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09-17-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By JW

As said start with your states DNR. I did a...

As said start with your states DNR. I did a simple search Colorado turkey hunting and got this hit. They offer a Turkey hunting 101 class.
...
09-16-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,359
Posted By JW

I have used this saw gir several years. I also...

I have used this saw gir several years.
I also carry the hand saw in my pack.
09-15-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By JW

Sure. Ask away. I've been chasing TURKEYS some...

Sure.
Ask away. I've been chasing TURKEYS some 35 years now.
While I'm not in Colorado. Im.still only a phone call away or post your questions here.
How can I help?
JW
Forum: Off Season
09-14-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,228
Posted By JW

Way to go rb! JW

Way to go rb!

JW
Forum: Black Powder
09-14-2020, 07:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 685
Posted By JW

I used clear packing tape to keep the forearm...

I used clear packing tape to keep the forearm together. My new Swiss 1.5F powder came and no hangfires or poppers .
I also was taught about the flame channel and taught how to clean that correctly....
09-07-2020, 07:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By JW

Last night at 647 pm ...

Last night at 647 pm
https://www.huntingnet.com/forum/members/jw-albums-jw2-picture11560-screenshot-20200907-100907-gallery.jpg
09-06-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By JW

630 pm yesterday ...

630 pm yesterday
https://www.huntingnet.com/forum/members/jw-albums-jw2-picture11559-screenshot-20200906-202418-gallery.jpg
133 am today
...
Forum: Black Powder
09-05-2020, 05:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 685
Posted By JW

Loose powder that builds up from repetitive...

Loose powder that builds up from repetitive shooting. I saw the granules. Blew them away I thought.
That's what I was told by that gunsmith.
I thought I had cracked the breach, cracked the barrel,...
Forum: Black Powder
09-04-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 685
Posted By JW

https://www.huntingnet.com/forum/members/jw-albums...

https://www.huntingnet.com/forum/members/jw-albums-jw2-picture11557-screenshot-20200904-222657-gallery.jpg my last shot when the firearm cracked. Bottom target 1 inch high at 50 yards. With a peep...
Forum: Black Powder
09-04-2020, 07:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 685
Posted By JW

Well I found a replacement and it's being shipped...

Well I found a replacement and it's being shipped to me. Hopefully it will fit. And the guy I talked to was very knowledgeable on sharps. He knew why it happened and what I need to watch in the...
Forum: Black Powder
09-02-2020, 04:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 685
Posted By JW

It's a carbine Fun to shoot too

It's a carbine

Fun to shoot too
Forum: Black Powder
09-02-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 685
Posted By JW

Smile Cracked my forearm dangit!

Tonight dialing in that 54 sharps carbine I cracked the front forearm on my last shot.
I searched but cant find a replacement. Ant one have any ideas. It's a IAB Macheno Sharps 54 caliber round...
09-01-2020, 05:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By JW

https://www.huntingnet.com/forum/members/jw-albums...

https://www.huntingnet.com/forum/members/jw-albums-jw2-picture11554-fb-img-1598966580512.jpg
but not these guys
09-01-2020, 05:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By JW

https://www.huntingnet.com/forum/members/jw-albums...

https://www.huntingnet.com/forum/members/jw-albums-jw2-picture11553-fb-img-1598966627188.jpg
would like to see this bear in daylight
08-26-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 587
Posted By JW

Ray the reason you dont find steel shot is it...

Ray the reason you dont find steel shot is it doesnt expand like lead.
That is why you have total pass thru.


For me sitting over decoys I use Kent 2 3/4 round #3 shot, out if my Benelli super...
08-25-2020, 06:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 587
Posted By JW

Google "Tom Rosters Table. Then go pattern...

Google "Tom Rosters Table.
Then go pattern using different manufactured waterfowl loads with different chokes and check your 30 inch circle.
Refer your pellet count to Tom's table.

JW
08-24-2020, 06:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By JW

Thank you. I need this hunt more than you...

Thank you.

