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Old 06-25-2013, 05:52 PM
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Re: Looking to fill a gap

I do the same.
I live in L.A. and SoCal hunting options are pretty limited, not to mention working 6 days a week. All of my shooting since '69 has been paper. The Grand Kids have never had the opportunity to hunt yet.

I just put a compensator on the .223 because of barrel length. Have read quite a bit about the muzzle breaks, but have never used one. May be a nice addition to the .300, the older that I get!!! Really a great point for the younger ones.

Sure do miss the grain-fed deer, etc. of Missouri. Everything here taste like sage brush.
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Old 06-25-2013, 07:31 PM
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Re: Looking to fill a gap

I have petite daughters, and the muzzle brake makes a .270 Win very shootable by them. Making it comfortable to shoot means they enjoy it more and don't learn to flinch when it goes boom because it hurts. A good $250 investment in my opinion. Plus, it helps put meat on my table with more opportunities at game in the field, and if the kids can contribute, it makes them feel good too.

My 10 year old daughter is the second smallest in her class, maybe 65 pounds? She is even able to shoot my .300 RUM with the brake, but only a few shots at a time. But she can pop off 300 rounds in an hour with my .223. My older daughter took an elk the .270 Win when she was 11 with no problems. 150 yard shot and the elk went 5 yards.

I am just very grateful that I get to share the amazing outdoors and experiences with my girls. Not many can say that.





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Old 06-26-2013, 04:19 PM
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Re: Looking to fill a gap

Took my Grandsons out this morning shooting. It was only their 2nd time out and I brought the new Remington 700 Tactical .223 with a 16.5 barrel and 1/7 twist. This little gun really surprised me. For such a short barrel, it is really accurate. Grandsons were hitting metal plates at 200 yards. They are getting the hang of this.

You are truly a lucky man. What a beautiful rifle and daughters too.

I will definitely take a closer look at the muzzle breaks. From everything that you say, it will benefit all of us. Will send you pics of the 1/2" metal plate targets that I made for the kids.
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Old 06-26-2013, 04:25 PM
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My girls are definitely beauties. Good thing they take after their Mom! Just look at my 10 year old girl!

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Old 06-26-2013, 04:46 PM
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Re: Looking to fill a gap

Sweet tools to learn with too.

I made some 1/2" plate steel target to put a little fun into it for the kids,,,,,we can't hunt much in SoCal. Will put a couple in to check out. I believe that the 200 yards was a little too close for the 300. I had swapped scopes around and they had only been bore sighted.
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Old 06-26-2013, 05:05 PM
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Re: Looking to fill a gap

I don't have any rifles as pretty as your 270.......just factory stuff. This is my 300 Sendero fluted.
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