HuntingNut
HuntingNut
   Login or Register
HomeCommunity ForumsPhoto AlbumsRegister
     
 

User Info

Welcome Anonymous


Membership:
Latest: hongwei28
New Today: 1
New Yesterday: 0
Overall: 12625

People Online:
Members: 1
Visitors: 396
BOT: 1
Total: 398
Who Is Where:
 Members:
01: Aloysius > Your Account
 Visitors:
01: Forums
02: Forums
03: Forums
04: Forums
05: Forums
06: Forums
07: Forums
08: Forums
09: Photo Albums
10: Your Account
11: Forums
12: Forums
13: Forums
14: Forums
15: Forums
16: Home
17: Forums
18: Forums
19: Forums
20: Forums
21: Forums
22: Home
23: Forums
24: Home
25: Forums
26: Forums
27: Photo Albums
28: Forums
29: Your Account
30: Forums
31: Your Account
32: Forums
33: Forums
34: Forums
35: Forums
36: Home
37: Forums
38: Your Account
39: Forums
40: Forums
41: Forums
42: Forums
43: Forums
44: Forums
45: Forums
46: Forums
47: Forums
48: Forums
49: Forums
50: Forums
51: Photo Albums
52: Forums
53: Forums
54: Forums
55: Your Account
56: Forums
57: Photo Albums
58: Forums
59: Forums
60: Forums
61: Forums
62: Photo Albums
63: Forums
64: Forums
65: Your Account
66: Forums
67: Forums
68: Forums
69: Photo Albums
70: Forums
71: Forums
72: Home
73: Forums
74: PointBlank Ballistics
75: Forums
76: Forums
77: Forums
78: Forums
79: Forums
80: Forums
81: Forums
82: Forums
83: Forums
84: Forums
85: Forums
86: Home
87: Your Account
88: Forums
89: Forums
90: Forums
91: Home
92: Home
93: Forums
94: Forums
95: Forums
96: Forums
97: Forums
98: Forums
99: Forums
100: Forums
101: Forums
102: Forums
103: Photo Albums
104: Photo Albums
105: Photo Albums
106: Forums
107: Forums
108: Forums
109: Forums
110: Forums
111: Forums
112: Forums
113: Photo Albums
114: Photo Albums
115: Forums
116: Forums
117: Forums
118: Forums
119: Forums
120: Your Account
121: Forums
122: Forums
123: Forums
124: Forums
125: Photo Albums
126: Forums
127: Forums
128: Forums
129: Your Account
130: Forums
131: Forums
132: Forums
133: Forums
134: Forums
135: Forums
136: Your Account
137: Forums
138: Your Account
139: Forums
140: Forums
141: Forums
142: Forums
143: Forums
144: Forums
145: Your Account
146: Your Account
147: Your Account
148: Photo Albums
149: Forums
150: Your Account
151: Forums
152: Forums
153: Forums
154: Forums
155: Photo Albums
156: Forums
157: Forums
158: Forums
159: Photo Albums
160: Your Account
161: Your Account
162: Forums
163: Your Account
164: Forums
165: Forums
166: Forums
167: Forums
168: Your Account
169: Photo Albums
170: Forums
171: Forums
172: Forums
173: Forums
174: Your Account
175: Forums
176: Your Account
177: Forums
178: Your Account
179: Photo Albums
180: Your Account
181: Forums
182: Forums
183: Your Account
184: Forums
185: Forums
186: Forums
187: Forums
188: Your Account
189: Forums
190: Forums
191: Forums
192: Forums
193: Forums
194: Forums
195: Forums
196: Forums
197: Forums
198: Forums
199: Photo Albums
200: Forums
201: Forums
202: Forums
203: Forums
204: Forums
205: Forums
206: Forums
207: Photo Albums
208: Forums
209: Forums
210: Photo Albums
211: Home
212: Forums
213: Forums
214: Your Account
215: Photo Albums
216: News
217: Forums
218: Forums
219: Your Account
220: Your Account
221: Forums
222: Forums
223: Home
224: Forums
225: Forums
226: Forums
227: Your Account
228: Forums
229: Photo Albums
230: Your Account
231: Forums
232: Forums
233: Forums
234: Forums
235: Your Account
236: Forums
237: Forums
238: Forums
239: Forums
240: Photo Albums
241: Forums
242: Photo Albums
243: Home
244: Forums
245: Forums
246: Forums
247: Forums
248: Forums
249: Forums
250: Forums
251: Forums
252: Forums
253: Forums
254: Forums
255: Forums
256: Forums
257: Forums
258: Forums
259: Forums
260: Home
261: Your Account
262: Forums
263: Photo Albums
264: Forums
265: Forums
266: Your Account
267: Your Account
268: Forums
269: Forums
270: Forums
271: Photo Albums
272: Photo Albums
273: Forums
274: Forums
275: Your Account
276: Forums
277: Forums
278: Forums
279: Forums
280: Forums
281: Forums
282: Forums
283: Forums
284: Forums
285: Forums
286: Forums
287: Forums
288: Forums
289: Forums
290: Forums
291: Forums
292: Your Account
293: Forums
294: Home
295: Forums
296: Forums
297: Forums
298: Forums
299: Photo Albums
300: Your Account
301: Forums
302: Your Account
303: Forums
304: Forums
305: Forums
306: Forums
307: Forums
308: Forums
309: Forums
310: Forums
311: Forums
312: Forums
313: Photo Albums
314: Photo Albums
315: Home
316: Forums
317: Photo Albums
318: Forums
319: Forums
320: Your Account
321: Forums
322: Your Account
323: Forums
324: Your Account
325: Your Account
326: Forums
327: Forums
328: Forums
329: Forums
330: Forums
331: Forums
332: Forums
333: Your Account
334: Forums
335: Forums
336: Home
337: Forums
338: Forums
339: Forums
340: Forums
341: Forums
342: Forums
343: Forums
344: Forums
345: Forums
346: Photo Albums
347: Forums
348: Forums
349: Forums
350: Photo Albums
351: Photo Albums
352: Your Account
353: Your Account
354: Forums
355: Photo Albums
356: Forums
357: Forums
358: Forums
359: Forums
360: Your Account
361: Forums
362: Forums
363: Forums
364: Your Account
365: Your Account
366: Forums
367: Home
368: Photo Albums
369: Your Account
370: Forums
371: Home
372: Home
373: Your Account
374: Your Account
375: Forums
376: Forums
377: Forums
378: Forums
379: Forums
380: Forums
381: Forums
382: Forums
383: Home
384: Forums
385: Your Account
386: Your Account
387: Home
388: Forums
389: Forums
390: Photo Albums
391: Forums
392: Forums
393: Photo Albums
394: Forums
395: Forums
396: Forums
  BOT:
01: Your Account

