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Posted By skb2706

Foxpro because its the only e caller I have ever...

Foxpro because its the only e caller I have ever used....I've owned two. I like using mouth calls but my skills are lacking and the fp gets it done.
05-28-2013, 11:49 AM
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Posted By skb2706

The most dangerous game in the forest walks...

The most dangerous game in the forest walks upright on two legs and carries a rifle. In 40 plus years of hunting bg in the mountains of CO I have never had a problem with the four legged kind....seen...
04-30-2013, 11:51 AM
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Posted By skb2706

I use hand calls and my foxpro. I drive where I...

I use hand calls and my foxpro. I drive where I can and walk when I have too.

I also take extra batteries for my foxpro and a whole bunch of extra stuff for my truck.....I call it planning.
Forum: Guns
04-30-2013, 11:44 AM
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Posted By skb2706

Only two instances that I ever have to turn...

Only two instances that I ever have to turn necks. I have a custom cut chamber on a 6mm 30-30 AI Contender barrel that requires formed brass to be turned and I turn necks on .223 brass that I make...
Forum: West
04-13-2013, 05:51 PM
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Posted By skb2706

Born and raised Colorado. Hunt deer and antelope...

Born and raised Colorado. Hunt deer and antelope on farm land. Family farm land....no ranch. 12000 acres give or take plus several surrounding farms.

Any other thoughts about a part of the country...
Forum: West
04-11-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By skb2706

We dont really call them "food plots" in the...

We dont really call them "food plots" in the west. We call them farms. Think thousands of acres....not a hundred or so. The "plot" I like to elk hunt is 77000 acres.
Forum: Reloading
04-11-2013, 07:49 PM
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Posted By skb2706

It represents a $74 investment for me. That...

It represents a $74 investment for me. That includes gas.

Reload....it is the future of shooting.
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Posted By skb2706

Excellent post.... Grew up hunting the wind

Excellent post.... Grew up hunting the wind
03-28-2013, 08:02 AM
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Posted By skb2706

Not sure how specialized my .300 Winchester...

Not sure how specialized my .300 Winchester magnum is but its a bit much to shoot coyotes with if you plan on saving fur. I pay cash for rifles and buy what I need to do the job how I want it done....
03-27-2013, 08:00 AM
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Posted By skb2706

My favorite .204 is my little Contender carbine....

My favorite .204 is my little Contender carbine. Both of these coyotes "took one for the team" at about 275 yds. One was standing over the other giving it first aid. 35 gr. Bergers were on the...
03-26-2013, 06:19 PM
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Posted By skb2706

I use one all the time and really like it....

I use one all the time and really like it. However it is doubtful you will see a big difference in recoil, effectiveness or accuracy over a .223 at 300 yds.
I like a 35 gr Berger, max dose of RL10x...
03-24-2013, 09:01 AM
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Posted By skb2706

Just like fishing. First, biggest, most

Just like fishing. First, biggest, most
03-19-2013, 05:52 PM
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Posted By skb2706

Where did you hit it? What was the temperature? ...

Where did you hit it? What was the temperature?
Did you toss it in the back of a dirty truck bed?

How would you figure a head shot leaves meat that is more bloody than a shot anywhere else on...
Forum: Reloading
03-19-2013, 05:11 PM
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Posted By skb2706

Besides all the liability issues involved your...

Besides all the liability issues involved your buddy must think your time has no value.
Not just no...hxll no.
Forum: Guns
03-16-2013, 12:37 PM
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Posted By skb2706

What brass ya lookin for?

What brass ya lookin for?
Forum: Guns
03-14-2013, 07:16 PM
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Posted By skb2706

No lack of ammo at my house. Okeefe must not load...

No lack of ammo at my house. Okeefe must not load his own
Forum: Reloading
03-10-2013, 09:08 PM
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Posted By skb2706

I can shoot prairie dogs just about any day I...

I can shoot prairie dogs just about any day I want and I shoot a bunch of them. In .20 and .22 cal bullets I prefer v max or "tipped" bullets because of their higher BC s and overall accuracy. Either...
Forum: Guns
03-04-2013, 06:57 PM
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Posted By skb2706

Probably works great in special ops.

Probably works great in special ops.
03-04-2013, 06:52 PM
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Posted By skb2706

One of the many reasons I hunt is to get away...

One of the many reasons I hunt is to get away from the electronic leash. Is there a "leave me the hxll alone" app?
Forum: Guns
03-04-2013, 05:25 PM
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Views: 1,599
Posted By skb2706

Correct me if I'm wrong but even loaded full up...

Correct me if I'm wrong but even loaded full up its lacking what you have in a 30-30
Forum: Guns
03-03-2013, 06:52 PM
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Posted By skb2706

Never understood the ACC/Blackout/Whisper/300 x...

Never understood the ACC/Blackout/Whisper/300 x 221 whatever its called today. Definitely the .223 fast twist
03-02-2013, 04:27 PM
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Posted By skb2706

Speedo and my Raybans....... Squirrels...

Speedo and my Raybans.......


Squirrels are nuts about speedos....no pun intended.
03-02-2013, 03:58 PM
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Posted By skb2706

Curious...did you actually send them a scope or...

Curious...did you actually send them a scope or are you just bxtchin about something that hasn't happened yet.
Forum: Reloading
02-19-2013, 08:02 PM
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Posted By skb2706

I believe mine is one of the very first LSS Mtn...

I believe mine is one of the very first LSS Mtn rifle chambered in .260. It is a 1 in 9 twist, dated 1997. Later ones were twisted 1 in 8. Best handling bolt rifle in the field that I own.
Forum: Reloading
02-19-2013, 06:05 PM
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Posted By skb2706

Not only .260 but in the same gun as well. ...

Not only .260 but in the same gun as well.

