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re: What's the best .270 Factory Load and Why? - TigerOnThe Hill
[quote]Whichever of the cheap winchester/federal/remington ammo is the most accurate. I'd stick to 130 grain for whitetail deer.[/quote] This. The controlled expansion/bonded/premium $2/round loads will kill deer just fine, but they really aren't necessary for the run of the mill whitetail deer in ...


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re: If you buy a gun, spend a little more money and invest in quality screwdrivers - TigerOnThe Hill
Good advice, weagle99. I bought a Brownell's screwdriver set MANY years ago and it's been some of the best money I ever spent. :bow:...


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re: Taurus PT 640 - TigerOnThe Hill
[quote]The Clinton commie lock holds me back from S&W, currently. Rossi does have some interesting offerings in .44 special - or they did, once upon a time.[/quote] Yes, you ARE dating yourself. :bow: Of course I can say that as I also have the same lingering bad feelings toward S&W; in additi...


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re: Who was the tall black chick on SH sidelines? - TigerOnThe Hill
It may be my imagination, but did it appear to anyone else that as Les Miles walked up to her for the halftime interview she was taller than him. But during the interview she was same height or maybe a little shorter than him. I think she squatted just a little at the beginning of the interview so a...


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re: General Patton's Colt Single Action Army - TigerOnThe Hill
[quote]Hot loads need to be in Ruger Blackhawks (full size), Freedom Arms, or TC Contenders.[/quote] Excellent point. You can also add the Ruger Redhawk and Super Redhawk to that list, as well. I've got a 5 1/2" Ruger RH that shoots heavy load 45 Long Colts quite well, but yes, they are a handful! ...


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re: General Patton's Colt Single Action Army - TigerOnThe Hill
HaHa!! Second to the last paragraph in "The Speech": Then there's one thing you men will be able to say when this war is over and you get back home. Thirty years from now when you're sitting by your fireside with your grandson on your knee and he asks, [i]'What did you do in the great World War T...


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re: Judge fail.... - TigerOnThe Hill
I believe it.... Shot a Judge once using birdshot at a squirrel silhouette at 7 yards. IIRC, there was only a handful of shot that hit the target. Thankfully none of the pellets hit her in the eye(s)....


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re: Spin off re. flying with guns - TigerOnThe Hill
[quote]feel like, judging by the price of small pelican cases, one that size would cost as much as the damn gun[/quote] The one thing you DON'T want when flying is a cheap, flimsy gun case. Don't risk your gun or your hunt on an inadequate gun case. I also bought my Pelican 1720 off Amazon. I've be...


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re: Spin off re. flying with guns - TigerOnThe Hill
[quote]check your airline as YMMV.[/quote] EXCELLENT point. :bow: In addition to the TSA rules, each of the airlines have their own specific rules, as well. Memorize the regs for the airline(s) you'll be flying, as well as the TSA rules. ...


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re: Flying with firearms (checked baggage) - TigerOnThe Hill
[quote]Do you have to install a TSA approved lock on the case? In other words, do the airline workers open the case after the gun is checked at the desk? NO do not use a tsa lock. They inspect it with you present & drop a tsa card in the case then you lock it. [/quote] The ONLY reason to use a "...


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re: Primary arms 4x prism scope - TigerOnThe Hill
[quote]the civilian application is shooting people while you're a civilian[/quote] Gotcha! I never thought of that........


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re: Help with handgun value - TigerOnThe Hill
[quote] Someone robbed him and his sigma was the only gun in the house left untouched. [/quote] How cruel..... :bang head: In addition, how insulting that even the thief didn't want the Sigma! :lol:...


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re: Primary arms 4x prism scope - TigerOnThe Hill
I'm not into the "black rifle" culture, although I have nothing against it. Having said that, I'm curious as to the civilian applications for a reticle like this? Again, my intent is not to "flame" anyone---just looking for a little education. :cool:...


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re: need a recommendation for a .45 - TigerOnThe Hill
[quote]every time I just glance at a PX4 it looks too much like a hipernt.[/quote] Bingo!! I knew I didn't like the looks of the PX4, but I just couldn't put my finger on why. :confused: Thanks for the clarification. Nevertheless, I've heard the PX4 does shoot well....


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re: Old time deer management ideas...why do people love em - TigerOnThe Hill
[quote]During the Great Depression, many deer populations were almost hunted to the point of almost near 'extinction' in many areas. Same can be said of many other types of game. It took several decades afterward for many of the wildlife populations to recover from overhunting. That why a lo...


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re: need a recommendation for a .45 - TigerOnThe Hill
[quote]I have never heard anything good about Citadel.[/quote] Made by same company as RIA. The main reason I bought the Citadel instead of RIA was because the Citadel had numerous other features not found on the RIA at the time (target hammer, skeletonized trigger, lowered ejection port, lengthene...


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re: Is .25-06 caliber any good? - TigerOnThe Hill
The 25-06 is good for any big game you'll come across around here. As mentioned, buy a 120 grain load (Remington Core-Lokt and Winchester Power Point are fine; the 25-06 doesn't require loads costing $50/box.) As far as scopes, one way to save a little money w/o sacrificing quality is to buy a r...


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re: need a recommendation for a .45 - TigerOnThe Hill
[quote]I'm probably going to look to stay around $600. [/quote] In addition to RIA, Metro Arms/American Classic, American Tactical Imports, Tisas and Citadel have various models that should come under $600. I've been very pleased w/ my Citadel Officer model (made by same company as RIA) and Americ...


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re: Suggest my next gun for hogs - TigerOnThe Hill
[quote]a headshot with .55gr or 62gr seems to do fine on all hogs. [/quote] Well, a brain shot w/ a 55 gr or 62 gr will kill an elk as well, but that doesn't make the 223 a good elk gun. The question for the OP is what type of hog hunting does he want to do? High tech w/ suppressors, thermal ima...


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re: First handgun purchase - TigerOnThe Hill
[quote]In that case I would skip subcompact/compact and jump to a full size.[/quote] I agree. As Bapple points out, if the main use is truck gun/home defense, there's no need for a compact model; a full size model is easier for most to shoot than a compact and will have an increased mag capacity. Ch...


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