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Forum: Guns
02-28-2019, 03:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 399
Posted By Jenks

In the US(and I only hunt in the US) I prefer a...

In the US(and I only hunt in the US) I prefer a bolt action 30-06. I have several Mouser actions in various calibers but the preferred is a Mark X 30-06 with a Leupold 3X9 scope. I do not hunt...
Forum: Crossbows
02-25-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By Jenks

Having this nice new crossbow I started looking...

Having this nice new crossbow I started looking around for a hard case for it. They are pricey($100 and more) and I am not sure the large Plano is big enough for it to fit in. I spotted a Flambeau...
Forum: Crossbows
02-17-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 440
Posted By Jenks

I am in the later 70's and just bought a...

I am in the later 70's and just bought a crossbow; the Carbon Express Heritage in the sister thread. I too have never had a crossbow before and am learning about them. The "dry fire" and fingers in...
Forum: Trail Cameras
02-16-2019, 06:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 122
Posted By Jenks

I am not very knowledgeable about trail cameras...

I am not very knowledgeable about trail cameras or keeping them from being stolen. I also use them only on private land but trespassers sometimes walk thru. I have scrap lengths of fairly light...
Forum: Crossbows
02-16-2019, 05:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By Jenks

Well, Dunham's is running a three day sale now on...

Well, Dunham's is running a three day sale now on the crossbow for $189.99. That seemed to be too good of a deal to pass up so I bought one. I have it put together now but will not shoot it for...
02-06-2019, 03:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 168
Posted By Jenks

Thanks JW. I bought it for my son so I did not...

Thanks JW. I bought it for my son so I did not want to mess with it too much. I did take it out of the cardboard box and look it over. I do not like the wire stakes, they don't seem like much to...
Forum: Crossbows
02-06-2019, 03:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By Jenks

Carbon express x-force heritage recurve

There is a sale on these at Dunham's, you get a package including the crossbow for $199.99. They say the original price was $499.99. Is this a decent bow for a beginner to use for deer hunting? ...
Forum: Guns
02-03-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 643
Posted By Jenks

I agree with elkman30 about the recoil pad. I...

I agree with elkman30 about the recoil pad. I don't like recoil and have a limbsaver on my 30-06, it cushions the recoil to a point that it is not noticeable. I will not shoot at a game animal(deer...
Forum: Trail Cameras
02-03-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 266
Posted By Jenks

I have the cheaper Browning cameras. I have short...

I have the cheaper Browning cameras. I have short lengths of chain that I put around the tree then run the ends thru a lock that I use to lock the camera door closed. They can steal the camera but...
01-31-2019, 03:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 168
Posted By Jenks

Rhino 600 Gamekeeper

Wally World has the Rhino 600 Gamekeeper on sale for $89 in some stores. They say it is marked down from $178. I see them listed for over $200 at other places like ebay and amazon. This is a heck...
Forum: Gunsmithing
01-29-2019, 04:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 506
Posted By Jenks

When I was a young boy back in the 1950's an...

When I was a young boy back in the 1950's an uncle gave me a single shot stevens break open single shot 410. It was all metal, had no safety, I don't remember if it even had a half cock. The uncle...
Forum: Gunsmithing
01-28-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 506
Posted By Jenks

Bacajnala, there is another place that sells...

Bacajnala, there is another place that sells newly made parts for obsolete guns, they are a little cheaper then the other. Their website is: wisnersinc.com
Forum: Black Powder
01-28-2019, 05:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 558
Posted By Jenks

There is a lot of tang sights on ebay, most are...

There is a lot of tang sights on ebay, most are fairly expensive. There is one that looks to be a T/C No. 719 that is bid at $26 presently.
Forum: Gunsmithing
01-28-2019, 05:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 506
Posted By Jenks

They have a web site that you can look it up on,...

They have a web site that you can look it up on, it is at: jack-first-gun-parts.myshopify.com.
I am sure you have their phone #, but in case you don't: 605 343-8481.
They sent my parts out very...
Forum: Gunsmithing
01-27-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 506
Posted By Jenks

If you need some newly made parts for one of...

If you need some newly made parts for one of these and other old guns, Jack First, Inc. in Rapid City SD makes them, not all parts but some. I got the screws there, they were kind of pricey($6 each)...
Forum: Guns
01-27-2019, 05:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 302
Posted By Jenks

For hunting a Mark X Mauser in 30-06 with a...

For hunting a Mark X Mauser in 30-06 with a Leupold 3-9 power scope and a 1960 Winchester 94 in 30-30 with a Lyman peep sight. A stainless CVA Optima with a Redfield 3-9 scope and a...
Forum: Gunsmithing
01-27-2019, 04:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 506
Posted By Jenks

No, I have not shot it. It is a replacement for...

No, I have not shot it. It is a replacement for one that my grandfather gave to my father when he was young, he was born in 1902 so it was an early one before Savage put their mark on the receiver. ...
Forum: Black Powder
01-27-2019, 04:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 558
Posted By Jenks

I have a new T/C Hawken-Renegade vernier tang...

I have a new T/C Hawken-Renegade vernier tang sight, a No. 719 that I bought online about ten years ago for $29.50. I was going to put it on an Investarm Hawken but I would have to replace the front...
Forum: Gunsmithing
01-22-2019, 02:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 506
Posted By Jenks

A combination of oil, pliers and easy going got...

A combination of oil, pliers and easy going got the takedown screw out. Now to get a gunsmith to swap the hammer, trigger, lever, etc. from the old to the new. A great old gun, may be 100 years old.
01-11-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 354
Posted By Jenks

Some ten years ago my son used one of the doe in...

Some ten years ago my son used one of the doe in heat cans to call in a buck that measured 186 and a fraction. I came across the woods on a line to him. He hasn't had that kind of luck since.
12-31-2018, 04:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,532
Posted By Jenks

If I were to buy a nice rifle I would want it to...

If I were to buy a nice rifle I would want it to be versatile, not just a deer rifle. As several have said that would lead me to buy a 30-06. If the recoil is a problem put a limbsaver on it, they...
Forum: Gunsmithing
12-30-2018, 07:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 506
Posted By Jenks

Stevens Crackshot 26

I have one of these old falling block 22's that I am having the receiver changed out on. The takedown screw that is on the bottom of the receiver seems to be difficult to remove from the receiver. ...
Forum: Politics
08-26-2018, 05:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 490
Posted By Jenks

Rest in peace John McCain.

Rest in peace John McCain.
Forum: Politics
08-25-2018, 07:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 314
Posted By Jenks

Good work Flags!! This old liberal was glad to...

Good work Flags!! This old liberal was glad to hear it. The Dems. are still mad over the Hillary loss and it seems that they may never get over it. They have become the party of "No" that they...
Forum: Politics
08-24-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 536
Posted By Jenks

Thank you 86, sometimes attempted humor isn't...

Thank you 86, sometimes attempted humor isn't received as such. As you noticed, there are few of us that frequent these conservative lands to sow the seeds of tolerance so I don't need to alienate...
Forum: Politics
08-23-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 536
Posted By Jenks

You are correct, Chief. And no animals were...

You are correct, Chief. And no animals were harmed in the production of either post.
Forum: Politics
08-23-2018, 07:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 330
Posted By Jenks

Still don't find anything wrong with shooting the...

Still don't find anything wrong with shooting the kneelers? Have you conservatives heard of hate speech? I believe in tolerance but I am amazed that a recommendation to murder folks has lasted this...
Forum: Politics
08-23-2018, 04:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 330
Posted By Jenks

So the conservative answer to the kneelers is to...

So the conservative answer to the kneelers is to deny them that right or shooting them as stated by one of your number. Not a workable solution but it does show the extremist view of some...
Forum: Politics
08-23-2018, 03:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 536
Posted By Jenks

I am not so sure that legal immigration is always...

I am not so sure that legal immigration is always good. The population of the US has increased greatly over the years. This means more demands on our resources and less "open spaces" for each of...
Forum: Politics
08-22-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 536
Posted By Jenks

Build the wall, build Mollie's Wall!!!! We...

Build the wall, build Mollie's Wall!!!!

We have unemployed US citizens that can perform the jobs in agriculture and other areas. This would save a fortune in welfare and social services that the...
Forum: Politics
08-22-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 330
Posted By Jenks

Not this time Oldtimr. Conservatives have painted...

Not this time Oldtimr. Conservatives have painted themselves into a corner on the kneeling issue. Freedom and tolerance dictates that non-violent protest is allowed in America, most any time and most...
Forum: Politics
08-22-2018, 05:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 330
Posted By Jenks

During a discussion folks with a weak position...

During a discussion folks with a weak position usually try to change the subject. Many times this is done by criticizing the folks on the other side of the issue. Sarcasm, name calling and personal...
Forum: Politics
08-22-2018, 04:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 536
Posted By Jenks

I agree with Rockport about not being in the...

