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07-01-2017, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By Sheridan

"Hide in plain sight" Use the contours of...

"Hide in plain sight"

Use the contours of the land you hunt.

There is always a high point.

Set-up below the horizon & lay down under some camo.


If necessary.
07-01-2017, 06:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,677
Posted By Sheridan

Animal in distress (that crying sound).....What...

Animal in distress (that crying sound).....What sound is more inviting to a predator ?!?!
06-25-2017, 10:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,299
Posted By Sheridan

I recommend that you wear whatever you need based...

I recommend that you wear whatever you need based on weather conditions with these over top.

I like the jacket & pants as they compact nicely & fit easily into my pack.
...
Forum: Guns
06-08-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 491
Posted By Sheridan

+1 Firm outer edge & soft in the middle -...

+1

Firm outer edge & soft in the middle - Not "spongy" like Sims.

Disclosure - Not recoil sensitive.
06-04-2017, 09:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,175
Posted By Sheridan

There are bigger calibers & smaller calibers all...

There are bigger calibers & smaller calibers all of which will do the job if you do your part.

Bullet placement + bullet construction = success !?!?
Forum: Guns
06-03-2017, 09:51 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,657
Posted By Sheridan

I've only heard good comment on those "Elite"...

I've only heard good comment on those "Elite" scopes.

Please let us know how it shoots once you zero it in ?
06-02-2017, 05:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,091
Posted By Sheridan

It is always nice to take such a gun into the...

It is always nice to take such a gun into the field to let others experience it as well.
06-02-2017, 05:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,555
Posted By Sheridan

I remember shooting my buddy's .50 cal flintlock...

I remember shooting my buddy's .50 cal flintlock Hawken rifle back in the 70'5 at paint cans at 80 yards - we considered that, the distance we would normally shoot with that gun.
05-31-2017, 07:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 14,598
Posted By Sheridan

I thought perhaps you coined a NEW phrase, but...

I thought perhaps you coined a NEW phrase, but no.........

http://definithing.com/necroposter/
Forum: Guns
05-31-2017, 07:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,040
Posted By Sheridan

+1 Accuracy, repeat-ability & reliability is...

+1

Accuracy, repeat-ability & reliability is everything !!!
05-31-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 976
Posted By Sheridan

I like cabins.......................but Not going...

I like cabins.......................but Not going to burn-up in a fire - Huh ??
05-31-2017, 07:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,138
Posted By Sheridan

Good "overview" - IMO ...

Good "overview" - IMO

http://elkhunter2.tripod.com/
05-31-2017, 07:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,555
Posted By Sheridan

Hunt with it anyway you want, scope or no scope;...

Hunt with it anyway you want, scope or no scope; if you are looking to extend your season.

However if you "want" to use a muzzle loader, I assume you are looking to use a more primitive weapon ??...
Forum: Reloading
05-28-2017, 09:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,954
Posted By Sheridan

I might understand if it was .223 VS 5.56 or .308...

I might understand if it was .223 VS 5.56 or .308 vs 7.62 ammo/caliber gun ??
Forum: Guns
05-24-2017, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 634
Posted By Sheridan

Here you go (ask for George); ...

Here you go (ask for George);


https://trulockchokes.com/
Forum: Guns
05-22-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,657
Posted By Sheridan

Seems like you scored - how much did you pay for...

Seems like you scored - how much did you pay for it ?

What are you going to put on it ?


Post some pictures (target) once you get it dialed in ?
Forum: Black Powder
05-22-2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 367
Posted By Sheridan

+1 I've never seen a white squirrel ?? + + ...

+1 I've never seen a white squirrel ??

+ + Maybe that turkey never saw a white squirrel either - LOL !!!
05-18-2017, 10:01 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,795
Posted By Sheridan

Definitely !!!

Definitely !!!
05-18-2017, 10:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,015
Posted By Sheridan

So is it yes or no ?? I know, it depends...

So is it yes or no ??


I know, it depends ...................... !!
05-17-2017, 09:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,142
Posted By Sheridan

I consider boots one of those important pieces of...

I consider boots one of those important pieces of gear !

I have at least 6 pairs of boots, each one pair is built for different conditions.
05-16-2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,795
Posted By Sheridan

You should expect the "junk" mail soon - LOL ! ...

You should expect the "junk" mail soon - LOL !

Flags - No, this is NOT the contest thread.
Forum: Sporting Dogs
05-14-2017, 10:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,078
Posted By Sheridan

I've owned dogs my whole life and I'm 63 now. ...

I've owned dogs my whole life and I'm 63 now.

Shepard, Beagle, GSP, Brittany, Ridgeback, Redbone - now I have a Ridgeback/Catahoula mix.

However, my Carolina Dog was the best & most versatile...
Forum: Guns
05-13-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 34,868
Posted By Sheridan

+1 I believe all of that to be true. + ...

+1

I believe all of that to be true.

+

I also know that the Alaskan Aleut kill bears with a .22lr.
05-11-2017, 07:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 931
Posted By Sheridan

+1 That, and a skinned knife. Got to...

+1

That, and a skinned knife.

Got to have a positive attitude !!!
05-09-2017, 07:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,229
Posted By Sheridan

Yes, we have cats here too. I have 2 "rugs"...

Yes, we have cats here too.

I have 2 "rugs" hanging on my wall.

I am originally from New Jersey, so I know what great horned owls can do also.
Forum: Guns
05-09-2017, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 686
Posted By Sheridan

+2 Sounds like another Remington 700...

+2

Sounds like another Remington 700 "story"; with guns going off without anyone pulling the trigger.

