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New on Real Guns®, "Remington's Model 700 Magpul Part 2
and the 260 Remington"

"…My prior use of the 260 Remington in other firearms seemed to coalesce in the range of 120 to 130 grains where velocity exceeds 2900 fps and bullet construction suits medium to large thin skilled game. After handloading weights from 85 grains to 160 grains, the lightest seemed fragile and...
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01/18/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
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Henry's Big Boy Steel Carbine - A preliminary look... Parts 1&2

"...The Henry Repeating Arms Big Boy Steel Carbine has a design very similar to the Marlin 336; closed top receiver, cylindrical breech bolt, vertical locking bolt, bolt wrapping extractor, spring loaded ejector, etc. Missing in comparison to the Marlin is the side loading gate,...
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01/17/2017 at 14:15. Facebook
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Ruger's Hawkeye Standard Rifle Part s 1 & 2
You can have a lot of fun with a 270 Winchester

"The intent of this 270 Winchester chambered Ruger Hawkeye is to hunt quarry from varmints to moose and to do so out to quite distant ranges. Subsequently, the standards for performance used in this narrative are predicated on that application."
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01/16/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
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New on Real Guns®, "Remington's Model 700 Magpul Part 1
Being open to different perspectives"

"…The Model 700 Magpul possesses some of the traits of Model 700 based rifles we've built in the shop for long range applications, both hunting and competitive shooting. However, the Model 700 Magpul, as a factory package, is much less costly and it offers numerous enhancements....
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01/15/2017 at 15:56. Facebook
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Ruger's Redhawk 41 Rem Mag Parts I, 2, 3

"...This 41 Mag Redhawk is hand filling, with a good deal of heft, which actually helps its shooting personality by making for a steady sight picture and by dampening recoil. As important, the weight in the frame is distributed to areas that add strength rather than just weight. The...
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01/14/2017 at 14:21. Facebook
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Ruger's Hawkeye Compact in 7mm-08 Rem Part 1
Carbines without levers for grownups

"...Increasing barrel length does not increase accuracy. The purpose of a long barrel rifle is to boost bullet velocity by extracting greater potential from a cartridge. The result is reduced time in flight, which flattens trajectory and higher retention of kinetic...
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01/13/2017 at 15:23. Facebook
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The last two of Cindy's Gunbroker auction for this firearm model and price as linked above. Not bad. New Ruger American with a copper mica stock (Like dark earth with a bronze tone) 270 Win, 3 lobe bolt, detachable magazine. Details of rifle are in the auctions.
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01/13/2017 at 14:33. Facebook
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New on Real Guns®, Ruger's SR1911 Target Part 2 - From yet another perspective

"…For folks just tuning in, Ruger's SR1911 Target Part 1 was mostly me extolling the virtues of Ruger's SR1911 product line, congratulating Ruger for going with the 70 Series rather than 80 Series design and a lot of my blah, blah, blah and photographs to covey the simple message, "The SR1911...
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01/12/2017. Facebook
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Cindy has these on the RealGunsStore.Com site and on Gunbroker as linked above. Not bad. New Ruger American with a copper mica stock (Like dark earth with a bronze tone) 270 Win, 3 lobe bolt, detachable magazine. Details of rifle are in auction.
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01/12/2017. Facebook
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New on Real Guns®, "Ruger's SR1911 Target Part 1
Addressing the point of impact dilemma"

"…Ruger's introduction of an SR1911 with Bomar style adjustable rear sight is an smart addition to this Ruger product line. There is a need for fixed sight versions to serve the many that want that type of configuration and it is good that Ruger recognizes the many who see the...
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01/11/2017. Facebook
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Ruger's 77/44 Rotary Magazine Carbine Parts I & 2

A heck of a little bolt action carbine that can produce 25% to 50% greater velocity than a handgun 44 Mag. Hope Ruger puts together some special runs in the future and does not close the book completely on this model...
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01/10/2017. Facebook
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Remington's Model 700 Magpul 260 Remington

Getting some days working with an accurate combination and some handloading time. Hopefully we'll have the project wrapped up this week. So far, good results and easy to come by.
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01/09/2017. Facebook
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New on Real Guns®, "AR Rehabilitation Part 5 – Finally!!"

"…If you've been following along with this project you know that this was an update of the shop's test mule AR15. The update was to be accomplished by utilizing shop pulls and material left over from other projects. A background project, it was accomplished when a there was opportunity. We were pretty much wrapped...
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01/08/2017. Facebook
[ Gunbroker.com Link ] If anyone has an interest in a lightly used, but as new Ruger SR1911 Target complete with second mag, original packaging and full factory warranty, Cindy listed the RG review pistol on GunBroker. Detail on the auction.
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01/07/2017. Facebook
If anyone has an interest in acquiring this full size 9mm Remington RP9 [ Realguns.com Link ], Cindy has it listed for auction on GunBroker at [ Gunbroker.com Link ]. Like new condition, pistol and all original packaging, accessories and documentation.
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01/07/2017. Facebook
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Ruger's Nifty Mark IV 22 LR Pistol - A one push button, drop top

If there was a Ruger philosophy represented by the launch of the new Ruger Mark IV Target pistol, it would have to be "Keep improving and listen to customers". While the Mark IV bears many outward similarities to the highly successful Mark III series, the Mark IV's refined design brings with it significant...
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01/06/2017. Facebook
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Marlin's .45-70 Government Lever Actions - The long and short of it

"...I've always taken a very scientific approach to selecting the Guide Gun with its 18.5" barrel over the 22" rifle length barrel; I dismiss the difference as of no consequence because I like the look, feel and bark of the stubby version and because I live in a state where there is an average of 12.47...
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01/05/2017. Facebook
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New on Real Guns®, "Ruger's Redhawk Eight Shot 357 Magnum Part II - and the significance of red and blue"
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"…Shooting the Ruger with factory ammo was a good experience and, quite frankly, the velocity results were better than I anticipated with its 2.75" barrel. The opportunity I didn't have in Part I was to shoot the Redhawk...
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01/03/2017. Facebook
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Remington's Model 783 300 Win Mag
They come in big boy sizes too

"...The Model 783 is designed to be an affordable, durable and highly accurate hunting rifle. To those ends, the rifle was designed to be built with precision while: requiring using fewer process steps, reducing material cost, using a higher degree of automation, achieving an excellent aesthetic result. I...
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01/02/2017. Facebook