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08-19-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 617
Posted By Savage_99

I shoot one (1) shot groups. It's where the...

I shoot one (1) shot groups. It's where the first shot hits on the bull is my "group"
Forum: Reloading
08-19-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,281
Posted By Savage_99

My late dad bought me a Lyman Eze Loader press...

My late dad bought me a Lyman Eze Loader press and dies for my 222 and his 30-06 65 years ago in 1953.

I bought a RCBS press and dies for those cartridges and others later. A rcbs 2a and 1V are...
08-19-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 617
Posted By Savage_99

At what range in yards was the shooting done? ...

At what range in yards was the shooting done? 10 characters!
Forum: Crossbows
04-29-2017, 01:17 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 117,993
Posted By Savage_99

The Barnett Recuit Recurve is my first crossbow...

The Barnett Recuit Recurve is my first crossbow and it's excellent. I shoot it here in my basement. It's good practice for me and it makes no noise. It has a neat scope on it. These crossbows...
04-23-2017, 09:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,880
Posted By Savage_99

My Barnett Recruit Recurve crossbow just got...

My Barnett Recruit Recurve crossbow just got jammed here with the string back and I tried a practice shot in the basement.

Something jammed in it's trigger mechanism.

I forced a part of the...
Forum: Bowhunting
04-05-2017, 09:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,338
Posted By Savage_99

My primary bow is a Barient Recruit crossbow. ...

My primary bow is a Barient Recruit crossbow. Most of my practice is here in the basement. I shoot the arrows into a styrofoam target.
...
02-19-2017, 08:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,880
Posted By Savage_99

A rifle like a 243 will have far more power,...

A rifle like a 243 will have far more power, range and accuracy than any bow. I am a senior 6' tall with strong hands and a rifleman of over 60 years experience. I like the new to me crossbow as...
Forum: Crossbows
02-13-2017, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,657
Posted By Savage_99

crossbow string stuck back!!

My crossbow is jammed and will not fire!!

The string is back- cocked and will not fire it's bolt. The safety is on and will not push off??

What to do?


Thank you.

It's a Barnet Recruit...
02-11-2017, 06:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,880
Posted By Savage_99

It takes quite a hard physical effort to cock my...

It takes quite a hard physical effort to cock my crossbow. Thus a person with any shoulder problems must consider that.

I use a pulley device and pull both it's handles back at the same time to...
Forum: Crossbows
02-03-2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,669
Posted By Savage_99

A dealer put the string on for me. They have an...

A dealer put the string on for me. They have an impressive fixture to do it.
Forum: Crossbows
02-01-2017, 08:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,669
Posted By Savage_99

How to get the string on my bow?

How can I get the string back on my Barnett Recruit Recurve crossbow?

I have a Universal cocking aid.

Thank you.

http://www.manventureoutpost.com/product_images/out/main/bartpic78615.jpg
11-23-2016, 08:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,880
Posted By Savage_99

The left hander would not have to get a left hand...

The left hander would not have to get a left hand gun.

A buddy who is left handed always shot RH guns left handed. Of course a gun made for left hand would be wanted but all those other guns can...
Forum: Politics
11-07-2016, 04:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 883
Posted By Savage_99

Trump Lawn Signs.

Today we counted 23 lawn signs for Donald Trump and only 4 for Hillary!

:)
Forum: Politics
08-26-2016, 09:32 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,180
Posted By Savage_99

http://i701.photobucket.com/albums/ww15/Donmartin2...

http://i701.photobucket.com/albums/ww15/Donmartin29/trump-donald-holding-gun1.jpg
Forum: Politics
06-03-2016, 08:46 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,180
Posted By Savage_99

Trump remains well in front for the nomination. ...

Trump remains well in front for the nomination.

http://www.realclearpolitics.com/epolls/2016/president/us/2016_republican_presidential_nomination-3823.html
Forum: Guns
05-24-2016, 08:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 557
Posted By Savage_99

Your wasting time and effort. Just wipe it...

Your wasting time and effort.

Just wipe it off and put some oil on it so it will have lube and will not rust.
Forum: Politics
05-20-2016, 08:32 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,180
Posted By Savage_99

Trump just spoke at the NRA convention! Here...

Trump just spoke at the NRA convention!

Here he is.

https://www.thetrace.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/GettyImages-469242856-1-1920x1000-c-top.jpg
Forum: Guns
05-19-2016, 08:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 791
Posted By Savage_99

I have been keeping a log of how each of my...

