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Forum: Rifles January 15th, 2021, 02:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 945
Posted By Striper69
Fit and finish is pretty good for what it is. I'm...

Fit and finish is pretty good for what it is. I'm satisfied.
Forum: Rifles January 6th, 2021, 03:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 945
Posted By Striper69
I have the rifle pretty much zeroed at 2 inches...

I have the rifle pretty much zeroed at 2 inches above the bulls-eye. I'm planning on using it to thin out the coyote population so we'll have more fawns and turkeys this year.

This rifle was worth...
Forum: Rifles January 2nd, 2021, 02:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 945
Posted By Striper69
I decided not to go after another doe this year....

I decided not to go after another doe this year. I could have got one very easily though. I also decided to load up some lighter bullets I have to hunt coyotes with. This fall I could hear a lot of...
Forum: Rifles December 31st, 2020, 03:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 945
Posted By Striper69
It shot my handloads very well. I just wanted to...

It shot my handloads very well. I just wanted to get it 2 inches above the bullseye at 100 yards. My handloads are the max IMR 4198 powder load with 150 gr. Hornady SST bullets. I found a spot where...
Forum: Rifles December 30th, 2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 945
Posted By Striper69
Howa 1500 7.62x39MM Rifle

I picked one up recently. It came with a nice scope already mounted. I also got a set of reloading dies from Lee (more about that later). I loaded up some ammo with Hornady 150 gr. FMJBT bullets and...
Forum: Outdoor Sports December 28th, 2020, 04:26 AM
Replies: 890
Views: 41,607
Posted By Striper69
I was going to go back to the spot I went to...

I was going to go back to the spot I went to yesterday to possibly harvest a doe. There had been light snow in the morning and I was afraid that it might make the dirt roads too muddy for my RWD...
Forum: Outdoor Sports December 27th, 2020, 06:11 AM
Replies: 890
Views: 41,607
Posted By Striper69
Another interesting trip: I sat at a spot near...

Another interesting trip: I sat at a spot near the corner of a cut soybean field in the tall brush. There were geese making a lot of noise and later a lot of shots that I think were shotgun shots at...
Forum: Outdoor Sports December 24th, 2020, 05:25 AM
Replies: 890
Views: 41,607
Posted By Striper69
I hunted once on APG and after the hunt me and my...

I hunted once on APG and after the hunt me and my host heard a great coyote howling as we were preparing to leave. They must've made a kill out there.
I used a rabbit call in my blind and a few...
Forum: Reloading December 23rd, 2020, 04:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 538
Posted By Striper69
I've loaded about 10,000 rifle bullets of bigger...

I've loaded about 10,000 rifle bullets of bigger calibers than 223 with my Lee Hand Press. No problems with any of them.
Forum: Reloading December 22nd, 2020, 02:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 538
Posted By Striper69
I'm going to try to return the die set. I'm going...

I'm going to try to return the die set. I'm going to buy a Hornady set because there's a video of a guy loading .308 bullets into 7.62 x 39 cases.

Will the Hornady dies work in my Lee Hand Press?
Forum: Outdoor Sports December 22nd, 2020, 02:09 AM
Replies: 890
Views: 41,607
Posted By Striper69
Went to the same spot and a buck came out of the...

Went to the same spot and a buck came out of the woods after sunset...

but it was only a six pointer. He was a big one though.

I kept my scope on him as he walked towards me. I thought he was...
Forum: Reloading December 21st, 2020, 03:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 538
Posted By Striper69
I have a Sierra bullet manual also and it also...

I have a Sierra bullet manual also and it also says the OAL is 2.220.
Forum: Reloading December 21st, 2020, 03:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 538
Posted By Striper69
I've screwed the thing down all the way and it...

I've screwed the thing down all the way and it doesn't help. I've seen a guy on Youtube say that he had problems with the Lee set and will call them this week.
Forum: Outdoor Sports December 21st, 2020, 03:17 AM
Replies: 890
Views: 41,607
Posted By Striper69
I tried a new tactic tonight. I used a couple of...

I tried a new tactic tonight. I used a couple of the Montana doe decoys. I put them in the middle of a plowed field where I've seen a lot of deer the past few nights. There was a strong south wind...
Forum: Reloading December 19th, 2020, 02:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 538
Posted By Striper69
Problems trying to reload 7.62x39 ammo

I have some new Winchester 7.62x39 brass and finally got all the Lee reloading dies I need to reload the ammo. I loaded 20 rounds using 150 gr. FMJ/BT Hornady bullets and test shot them today.
The...
Forum: Outdoor Sports December 16th, 2020, 11:22 PM
Replies: 890
Views: 41,607
Posted By Striper69
Went back to the same spot as last night but...

Went back to the same spot as last night but decided to use my compound bow. A couple of does came out a few minutes after sunset. Then I saw just what I didn't want to see...a nice buck! He came out...
Forum: Outdoor Sports December 16th, 2020, 03:49 AM
Replies: 890
Views: 41,607
Posted By Striper69
Interesting trip today. I've seen deer come out...

