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Forum: Trapping Forum   02-09-2016, 06:24 PM
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Posted By jayd4wg
Hide donations to boy scout troop

https://www.huntingpa.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=3757777#Post3757777

Scout troop 83 in west view pa is looking for some donations. Sorry for the cross post, just trying to get...
Forum: Taxidermy and Tanning Forum   02-08-2016, 04:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 369
Posted By jayd4wg
Looking for some random donated hides

My boy scout troop is rebuilding their Klondike Derby sleds this year and we are entertaining the use of some hides as part of the construction. Obviously, funds are tight and we are not picky. A...
Forum: Single Shot Forum   12-19-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,508
Posted By jayd4wg
Re: looking for a scope for Rossi Trifecta .243 barrel

just an update for documentation purposes. He ditched the red-dot, and scored a Simmons 3-9x on a black friday deal for 49 bucks with an additional 40 bucks in mail in rebates. 9 bucks for this...
Forum: Firearm Forum   12-19-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,538
Posted By jayd4wg
Re: Old Pittsburgh gun shops

Good call. Those guys were really nice, and are the reason I even started hunting in the first place. I had no guns save for a 1886 Whitepowder Wonder shotgun in great shape. I took it in and...
Forum: Firearm Forum   12-19-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,226
Posted By jayd4wg
Re: Quality Scope in the 150 and under range.

i now own 3 simmons 3-9x from Dick's. bought the first at full retail 79 bucks, liked it. black friday had them on sale for 49 bucks (good deal!) AND 40 dollars in mail in rebates. for 9 bucks,...
Forum: Firearm Forum   12-19-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,133
Posted By jayd4wg
Re: Boyd's Custom Stocks

I have a thumbhole nutmeg laminate on my marlin xs7-308. it's a beautiful rifle, and the stock fits me very well. I'd highly recommend them. I'll be getting another one at some point for my 22mag,...
Forum: Firearm Forum   12-19-2015, 04:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,538
Posted By jayd4wg
Re: Old Pittsburgh gun shops

what about the two gun shops in North Hills, there was one near Rico's on Evergreen..that was back in 90 or so. then there was the one by the library on 19, 9012 Old Perry Hwy to be exact. HiTec...
Forum: Field Gear Forum   12-19-2015, 04:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,184
Posted By jayd4wg
Re: Sno-Seal

I use it all the time. I have a pair of all leather hikers (columbia diablo mid titanium) that are now a solid 13 years old, and have used sno-seal on them yearly (sometimes twice a year) and they...
Forum: Single Shot Forum   11-23-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,508
Posted By jayd4wg
Re: looking for a scope for Rossi Trifecta .243 barrel

in the end, it was his money buying the scope and he went cheap on me. some lessons need to be learned hard despite my efforts to get him into a better piece of hardware. We ended up with a Tru-Glo...
Forum: Predator, Varmint and Raccoon Forum   11-19-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 737
Posted By jayd4wg
urban coyotes?

2 days ago, while driving the boys to school, i stopped at the stop sign at the spot where they normally stand for the bus to come. we were about 8-10 mins ahead of bus time and I needed the extra...
Forum: Single Shot Forum   11-19-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,508
Posted By jayd4wg
looking for a scope for Rossi Trifecta .243 barrel

My 12 year old wants to shoot his rifle this year and he wears some pretty thick glasses. he does good with iron sights on handguns but full scopes elude him. I'm thinking about putting a reflex or...
Forum: Turkey Hunting Forum   11-11-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,381
Posted By jayd4wg
Re: First ever turkey down - lifelong goal achieved

thanks guys...the fan is drying nicely and will make a welcome addition to the trophy wall https://www.huntingpa.com/forums/images/smilies/wink.gif
Forum: Taxidermy and Tanning Forum   11-11-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 566
Posted By jayd4wg
Re: turkey fans

ya know...as i was cleaning out all the goo...the thought of plucking and gluing crossed my mind. i figured there had to be a reason noone mentioned this on any of the websites i checked so i...
Forum: Taxidermy and Tanning Forum   11-08-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 566
Posted By jayd4wg
turkey fans

I took my first ever turkey this year - a large hen with one shorter tail feather. I want to dry out the fan and so far i've skinned it all out, took out the "pope's nose" and cleaned off as much...
Forum: Turkey Hunting Forum   11-08-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,381
Posted By jayd4wg
First ever turkey down - lifelong goal achieved

I have NO idea why taking a turkey in the fall with my 22mag has eluded me over the years but i've never seemed to be able to Git'r done. this year was a little different.

I initially set out to...
Forum: Game Processing and Recipe Forum   01-08-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,881
Posted By jayd4wg
Re: What is a good boning knife

i bought a set of Mundial knives (6" boning and 7" slicing) kit from Sams Club back in the kitchen supply stuff. they have very grippy microbac white handles and they take a NASTY edge fast using a...
Forum: Site Suggestions   01-04-2013, 11:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 230
Posted By jayd4wg
Access Denied??

every topic i try to view indicates access denied for me...and no messages that the ban hammer has fallen and NO reason I can think of that i ruffled the feathers of a mod...
Forum: Archery Hunting Forum   01-03-2013, 03:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By jayd4wg
Re: just got a "new" bow...

going out tomorrow actually but taking Thor instead of the bow for 2 reasons. It's COLD. i want to spot and stalk to keep the bedded deer in the morning moving. second, I have yet to fire the bow,...
Forum: Archery Hunting Forum   01-03-2013, 02:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By jayd4wg
just got a "new" bow...

my FIL just "upgraded" to an arrow rifle because of health reasons and he just replaced my (yeah...still using it) Bear Whitetail II...

I am now holding a MUCH lighter, faster shooting Jennings...
Forum: Reloading Forum   12-27-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,687
Posted By jayd4wg
Re: Shot my hand loads today, need some help.

did the same with my .308 Ryan. tried a couple different powders, RL15 shows promise too, but the varget is just more consistent from bottle to bottle.

If you have not read about the OCW...
Forum: Shotgun and Handgun Hunting Forum   12-26-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,224
Posted By jayd4wg
Re: Wifes first handgun questions

I'm also a fan of getting a wheel gun in .357 and running .38spl out of it for practice. Yeah...she'll notice the difference between the two, AT THE RANGE, but in a SHTF scenario the added recoil...
Forum: Reloading Forum   12-26-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,687
Posted By jayd4wg
Re: Shot my hand loads today, need some help.

I'm a big fan now of the OCW method to find your proper powder charge. just posting 3 targets of different powder charges that are so far apart doesn't tell the whole story IMO.
Forum: Firearm Forum   12-26-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 461
Posted By jayd4wg
Re: 22 Magnum

there's 2 different 22 "magnums" out there...take note. the 22WRF, sometimes referred to and mistaken as a "22 Magnum" is shorter than the 22WMR. WRF's can be fired out of a WMR, but you CANNOT...
Forum: Firearm Forum   12-15-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,898
Posted By jayd4wg
Re: Best rifle under $500

H.C. yes it repeats and has done better in fact. Check my other posts. Another benefit to the marlin x7 is the aftermarket support. Savage barrels fit with little to no mod. Winchester 70 rings and...
Forum: Firearm Forum   12-14-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,898
Posted By jayd4wg
Re: Best rifle under $500

SURRRRRE got quiet in here now eh?

Just to be clear, it's not all roses, daisies and cloverleaf targets with this rifle either. my ONLY 3 complaints about the rifle as it comes out of the box. ...
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