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12-19-2008, 05:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,163
Posted By TomFromTheShade

RE: Air Mattress or Cot?

You can still sleep on your cot if you poke a hole in it. Try that with an air mattress.
Forum: Guns
12-19-2008, 04:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,273
Posted By TomFromTheShade

RE: Your elk rifle?

My elk rifle is just my hunting rifle. I use it for everything. Remington 700 CDL in 30-06.
Forum: Guns
08-21-2008, 03:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,347
Posted By TomFromTheShade

RE: What ammo for Bear?

I would look at hunting bullets specifically. Most manufacturers have some sort of labeling system for their ammunition that will state what each round is intended for. Anything that is rated for...
Forum: Guns
08-21-2008, 03:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 25,371
Posted By TomFromTheShade

RE: Who makes rifles chambered in .280?

The .280 is a fine choice for your son. I would go with something more commercially available, but if he has confidence in the round he is more apt to spend time shooting it and more time practicing....
08-21-2008, 03:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 12,995
Posted By TomFromTheShade

RE: Pick a 7mm Rem Mag Round for Hogs.

My vote goes to the Core-lokts. They are cheap and plentiful and usually shoot pretty well. There is no need to use anything fancy in my opinion. Hogs are tough, but they aren't water buffalo. That...
08-21-2008, 03:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,659
Posted By TomFromTheShade

RE: wow floyd...

The .308 is plenty powerful enough for any deer sized game. Considering ammunition availability I consider it a very good choice. There is also a TON of great reloading information available for it....
08-21-2008, 02:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,659
Posted By TomFromTheShade

RE: wow floyd...

A friend of mine just got the Stevens 200 in .308 Winchester. She won't win any beauty contests, but it was only about $300 brand new. It shoots fine and feels great. You can take the money that you...
06-22-2006, 02:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,656
Posted By TomFromTheShade

RE: Your opinion of cz-usa rifles

Great rifles. You won't be disappointed.
06-22-2006, 02:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,614
Posted By TomFromTheShade

RE: I QUIT!

Total eradication of hogs is a tough job. I don't even think that half a dozen weekend warriors could pull it off. Once they start getting stressed they will move to areas that you will not want to...
06-22-2006, 02:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,055
Posted By TomFromTheShade

RE: 7mm rem to much

The 7mm Remington magnum is a fine choice for hog hunting. The main thing that you want to remember for hog hunting is that you want a fairly heavy bullet (at least 130 grains) of tough construction...
06-19-2006, 01:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,408
Posted By TomFromTheShade

RE: Which one to get 30-06 or .308

I would suggest the .308 Winchester. I shoot a .30-06 Springfield, and I love it, but if I had it to do all over again I would probably opt for the .308 Winchester. There are a few reasons that I...
Forum: Guns
06-17-2006, 01:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 26,293
Posted By TomFromTheShade

RE: 7.62X39 VS. 243 WIN. FOR DEER

Both rounds will kill deer with no problems. I will give you the main benefits of both cartridges and you should be able to make your mind up based on exactly what you are looking for your rifle to...
06-17-2006, 01:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,636
Posted By TomFromTheShade

RE: side arm for bear hunting????

I would feel fine with my 1911 loaded up with some pretty warm 230 grain pills.
06-17-2006, 01:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,932
Posted By TomFromTheShade

RE: What Cal. for Alaskan Brown Bears

That Weatherby will get the job done.

I would take my .375 H&H most likely. People use it effectively against African lions which are probably the most risky dangerous game there is to hunt.
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06-17-2006, 01:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 664
Posted By TomFromTheShade

RE: WHAT TO CARRY ON A MOUNTAIN BLACK BEAR HUNT

The .270 Winchester is fine for black bear. I would however recommend a tougher bullet than the ballistic silvertip though. The Barnes tsx bullets come to mind. If they don't shoot well with your...
06-17-2006, 01:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,188
Posted By TomFromTheShade

RE: Elk w/ a 12 gauge

Check out the Remington Corelokt sabots. I think that they are 385 grains (built like a rifle bullet) and they clock at 1900 fps out of the muzzle. That puts it in the 45-70 power spectrum, which is...
06-17-2006, 01:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 840
Posted By TomFromTheShade

RE: one tough black bear

I shot a bear in the fall with my 30-06 and 180 grain failsafes. The bear was broadside and the bullet entered just behind the right shoulder, passed through the near lung, ripped the heart in half,...
Forum: Guns
06-02-2006, 11:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 973
Posted By TomFromTheShade

RE: S&W Revolver Price Check

I have checked out the auction sites and it is tough to get an accurate pricing from them for the exact guns that I have.

