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Forum: Other Areas
03-14-2008, 05:17 PM
Replies: 2,445
Views: 547,657
Posted By caribou_sniper

RE: Quebec Winter Caribou Hunting

bob, How are you going to bypass Ontario by crossing at Thousand Islands?

As for studs, I have seen trucks running studded tires. I didn't check where they were from, but I know just this last...
Forum: Black Powder
03-11-2008, 06:44 PM
Forum: Other Areas
03-07-2008, 08:06 PM
Replies: 2,445
Views: 547,657
Posted By caribou_sniper

RE: Quebec Winter Caribou Hunting

Nord, I like that one. Hope you don't mind if I use it.

Dave, In 2005, we were hunting Nov 27-Dec 1; they started to hit the road the day before our arrival. I called up while we were having...
Forum: Other Areas
03-07-2008, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2,445
Views: 547,657
Posted By caribou_sniper

RE: Quebec Winter Caribou Hunting

pjd,

Interesting you should mention 2005 was your bad year; 2005 was by far our best year. That just goes to show how important timing is to this particular hunt. We have been doing this hunt...
Forum: Other Areas
03-06-2008, 06:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,724
Posted By caribou_sniper

RE: Canada Caribou Hunt

I don't think you'll see any of the outfitters stop thier late season hunts. They will likely have to try to sweeten the package deals to draw clients. With the price of fuel still on the rise they...
Forum: Black Powder
03-06-2008, 03:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,165
Posted By caribou_sniper

RE: Low or Medium

I always mount as low as possible/practical. I have used the Warne and Leupold removable rings in low on Black Diamond and Encores with scopes of 40mm objective. I also adjust comb hieght, they are...
Forum: Guns
03-05-2008, 06:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,143
Posted By caribou_sniper

RE: Encore oversized hinge pin?

I would start by measuring your headspace. Some barrel/frame combinations can have excessive headspace. This will cause inconsistancy. It is possible to shim for excess headspace. Headspace should be...
Forum: Reloading
03-05-2008, 03:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,321
Posted By caribou_sniper

RE: .405 Winchester loads

bigbulls,

Thanks, that is a good resource. Though I see theloads listedare all low pressure loads compatable with the older lever actions. I'm shooting an Encore which would be capable of...
Forum: Reloading
03-04-2008, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,321
Posted By caribou_sniper

.405 Winchester loads

Current load data for .405 Winchester seems tough to locate. I wanna load the 300gr Barnes bullets. I don't have a Barnes reloading manual, so I'm not sure if they list any loads. Any help would be...
Forum: Hunting Gear
03-03-2008, 07:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,788
Posted By caribou_sniper

RE: Under Armour Coldgear Shirts - NWT, Cheap!

Can you let me know what you have available in xxl?

Also, just want to double check, these are all the compression fit?

Thanks, JR
03-03-2008, 03:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 711
Posted By caribou_sniper

RE: Caribou Hunt Wanted

PS: if you go to Maine for caribou, let me know how your hunt went.
03-03-2008, 03:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 711
Posted By caribou_sniper

RE: Caribou Hunt Wanted

Cheapest caribou hunt you will likely find is a Quebec winter caribou hunt.

In Quebec, non-residents must use the services of an outfitter to hunt caribou. That basically means go through an...
Forum: Black Powder
03-01-2008, 05:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,219
Posted By caribou_sniper

RE: Pull and clean the trigger mechanism????

You can't just pull the trigger assemby on an Encore. You basically disassembly the trigger, sear, and hammer assembly; and other associated parts. If you are not familiar with these components and...
Forum: Other Areas
02-26-2008, 07:19 PM
Replies: 2,445
Views: 547,657
Posted By caribou_sniper

RE: Quebec Winter Caribou Hunting

I've experienced temps from 40dF to -20dF. Typical temps should be about 10-20dF.
Forum: Other Areas
02-26-2008, 03:24 PM
Replies: 2,445
Views: 547,657
Posted By caribou_sniper

RE: Quebec Winter Caribou Hunting

Let me try to be the voice of reason on this recent gas topic. I have been traveling north on this hunt since before this thread was even imagined (2001). I have made the trip with a variety of...
Forum: Other Areas
02-21-2008, 02:35 PM
Replies: 2,445
Views: 547,657
Posted By caribou_sniper

