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Forum: Technical
07-20-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 30,883
Posted By Ed McDonald

I made a arrow saw several years ago . Bought a...

I made a arrow saw several years ago . Bought a cutoff saw from HF and replaced the blade with an abrasive blade . The saw cost me $25 and I had the lumber hanging around plus a broken tape measure .
09-20-2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 14,553
Posted By Ed McDonald

blah , blah , blah , I have been shooting rifled...

blah , blah , blah , I have been shooting rifled slugs out of a rifled barrel for about 15 years . No problem . Winchester and Federal slugs .
When you shoot your sabots , don't forget to clean the...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-06-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,333
Posted By Ed McDonald

Eventually you get smarter and shoot at different...

Eventually you get smarter and shoot at different spots or shell out some money .........
Forum: Technical
07-22-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 22,577
Posted By Ed McDonald

I call BS on this ! You are saying that Carbon...

I call BS on this ! You are saying that Carbon Express sells reject arrows ...........
Forum: Bowhunting
07-13-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 738
Posted By Ed McDonald

There is already a thread on this...

There is already a thread on this ...............check it out
Forum: Bowhunting
06-29-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,183
Posted By Ed McDonald

I have a Tru-Glo single pin Brite Sight on two...

I have a Tru-Glo single pin Brite Sight on two different bows . Easy and quick to adjust . No problem . I have taken deer anywhere from 7 to 35 yards . I don't see a need for a bunch of pins ( my...
Forum: Bowhunting
06-21-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,193
Posted By Ed McDonald

It's illegal to use salt blocks , mineral rocks /...

It's illegal to use salt blocks , mineral rocks / blocks etc in New York State .
Forum: Black Powder
04-29-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,734
Posted By Ed McDonald

I bought a few BP Bullets , etc right at the end...

I bought a few BP Bullets , etc right at the end of the BP season . The prices were reduced and the supply went by fast . Same thing at WalMart . Even Biekirck's ( big supplier in Rochester area )...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-29-2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,556
Posted By Ed McDonald

I use a poly-cord with a carabiner attached to it

I use a poly-cord with a carabiner attached to it
Forum: Bowhunting
03-29-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,464
Posted By Ed McDonald

I switched to carbons a few years ago and gave...

I switched to carbons a few years ago and gave away my aluminum arrows . I would never switch back .
Forum: Bowhunting
06-27-2011, 06:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 866
Posted By Ed McDonald

I have a Ben Pearson TX-4 . Paid $30 for 3 Raffle...

I have a Ben Pearson TX-4 . Paid $30 for 3 Raffle tickets and won it . The TX-4 is a great bow !
Forum: Bowhunting
05-19-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,514
Posted By Ed McDonald

I have the Tru-Glo Range Rover sight on two...

I have the Tru-Glo Range Rover sight on two different bows , It's similar to the HHA but about 1/2 the price .
Forum: Bowhunting
03-29-2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 744
Posted By Ed McDonald

The only fox I had ever heard make a noise were...

The only fox I had ever heard make a noise were gray foxes . They make a sort of screaming noise .
12-11-2010, 05:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,351
Posted By Ed McDonald

60# is an adult bow . Heck , I think "The Nuge"...

60# is an adult bow . Heck , I think "The Nuge" shoots less than 55# .
11-16-2010, 05:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,344
Posted By Ed McDonald

I remember seeing one years ago . Didn't buy it ....

I remember seeing one years ago . Didn't buy it . I ahvn't seen one in any store in many many years !
11-16-2010, 05:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,253
Posted By Ed McDonald

I don't think you die from "blood poisoning" .You...

I don't think you die from "blood poisoning" .You can die from lack of blood circulation . I use a HSS harness . If I was to fall I would be supported by the strap around my chest and the straps...
11-16-2010, 05:38 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,694
Posted By Ed McDonald

Never had a problem until this year and it didn't...

Never had a problem until this year and it didn't bother the deer . I dragged my son's deer to a spot naer a trail in an old vineyard and told him to gut it there . It was just off the trail ....
11-01-2010, 06:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,651
Posted By Ed McDonald

I have always field dressed deer while they are...

