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02-02-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,307
Posted By Streetdoctor

not for archery! :barmy:

not for archery! :barmy:
Forum: West
01-29-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 358
Posted By Streetdoctor

Colorado 2015 big game tag system?

When does it open? CPW website still has 2014 information.
01-13-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 815
Posted By Streetdoctor

I appreciate it. I'm going to put in for it and...

I appreciate it. I'm going to put in for it and if I don't get it I'll take the point and grab an OTC tag.
Forum: Bowhunting
01-09-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 20,550
Posted By Streetdoctor

sweet bow!

sweet bow!
01-09-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 815
Posted By Streetdoctor

thank you.

thank you.
01-08-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 815
Posted By Streetdoctor

CO Unit 24 Archery draw statistics?

Hello,

Looking for a little help with the CPW site. Unit 24 is a draw unit for archery elk, I'm trying to figure out if I can put in for a point as my first choice and still draw 24 for archery. I...
Forum: Off Season
12-29-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 456
Posted By Streetdoctor

I've been a career firefighter at two different...

I've been a career firefighter at two different departments over the last 8 years. One in Illinois, and now in Colorado. There are a few things you can do to increase the odds of you getting hired:
...
Forum: Guns
12-23-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,075
Posted By Streetdoctor

Great question. Sounds like a prison sentence....

Great question. Sounds like a prison sentence. The only way I would even draw on someone is if I felt my life was in danger (they have a gun). Otherwise I'm confident I could get away. If not, I'm...
12-19-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,411
Posted By Streetdoctor

If by major damage you mean death your right....

If by major damage you mean death your right. Very rare to die of a rattlesnake bite in the US.

Only around 25% of pit vipers bites are dry bites. If you get envenomated expect to pay around...
Forum: Guns
12-18-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,059
Posted By Streetdoctor

scar 17s handles 308 ammo fine.

scar 17s handles 308 ammo fine.
Forum: Guns
12-17-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,075
Posted By Streetdoctor

Had a glock 26, gave it to my wife. Too small....

Had a glock 26, gave it to my wife. Too small. Now I carry a glock 19. Won't go smaller than 9mm. I'm 6'1 200lbs and apex carry in a raven vanguard II. I love this thing!

In my mind 9mm is as...
Forum: Guns
12-17-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,059
Posted By Streetdoctor

No one hunts with a scar huh? Only 2 or 3...

No one hunts with a scar huh?

Only 2 or 3 lbs heavier than a bolt gun and probably a lot less recoil.
12-17-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,190
Posted By Streetdoctor

25 yards I'm zeroed. 100 yards I'm a little over...

25 yards I'm zeroed. 100 yards I'm a little over 2" high. 50 yards I'm a hair over an inch.

I wouldn't take a head/neck shot on a big game animal unless it was from a rest with a known distance...
12-17-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,757
Posted By Streetdoctor

I can't ever imagine spending $5,000 per person...

I can't ever imagine spending $5,000 per person to hunt elk for 5 days. Not hating on you or your business. It just baffles me that people are willing to pay that. Thank God for resident OTC tags.
12-17-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 22,135
Posted By Streetdoctor

Obsession.

Obsession.
Forum: Guns
12-17-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,059
Posted By Streetdoctor

lightweight = more recoil. We are both in good...

lightweight = more recoil. We are both in good shape. Last season I hiked about 25 miles without issue over 4 days. Next year we'll be in better shape and have llamas. I guess if I decide to put a...
Forum: Guns
12-17-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,059
Posted By Streetdoctor

Building a big game rifle for my wife

Looking to build a rifle for my wife for next years hunting season here in Colorado. Game we will be pursuing- Elk (priority), Antelope, Mulies, and possibly black bear.

I hunt with a remington...
10-02-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 694
Posted By Streetdoctor

Under Armor Brow Tines. $180 at cabelas. 400 gram...

