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Forum: Reloading
04-11-2009, 06:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,274
Posted By HOSS

RE: What powder is this?

I know all about the not using it if I can't identify it that thought never crossed my mind. that's why I posted the question guys. it will probably be disposed of before to long. THANKS
Forum: Reloading
04-11-2009, 04:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,274
Posted By HOSS

What powder is this?

A friend of mine gave me a bunch of reloading stuff that was his dads all shotgun related wads,hulls,primers and a mec 12 ga reloader in the box I found a coffee can full of powder it wasn't marked....
12-12-2007, 11:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,599
Posted By HOSS

RE: Help with selecting a gun!

for a dog shorthairs are hard to beat
12-12-2007, 11:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,599
Posted By HOSS

RE: Help with selecting a gun!

kevin I've hunted with a 16 for yrs. I use a old ithaca dbl. I've been looking at the cz's myself lately it depends on the shooting with dogs that point the i/c, mod chokedcz with 28 inch barrels...
Forum: Politics
10-30-2007, 02:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,147
Posted By HOSS

RE: Mike Huckabee and Ethics

tiny,s right but some of us are not allowed to carry.
I saw Mr. huckabee on glenn beck on tv when I got home on night last week his views are pretty much pro american rights unlike the communist...
Forum: Midwest
04-06-2007, 10:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By HOSS

RE: Bill in IL to ban .50 caliber weapons???

hey zingnut I just noticed your from carbondale I'll be headed that way on the 18th hunting down around kinkaid lake hope the birds is hot by then.
i've got family in elkville
Forum: Midwest
04-06-2007, 10:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By HOSS

RE: Bill in IL to ban .50 caliber weapons???

It very well may it depends on the interpritation some say it would take out everything down to about a .410 and if you shoot a semi-auto of just about any kind under the assault weapons ban our gov....
Forum: Midwest
03-24-2007, 11:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,686
Posted By HOSS

RE: Cougar in Illinois

Amen matchbook!!
I know people down by kinkaid lake they said they saw one cut acrooss their yard one morn and my cousin husts the same propertey and had a doe kill taken from him he went back to...
03-24-2007, 11:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,036
Posted By HOSS

RE: FREE INDIANA DOE HUNT

TROPHHUNTER you've got mail
10-19-2005, 05:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,343
Posted By HOSS

10-19-2005, 01:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,343
Posted By HOSS

RE: seeking disabled kids for hunting

Mitch yes I know of him and if given the info on him I would forward it and I mentioned him to the guys while on our hunt.
10-19-2005, 11:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,343
Posted By HOSS

seeking disabled kids for hunting

I'm trying to gain names and contacts of disabled kids between the ages of 13-17 for a deer hunting opportunity most likely next fall.
I was put in contact with a group that was looking for a kid...
Forum: Guns
09-30-2005, 01:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,006
Posted By HOSS

RE: Shotgun Shells?

Your sheels will be fine they should have a shelf life of yrs. as long as they are stored properly look for signs of rust on the brass and if they are reloads for the crimp to be coming loose
05-09-2005, 08:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Posted By HOSS

RE: I am so Frustrated

I've know how you feel I've been frustrated to had two tags for ILL 3rd & 5th seasons 3rd season could have shot a jake first day but passed. that was my only opportunity birds were henned up...
Forum: Midwest
03-23-2005, 08:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 979
Posted By HOSS

RE: 50 Caliber Ban in IL

I believe wolfhound is right they defeated that bill awhile back but that doesn't mean they won't try it again. It will be nice to get rid of our current chicago mouthpiece and get someone in there...
03-02-2005, 09:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,834
Posted By HOSS

RE: Williams firesight

I've had a set on my 11-87 for a couple of yrs. and think they are great It's abit tricky to get them mounted on your rib straight but once you do you'll love em'
03-01-2005, 10:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,205
Posted By HOSS

RE: Disabled guy with a hunting lodge here.

