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Forum: Reloading 09-20-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,756
Posted By TUK101
Hard to beat the Core-Lokts for cheap bullets on...

Hard to beat the Core-Lokts for cheap bullets on deer sized game. We have never lost an animal around here with them and most where bang flops.
Forum: Guns 04-17-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,561
Posted By TUK101
If you can shoot a .243 well and know where to...

If you can shoot a .243 well and know where to hit an animal to put it down humanely then why not use a .243? That doesn't mean that you take a 500 yard pot shot at an elk with it, but under 200...
Forum: Reloading 03-12-2011, 11:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,676
Posted By TUK101
Winchester has worked well for me. Both by the...

Winchester has worked well for me. Both by the bag and once used stuff that people have saved for me. Keep the loads within limits and don't stretch the brass too much when sizing and you can get a...
Forum: Reloading 03-06-2011, 10:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,363
Posted By TUK101
I like how easy they size. They just seem a bit...

I like how easy they size. They just seem a bit slicker going through the carbide sizing die. I use them mostly in 44 mag, but have a few in other calibers too.
Forum: Bowhunting Gear Review 03-04-2011, 02:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,980
Posted By TUK101
I bought a Darton Marauder today at the bow shop....

I bought a Darton Marauder today at the bow shop. It was a trade in with nice accessories and just needed tweaked to fit me. I cannot believe how smooth and easy it is to get the pull started and...
Forum: Firearm Review Forum 02-06-2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,677
Posted By TUK101
I have been looking at this rifle myself. It...

I have been looking at this rifle myself. It does feel pretty cheep, at least the stock does imho. But for the $279 new that I can get it for I might be able to get over that feeling.
Forum: Reloading 01-02-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,843
Posted By TUK101
Remington CoreLokts and Speer Hot Core bullets...

Remington CoreLokts and Speer Hot Core bullets have worked well in the 243 for me. Shots have been anywhere from 30 to 150 yards and the bullets have done their job like intended. For close up...
Forum: Firearm Review Forum 12-27-2010, 02:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,560
Posted By TUK101
I had one in stainless and loved it. It shot...

I had one in stainless and loved it. It shot very well with just about any ammo but it did prefer CCI or Remington ammo over the cheap Winchester stuff. When I first got it, it would gum up after...
Forum: Reloading 12-21-2010, 12:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,783
Posted By TUK101
I have the same measure and have found with stick...

I have the same measure and have found with stick powders that you need to pull the lever at the same speed on every load. If you pull it too slow it seems to weigh heavier, and too fast it could...
Forum: Reloading 12-21-2010, 12:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 695
Posted By TUK101
The Lee reloading manual also has reduced loads...

The Lee reloading manual also has reduced loads listed along with a chapter that explains his thoughts on the matter if my memory serves correctly.
Forum: Guns 12-17-2010, 06:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,297
Posted By TUK101
You get about 20-30% more power with about 50%...

You get about 20-30% more power with about 50% more powder being burned and about 60-75% more felt recoil with the Mag over the standard .308. All of this is dependent on the rifle and the load...
Forum: Bowhunting Gear Review 12-13-2010, 06:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,980
Posted By TUK101
How would a good recurve bow in about the #45-#50...

How would a good recurve bow in about the #45-#50 range compare in killing power to a comparable compound? Like I said, I have a hard time holding a bow back for too long a time anyhow.
Forum: Reloading 12-13-2010, 03:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,456
Posted By TUK101
That's awesome. I wonder if I will have to do...

That's awesome. I wonder if I will have to do some of the same thing with the 44 Mag?
Forum: Reloading 12-13-2010, 02:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,190
Posted By TUK101
Shees, for most deer hunting I just use Remington...

Shees, for most deer hunting I just use Remington Core-Loks or Hornady InterLoks. Most of my shots are within 125 yards and those bullets have never let me down. Besides, most of my hunting is with...
Forum: Bowhunting Gear Review 12-13-2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,980
Posted By TUK101
That's what I have been doing. There are a lot...

That's what I have been doing. There are a lot of folks out there who go full out and then find out that it just isn't for them. I did that with paintball a few years ago, found out that it is a...
Forum: Bowhunting Gear Review 12-12-2010, 04:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,980
Posted By TUK101
The $400 is just the price that I came up with...

