Posts Tagged ‘rifle’

.338 Federal

Posted: 9th September 2012 by Cheap in Firearms
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The standardization of the .338 Federal cartridge was announced at the end of 2005 and made a reality during 2006.  It was a popular wildcat before that, being a .308 Winchester case necked up for .338″ diameter bullets.  Federal claimed the performance of a 7mm Remington Magnum but with notably lower recoil.  This was made […]

.358 WSSM

Posted: 27th November 2011 by Cheap in Firearms, Hunting
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Like many states in the region, Indiana has not allowed deer hunting with rifles.  Shotguns, handguns, muzzle-loaders, and bows are allowed.  Some say this is intended to make the hunt more challenging, thereby promoting growth in the deer population (particularly several decades ago when deer populations were low).  Others say it is intended to limit […]

CZ 527 Ultralight Predator

Posted: 7th April 2011 by Cheap in Firearms, Hunting
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(Wow.  I don’t normally buy firearms this often – or this impulsively.) I bought the Ruger 77/22 in .22 Magnum when I did because I wanted to get ready for some serious coyote hunting.  However, I was really let down by the accuracy.  I’m thinking I might still be able to do something about that, […]

Ruger 77/22

Posted: 3rd April 2011 by Cheap in Firearms, Hunting
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I took my Ruger 77/22 to the range today.  I was a little disappointed by the accuracy. A year or two ago, I decided it would be a good idea to have a .22 Magnum rifle.  There are a few situations in various hunting regulations which limit rifles to “22 caliber rimfire”, even for game […]