Hey skunkman welcome aboard your idea sounds great I'm not disabled but my son is and I have been taking him deer hunting some he can't hold a rifle or a shotgun (one hand doesn't work so good) but I...
03-01-2005, 10:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,377
Posted By HOSS

RE: In search of a decent slate or crystal call...any suggestions?

hey bow man I've had good luck with a primos frictionite call and my favorite striker is a wood wise carbon it works on all types of calls wet or dry and anything in between If I can remember or if...
01-13-2005, 12:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,768
Posted By HOSS

RE: every one with opinons!!!!!!!! come on in !

I started with an old pump high standard and have shot pumps,autos and sxs ever since my fav. is my ithaca 16 because it is light and a fast shootin little gun but for turkeys i go with my 11-87 it's...
01-13-2005, 12:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,619
Posted By HOSS

RE: Over/Under Barrel Length

depends on the gun the smaller gauges that tend to be lighter a longer barrel will give you abit more weight out front which makes for a smother swing but a gun say a 12 that has more weight to begin...
Forum: Midwest
12-30-2004, 08:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 465
Posted By HOSS

ILL turkey permits

How many from ILL drew their permit you can check the dnr website to find out got my first choice 3rd season jackson county
12-30-2004, 08:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 256
Posted By HOSS

got my spring permit

Checked the dnr web site last night and got my choice permit for jackson county ILL. now I can submit for my second permit. but on my way to jackson county this morn for some bowhuntin and now...
12-23-2004, 08:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 906
Posted By HOSS

RE: How many Banquets are you planning on going to?

I'LL most likely go to 2 they are within 30 mi. of home and they are a good time
12-17-2004, 04:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By HOSS

RE: flushing.....help!!

I learned a great tech. for teaching whoa a long time ago. it involves a check cord and a tree. first you put a hook on a tree and then you take a check cord and run it under your dogs collar uo over...
12-16-2004, 09:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 675
Posted By HOSS

RE: shorthair troubles

It could be there is to much scent around for her to pin a single bird right away. if you move thru where the bird went to fast she may be going over them you might try getting to the marked spot and...
12-16-2004, 09:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,660
Posted By HOSS

RE: auto vs. over and under

I'm with roost em and soilarch on this one and to go abit further a 16 gz. is very nice to carry and shoot. I grew up using pumps mostly never could get used to the semi but I love my 11-87 turkey...
12-12-2004, 05:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 699
Posted By HOSS

RE: Phesant for the first time

I must disagree some what with the post on shot size selection If your hunting Jan. late season wild birds they will most likely flush wild and you will need some punch in your loads I would recomend...
Forum: Technical
12-12-2004, 05:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By HOSS

RE: Bow for the MRS.

Thanks guys I found a formula on a bow web site and she figures out to a 24 inch draw if that was correct but i will take it up with my local bowshop owner
Forum: Sporting Dogs
12-11-2004, 08:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 985
Posted By HOSS

RE: ?'s on German short hair training

I agree with roost em I've trained a number of gsp's and the primary use I've have for the collar is to bring em back they seem to get single minded once on a hot trail yard training and getting them...
Forum: Technical
12-11-2004, 08:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By HOSS

Bow for the MRS.

My wife decided she would like to try bow shooting and probably hunting and I would like some input from you guys in the know. I shoot a AR and like it quite well I was thinking AR or mathews but...
12-08-2004, 09:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,269
Posted By HOSS

RE: Shot size for turkey ?

The patterning advice above is sound and don't forget the different manufacturers shoot different as well my 11-87 shoots the Rem 4x6 or 4's very well but win. or federal not worth a darn get some of...
Forum: Midwest
12-08-2004, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By HOSS

RE: NR Ill. Licenses return to.....

cougar mag is right but I don't think you will see the flood gates open or over the counter permits for non residents but I believe there will be more for them to buy.
Forum: Sporting Dogs
11-20-2004, 04:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By HOSS

RE: What gun do I use???

