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02-27-2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 26,983
Posted By CT-Hunter

I have one in 30-06 and love it. It a great...

I have one in 30-06 and love it. It a great hunting rifle. It is very light weight and accurate. I have taken over 50 deer with it. If there is a downside it is that because it is light weight, the...
Forum: Northeast
01-02-2021, 07:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,127
Posted By CT-Hunter

Mike, The deer lottery opened an hour ago. ...

Mike,

The deer lottery opened an hour ago. These are some of the best public areas available. Prior to this year, if you were selected, you would be assigned either A or B season. This year A...
Forum: Northeast
12-19-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,127
Posted By CT-Hunter

Well it is a bit late in the season. Other than a...

Well it is a bit late in the season. Other than a few whacks at club pheasants, more for my dogs than for me, my season is wrapping up. If you have an archery tag and access to private land, bow deer...
Forum: Northeast
12-18-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,127
Posted By CT-Hunter

What do you hunt? It is a bit late now. State...

What do you hunt? It is a bit late now. State land muzzleloader ends in a couple of days Private land muzzleloader ends on the 31st. Pheasant is essentially over with the exception of private clubs....
Forum: Guns
03-18-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By CT-Hunter

It is not really surprising to see more handguns...

It is not really surprising to see more handguns than long guns purchased. In the last few years the big growth in gun sales has been in self-defense hand guns and to a lesser degree long guns. ...
Forum: Guns
02-21-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,452
Posted By CT-Hunter

I sort of did that. Most of my deer hunting is...

I sort of did that. Most of my deer hunting is done on private land with a rifle but there is some public land near my home which is shot gun only. Not wanting to spend more money on a new gun that...
Forum: Guns
12-30-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,138
Posted By CT-Hunter

I am not alone, it does not fit a lot of people...

I am not alone, it does not fit a lot of people very well. Just do a search on it and you will see people talking about that problem. Ergonomically, it leaves a lot to be desired.
Forum: Guns
12-26-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,138
Posted By CT-Hunter

I am not trying to scare anyone out of shooting...

I am not trying to scare anyone out of shooting an old pistol. But it is a good idea to point out problems he may experience and not pretend they do not exist. A cruise through the internet is going...
Forum: Guns
12-26-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,143
Posted By CT-Hunter

I do not think they discontinued it. You may be...

I do not think they discontinued it. You may be getting it confused with the .350 Remington Magnum which I think but am not sure may no longer be in Remington's cartridge catalog.
Forum: Guns
12-26-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,138
Posted By CT-Hunter

The PPK is a nice pistol. But, it is not fun to...

The PPK is a nice pistol. But, it is not fun to shoot. It definitely not the gun I would take to the range with plans to go through a couple of boxes of shells. The Walther has a bit of a sting. ...
Forum: Northeast
12-26-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 805
Posted By CT-Hunter

First I am deer hunter and not a target shooter. ...

First I am deer hunter and not a target shooter. I set my rifles up to hunt deer and not targets. I am not obsessed about whether or not the rifle is precisely zeroed for 100 or 200 yard shots. If...
Forum: Guns
11-29-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,128
Posted By CT-Hunter

You ought to try the Cabela's in East Hartford,...

You ought to try the Cabela's in East Hartford, CT. It is too funny. It almost makes the trip worthwhile. Many of the sales people are local and very urban. Many of the customers are too. I...
Forum: Reloading
10-25-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,046
Posted By CT-Hunter

I have also used the game king for years in my...

I have also used the game king for years in my 30-06 (150 gr) and .270 (130). I have taken many deer with them. They are accurate and the deer die when hit. I went with game kings simply because I...
Forum: Sporting Dogs
02-22-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 780
Posted By CT-Hunter

Try Ray Wunderlich at Catskill Kennel. He is a...

Try Ray Wunderlich at Catskill Kennel. He is a first rate trainer of Springers. He is a bit less than 200 miles away from Philadelphia. He specializes in springers. One of his dogs, Upland's TNT...
Forum: Northeast
01-04-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 855
Posted By CT-Hunter

Yes but confiscation will be difficult given low...

Yes but confiscation will be difficult given low compliance ith the law. It looks like they got about 30% compliance on firearms and much less on magazines.

In other news the first arrest for...
Forum: Northeast
12-28-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 855
Posted By CT-Hunter

Connecticut is one of the bluest of the blue...

Connecticut is one of the bluest of the blue states. There was widespread opposition to the new law to no avail. Though there are many gun owners, there are probably not enough to make a...
Forum: Northeast
11-23-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,318
Posted By CT-Hunter

I don't know if it is legal or not. But if it is...

