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Forum: Northeast
10-28-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,074
Posted By redgreen

In Pennsylvania you have to bring your bear out...

In Pennsylvania you have to bring your bear out in one piece to a check station. Heavy bush. You had better have a bunch of good friends with good backs if you plan on getting one out of there. I...
Forum: Guns
03-04-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,027
Posted By redgreen

In my younger days, I carried a custom Sako 375...

In my younger days, I carried a custom Sako 375 H&H, and it was used for everything from gophers to moose. I still feel that it is an excellent choice for everything on this planet. After I broke my...
Forum: FAQ
01-30-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,026
Posted By redgreen

Too true. Miss the sessions.

Too true. Miss the sessions.
Forum: FAQ
01-24-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,026
Posted By redgreen

Bummer. I kinda miss it.

Bummer. I kinda miss it.
Forum: Reloading
07-20-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 473
Posted By redgreen

Air brake cleaner and a quick shot of case slick...

Air brake cleaner and a quick shot of case slick or one shot and you are good to go.
12-18-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,723
Posted By redgreen

45 70 will do it all. If you decide to go for...

45 70 will do it all. If you decide to go for moose or elk or bear, you are covered.
Forum: Guns
10-14-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 750
Posted By redgreen

I also shot the 300 for a lot of years. I went to...

I also shot the 300 for a lot of years. I went to a minimum of 190 grains, and prefer the 200 and 210 grain. They dig deep, and don't destroy anywhere near as much meat as the lighter bullets do....
07-12-2017, 09:19 AM
07-12-2017, 09:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,546
Posted By redgreen

Years ago, I had the glands removed from Lady....

Years ago, I had the glands removed from Lady. Everything was good after the surgery. She didn't appreciate having to wear the cone over her head while healing. I emptied the glands myself for a...
03-09-2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,523
Posted By redgreen

Elk and moose rule.

Elk and moose rule.
03-09-2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,267
Posted By redgreen

Then expect and accept free room and board, AND...

Then expect and accept free room and board, AND confiscation of the hand gun. I got rid of mine a long time ago, because it is a total PITA to have one. You get a permit to convey it from your...
10-23-2016, 10:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 510
Posted By redgreen

Never could figure out why people buy a magnum...

Never could figure out why people buy a magnum and want to shoot light bullets out of it. Much less damage with the heavier bullet, better stability in the wind and greater down range energy...
Forum: Reloading
10-23-2016, 10:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,319
Posted By redgreen

X2 you are going to blow your hands and or face...

X2 you are going to blow your hands and or face off playing chicken with that.
Forum: Reloading
09-27-2016, 11:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,349
Posted By redgreen

I neck size only. I have had neck sizer dies made...

I neck size only. I have had neck sizer dies made for all of my toys, and I anneal as needed, and will only full length when needed. New cases are trimmed and full power loads are used for forming to...
Forum: Off Season
09-16-2016, 12:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,406
Posted By redgreen

Isn't any 5's in my age anymore. Honorary member...

Isn't any 5's in my age anymore. Honorary member of Geezers'R'us
Forum: Reloading
03-23-2016, 01:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 908
Posted By redgreen

I get more loads from my brass than that. I...

I get more loads from my brass than that. I anneal my brass, and my loads are warm. IMO Norma brass does not take a back seat to anyone.
03-17-2016, 11:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By redgreen

Pachmayr decelerator.

Pachmayr decelerator.
Forum: Off Season
02-24-2016, 04:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 894
Posted By redgreen

I am now a retired trucker after 32 years of long...

I am now a retired trucker after 32 years of long haul.I agree 100% that the drivers today are no where near the caliber that they were years ago. I have been delayed for hours because some idiot is...
02-20-2016, 08:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,099
Posted By redgreen

I carry mine in the truck at all times when I am...

I carry mine in the truck at all times when I am out. I then range trees and rocks etc. when I am set up. I like knowing that the rock is 420 yards and the trees are 475, and the creek bottom is ????...
Forum: Reloading
02-17-2016, 09:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,136
Posted By redgreen

In the smaller cases, I found that weighing makes...

In the smaller cases, I found that weighing makes a difference. In the heavy magnums, it didn't matter a bit. Winchester brass will serve you well. As stated play with your powder choice, bullet...
Forum: Religion
02-08-2016, 09:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,367
Posted By redgreen

Render unto Caeser that which is Caeser's, and...

Render unto Caeser that which is Caeser's, and unto God that which is God's.
Forum: Politics
02-04-2016, 12:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,717
Posted By redgreen

Only reason to vote for her is that everyone else...

Only reason to vote for her is that everyone else has died.
Forum: Blades
02-02-2016, 09:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,869
Posted By redgreen

If you can find an old crosscut saw, it makes...

If you can find an old crosscut saw, it makes excellent knives. Cut your blank with a cold chisel and shape on a grinder. Do not heat the blade at all.
Forum: Reloading
01-05-2016, 08:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,667
Posted By redgreen

Hornady 190 grain boat tail. Extremely accurate...

Hornady 190 grain boat tail. Extremely accurate and smashes them flat.
Forum: Reloading
01-04-2016, 09:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,314
Posted By redgreen

I have been loading for 50 years, and prefer my...

I have been loading for 50 years, and prefer my Rock Chucker. I have tried many different presses over the years, and will not change. I have had friends that have purchased the progressive presses...
Forum: Off Season
12-25-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 502
Posted By redgreen

Merry Christmas RR and have a great new year as...

