The 6.5x5...

Started Aug 10th, 2019 at 4:53pm by SF90 (Ex Member)
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Steyr Prohunter stainless synthetic, 7-08 or 308.... ...Heads up
Upper Hutt Gunshop is selling theses rifles at $ 1499 , a $400 reduction.  Offer is until Feb.28th.   I highly recommend this rifle, as I used one for about 12 years until I  purchased a Steyr Scout. ...

Started Nov 23rd, 2018 at 12:10am by X-POACHER-YEAH RYT (Ex Member)
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6.5mm Norma Vulkan 156gr
Hello chaps, was wondering if anyone had any experience shooting the above bullet out of the smaller 6.5's - Jap, Carcano, MS - or even the Swede.
And how you felt it performed on deer size game ...

Started Apr 23rd, 2018 at 5:38am by SF90 (Ex Member)
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Why are 7mm-08 shooter's referred to as latte drinkers ?
I've only ever seen this term used here - and wonder how it came about.
Is it because someone decided they're a pussy cartridge and that 7mm-08 owners shave their legs ?
Or - is it because i...

Started Apr 13th, 2017 at 9:22pm by SF90 (Ex Member)
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By: bill f
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Reloader's new catalogue out now.
Reloaders have just posted me their new 2013 catalogue, good publication with a  great  selection of products, some competitive prices.  I'm sure I'll be tempted  to purchase a few more items  that I ...

Started Apr 23rd, 2013 at 7:00pm by X-POACHER-YEAH RYT (Ex Member)
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Help! - Savage 7mm-08
G'day guys has anyone out there had one of these rifles?
I've missed a few animals with mine and put it down to having trouble with the scope which has now been replaced.
Since then I took i...

Started Dec 25th, 2014 at 4:25pm by -Camo-
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Sighting in a rifle
Does it matter if I use cheap ammo (.privi partizan.) to sight my rifle in then better quality ammo for shooting animals?
I guess what i'm asking is will there be any difference between the two?...

Started Apr 19th, 2012 at 7:52pm by -Camo-
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By: Ed Wennink
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Well have traded the .270 in and got myself a Tikka wood Blue 7mm-08.
Now i hunt fallow deer alot and chase Sika when i can, so what bullets should i be using?
I reload and for the .270 had ...

Started Oct 28th, 2010 at 12:20pm by .204boy (Ex Member)
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