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Old 08-10-2018, 10:21 AM   #1
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I have been in Australia all week and it is winter over here.
It has me all worked up about this Deer season.
Laying here I started trying to decide what to hunt with.
I have a Ruger #1 45/70 I bought from another TBH fellow and worked up a load with some 300 grain bullets designed for a 450 so com that Iím running 2650 fps. They should hammer a deer BUT then again I really love my Shiloh Sharps and of course my .69 caliber October county rifle.
I just worked up a load for my 6.5 Grendel that I bought from Wilson combat and mounted a Thermal scope on but then again I have never killed a deer with my .300 SBR. Then again I bought a new Mathews back in the spring that soots a arrow faster than I can see it...... but I do so love to watch those big 5-1/2Ē feathers disappear through a deer from one of my recurves or longbows.


What ever is a man to do
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Old 08-10-2018, 10:33 AM   #2
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That's why there's more than 1 tag on your license.
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Old 08-10-2018, 10:34 AM   #3
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What ever ya decide, have fun do-n it Buff! Stay safe down there.
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Old 08-10-2018, 10:37 AM   #4
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Old 08-10-2018, 10:38 AM   #5
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I hear ya, way too many toys here as well. It's a real first world problem.
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Old 08-10-2018, 10:38 AM   #6
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Buff's issues always make my issues seem so petty.
Prayers.
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Old 08-10-2018, 10:40 AM   #7
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Buff's issues always make my issues seem so petty.
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Old 08-10-2018, 10:54 AM   #8
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first world problems....
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Old 08-10-2018, 10:58 AM   #9
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Old 08-10-2018, 11:00 AM   #10
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When I was young I was a hard core trad guy.
Then I grew up and between kids and work I didnít have a lot of time and I killed a lot of deer with a rifle.
About 20 years ago things kinda lined out for me and I went back to a hard core Trad guy. About 90% recurves and 10% muzzle loaders.

The last couple of seasons, well I just canít decide.. I have all these cool toys but at my age I am quickly running out of deer seasons that I will be able to hobble around and climb trees.

I often plan that this coming weekend I am going to go hunt hogs at night. Then it gets dark and I decide I would rather go to sleep

I know on a scale of 1 to 10 it is really no problem. Just the ramblings of an old man
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Old 08-10-2018, 11:02 AM   #11
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Old 08-10-2018, 11:07 AM   #12
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I often plan that this coming weekend I am going to go hunt hogs at night. Then it gets dark and I decide I would rather go to sleep
Ha! My feelings exactly. There was a time that pulling an all-nighter in the stand to get a shot at a pig seemed like great fun. Now, nocturnal pigs live a long life where I hunt. Darkness now usually finds me prone and staring at the back of my eyelids.
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Old 08-10-2018, 11:10 AM   #13
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If it will help you stop worrying, I can come get all your non traditional weapons and keep them safe for you That way you won't have to decide what to use. Just trying to help a fellow outdoorsman out.
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Old 08-10-2018, 11:17 AM   #14
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That's why there's more than 1 tag on your license.
And why you hunt multiple states you get even more tags...
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Old 08-10-2018, 11:22 AM   #15
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Get off the computer and go shoot a kangaroo!
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Old 08-10-2018, 11:47 AM   #16
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I have been in Australia all week and it is winter over here.
It has me all worked up about this Deer season.
Laying here I started trying to decide what to hunt with.
I have a Ruger #1 45/70 I bought from another TBH fellow and worked up a load with some 300 grain bullets designed for a 450 so com that Iím running 2650 fps. They should hammer a deer BUT then again I really love my Shiloh Sharps and of course my .69 caliber October county rifle.
I just worked up a load for my 6.5 Grendel that I bought from Wilson combat and mounted a Thermal scope on but then again I have never killed a deer with my .300 SBR. Then again I bought a new Mathews back in the spring that soots a arrow faster than I can see it...... but I do so love to watch those big 5-1/2Ē feathers disappear through a deer from one of my recurves or longbows.


What ever is a man to do
First world problem there ! Bring back a boomerang and make history ....
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Old 08-10-2018, 12:02 PM   #17
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I'll help you narrow it down and take the 45-70 off your hands
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Old 08-10-2018, 12:13 PM   #18
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Easy decisions for me this year. Want to shoot a deer with the .35 remington I inherited from my grandpa.
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Old 08-10-2018, 12:19 PM   #19
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only if you got them all on the same shot lined up!
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Old 08-10-2018, 12:30 PM   #20
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I have been in Australia all week and it is winter over here.
It has me all worked up about this Deer season.
Laying here I started trying to decide what to hunt with.
I have a Ruger #1 45/70 I bought from another TBH fellow and worked up a load with some 300 grain bullets designed for a 450 so com that Iím running 2650 fps. They should hammer a deer BUT then again I really love my Shiloh Sharps and of course my .69 caliber October county rifle.
I just worked up a load for my 6.5 Grendel that I bought from Wilson combat and mounted a Thermal scope on but then again I have never killed a deer with my .300 SBR. Then again I bought a new Mathews back in the spring that soots a arrow faster than I can see it...... but I do so love to watch those big 5-1/2Ē feathers disappear through a deer from one of my recurves or longbows.


What ever is a man to do

2650 for a 45-70 is a stout load! glad it is a #1
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Old 08-10-2018, 12:32 PM   #21
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couldnt hit them in the eyes, eh?
pity..







j/k you're winning at life Buff.
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Old 08-10-2018, 12:33 PM   #22
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No that's impressive. Like Muhammad Ali said, "Ain't bragging if you can back it up."
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Old 08-10-2018, 12:33 PM   #23
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Buck Medley shoots rabbits with rattlesnake dipped darts
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Old 08-10-2018, 12:40 PM   #24
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