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Forum: Optics
08-04-2008, 07:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,378
Posted By spikebuck77

RE: What scope?

For the money, I would go with a Nikon.
07-29-2008, 07:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By spikebuck77

antler growth season

How late in the season do whitetail antlers continue to grow until?
Forum: Optics
07-24-2008, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,148
Posted By spikebuck77

RE: $200 Scope

There are plenty of scopes available in that price range. I would suggest you start your look with Nikon scopes.
Forum: Optics
07-19-2008, 08:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,776
Posted By spikebuck77

RE: Leupold VX-IIIand VX-L

The difference is found in the lens coatings.
07-16-2008, 07:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,026
Posted By spikebuck77

RE: Nikon or Burris? Your opinions

I'm a fan of Nikon scopes, I think they are the leader in the middle range rifle scopes.
Forum: Optics
07-14-2008, 07:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,768
Posted By spikebuck77

RE: Best spotting scope

Take a look at Leupold HD series spotting scopes. Note the higher you go on the price scale, you will also see improvements in clarity and lighting.
07-08-2008, 07:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,420
Posted By spikebuck77

RE: Need input - Here's the scenerio....

I was raised hunting on that kind of land. Your absolutely most productive places will be a swamp with a hill next to it. The deer will pass in front of the swamp at the base of the hill. You will...
07-07-2008, 07:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,664
Posted By spikebuck77

RE: ground blind vs. treestand

A hunter can enter a ground blind without being seen as often as entering a tree stand. A ground blind can't be stolen if you take it with you. The drawbacks to a ground blind are your scent is being...
07-05-2008, 08:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,643
Posted By spikebuck77

RE: Deer Hunting With a .308

The .308 Winchester is one of the best hunting rounds for a whitetail deer.
07-04-2008, 07:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,260
Posted By spikebuck77

RE: Am I lying to myself?

It sounds like you have a great spot that could also use a little management to get things into good balance. If you have a healthy doe herd and fawn population then you also have bucks in the area....
07-03-2008, 07:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 23,866
Posted By spikebuck77

RE: do deer like tall grass or mowed grass better?

They like the security of tall grass and like the easy travel of short grass when they want to move about. They take the easiest route.
07-02-2008, 07:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,020
Posted By spikebuck77

RE: Ballistic or

Ballistic tips will work well on deer sized game but I would not recommend them for anything larger.
07-01-2008, 06:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,497
Posted By spikebuck77

RE: He's commin back on Wednesday!!!

125 is my guess. It's a true trophy.
06-30-2008, 02:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,175
Posted By spikebuck77

RE: 22-250 on Deer

Like any .22 centerfire, it can be an excellent deer round as long as you limit yourself to head shots.
Forum: Guns
06-28-2008, 06:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,755
Posted By spikebuck77

RE: Question on improving my factory rifle

The best way to shrink your groups is to start reloading your own ammunition.Even a beginner at reloadingcould easily cut your groupswhen compared to factory ammunition. I recommend lookinginto an...
Forum: Optics
06-27-2008, 07:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,483
Posted By spikebuck77

RE: Scope for Remington Model 7

A 2-7x32 Nikon Prostaff would be my choice. I have once on my 30-06 and it works excellent. Generally they will run a little over a $100.

If you really need to be under a hundred you might see...
06-26-2008, 06:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,376
Posted By spikebuck77

RE: Copper Bullets?

Copper alloy is much more expensive than lead and is also more difficult to machine. Barnes-X is the only mass production copper solid that I know of. I am sure there are others though, and we may...
06-25-2008, 07:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,325
Posted By spikebuck77

RE: Question: The Biggest buck you ever shot !

If I was hunting with a rifle I would take the shot. A hundred yards is not that far for an accomplished shooter.A large caliber rifle would easily penetrate deep enough to reach the...
Forum: Optics
06-24-2008, 07:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 958
Posted By spikebuck77

RE: Angled or straight?

I much prefer the straight eye piece because you can align the scope faster on target. The straight eyepiece magnifies the focal point of your vision where the angled eyepiece is like looking through...
Forum: Optics
06-21-2008, 07:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,408
Posted By spikebuck77

RE: Leupold Gold Ring Compact Spotting Scope

The top benchrest shooter in the world (Tony Boyer) uses a Leupold Gold Ring spotting scope. When walking down the line at a international benchrest competition I have looked through just about every...
Forum: Optics
06-19-2008, 07:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 830
Posted By spikebuck77

RE: I need some help

I would suggest taking a look at the Nikon line. You will still need a quality scope or the scope will not hold the crosshairs in one place with your Ultra Mag.
Forum: Optics
06-18-2008, 06:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 946
Posted By spikebuck77

RE: VX-III vs. VX-L?

VX-L and VX-III are two of Leupolds top of line scopes. While the VX-L does have a wider field of view, it also differs in that it has newer lens coatings and is filled with Krypton/Argon gas.
06-16-2008, 08:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,154
Posted By spikebuck77

RE: post kill question?

I have heard stories of those that grabbed on to the antlers to drag it out by and pulled one off. Personally, I prefer to tie the front legs up around the head and drag by the neck/feet.
Forum: Bowhunting
06-14-2008, 06:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By spikebuck77

RE: a little help here...

You can tell if it is making contact by putting a little lipstick on the vanes before you shoot. The lipstick will stay on the vanes and will only show red on what they make contact with. If they are...
06-13-2008, 07:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,058
Posted By spikebuck77

RE: Age?

