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Forum: Guns
11-09-2008, 02:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,878
Posted By CBM SC

RE: .223 for deer?

I bought my son a .223 to start him off deer hunting with. He just turned 7 and has not had a crack at one yet.............I however have shot3 with it over the last couple of years just to make sure...
05-19-2008, 07:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,407
Posted By CBM SC

RE: Pistol Caliber for Deer

I am new to pistol hunting and still have a lot to learn. But I went with an Encore .308 pistol with a Bushnell 3200 2x6x32 scope.

I got humbled quickly and it took me a good 3-4 shooting...
Forum: Guns
01-22-2008, 12:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,766
Posted By CBM SC

RE: Anyone shooting a 6MM

My fathr in law gave me an older Steyr Model L in a .6mm Rem . I hunted with it for several years and have never lost a deer with it........most I shot sropped pretty hard.

But I never had much...
Forum: Bowhunting
12-24-2007, 09:09 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 27,427
Posted By CBM SC

RE: 2007 Broadhead success survey.

So far this year :

3-Spitfire 125 (2 does, 1 buck_
1-G5 Striker 100 ( free survey one)........doe
3- Rocket Steelhead 125 (2 bucks, 1 doe)
Forum: Optics
02-22-2007, 06:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,464
Posted By CBM SC

RE: scope decision

Right now www.swfa.com has a sale on the Nikon Monarch's to make room for the new MonarchX coming in June !!

You can get a Monarch UCC 3X9X40 for $218 and it is much better than your current...
Forum: South
02-17-2007, 04:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,506
Posted By CBM SC

RE: Alabama deer harvest

I am from AL originally and still go backto hunt when I can!! Seems like the folks I talked to either had a great season or terrible !!Can say the same forSC too this year !!

I made it down...
Forum: Guns
02-17-2007, 06:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,959
Posted By CBM SC

RE: Sub $400 .300 Win Mag

Talk about dejavue !! :D

I just went through this about a month ago !! I have bowhunted religously for 10 years but the land I am currently hunting got clear cut and my son's getting big enough...
Forum: Guns
02-14-2007, 05:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 673
Posted By CBM SC

RE: Your shooting history (spin-off of "age for starting" thread)

Dad took me frog gigging and quail hunting as soon as I could ride on his shoulders to do it !!

He bought me a BB gun at 4 , gave me his youth .22lr Win. at 5, gave me a H&R .20 gauage single...
Forum: Guns
02-12-2007, 09:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,214
Posted By CBM SC

RE: age for starting to shoot

I am working with mine right now and he's 5.5 !! He get's impatient with it so I am going slow !!
Forum: Optics
02-11-2007, 05:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,409
Posted By CBM SC

RE: Opinions on Tasco World Class

My dad has had one on a muzzle loader that kicks like a mule for probably 8-9 years !! It is really a descent scope for what they cost and he has had no problems of any kind !! There is definately...
Forum: Guns
02-11-2007, 05:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,452
Posted By CBM SC

RE: SCOPES

www.swfa.com has a killer sale on Nikon Monarch's right now !! Picked up a 6x42 for my son's .223 last week and it is very close to being as bright as my Swarovski PV or Ziess Diavari !! The recticle...
Forum: Guns
02-10-2007, 05:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,371
Posted By CBM SC

RE: Tikka T3 or Remington 700 CDL

I read it and decided Chuck like's high end guns with fancy stocks .........hardly the guy I would choose to review a low end gun !!!

Let's go ask Matt McPherson to review a PSE Nova package...
Forum: Optics
02-10-2007, 09:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,188
Posted By CBM SC

RE: SWFA Update

Yeh, I just bought a Monarch 6x42 from them ($188) and had it in hand in 4 days !! :D
Forum: Guns
02-07-2007, 11:39 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,260
Posted By CBM SC

RE: .243 vs .257 vs .277 vs .284 vs .308 vs .338 vs .458

As far as the bigger is better deal :

I shot a 185lb buck at about 75 yards with a .6mm Rem and dropped him dead in a field....few years ago!! I took a guy hunting and put him in the same stand...
Forum: Guns
02-07-2007, 09:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,775
Posted By CBM SC

RE: Winchester Supreme 140 gr Fail Safe

Wish I ran up on that deal!!!

I think they did not mushroom enough on most medium sized game to satisfy most customers ! Almost like a lot of people were getting the performance of a FMJ type...
Forum: Optics
02-06-2007, 05:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,692
Posted By CBM SC

RE: Update from my browsing trip to the scope store...

You should be real happy with that Conquest !!
Forum: Optics
02-05-2007, 06:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,692
Posted By CBM SC

RE: Scope Quandary: Here I Go AGAIN!

I haven't owned a lot but I have a buddy who has a lot of different scopes !!

