Mr. Zorg's Recent Activity

  1. Mr. Zorg replied to the thread Resurrecting the 270 Win.

    I find all the "If" speculation on the timing of the .270 Winchester vs the .280 Remington amusing, since the 7X64mm Brenneke predates...

    Dec 7, 2019 at 10:33 PM
  2. Mr. Zorg replied to the thread 7mm rifles, whats your thoughts, favourites.

    More truth for this than casually meets the eye! I ran some stability calc's for my 1:10 twist barreled 7mm-08 rifle. The 7mm Federal...

    Dec 6, 2019 at 8:08 PM
  3. Mr. Zorg liked Longwalker's post in the thread 7mm rifles, whats your thoughts, favourites.

    or 7x64 for all distances! ;-)

    Dec 6, 2019 at 6:23 PM
  4. Mr. Zorg attached a file to the thread 7mm rifles, whats your thoughts, favourites.

    That's an interesting point. The fastest factory .280 Remington rifle barrel twist rate listed in the GS Bullets chart is 1:9 inches...

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  5. Mr. Zorg liked Hearties's post in the thread 7mm rifles, whats your thoughts, favourites.

    The 7x57 and 7x64 have legendary status here in SA, followed by the 7mm Rem Mag. The 7mm-08 and 280 Rem are rare as hen’s teeth - I...

    Dec 5, 2019 at 3:36 AM
  6. Mr. Zorg liked CBH Australia's post in the thread 7mm rifles, whats your thoughts, favourites.

    Im liking the 7mm-08 supporters. @Von Gruff has a *thing " for the 7mm some interesting reading still

    Dec 5, 2019 at 2:31 AM
  7. Mr. Zorg liked Hunter4752001's post in the thread The Death of Sidney, Nebraska (Cabelas).

    Strikes me the venture capital companies are little different to the the company strippers of the 1970-80s. Modern day pirates sweeping...

    Dec 5, 2019 at 2:27 AM
  8. Mr. Zorg replied to the thread Resurrecting the 270 Win.

    I Googled up his Wikipedia page. He passed away in San Antonio, TX - where I currently live. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Askins

    Dec 4, 2019 at 11:31 AM
  9. Mr. Zorg liked Jeff Schaeffer's post in the thread 7mm rifles, whats your thoughts, favourites.

    Last summer in Botswana I used one of the camp rifles- a Blaser R8 in 7x64. After seeing what a 156 grain Norma Oryx bullet in that...

    Dec 4, 2019 at 8:24 AM
  10. Mr. Zorg replied to the thread 7mm rifles, whats your thoughts, favourites.

    In the USA, 7X57mm and 8X57mm factory ammunition is loaded a great deal below those cartridges potential. I'm not a reloader, so things...

    Dec 4, 2019 at 4:50 AM
  11. Mr. Zorg replied to the thread Resurrecting the 270 Win.

    In general, 7mm-08 = 7X57mm < .280 Remington = 7X64mm < .280 Remington AI < 7mm Remington Magnum

    Dec 3, 2019 at 10:43 PM
  12. Mr. Zorg replied to the thread Resurrecting the 270 Win.

    Kawshik, The .280 Remington and 7X64mm Brenneke are "standard long action" cartridges along with .270 Winchester & .30-06 Springfield,...

    Dec 3, 2019 at 9:56 PM
  13. Mr. Zorg attached a file to the thread 9.3x62mm Mauser Rear Sight.

    Have you tried eBay, Gunbroker.com, Armslist.com, Numrich? I teally think eBay and Gunbroker.com are probably the best places to look....

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  14. Mr. Zorg attached a file to the thread Resurrecting the 270 Win.

    You may also want to investigate the 7X64mm Brenneke cartridge if you're interested in the .280 Remington. It predates the .280...

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