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Forum: Reloading
05-04-2006, 04:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,079
Posted By RPL

RE: Pressure signs this early??????

With theinexpensive prices of chronographs every handloader should invest in one. It truly gives you important info about your loads. Not only velocity butalso standard deviation. That can be...
02-14-2006, 05:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,574
Posted By RPL

RE: which clothes are better the Cabelas Dry plus clothes or the Gore tex clothes

I have both. Cabela's Dry Plus seems very good and I can't say that I've hadencountered any problems while using it. The cost of Dry-Plus is reasonable too.However, Gore-Tex is the standard that all...
02-04-2006, 02:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 764
Posted By RPL

RE: FREEZER TOOK A CRAP!!!!

That sucks!Last year, afriend of mine's daughter went down to the basement to get something out of the freezer and left the door open. Everything in the deep freeze spoiled. I'm always worried that I...
Forum: Guns
02-03-2006, 05:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,445
Posted By RPL

RE: Onondaga county NY CCW Permit

A carry permit without restrictionsis by default a ccw, even if it is not offically called that. A NYS permithas nooption to allow open for carry except uniform type security work. Technically, you...
Forum: Guns
01-30-2006, 05:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,445
Posted By RPL

RE: Onondaga county NY CCW Permit

Eldequello...I can't figure out where you got your info from. As far as I know, NY has two types of pistol permits. 1) a Premise Permit, it allows you to keep a firearm on your property (home or...
01-29-2006, 06:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,859
Posted By RPL

RE: When a guided hunt falls apart... experience?

Fishhuntster...I wish that you would do a service to all the readers here and give the name and address of the outfitter that you hunted with so that others will know to be aware of how he operates....
01-22-2006, 10:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,390
Posted By RPL

RE: Columbia Wool

Mustad...You make an interesting point about being noisy. I have two Cabela's garments. One is the wool parka with Dryplus and the other is their unlined wool jacket. I also have a pr. of...
01-19-2006, 04:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,390
Posted By RPL

RE: Columbia Wool

For the price it is very good. I prefer Weatherby's or Cabela's wool garments though if the temps are really cold and the wind is blowing. The latter garments are more expensive. If that is an...
Forum: Guns
01-07-2006, 03:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,773
Posted By RPL

RE: Mossberg 500 vs. Remington 870

The Rem. 870 is a much higher quality pump action firearm.
01-06-2006, 03:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,399
Posted By RPL

RE: Columbia Gallatin Wool Camo Feedback

I've useda pair of their pants for the last two hunting seasons. I would have to say they are very good dealfor the price.
I also own a pair of Weatherby wool pants. In a side by side comparison,...
Forum: Guns
01-05-2006, 02:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,423
Posted By RPL

RE: Best 270 wsm ammo?

Because you're hunting out west where you can expect longer shots, I would oick a bullet with a high ballistic co-effeciency.
I agree with Roskoe, the 130 gr. Ballistic Silvertip is a very good...
Forum: Guns
12-31-2005, 11:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,884
Posted By RPL

RE: Sabot Slugs

In my 870, I found 2 3/4" Remington Coppersolids, Federal's Barnes Expanders and my current favorite, Winchester's Platinum Tip.
I tried Winchester's Partition Gold, accuracy was acceptable but...
12-30-2005, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 729
Posted By RPL

RE: Schnee boots

I bought a pair oh Shnees pac boots with the air bob soles2 years ago on the recommendation of an outfitter.
I love them, good traction, good ankle support and comfortable.
You'll be happy with...
12-29-2005, 05:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,346
Posted By RPL

RE: Share your best elk hunting tips

I hunted The Bob Marshall/Scapegoat area in Montana Last October. It is very rugged country. A couple of things thatI learned were:
1)Every ounce that you carry in the mountains will feel like...
Forum: Guns
12-28-2005, 02:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,202
Posted By RPL

RE: checking a firearm at an airport

Traveling with firearms is actually very easy. Most info was already covered pretty well. This past October, 5 friends and myself flew to Montana for an elk hunt. We used Delta Airlines and it was...
Forum: Guns
12-25-2005, 08:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,228
Posted By RPL

RE: 300wsm vs 300 win mag vs 300 wby mag?

Quote: "Why anyone would want a mag in a feather weight rifle is beyond me".

