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Forum: Wanted
03-16-2010, 07:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 444
Posted By Powerfisher

Predator Call

I am looking fo a predator call. MP3 like a foxpro or the wireless johnny sterwart. My buget is $200 so if you have a call you dont use anymore and want to turn it into cash, let me know.
Tony...
Forum: Guns
09-25-2009, 10:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 390
Posted By Powerfisher

Deer Season Start Tomorrow.

Well, our Deer Season starts tomorrow. Its sposed to be in the high 80s....great. I have scouted the deer between 7000 & 8000 feet but thats when it was in the 70s. Since they are mostly migratory...
Forum: Black Powder
09-25-2009, 10:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 401
Posted By Powerfisher

Deer Season Starts Tomorrow!

Well, our Deer Season starts tomorrow. Its sposed to be in the high 80s....great. I have scouted the deer between 7000 & 8000 feet but thats when it was in the 70s. Since they are mostly migratory...
Forum: Reloading
09-12-2009, 03:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 457
Posted By Powerfisher

Lyman Tru-Line

I have an old LymanTru-Line press. It has a four hole turret on the top but the holes are too small for modern dies. Is there some kind of an adapter I can mount on it so it will accept modern dies?...
Forum: Guns
09-12-2009, 03:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,555
Posted By Powerfisher

I used to use a shotgun for deer hunting when I...

I used to use a shotgun for deer hunting when I lived in Upstate/Western New York. Remington 870 with a Hastings Rifled Barrel. I used 3" Mag BRI .50 Saboted Slugs. Tac driver @ 50yds. No scope. Our...
Forum: Guns
09-12-2009, 01:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,000
Posted By Powerfisher

I did a little research before I bought the...

I did a little research before I bought the 22-250. I was on the fence for quite a while. 25.06, 22-250, .243, .223 and so on. I know its a ruff road that im going down. I knew the job was dangerous...
Forum: Guns
09-12-2009, 07:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,000
Posted By Powerfisher

I understand that at extended ranges, a .55gr...

I understand that at extended ranges, a .55gr bullet lacks the energy to take an ethical shot. Thats why I would like to push the heaviest bullet possible with my rifle. In order to do that, I need a...
Forum: Guns
09-11-2009, 11:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,000
Posted By Powerfisher

I would like to go out to 800yds and beyond and...

I would like to go out to 800yds and beyond and take out Yotes. I know there are a lot of factors to contend with for yardage like that but that is my goal. Do I contact Remington for the new barrel...
Forum: Guns
09-10-2009, 04:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,000
Posted By Powerfisher

New Barrel?

I just sighted in my new Rem 700 22-250 SPS. Love it. Its everything I thought it would be. 400yds, effortless. Almost too easy. I have not tried to go out further yet. It has a 1-14 twist and I...
Forum: Guns
09-03-2009, 12:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 710
Posted By Powerfisher

I have never seen my friend hit anything past...

I have never seen my friend hit anything past 400yds with his AR-15. At the range we shoot at, we have to go beyond the last ridge to get up to 300yds. We have a 300yd marker in the weeds. A big hill...
Forum: Guns
09-02-2009, 03:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 710
Posted By Powerfisher

Long Range Optics.

So I have a Remington 700 SPS 22-250. Now I need optics. I have been looking at the 10-40X50 and 8-32X50 and so on. My question is, do I need a 10-40 or a 8-32? I am going to do some long range Yote...
Forum: Guns
08-29-2009, 04:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,144
Posted By Powerfisher

I am going to practice on an old JC Higgins .22...

I am going to practice on an old JC Higgins .22 then, my buddy has an old Savage in 30.06 that he said I could practice on untill I get good enough to bed both my Rem. 700s. One is 30.06 BDL and the...
Forum: Black Powder
08-29-2009, 04:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 682
Posted By Powerfisher

I did think about that when I first got into BP...

I did think about that when I first got into BP but never tried it. Once I started with loose powder, pellets were a thing of the past. If a pellet/powder combo was experimented with, of course they...
Forum: Guns
08-29-2009, 01:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,144
Posted By Powerfisher

Thanks for the reply. I know my questions are...

Thanks for the reply. I know my questions are elementary. I have read that I should put release agent all over the gun and action. I also read that I may want to practice with silly putty as my epoxy...
Forum: Black Powder
08-29-2009, 01:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By Powerfisher

Welcome to BP. I started with pellets and went to...

Welcome to BP. I started with pellets and went to loose powder so I could fine tune my load. I then went to a BP sub call BH209. With my load, the kick is just a whisker more than my 30.06. Im not as...
Forum: Guns
08-28-2009, 04:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,144
Posted By Powerfisher

Glass Bedding.

What kind of material is best to wrap the barrel with when you set it into the bedding? I read tape but what kind of tape? I dont want to screw up the barrel. Masking tape? Will the sticky come off...
Forum: Guns
08-28-2009, 04:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,014
Posted By Powerfisher

It groups fine, @ 100yds, it is about 6" to the...