Under Armor Brow Tines. $180 at cabelas. 400 gram thinsulate (my feet don't really get cold). First day I wore them I hiked 12 miles (at least 2 or 3 in 4" of water) at 10,000' scouting for elk. No...
09-26-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,149
Posted By Streetdoctor

LOL at all the technology haters. I don't get...

LOL at all the technology haters. I don't get service where I'm hunting so the odds of it ringing are pretty slim.

I hope none of you guys use GPS either?

I'll take any advantage I can get.
Forum: Gunsmithing
09-23-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,259
Posted By Streetdoctor

I don't think you'll be disappointed!

I don't think you'll be disappointed!
Forum: Reloading
09-14-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 757
Posted By Streetdoctor

thank you for the explanation! :happy0001:

thank you for the explanation! :happy0001:
Forum: Reloading
09-14-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 757
Posted By Streetdoctor

Well after messing around all morning with this...

Well after messing around all morning with this and not figuring it out, then finally bringing myself here and posting... I think I just solved my problem.

I resized a case (RCBS F.L. this is...
Forum: Reloading
09-14-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 757
Posted By Streetdoctor

My reloading equipment is all new RCBS. I'm using...

My reloading equipment is all new RCBS. I'm using a single stage press.

The rifle is a remington model 700 long range.

The loads are not compressed.
Forum: Reloading
09-14-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 757
Posted By Streetdoctor

Reloading HELP

Disclaimer: I'm new to reloading


So I've loaded and fired about 50 rounds without issue. I've been trying out different powders/bullets/etc. using the OCW method and haven't had a problem yet...
Forum: West
09-10-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 368
Posted By Streetdoctor

Anyone in Colorado care to let me use their Chrono?

Trying to save a little money. Anyone going to the range soon that can bring a chrono that I can try for a six pack? I'm in denver but willing to travel to cherry creek, Byers, or even the Chaffee...
Forum: Reloading
09-10-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,644
Posted By Streetdoctor

Yep! Haven't tried the accubonds yet but I have a...

Yep! Haven't tried the accubonds yet but I have a bunch loaded up with some reloder 22 that I got my hands on. Also got some IMR 4350. Will be heading to the range friday to test out 180gr accubonds...
09-10-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 514
Posted By Streetdoctor

Was up near steamboat last weekend and nothing....

Was up near steamboat last weekend and nothing. Heading back up tomorrow through the weekend.
09-08-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,429
Posted By Streetdoctor

so you put all that time into it and then threw a...

so you put all that time into it and then threw a ****ty scope on it to "see how it shoots". How are you going to do that with a ****ty scope? In that case iron sites sounds like the better plan. If...
Forum: Off Season
09-08-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,732
Posted By Streetdoctor

AMEN. My wife is awesome enough to enjoy...

AMEN.


My wife is awesome enough to enjoy a lot of the same things I do, but also knows not to nag me or give me **** when it's guy or me time.

Have you guys ever heard of type 1 through type...
09-08-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,257
Posted By Streetdoctor

take a hunter safety class (and get scared of the...

take a hunter safety class (and get scared of the idiots you'll be in the woods with like I was)

buy a license in the game you want to hunt

get appropriate gear, practice shooting, etc.

Read...
Forum: Gunsmithing
09-08-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,259
Posted By Streetdoctor

I fire my Geissele much like a glock. I only let...

I fire my Geissele much like a glock. I only let off enough pressure to hear the "click". No need to let the first stage all the way out. Matter of fact you're not supposed to shoot that way with...
Forum: Gunsmithing
09-07-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,259
Posted By Streetdoctor

geissele SSA

geissele SSA
Forum: Guns
09-07-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 504
Posted By Streetdoctor

SloganOutdoor Slings Buyer Beware!

Ordered my sling 16 days ago. Their website says they ship within 7-10 days. I've emailed them 3 times, once when I placed my order. Zero replies, zero communication at all. Luckily I paid with...
Forum: West
09-07-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 747
Posted By Streetdoctor

Right, my plan was to get as far from trail/road...

