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  Topic: No for Nosler
deerstalker

Replies: 7
Views: 9667
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Mon Sep 19, 05 9:05 pm   Subject: No for Nosler
I buy these to reload a lot.....................does match my gun well - not kiddie calibres though.

http://www.sako.fi/

Goto centre fire cartridges. They are very, very good bullets. ...
  Topic: No for Nosler
deerstalker

Replies: 7
Views: 9667
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Mon Sep 19, 05 8:37 pm   Subject: Re: No for Nosler
Shooting guru and ballistics consult Graham Downing reckons Nosler ballistic tips to be unsuitable for hunting for the pot.

True for deer and heavy bodied or dangerous game. But ballistic tips make ...
  Topic: Hard to hit something with a 12 bore?
deerstalker

Replies: 51
Views: 150397
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Thu May 26, 05 2:33 pm   Subject: Hard to hit something with a 12 bore?
The man who never gets the occasional runner, has never shot.
  Topic: Big Game
deerstalker

Replies: 36
Views: 30107
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Thu May 26, 05 12:09 pm   Subject: Big Game

Don’t want to debate any more. Next subject. Ha ha.

Course you do!

Most entertaining couple of posts I've read on this site.
  Topic: Paunched rabbit - how long can it be kept?
deerstalker

Replies: 18
Views: 18800
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Thu May 26, 05 11:56 am   Subject: Paunched rabbit - how long can it be kept?
Stags wrestled with bare hands surely?

Hard stare surely.

Put recenty shot rabbits in the fridge unskinned and you'll end up with a lot of torpid fleas in your yogurt.
  Topic: Hard to hit something with a 12 bore?
deerstalker

Replies: 51
Views: 150397
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Thu May 26, 05 12:57 am   Subject: Hard to hit something with a 12 bore?
Try selling them to a butcher or game dealer - he won't want to know with such bruising.
  Topic: Paunched rabbit - how long can it be kept?
deerstalker

Replies: 18
Views: 18800
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Thu May 26, 05 12:46 am   Subject: Paunched rabbit - how long can it be kept?
It's the clusters of eggs that put me off!
  Topic: Hard to hit something with a 12 bore?
deerstalker

Replies: 51
Views: 150397
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Thu May 26, 05 12:40 am   Subject: Hard to hit something with a 12 bore?
Such humour!

You get less chances of getting within range with a 12 bore, and when you do, a lot of shot ends up in the ground. If you get your rabbit it will be riddled with shot.

A .22 ...
  Topic: Big Game
deerstalker

Replies: 36
Views: 30107
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Thu May 26, 05 12:31 am   Subject: Big Game
I use a .22 magnum rimfire for rabbits. I now use full metal jacket rounds instead of hollow points because the damage is terrible.

Any firearm is dangerous. The point is, you understand the potent ...
  Topic: Big Game
deerstalker

Replies: 36
Views: 30107
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Wed May 25, 05 6:50 pm   Subject: Big Game
I think that rifle shooting is a more specialist sport, the opportunities to indulge in it are far less, the costs are certainly higher and the quarry is in far less numbers.

A high powered small b ...
  Topic: Big Game
deerstalker

Replies: 36
Views: 30107
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Wed May 25, 05 6:42 pm   Subject: Big Game
That's why I set up the topics that way (and also to try to leave the fox hunting debate behind).
  Topic: Paunched rabbit - how long can it be kept?
deerstalker

Replies: 18
Views: 18800
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Wed May 25, 05 6:37 pm   Subject: Paunched rabbit - how long can it be kept?
Watch out for blow flies though. It is tuly amazing how quickly they will find a carcass. I have walked up a just shot rabbit (at some range) to find it covered in flies when I've got there (in warm w ...
  Topic: Big Game
deerstalker

Replies: 36
Views: 30107
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Wed May 25, 05 12:29 pm   Subject: Re: A proposal for the Taking of Large Herbavorial Hooffed S

If doing any of the above is too complicated, take up fishing.


Excellent comment sir!
  Topic: Big Game
deerstalker

Replies: 36
Views: 30107
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Wed May 25, 05 10:40 am   Subject: Re: Big Game

I passed this through my trusty babelfish for a translation and it came out as...... 'I think I know far more than everyone here and I want to make you look small, Love me, love me, love meeeeee!!! ...
  Topic: Big Game
deerstalker

Replies: 36
Views: 30107
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Wed May 25, 05 12:08 am   Subject: Big Game
Rabbits and birds are nice.

But what advice do you suggest for bigger game such as foxes and deer?
 
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