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Posted: 12/15/2005 8:42:47 PM EST
A Winchester Classic Safari in 416 Rem Mag? I mean my god man! What the hell you going to hunt with that? Let alone the detached retinas from the recoil! My body aches from just the thought of touching the triggers..
Link Posted: 12/15/2005 8:43:38 PM EST
Link Posted: 12/15/2005 8:44:58 PM EST
Will you take a personal check?

SBG
Link Posted: 12/15/2005 8:45:02 PM EST

Originally Posted By ARDunstan:



You got one? Or want one? If you got whats the recoil like?
Link Posted: 12/15/2005 8:45:20 PM EST
intact retinas are for pussies
Link Posted: 12/15/2005 8:45:24 PM EST
Can I get a suppressor for it?
Link Posted: 12/15/2005 8:45:52 PM EST
[Last Edit: 12/15/2005 8:46:11 PM EST by Fat_McNasty]

Originally Posted By ScaryBlackGuns:
Will you take a personal check?

SBG



I take CC's and MO's
Link Posted: 12/15/2005 8:47:06 PM EST
At least he's not one of those insane crazy mo-fos with a 460 weatherby mag.

I mean really, that's just nutz.
Link Posted: 12/15/2005 8:50:33 PM EST
Besides, everyone needs a varmint rifle.
Link Posted: 12/15/2005 8:50:33 PM EST

Originally Posted By Fat_McNasty:
What the hell you going to hunt with that?



I can not believe you just said that.
Link Posted: 12/15/2005 8:52:24 PM EST
Group Buy!!!!!
Link Posted: 12/15/2005 9:03:35 PM EST
Ill put one up for auction next week!! Well that is if Stealth does not mind..
Link Posted: 12/15/2005 9:06:25 PM EST

Originally Posted By Fat_McNasty:
Ill put one up for auction next week!! Well that is if Stealth does not mind..




Leave my squirrel gun alone!!
Link Posted: 12/15/2005 9:08:30 PM EST
Link Posted: 12/15/2005 9:09:04 PM EST

Originally Posted By TheRedHorseman:
intact retinas are for pussies





Who said that? I'll kick your ass if you make a noise!!!

Link Posted: 12/15/2005 9:13:51 PM EST

Originally Posted By Stealth:
Besides, everyone needs a varmint rifle.




I was thinking this would make a good prairie dog round
Link Posted: 12/15/2005 9:37:40 PM EST
Robert Ruark, God bless his whiskey-drinking soul, said it best:

USE ENOUGH GUN.
Link Posted: 12/15/2005 9:39:23 PM EST
If ammo was cheap Id own one.

High ammo cost means its too expensive to put myself through massive pain
Link Posted: 12/15/2005 9:42:03 PM EST

Originally Posted By GiggleSmith:
Can I get a suppressor for it?



Gemtech's Stormfront 50 BMG suppressor should work JUST FINE!
Link Posted: 12/15/2005 9:42:45 PM EST
Link Posted: 12/15/2005 10:01:24 PM EST

Originally Posted By 1GUNRUNNER:

Originally Posted By llanero:
Robert Ruark, God bless his whiskey-drinking soul, said it best:

USE ENOUGH GUN.



"There ain't no such thing as too dead" ~ OdT



Not on critters that may make you dead! For critters I want to eat, well yea they may be dead but it's nice to still hve some meat on the bones....
Link Posted: 12/16/2005 1:59:34 AM EST

Originally Posted By Fat_McNasty:
A Winchester Classic Safari in 416 Rem Mag? I mean my god man! What the hell you going to hunt with that? Let alone the detached retinas from the recoil! My body aches from just the thought of touching the triggers..




The Kong thread is that way >>>>>>>>>>>>



Link Posted: 12/16/2005 2:04:29 AM EST
Link Posted: 12/16/2005 2:22:28 AM EST

Link Posted: 12/16/2005 2:24:08 AM EST
I'd try it at least once.
Link Posted: 12/16/2005 2:28:22 AM EST
i have put 3 rounds thru one, it is impressive. i shot it offhand, i held it real tight and the first shot the scope got me. no cut just a love tap, on my shoulder felt knid of like a punch from a boxer with his hand tapped up.

btw i am not really recoil sensitive
Link Posted: 12/16/2005 2:30:29 AM EST
Izzat a rimfire, or something? It sounds kinda puny.
Link Posted: 12/16/2005 2:49:39 AM EST

Originally Posted By dpmmn:

Originally Posted By Stealth:
Besides, everyone needs a varmint rifle.




I was thinking this would make a good prairie dog round



That would make a fine prarie dog rifle. I once had a 458 Win Mag that I only killed prarie dogs and jack rabbits with. It's fun to go on "safari" in the Oregon outback.
Link Posted: 12/16/2005 4:25:28 AM EST
Mouse gun - everyone 'round these parts use 'em for that. Of course, the mice are huge, prolly 80 pounds or more, depending on what you're drinkin' and the time of night.
Link Posted: 12/16/2005 4:34:19 AM EST
Ultimate CQB weapon. Make sure you get the Surefire BEAST mount for it.
Link Posted: 12/16/2005 4:36:34 AM EST

Originally Posted By Wirebrush:

That would make a fine prarie dog rifle. I once had a 458 Win Mag that I only killed prarie dogs and jack rabbits with. It's fun to go on "safari" in the Oregon outback.



Reminds me of a joke I once read...

What do you call a guy with an African Big Game rifle hunting varmints.....