Interesting trip today. I've seen deer come out into a plowed field from the other end about 500 yards away last week so I snuck up to the edge through some thick brush and set up near a small...
Forum: Outdoor Sports December 15th, 2020, 04:19 AM
Replies: 890
Views: 41,607
Posted By Striper69
You guys are going to be getting blizzard...

You guys are going to be getting blizzard conditions from what I saw on the Weather channel today.
Forum: Rifles December 14th, 2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,467
Posted By Striper69
I posted an ad for Winchester 7.62x39 brass that...

I posted an ad for Winchester 7.62x39 brass that I have for trade in the For Sale Or Trade Forum. If anyone's interested.
Forum: Outdoor Sports December 11th, 2020, 12:55 AM
Replies: 890
Views: 41,607
Posted By Striper69
I'm trying a new spot in one corner of a big...

I'm trying a new spot in one corner of a big soybean field that's been harvested. The corner juts out so I have a good view of two different good areas. One area is on the north side and there's...
Forum: Rifles December 10th, 2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 594
Posted By Striper69
FYI- the load I used was the minimum load in the...

FYI- the load I used was the minimum load in the Hornady manual for 150 gr. Hornady SST bullets:
61.4 gr. IMR 4350 powder.

I used this as a starting point for testing the accuracy of my new rifle...
Forum: Rifles December 10th, 2020, 02:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 594
Posted By Striper69
I didn't need a Limbsaver and shot the doe off my...

I didn't need a Limbsaver and shot the doe off my shooting sticks. Worked like magic! :)

The cushion on the rifle is nice.
Forum: Rifles December 9th, 2020, 03:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 594
Posted By Striper69
I was curious about how accurate the rifle could...

I was curious about how accurate the rifle could be so I tried to zero it at 100 yards. It was a bit off to the left so I took a couple of shots to get it centered on the target. I got it right on...
Forum: Rifles December 8th, 2020, 04:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 594
Posted By Striper69
Again...mine isn't bad at all... and I did...

Again...mine isn't bad at all...

and I did shoot it without my earphones today. Not recommended though.
Forum: Rifles December 8th, 2020, 03:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 594
Posted By Striper69
A friend has the same Tikka 300 Win Mag and...

A friend has the same Tikka 300 Win Mag and missed a nice buck this year.
Forum: Rifles December 8th, 2020, 03:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 594
Posted By Striper69
Mine doesn't kick at all. I did put a Limbsaver...

Mine doesn't kick at all. I did put a Limbsaver on it but I didn't the first time and it wasn't bad then.
Forum: Rifles December 6th, 2020, 03:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 594
Posted By Striper69
Browning A-Bolt 300 Win Short Mag Rifle

One was on sale at a local store so I snatched one up.

I put a cheap Leupold scope on it (one of the "bargain" versions from a few years ago). I took it to the range and really like it so far....
Forum: Reloading December 6th, 2020, 03:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By Striper69
Yeah, I can get some regular cases locally. ...

Yeah, I can get some regular cases locally.

Thanks everyone! :)
Forum: Outdoor Sports December 5th, 2020, 04:20 AM
Replies: 890
Views: 41,607
Posted By Striper69
How did the Striper fishing trip go a couple of...

How did the Striper fishing trip go a couple of weeks ago?
Forum: Reloading December 5th, 2020, 04:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By Striper69
Drab Green 7.62x39 brass

I picked up some at a range. The primers look like they're fastened from the inside somehow. I looked inside and there's two marks on each side of the primer on the inside. I don't have the reload...
Forum: Outdoor Sports November 28th, 2020, 02:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 782
Posted By Striper69
Anyone thinking of a good road trip for turkey...

Anyone thinking of a good road trip for turkey hunting should come to the rez here in Nebraska. One day a couple of years ago I was sitting on the bottom of a saddle and heard turkeys behind me. It...
Forum: Outdoor Sports November 26th, 2020, 11:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 782
Posted By Striper69
I bought the Savage/Stevens shotgun. I test shot...

I bought the Savage/Stevens shotgun. I test shot it today. It shoots a nice hole with some pellets scattered around but I'm having a hard time getting the big hole on the bulls-eye. Should I get the...
Forum: Outdoor Sports November 25th, 2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 782
Posted By Striper69
I hunt in Nebraska and the archery and shotgun...

I hunt in Nebraska and the archery and shotgun season there is until Jan. 21, 2021 but the season on the rez I hunt may be different. I'll have to check and get a permit ASAP.
Forum: Outdoor Sports November 25th, 2020, 12:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 782
Posted By Striper69
Anyone turkey hunting?

I see a sheet-load of turkeys at one of the areas I deer hunt every year. This year I'm going to get one or two. We have huge flocks of hens running all over the place. I want to try to call in toms...
Forum: Outdoor Sports November 25th, 2020, 12:10 AM
Replies: 890
Views: 41,607
Posted By Striper69
Went to the same spot as yesterday. There was a...

Went to the same spot as yesterday. There was a truck parked by the trees on the far side and left corner of the cornfield. I don't know what they thought they were doing out there. Luckily, There...
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