BSA CF2 222 on the way

Bolt action rifles, lever action, pump action, self loading rifles and other miscellaneous longarms.

Re: BSA CF2 222 on the way

Post by bigrich » 11 Feb 2019, 4:46 am

bigfellascott wrote:Looking good BR, especially with the 60gn projies, normally the 222 likes the 50gn as a rule.


Yeah , BFS . It still shoots 50’s well , but the 1-12 twist rate means it shoots 60’s quite well now. I’m going to try some 60 gn soft points at some stage, if they work well it should give the old 222 a lot more versatility. As for lighter loads , I ended up buying my old hornet rifle back .... :roll:

:friends: :drinks: :thumbsup:
bigrich
Colonel
Colonel
 
Posts: 2013
Queensland

Re: BSA CF2 222 on the way

Post by Stix » 11 Feb 2019, 10:13 am

bigrich wrote:
bigfellascott wrote:Looking good BR, especially with the 60gn projies, normally the 222 likes the 50gn as a rule.


Yeah , BFS . It still shoots 50’s well , but the 1-12 twist rate means it shoots 60’s quite well now. I’m going to try some 60 gn soft points at some stage, if they work well it should give the old 222 a lot more versatility. As for lighter loads , I ended up buying my old hornet rifle back .... :roll:

:friends: :drinks: :thumbsup:


Sheesh Rich...you treat your LGS like a pawn shop :o ....all you did was pay interest on a loan against the old hornet... :lol: :sarcasm:
The man who knows everything, doesnt really know everything...he's just stopped learning...
Stix
Colonel
Colonel
 
Posts: 2171
South Australia

Re: BSA CF2 222 on the way

Post by bigrich » 11 Feb 2019, 3:40 pm

Stix wrote:
bigrich wrote:
bigfellascott wrote:Looking good BR, especially with the 60gn projies, normally the 222 likes the 50gn as a rule.


Yeah , BFS . It still shoots 50’s well , but the 1-12 twist rate means it shoots 60’s quite well now. I’m going to try some 60 gn soft points at some stage, if they work well it should give the old 222 a lot more versatility. As for lighter loads , I ended up buying my old hornet rifle back .... :roll:

:friends: :drinks: :thumbsup:


Sheesh Rich...you treat your LGS like a pawn shop :o ....all you did was pay interest on a loan against the old hornet... :lol: :sarcasm:


y'know stix , i thought i was a gunaholic when actually i've got a bad case of buyagunitis :lol: yes mate, i can be impulsive at times and being a bit OCD as well doesn't help :D the guy who owns my LGS is always happy to see me, :roll: i've chopped and changed a bit, done like for like deals ( no waiting on a PTA :D ), i got rid of the krico hornet cause with a heavy target type barrel it was a pain to lug around the paddock and i didn't get the opportunities to sit and snipe at wabbits and such like i hoped. but i missed it and in hindsight shoulda kept it . i got some new plans however ........ ;) . back on topic to azza's BSA , it's peaked my interest in this brand and i've noticed one online in 22-250 :crazy: :lol:

:drinks: :drinks: :thumbsup:
bigrich
Colonel
Colonel
 
Posts: 2013
Queensland

Re: BSA CF2 222 on the way

Post by AZZA'S HJ47 » 11 Feb 2019, 6:18 pm

bigrich wrote:
Stix wrote:
bigrich wrote:
bigfellascott wrote:Looking good BR, especially with the 60gn projies, normally the 222 likes the 50gn as a rule.


Yeah , BFS . It still shoots 50’s well , but the 1-12 twist rate means it shoots 60’s quite well now. I’m going to try some 60 gn soft points at some stage, if they work well it should give the old 222 a lot more versatility. As for lighter loads , I ended up buying my old hornet rifle back .... :roll:

:friends: :drinks: :thumbsup:


Sheesh Rich...you treat your LGS like a pawn shop :o ....all you did was pay interest on a loan against the old hornet... :lol: :sarcasm:


y'know stix , i thought i was a gunaholic when actually i've got a bad case of buyagunitis :lol: yes mate, i can be impulsive at times and being a bit OCD as well doesn't help :D the guy who owns my LGS is always happy to see me, :roll: i've chopped and changed a bit, done like for like deals ( no waiting on a PTA :D ), i got rid of the krico hornet cause with a heavy target type barrel it was a pain to lug around the paddock and i didn't get the opportunities to sit and snipe at wabbits and such like i hoped. but i missed it and in hindsight shoulda kept it . i got some new plans however ........ ;) . back on topic to azza's BSA , it's peaked my interest in this brand and i've noticed one online in 22-250 :crazy: :lol:

