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  • DakotaMan
    replied to Ammo Shortage ??
    I saw both his videos. If they are producing primers at record volume, SOMEBODY still has to be selling that ammo. And you would think that there would...
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  • DakotaMan
    replied to Finally put it together
    in Guns
    Nice job dawg. FYI, I got a tool that inserts from the rear into the back end of the barrel extension. You can lock it in a vise and torque the barrel...
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  • DakotaMan
    replied to Most useful thing ...
    in Gear
    fitch270 "Next question."
    Now we know where all the ammo is going... happy shooting!...
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  • DakotaMan
    replied to Most useful thing ...
    in Gear
    I like shooting accurate rifles. I purchased parts to make a 6mm Dasher and built one in the last few months. Parts were hard to find but with lots of...
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  • DakotaMan
    replied to Ammo Shortage ??
    I'm not buying it. I'd like to know to whom it is shipped. I have been searching for primers and powder almost daily at dozens of top web sites since...
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  • DakotaMan
    replied to Fat Cow-Meat for another year
    Congrats Rock... that will be lots of great steaks....
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  • DakotaMan
    replied to What's worth the effort?
    I don't carry them out. Most of the deer I've shot have been way too heavy for that. I carry a tow rope for hauling deer if need be. I field dress the...
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  • DakotaMan
    replied to Gunsmiths
    in Guns
    jimbo: Have you thought of trying the .240Wby case for long range performance. 55gr + or more of 4831 and you might get close to 4,000 fps with a light...
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  • DakotaMan
    replied to Covid Hunting
    Good to hear that most of us are pretty well stocked. I do a lot of target shooting and long range varmint shooting so I use a lot of ammo. I'm good on...
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  • DakotaMan
    started a topic Covid Hunting

    Covid Hunting

    My hunting pursuits have changed immensely since Covid-19. I am now spending most of my time hunting for powder, primers and vaccine. No one is set up...
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    Last edited by DakotaMan; 01-17-2021, 12:01 PM.

  • DakotaMan
    replied to Gunsmiths
    in Guns
    pmac... you are dead right. Using small varmint bullets for long range shooting is not the normal way to go. I normally shoot heavy for caliber bullets...
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    Last edited by DakotaMan; 01-18-2021, 11:46 AM.

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  • DakotaMan
    replied to Gunsmiths
    in Guns
    jimbo, we have a few powders that used to be available to us that are relatively temperature insensitive. For the .308, powders capable of this that have...
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  • DakotaMan
    replied to Embarrassing moments
    jimbo, that anchor story sounds like something I would have done. Sometimes we have to be tough. I got in a mess with my anchor once. I was fishing alone...
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  • DakotaMan
    replied to Gunsmiths
    in Guns
    Yes indeed, jimbo... I have built several and it is one of the best for long range, variable distance, small target shooting. The 6CM is so accurate with...
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  • DakotaMan
    replied to Gunsmiths
    in Guns
    What caliber bullet do you use for 800yds in the AR ? [/QUOTE]

    Jimbo, although everyone says it can't be done, I had an excellent full afternoon...
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    Last edited by DakotaMan; 01-14-2021, 03:22 PM.

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  • DakotaMan
    replied to Gunsmiths
    in Guns
    Interesting article. Seems that these guys are dying breed. The love of tinkering with firearms and the desire to learn just one more thing about firearms...
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  • DakotaMan
    replied to Embarrassing moments
    I was fishing early one morning for big snook off the jetty in Venice Island, FL. I was the only one on the jetty as the rising sun began to spread light....
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  • DakotaMan
    replied to Solid Deer season so far!
    Congrats on a nice rifle and great success in deer hunting.
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  • DakotaMan
    replied to A Weatherby kiss in the making.
    Yipes! It gives me the creeps just looking at those pics. It reminds me of one incident long ago. I had an acquaintance on my shooting team that was exceptionally...
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    Last edited by DakotaMan; 01-08-2021, 11:04 AM.

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  • I would suggest the multi-piece brass rods with a brush for each caliber... keep it simple. A few hundred cleaning patches should last a lifetime if you...
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