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Forum: Rifle Hunting   12-02-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 844
Posted By Tricky
Westerfield model 778?

I was recently given a lever action 30-30 from my father in law. He told me it was a marlin made for Montgomery Wards stores bad in the 70's. I started to clean the gun up some and when I open the...
Forum: Rifle Hunting   11-01-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,864
Posted By Tricky
Leupold vs Burris rings and lapping?

I recently just picked up a leupold vx-2 scope to put on a FN built model 70 and was set on buying the dual dovetail mounts made by leupold, until the the guy at the shop said that I should use the...
Forum: MuzzleLoader Hunting   12-19-2012, 12:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,008
Posted By Tricky
Cva optima breech plug concerns.

My father in law gave me a used CVA optima with the quick release breech plug. I took it out to the range and it shot very well. I was happy till I took it apart to clean it. I noticed the flash hole...
Forum: Rifle Hunting   11-23-2012, 11:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,359
Posted By Tricky
If your going to use your 223 for deer you need...

If your going to use your 223 for deer you need to use a heavier constructed bullet. While not the best it can be done. You don't need to take head shots either. Put a good shot into the heart/lung...
Forum: Rifle Hunting   10-07-2011, 02:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,564
Posted By Tricky
That is messed up. The sad part is you will...

That is messed up. The sad part is you will probably be punished more then they will. Its not right. The laws are not always in favor of the victim. I can't blame you for doing what you did. If you...
Forum: Rifle Hunting   10-03-2011, 12:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,288
Posted By Tricky
I was more curious of whether they would just...

I was more curious of whether they would just pass through without much expansion, or explode like a ballistic tip. I have 150 grains I might try out too.
Forum: Rifle Hunting   10-02-2011, 12:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,288
Posted By Tricky
They shoot very tight groups so I am gonna try...

They shoot very tight groups so I am gonna try them. Maybe these will be my new go to in the 270. My savage doesn't seem real picky on ammo really. I have tried different brands and weights and it...
Forum: Rifle Hunting   10-01-2011, 01:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,288
Posted By Tricky
Vital-Shok Sierra GameKing Boat Tail Soft Point

My father in law just sold his 270 and gave me 3 boxes of Federal vital-shok gameking boat tail ammo in 130 grains. I originally had my 270 set up for the 130 grain core lockts, but shot a few of...
Forum: Rifle Hunting   07-10-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,379
Posted By Tricky
Lol it has already happened, not real bad, but...

Lol it has already happened, not real bad, but had a small kiss with a scope, and it taught me to watch out.
Forum: Rifle Hunting   07-01-2011, 11:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,379
Posted By Tricky
Well I took the test and I am right eye dominant,...

Well I took the test and I am right eye dominant, but like the versatility of being able to shoot either way, it might help me when hunting in the future. The only draw back for me is when I shoot my...
Forum: Rifle Hunting   06-29-2011, 10:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,379
Posted By Tricky
Well I am getting pretty good at this now. Thanks...

Well I am getting pretty good at this now. Thanks Daddus. I seem to shoot more accurate at long range left handed. I wonder if I was was supposed to be a lefty lol.
Forum: Rifle Hunting   06-29-2011, 12:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,379
Posted By Tricky
I shot for about 3 hours today with my 270 and...

I shot for about 3 hours today with my 270 and with a bag I was doing a lot better. I found if I leave both eyes open I can shoot a good group. I think I will be a lot better by the end of the week....
Forum: Rifle Hunting   06-28-2011, 12:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,379
Posted By Tricky
Yah the cast is a 90 but I can't move my trigger...

Yah the cast is a 90 but I can't move my trigger finger enough to pull the trigger with out having to move my whole arm back. I can hold on to the fore end with it if I use my left hand to pull the...
Forum: Rifle Hunting   06-27-2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,379
Posted By Tricky
Tips on how to learn to shoot left handed.

I recently broke my right arm and they told me I would be in a cast for up to 3 months, and I don't want to just sit around and not shoot, so have any of you right handed guys ever learned to shoot...
Forum: Rifle Hunting   06-16-2011, 10:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 837
Posted By Tricky
From my experience deer are a creature of habit,...

From my experience deer are a creature of habit, and if they are used to hanging out in the wheat feilds its going to be hard to draw them away from that. If you have a box blind you might be able to...
Forum: Rifle Hunting   06-15-2011, 09:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,951
Posted By Tricky
A lot of the guys I know and hunt with say a neck...

A lot of the guys I know and hunt with say a neck shot on a hog is different then on a deer. Many of the larger hogs have a heavy armor plate that is hard to get through in some scenarios so I'm not...
Forum: Rifle Hunting   06-15-2011, 01:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,951
Posted By Tricky
I still will always shoot a heart or lung shot,...

I still will always shoot a heart or lung shot, or I will let the deer keep walking by. Even if I am killing a coyote that always seem to pester my property I want it to die quickly and still respect...
Forum: Rifle Hunting   06-14-2011, 01:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,951
Posted By Tricky
I have taken neck shots on hogs and they are very...

I have taken neck shots on hogs and they are very effective. I just don't think i would ever risk a head shot. I've been shooting for 10 years now and while I'm no sniper, I feel very confident with...
Forum: Rifle Hunting   06-13-2011, 12:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,951
Posted By Tricky
Whats the deal with all the head shot hunting lately?

This may seem like I'm whining a bit, but over the last year I have heard so much talk about using headshots, with underpowered rifles, for the game they are hunting for. It always seems to be young...
Forum: MuzzleLoader Hunting   11-23-2010, 05:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,042
Posted By Tricky
209 conversion kit

I have an older kinight muzzleoader that I love to shoot, its accurate, but I have had a few issues with the #11 caps. I found a 209 conversion kit I was thinking about getting for it, but its a .54...
Forum: MuzzleLoader Hunting   11-23-2010, 05:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,551
Posted By Tricky
This knight has the flat mounting area. I found a...

This knight has the flat mounting area. I found a nice nikon monarch fixed 4 power scope that cam with free weaver mounts that actually fit my gun. They were for a traditions, but i got lucky. Thank...
Forum: MuzzleLoader Hunting   11-22-2010, 01:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,551
Posted By Tricky
Thank you. I actually would like the see through...

Thank you. I actually would like the see through mounts so I could still use the iron sights. That's a new website for my favorites list.
Forum: MuzzleLoader Hunting   11-21-2010, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,551
Posted By Tricky
Scope Mounts for a Knight MK 95

I am having a hard time finding some scope mounts for the gun. I know its an older gun, but I would think that they would have some to fit it. I tried 4 places, and they didn't have any. I think the...
Forum: Rifle Hunting   11-05-2010, 11:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,439
Posted By Tricky
I agree that once you knock some out, other take...

I agree that once you knock some out, other take their place, or at least it seems that way by here. I called the DNRE and they are not interested in having one tested, which suprised me. I havent...
Forum: Bow Hunting   10-30-2010, 11:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,826
Posted By Tricky
First Buck with a bow!!!

I got my first buck with a bow this afternoon. It came in about 15 minutes before dark, and it ran about 60 yards, I seen it lay down, and watched it and went to the house and grabbed the 4 wheeler...
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