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Forum: Guns
09-06-2007, 10:39 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,025
Posted By mistahmojoryan

RE: What group size is your rifle shooting?

My Sako 75 in 300 Win Mag puts pretty much everything into .75" to 1.5" and that's acceptable hunting accuracy for me. I love the bug hole groups at 100yds or the sub 2" groups at 325yds but it...
08-13-2007, 12:01 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 17,813
Posted By mistahmojoryan

RE: 2007 - 2008 Deer Gun Contest Sign-Up

1. jrbsr - North Carolina
2. teamster284- Ohio
3. npaden - Texas and Montana
4. js2397 indiana
5. jaysweet3- Northern Illinois
6. BuckRogers- Northern Iowa
7....
02-18-2007, 10:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,841
Posted By mistahmojoryan

RE: WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS!!

Way to go guys! ;) Nice to have almost everyone contribute.
12-04-2006, 09:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,326
Posted By mistahmojoryan

RE: What to do with hunting partners who can't place the shot?

Stainless, I've been in the same situation except that this other guy (who can't shoot) took me out in his truck to show me some good hunting spots. It was great until the deer showed up...this guy's...
12-03-2006, 12:48 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 18,388
Posted By mistahmojoryan

RE: neck shot vs. shoulder shot???????

I don't think anyone can or should argue with neck shots under 100yds...sounds reasonable to me. But anyone with enough field experience will have bad things happen so I'd say that last statement and...
12-03-2006, 12:00 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 11,310
Posted By mistahmojoryan

RE: Team 9 checkin

Seems like most teams are going to average 100pts/deer so we're doing well:) especially with 24/7 adding his mulie. It's all about success rate and team participation!

jeg, my understanding is...
12-03-2006, 09:13 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 18,388
Posted By mistahmojoryan

RE: neck shot vs. shoulder shot???????

haha, Western Canada seems like an awfully small place sometimes. ;)
12-02-2006, 03:40 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 18,388
Posted By mistahmojoryan

RE: neck shot vs. shoulder shot???????

I think we're talking about 2 different Spiritwood's. I was referring to the area just west of Good Spirit Lake and it sounds like you're northwest from Saskatoon...just a few hundred clicks apart....
12-02-2006, 10:51 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 18,388
Posted By mistahmojoryan

RE: neck shot vs. shoulder shot???????

Skeeter, I think you're right on, as usual. A BT through the lungs is about the best deer medicine out there.;)

Yeah, got a dandy buck this year...he's a personal best. :D I was only shooting...
12-02-2006, 09:16 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 18,388
Posted By mistahmojoryan

RE: neck shot vs. shoulder shot???????

Over the past 3 seasons I've done 5 neck shots and have decided not to take them anymore. They're too easy to botch and create misery (I consider myself only lucky to have made a couple of the shots...
11-29-2006, 12:46 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 11,310
Posted By mistahmojoryan

RE: Team 9 checkin

Nice buck and kudu, FOP23! Details?....at least tell us what gear you were using. ;)
Forum: Guns
11-27-2006, 07:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,488
Posted By mistahmojoryan

RE: Sako Hunter 75 Question

I gave up a long time ago at trying to get all the copper out of my 75. 600rds down the pipe and there's always some small streaks at the muzzle that just aren't worth the extra trouble it takes....
Forum: Guns
11-27-2006, 08:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,962
Posted By mistahmojoryan

RE: Recovered core-lokt.

Never had a problem with CoreLokts or Power Points in 30-06 or 300WM in 150gr-180gr...great deer killers. They're acceptable in every way: penetration, expansion, trajectory, accuracy.

Other...
11-26-2006, 09:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,408
Posted By mistahmojoryan

RE: .25-06 under rated?

Never heard anything bad about the 25-06 myself. On a Canadian forum I asked for deer rifle suggestions (something to go along with my 300WM) the 25-06 was the most recommended. I'll admit that it...
11-24-2006, 11:36 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 11,310
Posted By mistahmojoryan

RE: Team 9 checkin

Way to go Matt; congrats!:)

4 out of 10 already. We're headed for a great success rate on this team...hopefully it keeps up.
11-23-2006, 03:59 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 11,310
Posted By mistahmojoryan

RE: Team 9 checkin

I just submitted the score; 170 3/8.

