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Today, 06:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,368
Posted By Fyrstyk54

I hike in quite aways from the parking area, so I...

I hike in quite aways from the parking area, so I want a light weight, easy to carry seat. I have settled on a tree sling type seat. It weighs nearly nothing, can be adjusted for height, you use...
Forum: Politics
11-26-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 455
Posted By Fyrstyk54

How are they going to house all the new criminals...

How are they going to house all the new criminals they create? Let the violent felons go? That seems to be the Democratic way.
Forum: Politics
11-09-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 265
Posted By Fyrstyk54

He has already said that one of the first order...

He has already said that one of the first order of business is to repeal the protection from liability for gun manufactures. That will open the door to many frivolous lawsuits that will nickle and...
11-09-2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 349
Posted By Fyrstyk54

Thanks for the input. I have the Neck Band...

Thanks for the input. I have the Neck Band model. Not happy with it, but I didn't want to go to a full head set as I thought that would be too cumbersome.
11-08-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 349
Posted By Fyrstyk54

Hearing Enhancement?

Anyone here use hearing enhancement ear plugs or muffs for deer hunting? I recently purchased a "Walkers" ear enhancement system for deer hunting from a stand. I found the "white noise" when the...
Forum: Politics
11-02-2020, 05:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,063
Posted By Fyrstyk54

If Biden wins, and the Dems take control of the...

If Biden wins, and the Dems take control of the three legislative branches, this country and our current way of life is doomed and the U.S. will become a 3rd rate country.
Forum: Politics
10-29-2020, 05:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 212
Posted By Fyrstyk54

I fear that the election will be too close to...

I fear that the election will be too close to call and recounting the votes may take a long time, possibly beyond 1/20/21. If that happens, Pelosi will become the President. Hopefully the world...
Forum: Black Powder
10-18-2020, 05:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By Fyrstyk54

Another option, is to look for a bushnell rail...

Another option, is to look for a bushnell rail mount & scope. This mount will use the holes for the rear sight. It will be a scout type of setup with the scope mounted forward on the barrel..
10-14-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,134
Posted By Fyrstyk54

I hunted many years with a Super Blackhawk. Took...

I hunted many years with a Super Blackhawk. Took several deer, the farthest at 55 Yards.I used Sierra 210 Jacketed HP bullets at about 1400FPS. No deer that I shot withthat gun went more than 25...
Forum: Politics
10-13-2020, 06:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By Fyrstyk54

But will the Democrats accept another Trump win?

But will the Democrats accept another Trump win?
Forum: Politics
09-29-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 447
Posted By Fyrstyk54

I want Trump to not make any false claims, or...

I want Trump to not make any false claims, or state facts that are not in evidence. I don't want him to get Joe a chance to dispute him on the claims or facts. My greatest wish is that the...
09-06-2020, 05:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 509
Posted By Fyrstyk54

50 CALIBER Contender barrel

E.A.Brown custom 12" 50 caliber Black Powder T/C Contender barrel. Matt blue finish, 209 primer ignition and T/C barrel mounted peep sight. $275.00, Postal Money Order only.
09-05-2020, 08:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,028
Posted By Fyrstyk54

In my original posting for this gun I thought the...

In my original posting for this gun I thought the gun had been sot around 40 times, but upon looking at the remaining rounds of bullets in the package, I realized it was only a dozen shots. I must...
08-29-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,028
Posted By Fyrstyk54

Sorry, this rifle has been sold, and I thought...

Sorry, this rifle has been sold, and I thought the ad had been marked as sold. The gun was almost new, with only a dozen rounds fired thru it.
Forum: Black Powder
08-24-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By Fyrstyk54

I sight my .58 to be 1.5" high at 50 yards, which...

I sight my .58 to be 1.5" high at 50 yards, which puts me pretty close to dead on at 75 and about 2" low at 100. My load is 120 grains of 2f with a 575 ball and a mink oil lubed .015 patch. I'm...
Forum: Black Powder
08-18-2020, 05:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Posted By Fyrstyk54

Get as close as you can, and aim for the...

Get as close as you can, and aim for the heart/lung area. The prb will do the job. Remember, the .58 entry hole is probably larger than the exit hole of an 06. The exit hole of the .58 will likely...
Forum: Black Powder
08-17-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Posted By Fyrstyk54

The .58round ball is really all you need. At...

The .58round ball is really all you need. At almost 300 grains it will do the job, and i would be surprised if you recovered the ball from an elk unless you hit some big bones. A friend of mine...
Forum: Politics
08-13-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,509
Posted By Fyrstyk54

I think that is the Democratic plan.

