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Forum: Guns
04-25-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,370
Posted By Hurricanespg

12 or 20 is your choice. Make sure you use a load...

12 or 20 is your choice. Make sure you use a load that will reliably penetrate 12" (FBI minimum) ie. buckshot in the correct size. In a home defense situation the idea is to stop the threat, not piss...
04-25-2012, 12:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,395
Posted By Hurricanespg

Never really payed too much attention as I go...

Never really payed too much attention as I go when the time allows. I did shoot one gobbling in Colorado during a snowstorm that dropped 3' of snow though.
04-25-2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 816
Posted By Hurricanespg

I saw a hen with poults several weeks ago in...

I saw a hen with poults several weeks ago in western NC, and I have never seen them this early before.
Maybe the hen just really really wanted it.
04-25-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,023
Posted By Hurricanespg

Congrats to you and your daughter. Always great...

Congrats to you and your daughter. Always great to see kids getting involved!
04-25-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 720
Posted By Hurricanespg

If you can find out where they are roosting it...

If you can find out where they are roosting it will help quite a bit.
04-25-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,678
Posted By Hurricanespg

You should be able to find Hevi-13 for around $20...

You should be able to find Hevi-13 for around $20 (Cabelas, midsouthshooterssupply, etc) for 5 shells, and they have a $5 mail in rebate.
01-20-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 605
Posted By Hurricanespg

I'm ready for the season. After the first couple...

I'm ready for the season. After the first couple are down I will probably venture out with the bow myself again this year
01-20-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 18,729
Posted By Hurricanespg

I have killed plenty beyond 30 yards with Hevi...

I have killed plenty beyond 30 yards with Hevi #7's, and Nitro hevi #7's. If you would like more testimonials to the effectiveness of Hevi #7's or #6's for that matter take a look at oldgobbler.com...
Forum: Guns
05-09-2011, 09:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,051
Posted By Hurricanespg

In addition to the 7 yards, you have the sound of...

In addition to the 7 yards, you have the sound of the shotgun action deterrent, the shotgun unlikely to harm at long ranges (you are liable for any shot that leaves the barrel), several doom and...
Forum: Guns
05-07-2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,051
Posted By Hurricanespg

Some of you guys should stop before you type, and...

Some of you guys should stop before you type, and remember that someone relying on your advice could very well be killed by it.
Seriously, some of this advice is beyond ridiculous.
04-26-2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,272
Posted By Hurricanespg

I generally hunt in running shoes.......I've...

I generally hunt in running shoes.......I've never noticed the turkeys objecting.
04-26-2011, 06:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 702
Posted By Hurricanespg

Congrats! I just love a Merriams coloring,...

Congrats! I just love a Merriams coloring, prettiest bird out there I think.
04-25-2011, 08:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,717
Posted By Hurricanespg

I use Nitro's in a couple different turkey guns....

I use Nitro's in a couple different turkey guns. They are wicked for sure!
04-25-2011, 08:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,717
Posted By Hurricanespg

I guess it doesn't matter much if you believe it...

I guess it doesn't matter much if you believe it or not, the proof is in the picture, and I highly doubt my range finder is off.
Anytime you want to stop on by I could take you out to where it was...
Forum: Guns
04-23-2011, 03:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,143
Posted By Hurricanespg

If an external safety is involved I would agree,...

If an external safety is involved I would agree, otherwise all of the controls can be manipulated just as fast with a focus on the target.

Either way it is a bit annoying, I wonder how much more...
04-23-2011, 07:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,399
Posted By Hurricanespg

I have had good experiences with Winchester XP3,...

I have had good experiences with Winchester XP3, and Hornady Interbond ammo. Mostly for 30-06 rounds in either 165 or 180gr.
Forum: Guns
04-23-2011, 07:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,256
Posted By Hurricanespg

I leaned towards a Savage in .243 for kids.

I leaned towards a Savage in .243 for kids.
04-23-2011, 07:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,154
Posted By Hurricanespg

Very cool, that would make an excellent mount!

