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11-28-2020, 05:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 117
Posted By Father Forkhorn

Since no one has responded, I'll give my two...

Since no one has responded, I'll give my two cents. Nosler partitions are a classic, and I'm seeing that they are available as factory loadings in Federal Premium cartridges, maybe others as well ....
11-27-2020, 07:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 240
Posted By Father Forkhorn

You're good to go here. Be aware that ammo is in...

You're good to go here. Be aware that ammo is in short supply, particularly .22LR. Snag some if you see it. You're probably ok to find 30-06 and 12 ga., though I saw our local wal-mart was out of...
11-27-2020, 04:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 102
Posted By Father Forkhorn

Gettin' ready!

We begin rifle season here in Kansas on Wednesday.

Things are shaping up. One very exciting aspect this year is that I have extra vacation days I normally don't have. First week, I'll be hunting...
11-27-2020, 03:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Posted By Father Forkhorn

Congrats to you Rockport! My grand nephew...

Congrats to you Rockport!

My grand nephew got a first deer a couple of weeks ago. He'll be at his grandpa's in a couple of days where I can call him and let him tell me all the details. If I'm...
11-13-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 623
Posted By Father Forkhorn

My vote would be for the shotgun for reasons...

My vote would be for the shotgun for reasons along these lines:.
Forum: Bowhunting
11-12-2020, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By Father Forkhorn

mrbb gives good advice. Myself, I'd like to...

mrbb gives good advice.

Myself, I'd like to know the lay of the land and that would justify going in cautiously. Be sensible about it for sure. The last thing you'd want to do is go charging into...
11-12-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By Father Forkhorn

I can't help you much other than to encourage you...

I can't help you much other than to encourage you to do a thorough grid search as mrbb suggested.

I did notice this link has some information on hair:...
10-22-2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 622
Posted By Father Forkhorn

Yeah, where you located? And we could use...

Yeah, where you located?

And we could use pics. 163 is definitely worth some pics.
06-30-2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,580
Posted By Father Forkhorn

Congrats on the rifle. I picked up an axis xp on...

Congrats on the rifle. I picked up an axis xp on clearance today. (.308) it's use is more akin to a loaner. I'll handing it out to a young hunter planning to get his hunter safety this year. I'm...
Forum: Sporting Dogs
06-14-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 971
Posted By Father Forkhorn

I was thinking along the lines of what you...

I was thinking along the lines of what you describe-- a dog that can root around and maybe flush a few.
Forum: Guns
06-13-2020, 06:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 854
Posted By Father Forkhorn

That might be the thing to do. At this point, I'm...

That might be the thing to do. At this point, I'm weighing options, and it's good to know what a gun might be worth if a swap presents itself.
Forum: Sporting Dogs
06-12-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 971
Posted By Father Forkhorn

That may be true. There are people who say...

That may be true. There are people who say they've used them to hunt and been successful (especially rabbits). We'll see...

If he doesn't work out as a hunting dog, that's fine, because he serves...
Forum: Sporting Dogs
06-12-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 971
Posted By Father Forkhorn

Australian Shepherd pup--might be a hunter

My household recently got an australian shepherd puppy and I think he might be able to do some hunting. He's a herding breed, but he definitely has intelligence and he shows a decent nose. On one of...
Forum: Guns
06-12-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 854
Posted By Father Forkhorn

Thanks, Nomercy. That's very helpful. My...

Thanks, Nomercy.

That's very helpful. My numbers might be a little too optimistic.
Forum: Guns
06-11-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 854
Posted By Father Forkhorn

Stainless.

Stainless.
Forum: Guns
06-11-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 854
Posted By Father Forkhorn

I'll be the one holding the Ruger.

I'll be the one holding the Ruger.
Forum: Guns
06-11-2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 854
Posted By Father Forkhorn

Fair trades--Ruger sp101 for lever guns

Here's a description of the Ruger Sp101: .357, 3" barrel, at most two boxes of shells fired through it, original box and paperwork. and looks 99% in terms of condition.

