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Forum: Bowhunting
10-17-2018, 02:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 487
Posted By rlmx

CalHunter, IMO you have the best suggestion....

CalHunter, IMO you have the best suggestion. Can't just oust the cat. The relationship is strained as it is. My preference would be to take it to a shelter (well, that isn't my first preference, but...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-16-2018, 03:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 487
Posted By rlmx

Pet Cat Odor

Long story short, my beloved daughterís cat is in my garage... Along with the cat, the litter box. All in the garage with my hunting clothes. And my tree stand.

Daughter isnít as freaking diligent...
10-16-2018, 02:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,784
Posted By rlmx

Hoyt Buffalo 50#. Medium Length. $575

Fred Eichler series Hoyt Buffalo. 50 Lb draw. Hoyt 4 arrow quiver. 15 full length Easton aluminum arrows with feathers in a nice plastic case. Extra string. Original cloth case for the riser and...
08-07-2016, 08:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,163
Posted By rlmx

Using the HHA Optimizer Lite for hunting. But I...

Using the HHA Optimizer Lite for hunting. But I have hunted with one single pin for years. Love this sight. The light is awesome. The sight is very durable. This will be year three in the field with...
08-07-2016, 07:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,078
Posted By rlmx

Mathews Halon 6

Wow.

Have only sent about 500 or so arrows down range. So cannot comment on durability yet.

My first Mathews bow. Formerly hunted with Browning (used my second new Browning for 18 years)....
11-25-2015, 12:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 450
Posted By rlmx

Pumpkins? Oh the Joy of Hunting on Public Land

What do pumpkins and deer hunting have in common?

For a very early November hunting experience, there should be zero correlation. But unfortunately, there was an intersection.

So another...
Forum: Black Powder
11-24-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,933
Posted By rlmx

CVA Accura V2 LR - 3rd Party Ramrod?

2nd CVA, consistent results. Accura V2 is super accurate. Purchased the LR model. Incredible. Grouping just barely bigger than a quarter @ 100yrds. All impact points are touching.

Another thing...
Forum: Black Powder
12-17-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 751
Posted By rlmx

Thank you. I did try "LHR."

Thank you. I did try "LHR."
Forum: Black Powder
12-17-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 751
Posted By rlmx

LHR Field Report?

Anyone using a LHR Redemption riffle? If so, may we please have a field report.
11-02-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,278
Posted By rlmx

Maxima Reds - Any Good Critiques?

In general manufacturers work hard to write up fantastic, jargon ladened marketing material for their new products.

Maxima has written quite a bit about their Maxima Red arrows.

Has anyone...
11-01-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,665
Posted By rlmx

Actually I think that we do have the same...

Actually I think that we do have the same opinion. I was expressing shock at the ease of setup and how forgiving the bow is.

You have ten years on me with a bow. But I get it. It takes a lot to...
11-01-2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,665
Posted By rlmx

Hoyt Spyder 34 - Like Cheating

After a few years of using trad archery equipment I purchased a Hoyt Spyder 34. After a total of 38 minutes, I figured out that you compound bow guys and gals are cheating.

38 minutes after...
Forum: Archery Gear
10-30-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,547
Posted By rlmx

FS: Browning Ballistic Mirage XGD3A + 9 Arrows

$125 plus exact to your door shipping costs. Price is firm.

Browning Ballistic Mirage
60% let off
61 3/4" string length
60 - 80 lb.

Includes:

* 2 Browning Rests
Forum: Bowhunting
09-26-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,492
Posted By rlmx

Please Help with My Son

We purchased a 40# bow for my son. We told him that if he would practice diligently that he could go deer hunting.

I have explained to him that he needed at least 3 solid hours per week for...
05-14-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 684
Posted By rlmx

Last Hunt of the Season

Here is a tale. All 100% factual and unbelievable.

It was a turkey hunting scene made for TV.

The decoys were in the field, I was in the blind overlooking a secluded 175 yard long field on a...
Forum: Guns
01-22-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,302
Posted By rlmx

Hornady .22 Hornet 35 grain V-Max Quality?

How are these rounds?

I have a .22 Hornet on the way. I aim (no pun intended) to harvest a few 'yotes in "closer" quarters. The area is too populated with farm houses, and an occasional...
01-20-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,181
Posted By rlmx

Which Rings? Ruger .22 Hornet 50 MM Scope

Purchasing a new Ruger .22 Hornet (model 7204) :barmy: and will be putting a 50MM scope on the weapon. Will this setup require the high or extra high rings?
12-04-2011, 03:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,558
Posted By rlmx

Recurve Setup

Purchased a PSE Razorback for my 11 year old son. It is RH, 62", 35# pull.

