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11-13-2008, 03:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,302
Posted By XTP

RE: Your tricks to staying warm during rifle season

X2 here .. love my bibs ! In fact I think it's time for a new pair for next year.

Other than that, I do basically the same layering as everyone else. T shirt followed by fleece sweaters, bibs,...
Forum: Guns
11-10-2008, 06:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,219
Posted By XTP

RE: what does squeeze the trigger mean?

"Pull" usually end up being more like "jerk" and ruins accuracy.

"Squeeze" refers to a slow and steady pressure being applied to the trigger until the shot fires.
Forum: Guns
09-09-2008, 10:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,239
Posted By XTP

RE: mossberg pumps vs remington 870

I can't say I have much trigger time with the 870, but my 500 has been putting birds in the freezer for the last 20 years without a hiccup.
A little loose fitting in the forearm maybe, but think of...
08-31-2008, 09:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,977
Posted By XTP

RE: Lost in the woods

Just the opposite.. hunting the Canadian Boreal forest in late November is a world away from a Southern food plot on a private ranch.
You panic up here and it can cost you your life.
In these...
08-31-2008, 08:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,977
Posted By XTP

RE: Lost in the woods

Been "turned around" more times than I can count, but only once would I consider myself lost.
Early in my hunting career chasing deer in un-familiar territory and without a compass... recipe for...
08-24-2008, 09:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,710
Posted By XTP

RE: Carrying rifle on an ATV

I have tried different style holders and I can tell you the best solution I have found is to simply buy a cheap plastic, foam lined gun case and bungie it to your front rack.
For 20-30 bucks its...
Forum: Other Areas
04-23-2008, 11:33 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,741
Posted By XTP

RE: Any toban's out there

Wpg here also, haven't been in here for awhile now but good to be back !
10-09-2007, 04:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,240
Posted By XTP

RE: Red Lend Flashlights and Deer Hunting

Red/green lights are used primarily to preserve your night vision, since the eyes do not adjust as much as with white light.
They also "throw" less light on the ground, therefore are less...
Forum: Black Powder
08-29-2007, 04:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,247
Posted By XTP

RE: Nosler Partitions

Not in my experience with the 300 grain ones.
The acronym S.H.O.T.S stands for Standard Hunting Or Target Sabot so it is designed for the use on game, it's just not their premium round.
Now I...
Forum: Black Powder
08-28-2007, 10:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,474
Posted By XTP

RE: Hunting reg's

Thanks guys, actually f.g. , this is exactly the kind of info I'm lookin for !:)

The friendly debate started with a discussion about smokeless powder in muzzleloading and now the CVA electronic...
Forum: Black Powder
08-28-2007, 09:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,474
Posted By XTP

Hunting reg's

This is a question for all of North America.

Which state or province has the most restrictive regulations regarding the allowable equipment for the muzzle loading seasons ?
Scopes ?
Sabots ?...
Forum: Black Powder
08-28-2007, 09:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,247
Posted By XTP

RE: Nosler Partitions

Well these guys certainly already answered your question but I can add one other option, and that is the Nosler S.H.O.T.S.
I use the 300 grain in mine and it performs very well. Basically just a...
08-24-2007, 10:40 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,662
Posted By XTP

RE: rabbit

Far as I remember, there aint no fiberglass in nature either...which is what your bow is made out of isnt it ?
Forum: Guns
08-16-2007, 08:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,578
Posted By XTP

RE: 270 For Elk?

Couple years ago me and a buddy went for elk, both armed with .270's. Mine was fed 150 grain Hornady Interlock.
He took a huge bull, put two rounds of 150 grain Nosler Partitions into him and he...
Forum: Guns
08-14-2007, 06:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,301
Posted By XTP

RE: What .270 Bullet for Black Bear

I've never been there so I couldn't say either way but I can tell you that the blackies here can get very big.
That being said, a .270 is just fine for taking one.
150 grain Partition,...
08-14-2007, 06:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,017
Posted By XTP

RE: Electric ATV

Well other than The Bad Boy Buggy (golf cart style), there is nothing else on the market that I'm aware of.
Forum: Bowfishing
08-12-2007, 08:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,482
Posted By XTP

RE: BigHeads!!!!

WOW ! That's what I call fishing !

