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Forum: Guns
02-06-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 691
Posted By skeeter 7MM

It depends on the outside temp but I wait a min....

It depends on the outside temp but I wait a min. 10 minutes. I take more then 1 rifle to the range this allows time to spread out groups.
Forum: Guns
02-06-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,533
Posted By skeeter 7MM

Glad its performing better. I'd still have it...

Glad its performing better. I'd still have it bedded, make sure the stock touch is removed and if need be while at the smiths have him touch up your trigger too. No need for a hair trigger but 3lbs...
Forum: Other Areas
12-04-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,482
Posted By skeeter 7MM

Tag firmly placed on the christmas tree now. I...

Tag firmly placed on the christmas tree now. I out in 2 1/2 more days hunting whitetails but to no avail, saw deer just nothing I would shoot. Such is life. Always next season. Time to go ice...
Forum: Other Areas
11-29-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,482
Posted By skeeter 7MM

No it s been below normal in fact. Last few days...

No it s been below normal in fact. Last few days with windchill -25 to -30. Snow hasn't really added much since my mulie, had a short windy warm spell which moved a lot then skiff here and there...
Forum: Other Areas
11-28-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,482
Posted By skeeter 7MM

Hey all, not much happening I see. Hope your...

Hey all, not much happening I see. Hope your season has been good. Congrats AG on your goat!

Been a tough deer season for me. Started with Mulie Chasing a stud for weeks only to find out the...
10-19-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,128
Posted By skeeter 7MM

Awesome, quite the crew you got....good stuff. ...

Awesome, quite the crew you got....good stuff. Congrats on what looks like a great hunt and memories that'll last a lifetime!
10-19-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,518
Posted By skeeter 7MM

+another for mucks

+another for mucks
10-19-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 13,948
Posted By skeeter 7MM

No blood shot is caused by trauma in the wound...

No blood shot is caused by trauma in the wound channel area, it can be bone or projectile fragments.

Its not good to eat. RR told you how to prevent or minimize it.
10-19-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,564
Posted By skeeter 7MM

I know right...always thought they were...

I know right...always thought they were overrated. Grew up the same tenders out and on the pan or grill right away. Good but just not my favourite meat on a deer. I like elk and moose tenderloin...
Forum: Reloading
10-19-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,858
Posted By skeeter 7MM

Good Luck hope you get a chance to hunt them. ...

Good Luck hope you get a chance to hunt them. Will that be a general season with OTC tags or by draw. Here we have both but this moose was on draw. I prefer drawing a tag because timing is better...
Forum: Reloading
10-18-2012, 01:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,858
Posted By skeeter 7MM

225gr tsx from the 338wm claimed another freezer...

225gr tsx from the 338wm claimed another freezer full of meat. Farmland dry cow moose at 400 yards, 1 shot through the lungs, a few steps and down she went. First moose I shot in easy street but...
Forum: Other Areas
10-18-2012, 01:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,482
Posted By skeeter 7MM

Dry cow means moose in the freezer. Cut her up...

Dry cow means moose in the freezer. Cut her up tonight and have a problem....fork only...no knife required! First farmland moose I have shot, crazy tender and wow lack of fat!

Found a mulie of...
Forum: Blades
10-13-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,502
Posted By skeeter 7MM

For boning get a boning knife. Victorinox,...

For boning get a boning knife. Victorinox, Henkles, etc can be had for 20 bucks. They work and are easy to steel.
10-13-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,231
Posted By skeeter 7MM

Amen to that! Dumb answers well thats a...

Amen to that!

Dumb answers well thats a different story...lol
10-13-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,564
Posted By skeeter 7MM

To each his own but I give the tenders away on a...

To each his own but I give the tenders away on a deer, the backstraps are all mine though! I prefer rib eyes to filet on beef though...guess I am weird. All tastes good. When it comes to moose or...
10-13-2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,415
Posted By skeeter 7MM

I like turkey or whole chickens. Skins is like...

I like turkey or whole chickens. Skins is like leather which I kinda like but the meat is full of moisture and smoke flavor
10-13-2012, 07:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,082
Posted By skeeter 7MM

Key to tenderizing is acid the enzymes will...

Key to tenderizing is acid the enzymes will breakdown connective tissue. Ie of acids citric acid from the likes of lemon, oranges, pineapple, kiwi, papaya, etc, vinegar, wine, tomato, buttermilk and...
Forum: Reloading
10-13-2012, 06:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,254
Posted By skeeter 7MM

My buddies 280rem abolt is the same 160 class...

