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Forum: West
08-03-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,108
Posted By tankerchief

Information on Southern Utah

Well, after a 40+ year absence it appears that I am going to be moving back to Utah to live out my retirement years. As with most of the west a lot has changed since I left as a teenager. So much...
07-18-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,050
Posted By tankerchief

Chuck, Got careless putting the rod pieces...

Chuck,

Got careless putting the rod pieces back in the tube. That old saying "if it don't fit, force it" doesn't work for a 3 wt graphite rod. Good luck with adventures into fly fishing. Orvis...
Forum: Bowhunting
07-17-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,041
Posted By tankerchief

I bought a waist/fanny pack with shoulder harness...

I bought a waist/fanny pack with shoulder harness from Cabelas several years ago and still love it. I can carry everything I need for my hunt; plus strap my heavy hunting coat to the pack to put on...
07-17-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,214
Posted By tankerchief

Using a Dutch Oven

Growing up in Utah my family used a Dutch Oven extensively to cook with while camping. I bought one a few weeks ago and have started experimenting with it. First attempt was venison chili in my back...
07-17-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 713
Posted By tankerchief

I got the grinding attachment for my wife's...

I got the grinding attachment for my wife's Kitchen Aide and it works like a charm, both on venison and pork. I have a separate sausage stuffer; but for grinding meat the Kitchen Aide works...
07-17-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,050
Posted By tankerchief

Broken Fly Rod Tip

I'm surprised I haven't done this sooner. The other day I got careless and snapped about 2 inches off of the tip of my favorite 3 wt. fly rod. Any thoughts on how I can salvage the rod? Never had...
05-13-2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 535
Posted By tankerchief

Stick Ladder solutions

I have a large multi-trunk oak tree on my that is a perfect stand site. Covers several trails and allows me to move without being noticed. However....... All of the trunks spread out like a flower...
Forum: Miscellaneous
07-27-2016, 07:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 297
Posted By tankerchief

Primo ground blind parts. Free to good home New Jersey

The shell of my Primo's ground blind finally wore out. But, support pieces are still in good shape. Not worth shipping but willing to give away to anyone who wants to come and pick them up. Live in...
Forum: Northeast
07-27-2016, 07:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 361
Posted By tankerchief

Primo ground blind parts. Free to good home

The shell of my Primo's ground blind finally wore out. But, support pieces are still in good shape. Not worth shipping but willing to give away to anyone who wants to come and pick them up. Live in...
07-01-2016, 04:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 478
Posted By tankerchief

Question Yet another question about boots

Looking for some suggestions for a good pair of field/work boots.

I own a 22 acre parcel of land that includes a creek bottom and steep hillside. The creek bottom can be very boggy plus I have...
04-01-2016, 04:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 602
Posted By tankerchief

Question Wood Duck habitat

Visited my property in NY for the first time this spring to find some beavers decided to build a dam. My annoyance soon turned to joy when I flushed a flock of wood ducks. Over the next couple of...
04-01-2016, 08:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,429
Posted By tankerchief

So, visited my property for the first time this...

So, visited my property for the first time this spring. Because of the mild winter the beavers were extremely active. About 1 1/2 surface acres are flooded. I will have to watch that they don't...
04-01-2016, 08:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By tankerchief

CI: I do have to get a permit to stock but was...

CI: I do have to get a permit to stock but was curious about what I can plan on getting and supporting.

Old Timer: The creek is supposedly a trout stream although in 10 years I've never seen...
04-01-2016, 06:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By tankerchief

Question Optimum fish density

I visited some property I own in New York for the first time this spring to find that beavers had built a dam across a stream flooding about 1 1/2 acres. I have decided to let the critters stay for...
02-14-2016, 05:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,383
Posted By tankerchief

Question Shotgun scope

Looking to get a new scope for my shotgun and thought I would get some suggestions. I have two Nikon Prostaff's. One on my.30/06 and another on an H & R slugger that I sold (don't ask me what I was...
Forum: Black Powder
01-24-2016, 11:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,869
Posted By tankerchief

Pete, That's the plan but there is so much...

Pete,

That's the plan but there is so much out there in the way of loose powder not sure where to start. Looking for suggestions in that area.

