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Forum: Black Powder
08-18-2010, 05:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,189
Posted By davemhughes

That's a good price, but thankfully I have...

That's a good price, but thankfully I have several bottles sitting on my shelf. I will probably regret not running the 100miles to get more when I run low but....
02-28-2010, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By davemhughes

Thx for the replies. I told him about all of them...

Thx for the replies. I told him about all of them he is looking at the auction sites even though the one that was won at a raffles sounds sweet, I think he wants a camo one
02-27-2010, 05:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By davemhughes

Smile WTB - Knight Vision

A friend is looking for a BP rifle to get into hunting and shooting. I have a vision and he likes it so I thought I would see if someone had one they wanted to part with.

Thanks in advance
Forum: Reloading
11-06-2009, 11:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,282
Posted By davemhughes

For just starting out the Lee setup is the way to...

For just starting out the Lee setup is the way to go. Since you are just loading for your rifles a set of dies that has a neck sizer and you have all you need to get you going.
Forum: Reloading
11-04-2009, 08:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By davemhughes

Load Data

I looked through some of my loads I have tried in my 25/06 over the years and for what you have listed I found:

Winchester brass: neck sized
Federal Mag Large Rifle primer
R22 @ 54gr
Nosler...
11-01-2009, 08:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,347
Posted By davemhughes

Looks like fun but I think its location,...

Looks like fun but I think its location, location, location for success.
11-01-2009, 08:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 801
Posted By davemhughes

Considering you have 6 bills and want an iphone...

Considering you have 6 bills and want an iphone also.....an open sight 22 Marlin is in your price range. A 17 with rings, scope, sling, and ammo add up. They more than likely are going to bust your...
11-01-2009, 04:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,425
Posted By davemhughes

Sounds like the choice of weapons is way down the...

Sounds like the choice of weapons is way down the list of things needed right now. Lots of actual research is where you need to start.
Forum: Reloading
10-26-2009, 06:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 696
Posted By davemhughes

As always

Thanks anyway.

I sourced a pretty sweet supply on my own.
Forum: Reloading
10-25-2009, 06:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,077
Posted By davemhughes

25-06

My favorite round is this and over the years I have played with many different bullets and powders. I reload it for everything from varmints to caribou and nothing shoots better in "my" rifle than...
Forum: Reloading
10-24-2009, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 696
Posted By davemhughes

Primers in Stock?

Anyone have a good source? Trying to stock up but it seems like everyone is out. Of course GB has them but very spendy and found wolf primers but I would rather not. Looking for 5k in sm/lg pistol...
Forum: Black Powder
10-11-2009, 01:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 725
Posted By davemhughes

Bh209

Its been on sale for a month so it may not be on sale much longer. I bought 3 bottles of it about 2 weeks ago to stock up.
Forum: Black Powder
10-04-2009, 04:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 699
Posted By davemhughes

ML Turkey....Murphy's Law

A couple of days ago I installed my new 209 extreme conversion kit in my TK2000 shotgun and turkey season just opened. So I was sneaking through the woods down around the backside of my pond hunting...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-02-2009, 10:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,801
Posted By davemhughes

On first read. there is more to this than just a...

On first read. there is more to this than just a horrific event.
Forum: Reloading
09-29-2009, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 991
Posted By davemhughes

Do you mean Nickle plated casings? Yes

Do you mean Nickle plated casings? Yes
09-28-2009, 07:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,158
Posted By davemhughes

As long as I have access to clean water I rinse...

As long as I have access to clean water I rinse it out, as it usually comes out of my deep well it is also cold and I think this helps cool it down quicker. Not sure I buy into the thought of rinsing...
Forum: Reloading
09-27-2009, 09:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,701
Posted By davemhughes

The BH209 is a good option. It does smoke some, I...

The BH209 is a good option. It does smoke some, I just bought 2 more containers of it at Cabelas.

The load you mentioned is close to what I load 223 cases in wt with. This is just not a good idea...
09-27-2009, 04:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 30,204
Posted By davemhughes

For every 10 pounds of deer I put in 1 1/2 lbs of...

