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    Re: Moose hunt in Norway

    Great Hunt!

    Thank You for sharing!
  2. Thread: CZ452 accident

    by ssteven
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    Re: CZ452 accident

    Interesting, of course some conjecture on what malfunctioned...

    I'm thinking that there are a couple non-standard things going on:

    First of all, wouldn't it be prudent to shoot subsonic ammo...
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    Re: The Monster Cabinet

    Mark,

    Looks Great!

    He is a lucky man! A half dozen Bee's and an Heirloom Gun Cabinet from you!

    All My Best,
    Steven
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    Re: New Rifle Which One?? 257 Weatherby

    Pat,

    You can't go wrong with such a useful cartridge as the 257 Wby!

    The big choice as you've mentioned is what rifle to have it in...

    The best solution is what your primary use for it will...
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    Re: New Member and a Varmintmaster

    Welcome Lapua6.5guy!

    Great story and repair to get your rifle to meet it's potential!

    I've always been amazed with the quality and dead-on accuracy of the Weatherby's; not to mention the...
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    Re: My Colt is finally home

    Thank you for sharing!

    A very interesting early Colt 1911, with all the early features; I'm impressed!

    I've been restoring an early 1914 commercial, and know how difficult it is to find the...
  7. Thread: Which Mark V?

    by ssteven
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    Re: Which Mark V?

    Tex68w,

    I agree with Dr Vette; the 257wby certainly meets your criteria, and you don't need a brake. Also I would opt for the lighter versions of the MkV, as you will find it easier in the long...
  8. Thread: My new rifle!

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    Re: My new rifle!

    Very nice rifle in an accurate caliber 340!

    You'll have to post some pics of your "one hole" targets!

    Best,
    Steven
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    Re: Your Weatherby Rifle Philosophy

    Tx Cowdoc,

    Did you take that 378 out to the range, or on a hunt yet? We've been waiting 8 years to find out if it has been christened yet...

    I'm still thinking Miss America wouldn't be a "Safe...
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    Re: Weatherby Supreme scope

    Winslow,

    Check out this previous reply from Jeff's post earlier on 6/11/2008 in this scopes and mounts forum:

    Hello and welcome to the forum.

    Congrats on aquiring your Weatherby it will do...
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    Re: I need some help with an air rifle!!!!!

    It's true that most if not all air rifles are not up to what we judge by Wby standards...

    I have a very nice .20 caliber Beeman R1; which was made by Weirauch. I consider it on par as a...
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    Re: Calibers You Would Never Own.......

    Well, after considerably more thought, and countless, sleepless nights...

    I've come to the conclusion that the only caliber I wouldn't own would be one that never sat down on the stool next to me...
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    Re: Was a Weatherby custom build

    Super nice!

    Looks like an awesome custom! I'm sure she'll shoot straight & consistent! You've put a special rifle together that will perform outstandingly.

    Best,
    Steven
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    Re: Not you average .240 Bee!

    Beautiful rifle!

    You did a great job to bee proud of!
    I have a 1916 Carl Gustof's with a similar Tiger Maple stock...
    Beautiful and Accurate too!

    Well done!

    Best,
    Steven
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    Re: what caliber next ?

    I would agree; for your locale the 300 or 340 Wby would give you the best option. Really depends on what you're hunting.

    Since I'm a little late to the party; did you expand on your Weatherby...
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    Re: Anyone own the (Sub MOA) rifle

    Just an update on my SUB MOA; it is under an inch.

    After a few years off, I'm back and spending time appreciating how accurate my Bee's truly are.

    The SUB MOA truly embodies the Weatherby...
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    Re: Zeiss Conquest for a 375?

    TY,

    Great Job!

    Looks all business and you put it all together in a great fashion! The 375H&H is reknowned as the "perfect" caliber...
    Have you developed some loads and dialed it in? Please...
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    Re: Help identifying Mark V

    Deetz,

    I have a similar rifle, differing only in that mine has the trigger safety instead of the newer safety mounted on the bolt. As most often the case; it is what someone is willing to...
  19. Thread: Crown Customs

    by ssteven
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    Re: Crown Customs

    Hi Guy's,

    Has anyone in recent years here; (at Wby Forums) picked one up? I'm thinking Mark might of had included one in his quest...

    Back in the day - 60's, technology had the Crown's at the...
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    Re: Weatherby Elephant sling

    I paid around $300 for a really nice one that "I had to have" for my vintage German 300 Deluxe. I know that I overpaid for it, but they're not made anymore, and other modern slings are more useful;...
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    Re: Weatherby vs Leupold?

    Well I find that most of the time if you are to trade a rifle in for another, the scope is not given much if any consideration. I would take off the scope and keep it since you will not realize any...
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    Re: Game Over- I Win So Far

    Mark,

    Games not over till the Fat Lady sings...Good Buddy

    I'm pleased to hear you have triumphed over the setbacks we faced as we lost our "Queens" at about the same time.

    Life does go on......
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    Re: Merry Christmas

    Merry Christmas to all!

    May your Christmas bring Joy and Happiness to you, and your families!

    I also wish everyone a Happy New Year! Full of good health, and prosperity!

    Warmest Regards,...
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    Re: CZ 550 458 Lott

    Great choice Steve!

    The 458 Lott is more popular everyday...:D

    Great power, and a solid CZ action.
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    Re: Left hand switch barrel set up

    Jack,

    Classy and solid looking rifle! Are you keeping to open sights, or scoping her?

    Regards,
    Steven
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    Re: Vanguard History part 3

    TXO,
    Welcome to the forum!

    Sounds like you have one of those almost rare rifles that hits where you point it...the hallmark of a great rifle, and a keeper.

    Would be great to see some pictures;...
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    Re: WBY 340 incoming...

    The Zeiss 4.5-14X44 with no.4 reticle, and Leupold PRW rings arrived... Just need to decide on a mount???

    Also ordered 4 boxes of Weatherby 250gr. Softpoints, figured to start with some factory...
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    Re: Weatherby Mark V in bell and Carlson stock

    Very nice rig! What caliber is it?
  29. Re: Need help with identifing this weatherby rifle.

    Stephenmk2,

    Looks to me like a very nicely done sporterized K98, chambered in 270 WBY mag. Could have been done by FN Belgium. I'm unsure of the serial number, and the 40 on the bolt is from a...
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    Re: One Year Later..........

    Mark, Buddy,

    We both have made it through the first year...we still have our times...

    But, I know that both Rose & Vickie would want the best for us, as we would for them. I shared a great...
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    Re: CZ 550 Mag 416 Rigby

    Randy,

    You ever get the 416 restocked? How is she shooting?

    Steven
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    Re: WBY 340 incoming...

    To answer a few questions:

    Good observation Dr. V, you can notice in the picture of the barrel/receiver pic that the rifle is bedded; a little red bedding compound to be seen at the edge 's of the...
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    Re: WBY 340 incoming...

    A few more pic's for close observation:

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    Re: WBY 340 incoming...

    Mark & gentlemen,


    Here are some pic's of the new-to-me 340:


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    Re: My Mark V, 270 Weatherby Magnum

    Congrat's!

    Looks clean and in solid shape, you did we'll, and a 270 WBY is a great North American caliber.

    Best,
    Steven
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    Re: Anyone own the (Sub MOA) rifle

    Can't say anything about the S2, I have a 5 or 6 year old sub-moa 257 in a tan stock with a Nikon Monarch 3-9X40. Quite an accurate rig.

    Steven
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    Re: Very New to Weatherby Help.

    Blaine's,

    Keep an eye open on gunbroker; over time you'll find one.

    I have a wonderful early vanguard like you described (270 win, Deluxe stock, with a V prefix) love the rifle.

    Best,
    Steven
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    Re: Magazine Articles Wanted!

    Nate,

    Send me a personal email; I can respond and attach some of the scanned articles.

    Best,
    Steven
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    Re: WBY 340 incoming...

    Randy,
    Thanks for the recipes, I'm thinking to start with some new factory ammo, so I can acquire good brass, and then work from there.

    Best,
    Steven
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    Re: Calibers You Would Never Own.......

    Well after some time off contemplating this heavy question, and re-thinking my earlier posts; I have to say with some certainty that a few calibers that I will never own are mostly the old "Big Boys"...
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    WBY 340 incoming...

    Gentlemen,

    Probably jumping the gun, but I just paid for a new-to-me Mk V Fibermark in 340 WBY. I expect it in a couple weeks, so I have a little time to round up some dies, brass, & heads.
    ...
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    Re: 224 Weatherby varmintmaster markVmagnum

    Can you post some detailed pics? Condition is best determined by a good visual, and a little comparative research.

    Best,
    Steven
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    Re: I can't stop buying guns...

    My name is Mark...Er...Uh...Steven...and I have a little problem...I seem to be pulled into gunships or Gunbroker.com uncontrollably...must be somebody's fault, I'm thinking a stealth enabler...
    ...
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    Re: Home for Good at Last!!

    Mark,

    Congratulations!

    As we both know, make the most of everyday, and do what brings you happiness & contentment.

    You have a lot of good friend & family that want the best for you.

    All...
  45. Re: set it free and if it comes back it was meant to be

    You sure you didn't mean to post this in the "WBY for sale" thread... JK. ;)

    That is certainly a Keeper, a classic for all time.

    Best,
    Steven
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    Re: 7mm-08 ammo - several boxes in one lot - SOLD

    Dr Vette,

    I could use some 7mm08, talk to you soon

    Steven
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    Re: Mark V Sporter 270 WBY

    Ohdot,

    Did the 270 Wby Mag arrive yet???
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    Re: My One and Only

    Charlie,

    Thanks for sharing such an exquisite and unique rifle! Looks like a great solid piece, with all the Weatherby engineered accuracy and quality built in... truly a One and Only that you...
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    Re: Your Prayers Desperately Needed

    Mark,

    I am so deeply saddened as we both lay our wives to rest so way too soon in our lives. She is a great lady who will always be in your Heart, and your soul to guide you. I pray for you and...
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    Re: Your Prayers Desperately Needed

    Mark,

    I am very sorry to hear this, Prayers will be said for her here. I know it has been a tough week for both of us, but hang in there and be strong for her, she needs you.

    Your Friend,...
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