Congratulations! The first one is always the hardest. Now you will have confidence when you see the next deer because you have already been there. It's a nice doe.
06-12-2008, 07:54 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,935
Posted By spikebuck77

RE: FLORIDA MAKES A STATEMENT

I think this is great news! It's not too often that hunters are recognized at a university level. I know a lot of dedicated hard work went into making this happen and I applaud you and their efforts....
Forum: Optics
06-11-2008, 08:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,994
Posted By spikebuck77

RE: Leupold/Zeiss Or Bushnell PLease Help

I would go with the Leupold first and the Zeiss second.

Both Leupold and Zeiss are outstanding optics, but the Leupold is priced a little more reasonable.
Forum: Optics
06-07-2008, 06:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,054
Posted By spikebuck77

RE: Please Help? - TC Omega/Nikon Omega, Base/Rings

If you decide to go with Leupold Quick Release rings then you will also need a Leupold QR base because the Weaver style is not available for the TC Omega.

For rings you are looking at Leupold QR...
Forum: Bowhunting
06-06-2008, 05:40 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,566
Posted By spikebuck77

RE: Price of gas in your area....

regular is about 4.00
Forum: Bowhunting
06-05-2008, 06:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 941
Posted By spikebuck77

RE: Got my 07 archery buck back!

Nice buck, I love the big eight pointers.
06-04-2008, 07:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,100
Posted By spikebuck77

RE: good spot for tree stand>?

If you are in the wide open, then make sure you are high in the tree and wear white.
06-03-2008, 06:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,878
Posted By spikebuck77

RE: Wolf Kill Picture

That's a great picture! About how much do they weigh?
06-03-2008, 06:35 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 30,609
Posted By spikebuck77

RE: 2008 - 2009 Gun Deer Contest Sign Up

1. jrbsr - North Carolina
2. crokit - new york
3. blackjeep04 - PA.
4. THE world famous Doctor Death ..Ky
5. Kydeerhunter03- Kentucky
6. wis_rifle_hunter- Wisconsin and maybe Wyoming ...
Forum: Bowhunting
06-02-2008, 07:30 AM
Forum: Bowhunting
05-31-2008, 08:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,421
Posted By spikebuck77

RE: Fot those whom don't use trail cams...

For me, the best scouting is done while I am hunting. I learn more valuable information on deer patterns during the season than whole rest of the year combined.
Forum: Guns
05-30-2008, 07:04 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,699
Posted By spikebuck77

RE: 243 win.

The .243 Win makes a good deer round for young hunters or lady shooters who might be recoil sensitive. While it does have enough energy to make a clean kill, a 30 caliber round like a .308 or 30-06...
05-29-2008, 07:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,306
Posted By spikebuck77

RE: Pic of My 04 Buck at Buckmasters

He has good mass, how old was your buck?
Forum: Bowhunting
05-28-2008, 07:55 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,229
Posted By spikebuck77

RE: Walking with an arrow?

I walk in and out in the dark without the aid of a flashlight unless I am protecting myself from other hunters by flashing my light at them. If there are other hunters around I use a light, otherwise...
05-27-2008, 08:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,585
Posted By spikebuck77

RE: Do you remember your first deer?

My dad's memory of my first deer might be more vivid than mine..

We were hunting together when I spotted 3 does. My dad was looking in the opposite direction and couldn't see the deer but the...
Forum: Politics
05-26-2008, 07:20 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,994
Posted By spikebuck77

RE: Awesome gas at $4.00

I expect there will be a lot of bicycle riders as time goes by.
05-23-2008, 07:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,278
Posted By spikebuck77

RE: A First in over 45 yrs. of hunting

I have never heard of that before. Maybe he is getting a head start.
05-20-2008, 08:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,053
Posted By spikebuck77

RE: Plan to hunt africa?

I would love to hunt a cape buffalo, how do you think the cape buffalo would fare in Texas?
Forum: Bowhunting
05-19-2008, 07:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,662
Posted By spikebuck77

RE: How sharp is sharp enough?

If they are sharper than the factory blades it might be a little too thin and theedgecan quickly wear off before deep penetration is made. A little more angle on your Lansky can provide a sharp blade...
Forum: Bowhunting
05-17-2008, 07:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,919
Posted By spikebuck77

RE: Do you Bow-Hunt during gun season ?

I put down my bow for the gun season and then get it back out when the season is over.

One time my dad was hunting from the ground in gun season with his bow. He had a shot at a 10 point, (the...
05-16-2008, 07:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,037
Posted By spikebuck77

RE: Pistol Caliber for Deer

I have a 45/70 in two different models. The 45/70 is an outstanding deer pistol. It is extremely accurated when it is topped with a Leupold pistol scope. Some models have almost as much power a...
Forum: Bowhunting
05-15-2008, 10:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,342
Posted By spikebuck77

RE: WHAT DO YOU CONSIDER A TROPHY ANIMAL ?

To me a trophy in terms of whitetail deer would be any sized buck or doe that has exceptionally keen senses making it difficult to take.
05-14-2008, 06:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 15,670
Posted By spikebuck77

RE: To stop a deer in its tracks

Right below the spine stops them instantly.
Forum: Bowhunting
05-13-2008, 08:19 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,242
Posted By spikebuck77

RE: What's your absolutely best tip?

Look behind you.

It seems the big buck always has a way of suprising you.
05-12-2008, 07:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,223
Posted By spikebuck77

RE: Yippe! My 07 Buck mount is done!

That's a great buck! Do you happen to know how old he was?
05-10-2008, 10:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,357
Posted By spikebuck77

looking for a good hunting release

I have shot fingers for 24 years, but I am ready to make the switch now to a mechanical release. What is the most accurate release that is still quiet?
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