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    The body armor that we wore stopped all the...

    The body armor that we wore stopped all the handgun rounds, except an occassional 125 gr. JHP out of my 6" Colt Python. Any typical round fired out of a rifle will defeat most LE body armor. We...
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    I wrote some previuosly on Jim Latvala who had...

    I wrote some previuosly on Jim Latvala who had his elk confiscated in Montana for "failure to tag". That situation garnered a whole lot of negative publicity for the state. I had been looking at...
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    24 years as a volunteer in No. Minnesota. After...

    24 years as a volunteer in No. Minnesota. After I retired from the PD and FD, I worked seasonally for 10 years as a wildland firefighter for the DNR. Currently am striving to complete my resume as...
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    The Ti mug that came with the pot can't weigh...

    The Ti mug that came with the pot can't weigh more than an ounce. I just make a cup holder out of Reflectux bubble wrap, and it keeps things good and hot.
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    I consider a 30 bag as a summer bag. I spend all...

    I consider a 30 bag as a summer bag. I spend all summer canoe camping in Canada and it ofter gets into the 40s at night, even in July. My REI 800 fill 0 degree bag is the go to for Sept./Oct....
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    338, they delivered the horses with tack and feed...

    338, they delivered the horses with tack and feed right to the trailhead. I believe that you can also pick them up at one of several ranches. The horses and gear were great and did pack out one elk...
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    338, you mentioned that you had an area in...

    338, you mentioned that you had an area in Colorado, but didn't have horses. We rented horses from Sombraro Ranch, and it worked out well. Most outfitters are very busy during the fall, and if they...
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    Sticky: Congrats JJ for a great story and all your...

    Congrats JJ for a great story and all your contributions. 25 extra thanks for contributing your great talent.
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    I started this thread a while ago, and was...

    I started this thread a while ago, and was suprised that it is still going. I just got back from a snowmobile/coyote hunting trip to Wyoming and Idaho. The lion hunting didn't happen due to lack of...
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    Eastman's did a review comparison on the...

    Eastman's did a review comparison on the efficiency between the gigapower and the Jetboil, after which Guy switched to the Jetboil. It is a heavier unit, but also more efficient. So, in theory, you...
  11. PointsHunter; TMO is a class outfit. I have...

    PointsHunter; TMO is a class outfit. I have been on two elk and two deer hunts with them. Dustin and Clint Child have become good friends, and I will book with them again when the finances allow...
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    If you draw a tag, you will likely be contacted...

    If you draw a tag, you will likely be contacted by some outfitters who still have some openings. They may well have those openings for a reason, but it could also be because some clients didn't draw...
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    GOSEN , short of going toe to toe with a Griz,...

    GOSEN , short of going toe to toe with a Griz, it'll be hard to match that story on this continent. Although, I did have a Chickadee land on my nose and scared the crap out of me once.
  14. Alaska2go nailed it. We have a finite resource...

    Alaska2go nailed it. We have a finite resource with an increasing population. I don't know how a state can change their PP system without totally screwing the guy who has been on-board for years. ...
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    I have been a firearms safety inst. for 25 years,...

    I have been a firearms safety inst. for 25 years, and hunter orange is part of the safety component. I hate wearing orange too, but have run into a lot of people out in the woods who I would choose...
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    It looks like those Barnes bullets performed like...

    It looks like those Barnes bullets performed like they are supposed to. Good job.
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    You're forgiven. Welcome aboard.

    You're forgiven. Welcome aboard.
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    Bonecollector, I have some criticism for you. I...

    Bonecollector, I have some criticism for you. I think the word you were looking for was MORALE, and not MORAL. MORALE is defined in my Funk & Wagnels as; "a sense of common purpose with respect to...
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    Not to get too much off track on this thread, but...

    Not to get too much off track on this thread, but before anyone gets too upset at one political party, please keep in mind that we were only ONE vote in the supreme court from losing the second...
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    The strangest thing to me was that the end was...

    The strangest thing to me was that the end was pretty much as predicted in the Madden Bowl. Seahawks ahead 24 to 14 in the 3rd quarter, and the Pats will win it 28 to 24. The best part was I won...
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    "Cute"; I just found out that I can't post a...

    "Cute"; I just found out that I can't post a reply less than 10 characters, so cute, cute, cute. You go girl.
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    I caught the "Warden" program yesterday on the...

    I caught the "Warden" program yesterday on the Outdoor Channel. I saw the header "Failure to Tag", and thought that they were finally going to put this story on the air. Well, it wasn't this case,...
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    I can't speak for the western states, as I'm sure...

    I can't speak for the western states, as I'm sure that there is a different dynamic going on there. In Minnesota, virtually all state and county owned land is openly accessible for all. Land is...
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    Welcome to the forum. What part of up north? ...

    Welcome to the forum. What part of up north? I'm in Two Harbors.
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    I don't know anything about hunting the Bighorns,...

    I don't know anything about hunting the Bighorns, but have a couple suggestions. I hunt on the western side of Wyoming, and was amazed at the beehive of activity around the road and trail access. ...
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