close
Long Range Hunting Online Magazine


Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Hunting > Long Range Hunting & Shooting

Long Range Hunting & Shooting Nightforce Optics

Reply

new rifle

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Unread 05-16-2012, 08:19 PM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 27
new rifle

I did some swapping and trading and ended up with a ruger m77 mk2 in .280. it has a 22 inch barrel and of course had a terrible trigger..ordered a Rifle basics trigger from midway installed that last night. went to the range today and used remington core-lock 140 grain..it ended up shooting 3/4 in sevrel diffrent groups... im not into using factory ammo but need some brass to reload with plus also to break the barrel in as this gun was unfired when i got it.. not bad pick-up for $200 cash plus a custom belt
Reply With Quote
  •   #2  
    Unread 05-17-2012, 01:19 AM
    Official LRH Sponsor
     
    Join Date: Feb 2011
    Location: N. Texas and S. Africa
    Posts: 7,286
    Re: new rifle

    Remington core-lock is probably the worst factory ammo on the market other than the Russian/Yugoslav stuff. If it shoots that well with it, you've got a real nice stick there at a bargain.
    __________________
    Without the First and Second Amendments the rest of The Constitution is Meaningless.
    Reply With Quote

      #3  
    Unread 05-17-2012, 07:38 AM
    Platinum Member
     
    Join Date: Feb 2011
    Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
    Posts: 2,438
    Re: new rifle

    Quote:
    Originally Posted by fasthorse View Post
    I did some swapping and trading and ended up with a ruger m77 mk2 in .280. it has a 22 inch barrel and of course had a terrible trigger..ordered a Rifle basics trigger from midway installed that last night. went to the range today and used remington core-lock 140 grain..it ended up shooting 3/4 in sevrel diffrent groups... im not into using factory ammo but need some brass to reload with plus also to break the barrel in as this gun was unfired when i got it.. not bad pick-up for $200 cash plus a custom belt
    The rich get richer!.........

    Congrats on a good buy on a good rifle.
    Reply With Quote
      #4  
    Unread 05-17-2012, 04:24 PM
    Junior Member
     
    Join Date: Oct 2011
    Posts: 27
    Re: new rifle

    lmao@ rich.....im just a poor guy tryin to get by....i was gonna build a semi custom on a mauser action but had a guy offer wayyyyy to much $$$$ for it. i like the barter system when i can get by with it...as far as the ruger is concerned this is the first 1 i ever had that shot any good and ive owned 4... im sure not gonna complain much seeing as how i was gonna build a .280 on the mauser action..this worked out ok
    Reply With Quote
      #5  
    Unread 05-17-2012, 05:20 PM
    Silver Member
     
    Join Date: Jan 2012
    Location: Crawfordville florida
    Posts: 114
    Re: new rifle

    I've had2 rugers had triggers work on both one was 270 one 7mm n before I started hand loading I shot corelokts with good results
    Reply With Quote
    Reply

    Bookmarks

    Thread Tools
    Display Modes


    Similar Threads for: new rifle
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    Rifle burst tests, how good is your rifle? Topshot Videos Of Tech Stuff And Reviews 51 02-19-2012 05:44 AM
    WTS 6.5-284 Norma LR Hunting Rifle (RIFLE IS SOLD PENDING FUNDS) Brianc74 Guns For Sale 24 01-20-2011 05:12 PM
    Montana Rifle Company 300 WSM Rifle, new never fired MTAR15 Guns For Sale 20 03-11-2010 06:12 PM
    FS: 375/338 Lapua rifle by Rocky Mountain Rifle Works dww Guns For Sale 6 12-08-2008 09:54 PM
    Field Rifle or Target Rifle? longrangehunter The Basics, Starting Out 5 02-08-2002 01:56 PM


    All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:04 PM.


    Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
    All content ©2010-2015 Long Range Hunting, LLC