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12-10-2010, 01:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 18,400
Posted By ol eagle eyes

I wasnt aware of a different clip. I did just get...

I wasnt aware of a different clip. I did just get the gun a month ago, would it not have the latest clip design?

Also, my dad suggested that loading the clip to capacity might be causing to much...
12-04-2010, 12:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 18,400
Posted By ol eagle eyes

I've been experience I pretty high rate of...

I've been experience I pretty high rate of jamming with mine... while target practicing it was maybe 1/3rd the time, the two shots I had at live targets the first one required a bit of fiddling to...
Forum: Taxidermy
12-01-2010, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,965
Posted By ol eagle eyes

deer mount rubbing a tree?

After getting my big buck on monday I am trying to debate what to do mount-wise. My taxidermist here hasnt done a lot of custom stuff but a few and what I have seen from him looks good. After looking...
11-30-2010, 09:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,006
Posted By ol eagle eyes

Thanks all for the comments! I weighed it today...

Thanks all for the comments! I weighed it today and it was 188# (after field dressing of course). Hmm an 18pt on my 18th year of hunting that weighs 188... cant wait until my 30th year!

I attached...
11-29-2010, 11:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,006
Posted By ol eagle eyes

Savage 220F first day & my biggest buck

Well it was opening day today, and I just recently sighted in my new Savage 20 gauge. With grouping at 100 yards that I couldnt fathom a shotgun could do, I was very eager to try this '20 gauge...
11-29-2010, 10:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,728
Posted By ol eagle eyes

Just got my savage 220F a few weeks ago. Scored...

Just got my savage 220F a few weeks ago. Scored its first deer today, actually make that a double for today.

The 20 ga is newer than the 12ga and features more like the savage accutrigger. For...
Forum: Guns
11-24-2010, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 12,376
Posted By ol eagle eyes

Ok todays results were much better. No wind and I...

Ok todays results were much better. No wind and I think I figured the Lead Sled issue out. Actually it was pretty simple I dont know why I didnt think of it earlier. Instead of facing the table...
Forum: Guns
11-24-2010, 09:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 12,376
Posted By ol eagle eyes

Well I have been looking for the accutips for...

Well I have been looking for the accutips for weeks and have not been able to find any. I will try them when I can, but too late now for this hunting season.

Assuming my methods are good, Every...
Forum: Guns
11-23-2010, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 12,376
Posted By ol eagle eyes

sighting in Savage 220F edited: results!

So I shot my Savage 220F slug gun for the first time today. Took it in to get bore sighted first. At 50 yards I was pretty much dead on but clipped the left side of the target (6", with a hair over...
11-23-2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 18,400
Posted By ol eagle eyes

Congrats, thats a long shot for a slug gun! Even...

Congrats, thats a long shot for a slug gun! Even with as accurate as these guns are how far do you all think they have enough energy? I wasnt figuring much more than 200 yards, but I just pulled that...
11-12-2010, 01:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,973
Posted By ol eagle eyes

OK I just mocked up everything... not sure how I...

OK I just mocked up everything... not sure how I like using the extended bases, for the front its necessary but for the back it placing the ring to far forward. Can I not use that cross bar piece and...
11-12-2010, 01:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,973
Posted By ol eagle eyes

Bigcountry, do you loctite the rings too or just...

Bigcountry, do you loctite the rings too or just the bases? For some reason I was thinking that, but sounds like you mean everything. Thanks
11-11-2010, 05:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,973
Posted By ol eagle eyes

No weaver rings, I got Warne maxima rings,...

No weaver rings, I got Warne maxima rings, basically the exact same setup as outlined here: http://www.chuckhawks.com/savage_slug_gun.htm except I got the elite 4200 instead of his 3200 (same 3x9-40...
11-10-2010, 05:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,973
Posted By ol eagle eyes

setting up a scope, Savage 220F

Just setting up my new gun and want to make sure everything is correct this time. A few years ago I bought myself a muzzleloader (the Knight Elite in my sig) and despite the reviews and experimenting...
11-10-2010, 05:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,768
Posted By ol eagle eyes

I dont know if your talkign about some particular...

I dont know if your talkign about some particular bullet or what but I've shot solid copper barnes expanders since my dad bought a TC encore 50 cal ML back when they first legalized them in NY... IDK...
Forum: Guns
11-10-2010, 04:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,976
Posted By ol eagle eyes

Try skimming back through the posts in the guns...

Try skimming back through the posts in the guns section and firearm review and look for all posts titled H&R ultra slug hunter or USH. This is a common issue and I know several threads have discussed...
Forum: Guns
11-10-2010, 04:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,585
Posted By ol eagle eyes

Tried them, the 12ga versions of the two shells...

