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Forum: Technical
09-11-2003, 01:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 701
Posted By Dan324

09-11-2003, 01:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By Dan324

RE: Putting you guys to the test!

Hale:

I hope you have spent as much time getting in shape as you have reading! All your research will be helpful, but nothing can replace the experience you get out there doing it.

Good...
09-11-2003, 01:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,032
Posted By Dan324

RE: Hunters, any of you ever had your weapon fail in the field?

I was sitting a post opening day of MI deer season as a kid when I noticed a metal clank every time I repositioned. Finally, I found the source of the noise. My scope mount had come loose.

I...
09-11-2003, 12:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,000
Posted By Dan324

RE: What are your priorities?

Filling my tag is just a bonus. My hunting partner, my son, and I have put over 2000 miles on the jeep scouting this summer, we have shot hundreds of arrows per month, and hiked countless miles...
09-11-2003, 12:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By Dan324

RE: How well did you plan?

We are leaving for camp in the AM. The cooler is stalked with elk steak from last year and fish from a recent outing off the baja. No Slim Jims and Cheerios at our camp!

Good luck and shoot...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-10-2003, 11:09 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,579
Posted By Dan324

RE: Getting the creeps.

I would rather walk thru the woods at night than walk thru the city. I grew up in the country though, I guess it is just natural to me.
Forum: Bowhunting
09-10-2003, 11:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 324
Posted By Dan324

RE: oiling cams

Check with your bow manufacturer. Unless I mistaken mine doesnt require oil.
Forum: West
09-10-2003, 07:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By Dan324

Trucks Loaded

Elk season starts Friday. Heading up the Hill in the AM. All things indicate it should be a good year. Hope to have some pics to post in a few weeks.
Forum: Bowhunting
09-09-2003, 10:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 793
Posted By Dan324

RE: who bow hunts from the ground?

I do most of my hunting from the ground. I have done well with whitetail, elk, javelina, and turkey. I prefer to sit in a blind over putting my back against a tree. I think you can get away with a...
09-09-2003, 01:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,616
Posted By Dan324

RE: Carbon Arrow + 3D = Stuck Arrow

I run the bottom 3-4 inches of my arrows over a bar of soap before each shot. This seems to be enough to help get the arrows out.
Forum: Bowhunting
09-08-2003, 05:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 521
Posted By Dan324

RE: Arrow Flight

IA:

I live and and practice at about 1800 feet. I spend the weekends hunting at 7000 feet. I do not notice a difference in shot performance.
Forum: Bowhunting
09-08-2003, 05:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 523
Posted By Dan324

RE: Trophy Rigde Drop Zone

I have had great luck with mine. I think alot of the problems you have heard have come from being set up wrong. Read the directions and hopefully it will work out well for you too.
Forum: Bowhunting
09-08-2003, 04:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 703
Posted By Dan324

RE: seriously!!! is pse a decent brand of bow for HUNTING purposes?

You answered your own question. You said " Im happy with how this bow performs" .

I don' t shoot PSE any longer, but if you like your set up then it is the best one on the market for you and...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-07-2003, 03:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 989
Posted By Dan324

RE: How far will you shoot?

I practive with BH' s out to 60. If conditions are right and I know the range I will gladly take a 50 yd shot.
Forum: Technical
09-07-2003, 03:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By Dan324

RE: Broadhead flight

Broadheads will often hit differently then field tips. Im going to assume that your bow is tuned. Make sure that your BH' s pass the spin test. Also check that you have more surface area on your...
09-03-2003, 12:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,218
Posted By Dan324

RE: You might be a hardcore hunter if....

Your children can identify more animal tracks then letters of the alphabet
Forum: Bowhunting
09-03-2003, 12:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By Dan324

RE: Arizona EZ-Fletch

Be careful that you dont get too much glue on the vanes, or they will stick to the fletcher arms.

Im happy with mine.
Forum: Bowhunting
09-03-2003, 12:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,006
Posted By Dan324

RE: are you ready for bow season or not

Ive got a bull elk hunt that starts Sept 12th. Im as ready as I can be. We set up the wall tent tonight to let it air out a little. Ive shot the heck out of the broadheads in the last month.

