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Forum: Bowhunting
10-27-2004, 04:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,739
Posted By coloradojones

RE: PSE Primos or Parker Phoenix?

Haven't shot the Parker but I do own a Primos STL. My brother shoots a Parker Hunter Mag and it's O.K., but it's not nearly up to par with the Primos. The Primos is very smooth, with a solid wall,...
Forum: Guns
10-22-2004, 09:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 694
Posted By coloradojones

RE: Marlin MR7

I bought a Marlin MR7 270 about 2 years ago for my son. It has been an excellent rifle with all of the features we were looking for (3 position safety, satin finish, drop plate) and it's a good...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-16-2004, 02:26 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,761
Posted By coloradojones

RE: Not trying to stir controversy ..but..

I agree with the others regarding how critical the butchering and care of the meat is. Also, if you're trophy hunting, don't expect that old buck to taste nearly as good as a younger animal. I...
Forum: Guns
09-09-2004, 05:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,108
Posted By coloradojones

RE: Savage model 111FCXP3

I have one of these in a 22-250 caliber. I bought it 2 years ago and I've been very happy with it. Nothing fancy but very accurate and reliable. One note of caution - the scope that comes with it...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-26-2004, 11:11 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,306
Posted By coloradojones

RE: New Martin Ad

Someone should help this poor girl with her hand placement on the riser. I volunteer!
Forum: Guns
08-19-2004, 06:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 577
Posted By coloradojones

Remington CDL

Just saw an advertisement for a Remington CDL in a Cabella's catalog. Sure looks nice. It has many of the features that I felt were missing in the ADL & BDL such as a satin finish and a hinged...
06-29-2004, 09:56 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,367
Posted By coloradojones

RE: dislikes about nonresidents.

ironranger,

No, I didn't report the violators. I probably should have but I was in the middle of nowhere and I had limited time for hunting. If I would have seen a game warden I would have...
06-22-2004, 01:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,367
Posted By coloradojones

RE: dislikes about nonresidents.

About 5 years ago, I was hunting for elk in the Steamboat Springs area. I walked in about 2 miles on a road/path to an area where I had shot a nice 5 point the year before. This road was clearly...
Forum: Bowhunting
06-04-2004, 09:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,283
Posted By coloradojones

RE: How much does your hunting arrow weigh?

Easton Obsessions with 100grain Muzzies = 407.55 grains total weight
05-24-2004, 11:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,385
Posted By coloradojones

RE: recoil

Hey ElKampMaster,

FYI - I read in the Denver Post yesterday that the Cherry Creek Shooting Center is opening up again.
05-24-2004, 10:49 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 11,368
Posted By coloradojones

RE: what are you shooting?

PSE Primos STL. Smooth, quiet and fast enough. It's a sweet one.
Forum: Technical
05-14-2004, 11:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,611
Posted By coloradojones

RE: carbon arrows loose in quiver

Thanks to all for your recommendations. I went to my local bow shop and they had the Qwikee carbon arrow holder (the rubber piece) in stock and it only cost $6.00. Took care of the problem. I...
Forum: Technical
05-13-2004, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,611
Posted By coloradojones

carbon arrows loose in quiver

I just switched from aluminum to carbon arows. The carbon arrows, with their smaller diameter, don't fit tight in the slots of my Qwikee quiver. Anybody out there have any ideas how to tighten...
Forum: Guns
04-19-2004, 10:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 856
Posted By coloradojones

RE: savage 111fcxp3 package gun

Hey Jaybird,

I bought one of these guns, about 2 years ago, in a 22-250. It is a very accurate and reliable rifle and I've been very happy with it. The scope that came with it (Simmons) is not...
Forum: Technical
04-07-2004, 09:53 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,936
Posted By coloradojones

RE: opinions of the whisker biscuit?

I used the WB on my bow for 2 seasons and I liked it for the most part. It was accurate, consistent and it was handy in hunting situations. My fletchings did tend to curl up after just a few shots...
Forum: Guns
04-06-2004, 10:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 919
Posted By coloradojones

RE: Caliber suggestions????

