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04-11-2010, 07:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 437
Posted By ajstrider

Definitely personalized, congratulations.

Definitely personalized, congratulations.
03-11-2010, 03:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,447
Posted By ajstrider

Ameristep G20 hunting blind

Noticed this blind was marked down 10 bucks, looks like they are discontinuing it. Well I have always wanted to try a ground blind so I ordered one. It is currently set up in my living room, heh. ...
Forum: Technical
03-07-2010, 05:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,062
Posted By ajstrider

I prefer heavier arrows myself, I have not...

I prefer heavier arrows myself, I have not weighed my arrow but I bet mine is getting up there towards 455 grains. I hunt in the woods for whitetail deer, 40 yards is the longest shot I will take...
Forum: Bowhunting
02-26-2010, 02:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,088
Posted By ajstrider

I love my Alphamax I got last year dearly, the...

I love my Alphamax I got last year dearly, the Maxxis isn't too much different, just slight improvements. My Alphamax has got to last me years though, these bows are getting expensive!
Forum: Guns
02-24-2010, 02:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,227
Posted By ajstrider

My take on this is if someone is capable of...

My take on this is if someone is capable of shooting stuff at 700 yards, they are not asking an online forum what scope to use.
Forum: Bowhunting
02-23-2010, 03:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,860
Posted By ajstrider

Once your string gets broken in and settled out,...

Once your string gets broken in and settled out, the peep stays where it is, and you just need to make sure your string loop that your release grabs is positioned right so when you draw back, it will...
02-22-2010, 03:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 894
Posted By ajstrider

Shannon Bug Tamer suit

I did a lot of early season bowhunting this past year and the mosquitoes and gnats destroyed me. I purchased a Thermacell, which works great when sitting still in stand, they say it is scent free,...
02-21-2010, 08:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,211
Posted By ajstrider

Doubtful due to his small rack, but maybe someone...

Doubtful due to his small rack, but maybe someone took a shot on him with an arrow and he survived it and it got infected?
Forum: Guns
02-19-2010, 01:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,104
Posted By ajstrider

I think everyone pretty much nailed it with some...

I think everyone pretty much nailed it with some good ideas. I use levels like in the video because I have some that I use on my bow.
Forum: Technical
02-19-2010, 01:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,369
Posted By ajstrider

I waited to find a good deal on one. I ended up...

I waited to find a good deal on one. I ended up finding a Treelimb Premium 3 arrow quiver for about 65 bucks I think. I didn't feel it necessary to have a 5 or 6 arrow quiver, so I went for a 3, it...
Forum: Technical
02-19-2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,474
Posted By ajstrider

I get mine cut about 2" past my rest and pick a...

I get mine cut about 2" past my rest and pick a spine according to that. It turns out for my Alphamax that my arrow length is exactly my draw length, I think you will find this to be pretty close on...
Forum: Guns
02-18-2010, 02:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,551
Posted By ajstrider

I think the three you mentioned are great. For...

I think the three you mentioned are great. For most people, including myself, their trusted deer rifle would suit them fine for elk, they just need to pick the proper bullet. A well manufactured,...
Forum: Bowhunting
02-18-2010, 02:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 822
Posted By ajstrider

I am not a fan of feathers on compound bows. It...

I am not a fan of feathers on compound bows. It seems that just a little bit of moisture and they start messing up on you. Maybe you should try some larger vanes first before you go switching to...
Forum: Bowhunting
02-18-2010, 02:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 498
Posted By ajstrider

Anytime you add things to your string, or speed...

Anytime you add things to your string, or speed up your bow string (by increasing poundage) you will end up with more vibration. Speed = bow oscillations = more noise. I am a firm believer that you...
Forum: Bowhunting
02-16-2010, 03:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 943
Posted By ajstrider

Like someone said, you might try getting a good...

Like someone said, you might try getting a good deal on a 09 model. I love my Hoyt Alphamax and the Maxxis doesn't seem to be much better. I bet you could snatch up a Alphamax at a decent price...
02-15-2010, 10:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 872
Posted By ajstrider

We aren't allowed to hunt them over feed here in...

We aren't allowed to hunt them over feed here in Kentucky.
Forum: Guns
02-15-2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,064
Posted By ajstrider

I agree with the idea of getting a 4" barrel...

I agree with the idea of getting a 4" barrel instead of the 2". A 2" barrel barely leaves any room for all that powder to burn out. I would also like to comment on the Ruger brandname. I think the...
Forum: Guns
02-14-2010, 06:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 38,282
Posted By ajstrider

My opinion on this is no handgun is suitable for...

