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08-18-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 109
Posted By idahoron

My pick is .22 cal. I would take a 25 if Air Arms...

My pick is .22 cal. I would take a 25 if Air Arms made one that would produce at least 600 FPS.
A low powered gun can take game. Accuracy is the key. My rifle only produces 14 FPE. I have killed...
Forum: Black Powder
08-09-2019, 04:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By idahoron

I just love it that its out again. I am so busy...

I just love it that its out again. I am so busy lately that I can't do much. I quit my Job at the feed mill. I was there for 35 years, and when I had my surgery on my ankle I knew I could not go...
Forum: Black Powder
08-05-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By idahoron

You cant imagine how good that makes me feel to...

You cant imagine how good that makes me feel to hear that barrel ringing steel at 600 yards. That was what that barrel was made to do. I just didn't have time to ever tackle it. Great Job!!
Forum: Guns
07-28-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 692
Posted By idahoron

I got this old rifle from my uncle. He rode with...

I got this old rifle from my uncle. He rode with it in the cab of his truck all the time. It is a 264 Win mag. The barrel was actually worn off at an angle. The crown was not even round. I did some...
Forum: Black Powder
07-19-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,342
Posted By idahoron

The only one we have broken was actually an...

The only one we have broken was actually an accident. Jacob pushed a patch down the barrel to fire out the oil and it was still loaded. I don't know how that happened. That was scary. That heavy...
Forum: Black Powder
07-19-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,342
Posted By idahoron

Man I wonder who made that. I would get a couple...

Man I wonder who made that. I would get a couple of them. In in a 15/16 and the other with a 1"
Forum: Black Powder
07-19-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,342
Posted By idahoron

It is pretty rough looking to be honest. But I...

It is pretty rough looking to be honest. But I don't plan to use it unless mine breaks.
Forum: Black Powder
07-19-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,114
Posted By idahoron

Those look awesome

Those look awesome
Forum: Black Powder
07-19-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 910
Posted By idahoron

I sent a guy some 408 gr paper patched bullets to...

I sent a guy some 408 gr paper patched bullets to shoot out of his 45 cal air rifle.
Then he got arrested for DUI and I haven't heard if he ever shot them.
Forum: Black Powder
07-19-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 909
Posted By idahoron

Ya I prefer to use my side locks over my inlines....

Ya I prefer to use my side locks over my inlines. They are too hard to clean.
Forum: Black Powder
07-18-2019, 11:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 909
Posted By idahoron

Man that thing shoots dang good Lewis!!! And...

Man that thing shoots dang good Lewis!!!
And what I like is it is clean.
Forum: Black Powder
07-16-2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,342
Posted By idahoron

I am about finished. I plan to take the pad back...

I am about finished. I plan to take the pad back off and add a whit spacer between the stock and the pad.
I filled the stock with a super adhesive two part epoxy. It is used to glue side panels on...
Forum: Black Powder
07-12-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,046
Posted By idahoron

Thanks, I had hunted for 8 days of the 9 day...

Thanks, I had hunted for 8 days of the 9 day season, I saw only one buck. So I told Jacob he should take a doe since hunting was pretty tough. We went to where a doe was hanging out and this buck...
Forum: Black Powder
07-12-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,046
Posted By idahoron

I had a skunk come through a few weeks ago. I am...

I had a skunk come through a few weeks ago. I am lucky knock on wood, it didn't stick around.
Forum: Black Powder
07-11-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,381
Posted By idahoron

Thanks a lot for checking on me, I appreciate it.

Thanks a lot for checking on me, I appreciate it.
Forum: Black Powder
07-11-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,046
Posted By idahoron

I used mine to steam clean Jacobs deer head. ...

I used mine to steam clean Jacobs deer head.

https://i.imgur.com/kJQL2dQ.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/T2naygn.jpg
Forum: Black Powder
07-11-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,342
Posted By idahoron

This was the first one that broke when I had...

This was the first one that broke when I had Cabala's furniture on it.

https://i.imgur.com/m8YrBKj.jpg
Forum: Black Powder
07-11-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,342
Posted By idahoron

I don't know much about them at all. I know I...

I don't know much about them at all. I know I have personally seen 3 and owned them all and still have 2. I still need to fill in 2" at the butt and then add a limb saver and grind it. If you here...
Forum: Black Powder
07-11-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,342
Posted By idahoron

The stuff I used was not super glue. It is a two...

The stuff I used was not super glue. It is a two part epoxy that is used to repair cars. It is tough.
Forum: Black Powder
07-11-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,079
Posted By idahoron

She shoots great!!!!!

She shoots great!!!!!
Forum: Black Powder
07-11-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,343
Posted By idahoron

Very nice rifle!!! I love the scope!!

Very nice rifle!!! I love the scope!!
Forum: Black Powder
07-11-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,381
Posted By idahoron

I took this girl hunting chucks. She was entered...

I took this girl hunting chucks. She was entered in the local chuck hunting derby.

https://i.imgur.com/nTX1DSg.jpg

The big one on the right was one that I had been watching for about a month....
Forum: Black Powder
07-11-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,381
Posted By idahoron

This one was 18 pounds.I thought the farmer was...

This one was 18 pounds.I thought the farmer was going to kiss me for killing this one.

https://i.imgur.com/uQAKLOv.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/BiMe2gv.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/xkUb8TU.jpg
Forum: Black Powder
07-11-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,342
Posted By idahoron

The only thing I am working on

Several years ago I found a plastic stock for my Hawken. My idea was to have a stock that was more resistant to moisture. Well I glass bedded that stock and when I took it out of the glue I broke the...
Forum: Black Powder
07-11-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,381
Posted By idahoron

You know Lewis I really wanted to make that...

