Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
timlewi14, JamesThompson, Hunterwannabe, Zeb B, hillcountryredraider
60449 Registered Users
Top Posters
dogcatcher 77414
stxranchman 52092
RWH24 44568
rifleman 43786
BOBO the Clown 41102
BMD 40539
Big Orn 37484
txshntr 33685
bill oxner 32639
sig226fan (Rguns.com) 30571
facebook
Forum Stats
60449 Members
45 Forums
475962 Topics
6243642 Posts

Max Online: 16728 @ 03/25/12 08:51 AM
Topic Options
#6499347 - 10/17/16 02:21 PM I like EASY........
flintknapper Offline
Tracker

Registered: 02/18/15
Posts: 877
Loc: Deep East Texas
One of the many things I like about my .458 SOCOM is the ease in which I can clean it.

I don't often 'brush' the bore...but sometimes its necessary.

When I do....I can use my shotgun cleaning kit that has a full 5/16" diameter cleaning rod (NOT gonna bend that one). It does take four 3" x 3" shotgun patches (doubled over) to swab the barrel though. Not tight enough otherwise.



And when I'm done, I don't need a Bore Light and I don't need to squint one eye to look down the barrel. Just hold it up, both eyes open...and look right down it.




Slap it back together, go shoot more pigs. Easy Peasy...!
_________________________
Spartans ask not...how many, but where!

Top
#6499401 - 10/17/16 02:59 PM Re: I like EASY........ [Re: flintknapper]
Creedmoor Offline
Tracker

Registered: 09/12/16
Posts: 668
Loc: Soon to be Hudson Oaks
PLEASE dear God tell me that I didn't see a 3-piece metal cleaning rod in that picture ....... eeks333
_________________________
.
There's a fine line between BRAVE ... and STUPID.


Top
#6499404 - 10/17/16 03:04 PM Re: I like EASY........ [Re: Creedmoor]
flintknapper Offline
Tracker

Registered: 02/18/15
Posts: 877
Loc: Deep East Texas
Originally Posted By: Creedmoor
PLEASE dear God tell me that I didn't see a 3-piece metal cleaning rod in that picture ....... eeks333


Yup!

And if you think that is horrify, I am sending it down a PacNor SuperMatch barrel.

Still shooting good after eight years and several thousand rounds.
_________________________
Spartans ask not...how many, but where!

Top
#6499405 - 10/17/16 03:05 PM Re: I like EASY........ [Re: flintknapper]
Creedmoor Offline
Tracker

Registered: 09/12/16
Posts: 668
Loc: Soon to be Hudson Oaks
To each his own.
_________________________
.
There's a fine line between BRAVE ... and STUPID.


Top
#6499413 - 10/17/16 03:09 PM Re: I like EASY........ [Re: flintknapper]
SapperTitan Offline
THF Celebrity

Registered: 11/17/10
Posts: 17064
Loc: Killeen/Ft Hood, TX
How many flashlights does it take to kill a pig roflmao
_________________________
Originally Posted By: bill oxner
I could never repay you for the pleasure I've gotten out of your meat package.


Top
#6499421 - 10/17/16 03:12 PM Re: I like EASY........ [Re: SapperTitan]
Fishing Fester Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 07/17/12
Posts: 1019
Loc: Weatherford
Originally Posted By: SapperTitan
How many flashlights does it take to kill a pig roflmao


lol35
_________________________



Top
#6499429 - 10/17/16 03:15 PM Re: I like EASY........ [Re: Creedmoor]
flintknapper Offline
Tracker

Registered: 02/18/15
Posts: 877
Loc: Deep East Texas
Originally Posted By: Creedmoor
To each his own.


I readily admit to being a gun cleaning 'heathen' with the SOCOM. wink

It's my 'pig gun'...not a match rifle...though it shoots sub MOA with most loads.
_________________________
Spartans ask not...how many, but where!

Top
#6499435 - 10/17/16 03:22 PM Re: I like EASY........ [Re: SapperTitan]
flintknapper Offline
Tracker

Registered: 02/18/15
Posts: 877
Loc: Deep East Texas
Originally Posted By: SapperTitan
How many flashlights does it take to kill a pig roflmao


None...if everything goes right. Normally, they are shot under 'feeder lights' at a bait station.

But sometimes they wander outside the light or I will run into a group approaching or leaving a stand.

One of the lights is a Red LED the the other Tactical white light. The LED is only good for about 100 yds. or so, the white light can get me out to 250.

Always best to be prepared when hog hunting. I take it seriously and don't want to miss an opportunity to kill one of these pests.

Most of the time I don't use the rifle mounted lights, but I've had to on occasion and was glad I had them.
_________________________
Spartans ask not...how many, but where!

Top
#6499444 - 10/17/16 03:28 PM Re: I like EASY........ [Re: flintknapper]
SapperTitan Offline
THF Celebrity

Registered: 11/17/10
Posts: 17064
Loc: Killeen/Ft Hood, TX
Originally Posted By: flintknapper
Originally Posted By: SapperTitan
How many flashlights does it take to kill a pig roflmao


None...if everything goes right. Normally, they are shot under 'feeder lights' at a bait station.

But sometimes they wander outside the light or I will run into a group approaching or leaving a stand.

One of the lights is a Red LED the the other Tactical white light. The LED is only good for about 100 yds. or so, the white light can get me out to 250.

Always best to be prepared when hog hunting. I take it seriously and don't want to miss an opportunity to kill one of these pests.

Most of the time I don't use the rifle mounted lights, but I've had to on occasion and was glad I had them.

up
_________________________
Originally Posted By: bill oxner
I could never repay you for the pleasure I've gotten out of your meat package.


Top



© 2004-2016 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide