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09-30-2017, 03:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,517
Posted By JohnnyHildo

400 grams is the beginnings of boot insulation...

400 grams is the beginnings of boot insulation and will basically suffice for all but the coldest of late season conditions. i live in Saskatchewan Canada and keep a set of 400's and a set of 800's...
Forum: Technical
01-07-2017, 08:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,387
Posted By JohnnyHildo

i'd look into a tightspot which has adjustable...

i'd look into a tightspot which has adjustable screws on the arrow holds along with a lifetime warranty. many consider them to be the premiere quiver.
Forum: Bowhunting
11-25-2016, 08:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,411
Posted By JohnnyHildo

in my personal opinion, when an animal detects...

in my personal opinion, when an animal detects you it needs to satisfy 2 of 3 of its senses. so it needs to either see you, smell you or hear you in order for it to make the call to flee.
that being...
11-08-2016, 05:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 950
Posted By JohnnyHildo

deep six may have some good things going for it...

deep six may have some good things going for it (slim shaft that offers less wind resistance and arguably better penetration) but i found it annoying to have to find special field points and...
11-08-2016, 04:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,520
Posted By JohnnyHildo

^ pretty much what he said. there is no...

^ pretty much what he said.
there is no replacement for having the ability to physically be properly measured, to hold and in most cases shoot a bow before you purchase it.
Forum: FAQ
04-13-2016, 08:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,663
Posted By JohnnyHildo

nothing wrong with wanting to shoot something...

nothing wrong with wanting to shoot something different.
i've been through just about every composite easton arrow and keep settling on the axis. the fjm is a heavier arrow and it definitely...
02-18-2016, 05:30 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 37,007
Posted By JohnnyHildo

nothing wrong with being an individual but it's...

nothing wrong with being an individual but it's still nice to see what everyone is shooting.
Forum: Reloading
12-25-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,301
Posted By JohnnyHildo

i have the exact same problem with my .300 and...

i have the exact same problem with my .300 and haven't noticed any loss of accuracy whatsoever shooting off a bench from a clip or single loading. i expect that would slightly change shooting 500+...
11-30-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,015
Posted By JohnnyHildo

i get why everyone wants to know how much he...

i get why everyone wants to know how much he wants to spend but in all honesty on an inline muzzleloader its senseless to drop more than $400-$500 anyway. past that you are buying features that...
11-30-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,015
Posted By JohnnyHildo

first off, muzzleloader's don't have the ability...

first off, muzzleloader's don't have the ability to reach out as far as a rifle and have more arc in the bullet path so to me a really high magnification scope isn't necessary.
i also prefer a...
Forum: Guns
11-27-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,555
Posted By JohnnyHildo

you should definitely post a photo of your new...

you should definitely post a photo of your new rifle. i'm interested in seeing it!
Forum: Black Powder
11-22-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,006
Posted By JohnnyHildo

i bought an optima over the accura for the exact...

i bought an optima over the accura for the exact same reasons, felt better, shouldered better and is very comparable despite the cost difference. i would go with what the above poster mentioned and...
11-21-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,106
Posted By JohnnyHildo

i would agree that they're probably better in low...

i would agree that they're probably better in low light and while i'm very much for buying hunting gear that is meant to last i have a tough time justifying the cost of glass that's almost 3x more...
Forum: Black Powder
11-16-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,734
Posted By JohnnyHildo

a reasonable excuse right there. i generally...

a reasonable excuse right there.
i generally hunt first light and i'm too picky so there's plenty of time for me to work on shooting paper later in the day lol.
11-14-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,615
Posted By JohnnyHildo

ok back to the super serious original post topic...

ok back to the super serious original post topic that the mods should have just deleted in the first place.
Forum: Black Powder
11-14-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,734
Posted By JohnnyHildo

unless you end up in a place that doesn't allow...

unless you end up in a place that doesn't allow you to shoot i don't fully understand what is wrong with just discharging the firearm between hunts?? most people don't shoot enough to begin with.
11-09-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,218
Posted By JohnnyHildo

only problem is the "cheap knockoffs" are...