Very cool, that would make an excellent mount!
04-23-2011, 07:09 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 14,772
Posted By Hurricanespg

These are the kind of asinine statements that...

These are the kind of asinine statements that become so tiresome on the internet.
I gave my opinion based on actually using a mechanical head (Grim Reapers), multiple times I might add. You gave...
04-21-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 14,772
Posted By Hurricanespg

Conversely there is a lot of bad information on...

Conversely there is a lot of bad information on the internet. Some folks are smart enough to not pay attention to it.

This is getting tiresome. Thanks again.
Forum: Guns
04-21-2011, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,143
Posted By Hurricanespg

Being left handed I have looked, and I have not...

Being left handed I have looked, and I have not found one. Having said that I normally just use the mag release with fingers, and manually cycle the action.
04-21-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 14,772
Posted By Hurricanespg

My point has been....if you had bothered to read...

My point has been....if you had bothered to read it.....either way it will continue to be... that you can read about a broadhead failure of pretty much any brand on the internet.

Dont believe...
04-21-2011, 10:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,717
Posted By Hurricanespg

The choke is ported, it is an Indian Creek Black...

The choke is ported, it is an Indian Creek Black Diamond Strike .660. The barrel came from Ithaca ported as well.
There are no issues shooting this shot size (and even smaller ie.TSS #8 or #9's)...
04-21-2011, 07:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,717
Posted By Hurricanespg

Wad was roughly 20-25 yards away from the gun....

Wad was roughly 20-25 yards away from the gun. The choke stripped it just like its supposed to.
04-20-2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,717
Posted By Hurricanespg

Hevi-13 #7's (graphic)

For anyone worried that Hevi-13 #7's are too small....well something like this might happen.
12ga Ithaca 37, Indian Creek choke, 3" 2oz #7's, shot at 35 yards.
...
04-20-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 14,772
Posted By Hurricanespg

Well I dont know whats going on with this site,...

Well I dont know whats going on with this site, but for some reason its not working quite right on the quotes. I even tried editing it and it went right back to whatever it wanted to do.

Ehh...
04-20-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 14,772
Posted By Hurricanespg

These were just quoted off of a quick search on...

These were just quoted off of a quick search on Muzzy failures....I suppose since I read them on the internet they must be just as true as the mechanical threads failures.






...
04-20-2011, 12:42 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 14,772
Posted By Hurricanespg

The only place I have ever heard of or...

The only place I have ever heard of or "experienced" any kind of a broadhead (mechanical or fixed) failure is on the internet. Needless to say I dont put too much stock in it. If I did I dont think...
04-18-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,319
Posted By Hurricanespg

I believe you are talking about Timberhawks...

I believe you are talking about Timberhawks Hawkeye system. You should be able to find it here http://www.timberhawkgear.com/hawkeye-system/
04-18-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 14,772
Posted By Hurricanespg

turkeyward; If you like you can pm me so I can...

turkeyward; If you like you can pm me so I can get your address to collect your annual salary. I can do a cashiers check, money order, paypal or even a transfer.
In all seriousness, I have never had...
04-15-2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 529
Posted By Hurricanespg

Nitro 3.5" #7's will probably get you to 60...

Nitro 3.5" #7's will probably get you to 60 yards, and maybe a bit further depending on how your gun likes it.
Hevi-13 3.5" #7's from last years lot #'s were able to achieve 60 yard killing patterns...
04-12-2011, 03:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By Hurricanespg

The standard for max range is at least 100...

The standard for max range is at least 100 pellets in a 10" circle at any given yardage.
Given the correct choke/load combo 50 yards is pretty easily attainable.
04-12-2011, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 674
Posted By Hurricanespg

Nitro makes very good shells. I recommend the...

Nitro makes very good shells. I recommend the hevi straight #7 shells.
04-12-2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 552
Posted By Hurricanespg

You can certaintly give the TruGlo choke a shot....