You know Lewis I really wanted to make that happen. Maybe next year if the new job permits. Those ground squirrels are Columbia ground squirrels.
Forum: Black Powder
07-11-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,381
Posted By idahoron

Thanks a bunch. I was supposed to do a vacation...

Thanks a bunch. I was supposed to do a vacation this year and was planning to do Northern Idaho. This ankle problem has me staying too close to home. I would love to stop in and see you, and go on...
Forum: Black Powder
07-11-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,381
Posted By idahoron

I am here!! Thanks for looking for me. I was...

I am here!! Thanks for looking for me. I was involved in a industrial accident this January. I fell off a ladder, and ended up with a concussion, and two ripped tendons in my ankle. The company I...
07-02-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,133
Posted By idahoron

This one was the biggest for me for the year this...

This one was the biggest for me for the year this one was 18 pounds. my shoe size is 13". Took me a month to get close enough for a shot.

https://i.imgur.com/BiMe2gv.jpg
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07-01-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,133
Posted By idahoron

600 chucks for this spring and summer

I have been laid up for over a month I had surgery on my ankle. My wife took me out to see if I could push my total to 600. I got 14 chucks last Friday. Number 599 was a head shot at 77 yards....
05-23-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 987
Posted By idahoron

It is not anywhere near as touchy as a break...

It is not anywhere near as touchy as a break barrel gun for being hold sensitive. I sight mine in using cross sticks. If I use the artillery hold while hunting that works. The shooting sticks I use...
05-17-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 132
Posted By idahoron

Stacking up the chucks

Well I am doing a pile of killing. The farms are over run with them this year. I am at 425 chucks with my Air Arms TX200.

https://i.imgur.com/MABQSB6.jpg
04-27-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By idahoron

I am at 226 for the season. Last week I killed...

I am at 226 for the season. Last week I killed 150 in 7 days.
04-25-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By idahoron

I would say that my average shot is probably 40...

I would say that my average shot is probably 40 yards. As the spring progresses the shots will get longer as they get more spooky. On pups I am good with chest shots out to 80 yards easy. Big chucks...
04-25-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By idahoron

I am super busy culling these things. I am at 211...

I am super busy culling these things. I am at 211 now and really its just picking up speed. There are a ton of them this year.
04-23-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By idahoron

I am doing a pile of shooting Warning graphic Pics

I have several farms I am shooting on this year. I am actually getting paid to do some of it. I started out on a small place very close to my house. I shot 50 there and my son shot another 10 there....
04-08-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 987
Posted By idahoron

We can't hunt turkeys yet. Some guys are working...

We can't hunt turkeys yet. Some guys are working on it including my son. So far this year I have shot 65 rock chucks about 50 pigeons. About 12 squirrels I think and 10 starlings and doves. The...
03-12-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 622
Posted By idahoron

I was a little surprised at his size. They just...

I was a little surprised at his size. They just came out of hibernation. He has beefed up quick.
03-12-2019, 06:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 622
Posted By idahoron

I hunted this chuck for over a year, I got him.

I saw a chuck at a neighbors farm that was real light colored, I called him the Grizzle Chuck. I had permission to hunt the other side of the fence but not on the farm he was on. I got permission...
03-09-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By idahoron

I was hoping to do some hunting tomorrow. We got...

I was hoping to do some hunting tomorrow. We got about an inch of new snow tonight.
03-08-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By idahoron

The First rock chuck of the year with the TX200

Today I was home and I walked outside to the garbage can. A farmer down the street stopped and sounded mad. He said why haven't you been shooting rock chucks at my place? I said because you haven't...
02-20-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 519
Posted By idahoron

A lot of guys get hung up on speed. They buy the...

A lot of guys get hung up on speed. They buy the fastest gun they can find and then miss everything that they shoot at. My rifle is spitting out 14 gr pellets at 664 FPS. But I can put them into the...
02-17-2019, 06:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By idahoron

I plan to do updates on the combo. I bet it...

I plan to do updates on the combo. I bet it doesn't fall off either. :party0005:
02-16-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By idahoron

New scope on the TX200

I have been using a Vortex Crossfire II 6-18x44 AO. This scope has done everything pretty well. But there is a couple things I wanted to change. First shooting up in trees requires a low hold. The...
01-09-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,753
Posted By idahoron

I have been shooting air rifles for probably...

I have been shooting air rifles for probably close to 45 years. My son got me into it again real hard about 5 years ago. We had an infestation of Rock Chucks and Skunks. I got a Winchester 1000 in a...
12-24-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 807
Posted By idahoron

My bike is an XR250L It is a 91 so it is kick...

My bike is an XR250L It is a 91 so it is kick start only. It is a great bike I just wish it had a happy button. I have owned it for MANY years but I am not the only owner. It has been a good bike. I...
12-24-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,753
Posted By idahoron

https://youtu.be/ALLzf180tJ8 ...

https://youtu.be/ALLzf180tJ8

https://youtu.be/B4YqaFYk3e8

https://youtu.be/tdr9ioehXcU

https://youtu.be/AmqomvFfzns
12-22-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 807
Posted By idahoron

That bike was found on a rock pile close to our...

That bike was found on a rock pile close to our house. Jacob had to do a lot of work on it to get it to where it is now. I was thinking it is a 71 but not sure. I bought him a new carb since...
12-22-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,753
Posted By idahoron

And video:devil:

And video:devil:
12-15-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Posted By idahoron

When you are pouring alloyed lead they will get...

When you are pouring alloyed lead they will get harder. Sometimes it doesn't take that long. I think it really depends on the hardness your trying to get. The 6 to 7 BHN I like will settle down in a...
12-14-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 807
Posted By idahoron

Thanks guys it is a hunt I look forward to every...

Thanks guys it is a hunt I look forward to every year.
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