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Forum: Black Powder
11-01-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,763
Posted By tkstae

Thank you for such a good story. Great looking...

Thank you for such a good story. Great looking rifle and really nice doe. Congrats.
Forum: Black Powder
10-28-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,675
Posted By tkstae

Thanks for all the feed back and info on the SST....

Thanks for all the feed back and info on the SST. Josmund I wish we all had your problem this year. What do you think he will score. Congrats
Forum: Black Powder
10-27-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,675
Posted By tkstae

Thanks for help guys. I'll stick with the 300 ...

Thanks for help guys. I'll stick with the 300 SST's this season and spend some time over the winter trying to work up a load with the Barnes. I'm running out time this year. Spending a lot of time...
Forum: Black Powder
10-27-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,675
Posted By tkstae

Hornady SST Question

My Accura stacks the 300 gr SST's into a ragged hole at 100yds but I just read that it doesn't perform as well as some on deer. I was wondering if anyone has had problems with them. I shot the...
Forum: Black Powder
10-24-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 627
Posted By tkstae

Thank You

I just wanted to say thanks for all the help and advice. I finally got my new Accura out today for the first time. It likes 95 gr. of Buckhorn powder behind a 300 gr. Hornady SST low drag bullet ...
Forum: Black Powder
09-19-2012, 02:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,107
Posted By tkstae

Thanks for the info on the LS. I just bought a...

Thanks for the info on the LS. I just bought a new rifle,scope setup and was getting ready to sight it in using a lead sled I was about to buy. I'll save my money and my new rig.
Forum: Black Powder
09-17-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 806
Posted By tkstae

New Rifle

First I'd like to thank all of you for your great advice. I picked up my CVA Accura from Cabela's Friday. I had it mounted with a Leupold Ultra Slam scope. My Blackhorn 209 breech plug was waiting...
Forum: Black Powder
09-09-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,014
Posted By tkstae

Thanks for the advice. I'll order the blackhorn...

Thanks for the advice. I'll order the blackhorn breech plug as soon as I'm sure I can get my hands on the powder here in my area. From everything I've in the threads it's what most people are using....
Forum: Black Powder
09-07-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,014
Posted By tkstae

Cvamr

After passing down my Lyman GPR and my Remington 700 ml to my Son I'm getting ready to pick up a CVA Accura Mountain Rifle. I plan on using it for both the regular and muzzleloading deer season...
Forum: Crossbows
08-30-2010, 04:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,455
Posted By tkstae

I shoot a 175# Exocet. I use 2216's with 125...

I shoot a 175# Exocet. I use 2216's with 125 grain Wasps.
Forum: Crossbows
08-26-2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,394
Posted By tkstae

I've been hunting with my Excaliber for 7...

I've been hunting with my Excaliber for 7 seasons. I had one string come apart when I was target shooting in the back yard, so that wasn't a problem to run inside and get a new string out of the bag....
10-11-2009, 01:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,373
Posted By tkstae

New Bow for a Old Man

I've been bowhunting with a crossbow for the past 6 yrs. do to a shoulder injury. This past weekend I pulled a youth bow back this weekend set at 42 lb. without much pain. So I think there's a chance...
Forum: Crossbows
10-07-2009, 04:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 800
Posted By tkstae

Look What I Found

I've been after this old boy since I first saw a few weeks before the season opened here in Missouri. I had him right under my stand a few times and couldn't get a good shot. He finally walked by me...
Forum: Crossbows
04-17-2008, 04:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,727
Posted By tkstae

RE: Why Not Introduce Ourselves?

Tom Staelens 54
House Springs Missouri
175lb. Exocet
Easton XX75 Wasp 125 gr
Lone Wolf
Summit Viper
Forum: Midwest
04-08-2008, 05:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,195
Posted By tkstae

RE: missori guys

I hunt in Jefferson,Washington,Crawford and Putmam County. I live in House Springs Mo.
Forum: Crossbows
04-04-2008, 05:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 954
Posted By tkstae

RE: LOL, well...

After four years of shooting it happened to me last Fall. My Exocet survived but it did POP the string. Sure better than snapping a limb.
Forum: Crossbows
04-02-2008, 05:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,337
Posted By tkstae

RE: Just bought my first crossbow today!

