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03-31-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 957
Posted By IL-Cornfed

I thought some of ya guys would get a kick out of...

I thought some of ya guys would get a kick out of that vid! I really hope that I have some more vids like it tomorrow ?!?
03-31-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 957
Posted By IL-Cornfed

Gobble in the trail cam!

Pulled this video clip off the trail cam last week and thought it was pretty cool. This ol' boy sounds off less than 3 feet from the cam!

http://youtu.be/gzf4qwU9DZg

I'm headed out tomorrow to...
12-02-2011, 01:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,328
Posted By IL-Cornfed

Congrats on the find!

Congrats on the find!
12-02-2011, 01:27 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 134,741
Posted By IL-Cornfed

This seasons 2nd buck with a Muzzleloader, taken...

This seasons 2nd buck with a Muzzleloader, taken yesterday. Unfortunatly, he's busted both G4's and according to trail cam pix.... that cost me several inches, as they were beautiful full points. He...
11-22-2011, 11:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,955
Posted By IL-Cornfed

T/C Encore series gets my vote as best of the...

T/C Encore series gets my vote as best of the best when it comes to top shelf muzzleloader!
11-22-2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By IL-Cornfed

Tons of option out there for sure but the T/C...

Tons of option out there for sure but the T/C line have always been my favs and the highest quality and most consistent accuracy.

You're looking for affordability so something like a Triumph may...
11-22-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 15,624
Posted By IL-Cornfed

I feel that many of you fail to realize that IF a...

I feel that many of you fail to realize that IF a parent was to push away a kids interest to deer hunt for years by waiting until he was 12 or 13..... the chance to get that youngster into hunting...
11-22-2011, 10:33 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 134,741
Posted By IL-Cornfed

Here's my Illinois muzzleloader Buck from Friday...

Here's my Illinois muzzleloader Buck from Friday (opening morning). He was taken with a T/C Encore Pro Hunter, 250 gr T/C Shockwave, MMP Sub base and 100 gr of Pyrodex.

A beautiful 4x4 with 14"...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-27-2011, 12:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 779
Posted By IL-Cornfed

It would not be big money..... in fact it would...

It would not be big money..... in fact it would illegal in most states.... look at regs ?!? Many states mention electronic arrow tracking devices as illegal.

Besides, this technology has been...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-27-2011, 12:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 683
Posted By IL-Cornfed

Crossbow spam on a bowhunting forum........

Crossbow spam on a bowhunting forum..... DISLIKE!!!
Forum: Bowhunting
09-28-2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 11,501
Posted By IL-Cornfed

LOL!!! Another dumbass that doesn't realize mechs...

LOL!!! Another dumbass that doesn't realize mechs close when you pull them out of a target!!!

Come on man, test after test has confirmed that Rages will deploy on contact with as little as an...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-27-2011, 12:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,669
Posted By IL-Cornfed

Congrats on a fine Buck!

Congrats on a fine Buck!
Forum: Bowhunting
09-27-2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By IL-Cornfed

Waiting on Oct. 1 here in Illinois as well !!!!

Waiting on Oct. 1 here in Illinois as well !!!!
Forum: Bowhunting
09-27-2011, 12:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 762
Posted By IL-Cornfed

Don't let the latest fad of angle compensating...

Don't let the latest fad of angle compensating range finders confuse you. LOL!

Fact is, nearly everyone has purchased Laser Range Finders over the last 10 years so and sales had become flat........
Forum: Bowhunting
09-27-2011, 12:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 653
Posted By IL-Cornfed

Congrats on the venison! Looks like a...

Congrats on the venison!

Looks like a small sized Doe, is that standard for your area or was she very young ?!?
Forum: Bowhunting
09-27-2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,076
Posted By IL-Cornfed

Compare his antlers to his 7" ear..... there is...

Compare his antlers to his 7" ear..... there is NO WAY he's a 130-140 class Buck! I'd say that the estimates are a bit high and that the Buck is more than likely a 2 1/2 year old Buck for KS and may...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-27-2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 698
Posted By IL-Cornfed

As mentioned, you can begin your mock scrapes...

As mentioned, you can begin your mock scrapes now. In fact, it's been my experience that from now until around Oct 20 is THE best time for mock scrapes here in Illinois. My trail cams repeatedly have...
09-19-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,141
Posted By IL-Cornfed

Strange,....... what was NY's reasoning for that...