I'd say LOL, but it's not funny.
05-09-2017, 11:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,229
Posted By Sheridan

S&R, Our "perceived threats" here in SoCal...

S&R,

Our "perceived threats" here in SoCal are coyotes (and sometimes turkey hunters).

If Turkeys stay in one spot calling loudly here they become lunch !!!
05-08-2017, 05:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,834
Posted By Sheridan

"Most" published ballistics are given based a 24"...

"Most" published ballistics are given based a 24" barrel.
05-08-2017, 04:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,229
Posted By Sheridan

S&R, One other thing worth mentioning; no...

S&R,

One other thing worth mentioning; no animal that is on every predators menu continuously calls loudly from the same spot.

Actually I use that technique (decoys and everything) to kill a...
05-08-2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 705
Posted By Sheridan

First and foremost Ridge take the time to...

First and foremost Ridge take the time to rehabilitate that knee (you only get 2 of them) !!!

"IF" you do it right, there will be plenty more seasons to hunt, if not ???

I have gotten my left...
Forum: Guns
05-08-2017, 10:14 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,657
Posted By Sheridan

Jake, Ask how much, and then how much for...

Jake,

Ask how much, and then how much for both ?

If you can get someone else interested in "one" of them - Keep the one they don't take. :wave:

Great cartridge for big game out west (and up...
05-07-2017, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,437
Posted By Sheridan

+1 The dominate Toms are "bald" right on the...

+1

The dominate Toms are "bald" right on the breast bone !
05-05-2017, 05:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,000
Posted By Sheridan

Even the ducks might come back....... However,...

Even the ducks might come back....... However, the (residence) ducks will learn not to lay eggs there !
05-05-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,310
Posted By Sheridan

If you use a male decoy make sure it's a "Jake";...

If you use a male decoy make sure it's a "Jake"; if it's a Tom you will run off most younger birds who don't want to get their butts kicked.

If you use a full tail fan Tom decoy the only male that...
05-05-2017, 04:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 645
Posted By Sheridan

The 20 MOA is for long range shooting - So ??

The 20 MOA is for long range shooting - So ??
05-04-2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 645
Posted By Sheridan

I have been slowly switching over to these from...

I have been slowly switching over to these from my Burris Zee rings.

http://www.dnzproducts.com/
Forum: Guns
05-02-2017, 08:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 314
Posted By Sheridan

"frangible" That's another discussion...

"frangible"

That's another discussion altogether !?!?

V-max is designed to fragment - the SST not to fragment !
Forum: Guns
05-01-2017, 06:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 962
Posted By Sheridan

The instructions that came with the scope, as...

The instructions that came with the scope, as much as I hate to say it, are probable the best place to start !

However, some variable scopes have a dot/mark on the power ring to indicate the...
Forum: Guns
05-01-2017, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 521
Posted By Sheridan

No load advice here either, as I am not a...

No load advice here either, as I am not a reloader.

However, great magnum cartridges, and rifles !!!

http://www.weatherby.com/products/rifles/custom-shop.html



Nosler is kinda like a...
Forum: Guns
05-01-2017, 06:30 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,994
Posted By Sheridan

Fight or flee is in all of us.........It's what...

Fight or flee is in all of us.........It's what you do next that counts !!!


Practice never hurts !
Forum: Guns
04-30-2017, 08:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,570
Posted By Sheridan

Like hitting a golf ball 300...

Like hitting a golf ball 300 yards..........................


For the first 200 or so yards everyone is saying "good hit"; the next 50 yards is called "OB" (That's a one stroke penalty).


...
04-30-2017, 08:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By Sheridan

I think you've got it...

I think you've got it then......................... !!! :kt::barmy:
04-30-2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By Sheridan

I feel fairly confident based on the information...

I feel fairly confident based on the information you have provided that the birds in that area ARE feeling the pressure !

#1 Scout the area where you have heard those Toms - FIND their roost tree...
Forum: Guns
04-29-2017, 10:08 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,994
Posted By Sheridan

Perhaps I should have stated; that ANY shots you...

Perhaps I should have stated; that ANY shots you take where you are not hitting your target don't count..........What's no matter how many shots you take !

More often (from my experience); the...
Forum: Guns
04-29-2017, 04:48 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,994
Posted By Sheridan

Almost a generational thing ?!?! Ole' timers...

Almost a generational thing ?!?!

Ole' timers love revolvers ................. but "carry" pistols.
Forum: Black Powder
04-29-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,537
Posted By Sheridan

Sabot, That's a very nice "bench" set-up you...

Sabot,

That's a very nice "bench" set-up you got there.

I love the rear rest !!!

Helps if you are looking to shoot tight groups, huh ?!
Forum: Black Powder
04-25-2017, 07:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 912
Posted By Sheridan

54, It sounds like you have been around a...

54,

It sounds like you have been around a few dogs ??!!
Forum: Black Powder
04-25-2017, 07:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,588
Posted By Sheridan

I wouldn't change a thing if all my groups looked...

I wouldn't change a thing if all my groups looked like that last target !!!
04-25-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 798
Posted By Sheridan

See that name you have next to the blue area...

See that name you have next to the blue area called "Brook" ?

Dollars to donuts that's where they roost !

All you can do is get in that corner of the woods closes to the brook; and call with a...
04-23-2017, 06:38 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 159,721
Posted By Sheridan

I had a friend explain it to my wife; "it's like...

I had a friend explain it to my wife; "it's like a golf bag, filled with different clubs all of which are used for different things !!!"
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