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Forum: Bowhunting
06-15-2005, 08:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,339
Posted By OH_RedNeck

RE: Started shooting today...

I generally shoot a few days a week from March to January, and pick up the pace as the season gets closer. For some reason I put my bow away for the month of February and clean my gear and repair and...
Forum: Bowhunting
06-15-2005, 08:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 577
Posted By OH_RedNeck

RE: new bow on a budget

I would have to agree with going used. But be careful and understand what a new bow is going to run so you don't pay too much for a used one. I saw a usedMathews LX last week and they wanted $600.00...
Forum: Bowhunting
06-15-2005, 08:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,749
Posted By OH_RedNeck

RE: Most valuable hunting tool?

Dido on my brain being my most valuable hunting tool. Experience and time make you a hunter, not a bow, knife, or GPS receiver.
Forum: Bowhunting
06-14-2005, 09:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 627
Posted By OH_RedNeck

RE: 3D range..

I shoot a 400 grain (total arrow weight = 398) and I do notice that the wind will whip my arrow around a bit. Like you said, in a moderatly strong breeze about 4 inches or so over 30 yards. I have...
Forum: Bowhunting
06-14-2005, 09:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,619
Posted By OH_RedNeck

RE: How long are your practice sessions?

I usally do acouple of fast rounds with field points and then I switch to my practice broadheads and shoot one at a time (shoot one arrow then retrieve it and start fressh). I try to take my time and...
Forum: Bowhunting
06-14-2005, 08:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 983
Posted By OH_RedNeck

RE: Time spent scouting

After the season (especially if there is snow) I do a couple of days of scouting. Before the season I start around May and do a couple of days a week on my own property. Surrounding areas I more or...
Forum: Bowhunting
06-14-2005, 08:49 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,153
Posted By OH_RedNeck

RE: How many acres do you hunt?

I have 20 acres of my own that I hunt, 16 acres of that is pretty much a food plot (hay) about 4 acres of that is a creek that winds through the back part of my property and then the house area is...
Forum: The Archives
06-14-2005, 08:42 PM
Forum: Technical
09-27-2004, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 530
Posted By OH_RedNeck

RE: Drop away rests in general

I have a Hoyt Xtec and was shooting a prong style rest. I was having a difficult time tuning my broadheads and also when I got excited and pulled back to quickly the arrow would occasionally come off...
Forum: Bowhunting
09-26-2004, 05:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,052
Posted By OH_RedNeck

RE: How old is this deer?

I would have to say 3.5 or 4.5 as well. His face looks a little narrow, so I might lean towards 3.5 years of age, but I am not familiar with the size of the herd in your area. I would wait at least a...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-30-2004, 04:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 644
Posted By OH_RedNeck

RE: Do practice Muzzy's work?

They fly the same...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-30-2004, 04:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,634
Posted By OH_RedNeck

RE: Broadheads hitting to the right

I had a similar problem. Spin test your arrows with the broad head that you intend to have mated to it. Once that is a go, start looking at how your broad heads are grouping. If they are grouping...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-30-2004, 04:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 751
Posted By OH_RedNeck

RE: Different poo consistency, a myth?

I would have to say that is a myth. I cannot tell a male and female dog apart from their droppings why would deer be any different.
Forum: Bowhunting
08-27-2004, 03:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By OH_RedNeck

RE: Never shot a bear...but..

Alias,

I use Beman ICS 400's and pull 70 pounds. My arrows fly true and I use a fixed broad head, so I think you should be fine.
Forum: Bowhunting
08-27-2004, 02:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 803
Posted By OH_RedNeck

RE: the haul line

I pull it up and stick it in my day pack.
Forum: Bowhunting
08-27-2004, 02:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By OH_RedNeck

RE: 3 blade vs 4 blade

I use the Muzzy 100 grain 3-blade and have been really happy with them.
Forum: Bowhunting
08-25-2004, 07:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,452
Posted By OH_RedNeck

RE: Can everyone afford to shoot what they want?