My opinion on this is no handgun is suitable for bear defense. Sure you can hunt and kill big bears with a nice broadside shot, but being able to place a nice well aimed shot through the massive,...
Forum: Guns
02-13-2010, 04:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 567
Posted By ajstrider

No experience with them, but I am curious to see...

No experience with them, but I am curious to see what people say about them too.
02-13-2010, 04:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 13,690
Posted By ajstrider

The Ballistic Silvertip bullet is nothing more...

The Ballistic Silvertip bullet is nothing more than a mixture of Nosler and Winchester technology. It is a Nosler Ballistic Tip bullet with a silver tip and a Winchester Lubalox coating on it. So...
Forum: Guns
02-12-2010, 02:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,270
Posted By ajstrider

I clean the screws off real good and do not use...

I clean the screws off real good and do not use any form of loctite. I use Leupold rings and bases and they use a torx T15 bit, so I have this little torque wrench to use...
...
Forum: Bowhunting
02-12-2010, 02:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,528
Posted By ajstrider

I have hopes that the Z7 will be a new and...

I have hopes that the Z7 will be a new and improved DXT. The Reezen and Monster just didn't do it for me. I picked up a Hoyt Alphamax last year and love it to death. I will get another couple...
02-12-2010, 02:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,533
Posted By ajstrider

I agree, patterning your turkey shotgun is like...

I agree, patterning your turkey shotgun is like sighting in your deer rifle, it just needs to be done, except you don't have to pattern every year. Spend the time with a variety of shells of 3 and...
Forum: Guns
02-10-2010, 02:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,470
Posted By ajstrider

As already mentioned, the 100 yard shots are not...

As already mentioned, the 100 yard shots are not the smartest thing to do with the cartridges you mentioned. If you intend to shoot at that range I hope you are planning on mounting a scope too. ...
Forum: Guns
02-04-2010, 02:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,283
Posted By ajstrider

Well if these are both new guns, I would go with...

Well if these are both new guns, I would go with the Winchester. I recently purchased two new rifles and I looked through all the guns. Every new Remington rifle I handled just didn't feel like the...
Forum: Guns
02-04-2010, 02:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,939
Posted By ajstrider

I don't think a 1/4" difference is going to...

I don't think a 1/4" difference is going to matter much and I have never heard any complaints coming from 7mm-08 users saying their rifles don't stabilize bullets in that weight range. Stepping up...
Forum: Guns
02-02-2010, 02:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 662
Posted By ajstrider

I think you are just using the wrong kind of...

I think you are just using the wrong kind of cleaner. Each cleaner is designed to remove certain things. I don't know them all out there, but every Hoppes I have used is either a lead or copper...
02-01-2010, 04:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 453
Posted By ajstrider

I think it is a very fun gun to shoot, but if you...

I think it is a very fun gun to shoot, but if you are looking for a rifle to just sit at the bench and shoot, it probably won't suit your accuracy needs, I haven't really seen one that shoots much...
Forum: Guns
02-01-2010, 03:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,239
Posted By ajstrider

I find that the Hornady 95 grain SST bullet...

I find that the Hornady 95 grain SST bullet shoots a lot like Nosler Ballistic Tips, and Black Hills now loads that in .243 instead of the Ballistic Tip. Federal still loads a 95 grain Ballistic Tip.
02-01-2010, 03:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 809
Posted By ajstrider

I agree with the Remington 140 grain Swift A...

I agree with the Remington 140 grain Swift A Frame load, that would by my first choice if I was using my .270 on a moose.
02-01-2010, 02:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,248
Posted By ajstrider

Everyone is all about going James Bond on...

Everyone is all about going James Bond on trespassers these days. I would have just approached them when I first saw them, but you missed that opportunity and will have to wait for the next time I...
02-01-2010, 02:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 12,767
Posted By ajstrider

Well Browning makes some very good quality...

Well Browning makes some very good quality rifles, I don't think anyone has ever really argued that. Some people say they don't fit them very well, which can be said for any rifle really and is...
Forum: Guns
02-01-2010, 02:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,833
Posted By ajstrider

I agree with what others have to say. You have...

I agree with what others have to say. You have to resight in for the new load, it is hard to find two loads that impact the same. On that note the flatter shooting round may not hit higher at 100...
Forum: Guns
01-30-2010, 01:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 31,874
Posted By ajstrider

The SP version is a very rounded off tip that...

