Search: Posts Made By: Jenks
Showing results 1 to 50 of 500
Search took 0.45 seconds.
Forum: Crossbows
11-10-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 849
Posted By Jenks

I bought a Carbon Express Heritage on sale for...

I bought a Carbon Express Heritage on sale for $189 awhile back. Then I had a bout with cancer and chemo after so I have not shot it. It has a 200 lb. draw weight(305 fps) and I have to get enough...
11-10-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,342
Posted By Jenks

Red and green here. I also have trouble seeing...

Red and green here. I also have trouble seeing blood on the ground. I only hunt with family and they are not colorblind.
Forum: Guns
08-17-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,274
Posted By Jenks

My great grandfather's civil war rifle that my...

My great grandfather's civil war rifle that my father sold when I was in the military during the 1960's. He might have received $25 for it back then.
08-17-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,563
Posted By Jenks

I have read that European scopes do not have...

I have read that European scopes do not have quite as much eye relief as American scopes do so I would check that out if I was mounting one on a hard kicking rifle. I have a Terra on a 6.5X55...
Forum: Trail Cameras
08-17-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,311
Posted By Jenks

Good idea 54. I hope after almost 10 years the...

Good idea 54. I hope after almost 10 years the camera is still with you and working. I use short lengths of fairly light chain and a lock on the lower end Brownings that I put out.
Forum: Gunsmithing
06-30-2019, 06:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,814
Posted By Jenks

Done, Oldtimr.

Done, Oldtimr.
Forum: Guns
06-27-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By Jenks

It is a shame that the 62 is not still in...

It is a shame that the 62 is not still in production. When I was young I would have loved to have one but it was beyond the reach of a farm kid.
Forum: Gunsmithing
06-27-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,814
Posted By Jenks

Thanks for all the info guys. I reduced the...

Thanks for all the info guys. I reduced the diameter of the screw head which allowed it to seat lower in the pocket and all was well. I suppose I should take it back out and blue the sides of the...
Forum: Gunsmithing
06-27-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,814
Posted By Jenks

I got a pair of new guard screws today. I did...

I got a pair of new guard screws today. I did not try the rear one but the front one has a head diameter that is too large to fit in the hole. It seems to be a little larger then the old one. So I...
Forum: Guns
06-26-2019, 05:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 390
Posted By Jenks

I am sorry to hear about the cancer, I am taking...

I am sorry to hear about the cancer, I am taking chemo myself. Parting with guns that you love is an added sorrow. Hang in there, the medical treatments are improving.
Forum: Gunsmithing
06-26-2019, 05:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,814
Posted By Jenks

Thanks Oldtimr, you must have put some time in...

Thanks Oldtimr, you must have put some time in looking all of this up. I see that threading a longer screw is not as simple as it seems. I noticed that the head of the screw that I have may be...
Forum: Gunsmithing
06-23-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,814
Posted By Jenks

Thanks guys. I tried Brownells and they used to...

Thanks guys. I tried Brownells and they used to have something that would work but it is discontinued( a rear screw that was threaded almost all the way up. It would have to be shortened but would...
Forum: Gunsmithing
06-18-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,814
Posted By Jenks

Guard Screw

Does anyone know where I can get a front trigger guard screw for a M96 & M38 Swedish Mauser that is a little longer then the military one? It needs to be about 3/16 inch longer to get a good bite....
Forum: Optics
06-13-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,801
Posted By Jenks

If you are talking brand names, I think it is...

If you are talking brand names, I think it is hard to beat a Leupold, Their warranty is about as good as it gets plus they are reasonably priced and have many models to choose from. I recently...
Forum: Crossbows
06-01-2019, 04:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,740
Posted By Jenks

I use a 100 grain three fixed blade broadhead...

I use a 100 grain three fixed blade broadhead that you can buy on one of the popular bidding sites for around $1 each when you buy a dozen of them. They are made in China and they may go up with the...
Forum: Optics
05-31-2019, 05:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,147
Posted By Jenks

All those listed rangefinders have a range of...

All those listed rangefinders have a range of 1,000 yards and more. Who shoots at deer that far away? You can buy a Leupold RX-650 for half the price of the cheapest listed and range deer farther...
Forum: Optics
05-24-2019, 05:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 781
Posted By Jenks

I hunt open fields between woods in the Midwest...

I hunt open fields between woods in the Midwest with a 30-06 or a 6.5X55, both bolt action and scoped(Leupold & Zeiss) and both are accurate arms at a distance. I also crossbow hunt. I don't feel...
Forum: Optics
04-23-2019, 04:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 616
Posted By Jenks

A heck of a long shot Sniper, nearly a quarter of...

