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02-27-2016, 02:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,159
Posted By redwhiteblue

My Thoughts Comparing an Elite Energy 35 to Hoyt's Carbon Spyder ZT Turbo

My last bow was a 2014 Elite Energy 35 that I shot every day... I absolutely loved it. But I wanted to try another brand's flagship hunting bow. So I bought a 2015 Hoyt Carbon Spyder ZT Turbo. I love...
Forum: Bowhunting
02-22-2016, 07:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 422
Posted By redwhiteblue

Anti-Hunters

Every time an anti-hunter posts something stupid,
I calmly walk over to my refrigerator,
open the door,
and punch a vegetable
Forum: Technical
02-20-2016, 07:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 700
Posted By redwhiteblue

Vane to Nock distance - 4 inch Vanes touching rest when bow is not drawn

So I'm still setting up my new Carbon Spyder ZT Turbo. I'm playing around with 4 inch vanes, but since the brace height is only six inches, the vanes are touching the rest when the bow is not drawn....
Forum: Technical
02-19-2016, 11:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 653
Posted By redwhiteblue

Hey Pro Shops: Here's an Idea We Would All Love

Hey Pro Shops!

During the off season, when your shop slows down, how about this:

Build a tuning and work bench for your customers to rent by the hour. I bet tons of archers would happily pay...
Forum: Technical
02-19-2016, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 641
Posted By redwhiteblue

Do you have a long hallway, or an area inside...

Do you have a long hallway, or an area inside your house you can make into a shooting lane? I know this sounds crazy, but if done right, with safety in mind, it's a great way to shoot every single...
Forum: Technical
02-19-2016, 10:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,929
Posted By redwhiteblue

Arrow Building for High FPS Bows Around 350 fps ATA

So I'm building some arrows on paper to find the perfect build for my new Carbon Spyder ZT Turbo. I've always relied on my pro shop to do this, but now I live too far from a great pro shop and I need...
Forum: Bowhunting
02-17-2016, 09:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,978
Posted By redwhiteblue

If you know EXACTLY what you're looking for, then...

If you know EXACTLY what you're looking for, then Ebay is great. I've bought bows, rests, sights, arrows, releases, and a ton of other stuff from them. The deals are freaking fabulous compared to the...
Forum: Bowhunting
02-17-2016, 09:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 494
Posted By redwhiteblue

Check out Ebay. I know you're looking for fixed...

Check out Ebay. I know you're looking for fixed pin, but to give you a for instance, I bought a Spot Hogg Tommy Hogg, single .10 pin on Ebay, new for $180. You can't beat Spot Hogg for bullet proof...
02-05-2016, 08:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,439
Posted By redwhiteblue

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lbijDqHStbI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lbijDqHStbI
02-05-2016, 07:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,439
Posted By redwhiteblue

I had an Elite Energy 35, 29.5 draw, 60lb limbs....

I had an Elite Energy 35, 29.5 draw, 60lb limbs. It was an amazing bow. I sold it, planning to try another brand (I won't say which because after I shot it, I decided to buy another Energy 35). It's...
11-16-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 516
Posted By redwhiteblue

Great point Oldtimr! I often wonder how many...

Great point Oldtimr! I often wonder how many hunters would still be able to bag deer if the proverbial shi* hit the fan and their GPS, phone apps, etc didn't work anymore. Heck, I know a few that...
11-16-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,562
Posted By redwhiteblue

Winchester model 70, Winchester 94, Ruger model...

Winchester model 70, Winchester 94, Ruger model 77, Marlin 336, Browning BAR, Remington 740, Remington 700, Springfield M1903, Savage 110, Savage model 99.

Those are some of the best deer rifles...
11-16-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 516
Posted By redwhiteblue

Sick of hunting product "Technology"

A ball is round, so we'll call it "Spherical Technology"

A toilet swirls when you flush it, so we'll call it "Vortex Technology"

Shoelaces overlap each other, "Cross-Lace Technology"

Toilet...
11-16-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 371
Posted By redwhiteblue

Free scent - Hijacking scrapes

Here's a new tactic: If you want to use scents, carry a large ziplock baggie. When you come across a good, well used scrape, turn the baggie inside out, being careful not to touch the inside. Wear it...
11-09-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,013
Posted By redwhiteblue

Also, there are public hunting lands that are...

Also, there are public hunting lands that are bowhunting only, which greatly reduces hunting pressure. If you find a small, bowhunting only tract that connects to larger tracts, you could have a...
11-09-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,013
Posted By redwhiteblue

Many times, the smallest tracts of public land...

Many times, the smallest tracts of public land are overlooked by the majority of hunters. Find a couple of those and check them out.
11-05-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,246
Posted By redwhiteblue

I learned on my own as well. I bought a bow in...

