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  Topic: 2017 turkey season is now history
wattlebuster

Replies: 1
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PostForum: Traditional Hunting   Posted: Sat May 06, 2017 8:48 am   Subject: 2017 turkey season is now history
I had a good yr even though just 2 longbeards hit the ground. I didnt get to hunt much but I managed to kill 2 with my 12 ga iron mounted Joe Schell built flintlock that I call Achilles. The shots wer ...
  Topic: lets see some squirrel rifles
wattlebuster

Replies: 16
Views: 13743

PostForum: Traditional Hunting   Posted: Sat Jul 09, 2016 12:44 pm   Subject: lets see some squirrel rifles
Here is my new squirrel head busting rig. This is Delilah a Mike Brooks A weight 40 cal that I got in this past Feb. I have not gotten any squirrels with her yet but the game warden would frown on it ...
  Topic: Turned Compass
wattlebuster

Replies: 6
Views: 9456

PostForum: Skills and Crafts   Posted: Thu May 26, 2016 8:30 am   Subject: Turned Compass
What Kopfjaeger said
  Topic: Preventing "After Cleaning" Rust
wattlebuster

Replies: 16
Views: 34733

PostForum: Trekking Tips   Posted: Sat May 21, 2016 7:01 am   Subject: Preventing "After Cleaning" Rust
Bear oil. 35 yrs zero problems
  Topic: Finally
wattlebuster

Replies: 1
Views: 3900

PostForum: Traditional Hunting   Posted: Sat Mar 26, 2016 5:29 pm   Subject: Finally
I have not been able to hunt much this yr due to family obligations but this morn I got a pretty nice bird with my Caywood 12 ga english game gun. The birds gobbled good on the roost but shut up when ...
  Topic: Sad News
wattlebuster

Replies: 2
Views: 6340

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Sat Mar 12, 2016 9:58 am   Subject: Sad News
Hate to hear of it. In one of his posts on one of the forums I remember him saying he had been sick. RIP mtmike
  Topic: He'll do till a bigger one comes along
wattlebuster

Replies: 2
Views: 3874

PostForum: Traditional Hunting   Posted: Mon Jan 11, 2016 6:49 pm   Subject: He'll do till a bigger one comes along
I took this 8 pt yesterday afternoon with Samson my Bruton .62 cal rifle as he was trailing a doe thru a thicket that I take deer from every yr. The single doe came thru stopping every few yrds to loo ...
  Topic: Merry Christmas
wattlebuster

Replies: 4
Views: 6418

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Fri Dec 25, 2015 6:16 am   Subject: Merry Christmas
Merry Christmas everyone
  Topic: 2015 bucks on the ground.
wattlebuster

Replies: 4
Views: 5088

PostForum: Traditional Hunting   Posted: Sat Nov 21, 2015 5:13 am   Subject: 2015 bucks on the ground.
Darn nice buck Tom. IIRC thats the first buck for that Miller rifle. A GREAT one to start it out on
  Topic: Flintlock bear.
wattlebuster

Replies: 2
Views: 3613

PostForum: Traditional Hunting   Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2015 4:22 am   Subject: Flintlock bear.
Great bear Tom. That bear should be honored too have been shot with such a fine Miller rifle.
  Topic: Last years Squirrels
wattlebuster

Replies: 9
Views: 11594

PostForum: Traditional Hunting   Posted: Sat Jul 11, 2015 8:19 am   Subject: Last years Squirrels
That is a very good site. I have used quite a few recipes from it the last few yrs
  Topic: 2 yr old
wattlebuster

Replies: 6
Views: 4836

PostForum: Traditional Hunting   Posted: Tue Mar 31, 2015 3:57 am   Subject: 2 yr old
32in colerain. Jug choked full
  Topic: 2 yr old
wattlebuster

Replies: 6
Views: 4836

PostForum: Traditional Hunting   Posted: Mon Mar 30, 2015 6:14 pm   Subject: 2 yr old
100 gr of Fg with 1/8th inch felt on top of powder then 1/8th inch hard overpowder card. Then 120 gr of #2 shot with a thin overshot card
  Topic: 2 yr old
wattlebuster

Replies: 6
Views: 4836

PostForum: Traditional Hunting   Posted: Sun Mar 29, 2015 7:09 pm   Subject: 2 yr old
I got this 2 yr old a few days back an been meaning to post it but aint got around too it till now. He came in strutting and drumming an got to meet Achilles and 120 grns of #2s. He's got a 8 inch be ...
  Topic: Good 3 yr old
wattlebuster

Replies: 5
Views: 4973

PostForum: Traditional Hunting   Posted: Sun Mar 29, 2015 7:00 pm   Subject: Good 3 yr old
Thanks Guys. The load used was 100 gr of Fg followed by a 1/8th inch overpowder felt wad then a 1/8th inch hard cardboard wad and 120 grns of # 2 shot. And of course a thin overshot card on top of th ...
 
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