A heck of a long shot Sniper, nearly a quarter of a mile. The 6.5X55 carries fairly well but is not up to what a 270 can do, I have passed up shots over 300 yards with a Leupold on a 30-06 bolt...
Forum: Optics
04-21-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 616
Posted By Jenks

Zeiss Terra 3-9x42

I just bought one of these, I was looking at the Leupold Freedom scopes and found this for $75 more on ebay. It is new with the RZ-6 reticule. I will mount it on a 6.5X55 rifle. I do not have it...
Forum: Guns
04-12-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,173
Posted By Jenks

I am in my 70's and grew up with wood and blue...

I am in my 70's and grew up with wood and blue steel so they are still attractive to me. I am stuck on the old calibers too, there isn't much that can't be done with a .243, 6.5X55, 7X57, 30-30, and...
Forum: Guns
03-22-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 678
Posted By Jenks

That Williams Evans is a beautiful gun, Flags. I...

That Williams Evans is a beautiful gun, Flags. I find it hard to take beautiful guns to the field, I just shoot "beaters".
Forum: Guns
02-28-2019, 04:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,008
Posted By Jenks

In the US(and I only hunt in the US) I prefer a...

In the US(and I only hunt in the US) I prefer a bolt action 30-06. I have several Mouser actions in various calibers but the preferred is a Mark X 30-06 with a Leupold 3X9 scope. I do not hunt...
Forum: Crossbows
02-25-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,183
Posted By Jenks

Having this nice new crossbow I started looking...

Having this nice new crossbow I started looking around for a hard case for it. They are pricey($100 and more) and I am not sure the large Plano is big enough for it to fit in. I spotted a Flambeau...
Forum: Crossbows
02-17-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,917
Posted By Jenks

I am in the later 70's and just bought a...

I am in the later 70's and just bought a crossbow; the Carbon Express Heritage in the sister thread. I too have never had a crossbow before and am learning about them. The "dry fire" and fingers in...
Forum: Trail Cameras
02-16-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By Jenks

I am not very knowledgeable about trail cameras...

I am not very knowledgeable about trail cameras or keeping them from being stolen. I also use them only on private land but trespassers sometimes walk thru. I have scrap lengths of fairly light...
Forum: Crossbows
02-16-2019, 06:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,183
Posted By Jenks

Well, Dunham's is running a three day sale now on...

Well, Dunham's is running a three day sale now on the crossbow for $189.99. That seemed to be too good of a deal to pass up so I bought one. I have it put together now but will not shoot it for...
02-06-2019, 04:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By Jenks

Thanks JW. I bought it for my son so I did not...

Thanks JW. I bought it for my son so I did not want to mess with it too much. I did take it out of the cardboard box and look it over. I do not like the wire stakes, they don't seem like much to...
Forum: Crossbows
02-06-2019, 04:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,183
Posted By Jenks

Carbon express x-force heritage recurve

There is a sale on these at Dunham's, you get a package including the crossbow for $199.99. They say the original price was $499.99. Is this a decent bow for a beginner to use for deer hunting? ...
Forum: Guns
02-03-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 923
Posted By Jenks

I agree with elkman30 about the recoil pad. I...

I agree with elkman30 about the recoil pad. I don't like recoil and have a limbsaver on my 30-06, it cushions the recoil to a point that it is not noticeable. I will not shoot at a game animal(deer...
Forum: Trail Cameras
02-03-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 646
Posted By Jenks

I have the cheaper Browning cameras. I have short...

I have the cheaper Browning cameras. I have short lengths of chain that I put around the tree then run the ends thru a lock that I use to lock the camera door closed. They can steal the camera but...
01-31-2019, 04:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By Jenks

Rhino 600 Gamekeeper

Wally World has the Rhino 600 Gamekeeper on sale for $89 in some stores. They say it is marked down from $178. I see them listed for over $200 at other places like ebay and amazon. This is a heck...
Forum: Gunsmithing
01-29-2019, 05:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 978
Posted By Jenks

When I was a young boy back in the 1950's an...

When I was a young boy back in the 1950's an uncle gave me a single shot stevens break open single shot 410. It was all metal, had no safety, I don't remember if it even had a half cock. The uncle...
Forum: Gunsmithing
01-28-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 978
Posted By Jenks

Bacajnala, there is another place that sells...

Bacajnala, there is another place that sells newly made parts for obsolete guns, they are a little cheaper then the other. Their website is: wisnersinc.com
Forum: Black Powder
01-28-2019, 06:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 713
Posted By Jenks

There is a lot of tang sights on ebay, most are...