I have always field dressed deer while they are on the ground . What is the advantage of hanging a deer and gutting it ?
Forum: Bowhunting
10-12-2010, 06:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,512
Posted By Ed McDonald

How do you know whether or not they scouted the...

How do you know whether or not they scouted the area for gun hunting ?
09-27-2010, 06:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,335
Posted By Ed McDonald

I have killed several deer with the Rage 2 blades...

I have killed several deer with the Rage 2 blades ( 3 blade Rage are illegal in NY ) . Never had a problem with them !
Forum: Bowhunting
08-24-2010, 06:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 608
Posted By Ed McDonald

I have an Ultra Nok that I am going to replace...

I have an Ultra Nok that I am going to replace with a string loop .The metal Ultra Nok makes a noticable noise when I shoot the bow .
Forum: Technical
08-02-2010, 08:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 903
Posted By Ed McDonald

This is a You Tube video that shows how to make a...

This is a You Tube video that shows how to make a lighted nock ..........

http://www.youtube.com/v/hMqLT-4ezzk&hl=en_US&fs=1 (http://www.youtube.com/v/hMqLT-4ezzk&hl=en_US&fs=1)"
Forum: Technical
07-31-2010, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 903
Posted By Ed McDonald

I made one of the Lighted Nocks using the Bobber...

I made one of the Lighted Nocks using the Bobber Light and it worked fine . Gander Mt was selling the lights for $2.49 so it was inexpensive to make .
07-24-2010, 04:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,017
Posted By Ed McDonald

Before I made a cutoff saw , I took arrows in to...

Before I made a cutoff saw , I took arrows in to Gander Mt . They charged me 25 cents per arrow to cut them to length ( $3 a dozen for you non math folks) .
Forum: Technical
07-24-2010, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 708
Posted By Ed McDonald

I had a noise problem while drawing the arrow...

I had a noise problem while drawing the arrow back several years ago that was bugging me . I thought it was a wheel or cam or slide . I discovered that it was the arrow (aluminum) scraping the prong...
07-17-2010, 03:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,701
Posted By Ed McDonald

1) a 2) a 3) a 4) a 5) f

1) a
2) a
3) a
4) a
5) f
07-10-2010, 01:11 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,914
Posted By Ed McDonald

I'll go for that double lung shot !!!

I'll go for that double lung shot !!!
06-26-2010, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,048
Posted By Ed McDonald

I have had one experience with NAP and I think...

I have had one experience with NAP and I think their Customer Service sucks . I bought a Quik Spin fletching kit from Dick's Sporting Goods store . The kit consisted of Quik Spin vanes , glue and...
Forum: Bowhunting
06-08-2010, 06:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,282
Posted By Ed McDonald

I put a new set of TwiztdedStrings on my...

I put a new set of TwiztdedStrings on my Limbsaver and they are great ........
06-04-2010, 06:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 782
Posted By Ed McDonald

Take a piece of a metal coat hanger and make a...

Take a piece of a metal coat hanger and make a large "S" hook . Hang it on one of the roof supports (assuming there are some) and hang your bow with a nocked arrow from it .
Forum: Bowhunting
05-27-2010, 06:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,783
Posted By Ed McDonald

I will be 69 years old in September . My Parker...

I will be 69 years old in September . My Parker Phoenix is set at 70# . I don't want to hurt my shoulder so I don't have it maxed out .
05-27-2010, 05:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,084
Posted By Ed McDonald

I go with the 15' metal ladder stands . I buy...

I go with the 15' metal ladder stands . I buy them when DICK's has them for $50 and I use the $10 coupon so I pay $40 / stand . I have about 10 of them . Four are still in the boxes and need to be...
Forum: Bowhunting
05-26-2010, 04:49 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,062
Posted By Ed McDonald

Never heard of the site . Are you pimping it for...

Never heard of the site . Are you pimping it for them ???
05-25-2010, 06:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,230
Posted By Ed McDonald

If it works , who cares what it's called ....

