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01-30-2023, 03:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 146
Posted By Wingbone

Here in WI anything in the red oak family drops...

Here in WI anything in the red oak family drops them late. In big years, they'll be dropping on top of the snow.
Forum: Bowhunting
01-28-2023, 03:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 86
Posted By Wingbone

Screwed up on a big buck first week in November....

Screwed up on a big buck first week in November. Other than that, all in all nobody got hurt.
Forum: Black Powder
01-05-2023, 03:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 409
Posted By Wingbone

Yum! No better eating than that!

Yum! No better eating than that!
12-07-2022, 02:04 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,785
Posted By Wingbone

Definitely a wall hanger. Congratulations!

Definitely a wall hanger. Congratulations!
11-09-2022, 03:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 546
Posted By Wingbone

1. My BS meter is pegged. 2. Don't ignore...

1. My BS meter is pegged.
2. Don't ignore spellcheck.
Forum: Bowhunting
10-25-2022, 02:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 477
Posted By Wingbone

If you truly mean "composite", there is no...

If you truly mean "composite", there is no difference. A longbow can be composite if it's constructed of multiple layers of wood and fiberglass or it can be a "self" bow meaning constructed out a...
09-26-2022, 04:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,488
Posted By Wingbone

Although it is apparently quite possible to...

Although it is apparently quite possible to successfully hunt turkeys with a properly outfitted .410, the guys who answered your questions are experienced turkey hunters. And, while it might be the...
Forum: Guns
09-19-2022, 02:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 445
Posted By Wingbone

I deer hunted with a stock Springfield for years....

I deer hunted with a stock Springfield for years. I still have it and shoot it regularly. I handload and would not consider recoil with 150 grain bullets "brutal". In fact, I would consider it pretty...
09-12-2022, 03:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 721
Posted By Wingbone

I'd opt for a good merino wool base layer set...

I'd opt for a good merino wool base layer set with a good fleece top under your camo outer layer. You can adjust your warmth level accordingly.
09-09-2022, 04:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 847
Posted By Wingbone

Any adjustable bipod or tripod will work. I got a...

Any adjustable bipod or tripod will work. I got a spring bear this year using that very technique. Rifle forearm was resting on the bipod. I was sitting with my elbows resting on my knees, my...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-02-2022, 04:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 731
Posted By Wingbone

I have 2 sets of binocs that it happens. On the...

I have 2 sets of binocs that it happens. On the good set, it's a matter of changing the angle of the eye pieces relative to your eyes. Adjust them a little wider or narrower and see if it improves....
Forum: Reloading
09-01-2022, 02:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 727
Posted By Wingbone

I find that to be a tough, full time, yet...

I find that to be a tough, full time, yet rewarding job.
Forum: Reloading
08-31-2022, 02:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 727
Posted By Wingbone

You realize you already told us that with the...

You realize you already told us that with the "reloading since the '70's" comment, right? BTW, welcome. A few more FOG's wouldn't hurt.
08-17-2022, 03:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,312
Posted By Wingbone

My cousin swears by winter wheat as a food plot....

My cousin swears by winter wheat as a food plot. He's tried the rye with less success. But his location is in a big woods area with poor soils. There is no other cropland within a couple miles. Don't...
Forum: Technical
08-08-2022, 03:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 181
Posted By Wingbone

Welcome to the forum. Changing your draw length...

Welcome to the forum. Changing your draw length would require changing your sight pins. Also it will be difficult to be consistent while practicing. The universal recommendation for shooting out of a...
07-28-2022, 03:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,658
Posted By Wingbone

Results of this spring's Ontario bear hunt in...

Results of this spring's Ontario bear hunt in June.
07-26-2022, 03:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,140
Posted By Wingbone

Tactical error. The wind changes, the food...

Tactical error. The wind changes, the food sources come into and out of season, the habitat changes. Deer activities change from year to year depending on those, and other, factors. I have stands set...
07-18-2022, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,135
Posted By Wingbone

Are you talking about swabbing between shots or...

Are you talking about swabbing between shots or swabbing after you're done shooting, while at the range? If it is the former, my response would be the same spit patch advice as Bronko. If it is the...
Forum: Guns
07-08-2022, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 566
Posted By Wingbone

Even worse

Even worse
Forum: Guns
07-08-2022, 02:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 566
Posted By Wingbone

I don't think the author has enough work to do....

I don't think the author has enough work to do. He keeps posting verbose answers to questions no one is asking.
07-04-2022, 03:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,450
Posted By Wingbone

I start with the local on-line weather forecast....

I start with the local on-line weather forecast. There is usually an hourly summary which gives wind direction. On the way to the hunting spot, I look for flags flying or smoke to show predominant...
Forum: Gunsmithing
06-29-2022, 09:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 809
Posted By Wingbone

Richards microfit (http://rifle-stocks.com/) ...

Richards microfit (http://rifle-stocks.com/)
These guys sound like you can work with them.
Forum: Guns
06-28-2022, 04:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 834
Posted By Wingbone

In my opinion, the 110 with a Vortex scope is...

In my opinion, the 110 with a Vortex scope is worth the extra money. The Axis has way too much plastic for my tastes, and I'm guessing the Bushnell wouldn't be their top of the line. BTW, welcome to...
06-26-2022, 03:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 840
Posted By Wingbone

I gotta try that.

