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Forum: Bowhunting
12-18-2008, 12:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,722
Posted By Dave_G

RE: Who was there???

I started bowhunting at 14 back in 1967, and was lucky enough to kill a little button buck that year with a 45# Shakespeare Sierra, shooting Feline Archery fiberglass arrows.

For Christmas that...
11-21-2008, 12:15 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,974
Posted By Dave_G

Forum: Bowhunting
11-21-2008, 11:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 981
Posted By Dave_G

RE: Am I that bad?

Three words..."Kudos to you".
Forum: Bowhunting
11-21-2008, 11:31 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,755
Posted By Dave_G

RE: Finally... My Ohio 10pt

Beautiful buck!!! Congratulations on a great accomplishment.
Forum: Bowhunting
11-20-2008, 11:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 907
Posted By Dave_G

RE: Bowhunting during gun Season

I haven't hunted deer with a gun in years. I enjoy bowhunting, and as long as the game laws permit a bow in the woods, I'll be hunting with one, regardless what the other hunters are hunting with.
...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-20-2008, 11:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,160
Posted By Dave_G

RE: Is there anything tougher than this??

How about killing a deer on public land with traditional equipment AFTER the area got pounded by bowhunters, gun hunters, and black powder hunters.

But I cheated a little by being in a...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-20-2008, 06:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,186
Posted By Dave_G

RE: Nov. 17 So. Maryland Buck

I live in La Plata
Forum: Bowhunting
11-20-2008, 06:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,186
Posted By Dave_G

RE: Nov. 17 So. Maryland Buck

[quote]ORIGINAL: NavyDeerHunter



I live in La Plata
Forum: Bowhunting
11-20-2008, 05:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,186
Posted By Dave_G

RE: Nov. 17 So. Maryland Buck

Thanks for the congrats fellas.

schester,

That buck came from Charles County

davidmil,

Thanks for the info regarding posting pics. I took your advice on editing my first post and...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-19-2008, 12:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 453
Posted By Dave_G

RE: today is a good day...

That's really great news...you must be on cloud 9 about now. Congratulations and all the best to you and your wife.
Forum: Bowhunting
11-19-2008, 12:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,186
Posted By Dave_G

RE: Nov. 17 So. Maryland Buck

Thanks for posting the pics the right way NChunterman...I hosed that initial post up pretty good. :)
Forum: Bowhunting
11-19-2008, 12:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,186
Posted By Dave_G

Nov. 17 So. Maryland Buck

Wind, rain, and possible snow being called for on Tuesday convinced me to take Monday off work to see if the does would be moving, with some bucks trailing.

Sure enough, from first light to...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-06-2008, 12:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,988
Posted By Dave_G

RE: Trad Kills?

Killed my first (a button buck) in '67 with a Shakespeare Sierra at the age of 14, and this one in '07 with a Bear Kodiak Hunter at the age of 54. In between, there's been a bunch fall to an...
02-21-2008, 08:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,408
Posted By Dave_G

RE: Dowels for arrows?

Unless you're going to spend the time to sand them smooth and then seal them, you're simply going to waste $$ on nocks, fletching, and points because you're not going to be able to keep those dowels...
02-21-2008, 08:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,164
Posted By Dave_G

RE: Quick Question - Port Orford Cedar Shafts

"Should I grab them for the future?"

Nah...those PO cedars aren't any good, and I wouldn't get them.

BTW, where did you say that shop was. [8D]
02-15-2008, 08:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,064
Posted By Dave_G

RE: Shooting off the shelf?

musclecarman92,

Make a loose fist with the hand that you use to hold your bow, and then extend that arm, but don't lock your elbow. Your hand, arm, and shoulder should be fairly relaxed.

...
02-15-2008, 07:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,084
Posted By Dave_G

Pedator 3-Piece Takedown

Do any of you own or have any experience with the Predator 3-piece Takedown Recurves made by Ron Pittsley?

They appear to be a pretty nice bow for the money, and I'd like to get some opinions...
Forum: Technical
02-14-2008, 06:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,386
Posted By Dave_G

RE: feathers/blazers/vanes

Blazers are .6" high, while 4" vanes are .5" tall. I'd think you could adjust your rest to accommodate the 1/10" difference.
Forum: Bowhunting
02-13-2008, 12:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,366
Posted By Dave_G

RE: Bow hunter mag.

I began subscribing to Deer and Deer Hunting back when it was Stumpsitters and was in newspaper format. I still enjoy it, although its gone downhill a little over the past couple of years.

I...
Forum: Technical
02-13-2008, 12:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,419
Posted By Dave_G

RE: just look at that sexy body....

Everything looks fine to me except you're shooting with the wrong hand. [8D]
Forum: Technical
02-13-2008, 12:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,386
Posted By Dave_G

RE: feathers/blazers/vanes

How is it that Blazers won't clear your rest, but yet 4" vanes will? What sort of rest are you using?
Forum: Bowhunting
02-11-2008, 06:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,316
Posted By Dave_G

RE: scrapes or rubs?

