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12-22-2009, 03:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,669
Posted By Horizontal Hunter

No problems out to 100 yards with the Remmington...

No problems out to 100 yards with the Remmington Sluggers out of my Whinchester Ranger. Most of my shots are way less than that. Smoothbores have been throwing rifled slugs a long time.

Bob
Forum: Northeast
10-17-2009, 03:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,755
Posted By Horizontal Hunter

Where I live an AR lower must be registered as a...

Where I live an AR lower must be registered as a rifle so I guess I would consider it a rifle. Regardless I wouldn't want to walk around in the wods with that monstrosity.

How far do you think we...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-17-2009, 12:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 618
Posted By Horizontal Hunter

My suggestion would be to make your own targets...

My suggestion would be to make your own targets on the spot. Many make targets out of feed bags stuffed with rags or shrink wrap and they make great targets for field points. You should be able to...
Forum: Crossbows
09-09-2009, 04:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 873
Posted By Horizontal Hunter

Hank, Now that your list has been thinned...

Hank,

Now that your list has been thinned you really need to get to a place where you can shoot them and see what fits you best. When my dad was looking for one we went to Cabelas and shot the...
Forum: Crossbows
09-02-2009, 11:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 78,949
Posted By Horizontal Hunter

Are you using a ****ing rope to **** the crossbow...

Are you using a ****ing rope to **** the crossbow or are you doing it by hand? Using a ****ing rope ensures that the string is centered everytime.

Bob
Forum: Black Powder
08-29-2009, 05:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,346
Posted By Horizontal Hunter

I store all my powders, primers, and caps this...

I store all my powders, primers, and caps this way in the off season. Probably overkill but I have never had a problem.

Bob
Forum: Guns
08-25-2009, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,569
Posted By Horizontal Hunter

I can't tell you whether or not Obama said it but...

I can't tell you whether or not Obama said it but I am ashamed to tell you that the proposed bill was authored by Ted Kennedy from "The Peoples Republic of Massachusetts."

Bob
08-14-2009, 09:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 969
Posted By Horizontal Hunter

Go when you feel up to it, or feel like it....

Go when you feel up to it, or feel like it. Remember, this is supposed to be fun. I have killed deer at 10:30 in the AM and 1:00 PM so go when you feel up to it. I am glad to see that you are still...
08-12-2009, 05:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,896
Posted By Horizontal Hunter

Is it hanging next to the deer view mirror?? ...

Is it hanging next to the deer view mirror??

Bob
08-06-2009, 11:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,160
Posted By Horizontal Hunter

To pricey for me I will continue to use milk jugs...

To pricey for me I will continue to use milk jugs that are filled with water and frozen I then wrap the deer in a tarp and keep it out of the sun. This may not be a perfect solution but it hasn't...
Forum: Northeast
07-31-2009, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,904
Posted By Horizontal Hunter

Taki, I deer hunt in Connecticut in...

Taki,

I deer hunt in Connecticut in Fairfield county among other locations but I have been hunting public land. I have not done much door knocking but I hear it is tough to get permission. You...
Forum: Bowhunting
07-29-2009, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,582
Posted By Horizontal Hunter

I hunt from the ground exclusively and I always...

I hunt from the ground exclusively and I always carry a 8 foot piece of camo fabric and that gives me the flexibility to set up just about wherever I want. It only takes a couple of minutes to brush...
07-29-2009, 05:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,345
Posted By Horizontal Hunter

I am lucky that the concept of deer leases have...

I am lucky that the concept of deer leases have not caught on in new england. The laws are written so that if the landowner allows you to hunt their land w/o any fee they are totally released from...
Forum: Crossbows
07-29-2009, 03:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 860
Posted By Horizontal Hunter

48 days to go until the Connecticut archery...

48 days to go until the Connecticut archery season opens.

Bob
07-23-2009, 04:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,138
Posted By Horizontal Hunter

Phoenix, It also looks like you are new to...

Phoenix,

It also looks like you are new to deer hunting with a shotgun. I have hunted in a shotgun only state all of my life and I have killed quite a few deer with a shotgun. I have never used...
Forum: Bowhunting
07-23-2009, 06:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 942
Posted By Horizontal Hunter

I add 1/2 a box to the washer in the rinse when I...

I add 1/2 a box to the washer in the rinse when I wash my hunting clothes.

Bob
Forum: Crossbows
07-20-2009, 05:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,967
Posted By Horizontal Hunter

Thanks for the correction. His Parker came from...