My buddies 280rem abolt is the same 160 class really shine. H4831SC is its powder. WLR primers, rem brass. I can't remember off hand his charge with 160gr AB's but 54.5gr H4831sc seems to pop out. ...
Forum: Guns
10-12-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,423
Posted By skeeter 7MM

Quality 1 piece coated rod (tipton, dewey,etc),...

Quality 1 piece coated rod (tipton, dewey,etc), rod guide, cal brushes, jag and patches (I prefer nylon and plastic). Solvents such as shooter choice, etc and a copper specific solvent such as...
10-12-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,663
Posted By skeeter 7MM

I do both, however when it comes to hunting...

I do both, however when it comes to hunting unless trying to get an animal for someone via calling for them, etc I hunt solo the majority of time. I think its good when venturing out to go with...
10-12-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,231
Posted By skeeter 7MM

Tooth wear once in your hand. In the field...

Tooth wear once in your hand. In the field posture(sway back and or sagged belly), size of legs to body, forehead looks tuffed or swollen, roman nose - dropped and demeanor. A mature buck walks the...
10-12-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,864
Posted By skeeter 7MM

Owned a few over the years. Started with the big...

Owned a few over the years. Started with the big red-honda then when I use to guide I ran honda foretrax manual shift, no fuss, not the best ride but reliable as heck. Still own a 400 foreman today...
10-12-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 17,031
Posted By skeeter 7MM

Bed job required. Likely requires to have some...

Bed job required. Likely requires to have some of the stock hawged out after to ensure it isn't getting any pressure points upon heating up. I am big fan of pillar blocks when bedding just makes...
10-12-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,672
Posted By skeeter 7MM

Mucks here as well. I have lots of boots to...

Mucks here as well. I have lots of boots to choose from from the dreaded sweaty feet troubles. While I still use my pac boots when really cold, I find myself wearing my mucks more often then not.
Forum: Other Areas
10-12-2012, 06:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,482
Posted By skeeter 7MM

Hey fellas...I pop in once in awhile not much...

Hey fellas...I pop in once in awhile not much happening here in the past year or so it seems. Flippin insane with work these days such is life in the "boom" though...make hay while the sun shining!...
10-05-2012, 06:15 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,575
Posted By skeeter 7MM

Number of years ago I shot a buck shot felt good,...

Number of years ago I shot a buck shot felt good, blood on the ground at the site was what you want, looked like lung hit but within 50 yards threw a big clot and no more blood. I backed out for...
Forum: Guns
10-02-2012, 10:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,449
Posted By skeeter 7MM

Nope...if you can shot it and kill humanely then...

Nope...if you can shot it and kill humanely then all is good
Forum: Reloading
10-02-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,858
Posted By skeeter 7MM

Sorry been hunting. 225 gr TSX. I have only...

Sorry been hunting. 225 gr TSX. I have only hunted with 225gr in this 338wm, played with others but it is a elk and moose gun in my safe and so no reason not to stick with 225grainers. Barnes...
09-20-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 774
Posted By skeeter 7MM

Find the bedroom and then set up in transition...

Find the bedroom and then set up in transition from their. Closer you get the better but don't blow them off.

Nocturnal is a term thrown out way to often IMO just means your not in the right...
09-20-2012, 06:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,215
Posted By skeeter 7MM

I shoot 150gr NBT's for deer. For larger then...

I shoot 150gr NBT's for deer. For larger then deer 140 barnes TSX (shot several elk and moose with this load all 1 shot down right away kills) My rifle and I are pretty fond of a 154gr Hornady...
09-19-2012, 11:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By skeeter 7MM

I agree what ever makes you confident then go for...

I agree what ever makes you confident then go for it forget what they or other say.

Personally when it comes to washing my hunting clothes I set the washing machine on super capacity heavy load...
Forum: Reloading
09-19-2012, 10:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,811
Posted By skeeter 7MM

H1000 has proven well in the 338 lapua. We have...

H1000 has proven well in the 338 lapua. We have a 100 degree variance in temperature here so while not the arctic it can be darn cold.
Forum: Reloading
09-19-2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,858
Posted By skeeter 7MM

I run 225's out of my 338wm for elk and moose(no...

I run 225's out of my 338wm for elk and moose(no brown bear here or hunts to in my future). Started with AB's in this rifle, shot good but didn't really like the results on a moose shot a few years...
Forum: Blades
09-19-2012, 10:42 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 16,321
Posted By skeeter 7MM

I have several knives...need more then one ready...

I have several knives...need more then one ready to go when dealing with the likes of a moose:p! But my always with me is my Grohmann skinner. I also carry a buck alpha folder on my belt...mostly...
Forum: Blades
09-19-2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 78,684
Posted By skeeter 7MM

wet stone and leather strap for me. Lansky...

wet stone and leather strap for me.