If it works , who cares what it's called . :confused0024:,,:confused0024:,,:confused0024:
05-22-2010, 06:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,788
Posted By Ed McDonald

FOBs work great even for non-"newbies" . You can...

FOBs work great even for non-"newbies" . You can hear a faint sound from the shooter's side of the arrow . That's the backside for you "newbies" out there . If you can be in a safe spot down-range...
Forum: Bowhunting
05-20-2010, 05:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,783
Posted By Ed McDonald

I have one bow set at 70# and another at 62# . I...

I have one bow set at 70# and another at 62# . I am 68 years old so in the next few years , I might have to lower my draw weight . So far it hasn't been a problem .
Forum: Technical
05-10-2010, 07:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,434
Posted By Ed McDonald

If you are that worried about shooting carbons ,...

If you are that worried about shooting carbons , don't do it . As for aluminums , they can also be dangerous / unsafe . If you are really that worried , get rid of the bow ..........
Forum: Bowhunting
05-10-2010, 06:57 AM
Replies: 1,886
Views: 60,440
Posted By Ed McDonald

There are 135,860 members and 2721 active members...

There are 135,860 members and 2721 active members .............
05-07-2010, 05:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 427
Posted By Ed McDonald

Didn't realize you were gone...

Didn't realize you were gone ..........................Hmmmmmmmmmmmmm!
05-02-2010, 07:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,677
Posted By Ed McDonald

I generally buy for quality and low price . I'm...

I generally buy for quality and low price . I'm not going to "buy American" just so someone can make HIGH wages . I worked at a company for 35 years and there are too many lazy folks that want a fat...
05-02-2010, 07:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,364
Posted By Ed McDonald

In New York State an anterless tag is good for a...

In New York State an anterless tag is good for a doe or a buck with less than 3" of spikes .
Forum: Technical
04-05-2010, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 833
Posted By Ed McDonald

More Custom Strings

TWIZTD STRINGS is a company located in Michigan that builds custom strings . The strings are made based on your specifications or those of the manufacturer . The materials used are Brownell Excel or...
Forum: Technical
04-01-2010, 07:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,223
Posted By Ed McDonald

To avoid damaging the arrows that you have ,...

To avoid damaging the arrows that you have , shoot at different spots on the target . You won't be busting arrows and ripping fletching ......
Forum: Technical
03-01-2010, 05:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 765
Posted By Ed McDonald

This comes up a lot . Just remember , the...

This comes up a lot . Just remember , the distance yoy are concerned with is the HORIZONTAL distance .
When shooting from an elevated position , bend at the waist so you don't drop your bow arm and...
02-17-2010, 07:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,137
Posted By Ed McDonald

It doesn't bother me to watch most shows but a...

It doesn't bother me to watch most shows but a lot of it is BS . Some renowned hunter goes to a ranch where the guide or whatever has installed some treestands in ideal locations . When the "shooter"...
Forum: Bowhunting
02-14-2010, 06:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,548
Posted By Ed McDonald

They work great and I will continue to use them ....

They work great and I will continue to use them . Their customer service is to be commended . Most of my Rage 2 kills have bben double lung shots and the farthest was 35 yards .
If someone is happy...
02-11-2010, 04:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,499
Posted By Ed McDonald

If they are like any of the others , they are...

If they are like any of the others , they are held on by velcro ...... and would be removable .
02-11-2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,593
Posted By Ed McDonald

The ladder stands I bought at Dick's all came...

The ladder stands I bought at Dick's all came with a seat pad .
02-11-2010, 04:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,313
Posted By Ed McDonald

I have a pair of Rocky work boots . They are...

I have a pair of Rocky work boots . They are comfortable and water-proof .
I was looking at some Rocky hunting boots in D!cks Sporting Goods Store yesterday . They were manufactured in the...
02-11-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,761
Posted By Ed McDonald

It might help if the original poster would answer...

It might help if the original poster would answer the questions and supply some information .........
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