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Forum: Off Season
03-15-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,593
Posted By PABowhntr

I see some things haven't changed. ;) ...

I see some things haven't changed.

;)

Good to see you David. I had almost forgotten that you moved up to New York. I think that wasn't too long before I had left.

Glad to see some of you...
Forum: Off Season
03-13-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,593
Posted By PABowhntr

That is stretching it a bit. ;) 40,000 was...

That is stretching it a bit. ;)

40,000 was more realistic.

Hmm, I vaguely remember Swampbuck but nothing much more than the name. I remember some of the guys like Rob/PA Bowyer and Matt/PA,...
Forum: Off Season
03-13-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,593
Posted By PABowhntr

Nope. It is not me. ;) Where did everybody...

Nope. It is not me. ;)

Where did everybody go? I recognize some names...very few actually. What happened?
Forum: Off Season
03-13-2013, 05:52 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,593
Posted By PABowhntr

Well, I can say that is nice to see some old,...

Well, I can say that is nice to see some old, familiar names. This placed has changed. What happened? Where did everybody go? Did I miss some big issue?

As for me, my life has changed...
Forum: Off Season
03-13-2013, 05:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,217
Posted By PABowhntr

I am sorry to hear of your health concerns David....

I am sorry to hear of your health concerns David. My thoughts and prayers go out to you.
03-13-2013, 05:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,479
Posted By PABowhntr

DD, Yeah, I am still kickin'. ;) My...

DD,

Yeah, I am still kickin'. ;)

My lifestyle has changed a bit since I posted regularly here. I still hunt but nothing like I once did. My kids, and their activities, seem to take up a good...
Forum: Optics
03-11-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 918
Posted By PABowhntr

Tree picture digi-binned out of my window with...

Tree picture digi-binned out of my window with the Bresser and an Iphone 4.
Forum: Optics
03-11-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 918
Posted By PABowhntr

Bresser Everest (ED) 8x42

Bresser Everest 8x42

I recently did a thread over on Birdforum about the “Price of ED glass dropping?”

http://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=251066...
Forum: Optics
03-11-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,561
Posted By PABowhntr

AJ, My apologies for the delay in replying....

AJ,

My apologies for the delay in replying. I couldn't remember my password for Huntingnet to enter into my Iphone when I read your post. Logging on isn't an issue here on my desktop.

Sadly I...
Forum: Optics
02-26-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,561
Posted By PABowhntr

I finally have had the opportunity to sit down to...

I finally have had the opportunity to sit down to put together some thoughts on these bins after a few days of use.

Let me start off by saying that I like this binocular. I really do. Really...
02-26-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,479
Posted By PABowhntr

Nice to see you have an established presence over...

Nice to see you have an established presence over here Brad. I haven't visited here in some time but plan to change that shortly.

Frank
Forum: Optics
09-29-2011, 06:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,625
Posted By PABowhntr

I would suggest the Celestron Ultima 65. At or...

I would suggest the Celestron Ultima 65. At or under $100 I have yet to find a scope that matched its optical performance and overall lightweight. Plus Celestron has a No Fault warranty.
Forum: Optics
09-29-2011, 06:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,635
Posted By PABowhntr

Under $300 I would suggest the Bushnell Legend...

Under $300 I would suggest the Bushnell Legend Ultra HD. ED glass objectives, fully multicoated lenses and phasecoated prisms plus they have Bushnell's rainguard coating on the exterior lenses....
Forum: Optics
08-27-2010, 08:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 952
Posted By PABowhntr

Ditto on the Zen Ray EDs. They are in a class...

Ditto on the Zen Ray EDs. They are in a class well above your typical $300-$400 bins. Do a little google search on them and you will see what I am referring to.
08-27-2010, 08:39 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,763
Posted By PABowhntr

Been out of the loop for awhile. Sign me up...

Been out of the loop for awhile. Sign me up somewhere if somebody doesn't show.
Forum: Optics
08-27-2010, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 743
Posted By PABowhntr

The 10x is going to be brighter, easier to hold...

The 10x is going to be brighter, easier to hold steadier, has a larger exit pupil and should have a wider field of view. There are some closeout deals on them right now as the new version of the...
11-23-2009, 08:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,323
Posted By PABowhntr

I don't have my pricing list on hand but that...