I don't know if it is legal or not. But if it is on public any one with the appropriate permits / licenses can hunt it. So just because you planted it, assuming you can do so legally, you have no...
Forum: Guns
06-15-2013, 05:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,521
Posted By CT-Hunter

If both types work about equally well, I would...

If both types work about equally well, I would buy the cheaper so I could buy more to practice with. As for which bullet is better, you are not hunting grizzlies in a thicket. You are shooting...
Forum: Reloading
04-20-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,581
Posted By CT-Hunter

I use its boat-tailed brother the game king,...

I use its boat-tailed brother the game king, works fine.
Forum: Northeast
04-20-2013, 05:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,212
Posted By CT-Hunter

I don't want to disabuse of your notion of...

I don't want to disabuse of your notion of hunting but the goal of hunting in that area is not trophy or even meat. Its purpose is to kill every deer you see and to especially get rid of the does. ...
Forum: Reloading
02-23-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,606
Posted By CT-Hunter

Why don't you start with IMR 4227. It is what I ...

Why don't you start with IMR 4227. It is what I use for .357 and .44. Its burn rate is similar to H4227. I suspect you would get similar performance.
Forum: Guns
01-26-2013, 05:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,437
Posted By CT-Hunter

There won't be a national ban, at least one that...

There won't be a national ban, at least one that passes the Senate and House. At the state level it is a different story. In New York, Connecticut, etc., you will not be able to buy one and I...
Forum: Optics
01-05-2013, 07:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,775
Posted By CT-Hunter

Can't agree more. That is what I put on a 336...

Can't agree more. That is what I put on a 336 that I won. Took 2 deer with it. Both deer were taken still hunting a field (walking slowly). Never took it off 2X
Forum: Northeast
12-02-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,268
Posted By CT-Hunter

The DNR admits to the presence of isolated...

The DNR admits to the presence of isolated individuals but states there is no breeding population in Indiana. They are ambivalent about their origins. But they state clearly that they have not been...
Forum: Guns
11-25-2012, 06:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,773
Posted By CT-Hunter

I agree 100%. A revolver is idiot proof. It is...

I agree 100%. A revolver is idiot proof. It is reliable and in the fog of night you don't have to think about how to use it. There are no issues with magazine failures if the gun is left loaded...
Forum: Guns
11-25-2012, 06:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,836
Posted By CT-Hunter

I shoot rifled slugs through my 11-87. I happen...

I shoot rifled slugs through my 11-87. I happen to use a rifled choke. I tested it on rifled slugs before buying sabots and found it to be accurate. The slugs cloverleaf at 50 yards and are...
Forum: Guns
10-28-2012, 06:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,183
Posted By CT-Hunter

Don't pass up the second hand rack. Your dollar...

Don't pass up the second hand rack. Your dollar will go a lot further. There are gems to be found there. You could do worse than a S&W 30-06 from the 60's or 70's which was made by Husqvarna or for...
Forum: Guns
09-09-2012, 06:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,618
Posted By CT-Hunter

Cleaning is just like ammo. It varies by rifle. ...

Cleaning is just like ammo. It varies by rifle. My .270 BAR likes to be somewhat dirty. I know people with the same rifle who say their rifles shoot better clean. But for my .270 The only cleaning...
Forum: Guns
09-01-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,626
Posted By CT-Hunter

What do you intend to hunt and where do you...

What do you intend to hunt and where do you intend to hunt it? That should help determine the caliber and optics. Since you are from Rhode Island where I don't think you can hunt with a centerfire...
Forum: Black Powder
03-17-2012, 04:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 914
Posted By CT-Hunter

LSA and RBC bring back memories. There was...

LSA and RBC bring back memories. There was better stuff then and a lot better stuff now.
Forum: Guns
01-21-2012, 05:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,303
Posted By CT-Hunter

As others have said, $50 is not going to buy much...

As others have said, $50 is not going to buy much of a scope. Keep your eyes open for a quality used scope especially a low power or fixed power one. If you are willing to stretch your budget a bit...
Forum: Northeast
01-15-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,755
Posted By CT-Hunter

The Springfield show is the last weekend in...

The Springfield show is the last weekend in February. The Hartford show is the weekend before.
Forum: Reloading
12-30-2011, 04:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,223
Posted By CT-Hunter

I have heard about Game King failures. I take...

I have heard about Game King failures. I take them with a grain of salt.

I reload Game Kings for 30-06 and 270 for deer hunting. I have taken many deer with them. My loads are not hot. The...
Forum: Guns
12-30-2011, 04:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 15,446
Posted By CT-Hunter

I am an O/U guy who has a couple of Brownings...

