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    Stock fit might be another thing to look at. You...

    Stock fit might be another thing to look at. You might have a too short of LOP. If you really wanted to move to a mount like a Talley, you'd probably have to look into increasing LOP to get your head...
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    I'd say you're stuck to a rail if you want the...

    I'd say you're stuck to a rail if you want the scope in that position. Kind of a miserable problem to have. Your scope definitely looks too far forward for me. You must have a long neck, as I'd be...
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    ^^^This....or even just a stock pack from Triad...

    ^^^This....or even just a stock pack from Triad Tactical or Tac Ops.

    Another option for cheek piece, if you don't like the ones mentioned above, is to send it to a guy to have Terry Cross's KMW...
  4. Thread: Arrow stops

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    Places like Home of Economy, or Tractor Supply....

    Places like Home of Economy, or Tractor Supply. When they get in a shipment of trailers they are packed with rectangle styrofoam blocks. I built a backstop against my house in my yard a few years ago...
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    We use Cabela's Commercial 3/4 HP.....Works...

    We use Cabela's Commercial 3/4 HP.....Works great!!! Never wished I had a bigger one, yet... Get the mixer attachment.
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    I would heed this advice!!!! I too don't have...

    I would heed this advice!!!!

    I too don't have a lot of backcountry experience. I'm working on changing that... But I outfitted my self with gear this summer and tested the waters this Fall a few...
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    Late Season: Shelters and Stoves

    Hey guys,

    This summer I bought the Scarp 1 and got to test it out on a couple different trips in ND. One trip was pretty chilly. It's a great shelter, but, when Nov rolls around in ND, it's damn...
  8. Thread: 2013 bows

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    Shoot them and form your own opinions man. It...

    Shoot them and form your own opinions man. It ain't gonna matter one bit what I or anybody else thinks, it comes down to what YOU like.

    That said, I have a Spyder 34 on hold that will become mine...
  9. Thread: 284 Winchester

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    I would recommend you track down and talk to a...

    I would recommend you track down and talk to a smith who is very familiar with M70 actions, and get his take on it. Personally, though, it may sound like more work than it's worth. And a bit of a...
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    You are so right, BB. Much of it is personal...

    You are so right, BB. Much of it is personal preference. Each person needs to decide what works best for them. Fortunately there are so many options out there, unfortunately I have limited money....
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    The MOAR is an awesome reticle. I've got a buddy...

    The MOAR is an awesome reticle. I've got a buddy with one and he really likes it. I have found the NPr's to be too thin for a dedicated hunting scope. The MOAR is a tad thicker, but not too thick....
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    Dang, that looks awesome!!! I never used to save...

    Dang, that looks awesome!!! I never used to save roasts, just turn them into jerky or grinding meat. I've started to save a few now, and they can be some dang good eating...

    I'll add a picture of...
  13. Thread: 284 Winchester

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    Yes, I started with Winchester brand 243 brass. I...

    Yes, I started with Winchester brand 243 brass. I however, had a donut issue when forming brass. Through some trial and error, die modification, and neck turning, I got it sorted out. I will be neck...
  14. Thread: 284 Winchester

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    Yup, I've decided not to chance it in a short...

    Yup, I've decided not to chance it in a short action and will build another 6.5mm SLR in a lighter carry rifle. Matter of fact, I already have the barrel, chamber reamer, and all the reloading stuff,...
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    Something I was reminded of again this year is to...

    Something I was reminded of again this year is to just try to have fun, enjoy the moment, keep a positive attitude as best you can, all that stuff. A guy can't control the weather. You can't control...
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    Love the Tight Spot!!! Excellent quiver!

    Love the Tight Spot!!! Excellent quiver!
  17. Thread: 284 Winchester

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    Another thing, have you tried RL17 at all. I came...

    Another thing, have you tried RL17 at all. I came across a couple different articles in my reading and it looks like RL17 does VERY well for the 284 Win. In the article below note the velocity...
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    Them are nice looking rounds. You don't happen to...

    Them are nice looking rounds. You don't happen to have velocities handy do you?;) And barrel length?...I notice your COALs are all above 3" with the exception of the 120. Do you feel I'd be hindered...
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    Good info....Thanks What is the 150 bullet...

    Good info....Thanks

    What is the 150 bullet you're using and the COAL to reach the lands?

    Also, your #4 Shilen I believe would be same/similar contour to my Bartlein #3, a heavy sporter. What is...
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    And of course a guy has to put some thought into...

    And of course a guy has to put some thought into reamer specs. Get the free bore correct for the intended bullets and max COAL, and that's most of the battle won right there. I made that mistake...
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    I have a Wyatts mag box I intend to use. That'll...

    I have a Wyatts mag box I intend to use. That'll get me to about 2.990" ish. If I was putting together a plinkin rifle in the 284, I'd definitely go long action for the bigger VLDs, utilize all case...
  22. Thread: 284 Winchester

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    284 Winchester

    Another cartridge thread, I know....

    I have a 700 SA lying around and am considering the 284 for a "do all" hunting rifle. I'm looking for a little extra down range energy without going to a...
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    Bingo!!!!!

    Bingo!!!!!
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    I got the 10x Vortex Talons prior to this season...

    I got the 10x Vortex Talons prior to this season and I like them. I stepped up from 8x Monarchs and I like the extra power personally. I do wish I would have spent the extra money and went with the...
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    I read somewhere March 2013 is when they'll be...

    I read somewhere March 2013 is when they'll be out.
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