I don't have my pricing list on hand but that number does seem correct for MSRP. Keep in mind that MSRP and actual price are often two different things with the actual price being notably lower.
11-20-2009, 04:26 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 10,402
Posted By PABowhntr

I have a new section of property I am hoping to...

I have a new section of property I am hoping to hunt for the upcoming season. I am going to be re-scouting it over the Thanksgiving break. One of the guys I hunt with on occassion reported good deer...
Forum: Crossbows
11-18-2009, 08:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,012
Posted By PABowhntr

Maybe I am way off base here but didn't PA just...

Maybe I am way off base here but didn't PA just allow full inclusion of crossbows in every deer season?

If so then you wouldn't need to worry about a disabled permit if you wanted to use one.
...
Forum: Northeast
11-18-2009, 08:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,024
Posted By PABowhntr

I think I posted over on your thread on...

I think I posted over on your thread on huntingpa.com . I have purchased quite a few things from the Bargain Cave over the years since the Hamburg store opened. Lots of optics (binoculars/spotting...
Forum: Northeast
11-18-2009, 07:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,622
Posted By PABowhntr

Good luck to you as well. I won't be heading out...

Good luck to you as well. I won't be heading out for bear (that I know of...I can always feel a "sick day" coming on... ;) ).

I haven't posted here in awhile but I am still around.

You are...
11-18-2009, 07:52 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 10,402
Posted By PABowhntr

Nothing on my end either but I am still hopeful....

Nothing on my end either but I am still hopeful. Sometimes I see a great deal more deer in the area that I hunt during rifle season. Lots of folks with guns pushing the deer into the archery only...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-18-2009, 07:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 855
Posted By PABowhntr

I started hunting more from the ground over the...

I started hunting more from the ground over the last two years or so. The area I started hunting dictates it. I have hunted out of both a commercial blind and out of the usual dead branches/twigs...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-11-2009, 09:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 953
Posted By PABowhntr

Some good advice above. The best thing you can do...

Some good advice above. The best thing you can do is go to reputable archery dealer that has a decent selection of bows in various price ranges. When I worked in a shop the first question I would ask...
11-11-2009, 08:54 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 10,402
Posted By PABowhntr

Those are some beautiful pics. I have been seeing...

Those are some beautiful pics. I have been seeing some decent bucks as well but have not had the opportunity to put everything together and get a shot. This Saturday is the last day of our regular...
10-28-2009, 09:08 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 10,402
Posted By PABowhntr

Good luck to you as well. I am hoping for a...

Good luck to you as well. I am hoping for a Halloween buck. I wouldn't mind a "birthday buck" but I won't be able to get out after work today.

;)
10-27-2009, 07:34 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 10,402
Posted By PABowhntr

Another prayer sent. I hope things turn out well.

Another prayer sent. I hope things turn out well.
10-20-2009, 10:35 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 10,402
Posted By PABowhntr

Very true. I am really looking forward to the...

Very true. I am really looking forward to the time that I step out into the woods and see all type of rutting sign in my area. I have not been out for about a week and a half but can mentally picture...
10-19-2009, 07:39 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 10,402
Posted By PABowhntr

It sounds like you guys are at least seeing some...

It sounds like you guys are at least seeing some action. For the last four weekends it has rained her in Eastern PA. My hunting excursions have been extremely limited. Hopefully that will change but...
10-15-2009, 09:28 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 10,402
Posted By PABowhntr

Thanks...same to you. Nothing new to report...

Thanks...same to you.

Nothing new to report on my end. This Nor-Easter should prove interesting to hunt in this weekend. They are calling for 2-6 inches of snow y Saturday morning. I have never...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-15-2009, 09:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,062
Posted By PABowhntr

That isn't a buck. It is a horse with...

That isn't a buck. It is a horse with antlers.....

...and who is the blond?

;)
10-13-2009, 10:30 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 10,402
Posted By PABowhntr

Congratulations on the deer. Pictures?

Congratulations on the deer. Pictures?
10-09-2009, 06:37 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 10,402
Posted By PABowhntr

Those are some beautiful pics of some healthy...

Those are some beautiful pics of some healthy looking deer. Definitely something to look forward to.

