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Yesterday, 04:29 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By TN Lone Wolf

What if we did something different, but in...

What if we did something different, but in similar spirit to the contest? Maybe have a stickied thread to showcase all the deer kills of the 2019-2020 deer season? Maybe call it a harvest thread or...
Forum: Reloading
06-10-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 258
Posted By TN Lone Wolf

Bullet for a 1-12" twist 300 Weatherby?

After fixing my late grandfather's 300 Weatherby, I decided I wanted to attempt to take a deer with it this upcoming season. I'm trying to decide on a bullet to use. The problem is, the old...
06-10-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By TN Lone Wolf

How good is a Nikon Buckmasters II?

When I was attempting to fix my grandfather's inaccurate Weatherby, I put a Nikon Buckmasters II 4-12x40mm scope on it just to test a few fixes. Now that its back to shooting about 1 MOA, I've...
Forum: Guns
05-31-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 905
Posted By TN Lone Wolf

Pretty good idea! That’ll work just fine.

Pretty good idea! That’ll work just fine.
Forum: Politics
05-22-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 826
Posted By TN Lone Wolf

Supreme Court is taking up 2nd Amendment case

New York State Rifle & Pistol Association, Inc., et al., Petitioners
v.
City of New York, New York, et al....
Forum: Guns
05-21-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,712
Posted By TN Lone Wolf

My philosophy has always been to use a...

My philosophy has always been to use a caliber/bullet combination that gives me more than enough room for error even if conditions aren't ideal. My personal needs are (for rifles and Encore pistols)...
Forum: Guns
05-19-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 109
Posted By TN Lone Wolf

You’re absolutely right about that last part. ...

You’re absolutely right about that last part. Even with larger calibers, they may not show it. Watching the doe and coyote run off after taking a hit from my 460 was a real eye opener. I’ll...
05-17-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 540
Posted By TN Lone Wolf

That's not crazy. The high shoulder shot is...

That's not crazy. The high shoulder shot is actually a popular shot among handgun hunters using big, heavy hardcast bullets.
Forum: Guns
05-17-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 109
Posted By TN Lone Wolf

Talking New Encore pistol build - 327 Federal Magnum

Just over 10 years ago, Federal Cartridge Company and Sturm, Ruger created a new revolver round - the 327 Federal Magnum. Based on a lengthened 32 H&R, the cartridge was designed to be a potent self...
05-14-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,077
Posted By TN Lone Wolf

Y'all realize this thread is 12 years old, right?...

Y'all realize this thread is 12 years old, right?

Add me to the list of people who prefer the 25-06/270 type cartridges for deer hunting. Unless its with a handgun, in which case I admit I suffer...
Forum: Politics
05-14-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 89
Posted By TN Lone Wolf

AG Barr assigns attorney to investigate government spying on Trump campaign

I try to stay out of politics. It's a mess. However, even I couldn't escape the constant Trump/Russia collusion talk. Even to me, someone who doesn't really look all that deeply into political topics...
Forum: Politics
05-14-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 510
Posted By TN Lone Wolf

With all due respect, that is incorrect. The...

With all due respect, that is incorrect. The Supreme Court has explicitly clarified that school sponsored prayer violates the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment multiple times over the past...
Forum: Politics
05-14-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 510
Posted By TN Lone Wolf

Wrong. The First Amendment prohibits governmental...

Wrong. The First Amendment prohibits governmental institutions from respecting the establishment of religion. Since public schools are funded with taxpayer money, they are a governmental institution....
05-14-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 176
Posted By TN Lone Wolf

Iím guessing you have the factory rubber grip and...

Iím guessing you have the factory rubber grip and forend. Cheap things donít even have an option for sling studs. I highly recommend the Pachmayr grip/forend set. The soft rubber on the back of the...
04-23-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 241
Posted By TN Lone Wolf

The 240 Weatherby has similar case head...

The 240 Weatherby has similar case head dimensions to the 30-06 and 308 family of cartridges, which it can handle with ease, so it should handle even maximum loads well. I'm assuming you got a rifle...
Forum: Guns
04-23-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 361
Posted By TN Lone Wolf

The frame is considered the pistol, and must be...

