Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
DSmith10, dhhbuck, superlooper, JG1220, Binary
64044 Registered Users
Top Posters
dogcatcher 89042
stxranchman 53361
bill oxner 48406
RKHarm24 44577
rifleman 44396
BOBO the Clown 43837
BMD 40968
SnakeWrangler 37974
Big Orn 37484
txshntr 35335
facebook
Forum Stats
64044 Members
45 Forums
421305 Topics
6103503 Posts

Max Online: 16728 @ 03/25/12 08:51 AM
Topic Options
#7199562 - 06/16/18 03:29 PM Bergara B14 Ridge
Grizz Online   content
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 02/28/08
Posts: 7465
Loc: Granbury, TX
Has anyone had any experience with these rifles? I'm really looking hard at this one, mainly because of the mid-weight #5 contour barrel. I have a Thompson Center Venture right now and it's a great rifle, but I don't care for the light-weight barrel. It just heats up too quickly. At 7.9 pounds, the Ridge looks like one I could hike in the mountains with and still have a heavier barrel.
_________________________

Top
#7199581 - 06/16/18 03:46 PM Re: Bergara B14 Ridge [Re: Grizz]
TexFlip Online   content
THF Celebrity

Registered: 08/18/12
Posts: 11127
Loc: Chambers County
I'm really wanting to get one in 6.5CM and cut it down to 16.5". Would be a great walking around gun.

Top
#7199597 - 06/16/18 04:04 PM Re: Bergara B14 Ridge [Re: Grizz]
Grizz Online   content
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 02/28/08
Posts: 7465
Loc: Granbury, TX
I was thinking along the same lines, only cutting it down to 22". I don't like muzzle brakes and I have no plans to get a suppressor, so the threaded barrel isn't something I would need. Also looking at 6.5 Creedmoor to replace my Thompson.
_________________________

Top
#7199856 - 06/16/18 09:22 PM Re: Bergara B14 Ridge [Re: Grizz]
Buzzsaw Offline
THF Celebrity

Registered: 06/29/11
Posts: 13764
Loc: Frisco, Texas
buy with confidence!!
_________________________
"I ain't here for a long time, I'm here for a good time"
King George Strait



Top
#7202698 - 06/19/18 08:59 PM Re: Bergara B14 Ridge [Re: Grizz]
Grizz Online   content
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 02/28/08
Posts: 7465
Loc: Granbury, TX
Well, I ordered one so hopefully I'll have some kind of review before too long.
_________________________

Top
#7211983 - 06/29/18 05:53 PM Re: Bergara B14 Ridge [Re: Grizz]
Grizz Online   content
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 02/28/08
Posts: 7465
Loc: Granbury, TX
Well, I got to shoot it today and so far so good. These are rounds I had loaded for my other rifle so I can probably tweak the powder charge and tighten it up a little. I'll take it out this evening or tomorrow and shoot some steel out to 500 rounds see how it does.


_________________________

Top
#7212008 - 06/29/18 06:10 PM Re: Bergara B14 Ridge [Re: Grizz]
Pitchfork Predator Online   content
THF Celebrity

Registered: 01/25/13
Posts: 14666
Loc: Murphy, TX Dickens county
Very nice. up
_________________________
Marc C. Helfrich
Retirement Planner

www.insured-wealth.com
469-323-8920

Top
#7212028 - 06/29/18 06:30 PM Re: Bergara B14 Ridge [Re: Grizz]
Jgraider Online   content
Pro Tracker

Registered: 06/13/15
Posts: 1135
Loc: West Texas
I'm interested in that rifle too Grizz. Please keep us posted on your progress if you don't mind.

Top
#7212228 - 06/30/18 01:08 AM Re: Bergara B14 Ridge [Re: Grizz]
Grizz Online   content
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 02/28/08
Posts: 7465
Loc: Granbury, TX
Will do. The trigger was set right at 3 lbs out of the box but I adjusted it down to 2.5 lbs. I couldn't get it any lower but it is really good where it's at.
_________________________

Top



© 2004-2018 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide