Got a new rifle

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Got a new rifle

Postby Sidro » Wed Nov 15, 2017 7:16 pm

Ruger American Magnum 24 inch bbl in .338 WinMag. Will mount a Minox ZA5 3-15x42 HD BDC 800 on it in an Aero-Precision Ultralight SPR mount. I am going to try Hornady 225 gr SST ammo out of it to start with. Scope, mount and muzzle brake should be here by Friday so I may get a chance to shoot it this weekend. Should be a nice setup for hogs and other large animals.


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Re: Got a new rifle

Postby G40yes » Thu Nov 16, 2017 7:47 am

We will enjoy seeing the pictures when you can post them. Congratulations!!
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Re: Got a new rifle

Postby AndyC » Fri Nov 17, 2017 10:53 am

Sidro wrote:Should be a nice setup for hogs and other large animals.

... at 1,000 yards! :shock: :lol: Congrats on the new rig - now post pics :cheers2:
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Re: Got a new rifle

Postby Sidro » Fri Nov 17, 2017 6:35 pm

Went to mount scope and rings were 30mm instead of 1", another week wait now. Do not know how to post pics but will see if I can find someone to do that once it is finished. Really want to shoot this gun.

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Re: Got a new rifle

Postby Jago668 » Fri Nov 17, 2017 6:40 pm

Sidro wrote:Went to mount scope and rings were 30mm instead of 1", another week wait now. Do not know how to post pics but will see if I can find someone to do that once it is finished. Really want to shoot this gun.


You're going to start triple checking that from now on. I know I do now.
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Re: Got a new rifle

Postby The Annoyed Man » Sat Nov 18, 2017 1:04 am

I guess you’re about ready for anything on the American continent - north and south - with that setup!
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Re: Got a new rifle

Postby TexasJohnBoy » Sat Nov 18, 2017 9:38 am

Sidro wrote:Went to mount scope and rings were 30mm instead of 1", another week wait now. Do not know how to post pics but will see if I can find someone to do that once it is finished. Really want to shoot this gun.

I use a service called Imgur - you can just about drag and drop, then get the img code for the forum right there. Just mark your stuff private unless you want it listed in the public.
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Re: Got a new rifle

Postby Sidro » Sat Nov 18, 2017 9:46 am

TexasJohnBoy wrote:
Sidro wrote:Went to mount scope and rings were 30mm instead of 1", another week wait now. Do not know how to post pics but will see if I can find someone to do that once it is finished. Really want to shoot this gun.

I use a service called Imgur - you can just about drag and drop, then get the img code for the forum right there. Just mark your stuff private unless you want it listed in the public.


Thanks, will see if I can learn how to do that.

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Re: Got a new rifle

Postby TexasJohnBoy » Sat Nov 18, 2017 10:35 am

Sidro wrote:
TexasJohnBoy wrote:
Sidro wrote:Went to mount scope and rings were 30mm instead of 1", another week wait now. Do not know how to post pics but will see if I can find someone to do that once it is finished. Really want to shoot this gun.

I use a service called Imgur - you can just about drag and drop, then get the img code for the forum right there. Just mark your stuff private unless you want it listed in the public.


Thanks, will see if I can learn how to do that.

http://www.rokslide.com/forums/general- ... imgur.html
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Re: Got a new rifle

Postby ml1209 » Fri Nov 24, 2017 5:18 pm

Congrats! Enjoy that rifle.

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Re: Got a new rifle

Postby Sidro » Fri Nov 24, 2017 6:08 pm

Put the Minox on wife's new Ruger .204. Put SigSauer Whiskey5 3-x15x52 on the .338. Both of us are happy with the scopes and guns. Will need to fine tune each on paper but will hit clay pigeon at 200 yds with each as of now. Wife shot the .338 and said it was loud but recoil was no problem. I swear the older she gets the tougher or dumber she gets, I just need to figure it out.

No pictures as I am not smart enough to post them.


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Re: Got a new rifle

Postby jason812 » Fri Nov 24, 2017 6:50 pm

Sidro wrote:I swear the older she gets the tougher or dumber she gets, I just need to figure it out.


Um, I bet it's not the first one. I double dog dare you to tell her she's getting dumber "rlol"

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Re: Got a new rifle

Postby Sidro » Fri Nov 24, 2017 6:54 pm

jason812 wrote:
Sidro wrote:I swear the older she gets the tougher or dumber she gets, I just need to figure it out.


Um, I bet it's not the first one. I double dog dare you to tell her she's getting dumber "rlol"


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