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Forum: Crossbows
02-14-2009, 03:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,525
Posted By fastflight1

RE: SCOPES ON CROSSBOWS IN PA.

I'm going to stick with my opinion above although it's obvioussome othersstrongleydisagree withwhat I said about not allowing SCOPES on crossbows in PA. It's nice to see there are some that agree not...
Forum: Crossbows
02-14-2009, 12:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,525
Posted By fastflight1

RE: SCOPES ON CROSSBOWS IN PA.

I wonder if anyone has considerd maybe this ridiculouslaw (no scope on a crossbow used in PA)is just more ammunitionin theGame Commission's arsenalto stop and botherhunters? More fines....

I...
Forum: Bowhunting
02-13-2009, 11:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,410
Posted By fastflight1

RE: Post your 2008 Deer Mounts

Rob,

I thinkwhat you said makes a lot of sensebut let me add something. It's not just the fact some of these taxidermists (especially lower priced ones) are not very busy (some are) but the...
Forum: Bowhunting
01-24-2009, 02:50 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,875
Posted By fastflight1

RE: who do you respect the most?

Without question, the Benoit family from Vermont (Larry, Lanny, Lane, Shane and Landon).

I don't think anyone works much harder then these guy'sand hastaken moretrophy class Whitetails.It's just...
Forum: Black Powder
01-10-2009, 07:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,279
Posted By fastflight1

RE: 5 Day's Left Until PA Flintlock Season Opens

Well what's the scoop?

Has anyone gotten any meat for the freezer besides Mauser?
Forum: Black Powder
01-10-2009, 07:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,214
Posted By fastflight1

RE: made s'more smoke!!!

Sound's like you had a great time in the wood's Mauser. Late Flintlock season has to be one of the most challanging and also the most enjoyable.

I see no problem with head on Chest shot like you...
Forum: Black Powder
01-07-2009, 11:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,279
Posted By fastflight1

RE: 5 Day's Left Until PA Flintlock Season Opens

Nice pic mauser!

It's been tough going in NW Pa so far with all the high wind, sleet, ice storms, etc. Looks like the next 3 day'sshould bringexcellant conditions with fresh snow and temps in...
Forum: Black Powder
01-05-2009, 09:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,279
Posted By fastflight1

RE: 5 Day's Left Until PA Flintlock Season Opens

Anyone have any luck yet in PA's late Flintlock season?
Forum: Black Powder
12-22-2008, 09:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,280
Posted By fastflight1

RE: Dang I love that movie!!!

Sometimes I wonder whichare a moretruthful accountof thing's, the book's or Movies.... I happen to notice looking over"Crow Killer" it list's the book as "Fictional Biography". I know when they make...
Forum: Black Powder
12-22-2008, 09:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,279
Posted By fastflight1

RE: 5 Day's Left Until PA Flintlock Season Opens

Here's a pic of my largest Whitetail to date.
Forum: Black Powder
12-22-2008, 09:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,279
Posted By fastflight1

RE: 5 Day's Left Until PA Flintlock Season Opens

Matt,

I'm about in the same situation witha very heavy Non-Typical on the wall. Very difficult to top in these parts no doubt about it. Oh well, like I said, Iwould love the opportunity at a...
12-21-2008, 08:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,883
Posted By fastflight1

RE: 2nd Largest Buck Harvested in Wisconsin (Unofficial)

That's gotta be the most beautiful rack I have ever seen!

I'm just a sucker I guess for a set of Non-Typical Antlers especially with the symetry, mass and uniqueness of this set.

Thank's...
Forum: Black Powder
12-21-2008, 08:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,280
Posted By fastflight1

RE: Dang I love that movie!!!

Although "Forrest Gump"wasn't exactly a Mountain Man Movie it certainly has many qualities that appealed to a great number of people, some of which Chap mentioned. That's probably why it was one of...
Forum: Black Powder
12-21-2008, 08:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,279
Posted By fastflight1

RE: 5 Day's Left Until PA Flintlock Season Opens

I'm using 65 grains of Goex 3F Black Powder down the barrel and the Buffalo Bullet Company's 270 grain "Ball-ett" which I think is called a "Conical", not a round ball nora Sabot.

I was...
Forum: Black Powder
12-21-2008, 06:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,279
Posted By fastflight1

RE: 5 Day's Left Until PA Flintlock Season Opens

Thanks for the tip on the FL book!

I also wanted to thank those individuals on here that have helped out over the last couple years get me to the point where I feel confident in the accuracy of...
Forum: Black Powder
12-21-2008, 06:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,280
Posted By fastflight1

RE: Dang I love that movie!!!

I forgot about that scene in "Jeremiah Johnson" where the Mountain Man of French decent (if memory serves me correct) was burried up to his head by the Indians with feathers under his nose!

"I...
Forum: Black Powder
12-21-2008, 03:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,280
Posted By fastflight1

RE: Dang I love that movie!!!

