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Forum: Politics
10-13-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 430
Posted By hunters_life

Oldtimr, the whole story is in that video. That...

Oldtimr, the whole story is in that video. That police officer was completely wrong in firing. No identification as a police officer at all. Sorry for the officer but he shot a woman that was more...
Forum: Guns
09-21-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By hunters_life

Jason169, you can use the Express fully rifled...

Jason169, you can use the Express fully rifled and cantilevered barrel on your wingmaster. They fit just fine. The finish isn't as nice on the express barrels as they were on the wingmaster but they...
Forum: Politics
08-31-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,158
Posted By hunters_life

Nation wide crime/murder rates may be a little...

Nation wide crime/murder rates may be a little lower but there are several states, Illinois (Chicago) being the major leader, where the murder rate is at at all time high. I'll agree we don't need...
Forum: Guns
08-23-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,677
Posted By hunters_life

Completely agree with everything Nomercy448...

Completely agree with everything Nomercy448 stated. Especially the part about ditching the lead sled garbage. Seen and heard about way too many stocks cracked from those things. Stocks are designed...
Forum: Guns
08-14-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By hunters_life

Pioneer2, Pitting was really severe and I just...

Pioneer2, Pitting was really severe and I just didn't trust it.

Chris76, thanks but I already got a blank and sent it off to Arkansas to get rebarreled a couple months back. Should be done with...
Forum: Black Powder
07-11-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,951
Posted By hunters_life

Something much better than superglue would be...

Something much better than superglue would be fiber enhanced epoxy. It would be tons cheaper as well. Do a few test runs mixing it up to get the strength and weight you want.
Forum: Black Powder
07-10-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,085
Posted By hunters_life

Well hoping they chose someone other than GM kind...

Well hoping they chose someone other than GM kind of leads one to think you don't like GM. I am having a hard time finding any other meaning behind that statement. Not reading into something when the...
Forum: Black Powder
07-09-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,085
Posted By hunters_life

1874sharpshooter, may I ask what your issue is...

1874sharpshooter, may I ask what your issue is with green mountain barrels? I have several smoke poles with those barrels dropped in and every one of them can shoot better than my abilities will...
Forum: Politics
06-18-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,027
Posted By hunters_life

Be like the Texas death row, they put in an...

Be like the Texas death row, they put in an express lane. And in my opinion, this chemical castration is a big joke. It doesn't work well at all. It's been tested many times over the years on rapists...
Forum: Guns
06-11-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,073
Posted By hunters_life

Playing devils advocate here for a second, maybe...

Playing devils advocate here for a second, maybe they aren't needed but are high powered rifles needed? I've killed countless whitetail with smoke poles and round balls and I've never not recovered a...
Forum: Politics
05-11-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 837
Posted By hunters_life

I can sum up the problem with school shootings,...

I can sum up the problem with school shootings, the ones perpetrated by youth, in one simple small sentence. Lack of discipline. We are no longer allowed to show our children that there are...
Forum: Guns
04-18-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By hunters_life

Sav99 conversion

Just picked up a Savage 99a in .243 for a ridiculously low price. Barrel is goofed up (badly pitted) which is why I got it cheap. My plan, since everything else on the rifle is dang near mint, is to...
Forum: Politics
04-14-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 509
Posted By hunters_life

Yep he should brush up his history as this...

Yep he should brush up his history as this country was built and stolen by immigrants. My Native American heritage allows me to say that so shush. Yes that was a couple of centuries ago but us injuns...
Forum: Guns
04-14-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 288
Posted By hunters_life

May have a misscut of the barrel. Forcing cone...

May have a misscut of the barrel. Forcing cone could be out of degree on a part or two which would cause erratic patterning. One of my younger brothers is the shotgunner of the family and he said...
04-10-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 812
Posted By hunters_life

There is also the looks factor as well. What I...

There is also the looks factor as well. What I mean by that is, most leverguns, at least a couple of decades ago anyway, were a good deal less expensive than a good bolt action thereby leverguns were...
Forum: Midwest
04-10-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,751
Posted By hunters_life

Yes, I apologize Bucktail, I misread your post as...

Yes, I apologize Bucktail, I misread your post as you suggesting that stuff. My smokeless ML loaded up with 300gr Noslers has much more muzzle energy, and even at 100 yards too, than anything on that...
Forum: Midwest
04-09-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,751
Posted By hunters_life

Bucktail, would you care to elaborate on the...

