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Forum: Guns
12-30-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 677
Posted By Olde NE Hunter

A couple of rifles just "Because I Can/Want To"...

A couple of rifles just "Because I Can/Want To" a Savage 99 in 250/000 and a Marlin 1895 in .45-70.

This would give a rifle in most of the "popular" calibers. (.224, .257, .277, .308, .358 and...
Forum: Guns
12-27-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 680
Posted By Olde NE Hunter

I was going toss my ideas out there until I...

I was going toss my ideas out there until I reread your opening post and realized they don't fit.
I'll mention them so everyone can chuckle at my lack of reading comprehension.
Marlin 336 in .35...
11-17-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,010
Posted By Olde NE Hunter

This is just my opinion...it may be worth what...

This is just my opinion...it may be worth what you pay for it.

If you want to save the pelt don't use the shotgun.
And,
you would be way over gunned if you use the 30-30.

A head shot with a...
Forum: Guns
09-15-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 685
Posted By Olde NE Hunter

Are spectators allowed at any of these events...

Are spectators allowed at any of these events (dang, question mark key isn't working) I did a little internet research and found three shoots in Nebraska within a days drive of where I live. Not...
Forum: Guns
08-15-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,433
Posted By Olde NE Hunter

At my age I'm interested only in hunting guns so...

At my age I'm interested only in hunting guns so no unfired investments grade safe queens. And both my kids make way more money than I ever have so they can buy their own.

For me...
A 1895 Guide...
04-23-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,165
Posted By Olde NE Hunter

Now I own neither of these calibers, but if I am...

Now I own neither of these calibers, but if I am going to shoot a moose or an elk I rather have a 7 mm Mag.
Forum: Crossbows
04-19-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,168
Posted By Olde NE Hunter

Well, thanks to all who replied. I took the...

Well, thanks to all who replied.

I took the plunge yesterday and bought a Wicked Ridge Invader with the ACU 52 rope cocking system.

Cabelas had this one on sale went I went to look a few others...
Forum: Crossbows
01-30-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,168
Posted By Olde NE Hunter

Question for Crossbow Purchase

I thinking of getting a crossbow. Mainly to do a little early season huning and to piss off some bow snobs on another forum that I frequent.

I will be 73 before next hunting season so I don't know...
Forum: Guns
01-04-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 896
Posted By Olde NE Hunter

I didnít actually get any of these for Christmas,...

I didnít actually get any of these for Christmas, but over the course of the last year I managed to collect a rifle that I was looking for and a few more that were just too good of a deal to pass up....
Forum: Midwest
12-30-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,074
Posted By Olde NE Hunter

live in Norfolk own a little bit of land in...

live in Norfolk
own a little bit of land in Saunders county
Forum: Black Powder
11-20-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 459
Posted By Olde NE Hunter

Big Conical Question

A lot of people on here like big conicals so I'm asking them this question.

Is there any hope of stabilizing big conicals in a 1:66 54 caliber Lyman GPR?

I've been shoot it just for fun with...
Forum: Optics
05-20-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 674
Posted By Olde NE Hunter

K enjoy your "new" rifle.

K
enjoy your "new" rifle.
Forum: Optics
05-15-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 674
Posted By Olde NE Hunter

A Weaver wide field would look good on that model...

A Weaver wide field would look good on that model 99 too. If you can find one
Forum: Optics
05-15-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 674
Posted By Olde NE Hunter

I have something that might interest you. It...

I have something that might interest you.
It depends on whether you want to shoot your rifle or look at it.
I have a scope that I purchased new in 1974, a Jason, 3 x 9 about 40 mm fine cross hairs,...
Forum: Guns
04-17-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,333
Posted By Olde NE Hunter

I really don't know but that's not going to stop...

I really don't know but that's not going to stop me from guessing.

Since the bolt action rifle was THE rifle action since the 1890's maybe some gun company figured that a shotgun with the same...
Forum: Guns
04-08-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,172
Posted By Olde NE Hunter

For hunting... 12 gauge shotgun either...

For hunting...
12 gauge shotgun either Remington 11-87/1100 or a Benelli, 3-inch capable with choke tubes.

22-250, Savage model 12 or a Ruger model 77. Laminate stock and heavy barrel

.270...
Forum: Guns
03-31-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 639
Posted By Olde NE Hunter

Remington 1100 in 12 gauge. Old enough that...

Remington 1100 in 12 gauge.

