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Archery / Spare strings
« on: June 23, 2018, 05:43:02 PM »
I ordered two flemish strings for my Excalibur. Really nice knowing I will not need to find a bow shop if something happens.

Around the Campfire (General Discussion) / Is this stupid?
« on: June 18, 2018, 12:43:22 PM »
I have the 6.5-300 in the Accumark model cause when Weatherby came out with it I said I was going too.
When the discussion came about bringing this round out I suggested that they use the Vanguard to scratch the surface and see how well it would bite. Now that they are chambering it in the 6.5-300 now as well(with a 26” barrel!!) I kind of want one.
So how dumb is it to buy one if I already have one rifle in that caliber?

Around the Campfire (General Discussion) / Happy Fathers Day
« on: June 17, 2018, 07:52:03 AM »
To all that have kids or help raise kids.

Around the Campfire (General Discussion) / Power out at the house
« on: June 11, 2018, 02:16:16 AM »
We had a good thunderstorm and power had been out since 3 yesterday. Put some food in a cooler but I am hoping it comes back before too long or I will lose my deer meat in the deep freezer!

I ordered two boxes to see how they shoot. I have only shot the Hornady ammo from mine which shoots very well. I will be interested how well these shoot.

Around the Campfire (General Discussion) / My .257 and neighbor
« on: May 17, 2018, 11:10:40 AM »
I went to my amish neighbors house earlier today. I have not been over there but a few times but we keep missing one another.
He told me that he forgot to tell me he shot two more deer during deer season and he shot another coyote. That will make his tally 4 deer and 3 coyotes.
He said both deer and the last coyote just dropped where they were standing. Of the four deer three were bang flops. One deer wasn’t hit too well with the first shot. All three coyotes were bang flops. Asked him if he needed more ammo? He said “no, I still have eight more shells.”
He is a good guy and it really helps him out lending him my gun. Besides he lets me sneak over there from time to time.

Archery / Bolts for my Bulldog 330
« on: May 16, 2018, 07:50:55 PM »
Picked up 1/2 dozen Diablo bolts this evening. I only had two left.

Archery / Ordered a stringing aid today
« on: May 16, 2018, 11:41:27 AM »
Don’t know what took me so long but I finally ordered a stringer for my Excalibur crossbow.

I was wanting to try and get some of the important people’s attention at Weatherby and see if they would consider chambering a few standard Vanguard rifles in .340 Wby Mag as the next Nation Rifle. I don’t know if they would consider it or not?
I didn’t get in the last “Nation Rifle” because I was late to the game. I look at my 6.5-300 as a “Nation Rifle”. What do you guys think?

Around the Campfire (General Discussion) / Bear Quest 2
« on: April 07, 2018, 06:26:48 PM »
My buddy and I are thinking about going on another bear hunt next year. He wants to hunt in Canada 🇨🇦 this time. I would be cool with that. Could I get some help from our Canadian members? I can’t spend more than $2500 this time, I would like to spend less if I could.
Again this hunt would be for 2019.

Around the Campfire (General Discussion) / Ur, I see snowflakes again
« on: April 01, 2018, 02:25:37 PM »
Tired of seeing the snow come and go this year. Done with it already!

Ammo / 6.5-300 wby selcect 140 grain SP ammo
« on: March 02, 2018, 06:45:45 PM »
Has anyone tried it yet and how did it shoot?
I have the aframe ammo and it shoots okay in my Accumark.

Archery / Had the bows out yesterday
« on: February 27, 2018, 01:26:55 AM »
The weather was nice yesterday so I took my Elite and my Dan Toelke Whip out.
I was on fire with both. I like it when you are so much in the zone it seems that the arrows just float at what you are wanting to hit.
I totally destroyed a couple unexpecting leaves with the whip. Shots were at 15-25 yards. I was shooting at 40 yards with my Elite. I love shooting bows.

Archery / Excalibur crossbows
« on: February 18, 2018, 11:38:48 AM »
Last year I came close to getting one last year. I am close to getting one this year too. Wife needs more convincing. She says the one I want is expensive for something I will only hunt 4-5 days with. I told her you never know I might really like to hunt with it. She said she has no doubt that I will shoot it but just doubts the amount I will hunt with it because I like my other bows too much.
How all has experience with one?

Around the Campfire (General Discussion) / Things to do in Ontario
« on: January 17, 2018, 10:17:40 AM »
My wife,two daughters and I may go to a softball tournament in Battle Creek, Michigan. We thought about going east or north after the softball is done and going into Canada. Is there any fun family things to do within 300 miles of Battle Creek, Michigan in Ontario Province?
When I was younger like 18 or 19 we didn’t need a passport and we went across by Detroit,Michigan. I will be honest, we just went to drink and see the women that were working at establishments where they didn’t wear a lot or any clothes. We also found out that we couldn’t bring beer back if we were not 21. They were cool and just took the beer.

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