Bucktail, would you care to elaborate on the reasons why .30cal or larger and the other stipulations you suggested? Because I can't for the life of me figure out why those restrictions exist. In my...
04-09-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 900
Posted By hunters_life

I totally forgot about this thread until I was...

I totally forgot about this thread until I was doing some research today on the current banned semi's in Cook county for a buddy and discovered why they are banned in every range around here. They...
Forum: Midwest
04-09-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,751
Posted By hunters_life

Okay, first off I live in Illinois as I mentioned...

Okay, first off I live in Illinois as I mentioned not once but twice. Wayne county to be specific. And again, I see more deer on a daily basis than a lot of folks will see in a lifetime of hunting....
Forum: Midwest
04-08-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,751
Posted By hunters_life

Well Zim, I have around 10 years and around 20...

Well Zim, I have around 10 years and around 20 more states on you. Old man packed me all over the country for elk, moose, whitetail, mule deer, and pretty much everything edible on 4 legs in this...
Forum: Black Powder
04-07-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 501
Posted By hunters_life

The old man cut his off of that pro hunter barrel...

The old man cut his off of that pro hunter barrel and put a recessed 11 degree crown in it. That barrel will shoot just about anything you can stuff down it including PRB's. He really loved shooting...
Forum: Guns
04-06-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By hunters_life

Yes I saw many different combo's on GB but only...

Yes I saw many different combo's on GB but only one with 20/357... Several 30-30/20 on there at pretty reasonable prices.
Forum: Guns
04-06-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By hunters_life

found one on gunbroker for a buy now price of a...

found one on gunbroker for a buy now price of a little over 1400. I know nothing of the model itself but from what I could gather on a quick research it is a pretty rare setup. I am not really good...
Forum: Black Powder
04-05-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 690
Posted By hunters_life

I guess I'm way to much like the old man. If you...

I guess I'm way to much like the old man. If you don't want to hear an honest answer, don't ask me the question. Such as "do these jeans make my butt look big?" "No dear your butt does that all by...
Forum: Politics
04-04-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 213
Posted By hunters_life

I'll be first Cal, Engineering degree from GT,...

I'll be first Cal, Engineering degree from GT, and I own and operate a security and protection service. So no sir, not even close to my electrical engineering studies.
Forum: Black Powder
04-04-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 690
Posted By hunters_life

Yeah right, like you would have been able to walk.

Yeah right, like you would have been able to walk.
Forum: Midwest
04-04-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,751
Posted By hunters_life

You have to treat public land here in Illinois...

You have to treat public land here in Illinois like you do in any other state. You have to get where your typical weekend warriors aren't willing to go. The thicker and nastier and furthest from the...
Forum: Guns
04-04-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 672
Posted By hunters_life

lmao....Good try on the april fools joke there...

lmao....Good try on the april fools joke there Boca. Couple days late and a few bucks short but good try.
Forum: Black Powder
04-02-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 272
Posted By hunters_life

I personally like Swiss when it comes to real...

I personally like Swiss when it comes to real black powder. It's consistency is unmatched. If you can't find Swiss, try the newer Olde Eynsford from GOEX. It's as close to Swiss in consistency as you...
Forum: Midwest
03-31-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,751
Posted By hunters_life

Been here in Illinois for 14+ years now. And I...

Been here in Illinois for 14+ years now. And I for one would like to know where this decrease of deer numbers some of you people are crying about comes from. I see more deer on a daily basis than a...
Forum: Guns
03-31-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By hunters_life

After trying a few different .22 pistols for the...

After trying a few different .22 pistols for the twins, including the Mark IV and the 22/45, I settled on the Browning Buck Mark Field Target. If you want something that would be a good transition...
Forum: Politics
03-27-2019, 03:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 239
Posted By hunters_life

Nike not only has better lawyers, but an entire...

Nike not only has better lawyers, but an entire army of them.
Forum: Reloading
03-26-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,051
Posted By hunters_life

We shoot thousands upon thousands of 9mm yearly...

We shoot thousands upon thousands of 9mm yearly for training and at the house. I used to reload for it but I have found a pretty reliable source for quality fmj 115g ammo (not tula crap either) for...
Forum: Guns
03-26-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 565
Posted By hunters_life

Lone Wolf, please do not subject that beautiful...

Lone Wolf, please do not subject that beautiful stock to a lead sled. I have seen several stocks damaged because of them. A stock is designed with a human shoulder movement to absorb impact in mind....
Forum: Guns
03-25-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 565
Posted By hunters_life

Sometimes a brake sustains a bit of damage to one...