The frame is considered the pistol, and must be shipped to an FFL. The other parts can be shipped directly.
Forum: Archery Gear
04-15-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 85
Posted By TN Lone Wolf

Carbon Express Covert SLS Crossbow w/ accessories

https://www.huntingnet.com/forum/members/tn-lone-wolf-albums-guns-picture10664-carbon-express-crossbow.jpeg
I'm looking to sell my Carbon Express Crossbow and everything that goes with it.

6...
Forum: Guns
04-04-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 296
Posted By TN Lone Wolf

Lol, that was pretty good. There actually is...

Lol, that was pretty good.

There actually is a "7.6 Creedmoor" of sorts. The 30 T/C, a cartridge that flopped so hard they had to neck it down to 6.5 and call it the Creedmoor before it gained...
03-31-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 752
Posted By TN Lone Wolf

While I trust your judgment, my 300 and (former)...

While I trust your judgment, my 300 and (former) 243 barrel seemed to prefer otherwise. IMR 4064 worked well in both.
03-31-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 752
Posted By TN Lone Wolf

Oh, one more thing I thought of. If you go with...

Oh, one more thing I thought of. If you go with a bottleneck cartridge and decide to reload, I’ve found the faster burning powders listed for the cartridge tend to work a bit better in those short...
03-30-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 752
Posted By TN Lone Wolf

I take it you’ve found a used 243 Encore pistol...

I take it you’ve found a used 243 Encore pistol for a good price? Nice.

I guess the 338 Federal would be pretty good, but I think you should go with a 338 Win Mag instead. No brake. :happy0157:...
03-28-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 752
Posted By TN Lone Wolf

Okay, I'm on a device where I can actually type...

Okay, I'm on a device where I can actually type out long responses.

Isn't the answer obvious? Get an Encore chambered in 460 S&W! That's the best compromise. :D :D :D Okay, I'm just kidding....
03-28-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 752
Posted By TN Lone Wolf

When I get home and get on a computer, I’ll share...

When I get home and get on a computer, I’ll share my thoughts. I’ve got a bit of experience on the subject.
03-28-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By TN Lone Wolf

They sure don’t. I bet I just barely got the...

They sure don’t. I bet I just barely got the shot off before she decided to bolt.

Did that 20 gauge make a mess of her?
Forum: Guns
03-27-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 420
Posted By TN Lone Wolf

That's a shame. It's really good for keeping the...

That's a shame. It's really good for keeping the rifles steady and absorbing recoil. But I definitely don't want to risk cracking the stock.



I'll get a threaded muzzle crown made for it. ...
03-26-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 431
Posted By TN Lone Wolf

That's a pretty good question. Why did I choose...

That's a pretty good question. Why did I choose the 460?

I've been enamored with the idea of handgun hunting since I learned about it during my hunter safety course, but due to Tennessee state...
Forum: Guns
03-25-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 709
Posted By TN Lone Wolf

I guess so. Do they really count, though? The...

I guess so. Do they really count, though? The thread title is asking about handgun kills, but I've been using handcannons.

:D :D :D
Forum: Reloading
03-25-2019, 10:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 860
Posted By TN Lone Wolf

I once calculated my savings from reloading...

I once calculated my savings from reloading compared to using factory ammo. These numbers are a few years old now, but probably still hold up pretty well:

270 Wincester
Nosler factory load:...
03-25-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 431
Posted By TN Lone Wolf

Thanks guys. :D Yep, no matter the...

Thanks guys. :D



Yep, no matter the configuration, the 460 is one heck of a cartridge.
Forum: Guns
03-25-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 420
Posted By TN Lone Wolf

I'm probably not going to bother with it. Maybe...

I'm probably not going to bother with it. Maybe just get a thread protector. I've got a Lead Sled, so the recoil won't bother me, and I wouldn't really feel it in a hunting situation anyway.
03-25-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 561
Posted By TN Lone Wolf

It's just my preference, but I don't like 2x...

It's just my preference, but I don't like 2x power scopes for any shooting beyond 50 yards. The majority of the optics I use on my hunting handguns are Nikon Force XR 2.5-8x variables. You can turn...
03-25-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 675
Posted By TN Lone Wolf

Took my great-grandfather's old Beretta duck hunting

This season, I had two great locations - one on Reelfoot Lake, and one on private property - I was able to hunt, so I was really excited in the months leading up to duck season. Unfortunately, I had...
Forum: Guns
03-25-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 446
Posted By TN Lone Wolf

Late to the discussion here, but I'll throw in my...

