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#5511661 - 12/31/14 07:50 PM What caliber have you owned that you dislike the most?
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Mine is my model 700 3006 because of the recoil. it ain't right

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#5511727 - 12/31/14 08:08 PM Re: What caliber have you owned that you dislike the most? [Re: Brother in-law]
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Had a Ruger Model 77 stainless with the black synthetic "boat paddle" stock in 7 Magnum...kicked like a mule and had a heck of a time with the scope slipping in the rings...finally started using the Remington Managed Recoil Ammo and cross hatched the scope rings id...it was deadly...traded it on something new...

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#5511747 - 12/31/14 08:15 PM Re: What caliber have you owned that you dislike the most? [Re: Brother in-law]
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#5511759 - 12/31/14 08:17 PM Re: What caliber have you owned that you dislike the most? [Re: Brother in-law]
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7mm Mag. It was a cheap platform which may have been the problem(770). It was a love/hate thing. Loved the power behind the round but hated the recoil.


Edited by 100%TEXAN (12/31/14 08:23 PM)

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#5511763 - 12/31/14 08:17 PM Re: What caliber have you owned that you dislike the most? [Re: Brother in-law]
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Registered: 06/11/11
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Had a ruger mini 30 in 7.62x39 it was super finicky on what ammo it would shoot. I bought it thinking I would be able to shoot surplus ammo but that was a joke. It would light strike primers (even after upgrading the hammer spring) and jam so I eventually bought some more expensive brass cased ammo that it at least shot reliably but it shot all over the place. Had a guy that asked about it I gave him full disclosure on all my issues with it and he took it home. Have never been so glad to get rid of a gun.


Edited by Bradgrace (12/31/14 08:17 PM)

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#5511765 - 12/31/14 08:17 PM Re: What caliber have you owned that you dislike the most? [Re: Navasot]
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Originally Posted By: Navasot
.308


Say what. Only because it one of my favorites.


Edited by 100%TEXAN (12/31/14 08:20 PM)

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#5511766 - 12/31/14 08:17 PM Re: What caliber have you owned that you dislike the most? [Re: Navasot]
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Originally Posted By: Navasot
.308


I still have the barrel, but it aint hooked to an action. It also won't do what a 6.5 mm or 7mm will do.
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#5511769 - 12/31/14 08:18 PM Re: What caliber have you owned that you dislike the most? [Re: Brother in-law]
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I've enjoyed them all.
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#5511772 - 12/31/14 08:18 PM Re: What caliber have you owned that you dislike the most? [Re: Brother in-law]
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#5511790 - 12/31/14 08:24 PM Re: What caliber have you owned that you dislike the most? [Re: Brother in-law]
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7MM-08 in a Savage-Stevens platform. Kicked like a mule, too light of a setup for that chambering.
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#5511818 - 12/31/14 08:31 PM Re: What caliber have you owned that you dislike the most? [Re: Brother in-law]
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.300 weatherby in a lightweight vanguard.
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#5511822 - 12/31/14 08:32 PM Re: What caliber have you owned that you dislike the most? [Re: Brother in-law]
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300 blackout.
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#5511834 - 12/31/14 08:36 PM Re: What caliber have you owned that you dislike the most? [Re: Brother in-law]
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With me I've never run across a cartridge that I really didn't like - but I have definitely run across a few rifles that did not work out for me, or did not work out with a given cartridge - but would have been OK with something else.

I always blame the gun, not the cartridge.

Sometimes I'm the problem, but we won't talk about that.
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#5511851 - 12/31/14 08:43 PM Re: What caliber have you owned that you dislike the most? [Re: Bradgrace]
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Originally Posted By: Bradgrace
Had a ruger mini 30 in 7.62x39 it was super finicky on what ammo it would shoot. I bought it thinking I would be able to shoot surplus ammo but that was a joke. It would light strike primers (even after upgrading the hammer spring) and jam so I eventually bought some more expensive brass cased ammo that it at least shot reliably but it shot all over the place. Had a guy that asked about it I gave him full disclosure on all my issues with it and he took it home. Have never been so glad to get rid of a gun.


Had one as well.. First semi-auto rifle I owned & I couldn't wait to get rid of it..
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#5511896 - 12/31/14 09:01 PM Re: What caliber have you owned that you dislike the most? [Re: Brother in-law]
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I love them all. Any time I go out and pull the trigger I am a happy man. Only one I do not care to bench shoot or sight in is the 300 win mag, but I know anything I shoot with it will fall right in its tracks.

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