Neither scrapes nor rubs get me too fired up, unless they're in the right location. Granted, they both indicate that there's bucks in the area, but unless you find these scrapes and rubs in the right...
Forum: Bowfishing
02-07-2008, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,474
Posted By Dave_G

How Christine passes the winter months

Looks like she's leading them a little too much.

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Forum: Bowhunting
01-24-2008, 05:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 995
Posted By Dave_G

RE: How many have killed a buck they let walk in prior seasons?

I had this buck come into my stand and mill around at 15 yards, but he never presented a good angle, and I watched him stroll away, not to be seen again that year.

The next year, I shot him...
Forum: Northeast
01-14-2008, 09:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,788
Posted By Dave_G

RE: How many public land hunters still hunting???

I killed this one on December 28, 2007 at Chapel Point State Park, Charles County.

Bear Kodiak Hunter and Pearson cedar shaft tipped with 2-blade Zwickey.

18-yard shot and watched him go...
01-14-2008, 09:04 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,365
Posted By Dave_G

RE: Whos wife goes in the woods?

"Whos wife goes in the woods."

Mine does, as long as there's no one else but me watchin'. :^)
Forum: Bowhunting
01-11-2008, 08:23 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,216
Posted By Dave_G

Late Season Maryland Buck

Here's a buck that I killed on 12/28 on public ground in Maryland.

A young doe came in to my stand at about 4:30, and he was following her. I was afraid I wouldn't get a shot because she...
Forum: Technical
08-28-2007, 12:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,394
Posted By Dave_G

RE: question about arrow weight and speed loss

Roskoe,

In your example of the tungsten versus aluminum bullet, they'll have the exact same shape, as you cited, but they won't have the same ballistic coefficient.

The reason is because...
Forum: Technical
08-28-2007, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 388
Posted By Dave_G

I learn something new everyday

I've read the raves and discounted them as mere anecdotal incidences. After all, in my mind, there was no was a 2" vane could control an arrow as well as a 5" helical vane. After all, that's what I...
Forum: Technical
03-01-2007, 11:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,532
Posted By Dave_G

RE: How Blazers work

Arrow stabilization is a function of vane surface area and the amount of frictional force applied to this surface. The larger the surface area that is exposed to this frictional force, the greater...
02-12-2007, 11:50 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 22,043
Posted By Dave_G

RE: Pass the salt... MAJOR kudos to the Muzzy Zero Effect rest!

After installing the 600 PC on my MQ1, I was able to shoot it this weekend, and I have to admit, I'm glad I read Greg/MO's review, otherwise, I wouldn't have been as inclined to buy a new rest....
02-09-2007, 12:27 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,340
Posted By Dave_G

RE: Do soldiers make better deerhunters?

Unless they're now teaching woodsmanship, how to read deer sign, the daily habits of the whitetail, the best bedding, feeding, and travel zones for a particular area, how to move in the woods with...
02-08-2007, 11:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,066
Posted By Dave_G

RE: New Rest

I'm not a fan of the Whisker Biscuit, simply because it runs contrary to EVERYTHING I'm trying to attain in a rest, which is zero, or the least amount of contact with the arrow/fletching upon...
Forum: Technical
02-08-2007, 11:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,542
Posted By Dave_G

RE: Paper tuning....got me all screwed up.

IMO, both bare shaft and paper tuning are the two most valuable tools to acquire a properly tuned BOW, ARROW, and SHOOTER. These two methods will show all kinds of imperfections in the entire system...
Forum: Bowhunting
02-05-2007, 11:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,455
Posted By Dave_G

RE: Guys using climbing sticks.......Safety

GMMat,

I've used climbing sticks with trees that have limbs, but I NEVER use the limbs for climbing. You're just asking for a fall.
Forum: Bowhunting
02-05-2007, 11:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,455
Posted By Dave_G

RE: Guys using climbing sticks.......Safety

Let me start by saying that part of my stand hanging "kit" consists of five 20' lengths of parachute cord, a 20' length of 1/2" climbers line with prussic knot and carabiner, my climbing sticks, and...
Forum: Technical
02-05-2007, 09:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,026
Posted By Dave_G

RE: Accuracy problems.....

If you're getting good arrow flight and are grouping well at 30 yards, I doubt your problem is with your arrows. I suspect it has more to do with anchor point/peep location.

As distances...
Forum: Technical
01-26-2007, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 640
Posted By Dave_G

RE: Corrosion (Rust!)

I agree KodiakArcher. Seems to me that no matter how diligent a person is with keeping paraffin, molycote, etc. on the set screws, clips, etc, they still rust.

But, on a positive note, the set...
Forum: Technical
01-25-2007, 07:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 791
Posted By Dave_G

Blazer Vanes and FOC

I'm currently shooting 5" Bohning vanes, and I'm entertaining the idea of trying the Blazer vanes.

With the significant reduction in weight of the vanes, how badly do you figure this will effect...
Forum: Technical
01-17-2007, 10:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 729
Posted By Dave_G

RE: Right or Left wing????

Bowtechbo,

If you're going to use right-hand helical, you must fletch with right wing fletching.

I've always used Gateway feathers, and have never been disappointed in their quality.
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