My experience the regular Burris Fullfield sucks in low light and the adjustments do not "click" so it was a tough...
Forum: Guns
02-04-2007, 04:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,636
Posted By CBM SC

02-04-2007, 07:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,853
Posted By CBM SC

RE: Shotgun

Nothing wrong with a 870 but for nearly the same money you can get a Bennelli Nova (comes with integrated sling swivels, 3 chokes, cool ejector button that only unloads the chambered shell, will...
02-03-2007, 05:19 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,875
Posted By CBM SC

RE: Help decide on rifle purchase

I just went through all of it myslef !! I started off wanting a 30-06 or 7mag !!

After doing a lot of what you are doing I was inches away from buying a Browning A-bolt blued/sythetic .280 for...
Forum: Guns
02-03-2007, 04:30 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,958
Posted By CBM SC

RE: 270 wsm is it flatter than a 7mm rem mag

I just researched this a lot and ended up buying a 270 WSM !! I whitetail hunt mostly so I really compared 140 grain bullets from Federal, Winchester, and Remington ! The 270 wsm "on paper" shoots a...
Forum: Guns
02-02-2007, 09:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 441
Posted By CBM SC

RE: Scope and mounts for my son's NEF ??

Thanks........yeh that sale is what has me wanting to go ahead and get the scope right now !!

I am kinda thinking the 6x42 may be easier for him intead of a variable..............but then I...
Forum: Guns
02-02-2007, 07:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 441
Posted By CBM SC

Scope and mounts for my son's NEF ??

Currently :NEF .223 stainless with Weaver high mounts and1980's Zeiss 4x32

Problems : loose rear mount a couple of times and re-occuring high and low zero problem . Stays fine sometimes and...
Forum: Optics
02-01-2007, 08:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,192
Posted By CBM SC

RE: range finder

If I was in your shoes I would get a Bushnell Sport off e-bay !! I have seen them go for around $110 !!

Then I would wait till I could get a Leica when I could afford it !! I actually picked up...
Forum: Guns
01-31-2007, 05:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,788
Posted By CBM SC

RE: pellet gun question....

I have had a gamo that was about $200 bucks and shot about 1000 fps with a .177 .........itwas stout and accurate!! I have shot doves as far as 50 yards just to see if I could and it killed the crap...
Forum: Guns
01-30-2007, 03:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,540
Posted By CBM SC

RE: .270WSM vs Antelope/Mule Deer

I have only killed a 2.5 year old cull buck at 125 yards with mine !! I shot him with a 140 Win.Accubond @125 yards and hit him about mid-ribcage on entry and exit was through the heart and out just...
Forum: Optics
01-30-2007, 12:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,125
Posted By CBM SC

RE: Who makes the best scope available?

I tested my Swarovski against my Diavari the other evening and the Diavari is slightly clearer (despite being smaller).........but they are very very close !!

Checked out my buddy's S&B the...
Forum: Guns
01-30-2007, 06:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,372
Posted By CBM SC

RE: Free floating barrel problem ??

Thanks !! Just thought I would ask !!
Forum: Optics
01-29-2007, 06:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,093
Posted By CBM SC

RE: Nikon Scope

My Dad has one on his ML(and shooting some stout loads)and loves it !! He has killed deer with it at near dark and has killed 5 bucks this season with it at all times of the day and all kinds of...
Forum: Guns
01-29-2007, 04:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,372
Posted By CBM SC

RE: Free floating barrel problem ??

If MOA is 1" per 100 yards.......I am not too far off with my good shots !! I am probably no more than 1/2" off per 100 out to 300 with 5 out of 6 shots.........but I do have that one that gets away...
Forum: Guns
01-29-2007, 01:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,372
Posted By CBM SC

RE: Free floating barrel problem ??

Obviously I don't know much and would be a little worried about taking a new gun apart !!

What would I need to do to take it apart..........what would I check.......how do you check it (paint,...
Forum: Guns
01-29-2007, 12:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,372
Posted By CBM SC

Free floating barrel problem ??

My Tikka T3 is supposed to have a free floating barrel !! I have checked this with several different types of paper, dollar bills, etc. and they all stop at the same spot !!

Where the barrel...
01-29-2007, 08:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,538
Posted By CBM SC

RE: Tikka t3 vs. browning abolt hunter.

From a layman's perspective..........I just went through this between the same 2 guns !!

The A-bolt looks and feels like a more quality gun IMO !!

The Tikka has a smoother...
01-29-2007, 08:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,586
Posted By CBM SC

RE: good first hunting rifle

If I definately wanted to stay under $600 right now ..........I'd probably look into a NEF Handi-rifle and get a Nikon Monarch from SWFA while the prices are down !! Would be a nice gun for under...
Forum: Guns
01-29-2007, 07:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 952
Posted By CBM SC

RE: 270 wsm ammo

I don't know a lot so don't blast me !! But in trying to get my.270 WSM sighted in I found that it shoots much flatter than the ballistics tables I was reading !!

