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Forum: Northeast
04-17-2004, 12:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 407
Posted By woodseye

We Got Any Maine Hunters on Here?

Howdy.......any fellow Maine hunters onboard? Things look pretty good this year and the winter was easy on the herd. Start spring scouting as soon as the woods dry up a tad. Good time to find and...
04-17-2004, 12:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 326
Posted By woodseye

Mild Winter in Maine

Winter was easy on the deer herd and the numbers look a lot better than last season. Low winter kill along with little snow for the coyotes to captialize on has given us a good leg up on this coming...
Forum: Reloading
10-09-2003, 05:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,680
Posted By woodseye

RE: H414, H4350, or IMR-4350

It will be interesting to see if with the IMR/Hodgdon merge they retain both H4350 and IMR4350.the same number will be confusing and with the extreme line I would look for some of the same...
Forum: Reloading
10-08-2003, 02:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,347
Posted By woodseye

RE: nosler partitions

Red.......I agree with you,anytime you push a partition past about 2900fps you would be better served by the A-Frames,Barnes X,Trophy Bonded or Failsafes.I use a 7mm-08 and at the lower velocities...
Forum: Reloading
10-08-2003, 05:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,347
Posted By woodseye

RE: nosler partitions

As a fan of the shoulder shot to avoid trailing deer thru wet bogs and regrowth that you can' t see the ground in(the deer always are near this cover up here and always run straight into it),if I...
Forum: Reloading
10-06-2003, 04:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 419
Posted By woodseye

RE: Hornady V-Max (Groups/Pix)

I' ve had the same experience Double A.........V-Maxes are the most accurate bullet I have found in my 22-250.

http://forum.hunting.net/asppg/upfiles/30945/Sq47648.jpg
10-05-2003, 06:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,780
Posted By woodseye

RE: Leopold vs. Zeiss

Thats just it.........the conquests are rather rare still on the used market,they also have an unusual mark-up with most scope sites(Bear Basin/SWFA/D&R/Cabelas)selling them for a fair amount more...
10-04-2003, 06:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,780
Posted By woodseye

RE: Leopold vs. Zeiss

I based my observation off of E-Bay and the Leupolds always bring the closest to retail prices when sold used.

woodseye
Forum: Northeast
09-29-2003, 05:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 476
Posted By woodseye

RE: Wheres all the Maine Hunting Posts?

Only two so far,I' m being very picky about where I put them and its going kinda slow.Going out today to scout for next spot,usually have all nine out by end of September so I' m somewhat behind this...
Forum: Northeast
09-28-2003, 08:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 476
Posted By woodseye

Wheres all the Maine Hunting Posts?

Any Maine hunters in this Northeast forum?Don' t seem to be a very lively crowd from the pine tree state.Out scouting and putting up stands getting ready for the season,how about you?

woods
09-28-2003, 05:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,626
Posted By woodseye

RE: Browning Hydro-Fleece vs. Cabelas MT050

Have owned and used MTO 50 for six seasons now and the first tiny hole has appeared down near the bottom of a pants leg where the brush and sticks catch on it a lot.Very warm and almost as quiet as...
Forum: Reloading
09-27-2003, 05:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,608
Posted By woodseye

RE: Opinions on the most accurate varmint bullet (.224cal)?

Thanks BigBob will try that load and go from there.Only thing I have noticed with Varget is that CCI primers seem to work the best.

woods
Forum: Reloading
09-26-2003, 01:10 PM
Forum: Reloading
09-25-2003, 04:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 700
Posted By woodseye

RE: I have been educated on varmit bullets thanks to this board.

Wolf Killer
The reason I answered the way I did was two-fold............first the poster asked specificaly about a cartridge for coyotes and they take a little more in the line of bullet...
Forum: Guns
09-23-2003, 02:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 509
Posted By woodseye

RE: Looking For a Rifle Scope?

I second Wolf killers suggestion and also add check D&R Sports for the lowest prices.

woods
Forum: Reloading
09-23-2003, 05:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,608
Posted By woodseye

RE: Opinions on the most accurate varmint bullet (.224cal)?

hey BB30-06,I' ve also been working with a Varget load in the 22-250 with Winchester brass and BR2 primers only with a 50grain V-Max.What powder charge are you using?Preparing to play with the...
Forum: Reloading
09-22-2003, 06:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,608
Posted By woodseye

RE: Opinions on the most accurate varmint bullet (.224cal)?

