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    I'm 78 and every year it gets tougher and tougher...

    I'm 78 and every year it gets tougher and tougher to stay in hunting shape. I exercise with weights and briskly walk 2 miles (outside) every day, weather permitting. Most of my hunting has been for...
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    YUP, low to mid 70s, hard to see any ivory tips.

    YUP, low to mid 70s, hard to see any ivory tips.
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    I made a mistake (once) by looking in the Record...

    I made a mistake (once) by looking in the Record books :D. There's lots of 90" goats in there, so I thought, what the heck, I'm holdin' out for one on the next hunt. By noon opening-day, I was down...
  5. Thread: Happy New Year

    by OldGuy
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    Happy New Year folks, and good health to all next...

    Happy New Year folks, and good health to all next year.
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    I also like the ol' aught-six, nice 'n easy on...

    I also like the ol' aught-six, nice 'n easy on the shoulder with most loads. Although, the .270WCF with 130 gr. partitions has always been a favorite, as has been the .264Win Mag with 140 gr....
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    The wife says antelope are the best, with elk a...

    The wife says antelope are the best, with elk a close 2nd and whitetail a distant 3rd. But as has been said, the hide needs to come off ASAP from antelope. I've taken them from sage-brush country and...
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    Ya done well!

    Ya done well!
  9. Nice pics guys! Looks like ya did well,

    Nice pics guys!

    Looks like ya did well,
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    I like those Hawkes, but a little weak at the...

    I like those Hawkes, but a little weak at the outer edges. Also use Nikon Monarcks 8x32, not a lot of differences, but fit my pocketbook :D.
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    Some more great meat for the freezer!

    Some more great meat for the freezer!
  12. Thread: Popeye!

    by OldGuy
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    Was Popeye found dead, or did a hunter finally...

    Was Popeye found dead, or did a hunter finally take him?
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    top 3 items? Optics, boots and a dry tent....

    top 3 items?

    Optics, boots and a dry tent. Then add-on as costs suit you.
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    Your .257Bee will work just fine. I like the 110...

    Your .257Bee will work just fine. I like the 110 gr. Nosler Accubond bullet loaded with H1000 powder and a Fed 215Mag primer.

    Old Roy knew what he was doing when he came up with this one!
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    When hunting the SE around the 10-15th of Oct., I...

    When hunting the SE around the 10-15th of Oct., I have found a loose horn on some bucks, most not though.
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    I have been considering the W.W. in .270wsm as a...

    I have been considering the W.W. in .270wsm as a western rifle. IIRC, they have a bedding-block and a fair trigger.

    I'm out the door to the gun-shop now!
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    29-31" they are well past the ears.

    29-31" they are well past the ears.
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    I have used "straight" for many years during...

    I have used "straight" for many years during hunting season, but I have an angled spotter for prone target matches.
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