Old enough that it has a fixed modified choke. Its been hunted hard and had about 20 years of dust in the barrel. The front O-ring was nonexistent. But with a good...
Forum: Black Powder
02-20-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 953
Posted By Olde NE Hunter

Well another gun show another gun purchase. One...

Well another gun show another gun purchase. One week ago I bought that 300 WM. This time I picked up a vintage 12 gauge Remington 1100. Always wanted one and at my age probably won't hunt with it....
02-12-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By Olde NE Hunter

Thanks I'll probably do this, it's actually...

Thanks

I'll probably do this, it's actually handy in that the 4 x 12 in still in its box and the 300 win mag is the new rifle.

Thanks again
02-09-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By Olde NE Hunter

Seeking Advice...but maybe ignoring it.

With a recent purchase I now have three center-fire rifles. A post 64 Model 70 in .300 Winchester Magnum, a post 64 Model 70 in .270 Winchester and a Model 12 FV Savage in .22-250.

I have three...
Forum: Black Powder
02-09-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 769
Posted By Olde NE Hunter

Boo Hiss:( Don't think it got into double digits...

Boo Hiss:( Don't think it got into double digits today.

Reminds me when my wife and I and another couple when to the Sugar Bowl 45 years ago. We stopped to visit some of their friends in...
Forum: Black Powder
02-09-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 953
Posted By Olde NE Hunter

Well, it's not a muzzleloader, but I did just...

Well, it's not a muzzleloader, but I did just pick up a twenty year old Model 70 in .300 Win Magnum. It's nothing special and I haven't even shot it yet. Maybe next week.
Forum: Black Powder
01-28-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,932
Posted By Olde NE Hunter

Thanks for the original post. When I got back...

Thanks for the original post.
When I got back into deer hunting about nine years ago I decided to process all my own deer. And being the somewhat anal science geek, I weighed everything. I found...
Forum: Black Powder
04-10-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,006
Posted By Olde NE Hunter

What is confusing is that we have a volume...

What is confusing is that we have a volume measurement and a mass measurement with the same label. We use grains by volume and grains by mass and they are interchangeable only when dealing with real...
Forum: Reloading
04-10-2017, 06:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 993
Posted By Olde NE Hunter

I probably shouldn't post this as I cannot...

I probably shouldn't post this as I cannot actually answer your direct question, however, I have a Savage Model 12, heavy 26" barrel, in 22-250, purchased new in 2015. It is a 1:12 twist.
Forum: Black Powder
02-15-2017, 11:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 595
Posted By Olde NE Hunter

Oh, I downloaded the owner's manual from...

Oh, I downloaded the owner's manual from Tradition's web site.
Forum: Black Powder
02-15-2017, 11:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 595
Posted By Olde NE Hunter

I have one. I bought it at a consignment auction...

I have one. I bought it at a consignment auction for $75, new old stock.

I haven't shot it much as my intent was to use it in MN with open sights as they only allow 1x scopes. Then I found out...
Forum: Black Powder
02-06-2017, 08:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,557
Posted By Olde NE Hunter

Technically, practically everything on this list...

Technically, practically everything on this list is a "petroleum product".
Except carbon dioxide which is the propellant gas in the aerosol can.
Methanol,aka wood alcohol,aka denatured alcohol can...
Forum: Black Powder
01-23-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 398
Posted By Olde NE Hunter

45 cal

I was wandering around a nearby sporting goods store and discovered a used Knight Disc Elite (I think is was an elite) in 45 cal. I know some of you really like Knight products and others "covet" a ...
Forum: Black Powder
09-12-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 759
Posted By Olde NE Hunter

Just a pre-lubed 0.018 pillow ticking patch from...

Just a pre-lubed 0.018 pillow ticking patch from CVA. Lube looks and feels waxy. Don't have the ambition just yet to put together some exotic home-brew concoction. I went to the range Friday with...
Forum: Black Powder
09-12-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 759
Posted By Olde NE Hunter

Range Report For My .54 GPR

It's a start.

Took my new-to-me rifle to the range last Friday. At the end of the session I wondered if I had wasted my money.

Went to town and bought some thicker patches and tried again on...
Forum: Black Powder
09-03-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 928
Posted By Olde NE Hunter

thanks

Thanks for you advice. I did get this rifle but have not shot it. Paid a little more than I first thought about but seems to be in good shape. It is a percussion rifle.
Forum: Black Powder
08-16-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 928
Posted By Olde NE Hunter

Lyman GPH in 54

I have my eye on a Lyman Great Plains Rifle in 54 caliber. What do all the experts think is a fair price?

High...Low...Average

Haven't actually held it in my hands (yet) so the condition is...
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