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Forum: Guns
02-06-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 643
Posted By keyshunter

See-through mounts sound like a good idea and...

See-through mounts sound like a good idea and many inexperienced hunters buy them. Most go to conventional mounts pretty quickly when they get some actual experience.
12-14-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,381
Posted By keyshunter

My 14 year old farm beater is a Howa .243. It is...

My 14 year old farm beater is a Howa .243. It is an accurate and extremely reliable rifle. Early on, I free floated the very flexible Tupperware stock. That rifle goes through hell riding on...
Forum: Reloading
11-15-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,359
Posted By keyshunter

I have used 5x (I don't know the current lawyer...

I have used 5x (I don't know the current lawyer max) grains of IMR 4350 with a 130 grain cup and core bullet for more than 50 years. I like Sierra, and Speer equally well, and Hornady just a tad...
Forum: Gunsmithing
04-07-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,708
Posted By keyshunter

The Ruger tang safety rifle has a hex screw...

The Ruger tang safety rifle has a hex screw adjustment on the trigger. Backing out this screw removes spring tension until the spring bottoms on the trigger. Backing the screw out further has no...
Forum: South
03-27-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,795
Posted By keyshunter

Will the respective seasons be shortened because...

Will the respective seasons be shortened because of the extra hunting days?
02-03-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,497
Posted By keyshunter

My G/F uses that exact load and tube in her 535,...

My G/F uses that exact load and tube in her 535, which is just a long chambered 500. She has no trouble killing gobblers to 40 yards, although she prefers to call them in much closer.
Forum: Reloading
01-11-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,669
Posted By keyshunter

I have settled on Sierra 100 gr Pro Hunters for...

I have settled on Sierra 100 gr Pro Hunters for deer, coyotes and groundhogs in my farm beater Howa .243. I haven't shot a lot of deer with them (I usually use either a .270 or .30-06 for dedicated...
Forum: South
01-10-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,882
Posted By keyshunter

Chuck, If you sight in a .270 with a medium...

Chuck,
If you sight in a .270 with a medium height scope mount dead center at 25 yards, you will find that it will be about 3 inches high at 100 yards.
01-10-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,354
Posted By keyshunter

I use either my Rem 870 with 21" barrel or my 835...

I use either my Rem 870 with 21" barrel or my 835 with 24" barrel, both with factory chokes and Federal 3" #5. My g/f uses her 535 with Win 3" #5. We try very hard not to shoot at a gobbler past 40...
Forum: Guns
12-14-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,142
Posted By keyshunter

I don't know where you get your information, but...

I don't know where you get your information, but I suspect that bear weights in WV are not much different than Pa. Many years ago I was part of a Penn State bear research team. We caught,...
Forum: Black Powder
11-01-2013, 05:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 675
Posted By keyshunter

Encore-Omega Breech Plug

We have an Encore and an Omega, and have several breech plugs. I notice that 2 have a shallow dish face and one has a deep face pocket. Which is the newer design? Is one better for loose powder and...
Forum: South
07-21-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 863
Posted By keyshunter

Permethrin works. But, this is the worst year in...

Permethrin works. But, this is the worst year in memory for ticks. I suspect that the exceptionally wet summer has something to do with it.
Forum: Reloading
07-21-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,163
Posted By keyshunter

IMR 4320 is one of my favorite powders. I use it...

IMR 4320 is one of my favorite powders. I use it in .220 Swift, 22-250, .243, and I even use it for practice loads in my g/f's .270. It seems to be very accurate and meters very well. It is not...
Forum: Black Powder
11-08-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 556
Posted By keyshunter

I doubt that the primer has anything to do with...

I doubt that the primer has anything to do with this problem. There is an interlock which will not allow the hammer to be cocked unless the locking lug is fully into battery. The locking lug...
Forum: Guns
12-26-2011, 02:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,157
Posted By keyshunter

We have a 535 w/2 barrel set. I presume that your...

We have a 535 w/2 barrel set. I presume that your short barrel has front and rear fiber optic sights. and the longer barrel has beads. The short barrel is used with the extra full choke for turkeys,...
Forum: Black Powder
12-10-2011, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,387
Posted By keyshunter

I have been using that bullet on deer for the...

I have been using that bullet on deer for the last several years. It groups well, and does a geat job on penetration. I haven't found one yet, so I can't comment on retained weight.
11-03-2011, 01:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 27,959
Posted By keyshunter

Either cartridge would be fine, although, having...

