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03-14-2010, 04:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,524
Posted By fantail

My favorite 12 ga. load is Kent 2 3/4 #5 fast...

My favorite 12 ga. load is Kent 2 3/4 #5 fast lead pheasant loads @1400fps.

It's hevi shot for the 20 though. Any kind.
03-09-2010, 04:52 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,021
Posted By fantail

This is the best reply so far and I think it...

This is the best reply so far and I think it should be inserted regularly so nobody develops a "better than thou" attitude.

I wonder how many that consider it "unethical" to shoot one out of the...
02-18-2010, 01:13 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,021
Posted By fantail

Very well said!

Very well said!
02-18-2010, 05:23 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,021
Posted By fantail

I don't consider it a game because death is...

I don't consider it a game because death is involved. Sportin clays is a game.
02-17-2010, 03:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 591
Posted By fantail

Are you gonna cut one open to see how many of...

Are you gonna cut one open to see how many of each size pellet is in the shell? I saw pics of some shot out of one on a different forum and it looked like it was all the same size shot to me.
02-15-2010, 09:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,021
Posted By fantail

I agree. I've always wanted to shoot one off the...

I agree. I've always wanted to shoot one off the roost at first light but never had the chance. Yet.

I've killed 4 turkeys in the air and get slammed by some for doing it, yet if I shoot one off...
03-17-2009, 06:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,583
Posted By fantail

RE: non toxic loads for turkeys?

It's legal to duck hunt with it. So it should be considered non-toxic from any angle you look at it.
03-15-2009, 05:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,436
Posted By fantail

RE: Thinking about a new shotgun. Want Suggestions.

I started using a single shot nef with a 24" barrel last year and really like it. It's not a tight shooter as it only has a fixed full choke, but what I really like about it is being able to hold it...
03-10-2009, 02:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 959
Posted By fantail

RE: Close call!!

The same thing happened to a feller I know except it was the whole herd. He made it to the fence and got over it just in time. The hunting was over that morning too. Turns out the cattle thought...
03-06-2009, 02:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 885
Posted By fantail

RE: Lacrosse Alpha Venoms

I just got the Cabela's dura-trax rubber boot a couple weeks ago. Really like them so far, but haven't got to wear them enough to really know. I'm taking 2 of my daughters fishing this morning and...
03-05-2009, 04:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,898
Posted By fantail

RE: Carrylite's Peep'n Tom...

After I read this I checked out my Cabela's spring turkey magazine and it says collapsible. I think it's purdy sorry that it's being advertised as collapsible.


Is the second head just on...
03-05-2009, 03:37 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 12,982
Posted By fantail

RE: Show your WEAPON PORN for SPRING GOBBLER!!

http://i50.photobucket.com/albums/f325/mama23gals/0411080822.jpg

Bustin em old school with a single shot NEF, 2 3/4 Kent pheasant loads, and fixed full choke.
03-05-2009, 02:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By fantail

RE: Help me find a choke for my 20 ga!

The primos tubes are hevi compatible. The tightwad is around 20 and the jellyhead is bout 44. Also cabela's has their own hevi tubes that are made by carlson's for 30. Not sure if the jellyhead is...
03-03-2009, 04:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,172
Posted By fantail

RE: Using a Scope VS Open Sites

I used a red dot for 1 season. I never had battery issues and could see my bead under the mount. The problem I ran into was it got knocked off zero and caused me to miss a bird. The only thing...
02-25-2009, 05:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 71,569
Posted By fantail

RE: DO NOT BUY RED WING BOOTS!!!!!

I have worked on a farm all my life. Everybody I knew including myself wore red wings. Now nobody does. They just won't hold up to farm work anymore. 3 months is the most I can get out of them.
...
02-24-2009, 04:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,343
Posted By fantail

RE: Woods Wise calls

3x3 woods wise call

I just ordered this one:)
02-23-2009, 04:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,343
Posted By fantail

RE: Woods Wise calls

Cabela's has them. I'm definitely gonna get one. Just can't decide between the 3X3 and the 2X2.