...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-03-2003, 12:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 893
Posted By Dan324

RE: Cost of the hunt. Would you pay it?

I have permission to hunt a ranch in MI each year for whitetail, bear, and turkey. The owner will get a stand ready for me with a little notice. He only has 3 rules.

1. I am not permitted to...
Forum: Technical
09-02-2003, 11:58 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,266
Posted By Dan324

RE: Speed, or Weight

No offense taken Arthur. I find your debate quite interesting. While I do agree that the advancements in bow design have changed the sport, I don' t think it has ruined it.

Like you and many...
Forum: Technical
09-01-2003, 09:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By Dan324

RE: mathews shooters 8/4/03

I think if you read the manual again you will see that they are talking about a Tiller adjustment.

Single Cam bows can lose time, but it effects your bow in a much different way then a 2 cam...
09-01-2003, 09:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 994
Posted By Dan324

RE: WATER Question for an ELK CAMP

Twister:

I am a water chemistry consultant in the industrial and commercial industry. I dont specialize in microbiology, but I have a pretty good background.

There are many...
09-01-2003, 08:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,426
Posted By Dan324

RE: Campfire smoke on clothes?

Im a scent freak. When we are archery elk hunting we don' t have a fire at camp. We take a bunch of precautions that Im sure others would say are overkill, but I rarely have problems with animals...
Forum: Technical
09-01-2003, 03:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,532
Posted By Dan324

RE: TR drop zone failed me

I find it ironic that some guys, including me, have been shooting this rest without any problems and others are having nothing but problems. I would guess that alot of folks aren' t setting them up...
Forum: West
08-31-2003, 11:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 387
Posted By Dan324

The AZ elk are bugling!

If you have an AZ archery tag you should be excited! Antler growth is great this year, the mountains have had good rainfall, and the rut should peak around the season opener.

Glassed up 3...
08-31-2003, 11:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,579
Posted By Dan324

RE: Hunters, anyone almost get shot while hunting?

I had birdshot hit me in the pants leg while grouse hunting. Luckily, the shot came from a ways off and didn' t enter the skin.

If I catch a bullet while wearing blaze orange the guy better...
08-31-2003, 11:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 873
Posted By Dan324

RE: Best $20 Elk Purchase!

I dont know if this call will help with impotentcy, but it does work on elk.
Forum: Bowhunting
08-31-2003, 10:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By Dan324

RE: Video Camera - anyone used......

We have been video taping some javelina and elk hunts in the last few years. We have found it easiest to have someone designated to work the camera. When you are the shooter you have enough to...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-31-2003, 10:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,210
Posted By Dan324

RE: whats the longest shot you have ever taken?

I shot my last elk at 53 yds with the bow. Hit him in the liver and he traveled about 250 yds. I shot a javelina at 52 yds 2 years ago. That shot went through both shoulders and he never took a...
Forum: Technical
08-31-2003, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By Dan324

RE: String loop tearing high

Check to see if your loop is too narrow causing pinch. If the loop is pinching the arrow it will be hared to tune.
Forum: Technical
08-31-2003, 08:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 347
Posted By Dan324

RE: How should I " interpret" this ????

Droptine:

I think Mahly hit it on the head. If you have good form the " radicals" aren' t bad to shoot, but put that bow in a rookie' s hand and he would probably feel a little different. ...
Forum: Technical
08-31-2003, 08:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By Dan324

RE: Hunting arrows

When I find a wobbler it moves to the target arrow pile. I have found it hard to make a quiver full of broadheads out of arrows that have been shoot at targets over and over. You might find it...
Forum: Technical
08-31-2003, 08:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 597
Posted By Dan324

RE: which rangefinder for archery?

Bob:

Ive got the Bushnell and have no complaints. It has taken a beating and is still reliable. The best advice I can give you for a rangefinder is to keep it handy. Ive seen more then one...
Forum: Technical
08-31-2003, 08:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By Dan324

RE: How do you tune and then use..........

