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02-24-2011, 05:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,717
Posted By T-bird

CVA Single shots

anybody got one? does it jam after firing and refuse to open?
Forum: Guns
02-08-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,727
Posted By T-bird

call me old-school, but I like the traditional...

call me old-school, but I like the traditional walnut
Forum: Guns
01-24-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,240
Posted By T-bird

Mine likes the 165gr Ballistic Tips ... but go...

Mine likes the 165gr Ballistic Tips ... but go with the one your gun shoots most accurately, 'cause either weight will be fine
11-29-2010, 05:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 858
Posted By T-bird

not in mississippi or anywhere else that i've...

not in mississippi or anywhere else that i've heard of ... call your state wildlife department
11-18-2010, 05:14 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,341
Posted By T-bird

my go-to gun/caliber is a Winchester M70, .30-06...

my go-to gun/caliber is a Winchester M70, .30-06 using Winchester Supreme 168gr Ballistic Tips ... super accurate, flat shooting, and kills deer very dead
11-08-2010, 03:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,290
Posted By T-bird

Mississippi ... rut and rifle end of December...

Mississippi ... rut and rifle end of December through early January in most of the state
06-29-2010, 11:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,824
Posted By T-bird

if you're not shooting deer past 200 yds, you...

if you're not shooting deer past 200 yds, you might consider a .30-30 in a Marlin 336 ... it's fairly inexpensive, accurate enough, and doesn't kick much
06-09-2010, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 378
Posted By T-bird

Best fishin' buddies ...

Just a reminder ... take your kids fishing with you. Over the past two weeks, I've had my 13yo daughter and 6yo son with me, catching more bream, bass, and catfish than you can count and they've had...
06-09-2010, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,845
Posted By T-bird

lots of cows and horses in the areas I hunt ......

lots of cows and horses in the areas I hunt ... usually step in pile on the way in and it seems to work well enough ... by I always try to be downwind of my target area anyway
Forum: Bowhunting
05-27-2010, 06:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,421
Posted By T-bird

Gerber Gator ... with a serrated edge on the back...

Gerber Gator ... with a serrated edge on the back half ... best knife I've ever owned ... folding knife that stays sharp, is easy to clean, rubber grip doesn't slip
Forum: Guns
05-27-2010, 09:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,566
Posted By T-bird

Yet again, the poor old classic .30-30 isn't...

Yet again, the poor old classic .30-30 isn't mentioned. It's a fantastic caliber and gun for the young, small-framed, or the seasoned pro .... it's fully capable of taking any deer or varmint that...
Forum: Guns
03-15-2010, 10:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 864
Posted By T-bird

I got Winchester's most recent catalog ... and it...

I got Winchester's most recent catalog ... and it doesn't list the .25-06 as an available caliber.
02-16-2010, 07:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 15,025
Posted By T-bird

I shot the Nosler ballistic tips back when you...

I shot the Nosler ballistic tips back when you had to reload 'em, and now that Winchester has the ballistic silvertip, I shoot those. They group really well in my .30-06 and I've shot deer at ranges...
11-30-2009, 05:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 998
Posted By T-bird

Any of the bullet weights between 150gr and 180gr...

Any of the bullet weights between 150gr and 180gr make great deer medicine. Mine shoots the 168gr bullets the best. Then it's just a matter of bullet placement and practice. Pick the bullet your...
11-03-2009, 07:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,129
Posted By T-bird

truthfully, either of those would be great ... a...

truthfully, either of those would be great ... a lot of guys argue one caliber over another but nearly anything between a .243 and .30 cal makes great deer medicine ... pick the one you like and have...
Forum: Guns
11-01-2009, 06:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,197
Posted By T-bird

If your shots are going to be under 200 yds ......

If your shots are going to be under 200 yds ... you might consider a .30-30. The Marlin 336 is a great one and won't kill your budget. It's a light kicker, and kills deer dead ........ good luck!
Forum: Guns
10-30-2009, 05:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 831
Posted By T-bird

I've got a SuperBlackhawk and it shook the...

I've got a SuperBlackhawk and it shook the Simmons loose ... put a cheap 2x Swift scope on it and it knocks 'em dead and maintains zero ... good luck!
10-30-2009, 03:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 809
Posted By T-bird

Use whichever one you shoot best ... either will...

