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Forum: Bowhunting
10-31-2005, 08:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,537
Posted By elkhunter2

RE: Morning or Evening hunt???

I like to hunt both evenings and mornings, but prefer to harvest an animal in the evening. Tracking and finding the animal is a lot harder after dark but once you find the game. You have all night to...
Forum: Bowhunting
06-26-2005, 05:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,020
Posted By elkhunter2

RE: Winner's Choice

I have used WC strings on all 4 of my bows and have put them on several of my friends bows. Not one problem in the past 4 years. It is the only string
i will use. no peep rotation, not stretch on...
Forum: Bowhunting
05-18-2005, 08:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,888
Posted By elkhunter2

RE: Who here hunts public ground?

I have hunted mule deer and/or elk for the 30 years and have hunted 100% of the time on public lands.
Forum: Bowhunting
04-26-2005, 07:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 41,286
Posted By elkhunter2

RE: Is a bow considered a firearm?

NO! It is concidered a weapon. Where I live they do not allow the use of a weapon in the city limits. I have to go out of town and do shoot my bow in a area that doesn't allow the use of fireams....
04-13-2005, 09:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,868
Posted By elkhunter2

RE: Weapon of Choice?

I have bowhunted for around 30 years and I have never thought twice about it. I am a bowhunter for life.
Forum: Technical
04-03-2005, 09:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,616
Posted By elkhunter2

RE: Question for Spot Hogg Hogg-it users

I have never had a problem seeing the .019 pins even in the low light conditions of hunting. For me, the green and yellow pins show up the best. I use 4 green pins for 20, 30, 50 and 60 and the...
04-03-2005, 09:36 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,819
Posted By elkhunter2

RE: Elk Hunting Tips!

huntnmuleys:

You'll love the Montec broadhead. Everyone complains about the price, but how many does one need? If you think about what everything else costs the broadhead is cheap and they do...
04-03-2005, 08:48 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,819
Posted By elkhunter2

RE: Elk Hunting Tips!

I hunt about 85% with my ears. I listen for anything that might clue me in there is something coming to owards me. A cracking of a twig, squirrels drive me crazy. The clicking of a rock, a splash in...
Forum: Bowhunting
04-03-2005, 08:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,034
Posted By elkhunter2

RE: How many of you here elk hunt?

This year will make 24 seasons hunting elk with a bow. One year I broke my right leg 3 weeks before the season I told the doc to put a good cast on as I am going huntn', got my bull on the last day...
Forum: Technical
03-29-2005, 04:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By elkhunter2

RE: Loc-Tite ?, Please Reply.

You want the removable type loctite. Blue or green is removable the red is permanent.
Forum: West
03-26-2005, 09:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 674
Posted By elkhunter2

RE: Cabela's coming to Reno NV!

I heard the great news yesterday. Sounds like about 2 years away. Rumor has it the store will be west of Reno around Boom Town.
01-13-2005, 06:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 903
Posted By elkhunter2

RE: I want to go Elk hunting

What type of hunt you looking for? You can expect to pay $500 for either sex tag or $250 for a cow tag in Colorado. A do it yourself hunt is the least expensive, just gas and food added to the tag...
01-12-2005, 08:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,513
Posted By elkhunter2

RE: Bowhunters & Binos

I hunt morning and evening two different ways. NORMALLY in the AM, I will hike several miles and only carry my range finder with X6 optics on the crooked horn bino support system. In the PM, now that...
11-12-2004, 07:26 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,668
Posted By elkhunter2

RE: Role Call: Elk Hunters

Hunted Colorado again this year. Tuff hunting, but luck again was with me and connected with a small bull. Good flavored animal and should hold me and my family over until next season.
Forum: Bowhunting
08-23-2004, 08:43 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 8,788
Posted By elkhunter2

RE: What Type of Work??

Ski Lift Mechanic for 32 years in Calif. Yes California does get snow. It's not all beach front.
08-21-2004, 02:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,146
Posted By elkhunter2

RE: Bull Elk talk!!