You can certaintly give the TruGlo choke a shot. I have always liked the Winchester HV #6 shells.
Since you are shooting an over under you will need to make sure both barrels shoot to point of aim.
04-12-2011, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 513
Posted By Hurricanespg

Turkeys are generally creatures of habit so it is...

Turkeys are generally creatures of habit so it is likely they will continue to use that same path for a while.
You have the energy at 60 yards, but it is doubtful you will have the pattern. You need...
04-08-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,330
Posted By Hurricanespg

You will more than likely get better patterns...

You will more than likely get better patterns with the 3.5" shell due to a larger payload.
Of the loads you shot you probably had more pellets in the 3" #6 shell vs the 3.5" #5 shell which would...
04-08-2011, 06:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,889
Posted By Hurricanespg

Must be nice, I have to drive 2,000 miles!

Must be nice, I have to drive 2,000 miles!
Forum: Guns
04-08-2011, 06:39 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,470
Posted By Hurricanespg

Nomercy448; I'm not sure you understood the point...

Nomercy448; I'm not sure you understood the point I was trying to make. In the case of the "standing at the foot of the bed situation" no matter the weapon in real time you are more than likely dead...
04-07-2011, 12:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,889
Posted By Hurricanespg

I think you guys have pretty much hit the nail on...

I think you guys have pretty much hit the nail on the head.
Elevation, difficulty of terrain, location of animals, difficulty of getting dead animal out of the terrain. It all adds up to a...
Forum: Guns
04-07-2011, 12:32 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,470
Posted By Hurricanespg

I like that, you mind if I incorporate it into my...

I like that, you mind if I incorporate it into my classes?
Forum: Guns
04-07-2011, 10:48 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,470
Posted By Hurricanespg

In most home invasion situations you have an...

In most home invasion situations you have an average of 3 seconds to identify the intruder as hostile or friendly, gather your weapon, aim, and hit your intended target.
In the "standing at the...
Forum: Guns
04-06-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,470
Posted By Hurricanespg

As is every firearm not involved in an offensive...

As is every firearm not involved in an offensive action.

Again, a handguns advantage is concealment.

Too ridiculous. A person could just as easily knock over or even drop a handgun.

The same...
Forum: Guns
04-06-2011, 07:54 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,470
Posted By Hurricanespg

Dont get all pissy its not very becoming, not to...

Dont get all pissy its not very becoming, not to mention its not something you would do with me in person.

I would like to see any documentation supporting your last assertation. Of course you...
04-04-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,327
Posted By Hurricanespg

Glad you got it shooting the way you wanted.

Glad you got it shooting the way you wanted.
04-04-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 435
Posted By Hurricanespg

The #6's will probably outperform the #5's, but...

The #6's will probably outperform the #5's, but either way that choke is a bit tight.
04-04-2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 804
Posted By Hurricanespg

The X3 is a great gun that is pretty easy to get...

The X3 is a great gun that is pretty easy to get good patterns out of, but that price does seem a bit steep.
The face slap you are getting from the Franchi is due to gun fit or poor form, either of...
Forum: Guns
04-04-2011, 09:22 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,470
Posted By Hurricanespg

:lolabove: So true!

:lolabove: So true!
Forum: Guns
04-04-2011, 09:19 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,470
Posted By Hurricanespg

You obviously dont have a lot of experience, and...

You obviously dont have a lot of experience, and have not thought through quite a few situations that may occur in your domicile.

For your safety I do hope you will think about how you would go...
Forum: Bowhunting
04-04-2011, 09:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,401
Posted By Hurricanespg

I have killed quite a few elk with 1-3/8" cut...

I have killed quite a few elk with 1-3/8" cut Grim Reapers, unfortunately I do not know how well the Spitfires would work on elk.
04-04-2011, 09:03 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 14,772
Posted By Hurricanespg

I have killed quite a few elk with 1-3/8" cut...

I have killed quite a few elk with 1-3/8" cut Grim Reapers, unfortunately I do not know how well the Spitfires would work on elk.
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