All of the revolvers are of the pre 1982 variety, pinned/recessed. They...
Forum: Guns
06-01-2006, 10:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 973
Posted By TomFromTheShade

S&W Revolver Price Check

I need to know the prices of a few S&W revolvers. If anyone knows the book value of these please let me know. Thanks!

S&W Model 63, SS, 4" barrel, new in box

S&W Model 64, SS, 4" barrel,...
Forum: Guns
05-22-2006, 03:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 877
Posted By TomFromTheShade

FS - Leupold VXIII 4.5-14x50 w/ illuminated reticle

I bought this scope along with the high quality screw on Leupold caps new for 930 bucks (plus tax).

Due to a minor cash flow problem, fiance in law school and helping my mother make her mortgage...
01-27-2006, 09:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 884
Posted By TomFromTheShade

RE: Scope Mounting Question

That is why I always buy a matching scope and rings...all of my rifles and some of my shotguns where Leupold scopes and Leupold rings. That way I don't have any of that trouble.
01-27-2006, 09:40 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 17,093
Posted By TomFromTheShade

RE: Is .308 enough gun

If I was hunting brownies they would know the difference between your 200 grain 30 cal, and my 300 grain 375 H&H lol. When hunting really big bears I don't think that any rifle this side of a 458...
01-27-2006, 09:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,048
Posted By TomFromTheShade

RE: 308 VS. 7mm-08

I would put my vote in for the .308 Winchester. This cartridge is a more versatile round than the smaller 7mm bullet.
01-27-2006, 09:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,774
Posted By TomFromTheShade

RE: what gun do you think

I think that everyone should own a Marlin 1895 Guide gun in 45-70 govt.

Out to 100 yards, with the proper ammo, there isn't an animal that walks the earth that can't be taken with it.

Also,...
Forum: Guns
01-27-2006, 09:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,410
Posted By TomFromTheShade

RE: Wish List

How about manufacturers start putting iron sights back on their rifles? Sounds like a plan to me.

Also, I could see a 50 caliber hunting round being developed. I would like to see a sporterized...
01-26-2006, 02:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,522
Posted By TomFromTheShade

RE: Do it all calibers/ all around gun etc.

For North America I would say...

.243 Winchester

.308 Winchester

.338 Winchester Magnum

You could have three rifles that would do it all from groundhogs to grizzlies with great...
01-26-2006, 02:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 873
Posted By TomFromTheShade

RE: What is expected of guide & should I input?

Your guide should be a professional, which means that "the customer is always right" should apply. If I were a guide I would try to explain my strategy quickly, take your point into consideration,...
01-26-2006, 02:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,463
Posted By TomFromTheShade

RE: 270 for moose

I like the heavier bullets for animals with heavy bones. I shoot a 30-06 and I chose that over the .270 because of bullet weight. The .270 means a ceiling of 150 grain bullets, but the 30-06 can push...
01-26-2006, 02:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By TomFromTheShade

RE: Maine Baited Bear Hunt

The best advice that I can give you is to make sure that you mask your scent as well as you can. I have had them so close to me that I could smell them without seeing them, being scent free is...
Forum: Guns
01-24-2006, 10:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,352
Posted By TomFromTheShade

RE: MULE DEER RIFLE CHOICE!!!

I would go with the 7mm rifle. The 7mm is much more versatile and could be used for all deer sized game including pronghorn, whitetails, mulies etc, and it still has enough balls for elk, moose, and...
01-24-2006, 10:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,357
Posted By TomFromTheShade

RE: Near Death Experience

If a wolf got the jump on me like that I would have put an arrow in him. I have already decided that when a large predator is within arms length of me he is TOO close and he is going to get it,...
01-20-2006, 04:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,140
Posted By TomFromTheShade

RE: Winchester Fail Safe Bullet

I shot a good bear in the fall with my '06 and the 180 grain failsafe. Shot was under 50 yards. The bullet went through the lungs and the heart and the bear still had enough life in him to run out of...
01-18-2006, 01:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,419
Posted By TomFromTheShade

RE: Can the 30-06 *really* do everything a 308 can?

The 30-06 can and will do everything that the 308 does...with style!
01-18-2006, 01:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,143
Posted By TomFromTheShade

RE: 308, 270, etc?

