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09-11-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,781
Posted By WWhunter

Decent review. You must have gotten lucky with...

Decent review. You must have gotten lucky with the Bushnells you purchased. I have purchase 8+ over the last couple of years with half of them being returned due to some issue. Actually going to...
11-10-2009, 01:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 16,935
Posted By WWhunter

Yep, the Diarairi V/VM series are 30MM tubes. I...

Yep, the Diarairi V/VM series are 30MM tubes. I own many different makes of scopes and the V/VM series of scopes are the best of them. My 2.5-10x50IR is mounted on my 30/06 and it is what I used when...
Forum: Midwest
11-05-2009, 05:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,404
Posted By WWhunter

Rain? Really???? I think I may need a boat to...

Rain? Really????
I think I may need a boat to get to my stand. Friggin rediculous.
11-05-2009, 05:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,048
Posted By WWhunter

I have boxes full of cheap scopes. I would really...

I have boxes full of cheap scopes. I would really hate to total up all the money I have spent on cheap scopes over the years because I didn't have the money to buy quality. Well, I learned the hard...
Forum: Trail Cameras
10-27-2009, 09:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,213
Posted By WWhunter

That one is a VERY nice bear. I had at least one...

That one is a VERY nice bear. I had at least one decent one coming in this year also but I ended up getting skunked. It was hitting the bait with regularity and then about 8-10 days before the end of...
Forum: Taxidermy
10-27-2009, 09:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,820
Posted By WWhunter

Mounts have bugs!!!

What the heck can I treat my mounts with to get rid of bugs. My wife called today and said she saw some little bugs in my moose head mount. ARGH......
Forum: Reloading
10-02-2009, 05:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,486
Posted By WWhunter

Bullseye.....buy it by the 8lb keg. :biggrin:

Bullseye.....buy it by the 8lb keg. :biggrin:
Forum: Camping Gear
10-02-2009, 04:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,041
Posted By WWhunter

JM, Save your money. If you want one of these...

JM,
Save your money. If you want one of these type of stoves they are very simple to make. Just do a search for alcohol stoves and you'll find lots of DIY links on how to make one out of aluminum...
Forum: Crossbows
10-02-2009, 04:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 811
Posted By WWhunter

I sure as heck would NEVER sell mine for $300!!!...

I sure as heck would NEVER sell mine for $300!!! The $500 price is closer to what it is worth. Have you guys priced X-bows lately? They have gotten nuts.....just like compounds. Their are ones out...
Forum: Crossbows
09-28-2009, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 811
Posted By WWhunter

I just did a search and the very cheapest I saw...

I just did a search and the very cheapest I saw was around $500 and that is without the bolts, case, etc. I would think all this together new would be $6-700..... maybe I am way off base. Just figure...
Forum: Crossbows
09-28-2009, 11:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,502
Posted By WWhunter

I have similar issues. Hunted all over with bow...

I have similar issues. Hunted all over with bow and a few years ago my shoulder started bothering me so bad I could hardly lift my arm. This went on and off for several years. I was back and forth to...
Forum: Trail Cameras
09-09-2009, 08:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,019
Posted By WWhunter

After issues with Bushnell many years ago and...

After issues with Bushnell many years ago and their "warrantee" I swore I would NEVER again buy another Bushnell product. I guess I was caught at a weak moment when I was in Cabela's and saw the camo...
Forum: Trail Cameras
09-08-2009, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,759
Posted By WWhunter

Left...130-150 dressed Right....200-230...

Left...130-150 dressed
Right....200-230 dressed.

Shot a few bear. Takes a pretty big bear to get over 300lbs. Actually my dad had shot 13 at last count.
Not sure what state you are hunting in...
Forum: Trail Cameras
09-08-2009, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,019
Posted By WWhunter

If you are refering to the new Bushnell Trophy...

If you are refering to the new Bushnell Trophy Cam I have two of them out and am NOT impressed so far. It seems to easily take pictures of me but fails to take many pictures of animals. I am...
Forum: Trail Cameras
08-28-2009, 10:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,022
Posted By WWhunter

I have read nearly as good of reviews on the...

I have read nearly as good of reviews on the Bushnell Trophy as I have the Scout Gaurd. Cabela's has the camo vrsion on sale right now with free shipping for $200 (ok...$199.99)
Having said that I...
Forum: West
02-03-2009, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,060
Posted By WWhunter

Open carry question for AZ

Hey guys! Got a question. My son is enrolled in college in AZ and he asked me about having his handgun there in AZ. I know the law states he cannot purchase a handgun until age 21. (he is not 21 yet)...
Forum: Guns
10-26-2008, 01:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,626
Posted By WWhunter

RE: Concealed Choices

I am not impressed with 9mm's (was involved with the military testing back in 79-80) and am pretty much a hardcore .45 guy. New ammo developements have greatly improved the 9's effectiveness over the...
10-26-2008, 09:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,387
Posted By WWhunter

RE: Gun for my son??

