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Forum: Gunsmithing
12-19-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,190
Posted By pa257

That's a good question. I guess I would want...

That's a good question.

I guess I would want it to:

1. Shoot as accurately as possible

2. Be able to cleanly kill most N. American game minus big brown bears.

3. A gun that will do most...
Forum: Gunsmithing
12-19-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,190
Posted By pa257

Thanks for the replies! By unpleasant I mean it...

Thanks for the replies! By unpleasant I mean it has a sharp recoil. Probably due to the stock design and light weight but I don't mind shooting my 3" mags or my 7 mm mag but this .270 (which...
Forum: Gunsmithing
12-18-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,190
Posted By pa257

Re-chamber/re-barrel a .270 win

The first rifle I bought was a used Ruger m77 tang safety in .270 win, but the rifle has an 18"barrel and is really an unpleasant gun to shoot and now redundant. On the plus side, the rifle has a...
Forum: Guns
12-06-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 732
Posted By pa257

Well it's still my fault for not researching the...

Well it's still my fault for not researching the 150gr bt for this configuration better but in some fairness to me; this was the second bear I've seen since the Pa combo deer/bear season started...
Forum: Guns
12-06-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 732
Posted By pa257

I bought it for deer and bear. I ended up...

I bought it for deer and bear. I ended up shooting a bear with it about 15 minutes before dark, we looked that night with a spot light but could not find it. Looked the next morning, found blood and...
Forum: Guns
11-29-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 732
Posted By pa257

New Rifle

Hi all, It's been a while (6 years in fact) but I really haven't had much to say, I still have my beloved .257 roberts, shot plenty of deer with it, but I recently made a new purchase: a 7 mm...
Forum: Black Powder
10-02-2009, 10:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 444
Posted By pa257

Cleaning Question for BP

I've only shot 777 with Powerbelts out of my Traditions PA Pellet Flintlock but I just got some 2F Goex BP, .490 Hornady RB and pre-lubed patches (lubed with wonderlube). My question is: what should...
Forum: Black Powder
01-19-2009, 10:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,362
Posted By pa257

Cleaning a Frizzen

Can I clean some spot rust off the frizzen face with 0000 steel wool? I know you don't want to rough up the surface but 0000 shouldn't scratch it too bad, right?
Forum: Black Powder
01-10-2009, 09:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,763
Posted By pa257

RE: 5 Day's Left Until PA Flintlock Season Opens

I went out today (01/10/09) and fell about 4 times, real hard. There was solid ice underneath 2" of snow, so it made walking real treacherous. I decided to shoot a dead tree and call it a day. I made...
01-03-2009, 11:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,620
Posted By pa257

RE: Tractor

Like others have said, look at bigger tractors because the used 20-35hp tractor's are not great deals. i looked for a long time and settled on buying a new tractor because any good used tractor was...
Forum: Black Powder
01-02-2009, 05:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,454
Posted By pa257

RE: Traditions 50 Cal

Thanks Chap and cayugad.

As much as I love to shoot my rifles this muzzleloader stuff is great. Lots of powders, conicals, round balls etc to try. I don't reload for my rifles but this is pretty...
Forum: Black Powder
01-02-2009, 04:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,454
Posted By pa257

RE: Traditions 50 Cal

I shot some more today. I went with 75 grains 777 with a 295 gr powerbelt copper HP. Not bad at 25 yards, not great but it seems to like a fouler before grouping better i.e. < 2". I shot one from 50...
Forum: Black Powder
12-31-2008, 10:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,454
Posted By pa257

RE: Traditions 50 Cal

I shot today in the wind. Man the wind has been blowing hard the last couple of days. Between the wet snow back in Oct and this wind my poor apple trees are taken a beating. Forget solar, I'm putting...
Forum: Black Powder
12-31-2008, 10:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,454
Posted By pa257

RE: Traditions 50 Cal

I'll have to try some Goex 2f, I'm using 3f 777 right now. Also, you might have to take my definition of a delay with a grain of salt, this is the first FL I've ever shot.

I have been spit...
Forum: Black Powder
12-31-2008, 09:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,454
Posted By pa257

RE: Traditions 50 Cal

I bought my first FL, a Traditions Pa Pellet FL. I was going to buy a Thompson but the local guy was sold out so instead of going to D**k's or Gander I gave my business to the smaller store. A couple...
Forum: Guns
01-10-2008, 10:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,063
Posted By pa257

RE: Repainting HS stock...what color?

