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    Re: .300 Weatherby 180 gr TSX For Sale

    Price reduction $300 shipped for all.
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    Re: .300 Weatherby 180 gr TSX For Sale

    Still available.

    Make an offer. Time to move 'em.
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    Schmidt Bender Klassic 3-12x42

    For sale is a Schmidt Bender Klassic 3-12x42 with the A8 reticle.

    This scope was mounted previously on my .270 but has not been to the range or hunted with. No dings, scratches or damage of any...
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    .300 Weatherby 180 gr TSX For Sale

    I have 105 rounds of Weatherby ammunition for sale. It is the 180 gr Barnes TSX. This ammo is no longer manufactured and is original (not reloaded) in factory packaging (5 complete boxes plus 5...
  5. Thread: Euromark Gone?

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    Euromark Gone?

    I went on the Weatherby site and was looking for some information on the Mark V Euromark and couldn't even find the rifle mentioned. I've been off the site for a while so I may have missed it, but...
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    Trying different bullets

    First, I'm not a re-loader, strictly OTC ammo.

    I've been trying different bullets out of my .300B more for fun than anything. Since I picked up my .300B I've been shooting 180 gr TSX Weatherby...
  7. Thread: Merry Christmas

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    Re: Merry Christmas

    Merry Christmas from Texas!
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    Re: Swarovski STS 65 HD Spotting Scope

    No interest? Bring an offer!
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    Swarovski STS 65 HD Spotting Scope

    Gents,

    I'm selling my Swarovski STS 65 Straight HD spotting scope. It comes with a 20-60 eyepiece. Also in the package is a Swarovski Carbon fiber CT101 Tripod and DH101 head.

    This setup was...
  10. Thread: My .300!

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    Re: My .300!

    I looked at the same issue as you are....do I need a .340 for North American hunting or will a .300 work just fine???

    For me the reason I own a .300 Weatherby caliber rifle is to extend the...
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    Re: Namibia....what a hunt!

    JB,

    The only hassle I had was trying to get a boarding pass in Windhoek (WDH) from SAA. They introduced a new IT system the day I left. It took 1:35 to get a boarding pass and that was with an...
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    Re: Namibia....what a hunt!

    No, it's a Steenbok. Mine had 5" horns and according to my PH that is a monster. He said a "good" one is 3 1/2".
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    Re: Namibia....what a hunt!

    Bringing most of them home. Only going to do 4 shoulder mounts...Kudu, largest Gemsbok, Steenbok and Impala. The rest will be euro mounts and a Zebra rug.
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    Re: Namibia....what a hunt!

    http://i1232.photobucket.com/albums/ff365/CKuwitzky/IMG_1621.jpg
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    Re: Namibia....what a hunt!

    Working on it.
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    Re: Namibia....what a hunt!

    Agreed. I'm digitally challenged. Can someone tell me how to load a pic?
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    Namibia....what a hunt!

    I got back from my first African safari a couple of weeks ago and thought I would share my experience.

    I hunted in central Namibia on a 10 day hunt with Omujeve Safaris. I had a package that...
  18. Thread: TSX Performance

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    Re: TSX Performance

    Sure.

    Both time the bullet(s) did exit the animal. When I said the bullet didn't open up, I was referring to lack of damage internally and no externally visible exit wound. I found the exit wound...
  19. Thread: TSX Performance

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    TSX Performance

    I'm looking for information to see if others have experienced what I did this fall.

    Two animals taken with 180 gr TSX (both elk) at relatively close range within 100 yards with my .300 Wby and WBY...
  20. Thread: Leica Duovid

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    Leica Duovid

    Leica has introduced a new Duovid that is an 8-12x42 Bino. It looks like you can use 8 or 12 power or anything in between. Nice concept and if the glass is up to the normal Leica standards, it would...
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    Re: .257 weatherby markV accura...?

    As far as accuracy, the 115 gr BST is the most accurate bullet out of my .257 with a best group at .375" consistently at .5" or so. For long range I wouldn't hesitate to use it.
  22. Thread: leica geovids

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    Re: leica geovids

    I have used them. Great glass and good rangfefinder. Range was good to 1100+ yards for me. My preference though is my Swarovski EL's and Leica 1200 Rangefinder.
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    Re: Accubond on game?

    I've had mixed results with the Accubond. Inside 100 yards I've experienced bullet failure/fragmentation due to velocity in both .257 and .300. Beyond 100 out to 400, good results. I don't use it any...
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    Re: What are you using for a Pack ???

    Badlands Super Day and 2200.
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    Re: I am considering a muzzle brake.....