Use whichever one you shoot best ... either will do the job. And remember, it's not always what you shoot so much as WHERE you shoot ........
09-20-2007, 04:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,599
Posted By T-bird

RE: Deer hunting with pistol

I've got a Ruger Superblackhawk .44mag, with a 2x Swift scope ... it's a death-ray inside 100 yds.
Forum: Guns
07-22-2007, 11:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,556
Posted By T-bird

RE: Ballistic tips. . .like 'em or no?

I've used them (first in handloads and recently in factory fodder) for nearly 20 years. I've NEVER had a deer go more than 20 steps after being shot and they usually fall where they stand....
Forum: Guns
08-26-2006, 09:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,065
Posted By T-bird

RE: ? for 300 WSM shooters

I've had a Win M70 .300WSM for 4 years now ... I've only used it on southern whitetails and have had my best accuracy with the 150gr Winchester Supreme Ballistic Tip. It shoots 'em right at an inch...
Forum: Guns
07-13-2006, 01:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,228
Posted By T-bird

RE: What is your concealed carry gun of choice?

Colt Officer's Model, .45 acp, with Cor-Bon 185gr +P hollowpoints
01-29-2006, 11:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 824
Posted By T-bird

RE: what is the biggest deer.

252 3/8 gross, 236 1/8 net Pope & Young ........ 24 scorable points

www.photobucket.com/albums/TLairdRN/c92a5d9c.jpg
Forum: Guns
01-17-2006, 08:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,294
Posted By T-bird

RE: 223 cal for Deer

I guess you could kill a deer with a sling shot if you hit it just right ... but does that make it right? I would never use a .22cal for deer ... if you can handle the recoil of a .22cal centerfire,...
12-18-2005, 07:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,880
Posted By T-bird

RE: .270 vs .30-06

I've shot a .30-06 for over 25 years, and love it. I'm big enough to admit though, that there's really no ballistic advantage over the .270 when it comes to whitetail loads. The advantage of buying...
Forum: Guns
12-11-2005, 02:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,096
Posted By T-bird

RE: Marlin Vs. Winchester 30-30s

I've got an old Marlin M336 and love it .... shot a ton of deer with it, it's never jammed, and I just like the feel better than the Winchester. It fits me better, but I think either would be fine.
12-07-2005, 07:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,576
Posted By T-bird

RE: Favorite Deer Caliber?

.30 cal, specifically the .30-06 cartridge.
Forum: Guns
12-04-2005, 08:03 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,467
Posted By T-bird

RE: Need Caliber for 15 year old daughter

I didn't read all the posts, so if I'm repeating just forgive me ... you might want to consider the old .30-30. A Marlin M336 costs a lot less than the bolt guns and it'll kill deer out to around...
Forum: Guns
12-01-2005, 10:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,072
Posted By T-bird

RE: We speak of long range in here so.....

LOL ... you guys are dead on. I sight my .30-06 and .300WSM to hit 3" high at 100 yds to take advantage of their long range ability. And I regularly practice at 300 yds. The longest shot I've made to...
12-01-2005, 05:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,217
Posted By T-bird

RE: 7MM-08 or 308 ??

Both are great whitetail rounds, but if you're ever considering chasing something larger than deer, I'd go with the .308. The heavier bullet weight can be an asset sometimes ....
Forum: Northeast
11-30-2005, 07:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By T-bird

Ducks in CT ...

I'm from Mississippi and I'm on a travel assigment in Connecticut ... I'll be here 'til mid-February and I'm looking for someone to hunt with. Surely there's ducks in the Atlantic Flyway, and I'd...
Forum: Guns
11-30-2005, 06:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,366
Posted By T-bird

RE: .30/06 ammunition favorites!?

I've got an Winchester M70 .30-06 that I've had for 25 years and I've tried a bunch of different loads ... the one that shoots the best out of mine is the Winchester Supreme Ballistic Tip 168gr....
11-30-2005, 06:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,060
Posted By T-bird

RE: My 2005 PA Buck (Pics)

Nice job, WTD --- he's a great deer and should make a beautiful mount, and good memories too ...;)
11-24-2005, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,128
Posted By T-bird

RE: What are the pros and cons of the 300wsm?