Good luck all!
11-23-2006, 03:54 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 20,440
Posted By mistahmojoryan

RE: OFFICIAL SCORECARD

For The Grey Ghost Gang;) , Team #9:

http://img.villagephotos.com/p/2005-4/1001988/IM003168.JPG

Scores 170 3/8 *entered*
11-23-2006, 10:47 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 11,310
Posted By mistahmojoryan

RE: Team 9 checkin

Yeah, he's a good one!:D By comparison, the one on the right scored high 120's or 130's, if I remember correctly:

http://img.villagephotos.com/p/2005-4/1001988/WTSMX-DSCN0844.JPG

I'll put...
11-22-2006, 09:43 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 11,310
Posted By mistahmojoryan

RE: Team 9 checkin

Hey guys, I got my '06 buck at first light on the 21st...second day of the hunt.:D

My hunting partner and I were getting ready to cross a field to get to a favorite rattling hill about 400yds...
Forum: Guns
11-19-2006, 10:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,233
Posted By mistahmojoryan

RE: Sako hunter or Browning A-bolt??

9 years ago I was choosing b/t the same 2 rifles as you are now. I was completely ignorant about rifles and had no solid reasoning for going with either one. I went with the Sako and have since...
11-12-2006, 09:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,388
Posted By mistahmojoryan

RE: Ruger No. 1-A

Exactly, especially with the earlier models that used used Wilson and Douglas barrels (up to '81 or '83) before Ruger started making their own. Some of them were fine....some terrible. I have to...
11-10-2006, 09:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,388
Posted By mistahmojoryan

RE: Ruger No. 1-A

Yeah, it's a totally different approach from a bolt action. I used to have some great links but I deleted them. :( Just google it and you'll find some great tips to get started. (Just make sure you...
11-09-2006, 04:17 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 11,310
Posted By mistahmojoryan

RE: Team 9 checkin

"The Grey Ghost Gang" sounds good to me.:)

SRBowman, it looks like you're trying to upload the pic from your computer but it needs to be uploaded to a host (like villagephotos dot com) and then...
11-09-2006, 09:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,388
Posted By mistahmojoryan

RE: Ruger No. 1-A

I think Ruger No.1's are great and I also think they get a bad rap. No one thinks anything of buying a bolt action then floating the barrel and glass/pillar bedding the action before they are...
11-08-2006, 12:49 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 11,310
Posted By mistahmojoryan

RE: Team 9 checkin

SRBowman, I see that you tried posting your first buck in the Official Scorecard thread which is great. But if you still have another buck tag you'd be better off waiting so you're certain you're...
11-01-2006, 12:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,463
Posted By mistahmojoryan

RE: Sight in

I like to be about 2.5" high at 100yds b/c it puts me +3/-3 out to 300yds with my 300WM w/ 165gr Interbonds. I don't practice further than 300yds so 2.5"@100yds gives me the most reasonable...
10-30-2006, 03:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,463
Posted By mistahmojoryan

RE: Sight in

My 300WM is 2.75" high @ 100yds.
10-28-2006, 10:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,264
Posted By mistahmojoryan

RE: All Day Hunting, Overrated?????????????

I normally hunt sunrise to 11am then go for a cruise, park at a good vantage point and have lunch. From 1pm to 5pm I'll stillhunt, call, drive around a bit or a combination of all 3.

If I was...
10-27-2006, 10:03 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 11,310
Posted By mistahmojoryan

RE: Team 9 checkin

How about we call ourselves the Cougars and get a picture of a Cougar with a "9" beside it to put in our sigs? :D I believe that would make you our honorary captain/spokesman (if you're willing.)
...
10-26-2006, 10:23 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 11,310
Posted By mistahmojoryan

RE: Team 9 checkin

I'm heading out tomorrow with my muzzleloader...an Austin & Halleck 420 w/ Barnes MZ bullets.

Rifle season starts Nov 20th and I'll be using a Sako 75 Hunter in 300 Win Mag with 165gr Hornady...
10-20-2006, 08:37 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 11,310
Posted By mistahmojoryan

RE: Team 9 checkin

Checking in from Yorkton, SK. Have a great season everyone!:D
Forum: Guns
10-16-2006, 12:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,396
Posted By mistahmojoryan

RE: 300 win mag deer rifle?

I've been using a 300WM as a deer rifle for 8 years and it is a little much for a "deer only" rifle. Recoil, muzzle blast, weight/length of rifle (oftentimes) and cost of ammo are all increased for...
09-26-2006, 10:45 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 24,414
Posted By mistahmojoryan

RE: 2006 Gun Deer Contest Sign Up. Deadline is October 15th

1. Jrbsr NC
2. Bobd
3. Lethalconnection
4. Squirrelkilla23
5. deerslayer223
6. Doegirl75
7. Monie
8. Cougars09
9. Tut23
10.Hiawatha
Forum: Guns
09-25-2006, 06:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,568
Posted By mistahmojoryan

RE: copper removal

I wasn't sure if it was harmful...that's one of the reasons I was asking (though I was more concerned with my lungs than the barrel ;) ).

