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by Phill Smyth
Sun Sep 29, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: Smallbore Rifle
Topic: Dot Size - Best Dot sized in 6.5-20 x44 EFR
Replies: 1
Views: 811

Dot Size - Best Dot sized in 6.5-20 x44 EFR

G'day Guys and Gals - I am a 63 - 56 model that needs reading glasses 1.5 to 2 lenses. I have a couple of Boosted Premier 18-40's x44 Leopold's with what I thought was 3/8" dot- I just had two scopes that I recently purchased installed with 3/8" Leupold dots and they are smaller than the premier Boo...
by Phill Smyth
Tue Jul 02, 2019 6:15 am
Forum: High Power Rifle
Topic: new build - which 6mm for low recoil but effective
Replies: 14
Views: 3759

Re: new build - which 6mm for low recoil but effective

G'day mate- I have a 7mm Br 1:8 twist and love it fluted barrel in HS thumbhole silhouette stock custom trigger and it is a dream to shoot - 110grn to 150 grn for Chickens to turkeys and 168 n 175 for rams - It was set up to shoot 145 n 175 Double jacked Finn Silhouette projectiles - but Anthony sol...
by Phill Smyth
Tue Apr 30, 2019 10:53 pm
Forum: Lever Action
Topic: Fibre Optic Front post for Lever Action Silhouette
Replies: 3
Views: 1185

Fibre Optic Front post for Lever Action Silhouette

Hi Guys n Girls- Friend in Australia was telling me he picked up a fibre optic Front post sight when he was over for one of your Major Comps- - Cold anyone help with the maker and information on who and where you can purchase a number of them for the Lyman front sight. I have Williams on the rear of...
by Phill Smyth
Sun Dec 23, 2018 1:03 am
Forum: Smallbore Rifle
Topic: The Perfect Silhouette Scope- what would you have
Replies: 13
Views: 4408

The Perfect Silhouette Scope- what would you have

G'day All =- If you had someone make the perfect Rifle Silhouette scope - what would the sec's be - eg 10 to 40 x ??? - EFR - tube size - what sight picture - eg Leupold Dot or Fine Cross Hair with larger dot - a FCH with Thicker small section of Cross hairs ? - could be Luminated ? - EFR ? - Turret...
by Phill Smyth
Sun Dec 23, 2018 12:07 am
Forum: Smallbore Rifle
Topic: SK rebate! Time to stock up!
Replies: 2
Views: 1681

Re: SK rebate! Time to stock up!

I wish that applied in Australia - but I bet the Importer will not be doing that-
by Phill Smyth
Mon Dec 10, 2018 6:30 pm
Forum: High Power Rifle
Topic: Flinch!
Replies: 26
Views: 8269

Re: Flinch!

Question - Do you wear ear -plugs or good quality muffs - in practice try both and attempt to follow through to see the target hit and fall. I am sure you have a top shooter in your club get with them and let them watch and guide you when you are practicing. I find it is often the person beside me t...
by Phill Smyth
Sun Dec 02, 2018 11:21 pm
Forum: High Power Rifle
Topic: Which 7mm caliber?
Replies: 9
Views: 2826

Re: Which 7mm caliber?

Thanks ken enjoy I shoot a 7mm-08 in rem 700 for hunter class - use 168 grn Sierra match kings- and all go Ya Splat and that that ! Merry Christmas to allyoal in LA - My best mate grew up in Uptown New Orleans up by Tulane off Farrett- So I have spent a fair bit of Time in the south - barefoot water...
by Phill Smyth
Sun Dec 02, 2018 4:58 am
Forum: High Power Rifle
Topic: Flinch!
Replies: 26
Views: 8269

Re: Flinch!

Buy or borrow a PCP air rifle - or a side lever Fienwerkbau 300s with little no recoil or minimal noise - and practice with that - get a big piece of Cardboard on a sheet of ply and just put a series of 4''- 2'' down to 1" circles with a big dot in the centre or trace a silhouette inside the circles...
by Phill Smyth
Sun Dec 02, 2018 4:04 am
Forum: High Power Rifle
Topic: Which 7mm caliber?
Replies: 9
Views: 2826

Re: Which 7mm caliber?

Hi ken - I have a custom built Custom HP rifle - in 7mmBR - Love it !!!! Spec's Remington 700 - Trued, 26" 1:8 twist barrel - Fluted -n a Bedded HS Precision Silhouette Stock - Custom Pesco trigger - Premier 18-40 Boosted Leupold - High see through Weaver mounts. I molly all - Rams - Remington BR sm...
by Phill Smyth
Wed Sep 18, 2013 6:16 pm
Forum: Lever Action
Topic: Sight setup
Replies: 3
Views: 1454

Re: Sight setup - info thankyou!

Thank you for your Input and thoughts, I hoped I was on the same page of thinking as you, which is good. It seems that the Silhouette shooting sports are biggest in the south FL, LA, A,L GA, TX is that where most of the volume of Silhouette shooters are or is it that the weather permits year round s...
by Phill Smyth
Tue Sep 17, 2013 3:52 pm
Forum: Lever Action
Topic: Sight setup
Replies: 3
Views: 1454

Re: Sight setup

Hi Guys would like some of your advise Please. regards Phill
by Phill Smyth
Sun Sep 15, 2013 12:40 am
Forum: Lever Action
Topic: Sight setup
Replies: 3
Views: 1454

Sight setup

Hi all just a bit of your input please . I have 39A Marlin and a Rossi 357 s/s hex and I am putting Williams on the rears William have said the .312 is the perfect height for the Marlins and .538 is perfect for the Rossi. will I get elevation for 200metres for centre fire distance. I was planning to...
by Phill Smyth
Sat Jun 04, 2011 3:40 am
Forum: Smallbore Rifle
Topic: Why high?
Replies: 58
Views: 13155

Re: Why high?

It would also depend on body shape and neck length I being tall feel better with all my rifles hunting and target with a higher more relaxed neck. if that helps
by Phill Smyth
Wed May 04, 2011 7:43 am
Forum: Smallbore Rifle
Topic: To
Replies: 2
Views: 1144

Re: To Dixi Boys n Girls

Thats Great news that everyone is Ok Rgeards
by Phill Smyth
Sun May 01, 2011 3:37 am
Forum: Lever Action
Topic: Tornado's
Replies: 0
Views: 721

Tornado's

Gaday All youall, I hope that everyone in the Dixi south is ok and pray that no one has lost loved ones and property Kindest Regards Phill Smyth Australia