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11-23-2021, 07:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 941
Posted By redgreen

Congrats. Good seeing the next generation out and...

Congrats. Good seeing the next generation out and about.
08-29-2021, 08:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,879
Posted By redgreen

You couldn't give me a pair of Rocky boots, after...

You couldn't give me a pair of Rocky boots, after the soles fell off of both of them. wet feet pisses me off. I'll stick to my sorrels.
11-09-2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,233
Posted By redgreen

Well, I got my reply from Rocky. They warranty...

Well, I got my reply from Rocky. They warranty for one year from date of purchase. They sent a 45 % off code for me to buy another pair. I won't be buying any. Being on a disability pension, funds...
11-07-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,233
Posted By redgreen

Rocky Boots

I pulled my Rocky boots out of the closet to go deer hunting, and off I went. I haven't wore them half a dozen times. I get to where I want to be, and my feet are getting wet. Reason being, The soles...
10-20-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,416
Posted By redgreen

25 06 hands down. Extremely flat shooting and no...

25 06 hands down. Extremely flat shooting and no recoil. They don't run after the hit.
Forum: Reloading
10-20-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,276
Posted By redgreen

IMR 4831 and 4350 should give you better velocity.

IMR 4831 and 4350 should give you better velocity.
Forum: Reloading
08-13-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 800
Posted By redgreen

140 grain Hornady interlock and IMR 7828 WLRM...

140 grain Hornady interlock and IMR 7828 WLRM primers is all that I ever use. Gives me excellent accuracy and velocity. Elk fall down.
Forum: Guns
07-08-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,856
Posted By redgreen

If you are going with the 300 Winchester, stick...

If you are going with the 300 Winchester, stick with the heavier offerings in the bullet department. Much more retained energy at longer ranges, and due to the heavier sectional density, they don't...
06-29-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,696
Posted By redgreen

LEM Big Bite. Solid stainless steel, and works...

LEM Big Bite. Solid stainless steel, and works awesome. Best that I have seen, short of commercial grinders. Love mine.
Forum: Northeast
10-28-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,980
Posted By redgreen

In Pennsylvania you have to bring your bear out...

In Pennsylvania you have to bring your bear out in one piece to a check station. Heavy bush. You had better have a bunch of good friends with good backs if you plan on getting one out of there. I...
Forum: Guns
03-04-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,151
Posted By redgreen

In my younger days, I carried a custom Sako 375...

In my younger days, I carried a custom Sako 375 H&H, and it was used for everything from gophers to moose. I still feel that it is an excellent choice for everything on this planet. After I broke my...
Forum: FAQ
01-30-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,700
Posted By redgreen

Too true. Miss the sessions.

Too true. Miss the sessions.
Forum: FAQ
01-24-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,700
Posted By redgreen

Bummer. I kinda miss it.

Bummer. I kinda miss it.
Forum: Reloading
07-20-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 753
Posted By redgreen

Air brake cleaner and a quick shot of case slick...

Air brake cleaner and a quick shot of case slick or one shot and you are good to go.
12-18-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,191
Posted By redgreen

45 70 will do it all. If you decide to go for...

45 70 will do it all. If you decide to go for moose or elk or bear, you are covered.
Forum: Guns
10-14-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,413
Posted By redgreen

I also shot the 300 for a lot of years. I went to...

I also shot the 300 for a lot of years. I went to a minimum of 190 grains, and prefer the 200 and 210 grain. They dig deep, and don't destroy anywhere near as much meat as the lighter bullets do....
07-12-2017, 09:19 AM
07-12-2017, 09:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,235
Posted By redgreen

Years ago, I had the glands removed from Lady....

Years ago, I had the glands removed from Lady. Everything was good after the surgery. She didn't appreciate having to wear the cone over her head while healing. I emptied the glands myself for a...
03-09-2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,245
Posted By redgreen

Elk and moose rule.

Elk and moose rule.
03-09-2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,425
Posted By redgreen

Then expect and accept free room and board, AND...

Then expect and accept free room and board, AND confiscation of the hand gun. I got rid of mine a long time ago, because it is a total PITA to have one. You get a permit to convey it from your...
10-23-2016, 10:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By redgreen

Never could figure out why people buy a magnum...

Never could figure out why people buy a magnum and want to shoot light bullets out of it. Much less damage with the heavier bullet, better stability in the wind and greater down range energy...
Forum: Reloading
10-23-2016, 10:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,105
Posted By redgreen

X2 you are going to blow your hands and or face...

X2 you are going to blow your hands and or face off playing chicken with that.
Forum: Reloading
09-27-2016, 11:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,213
Posted By redgreen

I neck size only. I have had neck sizer dies made...

I neck size only. I have had neck sizer dies made for all of my toys, and I anneal as needed, and will only full length when needed. New cases are trimmed and full power loads are used for forming to...
Forum: Reloading
03-23-2016, 01:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,180
Posted By redgreen

I get more loads from my brass than that. I...

I get more loads from my brass than that. I anneal my brass, and my loads are warm. IMO Norma brass does not take a back seat to anyone.
03-17-2016, 11:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 378
Posted By redgreen

Pachmayr decelerator.

Pachmayr decelerator.
02-20-2016, 08:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,004
Posted By redgreen

I carry mine in the truck at all times when I am...

I carry mine in the truck at all times when I am out. I then range trees and rocks etc. when I am set up. I like knowing that the rock is 420 yards and the trees are 475, and the creek bottom is ????...
Forum: Reloading
02-17-2016, 09:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,559
Posted By redgreen

In the smaller cases, I found that weighing makes...

