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Forum: Rifles February 7th, 2019, 06:07 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,435
Posted By Striper69
I wish Marlin would make a 454 Casull 1892 or...

I wish Marlin would make a 454 Casull 1892 or whatever...

the heavier stock would help.
Forum: Rifles February 6th, 2019, 04:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,435
Posted By Striper69
I have 2 Marlin 45-70s that are "Remlins". A...

I have 2 Marlin 45-70s that are "Remlins". A "Cowboy" model and a 1895. Both are nice and shoot well.
Forum: Rifles February 6th, 2019, 04:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,283
Posted By Striper69
The 700 ADL doesn't have the pillars or has the...

The 700 ADL doesn't have the pillars or has the barrel free floated. The 783 has both.

Maybe the 788 may be better than either but the cost is about 3 or 4 times and they're way older. Parts? What...
Forum: Rifles February 5th, 2019, 03:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,283
Posted By Striper69
I looked at some old Rem 788s tonight. I saw the...

I looked at some old Rem 788s tonight. I saw the youtube vids on them and was curious. There was a 7MM-08 and a couple of 243s.

I realize that the 770 is a throwaway gun but most of them seem to...
Forum: Rifles February 4th, 2019, 01:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,283
Posted By Striper69
I took the rifle out on Friday since the weather...

I took the rifle out on Friday since the weather was warmer and the range was dry. I used the 168 gr. ELD Match bullets but they were heavier than the 110 gr. SST bullets I used to zero the rifle so...
Forum: Outdoor Sports January 15th, 2019, 03:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 839
Posted By Striper69
2019 Deer Shed Hunting

I'll start this off this year. :)

I saw two monster bucks this weekend that still had their antlers. They were going across a cornfield here in NW Iowa towards a highway I was driving on. 2 of...
Forum: Outdoor Sports January 4th, 2019, 03:30 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,574
Posted By Striper69
Kinda dumb if you think about it. Deer eat...

Kinda dumb if you think about it. Deer eat natural things around here like a lot of corn, alfalfa, soy beans etc. Who knows what the animals that supply the meat in all the restaurants ad stores were...
Forum: Outdoor Sports January 4th, 2019, 03:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By Striper69
Yeah. I stabbed my fingers once or twice but not...

Yeah. I stabbed my fingers once or twice but not too deeply. I'll get some gloves next year.

The gut thing is not really a "hook". It's a round sort of ball that keeps the knife point from coming...
Forum: Outdoor Sports January 3rd, 2019, 04:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By Striper69
Work Sharp Combo Knife Sharpener

I suck at sharpening knives and had a hell of a time taking the hides off deer this year and also quartering the meat. I used the Outdoor Edge combo skinning and gutting blade on 2 different knives....
Forum: Outdoor Sports January 2nd, 2019, 04:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 689
Posted By Striper69
When I was in Rapid City South Dakota last year...

When I was in Rapid City South Dakota last year the police were shooting whitetail deer at night to thin out the herd. I couldn't believe that they weren't taking advantage of that and being more...
Forum: Outdoor Sports January 2nd, 2019, 04:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,894
Posted By Striper69
You guys are lucky that they let you get as many...

You guys are lucky that they let you get as many does as you can.

It was way too cold and windy Sunday and Monday so I wimped out and didn't get one more doe. The season ended on Dec. 31 for us...
Forum: Reloading January 1st, 2019, 04:38 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,746
Posted By Striper69
I don't see it as a waste. If I wanted a...

I don't see it as a waste. If I wanted a precision/match rifle I'd spend all that money on one.

Do I care if I can shoot 1/2 MOA with the 770?

No.

It does what I bought it for- kills...
Forum: Reloading December 30th, 2018, 05:05 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,746
Posted By Striper69
It may be a pig but it's a deer killin' pig.

It may be a pig but it's a deer killin' pig.
Forum: Reloading December 30th, 2018, 05:03 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,746
Posted By Striper69
Do you reload your own ammo? I'd rather...

Do you reload your own ammo?

I'd rather experiment with different ingredients to try to come up with my own load than pay the hefty prices they charge for their ammo.

Maybe it shoots really...
Forum: Reloading December 30th, 2018, 05:00 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,746
Posted By Striper69
Who knows what might've been done to that rifle....

Who knows what might've been done to that rifle. I don't doubt that it shot inaccurately for you.

But that has nothing to do with my rifle.
Forum: Reloading December 29th, 2018, 05:39 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,746
Posted By Striper69
You don't want to use a Lead Sled when shooting...

You don't want to use a Lead Sled when shooting for precision. You need the recoil for the rifle to perform at it's best.

Reviewers on YouTube have reported sub MOA on their 770s.

