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07-26-2005, 11:32 AM
Replies: 0
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Posted By bentbarrel

Duck CLub NE Arkansas

Small duck club in Fisher, AR near Weiner has two openings for the upcoming season. Rice and soybean fields with private access to public flooded timber.

Very good area, minimal hunting...
Forum: Bowhunting
07-20-2005, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 494
Posted By bentbarrel

RE: What's too light??

MO..I appreciate your response. More relistically going to have 55 lbs of KE b/c I'm only shooting about 255 fps. Arrow willweigh 378 - 388 more than likely. I had a pass through with a 388 gr arrow...
Forum: Bowhunting
07-20-2005, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 494
Posted By bentbarrel

What's too light??

In total arrow weight for typical deer hunting?

I know the opinions will vary but I would like to hear everyone's opinion.

Shooting:
05 Patriot SC, 65 lbs, 28 draw, 271/2 arrow, 100 gr...
07-19-2005, 11:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,121
Posted By bentbarrel

RE: Arrow choices???

Thanks guys.

Mo - after reading your post and doing some other research I tend to agree with you on not being too light right now. And come to think about it I tend to shoot more accurate with...
07-18-2005, 06:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,121
Posted By bentbarrel

Arrow choices???

Guys,

Posted this on the bowhunting forum but thought this might be a better place for this question....

Need some help deciding on some new arrows for hunting season. Hunt whitetails...
Forum: Bowhunting
07-17-2005, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By bentbarrel

Arrow help please!

Guys,

Need some help deciding on some new arrows for hunting season. Hunt whitetails only.

My set up: 2005 Patriot SC, 28 draw, 66 lbs, 27 1/2 inch arrow. 100 gr spitfire

Currently...
Forum: Guns
11-11-2004, 05:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,798
Posted By bentbarrel

RE: What gun are you hunting with???

Here goes..

Remington BDL SS 270 Win topped w/ Bushnell Elite 3200 3x9x40: shooting 130 gr Ballistic tips

Tikka WH 7mm Rem Mag topped w/ Leupold VX-II 3x9x40: haven't decided on a load yet...
10-31-2004, 11:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,451
Posted By bentbarrel

RE: Beneli Super Black Eagle

To answer your question...they're good guns but do yourself a favor and look at the Beretta Xtrema. I've shot both and been around both for years. Owned a 390 for years w/o any troubles...I now own...
Forum: Guns
10-20-2004, 10:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,749
Posted By bentbarrel

RE: Which caliber fits the bill???

BC....I misunderstood your post. I thought you were directing that comment at me. I read it before I drank my coffee this morning. ;)

Wasn't trying to pick a fight with ya...

I appreciate...
Forum: Guns
10-20-2004, 07:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,749
Posted By bentbarrel

RE: Which caliber fits the bill???

Thanks for your advice there BC. ;) Thanks for telling me what I should and shouldn't do. :D:D Geeeez!!! I can assure you I'm capable of hunting whitetails with a 243. Just prefer not to. I do a...
Forum: Guns
10-19-2004, 11:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,749
Posted By bentbarrel

RE: Which caliber fits the bill???

Leaning towards the 7mm-08 in a lighter rifle. Not necessarily a compact but something like a A-bolt composite stalker. Weighs in at 6 lbs 4 oz. With scope and all probably be close to 8 lbs when its...
Forum: Guns
10-18-2004, 07:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 583
Posted By bentbarrel

RE: what do u think about the benelli nova?

Great gun for the money. Never had a problem out of mine. Very easy to take down to clean too.

Have been very satisfied.
Forum: Guns
10-18-2004, 07:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,749
Posted By bentbarrel

RE: Which caliber fits the bill???

Everyone...thanks for the input.



Yep, something to consider...seems all the rifles chambered in 25-06 have '24 inch tubes. It could be too big for a small woman or kids.

Guess I'll...
Forum: Guns
10-18-2004, 11:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,749
Posted By bentbarrel

Which caliber fits the bill???

Need a rifle my wife and young kids can deer hunt with. Plus...I'm thinking about doing some coyote hunting in the future.

Light recoil, flat shooting, and effective on small game up to deer is...
Forum: Guns
10-06-2004, 11:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 863
Posted By bentbarrel

Help me decide on a new 270

Well...looks like I'm in the market for a new 270. I've narrowed my choices down to a Model 70 Classic Featherweight or a Browning Abolt in Stainless Stalker or Composite Stalker.