Thanks!
Forum: Black Powder
01-24-2016, 09:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,869
Posted By tankerchief

Question Pellets vs. loose powder

Okay,

I'm finally to the point that I'm ready to make some changes. I have a CVA Kodiak Magnum in .50 cal. Been shooting it for several years now. It seems no matter how careful I am I can't...
11-25-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,429
Posted By tankerchief

Bocanjnala: Thanks for the response. The plan is...

Bocanjnala: Thanks for the response. The plan is to possibly tear down the lodge after the beavers are gone. I want the dam gone because even if the beavers are trapped new ones can move in. I've...
11-25-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,429
Posted By tankerchief

Thanks for the link! I was going to contact them...

Thanks for the link! I was going to contact them after deer season to ask that question. I've have the property for 11 years and occasionally have had beavers moving through but never stop. I'm...
11-25-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,467
Posted By tankerchief

Back to the original question posted by Mojo. A...

Back to the original question posted by Mojo. A couple of years ago I had a buck chasing a doe right past my stand. I called to him several times to try and get him to stop for a shot but he...
11-25-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 537
Posted By tankerchief

Question Damn Beavers!

So, looking for some advice on what to do next.

I own 20+ acres in upstate NY. I have consistently been able to harvest deer from a certain stand because the does follow a stream moving from...
11-25-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,429
Posted By tankerchief

Question Damn Beavers!

So, looking for some advice on what to do next.

I own 20+ acres in upstate NY. I have consistently been able to harvest deer from a certain stand because the does follow a stream moving from...
10-31-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,523
Posted By tankerchief

Question Question about chokes for buckshot

I haven't used buckshot for deer in a very long time; however I have an opportunity this year to hunt a local park that requires hunters to use buckshot. I have a Mossberg 500 and in the past used a...
Forum: Northeast
08-29-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 891
Posted By tankerchief

Middlesex County, NJ parks Deer Management

I'm hunting the Middlesex County Parks for the first time this year. I don't anticipate getting out much until December/January for late bow and muzzleloader. Just looking to add additional venison...
08-05-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,434
Posted By tankerchief

Thanks for the suggestions. My berries are just...

Thanks for the suggestions. My berries are just ripening. I can see where there were some berries by the "buds" that they grew on. Most plants are just the canes. I think a lot of it has to do...
Forum: Northeast
08-01-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 848
Posted By tankerchief

Can non-resident hunters sign as well?

Can non-resident hunters sign as well?
08-01-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,434
Posted By tankerchief

Question Wild raspberries/black berries

About a week ago I took a very detailed survey of some of my property and found, after I started clearing out brush and high weeds, that I am almost over run with wild raspberries and black berries. ...
02-17-2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,458
Posted By tankerchief

Northern Plains Outfitters

Can anyone tell me anything about Northern Plains Outfitters in Aberdeen, South Dakota? Was looking at them for a possible pheasant or buffalo hunt in the future.
Forum: Guns
02-17-2015, 05:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,385
Posted By tankerchief

I'm just going to echo what a lot of other have...

I'm just going to echo what a lot of other have already said: It works. No need for "new and improved." If I was specialty hunting I might consider another cartridge but the 30/06 does fine with...
02-17-2015, 04:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,063
Posted By tankerchief

Growing up and starting deer hunting in the 70's...

Growing up and starting deer hunting in the 70's it was a Marlin 336C in 30/30 that I had to pay for with my own money. I mounted an old Weaver 4X scope (circa 1950) that my grandfather gave me. ...
02-17-2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,629
Posted By tankerchief

I agree it's important to play the wind. The...

I agree it's important to play the wind. The issue I have is where the deer move on my property is such a narrow corridor that playing the wind doesn't always work.

Like several of you I use a...
Forum: Black Powder
02-16-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 614
Posted By tankerchief

I have a CVA Kodiak blued. There is a little...

I have a CVA Kodiak blued. There is a little play with the trigger guard but it does not impact the safety of the weapon. When the block locks into place there is a distinct "click." It takes a...
02-16-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 940
Posted By tankerchief

Question food plots for small game

I have 20 acres in Chenango County NY that I bought 10 years ago. The land was part of an abandoned farm; and is part open field, part river bottom, and part steep hill side. I spent some time...
02-15-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,074
Posted By tankerchief

Oldtimr I have a muffler for when I am...

