HuntingNut
HuntingNut
   Login or Register
HomeCommunity ForumsPhoto AlbumsRegister
     
 

User Info

Welcome Anonymous


Membership:
Latest: Issuresix
New Today: 0
New Yesterday: 0
Overall: 12584

People Online:
Members: 0
Visitors: 144
BOT: 2
Total: 146
Who Is Where:
 Visitors:
01: Forums
02: Your Account
03: Forums
04: Forums
05: Forums
06: Forums
07: Forums
08: Forums
09: Your Account
10: Forums
11: Forums
12: Forums
13: Forums
14: Forums
15: Forums
16: Forums
17: Forums
18: Forums
19: Forums
20: News
21: Forums
22: Forums
23: Forums
24: Forums
25: Forums
26: Home
27: Forums
28: Forums
29: Your Account
30: Forums
31: Forums
32: Forums
33: Forums
34: Forums
35: Your Account
36: Forums
37: Home
38: Forums
39: Forums
40: Forums
41: Forums
42: Forums
43: Forums
44: Forums
45: Forums
46: Forums
47: Your Account
48: Forums
49: Home
50: Forums
51: Home
52: Forums
53: Your Account
54: Forums
55: Forums
56: Forums
57: Forums
58: Forums
59: Home
60: Home
61: Forums
62: Home
63: Forums
64: Your Account
65: Forums
66: Forums
67: Forums
68: Forums
69: Home
70: Forums
71: Forums
72: Forums
73: Home
74: Forums
75: Forums
76: Your Account
77: Forums
78: Home
79: Forums
80: Forums
81: Forums
82: Forums
83: Forums
84: Forums
85: Forums
86: Forums
87: Forums
88: Forums
89: Forums
90: Forums
91: Forums
92: Your Account
93: Forums
94: Forums
95: Forums
96: Home
97: Photo Albums
98: Forums
99: Forums
100: Forums
101: Forums
102: Forums
103: Forums
104: Your Account
105: Forums
106: Forums
107: Forums
108: Forums
109: Forums
110: Forums
111: Forums
112: Forums
113: Forums
114: Forums
115: Forums
116: Forums
117: Forums
118: Forums
119: Forums
120: Forums
121: Forums
122: Forums
123: Forums
124: Forums
125: Forums
126: Forums
127: Forums
128: Forums
129: Forums
130: Forums
131: Forums
132: Your Account
133: Forums
134: Forums
135: Forums
136: Home
137: Forums
138: Forums
139: Forums
140: Forums
141: Forums
142: Home
143: Forums
144: Forums
  BOT:
01: Forums
02: Forums

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!
 

Coppermine Stats
Photo Albums
 Albums: 305
 Pictures: 2357
  · Views: 356391
  · Votes: 1306
  · Comments: 85
 

Support our Advertisers

308vis30/06
Discussions related to Guns and Firearms
Go to page Previous  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7  Next
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
ElyBoy
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Apr 04, 2006
Posts: 1541
Location: Forest Lake Minnesota

PostPosted: Wed Jan 21, 2009 7:23 pm    Post subject: Re: 308vis30/06 Reply with quote

Takes two of you to pick on old Dead Eye these days????


Eric Haha Haha Haha Haha ROFL ROFL ROFL

_________________
NRA Certified Chief Range Safety Officer
NRA Certified Pistol Instructor
DNR Certified Firearms Safety Instructor
NRA Life Member
Back to top
View user's profile
Bushmaster
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Jun 12, 2005
Posts: 10490
Location: Ava, Missouri

PostPosted: Wed Jan 21, 2009 8:12 pm    Post subject: Re: 308vis30/06 Reply with quote

And that's the reason you can't hit that barn...Deadeye....

_________________
I have one nerve left and yer standin' on it...

DEMOCRACY Two wolves and one sheep voting on what to have for lunch...
LIBERTY A well armed sheep contesting the outcome of the vote...
Back to top
View user's profile
Pumpkinslinger
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Sep 22, 2007
Posts: 4463
Location: NC foothills

PostPosted: Wed Jan 21, 2009 11:51 pm    Post subject: Re: 308vis30/06 Reply with quote

Chambered, the 7mm-08 vs .280 Rem would be the same argument as the .308 vs .30-06. No real difference until maybe you got into the heavy bullets. For that matter there is no real difference between any of the four cartridges, along with the .270, etc.

_________________
Mike

"I ain't no better than anyone else, and there ain't no one better than me!" Ma Kettle

Back to top
View user's profile AIM Address Yahoo Messenger Photo Gallery
Dimitri
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Nov 25, 2005
Posts: 5906

PostPosted: Thu Jan 22, 2009 6:18 am    Post subject: Re: 308vis30/06 Reply with quote

Pumpkinslinger wrote:
Chambered, the 7mm-08 vs .280 Rem would be the same argument as the .308 vs .30-06. No real difference until maybe you got into the heavy bullets. For that matter there is no real difference between any of the four cartridges, along with the .270, etc.