You may want to consider a 22-250. It would fit nicely in between the 22LR and the .243. Nice shooter at 300 yards+ with very little recoil. Really a fun round to shoot.
04-06-2004, 10:23 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,452
Posted By coloradojones

RE: what caliber do you use

I live in an area where we hunt both deer and elk and shots can be on the long side. My weapon of choice is a 7mm Rem Mag in a Win Mod 70.
Forum: Bowhunting
04-06-2004, 09:59 AM
03-15-2004, 10:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,739
Posted By coloradojones

RE: How many guys shoot PSE bows?

I shoot a PSE Primos STL. I've only had it for about 3 weeks, and I'm very happy with it. Smooth draw, relatively fast, solid wall & very quiet. My last bow was a PSE Lightning Flite 1 cam made in...
Forum: Bowhunting
02-20-2004, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By coloradojones

Got a New Toy Yesterday

Well, I did it. I've been researching new hunting bows and I liked the specs on the PSE Primos STL. I went to the bow shop yesterday and shot one and I was hooked. Smo.....ooth. Fast. I've...
Forum: Guns
01-15-2004, 11:35 AM
Replies: 797
Sticky Which Gun
Views: 226,344
Posted By coloradojones

RE: Which Gun

Winchester M70 in 7MM RM. Reliable and does everything I need it to.
01-09-2004, 09:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,568
Posted By coloradojones

RE: marlin mr-7

Takem,

I bought a Marlin MR-7, about a year and a half ago, from a local sporting goods retailer. At that time, the model had already been discontinued and I bought the rifle on a close-out...
Forum: Guns
02-13-2003, 05:45 PM
Replies: 797
Sticky Which Gun
Views: 226,344
Posted By coloradojones

RE: Which Gun

Winchester M70 7mm Rem Mag
Forum: Guns
09-30-2002, 04:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,950
Posted By coloradojones

RE: Browning Buckmark 22LR Pistol

Guys,

I figured it out. The screw underneath the barrel going into the body had worked itself loose. I tightened it and it works like a champ. My dumb. Thanks for all your responses.
Forum: Guns
09-26-2002, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,950
Posted By coloradojones

Browning Buckmark 22LR Pistol

I bought one of these about 1 year ago & it worked great until now. Now, after I shoot the first round, the clip falls out the bottom and the second round jams before it enters the chamber. The...
05-27-2002, 12:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 820
Posted By coloradojones

RE: Alpine No Peep

Thanks for your feedback. I believe I'll give the Timberline No-Peep a try.
05-23-2002, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 820
Posted By coloradojones

Alpine No Peep

Question - I am nearsighted and use eyeglasses for long-distance vision. I currently use a peep sight on my bow and I sometimes have problems focusing and/or lining up through the peep sight. I've...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-14-2002, 09:29 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 28,717
Posted By coloradojones

RE: Bow Survey

PSE Lightning Flite One Cam
Forum: Guns
03-11-2002, 05:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,764
Posted By coloradojones

RE: New Rifle for Beginner

Just a final note: I found a great deal on a Marlin Model MR7, bolt action, in .270 caliber. This seems to be a quality rifle and I got it for a good price ($299). I added a Bushnell Banner 3x9...
Forum: Guns
03-06-2002, 09:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,367
Posted By coloradojones

RE: Your Favorite Gun

My favorite is my Winchester M70 Classic 7mm Rem Mag. It's a honey.
Forum: Guns
02-26-2002, 03:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 993
Posted By coloradojones

RE: Marlin High-Power

WiFAL is right - the Marlin bolt action rifles are discontinued. They are not listed on their website & I spoke with a lady from Marlin who told me they are discontinued. A local sporting goods...
02-25-2002, 10:53 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,337
Posted By coloradojones

RE: what gun do u perfer in the field for whitetail?

If I already had an '06 and I was looking for a smaller caliber to use strictly for deer, I would consider either the 7mm-08 or the .270. Both are excellent deer cartridges. .308 is great also, but...
Forum: Bowhunting
02-25-2002, 10:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,312
Posted By coloradojones

RE: How the heck do you shoot with glasses!!!!!!

I agree - glasses are a pain. After drilling out the hole on my peep sight a little bit, I was able to make it work O.K. The biggest problem I have with glasses is that they tend to fog up at the...
Forum: Guns
02-18-2002, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,132
Posted By coloradojones

Sectional Density

Question for you ammo experts: What exactly is sectional density and how does it affect bullet performance?
Forum: Guns
02-15-2002, 04:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,246
Posted By coloradojones

RE: New Deer Hunter Needs Help w/ Gun Purchase.