I agree with Rockport about not being in the pocket of anyone. There are many issues, conservatives, moderates, progressives and liberals all have their positions, none of which totally agree with...
Forum: Politics
08-21-2018, 04:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 330
Posted By Jenks

Our forefathers and many since fought and died...

Our forefathers and many since fought and died for freedom of speech and expression. That right that many on this forum would take away from those they do not agree with.
Forum: Politics
07-22-2018, 05:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 352
Posted By Jenks

I believe in freedom of speech but the above is a...

I believe in freedom of speech but the above is a little much. Regardless of this guy's political standing he has mental issues, folks should keep a close eye on him.
Forum: Politics
07-09-2018, 03:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 989
Posted By Jenks

Someone just noted that this discussion has...

Someone just noted that this discussion has wandered away from the original topic and they are right. I apologize for my part in that.
Also noted is the fact that the liberals want to limit free...
Forum: Politics
07-08-2018, 03:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 989
Posted By Jenks

Conservatives seem to lack in their ability to...

Conservatives seem to lack in their ability to discuss an issue with any degree of decorum. Resorting to name calling has already been noted as a weakness of position yet it seems to persist.
It is...
Forum: Politics
07-07-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 989
Posted By Jenks

I think you will have to admit that the kneeling...

I think you will have to admit that the kneeling has attracted the attention that was intended. It has spread to other sports and school sporting events also have kneelers. Pres. Trump has...
Forum: Politics
07-07-2018, 04:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 989
Posted By Jenks

Sorry guys, it is beyond my humble talents to...

Sorry guys, it is beyond my humble talents to enlighten those that put a flag and a song above the people that they represent.
Forum: Politics
07-06-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 989
Posted By Jenks

Actually, I don't respond to a lot of the...

Actually, I don't respond to a lot of the conservative nonsense because it is so ingrained in the conservative dogma that they are helpless to disbelieve it. An example is the Colin K. kneeling. ...
Forum: Politics
07-06-2018, 04:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 989
Posted By Jenks

It seems to escape conservatives that calling...

It seems to escape conservatives that calling liberals names is generally perceived as a weakness in argument.

It also escapes the conservatives that in not allowing freedom of speech they are...
Forum: Politics
07-05-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 989
Posted By Jenks

It seems that the conservatives would force their...

It seems that the conservatives would force their version of the constitution onto all of us and everyone has to stand for the national anthem. No kneeling in protest. I believe that if someone has...
Forum: Politics
07-04-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 989
Posted By Jenks

I would guess that the Dems see a baker who...

I would guess that the Dems see a baker who refuses to ice a cake for a gay wedding and think that they can play that game too. They see the NFL players required to stand and not kneel at ball games...
Forum: Politics
06-30-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 431
Posted By Jenks

I would think that a skirmish between the right...

I would think that a skirmish between the right and left would not be a civil war, but I could be wrong. Most civil wars are some faction against the government, the US civil war in the 1860's was...
Forum: Politics
06-30-2018, 03:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 431
Posted By Jenks

I would think that the Bundy bunch along with...

I would think that the Bundy bunch along with their armed "free militia" was an armed insurrection. I think most folks would agree that these folks were conservative. The US showed restraint with...
Forum: Trail Cameras
06-16-2018, 06:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 691
Posted By Jenks

Archeryrob, the Browning BTC-1XR and BTC-2XR both...

Archeryrob, the Browning BTC-1XR and BTC-2XR both have 12 volt external power ports. These can be bought refurbished on ebay for under $50 each with free shipping.
Forum: Trail Cameras
06-11-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 691
Posted By Jenks

Ebay has some refurbished Browning BTC-2XR's...

Ebay has some refurbished Browning BTC-2XR's going for $44 with free shipping. Not a bad deal, they have a Browning one year warranty. These are 10MP cameras from back in 2013 and 2014 according to...
Forum: Guns
06-11-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,137
Posted By Jenks

I know folks that inherited guns that are not in...

I know folks that inherited guns that are not in anyone's name that is still living, handguns included. Some do not trust registering firearms because they fear that if anti-gun folks have their way...
Forum: Guns
06-10-2018, 04:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,137
Posted By Jenks

The anti-gun crowd has made me think along...

The anti-gun crowd has made me think along alternate lines of safely leaving firearms to family members. It would not be a bad idea to put a stainless auto pistol, a few high capacity mags and...
Forum: Guns
06-08-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,137
Posted By Jenks

States differ on how things are done after...

States differ on how things are done after someone passes away. If at all possible avoid probate. My father died without a will or trust and his estate was probated--which just makes a lawyer more...
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