It groups fine, @ 100yds, it is about 6" to the left. I have moved the sight all the way over. I have it all took apart and I am going to turn it into a project. The barrel touches the stock on one...
Forum: Guns
08-23-2009, 11:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,014
Posted By Powerfisher

Shot out .22

I have a shot out JC Higgins single shot bolt action .22 that I have been saving for my son. He just turned 10 and we took it to the range and holy cow. It shoots wayyyyy to the left. So bad that...
Forum: Guns
08-23-2009, 11:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 27,145
Posted By Powerfisher

When I lived in upstate NY, thats all we could...

When I lived in upstate NY, thats all we could use was a shotgun w/deer slugs. All our shotguns were the rem 870. We put rifled barrels on them made by Hastings. 3" Mag BRI saboted .50 slugs. 50yds,...
Forum: Guns
08-20-2009, 12:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,599
Posted By Powerfisher

Just a little off topic. I just bought a...

Just a little off topic. I just bought a Remmington 700 SPS 22-250 with a heavy Varment Barrel. I have been reading that it should be glass bedded. It has the composite stock. Should I mess with it?...
Forum: Black Powder
08-20-2009, 12:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 895
Posted By Powerfisher

Thanks for the tip. I have a few pics to put up.

Thanks for the tip. I have a few pics to put up.
Forum: Black Powder
08-20-2009, 11:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,154
Posted By Powerfisher

Thanks for the literature. It seems I...

Thanks for the literature. It seems I misunderstood your post. I thought you were recomending actually holding your breath. Inhale, and hold. We are on the same page. During the exhale, the natural...
Forum: Black Powder
08-19-2009, 01:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 895
Posted By Powerfisher

I am jealous. Today is my 8th day of a 18 day run...

I am jealous. Today is my 8th day of a 18 day run at work. No trigger time till 8/30. I do shoot my pellet gun though. At least I am getting a little (literally) shooting in. I think thats pretty...
Forum: Black Powder
08-19-2009, 01:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,458
Posted By Powerfisher

I didnt get drawn for the ML season this year....

I didnt get drawn for the ML season this year. Deer season starts on the 4th Saturday in September for me and goes for....I think 36 days. If I were to get drawn, the ML season goes from the end of...
Forum: Black Powder
08-19-2009, 01:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,154
Posted By Powerfisher

I am sorry if I ruffle a few feathers with this...

I am sorry if I ruffle a few feathers with this but I have NEVER been told to hold my breath when I am shooting. I have been told and taught to do the exact opposite. Squeez during the natural exhale...
Forum: Reloading
08-17-2009, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 583
Posted By Powerfisher

It is a tin I aquired but I was the one that...

It is a tin I aquired but I was the one that originally opened it. I thought the orange dust was odd. I have gone through 3/4 of the tin so far with no troubles but it only take one so, fertalizer it...
Forum: Black Powder
08-17-2009, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6
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Views: 472
Posted By Powerfisher

Ya, I get Honey Do lists as well. I usually get 3...

Ya, I get Honey Do lists as well. I usually get 3 days off. One day is for the family, one day is just for me and my son and one day is for me. I may do a little twilight shooting. Our deer season...
Forum: Reloading
08-17-2009, 08:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 583
Posted By Powerfisher

Bad Powder

I posted on an previous thread about some old IMR 4831 I have. Now I am worried. I read in another forum that powder is bad if it has dark brown dust in it. My old tin of 4831 has like an orange dust...
Forum: Black Powder
08-17-2009, 08:15 AM
Replies: 6
hi
Views: 472
Posted By Powerfisher

I am on day 6 of 18 straight days of work and I...

I am on day 6 of 18 straight days of work and I am having serious shooting withdrawls. No range day till 8/30!!!! All I can do is read, clean and reload........I do shoot my pellet gun though. Hey,...
Forum: Black Powder
08-17-2009, 08:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,154
Posted By Powerfisher

When I taught my son to shoot. I used a single...

When I taught my son to shoot. I used a single shot .22 and loaded it for him. Sometimes a round was in it, sometimes not. It kept him from flinching and pulling the trigger. He learned nice control...
Forum: Black Powder
08-16-2009, 02:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 16,219
Posted By Powerfisher

I started with a Barnes 250gr TMZ and it did well...

I started with a Barnes 250gr TMZ and it did well but when I tried a Hornady 300gr SST, it bucked the wind better and grouped better so I went up to the Barnes 290gr TMZ and its a nice flying bullet....
Forum: Reloading
08-16-2009, 01:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,050
Posted By Powerfisher

I have been loading my 30.06 cartridges with some...

I have been loading my 30.06 cartridges with some ancient IMR 4831. Rectangle shaped orange tin can, pour hole on the side of the top of the tin can. It was never opened till I opened it. The powder...
Forum: Guns
08-16-2009, 12:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,389
Posted By Powerfisher

I used to hunt deer in upstate NY with Rem 870....

I used to hunt deer in upstate NY with Rem 870. I put a Hastings Rifled Barrel on it and used 3" Mag BRI .50 Saboted slugs. Tac driver at 50yds.
Forum: Black Powder
08-16-2009, 12:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,582
Posted By Powerfisher

I have also shot verticly strung groups at...