Most of the people I hunt with use more traditional chamberings. But I found that when they had gun issues they had no problem using the .260. I use the...
Forum: Reloading
02-19-2013, 01:23 PM
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Posted By skb2706

I shoot the same rifle in .260. Mine shoots very...

I shoot the same rifle in .260. Mine shoots very well using H414 and either a 125 gr Partition or 140 gr. Sst.
Forum: Guns
02-17-2013, 05:58 PM
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Posted By skb2706

Some women may require large caliber guns.........

Some women may require large caliber guns.........
02-16-2013, 05:30 PM
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Posted By skb2706

Actually you are correct. I thought it funny...

Actually you are correct. I thought it funny looking at the pile of gear I just unloaded from the truck and then reading your thread. I do have some pretty good gear but it was years in the making. I...
02-16-2013, 05:12 PM
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Posted By skb2706

I shoot a forty year old rifle I built from...

I shoot a forty year old rifle I built from parts, everything but the barrel is used. Use a scope I took off a rifle I inherited. My camo came from the thrift store. I load my own ammo using...
Forum: West
02-12-2013, 09:06 PM
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Posted By skb2706

Sounds like fun. It would be nice to go home for...

Sounds like fun. It would be nice to go home for this shoot.
02-04-2013, 07:37 PM
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Posted By skb2706

I can make a few suggestions but pm me. I need to...

I can make a few suggestions but pm me. I need to know how disabled your friend is. Not to be blunt but it helps figure the logistics.
Forum: Guns
01-27-2013, 12:59 PM
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Posted By skb2706

Five years ago I bought two, brand new, with...

Five years ago I bought two, brand new, with chokes, 20 and 12 ga....$600 plus tax.
01-26-2013, 07:07 PM
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Posted By skb2706

Yep...shot #1501 sets the whole dam gun on fire. ...

Yep...shot #1501 sets the whole dam gun on fire.

Even if that were true (personally I think its crap) That's 75 boxes of 20. Rifle barrels are like tires on your car, take care of them they last...
01-26-2013, 07:01 PM
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Posted By skb2706

What gear do you need to charge?

What gear do you need to charge?
01-24-2013, 01:38 PM
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Posted By skb2706

The Shot Show in Las Vegas is also put on by Reed...

The Shot Show in Las Vegas is also put on by Reed Ent.
Forum: Guns
01-23-2013, 07:52 PM
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Posted By skb2706

Yep google...took me less than one minute.

Yep google...took me less than one minute.
Forum: Guns
01-21-2013, 08:00 PM
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Posted By skb2706

It could very well be a .300 H& H Magnum. They go...

It could very well be a .300 H& H Magnum. They go back to 1937 in the Model 70, one of my employees has one so dated.
Forum: Guns
01-21-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,268
Posted By skb2706

300 Winchester Magnum was designed in 1963. Very...

300 Winchester Magnum was designed in 1963. Very doubtful your gun is original or you have it dated incorrectly.
01-15-2013, 09:07 PM
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Posted By skb2706

Sorry to hear that Pete. It will take some time.

Sorry to hear that Pete. It will take some time.
Forum: West
01-14-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By skb2706

How is it you have that many points and don't...

How is it you have that many points and don't have a clue. In 15 years I would know exactly where to be sitting and at what time.
Forum: Reloading
01-14-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,272
Posted By skb2706

Generally easier. Far less case prep. If...

Generally easier. Far less case prep.
If possible purchase carbide size die in a three die set. This eliminates case lubing.
Straight wall cartridges require
Size, remove spent primer, very...
01-11-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,312
Posted By skb2706

Guides often take people who have very little...

Guides often take people who have very little experience in such things. Makes no sense to take a hunter out with a 338 who hasn't practiced with it extensively. Im not knocking his work but DY...
Forum: Guns
01-11-2013, 09:32 AM
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Posted By skb2706

Thanks TG. Good information there. Should help...

Thanks TG. Good information there. Should help the op too.
01-11-2013, 08:57 AM
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Posted By skb2706

Don't know what you use now but Id suggest decent...

Don't know what you use now but Id suggest decent 800-1000 gram thinsulate hunting boots. Then my wife uses these little heat pads that stick on the bottom of her socks....they stay warm for up to...
Forum: Guns
01-11-2013, 08:36 AM
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Posted By skb2706

I was looking at a couple different rifles that I...

I was looking at a couple different rifles that I own with stainless barrels trying to figure out how they finish them. They appear to be bead blasted...I was hoping someone would chime in that knows.
Forum: Guns
01-10-2013, 06:10 PM
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Views: 651
Posted By skb2706

TG from the OPs post I believe the barrel is...

TG from the OPs post I believe the barrel is stainless.
Stop sanding, find someone who can bead blast it.
Forum: Guns
01-08-2013, 04:42 PM
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Views: 1,082
Posted By skb2706

I read this thinking you may own the only mini 14...

I read this thinking you may own the only mini 14 that didn't cycle and fire. That is one thing they are legendary for...reliability.
Forum: Reloading
01-08-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 649
Posted By skb2706

Cost is not the only factor. I handload, you...

Cost is not the only factor. I handload, you don't. I have components to load and shoot dozens of guns, if you don't have ammo right now for yours...good luck finding it.
So bottomline, not only...
Forum: Reloading
01-04-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,541
Posted By skb2706

I don't think its going to be like "last time". I...

I don't think its going to be like "last time". I would just keep looking and you will know when others start mentioning their availibility.

To some degree this was predictable given our latest...
01-03-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,010
Posted By skb2706

Get all the information you can about the area,...

Get all the information you can about the area, seasons, draw/over the counter availibilty of licenses from the DOW. Best if you can go with someone who knows the area. I really like the flattops...
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