Black elk,in answer toyour question, I hunted elk in the Scapegoat Wilderness of Montana last Fall. It is extremely...
Forum: Guns
12-25-2005, 07:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,185
Posted By RPL

RE: 260 . ya or na

I've owned a .260 Rem., a Rrmington 700 LSS Mtn. Rifle for about five years. It is a great light recoiling cartridge even in a lightweight rifle. Accuracy is also very good. I have no problem with...
Forum: Guns
12-24-2005, 09:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,228
Posted By RPL

RE: 300wsm vs 300 win mag vs 300 wby mag?

I should probably post this as a new thread but since it is a variation of the same topic so I'll ask it here. How do you feel the recoil of a lightweight mountain rifle in .300 WSM compares to a 12...
12-13-2005, 04:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 682
Posted By RPL

RE: what is the best scopefor a rifle

What should be asked is "What is your favorite scope?" That being the case, I love my Leupold VariXlll's.I own four plus one VXll. So I put my money where my mouth is!
12-10-2005, 07:41 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 28,944
Posted By RPL

RE: Why are Randall Made knives so expensive?

Is an expensive knife really necessary for field dressing game? No! But if someone enjoys owning and using a quality product like a Randall Knife, it's a non issue with me. Besides, most people that...
Forum: Guns
12-09-2005, 06:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,303
Posted By RPL

RE: KIMBER: MONTANA???

I'm also considering a Kimber Montana in 300 WSM. I called Kimber on Monday to get some answers to a few questions I have. I ended up leaving a voice mailto whoever their operator directed my call...
11-27-2005, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By RPL

RE: HORNADY TECH.

Stubblejumper...I think thatPaddle was told by the Hornady Tech that he would lose 50 fps for each inch of less barrel length.Paddle either misunderstood or misprinted what he mean't to say.
11-07-2005, 04:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,760
Posted By RPL

RE: North American Hunting Club??

It's a great gig for Bill Miller. NAHC members pay for all of his hunting trips each year.
05-30-2005, 02:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,606
Posted By RPL

RE: Hi Point handguns

I've only handled one Hi Point and never have fired one so I don't know how reliable they are but my impression was that it was heavy, clunky and low quality.
If ost is an issue, why don't you...
12-06-2004, 05:47 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,107
Posted By RPL

RE: liscense numbers on hunters for or against

I'm from NY so I do have to wear a back tag. I usually carry a day pack while hunting so I just pin the tag to my pack. I don't know about the legality of doing this (probably a violation) but have...
Forum: Reloading
11-21-2004, 05:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,329
Posted By RPL

RE: ballistic tips

I've used Balistic Tips in my 30/06 with good results. I used 165 gr. BT's on caribou and 150 gr. BT's on mule deer and pronghorn. Next week, I hope to fill some tags using the 150 Ballistic Tips...
Forum: Reloading
11-12-2004, 04:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 590
Posted By RPL

RE: Need a good load for the 260 Rem.

An other load for the 129 gr. Hornady Interlock that gives me good accuracy and velocity is 46.5 grs. of Reloader 19. and Rem 9 1/2 primers
This load is near max so work this load up in your...
Forum: Technical
11-11-2004, 04:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,105
Posted By RPL

RE: Outback or Mighty Mite???

I've never shot the Outback but I know Matthew's does make a high quality bow. I do own a Mighty Mite and love it. I've had my MM for three deer seasons now and just cannot come up with any valid...
Forum: Politics
10-01-2004, 06:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,400
Posted By RPL

RE: tonights debate - what do you think ?

Unfortunately, I think Bush did a terrible job during the debate. He missed many opportunities to articulate his position on the issues.
If he continues like he did last night he might just lose...
Forum: Reloading
09-20-2004, 05:25 PM
Forum: Reloading
09-20-2004, 05:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 682
Posted By RPL

RE: If you shoot moly coated bullets do you need to follow a certain cleaning procedure?

GorV...Here is a good site to learn how to properly clean a barrel that you shoot moly coated bullets through. http://www.bergerbullets.com/faq.htm Just copy and paste the link to your...
Forum: Reloading
09-20-2004, 04:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,041
Posted By RPL

RE: Soft Point or Ballistic Tip?

I've used the Ballistic Tip in my 30/06 for deer, antelope and caribou. The accuracy and terminal preformance of this bullet is very good. I wouldn't hesitate to use them again for any game up to...
09-16-2004, 04:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 425
Posted By RPL

RE: opinion on binoculars

Like most other things, you get what you pay for. This is especially true with optics. Leupold makes a good binocular. I would consider getting a larger binocular. A 10x28 will not give you the...
Forum: Technical
09-15-2004, 04:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By RPL

RE: string getting in my way!!