I got it on last weekend with...
Forum: Guns
01-28-2007, 05:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,409
Posted By CBM SC

RE: Sighting in at 300 yards ??

Got it on this weekend !! This is how my screwed up journey has been :

Finally decided on a gun and caliber ! Read as many ballistic tables as I could stand ! Decided from the tables that I...
Forum: Guns
01-23-2007, 06:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,354
Posted By CBM SC

RE: Need help with Turkey/Waterfowl gun

Funny ........I just saw your from T-town.......I'll be passing through there tomorrow with my SBE to go duck hunting downbelow there !! Small world !! :D

Well I am originally form B-ham anyway...
Forum: Archery Gear
01-23-2007, 06:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 416
Posted By CBM SC

C2 package for 3-d I may be selling !!

I may put this on e-bay next week or two !!

60# Conquest 2 Kiwi/Black limbs 80% (Z2)Maxcam 29-30" draw
Spott Hogg Hogg It sight .19 pins small pin gaurd (Fitz fiber optics)
Older style...
Forum: Guns
01-23-2007, 05:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,409
Posted By CBM SC

RE: Sighting in at 300 yards ??

NCH .......I have not had the trigger set yet......the Tikka is supposed to come in @3# so I thought I would just try it..... but it does not feel that light to me !!

Interesting about the 3...
Forum: Guns
01-23-2007, 05:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,354
Posted By CBM SC

RE: Need help with Turkey/Waterfowl gun

I finally bit the bullet and bought a SBE a few years ago !! It is truely a workhorse of a shotgun and performs as well as everything I ever heard !

I have made some of my best shots on ducks...
Forum: Optics
01-23-2007, 11:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,140
Posted By CBM SC

RE: burris fullfield

I had a Fullfield2.5x10x50 about 6-7 years ago and my experience was poor in low light and the adjustments do not "click" so it is hard to sight in !! [:'(]

My last Burris purchase !!
Forum: Guns
01-23-2007, 06:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,409
Posted By CBM SC

RE: Sighting in at 300 yards ??

I have been trying to let the barrel cool between groups !! Not sure how long you should wait ???

I have been shooting 3-6 shots and then wating 4-5 minutes .........the barrel feels slightly...
Forum: Guns
01-22-2007, 04:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,409
Posted By CBM SC

RE: Sighting in at 300 yards ??

Well shot some more at 200 yards this weekend !! I was on a make shift table with a cheap vise !!

I am trying to sight in with Win.140 Supreme Accubond's but I picked up some Fed. 140 TBBC to...
Forum: Technical
01-19-2007, 06:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 921
Posted By CBM SC

RE: Are we going backwards using lighter faster tackle?

I did the light arrow thing for a few years and it worked well enough........killed 10-15 deer that way !!

But old timmers around here kept saying things I did not want to believe about...
Forum: Guns
01-19-2007, 08:37 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,409
Posted By CBM SC

RE: Sighting in at 300 yards ??

I think your right !! I have been very impatient from deciding on a gun .....to scope.... to sighting it in !! I have went about all of it as hard/fast as I could !! I shot nearly 2 boxes of shells...
Forum: Optics
01-18-2007, 02:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,525
Posted By CBM SC

RE: Best Binoculars?

I have some older Ziess 7x42's that are pretty sweet !!

But my buddy has some Swarovski 10x42 (I think EL's)......whatever the best one's are and man.....they are much better than mine !!...
Forum: Guns
01-18-2007, 07:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,409
Posted By CBM SC

RE: Sighting in at 300 yards ??

Thanks for the help guys !!

It is sort of sobering to realize I will spend nearly as much money on sighting it in.......figuring out what it likes and stocking up on bullets .........as the gun...
Forum: Guns
01-17-2007, 06:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,409
Posted By CBM SC

RE: Sighting in at 300 yards ??

Guys I have been on bowhunting forums for years...........I figure it's better to be honest and get some help than to tell half truth's or worse and get a bunch of deserved wise cracks !!

I...
Forum: Guns
01-17-2007, 12:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,409
Posted By CBM SC

RE: Sighting in at 300 yards ??

Swarovski PV 3X12X50-30 MM !

You think 10-15 mph would throw it off that much ??
01-17-2007, 12:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,197
Posted By CBM SC

RE: Mule Deer vs. White tail

Big whitetails in the Southeast are pretty tough to kill with the long seasons and pressure they get !! It seems almost impossible to get one sometimes !! And it makes you appreciate them when you do...
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