I have also shot verticly strung groups at 100yds. Is your ML scoped? I use a peep and I figured that my vertical stringing was shooter error. I am happy to keep a 2" MOA @ 100yds with a peep. If my...
Forum: Guns
08-07-2009, 08:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By Powerfisher

New Rifle

I just went out and bought myself a Remington 700 SPS Varment in a 22/250. Now I need optics. I did put my 4x12 from my .06 on it though and had some fun. As soon as the winds stop I will see how far...
Forum: Guns
07-24-2009, 07:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,094
Posted By Powerfisher

I guess if I dont care about the pelts I could...

I guess if I dont care about the pelts I could use the Remington Sendero .338 Ultra Mag I spose. Thats a lot of recoil, so I have read. The 30.06 makes a bit of sence too but then I dont have a...
Forum: Black Powder
07-24-2009, 06:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,363
Posted By Powerfisher

Wow, now thats a lot of Trigger Time. Thanks for...

Wow, now thats a lot of Trigger Time. Thanks for the advice.
Forum: Black Powder
07-24-2009, 03:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,363
Posted By Powerfisher

My T/C Omega does have a tight bore. I developed...

My T/C Omega does have a tight bore. I developed my own 10 shot rule because of what I experienced. JMHO. If you have soot left over in the barrel when you push your sabot down, wouldnt it also push...
Forum: Black Powder
07-24-2009, 08:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,363
Posted By Powerfisher

ya, I have seen smoke from time to time but now I...

ya, I have seen smoke from time to time but now I just let the barrel cool. After all, when you take your first shot at game, your barrel will be cold, right? I shoot and let it cool, shoot-cool and...
Forum: Black Powder
07-24-2009, 08:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 935
Posted By Powerfisher

The same thing I do every fall and...

The same thing I do every fall and winter........contimplating world domination......ooops, wrong forum. I plan on shooting, flyfishing and hunting.
Forum: Black Powder
07-24-2009, 08:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,713
Posted By Powerfisher

I use it in my T/C Omega. I have tried the max...

I use it in my T/C Omega. I have tried the max load of 120gr. but I dont need that much. I use 110gr. BH209 and a Barnes 290gr. TMZ. My Omega loves that combo.
Forum: Guns
07-23-2009, 12:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,094
Posted By Powerfisher

Dryridge, you hit the nail on the head. I dont...

Dryridge, you hit the nail on the head. I dont care about pelts. I dont know if I wll ever be good enough to hit a target at 1000yds but I will be taking shots between 500 & 700yds for sure. My buddy...
Forum: Black Powder
07-23-2009, 12:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 885
Posted By Powerfisher

I think of the Big Five in Africa as big ole...

I think of the Big Five in Africa as big ole hogs. Tough skin, lots of adrenaline and an animal you better have the ultimate respect for. I would use the biggest, heaviest hardest penitrating bullet...
Forum: Black Powder
07-22-2009, 01:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,363
Posted By Powerfisher

Agree with above. I use Winchester 209 Shotgun...

Agree with above. I use Winchester 209 Shotgun Shell Primers. Any 209 Shotgun Shell Primer should work. You will have to swipe after 10 or so shots because the fouling in the barrel will get to the...
Forum: Guns
07-20-2009, 12:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,094
Posted By Powerfisher

I would like to know more about the 25.06 and the...

I would like to know more about the 25.06 and the 22/250. I could always load a lighter bullet for my 30.06 if I wanted to take a shot at 300yds or closer. I dont plan on calling. I live near the NV...
Forum: Black Powder
07-20-2009, 10:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By Powerfisher

I have been trying to figure out that puzzle...

I have been trying to figure out that puzzle since I started shooting BP in Janury. My T/C Omega 1:28" twist in a .50 caliber loves 110gr. of BH209 with a 290gr. Barnes TMZ. That combo is too...
Forum: Guns
07-19-2009, 05:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,094
Posted By Powerfisher

Best Varment Rifle

I went back a few pages and couldnt find a post on this so I apologize if I am asking a redundant question. I am getting the itch for a new rifle and I want to get somthing for the coyotes. So since...
Forum: Black Powder
07-19-2009, 04:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 885
Posted By Powerfisher

S. Africa Hunt

I met a hunter the other day and he just got back from a S. African Hunt. His story was pretty interesting. I never did ask him what kind of rifle he was using. He hunted different types of Antalope...
Forum: Black Powder
07-18-2009, 02:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 853
Posted By Powerfisher

If only one of these bills pass it would be like...

If only one of these bills pass it would be like a "Termite Stratigy" just as the above article mentions. We all know this so, we have to make sure we as gun owners stick together and unite against...
Forum: Guns
07-11-2009, 04:33 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,519
Posted By Powerfisher

Untill about 8 months ago, I bought my bullets. I...

Untill about 8 months ago, I bought my bullets. I have since started to load my own. My grouping shrank, accuacy improved and cost per shot went down. I buy quality bullets and make all my rounds the...
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