Lansky or gatco sharpeners are both easy and effective.

A good steel is a must for touching up any knife IMO

Some like the belt ones they sell Stay sharp...
Forum: Optics
09-19-2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,105
Posted By skeeter 7MM

If the beam is obstructed by brush,etc it will...

If the beam is obstructed by brush,etc it will either not give a reading because to close or a false positive...doesn't matter what name is on the LRF. However the more expensive rangefinders like...
Forum: Optics
09-19-2012, 10:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,048
Posted By skeeter 7MM

Number of years ago had a 15-60 pentax spotter &...

Number of years ago had a 15-60 pentax spotter & also had a few pair of bins by pentax I always thought they were good for the money. I haven't looked at any of their spotters in recent years, then...
Forum: Optics
09-19-2012, 10:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,109
Posted By skeeter 7MM

Echo the others I have 4 conquests no regrets and...

Echo the others I have 4 conquests no regrets and not a hint of troubles. They have all been thru harsh conditions and terrain. Never had a shift in POI, track beauty and good optics. Can't go...
Forum: Guns
09-19-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,566
Posted By skeeter 7MM

If thats what she likes give it to her. Only...

If thats what she likes give it to her. Only thought is moose hunts can often be wet conditions so for trial purposes see how it reacts to a light oiling in the event your in the rain and want to...
10-29-2011, 03:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,228
Posted By skeeter 7MM

q BLACK BEAR (Ursus americanus) q GRIZZLY BEAR...

q BLACK BEAR (Ursus americanus)
q GRIZZLY BEAR (Ursus arctos horribilis)
q ALASKA BROWN BEAR (Ursus arctus)
q POLAR BEAR (Ursus maritimus)

q COUGAR (Puma concolor)

q WHITETAIL DEER...
Forum: Guns
10-11-2011, 11:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 934
Posted By skeeter 7MM

Timney makes a nice trigger as do others. ...

Timney makes a nice trigger as do others. However I agree that you can get that pre x mark rem trigger feeling sweet, take it to good gunsmith in your area first.
Forum: Other Areas
10-11-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,482
Posted By skeeter 7MM

Happy belated thanksgiving!!! I spent only a...

Happy belated thanksgiving!!! I spent only a morning in the field on a goose shoot turned into a great mallard shoot. We limited out on mallards (40) and got some gesse; 9 snows, 13 canadas and I...
Forum: Guns
09-27-2011, 11:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 14,438
Posted By skeeter 7MM

Over gunned is a matter of opinion. Would a 3006...

Over gunned is a matter of opinion. Would a 3006 be considered too much? If not WHY?

I have shot deer with a 338. Too much maybe but it worked just as well as the beloved .270 (in fact...
Forum: Guns
09-27-2011, 11:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 14,438
Posted By skeeter 7MM

Like I said not busting chops just a change in...

Like I said not busting chops just a change in prospective for me personally. I have no quams with the tsx, I support it in fact. On deer not required JMO but it certainly does the job.

In...
09-27-2011, 10:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 844
Posted By skeeter 7MM

If you can believe it I forgot TP one time, I...

If you can believe it I forgot TP one time, I told our crew I'd bring it and never did...OOOPPPS.
Forum: Guns
09-27-2011, 05:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 14,438
Posted By skeeter 7MM

Devil Advocate here in regards to the...

Devil Advocate here in regards to the lighter/faster arguement. Yes lighter has faster MV, however it also sheds its speed faster and more suspect to drift. Really making it less at ranges where...
Forum: Guns
09-26-2011, 09:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 14,438
Posted By skeeter 7MM

I have found no real difference between the ttsx...

I have found no real difference between the ttsx and tsx in terms of terminal perormance on game. My 7mm rm actually shoots the tsx better then the tipped version for some odd reason. I load for a...
09-26-2011, 09:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,540
Posted By skeeter 7MM

The .338/340 screams perfect for elk and...

The .338/340 screams perfect for elk and moose...JMO.

In regards to the RUM I don't believe it is of value for off the shelf ammo shooters. Personally if I were one who buys ammo to shoot the...
Forum: Other Areas
09-26-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,482
Posted By skeeter 7MM

YF your right on can't eat antlers had our first...

YF your right on can't eat antlers had our first sampling this weekend and wow...no knife required. He eats well fo sho!!! Always netx year to get the horns as well but if it happens the same way...
09-26-2011, 05:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,352
Posted By skeeter 7MM

theramcell and add some raw garlic to your diet. ...

theramcell and add some raw garlic to your diet. We call it cover scent up here...lol!
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