only problem is the "cheap knockoffs" are guaranteed to shoot better out of the box and if it's between a cheap knockoff and overpriced junk i'm going to take what works 100 times out of 100. ...
Forum: Black Powder
10-11-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 546
Posted By JohnnyHildo

i'm curious what he charges? i ended up replacing...

i'm curious what he charges? i ended up replacing the plug on my optima and can't remember what it costed but don't remember it being overly expensive.
Forum: Guns
09-28-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,454
Posted By JohnnyHildo

if i were you i'd just go with the remington 870...

if i were you i'd just go with the remington 870 12 gauge. a reliable jack of all trades gun that will serve you well enough for the time being.
09-23-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,192
Posted By JohnnyHildo

i bought new outterwear last year and being well...

i bought new outterwear last year and being well aware of how deer see the world through their eyes have resolved that my camo serves 3 purposes.
in order of importance to me:
1. scent profile -...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-23-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,243
Posted By JohnnyHildo

strikers, montecs, muzzy's, wac'ems,...

strikers, montecs, muzzy's, wac'ems, slick-tricks, grim reapers, wasps ect... are all fine examples of broadheads that will work.
if the KE is there, the shot is placed well and the chosen...
Forum: Black Powder
09-23-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,640
Posted By JohnnyHildo

open sights, very windy and a shot that is by no...

open sights, very windy and a shot that is by no means a gimmi... fantastic hunt and shot by your dad man!
Forum: Hunting Gear
09-21-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 664
Posted By JohnnyHildo

i have a buddy that shot a 185" whitetail with...

i have a buddy that shot a 185" whitetail with one in his blind last season. he also mentioned the wind direction absolutely wasn't in his favor and had to wait on the buck to give him a shot.
that...
09-21-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 440
Posted By JohnnyHildo

i have a buddy that shoots one as his predator...

i have a buddy that shoots one as his predator rifle and loves it. definitely a nice looking rifle.
Forum: Black Powder
09-21-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,640
Posted By JohnnyHildo

i started shooting aerolites a couple of seasons...

i started shooting aerolites a couple of seasons ago but have yet to take an animal with them so i'm definitely going to be paying attention to your findings :)
09-17-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,106
Posted By JohnnyHildo

i've got a pair of 10/42 viper binoculars and the...

i've got a pair of 10/42 viper binoculars and the scope on my muzzleloader is also vortex. i will never replace those binoculars if i can avoid it as they've been awesome. the next scope i buy will...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-16-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 875
Posted By JohnnyHildo

best wishes on a quick recovery. doesn't look...

best wishes on a quick recovery. doesn't look like fun.
Forum: Bowhunting
09-14-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 26,840
Posted By JohnnyHildo

it's in my sig.

it's in my sig.
Forum: Technical
09-12-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 684
Posted By JohnnyHildo

i used nockturnals this year and found them very...

i used nockturnals this year and found them very easy to turn off if you're doing it properly. all that has to be done is to separate the colored ring from the aluminum base toward the end that holds...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-05-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,265
Posted By JohnnyHildo

for sure man. no argument here at all just...

for sure man.
no argument here at all just pointing out exactly what you mentioned. no matter what sight you choose it takes practice to shoot it best.
another option for those that want a good...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-05-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,265
Posted By JohnnyHildo

while i do get what you're saying this situation...

while i do get what you're saying this situation is completely manageable even with a single pin.
if i'm set up on my hha for a 30 yard shot and something comes in at 45 yards i have 2 choices i...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-30-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 864
Posted By JohnnyHildo

i personally don't have a 3rd axis adjustment on...

i personally don't have a 3rd axis adjustment on my sight but this is the kind of adjustment that will correct your grouping at elevation. perhaps something to look into.
Forum: Bowhunting
08-29-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,265
Posted By JohnnyHildo

^ all good points. for all of my 25 years of...

