Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 19
Like Tree18Likes

Thread: Dang it, Walmart! You Are Eyeing My Credit Card!

  1. #1
    Senior Member
    Member #
    22105
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Location
    L.A. (Lower Alabama)
    Posts
    4,991
    Liked
    8121 times

    Dang it, Walmart! You Are Eyeing My Credit Card!

    Was in WalMart's sporting section to see how much of a mad house it was. It's still nutty.
    A feller was standing there, staring at a Sig Sauer "black" gun. He was looking hard.

    "It's a .22LR", I said.
    "Are you sure? How do you know?"
    "The tag says so. I brought my reading glasses, this time."
    "Damnit! Where do I find a .223?"
    "Last week."

    I was about to walk away, my job of kicking a man while he was down was complete. Then it caught my eye. A Rossi Wizard. A single shot .243 Winchester. The guys behind the counter were scrambling like a one-legged man in a butt-kicking contest, but I got someone to get the rifle out of the cabinet.

    The rifle felt very nice. The breach opened smoothly and felt good. It threw to the shoulder nicely. The front sight green and the rear two reds, I could easily make a shot with it.

    The only reason I didn't mindlessly reach for the credit card and get it was I have no idea about the .243 Winchester round.
    OK, also because the wife was also in the store and she already thinks I have a guns and ammo problem. Back to reason number one.

    Anyone here have personal experience with the .243 Winchester? Do you like it? Will it reliably drop a white tail?

    Should I stop letting things follow me home and be happy with the .308 Savage I already have?
    bmbroker and Coolhandluke like this.
    "It is when people forget GOD, that tyrants forge their chains." ~ Patrick Henry 1775

  2. #2
    Administrator

    Member #
    4032
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    Green Cove Springs, FL
    Posts
    30,348
    Liked
    24613 times
    The .243 is a wonderful round! I used one as a kid to hunt Whitetails in Wisconsin. Light recoil, flat shooter, fairly hi velocity. Excellent round. Easy to reload also. By the way, though I wouldn't recommend it Karamojo Bell, used the round to hunt elephants and was extremely successful with it. Bell was a Great White Hunter in Africa last century. He was an excellent shot by the way. Many of the elephants he took were a result of thinning the elephant herd for the local government. There are many books available about this guy that make for pretty good reading. You should have bought that rifle!
    Denton and GunsandNoses like this.
    ​Venimus, vidimus, nos explodit.



    There is nothing in life so bad or so awful that it cannot be made infinitely worse by a lawyer.

  3. #3
    Senior Member
    Member #
    22105
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Location
    L.A. (Lower Alabama)
    Posts
    4,991
    Liked
    8121 times
    Quote Originally Posted by BigSkiff View Post
    The .243 is a wonderful round! I used one as a kid to hunt Whitetails in Wisconsin. Light recoil, flat shooter, fairly hi velocity. Excellent round. Easy to reload also. By the way, though I wouldn't recommend it Karamojo Bell, used the round to hunt elephants and was extremely successful with it. Bell was a Great White Hunter in Africa last century. He was an excellent shot by the way. Many of the elephants he took were a result of thinning the elephant herd for the local government. There are many boks available about this guy that make for pretty good reading. You should have bought that rifle!
    OK, done deal. I'll be picking it up.
    No big rush; everyone seems to be crapping all over themselves to get a "black" rifle they should have had, already. Being already prepared as a good citizen, I can now think about fun stuff.
    "It is when people forget GOD, that tyrants forge their chains." ~ Patrick Henry 1775

  4. #4
    Senior Member
    Member #
    21438
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Location
    Maine
    Posts
    8,153
    Liked
    7405 times
    What Skiff said, nice round, great for deer.
    Denton likes this.
    Make a fast friend, adopt a Greyhound!

    "Oh man. What kind of lefty hootenanny is this?" Dale Gribble.

    One set of rules for the governed, another set of rules for the governing.

    Signs Don't Stop Crimes.

  5. #5
    Senior Member
    Member #
    26125
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Location
    Kansas
    Posts
    6,245
    Liked
    4411 times
    And if the wife thinks you have one too many. Send me the 308.
    mwj999, Denton and Liberated like this.