I second elknut's dvd's, I agree with most of his information about the elk sounds and alot of good information to be had.
Forum: Bowhunting
08-20-2004, 08:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 790
Posted By elkhunter2

RE: Peep site size

I prefer the larger hole to let in more light. I think mine is about 3/16" in diameter. Go out and practice in low light and shoot at a blank bale to see if your peep hole is large enough. It would...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-17-2004, 10:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By elkhunter2

RE: I need to paint my bow

There are some removable camo spray paints but I haven't seen them for several years. I would make sure to pain the bow at least 1 month or more before the season because of the odor. The camo tape...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-15-2004, 09:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,657
Posted By elkhunter2

RE: How long does your Taxidermist take?

All my mounts have taken about 1 year. He requires a 50% deposit and the remainder when you pick the mount up. I have had 2 bull elk, 1 bull moose, 1 full body black bear, 2 mule deer, 1 javelina, 1...
Forum: Technical
08-05-2004, 10:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By elkhunter2

RE: Help deciding between two rangefinders

I bought a pair of the Bushnel Legend a couple of years ago. They are quite accurate have had no problems but the optics are lousy. Wish I had bought the Leica.
07-25-2004, 10:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,294
Posted By elkhunter2

RE: How far back do you go?

I normally hunt alone and over the past few years I have to limit how far I will hunt from the truck. I used to be able to easly go 5 - 7 miles now I'm down to 2 - 3 miles. I won't hunt farther than...
Forum: Technical
07-25-2004, 07:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 452
Posted By elkhunter2

RE: String stretch

The axle to axle distance will get longer as the string stretches.
07-24-2004, 10:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 866
Posted By elkhunter2

RE: Got some G5 Montecs Last Night And...

I think they are probly sharp enough out of the package, but with a little work you can put a much better edge on them. I spend about 5 minutes per head and they feel much sharper.
07-24-2004, 10:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 877
Posted By elkhunter2

RE: LED Headlamps

The last couple years I have used the Titka LED head lamp for elk. I had trouble seeing blood with the bluish light even when I knew where to look. I use a mini mag light and a larger Petzel head...
Forum: Bowhunting
07-21-2004, 10:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,929
Posted By elkhunter2

RE: What is your draw length and what length arrows are u shooting

30.5" draw length and 29" arrow no overdraw. I draw the broadhead right up to the trophy taker rest.
Forum: Bowhunting
07-21-2004, 10:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 711
Posted By elkhunter2

RE: Release Suggestions

The Scott Mongoose is a great release, used it for several years not one miss fire. I have changed to the Scott Little Goose, same release just a little smaller. I've shoot thousands of arrows not...
07-19-2004, 09:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,026
Posted By elkhunter2

RE: Gun or bow?

I have been bow hunting for around 31 years. Never tried a rifle. I like to get within the animals scents of awairness. The challenge of getting close.
Forum: Technical
07-19-2004, 09:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 431
Posted By elkhunter2

RE: Sight Pins

5 pins.........20 30 40 50 60 and the top of the level at 80.
07-17-2004, 09:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,794
Posted By elkhunter2

RE: Mule deer hunt in Sheridan Wyoming

My daughterlives in Ranchchester just north of Sheridan. She said it can change from reall warm 80's - 90's one day and 20's the next day. The weather just can't be predicted more than a 1 day in...
07-16-2004, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 801
Posted By elkhunter2

RE: Elk Hunting

Colorado either sex tag is $485 or a cow tag is $250. No one is going to give you there honey hole. There are sooo many places to go, pick some place on the western slope. Talk to a game biolagist at...
Forum: Technical
07-16-2004, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 540
Posted By elkhunter2

RE: Montec pre-season heads

I bought 9 of the Montec 100gr. heads last year. 6 for hunting and 3 for practice. I figure if it really came down to it I could sharpen the 3 I practice with.
Forum: Technical
07-08-2004, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 499
Posted By elkhunter2

RE: dominant eye(how can you tell)?

For a child do as above, have the child clasp both hands together forming a hole and have him or her look at your nose. You will be looking at the childs dominate eye.
Forum: Technical
06-30-2004, 10:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 732
Posted By elkhunter2

RE: How many of you

I have always retired the arrow and broadhead after it has done it's job. So far 32 arrow / brodheads are resting comfortably. I wright on the vane the date, bow, animal & size, draw weight and...
06-26-2004, 10:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,420
Posted By elkhunter2

RE: Question on elk racks?