Either cartridge would be fine, although, having shot a few deer with the .243 and a lot with .270, .308, and .30-06's, I would tend slightly toward the .308. However, I would definitely rethink the...
Forum: Black Powder
10-31-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 765
Posted By keyshunter

cayugad, I have some longjohns which stared out...

cayugad,
I have some longjohns which stared out red, but have been pink for at least 10 years. I guess I was ahead of the BC pink time. Since BC awareness month ends today, I wonder if it is legal...
10-27-2011, 02:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 16,020
Posted By keyshunter

JB Flatlander, I have had several 336's over...

JB Flatlander,
I have had several 336's over the years, and still have a .30-30 in the safe. I would look for an older one in very good condition, since overall quality was usually excellent. In...
Forum: Guns
10-12-2011, 02:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 931
Posted By keyshunter

I agree with Skeeter. There are several excellent...

I agree with Skeeter. There are several excellent aftermarket triggers out there. However, I have worked on at least 20 of my own Walker triggers (721. 722, 700)over the years with excellent results....
Forum: Black Powder
09-29-2011, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,813
Posted By keyshunter

The first time I cleaned my Encore breech plug,...

The first time I cleaned my Encore breech plug, it was after a hundred shots or so. I was amazed at how hard the buildup was. I started with a smaller bit and worked up in size to 1/8". Now, I leave...
Forum: Black Powder
09-23-2011, 02:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,022
Posted By keyshunter

Military triggers of old had what are called...

Military triggers of old had what are called 2-stage triggers. The trigger moves freely until it comes to a stop just before the sear "breaks" (fires). Modern sporting rifles have single stage...
09-16-2011, 02:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,367
Posted By keyshunter

At one time, grain losses from harvesting...

At one time, grain losses from harvesting machinery were so great that the fields were a wildlife buffet. Modern machinery has been so improved that grain losses are very small. If you can find a...
Forum: Guns
09-05-2011, 03:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 883
Posted By keyshunter

The chamber should probably be checked for...

The chamber should probably be checked for roughness, or a burr. But, this may not be the problem.

Since this is a new rifle, I suggest that you call Savage customer service and describe the...
Forum: Guns
09-04-2011, 04:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 883
Posted By keyshunter

The term "tack driver" when applied to rifles is...

The term "tack driver" when applied to rifles is an imprecise term referring to small group size, and does not refer to the trigger. One man's "tack driver" may shoot 1.5" groups, and another man's...
Forum: Black Powder
09-03-2011, 03:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,118
Posted By keyshunter

T/C #13 appears to be nothing more than a...

T/C #13 appears to be nothing more than a combination of water with a small amount of water soluble oil. It is insanely priced for what it is. I used it many years ago, and it does a fair job of...
Forum: Guns
09-02-2011, 03:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,960
Posted By keyshunter

My 130lb g/f has a 700 BDL in .270 with the...

My 130lb g/f has a 700 BDL in .270 with the original hard plastic butt plate. She shoots it very well from the bench and has shot quite a few deer with it. She has never said a word about the recoil....
09-01-2011, 07:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,412
Posted By keyshunter

Baiting deer (with the exception of food plots)...

Baiting deer (with the exception of food plots) is illegal in Virginia during deer season. I wonder what the tons of bagged shelled corn (marked DEER CORN) which is sold by Walmart and others during...
08-25-2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,313
Posted By keyshunter

Deepsouth, When your Savage "locks up", how do...

Deepsouth,
When your Savage "locks up", how do you unlock it?
Forum: Black Powder
06-25-2011, 05:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,410
Posted By keyshunter

sabotloader, We have am Omega which is a great...

sabotloader,
We have am Omega which is a great shooter, but a bear to load, even with crush ribs. Do you do your 100 strokes with JB from the breech or the muzzle? If from the breech, how do you...
06-21-2011, 04:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,005
Posted By keyshunter

I agree with much of what was said above. But,...

I agree with much of what was said above. But, for many years (per Penn State recommendation), in corn that was short enough to get the booms over, we used atrazine plus crop oil to control grasses...
Forum: Gunsmithing
05-20-2011, 03:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,214
Posted By keyshunter

Mossberg 835 Magazine Tube

I need to get inside my 835's magazine tube since rust or crud is causing the follower to hang up. Removing the magazine spring and follower seem pretty straight forward. My concern is how to replace...
05-19-2011, 03:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,021
Posted By keyshunter

Your best bet is to get an operators manual. Ford...

Your best bet is to get an operators manual. Ford 309 is an excellent planter. Some parts are still available from Ford/New Holland. I believe that some seed plates and such parts as seed knockers...
Forum: Black Powder
05-16-2011, 03:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 657
Posted By keyshunter

We have one of the early black/blue Omegas. from...