I haven't cleaned copper out of my 300WM for about...
Forum: Guns
09-25-2006, 05:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,568
Posted By mistahmojoryan

RE: copper removal

Does anyone use CR-10 or Sweet's followed by peroxide? I read that it reacts with the ammonia and removes the copper quicker than with CR-10 or Sweet's alone. Never tried it myself but I was thinking...
09-23-2006, 09:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 21,205
Posted By mistahmojoryan

RE: Federal Fusion Ammo?

My 300WM didn't like Fusion loads at all. (Had a 7mm RM that liked them well enough.)

Check out the Hornady Interbond loads. Not as cheap as Fusions but priced below other bonded bullet...
Forum: Guns
09-20-2006, 09:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 604
Posted By mistahmojoryan

RE: Barrel screws

Thanks; I hadn't thought of using plugs. It might be difficult finding plugs that are small enough but I'll have a look.
Forum: Guns
09-19-2006, 10:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 604
Posted By mistahmojoryan

Barrel screws

Yesterday when I was replacing the rear sight on my muzzleloader the screw head broke off. It was a major pain to get it out of there.[:@] Anyways, now that it's out the threads are stripped (in the...
Forum: Guns
08-21-2006, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,194
Posted By mistahmojoryan

RE: OptiLock rings/polymer inserts

Thanks for the responses. I certainly didn't think it was a common problem but I'm dissapointed the OptiLocks didn't hold up the first time out...I wasn't expecting any issues with them at all.

...
Forum: Guns
08-20-2006, 11:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,194
Posted By mistahmojoryan

OptiLock rings/polymer inserts

Anyone have troubles with the polymer inserts in OptiLock rings and gloss scopes? I had a gloss Elite 3200 installed in them and it "slid" forward under recoil. I had tightened the OptiLock rings at...
Forum: Reloading
05-22-2006, 08:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,819
Posted By mistahmojoryan

RE: Anyone use a Hornady 165 Interbond in a

It went through the left shoulder, 4-6" of spine, then busted through 4 or 5 ribs and settled under the hide on the right side. So it did a fair amount of damage to open up like that but it wasn't a...
Forum: Reloading
05-22-2006, 05:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,819
Posted By mistahmojoryan

RE: Anyone use a Hornady 165 Interbond in a

I used the 165gr Interbonds in Hornady factory ammo (300WM) last year for a whitetail hunt. I had no time to have a load worked up and the factory ammo shot so well there was no point. ;) Shot was...
05-19-2006, 06:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 22,393
Posted By mistahmojoryan

RE: SAKO Rifles

I've had my Sako in 300WM since they came out...'97 I think. Never had a problem and handles like dream. It's a bit on the heavy side but that tames the recoil a bit and I've shot it a lot over the...
05-05-2006, 04:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By mistahmojoryan

RE: Buying a new bow

Ok then...I didn't realize that 60#'s and over would be putting me into moose territory; I'm just interested in whitetails for now so 55 should be plenty.

I'm on my own when it comes to...
05-05-2006, 01:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By mistahmojoryan

RE: Buying a new bow

Thanks guys. My draw is 29" so I'd be pulling just over 55#. Minimum for hunting here is 45# but I just wouldn't feel comfortable at that weight (I've never hunted with a recurve).

Arthur,...
05-04-2006, 08:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By mistahmojoryan

Buying a new bow

I've been practising with my Pearson Varsity for a couple years now. It's 60" and 45#@28". I'd like to buy a better bow and move up in draw weight. Ideally, I'd like to move up to 65lbs but thought...
Forum: Other Areas
04-29-2006, 04:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,506
Posted By mistahmojoryan

RE: Saskatchewan 2006 Regs are up

Best of luck to you as well and thanks for the informative post!

Good to know about the Zone 99 option. I have a few acquaintances that can give me some direction but I don't have any close...
Forum: Other Areas
04-28-2006, 05:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,506
Posted By mistahmojoryan

RE: Saskatchewan 2006 Regs are up

Thanks for the heads up! This will be my first year applying for the draw. I'll have to go over the details with a couple hunting buddies tomorrow since I have no idea where to hunt for anything but...
03-30-2006, 04:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,436
Posted By mistahmojoryan

RE: deer meat! bad or good?

I usually get the haunches deboned at the processor and freeze it when I get home. Then when I have the time, I thaw it partially and cut it into jerky strips and stir fry. I use what I need and...
Forum: Guns
01-28-2006, 03:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,166
Posted By mistahmojoryan

RE: Hornady ammo

Same here. Amazing results in accuracy and trajectory w/ factory Hornady loads in 300WM. I don't trust anyone's printed ballistics though; I never assume until I test them myself.
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