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Forum: Guns
12-23-2017, 04:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By MaineRida

I hope you get an answer to your noise baffle. I...

I hope you get an answer to your noise baffle. I was thinking about doing the same thing with a U shaped box lxwxh 8'x 2'x 2'. Line this with corrugated, egg carton shaped foam, and believe it...
12-19-2017, 04:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,147
Posted By MaineRida

How do you quantify one scope having more clarity...

How do you quantify one scope having more clarity than another. If it is a judgement call then any one could be equal to another. I've sat in front of the scope counter at the local gun shop, large...
12-04-2017, 10:23 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,571
Posted By MaineRida

I had an 11-87, mine didn't cycle well with lower...

I had an 11-87, mine didn't cycle well with lower end field loads and never had much accuracy with the rifled slug barrel and cantilevered scope mount. Good luck in your quest.... I switched to the...
Forum: Guns
11-01-2017, 01:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,883
Posted By MaineRida

I will take the 7mm Rem Mag as well, I have had a...

I will take the 7mm Rem Mag as well, I have had a Weatherby vanguard with the synthetic stock since 86 and the rifle is still performing admirably. For thin skin game Seirra Game King 160gr has...
08-28-2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 358
Posted By MaineRida

That's quite an offer, whish I was perminately in...

That's quite an offer, whish I was perminately in Florida so I could take you up on that. I'll be freezing in a couple feet of snow at that time :(
Forum: South
08-17-2017, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 679
Posted By MaineRida

I am not super familiar with wma shooting but...

I am not super familiar with wma shooting but understand that a permit is a must on some wma's to hunt. Example: if you are drawn for a deer tag on wma xxx you may also be allowed to shoot a pig...
Forum: Guns
06-06-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,982
Posted By MaineRida

Is that the limit on life once you start posting,...

Is that the limit on life once you start posting, nine years.... Start the timer!
06-01-2017, 05:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 431
Posted By MaineRida

Nice hog, great shot placement. What was the...

Nice hog, great shot placement. What was the distance, that is a great long distance round....
05-30-2017, 05:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,328
Posted By MaineRida

Never shot a 10, ouch. I've shot a 12 with 3.5"...

Never shot a 10, ouch. I've shot a 12 with 3.5" and that was enough!
05-26-2017, 01:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,453
Posted By MaineRida

Bow hunting as well as all hunting is great. I...

Bow hunting as well as all hunting is great. I bow, muzzle loader, rifle, and pistol hunt. All are rewarding. I do have a special affinity for rifle hunting since that is where I started. I will...
05-07-2017, 05:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,127
Posted By MaineRida

Hope the trap is strong, if nothing else I bet...

Hope the trap is strong, if nothing else I bet it will be pissed Off!
05-07-2017, 04:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,127
Posted By MaineRida

Interesting comments, my mind was wandering as I...

Interesting comments, my mind was wandering as I was driving and it usually centers around hunting or shooting. I don't have enough hog hunting experience but hope to change that in the future. I...
05-07-2017, 06:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,127
Posted By MaineRida

stupid question but had to ask

I read threads with individuals concerned about a backup weapon at close quarters for hogs. There are other articles that have even written concerning hikers protecting themselves from grizzlies with...
04-24-2017, 04:33 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 165,377
Posted By MaineRida

Just don't let them know your limited to 14...

Just don't let them know your limited to 14 clubs, yikes!
04-24-2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,050
Posted By MaineRida

Congrats on the gun, I have three encore actions...

Congrats on the gun, I have three encore actions and several barrels. It is a great gun to shoot and carry. I seemed to have more success knowing I have but one shot than I did when I carried the...
04-22-2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 165,377
Posted By MaineRida

For me, action length is inconsequential. Most of...

For me, action length is inconsequential. Most of my hunts are short excursions and the extra couple of ounces is not detectable. While hunting,I do hunt with long and short actions and throwing the...
Forum: Reloading
04-20-2017, 05:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 694
Posted By MaineRida

I believe I've sent a message with the...

I believe I've sent a message with the information, let me know if you have received. Thank you for the offer!
04-19-2017, 05:28 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 165,377
Posted By MaineRida

Agree, split the difference and get the 280. I...

