Lately there has been more and more scammers on the forum board.
They register and replies to members requests for guns and/or parts or other things.
The reply contains a gmail or hotmail address or similar ”anonymous” email addresses which they want you to reply to.
DO NOT ANSWER ANY STRANGE MESSAGES!
They often state something like this:
Saw your post about purchasing a stock for a Safari. KnuckleheadBob has one. Email him at: [email protected]”
If you receive any strange messages:
Check the status of whoever message you. If they have no posts and signed up the same day or very recently, stay away. Same goes for other members they might refer to. Check them too and if they are long standing members, PM them and ask if the message is legit. Most likely it’s not.
Then use the report function in each message or post so I can kick them out!
Beware of anything that might seem fishy!
And again, for all of you who registered your personal name as username, please contact me so I can change it to a more anonymous username.
You’d be surprised of how much one can find out about a person from just a username on a forum such ad our!
All the best! And be safe!
They work in pistols. .22, etc.
I carry a clip of snake shot in my .45 long slide & snake head shot at 5’ knocks the bottom out. At a longer distance a shot in the mid section makes them coil up for a follow up kill shot. They’ll be pissed but quickly dead. BTW in our country it’s rattler...
This carbine has little field experience but using Rem corelokt 225 gr that I had. The full size barrel Fiberclass .338 I’ve used before in Alaska used the .225 gr Accubond now available in Nosler Trophy Grade.
I’ve got quite a bit of older Remington ammo but have no plans to buy any new Rem...
Well, weather pushed the gators out into one of our ponds or sloughs & waiting for a rain to track where they went. 3 1/2 hours of sitting yielded only plenty of gnats & an Indian bird point pictured with Fiberclass carbine in 338 win mag. It shouldn’t be too easy, but in haste ice chest with...
Recoil in foot Lbs:
300 Win Mag….30.5 ft lbs
375 H&H Mag….38 ft lbs
458 Win Mag……62 ft lbs
460 Wby Mag…..100 ft lbs.(ridiculously useless)
(Published recoil numbers, varies on loads).
458 parent case is the .375 H&H Magnum.
African guides use the .458 for close work on dangerous game as can...
BigCountry, Actually you just need a regular hunting license, resident or non-resident, and no tag as you call in the date and sex and you get mailed a post-harvest tag for the taxidermist or for any gator part. No separate fee.
Our gators have a very good sense of smell and obviously the water...
Thought only predator/coyote hunting for next few months as deer beginning their antler growth, but Sako’s may become aquatic. We found a couple of alligators in the river that need removing as larger one 11’-12’ & smaller 7’-8’ & non-core gator season is 4/1-6/30. Last big one we took a few...
In re: lock time. I recall discussions with a couple of Remington design engineers some 20+ yrs ago that their budget model 788 with its issues was more accurate than their model 700 primarily due to the 788’s much faster lock time. I tried finding the actual lock time but came across much...
Okay, good retort so don’t bother with any photos. It’s obvious it is not an acceptance issue or degree of effort as my preface was “no offense intended”.
I merely expressed my general opinion in response to your “dosh” (money) comment and included compliments.
Enjoy your guns on hunts on...
My opinion with no offense intended is that this Sako Custom Shop (factory) build is very unique, being a Safari barrel profile mounted in a Super Deluxe stock or Safari stock with Super Deluxe checkering and oak leaf carvings.
There is a difference with having a Custom, Bespoke, or Prestige...
M-1 Garand WWII sniper scope first used was a 2.5X with a 7/8” tube Lyman Alaskan designated a M82 and later a M84 also a 7/8” tube. The German K98k sniper scopes varied in mfr’s & power, but the 8X was 26.5mm (1.043”).
They were quite effective.
bigcountry, you got my curiousity going and found Sako still makes the 85 under "custom.sako.fi" with a configurator and it states that site/offering available is being redone/refreshed. I did not see a Safari grade but it is available per the factory on an inquiry made a few months ago on a...
Sako Custom Shop does make unique rifles like the Safari style in a Super Deluxe above.
Attached is a described Sako Custom Safari 85 in a .300 H&H Magnum, a more practical caliber outside of Brown Bear & Africa.
I’m my opinion there is a difference in a rare Custom Factory build than a rare...
Bloo, no .257 Roberts Fiberclass, but a cool "custom" .257 Roberts in a Sako action I found that I was unable to avoid the temptation. It is so different but I'm not near it for a few days and will update then. As this thread is other firearms built on Sako actions so appropriate. Cheers.
Circa 1985 shortly after Sako introduced its synthetic Fiberclass as the market began seeing more of an acceptance of non-wood stocks and their accuracy from bench rest use, I was quite interested in them as field/hunting rifles. I bought a 7mm Rem Mag Fiberclass with impressive accuracy and...
$18,422 US. Yikes.
Beautiful Rifle. Is this the same rifle posted last year in a grouping of Super Deluxes from Australia and discussed as a custom build from Sako Custom Shop?
If in the US the grouping would be highly desirable… my op