Now someone gets it. Very Happy

Dimitri

_________________
A thousand hills, but no birds in flight, ten thousand paths, with no people's tracks. A lonely boat, a straw-hatted old man, fishing alone in the cold river snow.
Back to top
View user's profile Photo Gallery
chambered221
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Aug 17, 2007
Posts: 3455
Location: Lost for good !!!

PostPosted: Thu Jan 22, 2009 6:46 am    Post subject: Re: 308vis30/06 Reply with quote

I guess you guys missed the stick poking thing !!!

Did you really think I wanted to argue the two ???

_________________
Ask as many people needed, sooner or later your question will be answered the way you want it answered !!!

A free people ought not only to be armed and disciplined, but they should have sufficient arms and ammunition to maintain a status of independence from any who might attempt to abuse them, which would include their own government.
~George Washington
Back to top
View user's profile Photo Gallery
Pumpkinslinger
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Sep 22, 2007
Posts: 4463
Location: NC foothills

PostPosted: Thu Jan 22, 2009 8:01 am    Post subject: Re: 308vis30/06 Reply with quote

Chambered, nah, I didn't. Just took advantage to try to make a point.

_________________
Mike

"I ain't no better than anyone else, and there ain't no one better than me!" Ma Kettle

Back to top
View user's profile AIM Address Yahoo Messenger Photo Gallery
lesterg3
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Nov 30, 2008
Posts: 1326
Location: Dixie

PostPosted: Thu Jan 22, 2009 8:11 am    Post subject: Re: 308vis30/06 Reply with quote

mulletboy
I ain't talking about no deer. Very Happy

_________________
"A democracy is nothing more than mob rule, where fifty-one percent of the people may take away the rights of the other forty-nine. "--Thomas Jefferson

The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government. -- Thomas Jefferson

"Americans have the right and advantage of being armed - unlike the citizens of other countries whose governments are afraid to trust the people with arms."--James Madison

"The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants." Thomas Jefferson.

NRA Life Member
Vietnam War Vet 68-69
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail Photo Gallery
whittling
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Apr 21, 2008
Posts: 586
Location: Texas (home state is Mass)

PostPosted: Thu Jan 22, 2009 10:20 am    Post subject: Re: 308vis30/06 Reply with quote

I love the .308 but I prefer the 30-06 if for no other reason I'm addicted to the M-1 .

_________________
Molon labe!
Service, honor and courage, without these a warrior is nothing.
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail Photo Gallery
lesterg3
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Nov 30, 2008
Posts: 1326
Location: Dixie

PostPosted: Thu Jan 22, 2009 10:44 am    Post subject: Re: 308vis30/06 Reply with quote

And I absolutely loved the 7.62mm M40 I used in Vietnam also, but I don't have it. They made me give it back when I got home.

But, it is probably the most outstanding rifle I have ever used. Of course with some help from my Dad it was modified a tiny bit, he sent me a much better scope and a Navy machinist helped me install it.

Anyway, that was a long long time ago, but I believe because of that rifle I and many others are still here today. And, if I could afford to get one I would, in a heartbeat.

Memories, they are great.

_________________
"A democracy is nothing more than mob rule, where fifty-one percent of the people may take away the rights of the other forty-nine. "--Thomas Jefferson

The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government. -- Thomas Jefferson

"Americans have the right and advantage of being armed - unlike the citizens of other countries whose governments are afraid to trust the people with arms."--James Madison

"The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants." Thomas Jefferson.

NRA Life Member
Vietnam War Vet 68-69
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail Photo Gallery
Vince
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: May 25, 2005
Posts: 13494
Location: Brisbane AUSTRALIA

PostPosted: Thu Jan 22, 2009 9:05 pm    Post subject: Re: 308vis30/06 Reply with quote

ElyBoy wrote:
Double lunged I could do that good with a slingshot. Very Happy Very Happy

Hey Lester, no problem on this post.
We are all having fun with it.
When you get to know us, you'll know what I mean. Laughing Laughing

Eric

Ah Eric....but what sort of rubbers would you use on that slingshot mate....solid rubber, tube rubber, double or single rubbers.

I reckon the the tube rubbers are alot better than any of them...and you can throw light and heavy projectiles with them. Poke Poke Very Happy Very Happy
Laughing Laughing Laughing

Cheers, Vince

_________________
Cheers, Vince Cheers

Illegitimi non carborundum
(Never let the bastards grind you down)

Live simply. Love generously. Care deeply. Speak kindly. Leave the rest to God.