Tried them, the 12ga versions of the two shells I'm looking for are both out of stock and they dont even list any in 20 ga...

I had been watching cabelas for the federals since they had em but out...
Forum: Guns
11-07-2010, 06:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,585
Posted By ol eagle eyes

Well scratch that, even though the website listed...

Well scratch that, even though the website listed the EGW 1-piece in stock after I ordered I got an email saying they were out of stock. I can't find a one-piece for this to save my life even though...
Forum: Guns
11-05-2010, 07:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,585
Posted By ol eagle eyes

Well after a LOT of internet searching I did find...

Well after a LOT of internet searching I did find the EGW picatinny bases in stock that get mentioned frequently. Also got a pair of Warne med rings, hopefully the combo will be ok with the 4200...
Forum: Guns
11-03-2010, 06:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,585
Posted By ol eagle eyes

As the update indicates I got the Savage 220F!...

As the update indicates I got the Savage 220F! Walked into the place that said they had one in black and they actually had both and he had quoted me the camo price for the black, so I pleasantly...
Forum: Guns
10-28-2010, 01:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,585
Posted By ol eagle eyes

Debating H&R USH vs Savage 220F update: got the Savage!

Well I had narrowed my choices down for a dedicated deer shotgun to the H&R USH thumbhole or the Savage 220F both in 20ga.

I was leaning towards the USH since it was a little cheaper and had a...
10-20-2010, 08:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 18,400
Posted By ol eagle eyes

Well it may still depend on availability but I...

Well it may still depend on availability but I think I've decided on the H&R 20 USH if I can get the thumbhole laminate stock. Thats two things I have always wanted and never had yet - a thumbhole...
10-17-2010, 05:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 18,400
Posted By ol eagle eyes

I figured this, but how does it compare to the...

I figured this, but how does it compare to the savage? I've not shot a 20 guage that I can recall, and I've never shot sabots before in a shotgun but I figured the sabots would be more equal between...
10-17-2010, 05:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 18,400
Posted By ol eagle eyes

Thanks bowhunter and demoil for the responses. ...

Thanks bowhunter and demoil for the responses.

I Think it may boil down to what I can get and price. I could borrow the scope off another gun to save a bit and get the Savage, and then a new scope...
10-16-2010, 02:02 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 116,576
Posted By ol eagle eyes

Wow you guys really put things into a different...

Wow you guys really put things into a different perspective. I remember growing up and hunting with my dad everyone would say Bushnell is the scope to buy. They always said you could spend more money...
10-15-2010, 07:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 18,400
Posted By ol eagle eyes

I havent been on these forums for years, but just...

I havent been on these forums for years, but just recently decided to finally by a slug gun (been using my ml for all of gun season). Which brought me back to this site for reviews. The top two I'm...
Forum: Crossbows
01-13-2009, 12:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 871
Posted By ol eagle eyes

looking for some advice

I am an avid bowhunter... compound that is. But thinking about switching to an X, or at least for late season hunting. Sometimes the compound just frustrates me...I mean I have killed plenty of deer...
11-06-2007, 08:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 641
Posted By ol eagle eyes

NAP Hellrazors & my new arrows

Well I know its mid season but I've been limping on 3 remaining injured arrors since I havent had the time to make my new ones. I have my 5 day hunt coming up and I managed to make up 5 of my new...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-06-2007, 12:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,211
Posted By ol eagle eyes

RE: Why did this deer expire so fast?

I dont think anyone has really addressed the actual question here, instead debating how long it normal takes for the deer to 'expire'. Looks to me like the OP was more concerned about why he dropped...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-05-2007, 01:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,370
Posted By ol eagle eyes

RE: How to pull in a grunting buck?

Very true inept... and the few times I actually tried the closer range calling was basically a last ditch effort. In thos instances the deer was already heading away with no sign that it might come...
11-05-2007, 01:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,644
Posted By ol eagle eyes

RE: Lighted sights

If you dont care then why post here? Obviously this post is intended for folks that might care. I for one am not a trophy hunter and have no care really for P&Y but I was curious.
11-05-2007, 01:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,213
Posted By ol eagle eyes

RE: What happened to Hoyt?

Only because of demand from folks that for whatever reason need the latest greatest. Sure, if I didnt have a good bow I'd probably by a brand new cutting edge one. But it just amazes me how much...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-04-2007, 11:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,370
Posted By ol eagle eyes

RE: How to pull in a grunting buck?