Can you tell me a little more about these fish ??
I'm assuming Bighead Carp ?
08-07-2007, 05:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By XTP

RE: catching bait and then CATFISHIN'

We fished the floodgates there earlier when the water was higher, was pretty good fishingespecially after dark.
Cut Goldeye was definately the ticket.

...
Forum: Guns
08-07-2007, 04:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,108
Posted By XTP

RE: remington Corelokt

120 lb Whitetail ?? ...yikes..that a fawn up here !! LOL ...just kiddin' guys...

Core-Loc's have taken well more than their fair share of game no doubt, and continue to be one of the more...
08-04-2007, 07:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,161
Posted By XTP

RE: please tell me how to bait bears !

Another key advantage with baiting is it allows the hunter time to evaluate the animal, something that you would never have even if you actually managed to stalk a blackie in the thick forests and...
08-04-2007, 06:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,106
Posted By XTP

RE: Homemade Leather Equipment!!!

Very nice indeed.
I think you just inspired me to try something similar this fall....;)
08-04-2007, 05:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,610
Posted By XTP

RE: cooking over fire

Exactly right !!
In fact, I had to do this just the other day out of necessity. Had some really nice 2" thick chops on the BBQ and wouldn't ya know it...ran out of propane ! Quickly lit up the fire...
08-04-2007, 04:38 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 14,690
Posted By XTP

RE: what kind of 4 wheeler do you use?

'01 Honda 350
25" Mud-Bugs
2500lb Superwinch
Kimpex cargo box
Heated grips and windsheild for winter use.
K & N air filter.

Never have put one dime into a repair, starts every time...
Forum: Guns
07-31-2007, 02:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 656
Posted By XTP

RE: Aftermarket Stock

If you find one let me know, would like to do the same but have yet to find a suitable replacement.
Forum: Guns
07-31-2007, 02:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,584
Posted By XTP

RE: Hornady Light Mag vs Custom

My Savage (in .270 Win) gets fed nothing but Hornady 140 gr SST's now, but I was using the the InterLock in 140 gr prior to that.
Some do find a decrease in accuracy with the light mags but you...
07-04-2007, 02:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,477
Posted By XTP

RE: should i cover my 4 wheeler...

I always would park mine a good distance away from my stand and walk in from there. Last year however due to a knee injury, my walking was kept to a minimum. One day in particular I had it parked...
07-04-2007, 01:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,514
Posted By XTP

RE: Lead in my meat

Had this happen once with a deer steak. Bit on something, pulled it out and it was a piece of copper jacket.
As I dropped it on my plate my wife asked me "...bone??" ..without missing a beat I said...
Forum: Other Areas
05-24-2007, 11:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,267
Posted By XTP

RE: Tim Hortons Eh,

XL double double pleeeease !!!

My day, hunting or otherwise doesn't start until I get my coffee. ;)
04-24-2007, 11:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,028
Posted By XTP

RE: ATV-New tires and wheels

Put a set of Maxxis Mud Bugs on and you will have no worries after that.
04-13-2007, 02:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 718
Posted By XTP

RE: Anybody have any experience with the Kawasaki 750?

The Kawi's are quickly becoming one of the more popular machines around these days it seems. The 750 has tons of power but is not fuel injected and I've seen 750's spin 28" Mudlites from a dead stop...
03-12-2007, 09:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,264
Posted By XTP

RE: Want to camo my red ATV

I wouldn't worry about it to much to begin with. Those stick on camo sheets can damage the plastic and if you paint it, it will quickly start showing scatches etc.

Last year I had four deer come...
Forum: Other Areas
03-04-2007, 12:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,201
Posted By XTP

RE: MANITOBA!

Winnipeg here also.
Forum: Guns
12-25-2006, 10:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,997
Posted By XTP

RE: We are being invaded...

... crap like that happens everywhere I'm afraid. As a moderator on TS, we have to deal with the same thing every now and then.Usuallyjust acouple of immature jerks that keep coming back totry...
12-24-2006, 01:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,704
Posted By XTP

RE: ATV's And Deer Hunting

In my experience, No it does not scare deer much if at all. I have rode right past deer on my quad, had deer cross a trail literally right in front of me..stop, turn around and stare at me, and also...
12-13-2006, 07:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,130
Posted By XTP

RE: MN. hunters, will a .270 or .280 work OK in the brushy type woods of North MN?