I gotta try that.
06-25-2022, 03:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 840
Posted By Wingbone

Interesting results. How did you apply the lube?

Interesting results. How did you apply the lube?
Forum: Reloading
06-16-2022, 03:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 845
Posted By Wingbone

It mostly happens with S & B brass. Their primer...

It mostly happens with S & B brass. Their primer pockets are tight and just deep enough so that the primer fits flush.
Forum: Reloading
06-15-2022, 04:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 845
Posted By Wingbone

Yes. I've had to do that almost every reloading...

Yes. I've had to do that almost every reloading session once or twice. Put a little more pressure on it and test with your thumb.
06-12-2022, 03:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,060
Posted By Wingbone

Nice rifle, and outstanding shooting! What ammo?

Nice rifle, and outstanding shooting! What ammo?
Forum: Black Powder
06-05-2022, 02:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By Wingbone

I use the 385 gr. Great Plains slugs in my .50...

I use the 385 gr. Great Plains slugs in my .50 inline. They are pretty easy to load, exceptionally accurate and devastating on deer.
Forum: Technical
05-22-2022, 02:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,067
Posted By Wingbone

Frankly, I think your arrows are too light. 75#...

Frankly, I think your arrows are too light. 75# is a heavy bow but I think your penetration will suffer. Kenetic energy is great, but momentum is your friend.
Forum: Reloading
05-03-2022, 02:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 960
Posted By Wingbone

I did bullet casting for years. I had a Lyman...

I did bullet casting for years. I had a Lyman electric pot. I just left the lead in the pot.
04-17-2022, 01:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,351
Posted By Wingbone

It happens. If you've never missed a turkey, you...

It happens. If you've never missed a turkey, you haven't been hunting very long. He got his first one out of the way. At least he had the opportunity. On a day like yesterday, that's an...
04-16-2022, 03:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,351
Posted By Wingbone

I hear you. Tough scouting this spring. Good luck.

I hear you. Tough scouting this spring. Good luck.
04-15-2022, 02:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,351
Posted By Wingbone

:biggrin:. In a couple years, I hope to have the...

:biggrin:. In a couple years, I hope to have the same reaction from mine. Gotta get a bird for his dad first.
04-05-2022, 03:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 804
Posted By Wingbone

Extremely. I usually have to wear gel insoles in...

Extremely. I usually have to wear gel insoles in my boots, not these. Also they have excellent ankle support. I have ripped ligaments in both ankles so ankle support is paramount to me
04-03-2022, 04:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 804
Posted By Wingbone

My old Danners finally wore out late last fall....

My old Danners finally wore out late last fall. When I looked around for replacements, I wasn't impressed with the products they were currently putting out. In looking around, I finally settled on...
Forum: Black Powder
03-10-2022, 03:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,687
Posted By Wingbone

Youtube is your friend.

Youtube is your friend.
Forum: Reloading
02-17-2022, 03:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 920
Posted By Wingbone

Welcome to the club. I hear S&B primers are...

Welcome to the club. I hear S&B primers are really consistent.
02-01-2022, 05:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,116
Posted By Wingbone

Looks like oxygenated lung blood to me.

Looks like oxygenated lung blood to me.
01-28-2022, 02:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 825
Posted By Wingbone

Tough act to follow. Congrats. Rifle seems to be...

Tough act to follow. Congrats. Rifle seems to be working for you.
01-03-2022, 02:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,919
Posted By Wingbone

You guys should keep your people killing...

You guys should keep your people killing fantasies to yourselves. Publicly displaying them only reinforces the Kyle Rittenhouse image of gun owners.
Forum: Crossbows
12-24-2021, 02:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,532
Posted By Wingbone

With crossbows, you get what you pay for. Spend...

With crossbows, you get what you pay for. Spend the money. Get a good one.
Forum: Guns
12-05-2021, 11:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 451
Posted By Wingbone

It not only looks good, but it's accurate as...

It not only looks good, but it's accurate as well. [email protected] fine shooting.
Forum: Guns
12-05-2021, 02:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 451
Posted By Wingbone

A fine looking rifle. Need a range report to go...

A fine looking rifle. Need a range report to go with it. I love single shots.
11-29-2021, 02:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,811
Posted By Wingbone

This has been my experience. I was going to say...

This has been my experience. I was going to say that a lung-shot deer will live about 5-10 seconds. I've missed hitting ribs and watched the deer stand there for that length of time and drop dead....
Forum: Guns
10-26-2021, 01:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 774
Posted By Wingbone

The '06 is known for plunking different weight...

The '06 is known for plunking different weight bullets into the same spot. Mine shoots 150's and 180's interchangeably. I'm not sure a .308 does the same thing.
Forum: Crossbows
10-24-2021, 02:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,479
Posted By Wingbone

I use a bipod.

I use a bipod.
Forum: Guns
10-23-2021, 02:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 644
Posted By Wingbone

Somebody's idea of the ultimate deer rifle from...

Somebody's idea of the ultimate deer rifle from back in the 60's.
Forum: Bowhunting
10-19-2021, 02:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,058
Posted By Wingbone

I hunted a nice cover area near a rural...

I hunted a nice cover area near a rural subdivision once. I could hear kids playing and the dogs barking. The deer I saw paid very little attention to those noises. They were indeed used to them. As...
10-03-2021, 02:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,765
Posted By Wingbone

Guess mine.

Guess mine.
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