For every 10 pounds of deer I put in 1 1/2 lbs of hard smoked whole bacon plus a deer jerky seasoning mix. I only use deer for chili and pasta dishes. I usually double course grind it.
09-24-2009, 07:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,268
Posted By davemhughes

Took a deer last night with my ML rifle, looking...

Took a deer last night with my ML rifle, looking forward to ML a turkey next week.
Forum: Black Powder
09-24-2009, 07:50 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,642
Posted By davemhughes

If I can find it I try to buy camo patterned...

If I can find it I try to buy camo patterned weapons "only" because they look nice. They do help protect the weapon but so would spray paint, done that too on my heavy barrel weapons.

I believe...
Forum: Black Powder
09-24-2009, 06:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,126
Posted By davemhughes

Just a couple of pics

Nice and cool here last night, I will get her ground up later today. As a side note I also was using a new pair of Binoculars, Bushnell 8x32 perma-focus and I was happy with them. They stay focused...
Forum: Black Powder
09-23-2009, 06:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,126
Posted By davemhughes

Well it started out pretty uneventful. I climbed...

Well it started out pretty uneventful. I climbed a small hill and sat there in tall grass as it overlooks a soybean field. It offers a great view with timber 100yds to the west and timber 150yds to...
Forum: Black Powder
09-23-2009, 04:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,126
Posted By davemhughes

Smile First Deer with my Knight Vision Tonight

I killed my first deer with my Knight vision tonight just before dark. It was a doe but I have other permits for the buck I want. More later as I have her hanging and want to wash her out good.
09-22-2009, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,268
Posted By davemhughes

I will be black powder shotgun hunting the...

I will be black powder shotgun hunting the turkeys this year, the rest of you? Want network on fall turkey tactics?
09-22-2009, 04:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,268
Posted By davemhughes

I was just out last night ML hunting deer and...

I was just out last night ML hunting deer and flock #1 is roosting 150yds from my house, about 12 birds in it. Flock #2 is roosting about 200yds from my house and about 9 birds in it. I have several...
09-16-2009, 06:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 730
Posted By davemhughes

To be honest there actually is quite a bit of...

To be honest there actually is quite a bit of know how involved in calling predators. Hopefully you have looked over you areas, if you have descent distances to work with use you 06, if thick wooded...
Forum: Feedback
09-15-2009, 07:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,225
Posted By davemhughes

Thumbs up Bought a ML From ENCOREMAN

I purchased a Knight TK2000 12ga ML from him and was very pleased with my end result purchase. I would buy again plus he sent lots of extra stuff with my ML.
Forum: Black Powder
09-14-2009, 05:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,092
Posted By davemhughes

First Shoot Update

Well I got it and put it together. Not too bad at all to assemble, really straight forward.

Well I used T7 FFG to test it out. One thing I absolutely hate is getting the cap on the nipple, almost...
09-13-2009, 03:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 19,159
Posted By davemhughes

The groupings were ok, realistically 1.5", the...

The groupings were ok, realistically 1.5", the barrel was hot after the first few rounds so that hurt it but 1.5" groups is ok for factory ammo in a non-broke in gun. It needs more rounds through it...
09-13-2009, 01:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 19,159
Posted By davemhughes

New Marlin XL7 25-06

Last week I bought a new marlin XL7 that was chambered in 25-06. I bought a Marlin after reading several good reviews about it and its economical pricing. Got it for $280.00 bare, I put a bushnell...
Forum: Reloading
09-12-2009, 05:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,017
Posted By davemhughes

That was kind of what I was thinking also. Maybe...

That was kind of what I was thinking also. Maybe someday I'll get a colt barrel and have it turned and fitted to improve the accuracy but till then...........Thanks for giving me some feedback
Forum: Reloading
09-11-2009, 04:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,017
Posted By davemhughes

Reloading in bulk 5.56mm question

I hand reload for my Savage heavy barrel 223 but do so for pure accuracy so cost per round is not an issue. Early this week a guy I know wanted to sell his mini-14 and I got it cheap. I already know...
Forum: Guns
09-10-2009, 08:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,315
Posted By davemhughes

Kelbro - At times, it is critical to know when...