:drinks: :drinks: :thumbsup:



Are you refering to the BSA at rebel i have had a look at it it doesnt look too bad either.
Why So Serious?
Sako Varmint Stainless 243
Marlin 917v Stainless
Lithgow La101 .22
1917 BSA 303 (ted)
Finnish Vkt 1944 M39
Tikka T3X Super Varmint Satinless 223
Marlin 1895 SBL 45-70
Howa 1500 Stainless 308
BSA CF2 222 Remington
Colt 1911 9mm
Adler 12G
User avatar
AZZA'S HJ47
Sergeant
Sergeant
 
Posts: 429
Queensland

Re: BSA CF2 222 on the way

Post by bigrich » 11 Feb 2019, 7:26 pm

yeh azza, that's the one. needs a fresh barrel straight up, but it's not bad in general condition. don't encourage me mate :lol: :lol:

:drinks: :drinks: :thumbsup:
bigrich
Colonel
Colonel
 
Posts: 2013
Queensland

Re: BSA CF2 222 on the way

Post by AZZA'S HJ47 » 11 Feb 2019, 8:32 pm

The stock is in great shape the recievers looks the goods have thought about pivk it up myself.
Why So Serious?
Sako Varmint Stainless 243
Marlin 917v Stainless
Lithgow La101 .22
1917 BSA 303 (ted)
Finnish Vkt 1944 M39
Tikka T3X Super Varmint Satinless 223
Marlin 1895 SBL 45-70
Howa 1500 Stainless 308
BSA CF2 222 Remington
Colt 1911 9mm
Adler 12G
User avatar
AZZA'S HJ47
Sergeant
Sergeant
 
Posts: 429
Queensland

Re: BSA CF2 222 on the way

Post by Stix » 11 Feb 2019, 9:54 pm

How much is it guys...?
The man who knows everything, doesnt really know everything...he's just stopped learning...
Stix
Colonel
Colonel
 
Posts: 2171
South Australia

Re: BSA CF2 222 on the way

Post by bigrich » 12 Feb 2019, 4:58 am

$650 stix. A bit expensive for something that needs a rebarrel, but that’s rebel for ya . The main reason I deal with them is they have the biggest in store stock on reloading supplies and tend to have lots of old collectable rifles and parts. Besides that I’ve always got good in store customer service.
bigrich
Colonel
Colonel
 
Posts: 2013
Queensland

Re: BSA CF2 222 on the way

Post by Stix » 12 Feb 2019, 8:10 am

Wow...$650... :roll: are they that good...?
Thats a bit rich, rich... :lol:
Surely no one would buy it for that... :unknown:
The man who knows everything, doesnt really know everything...he's just stopped learning...
Stix
Colonel
Colonel
 
Posts: 2171
South Australia

Re: BSA CF2 222 on the way

Post by bigrich » 12 Feb 2019, 8:30 am

That’s rebel’s store price, they probably have the highest store prices on second hand in Brisbane. Is a old bsa worth it ? Dunno. I’ve been told their a quality rifle, might have to check out azza’s in the flesh if I can catch him at the range one day.. . Guns in Brisbane seem to be more expensive than other regions but. South oz and WA seem to be cheaper
bigrich
Colonel
Colonel
 
Posts: 2013
Queensland

Re: BSA CF2 222 on the way

Post by AZZA'S HJ47 » 13 Feb 2019, 3:53 pm

Like i said i like mine and for what its worth I'd do it agin if i had the same choice.
Why So Serious?
Sako Varmint Stainless 243
Marlin 917v Stainless
Lithgow La101 .22
1917 BSA 303 (ted)
Finnish Vkt 1944 M39
Tikka T3X Super Varmint Satinless 223
Marlin 1895 SBL 45-70
Howa 1500 Stainless 308
BSA CF2 222 Remington
Colt 1911 9mm
Adler 12G
User avatar
AZZA'S HJ47
Sergeant
Sergeant
 
Posts: 429
Queensland

Re: BSA CF2 222 on the way

Post by bigrich » 13 Feb 2019, 5:07 pm

AZZA'S HJ47 wrote:Like i said i like mine and for what its worth I'd do it agin if i had the same choice.



i saw a awesome old BSA viscount on used guns , only lasted a day. was in 7x57 . about $850 i beleive . and a sako in 264 win mag for about $1100 ! :o yup , that's sold in a day too :cry: a gun dealer in south oz was selling them

:drinks: :drinks: :thumbsup:
bigrich
Colonel
Colonel
 
Posts: 2013
Queensland

Previous

Back to top
 
Return to Centerfire rifles