This is my first experience with a recurve and my son's first with archery.

When stringing the bow with a bow stringer...
12-04-2011, 03:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,329
Posted By rlmx

Thank you for the input!

Thank you for the input!
11-30-2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,329
Posted By rlmx

Mechanical Release OK

Not wanting to start a religious debate here... Is it OK and/or technically possible to use a mechanical release with a recurve?
11-30-2011, 12:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,245
Posted By rlmx

DAS No More?

Scratch that... Apparently when I looked before the site was down. The system will not allow me to delete this.
11-14-2011, 07:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,745
Posted By rlmx

Interested in Investigating a Recurve

Not certain where to start. I am approaching "middle-age." I am 6'2", 250. To date I have used a compound. I owned one Browning for about 7 months in 82'. Then in 80-something' I bought a Browning...
Forum: Bowhunting
01-21-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,072
Posted By rlmx

Using a Release is "Cheating"?

I met a guy who made the statement that using a release is "cheating".

I have a response in mind, but what should I tell (or call) him?

As a matter of fact he says that "hunting" should be with...
12-28-2010, 05:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,461
Posted By rlmx

I have never hunted with more than 2 pins in the...

I have never hunted with more than 2 pins in the 28 years that I have been hunting. I started using 2 pins within the last 4 years because my eyes are starting to get a bit fuzzy. It is all a matter...
Forum: Black Powder
12-16-2010, 05:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,934
Posted By rlmx

This is all Plagiarized from various sources, but...

This is all Plagiarized from various sources, but here goes:

F = "Fine", g = "granulation"

The "F" designation is just the screen size used in manufacture and the resultant grain size...
Forum: Black Powder
12-15-2010, 10:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,260
Posted By rlmx

Congrats on the harvest. Couldn't happen to...

Congrats on the harvest. Couldn't happen to better scientist of the sport!
12-15-2010, 12:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,943
Posted By rlmx

Nikon Omega or Burris Fullfield II. The Nikon has...

Nikon Omega or Burris Fullfield II. The Nikon has 5" of eye relief. These are great scopes designed specifically for smoke sticks.
Forum: Optics
12-15-2010, 12:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 824
Posted By rlmx

Have the 1.65-5X32 Omega on a CVA Accura V2 (a...

Have the 1.65-5X32 Omega on a CVA Accura V2 (a smoke stick). The scope was easy to sight in (follow the simple instructions sent with the scope) as has produced consistent accuracy. The 5" of eye...
Forum: Black Powder
12-14-2010, 09:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 737
Posted By rlmx

Hmmm... I wonder how we can get that setup to be...

Hmmm... I wonder how we can get that setup to be accurate at 100 yards? And how could we get DNR to recognize the thing as a viable weapon so that there could be a season for 'em. Where would the...
Forum: Black Powder
12-12-2010, 06:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,807
Posted By rlmx

Man that is valuable information. You are my...

Man that is valuable information. You are my hero!!! Thank you.
Forum: Black Powder
12-12-2010, 05:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,012
Posted By rlmx

The rust that did occur was removed with a bit of...

The rust that did occur was removed with a bit of elbow grease and off the shelf rust remover (http://milo.com/purple-powerde-ruster). And I used a Tuf-Cloth (I had left over from the Army) to wipe...
Forum: Black Powder
12-12-2010, 08:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,012
Posted By rlmx

Just purchased the V2 here a few weeks ago. No...

Just purchased the V2 here a few weeks ago. No experice with the V1. I can tell you that accuracy is good with the right rounds (see my post CVA Slickloads vs Hornady SST). 1" groups at 50 and 100...
Forum: Black Powder
12-11-2010, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,886
Posted By rlmx

A pair of Pyrodex 50/50 pellets. I forgot to add...

A pair of Pyrodex 50/50 pellets. I forgot to add that.
Forum: Black Powder
12-11-2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,886
Posted By rlmx

CVA Slickloads vs Hornady SST

Fired two types of rounds, both .50 cal, 250 grain out of a new CVA Accura V2 at 100 yards with 100 grains of 50/50 Pyrodex (a pair of pellets) - can't figure out why there is so much variance?

I...
Forum: Black Powder
12-10-2010, 08:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 749
Posted By rlmx

This is all a good reminder. WAIT! And examine...