Late to the discussion here, but I'll throw in my 2 cents regardless.

I tend to shoot a lot of heavy kicking handguns, and I can tolerate most of them just fine, but the one that consistently...
Forum: Guns
03-24-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 420
Posted By TN Lone Wolf

Finally solved my grandfather's inaccurate 300 Weatherby

If some of you remember from my previous posts on here, my grandfather asked me for help discovering why his Mark V 300 Weatherby - the rifle he's hunted all over North America and even Africa with -...
Forum: Guns
03-24-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 709
Posted By TN Lone Wolf

Does this answer your question? :happy0157: ...

Does this answer your question? :happy0157:

http://www.handgunhunt.com/photopost/data/754/705B2528-13F5-4D4D-A24D-C00550EC1599.jpeg

http://www.handgunhunt.com/photopost/data/754/IMG_0374.JPG
...
Forum: Guns
03-24-2019, 07:59 PM
03-24-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By TN Lone Wolf

Coyote with a 460 S&W!

Been a while since I've been on here. I wanted to share with you guys how I managed to get my first coyote kill with a handgun on the opening day of deer season. . .
...
03-24-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 431
Posted By TN Lone Wolf

First deer with my 460 S&W

Hey guys, it's been a while. I'm alive, just had a lot to deal with lately. I wanted to share the story of my first deer taken with a revolver. This happened on the very last day of deer season. . ....
Forum: Guns
03-30-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 523
Posted By TN Lone Wolf

Colt LE6920-R AR-15.

Colt LE6920-R AR-15.
02-27-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,339
Posted By TN Lone Wolf

^What he said^

^What he said^
Forum: Guns
02-27-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By TN Lone Wolf

I flipped the mount, re-attached the scope, and...

I flipped the mount, re-attached the scope, and sighted it in again, this time with the chronograph set up. The Hornady 55 grain V-Max factory loads are going 2820 fps with an s.d. of 24. A bit...
Forum: Guns
02-26-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By TN Lone Wolf

I had noticed my mistake shortly after mounting...

I had noticed my mistake shortly after mounting the scope, but didn't think it would be that much of an issue. I trust your judgements, though, so I'll flip the mount and re-sight it.

Strongly...
Forum: Black Powder
02-25-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 288
Posted By TN Lone Wolf

Interesting. I'm interested in reading how it...

Interesting. I'm interested in reading how it performs.
Forum: Guns
02-25-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By TN Lone Wolf

Finally made my AR-15 decision - Colt LE6920

For a long time, there's been a rifle I've wanted to own. It wasn't very high on my to do list, especially considering I'm first and foremost a handgun hunter. However, for a myriad of factors, I...
01-31-2018, 05:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,131
Posted By TN Lone Wolf

I didn't own a 30-06 until I got one as...

I didn't own a 30-06 until I got one as inheritance.

As for why it's not more popular anymore? I think it's due to several factors. How many millions of American men across two different...
01-27-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By TN Lone Wolf

Don't know about yours, but my cameras have the...

Don't know about yours, but my cameras have the option to change the delay between pictures.
01-23-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By TN Lone Wolf

Which FoxPro?

I've been thinking about getting a FoxPro electronic call for coyotes. What's everyone's recommendation?
Forum: Guns
01-23-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By TN Lone Wolf

Any opinions on a Colt SOCOM vs. a S&W...

Any opinions on a Colt SOCOM vs. a S&W M&P-15?
Forum: Guns
01-22-2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By TN Lone Wolf

I've actually been considering a third upper at...

I've actually been considering a third upper at some point chambered in a more potent bottleneck cartridge, like an Olympic Arms 25 WSSM, but if that didn't work out the Grendel would probably be my...
Forum: Guns
01-22-2018, 07:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By TN Lone Wolf

Thinking about buying an AR-15

For several years now, I've been interested in the AR-15 platform. Specifically, the 450 Bushmaster, which I've always though would make a neat close and medium range deer hunting rifle. Then...
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