Our deluge of rain started shortly after daybreak this morning. We are supposed to get several...
Forum: Bowhunting
10-09-2009, 06:33 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,867
Posted By PABowhntr

Congratulations. That is a beautiful looking deer.

Congratulations. That is a beautiful looking deer.
10-08-2009, 10:21 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 10,402
Posted By PABowhntr

Are you excited? I cannot tell. ;) ...

Are you excited? I cannot tell.

;)

Good luck when the time comes. I am pumped to get out this Saturday....assuming the rain holds off.
Forum: Bowhunting
10-08-2009, 10:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,123
Posted By PABowhntr

Be Proud of What you Shoot

I am a little late with this one this year but it always is worth repeating.

Regardless of what you shoot...be proud of it. Every year I read posts that say "It was only a doe"..or "It was only a...
10-05-2009, 07:25 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 10,402
Posted By PABowhntr

I made it out briefly on Saturday morning....

I made it out briefly on Saturday morning. Conditions were horrible...low-70's, humid, fog..and with the full moon...forget it. Family committments kept me away from the woods Saturday night but I...
09-29-2009, 04:02 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 10,402
Posted By PABowhntr

Nice to meet you Trae. Welcome to the team. ...

Nice to meet you Trae. Welcome to the team.

:)
Forum: Bowhunting
09-29-2009, 04:01 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,655
Posted By PABowhntr

Darn Skippy I will be out there. I am probably...

Darn Skippy I will be out there. I am probably going with the ground blind on the first day. The area I am currently hunting has very few trees and alot of undergrowth where I can set up a blind and...
09-28-2009, 10:55 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 10,402
Posted By PABowhntr

Sorry to hear that Mud but I understand how that...

Sorry to hear that Mud but I understand how that goes. The best of luck to you.

Nice pics Jim.

Hope your thumb is better soon Andrew.

5 days until our opener.
09-24-2009, 06:06 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 10,402
Posted By PABowhntr

Andrew, Glad to hear that both hunting and...

Andrew,

Glad to hear that both hunting and football are going well for you. I remember those days. It was always so hard to balance practice after school and getting out in time to bowhunt. Some...
Forum: Optics
09-17-2009, 05:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 837
Posted By PABowhntr

WF, Some good suggestions above. Several...

WF,

Some good suggestions above. Several Pentax binos do have very good eye relief.

Some things to think about and/or some questions for you.

1. Generally speaking the higher the...
09-17-2009, 04:58 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 10,402
Posted By PABowhntr

Dude, you got skills! :) Nice job. I...

Dude, you got skills!

:)

Nice job. I was thinking the same thing as Kenny though...can you shoot out of the tent?
09-14-2009, 05:09 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 10,402
Posted By PABowhntr

midsouth hunter, Have you found the...

midsouth hunter,

Have you found the thermacell to be a problem in the sense of deer detecting it? I have seen countless hunters give positive testimonials of them but have never really tried one...
09-11-2009, 07:13 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 10,402
Posted By PABowhntr

I would say that the average buck goes about...

I would say that the average buck goes about 100-110 in my neck of the woods. There are some dandy ones take out of various properties in the area that might push 140 but they are few and far...
09-10-2009, 04:10 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 10,402
Posted By PABowhntr

We did a bit of scouting this evening in and...

We did a bit of scouting this evening in and around the area I will be hunting for part of this upcoming season. No pictures..my apologies but we did see several respectable 8 pointers and two very...
09-10-2009, 06:28 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 10,402
Posted By PABowhntr

I would love to get out in your neck of the woods...

I would love to get out in your neck of the woods some day. From what I have seen of it the environment is beautiful and a good numbers of game animals.
09-10-2009, 04:30 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 10,402
Posted By PABowhntr

I wonder if those rumors are like those of the...

I wonder if those rumors are like those of the Mountain Lion in PA.

;)
09-09-2009, 05:04 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 10,402
Posted By PABowhntr

That is very cool. The closest I have gotten to...

That is very cool. The closest I have gotten to seeing something like that is the two Lynx's that the Lehigh Valley Zoo has for public viewing.

;)
09-09-2009, 08:23 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 10,402
Posted By PABowhntr

So true. Making connections is very...

So true. Making connections is very important...if for no other reason than because you share a common interest. We will see what unfolds as the season progresses.
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