I assume all you's saying that you'd be grunting or bleating realize the deer is already in bowrange and your up in a tree... I dont know if its just me or not but whenever I have tried any kind of...
11-04-2007, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,142
Posted By ol eagle eyes

RE: Comfortable Seat

I dont really think it exists or atleast isnt common. I've bought several seats over the years. The last one that I like the best is the director style chair the folds out side to side. It seems to...
11-04-2007, 09:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,644
Posted By ol eagle eyes

RE: Lighted sights

Thats interesting about the P&Y. Does that also include fiber sights with glow in the dark lining? Since the sight are being illuminated by something on the bow technically? I shoot a VBG StarTrack...
11-04-2007, 09:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,213
Posted By ol eagle eyes

RE: What happened to Hoyt?

Sorry no offense to you P&Y, but peoples need for some revolutionary new bow every year amazes me. My dad is still using an early 90's (or was it late 80's?) Pearson Spoiler. I bought a new one 3...
Forum: Technical
11-04-2007, 07:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 817
Posted By ol eagle eyes

RE: String wax question

I've wondered this myself since I've never waxed a string. This will be the third year with my current bow. Since its already half way though the season maybe I'll just replace it next year. Is there...
Forum: Bowhunting
12-23-2006, 04:36 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 13,784
Posted By ol eagle eyes

RE: Heavy arrow, more KE....light arrow, more speed..??

Holly crap these threads get big fast!

Couple of points... alot of the 'comparisons' here are done with extremes out of the scope of what most are considering. A 350gr arrow versus 800? He even...
Forum: Black Powder
12-18-2006, 06:42 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,491
Posted By ol eagle eyes

RE: Don't OverDrive PowerBelts-Pics

Everyones got an opinion, I only tried the 270 PPB since it was recommended to my dad by a #1 blackpowder shooter in NYS, although he also said 270gr was the min he would go. Myself, 270gr is the...
Forum: Black Powder
12-18-2006, 06:18 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,491
Posted By ol eagle eyes

RE: Don't OverDrive PowerBelts-Pics

Not that I am a fan of the XTP but I did dig up the hollow point 185gr XTP that I shot at a doe with 150gr of pyrodex. I must say I am impressed that it held together nicely. This was my first year...
12-16-2006, 10:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,754
Posted By ol eagle eyes

RE: Gobbler Guillotine broadhead

*bump*

So no one that happend to be visiting the turkey forum the last few days has every used the Guillotine? Or have any practicing recomendations?
Forum: Guns
12-15-2006, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,589
Posted By ol eagle eyes

RE: black ice teflon coating

Wow lots of options I wasnt aware of. Dang it now I have to decide!!
Forum: Guns
12-15-2006, 01:39 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,555
Posted By ol eagle eyes

RE: Could This Be ONE agreeable Point on this Forum???!!!

You can calculate energy given velocity and bullet mass. If both of these are in his reports, than probably energy is figured in there as well - maybe just not mentioned. E=mv^2 if I remember...
12-15-2006, 01:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,754
Posted By ol eagle eyes

RE: Gobbler Guillotine broadhead

BTW, its the 4" cutting sircle one that I have.

Gruesome, perhaps, but if you hit the neck it should be much more humane. I only know personally 1 turkey bowhunter and he uses regular ol...
Forum: Guns
12-15-2006, 12:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,589
Posted By ol eagle eyes

black ice teflon coating

Just curious if anyone has had there gun teflon coated? And if so did it through http://blackicecoatings.com/ ?

I was considering having done on my muzzleloader since I dont particulary like...
Forum: Guns
12-15-2006, 12:43 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,555
Posted By ol eagle eyes

RE: Could This Be ONE agreeable Point on this Forum???!!!

I pretty much agree. Between .260 and .30 cal for typical hunting I doubt 'a deer could tell the difference'.
12-15-2006, 12:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,754
Posted By ol eagle eyes

RE: Gobbler Guillotine broadhead

How does one practice with these broadheads... anyone have any suggestions? I wonder if they can be fired at a regular foam target without penetrating it very far or bending the blades or anything.
Forum: Black Powder
12-15-2006, 12:22 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,491
Posted By ol eagle eyes

RE: Don't OverDrive PowerBelts-Pics

I was wondering, are the platinum powerbelts built with thicker jacketing? Just curious what the difference was why they made the plat series.

Talked to my dad today, he shot a deer last...
Forum: Black Powder
12-14-2006, 03:36 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,491
Posted By ol eagle eyes

RE: Don't OverDrive PowerBelts-Pics

Throwin the front shoulders away cause there's not enough meat??? There is plenty of meat on the shoulders of deer I shoot. On most decent size deer we even keep a shoulder roast, until a few years...
Forum: Automotive
12-12-2006, 03:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,292
Posted By ol eagle eyes

RE: Camo paint laws

Unfortunetly that reasoning doesnt hold up in court LOL! I also see trucks jacked up to high with too wide of tires and too dark tint all the time, along with all sorts of colored lights and such,...
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