FreshTrax,

I don't know what your budget is for your scope, but you may want to look at the Bushnell Banner 3x9 scope. Good quality for about $90.
Forum: Bowhunting
02-15-2002, 04:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,137
Posted By coloradojones

RE: Crosshair sights

I also like a crosshair sight. I recently bought one from Timberline and it looks like a pretty good one. I haven't had the chance to shoot with it yet. Timberline is the only company I know of...
Forum: Guns
02-14-2002, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 983
Posted By coloradojones

RE: Ultra light rifle

Ultralight 30-06 or 300 mag? Ouch!!<img src=icon_smile_blackeye.gif border=0 align=middle>
Forum: Guns
02-13-2002, 11:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,587
Posted By coloradojones

RE: we all have them, we all love them

My .22 is a Browning Buckmark semi-auto pistol. Fairly inexpensive but shoots well and seems to be very durable.
Forum: Guns
02-13-2002, 10:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,246
Posted By coloradojones

RE: New Deer Hunter Needs Help w/ Gun Purchase.

Since you may be going after game larger than deer, I would recommend either .308, 30-06 or 7 mm Remington Mag. .270 is also a great deer caliber, but would not be my first choice for larger game. ...
02-13-2002, 10:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 819
Posted By coloradojones

RE: Rangefinder Advice

I agree with DeerThug and PABowhntr. I bought one of the Bushnell Sports a few weeks ago after reading the advertisements that it would range out to 800 yards. I have been disappointed with the...
Forum: Guns
02-11-2002, 09:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,156
Posted By coloradojones

RE: Versitile caliber

You can't go wrong with either the '06 or the 7mm mag for all North American game UP TO Grizzly Bears. My personal preference is the 7mm mag because it shoots flatter and hits hard. The 270 is a...
Forum: Guns
02-08-2002, 09:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,552
Posted By coloradojones

RE: Good Poll Question?

One more vote for the Winchester M70 Classic Sporter in the 7mm Rem Mag.
02-08-2002, 03:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,459
Posted By coloradojones

RE: Sceery Elk Calls

I've used the Sceery cow calls with good success. Very realistic sound and pretty easy to use. I've called in both cows and bulls with it as well as using it to get a few nervous bulls to relax and...
Forum: Guns
02-07-2002, 10:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,388
Posted By coloradojones

RE: Whats YOUR favorite rifle /caliber/load?????

Winchester M70 7mm Rem Mag topped with a Bushnell Banner 3x9 scope. Shooting 160g Federal Premium Nosler Partitions for deer and elk.
Forum: Guns
02-04-2002, 06:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,182
Posted By coloradojones

RE: Magnum Craze

Let's turn this question around. Why would you not want a rifle that shoots flatter and hits harder than non-magnum calibers? As long as the recoil is manageable, why would you not want the best...
Forum: Guns
01-30-2002, 02:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 738
Posted By coloradojones

RE: Can't make up my mind...

Steve,

I disagree with Pro-Line & frizzellr. Everyone has a right to their opinion, but I believe the 7mm Rem Mag is an excellent cartridge. Flat shooting and hits hard. The 7mm Rem Mag is easy...
Forum: Guns
01-29-2002, 02:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,034
Posted By coloradojones

RE: 700 mountain rifle or a-bolt hunter?

I don't know if you're locked in to these 2 rifles, but I'd recommend looking at the Winchester M70. 3 way safety, smooth action, claw retractor, accurate and sharp looking.
Forum: Guns
01-29-2002, 02:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,058
Posted By coloradojones

RE: .308, How's the kick ?

Just make sure the rifle you get is not too light. I used to own a Midland .308 that was pretty light. Kicked like a mule. The rifle I have now is a Winchester M70 in a 7mm Rem Mag and,...
Forum: Guns
01-28-2002, 04:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 920
Posted By coloradojones

RE: .280 or .3006?

If you're considering a 280, why not step up to a 7mm mag? Shoots flatter. Hits harder. Great choice for mid to longer range deer hunting.
01-24-2002, 02:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 599
Posted By coloradojones

RE: What is the Best Trout Lure that is not live bait?

I've had good luck with silver or gold Blue Fox spinners as well as Rapalas.
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