Strange,....... what was NY's reasoning for that ?!?
Forum: Technical
09-19-2011, 12:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,611
Posted By IL-Cornfed

I also understand what you mention about the rest...

I also understand what you mention about the rest remaining in the UP position during a slow let-down. I also didn't think it would bug me but found it a little irritating throughout last hunting...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-19-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,223
Posted By IL-Cornfed

Tons of great choices out there but could you...

Tons of great choices out there but could you give us some stats first ?!? What draw weight and arrow are you shooting so we can offer the best suggestions possible.
09-01-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,126
Posted By IL-Cornfed

A POOR choice honestly! You've really jumped the...

A POOR choice honestly! You've really jumped the gun by buying a bow sight unseen and one that you have no clue about! For one, most wood riser Browing bows are no less than 20 years old! That means...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-01-2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,825
Posted By IL-Cornfed

Are some of you guys just talking about walking...

Are some of you guys just talking about walking through the woods hoping to run into a deer (still hunting) or actually spot & stalk, where the animal is spotted, a plan is developed and then the...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-01-2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,048
Posted By IL-Cornfed

I think what you're seeing is not the "TV...

I think what you're seeing is not the "TV personalities" shooting lesser Bucks. What you're seeing is the fact that every swingin' johnson around is getting a "show" and many of these guys really...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-01-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,303
Posted By IL-Cornfed

Most certainly NOT. In fact, far to many folks...

Most certainly NOT. In fact, far to many folks are over-bowed these days and you see it at the Shops and 3D shoots all season.... guys struggling to draw their bows back and/or "sky-drawing", having...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-01-2011, 10:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,334
Posted By IL-Cornfed

As many have mentioned, being an excellent shot...

As many have mentioned, being an excellent shot out to 60, 70, 80 yards really doesn't have much to do with shooting a real flesh and blood animal. As someone mentioned, the target animal can easily...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-01-2011, 10:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 939
Posted By IL-Cornfed

Some folks have some unusual reactions over a 2...

Some folks have some unusual reactions over a 2 year old Buck with 5" tines ?!? LOL! Seriously his G2's are's anywhere near as long as his 7" ear..... certainly NOT a shooter in WI (the state with...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-01-2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,297
Posted By IL-Cornfed

These guys sound like they are pretty much right...

These guys sound like they are pretty much right on with the score guesses. Looks like a 140ish Buck to me. Good luck with 'em this season.
Forum: Bowhunting
08-22-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,400
Posted By IL-Cornfed

No doubt this is certainly not a good example!...

No doubt this is certainly not a good example! LOL!

On large forums like AT the folks that buy new rigs each season is FAR larger.... in fact, many buy multiple rig each and every season. I'm...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-22-2011, 11:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,353
Posted By IL-Cornfed

CONGRATS on an awesome rig!!! Thats the...

CONGRATS on an awesome rig!!!

Thats the same color Jewel that my Daughter is wanting as well. She is leaning more toward to Doinker DISH with a pink hub and it's going to look great I'm sure!
...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-22-2011, 11:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 853
Posted By IL-Cornfed

Don't buy a USED bow..... you don't need someone...

Don't buy a USED bow..... you don't need someone elses problems, especially if this is a bow that you plan on shooting for awhile.

Of the brands you mentioned, one of THE most popular and...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-22-2011, 11:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By IL-Cornfed

I can assure you that the problem is an UNTUNED...

I can assure you that the problem is an UNTUNED BOW... not ANY b-head! You simply MUST take the time to tune your equipment and NEVER use a mech b-head as a crutch for poor arrow flight. When an...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-22-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,773
Posted By IL-Cornfed

I think you'd be very surprised to find how much...

I think you'd be very surprised to find how much more your shooting and steadieness of your aim/sight picture would be improved if you ditched the dinky S-coil and switched to a Doinker DISH or...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-17-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 574
Posted By IL-Cornfed

I would love to win a hunt at the famed...

I would love to win a hunt at the famed Grigsby!!! 13,000 acres of Whitetail paridise!!! Sign me up!
Forum: Bowhunting
08-17-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 761
Posted By IL-Cornfed

You won't find a b-head thats as accurate and...

You won't find a b-head thats as accurate and will penetrate deeper that the Shuttle-T's! They are the fav b-heads of legendary Elk slayer Dan Evans, thats enough said! I've seen his 100+ yard groups...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-17-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,400
Posted By IL-Cornfed

A new bow rig each season is a large part of the...