I have owned both the .243 and 7-08's I personally prefer the 7-08. I even bought one for my son (Rem Model 7). I have shot a few elk and countless deer with the 7-08 and it has never failed me....
10-21-2008, 07:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,200
Posted By WWhunter

RE: Rifle for friend

Don't let "he's a small guy" think he needs a small gun. His size has nothing to do with what can HE handle. I'm a small guy (5'6" and 155lbs) and I normally sight in rifles for big guys because they...
10-16-2008, 08:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,835
Posted By WWhunter

RE: Elk: Recommend .270 or 30/06 hot/flat-shooting ammo?

Back to the "Light Mag" bullets....I have also chronoed them. They clock nearlythe same speed as a .300 Win Mag with the same weight bullet (180). So close that I sold a new .300WM and kept my '06....
10-11-2008, 09:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,777
Posted By WWhunter

RE: Wanna Hunt my Private Land for FREE!!!

Thanks alot everyone for the support. Sure helped me get over some of the frustration.
On a side note...the guy I let hunt with his son really surprised me because I wouldn't have expected it from...
10-11-2008, 09:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,555
Posted By WWhunter

RE: Whats a good 20 gauge?

I think both Mossberg and Remington (Express) have combo guns that have slug and birdshot barrels. They are usually under $300 (I think).
You can always try a Youth model and then add a recoil pad...
10-10-2008, 12:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,777
Posted By WWhunter

RE: Wanna Hunt my Private Land for FREE!!!

Thanks Mike (The Outdoorsman) I need a little boost today. Guess maybe other things going on in life have just made things come to a head and I was venting on here.
I see a HUGE difference in...
10-10-2008, 11:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,777
Posted By WWhunter

RE: Wanna Hunt my Private Land for FREE!!!

aharper33,
I think you are out of line and seem to have taken it all wrong. I do have signs up...they only stop the ethical guys from anything. I DO allow guys to hunt when I am not hunting the...
10-10-2008, 10:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,777
Posted By WWhunter

RE: Wanna Hunt my Private Land for FREE!!!

Cougar Mag,

Nope, not at all. Had a couple of guys and a woman drive up and ask....didn't have a problem letting them hunt at all. Even told them where to go sit and they could park by my house....
Forum: Midwest
10-10-2008, 10:37 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 23,391
Posted By WWhunter

RE: Minnesota hunters

Finally saw 3 deer just before dark last night. Saw lots more wolf sign so I knew that was part of the reason.
Forum: Guns
10-10-2008, 10:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,424
Posted By WWhunter

RE: How long can you expect guns to last?

stalkingbear said it first but I'll reinterate what he said....HEAT is one of the biggest enemis of your barrel. If you are out blasting away as fast as you can pull the trigger your barrel will...
Forum: Optics
10-10-2008, 09:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,670
Posted By WWhunter

RE: Zeiss or Swarovski?

See if you can try both sets out in a side by side comparison. Buy whatever fits YOU the best. I was set on Zies from reading all the reviews but after trying out all the high-end binos I...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-10-2008, 08:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 786
Posted By WWhunter

RE: How long is pee good for?

I've kept scent for years in the refridgerator without any problems. So, put it in the fridge til next year, or you can still party hunt in MN if you have hunting buddies.
10-10-2008, 07:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,777
Posted By WWhunter

Wanna Hunt my Private Land for FREE!!!

NOT!!! What the heck is with some people? I own and maintain 120 acres.My land is completely surrounded by state forest lands and I can not believe the attitude of some people. I plant food plots,...
10-10-2008, 07:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,073
Posted By WWhunter

RE: Kenora Ontario Canada Anyone??

Thanks for saying that YooperMike. I guess I didn't want to be as blunt as I should be. My dad's neighbor was a little disappointed also. I think years ago all the hunting rags made Canada look so...
10-10-2008, 07:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,104
Posted By WWhunter

RE: best climber!!!

I have several different brands and types. My favorite has to be the Summit Viper.....quiet, light and sturdy.

Just got done looking at the Equalizer website. It looks like a knock-off of the...
10-10-2008, 07:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,073
Posted By WWhunter

RE: Kenora Ontario Canada Anyone??