Would these trades be...
Forum: Guns
06-11-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 983
Posted By Father Forkhorn

Unfortunately, I fall into the category of not...

Unfortunately, I fall into the category of not practicing enough.

One thing I do is not so much a drill but an exercise: I squeeze one of those hand exercisers used to increase grip strength,...
12-21-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,770
Posted By Father Forkhorn

Here in Kansas they pressured the legislature...

Here in Kansas they pressured the legislature into mandating a pre-rut antlerless season for firearms. It lasts a weekend, though I don't think anyone is really using it. They have an antlerless...
12-21-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,770
Posted By Father Forkhorn

Just recently, I was looking at surveys and...

Just recently, I was looking at surveys and polling showing meat is the #1 motivation for deer hunters. Most of us would love to shoot a big buck, but are more interested in getting backstraps each...
12-19-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,049
Posted By Father Forkhorn

First of all, good to you for rescuing the dog. ...

First of all, good to you for rescuing the dog.

Oldtimr's advice is sage as always. I'd add that you might be able to call a dog trainer and see what they say.
12-19-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 478
Posted By Father Forkhorn

What Oldtimr said. It spreads disease, especially...

What Oldtimr said. It spreads disease, especially CWD. The problem of a bait pile is that the deer all end up depositing saliva at the same spot.



Like you, I have heard that feeding deer can...
Forum: Guns
12-10-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 508
Posted By Father Forkhorn

I would love to catch this disease, but cannot...

I would love to catch this disease, but cannot afford the cure.
12-10-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,719
Posted By Father Forkhorn

That's a normal feeling and lot of us have...

That's a normal feeling and lot of us have experienced it, me included, on what would have been my first deer.

The thing to do is learn from it. As miserable as you are feeling now, it will be...
12-10-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,603
Posted By Father Forkhorn

Either one works well enough. I have used...

Either one works well enough.

I have used 150 grain winchester Power Points, but have just started handloading. 150 grain hornaday interlocks most likely next year as they appear to group fine.
12-10-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,916
Posted By Father Forkhorn

Season's over with very mediocre results: a...

Season's over with very mediocre results: a buttons buck that I shot thinking it was a doe.

Buck tag went unfilled.
11-16-2018, 06:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 841
Posted By Father Forkhorn

Young gun, it's an interesting question. I can't...

Young gun, it's an interesting question. I can't be a hundred percent certain, but I suspect the thermals will work in your favor. My reading about them has always proposed that getting on a ridge...
Forum: Guns
11-14-2018, 06:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,777
Posted By Father Forkhorn

My Savage 111 in 30-06. I'm left handed and...

My Savage 111 in 30-06. I'm left handed and Savages are a left hander's best friend. They are affordable rifles that tend to shoot very accurately, too. In 30-06, it can pretty much do anything I...
11-14-2018, 06:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 739
Posted By Father Forkhorn

It probably wouldn't be too late to use a "doe in...

It probably wouldn't be too late to use a "doe in heat" scent.
11-13-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 471
Posted By Father Forkhorn

A classic way is to get out at first light after...

A classic way is to get out at first light after a nighttime snow fall. Stillhunt and try to get on a good, fresh set of tracks. You should read up on judging tracks) but one rule of thumb is that a...
Forum: Guns
08-31-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,552
Posted By Father Forkhorn

I had overlooked this thread, but the bipod...

I had overlooked this thread, but the bipod thing is an issue for the Axis for the reasons given. There are some tricks you can do with the old stock to stiffen it involving drilling and epoxying in...
08-31-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 575
Posted By Father Forkhorn

That will get you more game than a shopping cart...

That will get you more game than a shopping cart full of gadgets.
08-25-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,765
Posted By Father Forkhorn

Can't tell you, but in all seriousness, I did it...