I know it's getting awful close to hunting season to make any changes but one solution is to out a string loop on your bow. It will help realine your peep when you draw your bow.
09-07-2004, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 396
Posted By RPL

RE: hunting programs on T.V.???

It seems to me that a majority of the hunting shows that we used to watch on ESPN and especially TNN have gone over to premium sport channels like The Outdoor Channel, etc.. Unfortunetly, TNN...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-06-2004, 06:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,043
Posted By RPL

RE: Outhouse or Doghouse

I own the Dog House. Anything smaller than this one, would be about impossible to draw a bow in. I carry a small three legged folding stool whenever I use the blind.
Forum: Bowhunting
09-06-2004, 06:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By RPL

RE: Thunderheads or Spitfire Mech?

Everything else being equal I would opt for the Thunderheads. I'm planning on using Thunderheads again myself. My bow shoots fixed broadheads to the same point of impact as field points so what I...
06-07-2004, 04:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,824
Posted By RPL

RE: GPS

I've had a Garmin GPS ll plus for eight years now. It still works great. However, I'm going to buy Garmin's GPS 60CS in a couple of weeks. It has just about every feature (some unnecessary) that a...
Forum: Guns
06-04-2004, 04:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,508
Posted By RPL

RE: Who make the BEST FACTORY trigger?

I've never tried the Savage AccuTrigger so I can't comment on that. Of all the rifles I've owned, the best handsdown is my Knight Disc Rifle.
Forum: Reloading
05-22-2004, 06:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 675
Posted By RPL

RE: Removing a stuck 22-250 case?

I have a RCBS Stuck Case Remover that works great. I bought it back in the 80's after I got my first bottle neck rifle case stuck.
I've probably had to use it two or three times in all those...
05-22-2004, 06:36 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,079
Posted By RPL

RE: Going back to my Nikon

If you poll serious big game hunters that have the money to buy whatever scope they want, I bet the majority choose to hang Leupolds on their rifles. And this includes hunters that go after...
05-04-2004, 04:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,898
Posted By RPL

RE: Which scope???

I have never owned a Zeiss rifle scope so I can't honestly comment on them. However, I do own five Leupolds. Four Vari X lll's and one VX ll. I personally wouldn't consider anything else. Also,...
Forum: Reloading
04-30-2004, 04:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 790
Posted By RPL

RE: Forster Dies...WHo has them and opinion of them?

I use a Forster Bench Rest seating die for my .260. It is an excellent die. It seems comparable to my Redding Competition dies.
Forum: Reloading
04-29-2004, 06:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,812
Posted By RPL

RE: moly coating and failsafe bullets?

Thndrchicken... To expand on eating game shot with moly coated bullets. Isn't lead considered a hazardous material too?
Forum: Guns
04-29-2004, 04:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,229
Posted By RPL

RE: Taurus 605CHB or Smith 640?

If you plan on pocket carry, I would consider an airweight or titanium over a steel revolver. If you plan on carrying it in a holster all the time, the weight difference isn't as much of an issue.
...
04-18-2004, 05:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,539
Posted By RPL

RE: Binoculars

Last summer I bought a pair of Kahles 8x42's. They are a very good binocular for the price. A week later I was loaned pair of Leica's to try. I went out at late afternoon till dusk to compare the...
04-16-2004, 05:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,823
Posted By RPL

RE: What is best 30-06 Bullet for Elk?

I'm going on a elk hunt in 05. I'm planning on using my Win. Model 70, in 30/06. I've been developing a load for the hunt using a 180 gr. Nosler Partition. Accuracy has been decent, averaging a...
04-16-2004, 05:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,182
Posted By RPL

RE: What is your dream hunt, one animal, one place?

I'm actually going to do one of my dream hunts in 05. I booked a pack in elk and mule deer hunt in a wilderness area of Montana with a group of friends.
Another hunt I've always wanted to to, is...
Forum: Guns
04-14-2004, 02:58 PM
Replies: 797
Sticky Which Gun
Views: 224,168
Posted By RPL

RE: Which Gun

As much as I love my .260 Remington 700 LSS Mtn. Rifle and would not willingly part with it, I'd probably have to keep my Winchester 70. It is chambered in 30/06, which is about the most versatile...
Forum: Guns
04-11-2004, 09:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 828
Posted By RPL

RE: ammo troubles, PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!!!

8 inch groups indicate a much bigger problem than glass bedding and free floating are going to resolve.
I also would look at trying a different scope. If the scope isn't the problem, at least...
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