I love my .300WSM --- I've shot a .30-06 for 25 years, and sometimes shoot a .30-30 too, but for hunting fields where you may have a shot over 300 yards, that .300 is bad news. It doesn't kick all...
11-05-2005, 09:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,766
Posted By T-bird

RE: help with budget deer gun!!!!!

Two suggestions:

1. Marlin Model 336 in a .30-30, or
2. NEF Handi-rifle, pick your caliber

Both are hard to beat for low-cost deer slayers .....good luck!
Forum: Guns
10-30-2005, 04:57 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 67,711
Posted By T-bird

RE: Good long-range deer calibers.

To stubblejumper, one of the problems is that most folks can't hit a barn much past 300 yds and would swear it was really 500. Paces and yards are two different things, not enough people use laser...
Forum: Guns
10-30-2005, 09:27 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 67,711
Posted By T-bird

RE: Good long-range deer calibers.

I'm glad to see I'm not the only .30-06 fan left in the world!! I've shot a Winchester M70 for over 25 years, and taken deer as close as 10 steps and as far as 329 yds with it. It's never missed, and...
10-27-2005, 04:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,855
Posted By T-bird

RE: Hornady light mag

I'm like zekeskar --- I tried 'em but they didn't group well out of my rifle. But who knows, they might work in yours. Any particular reason to change loads?
Forum: Guns
10-18-2005, 11:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,987
Posted By T-bird

RE: Marlin 336 Questions

Hey Z,I've had a M336 for years and when I carry it, I use the half-cock position. Like you, I was a little uncomfortable with that at first, but I haven't found any way, ever, to make it discharge...
10-16-2005, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 865
Posted By T-bird

Muck Boots

Just curious, how many of you guys and gals have 'em? I bought a pair 2 years ago and love 'em. They seem to keep my feet a lot warmer than otherboots ....
10-16-2005, 09:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,945
Posted By T-bird

RE: First ATV choice?

Between those two ... I'd get the Yamaha. But I'm a Honda man, myself ...
Forum: South
10-12-2005, 02:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,848
Posted By T-bird

RE: What kind of tree is this???

LOL .... you just gotta love our southern drawl ;)
Forum: South
10-08-2005, 11:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,761
Posted By T-bird

RE: Any Mississippi Hunters ??

Here's another MS boy .... born and raised in Columbus, been in Natchez for the past few years but now I'm back home. I love to hunt the prairie in Lowndes and Noxubee counties ....
Forum: Guns
10-08-2005, 11:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 443
Posted By T-bird

RE: Woods or Field?

I like areas where different types of terrain come together ... a small stand of semi-open timber in a thicket, or the corner of a field next to some thick cover, or a hardwood creek bottom running...
Forum: Guns
10-01-2005, 04:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,493
Posted By T-bird

RE: all around shot gun

I like the Browning BPS --- mine's a 12ga and I've hunted everything from doves to ducks, squirrels, etc. with it. I like the bottom eject and the short barrel.
Forum: Guns
09-30-2005, 05:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,646
Posted By T-bird

RE: 45 acp s and w revolver

I'm withJames --- I like the .45acp, got a couple of 'em as a matter of fact, love to shoot,and I do sometimes tote 'em in the woods .... but I'd prefer something bigger if I were fending off bears.
Forum: Guns
09-30-2005, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,078
Posted By T-bird

RE: handgun scopes?

I don't have either of those .... but I've got a Swift on my Superblackhawk .44mag and it's been great.
09-25-2005, 06:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,978
Posted By T-bird

RE: Favorite gun to hunt with

My old Winchester M70, .30-06 --- ;)
09-22-2005, 12:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 995
Posted By T-bird

RE: What ammunition do I need to use?

Find the brand/load that your rifle shoots the best --- my -06 likes the Winchester Supreme 168gr Ballistic Silvertip. All of themajor ammo manufacturers make good stuff, so I'd suggest trying...
09-21-2005, 03:24 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,845
Posted By T-bird

RE: Official Team #6 Thread!!!!!!!

Hey gang --- I'm Tracy from Mississippi, 34, been huntin' for better than 25 years and have a few wall-hangers at the house ... lol ... Our bow season opens Oct. 1 and runs through Nov. 18 --- rifle...
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