Krotalus pretty much summed up my situation. I can afford my toys but then my wife tends to want something equal in value and doubles my toy fund. So, yes I have the exact bow that I want, but it...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-25-2004, 07:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 588
Posted By OH_RedNeck

RE: So whats with these rubber boots?

OH Bowhunter,

Basically if you do everything right it does not matter if you use rubber boots or wear some other type of hunting boot. I have both leather and rubber boots, and the only reason I...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-25-2004, 06:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 887
Posted By OH_RedNeck

RE: broadheads

I agree with the spin the arrow bit and reading up on the Easton Archery web site on proper tuning of your set up.

I use Muzzy Broad heads and have great field point and broad head placment. I...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-25-2004, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 391
Posted By OH_RedNeck

RE: How much does it cost???

I have paid anywhere from a $1.25 up to $3.00 depending on vanes or feathers.
Forum: Bowhunting
08-22-2004, 07:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,381
Posted By OH_RedNeck

RE: whisker biscuit or no whisker biscuit?

All I have to say is that I switched to a Muzzy Zero Effect drop away rest and love it. The arrow will not come off or out of the rest unless you are trying to hang upside down and shoot. Many people...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-21-2004, 08:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 866
Posted By OH_RedNeck

RE: New Cabelas

I have not been to the store in Wheeling, but I plan on going in the very near future.
Forum: Technical
08-17-2004, 05:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 422
Posted By OH_RedNeck

RE: Ultra Drop away rest.

I use a Muzzy Zero Effect and was initially getting fletching contact and I had to adjust the timing and lower the resting point of the arrow when the bow was not drawn. Once I did that I was...
Forum: Technical
08-17-2004, 05:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By OH_RedNeck

RE: Is it me?

Take it off or practice with it on. I personally take my quiver off when I shoot.
Forum: Technical
08-17-2004, 04:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 780
Posted By OH_RedNeck

RE: field points to broadheads

It is a good idea to designate your broad head arrows. I have six set aside that have been spun and checked with each broad head that is mated to it. I use identical arrows for practice with the same...
Forum: Technical
08-17-2004, 04:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 737
Posted By OH_RedNeck

RE: Which broadhead do you use??

Muzzy 100 grain 3-blade.
Forum: Bowhunting
08-16-2004, 07:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,135
Posted By OH_RedNeck

RE: Field Dressing Question - Keeping Cool

A friend of mine recommended rinsing out your used gallon milk jugs and filling them with water and freezing them. Then throw those in the back of your truck when you head out. When you bring your...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-16-2004, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By OH_RedNeck

RE: Tuning Broadheads??

Skina is right, we need some more details. I shoot the Muzzy 100 grain 3-blade and when I first switched to them I had a similar problem, only it was to the right. Ended up being my form. I...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-16-2004, 07:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 796
Posted By OH_RedNeck

RE: does this seem like a good idea

Ahhh, that makes more sense. Sorry if I offended...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-16-2004, 07:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Posted By OH_RedNeck

RE: Tree stand procedure?

Jeramy pretty much gave a good account of how to get set up. As for sitting and standing, you are most likely to have a better chance of retaining your form if you are standing when that buck fever...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-16-2004, 07:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 960
Posted By OH_RedNeck

RE: another Pict for ya

Great photo!!! Beautiful velvet... man I cannot wait till deer season, only a couple of more weeks!
Forum: Bowhunting
08-16-2004, 07:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 796
Posted By OH_RedNeck

RE: does this seem like a good idea

... and you only shot it 150 times? You barely broke the bow in, why are you replacing it? If you are going to spend that kind of money on a Mathews, you might want to shoot it a little more, like...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-16-2004, 07:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 683
Posted By OH_RedNeck

RE: Harnesses

I agree, spend the money and get a good harness. I just bought a Gorilla Full Body Safety Harness. It was on sale at Bass Pro for $49.99 marked down from $69.99. You might want to see if the harness...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-12-2004, 02:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,229
Posted By OH_RedNeck

RE: Best Hoyt?