Agree, split the difference and get the 280. I have all three with the 280 being the newest acquisition, it is where I'll play for the next couple of years. Great potential / versatility for...
Forum: Reloading
04-14-2017, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 694
Posted By MaineRida

If available, I'll take what's left, my 7mm isn't...

If available, I'll take what's left, my 7mm isn't fussy for my standard hunting. I've shot one deer over 150 yards with most being under 100. My concerns lean toward the projectiles. Thanks for the...
Forum: South
04-14-2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,157
Posted By MaineRida

I have been using summit for many years, I have...

I have been using summit for many years, I have three. They do come with a strap to secure the seat portion to the tree once on place, this is super stable. I attach my backpack strap, which is...
Forum: Reloading
04-14-2017, 03:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,310
Posted By MaineRida

Is 4451 powder the same length granules as IMR...

Is 4451 powder the same length granules as IMR 4350? I would really like an equivalent that meters a bit smoother. Grains getting cut off can be a bit of a PITA.
Forum: Reloading
04-03-2017, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 559
Posted By MaineRida

The write-up on the Sierra site is intriguing for...

The write-up on the Sierra site is intriguing for the HPBT so even though I have a couple hundred of the 150gr BTSP I will have to order a box of the HPBT and give them a try.
Forum: Reloading
04-02-2017, 04:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 559
Posted By MaineRida

Sierra gk 284 BTSP Vs HPBT

I have zero experience with Sierra HPBT. I have used gk BTSP in my 7rm,06,338-06, and other chamberings. I have not had any failures on 170 lb deer, 200 lb bear, and caribou (I target the crease...
Forum: Guns
02-18-2017, 02:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,973
Posted By MaineRida

Use what works or what is entertaining at the...

Use what works or what is entertaining at the moment. It is boredom that has provided my gun collection. 30-30, 32 win spc, 308, 30-06, 338-06, 7-08, 7rem mag, 280 rem, 300 win mag, 300 win st mag,...
01-16-2017, 04:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 325
Posted By MaineRida

Wishbow???

I was watching a hunting show and there was a commercial for a "wishbow". The item looks like it has crossbow limbs without the rifle stock. I watched a couple of short videos and the unit appears...
01-15-2017, 04:41 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 165,377
Posted By MaineRida

I applaud the op for the purchase of the 7mm mag,...

I applaud the op for the purchase of the 7mm mag, love mine and you won't flinch if you squeeze the trigger. Slapping or Jerking the trigger is bad. The other round is viable, my 11 year old grandson...
Forum: Black Powder
01-14-2017, 08:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,012
Posted By MaineRida

Illuminated is available in multiple variations, ...

Illuminated is available in multiple variations, easy to find with a Google search.
Forum: Black Powder
01-06-2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,080
Posted By MaineRida

At least you can hunt when there is snow on the...

At least you can hunt when there is snow on the ground. The deer yard up and it's like shooting fish in a barrel. So much easier to see that brown object moving against that white surface, might...
01-05-2017, 05:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 836
Posted By MaineRida

Lol, you can have that same drink sitting in the...

Lol, you can have that same drink sitting in the Gulf in warm weather, unless you don't partake in the summertime :busted:
Forum: Black Powder
01-05-2017, 05:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,080
Posted By MaineRida

If the mountain men had the opportunity to shoot...

If the mountain men had the opportunity to shoot a modern in-line they would have latched on to it in a heartbeat. They had to harvest to live not for recreation. In the old stories you never heard...
Forum: South
12-29-2016, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,477
Posted By MaineRida

Wma,walked in blind since I live in Maine and...

Wma,walked in blind since I live in Maine and have a place to vacation in FL. Did my scouting on Google Earth then set up in a couple of spots ( climbing stand) saw 8 deer and a pig. It was a great...
Forum: South
12-29-2016, 03:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,477
Posted By MaineRida

I hunted c-3 the last week of Nov / first week...

I hunted c-3 the last week of Nov / first week Dec. I saw a buck dogging does and shot 6pt that had dark stinking hocks. This was the western end of Levy County. This is in the middle of general gun.
11-12-2016, 05:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 901
Posted By MaineRida

I have been hunting so long that I remember when...

I have been hunting so long that I remember when you exited the woods a mile from your car and passersbys would stop and ask you if you needed a lift even though you were carrying a gun.
11-12-2016, 05:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,366
Posted By MaineRida

Do I feel safe, yes. Do I take different...