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!
 

Coppermine Stats
Photo Albums
 Albums: 305
 Pictures: 2362
  · Views: 451856
  · Votes: 1310
  · Comments: 86
 

Support our Advertisers

OK, so I'm nuts
Discussions related to Guns and Firearms
Go to page 1, 2, 3  Next
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
English Mike
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Jan 08, 2007
Posts: 1321
Location: Whitehaven, Cumbria, UK

PostPosted: Fri Mar 09, 2018 2:43 pm    Post subject: OK, so I'm nuts Reply with quote

I sold my late friend's Accuracy International rifle, as at 18lbs it was a tad heavy for hauling through the woods & over the hills.

Nice, incredibly accurate but impractical.

After doing some serious research & even more serious cogitating, I settled on a Schultz & Larsen Victory in .243.

Being a lefty, there's a limited choice in maker & these guys seem to know their stuff, all the way to still using cut rifling in their barrels, so far less movement in a barrel as it heats up.
My preferred gun dealer called yesterday to say there was one available left handed but...

...it had an exhibition grade stock, as it had been built for someone who then backed out of the sale & thus cost an arm & a leg.

I gave in after he offered me $1,500 off the going price. Bonk

I drive down to pick it up on Thursday. Very Happy
Back to top
View user's profile
Vince
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: May 25, 2005
Posts: 13639
Location: Brisbane AUSTRALIA

PostPosted: Fri Mar 09, 2018 6:11 pm    Post subject: Re: OK, so I'm nuts Reply with quote

Good pick up mate. It’s a shame you decided to part with your late friend’s rifle, but if you weren’t likely to use it then you made the right decision.

