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  1. Thread: Hunter63

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    May h63 be half an hour in heaven before the...

    May h63 be half an hour in heaven before the Devil knows he is dead! ( Old Irish saying ) I will really miss him. Condolences to his wife and family.
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    I DO NOT KNOW HOW TO SEND PICTURES! lOOK UP...

    I DO NOT KNOW HOW TO SEND PICTURES! lOOK UP PICTURES ON THEIR WEB SITE: LOBO GUN LEATHER.
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    Cross draw hunting holster

    I just received a custom cross draw hunting holster for my Taurus 44 mag , which has a scope mounting rib the length of the barrel (6 inches) and has a red dot sight mounted on it. The leather smith...
  4. I relation to Boone and other pioneers and what...

    I relation to Boone and other pioneers and what kind of knife did they carry. The Indians west of the Appalachian Mts. referred to pioneers like Boone as "The Long Knives" because they carried what...
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    It is also a possibility that the barrel is...

    It is also a possibility that the barrel is screwed too far into the receiver, thereby shortening the space for the cartridge neck. Every thing you have described points to a case neck problem. ...
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    If you are having a problem with chambering,...

    If you are having a problem with chambering, check to see if your cases exceed recommended case length, Or try shortening a couple cases and try reloading them. It is sounding to me like a case...
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    Another way to load a deer by your self is to get...

    Another way to load a deer by your self is to get one of those longer, narrow plastic sled for dragging a deer or bear out. Roll the deer or bear into he sled. You might want to tie the carcass to...
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    You hit it right on the head , Rick. I could not...

    You hit it right on the head , Rick. I could not agree more!
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    I have reloaded .308 for probably 40 years or...

    I have reloaded .308 for probably 40 years or more and rarely had the problems you describe. Yes, there are rifles that seem to be under or over size chambers or bores. Rifles like that I get rid of...
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    I just read an item on FOX News TV, that a high...

    I just read an item on FOX News TV, that a high school student has invented a door barring mechanism that prevents anyone from forcing a door, even if they shoot off the lock. He is manufacturing...
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    I read on the news that there was an armed...

    I read on the news that there was an armed security guard on duty in that school in Florida, He was in another part of the building when the shooting started and of course, the shooter fled quickly. ...
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    Armed guards in schools - thoughrs.

    Since the Florida shooting there once again has been calls for armed teachers/guards in schools. As both a certified instructor for concealed carry and a teacher with some police experience, I have...
  13. When I was a small kid, pre-school, My uncle...

    When I was a small kid, pre-school, My uncle always carried a S&W 38 Special around the gardens and when the went fishing (Rattlers along the Allegheny River) I do not remember him carrying a .22LR...
  14. My son -in-law has a problem every summer with...

    My son -in-law has a problem every summer with coons, opossims , red sqirrels and skunks. He traps them with a Havahart wire cage trap. He keeps an old 60 gt cooler under the downspout which keeps...
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    Walking Tree, To expand on your last paragraph...

    Walking Tree, To expand on your last paragraph and expound on the idea that 'Wilderness" is a 'state of mind", consider that when the European settlers came to North America and looked west, the...
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    Another series I highly recommend are the...

    Another series I highly recommend are the frontier books by Allen Eckert. These books are foot noted, for those of use that like to dig deeper into sources. Unfortunatly, his Frontier series was not...
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    Hey Wildthang, Glad to hear you are recovering,...

    Hey Wildthang, Glad to hear you are recovering, Same thing happened to me in August 2015. I have to admit that was to most scared I have ever been. I was awake when the TIA struck and going down, I...
  18. Kyratshooter, I was interpreting his question as...

    Kyratshooter, I was interpreting his question as dispatching an animal already in a trap, not something like a fox or coyote or coon at a distance and possibly running away. Whole different...
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    Well , he started a train of thought in my mind...

    Well , he started a train of thought in my mind any way.---I am a student of the American Frontier and Homesteading was a major part of that period. Of course so was it a part of settlement in...
  20. I hear you , kyratshooter! My uncle was...

    I hear you , kyratshooter! My uncle was dog (And other animals) warden in his township in western Penna. We disposed of the animals, mostly dogs in an abandoned strip mine pit on my...
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    I have never seen so much flu type sickness as is...

    I have never seen so much flu type sickness as is going around this winter. I get a flu shot every fall but this year I came down with some flu type illness right after New Years. it was a mild case...
  22. I had the Henry AR-7 takedown survival rifle...

    I had the Henry AR-7 takedown survival rifle for several years (lost it in my divorce but that another story) I really liked it except for the peep sight. To me, the greatest advantage was that it...
  23. I grew up in western Pa and spent more hours than...

    I grew up in western Pa and spent more hours than I could count right up through college roaming my uncles large farm with a 22 of various action types and either solid point or hollow point ammo (...
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    Before I retired I taught course entitled "Social...

    Before I retired I taught course entitled "Social Problems in Conservation." It was my most popular course, with yearly enrollments in the hundreds. There was nor a section where your question did...
  25. From what I have read, once the natives acquired...

    From what I have read, once the natives acquired manufactured knives from traders , like the Hudson Bay fur traders, the emulated the waist band carry (in a sheath, of course) Some did carry smaller...
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