35 Whelen's Recent Activity

  1. 35 Whelen replied to the thread Chinese SKS Review.

    Yeah I just turned 58 and tangent sights can be.... difficult! But as I said, the smaller front sight made a huge difference. Also, at...

    Sep 25, 2021 at 3:12 PM
  2. 35 Whelen liked chicharrones's post in the thread Chinese SKS Review.

    Looks like you found a shooter, 35W. :thumbup: My Norinco has never given me groups like that, and I've owned it since I was 28 with...

    Sep 25, 2021 at 2:43 PM
  3. 35 Whelen replied to the thread Chinese SKS Review.

    I had more 20 round mags than 30 when I sold it, still too long. Glad you like your AK, but I personally prefer something with more...

    Sep 25, 2021 at 2:41 PM
  4. 35 Whelen liked thewillweeks's post in the thread Chinese SKS Review.

    Milled receivers cost more to manufacture, not select fire, not originally manufactured for detachable magazines, hard to adapt to...

    Sep 25, 2021 at 1:23 PM
  5. 35 Whelen replied to the thread Chinese SKS Review.

    LOL...interesting. My AK had a trigger on par with the AK, AFTER I worked it over and replaced the hammer. with an aftermarket example....

    Sep 25, 2021 at 10:08 AM
  6. 35 Whelen liked troy fairweather's post in the thread Chinese SKS Review.

    There underappreciated imho, I'll always have good memories of sks's. Cutting the barrel may mess with the port pressure but that's just...

    Sep 25, 2021 at 1:18 AM
  7. 35 Whelen posted a new thread.

    Chinese SKS Review

    I posted a review on another forum, but thought it might be of interest here. I recently sold off quite a few rifles in which I had...

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    Forum: Rifle Country

    Sep 25, 2021 at 1:01 AM
  8. 35 Whelen replied to the thread Sight in sks.

    Assuming a 123 gr. pointy bullet at ~2350 fps, it's a toss-up, either 150 or 200. Sighted in at 150, the bullet drops less than 4" @ 200...

    Sep 22, 2021 at 3:46 PM
  9. 35 Whelen liked Lnf Crzr's post in the thread New scout rifle using stripper clips?.

    [ATTACH] [ATTACH] I always felt Cooper wanted a Compact 308 internal mag Scout-308 bolt as his concept with minimal to go wrong. My...

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  10. 35 Whelen replied to the thread New scout rifle using stripper clips?.

    He might like them, but they wouldn't fit his criteria for optics. A 2" or 3" MOA reticle wouldn't allow for much degree of precision...

    Sep 21, 2021 at 6:40 PM
  11. 35 Whelen liked bluejay75's post in the thread .357 mag, .44 mag or .454 casull in a 20 inch rifle.

    I own 4x 44 magnum rifles and 3x 357 rifles. But if I had to pick one it would be a 357. I near filleted a raccoon when I skimmed a 240...

    Sep 20, 2021 at 11:23 AM
  12. 35 Whelen liked ms6852's post in the thread .357 mag, .44 mag or .454 casull in a 20 inch rifle.

    Everyone have valid points in choosing a 44 magnum or .454 but for me I would choose the .357 magnum. The OP stated which would be the...

    Sep 20, 2021 at 10:25 AM
  13. 35 Whelen liked Catshooter's post in the thread New scout rifle using stripper clips?.

    Yes, yes he does. And communicated it very well, too. Cat

    Sep 20, 2021 at 5:06 AM
  14. 35 Whelen replied to the thread New scout rifle using stripper clips?.

    This guy gets it. 35W

    Sep 19, 2021 at 11:13 PM
  15. 35 Whelen liked Archie's post in the thread New scout rifle using stripper clips?.

    The original idea of a 'Scout Rifle' was aimed at the idea of a ground based, foot propelled gatherer of information re: the opposition....

    Sep 19, 2021 at 11:13 PM
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