_________________
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
DallanC
Site Admin
Site Admin


Joined: Jan 18, 2005
Posts: 3205
Location: Utah

PostPosted: Fri Mar 09, 2018 6:21 pm    Post subject: Re: OK, so I'm nuts Reply with quote

As a fellow lefty, I can appreciate the woes in gun selections. Do post pictures when you get the rifle though, sounds like a thing of beauty!


-DallanC
Back to top
View user's profile Photo Gallery
Elvis
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Jul 27, 2008
Posts: 7543
Location: south island New Zealand

PostPosted: Fri Mar 09, 2018 6:50 pm    Post subject: Re: OK, so I'm nuts Reply with quote

you bought an EBRG ....yip your nuts,but then again the squirrals will love you.
seriously post some photos,if it fits you and you can shoot her well it will be an extension of your self and them deer best be looking out....

_________________
You shot it You pluck it !
Them who eats the most duck eats the most feathers!
Back to top
View user's profile
hunterjoe21
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Mar 30, 2007
Posts: 1400
Location: Billings, Montana

PostPosted: Fri Mar 09, 2018 11:06 pm    Post subject: Re: OK, so I'm nuts Reply with quote

I had to look it up..

schultzlarsen.com/prod...victory-2/

Sweet looking on the website, congrats on the new piece.

_________________
My 1911 is more effective than your 911.
Back to top
View user's profile
slimjim
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: May 16, 2009
Posts: 7562
Location: Fort Worth TX

PostPosted: Sat Mar 10, 2018 6:46 pm    Post subject: Re: OK, so I'm nuts Reply with quote

Congrats, English Mike! You have some great recoil therapy ahead of you.

Yes, pictures!!

_________________
"To anger a conservative, lie to him. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth." - Theodore Roosevelt

"The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it." - Albert Einstein
Back to top
View user's profile
English Mike
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Jan 08, 2007
Posts: 1321
Location: Whitehaven, Cumbria, UK

PostPosted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 3:42 pm    Post subject: Re: OK, so I'm nuts Reply with quote

Ooh, shiny!



dsc_1377 (medium).jpg
 Description:
 Filesize:  324.16 KB
 Viewed:  1624 Time(s)

dsc_1377 (medium).jpg


dsc_1373 (2) (medium).jpg
 Description:
 Filesize:  318.52 KB
 Viewed:  1624 Time(s)

dsc_1373 (2) (medium).jpg


dsc_1374 (2) (medium).jpg
 Description:
 Filesize:  338.05 KB
 Viewed:  1624 Time(s)

dsc_1374 (2) (medium).jpg


dsc_1371 (2) (medium).jpg
 Description:
 Filesize:  296.4 KB
 Viewed:  1624 Time(s)

dsc_1371 (2) (medium).jpg


dsc_1366 (2) (medium).jpg
 Description:
 Filesize:  279.13 KB
 Viewed:  1624 Time(s)

dsc_1366 (2) (medium).jpg


dsc_1380 (2) (medium).jpg
 Description:
 Filesize:  299.95 KB
 Viewed:  1624 Time(s)

dsc_1380 (2) (medium).jpg

Back to top
View user's profile
English Mike
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Jan 08, 2007
Posts: 1321
Location: Whitehaven, Cumbria, UK

PostPosted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 3:51 pm    Post subject: Re: OK, so I'm nuts Reply with quote

Scope's an unused 6x42 Leupold FX-II I've had sitting waiting for the right rifle & the rings are S&L's own.
They can be slackened & the scope moved back ½" with a sub MOA change of POI for use in winter when heavier clothing's worn.
I've some boxes of factory ammunition to try but I'll get my press mounted on the bench again & work up some handloads, Bullets to hand are 100gr Hornady Interlocks, 90gr Sierra GameKings, 90gr moly coated Lapua Scenars & 55gr Sierra BlitzKings - that latter for foxes.
Back to top
View user's profile
Vince
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: May 25, 2005
Posts: 13639
Location: Brisbane AUSTRALIA

PostPosted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 6:19 pm    Post subject: Re: OK, so I'm nuts Reply with quote

That is a sweet looking rifle mate. I like the idea of the Scope rings too. The wood in the stock is absolutely gorgeous mate...nicest piece of wood I’ve seen in a long time.