    I'm going against the grain. I've had brakes before (Vias) but have not and will not hunt with one. I won't because of the guide, PH, trackers, etc. If I can't shoot the rifle well without a break, I...
  26. Thread: gun safe

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    Re: gun safe

    I bought a Browning Copper series. It's middle of the road price wise as I recall. Been very happy with it.
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    Re: 257 wby mag ammo question

    I use 100 gr TSX in my .257. I've taken 10-12 WT deer and only two took a step. One was a poor bullet selection on my part (115gr BST) and the other went maybe 30 yds. Terminal performance is...
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    Re: Loss of Accuracy

    It worked. Reset the action screws on my .300 Weatherby to 65#. First group was one ragged hole again. The screws were set to 60# best I can tell. Thanks for the feedback.
  29. Thread: ballistic tips

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    Re: ballistic tips

    They're fine as long long as they impact at less than 3000-3100 fps. I had one blow up on impact at 75 yds on a whitetail and the deer walked off. At longer ranges with slower velocity, good...
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    Re: 2010 Speed Goat Weatherby Forum Hunt

    When and where?
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    Re: whats your choice and why?

    1. Looking for? Power - enough energy to get the job done quickly. I don't like tracking animals.

    2. Give up? Light weight - I give up light weight so I have a rifle that is comfortable to shoot...
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    Re: Your Input to Help Me Decide

    SurfnTurf,

    You're thinking correctly. The .300 Weatherby is the centerpiece of my rifle battery. It will take everything on this continent if not the world.

    BTW, as far as Accumark accuracy,...
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    Re: 375 h&H vs 340 wby

    I went through the same decision process and if you look below you will not see a .340 in my battery of rifles. I went with the .375 H&H. My logic was simple. I will take this rifle to Africa to...
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    Re: Loss of Accuracy

    When I get a torque driver. :-)
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    Nightforce Reticles

    I've been looking at the Nightforce NXS scopes for long range hunting. I know there's a Nightforce following on here.

    I'm curious which scope and reticle y'all use and why (specifically the...
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    Re: Loss of Accuracy

    OK. Thanks for the feedback as cjecking the action screws makes sense.

    My Ed Brown's manual requires 65 lbs.

    Does anyone know a required torque value for the action screws on a Weatherby...
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    Re: Loss of Accuracy

    6'4 w/ a 37" sleeve.
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    Loss of Accuracy

    I have to admit I'm not a gunsmithing expert by any stretch. I'm a guy that likes to hunt and shoot very accurate rifles out to around 4-500 yards. I bought my .257 Accumark for long range hunting...
  39. Thread: Antelope Doom??

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    Re: Antelope Doom??

    Could it possibly be the amount of tequila (or similar fluid) that was consumed concurrent with said antelope??? :D
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    Re: TSX or Accubond for 300 WBY???

    Glad you clarified. Thought I was witnessing heresy. :):)

    I use my .300 B when I want the performance it offers. For me that is in the western US and in Africa where 3-400 yard shots are...
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    Re: TSX or Accubond for 300 WBY???

    One thing I haven't seen anyone mention yet is what range you will be shooting. If you're like me in Texas, your shot can be from 50-500 yards. But most of mine are less than 150 yards. I shoot TSX...
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    Angled or Straight?

    I'm planning on buying a good spotting scope this fall and I'm looking for some input. All I have ever used is a cheap 15-45 that can barely make out the target at the range and it has a straight eye...
  43. Thread: leica geovids

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    Re: leica geovids

    I believe it was 1188 yards for me. It was a water tower in my neighborhood.

    I bought a pair of 10x42 Geovids and sent them back for 2 reasons.

    1. The rangefinder wasn't as consistent as my...
  44. Thread: Filling the Gap

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    Filling the Gap

    I've got both the .257 and .300 Weatherby's in my arsenal. I've been toying with filling the gap with either a .270 Weatherby or 7mm Remington Magnum.
    Most of my hunting is Texas and out west...
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    Re: Hollow Bolt Handles

    JB,

    The skelotonized (sp?) bolt handles stink. I bought a .300 Weatherby Accumark online last year and was shocked, pissed, disappointed when I saw the bolt handle on delivery. I called Weatherby...
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    Re: What is a good scope for the 300 Weatherby?

    Scmidt and Bender Klassic 3-12x42.
  47. Thread: TV Bee's

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    Re: TV Bee's

    The only show where I've seen a Weatherby is Eastman Outdoors. Guy Eastman was using a .30-378 Accumark. The rest of stuff I see , I wouldn't shoot. Don't mean to sound like a snob but....it's junk.
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    Re: 300 wby mag factory fodder

    Tug,

    Welcome and congrats on your grizzly hunt. Weatherby ammo 200 gr. Partitions shot well out of my .300 Accumark. Another option for you is Superior Ammunition. They can develop a number of...
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    Trophy Bonded Bear Claw

    Fellas,

    First, I'm a huge TSX fan for all the obvious reasons. Today I went to the range with my new toy, the .375 H&H Express, to sight it in and hopefully find a bullet she likes. I found two...
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    Re: Scope for .375 H and H

    Steven,

    I did a side by side of the Schmidt Bender 1.5-6x42 with both a #8 and 9 reticle. I did it in daylight, twilight and dark. The #9 washes our too much and the posts are thinner which made...
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