I need this hunt more than you know whether I get a shot or not is irrelevant.

JW
08-24-2020, 04:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By JW

https://flic.kr/p/2jzvz ...

https://flic.kr/p/2jzvz

https://flic.kr/p/2jzyucx


https://flic.kr/p/2jzzrzs

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my front site, the peep aperture with different diameter peep holes.( it really...
08-24-2020, 04:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By JW

https://www.flickr.com/gp/[email protected]/58K235 ...

https://www.flickr.com/gp/[email protected]/58K235

Still struggling uploading pictures here.
My Sharps at the bench trying new powders.
Pyrodex was a dud. Rifle wouldn't fire at all.
American...
08-24-2020, 04:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By JW

Wisconsin 2020 bear season

https://www.huntingnet.com/forum/members/jw-albums-jw2-picture11549-9jflmj2v-455308420.jpeg

Not too bad. This bear has been coming in rather consistent

I hope to see it with my 54 caliber...
Forum: Archery Gear
08-23-2020, 05:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 780
Posted By JW

Moved to classified forums. viewed as...

Moved to classified forums.
viewed as advertising.

JW Moderator
Forum: Off Season
08-21-2020, 05:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 587
Posted By JW

At some point even us Mods are tired of running...

At some point even us Mods are tired of running into a brick wall.

Really ought to change
Huntingnet.com to Botnet.com.

I spent hours going through the member base and found quite a few so...
08-20-2020, 04:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By JW

I use a small pull behind trailer only as wide as...

I use a small pull behind trailer only as wide as my atv.
Forum: Black Powder
08-19-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By JW

Good luck bronco

Good luck bronco
Forum: Guns
08-12-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,339
Posted By JW

And thread closed/,Locked as tequested. ...

And thread closed/,Locked as tequested.

Thanks for posting
Forum: Black Powder
08-09-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 783
Posted By JW

Well I tried 2 brands today in that IAB Sharps...

Well I tried 2 brands today in that IAB Sharps 54.
Old Eynsford
And Goex both in FFG.

OLD Enysford grain consistency seemed finer than Goex.
I had some misfires.

Goex worked ok.
I hit the...
Forum: Black Powder
08-06-2020, 06:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By JW

Thanks gents. I get a chance to try this...

Thanks gents.

I get a chance to try this today. My adjustable pi hole peep came in. So that has been replaced. 9 different diameter holes to dial thru for best lighting and front site clarity....
07-19-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,098
Posted By JW

Phil from my experience 35 yrs at this spring...

Phil from my experience
35 yrs at this spring sport and I learn a new trick every year so far.
Forum: Black Powder
07-17-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By JW

Very organized. Bet I have as much. JW

Very organized.
Bet I have as much.
JW
07-16-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,369
Posted By JW

I have a Draht, trained to blood trail. Blood...

I have a Draht, trained to blood trail. Blood trailing via a long lead and quick foot work.
She has found every deer we've been asked to help locate.
I've also used her on a few wounded turkeys.
...
Forum: Black Powder
07-13-2020, 05:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By JW

Thank you. I wish my Brass post was just a bit...

Thank you.
I wish my Brass post was just a bit thicker. Be easier for me to see.
Ill be trying distances hopefully later this week.
I just need my powder to get here.

JW
Forum: Black Powder
07-12-2020, 09:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By JW

Anyone use the Pedroselli foldable Globe sight?

https://www.huntingnet.com/forum/members/jw-albums-jw-picture11481-p-100002383-1.jpg

I had the above added to my Sharps BP 54 cal carbine.
I tried to find information on how to use it.
I sighted...
Forum: Black Powder
07-11-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 414
Posted By JW

That is impressive. I'm trying to see the...

That is impressive.
I'm trying to see the target thru a peep site at 25!

Well done dir!

JW
Forum: Black Powder
07-11-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 783
Posted By JW

I almost bought Swiss. I did try Pyrodex RS...

I almost bought Swiss.

