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Forum: Guns
06-04-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 236
Posted By kansaswiderack

FYI my ELDX ammo is spreads vertically....

FYI my ELDX ammo is spreads vertically. Horizontal spread is ok.
Forum: Guns
06-03-2019, 03:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 236
Posted By kansaswiderack

6.5 creedmoor hornady black ammo

I have a new savage 110 in 6.5 creedmoor with a stainless steel barrel. It shoots hornady black ammo very well-sub MOA. Hornady doesn't recommend this ammo for hunting deer sized animals. I've tried...
Forum: Guns
02-10-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 291
Posted By kansaswiderack

6.5 creedmoor hornady black ammo

Has anyone used this on game? I'm looking for a round that would be good on deer and antelope. I thought I read somewhere that it wasn't recommended for deer but that it was very accurate.
Forum: Guns
01-20-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 921
Posted By kansaswiderack

new rifle

I'm thinking about a new rifle for deer/antelope hunting. I'm thinking about Savage 110 with the accufit stock. Seen lots of good comments but mostly by people doing gun reviews which I think tend to...
02-05-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 788
Posted By kansaswiderack

Corn

Iím thinking of planting corn on two different properties. How early can I expect it to attract and hold deer? Typically there is no other corn in the immedyarea.
07-19-2017, 01:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 689
Posted By kansaswiderack

shooting sticks technique

I have been practicing shooting off my tripod shooting sticks and I don't feel like I am as steady as I should be. Does anyone have any tips that might help tighten up my groups?
Forum: Guns
06-22-2017, 05:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By kansaswiderack

Thanks but what I was looking for was one that...

Thanks but what I was looking for was one that you could enter various factory ammo and be able to adjust your POI at 100 yds and get the down range anticipated drop.
Forum: Guns
06-22-2017, 02:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By kansaswiderack

drop chart

Where can I find a drop chart that I can input factory loads and POI and get down range info?
06-20-2017, 05:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 737
Posted By kansaswiderack

roundup and tilling

I sprayed a plot with roundup yesterday and I will need to disc before I plant. How long should I wait?
06-04-2017, 07:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,407
Posted By kansaswiderack

sunflowers

I have soybeans in two 1 acre plots plus neighbors that are farming soy beans this year. I have a third plot that is about 1 1/2 acres and was thinking of planting sunflowers in it more as a bird...
Forum: Guns
04-28-2017, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 476
Posted By kansaswiderack

38 special in 357 magnum

Are there any down sides to shooting a 38 special in a 357 magnum other than the obvious decrease in power?
Forum: Guns
04-19-2017, 03:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,206
Posted By kansaswiderack

sighting in iron sites

I recently purchased a ruger sp100 and I haven't shot iron sites in sometime. Should I site in so the post site blocks out my point of impact or so the point of impact is just above the post?
Forum: Guns
01-03-2017, 02:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Posted By kansaswiderack

I do soak the barrel per the manufactures...

I do soak the barrel per the manufactures instructions. I am not familar with the term lapped.
Forum: Guns
01-01-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Posted By kansaswiderack

gun cleaning

I have been using Bore Scrubber for sometime now and it seems to work fine. My only issue is how many patches it takes to get them to come out clean. I generally clean after about 20 rounds when I am...
01-01-2017, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 970
Posted By kansaswiderack

soy beans to corn

I have 2 one acre plots that are currently in soy beans. I'm thinking about trying corn next year. I heard somewhere that you could rotate from soybeans to corn without worrying about any fertilizer....
12-15-2016, 12:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 412
Posted By kansaswiderack

layout blinds

How do you rate your layout blinds? Looking for ease of carry and setup as well as being able to grass in and keep it in tack while transporting.
Forum: Trail Cameras
12-07-2016, 07:22 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 15,756
Posted By kansaswiderack

best trail cameras

I am looking to replace a group of trail cameras that are getting very unreliable. In looking at the adds in gets confusing to say the least. I am not interested in a lot of high tech. Just want easy...
11-24-2016, 06:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 811
Posted By kansaswiderack

nosler partition bullets

I just returned from my Colorado hunt were I took a nice 24" mule deer. The shot was 319 yards and I had a rock solid rest. Problem was the hit was just in front of the hind quarters. He went down...
11-08-2016, 06:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,037
Posted By kansaswiderack

nosler partition vs accubond

I think I brought this up before but I'll do it again to get your thoughts on these bullets. I have 3 guns I could shoot them in-7mm mag, 300wm & 338wm. I also have a 270 that I have historically...
Forum: Guns
09-05-2016, 01:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 726
Posted By kansaswiderack

Sounds good. I'm not planning on shooting past...

