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Forum: Guns
12-09-2009, 11:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,041
Posted By tbonecpa

I have shot 150 and 180 gr. I dont think there...

I have shot 150 and 180 gr. I dont think there is too much difference in popularity as they both get the job done. Some guns may favor one over the other so some range time is in order. With that...
Forum: Black Powder
12-01-2009, 12:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,353
Posted By tbonecpa

Work to pay for hunting, study maps of hunting...

Work to pay for hunting, study maps of hunting area, wash hunting clothes, do maintenance on hunting truck, sharpen hunting knives, talk to my hunting friends, go online to see what hunting gear I...
Forum: Guns
11-30-2009, 06:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,247
Posted By tbonecpa

Looks like someone woke up on the wrong side of...

Looks like someone woke up on the wrong side of his cave today. Seeing you haven't actually contributed a thing to this thread I am not sure why I am wasting my time on you. You don't know me or my...
Forum: Guns
11-30-2009, 04:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,247
Posted By tbonecpa

Well, if you get off your high 7mm-08 horse and...

Well, if you get off your high 7mm-08 horse and pay attention you would have read that the idea is to have the kids shoot managed recoil loads now and have the option to step up to full loads as they...
Forum: Guns
11-28-2009, 01:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,258
Posted By tbonecpa

BigZ is right. With your a budget a Stevens 200...

BigZ is right. With your a budget a Stevens 200 is the answer (about $300). I would go with that gun in 30-06 and a Simmons Aetec 2.8-10 scope ( about $70 on the Natchez site, thats half off) with...
Forum: Guns
11-28-2009, 01:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,247
Posted By tbonecpa

Everyone has had valid and interesting input. No...

Everyone has had valid and interesting input. No doubt that a properly loaded 338 is stout and carries that energy well. I almost bought one but decided on the 300 at the last minute. What I was...
Forum: Guns
11-27-2009, 06:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,247
Posted By tbonecpa

There is no "S" in my 300WM. Full length shell...

There is no "S" in my 300WM. Full length shell for me. In regards to the 338WM comparison I was thinking factory 338WM versus a max powder reload with a 200 gr bullet. Those numbers are an even...
Forum: Guns
11-25-2009, 06:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,247
Posted By tbonecpa

300 WM does it all

I have shot a 30-06 for a long time but have a new favorite, the 300WM. This year I started my 10 and 12 year old in deer hunting. The both shot my 300WM with Remington Managed Recoil loads very...
Forum: Guns
11-24-2009, 09:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,280
Posted By tbonecpa

1) mercury recoil absorption in stock secured by...

1) mercury recoil absorption in stock secured by expanding foam
2) In ear plugs plus over the ear hearing protection while target shooting
3) "lead sled" for target shooting or reduced power...
Forum: Guns
11-24-2009, 08:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 634
Posted By tbonecpa

I have my 90lb 10 year old and 100lb 12 year old...

I have my 90lb 10 year old and 100lb 12 year old shooting both my 30-06 and 300WM with the managed recoil loads. They shot them very well and had zero complaints about recoil. The 10 year old shot...
Forum: Guns
11-19-2009, 02:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,847
Posted By tbonecpa

Go to the Federal ammunition site and download...

Go to the Federal ammunition site and download the ballistics catalog. That will let you figure you out what amounts of hold under/hold over you are happy with. My opinion is 2.5" high at 100yds,...
11-10-2009, 07:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By tbonecpa

Making your scouting run just prior to a good...

Making your scouting run just prior to a good rain might help too.
Forum: Guns
11-04-2009, 08:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,012
Posted By tbonecpa

Birds and Bucks 12 ga. Rem. 11-87 w/ Lt Contour...

Birds and Bucks
12 ga. Rem. 11-87 w/ Lt Contour 26" barrel and syth stock
Hastings Rifled Slug Barrel w/ cantilever scope mount for above

Legacy
Winchester Model 670A 30-06 from grandpa...
Forum: Black Powder
11-02-2009, 11:53 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 33,063
Posted By tbonecpa

Remington Genesis Cabela's Pine Ridge 3-9x 40 ...

Remington Genesis
Cabela's Pine Ridge 3-9x 40
Two pyro pellets
250 gr SST
Winchester 209

Bought the gun, scope, bases and rings last year for less than $150 after discounts and rebates. I...
02-15-2008, 12:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 25,947
Posted By tbonecpa

RE: Preferred Gun, Shot, and Gauge for Pheasant???

Ishoot a Rem 11-87 12 ga. with a 26" light contour barrel and synth stock. The shorter LCbarrel and synth stock make it lighter andbetter balanced than factory. Also installed a SVL slip on recoil...
11-27-2007, 11:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 360
Posted By tbonecpa

Land lease website?