I did try Pyrodex RS which caused hangfires.
I'm awaiting my Grafs Goex and Old Ensford to come.
I used Skockeys Gold 2F.
No problem the Sharps 54 fired everytime and I...
07-11-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,098
Posted By JW

Hey Phil thanks. I always saw this type of...

Hey Phil thanks.

I always saw this type of media as a chance to share ideas. I also learned along the way and am still learning at 35 yrs into this sport.
The contests helped me meet many fine...
Forum: Black Powder
07-09-2020, 05:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 783
Posted By JW

Thanks for that review. From my past reading...

Thanks for that review.

From my past reading I ordered 2f Goex and 2f Old Edsford as Graf and sons had it in stock.

I almost bought 2f Swiss too.


I have 2 Hawkens and then my Sharps I need...
Forum: Black Powder
07-08-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 783
Posted By JW

Thank you gents. JW

Thank you gents.

JW
Forum: Black Powder
07-07-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 783
Posted By JW

What's your Go to Black Powder

I haven't tried that many brands of Black powder and I'm getting low.

So what is your favorite Black powder and why?*
I'm not looking for BP Substitutes. I've got 2. Cant use them for this rifle....
07-04-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,098
Posted By JW

Wow. .I'm way late. Awesome job Phil. ...

Wow.
.I'm way late.
Awesome job Phil.

You are right. Many years if running Turkey contests and helping people. That is what my hunting is about, still is.

I set out this yr as I put all my...
05-25-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,048
Posted By JW

Well sorry for bring so slow to respond. Have...

Well sorry for bring so slow to respond.
Have you tried a single struttin Tom 5 yards (5 steps) on a field edge you know they use to feed and you can hunt.

Be cautious with your calling. Very...
05-24-2020, 05:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,048
Posted By JW

The birds are telling you the area they like. ...

The birds are telling you the area they like.
Be on 'their' side before them.
Dont have permission to hunt that side?
Move as close as you legally can keeping in mind not to shoot across property...
Forum: Black Powder
04-23-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By JW

Now to clean that shotgun, oil it lightly and put...

Now to clean that shotgun, oil it lightly and put it back in the safe.

Next up Pedroselli 10 sxs or the White Tominator. Decisions.

JW
Forum: Black Powder
04-23-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By JW

At 3 yds pattern isn't an issue. Correct aim is!...

At 3 yds pattern isn't an issue. Correct aim is! Lol.

I used my great grandfathers muzzleloading shotgun.

Used this same firearm 30 yrs ago to the day. Shot my 3rd turkey with it and I was...
Forum: Black Powder
04-23-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By JW

Paying homage to their fallen leader! ...

Paying homage to their fallen leader!

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=2964967946897257&id=100001522420517

JW
Forum: Black Powder
04-21-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By JW

Crap working off my phone I cant get pictures...

Crap working off my phone I cant get pictures pasted here.

Need laptop time.
Forum: Black Powder
04-21-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By JW

Patterning muzzleloading shotguns for turkey.

Long time ago at Turkey camp. 30 yrs to be exact. I took all the learning about Wild turkeys I was taught by my mentor, scouted a ton and headed out on my own hoping to 'smoke' my 3rd ever wild...
04-21-2020, 07:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By JW

Check out Kings Camo I went to a light wt...

Check out Kings Camo

I went to a light wt orange vest when regulations required blaze orange.

JW
04-21-2020, 06:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 531
Posted By JW

Clamp on SITES (not magnetic you'll loose them...

Clamp on SITES (not magnetic you'll loose them pronto) Tru Glo sites that are adjustable for windage and elevation are available to fit your Nova.
Just measure the thickness of your rib.

I used...
04-20-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 531
Posted By JW

What type of sites? JW

What type of sites?


JW
04-20-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 682
Posted By JW

I hear you. But I called the state asking to...

I hear you.
But I called the state asking to define the bolded word above and was given a distance.

Where I live - I fit that term easily.

Now that was the DNR, I didnt call the state police...
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