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Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 07-18-2016, 05:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 479
Posted By Hookeye
I wear camo, but try to stay low and slow, in the...

I wear camo, but try to stay low and slow, in the shadows.
Think it might help more in getting in and out unseen, than actually delivering the shot.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 07-18-2016, 05:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 479
Posted By Hookeye
My deer rifle this yr is a shiny Ruger #1. ...

My deer rifle this yr is a shiny Ruger #1.
Looking for a 7600 all shiny in carbine.
Aint worried.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 07-18-2016, 05:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 479
Posted By Hookeye
Camo guns are for hunting the wallets of hunters...

Camo guns are for hunting the wallets of hunters IMHO.
My turkey gun is all black. Kills 'em just fine.
Got no prob with camo guns...........just think a safe full of them kinda boring.
My...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 07-18-2016, 05:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 479
Posted By Hookeye
Stealth............most folks move too much, too...

Stealth............most folks move too much, too fast, and aren't quiet.
From the clothing on brush, boots crunching or clunking stuff in pockets.
Backpacks rustling............think Cordura the...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 07-18-2016, 05:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 479
Posted By Hookeye
Still looks like the day I painted it But I...

Still looks like the day I painted it

But I only yote hunt with it. Been through some thickets, no touch up.
Clear seems to be doing its job well enough.

http://i.imgur.com/bK68CYI.jpg
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 07-18-2016, 04:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 479
Posted By Hookeye
Clear coat unusable? I killed deer with my camo...

Clear coat unusable?
I killed deer with my camo TC, used clearcoat over the sponge painted camo.
Yeah the clearcoat adds some sheen, but not really shine.
Certainly not as flat as the camo paint...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 07-18-2016, 04:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 479
Posted By Hookeye
I have painted a few plastic stocks camo, shot...

I have painted a few plastic stocks camo, shot with clear. Held up great and when I decided to put them back to original, a roll of paper towels and some acetone.

Not fun, but was able to get all...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 07-18-2016, 04:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 624
Posted By Hookeye
LOL, one of the ways I cope with living where I...

LOL, one of the ways I cope with living where I do (surrounded by idiots) is having fun in my lifted Jeeps.

Proly not best to judge me by the way I drive.

My XJ's had about 5" of lift and no...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 05-31-2016, 05:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 624
Posted By Hookeye
IN has allowed 1.16 min case, .24 cal r larger in...

IN has allowed 1.16 min case, .24 cal r larger in handgun for some time.
I know a guy that had a .300 winmag Encore pistol.
Heated blind, with bench.

Play the game how ever one wants.

Have...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 05-31-2016, 05:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 261
Posted By Hookeye
Posted to wrong thread. I hate my kids messing...

Posted to wrong thread.
I hate my kids messing with this laptop.
Super sensitive.
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 05-31-2016, 05:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 624
Posted By Hookeye
The new rifle regs state 10 rounds on your...

The new rifle regs state 10 rounds on your person, max.
There is no magazine limit..........can run a freakin beta mag.........as long as it and you have no more than 10 rounds total while afield.
...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 05-31-2016, 05:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 624
Posted By Hookeye
Again, the calibers chosen..........probably gave...

Again, the calibers chosen..........probably gave the politicos and anti rifle folks the idea of a substantial limit.

And that why it passed under AGAIN as a "test period".

The fear and...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 05-30-2016, 12:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 624
Posted By Hookeye
Might run this .243win. ...

Might run this .243win.

http://i.imgur.com/nxZsmsi.jpg
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 05-30-2016, 12:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 624
Posted By Hookeye
It is a "test period". By having limits it was...

It is a "test period". By having limits it was able to be passed.

Remember, politicians and state agencies have to play politics.....not everybody is a hunter, not everybody a rifleman, or hunts...
Firearms Forum: FAL Forum 02-24-2016, 05:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,727
Posted By Hookeye
Pops sold his 50.00 model (unfired) Still has a...

Pops sold his 50.00 model (unfired)
Still has a long and short para (unfired).
Shot an Argie, sold it, got another (not yet shot).

Eh, I liked the FNC para better (decent creekbank chuck rig).
Firearms Forum: Range Report 02-23-2016, 07:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By Hookeye
Some folks have equipped their kids with the...

Some folks have equipped their kids with the youth model, running WW factory .44 spcl loads for deer. One little guy popped a 140" or so buck with his at about 50 yards. Worked fine. Maybe 10 yrs old...
Firearms Forum: Range Report 02-23-2016, 07:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By Hookeye
300's up the recoil. If letting smaller stature...

300's up the recoil.
If letting smaller stature folks use it, and inside of 100 yards on deer, no need to go past 240gr stuff.
My hunting bud runs the CVA scout in .35 Rem trimmed to IN deer legal...
Firearms Forum: FAL Forum 02-23-2016, 07:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,727
Posted By Hookeye
You want a real one, gonna have to pay a bit. ...

You want a real one, gonna have to pay a bit.
IIRC an Argie build (new) is 1500 or more.
NIB Belgian paras are over 4K.
Not sue how DSA has changed the market.
Some folks want that foreign rig as...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 02-23-2016, 07:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By Hookeye
I had a compact EFR 3-9X Leupold............was...

I had a compact EFR 3-9X Leupold............was on a 600 in .243win.
Nice little scope.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 02-23-2016, 07:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,828
Posted By Hookeye
I've had several .243's since the late 70's. ...

I've had several .243's since the late 70's.
Varmint hunting.
A bit on the heavy size power wise for chucks, but if you hit one off a bit, chances are greater it won't make it down the hole (like...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 02-07-2016, 03:46 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,295
Posted By Hookeye
Was the spined doe of wasted meat post hit...

Was the spined doe of wasted meat post hit squarely in the spineto keep her at the spot, or was it higher and she took off and was lost?

Also, a guy I know many moons ago once shot an 8 pointer...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 02-07-2016, 03:37 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,295
Posted By Hookeye
My state.... Sporting season, can't leave...

My state....

Sporting season, can't leave deer "lay" (wanton waste).
Pre hunting season nuisance control, legally can (law changed some time back).

Leaving deer lay...........may not be what...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 12-23-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,110
Posted By Hookeye
Had 7mag and .300 Winmag. Older, bad neck and...

Had 7mag and .300 Winmag.
Older, bad neck and headaches..........I'd get a 7 mag these days.
Or .35 Whelen.
.300 Winmag just on the edge of annoying...........if one wakes up crooked necked or has...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 12-23-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,110
Posted By Hookeye
As long as the gun is set up right, and...

As long as the gun is set up right, and fits.........
shouldn't be much diff.

More blast and some thump, but tolerable (depending on sensitivities).
I can shoot boomers no prob.

But shock to...
Firearms Forum: Indiana Gun Forum 12-23-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,802
Posted By Hookeye
It aint good. Other places just as bad. Auto...

It aint good.
Other places just as bad.
Auto and supportive industries took a wicked hit.
Urban mentality, drug use..........not a good combo.
Some uptick in employment..........imported trouble...
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