Go Back  HuntingNet.com Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

 
Search: Posts Made By: BillBrasky
Showing results 1 to 50 of 119
Search took 0.06 seconds.
Forum: Reloading
07-25-2011, 10:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,774
Posted By BillBrasky

Thanks for the detailed reply wolf. I was...

Thanks for the detailed reply wolf. I was wondering if I was making too big of a deal out of the weight differences, but it never hurts to ask.

With regard to premium vs cheap soft-point...
Forum: Reloading
07-22-2011, 08:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,774
Posted By BillBrasky

I understand that BC is a large part of the...

I understand that BC is a large part of the terminal ballistics of a load, but there is also the matter of energy transferring from the expanding powder to the bullet itself. When a bullet becomes...
Forum: Reloading
07-20-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,774
Posted By BillBrasky

What's with the lack of 175 gr 30-cal hunting bullets?

So I have been toying with the idea of starting to reload and I've been trying to figure out what kind of cartridge I want to build. I have a .308 with a 1-10" twist and an 18" barrel so it prefers...
Forum: Reloading
06-07-2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 26,297
Posted By BillBrasky

Do you think a chronograph (about $70) is vital...

Do you think a chronograph (about $70) is vital for the process or are ballistics tables good enough for extrapolating muzzle velocity?
04-26-2011, 08:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 614
Posted By BillBrasky

After those storms have passed over Missouri...

After those storms have passed over Missouri there should be a mother lode of mushrooms for you guys, Nauticstar. But if the past is any indication, these April storms in Mississippi river valley...
04-25-2011, 07:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 614
Posted By BillBrasky

Bad Day of Turkey Hunting Turns Into Good Day of Mushroom Hunting

Last Saturday a friend and I went looking for gobblers near the Kansas River and found that the land owner decided to burn the field we had been hunting and accidentally burned our blind along with...
04-25-2011, 07:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,101
Posted By BillBrasky

I would agree with the above commenter that the...

I would agree with the above commenter that the 150 grains would be a good choice because the will shoot a bit flatter and will hold sufficient energy out at 300+ yards, but don't overlook the 168...
04-04-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,303
Posted By BillBrasky

I have a mossberg 535 with the standard full...

I have a mossberg 535 with the standard full choke and I wasn't that impressed by the winchester high velocity stuff. The federal flight controls in #4 are great in a 3.5" shell, but if you're going...
04-04-2011, 10:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 817
Posted By BillBrasky

If a 3" is already leaving some marks on your...

If a 3" is already leaving some marks on your face, I don't think you would want to go with the 3.5" (unless you're planning on going waterfowling with it--steel kicks a lot less). I have had some...
02-21-2011, 07:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,918
Posted By BillBrasky

I have had issues with Fiocci stripping in the...

I have had issues with Fiocci stripping in the barrel, but i have never had that problems with Winchester, Remington, or Federal. Interestingly, the Remington 3" # 5 patterned just as well as the 3...
02-12-2011, 01:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 939
Posted By BillBrasky

Definitely a nice buck. How long were those main...

Definitely a nice buck. How long were those main beams? They look huge!
Forum: Guns
02-08-2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,016
Posted By BillBrasky

The ruler function on google earth is a handy...

The ruler function on google earth is a handy tool to use. Just measure the distance from your stand in approximation to certain landmarks (trees, ponds, ditches, etc.). The trick, though, is that...
Forum: Guns
02-04-2011, 07:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 626
Posted By BillBrasky

Enfield .303

A friend of mine has an Enfield #4 Mk. I that his dad gave to him a while back. It has been used on deer in the last year or two, but unsuccessfully. It would be nice to take it to the range but I'm...
02-04-2011, 06:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,322
Posted By BillBrasky

You may want start your hunting career with game...

You may want start your hunting career with game that doesn't hunt you.

As for a good gun to start with, it will depend on where you are hunting. Most states (but not all) are shotgun or archery...
01-27-2011, 09:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,412
Posted By BillBrasky

I have had eel, octopus, gator, and meal worms....

I have had eel, octopus, gator, and meal worms. In Sweden I had an interesting mix of fish eggs and mayonnaise on a potato pancake--surprisingly good. Has anyone had paddlefish? (eggs or meat) I hear...
01-26-2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,223
Posted By BillBrasky

Thanks Scott, let me know how it turns out. Also,...