Do I feel safe, yes. Do I take different precautions than I did in the 70's yes. I walk in an hour before legal shooting using a red headlamp. I sit 25' min height in my treestand. I do not get...
11-06-2016, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 367
Posted By MaineRida

I have had a similar situation, I am hunting...

I have had a similar situation, I am hunting where I have four different buck frequenting the area and I have seen only one doe. The stats are opposite of usual circumstances. I am trying to...
11-06-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By MaineRida

You have 80 acres, how is this property set up...

You have 80 acres, how is this property set up i.e. what percentage Harwood, softwood, field, swamp etc... How does this compair to the abutting properties? Where do the deer typically bed and how...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-11-2016, 05:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,183
Posted By MaineRida

Great buck, I would love to have a sticker point...

Great buck, I would love to have a sticker point or drop time. I have hunted many years and have not accomplished that feat. I will be in Florida for Thanksgiving and look forward to starting the...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-27-2016, 06:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,403
Posted By MaineRida

Couldn't of said it better, it is thought...

Couldn't of said it better, it is thought provoking to examine others experiences and determine if their results are worth trying to reproduce. If we didn't experiment we would still be spear...
Forum: Bowhunting
07-22-2016, 06:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By MaineRida

In Maine deer season starts mid Sept,(expanded...

In Maine deer season starts mid Sept,(expanded archery) by the end of September beginning of October I see bucks looking very interested in does. This interest lasts through December but peaks...
Forum: Bowhunting
07-21-2016, 05:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,913
Posted By MaineRida

I prefer mechanicals that pivot open opposed to...

I prefer mechanicals that pivot open opposed to sliding open. Most of the pivot open stay closed with a rubber o-ring or.... I had a three blade mechanical do what I consider fail due to having only...
07-21-2016, 05:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,648
Posted By MaineRida

7mm mag of multiple varieties. It will put down...

7mm mag of multiple varieties. It will put down caribou, moose, and deer sized game. I've taken but one hog and it drops them as well. It will also allow shots at distances better than my abilities. ...
07-20-2016, 06:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,615
Posted By MaineRida

When hunting on the wma's you need a license and...

When hunting on the wma's you need a license and the wma permit. It does not matter the species being hunted. I will be hunting wma for the first time this year. I did the guided hunt the first time...
Forum: South
04-12-2016, 05:28 PM
Replies: 1,268
Views: 162,005
Posted By MaineRida

I'll be permanent in six years,hope they have...

I'll be permanent in six years,hope they have grown really big by then. Will try to get a week of archery in this coming season, the learning curve has to begin at some point.
Forum: South
04-08-2016, 06:14 PM
Replies: 1,268
Views: 162,005
Posted By MaineRida

Are those numbers low? If you eastimate, how many...

Are those numbers low? If you eastimate, how many hunters are responsible for the harvest numbers? What is the success rate?
Forum: Bowhunting
04-04-2016, 05:48 PM
Replies: 10
Bow
Views: 732
Posted By MaineRida

I have never held either bow, so can give no...

I have never held either bow, so can give no firsthand advice, I would read reviews on both bows as well as using the advice from this thread. Good luck with your choice, it is so much fun getting...
03-26-2016, 08:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 915
Posted By MaineRida

I agree with keeping the feds out of the...

I agree with keeping the feds out of the administration on any project. The result of federal intrusion would be our taxes rising by a billion dollars so they could implement the program (and have...
02-03-2016, 05:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,131
Posted By MaineRida

Quantum Cabo 40 & 50 ptsd

I just purchased one of each. With the cart before the horse how will these perform for flats fishing with 20lb braid. What is a good option for a rod?
Forum: South
01-26-2016, 03:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,782
Posted By MaineRida

The issues listed above are the reasons I have...

The issues listed above are the reasons I have taken to the trees. I feel much safer 25' up than when on the ground. Traversing to and from the stand I wear a red headlamp to help improve my...
01-03-2016, 10:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,720
Posted By MaineRida

I have heard there are places where people eat...

I have heard there are places where people eat reptiles and furry rodents!
01-03-2016, 04:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,720
Posted By MaineRida

As long as the food is fresh, I'll try most any...

As long as the food is fresh, I'll try most any dish. It is better to know what you are consuming but most things are edible and when you don't ask you usually like the flavor of what you consumed....
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