A new bow rig each season is a large part of the excitement for me every year. However, I realize that I probably shoot a LOT more than the average guy that just blows the dust off his bow about a...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-09-2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 640
Posted By IL-Cornfed

That would be a very unique trophy. Not exactly...

That would be a very unique trophy. Not exactly impressive genetics ?!? LOL!
08-08-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 946
Posted By IL-Cornfed

Good answer..... atta boy! Ya gotta ride things...

Good answer..... atta boy! Ya gotta ride things out on a forum sometimes and besides, the only way to get a point across sometime is just to hang out and see it through. I always enjoy reading...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-08-2011, 12:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 570
Posted By IL-Cornfed

New Improved Termacell and IL Hunt Give-away

I recently got my hands on the new Thermacell and after having the chance to use it over the last several days, in the woods, at a 3D Shoot and just shooting in the backyard..... I love the new...
08-08-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,183
Posted By IL-Cornfed

Congrats on your Buck but I'm having a very...

Congrats on your Buck but I'm having a very difficult time believing that the Buck in your Avatar photo is a 130 class ?!? Are you positive that you didn't add the outside spread into the final score...
08-08-2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,097
Posted By IL-Cornfed

I shoot one recently, as well as a Prime, and I...

I shoot one recently, as well as a Prime, and I also thought it was an impresssive bow. However, I did NOT see or feel anything about the rig that made it stand out more than the Hoyt Carbon Element,...
08-08-2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 946
Posted By IL-Cornfed

If you are going to run from every forum that has...

If you are going to run from every forum that has strong opinions of different hunting tactics...... you won't find ANY forum that you are going to like! Perhaps the only way to avoid that would be...
08-08-2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,843
Posted By IL-Cornfed

Best bang for the Buck would be the Nocturnals....

Best bang for the Buck would be the Nocturnals. They have consistently proven themselves in test after test to be exceptionally bright, durable and most importantly.... affordable.

One of the...
Forum: Technical
08-08-2011, 10:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,218
Posted By IL-Cornfed

WOW.... and the advice is "just move your sights"...

WOW.... and the advice is "just move your sights" ?!? Are you serious ?!? LOL!

NO, when you add 30 grains to the nock end of your arrow you obviously need to check the tune and then RE-TUNE your...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-08-2011, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 652
Posted By IL-Cornfed

Personally, I've been more impressed with the 2...

Personally, I've been more impressed with the 2 blade version. They have consistently proven to do more damage and are more durable then the 3 blade version.

For the best Rage results, the...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-08-2011, 10:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,410
Posted By IL-Cornfed

That is a beautful set-up! Good luck with it this...

That is a beautful set-up! Good luck with it this season!
Forum: Bowhunting
08-08-2011, 10:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By IL-Cornfed

Illegal in most states! I have always...

Illegal in most states!

I have always prefered a large cutting mech. These heads really shine when it comes to turkey thumpin'!

Excellent choices would be NAP Gobbler Gettters, Rocket...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-08-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 762
Posted By IL-Cornfed

bow - BowTech Invasion CPX (Black Ops) sight -...

bow - BowTech Invasion CPX (Black Ops)
sight - Spot-Hogg, Hunter Hogg-It, .019" 5-pin
rest - QAD HDX
stabilizer - Doinker DISH
quiver - Tight Spot
peep - G5 Metapeep 1/4"
sling - Ridge Runner...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-08-2011, 09:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,192
Posted By IL-Cornfed

Obviously the issue is NOT the b-head as the...

Obviously the issue is NOT the b-head as the Slick Trick is known throughout the industry as one of THE best flying b-head you could find. As some have mentioned, you MUST tune your rig. If you don't...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-08-2011, 09:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,282
Posted By IL-Cornfed

Not the biggest PSE fan here either but the EVO...

Not the biggest PSE fan here either but the EVO is the finest machine PSE has offered! It's nowhere near as aggressive to draw as the rest of their X-Force line up and still carries the speed and...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-08-2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 766
Posted By IL-Cornfed

WOW.... for a 6 year old bow that was cheap and...

WOW.... for a 6 year old bow that was cheap and unpopular in the first place.... I'm sure you'll be insulted when they offer ya $50 and honestly they would be hard pressed to sell it to ANYONE!
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