Actually there are two very good reasons............the plastic tips are not prone to ricochet like hollow points,and the performance is erratic with target bullets on the critters with one passing...
Forum: Reloading
09-22-2003, 06:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,788
Posted By woodseye

RE: Accubond vs Partition

The front portion of the parition is designed to mushroom and then fragment,it doesn' t fall off after entering the animal but does massive damage while the rear section continues thru for full...
Forum: Reloading
09-22-2003, 05:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 696
Posted By woodseye

RE: First time out with new rifle, and I LOVE IT!

I just got finished working up several loads for a heavy barreled 22-250 in a Savage and would share the following info.................I found Varget - H380 - H414 - IMR4895 - IMR4064 - to all be...
09-21-2003, 07:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,780
Posted By woodseye

RE: Leopold vs. Zeiss

The Zeiss will be superior in clarity,brightness,ease of focus(diopter bino style not loosening and turning the entire occular eye piece),FOV,reticle color and prominence,W&E adjustments(finger...
Forum: Guns
07-24-2003, 08:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,135
Posted By woodseye

RE: Thoughts on a Savage?

I notice on every Savage rifle post usually one will show up to bash them when someone is thinking of buying one.I agree to disagree with them but will say compare apples to apples and you won' t...
Forum: Guns
07-23-2003, 10:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,135
Posted By woodseye

RE: Thoughts on a Savage?

Thanks Guys,guess I' m cheap or thrifty too,I' d rather spend what I save on good glass and reloading componets.

woods
Forum: Guns
07-23-2003, 06:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,135
Posted By woodseye

RE: Thoughts on a Savage?

I know.....I know.......you' ll simply say I faked these targets.......I got better things to do with my time than fake targets to boost a cyber ego(I' m not bragging on myself.....I' m bragging on...
Forum: Guns
07-23-2003, 06:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,135
Posted By woodseye

RE: Thoughts on a Savage?

He had to name some actions that were smoother ;)Bet none of them rifles shoot any tighter than an out of the box Savage either [:' (]My 12BVSS shot two 1/4" groups yesterday and still working on...
Forum: Guns
07-22-2003, 05:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,135
Posted By woodseye

RE: Thoughts on a Savage?

No sloppy actions in mine and I compare to 700 Remingtons and pre 64 Winchesters.A little lapping or cycling with silicone goes a long way.My one package gun came with an adjustable trigger exactly...
Forum: Guns
07-20-2003, 08:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,711
Posted By woodseye

RE: .366 D.G.W.

Heres you cartridge and gun pics Jud -




http://userpages.prexar.com/dapast/366%20DGW.jpg
Forum: Reloading
07-19-2003, 04:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 818
Posted By woodseye

RE: 30cal.. bullets

165gr Nosler Parition and don' t look back.

woods
Forum: Guns
07-18-2003, 06:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,410
Posted By woodseye

RE: Bushnell Elite scopes

I don' t know about that as I' ve seen the elites reccommended time and time again on this site as best scope in its class and a good choice to use.I heartily endorse the Bushnell Elites in 3200 and...
Forum: Guns
07-18-2003, 06:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,098
Posted By woodseye

RE: Too Much Gun ???

Well Said EKM!!! Sounds like he knows what he wants and you' ve raised him well to be able to make those kind of decisons.

woods
Forum: Guns
07-18-2003, 06:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,351
Posted By woodseye

RE: What is the best woodchuck gun?

Geez James,different strokes for different folks.Thats what makes this hunting and shooting sport so varied and so much fun.It would be boring indeed if we all chose to hunt with the same caliber...
Forum: Guns
07-16-2003, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 794
Posted By woodseye

RE: Savage dropped the .260 & 7MM-08 ???

They dropped the 260 chambering last year but it was only in the sporter weight rifles not the tactical.I just checked their new catalog I got last week and they are only chambering the 7mm-08 in...
Forum: Guns
07-16-2003, 11:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 476
Posted By woodseye

RE: Your right it is quiet so heres the question

Only Burris I tried was such a disappointment I sent it right back without even mounting it.Very poor lens quality and brightness,every Burris thread you see on any of the forums has as many or more...
Forum: Guns
07-16-2003, 09:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,135
Posted By woodseye

RE: Thoughts on a Savage?

Hmmmmmmm..............I was trying to be tactful and not just come right out and say what I thought............but you guys are brutal and to the point [:o],the scope is pretty cheap and the rings...
07-16-2003, 09:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,084
Posted By woodseye

RE: Best climbing stand for a fatboy??