I think you made a good decision. The Savage is a good quality rifle and the .308 is a great caliber for everything from varmints to moose.

You get the added benefit of being able to buy...
01-18-2006, 01:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,739
Posted By TomFromTheShade

RE: Pump vs. Simi Auto

With all of the high quality semi-autos on the market now there is no reason not to take advantage of them.

They allow faster follow up shots and they are less punishing in the recoil...
01-18-2006, 01:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,247
Posted By TomFromTheShade

RE: 45/70's

With the right bullets, especially something like the loads offered from www.garrettcartridges.com, you can kill anything with the .45-70 (as long as you are using a rifle that can handle the...
01-18-2006, 01:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,775
Posted By TomFromTheShade

RE: what hand gun to buy???????????????

You can not go wrong with a Springfield 1911 in .45 ACP!

It is a time tested, battle proven handgun. Plus, the .45 ACP is one of the premier rounds for stopping bad guys.

You will have...
01-18-2006, 12:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,011
Posted By TomFromTheShade

RE: m1a

110 grain bullets?

Isn't the M1A a military rifle designed for use with ball ammo? And doesn't the military ball ammo land somewhere between 150 and 180 grains depending on who's military it is...
01-18-2006, 12:55 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 17,093
Posted By TomFromTheShade

RE: Is .308 enough gun

The .308 can kill anything that walks on the planet, but if bear hunting is something that you plan on doing regularly I would invest in a good .338 Winchester magnum. The .375 H&H is a great...
Forum: Guns
12-14-2005, 11:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,320
Posted By TomFromTheShade

RE: Sweet Rifle!!

If you want a nice bolt gun like that I would suggest the Savage with the tactical McMillan stock. Its a nice gun with the accu-trigger and you can get them for well under $1000.
Forum: Guns
12-14-2005, 11:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,320
Posted By TomFromTheShade

RE: Sweet Rifle!!

They're not bad rifles, but I don't think that they are any nicer than the standard 700s. They are just heavier, and thus probably a little steadier from a good rest.
Forum: Guns
12-05-2005, 03:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 946
Posted By TomFromTheShade

RE: Not sure but going to try here

I would start off by removing the ring and the mounts and making sure that all parts are in working order.

Next I would make sure that the cross hairs are "centered" meaning I would turn the...
Forum: Guns
12-05-2005, 03:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,567
Posted By TomFromTheShade

RE: Deer/Elk caliber, recoil?

The 30-06 is now, and will always be, the most versatile round for hunting North American game. You can choose bullets from 55g (yes I said 55) all the way up to 220g in factory ammuntion. This...
Forum: Guns
12-05-2005, 02:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,766
Posted By TomFromTheShade

RE: M1 carbine-good brush gun

At 50-75 yards I don't see a problem with it. I think it would be fine for whitetails and the like.
12-05-2005, 02:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 594
Posted By TomFromTheShade

RE: Question for you swamp pros

I have over a hundred hogs under my belt. Does that make me a pro? Also, does it count if they were domestic hogs? LMAO. I still haven't killed a wild one yet. With the money that people in Texas...
Forum: Guns
12-02-2005, 01:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 782
Posted By TomFromTheShade

RE: what model remington is this

I'll post a picture of this when I get a chance, but I have a really cool Remington shotgun. Its an old model 11 riot gun. It looks like an Auto-5 but it has a compensator on it. Shoots buckshot like...
Forum: Guns
11-28-2005, 01:07 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,754
Posted By TomFromTheShade

RE: Looking for a good pistol for concealed carry

I have a few different pieces that I carry. My favorite would probably be the Colt Govt Model 45ACP. The Govt model is a large framed auto, but it is very slim, which means that it is not hard to...
11-28-2005, 12:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,840
Posted By TomFromTheShade

RE: Best way to stop poachers??

Go back after it gets dark, after you drink a Big Gulp soda (I don't know if everyone on the message board has 7-11 convenient stores so a "Big Gulp" soda is just a 64oz soft drink) and take a whiz...
11-28-2005, 12:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,676
Posted By TomFromTheShade

RE: Your opinion: whose deer is it?

Its been my experience in the woods, mostly when running rabbits and coming across dead deer, that deer hit almost anywhere with a high powered rifle eventually die. I have seen them hit really far...
11-25-2005, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,543
Posted By TomFromTheShade

RE: Nikon - Buckmaster 3-9x40 Vs. Prostaff 3-9x40

I would go with the Buckmaster. They are a very high quality scope for the price.
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