_________________
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
stovepipe
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Sep 25, 2008
Posts: 4877
Location: Pine, Az.

PostPosted: Sat Mar 17, 2018 9:35 am    Post subject: Re: OK, so I'm nuts Reply with quote

Anyone else notice.............. it has a can on it?

NICE!

Didn't know the Euro/UK allowed suppressors?

Nice score.
Back to top
View user's profile
Gil Martin
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Jan 28, 2005
Posts: 1675
Location: Schnecksville, PA

PostPosted: Sat Mar 17, 2018 9:39 am    Post subject: Re: OK, so I'm nuts Reply with quote

It depends. If you like it, then go for it. Nice looking rifle and great caliber. I like a story with a happy ending. All the best...
Gil

_________________
Gil
Back to top
View user's profile
hunterjoe21
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Mar 30, 2007
Posts: 1400
Location: Billings, Montana

PostPosted: Sat Mar 17, 2018 11:08 am    Post subject: Re: OK, so I'm nuts Reply with quote

stovepipe wrote:
Anyone else notice.............. it has a can on it?

NICE!

Didn't know the Euro/UK allowed suppressors?

Nice score.

Beside the beautiful wood, that’s what jumped out at me.

Doesn’t that automatically make a rifle evil?

_________________
My 1911 is more effective than your 911.
Back to top
View user's profile
English Mike
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Jan 08, 2007
Posts: 1321
Location: Whitehaven, Cumbria, UK

PostPosted: Sat Mar 17, 2018 12:09 pm    Post subject: Re: OK, so I'm nuts Reply with quote

stovepipe wrote:
Anyone else notice.............. it has a can on it?

NICE!

Didn't know the Euro/UK allowed suppressors?

Nice score.

Though regulated in the same manner as firearms ( Mad ), they're easy to get in the UK. What's needed is "good reason" & that simply enough is health & safety, as they reduce environmental noise & protect the user & others' hearing.
The funny one is .22 rimfire suppressors: Get one that's proofed for rimfire & it's covered by the regulations but if you get exactly the same suppressor that hasn't been proofed as it's intended for use on an air rifle, it's $40 instead of $60 & does the same job, only it's probably an offence to use it on a rimfire (some allegedly work quite well on .224 centrefire too).
I have three .22 suppressors, with one on my ticket & the others only ever get used on air rifles....
Back to top
View user's profile
stovepipe
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Sep 25, 2008
Posts: 4877
Location: Pine, Az.

PostPosted: Sat Mar 17, 2018 1:19 pm    Post subject: Re: OK, so I'm nuts Reply with quote

Nice....hope you enjoy yer new "switch-hitter".

I have a buddy that's a lefty. He has the same challenges. Esp. for pistol. Even if the maker markets one, there's low demand and back-orders. I told him stop yer wingin, switch-hit, it's easy to learn, problem solved.

He told me to stuff it! Laughing
Back to top
View user's profile
Elvis
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Jul 27, 2008
Posts: 7543
Location: south island New Zealand

PostPosted: Sat Mar 17, 2018 1:46 pm    Post subject: Re: OK, so I'm nuts Reply with quote

great looking rifle. once youve used cans on a centrefire it is plurry hard to go bare barrel again as they make things so much more "pleasant"...that man looks to be modular......have a tootoo and try it with less baffles for tight bush work and even borrow a few more and try super silent mode .....
I tried my large .224 centrefire suppressor on std .22lr and it was no quieter than wee one when using high velocity rounds....you cant get rid of the sonic craack. very quiet with subs though...... which brings up another fun way to play....find softest projectile you can get and case full of trailboss and work downwards till you go subsonic...great for bunnies and finishing shots on big stuff.I imagine it would be interesting on whistled up foxes 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 1 of 3
All times are GMT - 7 Hours
Go to page 1, 2, 3  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 :.