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That Was Easy

Old 10-04-2013, 09:14 PM
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Last Saturday was the Archery opener here in TN. After passing on the only 2 I seen (2 Black Angus cows) I packed up a little early and decided to check the zero of my Genesis.

I rotate out the guns I hunt with and normally pick only one gun to hunt with each year. This year it is going to be my Thumbhole/Laminate Genesis. I don't shoot this gun often because to be honest it's pretty boring to shoot. It's clean, comfortable, absorbs recoil well and extremely accurate. I had checked my records and the last time I had recorded that I shot it was almost 2 years ago.

I threw 3 down range, chuckled, and said to myself, "If everything in life went that well." I cleaned it back up and it probably won't be shot again until something 130 or better comes by me. I would say I'm ready for Nov 2nd, but apparently I've been ready for over 2 years now


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Old 10-04-2013, 10:49 PM
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Thats good shooting.
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Old 10-05-2013, 01:25 AM
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I would say you have a keeper there.
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Old 10-05-2013, 01:26 AM
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What part of Tn are you from?
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Old 10-05-2013, 02:32 AM
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Good shooting. I think you should have sighted it in a little high at 50 yards. That's what I like to do anyway. I always like mine dead on at 100 which puts it a little high at 50. It's strange that I do though, because I've never taken a 100 yard shot at a deer. That's mainly because one has never presented itself to me since I've been using a scope on a muzzleloader.
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Old 10-05-2013, 02:53 AM
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No reason to waste any more loads. That's a nice shooting gun.
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Old 10-05-2013, 03:43 AM
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Nice shooting! That's a great load for whitetail.
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Old 10-05-2013, 03:43 AM
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Great shooting. If you're out on November 2 you'll be about a week early for ML season in TN. ;-)
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Old 10-05-2013, 05:33 AM
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Originally Posted by edwardCVAmason View Post
What part of Tn are you from?
I currently live in the Chattanooga area.
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Old 10-05-2013, 05:34 AM
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Originally Posted by pluckit View Post
Good shooting. I think you should have sighted it in a little high at 50 yards. That's what I like to do anyway. I always like mine dead on at 100 which puts it a little high at 50. It's strange that I do though, because I've never taken a 100 yard shot at a deer. That's mainly because one has never presented itself to me since I've been using a scope on a muzzleloader.
I used to do that as well. But then I thought back and realized that 95% of my shots are less than 50 yards anyway. Where we hunt, it's so thick you just can't see that far.
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