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Forum: Rifle Hunting   06-22-2013, 05:50 AM
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Posted By soupy1957
Choosing a Hunting Spot

I dunno..........as I look at the various places that are designated for Hunting (I'll be hunting Deer, with a Shotgun & Rifled Slugs), I don't know which to choose.

There's WMA's (Wildlife...
Forum: The Lodge   06-21-2013, 03:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,308
Posted By soupy1957
Looking for a hunting Partner in CT

Hello,
I'll be hunting in Maine this year, but I also am a Licensed hunter in my home State of Connecticut.
Since I have never hunted CT before, I wanted to find someone who knows the...
Forum: Rifle Hunting   05-25-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,447
Posted By soupy1957
All settled............ A local dealer had...

All settled............

A local dealer had some Federal's (.30-.30's & Rifled Slugs). They had a limit of 2 boxes (of the .30-.30's) per customer, per buy; no limit on the rifled slugs.

All...
Forum: The Lodge   05-24-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,211
Posted By soupy1957
I suppose the answer is (really).....just don't...

I suppose the answer is (really).....just don't hunt where you see buildings!

-Soupy1957
Forum: Rifle Hunting   05-24-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,447
Posted By soupy1957
For $50.00 a box, yeah! (box of 20, I presume). ...

For $50.00 a box, yeah! (box of 20, I presume). Bit steep for MY tast, no matter WHAT I said.

That website seems like EBay for Guns.........

Appreciate the suggestion, but I think I'll pass....
Forum: Rifle Hunting   05-21-2013, 03:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,447
Posted By soupy1957
Karl, If there is "no shortage,".......tell...

Karl,
If there is "no shortage,".......tell me who has the Ammo in house, and I'll go there and buy it, (twice the price or not). I haven't found one store ("mom and pop" or chain) that has...
Forum: The Lodge   05-20-2013, 03:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,211
Posted By soupy1957
Won't that make the owner of the building a bit...

Won't that make the owner of the building a bit nervous to see a hunter walking TOWARD his building, carrying a weapon? (lol).

I'm just wondering if a good comparison tool is part of the arsenal...
Forum: The Lodge   05-19-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,211
Posted By soupy1957
How to judge "500 Ft" Distances

In the Alagash, in Maine, there's a whole lot of "nothin" ........so this question is mute.

However, here in CT, we are required to stay 500 Ft away from any structure (generally speaking; since...
Forum: The Lodge   05-19-2013, 05:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 901
Posted By soupy1957
How Do "I" know........

Friday I took a "Vacation Day!" Yeah "me!!" (lol)

I used it to get a bunch of stuff done.

For example, I went and got my Hunting License and Deer Permit (didn't know they were seperate until...
Forum: Rifle Hunting   05-16-2013, 03:41 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,310
Posted By soupy1957
Did I? I thought I said ".30-.30" Ah well. ...

Did I? I thought I said ".30-.30" Ah well. Anyway, I traded away the 45/70 for a Model 94 Centennial Commemorative, made in 1966. Hexagon barrel, and a 7 shot tubular magazine; Brass Receiver. I...
Forum: Rifle Hunting   05-16-2013, 03:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,447
Posted By soupy1957
Finding Ammo and Getting Licensed

I'm sure that some of you are experiencing the shortages in Ammo at your local store. I've been waiting since March for Hornady's (.30-.30) shells.

In a recent conversation with a Rep from that...
Forum: Rifle Hunting   01-12-2013, 03:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,310
Posted By soupy1957
"Had" a .30-.30 (Model 94 Winchester) which got...

"Had" a .30-.30 (Model 94 Winchester) which got sold when the kids were small. I miss that gun!!

My intent was to go and get another one, but the ones I saw in the gun stores were just not in the...
Forum: Rifle Hunting   12-31-2012, 03:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,310
Posted By soupy1957
".Now, if you're hunting moose you probably need...

".Now, if you're hunting moose you probably need a caliber with recoil above 20 lbs. "

Yeah.........everyone I talk with says that they feel that the 45/70 is best for a Moose. Then again, I've...
Forum: The Campfire   12-28-2012, 03:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 739
Posted By soupy1957
Just An "Update" Report

At this point, I have not yet completed the 5th video in the series for "So, You Want To Be A Hunter" yet. The "holidays" have been busy round these parts. I'll get to it soon though. So for those...
Forum: Rifle Hunting   12-16-2012, 03:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,310
Posted By soupy1957
"BIG DIFFERENCE BETWEEN 10 fT POUNDS AND 46.9 fT...

"BIG DIFFERENCE BETWEEN 10 fT POUNDS AND 46.9 fT POUNDS OF RECOIL"

Yep.............sure is!! Thanks for that!

-Soupy1957
Forum: Rifle Hunting   12-14-2012, 03:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,310
Posted By soupy1957
Maybe I missed it in your information......if so,...

Maybe I missed it in your information......if so, please forgive, but........can you re-use these over and over, or are they a "use once and throw away" kinda thing? (My guess, if I had to "guess"...
Forum: Rifle Hunting   12-13-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,310
Posted By soupy1957
"in the army they stress over and over and over...

"in the army they stress over and over and over again to control your breathing."

Is it like the training I had in photography, where we were taught to take a deep breath and hold it, before...
Forum: The Campfire   12-13-2012, 03:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 931
Posted By soupy1957
This Guy Makes Me Nervous!

I dunno what it is exactly, but............

THIS guy makes me NERVOUS!!

450 Marlin vs Grizzly Bears - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UZIIV0AO9E4)
Forum: DHC Classifieds   12-12-2012, 03:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 930
Posted By soupy1957
Will Trade

Will Trade, my Marlin 1895G 45-70 with Bushnell Trophy XLT 3x10 Scope (mounted) for a 30-30 or 30-06 Lever Action with Scope (total package value: $600.00).

The 45-70 is just "too much gun" for...
Forum: Rifle Hunting   12-11-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,310
Posted By soupy1957
I've received some advice to move the Scope...

I've received some advice to move the Scope forward further, rather than adjusting my head. I'm looking into that.

Also, "thanks" to one and all, for your kind words and good advice. I have all...
Forum: Rifle Hunting   12-11-2012, 03:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,310
Posted By soupy1957
Too Much Gun?

After my most recent trip to the firing range to get a feel for the 45-70, after having owned and fired a 30-30 on numerous occasions, I noted that at the last mili-second, when I squeeze the...
Forum: The Lodge   11-27-2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,081
Posted By soupy1957
Or just side load 3 rounds and don't ADD a...

Or just side load 3 rounds and don't ADD a fourth.........lol.

-Soupy1957
Forum: The Lodge   11-24-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,325
Posted By soupy1957
Good points, all. As a matter of fact, I had to...

Good points, all. As a matter of fact, I had to make a good number of click adjustments in both directions during the bore sighting setup.

-Soupy1957
Forum: The Lodge   11-24-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,325
Posted By soupy1957
Update: I had taken the rifle to the firing range...

Update: I had taken the rifle to the firing range yesterday, and my son in law and I shot about 20 rounds thru it.

-But-

I did NOT know if the scope had been "bore sighted" by Cabela's or not...
Forum: The Lodge   11-24-2012, 05:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,081
Posted By soupy1957
Two More Rookie Questions.........

Hi folks!
Two more Rookie questions, based on yesterday's trip to the Firing Range for the first time with the 45-70:

A) Nevermind..........I answered this one myself.........lol.

B) The...
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