I have been keeping a log of how each of my rifles shoot while at the range.

After shooting one rifle a few shots I write down on a pad a log of where the bullets hit on the target, the group size...
Forum: Guns
05-11-2016, 12:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,024
Posted By Savage_99

The objective of each of my hunting rifles is to...

The objective of each of my hunting rifles is to hit the game with it's first shot!

Many times more shots are not needed.

On the other hand I shoot my target rifles in competition. We get...
05-09-2016, 09:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,880
Posted By Savage_99

My suggestion is to start with a 243 Winchester. ...

My suggestion is to start with a 243 Winchester.

They hardly kick and have far far more power and range than any bow.

So if you don't have a 243 hunting rifle get that first.

If you already...
Forum: Politics
04-24-2016, 07:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,071
Posted By Savage_99

Who is the most pro gun? Trump or Cruz? ...

Who is the most pro gun?

Trump or Cruz?

Or what Republican?
Forum: Reloading
03-21-2016, 06:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 391
Posted By Savage_99

Winchester primers measure undersize.

The non plated Winchester WLR & WLRM primers I have fit loose in good new brass and measure undersize in diameter.

The WLR unplated primers I have measure 0.2096" in diameter.
The Federal 215...
Forum: Guns
03-19-2016, 06:37 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 75,157
Posted By Savage_99

WS

The best gun should be one that you can shoot well. We all want lots of power and range however recoil and rifle weight matter a lot!

Long ago now many found that what a 7mm R. magnum could do...
Forum: Politics
03-15-2016, 06:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 578
Posted By Savage_99

http://i701.photobucket.com/albums/ww15/Donmartin2...

http://i701.photobucket.com/albums/ww15/Donmartin29/trump-donald-holding-gun1.jpg
Forum: Guns
02-25-2016, 09:18 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 75,157
Posted By Savage_99

You have a FEW 300 WSM's??? I don't prefer...

You have a FEW 300 WSM's???

I don't prefer the belted magnums with shoulders either however!
Forum: Guns
02-25-2016, 09:13 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 75,157
Posted By Savage_99

I have many rifles chambered for those rounds...

I have many rifles chambered for those rounds including a 300 H&H in an old M70!

I have a 260 Rem, 264 WM, 270 Win., 270 WSM, 7 X 57, 7mm WSM, 7 RemMag, 300 Win Mag, 300 H&H and other...
Forum: Guns
02-15-2016, 04:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,390
Posted By Savage_99

I would not own a Howa. They are made in...

I would not own a Howa.

They are made in japan by those who killed my uncle in WW2.
02-14-2016, 08:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,880
Posted By Savage_99

I would use the 243. They don't kick bad at...

I would use the 243.

They don't kick bad at all and have far far more power, range and accuracy than any bow.
Forum: Politics
02-08-2016, 08:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,163
Posted By Savage_99

We find Donald Trump to be an exciting candidate...

We find Donald Trump to be an exciting candidate for president.

He leads for the nomination in polls.
...
Forum: Politics
01-31-2016, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 471
Posted By Savage_99

Poll on Republican nomination.

We like this site for poll data on the Republican nomination.

http://www.realclearpolitics.com/epolls/2016/president/us/2016_republican_presidential_nomination-3823.html
01-17-2016, 09:02 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,279
Posted By Savage_99

I prefer the modern stainless steel, syn. stocked...

I prefer the modern stainless steel, syn. stocked rifles in the WSM chamberings.

I got a nice buck with my Kimber WSM shooting my handloaded Nosler 140's.
Forum: Politics
01-10-2016, 05:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,566
Posted By Savage_99

"Think you can or think you can't, either way you...

"Think you can or think you can't, either way you will be right."
Forum: Politics
01-06-2016, 05:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,566
Posted By Savage_99

Trump for president.

We are Trump aficionados and support his candidacy for president over anyone including those in our Republican party.

The heat is on in the 'camp' up in VT.
Forum: Guns
12-30-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,194
Posted By Savage_99

Mounting Man, While I looked at group sizes...

Mounting Man,

While I looked at group sizes and wanted the smallest I looked that the rifle stayed sighted in. We can get the buck with just one shot. That's the first shot.

Now I keep a...
Forum: Guns
12-21-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,276
Posted By Savage_99

Get a Savage M99. They are a classic American...

Get a Savage M99. They are a classic American hunting rifle.