This is all a good reminder. WAIT! And examine the blood. I need to read up on this again. I think the pink frothy or bright red blood is what you want to see (lungs or heart). Dark blood is bad (gut...
Forum: Black Powder
12-06-2010, 04:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,119
Posted By rlmx

Nice buck and nice Knight ML. Knights are smooth...

Nice buck and nice Knight ML. Knights are smooth and reliable.
Forum: Black Powder
12-06-2010, 04:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,259
Posted By rlmx

Own a Knight MK. One of the smoothest, most...

Own a Knight MK. One of the smoothest, most accurate, quality weapons I have ever fired. Just purchased a CVA Accura V2. My impression so far: accurate. I showed my son a target used on the range. I...
Forum: Black Powder
12-06-2010, 04:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 899
Posted By rlmx

This is something that I asked about when...

This is something that I asked about when evaluating the weapon. The 416 stainless is "more susceptible to corrosion."
Forum: Black Powder
12-05-2010, 11:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,719
Posted By rlmx

I just went through this exercise of making this...

I just went through this exercise of making this choice with my Accura V2. I ended up with the Nikon primarily because of the extra eye relief and the fact that the Omega is a 1.65 - 5.

At 1.65 I...
Forum: Black Powder
12-05-2010, 09:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 899
Posted By rlmx

Yes - the trigger was actually rusting. The...

Yes - the trigger was actually rusting. The trigger guard does not have ANY rust. The only two parts that rusted are the trigger and the barrel.

Thanks for all the input. I will look into the...
Forum: Black Powder
12-05-2010, 01:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 899
Posted By rlmx

Oh My - Help - RUST!

After spending a day on the range in the snow, my brand new Accura V2 was placed in a dry gun case. I drove home, ate a meal, then opened the case. Rust spots! The barrel and the trigger. Rust...
Forum: Black Powder
11-23-2010, 12:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,587
Posted By rlmx

I nailed a deer with a broad-head two weeks ago....

I nailed a deer with a broad-head two weeks ago. The arrow fired traveled farther than the deer did. 25 yard shot. Two bounds, 12 yards, and he fell. The science would be fascinating.
Forum: Black Powder
11-23-2010, 12:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,386
Posted By rlmx

If you are hitting center @ 25 yards, then that...

If you are hitting center @ 25 yards, then that is not a good thing. You should be high at that point. You should be hitting center at 100 yards. Find a good balistics chart. Powerbelt has one on...
Forum: Black Powder
11-22-2010, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,197
Posted By rlmx

Don't take this as rude, your comment has been...

Don't take this as rude, your comment has been echoed by many, I don't think it would be wise to put myself in a situation where I have to swab between shots in the field. I can imagine a bad...
Forum: Black Powder
11-22-2010, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,197
Posted By rlmx

CVA Sabots in an Accura?

I had terrible results when attempting to seat rounds in a brand new CVA Accura V2 using Trip. 7 pellets, Trip. 7 209s and Powerbelt 245s. When trying to fire 3 rounds in a row, after 1 round, I had...
Forum: Black Powder
11-21-2010, 05:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,686
Posted By rlmx

I just started firing powerbelt 50 cal 245s with...

I just started firing powerbelt 50 cal 245s with Trip.7 50 grain pellets and Trip.7 209 primers all out of a brand new CVA Accura V2. The results - yuck! Very hard to load, more specifically very...
Forum: Black Powder
11-21-2010, 03:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,547
Posted By rlmx

Just ordered the 1.65 - 5X36 for a CVA Accura 2....

Just ordered the 1.65 - 5X36 for a CVA Accura 2. Decided on that scope after looking at an old Burris 1.5-5X20 and realizing that it was more than adequate for the weapon (except for the fact that...
Forum: Black Powder
11-20-2010, 04:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 719
Posted By rlmx

Can I Just Go Back to Pyrodex

The bad thing is that I bought 2 100 pellet boxes of 777. Will other pellets do the same thing?
Forum: Black Powder
11-20-2010, 02:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 719
Posted By rlmx

Accura V2 - First Time on the Range - Hmmm

For the first time outing, for the first 5 rounds I brushed and swabbed. As a matter of fact, after #5 I cleand thoroughly. Next, want to fire three rounds in a row. The second round was difficult to...
Forum: Black Powder
11-19-2010, 11:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,719
Posted By rlmx

Burris or Nikon

For a CVA Accura V2 - looking at the Nikon Omega 8443 or the Burris Fullfield II 2-7 X 32 APG.

Can someone point me to an objective review of either?
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