As a side note on the strikers, Cabela's only offers them as a 3 pack.
02-20-2009, 04:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,343
Posted By fantail

Woods Wise calls

Anybody use Woods Wise calls? I just realized they are located in Tennessee just a few miles from me. So I thought I'd buy a call from em but can't find any reviews on the calls.
02-15-2009, 04:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 22,435
Posted By fantail

RE: Tom/Jake Gobble differences

One of the places I hunt has jakes that gobble just as good as the longest long beard I've ever heard. The guy I hunt with can sometimes tell the difference but I can't at all. We refer to these...
02-15-2009, 03:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,332
Posted By fantail

RE: Now - I think who ever did this should Hang!

I heard of the very same thing happening in Tennessee about 10 years ago. I was told by some of the locals that the guy did it because people were trespassing on his land to hunt all the turkeys...
02-04-2009, 02:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,340
Posted By fantail

RE: Anyone use Sonic Dome?

The mini sonic dome are not only my favorite but the only call I can get sound out of. I buy a different brand just about every year and they all end up in the garbage simply because I can't make...
02-02-2009, 08:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,798
Posted By fantail

RE: Montana turkey decoys

I have a mounted strutting turkey that I have used a couple times and it makes me really nervous doing so. I was thinking it would be less likely for someone to shoot at a 2D decoy and that's why I'm...
02-02-2009, 06:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,798
Posted By fantail

Montana turkey decoys

Any body use the Montana turkey decoys or any other 2D decoys.
02-02-2009, 06:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,849
Posted By fantail

RE: #7 lead for turkey

I've got to agree with JW. I think we get too caught up with killing paper turkeys. When I started turkey huntin we all used #4 and none of us ever patterned our shotgun. I never had any trouble...
07-29-2008, 07:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 28,809
Posted By fantail

RE: Oil temp light on Honda.....

The 400 foreman does have an oil cooler but is not water cooled and as you said it is an oil temp light. So if the light is coming on then the engine is getting too hot. The fan may not be working or...
07-26-2008, 05:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,233
Posted By fantail

RE: Walker Game Ear Power Muff's Quad

They do everything they're supposed to. Some down sides are..... they can get too hot if the weather is warm and it hard to judge the distance of a sound that you hear(but not direction). In a duck...
07-26-2008, 05:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,690
Posted By fantail

RE: Quack Attack

I don't think ducks can smell good enough to detect human odor but I believe they can smell food, especially in the water. I wouldn't be surprised if the stuff worked.

I've got a pond that I...
03-12-2008, 04:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,337
Posted By fantail

RE: Part 2!

Come on fellas, there are no laws about patterning a gun before one can go hunting. Back when I first got into turkey hunting nobody around patterned their gun including myself and I don't remember...
03-03-2008, 08:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By fantail

RE: BSA RED DOT

I've got 2 of em. One works great and the other can handle a shot or maybe 2 then it will be off, way off. I killed 2 toms the first year with it and the third 1 I shot at I completely missed. Went...
02-28-2008, 07:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,076
Posted By fantail

RE: Question about hearing enhancement aids

I have a pair of walker's muffs that I got for duck hunting and they work great for that. Tried them a couple times turkey hunting and didn't like them at all for that. Barefoot covered the pros and...
02-09-2008, 07:02 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,439
Posted By fantail

RE: Public and Priviate Pro's and Cons

I prefer public land over private. It seems like when I am huntin private land I am either trying to call them across the fence(land I don't have permission to hunt) or have to watch henned up birds...
02-04-2008, 08:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,837
Posted By fantail

RE: Spit and drum

For some reason I can't hear it. It could be the fact that I have a bad ear which also makes it hard to tell where exactly the gobble was.