The $400 is just the price that I came up with after seeing a bit of what is out there in the intermediate range. I just wanted to throw the question out there to see what the people thought who are...
Forum: Guns 12-09-2010, 08:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,460
Posted By TUK101
That's a very nice rifle! Nothing wrong with...

That's a very nice rifle! Nothing wrong with .270 either. Out to 300 yards or so it should kill most deer just as dead as the 300 mag did.
Forum: Bowhunting Gear Review 12-09-2010, 08:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,980
Posted By TUK101
A good bow package for under $400

What is a good package for a person relatively new to archery hunting. This is for myself, I am about 5'11 and about a 28 inch draw or so and I have had 2 shoulder surgeries so I will need some good...
Forum: Hunting Gear Discussion 12-06-2010, 10:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,853
Posted By TUK101
You can shoot through the mesh. I just made a...

You can shoot through the mesh. I just made a shot out of mine last night and the arrow went right where I pointed it.
Forum: Reloading 12-05-2010, 01:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,528
Posted By TUK101
It kind of depends on your budget, but for the...

It kind of depends on your budget, but for the money you cannot go wrong with the Rockchucker II kit from RCBS.
Forum: Guns 12-04-2010, 10:13 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,642
Posted By TUK101
I owned a Remington 760 in 30.06 and it shot...

I owned a Remington 760 in 30.06 and it shot well. Not an absolute tack driver, but it shot where you pointed it. I never shot a deer with it since I got rid of it since it didn't pack as well as I...
Forum: Guns 12-02-2010, 10:47 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,642
Posted By TUK101
Nothing wrong with those groups. I have been...

Nothing wrong with those groups. I have been looking into the semi auto myself. The pawn shop has one in for a descent deal in .308.
Forum: Firearm Review Forum 12-02-2010, 10:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 26,147
Posted By TUK101
Or loose scope mounts, or just a bad scope all...

Or loose scope mounts, or just a bad scope all together.
Forum: Scopes and Sights 12-02-2010, 10:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,545
Posted By TUK101
I know that up to about 150 yards I am finding...

I know that up to about 150 yards I am finding out that I am more accurate keeping my variable scopes at 5X and under. I am finding that it is easier to keep concentrated on the target. When...
Forum: Reloading 11-30-2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 813
Posted By TUK101
I crimp for leverguns and revolvers.

I crimp for leverguns and revolvers.
Forum: Firearm Review Forum 11-29-2010, 03:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,800
Posted By TUK101
It's hard to say. But from the shopping that I...

It's hard to say. But from the shopping that I have done around here, I would say $150-$300. That is pawn shop prices that I have seen. For some reason around here guns just keep climbing in value.
Forum: Reloading 11-29-2010, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 629
Posted By TUK101
Very cool. And it makes it even better when you...

Very cool. And it makes it even better when you get to dust off the ole 30-30 to get the job done.
Forum: Reloading 11-29-2010, 02:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,065
Posted By TUK101
The powder is safe to store in the containers...

The powder is safe to store in the containers which you buy them in, and I just keep them stored in a dry location away from direct light and heat. If you set up a reloading desk out of an old...
Forum: Scopes and Sights 11-27-2010, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 718
Posted By TUK101
The Williams is the way to go. Then maybe get...

The Williams is the way to go. Then maybe get the ghost ring front site that has the white stripe on it that more or less glows in low light.
Forum: Guns 11-26-2010, 05:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 973
Posted By TUK101
I would bump up to a quality 165gr bullet. That...

I would bump up to a quality 165gr bullet. That is kind of splitting the difference between fps and knockdown power.
Forum: Guns 11-26-2010, 05:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 563
Posted By TUK101
I would check the scope rings for tightness on...

I would check the scope rings for tightness on the scope and the base itself.
Forum: Guns 11-26-2010, 05:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 702
Posted By TUK101
The Speer Hot Core works well.

The Speer Hot Core works well.
Forum: Trail Cameras 11-25-2010, 12:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,082
Posted By TUK101
I am thinking that you have that set to just 1mp....

I am thinking that you have that set to just 1mp. Make sure that it is set to take the full 3mp pictures that the quality should improve a bunch.
Forum: Trail Cameras 11-25-2010, 12:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 925
Posted By TUK101
Lol, what do you have hanging or growing in that...