You're not to far above the MN border by hunting there. Lots of water up there (hunted moose in the area) and fairly flat landscape. Pretty much thick woods and brush so most shots should be close. I...
Forum: Midwest
10-06-2008, 05:41 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 23,391
Posted By WWhunter

RE: Minnesota hunters

Just got back in out of the rain. Grabbed the shotgun and took a walk grouse hunting and scouting for deer sign. Well, just as I suspected....wolves!!! I found two different piles of wolf scat within...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-06-2008, 11:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 897
Posted By WWhunter

RE: How far can you see

If the sun is shining on me and I'm all toasty....Iusually onlysee the backside of my eyelids.
Forum: Bowhunting
10-06-2008, 11:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,188
Posted By WWhunter

RE: OK now i am getting pissed.

DO NOT FALL OUT OF YOUR STAND!!! Last fall I was putting up another bow stand on my property and it fell....with me on the ladder....about 5-6 feet off the ground. My leg was between the rungs and it...
10-06-2008, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 669
Posted By WWhunter

RE: Scents

50 BUCKS!!!! Crap, they really are out to lighten your wallet. What a rip-off!!!
Forum: Midwest
10-05-2008, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,487
Posted By WWhunter

RE: i have WI hunters safety do I need on in MN to?

What ahunter55 said...go to a different store. Heck, go to Wallyworld. They are supposed to honor Hunter Safety from any state. I have NEVER seen a place that wouldn't honor another states. I did...
10-05-2008, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 669
Posted By WWhunter

RE: Scents

Another product to lighten the load in your wallet!!!! I tried a similar proctuct and was NOT impressed. Lots of gimmicks out there to get your hard earned dollars. JMHO!!!
Forum: Guns
10-05-2008, 10:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 811
Posted By WWhunter

RE: GOOD CONCEALED CARRY PISTOL

It takes 1.3 seconds for an assailent to go from 21 feet to slapping you upside the head. How long will it take you to reach down and draw your carry gun out of an ankle holster? The previous advice...
Forum: Guns
10-05-2008, 10:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,629
Posted By WWhunter

RE: guns, gear,help!

Jordan,
Retaks advice is "spot-on". The main item you need right now it a firearm and the Mossberg you asked about it a great starter gun. Good value for the money. As Retaks says...you don't need...
Forum: Midwest
10-05-2008, 08:56 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 23,391
Posted By WWhunter

RE: Minnesota hunters

I saw a dandy buck on friday evening.....unfortunately its a little hard to shoot out of an airplane. LOL
I was buzzing around scouting because the deer movement has been nil. I actually haven't...
10-05-2008, 08:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,134
Posted By WWhunter

RE: aerial photos

Excellent advice from everyone. If you can go to your local airport and find a pilot/plane to take you up you will be amazed at the things you can see that aren't in the photo's. I fly and keep my...
10-02-2008, 11:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,165
Posted By WWhunter

RE: Hello from Africa!

victorhunt,
I sent you a PM but for the rest of you that are curious. I hunted around the Kadoma area (I think), with Mopani Safaris. Mr. Victor has been nice enought to find out if the guy I...
10-02-2008, 05:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,165
Posted By WWhunter

RE: Hello from Africa!

Awwww..... Zimbabwe. I hunted there a few years ago and also went up the Lake Kariba (sp) for some Tiger fishing. Didn't have any luck but the scenery was breathtaking. Saw a wide variety of animals...
Forum: Midwest
10-01-2008, 08:04 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 23,391
Posted By WWhunter

RE: Minnesota hunters

The wolves must be around my place again. Haven't seen crap for deer in the last couple of weeks. Happens evertime the Timbers come wandering through. And the A$$holes in our state building just kept...
10-01-2008, 07:17 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,603
Posted By WWhunter

RE: whats behind ur user name

Since I am married to an active duty Army soldier I have lived and hunted lots of places in the world. Been pretty lucky with getting hunting opertunities being stationed in different parts of the...
10-01-2008, 07:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,288
Posted By WWhunter

RE: deer decoys

One word of advice......Take it down at the end of the day/done hunting. I own my own hunting property so figured I'd just leave it out one night after hunting and I was tired. Well I got into my...
10-01-2008, 07:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,773
Posted By WWhunter

RE: should i shoot it

BLAST AWAY!!!
10-01-2008, 06:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,226
Posted By WWhunter

RE: Best time to call

Wis rifle hunter,
LOL...Maybe I'm misunderstanding you but what he meant by calling bind....is when you don't see anything and call. So go ahead and call from your blind or treestand. Just be...
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