I can hear the spit though just no drumming.
02-04-2008, 08:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 996
Posted By fantail

RE: Rem. HD's outperformed hevi shot

I think remington has a 10$ rebate on the 5 round box.
02-02-2008, 02:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 958
Posted By fantail

RE: Need Advice for Tennessee

AEDC wma has 32,000 huntable acres with weekend hunts only(actually like fri-sun). There is no quota but you do have to sign in before you hunt and they usually have between 200-300 to sign up. Not...
Forum: Guns
12-04-2007, 08:35 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,636
Posted By fantail

RE: 25-06

There is a lot of good reasoning going on here. I personally think the bow and arrow should not be used on any game larger than turkeys however it is used on the largest out there. I am not an elk...
Forum: Guns
12-03-2007, 08:03 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,636
Posted By fantail

RE: 25-06

Sometimes it's hard to get a yes or nodunno why
12-03-2007, 07:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,467
Posted By fantail

RE: Remington Wingmaster HD

At least 2 per round? Ats some thick flock of birds ya got there;)
Whats the most you've ever killed with one round. I've got 2 teal with 1 shot and 2 woodys with 1 shot but that sounds weak now.
12-03-2007, 07:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,337
Posted By fantail

RE: What choke for geese at 20-30 yards?

I'm in the same boat with this guy! My full stays in for waterfowl. I got a snow and 2 blues today at about 25 yards with the full and 1625 fps kents.
12-03-2007, 07:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,024
Posted By fantail

RE: Question about Patternmaster choke???

I have no experience with the patternmaster but I do have experience with the cripple problem. I went to a full choke(rated for steel of coarse) and am very happy with the results plus it's less...
12-02-2007, 06:10 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 22,049
Posted By fantail

RE: Just bought the Bad Boy Buggie: My review

I was seriously considering a BBB for farm use but decided against it because of the range. We currently use a regular golf cart where we can and it's not uncommon to run it several hours a day. If...
12-01-2007, 08:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,281
Posted By fantail

RE: Where do you work?

Stock market here, well actually the live stock market:) Currently have 104,000 chickens and help in the family cattle business. Hunting time gets less and less every year. Today was too busy to hunt...
11-16-2007, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 564
Posted By fantail

RE: FFD vs Coyote

Sounds like you need to set those decoys up and do some coyote thinning. I've heard of them attacking turkey decoys too but never had it happen to any of mine. That reminds me, last year a local...
11-13-2007, 07:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 606
Posted By fantail

RE: Steel Through Full?

Beretta's factory full choke says steel ok. That being said, back in 98 was the first year that I got into duck hunting and after the first month I was ready to give up because of chasing cripples....
11-06-2007, 04:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 684
Posted By fantail

RE: GAME EARS...

I have a pair of walker's muffs and they work as advertised. With these you can just barely whisper and it can be heard. I understand where you are coming from with the price thing but I figured go...
11-04-2007, 03:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,517
Posted By fantail

RE: tenn youth hunt,14 yr old girl nice 10 pt..

I bet that is one excited young girl! Don't even have to ask if you're gonna have it mounted for her.

Is that dog of yours rested up? Duck season is right around the corner.

I guess I...
09-17-2007, 07:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,514
Posted By fantail

RE: Fed Black Cloud pattern

I hunted with a guy on the early teal/wood duck season and he was using the black cloud. I watched him shoot at a wood duck 3 times and thought he missed but it ended up falling bout 70 yards out. I...
09-04-2007, 05:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By fantail

RE: How did the Early goose opener fair for everybody...

Around here we've pretty much quit goose hunting because of a lack of birds and that use to be about all we hunted. I sat on the deck opening morning (I live about a quarter mile from a lake) and...
08-03-2007, 04:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,944
Posted By fantail

RE: bad boy buggies

Way more torque. 170 ft/lb to be exact. The new John Deere gator is somewhere around 40 or less(cant remember for sure on that one).

The only down side I can see would be the top speed.

I...
07-30-2007, 12:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,952
Posted By fantail

RE: Benelli JUNK

Actually, scratch that request to buy. I've read too much information. You should get a new gun for free.
07-29-2007, 05:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,952
Posted By fantail

RE: Benelli JUNK

How much do you want for that little non-hittin 20? My SBE doesn't shoot straight either but I was able to correct it with some sights. It is frustrating though for a gun not to shoot straight.
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