I haven't shot the Muzzys but, Ishot 100 gr. Slicktricks and Wasps out of my 175 lb. Exocet forthe first3 yrs without any problems. Last year I switched from carbon toaluminium shafts, so I went to...
Forum: Crossbows
11-08-2007, 07:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 820
Posted By tkstae

4th with the EXCAL

My luck held out again this year. I had a 6 pt. run a nice size doe under my stand on the 2nd morning of my Northern Missouri hunt. I put a 125 gr. Wasp thru both lungs and recovered her within 40...
08-07-2007, 03:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,585
Posted By tkstae

RE: Wasp boss bullet sst's

I've used both, and taken deer with both. There bothtop notch heads I'm using the Wasp this year because there half the price of Slick Tricks, Iand I end up losing quite a few on Turkey
Forum: Bowhunting
08-07-2007, 03:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,387
Posted By tkstae

RE: how high?

I try for the 20 ft. level. I have a 20 ft. stick with a hang on. I also have a Summit Viper but finding trees straight enough to get up 20 ft. is tough. Just bought a Lone Wolf hang on with four...
08-02-2007, 04:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,169
Posted By tkstae

RE: Lone Wolf Assassin

I just bought the assault and tried it out. It's small, but it will do everthing I need it to do. At 8.5 lbs. It's only 1.5 more than the Assasin, but hey if ya want it then go for it. If I was 30...
Forum: Crossbows
07-07-2007, 06:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,529
Posted By tkstae

RE: Broadhead Target

I also use the Block made for crossbows. It'sok, but it also loses slivers when I use my Slick Tricks on it.
07-01-2007, 06:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,435
Posted By tkstae

RE: Fixed Blade Reviews

Like they said, there's alot of good fixed broadheads out there. I'll stick with my Slick Tricks. Fly as close asI can get to my field tips. Both deer I hit with them went down within 25 yds. I used...
07-01-2007, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 636
Posted By tkstae

RE: New Lone Wolf Assaults

I was wondering if I plan to use it for 3 to 4 hr. hunts where i'll be standing most of the time, if the smaller platform would cause me too much of a problem.At 5'8" and 165lb. I don't take up to...
07-01-2007, 10:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 636
Posted By tkstae

New Lone Wolf Assaults

Does anyone know if the new Lone Wolf Assaults have all the leveling adjustments that that the Alpha has? I can't seem to find out if it comes with the offset bracket for those really tough leaning...
Forum: Crossbows
06-20-2007, 06:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,418
Posted By tkstae

RE: How long should I use a string before changing

The point about the string being under stress is something I hadn't thought about. My Exocet is strung for the 3 mo. of archery season, then I unstring it and leave it that way till the next season....
Forum: Crossbows
06-19-2007, 07:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,418
Posted By tkstae

RE: How long should I use a string before changing

Every situation is different. I'm still using the same Excaliburstring that cameon my Exocet. This will bethe start of my 4th season. I've taken three deer in the past three yearsand have maybe 75...
Forum: Bowhunting
06-09-2007, 06:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 665
Posted By tkstae

Hang On Stands

I'vebeensearching for a lightweight hang on stand that is adjustable for those less than perfect trees. I have it narrowed down to the Lone Wolf Alpha or Assualt, the Chippawa Chief, or the Leveler...
Forum: Bowhunting
06-01-2007, 06:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By tkstae

Hang on Stand

I got a set of Lone Wolfclimbingsticks a few months back and have been looking for a light weight hang on. I was wondering if anyone has usedtheAlphaAssault or have anyideas for a light weighthang...
Forum: Crossbows
05-31-2007, 06:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,058
Posted By tkstae

RE: Cross Bow Advantages

For me, I think the lack of movment during those last few moments is the major advantage in hunting whitetail with a crossbow. It allows me to sit quitely with my back to a treewithout being noticed...
Forum: Crossbows
05-25-2007, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,387
Posted By tkstae

RE: wasp sst use??

I just boughta six pack of 125 grain Wasp Boss for a set of xx75 Alu. arrows. I haven't tried them yet. I've had good luck with the 100 grain on Carbons in the past. I'm thinking that with xx75's...
Forum: Crossbows
05-23-2007, 06:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,178
Posted By tkstae

RE: Best cross bow?

The best crossbow is the one that feels the best when your shooting. Any of the top companies make a great bow. I shoot a 175 lb. Exocet made by Excalibur. I've shot Ten Points and Parkers and they...
Forum: Bowhunting
05-22-2007, 03:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By tkstae

RE: Will keeping hang-on stands up hurt them?

I left mine up for 15 months without any problems. The carrying straps were in bad shape, but other than that it's fine. I put it up this past Fall and took it down over Christmas and had a heck of a...
Forum: Crossbows
05-19-2007, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,311
Posted By tkstae

RE: Parker Crossbows?