I think this is better, it shows the webbing a little better than the first picture.

http://img229.imageshack.us/img229/1290/picture041xi1.jpg
Forum: Guns
01-09-2008, 06:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,063
Posted By pa257

RE: Repainting HS stock...what color?

mn, got your e-mail, let me try some new pics tomorrow. I'll try for better lighting.
12-21-2007, 08:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,799
Posted By pa257

RE: Need help on what kind of smoker to get

A lot of recipes and tips on the Bradley forum. I would say99% of the recipes, times, temps and wood can be duplicated on most smokers. Here is the link.

http://forum.bradleysmoker.com/
Forum: Guns
12-21-2007, 09:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,063
Posted By pa257

RE: Repainting HS stock...what color?

I have the spruce with black webbing. I like it. Here is a photo.

http://img229.imageshack.us/img229/8518/picture037vq5.jpg
Forum: Northeast
12-21-2007, 09:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,658
Posted By pa257

RE: PA hunters

By me it's developments that are skewing the number of deer seen on public land. When you have developmens that border state game lands or state forests the deer get patterned and retreat to safer...
12-21-2007, 08:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,799
Posted By pa257

RE: Need help on what kind of smoker to get

I have a Bradley electric smoker (40th birthday present). Works well but it's rather pricey and the wood pucks are not cheap either. I've made jerky, salami, peperoni, ribsand corned beef in mine and...
12-21-2007, 08:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,689
Posted By pa257

RE: Simple Tenderloin

Pygmy, glad you liked it. I should have mentioned the smoke factor, it can be pretty brutal. I've also made them on the grill and it comes out good but the cast iron gets a more even sear. I've also...
12-10-2007, 07:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 12,463
Posted By pa257

RE: Deer Summer Sausage Recipe

Big Guy,

Where do you get your cloth casings from? I have some non-edible fiberous ones (the dark red ones) but I've never seen cloth casings like that. Also what kind of wood do you smoke with?...
Forum: Guns
12-09-2007, 05:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 895
Posted By pa257

RE: It will sure put a smile on your face when......

I sighted in my friends 7600 in.35 whelen last year and was impressed with the groups (Rem Core-lokts). I didn't measure them but it outshot his model 700 in 6mm which I also sighted in that day.
12-09-2007, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,137
Posted By pa257

RE: FREEZER QUESTION?

I think the older freezers were really built to last. My parents have a sears upright that they bought when I was 7 years old, I'm 41 and it's still in their unheated attached garage. Makes some...
Forum: Guns
12-09-2007, 02:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,818
Posted By pa257

220 swift-overkill?

I'm looking into a predator set-up for NE Pa, where realistic shots will be under 300 yards. I have a couple of spots that would offer those distances and slightly beyond but I'm thinking mostly...
12-07-2007, 04:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,689
Posted By pa257

Simple Tenderloin

I stole this recipe from Good Eats, only his was for steak.

1 loin ~8" long, silver skin removed
roll loin in a little canola oil
season both sideswith fresh ground sea salt and black pepper...
12-07-2007, 04:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,135
Posted By pa257

RE: Favorite kitchen Knife

I have a couple of Henkels but I want to try a couple of Japanese knives from the Japanese woodworker. Only place I've seen 12000 grit water stones as well.
12-07-2007, 04:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,549
Posted By pa257

RE: Venison Chili Recipes?

Here's mine:

3 lbs ground venison
2 pack of McCormicks seasoning (reg or hot)
1 large white or spanish onion
2 teaspoons minced garlic
Mexican hot chili powder
Ground Chipoltle powder...
12-05-2007, 06:02 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 13,588
Posted By pa257

RE: 22 - Official Team The Timber Rattlers Thread

I'm back from camp, I saw a couple of shooter bucks howevernone of them presented a shot. The weather could have been better but all in all it wasn't too bad. This Monday I shot a big old doe, really...
Forum: Guns
12-02-2007, 07:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,292
Posted By pa257

RE: New .280 rem in Ruger or Remington?

I like the looks of the Remington '07 anniversary model in black laminate. If you're not on a strict budget I've been looking at Cooper of Montana's Model 52. They have it in .280 and I believe you...
Forum: Guns
11-30-2007, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,819
Posted By pa257

RE: Ruger replacement trigger

I have a Timney replacement trigger on my M77 MKII and I installed it myself. I would recommend having a gunsmith install it though. Mine came out ok and it is safe however I hunt with the factory...
Forum: Guns
11-25-2007, 11:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,532
Posted By pa257

RE: Ruger V. Remington

Thanks, I always wondered why the 700 action was the prefered action. I agree that a custom gun should have a custom trigger and on most of the builders sites it appears that the trigger is replaced,...
Forum: Guns
11-24-2007, 03:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,532
Posted By pa257

RE: Ruger V. Remington

I own two Rugers and as much as I like the looks and mauser action I would get a Remington for the reason if you ever want to get a custom rifle most buildersprefer the 700 action. At least that's...
Forum: Guns
11-24-2007, 03:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,285
Posted By pa257