Lol, what do you have hanging or growing in that shed?
Forum: Guns 11-24-2010, 08:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,014
Posted By TUK101
All of the deer that I have shot, or my kids have...

All of the deer that I have shot, or my kids have shot with me in their presence where bang flop. Some where shoulder/lung/heart shots and some where head shots and some where spine shots, but none...
Forum: Scopes and Sights 11-23-2010, 08:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,865
Posted By TUK101
A buddy of mine bought one and put it on his...

A buddy of mine bought one and put it on his Winchester 270. I took a peek through it and was impressed. I will be looking at Redfield this coming year to put on my 6.5X55 Swede.
Forum: Reloading 11-22-2010, 10:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,456
Posted By TUK101
This would be really cool. It will be...

This would be really cool. It will be interesting to see what kind of improvements we see with just standard old bullets as well. It would be nice to see an extra 150-200fps from the old 30-30...
Forum: Reloading 11-22-2010, 10:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,173
Posted By TUK101
I think that the Glenfield is standard rifling. ...

I think that the Glenfield is standard rifling. I do size my bullets with a .311 sizer and I am also using a gas check.
Forum: Guns 11-22-2010, 09:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 702
Posted By TUK101
That gun is a find. They didn't make a ton of...

That gun is a find. They didn't make a ton of them and that round has a following that has been growing. The round is pretty much inherently accurate and handloading really brings it to its full...
Forum: Guns 11-21-2010, 11:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,102
Posted By TUK101
I am thinking on picking up a 35 Remington for...

I am thinking on picking up a 35 Remington for myself. I hear that reloading can really help to get the most from that rifle, and being able to load 38/357 pistol bullets sounds like fun too.
Forum: Guns 11-21-2010, 11:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,144
Posted By TUK101
Yep, I second what the others have already said. ...

Yep, I second what the others have already said. You have got to at least bump up to a 30.06 to get more punch.
Forum: Guns 11-20-2010, 09:21 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 12,904
Posted By TUK101
Just because some of those short magnum rounds...

Just because some of those short magnum rounds show an improvement on paper does not mean that we need to justify the costs associated with changing over to them. The deer have not gotten any harder...
Forum: Firearm Review Forum 11-19-2010, 10:35 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 11,421
Posted By TUK101
I am actually considering a .243 for myself at...

I am actually considering a .243 for myself at this point for shooting coyotes and the occasional deer for around the house. Seeing what my sons 243 did on a small whitetail this fall made me a...
Forum: Firearm Review Forum 11-19-2010, 10:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,433
Posted By TUK101
The guns are ugly, with the exception of a couple...

The guns are ugly, with the exception of a couple of the Marlin offerings imho, but for the money most are an acceptable option for most. I just think that it is very unfortunate that these packages...
Forum: Firearm Review Forum 11-19-2010, 10:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,943
Posted By TUK101
Keep shots inside of 50 yards and you should be...

Keep shots inside of 50 yards and you should be ok with a well placed shot.
Forum: Firearm Review Forum 11-19-2010, 10:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 20,169
Posted By TUK101
Oh no, somebody just opened up a can of worms...

Oh no, somebody just opened up a can of worms again lol. I am glad that you have had good luck with your gun so far. These guns really seem to be hit or miss. The Remington 710 that I had was very...
Forum: Reloading 11-17-2010, 04:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,245
Posted By TUK101
In the Lee Second Edition manual, the longest OAL...

In the Lee Second Edition manual, the longest OAL is 2.935 and some loads are as short as 2.835. Those are dependent on the various powder charges and bullets being used of course.
Forum: Firearm Review Forum 11-17-2010, 03:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,015
Posted By TUK101
What ever happened to not leaving a gun loaded?

What ever happened to not leaving a gun loaded?
Forum: Guns 11-16-2010, 09:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,024
Posted By TUK101
Isn't everybody supposed to start off with a...

Isn't everybody supposed to start off with a 30-30? LOL, although a lot of people will knock it and say that it isn't the best choice, it isn't an underpowered deer wounding weapon that a lot of...
Forum: Scopes and Sights 11-16-2010, 01:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 510
Posted By TUK101
I have bought a couple of Rossi rifle packages...

I have bought a couple of Rossi rifle packages over the years and really the biggest drawback to the guns is their really cheap sights. So who cares what your scope costs as long as it helps you to...
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