In the smaller cases, I found that weighing makes a difference. In the heavy magnums, it didn't matter a bit. Winchester brass will serve you well. As stated play with your powder choice, bullet...
Forum: Blades
02-02-2016, 09:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,152
Posted By redgreen

If you can find an old crosscut saw, it makes...

If you can find an old crosscut saw, it makes excellent knives. Cut your blank with a cold chisel and shape on a grinder. Do not heat the blade at all.
Forum: Reloading
01-05-2016, 08:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,567
Posted By redgreen

Hornady 190 grain boat tail. Extremely accurate...

Hornady 190 grain boat tail. Extremely accurate and smashes them flat.
Forum: Reloading
01-04-2016, 09:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,197
Posted By redgreen

I have been loading for 50 years, and prefer my...

I have been loading for 50 years, and prefer my Rock Chucker. I have tried many different presses over the years, and will not change. I have had friends that have purchased the progressive presses...
12-11-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,358
Posted By redgreen

Definitely you.

Definitely you.
12-11-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,888
Posted By redgreen

All of the above, with the addition of ostrich,...

All of the above, with the addition of ostrich, elephant, camel, horse, coon,gator and porcupine.
Forum: Guns
12-08-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 761
Posted By redgreen

I am not a fan of the BT's at closer ranges. They...

I am not a fan of the BT's at closer ranges. They tear up too much meat and do not penetrate. I have personally put watermelon size holes on the off side of whitetails and mules with them. If a large...
Forum: Northeast
12-08-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 898
Posted By redgreen

I can relate to the hunting not being as...

I can relate to the hunting not being as pleasurable as it was 50 years ago. Everything hurts, and walking is a real chore. A nap in the sticks is a great way to relax. I have woke up and had deer 10...
11-24-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 8,464
Posted By redgreen

"Deer do not live so you can wound them at 800...

"Deer do not live so you can wound them at 800 yards."
If I poke a deer at 800 yards, that is my business. I disengage the sear, it falls over. If you are not capable of it, quit criticizing us...
11-24-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 8,464
Posted By redgreen

He who squawks loudest is jealous of the ability...

He who squawks loudest is jealous of the ability of us who can and do make the long shots with surgical precision. Back in the day, a sergeant buddy of mine would get real pissed at the 1000 yard...
11-13-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,215
Posted By redgreen

:sign0016: Welcome aboard. Good luck with your...

:sign0016: Welcome aboard. Good luck with your tree rats. They go good with dumplings. Pan fried isn't bad with lots of garlic, or in a roaster with a mildly spicy tomato sauce.
11-13-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,113
Posted By redgreen

I agree with BuckRimfire on the 44 magnum. I have...

I agree with BuckRimfire on the 44 magnum. I have seen them in action, and want no part of it.
11-10-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 947
Posted By redgreen

Congrats to Grandma! Totally awesome!

Congrats to Grandma! Totally awesome!
Forum: Guns
11-10-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By redgreen

The 30 06 and the 308 will do all that you need....

The 30 06 and the 308 will do all that you need. The 300 will also do it with a lot more authority. On a close shot, the 300 will tear up a lot of meat if you are using lighter bullets. Whichever you...
Forum: Guns
11-07-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,893
Posted By redgreen

Minimum 180 grain, preferred 200 grain. I found...

Minimum 180 grain, preferred 200 grain. I found that the 150's and 165's were too fragile and destructive on the meat.
Forum: Reloading
10-15-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,343
Posted By redgreen

I can't understand why someone would buy a cannon...

I can't understand why someone would buy a cannon and want to fire a ball bearing out of it. Lightest that I ever fired was the 200 grain, and I preferred the 275 grain Speer when in the hills. Too...
10-05-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 936
Posted By redgreen

Looks good. Shot a Belgium 300 for a lot of...

Looks good. Shot a Belgium 300 for a lot of years. Strip them down, keep oil out of the gas piston, and they will shoot bug holes after you tune them up.
Forum: Guns
08-23-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 53,866
Posted By redgreen

Go with the 45 70 and don't look back. I have...

Go with the 45 70 and don't look back. I have shot deer looking at me center sternum at 200 yards, and the bullet exits the rump. The deer summersault and don't move. You can eat right up to the...
08-17-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 701
Posted By redgreen

Talking Elk draw

Woohoo! got my elk draw! Just got off the phone with fish and wildlife, and I get two elk tags! Two elk and a whitetail buck, whitetail doe and mule doe should take up a fair bit of freezer space....
Forum: Guns
08-11-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,557
Posted By redgreen

A fixed 6 power will do all that you need.

A fixed 6 power will do all that you need.
Forum: Reloading
08-03-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,057
Posted By redgreen

WW748 is the go to for the 30 30.

WW748 is the go to for the 30 30.
Forum: Reloading
07-30-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,944
Posted By redgreen

The neighbour is an idiot, and his buddy is...

The neighbour is an idiot, and his buddy is mentally retarded if he isn't willing to accept help from someone who has been loading for years. I wouldn't want to be sitting at the next bench at the...
Forum: Reloading
07-28-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,944
Posted By redgreen

Someone is going to get their face blown off.

Someone is going to get their face blown off.
Forum: Reloading
07-15-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 997
Posted By redgreen

My sentiments exactly. I have shot truckloads of...

My sentiments exactly. I have shot truckloads of deer, bear, elk and moose with Hornady Speer, Nosler, Winchester and cast. Partitions, Grand Slams standard cup core and lead, the result is the same....
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