Krieger barrels

I'm getting my .257 Roberts re-barreled because I've become obsessed with precision, don't know why, maybe I'm more OCD than I like to think.:D

Anyway, I've looked at Hart, Shilen, Lilja and...
Forum: Northeast
11-19-2007, 11:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,203
Posted By pa257

RE: question about field dressing PA BEARS

Are you concerned about the gall bladder? As far as I know you can do whatever you want with it except sell it or receive money from someone else selling one. A couple of guys asked one year if it...
Forum: Guns
11-19-2007, 10:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 433
Posted By pa257

Pressure bedding tips

I have a M77 (tang safety) 16.5" barrel with a laminate stock in .270 win. The gun is great hunting rifle and I've killed a number of deer with it but I know this gun could shoot better. I was...
11-18-2007, 10:14 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 13,588
Posted By pa257

RE: 22 - Official Team The Timber Rattlers Thread

Just checking in, way to go Trex. Sorry I couldn't contribute anything for the first Pa. archery season, still have rifle and late archery. I'm going gun hunting a couple of days at deer camp so...
Forum: Guns
11-18-2007, 09:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,102
Posted By pa257

RE: Custom Rifle Questions

A couple of guys I hunt with have custom rifles made by Jim Borden in 300 borden caribou . These guys swear by them, I've only handled the guns. I don't know if you have someone set-up to build it...
Forum: Guns
10-31-2007, 01:00 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,679
Posted By pa257

RE: Help Me Choose a Caliber

I would love to tell you to geta .257 roberts but the selection of ammo isgetting worse every year. I went to Gander Mt. and they had one selection- 117 gr Core-lokts at $30/box. I can order some...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-27-2007, 07:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 447
Posted By pa257

RE: Meat still good?

I would not take a chance with it, the temp was plenty cold enough but still had a funky smell, it's probably that other wound. We shot a deer two years ago that had an old wound that was not visible...
10-21-2007, 05:57 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 13,588
Posted By pa257

RE: 22 - Official Team The Timber Rattlers Thread

Nice deer goherd, congrats. I put up a ladder stand today overlooking my large field. When i went up with the my quad and stand there were about 8 deer in the field, two spikes and the rest does....
10-20-2007, 05:37 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 13,588
Posted By pa257

RE: 22 - Official Team The Timber Rattlers Thread

I made it out today for a couple of hours, saw about 7 does, no bucks. The wind was really swirling today, mostly in the tree tops so i decided to sit in a hemlock stand between the woods and the...
Forum: Guns
10-19-2007, 06:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 855
Posted By pa257

RE: Kimber .338 Fed

I've never owned a Kimber, any particular reason for not liking them? I have two Rugers (M77 in .270 wintang safety and MKII in .257 Roberts)but I'm not liking the recent feedback on Rugers (outside...
Forum: Guns
10-19-2007, 05:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 855
Posted By pa257

Kimber .338 Fed

I'm looking at getting the 84M in .338 Fed and I just happen to be less than 5 miles from a Kimber dealer (last year I could have bought an 84M in .308 for $789 from this dealer), however I think the...
10-02-2007, 08:03 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 13,588
Posted By pa257

RE: 22 - Official Team The Timber Rattlers Thread

I have not gone out hunting yet but I did walk my property on Saturday and Sunday (after painting all day) and saw about 12 deer each day in the same field (the back field from the pictures I...
09-27-2007, 10:02 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 13,588
Posted By pa257

RE: 22 - Official Team The Timber Rattlers Thread

Good job Huck. I've been a little busy soI haven't been able to check in as much as I've wanted. I don't think I'm going to make it out opening day because I'm still getting my new house ready to...
08-17-2007, 11:26 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 13,588
Posted By pa257

RE: 22 - Official Team 22 Thread

The team name is fine with me. There was an earlier question about set-ups, I don't have a picture but my set-up is as follows:

'03 BT Patriot 70 lbs. 29.5" draw (Is my bow that old already:D)
...
08-15-2007, 07:35 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 13,588
Posted By pa257

RE: 22 - Official Team 22 Thread

Ok, I'm sitting in my hotel room, pretty bored so i flipped a coin, goherd was heads and pa hardwoods tails, it came up heads. So if that's fine with everyone then Goherd is captain?

I vote for...
08-13-2007, 07:47 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 13,588
Posted By pa257

RE: 22 - Official Team 22 Thread

Huck, I hunt in Pike county Pa. NE corner of the state. My club borders the Delaware River but it's mostly hardwoods and pretty difficult to bow hunt effectively with my limited scouting time, so I...
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