Oldtimr

I have a muffler for when I am hunting deer on stand. But if I try to do any small game hunting or outside work I can't keep my hands warm.

Appreciate the suggestion. :s4:
02-15-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,074
Posted By tankerchief

Good pair of gloves

I really enjoy hunting in the cold weather; except that my hands can't stay warm. I have a minor circulation problem that means my hands get cold; and once that happens the day is ruined. I've...
Forum: Hunting Gear
02-15-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 376
Posted By tankerchief

Good pair of gloves

I really enjoy hunting in the cold weather; except that my hands can't stay warm. I have a minor circulation problem that means my hands get cold; and once that happens the day is ruined. I've...
01-03-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,778
Posted By tankerchief

Been mentioned by a few people; but I will concur...

Been mentioned by a few people; but I will concur that a white gas Coleman lantern and hydrogen peroxide work wonders for finding a blood trail in the dark. I placed a piece of aluminum foil on the...
Forum: Black Powder
01-03-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By tankerchief

Question scope finish damage

I have a CVA Kodiak Magnum. This year I mounted a new Weaver Classic K-4 scope. I'm happy with how the scope is performing; but I noticed when I was cleaning the rifle that the breach blast has...
Forum: Blades
12-10-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,921
Posted By tankerchief

I own a Ka-Bar fighting knife from my time in the...

I own a Ka-Bar fighting knife from my time in the Marines and agree it's not a hunting knife.

But I found that Ka-Bar makes a folding hunting knife (The Mule) with a 3 7/8" blade made of AUS 8a...
12-08-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,373
Posted By tankerchief

Two interesting events happened to me showing how...

Two interesting events happened to me showing how animals adapt to human actions. Several years ago I dropped two does in Warren County, NJ. I dress both of them out and dragged one to my car. On...
12-07-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,644
Posted By tankerchief

I've been using Hornady 150 grain SP in 30/06...

I've been using Hornady 150 grain SP in 30/06 that my uncle reloaded for me. VERY impressed with these bullets. Every deer I've shot has dropped on the spot. All were chest shots with lots of...
12-07-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,790
Posted By tankerchief

I've whittled down what I carry to a fanny pack...

I've whittled down what I carry to a fanny pack that is supported by shoulder straps. I have to hike up steep hills both in NY & NJ so I strap all my layers of clothes to the pack. Once I'm in my...
Forum: Guns
12-06-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 12,625
Posted By tankerchief

Has Remington said anything about how they are...

Has Remington said anything about how they are going to handle this recall? I think it would be almost impossible to fix that many guns without hiring outside gunsmiths to help. UPS would almost...
Forum: Northeast
11-30-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,770
Posted By tankerchief

I have a pic but don't have an account with...

I have a pic but don't have an account with anything like Photo bucket so can't post it. Will post if I can find a way.
Forum: Northeast
11-30-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,770
Posted By tankerchief

Because of work and personal stuff I wasn't able...

Because of work and personal stuff I wasn't able to drive up to my property in Chenango County until the morning of the opener. I arrived around noon in a snow squall which allowed me to move up to...
07-25-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,513
Posted By tankerchief

Very nice work!

Very nice work!
07-25-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,469
Posted By tankerchief

I used to use a 12 ga. Mossberg 500 with a...

I used to use a 12 ga. Mossberg 500 with a cantilever barrel. Mounted a Weaver 2.5X shotgun scope and used Remington sabots. Very accurate, very deadly out to about 120 yards (longest shot I ever...
Forum: Guns
07-25-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,388
Posted By tankerchief

Cabelas isn't advertising 30-30, and BassPro...

Cabelas isn't advertising 30-30, and BassPro shops is saying it's out of stock; as well as Midway USA. I'll check again. Thanks.
Forum: Guns
07-25-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,388
Posted By tankerchief

30-30 Win

Have manufacturers stop making 30-30 Win ammunition? I have a Marlin 336C that I haven't used in several years but have a stand that is ideal for a 30-30. I went on line to see about getting some...
Forum: Black Powder
01-19-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,479
Posted By tankerchief

Protecting my muzzleloader

I have a CVA Kodiak that I've had for about 8 years now. Because of conflicts with family and work I haven't been out for two years to use it. Today I pulled it out of the gun safe and was unhappy to...
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