My sons are growing up fast and I am now in need ofquality hunting land forfour people not just me. Searched all over the internet but having a hard time finding a season long, multi year lease in...
11-01-2007, 09:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,106
Posted By tbonecpa

RE: Just Wondering What Kind Of Slugs Most People Use

Slugs gave me grief for a long time. Nothing shot decent out of my hastings barrel. I very, verythorough scrubbing of the barrel and a switch to lightweight sabots did the trick. I pick the Hornady...
Forum: Guns
11-13-2006, 09:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 11,836
Posted By tbonecpa

RE: winchester model 670 A

My grandpa gave me his 670Aso I don't know on price but I agree with trying for a price reduction. I also replaced the Birch stock with a synthetic stock and modified it to free-float the barrel. I...
Forum: Guns
11-09-2006, 11:06 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,871
Posted By tbonecpa

RE: REMINGTON GUY SWITCHING TO SAVAGE

The stocks aren't the stiffest but there is an article on savageshooters.com regarding the use of bar stock to stiffen up the stock. I own a synthetic stocked Savage and while the stock could be a...
Forum: Guns
11-08-2006, 09:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,344
Posted By tbonecpa

RE: Deer Load Performance

I agree with Pygmy, 3" high at 100yds with most 300WM bullets is a great set up. It looks something like this:

50 yds - 1.25" high
100 yds - 3" high
150 yds - 3.5" high
200 yds - 2.5"...
Forum: Guns
11-07-2006, 03:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,871
Posted By tbonecpa

RE: REMINGTON GUY SWITCHING TO SAVAGE

Just sighted in my Savage 300WM on Sunday. One shot to foul thebarrel and then a three shot group you could cover with a nickel. My buddy's A-bolt looks prettier but his group wasn't as tight. I've...
11-01-2006, 10:49 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 127,343
Posted By tbonecpa

RE: .30-06 vs. .338 win mag vs. 300 win mag

300WM

It can be reloaded with 200 gr bullets and max powder to equal the energy of the 338WM and can shoot flatter than the 30-06. I have both a 30-06 and 300WM. The better recoil pad on the...
Forum: Guns
10-18-2006, 11:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,192
Posted By tbonecpa

RE: 300 win mag deer rifle?

The question seems to be about recoil tolerence and confidence in your gun. I don't mind the recoil of my 300WM and it shoots 1/2 MOA with factory ammo (yup, it's a Savage). So, yes I am using my...
Forum: Guns
09-28-2005, 01:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 20,830
Posted By tbonecpa

RE: 12 ga. vs 30.06 recoil ??

Yes, the felt recoil on my 300WM is noticably less than my 12 ga. The "drop" on a shotgun stock increases the felt recoil over a straight stock on a rifle. You are also launching a 385 gr slug versus...
Forum: Guns
09-26-2005, 03:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 20,830
Posted By tbonecpa

RE: 12 ga. vs 30.06 recoil ??

I hunt in both a rifle and a shotgun area so I sight both guns in at the same time each year. Hands down the shotgun isway meaner than my 30-06. The only upside to the recoil of the 12 ga is it made...
09-16-2005, 12:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,618
Posted By tbonecpa

RE: Savage makes some accurate guns

I can believe that, especially if you shot them at close range. I did that once on a really big whitetail. Hit him at 45 yds with a 150 gr core-loft and all he did was tip away from me. His body...
Forum: Guns
09-16-2005, 12:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,167
Posted By tbonecpa

RE: Ballistics charts???

Go to theFederal cartridge site and download their interactive ballistic tables. It takes into account temperature, windage, elevation, and different sight indistances. The other cool thing is you...
09-15-2005, 12:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,618
Posted By tbonecpa

RE: Savage makes some accurate guns

ijimmy - The accubond is not a Remington bullet, Nosler I believe. I was shooting plain jane core-lokt and my dad was shooting the ultra core-lokt. The groups with the Remington core-lokt were just...
09-15-2005, 08:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,618
Posted By tbonecpa

RE: Savage makes some accurate guns

After seeing this gun shoot, I wonder why some guys dump $1000+ into a rifle/scope combo. Yeah, pretty guns are nice and all but I'd rather spend my money on pretty taxidermy. Maybe I need more...
09-14-2005, 01:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,618
Posted By tbonecpa

Savage makes some accurate guns

I bought a discointinued Savage 112 FSS in 300WM and mounted a Simmons Whitetail Expeditionwith Burris double dovetail mounts($425total).This "cheap" combo puts 3 shots into less than 1/2" with...
Forum: Guns
01-07-2005, 03:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,697
Posted By tbonecpa

RE: which 300?

Just ordered a 300WM mainly because it was a great value(Savage 112 FSAK = $310). The 300WSM, 300 WM and 30-06 are very close. The advantage does go to the 300WM if you reload with a quality 200 gr...
01-05-2005, 07:15 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,120
Posted By tbonecpa

RE: Interesting tie to this area and Chai Vang

Lets redirect our energy into something constructive in dealing with the problem. Here is a plan of attack.