I'm somewhat...
Forum: Technical
08-24-2004, 10:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 951
Posted By bentbarrel

RE: Best & Brightest Sight

Impact archery. Have been very pleased with mine.
Forum: Bowhunting
08-24-2004, 09:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 516
Posted By bentbarrel

RE: Big-buck places

Nope..you got it wrong. ;) Didn' t hear this from one individual just hear a lot of guys talking about it. Plus the place I'm talking about is exclusively private and only two of us hunt it. Plus if...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-24-2004, 11:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 516
Posted By bentbarrel

Big-buck places

Some say during the early season we should stay out of our "big buck" places on the land we hunt. Saving the best stands for the rut??

Everyone's thoughts?
Forum: Technical
08-17-2004, 07:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 512
Posted By bentbarrel

RE: I must have really bad luck!

Thanks for the tips guys! I'm going to test the rest of them to see which ones need to be reglued. Just a pain in the #%* I only have five more weeks before the opener and I was planning on...
Forum: Technical
08-16-2004, 07:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 512
Posted By bentbarrel

I must have really bad luck!

My dilemma...I ordered a dozen Beman ICS Hunters from a well known archery catalog company and am not satisfied at all. [:@][:@]

I've shot 6 of the 12 and the inserts have come out of 4 of these...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-06-2004, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By bentbarrel

RE: ANY TENNESSEE HUNTERS OUT THERE

Another from West TN. I refuse to claim Memphis anymore! :D:D:D

Close enough to still feel the pain.....
Forum: Technical
08-05-2004, 08:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By bentbarrel

RE: Glueing nocks

I thought with inserts no glue was needed???????

So why the warning?
Forum: Technical
08-05-2004, 07:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By bentbarrel

Glueing nocks

I'm still learning this archery stuff so take it easy. :D:D

I just received my new shipment of Beman ICSH's and along witht the arrows came a warning about glueing the nocks. It informed me...
Forum: Technical
07-11-2004, 09:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,206
Posted By bentbarrel

RE: Tuning my thunderheads.

Try this link. I know it's a Muzzy article but it helped me understand broadhead tuning.

http://www.badtothebone.com/MUZZYTEMPLATES/read.cfm?id=70

I too have had great results from the...
Forum: Bowhunting
07-11-2004, 06:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,701
Posted By bentbarrel

Swithed to a one pin sight and I have to say....

I like it so far! ;) I decided on the Impact Jumbo sight. Really bright.
I can't see myself taking a shot more than 35 yards so I decided simplicity was the best approach.

With my Patriot, I...
Forum: Technical
06-17-2004, 08:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 492
Posted By bentbarrel

RE: Dummy that needs help choosing a sight!

Thanks for clarifying the pin removal. I wasn't sure if they were removable or not...never payed much attention to them. That helps though...now I don't have to be concerned with number of pins....
Forum: Technical
06-17-2004, 07:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 492
Posted By bentbarrel

Dummy that needs help choosing a sight!

Guys,

I need help choosing a new sight for my '02 Patriot. I've only been bowhunting for a few years and I've always used pendulum sights. I've decided to change to pins. (That's another...
Forum: Guns
05-19-2004, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,209
Posted By bentbarrel

Model 70 Featherweight

Well guys...I've been wanting a Featherweight for years so I think I'm going to work on getting one in a .270 Win.

My question....I have a Model 70 Black Shadow that I think I'll trade...
04-26-2004, 06:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,039
Posted By bentbarrel

RE: Benelli, Franchi, Beretta, Please Help????

Yes you're right about that...sometimes that is the case. My Beretta is that way but it needs only a few cleanings during the season. Ususally one good one right before the season then a few during...
04-25-2004, 11:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,039
Posted By bentbarrel

RE: Benelli, Franchi, Beretta, Please Help????

I think it depends on what you want to use the gun for. I bought the Wally world special Beretta mostly for duck hunting and couldn't be happier. It's basically the old AL 390 without the fancy...
Forum: Guns
04-04-2004, 07:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 684
Posted By bentbarrel

RE: 270 WSM

Another vote for the Model 70. In fact....if you can find a Model 70 in the classic stainless model (2003 model) in the 270 WSM grab it. Winchester decided not to chamber it in 270 wsm for 2004. I...
Forum: Guns
04-02-2004, 05:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,298
Posted By bentbarrel

RE: What make, model & caliber would you buy?

