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3 holes, 5 bullets. Love my new Buffalo Classic!
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45/70
Ya just gotta love those 45/70s !I got an old winchester, that will shoot groups close to that (with someone other then me shooting it LOL)Its great caliber, will kill anything you can hit !! Just my 2 cents Capt Bob Great shooting !!
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45/70
Looking to buy me one. Can I ask what brand you have. Nice looking group.
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nice
hey bbhunter that would be an h&r buffalo classic, i have the same gun, it does pattern really good, the gun is definatly a better shot than i am, hey baystealth what kind of shooting support are you using, vice or just a rest, cause my shoulder takes a woopen from that gun after about 6 shots
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H&R
BB, Tuff is right. Its an H&R Buffalo classic 45/70 with a 32' barrel. I shot that off a bench / sandbag at the range. The first shot was 3' high, the second 2.5' and the third at 1.5', where I wanted it. After the second shot without adjusting my scope, I thought I missed the target when I walked downrange and found only one hole at 1.5' so I put a piece of tape over the hole and shot again.... through the tape. I was impressed! Tuff, I agree with the recoil, it kills on BOTH ends!! Here is something I did before I even pulled the trigger. I read that the recoil would give you whiplash so I took the butt plate off and filled the hole in the stock with #6 lead shot and then stuffed cleaning patches in the very top of the hole until they stuck out a little then screwed the butt plate back on. The patches prevent the BB's from moving around and I figure I added at least 2 lbs to the gun, maybe more. What it did do was balance the rifle. With the 2-3 lbs of shot in the stock and the heavy 32' barrel up front, it now has a really good feel to it but is really heavy - which is a good thing!!
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lead
thanks baystealth, i will have to give that try, filling the stock, first couple of shots aren't bad but if you have to shoot it more than about 3-4 times it hurts, the bruise on my shoulder just went away hahahaha
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Bullets
Great group! What kind of bullets and grain are you shooting?
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45-70
Tell me more .. !! How many times did you do this ? nice shooting .. You got my attention!
I assume Hornady? What kind of scope ?
Thanks - hangem
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'No Blood Targets'
...'ya all should see mine !!! I polked one w/a Mirado Black Warrior HB2...(good shoot'n Bay)cheers
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good primative choice
45-70 405G Remington fired and unfired -- I want to be able to find a Hornady red tip that has been fired to compare the difference after impact -------- I have the H+R Handi Man short version scoped and it is extremely accurate , I have come to the conclusion that the Remington bullet flies straight from the mushrooming , I really can't complain about the kick , just wish the deer would stop being so nocturnal
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