Thanks Scott, let me know how it turns out. Also, don't forget the salt and pepper! 2 Tbs of each are needed!
01-26-2011, 07:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,223
Posted By BillBrasky

Deerloaf - My Gift To The Forum

This is a recipe for deer meatloaf that I have been working on for the past year or two. After your first bite, you will have your face to the plate like Randy from "A Christmas Story."

2 lbs...
01-24-2011, 01:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,194
Posted By BillBrasky

I've taken all two of my birds with a Mossberg...

I've taken all two of my birds with a Mossberg 535 and the full choke that came with it. Both of them dropped in their tracks, but unless you may have to hunt some wide-open terrain or you want your...
Forum: Taxidermy
01-24-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 940
Posted By BillBrasky

That is one ugly/awesome rack!

That is one ugly/awesome rack!
Forum: Guns
01-21-2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,520
Posted By BillBrasky

I haven't shot any of the weather warrior series,...

I haven't shot any of the weather warrior series, but I have consistently heard great reviews about them. If you're wanting to use your .308 as a predator rifle you might want something with a heavy...
01-19-2011, 09:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,369
Posted By BillBrasky

Thanks for the well wishing. I have family in...

Thanks for the well wishing. I have family in Lakin and have heard that the bird numbers have been pretty good in that area, but I hear the southwest corner has always been a bit less consistent than...
01-19-2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,303
Posted By BillBrasky

Was your brother using 2 3/4" shells in that 835?...

Was your brother using 2 3/4" shells in that 835? I can't imagine there would be too much left of those quail if he was using 3" shells. If so, did they cycle okay?
01-18-2011, 10:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,369
Posted By BillBrasky

Update: I went up to the areas around...

Update:

I went up to the areas around Marysville and Washington last weekend with a few friends and two dogs. The public ground was the most desolate thing I have seen in a while--and I've spent a...
01-18-2011, 10:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 914
Posted By BillBrasky

Welcome to the forum! That Jake fan will...

Welcome to the forum! That Jake fan will definitely come in handy this spring! There are a number of decoys that will fit a real fan in the rear. In my (also limited) experience turkey hunting, some...
01-14-2011, 09:14 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,946
Posted By BillBrasky

Using anything less than .23 cal on deer in KS is...

Using anything less than .23 cal on deer in KS is illegal but David Petzal did an article on the subject earlier this year. From what I remember, he said that small-bore rifles can work on deer,...
01-14-2011, 08:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,983
Posted By BillBrasky

Good thing to hear you're okay CoonHunter, it...

Good thing to hear you're okay CoonHunter, it sounds like the tree absorbed most of the energy of that slug. Otherwise the shock would have really done (more of) a number on your chest. I also feel...
01-14-2011, 07:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,369
Posted By BillBrasky

Hey Cowboy & hunter, are you guys hitting up...

Hey Cowboy & hunter, are you guys hitting up public ground or do you have access to private land? I would love to hit up land west of Ft. Hays but I don't always have the time and I'm not as familiar...
01-13-2011, 09:54 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 16,848
Posted By BillBrasky

Lake trout were illegally introduced into...

Lake trout were illegally introduced into Yellowstone lake. If you pull one out of yellowstone lake it's kill upon landing because of the damage they have caused to the native yellowstone cutthroat...
01-10-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,391
Posted By BillBrasky

If you get good at hunting them, coyote removal...

If you get good at hunting them, coyote removal is a great way to get on a farmer's good side for deer season :D
01-10-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 16,848
Posted By BillBrasky

http://www.greenfieldreporter.com/view/story/6c582...

http://www.greenfieldreporter.com/view/story/6c5824f0da154edbbdd158292fb3d640/MT--Molloy_Retires/

From what this article says, the federal judge responsible for interfering with the state...
01-10-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 12,458
Posted By BillBrasky

Range Report: Mossberg ATR100 in .308WIN w/ Nikon ProStaff 3-9x40 mm Scope

Alright everyone, here is a range report that I have been meaning to put up for quite a while. As the review says, the rife is a Mossberg ATR 100 in .308 WIN, with a Nikon ProStaff 3-9x40 mm scope. I...
01-10-2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 16,848
Posted By BillBrasky

Last I read, the federal judge who made the...

Last I read, the federal judge who made the decision to defer the decision to manage wolf populations to the federal government (instead of the states) was going to retire soon. I can understand how...
01-10-2011, 11:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,369
Posted By BillBrasky

Lots of quail, but where are the roosters?