Can't tell you, but in all seriousness, I did it sit in a wild patch of it once while coyote hunting, as it was the best available concealment. I suppose it did provide a measure of cover scent.
08-25-2018, 07:43 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,650
Posted By Father Forkhorn

An apology if I overlooked this when scanning the...

An apology if I overlooked this when scanning the above posts: A high fence hems in native game that belong to the public, effectively making the animals private property.

This is one reason I...
08-22-2018, 06:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 858
Posted By Father Forkhorn

Interesting. Thanks for the information. I'm...

Interesting. Thanks for the information. I'm lucky here in Kansas as the laws aren't that complicated.
08-15-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 858
Posted By Father Forkhorn

This sounds very unusual. I've never heard of a...

This sounds very unusual. I've never heard of a tee stand being mandated. The regulations will probably tell if it is true. What often is mandatory is hunter orange, and you probably ought to be...
Forum: Guns
06-30-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 932
Posted By Father Forkhorn

Price would be the issue for me on them.

Price would be the issue for me on them.
Forum: Guns
06-26-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 932
Posted By Father Forkhorn

That's the truth. It just feels like it belongs...

That's the truth. It just feels like it belongs in your hands.



This one had an offset scope on it, but I gave it to a buddy who needed one for a Marlin. I've got a scoped rifle already.
...
Forum: Guns
06-25-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 932
Posted By Father Forkhorn

it handles like magic!--model 94

I landed one of these at a gun show last week in great shape (it's post 64).

It shoots decent groups, though I ran out of daylight before I could get it completely zeroed. I see now why people...
06-25-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By Father Forkhorn

Welcome to the board!

Welcome to the board!
04-22-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By Father Forkhorn

I'd think you'd want to anticipate their...

I'd think you'd want to anticipate their movements in and out, as they may push deer.

Also, if you think they would drive deer away, you'd want o think about where they'd be heading and be set up...
Forum: Guns
04-21-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,464
Posted By Father Forkhorn

In the 1950s, my mom bought one from Sears for my...

In the 1950s, my mom bought one from Sears for my dad to deer hunt with. They lived in a slug area and were working class. It fit the budget. Dad gave to to me a few years ago, and I actually went...
Forum: Guns
03-23-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By Father Forkhorn

You'll generally get good expertise here.

You'll generally get good expertise here.
Forum: Guns
03-22-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 584
Posted By Father Forkhorn

Flags, this is directly taken from an ATF...

Flags, this is directly taken from an ATF posting, and it seems to be in conflict with what you say. I'm not trying to be an egghead or a wise guy, just don;t want anyone in trouble.

"Under...
Forum: Guns
03-20-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,372
Posted By Father Forkhorn

30-06 gives more options in factory ammo. I'm not...

30-06 gives more options in factory ammo. I'm not an experienced handloader, but probably a bit more options in that category, too, for the '06 (hand loaders correct me on this if ned be).
Forum: Guns
03-20-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 584
Posted By Father Forkhorn

Go to the ATF website and read applicable...

Go to the ATF website and read applicable sections. Also, check with your state laws.
Forum: Gunsmithing
02-26-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 953
Posted By Father Forkhorn

That's a good point. That might be a...

That's a good point. That might be a technological barrier.

Thanks for the input
02-22-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 14,748
Posted By Father Forkhorn

You'll end up with a dead deer in either case.

You'll end up with a dead deer in either case.
Forum: Gunsmithing
02-21-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 953
Posted By Father Forkhorn

Thanks, Oldtimr. It would not be practical by any...

Thanks, Oldtimr. It would not be practical by any means, I agree. I think the concept shows how firearms differences are fuzzy and hard to pin down.


BTW, I looked up the Henry rifle and it...
Forum: Gunsmithing
02-21-2018, 06:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 953
Posted By Father Forkhorn

Is this rifle theoretically possible?--a big bore, semi-auto, rimfire

Something like this---a rimfire cartridge in a caliber designed to perform more like a round used for bigger game. In other words, a semiautomatic in .223, .308 or some such but the cartridge is...
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