i have a winchester model 70-270. pulling the lever back from fire to safe, it's kind of "stiff". is this normal? i believe i like the remington safety better. easy, and a big red dot!.... thanks for the comments. scott.
I had a Mod 70 black shadow in 7mm Rem Mag but money got tight and I was forced to sell it. I still wish I didnt, I loved that gun but I will agree that the safty was stif on it and that my Remington's is way better and crisper. Plus I think that Remington makes a better Rifle but thats my opinion.
There are still some who insist a scope is not needed for the type hunting they do, ignoring the advances of the last 150 years in optical sights. (Even the ultra-conservative US Army has adopted optical sights.) The idea that in some special circumstances open iron sights or aperture (peep) sights might be more useful is not lost on me, but with the inevitable advance of age comes the reduction in visual acuity needed for using iron sights.
I believe that many who completely resist the idea of...