Kelbro - At times, it is critical to know when you are being given sound advice ......this would be one of those times.
Forum: Guns
09-10-2009, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 706
Posted By davemhughes

Send me your info

I am very interested and would like to do business.....but as I do not know you. Send me a pm and we can work it out

Thanks
Dave
09-07-2009, 12:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,455
Posted By davemhughes

The 17 is a hands down winner for fox/coyote size...

The 17 is a hands down winner for fox/coyote size game out past 100m compared to the 22mag. The CCI Speer "TNT" and Hornady XTP are just devastating on them in the 150m and closer range.
09-07-2009, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By davemhughes

I second the Sierra bullets for less damage but I...

I second the Sierra bullets for less damage but I prefer the Speer "TNT" bullets, they are not a pelt bullet as they usually rip them wide open.
09-07-2009, 12:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,995
Posted By davemhughes

Speer "TNT"

For years I used my heavy barrel 25-06 on yotes with an 87gr bullet. No matter where I hit them they are done. Not a pelt bullet but a good one.
09-07-2009, 11:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,096
Posted By davemhughes

Have no idea why your not getting any feedback on...

Have no idea why your not getting any feedback on this as its a good topic. I know not all states have a fall season, most do I think. I know not all turkey hunters hunt fall turkeys because usually...
09-06-2009, 06:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 673
Posted By davemhughes

Red Dot

I am looking for input on a red dot to put on my ML shotgun for under $150.00. I have been looking at several at bass pro.
09-06-2009, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,287
Posted By davemhughes

Cost for Mule Deer hunt and what is and is not...

Cost for Mule Deer hunt and what is and is not provided? References?
09-06-2009, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,000
Posted By davemhughes

I know this is a problem faced by many and it can...

I know this is a problem faced by many and it can be difficult to control because of the Federal regulations involved.

Here is a link on the subject.
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Forum: Black Powder
09-06-2009, 08:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 490
Posted By davemhughes

I would think it would be fine unless it was...

I would think it would be fine unless it was stored in some sort of very extreme conditions.
Forum: Black Powder
09-05-2009, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,092
Posted By davemhughes

Well the deal is done.........Just waiting for it...

Well the deal is done.........Just waiting for it to arrive now.

I plan on using the suggested loads except I want to use T7 fffg since I have a pound of it to shoot up and do not intend on using...
09-05-2009, 03:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,460
Posted By davemhughes

Pmt was today sent as per your instructions.

Pmt was today sent as per your instructions.
09-05-2009, 09:27 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,023
Posted By davemhughes

Please Sign Me Up

Thanks, should be interesting as we have a mix of some of the breeds here in Kansas.
Forum: Black Powder
09-04-2009, 06:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,092
Posted By davemhughes

TK2000 12ga Shotgun

Well I saw a member had one for sale and wanted one in camo, his is black, but I think I can live with it. So we are working out the details to get it.

Ever since I moved back to the lower 48 I...
09-04-2009, 05:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,460
Posted By davemhughes

PM sent

Sounds great, my PM explains my part of it and look forward to hearing from you.

Thanks
Dave
09-03-2009, 05:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,460
Posted By davemhughes

I truly am interested......I am going to buy a ML...

I truly am interested......I am going to buy a ML shotgun in the next day or so and would like to talk to you about this one.
09-02-2009, 06:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,460
Posted By davemhughes

Do you still have the gun?? If so let me...

Do you still have the gun??

If so let me know as I have been searching for a camo one but hey I am open.......

As if a deal is worked out I would prefer to pay via paypal so it gets shipped...
08-31-2009, 05:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 17,832
Posted By davemhughes

I usually start with a mod using 7 1/2 shells. I...

I usually start with a mod using 7 1/2 shells. I carry an improved and full choke. I just change the choke as the shooting dictates. I am hoping for a great opening day tomorrow.
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