There is a lot of tang sights on ebay, most are fairly expensive. There is one that looks to be a T/C No. 719 that is bid at $26 presently.
Forum: Gunsmithing
01-28-2019, 06:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 978
Posted By Jenks

They have a web site that you can look it up on,...

They have a web site that you can look it up on, it is at: jack-first-gun-parts.myshopify.com.
I am sure you have their phone #, but in case you don't: 605 343-8481.
They sent my parts out very...
Forum: Gunsmithing
01-27-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 978
Posted By Jenks

If you need some newly made parts for one of...

If you need some newly made parts for one of these and other old guns, Jack First, Inc. in Rapid City SD makes them, not all parts but some. I got the screws there, they were kind of pricey($6 each)...
Forum: Guns
01-27-2019, 06:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By Jenks

For hunting a Mark X Mauser in 30-06 with a...

For hunting a Mark X Mauser in 30-06 with a Leupold 3-9 power scope and a 1960 Winchester 94 in 30-30 with a Lyman peep sight. A stainless CVA Optima with a Redfield 3-9 scope and a...
Forum: Gunsmithing
01-27-2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 978
Posted By Jenks

No, I have not shot it. It is a replacement for...

No, I have not shot it. It is a replacement for one that my grandfather gave to my father when he was young, he was born in 1902 so it was an early one before Savage put their mark on the receiver. ...
Forum: Black Powder
01-27-2019, 05:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 713
Posted By Jenks

I have a new T/C Hawken-Renegade vernier tang...

I have a new T/C Hawken-Renegade vernier tang sight, a No. 719 that I bought online about ten years ago for $29.50. I was going to put it on an Investarm Hawken but I would have to replace the front...
Forum: Gunsmithing
01-22-2019, 03:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 978
Posted By Jenks

A combination of oil, pliers and easy going got...

A combination of oil, pliers and easy going got the takedown screw out. Now to get a gunsmith to swap the hammer, trigger, lever, etc. from the old to the new. A great old gun, may be 100 years old.
01-11-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 486
Posted By Jenks

Some ten years ago my son used one of the doe in...

Some ten years ago my son used one of the doe in heat cans to call in a buck that measured 186 and a fraction. I came across the woods on a line to him. He hasn't had that kind of luck since.
12-31-2018, 05:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,627
Posted By Jenks

If I were to buy a nice rifle I would want it to...

If I were to buy a nice rifle I would want it to be versatile, not just a deer rifle. As several have said that would lead me to buy a 30-06. If the recoil is a problem put a limbsaver on it, they...
Forum: Gunsmithing
12-30-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 978
Posted By Jenks

Stevens Crackshot 26

I have one of these old falling block 22's that I am having the receiver changed out on. The takedown screw that is on the bottom of the receiver seems to be difficult to remove from the receiver. ...
Forum: Politics
08-26-2018, 06:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 601
Posted By Jenks

Rest in peace John McCain.

Rest in peace John McCain.
Forum: Politics
08-25-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 370
Posted By Jenks

Good work Flags!! This old liberal was glad to...

Good work Flags!! This old liberal was glad to hear it. The Dems. are still mad over the Hillary loss and it seems that they may never get over it. They have become the party of "No" that they...
Forum: Politics
08-24-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 635
Posted By Jenks

Thank you 86, sometimes attempted humor isn't...

Thank you 86, sometimes attempted humor isn't received as such. As you noticed, there are few of us that frequent these conservative lands to sow the seeds of tolerance so I don't need to alienate...
Forum: Politics
08-23-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 635
Posted By Jenks

You are correct, Chief. And no animals were...

You are correct, Chief. And no animals were harmed in the production of either post.
Forum: Politics
08-23-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 397
Posted By Jenks

Still don't find anything wrong with shooting the...

Still don't find anything wrong with shooting the kneelers? Have you conservatives heard of hate speech? I believe in tolerance but I am amazed that a recommendation to murder folks has lasted this...
Forum: Politics
08-23-2018, 05:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 397
Posted By Jenks

So the conservative answer to the kneelers is to...

So the conservative answer to the kneelers is to deny them that right or shooting them as stated by one of your number. Not a workable solution but it does show the extremist view of some...
Forum: Politics
08-23-2018, 04:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 635
Posted By Jenks

I am not so sure that legal immigration is always...

I am not so sure that legal immigration is always good. The population of the US has increased greatly over the years. This means more demands on our resources and less "open spaces" for each of...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 500
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us Archive Advertising Cookie Policy Privacy Statement Terms of Service