They made a million of them. They have control round feeding.

:s4:

http://www.gunbroker.com/All/BI.aspx?Keywords=savage+99
12-19-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,175
Posted By Savage_99

A lifetime of deer hunting in VT meant any legal...

A lifetime of deer hunting in VT meant any legal deer was the first one shot.

Most hunters got nothing. I believe the success rate was one deer per seven hunters! 1 in 7 only.

The...
Forum: Swap-A-Hunt
12-08-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,028
Posted By Savage_99

Welcome to the forum Chris, We are retired...

Welcome to the forum Chris,

We are retired sailors with fond memories of the Cape. I have hunted deer on the Vineyard myself.

Where on the cape is your house?

...
Forum: Guns
12-07-2015, 11:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 764
Posted By Savage_99

Get a job that earns more money. I looked up...

Get a job that earns more money.

I looked up what a M783 is:

http://www.americanrifleman.org/articles/2013/1/2/the-remington-783/
12-05-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,235
Posted By Savage_99

Welcome to the forum JD. Unless that rifle...

Welcome to the forum JD.

Unless that rifle has sentimental value to you just sell it and buy what you want.

The old 250 has that darn slow twist for small bullets. Sell it.
Forum: Guns
11-24-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,194
Posted By Savage_99

I enjoy shooting hunting and target guns. While...

I enjoy shooting hunting and target guns. While I hunt deer and small game I shoot my rifles at the range the most.

https://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/370x493q90/585/1000127x.jpg
Forum: Guns
11-06-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,646
Posted By Savage_99

Then are you showing us that the "Deerslayer" is...

Then are you showing us that the "Deerslayer" is being superseded
by the new:

http://www.ithacagun.com/images/model37/Rifled%20Barrel%20Combo%20Upland.jpg

:s4:

Model 37 Featherlight®
Forum: Guns
10-29-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,646
Posted By Savage_99

My Ithaca Deerslayer has been an excellent gun...

My Ithaca Deerslayer has been an excellent gun for years. It's of high quality and also a take down.

Here is a link to gunbroker ones.

http://www.gunbroker.com/All/BI.aspx?Keywords=Deerslayer...
Forum: Guns
10-21-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,646
Posted By Savage_99

Cabelas in EH had a Ithaca Deerslayer today. ...

Cabelas in EH had a Ithaca Deerslayer today. Mine has grooves in the barrel mounted open sight base where scope mounts hold a Redfield long eye relief scope in mounts clamped to it.
Forum: Bowhunting
10-20-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 697
Posted By Savage_99

You have got to use a gun! You were scared, ...

You have got to use a gun! You were scared,

Just kidding!:s4:

Breathe steady and deep. Force yourself to keep breathing!
Forum: Guns
10-18-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,646
Posted By Savage_99

Mine is a Ithaca Deerslayer! It's 12Ga and has a...

Mine is a Ithaca Deerslayer! It's 12Ga and has a 2X scope on it. The gun is handy as the barrel is not too long.

It's my substitute drilling. They will shoot bird shot at grouse very well yet...
Forum: Off Season
10-17-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 543
Posted By Savage_99

Fieldmouse, What a wonderful title: "Got to...

Fieldmouse,

What a wonderful title: "Got to thank my dad"

For taking us on Scout Explorer hunting, shooting and camping trips up North. For showing us to do right.

My late dad and I back at...
10-01-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,092
Posted By Savage_99

You can always use a pump slug gun til you find...

You can always use a pump slug gun til you find a Side by Side that you really like.

I have used my drilling since the 60's up North for grouse since we can carry the rifle barrel there too.
...
09-27-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,200
Posted By Savage_99

The onset of the coyote here in New England and...

The onset of the coyote here in New England and Eastern NY has changed my hunting.

There used to be woodchuck hunting and I enjoyed the rifle shooting and the farmers welcomed me.

The coyotes...
Forum: Guns
09-24-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,002
Posted By Savage_99

Rifle matches for AR's

Here in CT we have rifle competition that includes 'AR' rifles.

Search on line for a "PA rifle association" or similar names.
...
Forum: Crossbows
09-23-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,257
Posted By Savage_99

I got a Barnett Recruit crossbow along with a...

I got a Barnett Recruit crossbow along with a styrofoam target for just over $200 with a rope cocking device http://i.ebayimg.com/images/i/281435597235-0-1/s-l1000.jpg
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