I agree with WIhunter, I shot several bows from the Hoyt line-up and narrowed it down to the Xtec and the Razortec. I eventually upted for the Xtec and I love it. I ended up putting a Muzzy Zero...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-11-2004, 12:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 755
Posted By OH_RedNeck

RE: Which bow to buy...

When trying out bows, try out as many pro shops as possible as well. You are going to have different experiences with different shops. The time they take to set up the bows for you to try out might...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-11-2004, 10:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,429
Posted By OH_RedNeck

RE: ARE YOU QUALIFIED?

I agree with Arthur, I would hate to see mandatory qualification because you never know what you are going to get in regards to standards. On the other hand, I really gets me going when I hear some...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-10-2004, 11:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 789
Posted By OH_RedNeck

RE: Filming hunts?

They already make screw in adjustable arms to hold video cameras. Bass Pro carries them... You could also have your spouse hold the camera for you :)
Forum: Bowhunting
08-10-2004, 11:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 867
Posted By OH_RedNeck

RE: Hot in October

Back to the refrigerator, you can also pick up a used one for about 50 dollars and then remove all of the shelves and modifiy it so you can hang a deer. You then skin the deer, remove the head and...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-10-2004, 11:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By OH_RedNeck

RE: rattling methods?

Baggin Bigguns brings up several very good points. One thing I have noticed that works during the pre-rut and rut is just basic grunting, especially during the last hour or 1/2 hour of sunlight. Once...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-10-2004, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By OH_RedNeck

RE: Got me one of them new fangled..........

You probably already know this, but it is important to remember that the GPS unit will not give you the same position everytime. What I mean is, you may mark a tree stand location and then go try and...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-10-2004, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,191
Posted By OH_RedNeck

RE: Rubber boots vs gortex scent supressant boots

I realize that rubber boots carry the least amount of scent, but I have never had any problems with my non-rubber boots when it comes to scent control. When I first get a new pair of boots (only have...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-10-2004, 10:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,963
Posted By OH_RedNeck

RE: Treestand Touch Up

Pro-Line,

Thanks for the brand name on the bed-liner paint. Speaking of which, I was at a Bass-Pro and they had a guy there who did a European Style mount with a buck and then painted it black...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-09-2004, 08:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,963
Posted By OH_RedNeck

RE: Treestand Touch Up

Piney,

I would suggest you ask someone at Home Depot who knows about paint and ask them what type/brands of paint work best with aluminum in wet and cold conditions such as hunting. I am sure...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-09-2004, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 668
Posted By OH_RedNeck

RE: whitetail travel routes

Neck,

What is the title of the book you are refering to? I bought a book last season titled "The Art and Science of Patterning Whitetail Deer" by James C. Kroll and Gordon Whittington. The book...
Forum: Bowhunting
08-09-2004, 05:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,138
Posted By OH_RedNeck

RE: My arrows go in left

Broad heads will cause you to have some pretty erratic arrow flight if your bow is not tuned or your arrow spine is too weak. You might want to clarify what you mean by your arrows are going in...
Forum: Technical
08-09-2004, 01:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 866
Posted By OH_RedNeck

RE: Leeches

My string leeches are tied in, but unfortuneately the ends do rip off after a couple hundred shots. I am going to replace mine at the beginning of the season. I think they make a difference.
Forum: Technical
08-09-2004, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,173
Posted By OH_RedNeck

RE: Shooting from: 15 ft treestand vs ground

Good advice Paul. Practice from your stand, sitting, standing, and whatever awkward shots you think you might encounter when the big one sneaks up on you. I plan on getting out next week and hitting...
Forum: Technical
08-09-2004, 01:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,977
Posted By OH_RedNeck

RE: How long to break in a new bow?

I picked up a new Hoyt at the beginning of the summer. I put about 500 arrows through it and concentrated on grouping more than shot placement on the target. I went back to my pro shop to have them...
Forum: Technical
08-09-2004, 01:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 509
Posted By OH_RedNeck

RE: wrist strap

This may be very obvious to others, but be sure that your wrist strap is not tight on your bow hand. You want it to catch you bow if you drop it, not hold it in place. When I first started shooting...
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