Thanks for the correction. His Parker came from you so that would explain it.

Bob
Forum: Crossbows
07-18-2009, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,911
Posted By Horizontal Hunter

Depends on the crossbow. I have an Excalibur...

Depends on the crossbow. I have an Excalibur which is a recurve so I take off the dissipater pads and unstring it when I am not going to shoot it for awhile so the limbs have a chance to relax. My...
07-08-2009, 04:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,226
Posted By Horizontal Hunter

RE: What is a saddle

Pick up the book "Mapping Trophy Bucks" by Tom Hearndon and you will get much better at reading topo maps.

Bob
Forum: Guns
07-07-2009, 04:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,355
Posted By Horizontal Hunter

RE: Single Six

I had one in 32 cal as well. It was a lot of fun to shoot but the ammo was a little pricey. I sold it a few years ago.

Bob
Forum: Crossbows
07-07-2009, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,460
Posted By Horizontal Hunter

RE: need help setting up a crossbow

It is a recurve so you will have to keep an eye on the brace height. It is common for new strings to stretch. If it is a flemish string (two or three bhundles twisted together to make the string) you...
Forum: Crossbows
07-06-2009, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,460
Posted By Horizontal Hunter

RE: need help setting up a crossbow

Without knowing more about the crossbow it is had to help you out; IE: brand, type, scope, single pin and peep etc. Paper tuning really doesn't apply toxbows there are really no adjustments other...
06-23-2009, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 533
Posted By Horizontal Hunter

RE: need an idea

Not sure what you mean but FWIW I carry a piece ofcamo fabric in my pack that I use as the basis for a ground blind when I set up. I hunt exclusively from the ground and this gives me a light blind...
06-22-2009, 01:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,362
Posted By Horizontal Hunter

RE: DEER HUNTING STORIES? (true) what not to do

I was bow hunting one bright and cool October day and I had that familiar rumble low in my abdomen that was an indication of what was to come so I left my stand and looked far and wide for a place to...
Forum: Bowhunting
06-22-2009, 04:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 996
Posted By Horizontal Hunter

RE: ??? For those that hunt Illinois

It used to be required here. What I used to do was use a return address label.

Bob
Forum: Black Powder
06-21-2009, 09:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,428
Posted By Horizontal Hunter

RE: What is he trying to accomplish????

"At least a half-dozen other shooters witnessed the incident, along with about twenty Missouri conservation officers who were at the range to qualify with their handguns that afternoon. In fact, one...
Forum: Black Powder
06-19-2009, 05:27 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,998
Posted By Horizontal Hunter

RE: How much powder to use?

I to am shocked at the condition of those patches. I am not an expert but I have never seen a patch that bad. You didn't specify the thickness of the patch on your targets. Is the ball/patch combo a...
Forum: Black Powder
06-18-2009, 12:35 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,998
Posted By Horizontal Hunter

RE: How much powder to use?

I agree that one of the best things you can do is to change your powder. I think that real black powder is often overlooked by many new shooters and I prefer it over Pyrodex. But, to answer your...
Forum: Black Powder
06-17-2009, 06:16 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,998
Posted By Horizontal Hunter

RE: How much powder to use?

Cayuad,

Did you do anything special to get 777 to shoot in your CVA? When I tried it in mine I had a lot of misfires where the cap would go off but not ignite the powder. I tried tapping on the...
Forum: Black Powder
06-15-2009, 07:16 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,998
Posted By Horizontal Hunter

RE: How much powder to use?

I have a 50 cal CVA Mountain Stalker and the only time I had ignition trouble is when I tried the 777 powder. Pyrodex was fine and I found that the Goex brand of real black powder worked the best for...
Forum: Crossbows
06-13-2009, 09:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,320
Posted By Horizontal Hunter

RE: Crossbow or Compound

IMO the crossbow and the compound bow are pretty equal weapons when it comes to killing deer. I hunted with a vertical bow for many years before going to a crossbow due to a back injury. I am...
Forum: Bowhunting
06-10-2009, 04:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 531
Posted By Horizontal Hunter

RE: Rage and cross bows

I have a friend that shoots the Rage two blade out of his 225# Excalibur Exomax and they work great for him. They sure leave one heck of a hole. I am shooting theSpitfires this coming season. In the...
Forum: Guns
06-09-2009, 02:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 743
Posted By Horizontal Hunter

RE: Are you sure your barrel is clear?