THERE NOT HORNS THERE ANTLERS.
06-14-2004, 08:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,288
Posted By elkhunter2

RE: Who has a great wife.

I have the greatest wife one could have. I go elk hunting every year for a month and she goes with me. She used to hunt along side me until the tags just got too expensive. She still goes with me in...
Forum: Bowhunting
06-13-2004, 03:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 449
Posted By elkhunter2

RE: How many Do-It-Youself Bowhunters

I live in California and am a do it yourselfer. built my own house, cab over camper, trailers and have bowhunted for 30 years. Only once have I used a outfitter and that was in Alaska for moose and...
06-09-2004, 10:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,125
Posted By elkhunter2

RE: Favorite saltwater fish to catch!?!

Albacore, Yellowfin tuna, Bluefin tuna,
Forum: Bowhunting
06-09-2004, 10:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 934
Posted By elkhunter2

RE: Numbering arrows

I have numbered all my hunting and 3D arrows for years. It helps find the arrows that do not group.
Forum: Bowhunting
06-09-2004, 10:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 387
Posted By elkhunter2

RE: Finally time for a new string.

Most bow strings do stretch and some never stop stretching. There are a couple of quality manufactures that make a pre-stretched strings, Winner's Choice is one. It sort of hurts the pocket book but...
Forum: Bowhunting
06-02-2004, 10:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,397
Posted By elkhunter2

RE: How much does your hunting arrow weigh?

413gr @ 280fps with 69 ft/lb KE
Forum: Bowhunting
05-27-2004, 09:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Posted By elkhunter2

RE: Zebra or W.C

Winner's Choice hands down. It will solve any peep rotation. No serving seperation at cams or center serving. They are pricey but worth every penny.
Forum: Bowhunting
05-25-2004, 07:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,549
Posted By elkhunter2

RE: So, what are you going to change this year?

I haven't changed my hunting bow set up in 5 years, it's simple and bullit proof. 69 ft/lbs. of KE
Forum: Bowhunting
05-25-2004, 07:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,109
Posted By elkhunter2

RE: What arrows is everyone shooting

Target & 3D the Hyperspeed 2-49

Hunting ACC 3-60
05-24-2004, 09:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 559
Posted By elkhunter2

RE: which group to hunt with

This is a easy question. Go with the experienced guys, learn as much as you can from them. If you make a mistake just suck it up, everyone makes mistakes. Normally if you get a ribbing it mean they...
Forum: Technical
05-24-2004, 09:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 474
Posted By elkhunter2

RE: Limb bolt question.

If you back out both limb bolts exactly the same you shouldn't have to re-set the nock heigth. Your pin gap will widen because of the reduction in speed. Most bows will reduce / increase 3-4 pounds...
Forum: Technical
05-19-2004, 09:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,018
Posted By elkhunter2

RE: Goat Tuff

I used Goat Tuff to glue in my points in the CXL shafts last year. Haven't lost a tip in the 3 dozen I did. I haven't used GT to do vanes I prefer FlexBond for that.
Forum: Bowhunting
05-16-2004, 04:19 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,044
Posted By elkhunter2

RE: How many years have you bowhunted?

I have been bowhunting for 31 years, strickly for elk for the past 20 years. I am 53 years old. I have never hunted with a rifle took a few ducks with a shotgun. I figure I have a few elk hunts left...
Forum: Bowhunting
05-01-2004, 06:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,170
Posted By elkhunter2

RE: Why do you shoot YOUR choice of bows ?

Why do I shot the bow that I shoot? First the bow I shoot is quite accurate, quite, fairly fast, 280 fps. I seem to carry the bow a lot, and I mean miles and miles, the bows carries well. What I mean...
Forum: Bowhunting
04-12-2004, 11:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,156
Posted By elkhunter2

RE: opinions of the whisker biscuit?

I have shot a bow for 25+ years and have always worked to get total vane clearance. I would not put something on my bow that makes contact with the vanes. It just goes against my way of thinking. If...
04-12-2004, 11:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,738
Posted By elkhunter2

RE: Big Game Bino Question: Leica V Swarovski

The best thing you can do is try both of them your self. Go to a good sporting goods store that carries them and ask to look through both pair your concidering. Make up your own mind. As said above,...
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