I would also have to agree both great movies. If I had to choose one over the otherit would have to be "Mountain Men" with Charletan Heston and Brian Keith. I can't think of seeing much of Brian...
Forum: Black Powder
12-21-2008, 02:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,279
Posted By fastflight1

RE: 5 Day's Left Until PA Flintlock Season Opens

Matt, Mauser and Bronco;

Thanks for your input! I believe I see a pattern starting to develop here...Unfortunetely it doesn't bode well for someone hunting solo like in Archery season.

I...
Forum: Black Powder
12-20-2008, 09:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,279
Posted By fastflight1

Any Luck Yet During PA's Late Flintlock Season?

Anyone see any mature buck after the rifle season out there? I would think they have to be few and far between.

I know I'm probably dreaming butI for one would love to get a shot at a mature...
Forum: Black Powder
12-20-2008, 09:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 954
Posted By fastflight1

RE: Just a Reminder

Sounds like some good advice to me!
Forum: Black Powder
12-10-2008, 02:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,321
Posted By fastflight1

RE: 50 Cal 270 Grain MAXI BALL-ET

Thanks for the feedback guy's. I love this site because you can get such great help fast!

It looks like I need togive some more specific's....

The gun is a Thompson Center "Firestorm"...
Forum: Black Powder
12-10-2008, 06:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,321
Posted By fastflight1

RE: 50 Cal 270 Grain MAXI BALL-ET

I forgot to ask if anyone has ever used Prelubed Felt Wad's down the barrel in back of these projectiles? I have some from RMC (Rightnour Mfg Company) but not sure if they are made to use with these...
Forum: Black Powder
12-10-2008, 06:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,321
Posted By fastflight1

50 Cal 270 Grain MAXI BALL-ET

Does anyone use the Buffalo Bullet Company's 270 grain Maxi Ball-et conical for deer hunting? If so,do you use Black Powder? What do you find works better 2F or 3F? How many grains?

I switched...
Forum: Black Powder
02-22-2008, 07:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,237
Posted By fastflight1

RE: T/C Firestorm & Roundball's Revisted

Thanks for recommending the Peep site from RMC Sports. It's working well!
Forum: Black Powder
01-07-2008, 11:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,620
Posted By fastflight1

RE: finally did it!!!

Michigan Redneck,

Based on the last study the PA Game commission did based on hundred's of dead doe picked up on PA road's AFTER the hunting season's ended approximately 95% of the adult doe...
Forum: Black Powder
01-05-2008, 09:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,620
Posted By fastflight1

RE: finally did it!!!

Congratulations Mauser!

I fail to understand how some guy's have no problem killing an adult doe with two fawns in her (which means your shooting 3 deer) thenslam someone for shooting a...
Forum: Black Powder
12-31-2007, 01:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,237
Posted By fastflight1

T/C Firestorm & Roundball's Revisted

Thanks toeverone that offered adviceearlier last week onthis sitefor BP loads and using patched Roundball's with my Flintlock. I'm now shooting my T/C "Firestorm" with 175 grain patched RB's with...
Forum: Black Powder
12-26-2007, 12:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,971
Posted By fastflight1

RE: the fouling shot and hunting

What if you have a stainless gun barrel can you leave it fouled without rusting the barrel?

Just seems like if you only shoot your gun with a clean barrel it would take month's to get it sited...
Forum: Black Powder
12-25-2007, 11:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,278
Posted By fastflight1

RE: yeild from my deer

I know this is a little more expensive but if you don't have any fat on hand orin a hurry go to the local supermarket and buy some 70% hamburger. This has enough fat in it to mix to make deer burger....
Forum: Black Powder
12-23-2007, 11:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,877
Posted By fastflight1

RE: Who Still Uses Roundballs?

Mikepsu,

Atwhat yardageare you hitting pop cans with your Firestorm and Powerbelt bullet's?
Forum: Black Powder
12-23-2007, 11:43 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 50,385
Posted By fastflight1

RE: How to use a Powerbelt Bullet Correctly

I have had some success using powerbelts but it was with a NEF "In-Line" Muzzleloader with 2 BP pellets ( 100 grains) with a ignition cap. Dropped the deer in their tracks and one I had to reload for...
Forum: Black Powder
12-23-2007, 11:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 17,255
Posted By fastflight1

RE: TC "Firestorm" Flintlock

I would like to thank everyone for their input to this threadconcerning the questions I asked about the T/CFIRESTORMconcerning shooting apatch & roundball out of it. I WON'T be shooting Powerbelts...
Forum: Black Powder
12-20-2007, 09:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,034
Posted By fastflight1

RE: H&R Huntsman...thoughts?, experiences?

I killed several deer with this gun using two 50 grain charges that ignite very well with the primers. One deer was 80 yards out open sites.

