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10-12-2006, 05:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 759
Posted By Rodsmith

RE: Glasses fogging problem

I have gotten our whole camp to start using the scott no fog cloths that you can find at the ski shops or the like. We use em on the scopes, binocularsand the glasses. Simply fog em up with your...
Forum: Guns
09-24-2006, 08:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,227
Posted By Rodsmith

Forum: Guns
09-24-2006, 08:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 919
Posted By Rodsmith

RE: Leverevolution ammo

I took my 2 336's in 35 to the local gravel pit last w/e and ran some thru both. They were set up with 200 gr winchester round nose at 100 dead on. I paced out the typical 100 steps (close enough to...
09-22-2006, 06:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,047
Posted By Rodsmith

RE: fletching jigs

Been using the plastic Arizona for 2 years now and it is simple and fast. Flat out gets the job done in 1/2 the time. Last Saturday I sat and lazily fletched 27 arrows while watching Michigan trounce...
Forum: Guns
09-22-2006, 05:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,586
Posted By Rodsmith

RE: I Screwed Up BIG Time

something doesnt make sense here. did you have to use that much adjustment to bore sight that you are at the stops on the scope? I agree with the "get rid of the see thru" mounts. Get a windage style...
Forum: Guns
09-22-2006, 05:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 17,214
Posted By Rodsmith

RE: Shotgun Vs Muzzleloader

We hunt in alot of shotgun only area and I along with 3 of my hunting buds have moved to the ML's in these areas. It took me some time to convince them of the benefits but when I shot a deer looking...
Forum: Guns
09-17-2006, 08:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,227
Posted By Rodsmith

Simmons Pro Diamond

Been looking for the Simmons 3-9X40 in the pro diamond reticle. Saw it in the 2004 Bass Pro catalog but do not see them around anymore. Want to put it on a 35 for my dad (needs help vision wise) and...
08-20-2006, 07:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 553
Posted By Rodsmith

RE: Bib Help Needed

Nobody? Someone has to make a pair of bibs that meet this description.
07-31-2006, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 553
Posted By Rodsmith

Bib Help Needed

I have spent the last 2 seasons trying out different light weight uninsulated gore-tex bibs to no avail. The best (or so I thought) were the Cabelas MTO50. The outer shell as it turned out could not...
Forum: Guns
04-17-2006, 10:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By Rodsmith

RE: fixed front sight

BUMP
Any input on unsoldering and quelching a heated barrel? I want to get this done prior to taking it to the Smith to blue.
Forum: Guns
04-13-2006, 03:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By Rodsmith

RE: fixed front sight

The BLR has to be reblued anyway and is currently stripped down for that job. The Ithaca is in pristene condition so I will leave that one alone. I dont like the front sights on a scoped rifle, never...
Forum: Guns
04-12-2006, 04:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By Rodsmith

RE: fixed front sight

bigbull
I took out the front blade and no screw, no screw anywhere on the front ramp? Leads me to believe they are soldered on.
Forum: Guns
04-11-2006, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By Rodsmith

fixed front sight

I was talking to a friend today who had removed the front sight on his rifle. He stated that they were simply soldered on and with a decent torch and MAP gas they can be removed. Would this be true...
Forum: Guns
04-05-2006, 06:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By Rodsmith

New Rifle Help

I just picked up in a sweet trade for a kayak a pristen 1971 Ithaca (Tikka) LSA65 bolt in 06. The gun is drilled & tapped and also has the Weaver clawfoot dove tails machined into the top of the...
09-16-2005, 04:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 873
Posted By Rodsmith

Gore Tex & Scent Lok Combo Question

I have been curious about the use of the GoreTex/ScentLok combination clothing, Bibs specifically. The published lit on the scentlok says to throw it in the dryer to reactivate, no problem there....
Forum: Guns
05-05-2005, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 553
Posted By Rodsmith

Marline Owners Kaput???

Can anyone yerify that Marlinowners is still on the www???? For the past year I have logged on daily to see what/who is new but then today, I get this alien screen and no matter what I try I cannot...
Forum: Guns
05-05-2005, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By Rodsmith

RE: FYI cell phone users

Hopefully this is the same load of BS that had circulated back in 2003. Check out www.snopes.com thyp in telemarketing in the search block and check it out. Cant believe the Co's would allow that...
Forum: Northeast
03-02-2005, 05:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,099
Posted By Rodsmith

RE: N.Y. Outdoor News

Spike
You can call 1-877-705-5303. 26 issues for $18.00, tons of good info and the last issue had a map of Piseco Lake where they are having a fishing tourney (hard water) this w/e. Great timing!
Forum: Guns
01-13-2005, 04:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,240
Posted By Rodsmith