I am an O/U guy who has a couple of Brownings that I use for pheasant, grouse, and woodcock. This year the wife bought me a SxS, an old Parker, for my birthday. Apart from it being a classic, I was...
10-23-2011, 07:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 14,124
Posted By CT-Hunter

I have glass on all my rifles and slug gun...

I have glass on all my rifles and slug gun because of aging eyes. I have taken my fair share of deer. at ranges from 50 - 250 yards. With one or two exceptions I have always used the lowest setting....
Forum: Guns
09-10-2011, 04:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,452
Posted By CT-Hunter

The first gun I bought was a Mossberg 500. For...

The first gun I bought was a Mossberg 500. For years it was my bird and deer gun. I have since moved on to "nicer" firearms. But my Mossberg, now with a scope sits in the safe waiting for the call. ...
Forum: Northeast
06-18-2011, 05:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,648
Posted By CT-Hunter

At this point my bet is on released or escaped...

At this point my bet is on released or escaped animal. However, you can not prove a negative only evaluate its reasonableness (I do this for a living).

Why it is not likely to be native:

1. ...
Forum: Guns
12-04-2010, 04:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,375
Posted By CT-Hunter

Don't be so quick to dismiss your 12 gauge. I...

Don't be so quick to dismiss your 12 gauge. I bought one an 11-87 with a cantilevered barrel for turkey. I got a rifled choke in case I wanted to use it for deer. After I mounted a scope I took...
Forum: Guns
11-25-2010, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 716
Posted By CT-Hunter

U suggest you try some old fashioned foster /...

U suggest you try some old fashioned foster / rifled slugs. I shoot an 11-87 with a rifled choke tube (I bought the gun to hunt turkey). I was going to try sabots but when Winchester foster slugs...
10-31-2010, 10:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,520
Posted By CT-Hunter

I don't like the rain but it won't stop me from...

I don't like the rain but it won't stop me from hunting. I have taken a few deer in the rain and that is a few more than I would have taken if I stayed how.
Forum: Guns
10-01-2010, 02:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,391
Posted By CT-Hunter

The .300 is a great round for deer. The...

The .300 is a great round for deer.

The .300 Savage is ballistically very similar to a .308. If I recall correctly, it was used in the development of the .308. It is frequently confused with...
Forum: Sporting Dogs
10-01-2010, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,858
Posted By CT-Hunter

I am Springer guy. I have three and others in...

I am Springer guy. I have three and others in the past, all but one from trial lines. They can be hunting machines. If you are looking for field dogs try the ads on http://www.essft.com/ . They...
06-13-2010, 06:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,654
Posted By CT-Hunter

CT pheasant is all put and take. The best places...

CT pheasant is all put and take. The best places are club land (must be a member) or permit-only areas. The DEP (website or book) will tell you where they are and where to get the permits. The...
Forum: Northeast
06-13-2010, 06:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 644
Posted By CT-Hunter

I hunt public and private in Litchfield County....

I hunt public and private in Litchfield County. Don't know the place. Where in CT is it?
Forum: Guns
02-20-2010, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,999
Posted By CT-Hunter

I have one in .270. Nice rifle, accurate, etc. I...

I have one in .270. Nice rifle, accurate, etc. I mounted a Leupold 2.5*8 on it. In the field I have never taken it off 2.5. I have had it a few years and have taken a few deer with it. No...
Forum: Sporting Dogs
02-09-2010, 03:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,064
Posted By CT-Hunter

I am also a springer guy, have had 5 (2 waiting...

I am also a springer guy, have had 5 (2 waiting for me on the other side, and 3 still with me). Its hard to say when they start to slow down. I suspect they start losing a step or two when they are...
Forum: Optics
01-31-2010, 08:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,949
Posted By CT-Hunter

I hunt New England and Canada. I use Nikon...

I hunt New England and Canada. I use Nikon Monarchs 8 x 42. Good glass reasonably compact with a wide field of view. I have a pair of 10x and a pair of 12x. Great for bird watching, not needed for...
Forum: Northeast
01-31-2010, 08:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,392
Posted By CT-Hunter

I am not sure what you are looking for. If it is...

I am not sure what you are looking for. If it is a list of property owners in the town who allow hunting on their land, do not waste your time. Such a list does not exist. Access to private...
Forum: Northeast
11-01-2009, 06:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 411
Posted By CT-Hunter

Pheasants only. Seen some wood****. Haven't seen...

Pheasants only. Seen some wood****. Haven't seen much in the way of deer. Deer is going to be tough this year but great next year. I have never seen so many acorns so they won't be moving very much.
Forum: Northeast
08-23-2009, 10:21 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,223
Posted By CT-Hunter

Life member.

Life member.
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