Merry Christmas RR and have a great new year as well.
12-11-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,677
Posted By redgreen

Definitely you.

Definitely you.
12-11-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,418
Posted By redgreen

All of the above, with the addition of ostrich,...

All of the above, with the addition of ostrich, elephant, camel, horse, coon,gator and porcupine.
Forum: Off Season
12-08-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 473
Posted By redgreen

Being an old fart isn't all that it's cracked up...

Being an old fart isn't all that it's cracked up to be. Everything hurts.
Forum: Off Season
12-08-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 473
Posted By redgreen

Well said, Oldtimr.

Well said, Oldtimr.
Forum: Guns
12-08-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 668
Posted By redgreen

I am not a fan of the BT's at closer ranges. They...

I am not a fan of the BT's at closer ranges. They tear up too much meat and do not penetrate. I have personally put watermelon size holes on the off side of whitetails and mules with them. If a large...
Forum: Northeast
12-08-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 789
Posted By redgreen

I can relate to the hunting not being as...

I can relate to the hunting not being as pleasurable as it was 50 years ago. Everything hurts, and walking is a real chore. A nap in the sticks is a great way to relax. I have woke up and had deer 10...
Forum: Off Season
12-08-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By redgreen

Everybody should have an attack gator. No...

Everybody should have an attack gator. No sympathy here for a thief.
11-24-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,715
Posted By redgreen

"Deer do not live so you can wound them at 800...

"Deer do not live so you can wound them at 800 yards."
If I poke a deer at 800 yards, that is my business. I disengage the sear, it falls over. If you are not capable of it, quit criticizing us...
11-24-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,715
Posted By redgreen

He who squawks loudest is jealous of the ability...

He who squawks loudest is jealous of the ability of us who can and do make the long shots with surgical precision. Back in the day, a sergeant buddy of mine would get real pissed at the 1000 yard...
11-13-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 877
Posted By redgreen

:sign0016: Welcome aboard. Good luck with your...

:sign0016: Welcome aboard. Good luck with your tree rats. They go good with dumplings. Pan fried isn't bad with lots of garlic, or in a roaster with a mildly spicy tomato sauce.
11-13-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,418
Posted By redgreen

I agree with BuckRimfire on the 44 magnum. I have...

I agree with BuckRimfire on the 44 magnum. I have seen them in action, and want no part of it.
11-10-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 664
Posted By redgreen

Congrats to Grandma! Totally awesome!

Congrats to Grandma! Totally awesome!
Forum: Guns
11-10-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 585
Posted By redgreen

The 30 06 and the 308 will do all that you need....

The 30 06 and the 308 will do all that you need. The 300 will also do it with a lot more authority. On a close shot, the 300 will tear up a lot of meat if you are using lighter bullets. Whichever you...
Forum: Guns
11-07-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,793
Posted By redgreen

Minimum 180 grain, preferred 200 grain. I found...

Minimum 180 grain, preferred 200 grain. I found that the 150's and 165's were too fragile and destructive on the meat.
Forum: Reloading
10-15-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,765
Posted By redgreen

I can't understand why someone would buy a cannon...

I can't understand why someone would buy a cannon and want to fire a ball bearing out of it. Lightest that I ever fired was the 200 grain, and I preferred the 275 grain Speer when in the hills. Too...
10-05-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By redgreen

Looks good. Shot a Belgium 300 for a lot of...

Looks good. Shot a Belgium 300 for a lot of years. Strip them down, keep oil out of the gas piston, and they will shoot bug holes after you tune them up.
Forum: Off Season
09-22-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 633
Posted By redgreen

I have been a pipe smoker for many decades. I...

I have been a pipe smoker for many decades. I have a wicked collection. I like the cherry blends and prefer staying away from the aromatics. Borkum Riff is dragon breath. Stay away from that one....
Forum: Guns
08-23-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 38,330
Posted By redgreen

Go with the 45 70 and don't look back. I have...

Go with the 45 70 and don't look back. I have shot deer looking at me center sternum at 200 yards, and the bullet exits the rump. The deer summersault and don't move. You can eat right up to the...
08-17-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 514
Posted By redgreen

Talking Elk draw

Woohoo! got my elk draw! Just got off the phone with fish and wildlife, and I get two elk tags! Two elk and a whitetail buck, whitetail doe and mule doe should take up a fair bit of freezer space....
Forum: Guns
08-11-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,789
Posted By redgreen

A fixed 6 power will do all that you need.

A fixed 6 power will do all that you need.
Forum: Politics
08-07-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,330
Posted By redgreen

This has gotten stale real fast. It has gone from...

This has gotten stale real fast. It has gone from criticizing Palmer and the guides to flaming each other over comments made. It's a well known fact that the media will twist any story for...
Forum: Reloading
08-03-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,600
Posted By redgreen

WW748 is the go to for the 30 30.

WW748 is the go to for the 30 30.
Forum: Reloading
07-30-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,732
Posted By redgreen

The neighbour is an idiot, and his buddy is...

The neighbour is an idiot, and his buddy is mentally retarded if he isn't willing to accept help from someone who has been loading for years. I wouldn't want to be sitting at the next bench at the...
Forum: Politics
07-30-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,833
Posted By redgreen

At the moment, I really have no opinion on this,...

At the moment, I really have no opinion on this, other than the hunter should have definitely seen the gps tracking collar on the cat. This is going to be the main topic for every anti for a long...
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