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View Poll Results: Your Next Big Game Rifle Will Be In Which Cartridge?
6.5/284 1,026 18.93%
7WSM 514 9.48%
7RUM 239 4.41%
7AM 107 1.97%
300WM 916 16.90%
300WSM 576 10.63%
300RUM 467 8.61%
338RUM 261 4.81%
338LAP 725 13.37%
338EDGE 590 10.88%
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Your Next Rifle Will Be In Which Cartridge

 
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Old 06-19-2012, 11:04 PM
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Re: Your Next Rifle Will Be In Which Cartridge

Another 22 LR for me. Full Volquartsen competition flavor.
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Old 06-20-2012, 04:09 PM
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Re: Your Next Rifle Will Be In Which Cartridge

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Another 22 LR for me. Full Volquartsen competition flavor.
A+ lol . Are you the first to mention a 22 ? I just picked up a Volquartsen action from this site, and I'm gonna build it up . Along with the other "list" of projects lol...
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Old 06-20-2012, 10:46 PM
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Re: Your Next Rifle Will Be In Which Cartridge

I might have mentioned a 22 way back in the thread, can't remember.

Volquartsen Precision makes some really accurate and expensive, I might add, 22 and 17 HMR/Mach2 rifles and accurizing kits.

I use their modifications in a 22 rimfire pistol I shoot in indoor 50 foot match, the can really make a gun shopo Ruger a tack driver and actually have a decent trigger. Mine pulls a 2 pounds, no creep and no pre-travel, just like it's supposed to....

Rugers, in general, have the most awful triggers and they all need some massaging IMO.

I get a kick out of the pop-up ad I get on this site about the Ruger 22/45 Lite that weighs just 22.8 ounces. What they don't say is the gun weighs 22.8 ounces and the trigger pulls at 22.8 ounces.......

Kidd makes some dandy stuff too.

I have the big bore stuff but it sure is nice to go out back and do some informal plinking and not go broke. For 10 bucks you can shoot all day.

Whatever you build, be sure to add the Volks titanium sure strike firing pin and exact edge extractor. That way you can actually shoot the really cheap stuff with no issues.

You'll have fun with it, I'm sure.
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Old 06-21-2012, 09:30 AM
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Re: Your Next Rifle Will Be In Which Cartridge

Yeah, I sold my standard 10/22 action and upgrades and I'm gonna do this one right lol. Prob gonna use mostly Kidd accessories, I think. My original barrel upgrade shot "lights out", and that's going back into the build.
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Re: Your Next Rifle Will Be In Which Cartridge

Most times, a good custom barrel of any brand will 'shoot the lights out'. It's more about the mount between the barrel and the receiver and how the barrel boss engages the receiver internally and the clamping method and torque of the fasteners. Remember, in a 22, the barrel is the chamber. Small discrepancies in alignment cause inaccuracy.

I've seen box stock 10-22's that are tack drivers with factory barrels that have been very carefully mounted. Of course thay all had reworked triggers....lol

There is no way you can obtain accuracy with a 10-22 with a stock trigger group but they are so easy to upgrade, it's child's play.

I actually have a shoe box filled with OEM components like trigger groups, grips, sights and assorted items that need to go on Flea-Bay.

Getting off thread here so I'll desist.
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Old 07-17-2012, 05:34 AM
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Re: Your Next Rifle Will Be In Which Cartridge

My next rifle purchases will be 2 each 25-06's.....one for each boy. I grew up on 25-06 and have lots of good memories. I still have the rifle and love it. If I'm having to start all over, It would be the 300wm and eventually another wsm, and then a 7mm, and I've never owned a 30-06 so I'de get one of those too. I could go on and on.
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Old 07-22-2012, 08:59 PM
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Re: Your Next Rifle Will Be In Which Cartridge

Ive got my eye on the sendero in 300RUM.
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