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Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 11-14-2013, 07:09 PM
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Posted By bigred61
I live in, and shot this deer in Idaho, this was...

I live in, and shot this deer in Idaho, this was about a 165lbs deer.
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 11-14-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,666
Posted By bigred61
I took a doe a few weeks ago at 125 yards with a...

I took a doe a few weeks ago at 125 yards with a 65 grain winchester. Took a photo of the heart and lungs, this is the exit wound side;
...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 10-15-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 503
Posted By bigred61
Yup those are the ones I used. I bought 2 boxes...

Yup those are the ones I used. I bought 2 boxes of them, kept one for practice and for hunting. After I had sighted in my AR with some 55 grain rounds I checked my sighting with the 64 grain. At...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 10-15-2013, 02:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 503
Posted By bigred61
To true! Since opening day I had and passed up 3...

To true! Since opening day I had and passed up 3 or so shots, range did not feel right, time of day, and so on.

Ashton
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 10-15-2013, 01:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 503
Posted By bigred61
Thanks guys! I am going to let it sit for a few...

Thanks guys! I am going to let it sit for a few days and butcher it up on Wednesday. I am going to try and make venison ham, sausage and jerky mostly. My dad is coming to visit in December and has...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 10-14-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 503
Posted By bigred61
1 shot, 1 kill, w/ a .223

First off I want to thank everyone who contributed to the discussion about the question I was asking about what grain for a whitetail....
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 10-12-2013, 02:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 99
Posted By bigred61
Idaho Hunters!! White tail tips

So I am 2 days into the season, nothing to show for it yet personally, though tonight my buddy and were coming up, couple of white tail crossed the road in front of us, he hopped out(before I could...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 09-28-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,850
Posted By bigred61
Just came across this video, this is the ammo I...

Just came across this video, this is the ammo I am using;

http://bearingarms.com/ammo-review-223-winchester-64-gr-power-point/

Whitetail season starts in two weeks, been scoping out an area...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 09-13-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,850
Posted By bigred61
@Apex - I appreciate your concern and I am well...

@Apex - I appreciate your concern and I am well aware of the ethics conversations that revolve around this topic, I have been reading them for months. I have also been practicing for quite a while...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 09-11-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,161
Posted By bigred61
Thanks Jon, mostly I was drawn to it for the...

Thanks Jon, mostly I was drawn to it for the price, it was almost $100 off of suggested retail!! My LGS really does have great prices, I dont know how he stays in business, a few months ago I bought...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 09-11-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,161
Posted By bigred61
Just wanted to give an update, I settled on a...

Just wanted to give an update, I settled on a scope and purchased it and a mount last night from the LGS.

I picked up a Vortex Diamondback 2-7x35 with a deadhold BDC, between the warranty, and the...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 09-11-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,850
Posted By bigred61
Just wanted to give an update, I settled on some...

Just wanted to give an update, I settled on some Winchester Super-X 64gr Power-Point. I picked up a box and will head out Saturday to verify accuracy. Thanks for all the info guys, hopefully I...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 09-11-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By bigred61
Yeah thinking back, I think 500 was a bit...

Yeah thinking back, I think 500 was a bit zealous, but hey, I was excited ;)

Anyway I was in the LGS yesterday and was looking at a used .45. It has a arched magwell extender and a set of VZ...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 09-08-2013, 01:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 457
Posted By bigred61
Gonna have to add that to the bucket list, sounds...

Gonna have to add that to the bucket list, sounds fun ;)

Back to your point about changing poi, I have a 1:9 twist in my S&W M&P, should this be something to worry about? And yes I would be using...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 09-08-2013, 12:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 457
Posted By bigred61
Good article, anything on how it carries over to...

Good article, anything on how it carries over to the ar platform?
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 09-07-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 417
Posted By bigred61
That image is very informative, thanks for...

That image is very informative, thanks for positing it. I may swing by the LGS and see if they have a model with an arched mainspring, I have read that some hand types it works better and helps with...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 09-07-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 457
Posted By bigred61
Any suggestions? The AR I have is a S&W M&P with...

Any suggestions? The AR I have is a S&W M&P with some magpul stuff on it, I am happy with there products and see they make a 2 point;

http://store.magpul.com/product/MAG509/51

What is a "qd" I...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 09-07-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 457
Posted By bigred61
Do 2-point slings aid in aiming?

I remember my grandpa, from when I was a kid, pulling out a rifle and showing my brother how to wrap the strap around his arm to aim better. DO ar's have this function and benefit? Most of what I...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 09-07-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 417
Posted By bigred61
Sighting in the Ruger SR 1911

Went out today and put another 100 rounds through my pistol, I am still new to 1911's and I am noticing that I am consistently shooting low and to the left. Today I took some steps to stabilize...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 09-07-2013, 02:39 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,850
Posted By bigred61
Well, come tax return time that may be an option...

Well, come tax return time that may be an option ;)
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 09-07-2013, 02:16 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,850
Posted By bigred61
What do you see as the shortfalls? I also found...

What do you see as the shortfalls? I also found some Winchester Super-X in a 65 grain, cant find any Barnes stuff in stock.
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 09-07-2013, 01:59 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,850
Posted By bigred61
My LGS has several boxes of Remmington Hypersonic...

My LGS has several boxes of Remmington Hypersonic in a 62 grain .223. Any one have any experience with these?

Ashton
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 09-06-2013, 01:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,161
Posted By bigred61
Well see, that is the problem, no one can give me...

Well see, that is the problem, no one can give me a strait answer. I spent about an hour on the phone today getting shuffled between different people. Earlier when I was out on a hunt w/ a friend...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 09-05-2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,161
Posted By bigred61
I am pretty sure that I am going to be going with...

I am pretty sure that I am going to be going with a standard scope now. Magnifier options are out of the picture. I have talked to 3 game wardens and gotten 3 different interpretations of the...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 09-05-2013, 10:51 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,850
Posted By bigred61
I appreciate your opinion, but as stated in my...

I appreciate your opinion, but as stated in my original post, I would really like to avoid going this direction in the conversation. My question was about bullet size, not ethics.

Ashton
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