Red:

I have a set of broadheads that I use just for practice. I spin and shoot my hunting heads once (with practice blades) to make sure they are in OK. I then attach new blades, spin em once...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-29-2003, 02:51 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,999
Posted By Dan324

RE: A Trophy is Not a Trophy is Not a Trophy....

Wolfen:

I take it you don' t have a son that has won a T-Ball trophy. Look into that boys eyes when he holds that trophy and you will realize you are way off base.

I think you are...
Forum: West
08-29-2003, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By Dan324

RE: elkhunting

I would have to disagree with you here. I have been watching the same group of bulls, working the same ridge line, at the same time of day since early June. My hunt starts in 2 weeks and I know...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-29-2003, 02:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 711
Posted By Dan324

RE: Who takes kids hunting w/them?

I started taking my boy with me at age 6. He will sit in a ground blind all day if we are seeing animals. If the hunt is slow I keep a game boy in my pack to help keep him going.

Im proud to...
08-27-2003, 09:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,796
Posted By Dan324

RE: Mechanical Game to catch poachers

Here in AZ we have got a buck set up so that his head swivels and a turkey that moves along a track.

We show some of the videos that the AZG&F dept has made of poachers shooting the decoys to...
08-27-2003, 09:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 711
Posted By Dan324

RE: Tracking Wounded Deer at Dark

I think you back off if the animal is still moving. Shooting a rifle at night is not only illegal in most states, but very unsafe. One of the first rules of firearm safety is " To know your target...
08-27-2003, 08:58 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,635
Posted By Dan324

RE: Where do you hunt?

What about the Southwest?
08-26-2003, 10:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 764
Posted By Dan324

RE: The BLOCK target

Ive had my block for 2 weeks. I shoot about 20 broadheads at it a day (thunderheads). At the rate its going this target will be ready for the trash in about 4-6 weeks.
08-26-2003, 10:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,032
Posted By Dan324

RE: Trophy Ridge DropZone Fall Away Rest Review

I have put a drop zone to the test on my Q2 since May. Overall, I am happy with it. I have heard of others complain of its noise, but mine seems quiet enough for those close shots.
Forum: Bowhunting
08-26-2003, 10:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,806
Posted By Dan324

RE: Peeing from Stand!?

I hunted with an old-timer that use to urinate on his bait pile. In his opinion the deer liked the salt. I thought he was crazy, but he did shoot a lot of deer off those stands!

Don' t think I...
Forum: West
08-26-2003, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 856
Posted By Dan324

RE: Arizona Bull Elk

Yes, I am from AZ. I drew a 6A West archery bull tag. Dart, I saw 2 huge bucks up there Sat. I glassed em up just after the rain storm. But...my bow was at home as I was only planning to scout.
...
Forum: Technical
08-26-2003, 05:27 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,266
Posted By Dan324

RE: Speed, or Weight

Arthur and PA:

Thanks for the helpful feedback. Can you go into more detail on momentum vs KE?

Additionally, I don' t think T-Bone has a very good set up for elk.
Forum: Technical
08-26-2003, 05:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 780
Posted By Dan324

RE: broadhead arrow flight tuning question

Rack:

I fully agree with you, but I dont understand why a tuned bow will shoot broadheads to a different point of impact then field points.

I am comfortable moving my sight to a tight bh...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-26-2003, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 535
Posted By Dan324

RE: Hunting and ATC' s

Im all for the hunter using the 4 wheeler to get to and from a hunting area, and especially any hunter with a disabled plate.

I do not think the hunter on a 4 wheeler driving the edge of a...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-25-2003, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 535
Posted By Dan324

Hunting and ATC' s

Arizona has no restricion on ATC use during hunting season. This really seems to sour the hunting on public land (which most of the state is). The only way to avoid the hunter on a 4 wheeler is to...
Forum: West
08-25-2003, 08:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 856
Posted By Dan324

Arizona Bull Elk

The elk have started shedding antler velvet in the last couple days. Season opens in 2 1/2 weeks!
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