This gun is nothing fancy but a good way to get into...
Forum: Black Powder
12-20-2007, 09:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 17,255
Posted By fastflight1

TC "Firestorm" Flintlock

Does anyone shoot a Thompson Center "Firestorm" Flintlock?

Maybe you could share a preferred load of powder and if you use a roundball what type along with the patch? I have heard pillow ticking...
Forum: Black Powder
12-20-2007, 09:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,877
Posted By fastflight1

RE: Who Still Uses Roundballs?

I'm going back to Roundballs after trying Powerbelts in my TC Firestorm.Many of these newer projectilesjustdon't seem to pattern well and are very $$$.

The TC Firestorm has a 1:46 twist I...
Forum: Guns
12-06-2007, 07:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 949
Posted By fastflight1

RE: Anyone shooting a patternmaster choke? Opinions Please

Andrew,

I usedthe stainless Pattern Master Choke on my Remington 11/87 Autoloader with a 28 inch barrel back in the late 90's when I hunted ducks and geese with a passion. My gun shot the...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-04-2004, 06:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 611
Posted By fastflight1

RE: what kind of tree is leaf off of?

I would have to say a Swamp White Oak also by the looks of the leaf and comparing to the tree book I have here.

The bark of this tree is really shaggy thats another way to tell.
Forum: Bowhunting
07-02-2004, 11:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,266
Posted By fastflight1

RE: where is all the PA boow hunters from

Erie County PA the NW corner of the state. I hunt Erie, Crawford, and Warren counties.

Mark
Forum: Bowhunting
06-23-2004, 04:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,468
Posted By fastflight1

RE: Mature buck question

Being from PA I would consider a buck that dresses out at 150lbs to be a nice buck with all the hunting pressure. Last year there was a buck shot in Crawford County that scored in the 160's and...
Forum: Bowhunting
05-11-2004, 10:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 747
Posted By fastflight1

RE: Question on deer hoof growth

Dirt2,


Have you ever witnessed a forkhorn buck tearing up the trunk of an 8 inch tree? I was disappointed to hear this since I was under the impression it takes a pretty good size buck to do...
Forum: Bowhunting
05-08-2004, 01:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 747
Posted By fastflight1

RE: Question on deer hoof growth

Interesting topic.

I have all the benoits books and video's and never heard anything about them only going after bucks with tracks 3 inches or wider...... I think I saw 2 1/2 inches wide a...
Forum: Bowhunting
05-08-2004, 12:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,105
Posted By fastflight1

RE: Rubber boots?

I just can't believe Lacrosse Boots has moved MFG to Mexico. Are you guys sure about this?? I have been buying their boots for 25 years. My reasoning was their product is expensive but made in the...
Forum: Bowhunting
04-29-2004, 08:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 926
Posted By fastflight1

RE: Time to upgrade from Hoyt Superslam, Suggestions?

Get yourself a new Hoyt Vipertech or Razortech you won't regret it. I shot a Hoyt Superslam for years and these bows are just light years ahead of the older superslams. They are that good!
Forum: Bowhunting
03-14-2004, 12:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 521
Posted By fastflight1

RE: Fawns

Call me crazy but I usually start to see a few tiny fawn droppings when out scouting for turkeys in April. I know most fawns in PA are dropped in June but you get a few very early ones to as well as...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-14-2004, 12:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,802
Posted By fastflight1

RE: Ran into Chuck Adams today

I also read Chuck's new book "Life at Full Draw" and it gives you some insight into this man. He's living proof if you want to acheive something bad enough it can be done without selling out.... ...
Forum: Bowhunting
03-06-2004, 03:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 677
Posted By fastflight1

RE: shoot thru mesh

I posted that thread a couple weeks ago and thought it would generate more reponses. I don't hear too much about guys shooting through the mesh on these blinds and the videos only seem to show people...
Forum: Bowhunting
02-24-2004, 01:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,101
Posted By fastflight1

Gound Blinds "Shoot Through Mesh" ???

Has anyone ever harvested a deer with their bow using these new "Shoot Through Mesh" Windows? I have seen some of the blind mfgs video's of guys using these blinds but not a single animal was taken...
Forum: Bowhunting
02-21-2004, 02:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 702
Posted By fastflight1

RE: The Best Hunting Books

Seems like your missing some of the great ones to me!

How about the Benoits books like "Big Bucks the Benoit Way" and Greg Millers "Rub Line Secrets"
Forum: Bowhunting
02-19-2004, 09:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 697
Posted By fastflight1

RE: Help with Hoyt havoctec...

The 2003 used Havoctech's with the new Cam & 1/2 are going on Ebay for around $450.00. If your bow has the older cams your probably looking at around $300-350 but I'm no expert on this subject.
Forum: Bowhunting
02-19-2004, 04:49 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,448
Posted By fastflight1

If You Could Live Anywhere???

If you could live anywhere in the USA Where would it be? I think Iowa or Wisconsin would be a great place because of the quality and quantity of bucks.
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