Right, my plan was to get as far from trail/road as possible. I've spent a bit of time above 10,000' but it doesn't seem you can get much above that in 15.

From what I've seen so far there's been...
Forum: West
09-07-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 747
Posted By Streetdoctor

Right on. I feel like I have a solid base for the...

Right on. I feel like I have a solid base for the area I've been trying to work. I can access most of it and be within 5 miles of a road in one direction or another. I think 5 miles is currently my...
Forum: West
09-07-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 747
Posted By Streetdoctor

Well played. Just because you read it a lot...

Well played. Just because you read it a lot doesn't mean you have to reply a lot ;)

Maybe I'm looking for the more senior hunter who will wander a mile or so into a "secret area" but isn't willing...
Forum: West
09-06-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 747
Posted By Streetdoctor

CO unit 15 Elk. Anyone been out this year?

Doing my first hunt in this unit 1st and possibly 2nd rifle. Me and a buddy are going at it alone and are both first timers. I've been out scouting a few times and I've searched a lot on the net for...
Forum: Reloading
09-06-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,644
Posted By Streetdoctor

one more. 3 rounds, 2 holes!

one more. 3 rounds, 2 holes!
Forum: Reloading
09-06-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,644
Posted By Streetdoctor

Not bad for a factory rifle!

Not bad for a factory rifle!
09-04-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,428
Posted By Streetdoctor

Has anyone here hunted with a 10mm Glock 20?

Has anyone here hunted with a 10mm Glock 20?
Forum: Reloading
09-03-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,004
Posted By Streetdoctor

Nomercy thank you very much! The diagrams...

Nomercy thank you very much! The diagrams definitely give me a better understanding. Ridge runner, can you describe the method you're talking about?

The big thing I was stuck on was not violating...
Forum: Reloading
09-01-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,004
Posted By Streetdoctor

Excellent thank you! This is where I was getting...

Excellent thank you! This is where I was getting confused. I will use the numbers from the OAL gauge for my next batch.
Forum: Reloading
08-31-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,004
Posted By Streetdoctor

Some more measurements. I seated them to an OACL...

Some more measurements. I seated them to an OACL of 3.380". There's 0.503" bullet inside the casing. They all cycle fine. Should I roll with this?
Forum: Reloading
08-31-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,004
Posted By Streetdoctor

If I measure the OAL gauge without the comparator...

If I measure the OAL gauge without the comparator the number is 3.557. Subtracting .030" to get off the lands gives me 3.527" which is still 0.187" longer than Nosler recommends for max OAL. Do I...
Forum: Reloading
08-31-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,004
Posted By Streetdoctor

Using OAL Gauge and Comparator 30-06

New to reloading and I'm using a hornady OAL gauge and comparator.

My load is for 30-06, Nosler 180gr partitions, starting at 43grs IMR4064.

I measured my rifle using the OAL gauge 3 times...
Forum: Reloading
08-31-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,644
Posted By Streetdoctor

Thank you guys.

Thank you guys.
Forum: Reloading
08-31-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,644
Posted By Streetdoctor

Load data for IMR 4064 and Nosler bullets

Hello all,

new to reloading. Read quite a bit, bought a few books, and watched a bunch of videos. I think I'm ready to start reloading but I can't find any load data for IMR 4064 and 180gr nosler...
08-28-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,428
Posted By Streetdoctor

Look up the terminal ballistics of the round...

Look up the terminal ballistics of the round you're shooting, compare it to what the impact velocity is at the range your shooting and see if it's within specs as far as bullet performance.
08-28-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,428
Posted By Streetdoctor

unless you're a really good shot and then it's...

unless you're a really good shot and then it's still closer...
Forum: West
08-27-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 723
Posted By Streetdoctor

Interesting. Where exactly did you hunt? I...

Interesting. Where exactly did you hunt?

I was up there two days ago and saw 4 mullies and a decent sized 4x4 bull. Plenty of sign also... Granted there has been no :fighting0007: shots yet...
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