Sounds good. I'm not planning on shooting past 500 and sounds like the accubonds will do fine. I did see on a chart where the accubonds were a little flatter shooting between 4&500 yards than the...
09-04-2016, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,173
Posted By kansaswiderack

winter wheat

When should I plant wheat for fall and winter grazing? The location is south central kansas
Forum: Guns
09-02-2016, 05:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 726
Posted By kansaswiderack

nosler partition vs accubond

I am thinking about trying accubond in lieu of partition bullets. I am not really getting great groups out of the partitions. aboout 2" at 100 yds and I want to shoot out to 400-500 yds. what are you...
Forum: Guns
08-30-2016, 07:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,082
Posted By kansaswiderack

which factory loads would you recommend to...

which factory loads would you recommend to accomplish what I am after. Accuracy and knock down in the 4-500 range out of my 338 wm
Forum: Guns
08-30-2016, 10:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,082
Posted By kansaswiderack

thanks that's the kind of input I was looking for.

thanks that's the kind of input I was looking for.
Forum: Guns
08-29-2016, 10:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,082
Posted By kansaswiderack

copper vs lead

I have gone thru a number of factory loads for my 338 wm. The most accurate on paper is federal premium 225 grain trophy copper. Are there issues with shooting this copper bullet at ranges up to 500...
02-22-2016, 07:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 462
Posted By kansaswiderack

goose breast?

If I don't pluck the goose and just breast them out similar to what I do ducks they are very tough. What methods do others use to eliminate this issue? These are Canada geese and I am not over...
02-18-2016, 12:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,236
Posted By kansaswiderack

Let me throw another question in on the tipping...

Let me throw another question in on the tipping aspect. I recently did an elk hunt where I didn't draw a tag and had to pay the outfitter additional for the landowner voucher. Should I base my tip to...
Forum: Guns
12-28-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,569
Posted By kansaswiderack

side arm

Thinking about getting a pistol to pack along when hunting. More of a finishing gun than a hunting gun. Might also use it for some hunting but don't have any plans. Should I gear up for something to...
Forum: Blades
12-22-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 783
Posted By kansaswiderack

That all adds up to what I was thinking but I am...

That all adds up to what I was thinking but I am still curious if you could split a brisket with one. I guessing not as they appear to have a very thin perhaps even flexible blade.
Forum: Trail Cameras
12-21-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 725
Posted By kansaswiderack

primos cameras

I think it was last year I was seeing a lot of adds for the Primos cameras and saying how easy they were to use. Haven't noticed the adds so much this year. Has anyone had experience with them? Are...
Forum: Blades
12-21-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 783
Posted By kansaswiderack

replaceable blade knives

Anyone that has actually used these care to comment on what you thought. Looks like a really good sharp blade but you throw away instead of sharpening. Can't see that you would be able to split a...
Forum: Bowhunting
12-15-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By kansaswiderack

I had the same slivering problem with my yellow...

I had the same slivering problem with my yellow jacket target that's why I was considering the block. I'll look at the cube. How is it for field points? I have been having issues with my bag targets...
Forum: Bowhunting
12-14-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By kansaswiderack

block target

I am thinking about buying a new broadhead target and the one most advertised is the block. They are higher priced than others but I was wondering if they are worth the extra money.
Forum: Guns
11-20-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 261
Posted By kansaswiderack

Double Tap Ammo

I am looking at buying some Double Tap for my 7 mag. They have a round loaded with 175 nosler partition that I am considering trying. Anyone have experience with this manufacture and their rifle...
Forum: Guns
11-17-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,680
Posted By kansaswiderack

I couldn't agree more on the distance and...