RE: Quebec Winter Caribou Hunting

All of the satellite based systems work in the James Bay area (OnStar, XM, Syrius).
Forum: Hunting Gear
02-08-2008, 09:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,612
Posted By caribou_sniper

RE: here thought Iwould help you out

Can you deliver to NY? ;)
Forum: Other Areas
02-08-2008, 05:58 PM
Replies: 2,445
Views: 547,657
Posted By caribou_sniper

RE: Quebec Winter Caribou Hunting

I had planned on hinging the center panel on mine, but once I had it assembled I decided against it. I simply secured it with only six button head stainless screws. That way I could locate the...
Forum: Other Areas
02-06-2008, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2,445
Views: 547,657
Posted By caribou_sniper

RE: Quebec Winter Caribou Hunting

Here is a pic of the two truck we took this past season. This is as we were loading up to head home. Both trucks are loaded with 6 whole caribou. We use the area under the hard bed cover for our...
Forum: Other Areas
02-05-2008, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2,445
Views: 547,657
Posted By caribou_sniper

RE: Quebec Winter Caribou Hunting

I'll post some pics as soon as I can, may take a day or two.
Forum: Other Areas
02-05-2008, 06:11 PM
Replies: 2,445
Views: 547,657
Posted By caribou_sniper

RE: Quebec Winter Caribou Hunting

cwcjr, We use 2x's and 3/4" plywood to make hard bed covers. They easily handle 6-8 whole caribou. We have used a couple of variations. I can give you details if you need them.
Forum: Guns
02-05-2008, 11:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,342
Posted By caribou_sniper

RE: Most Gun / Kick you care to handle?

I have a 24" .405 Winchester barrel for my Encore. At just over 7 pounds, it's a fairly light compact gun perfect for bear out of a stand. I load it with 300gr Barnes solid copper bullets pushing...
Forum: Guns
02-04-2008, 11:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,710
Posted By caribou_sniper

RE: Rifled choke tube question

I have been using a 5" Hastings rifled choke tube on my scoped 870 for a number of years. I have only positive things to say about this set-up. I won't say it shoots as well as fully rifled set-ups...
Forum: Guns
01-31-2008, 06:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,946
Posted By caribou_sniper

RE: survival rifle

My link got censored. Well, the gentleman's name is Richard. Hope this is enough of a clue. :D
Forum: Optics
01-31-2008, 03:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,839
Posted By caribou_sniper

RE: Decisions decisions.....

I think Paul makes a very good point. When you are talking about 3-9 scopes the differences are not so significant. But, when you bump up the magnification and are really trying to stretch the...
Forum: Guns
01-31-2008, 03:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,946
Posted By caribou_sniper

RE: survival rifle

In my previous post, I was trying to quote from a previous post by Badger Boy. He stated "up in NY, DEC actually has reported that attacks from wild cats is actually on the rise.... they target...
Forum: Guns
01-30-2008, 07:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,946
Posted By caribou_sniper

RE: survival rifle

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up in NY, DEC actually has reported that attacks from wild cats is actually on the rise.... they target hikers.

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I'm in NY and the DEC is denying there are any big...
Forum: Other Areas
01-30-2008, 06:06 PM
Replies: 2,445
Views: 547,657
Posted By caribou_sniper

RE: Quebec Winter Caribou Hunting

That is a pretty nice one. We were there at the same time and real nice racks were hard to come by.

Congrats.
01-29-2008, 07:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,304
Posted By caribou_sniper

RE: Favorite Bison Cartridge?

.405 Winchester

Any good buffalo hunter should use a straight wall cartridge.;)
Forum: Guns
01-20-2008, 11:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,391
Posted By caribou_sniper

RE: Encore Barrels

Dlbdroptine,

First off, .22 hornet is a centerfire round, not rimfire.

Look at natchezss.com for Encore barrels; they have the cheapest prices I've found.
Forum: Optics
01-20-2008, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,782
Posted By caribou_sniper

RE: Varmint /Target Scopes

I have a couple of Weaver Classics in 4-16 and 6-24, I'm very happy with them. Great scopes with lifetime warranty and priced reasonably.
Forum: Guns
01-15-2008, 10:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,043
Posted By caribou_sniper

Forum: Guns
01-12-2008, 03:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,208
Posted By caribou_sniper

RE: used gun values

Mike,

I'm looking at a Marlin 1894 in .44mag; it's used and i'm told it's on fairly good condition.