"Nulla Si Fa Senza Volonta."
(Without Commitment, Nothing Gets Done)
Back to top
View user's profile AIM Address MSN Messenger Yahoo Messenger Photo Gallery
gelandangan
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: May 07, 2006
Posts: 5837
Location: Sydney Australia

PostPosted: Thu Jan 22, 2009 9:28 pm    Post subject: Re: 308vis30/06 Reply with quote

mebbe solid rubber with hollow point Toothless Laughing

_________________
A straight line is the shortest distance between two points.
A smile is the shortest distance between two people.

The government I trust .. is my .45-70 Government.

Do - Not try!


gelandangan.weebly.com/
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website
whittling
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Apr 21, 2008
Posts: 586
Location: Texas (home state is Mass)

PostPosted: Fri Jan 23, 2009 4:58 am    Post subject: Re: 308vis30/06 Reply with quote

7.62 -54R - That's a nice shell that's been in use since 1891 .

_________________
Molon labe!
Service, honor and courage, without these a warrior is nothing.
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail Photo Gallery
Dimitri
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Nov 25, 2005
Posts: 5906

PostPosted: Fri Jan 23, 2009 4:51 pm    Post subject: Re: 308vis30/06 Reply with quote

whittling wrote:
7.62 -54R - That's a nice shell that's been in use since 1891 .

If we are going by age the 303British has been in service of King and Country since 1888 (actual production started in 1884 for the Lee-Metford, and it was some time before that when it was being developed for the then new rifle 1888 was when the rifle and ammunition were "officially" adopted) originally meant as a Black Powder round. Wink

Dimitri

_________________
A thousand hills, but no birds in flight, ten thousand paths, with no people's tracks. A lonely boat, a straw-hatted old man, fishing alone in the cold river snow.
Back to top
View user's profile Photo Gallery
lesterg3
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Nov 30, 2008
Posts: 1326
Location: Dixie

PostPosted: Fri Jan 23, 2009 5:30 pm    Post subject: Re: 308vis30/06 Reply with quote

I guess the M40 I used in Nam is why I was so interested in the .308. Further, I believe that in a time of crisis the cartridges as well as used brass for the .308, and the 7.62x51mm NATO will be more available than some other cartridges, with the exception of the 22. Dimitri, as you advised the US military is using this round in its machine guns. So, there should be lots of brass around. But, your suggestion of the .303 British is not a good comparison, a quick look at ballistics table indicates the .308 is superior.

I have used a lot of rifles in my days, but I believe the M40 was the best. I cannot substantiate my feelings, but I slept with this gun for nearly two years, so my interest is probably not objective, but is most certainly subjective.

It saved my life many times, and Katie was well know in my troop. As I said the scope was not standard issue, but for the life of me I cannot remember who manufactured it, but it was a 6X14, and was much better that the issued Unertl 10x .

Any way, I will be buying a Savage .308 caliber, and will customized it as close as I can to Katie. Yeah, I know the original Katie was a Remington, but I like the Savage.

To cater to the -06 crowd, I will also be getting one of these too.

But, here's the sad thing. I have no doubts that Miz Dee will not allow me to sleep with Katie 2. Laughing

_________________
"A democracy is nothing more than mob rule, where fifty-one percent of the people may take away the rights of the other forty-nine. "--Thomas Jefferson

The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government. -- Thomas Jefferson

"Americans have the right and advantage of being armed - unlike the citizens of other countries whose governments are afraid to trust the people with arms."--James Madison

"The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants." Thomas Jefferson.

NRA Life Member
Vietnam War Vet 68-69
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail Photo Gallery
Elvis
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Jul 27, 2008
Posts: 7393
Location: south island New Zealand

PostPosted: Fri Jan 23, 2009 5:39 pm    Post subject: Re: 308vis30/06 Reply with quote

did someone forget the 12ga. lots of them around heaps of loads in circulation not hard to adapt them just drop a kids marble in instead of the pellets etc.dont give much problems and they have seen lots of military service too.

_________________
You shot it You pluck it !
Them who eats the most duck eats the most feathers!
Back to top
View user's profile
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic   Printer Friendly Page    Forum Index » Gun & Firearm Discussions
Page 5 of 7
All times are GMT - 7 Hours
Go to page Previous  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7  Next



Jump to:  


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You can download files in this forum


Advertisements
 


Valid CSS! Valid HTML 4.01!
Click to check if this page is realy HTML 4.01 compliant for speed :)

All logos and trademarks in this site are property of HuntingNut.com.
The comments are property of their posters, all the rest © 2011 by HuntingNut.com
Interactive software released under GNU GPL, Code Credits, Privacy Policy

.: Upgraded to DragonFly 9.2 by Dizfunkshunal :.