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  1. 6.5 creedmoore

    With today's metalworking technology, some of the lower end rifles are very accurate. I have a .243 in the Ruger American, and it is a very good shooter. I think you will like the Vortex scope, too.
  2. Treadmill

    Strange, del looks more like the first guy than the second one...
  3. Dozer issues

    They are a nice machine to operate, and they have good power for the size.
  4. Dozer issues

    You can probably get it done for 3K, depending on who does the work, and how much rebuilding you do.
  5. Dozer issues

    Ouch... this can get spendy. If you have the capability to do it, the least expensive route would be to pull the engine yourself and haul it to a reputable machine shop. At the least, the crank will more than likely need to be turned on a lathe, and new bearings installed.
  6. Teen Vehicle

    Rav4 is a great vehicle with a good body, (unlike some of the other yotas)... Never towed anything with the one we had, so I would proceed carefully on that..
  7. Dozer issues

    You can pull it in gear if it has a torque converter rather than a clutch, because there is no direct connection to the engine - it is like an automatic transmission. Think "fluid drive". If it had a clutch you couldn't move it in gear - you could still move it in neutral, however.
  8. Dozer issues

  9. Berkshire pork

    Not sure about the hovels and squalor, but pretty sure Gaga is a free ranger....
  10. Berkshire pork

    Photos of the first chops cooked, please...
  11. Berkshire pork

    There's a whole wagon load of info on corporate pork (CAFOs/concentrated animal feeding operations) on the internets if del wants to take the time to study up on it a little....
  12. Berkshire pork

    They probably still eat pig poop though, even with that fine breeding and all.
  13. Berkshire pork

    del's idea of "good eats"...
  14. 6.5 creedmoore

    The .260 Remington is a good round, but it never seemed to get any traction. Savage was going to chamber some rifles in .260 Remington a few years ago - not sure if it ever happened or not.
  15. 6.5 creedmoore

    Competition shooters have recognized that the Swedes had the bullet right over 100 years ago. The potential of the Swede cartridge was limited by the strength of the action in the Swede rifle. In a modern rifle, however, the cartridge can be loaded to higher pressures, so it has a lot of potential.