When you weigh all factors involved, weight - cost - comfort - safety - noise - and ease of set-up the Summit wins hands down for me.The new ones even fold flat for easier packing and mine is 19# and...
Forum: Guns
07-16-2003, 03:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,290
Posted By woodseye

366 DGW on Game

Jud wanted me to post these pics of game animals taken so far with the 366 -


http://userpages.prexar.com/dapast/African%20Safari%2010.jpg



...
Forum: Guns
07-14-2003, 07:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,711
Posted By woodseye

RE: .366 D.G.W.

I promised Jud I would post these pics for him,and if I don' t I just hate to see a grown man cry :DBesides that hes bedding two of my rifles this week and I don' t want him overcharging me like...
Forum: Guns
07-14-2003, 03:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,135
Posted By woodseye

RE: Thoughts on a Savage?

They are a great buy for the cost as they strive for very accurate out of the box guns.The package guns are nice I have one myself but I did change the scope to a little better model and switched the...
07-13-2003, 09:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,261
Posted By woodseye

RE: how many bucks have you seen this summer so far

Up here we can spot them till September,we went out last night for about 2 1/2 hours and saw 15 decent bucks from 8 points up.We have spotted as many as 38 bucks in a night when we go out later after...
Forum: Guns
07-11-2003, 06:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 955
Posted By woodseye

RE: For the short magnum fans.

Yes Quilly,it is sweet!!!! Adjusted to the lightest setting its 1# 15oz,thats still a couple oz over what they average, so I will call savage and ask for another spring to play with but its the best...
Forum: Guns
07-10-2003, 06:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 955
Posted By woodseye

RE: For the short magnum fans.

Yes Bigcountry the short mags in savage come with CRF and they feed slick and smooth fast or slow.I have seen posts on several forums about Winchesters having balky feeds especially when worked very...
Forum: Guns
07-09-2003, 06:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 955
Posted By woodseye

RE: For the short magnum fans.

I have had experience with the Savage 16FSS in 300WSM and it feeds fast or slow perfectly.It may be because its CRF or maybe they just aren' t hitting the feed problems that Winchester is.I' ve heard...
Forum: Guns
07-09-2003, 05:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 955
Posted By woodseye

RE: For the short magnum fans.

There are many variables in felt recoil from a given gun.Recoil pad type and thickness as well as stock design,composition,drop,and LOP and overall gun weight all can help determine a given guns...
Forum: Guns
07-09-2003, 04:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 955
Posted By woodseye

RE: For the short magnum fans.

I believe the recoil is about equal to the long action magnums myself.The tiny bit you save from slightly less powder is lost with the slightly lighter weight and shorter gun and they both are a wash...
Forum: Guns
07-08-2003, 04:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 955
Posted By woodseye

RE: For the short magnum fans.

Savage has been chambering for BOTH the SAUM and WSM for some time now and both are available to consumers.

Kimber has introduced a new model specifically for the WSM cartrdiges. The model 8400...
Forum: Guns
07-07-2003, 10:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,351
Posted By woodseye

RE: What is the best woodchuck gun?

I bought mine from a local Mom and Pop outfit here in the area(Jud Bailey - The Workshop - Custom Rifles St Albans Maine 1-207-938-3595)If that is out of the question for you then go to the link...
Forum: Reloading
07-06-2003, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 447
Posted By woodseye

RE: Good Loads For The 22-250

Your powder, load, and bullet advice falls right in line now with two other shooters so the Sierra will be getting a try from me.Thank You

woods
Forum: Reloading
07-06-2003, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 447
Posted By woodseye

Good Loads For The 22-250

What are you pet accuracy loads for the 22-250?Looking for accuracy first and velocity is secondary.Also what bullet type and weight do you reccommend?I just got a 12BVSS heavy barrel and can' t seem...
Forum: Guns
07-06-2003, 12:12 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,668
Posted By woodseye

RE: Small bores for big game

For some one that could only afford one rifle a dual purpose that could take big game as well as varmints would make more sense.Bragging rights is probably the single biggest motivator and a hunter...
Forum: Guns
07-06-2003, 08:47 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,668
Posted By woodseye

RE: Small bores for big game

I agree Jag,its not the picture perfect shots that worry me when taken by experienced shooters that know their guns and pass all questionable shots.Its the excited hunters that don' t quite have that...
Forum: Guns
07-06-2003, 08:38 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,351
Posted By woodseye

RE: What is the best woodchuck gun?

The 22-250 will work well for you as will the 243,the heavier bullet weight in the 243 will be moved less by the wind but it will recoil a little more because of that same fact.In a heavy barreled...
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