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davemccarthy707 10-29-2009 12:10 AM

Why you need iron sights here
 
I always have iron sights on my rifle here in Newfoundland. This is why:)


cpttango30 11-28-2009 11:21 PM

That gives new meaning to "Don't shoot till you see the whites of his eyes" Good lord that was what 10 maybe 15 yards.

davemccarthy707 04-17-2010 09:26 AM

He could have killed him with a pointy stick at that distance!

jpattersonnh 04-17-2010 09:28 PM

Moose guns!
8x57, Still can use irons.
http://i79.photobucket.com/albums/j1...onnh/19552.jpg
9.3x57
http://i79.photobucket.com/albums/j1...SC-001-web.jpg

30-30remchester 04-18-2010 12:19 AM

I actually had a bull elk thrashing a tree with his antlers and I was on the other side of the tree! What a rush. Oh and a little footnote that elk got away without me getting a shot at it. God I love elk hunting.

DrumJunkie 04-18-2010 03:19 AM

One of my all time fav songs at the end of the vid. I broke quite a few speakers playing that song:D

Man that was close. The guy could have gave Bullwinkle a wet willy:p

brandy 05-08-2010 05:29 AM

IMO/IME a 1X scope with
 
both eyes open would be just as good (if not better) than irons due to the single sighting plane.

DWM98 05-12-2010 06:40 AM

Imo
 
Nice shot. I have a removeable rear peep sight on both my 93x62 and 338-06.
Mostly incase I break my scope afield.

davemccarthy707 05-12-2010 10:48 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by brandy (Post 282339)
both eyes open would be just as good (if not better) than irons due to the single sighting plane.

The problem is so close you get nothing but a brown blur in the scope. I use see thru rings on my rifle so I can just peek underneath in a situation like this.

brandy 05-13-2010 12:10 AM

Beg to differ as a 1X
 
scope has NO magnification, hence no "brown blur". If you have never shot a properly mounted 1X scope with both eyes open, you don't know what you are missing.


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