I couldn't agree more on the distance and practice issues. I may need to change outfitters as he is big on long range shooting and I am an old bow hunter that thinks 40 yds is a long shot. Actually I...
Forum: Guns
11-17-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,680
Posted By kansaswiderack

The old marginal hit was what I was referring to....

The old marginal hit was what I was referring to. Not in lungs or heart. My son shot one @ 475 2 years ago and it went maybe 60 yds but it was hit perfect. So what I am trying to come up with is...
Forum: Guns
11-17-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,680
Posted By kansaswiderack

7 mag for elk

We have used the 7 mag with mixed results on elk @ 400 plus yardages. Most of the time shooting core lokt 150s. It would appear that it lacks the foot pounds of energy to be lethal on marginal shots....
Forum: Trail Cameras
10-30-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 679
Posted By kansaswiderack

new trail cameras?

I have been using Leafriver cameras for several years with good success. This year I started having issues with a couple of them and when I called customer service to see about sending them in for...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-21-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,006
Posted By kansaswiderack

which slick trick

I recently bought my first slick trick broadheads in the standard 1" size. They fly great but look awfully small. I am considering stepping up in size. What is your experience with the larger heads?
09-16-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,945
Posted By kansaswiderack

Hunted down in Texas several years back and they...

Hunted down in Texas several years back and they had a mixture of rye & oats and the deer seemed to like it. This was on a Weyhauser tree plantation with an on staff biologist. Based on that I would...
09-16-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 424
Posted By kansaswiderack

I ran into some of the other numbers as well....

I ran into some of the other numbers as well. Looks like maybe I can just throw it out there and see how it works. Actually I will shoot for the 100 and see what I get. I think that's what I planted...
09-15-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 424
Posted By kansaswiderack

wheat planting rate?

Does 100 lbs per acre sound about right? I think that's what I did in the past but I can't prove it.
Forum: Black Powder
08-24-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,042
Posted By kansaswiderack

Cleaning

Trying the pellets in my Traditions 50 caliber. I have been told it is much easier to clean with the pellets. Would someone clue me in on what is a good process and/or cleaning products to use. Thanks
Forum: Guns
08-03-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,914
Posted By kansaswiderack

In my opinion the best time to by a gun is when...

In my opinion the best time to by a gun is when your wife is out of town. Makes it a lot easier to slip in the gun safe without being caught
Forum: Guns
07-31-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,503
Posted By kansaswiderack

I bought a simmons pre fit which works great. I...

I bought a simmons pre fit which works great. I didn't cut my stock down so it is a little smaller then the wood on the stock but not real bad. I am fine with the stock / recoil pad length and think...
Forum: Guns
07-24-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,503
Posted By kansaswiderack

recoil pad

I have a 1970s 700BDL in 270 that I would like to add a recoil pad to. It originally came with just a butt plate. Recoil isn't bad but gets old shooting it when I am sighting in or target praticing....
07-15-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,028
Posted By kansaswiderack

Colorado antelope in October & Elk in November....

Colorado antelope in October & Elk in November. Didn't draw a mule deer tag but I'm looking for one via landowner voucher

The rest of the fall will be spent going after whitetails @ home with my...
Forum: Guns
06-30-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By kansaswiderack

replacement stock for 700ADL or cut down

Does anyone know where I can get a replacement stock for a 700ADL that is about 1" shorter than the standard? Is there a youth model or something like that that will accomplish this? It is my...
06-03-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,029
Posted By kansaswiderack

Colorado has a very small fee you pay when you...

Colorado has a very small fee you pay when you buy a hunting or fishing license that is to cover search and rescue. I am sure once they get you out any medical is on you and/or your insurance company.
06-03-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 858
Posted By kansaswiderack

I looked on the map and was shocked to see where...

I looked on the map and was shocked to see where 131 is. I thought it would be in the SE sector of the state like its similar numbered areas. Actually it is just south of where I hunt in 4, 441. The...
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