RE: Hornady Light Mags

I have only used the 444 LM's and was amazed that they actually shot within 15fps of the printed data and of each other. Very good groups, my gun likes em.
Forum: Black Powder
01-06-2005, 06:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,080
Posted By Rodsmith

Norinco M97

Looking for some info for a friend who wants to convert his inline ML from type 11 to 209. We cannot seem to find anything on the gun in the www, All our searches come up with a 12 ga pump trench...
Forum: Guns
12-27-2004, 09:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,907
Posted By Rodsmith

RE: .450 Marlin

check out www.marlinowners.com for some great info on all the Marlin levers and a ton of loading data/recipies.
Forum: Guns
11-23-2004, 06:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,190
Posted By Rodsmith

RE: Hunters killed in WI!!

In the original story I read it included the statement that he did not stop firing until his 20 round clip was empty. It also stated that there had been prior clashes with the Hmong and other...
Forum: Guns
11-18-2004, 04:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,234
Posted By Rodsmith

RE: remington ammo = junk

HDW, The guns are in fact Marlins, both are 336CS Mfgr dates are 1984 and 1991 I believe. Only 1 of the duds failed in the newer of the gunz. The 270 is the Rem 760 pump. Here is the thing, the...
Forum: Guns
11-18-2004, 05:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By Rodsmith

RE: Need Help With Marlin 35

Congrats on the trustworthy 35. It is a fine whitetail gun. What model did you get? As for scope mounts check out Cabelas and the Express Sight Systems "Scout Mount" This mounts a long eye relief...
Forum: Guns
11-18-2004, 05:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,685
Posted By Rodsmith

RE: Rifle Hunting in Michigan

Out of the "Old Guard" that taught me the ins & outs of the whitetail 7 out of 10 of em hunted 35's Most of those were the Remington model 141 pump. A few had Marlins and one had a 760. By the way...
Forum: Guns
11-17-2004, 04:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,811
Posted By Rodsmith

RE: Tasco Scope Returns

Jag
The point I tried to make above was that the Tasco will go on the 22 mag, this gun at best might pick off the odd Yote or Grouse and if a deal is found on another it will go onto another gun...
Forum: Northeast
11-17-2004, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 329
Posted By Rodsmith

RE: Doe Urine

check out www.hoosiertrappersupply.com great prices and good scents.
Forum: Guns
11-17-2004, 11:30 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,234
Posted By Rodsmith

RE: remington ammo = junk

Hey JJ! Yes I will be at Somerset in booth J20. I will have once again the full line of Temple Fork rods and some sweet package deals I am putting together. The new TFO TiCr-X is a monster of a...
Forum: Guns
11-17-2004, 08:37 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,234
Posted By Rodsmith

RE: remington ammo = junk

Also my math sucks as the cost of the Winchesters is .85 p/shot...really do need to come to grips that the reading glasses are becoming more and more a permenant fixture.
Forum: Guns
11-17-2004, 08:34 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,234
Posted By Rodsmith

RE: remington ammo = junk

Well I have had a cup of joe and read my earlier post above and it appears that I have not read the entire thread as well. Snipers comments were not directed to me and I do apologize. Just get...
Forum: Guns
11-17-2004, 07:04 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,234
Posted By Rodsmith

RE: remington ammo = junk

Guys, you are only reading part of the threads. There was a hefty dent in the primer on all of the rounds that didnt go. Believe me it is not the gun as my gunz are ALWAYS spotless. I dont oil my...
Forum: Guns
11-16-2004, 09:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,811
Posted By Rodsmith

RE: Tasco Scope Returns

Nobody seems to read ALL THE POST............Once bitten twice shy............It searved me well and put a bunch of venison in the freezer. Confidence is lost and it will sit atop the 22mag once...
Forum: Guns
11-16-2004, 02:25 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,234
Posted By Rodsmith

RE: remington ammo = junk

I just did a little math on the subject "You get what you pay for" A box of Winchester 35's carry a ticket of $16.95 in these parts. A box of Remington Core Lokt goes for $15.99. That makes it...
Forum: Guns
11-16-2004, 07:27 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,234
Posted By Rodsmith

RE: remington ammo = junk

Yet another satisfied Remington customer. Dont bother to contact Remington they DO NOT CARE! As posted in the Tasco repair thread I have a row.........yes a row of Remington Core Lokt duds from my...
Forum: Guns
11-16-2004, 07:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,811
Posted By Rodsmith