I was in the same situation recently. The wife said sure...so I bought a Model 70 Classic Stainless in 270 WSM. For some reason, Winchester decided not to chamber that model in the 270 WSM for 2004...
Forum: Guns
04-02-2004, 04:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,283
Posted By bentbarrel

RE: Tikka

Power,

That is one sweet rig you got there. Is that a Zeiss Conquest 3x9x40 on that bad boy? Yeah...I have a Whitetail Hunter and it is probably my favorite rifle in the cabinet. I haven't had...
Forum: Guns
04-02-2004, 11:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,283
Posted By bentbarrel

RE: Tikka

You're exactly right Power. I agree with you on that. But like you, I enjoy shooting my hunting rifles at the range and a T3 in .300 WSM would not be pleasurable from the bench! I shot a friend's...
Forum: Guns
04-01-2004, 05:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,283
Posted By bentbarrel

RE: Tikka

Thought I might add this...Tikkas are great rifles for the money but you may want to look elsewhere if you're wanting a .300 WSM. The T3 is a very very light rifle. Too light for me in a .300! Then...
Forum: Guns
04-01-2004, 05:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,283
Posted By bentbarrel

RE: Tikka

Got a Whitetail Hunter in 7 Rem Mag. and it's awesome! It's a shooter. No experience with the T3.
Forum: Guns
04-01-2004, 01:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,391
Posted By bentbarrel

RE: Need help with scope options

Quilly,

From their websites...

Elite 3200
Eye Relief
3.3/83

VX-II
Eye Relief
Forum: Guns
03-31-2004, 08:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,391
Posted By bentbarrel

RE: Need help with scope options

Very good point! That was actually one of the first things I thought about....I recently put a VX-II on a 7 Mag for that reason. Don't really expect too much recoil from the 270 wsm but not...
Forum: Guns
03-29-2004, 06:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,391
Posted By bentbarrel

Need help with scope options

I've acquired a new 270 WSM :D and I need a scope for it. I've narrowed it down to either the elite 3200 3x9x40 or the VX-II 3x9x40. I've had good luck with the Leupolds but I thought about trying to...
Forum: Guns
03-15-2004, 11:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 894
Posted By bentbarrel

RE: AuctionArms.com

The only reason I'm even considering it is because of the price. His price is nearly $100 lower than I can find around here from any of the local dealers. After it's all said and done...depending on...
Forum: Guns
03-14-2004, 09:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 894
Posted By bentbarrel

AuctionArms.com

Any one ever bought a gun from this online auction?

I'm considering a rifle that's up on auction. The rifle is factory new so there's no question about the shape of it. The seller has good...
Forum: Guns
03-03-2004, 09:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,015
Posted By bentbarrel

RE: fix for benelli nova forend rattle?

All I had to do to mine was tighten the allen head screws on the forend piece. Worked like a charm! :)
Forum: Guns
02-23-2004, 09:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,161
Posted By bentbarrel

RE: Beretta or Benelli

Owning both...I prefer the beretta in the auto.

Lots of guys around here duck hunt with benellis and berettas. The only way the benelli guys can get their SBE's to go BOOM more than once is by...
Forum: Guns
02-08-2004, 08:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 815
Posted By bentbarrel

RE: Need opinions... Im new to shotguns.

Another vote for the Remington 870 Express. You can abuse them all you want and they'll keep going BOOM! ;)
02-02-2004, 11:39 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 14,133
Posted By bentbarrel

RE: Thinking of buying an ATV recommend one!

Knock on wood but no problems so far with my Yamaha Kodiak! :D

I'd go with Yamaha or Honda.

Polarises are good when they're running but my friends have them and they spend a lot of time in...
02-02-2004, 11:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 938
Posted By bentbarrel

RE: Which choke?

Check out comp-n-choke or kicks.

My comp-n-choke with Winchester Supreme #5's is awesome!
Forum: Guns
02-02-2004, 11:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,401
Posted By bentbarrel

RE: What's your passion?

Bolt action rifles. :D
Forum: Guns
02-01-2004, 06:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,127
Posted By bentbarrel

RE: 30.06 wat do you think

The 30.06 has probably killed more deer than natural selection! :D:D:D

I'm probably the only one in my deer camp that doesn't shoot a .06 all the time. One of the most versatile cartidges ever...
01-30-2004, 11:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,188
Posted By bentbarrel

RE: Black bear hunt

Thanks for the input! I was on the fence about my .270 wsm or the 30.06. Probably not enough difference to worry about but everyone I've talked to always reccomends the .30 caliber. Probably going to...
01-29-2004, 07:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,188
Posted By bentbarrel

Black bear hunt

If you were leaving next week to go on a black bear hunt what would be your gun of choice?

The reason I ask...I'm planning my first bear hunt ever for the upcoming fall here in Tennessee. :D...
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