An ARFCOMer
Link Posted: 12/16/2005 4:37:36 AM EST
That round is OK for a carry gun, but it doesn't justify the bulk of a rifle.
Link Posted: 12/16/2005 4:42:30 AM EST

Originally Posted By photokirk:
That round is OK for a carry gun, but it doesn't justify the bulk of a rifle.



I mean he should of went with at least a .458 cal cartridge. HMMMM I wounder if he is professional enough to carry a .416!?! And would a Tacpoint be a good choice for a CQ gun like this?


Well at least he get more than 3 rounds in the gun, Unlike my 460 Wby Mag..
Link Posted: 12/16/2005 4:49:53 AM EST

Originally Posted By Tweak:
It's an elephant gun.

You know how ya know?

­Seen any elephants around your place since you got it?



Rosie's thataway----------------------> Always use proper safety precautions and use an insurance round.
Link Posted: 12/16/2005 1:55:50 PM EST

Originally Posted By Wirebrush:

Originally Posted By dpmmn:

Originally Posted By Stealth:
Besides, everyone needs a varmint rifle.




I was thinking this would make a good prairie dog round



That would make a fine prarie dog rifle. I once had a 458 Win Mag that I only killed prarie dogs and jack rabbits with. It's fun to go on "safari" in the Oregon outback.



If I put 350 grain Barnes Triple Shocks in it I can get about 2700 ft/sec.

I'm pretty sure It'd be good to go for coyotes and prairie dogs!

An Oregon outback varmint safari sounds like fun.
Link Posted: 12/16/2005 2:00:45 PM EST
do you know what grizzly bears are?
Link Posted: 12/16/2005 2:05:17 PM EST
I shot one of those things once! Well actually twice! Never again! Im 6ft and about 215 lbs. It almost knocked me off of the bench I was shooting at. Call me a pussy but that thing hurt!
Link Posted: 12/16/2005 2:06:02 PM EST
Link Posted: 12/16/2005 2:25:02 PM EST

Originally Posted By Fat_McNasty:
What the hell you going to hunt with that?



Anything you want.



Link Posted: 12/16/2005 3:44:13 PM EST

Originally Posted By Fat_McNasty:
What the hell you going to hunt with that?



Today's modern super animals, like the flying squirrel, and the electric eel.
Link Posted: 12/16/2005 3:55:25 PM EST

Originally Posted By Merlin:

Originally Posted By Fat_McNasty:
A Winchester Classic Safari in 416 Rem Mag? I mean my god man! What the hell you going to hunt with that? Let alone the detached retinas from the recoil! My body aches from just the thought of touching the triggers..




The Kong thread is that way >>>>>>>>>>>>





Varmint Kong...
A varmint never quits.
Link Posted: 12/17/2005 9:55:17 PM EST

Originally Posted By TheSneak:

Originally Posted By Fat_McNasty:
What the hell you going to hunt with that?



Today's modern super animals, like the flying squirrel, and the electric eel.



Damn good point..
Link Posted: 12/17/2005 10:00:42 PM EST
I dunno not familiar with that round... will it hurt more than my Sako TRGS 338 Lapua?? If so, I'll try it
Link Posted: 12/17/2005 10:04:45 PM EST
My old man has a .458 Win. Pre-63 Model 70. He had it trimmed down to just under 6 pounds. It was meant to be carried a lot, shot very little. He's also got the tusks to prove it. He said sighting it in on the bench was the worst part.

It's a dangerous game rifle. For hunting in areas with big animals that need to be stopped fast.

Recoil isn't that bad. Like a 3 1/2 inch 12 gauge but with better trajectory and penetration.

I've shot my old mans rifle 4 times in my life. I don't have a great desire to shoot it again.
Link Posted: 12/17/2005 10:12:18 PM EST
I've wanted to shoot a .460 WM for many years, ever since I saw an article where they tested it against another caliber rifle by shooting it from a Radio Flyer wagon and measuring the distance the wagon rolled.
Link Posted: 12/17/2005 10:35:52 PM EST
wuss

<­BR>
Link Posted: 12/18/2005 1:51:03 AM EST

Originally Posted By Fat_McNasty:

Originally Posted By TheSneak:

Originally Posted By Fat_McNasty:
What the hell you going to hunt with that?



Today's modern super animals, like the flying squirrel, and the electric eel.



Damn good point..



I'm thinking +5 points for that answer.

Link Posted: 12/18/2005 1:52:43 AM EST

Originally Posted By GoVol98:
wuss



www.midwayusa.com/mediasvr.dll/highresimage?saleitemid=732664



Now that's a big bore. My 416 varmint gun is just for squirrels and maybe wild chickens or large beatles and such.
Link Posted: 12/18/2005 4:42:08 AM EST
Ah....come again?

My .338 Lap hits harder than my .416.

Wuss.

The .416 is a man's gun.

Wake up in the morning, place the muzzle near your ear and pull the trigger. Presto - no more ear-wax.

Brace the butt of the rifle against your chin and pull the trigger. Knocks the plaque clean off your teeth.

Use the muzzle blast to singe off whiskers.

Have to be a bit careful when you go to part your hair though, otherwise you end-up with a nasty cowlick.



Sheep

Link Posted: 12/18/2005 4:48:30 AM EST
Is this one of those guns that you fire by plugging you ears and pulling a cord?
Link Posted: 12/18/2005 5:09:31 AM EST
Get a RUGER in .416 Rigby............it pushes rather than kicks.
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