New Posts New Posts RSS Feed - BLR .450marlin
  FAQ FAQ  Forum Search   Events   Register Register  Login Login

Check GunBroker.com for SWFA's No Reserve and No Minimum bid firearm auctions.

BLR .450marlin

 Post Reply Post Reply   Topic Search Topic Search  Topic Options Topic Options
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)     Back to Top Direct Link To This Post Posted: February/01/2007 at 18:48
Slickheadhunter View Drop Down
Optics GrassHopper
Optics GrassHopper
Avatar

Joined: February/01/2007
Location: United States
Status: Offline
Points: 4

I just bought a scope for my BLR and retire my peep sight. I went with a Leupold 2.5x20 fixed.

 

 

Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)     Back to Top Direct Link To This Post Posted: February/01/2007 at 19:48
fwinn View Drop Down
Optics GrassHopper
Optics GrassHopper
Avatar

Joined: December/30/2006
Location: United States
Status: Offline
Points: 79
i've got the exact same gun.  i have a leupold 3.5-10x40 vx-III on it.  i put a limbsaver recoil pad on as well,  have you replaced yours?
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)     Back to Top Direct Link To This Post Posted: February/01/2007 at 20:22
Acenturian View Drop Down
Optics Journeyman
Optics Journeyman
Avatar

Joined: September/07/2004
Status: Offline
Points: 543

Nice gun and a nice scope.  I have a Marlin in .45/70 and run some tooth jaring loads so I was thinking Leupold as well.

 

On a side note I put a Limbsaver on the Marlin WOW what a difference.

 

 

Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)     Back to Top Direct Link To This Post Posted: February/01/2007 at 21:23
Slickheadhunter View Drop Down
Optics GrassHopper
Optics GrassHopper
Avatar

Joined: February/01/2007
Location: United States
Status: Offline
Points: 4
I have the original pad on it but have been looking at some.
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)     Back to Top Direct Link To This Post Posted: February/01/2007 at 22:21
Slickheadhunter View Drop Down
Optics GrassHopper
Optics GrassHopper
Avatar

Joined: February/01/2007
Location: United States
Status: Offline
Points: 4

I use mine for deer hunting only and have flattened two whitetails so far,Its a great woods gun and with the fixed 2.5 on it should be even quicker than my peep sight.Im also bought the same scope for my T/C Encore muzzleloader and again will put my peep sight on that one to rest as well.

 

 

Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)     Back to Top Direct Link To This Post Posted: February/02/2007 at 09:38
Urimaginaryfrnd View Drop Down
MODERATOR
MODERATOR
Avatar
Resident Redneck

Joined: June/20/2005
Location: Iowa
Status: Online
Points: 13863
What kind of groups are you getting at 100 and 200 yds?
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)     Back to Top Direct Link To This Post Posted: February/02/2007 at 14:24
cheaptrick View Drop Down
MODERATOR
MODERATOR
Avatar

Joined: September/27/2004
Location: South Carolina
Status: Offline
Points: 20467

Welcome to The OT, slickheadhunter.

 

I read your profile and see that you too are a wood burner.

Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)     Back to Top Direct Link To This Post Posted: February/02/2007 at 18:27
Slickheadhunter View Drop Down
Optics GrassHopper
Optics GrassHopper
Avatar

Joined: February/01/2007
Location: United States
Status: Offline
Points: 4

Urimaginaryfrnd,

 

With my peep I can hold about 3 to 4  inch groups at 100 yards on a bench,my eyes are pretty good.The main reason for switching to a scope is to identify bucks from does out beyond 50 yards.Ive never shot at a deer beyond 100 yards,in fact Ive never even seen a deer beyond that around here where I live.

 

Cheaptrick,

 

Yes we have been burning wood for 13 years now and a year ago bought a new Woodstock soapstone stove(Fireview).This stove is terrific.

 

Take care

 Post Reply Post Reply
  Share Topic   

Forum Jump Forum Permissions View Drop Down

Similar Threads: "BLR .450marlin"
Subject Author Forum Replies Last Post
Browning BLR mount? tedtf Rings and bases 1
Scope for BLR seamus30 Rifle Scopes 3
rings for Browning BLR sherm Rings and bases 1
Scope for Browning BLR in 7mm-08 MikeStaten Rifle Scopes 14
Ideal 300 yard optic for BLR DucksbeforeBucks Rifle Scopes 9
Browning BLR ruger62 Rings and bases 3 12/11/2004 11:46:23 AM
Browning BLR and Leupold QR drtree216 Rings and bases 3 5/1/2005 3:43:11 PM
BLR Scope Sabrefan Rifle Scopes 1 4/26/2006 5:53:08 PM
Browning BLR ’81 Scope Recommendations VetteVert Rifle Scopes 7 11/7/2006 2:04:22 PM
Scope and mounts for Browning BLR Upnordth Rifle Scopes 3


This page was generated in 0.250 seconds.