    I refuse to tiptoe through life only to arrive safely at death!

    Until HE comes, or calls me home, here by the power of Christ, I'll stand.

    "Pray for Obama. Psalm 109:8"

  6. #6
    Senior Member
    Member #
    22105
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Location
    L.A. (Lower Alabama)
    Posts
    4,991
    Liked
    8121 times
    Quote Originally Posted by william View Post
    And if the wife thinks you have one too many. Send me the 308.
    I am totally out of the selling business. I'll never, ever sell another gun. Besides, what would I do with all the ammo for it?
    MilProGuy and 24/7 compact like this.
    "It is when people forget GOD, that tyrants forge their chains." ~ Patrick Henry 1775

  7. #7
    Supporting Member

    Member #
    12255
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Location
    United States - Mississippi
    Posts
    30,204
    Liked
    19260 times
    Quote Originally Posted by Denton View Post
    I am totally out of the selling business. I'll never, ever sell another gun. Besides, what would I do with all the ammo for it?
    You could be a great TA.net sport and post it on the PAY IT FORWARD thread and make a .308 owner very happy!
    btleslie and Denton like this.





    In Memory of Erv Bobo, Supporting Moderator

    (Lance0812)
    September 23, 2014

  8. #8
    Senior Member
    Member #
    22105
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Location
    L.A. (Lower Alabama)
    Posts
    4,991
    Liked
    8121 times
    Nope. Keeping the .308. Here's how.

    I justified it by saying it is for Wifey.

    Went to William Longshots' place a few minutes ago and ordered on with the sights. He has some with just rails. Call me whatever, but I want sights.

    Also snatched up 100 rounds of .243.
    "It is when people forget GOD, that tyrants forge their chains." ~ Patrick Henry 1775

  9. #9
    Senior Member
    Member #
    30297
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Location
    Wake County, NC
    Posts
    855
    Liked
    1075 times
    I think .243 Winchester is simply a
    .308 case necked for 6mm bullets.

    Never had one but hear they're awesome.
    Good combination of flat shooting,
    power, and fairly light recoil. Good
    youngster round for deer.

    All the Best,
    D. White
    Denton and jimb1972 like this.
    __________________________________________________ __________

    The 10th Amendment states: "The powers not delegated to the United States
    by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States
    respectively, or to the people."

    But the states sold it off to the feds, for money.

  10. #10
    Senior Member
    Member #
    147
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    Largo Fl
    Posts
    3,964
    Liked
    1157 times
    The Mrs of a buddy uses .243 for hog hunting. She's a little bitty thing, but has no problem with taking hogs or deer with it. I've seen the pictures and tasted the results. Yummy.
    Denton likes this.

 

 
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast

Home | Forum | Active Topics | What's New | Subscribed Threads | My Threads | My Posts

Sponsored Links

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Similar Threads

  1. Credit Card Theft
    By jimb1972 in forum Lounge
    Replies: 15
    Last Post: 08-17-2012, 12:32 PM
  2. Bud's Gun Shop - credit card fraud issue
    By cz75luver in forum PT92 & Other Taurus Pistols
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 04-04-2011, 04:09 PM
  3. Credit card Fraud
    By airwrench in forum Lounge
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 09-12-2009, 10:42 AM
  4. Cancel your credit card before you die.
    By rwcreigh in forum The Funny Farm
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 04-15-2009, 06:40 AM
  5. eyeing an m66b4, sell me on it!
    By Trzeci98 in forum Taurus Revolvers
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: 07-22-2008, 09:13 PM

Search tags for this page

buying rifle with wal-mart credit card

,
can i buy a gun at walmart with my walmart credit card
,
can i buy a gun with my walmart card
,

can you buy a gun with a walmart credit card

,
can you buy a rifle at walmart with a credit card?
,
can you buy firearms with a walmart gift card
,
can you buy guns on walmart credit card
,
rossi wizard walmart
,
rossi wizerd walmart rifles
,
taurus wizard rifles for sale
Click on a term to search for related topics.