I am hunting around the milford lake area north central Kansas and I know that our pheasant numbers are supposed to be down due to last year's snow and the summer's hail storms. So far I have seen...
12-15-2010, 10:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,352
Posted By BillBrasky

Oops, had a bit of a brain fart. Good catch.

Oops, had a bit of a brain fart. Good catch.
12-14-2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,352
Posted By BillBrasky

If your twist rate is only 1-10" you may want to...

If your twist rate is only 1-10" you may want to stick to lighter loads. Heavier bullets tend to do better with faster twist rates (1-11", 1-12" for .30 cal) so you may want to play with a faster...
12-07-2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,514
Posted By BillBrasky

Definitely some nice animals, there. I know what...

Definitely some nice animals, there. I know what you mean about your neck, too. On the way to up to Jackson, I think we counted over 250 anetlope from the road between Rock Springs and Pinedale.
12-06-2010, 05:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 14,678
Posted By BillBrasky

I think both guns I own shoot federal ammo better...

I think both guns I own shoot federal ammo better than anything. Though my .308 is also kind of partial to winchester BST's.

I was leaning toward a Savage when I was in the market for my first...
12-06-2010, 05:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,726
Posted By BillBrasky

I've shot the 870 express, but I own and prefer...

I've shot the 870 express, but I own and prefer my 535. It's killed everything from quail to turkey to deer in cold rains and on hot sunny days and I have never had a problem with it. The tang safety...
12-06-2010, 10:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,178
Posted By BillBrasky

Hey WV, you can have your cell phone on your...

Hey WV, you can have your cell phone on your person while hunting, but you better make sure that it's turned off. Still it's dumb, because it doesn't keep someone from turning their phone off and on...
12-03-2010, 12:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,178
Posted By BillBrasky

Unfortunately in KS, having your cellphone on...

Unfortunately in KS, having your cellphone on while hunting is treated like hunting with a 2-way radio: verboden!
12-03-2010, 12:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,493
Posted By BillBrasky

"Hey hey hey, it's fat antlers." Nice buck man,...

"Hey hey hey, it's fat antlers." Nice buck man, I've heard Ohio grows them big, but wow!
12-03-2010, 11:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,281
Posted By BillBrasky

I know I talk Mossberg up quite on these forums,...

I know I talk Mossberg up quite on these forums, but I tried out their SA-20 last winter and I have to say I was impressed. It shoots just as smooth as a friend of mine's 20 ga browning silver and...
12-02-2010, 07:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,031
Posted By BillBrasky

I agree that the difference in perceived recoil...

I agree that the difference in perceived recoil between game and paper is a mainly a mind game. You have to train yourself not to flinch when you're at the range, especially after long sessions. In...
12-01-2010, 09:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,052
Posted By BillBrasky

I'll let my signature speak for me :D

I'll let my signature speak for me :D
11-30-2010, 05:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 780
Posted By BillBrasky

Have you considered splitting the difference and...

Have you considered splitting the difference and looking at a 7-mag? I hear those 175 gr nosler partitions are flat shooting and hell on elk and bears. I use a .308, but the cartridges I was really...
11-30-2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,561
Posted By BillBrasky

That will depend on what your local game warden...

That will depend on what your local game warden considers "hunting from a vehicle." Just to be safe (from disturbing the deer and the law) I try to park where there is no way that it looks like I...
Forum: Trail Cameras
11-30-2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 962
Posted By BillBrasky

Thanks for the help. I took a look at the Primos...

Thanks for the help. I took a look at the Primos 46's pictures and for only $100 it looks like a solid camera. Primos seems to be a good company--at least with the turkey gear I have used. I also saw...
11-30-2010, 12:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,561
Posted By BillBrasky

Come on out to Kansas, deerhunter. Plenty of open...

Come on out to Kansas, deerhunter. Plenty of open land out here! I'm sorry to hear that the woods are so crowded out there. The lack of space and the extra pressure on opening day has got to be...
11-29-2010, 10:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,349
Posted By BillBrasky

Just like pheasant: 4 male gnomes per day,...

Just like pheasant: 4 male gnomes per day, shotgun only. If it is being transported, the hat must be left on for ID purposes.
Forum: Trail Cameras
11-29-2010, 10:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 962
Posted By BillBrasky

What to look for in a trail cam

I was curious about what functions/features/qualities to look for in a solid trail camera. From what I have seen, it looks like the cuddebacks take the best pictures but I'm not so sure about that...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 119
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.