I think that is the Democratic plan.
Forum: Reloading
08-13-2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 266
Posted By Fyrstyk54

I have always used IMR 4831in my .270 with the...

I have always used IMR 4831in my .270 with the 140 grain Hornaday interlock. Velocity is right around 2900, and groups are close to 1.5 @200 yards with my Encore.
Forum: Politics
08-13-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,509
Posted By Fyrstyk54

I don't think we will have to wait too long to...

I don't think we will have to wait too long to see "President Harris" if the dems win this election. I predict that Joe will resign after a year or so due to health reasons, and Harris will take...
Forum: Black Powder
08-05-2020, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By Fyrstyk54

You are absolutely correct. I mis typed and ment...

You are absolutely correct. I mis typed and ment to say I way 5.5" low at 100 yards.
Forum: Off Season
07-27-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 673
Posted By Fyrstyk54

The hoarding could also be the fear of the...

The hoarding could also be the fear of the Democrats taking over the Senate and the White house this fall. If they do, the pending bill to put a 50% tax on ammo and 35% tax on new guns will be...
Forum: Off Season
07-16-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,003
Posted By Fyrstyk54

It is my opinion that chain saws should weight at...

It is my opinion that chain saws should weight at least 20# so you would not be tempted to cut above your head. Those little chain saws with the 12" bars are like toys, and that is why people get...
Forum: Black Powder
07-12-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By Fyrstyk54

Those are called "Beach" sights. I have one on...

Those are called "Beach" sights. I have one on my Lyman Great Plains muzzleloader paired with a Lyman 57 peep sight. The brass blade (when folded down) is used for quick shots at close range. The...
07-11-2020, 09:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 832
Posted By Fyrstyk54

If yoou don't think you can shoot your rifle or...

If yoou don't think you can shoot your rifle or shotgun, consider a handgun, if legal in your state. I did it the fist year after my surgery, and got hooked on handgun hunting. Next to shooting my...
Forum: Black Powder
07-08-2020, 06:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 997
Posted By Fyrstyk54

I like to by American when I can so it is Goex...

I like to by American when I can so it is Goex for me or Old Enysford (made by Goex). There are cheaper BPs on the market, but Goex has always worked for me, and all my muzzleloaders have loads that...
Forum: Guns
07-05-2020, 05:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,164
Posted By Fyrstyk54

When I am not hunting/shooting with my muzzle...

When I am not hunting/shooting with my muzzle loaders, my Ruger 1-S in 45/70 is my go to centerfire rifle. I prefer single shots, and have never felt handicapped when using one. I don't hunt...
06-28-2020, 05:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,989
Posted By Fyrstyk54

I think you should limit your shots with the .22...

I think you should limit your shots with the .22 to 50 yards or less, and aim for the head. With the .17, you might stretch out the range to 100 yards, but once again I would limit shots to the...
Forum: Politics
05-13-2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 210
Posted By Fyrstyk54

I have been thinking along the same lines, and I...

I have been thinking along the same lines, and I believe Biden (really the Democratic party) will choose Michele Obama to be his running mate. Meets all the criteria you outlined in the original...
05-08-2020, 05:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,466
Posted By Fyrstyk54

I have a .17 RWS Model 45 that I use to cull...

I have a .17 RWS Model 45 that I use to cull pesky chipmunks in my wife's garden and squirrels that get into my bird feeders. Benched accuracy is minute of dime at 30 yards which is good enough for...
04-29-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,381
Posted By Fyrstyk54

When I first saw this post I said to myself " I...

When I first saw this post I said to myself " I am looking for the same thing". As it turns out, I am looking for a scope mount base IPic or weaver) that fits into a 3/8" dovetail cut perpendicular...
Forum: Reloading
04-07-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,048
Posted By Fyrstyk54

I have reduced loads for .222 Rem that are near...

I have reduced loads for .222 Rem that are near 22 velocity for small game. I have also made reduced loads with lighter bullets in the 30-30 for taking snow shoe hares when the opportunity presents...
Forum: Black Powder
04-06-2020, 06:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 384
Posted By Fyrstyk54

The 1" across the flats barrel was only made in...

The 1" across the flats barrel was only made in 54 caliber for the Hawken, all the other calibers were 15/16" across the flats. The Renegade model only used 1" barrels for all the calibers it came...
Forum: Black Powder
03-20-2020, 06:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 897
Posted By Fyrstyk54

First, I would use/get a bore scope to determine...