^ all good points.
for all of my 25 years of shooting i shot a multi-pin sight but when i set up my new bow this year i realized my astigmatism caused all the pins would obscure and became tough to...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-27-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,976
Posted By JohnnyHildo

i with you man. lol

i with you man. lol
Forum: Black Powder
08-22-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,064
Posted By JohnnyHildo

it looks like 2 of my regular .50 bullets :)

it looks like 2 of my regular .50 bullets :)
Forum: Bowhunting
08-22-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 624
Posted By JohnnyHildo

i'm partial to my ripcord ace but it's what works...

i'm partial to my ripcord ace but it's what works for me and i'm sure when tuned up the qad will work fantastically. definitely a big step up over the whisker biscuit. congrats!
Forum: Bowhunting
08-19-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,699
Posted By JohnnyHildo

i get what you're saying but all of us chance not...

i get what you're saying but all of us chance not seeing an animal. if we were taking a deer every time we went out it wouldn't be called "hunting".
it doesn't matter whether you're using a gun or...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-15-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,787
Posted By JohnnyHildo

i can see the benefit of having both. i tried 2...

i can see the benefit of having both.
i tried 2 different broadheads this year which both tout themselves to "fly like field points" which of course they didn't. my regular 2-3" group from 20 yards...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-12-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By JohnnyHildo

i found it's really hard to pick out a bow sight...

i found it's really hard to pick out a bow sight just based on recommendation as there are so many variables to consider.
for instance, i'm 37 now and my eyes have a slight astigmatism that was...
08-11-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,013
Posted By JohnnyHildo

i guess... but the advantage of a drop away is...

i guess... but the advantage of a drop away is enough that i'd probably just change to a different brand instead of downgrading.
just my opinion though :)
Forum: Politics
08-05-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,013
Posted By JohnnyHildo

yes sir i'm such a hypocrite for commending...

yes sir i'm such a hypocrite for commending someones first deer and using the standard for measurement for a male deer from an edible animal that i only take for that purpose.
Forum: Politics
08-05-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,013
Posted By JohnnyHildo

you seemed to miss my entire point that in the...

you seemed to miss my entire point that in the big scheme of things it is stupid and unethical to shoot something that you are not going to use personally.
...Deleted by CalHunter...
Forum: Politics
08-05-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,013
Posted By JohnnyHildo

lol. ...Deleted by CalHunter...

lol. ...Deleted by CalHunter...
Forum: Politics
08-05-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,013
Posted By JohnnyHildo

i have to post on this after re-reading your...

i have to post on this after re-reading your comment regarding the money going to help reduce poaching in africa? is the story not pointing at the hunter and guide to supposedly have taken the animal...
Forum: Politics
08-05-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,013
Posted By JohnnyHildo

oh really? so his "ultra ethical" guide plans on...

oh really? so his "ultra ethical" guide plans on donating substantial amounts back to conserve wildlife in africa? got a source on that? ya exactly. the guy is trying to save his own hide for taking...
Forum: Off Season
08-05-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 845
Posted By JohnnyHildo

i would choose the power to remove the political...

i would choose the power to remove the political section to this "hunting" site down as some days i learn more about wiping my rear end than i do about advice on how to have a successful hunt.
Forum: Politics
08-05-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,013
Posted By JohnnyHildo

"if we don't use wildlife sustainably we won't...

"if we don't use wildlife sustainably we won't have anymore wildlife", since when does charging 50 grand to kill an animal qualify as conservation? lol
this story has been blown way out of control...
Forum: Trail Cameras
08-05-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,093
Posted By JohnnyHildo

nope... it's aliens for sure! we need to call...

nope... it's aliens for sure!
we need to call some credible news sources to let the public know we're being invaded. lets start with the national enquirer and star magazine.
Forum: Black Powder
08-03-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,379
Posted By JohnnyHildo

i would buy my cva optima again over any...

i would buy my cva optima again over any muzzleloader on the market. it shoots great groups, fits me perfectly and is an attractive firearm.
having only ever been shooting 100 grains of blackhorn...
07-23-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,013
Posted By JohnnyHildo

i use a ripcord ace that i really like

i use a ripcord ace that i really like
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