I learned on my own as well. I bought a bow in early August, spent 30 days researching forums, and practicing with my bow every day. A month later, I shot a deer on my first day in the woods...
Forum: Blades
11-02-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,160
Posted By redwhiteblue

Sharp enough to shave with in 2 minutes

Buy a bench grinder with a felt polishing wheel. A dab of polishing compound on the felt wheel, hold blade at a 45 degree angle and sweep across wheel with solid pressure. 4-6 passes on each side of...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-26-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,373
Posted By redwhiteblue

Perhaps your stand placement is so close that...

Perhaps your stand placement is so close that you're also getting busted by sound. I've groundhunted and had deer come within 15ft of me and not have a clue until I tried to draw down on him. At that...
10-13-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 326
Posted By redwhiteblue

Any tricks to locating White Oaks and other Fall Mast?

I live in an area that was timbered hard decades ago and replanted with just about anything but Oaks. I'm wondering what other hunters are doing to find the seemingly elusive acorn plots that deer...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-09-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,979
Posted By redwhiteblue

Also, I figure most hunters in the eastern US...

Also, I figure most hunters in the eastern US spray their scentblocking clothing with permethrin. And permethrin definitely has an odor. And if hunters wear permethrin, then deer have been...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-09-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,979
Posted By redwhiteblue

Deer were scarce in the 70s and people shot them...

Deer were scarce in the 70s and people shot them in jeans, smoking cigars and drinkin whiskey.

Companies claim you have to use their products to succeed because they want your money. And hunters...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-09-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,594
Posted By redwhiteblue

I prefer fixed. I've never used mechanicals, but...

I prefer fixed. I've never used mechanicals, but from what I've seen in the store, replacement blades cost nearly as much as buying new broadheads. Also, I'm worried that one of the mechanical blades...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-09-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,255
Posted By redwhiteblue

Know that hunting isn't merely about the...

Know that hunting isn't merely about the killshot. It's about developing and always improving the skillset needed to go into another animal's world, scout it, pattern it, predict it, outsmart it,...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-09-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,255
Posted By redwhiteblue

Once set up in your spot/stand, put your...

Once set up in your spot/stand, put your rifle/bow in a position that enables you to swing into shooting position with as little movement as possible. Nothing is more nerve racking than getting...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-09-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,255
Posted By redwhiteblue

If ground hunting, make sure you clear out the...

If ground hunting, make sure you clear out the leaf litter, twigs, etc where your standing. This will provide a near silent pad to allow you to move (slowly) on.

Hunting the wind is crucial. Get...
10-09-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,351
Posted By redwhiteblue

DIY Permethrin

I'm sick and tired of companies taking advantage of our enthusiasm and hammering us with rediculous prices. So anytime I can beat the system, I will.

A six ounce bottle of 0.5% permethrin at...
10-05-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 16,487
Posted By redwhiteblue

Skinning is easy if you check out the youtube...

Skinning is easy if you check out the youtube video of the golfball skinning trick. Circle cut the ankles & neck. Place a golf ball under the skin and loop a rope around it, skin and all. Hook it to...
10-05-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 16,487
Posted By redwhiteblue

Vicks vapor rub. A little around your nose and...

Vicks vapor rub. A little around your nose and you won't smell anything.
10-05-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 363
Posted By redwhiteblue

Snort of the Buck Ninja

So I was ground hunting the woods of a sweet little WMA in Maryland Eastern Shore. It's a mature hardwood forest that gifted in 1926 for wildlife management. The trees are enormous skycrapers, many...
10-02-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,131
Posted By redwhiteblue

Chiggers! Vid of the worst chigger bites you've ever seen

I went hunting on Maryland's Eastern Shore and got lit up with chiggers. I guarantee it's the worst case ever documented. Here's the vid I took and posted on Youtube:
...
09-08-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,581
Posted By redwhiteblue

Chiggers! Chiggers! And more Chiggers! Please make them stop

So Archery season on the Maryland Eastern Shore started out great this year. Bagged a solid doe on the Second day. But she cost quite a bit more than I bargained for. Chiggers ate me alive! Before...
09-08-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,365
Posted By redwhiteblue

"Its about like stepping in dog poo on your way...

"Its about like stepping in dog poo on your way in Mcdonalds and thinking people won't smell it if you pin a french fry on your hat."

I love the way you put that. It's can be touchy when we...
09-07-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,365
Posted By redwhiteblue

Fact or Fiction? Scentblocking question

Here's my opinion, what's yours? Feel free to attack, but let's play nice.

Scent is merely the olfactory detection of airborne particulate. I don't believe spraying on "scent blockers" can in any...
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