I did my best to talk one of my buddies into buying an Excalabur, but he bought a Parker instead. He had a few issues with the trigger assembly. The screws kept working loose. Come to find out the...
Forum: Bowhunting
05-19-2007, 09:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,295
Posted By tkstae

Safety Harness

I've been thinking about buying one of the vest type safety harnesses because they look like they are less of a hassle, and quicker to use. Just wondered what your thoughts are. They look like they...
Forum: Crossbows
05-17-2007, 07:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,322
Posted By tkstae

RE: dryfire sucks

Hard to say. I've heard guys say they were lucky and that their limbs were fine after a dryfire, others had them shatter. Inspect them and use your best judgement. The season is still4 monthsaway, so...
Forum: Crossbows
05-17-2007, 07:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,397
Posted By tkstae

RE: Broadhead grain

I switched from 100 to 125 grain becauseI'm now shooting aluminum xx75's and I need a heavier Broadhead. When I shot Carbons the 100 grain Slick Tricks were hard to beat. Now I'm shooting 125 grain...
Forum: Bowhunting
05-14-2007, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 536
Posted By tkstae

RE: looking for

I saw what your looking for in the new Cabela's Archery 2007. It's called the PMI Cover System on page 149. Looks good but it's $$$$.
Forum: Bowhunting
05-04-2007, 07:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 788
Posted By tkstae

RE: Half way to Bow season.

I had a nice 10 pointerwalk by my window at work on the 15th of Feb. I've been counting the days ever since. It's going to be a long long Summer.
Forum: Crossbows
05-01-2007, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,015
Posted By tkstae

RE: excalibur which one

I've been shooting an Exocet for the past three yearswith greatresults. If I were to change bows, it would be a vixen. These crossbows hit so hard, and are so accurate that the heavier lbs. just...
Forum: Black Powder
02-22-2007, 05:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,281
Posted By tkstae

RE: Anybody ever used "ballets"?

I've tried them several times is my Lyman 54 GPR without any luck. It could just be me, but that rifle shoots so well with a patched round ball that I really haven't felt the need to try and work a...
Forum: Black Powder
01-29-2007, 03:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,592
Posted By tkstae

RE: Butch's Bore Shine?

I got mine the same way. I've been using it for two years now without any problems. Seems to work just fine for me. I alwayscoat the barrel with Balistol before puting it away and haven't had a bit...
Forum: Black Powder
01-27-2007, 06:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 657
Posted By tkstae

RE: Problems with GPR

I had the same problem with mine. I followed the instructions in the book that came with the rifle and used a piece of round stock to bend the wedge slots just a little. YES IT SCARED THE HECK OUT OF...
Forum: Black Powder
01-11-2007, 07:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,070
Posted By tkstae

RE: Patched ball lube?

Same here. I've already bought and washed the pillow ticking. I'm headed to the store tomorrow for the stuff I need for the moose milk. I'm looking forward to giving it a try.
Forum: Black Powder
01-08-2007, 04:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,913
Posted By tkstae

RE: Graf's wano compared to Goex?

I bought a can of ff a year ago from them it seemed alright except my Lyman doesn't like ff of any type, but thats another story.
Forum: Black Powder
01-08-2007, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 655
Posted By tkstae

RE: .54 great plains w/ conicals

I have a Lyman in 54 Cal. The only thing other than the roundball I've tried is the Buffalo Ballet. I couldn't any sort of groups with them at all. If you find anything that groups fairly tight let...
Forum: Black Powder
01-03-2007, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,152
Posted By tkstae

Remington 700ML

Just had to call and say THANK YOU to all who helped mewith my Remington. I just got back from the range, and was able to hold a 3 in. group at 100 yds. I'm sure it can do better if the guy shooting...
Forum: Black Powder
01-02-2007, 06:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,797
Posted By tkstae

Moose Milk

cayugad I have heard of moose milk, and there are many recipes for it. What I didn't know is that you can soak them and then you them as a dry patch. Is that because of the special ingredients you...
Forum: Black Powder
12-31-2006, 10:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 621
Posted By tkstae

RE: Patches

Thanks for the tip. I got mine a Wal-Mart, andI've read that theirs runs around 18. The reason I'm going this way is because I've been getting a flyer out of my Lyman 54 cal. once in awhile. Thought...
Forum: Black Powder
12-31-2006, 09:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 621
Posted By tkstae

RE: Patches

Thanks cuyugad!!!! Thats exactly the info I needed. Have a great day. Tom
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