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Old 01-23-2010, 09:48 PM
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Re: New Gun...Shooting Tomorrow!

nice looking gun
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Old 01-23-2010, 11:40 PM
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Load, how big of a deal was the detachable mag conversion on the stock. Great looking gun, by the way. I like the look of the Ultimate SS. Thanks for the bullet advise, guys.
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Old 01-24-2010, 11:59 AM
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Load, how big of a deal was the detachable mag conversion on the stock. Great looking gun, by the way. I like the look of the Ultimate SS. Thanks for the bullet advise, guys.
that mag was a pain in the but! savage shooter supply has detach mag conversion but not in a 8 round mag.
i started with a kuick klip kit for remington 700 platforms. i had to cut the whole front section and cut and mill the rear section to get it to fit inbetween the alluminum bedding blocks. then i scored grooves in the side of it and fit and epoxied it into place. i also have to adjust the feed lips and follower to get it to work right. the funny thing is that the 3 round mag worked without any adjustments(wiskey tango foxtrot, over?!) i also did one on an older savage 116. it had a factory stock and i didn't have to remove as much material on the mag housing.
on retospect i would have gone with a remington mag housing as magazines are easier to find.

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Old 01-24-2010, 12:04 PM
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How do you like that scope? I was seriously considering one and they were unavailable at the time. Nice stick too!

Tank
love the scope everyone that looks through it comments on how clear and bright it is. tracks greats, repeatable everytime and the range i shoot at has 800 1000 1200 1400 yrds lines and a steel plate (public land) im typically shootin at the 1200 and 1400. there is also a yrd line set up at 1760. not a problem or complaint!


heres a pic of the 1400 yrd line with my camera on full zoom look at the group of trees at the top of the mountain just down and to the right, on the middle of the ridge, youll see a small white spot. that is a 4' "x" with a steel plate in the middle


well enouph of my gun i want to see pics of this savage fcp-k!!!

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Old 01-24-2010, 12:18 PM
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love the scope everyone that looks through it comments on how clear and bright it is. tracks greats, repeatable everytime and the range i shoot at has 800 1000 1200 1400 yrd steel plates (public land) im typically shootin at the 1200 and 1400. there is also "x"s and a steel plate set up at 1760. not a problem or complaint!
well enouph of my gun i want to see pics of this savage fcp-k!!!

That's some good feed back on the scope. I have yet to read anything worth my time on it. It's so new that people just don't use it a whole lot yet. I have heard some people complaining about the quality. I was curious as to what the glass would be like at long distance and through the different power settings. What power do you use when shooting the 1200 and 1400 target? Thanks for your time.

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Old 01-24-2010, 12:39 PM
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i use 25 power at that range. it is clear enouph to see 2 and 3" stones easy at 1400 yrds. ive counted antler tines on deer at 1600 (on the elk hunt of course lol) it grays just slightly at 25 and eye releaf is about 1/2 inch shorter. the graying is negligable and it is still bright at that setting even at dusk. at 25 the mills are 1/2 mills which help with ranging. i would recommend it for anyone on a budget.

sorry for the highjack

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Old 01-25-2010, 11:18 PM
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Tank, you talked about using the heavier .308 bullets. I was thinking about trying the Hornady 208 A-Max's with some IMR 4350. Could that round do double duty? Hunting and Target?
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