I use a piece of electrical tape over the muzzle of my shotgun and BP rifle all of the time.

Bob
Forum: Crossbows
06-08-2009, 05:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,967
Posted By Horizontal Hunter

RE: will 100 grain broadhead work

My dad has a Parker Terminator HP that he bought last year. The Parker arrows do have brass inserts. He is shooting a 125g Spitfire. It is accurate and consistent. 125g heads are probably over...
Forum: Bowhunting
06-08-2009, 05:26 PM
05-15-2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 806
Posted By Horizontal Hunter

RE: Questions about the Rut

You might find this link useful for your report:

http://www.versuscountry.com/rutReport.aspx

Good luck on your report.

Bob
Forum: Northeast
05-09-2009, 05:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 860
Posted By Horizontal Hunter

RE: Governor Files Anti-Gun Bill in the Bay State

I don't understand it either. Sometimes these days it seems like the harder you work the further behind you get. Our politicians are running this country into the ground.

Bob
Forum: Northeast
05-08-2009, 06:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 860
Posted By Horizontal Hunter

RE: Governor Files Anti-Gun Bill in the Bay State

I didn't vote for him and I won't vote for him next time either. Actually as a general rule I won't vote for an incumbent. I think that just about all of them should be voted out and we should start...
Forum: Northeast
05-08-2009, 07:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 860
Posted By Horizontal Hunter

Governor Files Anti-Gun Bill in the Bay State

As if our gun laws aren't draconian and convoluted enough they have some more for us. It is time to contact your legislators again.

Bob





Governor Files Anti-Gun Bill in the Bay...
05-05-2009, 02:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,522
Posted By Horizontal Hunter

RE: ram 1500

It is getting harder and harder to find standard shift vehicles these days.

Bob
Forum: Crossbows
05-04-2009, 12:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,994
Posted By Horizontal Hunter

RE: Arrows

Depends on the dealer so you always need to check. Some dealers pull the inserts out of the package and sell them separately. I have been buying my arrows from Keystone Country Store. They come with...
Forum: Crossbows
05-03-2009, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,994
Posted By Horizontal Hunter

RE: Arrows

I make and shoot the same arrow. The only difference is that mine is tipped with a 125g NAP Spitfire. I used to shoot the Beaman Thunderbolts but the front insert is aluminum and does not provide...
04-30-2009, 01:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,936
Posted By Horizontal Hunter

RE: Ice vs. Gel packs

I do almost exactly the same as ED but I only use 5 bags of ice and I wrap up the deer in atarp. It will keep all night and allwell into the afternoon that way.

Bob
Forum: Black Powder
04-26-2009, 12:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,649
Posted By Horizontal Hunter

RE: HELP, What to Do?

Larry,

I am aware that it doesn't need to go thru an FFL but it was just a thought that the seller might not know and was shipping it thru an FFL.

Bob
04-26-2009, 11:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 850
Posted By Horizontal Hunter

RE: Hunting Knife

My favorite knife is the Grohmann GR-1 Canadian belt knife. It holds an edge and is very comfortable to use. The knife wasn't as sharp as I would of liked out of the box, but it didn't take me long...
Forum: Black Powder
04-26-2009, 07:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,649
Posted By Horizontal Hunter

RE: HELP, What to Do?

I wonder if the seller is shipping the rifle thru an FFL dealer and is adding in the FFL dealers fee. I sold a revolver on Guns America a while back and it was less than $40.00 including the FFL...
Forum: Crossbows
04-21-2009, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,089
Posted By Horizontal Hunter

Pennsylvania PGC Approves Magnifying Crossbow Scopes

BOARD ADOPTS MODIFICATION TO EXPANDED USE OF CROSSBOWS
The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners gave final approval to a regulatory change that would allow hunters to use magnifying scopes on...
Forum: Black Powder
04-18-2009, 05:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,950
Posted By Horizontal Hunter

RE: Refinished my kentucky

Very pretty. Nice job.

Bob
Forum: Crossbows
04-18-2009, 05:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,859
Posted By Horizontal Hunter

RE: Need advice

Go to the Excal forum and read read read.:D

http://www.excaliburcrossbow.com/phpBB2/index.php

Congratulations on your new xbow.

Bob
Forum: Black Powder
04-17-2009, 05:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,192
Posted By Horizontal Hunter

RE: CVA Mountain Stalker Sight Recommendations

Thanks for the replies guys. I will pick up a set and give them a try.

Bob
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