Sometimes a brake sustains a bit of damage to one or more of the exit holes. This can actually cause enough backwash, turbulence, whatever you want to call it, within the brake to destabilize a...
Forum: Guns
03-15-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 650
Posted By hunters_life

Oh Flags, can you just imagine if the old man...

Oh Flags, can you just imagine if the old man were still with us and he saw that post? Of course he would deny the many extreme cases of stupidity he underwent in selling or trading some of his Euro...
Forum: Black Powder
03-12-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 940
Posted By hunters_life

Yep. Creates a couple thou more bearing surface...

Yep. Creates a couple thou more bearing surface to ride the lands. May have to give that bullet a little run through the smokeless though not sure if the skirt would hold up under the pressures....
Forum: Black Powder
03-10-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 970
Posted By hunters_life

Alex's is deadly accurate with .458 220gr lehigh...

Alex's is deadly accurate with .458 220gr lehigh cf's. Pretty sure she uses the crushed rib sabots and her final load was 90gr bh209. I put several rounds down with 100gr and it was still shooting...
02-27-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 900
Posted By hunters_life

Almost every range (indoor) I have been too do...

Almost every range (indoor) I have been too do not allow Hipoint handguns on the range. There has to be a reason for that other than rumor.
02-27-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 660
Posted By hunters_life

great recipe for peccaries, take meat from...

great recipe for peccaries, take meat from animal, place on hickory board, slow roast at low heat for 4-6 hours, remove from grill, throw away meat and eat the board. Long way of saying it's pretty...
Forum: Black Powder
02-24-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 374
Posted By hunters_life

I go just a tick heavier than sharpshooter with...

I go just a tick heavier than sharpshooter with 6:1 ratio in my .50's and 6.5:1 in my .45's. My .45's seem to like it a touch lighter for some reason. As far as hog grease, I've tried it years back...
02-08-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 895
Posted By hunters_life

I've seen those catchers mitts you call hands...

I've seen those catchers mitts you call hands Nomercy. I don't see how you can effectively hold and use those tiny little lcp's. I know I sure can't. The little S&W like Bronko's is as small as I can...
Forum: Guns
02-05-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 712
Posted By hunters_life

Man you guys are too fancy for me. All that extra...

Man you guys are too fancy for me. All that extra stuff ya gotta operate like a scope and such. My go to favorite is my old TC Renegade smoke pole. No worrying about a busted scope, no worrying about...
02-05-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 895
Posted By hunters_life

LOL. Yeah I heard the old man cussing about it...

LOL. Yeah I heard the old man cussing about it all the time. He just learned to do everything right handed. I have heard those lefty hammers are mighty scarce. I'm pretty much ambi with everything...
02-03-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 895
Posted By hunters_life

Bronko, I would also suggest you try the 8 round...

Bronko, I would also suggest you try the 8 round extender mag for that pistol. It only adds a finger width but it really does make a big difference in shooting. I have one for my BUG and it shoots...
01-29-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 820
Posted By hunters_life

I have found on average that Swiss will give...

I have found on average that Swiss will give about 3-5% more muzzle velocity than regular Goex and about 1-2% more than Goex OE if that. Other than the MV difference, Swiss is much more consistent in...
Forum: Politics
01-26-2019, 05:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 843
Posted By hunters_life

I take it you don't watch tv at all hardcast....

I take it you don't watch tv at all hardcast. That's all the media has been talking about, the poor government workers not getting a paycheck for the second week now having to go to a soup kitchen to...
01-23-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 220
Posted By hunters_life

Browning Buck Mark Contour URX

I'm not giving a review but am looking for one. It's time for the twins to start getting serious on their handgun skills and, as with the dinner table, their appetite for ammo is voracious to say the...
Forum: Guns
01-23-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 659
Posted By hunters_life

I like the numbers on that. Low recoil but still...

I like the numbers on that. Low recoil but still has some good voodoo on the receiving end. And no it's not a blown out .223. It's a new cartridge from the ground up. May be the same case head size...
Forum: Black Powder
01-23-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By hunters_life

Yes the actions can be set up to make some pretty...

Yes the actions can be set up to make some pretty darn good shooters. The old man consistently banged our 16" gong at 800 yards with both his .30/06 and .300wm barrels on that pro hunter. His .50cal...
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