RE: Tasco Scope Returns

PS. The Cabelas scope sits on my other 50 inline and I dont expect that to last very long, it is a very poorly built scope. It almost feels as if you could crush the tube with your fingers. I will...
Forum: Guns
11-16-2004, 07:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,811
Posted By Rodsmith

RE: Tasco Scope Returns

In its day the Redfield was a top line scope, its at least 25 years old now and had a seal let go the 2nd year, repaired (or replaced dont recall) for free and still shooting today after hundreds of...
Forum: Guns
11-15-2004, 05:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,811
Posted By Rodsmith

RE: Tasco Scope Returns

My other guns sport Redfield, Simmons Aetec, Simmons Pro Diamond, Bushnell and 1 Cabelas and all but the Aetecs have had a problem at one point or another. The Tasco will be replaced by an Aetec and...
Forum: Guns
11-14-2004, 06:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 526
Posted By Rodsmith

RE: Scope mount

I have a Rem 760 in 270 cal that had an old weaver 2.5X scope on it that had the floating dot. My eyes have changed to the point that the dot floated right out of view at times. The mount was a...
Forum: Guns
11-14-2004, 06:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,811
Posted By Rodsmith

Tasco Scope Returns

Does anyone know where to return a Tasco World Class 3-9 X40 scope for service/replacement? Yep! she blew apart on my 35 Rem Marlin 336CS and with factory loads no less. Blew the inside lense out...
Forum: Northeast
11-04-2004, 06:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 299
Posted By Rodsmith

North Zone Rut

Just received word that the rut in at least the Tupper lake area is in full swing according to a very reliable source (county mountie) One group of 6 had 3 on the meat pole in 2 days of hunting. I...
Forum: Guns
11-01-2004, 02:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,127
Posted By Rodsmith

RE: $150 scope

You can pick up the Simmons Aetec 2.8-10 X 44mm for $129.99. I have 3 of them mtd on a 444 and a 35 Whelen and they take everything they can dish out with ZERO problems to date. Each have well over...
Forum: Guns
10-31-2004, 02:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 11,186
Posted By Rodsmith

RE: Marlin 336 - Remove Iron Sights

Its very simple. First remove the hood on the front ramp and you will see 2 screws, remove them with a GOOD screwdriver and remove the front sight. The rear sight is a dovetail and need to be...
Forum: Reloading
10-29-2004, 07:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 694
Posted By Rodsmith

RE: close call

I am relatively new to the reloading scene and after reading this I was wondering. Does anyone make a die persey that fits into the press and removes the bullet? Kinda like a lee factory crimp...
Forum: Guns
10-29-2004, 07:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 694
Posted By Rodsmith

RE: Scope Question

I put a Simmons Aetec on my 35 Whelen and my 444 Marlin. 2.8-10 power with a nice 44mm objective. Both of these guns pack a condiderable recoil and these scopes have withstood the punishment for...
Forum: Guns
10-26-2004, 12:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,897
Posted By Rodsmith

RE: Question on a Gun sling

I have been thru almost every sling made and the one I find most comfortable is the Vero Vellini Neoprene. This sling I have on ALL my gunz now is the 3" wide neoprene with the cordura backing. It...
Forum: Guns
10-25-2004, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,937
Posted By Rodsmith

RE: Norinco Info needed

Thanks KTS, I will get it done this evening. He had mentioned that it was put away "cocked" and left for 3 months w/ tension on the FP spring. I think it is dirty and will try that 1st.
Forum: Guns
10-25-2004, 06:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,937
Posted By Rodsmith

Norinco Info needed

My neighbor came to me yesterday knowing I am a gun nut looking for some help. He has a Norinco Model JW-15 bolt 22 cal. His problem is that the firing pin is not striking the shell hard enough to...
Forum: Guns
10-25-2004, 06:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,030
Posted By Rodsmith

RE: Hard Recoil/Sore Shoulder

I cast my vote here for the Simms Vibration Labs recoil pad. I installed one on my 444 and that thing has some big kick. Went from being a killer at both ends of the gun to pleasant to shoot. ...
Forum: Guns
10-25-2004, 06:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,471
Posted By Rodsmith

Marlin 336D

Finally got my long sought after Marlin 336D in 35 cal. Now I have a problem with the ported barrel. That is one painful report in the field. Sure cant hunt with ear muffs on! Does anyone know if...
Forum: Northeast
10-25-2004, 06:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 452
Posted By Rodsmith

RE: 1st signs of scrapes

Joe
What part of the state are you in? Have you seen any of the classic rut signs yet?
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