First, I would use/get a bore scope to determine what the barrel restriction is all about. It may just require the use of some JB bore paste on a mop with lots of elbow grease to remove the...
03-01-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,750
Posted By Fyrstyk54

If you were shooting your shots in rapid order...

If you were shooting your shots in rapid order the barrel would have heated up and expanded such that there may be a spot in the barrel channel that is applying a different pressure to the barrel...
Forum: Black Powder
02-28-2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,122
Posted By Fyrstyk54

I have a iron mounted Browning Mountain Rifle...

I have a iron mounted Browning Mountain Rifle that was originally a .50, but i had it bored out by Bobby Hoyt to slow twist .58. The BMR has a single set trigger, one of the few production guns to...
Forum: Black Powder
02-02-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,146
Posted By Fyrstyk54

Goex black powder has an unlimited shelf life if...

Goex black powder has an unlimited shelf life if kept in a cool dry place in its original container. As for Pyrodex, the loose powder should hold up just as well if properly stored, but i have heard...
Forum: Black Powder
02-01-2020, 06:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,879
Posted By Fyrstyk54

I wouldn't mind going back to flint locks with...

I wouldn't mind going back to flint locks with iron sights for the muzzleloader season, but then again I have been using flintlocks for the past 10 shot gun and muzzleloader seasons. I like the old...
01-26-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,245
Posted By Fyrstyk54

My stand is 1.35 miles from where I can park my...

My stand is 1.35 miles from where I can park my truck. I try to leave the truck by 5:15 AM to get there by dawn. I have taken quite a few deer over the years from this stand, but it is a morning...
Forum: Black Powder
01-25-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,879
Posted By Fyrstyk54

As I said on another forum, "with this current...

As I said on another forum, "with this current trend, I will not be surprised if game managers in the states that have muzzle loading seasons go back to requiring "primitive side lock firearms and...
01-22-2020, 06:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 901
Posted By Fyrstyk54

Most of my coyote hunting is within 100 yards. ...

Most of my coyote hunting is within 100 yards. The cover is too thick to see much further, and most of my shots are in the 40 yards or less range. I use a .222 with 55 gr SX Hornaday bullets most...
Forum: Bowhunting
01-16-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By Fyrstyk54

I generally stay on my calling stands anywhere...

I generally stay on my calling stands anywhere from 30-45 minutes. If I get a response in one out of 4 stands I feel I have done well. Night hunting is not permitted for coyotes where I live, so...
Forum: Black Powder
01-13-2020, 05:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,886
Posted By Fyrstyk54

Pedersoli makes a tang site very similar to the...

Pedersoli makes a tang site very similar to the old T/C site. The only difference I can see is that it is not threaded for different apertures, but that can be easily rectified with a tap and die...
01-09-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,273
Posted By Fyrstyk54

I was a surveyor for over 25 years working...

I was a surveyor for over 25 years working outdoors in all kinds of weather. My feet would sweat terribly when walking from station to station, and then would freeze while standing behind the...
Forum: Black Powder
01-05-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By Fyrstyk54

That is the best way to tighten up a wedge pin...

That is the best way to tighten up a wedge pin Idaholewis, and your illustration is perfect. I would add, that you mustn't depress the wedge tenon too much, as they can be very brittle on some guns...
01-01-2020, 04:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 880
Posted By Fyrstyk54

You read right. We are more of a shooting club. ...

You read right. We are more of a shooting club. We have an indoor range, and outdoor pistol and rifle range, and 2 skeet fields. Not everyone in the club hunts. In fact, I would say less than 10%...
12-31-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 880
Posted By Fyrstyk54

My club has about 300 acres of huntable land and...

My club has about 300 acres of huntable land and over 850 members. Permanent stands are not permitted on club property. All stands must installed on the day of use and removed at the end of the...
Forum: Sporting Dogs
12-03-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 409
Posted By Fyrstyk54

My 14 yr old Chocolate Lab displayed the same...

My 14 yr old Chocolate Lab displayed the same type of symptoms. Unfortunately, when I brought her to the vet she was diagnosed with bone cancer. They gave me meds, but at her age, she was pretty...
11-24-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By Fyrstyk54

I would keep it for just this reason. I hate a...

I would keep it for just this reason. I hate a wet ass, and the H20 proof lining of those game pockets is just the ticket when sitting on an old log while hunting.
10-28-2019, 05:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,687
Posted By Fyrstyk54

I hate hunting in the rain, and I avoid it at all...

I hate hunting in the rain, and I avoid it at all costs. For years I hunted in any weather condition, but I found that steady rain, or heavy snow fall is a waste of my time cause I rarely saw...
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