Could've been...
Forum: Reloading December 28th, 2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,746
Posted By Striper69
So they're mainly for long range shooting, eh?

So they're mainly for long range shooting, eh?
Forum: Reloading December 28th, 2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,746
Posted By Striper69
Might've been you not the rifle.

Might've been you not the rifle.
Forum: Optics December 28th, 2018, 04:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 755
Posted By Striper69
The scope is crap. I think the shady guy I...

The scope is crap.

I think the shady guy I bought it from ( a gunsmith in Council Bluffs, Iowa ) sold me a return that was bad or maybe they are all bad.

I may send it back to Weaver.
Forum: Reloading December 28th, 2018, 04:02 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,746
Posted By Striper69
Hornady ELD Bullets For Reloading

What's the verdict on them? Are they more accurate than the rest? Etc., Etc., Etc...


I bought a box of 168 gr. ELD Match bullets to test out on my Rem 770 .308 Win but haven't had a chance to...
Forum: Outdoor Sports December 28th, 2018, 03:57 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,574
Posted By Striper69
Delete post.

Delete post.
Forum: Outdoor Sports December 28th, 2018, 03:57 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,574
Posted By Striper69
I asked my neighbor if he wanted to try any deer...

I asked my neighbor if he wanted to try any deer meat as steaks. He said his wife didn't eat deer meat or something like that. I said I'd give him a couple of steaks to try out himself.

I think...
Forum: Outdoor Sports December 27th, 2018, 03:52 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,574
Posted By Striper69
The steaks are so tender I'm thinking of making a...

The steaks are so tender I'm thinking of making a kind of steak sandwich out of them and adding mushrooms, bacon, cheese etc. to them.

I'm also thinking of making steak tacos with the meat.
Forum: Outdoor Sports December 27th, 2018, 03:47 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,894
Posted By Striper69
Mine came with a harness that you can put on your...

Mine came with a harness that you can put on your shoulders and waist but it's kinda small for me. I think I might try it with the rope it came with and wrap it around my waist.
Forum: Outdoor Sports December 26th, 2018, 03:20 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,894
Posted By Striper69
I have one of those but thought it wouldn't be...

I have one of those but thought it wouldn't be easy to use. Have you drug a deer out with it?
Forum: Outdoor Sports December 25th, 2018, 04:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,894
Posted By Striper69
Hauling The Meat After The Kill

The last 2 times I harvested deer it almost killed me. The first time I quartered the doe about a half mile from a highway in about 8 inches of snow. I had to put the meat in my backpack and also...
Forum: Outdoor Sports December 25th, 2018, 04:33 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,574
Posted By Striper69
LOL!!! I think I'm stuck with her as my...

LOL!!!

I think I'm stuck with her as my sister.
Forum: Outdoor Sports December 20th, 2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 793
Posted By Striper69
P.E.T.A.

People
Eating
Tasty
Animals...
Forum: Outdoor Sports December 19th, 2018, 03:44 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,443
Posted By Striper69
I watched Steve Rinella make deer hamburger and...

I watched Steve Rinella make deer hamburger and he said he sprays something on the grinder parts to hold down the friction when grinding the meat. I bought some olive oil spray tonight to try that...
Forum: Outdoor Sports December 19th, 2018, 03:41 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,574
Posted By Striper69
Last night I asked my sister if she wanted to try...

Last night I asked my sister if she wanted to try out some backstrap steaks I could bring to her. I could tell over the phone that she didn't like the idea. She said she wouldn't eat "wild meat".
...
Forum: Outdoor Sports December 19th, 2018, 03:38 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,443
Posted By Striper69
We have loads of beaver in creeks near my town...

We have loads of beaver in creeks near my town and all over western Iowa. It looks like no one traps them cause the beaver mounds are there year after year.
Forum: Outdoor Sports December 19th, 2018, 03:34 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,443
Posted By Striper69
I like the idea of using cheap bacon. I will try...

I like the idea of using cheap bacon. I will try that.

I did buy some pork fat with some meat still attached to it and will try using just the fat and also with the meat and fat mixed to see what...
Forum: Outdoor Sports December 18th, 2018, 04:23 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,443
Posted By Striper69
Deer Hamburger

OK. What are the ins and outs of making this stuff?:)
Forum: Outdoor Sports December 14th, 2018, 01:51 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,574
Posted By Striper69
I finally tried out grilling a couple of deer...

I finally tried out grilling a couple of deer steaks (from the backstraps) today. Noone in my family hunted when I was growing up and we lived in a city. We didn't have much money for firearms etc...
Forum: Outdoor Sports December 11th, 2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 689
Posted By Striper69
A lot of nice meat (steaks, burger) walking...

A lot of nice meat (steaks, burger) walking around out there.
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