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Report From Recent SilencerCo. Demonstration - TigerOnThe Hill
Yesterday Michael's Mens Wear in Homer, LA sponsored a "silencer"/suppressor demonstration w/ a factory representative from [link=(http://www.silencerco.com)]SilencerCo.[/link] I do not have a suppressor, but now expect to buy one in the near future. :nana: Some of my observations: The sponsor did...


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Good Lafayette Area Gun Store - TigerOnThe Hill
Hey guys, This Sat I'll be helping my son move to ULL. Is there a good gun store in the area that's a MUST see? In particular, i'd like to look at some handloading equipment, especially gun powder. Tell me whatcha got! :cool:...


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Update on My DIY Varmint Rifle - TigerOnThe Hill
Hey guys, Last April I started a thread on my plans to build a 221 Remington Fireball from a Stevens bolt action in 270 Win. [link=(http://www.tigerdroppings.com/rant/p/41471411/Starting-a-build-for-a-custom-bolt-action-rifle.aspx)]Custom Bolt Action Rifle Build[/link] I wanted to give y'all an upd...


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"Best States for Concealed Carry" - TigerOnThe Hill
Hey guys, Was cruising the 'net and came across this article [link=(http://www.gunsandammo.com/2013/10/24/best-concealed-carry-states-2013/)]"The Best Concealed Carry Sates in 2013"[/link] Short version: LA is #29. AZ is #1. I figured we'd do better, but we got dinged for: Expense of applicati...


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Report on the Bossier City Gun Show Today? - TigerOnThe Hill
Hey guys, I've been disappointed for quite some time by the S'port/BC gun shows. Consequently, I didn't go today. Nevertheless, I'm hoping some of you who did go would share an update w/ us. How was the gun show? Are you glad you went or do you wish you'd stayed home? :confused:...


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Remington's New Handgun (It's NOT a 1911). - TigerOnThe Hill
Hey guys, I don't recall seeing this info here already, but SIAP. Remington is going to introduce a new handgun at the SHOT Show. Cliff's Notes version: 9mm for now w/ 40 S&W to follow. +P rated. 7+1 capacity. Single action. Internal hammer. Very smooth, dehorned external surface. No external...


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Decent Squirrel Hunt Yesterday w/ Dogs - TigerOnThe Hill
Hey guys, Now that AR modern gun hunting season's over, it's time for one of my favorite hunting activities….squirrel hunting w/ dogs. One of my friends and I went yesterday w/ my hunting buddy and his two dogs. It was only the second hunt of the year for the dogs so they were rusty. In addition, ...


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Remington XP-100 Restoration Finished - TigerOnThe Hill
Hey guys, some months back I posted pics of a used Remington XP-100 I had just purchased for this years deer season. I took some flack over the stock's purple color. I've now finished restoring the stock, painting the barrel/action and changing the scope, rings and base. I removed the old paint ...


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A Good Raccoon Hunt - TigerOnThe Hill
Hey guys, We've had problems w/ raccoons stealing our dog's food for a couple years. Didn't want to disturb neighbors w/ gun fire so we live trapped them. My son caught 15-20 raccoons the first 1 1/2 years. Recently, coon problem recurred, but we were unsuccessful trapping. I decided to put an end ...


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Here's My New Deer Hunting Gun for This Season. - TigerOnThe Hill
I came across this Remington XP100 on an internet forum I frequent. It's chambered in 7mm-08. This will be my first 7mm-08. Looking forward to shooting it, as soon as I can find some ammo or get some loaded. :banghead: The paint job is pretty, but is not very durable. If I don't run out of time, I'...


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New gun arrived yest, pics included - TigerOnThe Hill
Hey guys, My new gun arrived yesterday! It started life as a Remington XP-100 in 221 Fireball that I bought used in 1995. For years I'd planned on having it made into 6 Rem BR to go along w/ my XP-100 in 22 Rem BR. Finally got around to doing the project. The gunsmithing was done by Clarence Hammon...


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The Ongoing Exodus of Gun Related Companies from CO - TigerOnThe Hill
SIAP, but I went back 4 pages and didn't see it. Although this is from CTD, forgive me as it's but stll encouraging info for 2A supporters. Short version: Magpul has already left CO and is up and running at an undisclosed site, a company that makes 60% of it's parts for Magpul will be moving to stay...


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Starting a build for a "custom" bolt action rifle - TigerOnThe Hill
Hey guys, One hunting activity I enjoy is prairie dog hunting. Unfortunately, it's been too many years since I've been on one. I'm working on a trip now. I've always wanted to have an extra rifle I could have available for a friend to come even if don't have a varmint gun. I'm correcting that now. ...


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Does Obama Want to Ban "Cop Killer Bullets" in an Efort to Get Your Rifle? - TigerOnThe Hill
Just came across this on a different forum. Makes for an interesting read. Surprisingly articulate and accurate, especially for a newspaper article. :-) Short version: Metal hardened bullets designed to penetrate Kevlar reinforced protective vests have been banned since 1986. Is Obama going redefin...


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Advice for best process to go about getting a muzzle supressor - TigerOnThe Hill
Hey guys, I want to get a muzzle suppressor. Haven't settled on brand and such at this time, but will start out w/ using it on a 22 LR. My main question at this time is deciding the best way to go about getting a muzzle suppressor, specifically by setting up a gun trust or not. From what I've ...


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Quick Comparison of Low Noise 22 LR Loads - TigerOnThe Hill
Hey guys, The topic of different low noise 22 LR loads to use for pest control has been mentioned here a couple different times. My shooting has been done w/ a number of different 22 LR's, mostly the Ruger M 77/22 and Ruger 10/22. My personal experience w/ a number of different subsonic loads has b...


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Geno Smith-Return Your Prematurely Awarded Heisman Trophy - TigerOnThe Hill
After the last 2 weeks, a large number of college football "experts" had already given the Heisman Trophy to Geno Smith. As it turns out, he's a mere mortal after all. I wish the media would spend more time reporting and analyzing the games instead of picking a player to hype. Ok, I'll step down fro...


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If You Hit the Lottery Tomorow, What Guns Would You Immediately Buy? - TigerOnThe Hill
Ok guys, We all keep a list in our mind of guns we'd like to have, but can't buy at this point in time. Some are guns that would be of use to us, but I'd guess that most would mainly be a new "toy." If you hit the lottery tomorrow (or had some other windfall of $$$$), what guns would you immediate...


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Is this where the Caddo DA M16's came from? - TigerOnThe Hill
Nearly 3 months ago there was a dust up between the Caddo Parish Prator and the Caddo Parish DA's office when the DA obtained numberous weapons, including M16's, withought the Sheriff's knowledge or permission. Here's the thread if you're interested. http://www.tigerdroppings.com/rant/p/32254995/Sh...


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Store for handloading supplies in BR - TigerOnThe Hill
Hey guys, I'll be in Baton Rouge Fri and Sat for a high school baseball playoff game. What BR area store(s) has the best selection of handloading supplies. In particular, I'm looking for some cast bullets. I have a Bass Pro Shop in Shreveport so I'm aware of what they usually have. I've been to th...


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