We have one of the early black/blue Omegas. from day one it has been an outstanding shooter with groups of around 1" with the 4 different XTP and Gold Dot bullets we tried. It was a bear to load...
05-08-2011, 02:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,331
Posted By keyshunter

I agree with timbercruiser--I would go a bit...

I agree with timbercruiser--I would go a bit bigger. However, much depends upon the size of your proposed food plots, and the other uses you have for a tractor.
Forum: Guns
05-03-2011, 10:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,888
Posted By keyshunter

WTB: Mossberg 835 Fiber Optic Rear Sight

I would like to buy a red, old style, fiber optic rear sight for a Mossberg 835. The old style is the one that attaches to the rib with 2 screws. I need only the fiber optic part, but will buy the...
04-17-2011, 03:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,845
Posted By keyshunter

Dochunter, Assuming that the sights you...

Dochunter,
Assuming that the sights you installed are adjustable, it is very important that you adjust them for center of impact. I don't worry very much about pattern density until I have...
03-11-2011, 03:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,932
Posted By keyshunter

More power to you man. I have an 835, and I...

More power to you man. I have an 835, and I thought it kicked pretty hard until I shot a friends 535 with turkey loads. Recoil of my 835 seems mild by comparison. Great patterns, though.
03-11-2011, 03:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 17,687
Posted By keyshunter

I got my 835 about 12 years ago. It has the...

I got my 835 about 12 years ago. It has the sprayed-on blotch camo. The inside of the barrel looked like a smokestack with what I believe was overspray. Patterns were ok. but not great.

I took a...
Forum: Guns
02-23-2011, 03:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 728
Posted By keyshunter

Excellent shotgun. Long recoil action similar to...

Excellent shotgun. Long recoil action similar to the Browning Auto-5.
02-15-2011, 02:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,203
Posted By keyshunter

Tracker, The Ford sounds best. If he has a...

Tracker,
The Ford sounds best. If he has a tractor, have him mount it so that you can raise it off of the ground. Turn the wheels and be sure that everything goes around. Especially check the seed...
02-14-2011, 03:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,203
Posted By keyshunter

Tracker, If you have a tractor with at least a...

Tracker,
If you have a tractor with at least a category 1 3-point hitch, a 2 row mounted planter is the one you want. If not, there are some pull-type 2 row rope-trip planters around, but they are...
02-07-2011, 03:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,177
Posted By keyshunter

My Encore 50 was miserable from day one. I spent...

My Encore 50 was miserable from day one. I spent a bunch of money trying different loads. smoothing the bore, etc. Big groups with flyers were still prevalent. I limited my shots at deer to 100...
Forum: Guns
02-07-2011, 02:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,187
Posted By keyshunter

I know you are anxious to tear into that rifle,...

I know you are anxious to tear into that rifle, but I would take a cautious approach. Shoot it first. Check it with several loads. If the accuracy with the factory setup is not acceptable, you might...
Forum: Guns
01-29-2011, 02:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,071
Posted By keyshunter

This really is an "apples or oranges "...

This really is an "apples or oranges " comparison, since the Model 70 costs about twice as much as a Vanguard. But, although I really like the Vanguard/Howa, if the prices were equal, I would take...
Forum: Guns
12-25-2010, 03:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,437
Posted By keyshunter

Of the choices you listed, I would take the Howa...

Of the choices you listed, I would take the Howa (or Vanguard, which uses the same action). I have one in .243 and it a rugged and accurate rifle.
12-19-2010, 03:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 14,738
Posted By keyshunter

Whole corn and shelled corn are the same. Both...

Whole corn and shelled corn are the same. Both consist of whole kernels which have been removed (shelled) from the ear. Corn purchased in bags are usually labeled whole corn to differintiate it from...
12-01-2010, 02:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,717
Posted By keyshunter

I have owned at least 20, 721, 722, (same...

I have owned at least 20, 721, 722, (same trigger) and 700 Rem's over the last 55 years. I have never had a trigger problem, although I have adjusted most of them for weight of pull.
Forum: Black Powder
11-19-2010, 07:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,646
Posted By keyshunter

I have a old (pre QLR) TC Hawken flintlock. It...

I have a old (pre QLR) TC Hawken flintlock. It came with a pretty color case hardened frizzen that wore out quickly. I called TC and they sent me a black frizzen that was worthless. Then they sent me...
Forum: Black Powder
11-16-2010, 03:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 614
Posted By keyshunter

Last year, I had a small 8 point walk by in a...

Last year, I had a small 8 point walk by in a field at about 35 yards. I shot him behind the right shoulder in line with the left shoulder. Bullet entered where aimed (I am usually pretty reliable at...
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