Thanks,
JR
Forum: Guns
01-12-2008, 01:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,208
Posted By caribou_sniper

used gun values

Does anyone know of a website where I can find used gun values/pricing?

Thanks,
JR
Forum: Guns
01-12-2008, 01:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,377
Posted By caribou_sniper

used gun values

Does anyone know if there is a website where I can look up used gun values/pricing?

Thanks,
JR
Forum: Optics
01-11-2008, 07:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,062
Posted By caribou_sniper

RE: Any ideas for a new scope?

I'd pick the Monarch. You won't need the extra magnification the Burris scope offers, the 24x is plenty for the little .22-250. The Monarch is a fantastic scope, if you can spring the extra cash that...
Forum: Guns
01-11-2008, 04:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 776
Posted By caribou_sniper

WTB clips for Valmet Hunter

I'm looking for clips for my Valmet Hunter in .308; does anyone have any that they would part with?
Forum: Guns
01-11-2008, 04:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,043
Posted By caribou_sniper

clips for Valmet Hunter

I'm looking for clips for my Valmet Hunter in .308; does anyone have any that they would part with?
Forum: Guns
01-10-2008, 06:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,049
Posted By caribou_sniper

RE: scope will not stay zeroed

I have many scopes from Leupold, Nikon, Weaver, and others. I expect a scope manufacturer to stand behind thier product. That is part of my concideration when making a scope purchase. If I am...
01-10-2008, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,477
Posted By caribou_sniper

RE: Encore Barrel or new rifle?

Get the Encore barrel, you won't be disappointed. I have three Encores and a slew of barrels and I have no issues at all.

Pivot pin issues are no concern; any issues most likely result from...
Forum: Guns
01-10-2008, 05:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,049
Posted By caribou_sniper

RE: scope will not stay zeroed

This situation is not acceptable!!!!!!!!!

Depending on the make and model of the scope, the manufacturer may repair/replace a scope in this condition. Contact the manufacturer. If they will not...
01-10-2008, 11:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,444
Posted By caribou_sniper

RE: Canadian Bowhunting Property - deer/lakeside/cabin/lease

What is the cost of a non-resident deer license? Firearms and/or archery?
Forum: Guns
01-10-2008, 10:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,628
Posted By caribou_sniper

RE: Remingtons copper solids

I sure can give more detail about my experience. I've had another cup of coffee, so maybe I'm not so cranky.

I was shooting remington solid coppers and two other types of saboted slugs under...
Forum: Guns
01-10-2008, 08:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,832
Posted By caribou_sniper

RE: Is the Encore rifle frame the same as the pistol frame?

I stated "Encore frames are registered, in a sense"; I was referring to the fact that the frame is the only serial numbered part of this gun. So, that is the only part that is documented for the...
Forum: Guns
01-10-2008, 08:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,628
Posted By caribou_sniper

RE: Remingtons copper solids

bigcountry, Not sure where your going with your comment. Your sarcasm isn't appreciated. I stated my personal experience with remington solid copper slugs. I tried them. I had a negative experience....
Forum: Guns
01-09-2008, 09:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,628
Posted By caribou_sniper

RE: Remingtons copper solids

I tried them. I saw what happened when I caught a very small branch with one. The petals opened up and it darted off completely missing the intended target. That was the last time I ever shot one.
Forum: Guns
01-09-2008, 06:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,898
Posted By caribou_sniper

RE: QR Scope Mounts

I use both the Leupold and Warne QD rings. Both work well, have never had any issues with them loosening. Return to zero is always acceptable, but I ALWAYS verify at the range.

It may be worth...
Forum: Guns
01-09-2008, 06:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,832
Posted By caribou_sniper

RE: Is the Encore rifle frame the same as the pistol frame?

Encore frames are registered, in a sense, that is why you need an FFL to ship or recieve a frame. Here in NY, if you plan to install a barrel less than 16" you will also need to register it as a...
Forum: Other Areas
01-09-2008, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2,445
Views: 547,657
Posted By caribou_sniper

RE: Quebec Winter Caribou Hunting

tpquack, Unfortunately the secretis to keep your reservation. The Mirage can be a very difficult place to get your foot in the door, especially for the prime hunts.

I have read a few recent post...
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