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  1. jmr40 posted a new thread.

    CTR and CTR Jr.

    I've had the Tikka CTR in 308 for a couple of years. I decided I wanted to try the Tikka T1x in 22LR. I went by my local gun shop and...

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    Forum: Rifle Country

    Oct 16, 2019 at 3:33 PM
  2. jmr40 replied to the thread Terrific Rifle Tri-Pod.

    Hunters have been using shooting sticks or some type for over 150 years. For a while they were out of style, but I'm glad to see them...

    Oct 16, 2019 at 7:21 AM
  3. jmr40 replied to the thread How many rounds equate to a proper new pistol break-in?.

    I load up the magazines that came with the gun. If it goes through each of them twice it's good to go. If I get a single failure in...

    Oct 15, 2019 at 7:12 AM
  4. jmr40 replied to the thread Powder choice.

    4064 is an accurate powder that gives good speeds. But it is very sensitive to temperature changes. A load developed at 70 degrees...

    Oct 14, 2019 at 4:55 PM
  5. jmr40 replied to the thread Good 3 to 9x Scope for Elk?.

    The most value for the dollar is at 3-9X40 regardless of who makes it. I've found that decent quality starts at about $200 MSRP. If...

    Oct 14, 2019 at 1:40 PM
  6. jmr40 replied to the thread Scout scope question.

    Virtually all variable power scopes do this. There are only a handful made that have a consistent eye relief at all magnifications....

    Oct 14, 2019 at 1:21 PM
  7. jmr40 replied to the thread Looking for a unicorn.

    You're over thinking this, a 6.5CM, 7-08, or 308 easily meets your criteria of being capable of taking down anything in N. America,...

    Oct 14, 2019 at 8:28 AM
  8. jmr40 replied to the thread 7mm-08.

    How much do you want to spend? I'm extremely impressed with the Tikka's. The CTR is about 8 lbs unscoped and all of them are tack...

    Oct 13, 2019 at 7:56 PM
  9. jmr40 replied to the thread New Study: From 2000 to 2018, No shootings at schools that allow teachers and staff to carry guns.

    Not enough data to mean anything. The number of schools who allow teachers to carry is insignificant. The number of schools that have...

    Oct 13, 2019 at 7:27 PM
  10. jmr40 replied to the thread New Member? Introduce yourself here (just intros, questions get answered elsewhere).


    Oct 13, 2019 at 7:23 PM
  11. jmr40 replied to the thread Elk camp done for the year..

    Those photos are inspirational. An elk is on my bucket list. I paid $700 for the tag and drive over 4000 miles round trip last...

    Oct 13, 2019 at 11:59 AM
  12. jmr40 replied to the thread Why is .30 Carbine not made in rifles other than the M1?.

    There were a few Ruger Blackhawk revolvers chambered in it too. They never sold a lot of them.

    Oct 13, 2019 at 7:05 AM
  13. jmr40 replied to the thread Linted Glock.

    That is the type of lint that collects under beds and furniture. I'm betting he kept it under his bed or under a nightstand next to his...

    Oct 12, 2019 at 5:04 PM
  14. jmr40 replied to the thread Figuring out hunting properties.

    Google Earth is a great resource

    Oct 12, 2019 at 4:15 PM
  15. jmr40 replied to the thread My new Marlin .444 Add..

    The 1895 is in 45-70. You bought a Marln 444, not an 1895.

    Oct 12, 2019 at 9:23 AM
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