Join Date: Sep 2014
Location: The Great White North, almost.
Well there is a really tight pack at the front, who's in the lead tends to swap back and forth between my .357mag and the .444marlin.
The rest of the pack is really tight behind them, with 2 exceptions.
7.62x39 which I think just needs shooting, breaking in. .300BO which does ok with cast but just won't seem to quite stack them up like the others do.
.45 colt, pair of .44mags, 9mm, .30-30 all seem to regularly put 5 into a 1.5 inch circle at 100, or smaller. Better shooter could probably get better out of them. I know part of the reason the .357mag and .444 run first is they are both sporting 4x12 variable power scopes. Most of the pack are setup with Red Dots. So if I leveled the playing field who knows who'd win.
Little .223rem is designated small game and varmint killer with a couple of nice quiet Red Dot loads and cast boolits.
Just as accurate as any .22lr ever thought of being with more punch and just about as quiet. Yes it could shoot factory loads and run with the pack. But it makes such a good .22lr replacement that it seems to have "hung up" in that niche.
I've yet to have a bad one.
And I have a special place in my heart for the dueling .44mags. Like a pair of twin brothers always trying to outdo the other.
Interests wide and widely varying.
Happily married 18 years. Retired on SS with lots of time to spend.
Started with .223 Ultra Bull barrel. Added .357 Talo barrel. Added an action and stock set bought here, 7.62x39 barrel. Then bought complete guns .444 Marlin and .300 Blackout. Leaving me at 4 complete rifles plus a barrel. Plus a 9mm stub job bought here, and I have been finding and buying H&R shotguns at our local pawn shop where they seem to go cheap.