Either one will work just fine in the brush as well as reaching out for longer shots. Like already said, ammo for the 270 will probably be easier to find on the shelf of the local stores.
Forum: Sporting Dogs
12-13-2006, 05:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,626
Posted By XTP

RE: Female Dog Name

My 8 mth old Rottie's is DIVA, not your typical hunting breed I know but we are going to try her in the grouse woods next year, so we'll see what she can do.
12-13-2006, 05:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,242
Posted By XTP

RE: starve to death ?

Are you sure your not thinking about rabbit ? There is such a thing with them but definately not moose or caribou
12-13-2006, 05:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,947
Posted By XTP

RE: New ATV

Check out our site www.trackshare.com for some no nonsense info on atv's. I am a mod there ( Wolf ) and can tell you that we are not biased to any brand in particular. Everyone has their own like and...
Forum: Guns
12-13-2006, 05:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,402
Posted By XTP

RE: 270 win question

Having used the .270 for years, these choices mirror my own. For deer lately I have been using 140gr SST's and took the 140 TBBC on my Elk hunt. If you look at the numbers on paper, the 140 is the...
09-19-2006, 07:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,580
Posted By XTP

RE: Looking for some tires for the ATV......

The Mud Bugs are a far more aggressive tire than the Mudlites, so it all depends on your riding style. Ifyou only want to go a step up from stockers, then Mudlites are a good choice. If you are...
Forum: Black Powder
09-09-2006, 03:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,167
Posted By XTP

RE: cheap AND good bullets?

I used nothing but Hornady 300gr XTP's for years (go figure eh ?? LOL) .. but the last couple seasons have been pushing 300gr Nosler SHOTS down my barrel. Just a basic jacketed hollow point but they...
09-09-2006, 02:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 49,888
Posted By XTP

RE: Honda Rubicon VS. Suzuki Kingquad

sj..please don't misunderstand me..I BLEED HONDA RED, just saying though that the tranny has had a few problems (and not related to lack of maintenance) and thats all...I LOVE the rubicons. To answer...
09-09-2006, 02:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 49,888
Posted By XTP

RE: Honda Rubicon VS. Suzuki Kingquad

If you want Honda reliability, go with the Foreman 500 ES. The Rubi's tranny is great when it works but has had it's share of problems. Several guys in our group have had problems with them. Suzuki...
Forum: Guns
04-08-2006, 08:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 855
Posted By XTP

RE: What do you think is going on?

good to hear it worked out for you..Savage (synthetic)stocks are notoriously flexable in the forearm and using a bi-pod will compound the problem if your not carefull. I had a similar problem with my...
Forum: Other Areas
04-01-2006, 08:23 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,250
Posted By XTP

RE: Who's Canadian?

Winnipeg, Manitoba here..


I haven't been around here for awhile now....good to be back..nice to see some familiar names still here
Forum: Black Powder
02-08-2006, 05:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,481
Posted By XTP

RE: What Projectile do you shoot?

...300 grain Nosler S.H.O.T.S over 100 grains loose Pyrodex. Rifle loves this load....deer HATE it !!! LOL
Forum: Guns
12-14-2005, 08:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 743
Posted By XTP

RE: 22lr question

in a semi-auto get the 10/22....plenty of aftermarket add-ons available when you want them.

I would go with the Savage bolt action, I had a Lakefield (same rifle,different name)years ago and my...
12-10-2005, 02:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,469
Posted By XTP

Ben Pearson Cougar...??

I bought the bow from a friend for the whopping sum of 30 bucks..its in perfect condition except the bowstring is missing.There are no markings on it other than " Ben Pearson Cougar"....can anybody...
10-05-2005, 04:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 23,519
Posted By XTP

RE: Slowest FPS but still able to kill

slowest f.p.s. with what projectile and what kind of "bird". A grouse is easier to down than a goose.
Forum: Other Areas
10-04-2005, 06:01 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 29,048
Posted By XTP

RE: Canadian Whitetails

Wait 'til you see some of our BIG bodied deer man....the buck I shot last year scaled out at 160 lbs at the butchers shop..!! Thats just the meat and bones...no head,hide,hooves or insides.The choice...
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