12 or twenty is fine but in the past 10 yrs or so been after em for 30 I have switched to the 16 but for shot and shell in a 12 1 1/4 oz of 4's in the 16 1 1/8 oz of 4's and the 20 1 oz of 4's I have...
11-20-2004, 03:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 238
Posted By HOSS

RE: river walleye

around here for fall and winter walleye a jig and minnow is about the best trying to keep your line verticle and your jig ticking bottom a good size minnow 3-4 inches for size of fish. char,pink and...
11-11-2004, 08:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,245
Posted By HOSS

RE: Where are all of the birds at?

have been having good luck in ILL have been out 3 times 2 times alone and back home in an hour with limit seeing lots of birds dog work has been good
11-11-2004, 07:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 634
Posted By HOSS

RE: Article from the Chicago Tribune

roost em yes kerry got the electoral votes from ILL but if you saw the county by county map on election night you would have seen a all bush ILL except for chicago and that bothers alot of us down...
Forum: Midwest
05-01-2004, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 518
Posted By HOSS

RE: Got my first turkey this morning!!

bow man that is FANTASIC!!! that long of a wait makes it all the sweeter and you put in your time. It's a heck of show when it happens like that.
I struck out this yr didn't take a shot I should...
Forum: Midwest
04-27-2004, 04:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By HOSS

RE: 11/87 barrels

yes they do or you can attach a mount to your present gun I shoot a "21" barrel with a set of williams rifle sights on mine
Forum: Politics
04-26-2004, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 363
Posted By HOSS

RE: My View on Unions!

jagmagman there is a clause on dues paying that allows you to not have part of your dues withheld for these political reasons only for local running of the union check into it.
also on your views...
Forum: Politics
04-26-2004, 04:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,156
Posted By HOSS

RE: While you hate Unions..........

cougar mag I work at the pontiac plant about 70 mi. from peoria strange you lost work sorry to hear it we just sent a line out to dana in arkansas making fuel pump cams
Cat has been working on...
Forum: Politics
04-25-2004, 10:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,156
Posted By HOSS

RE: While you hate Unions..........

the posts I've read are very good with alot of good points I work for Caterpillar and we are currently in a contract process. one thing I have noticed with cat is if it weren't for the union we would...
Forum: Midwest
04-25-2004, 10:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 522
Posted By HOSS

RE: turkey season in ILL how's it goin

talked to the group I'll be huntin with in MO. last night 2 0f 5 havenice birds so far others have been on birds but no shots.
good luck bow_man hope ya get a good one.
congrats on a quick hunt...
Forum: Midwest
04-24-2004, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 522
Posted By HOSS

turkey season in ILL how's it goin

how has every body faired so far I just got back from so. ill hunted 3rd season had a good hunt but passed my shot (bird across a creek and on another mans land) worked lots of other birds had a...
Forum: Midwest
04-10-2004, 08:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 857
Posted By HOSS

RE: Gobbling Situation in IL?

Dedduc I like abit later in the season the hens are starting to leave the gobblers some in mid morn so they are out trollin for new girlfriends don't leave the woods to early hang in there and keep...
Forum: Midwest
04-10-2004, 08:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 463
Posted By HOSS

RE: Illinois Turkey Hunting

Dedduc I will be leaving next wed. for hardin county 3rd season shot a nice bird there last yr. and saw and worked others last day of hunt we were 4 wheeler ridin and came up on a group of 8 jakes in...
Forum: Midwest
03-20-2004, 02:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 857
Posted By HOSS

RE: Gobbling Situation in IL?

haven't heard any my permit is for 3rd season starting april 16 in southern Ill won't be long now.
01-18-2004, 06:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,639
Posted By HOSS

RE: 16ga???

I carry an ithaca 16 sxs about 90% of the time and you can't get me to put it down when it comes to upland birds of any kind. as robinhood stated ammo selection at the local sporting goods store may...
01-18-2004, 05:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 501
Posted By HOSS

RE: New Midwest Catalog Arrived Yesterday!!!

I'm still waiting for mine as well and I only live an hour from thier warehouse
12-26-2003, 08:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 864
Posted By HOSS

RE: Do you buy new Mouth Calls every year ?

Yes I to buy 2-3 of my favorites each yr. and when the season ends I'll put in my glove box and practice with them going back and forth to work or where ever I may be going
Forum: Guns
12-11-2003, 01:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 423
Posted By HOSS

RE: In The White?

Thanks guys Thats kind of what I thought but wasn't real sure
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