The SP version is a very rounded off tip that should be safe for use in lever action type rifles with a tubular magazine I believe. If you will always be shooting at close range, as in under 100...
01-27-2010, 06:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,589
Posted By ajstrider

Anything from a .243 on up will do the job with a...

Anything from a .243 on up will do the job with a good bullet in the boiler room.
01-27-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 25,441
Posted By ajstrider

I have been using Black Hills Gold ammo is...

I have been using Black Hills Gold ammo is several of my rifles with lots of success. They make a load in .308 with a 180 grain Nosler Accubond bullet. I agree that a 165 grain would be more than...
Forum: Guns
01-27-2010, 04:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,432
Posted By ajstrider

This is my understanding of barrel break in. ...

This is my understanding of barrel break in. Basically your barrel was machined, as with all machined items, there are small spurs and imperfections inside your barrel. The idea is you shoot a...
Forum: Guns
01-26-2010, 06:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 548
Posted By ajstrider

As far as deer hunting goes, I really like the...

As far as deer hunting goes, I really like the Nosler Accubond bullets. They are a nice sleek profile for longer shots, but are bonded and will hold up great for close shots. I would step up the...
01-26-2010, 02:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,043
Posted By ajstrider

I understand what the scope IS, I am trying to...

I understand what the scope IS, I am trying to get at the point that they are not on their website and I was wanting to know if it something they released a while back and are sold out of, or...
Forum: Guns
01-26-2010, 12:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,535
Posted By ajstrider

I agree that short action calibers are in order. ...

I agree that short action calibers are in order. I don't think you will get a complete burn on your long action caliber's powder with such a short barrel. So you wasting powder, recoil, and muzzle...
Forum: Guns
01-25-2010, 10:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,587
Posted By ajstrider

I don't normally take standing off-hand shots...

I don't normally take standing off-hand shots anyways. I pretty much always use a rest of some sort, whether its a tree to lean against, or getting into a more solid sitting position. But if you...
Forum: Guns
01-25-2010, 02:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,887
Posted By ajstrider

I like the Smith and Wesson AR's myself. If you...

I like the Smith and Wesson AR's myself. If you haven't looked into piston driven ones, you should. A piston driven AR keeps all the hot, dirty gases out of the action which prevents it from...
01-24-2010, 04:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,276
Posted By ajstrider

Sorry didn't mean to be angry, I like Browning...

Sorry didn't mean to be angry, I like Browning rifles just because they feel right in my hands. The Browning shotguns just didn't feel right to me though.

Also, the looks of a gun is not the...
01-24-2010, 11:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,495
Posted By ajstrider

On whitetail deer, there is no real difference as...

On whitetail deer, there is no real difference as far as I am concerned. However if you hunt larger animals like elk or bear, and use 180 grain or larger bullets, the 30-06 starts to have a bit of...
Forum: Guns
01-24-2010, 09:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 946
Posted By ajstrider

Finally got some pictures of the scopes mounted...

Finally got some pictures of the scopes mounted on them, ended up putting Nikon Buckmasters 3-9x40mm on both of them.

http://i41.photobucket.com/albums/e283/ajstrider/100_0550.jpg
01-24-2010, 08:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,043
Posted By ajstrider

This is really the first I have heard of Team...

This is really the first I have heard of Team Primos Nikon scopes, I don't see them listed on their website though. Are they something new and haven't been added yet, or old and discontinued?
01-24-2010, 08:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 756
Posted By ajstrider

Well the dogs definitely don't help you out. ...

Well the dogs definitely don't help you out. Feeders work real good but they have to be convenient for the deer to get to. I don't believe the deer are going to go out of their and come into a...
Forum: Guns
01-24-2010, 05:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,315
Posted By ajstrider

I concur with this. The bullets that are used in...

I concur with this. The bullets that are used in the 17 rimfires are extremely explosive bullets and that is compounded by their excessive velocities. I don't think they will penetrate far enough...
01-24-2010, 05:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,276
Posted By ajstrider

Thank you for completely ignoring the question I...

Thank you for completely ignoring the question I asked and posting other random shotgun links.
01-23-2010, 04:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,276
Posted By ajstrider

Benelli Vinci

I'm in the market for a do it all sort of shotgun. I think I am about to take up turkey hunting and may want to do some bird hunting in the future. I am currently interested in reviews of the...
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