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  1. Rifles
    Hi, I'm looking for a new rifle for next season deer hunting. Came across a 308 I like but comes in 18" bull and 20" light weight. Can someone school me in barrel length.? will a short barrel loos a lot of velocity/accuracy? I'd like something good up to 300 yards. Thanks in advance.
  2. Off-Topic
    "Gov. Cuomo, in his first major battle with Bill de Blasio, is engaged in a last-ditch effort to block leftist Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito from becoming council speaker, Democratic insiders have told The Post. Cuomo has been working behind the scenes with city Democratic leaders...
  3. The AR-15
    Doing the biannual cleaning this week and I was playing with an AR I have and found it to be unnecessarily heavy on the front end. Its a really nice gun and shoots phenomenally but it is VERY unbalanced to the point of almost being awkward when compared to the others. But while shooting there...
  4. Long Range Precision Shooting
    A general rule is the Heavier the Bullet you are shooting the Faster the Twist in the barrel should be. Of course, there is another extreme on the opposite side of the spectrum where the twist could be way too fast for lets say the lighter softer varmint bullet. Barrel twist means the number...
  5. Off-Topic
    For a while now I have been wanting to lose some weight but never really got motivated enough and always said I will start on XYZ day. I have finally decided today is the day. What is motivating me is the fact I agreed to do a medical study at the VA for money on High Blood Pressure. One of the...
  6. The AR-15
    when you use a 7.62x39 upper on a std 5.56 carbine lower should you or do you need to use a heavier buffer because of the heavier charged load? i tried to put a 4 oz buffer in my .223 upper and it didn't feed right so i put the 3 oz weight back in and all was good so just wondering if the 4 oz...
  7. Gun.Deals
    Light weight complete polymer AR-15 Lower - $100 Shipping is around $10-$12 for one, or $13 for two
  8. Ammunition and Reloading
    OK, I have the new Colt 1911 .45 home. Went to the store to buy some ammo and wanted to compare prices. Now I am just confused. 115 grain, 230 grain or something like that. I want to target shoot, have this be my winter carry gun, and eventually be able to reload my spent casings. Looking for...
  9. Handguns
    I have heard that there is some weird law that says a pistol cannot weigh more then 60 ounces (5lbs) unloaded in NYS. My question is, is that a real law? And if it is, does that make the .50AE Desert Eagle illegal?
  10. Ammunition and Reloading
    Hello everyone, I have been lurking for several months now, prior to joining the site. Im getting started in reloading with my Hornady progressive in 9mm , 30-30 and 7mm mag. Currently im looking into casting my own plinking rounds for the 9mm. I currently have about 150lbs of soft lead...
  11. General Firearms
    I wanted to measure the trigger pull on a rifle but not bad enough to buy one. If anyone has one that I could use for 10 seconds I would appreciate it :)
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