1) Report any and all illegal activities whether outdoor related or not.
2) ...
Forum: Bowhunting
12-02-2004, 12:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,366
Posted By tbonecpa

RE: Do you shoot bucks you wouldn't have mounted?

When I go hunting I am actually decorating. He doesn't get put on the ground if he isn't going on the wall. My personal threshhold is 140 for wall status. We don't have an overabundance of does or...
11-23-2004, 07:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,674
Posted By tbonecpa

RE: Hunter shoots 5 dead

I need a sense of humor, huh? I guess I would rather have none than one like yours. Thanks for refusing to present any facts, I didn't think you would bring anything of substance to the forum. ...
11-23-2004, 08:44 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,674
Posted By tbonecpa

RE: Hunter shoots 5 dead

My friend and I had a run in with hmongs about 10 years ago on private property. We were bowhunting and they were squirrel hunting so they had us on fire power. We confronted them anyway because I...
11-11-2004, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By tbonecpa

RE: i hunt quickest drop

With a gun, a shot to the red area you marked will drop them right now. You pretty much covered the back section of the shoulder blade and that is one devastating shot. That shot also works very...
11-11-2004, 02:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 879
Posted By tbonecpa

RE: those dang leaves!

I raked a trail to my stand Sunday afternoon and have seen many more deer this week by slipping in without a sound. As I walked in the dark Tuesday morning they were all around me and no idea I was...
11-11-2004, 10:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,302
Posted By tbonecpa

RE: Funny gun story

Wow he beat my record. The best I had done was 3 for 3 hits with two to the vitals before he went down. He must be a great hunter because he hit it 6 times and 4 to the vitals. Someone buy that...
11-11-2004, 09:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 756
Posted By tbonecpa

RE: Too late for gun cleaning???

I THINK YOU GUYS ARE ASKING FOR TROUBLE! I have read many places that once your gun is sighted in leave it alone. Long before the season I give the bore a good scrubing with a multipurpose (copper,...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-11-2004, 06:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By tbonecpa

RE: wisconsin hunters?

You should be catching the tail end of the rut. Setup between doe bedding areas if possible. The bucks are still sniffing around but I think most of the does have been bred alreeady. Saw 4 bucks...
11-10-2004, 03:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,081
Posted By tbonecpa

RE: 150 grain Failsafe for deer?

I have heard they don't expand enough on smaller deer. Several friends took them to Canada for whitetails and had some pretty light blood trails due to the small exit hole. I think they are...
11-10-2004, 03:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 685
Posted By tbonecpa

RE: Take Care of Business

I buy flowers periodically just because. It is better to have some points built up ahead of time instead of trying to make up after you did something you weren't supposed to. I call it the flower...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-10-2004, 03:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 389
Posted By tbonecpa

This is why they call it hunting not shooting

I practice all the time, understand deer anatomy, try to make smart shots and it still doesn't work. In the last three weeks I have let 5 different bucks (3-8 pts) walk waiting for the big boy. A...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-10-2004, 02:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By tbonecpa

RE: One dead doe!

I'd rather take a bullet or arrow anyday versus becoming a shishkabob.
Forum: Bowhunting
11-10-2004, 02:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,470
Posted By tbonecpa

RE: Eat venison,Smell Like a deer

BS!!!!

Eat acorns, alfalfa, corn, browse, and grass if you really want to smell like a deer. Let me know how that works for you.
11-10-2004, 01:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,428
Posted By tbonecpa

RE: Oopses and don'ts of deer hunting

Call me a freak but I have three lists on my computer. I have a list for early season bow hunting, late season bow hunting and gun hunting. I just print off the list and check things off as I pack...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-10-2004, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By tbonecpa

RE: Size vs character

Looking for a mature deer (3 1/2 yrs old +), 8 pts and up. Not interested if the rack is busted up because the buck that did it might be bigger. I only shoot younger freak racks to get them out of...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-10-2004, 01:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 626
Posted By tbonecpa

RE: Looking ahead already????

I just lined up another 170 acres to hunt next year. I know a developer and have gotten permission to hunt the properties before he even closed on them. The 5 P's - "Piss Poor Planning leads to...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-10-2004, 09:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 719
Posted By tbonecpa

RE: Darton & Muzzy come through!

Muzzy's rock, especially when backed with plenty of energy like your setup. I don't care if the deer is quartering to or away the Muzzy will take them down. I shoulder shot a buck several years ago...
Forum: Bowhunting
11-10-2004, 08:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 816
Posted By tbonecpa

RE: help with rubber boots

Won't hunt without them. To get the rubber stink minimized I leave mine on my deck 24/7. They do retain mositure but that can be reduced by taking them off for 5 minutes once you are in your stand....
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