I just pulled off my last Bartlein barrel last spring. We used to buy them out of the back of Brady's truck out at Camp Perry for a decent price ($400 I think?).
He doesn't do that anymore, which sucks.
They shot great.
Lately, within the past 15 years I'd say, all rifle shooters fashion themselves as a "long range sniper". Ok, maybe not all, but a good percentage.
They read stories like this, strut around, and say "see what a sniper can do". If the new "world record sniper shot" extends the kill range 20% out...
The worst part of not getting a moose, is telling everybody you didn't get a moose.
We hammered it for a full week. Over 900 hunting miles on the truck, and about 40 miles on my boots. Never ever saw a bull the whole time. Several cows with calves, but no bulls. We finally got one to answer our...
It seems there have been a TON of patch bucks shot in Maine this year.
Probably just because a good percentage of them that are shot are posted up on the "Maine Deer Hunters" FB group, so you see a daily parade of huge bucks. It used to be, you had to wait until the Maine Sportsman paper came...
Until you've felt/used a GOOD 2-stage trigger that's measured in ounces, you don't know.
I love my buddy's FWB 800X, but he raves about the trigger on my Walther LG400.
Wait a minute............I thought we were talking about air rifles. I'm getting my threads confused.
We were just talking about something like this while at a coaching class.
Of course, we were thinking it would be better in Maine. Somewhere between Portland and Brunswick.
I think $2.5M would get the project up and running.
Who are you guys that are searching for man-killing"capable" cartridges out at long range? Unless you are are currently in one of our armed services (in which case it doesn't matter because you are not going to be allowed to bring a personal weapon wherever you are deployed), in what possible...