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    16 Hours Ago
    Beendare replied to a thread S&W .45 M&P Shiled in Firearms
    ^^ exactly...great post. I have the Shield in 9mm and due to the small size have a hard time not putting too much trigger finger into it. It takes...
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    Beendare replied to a thread Arrow Penetration Issue in Archery
    You know we are pretty much saying the same thing, right? I said in my first post....arrows will straighten out on longer shots. Poor arrow flight...
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    Hunter, I really like my Montbell spiral stretch bag...its much warmer than the rating to me. You can find these and others on sale for as much...
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    Beendare replied to a thread Arrow Penetration Issue in Archery
    Ok so its arrow flight...good on you to go through the tuning process. It will probably surprise you how much better of a shot you actually are when...
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    Beendare replied to a thread Arrow Penetration Issue in Archery
    Probably the best analogy on how an arrow works is through vectors. If you think of your arrow as a row of ball bearings then you can see how...
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    Beendare replied to a thread Lifetime of elk hunting... in Elk
    Well i'm one of those "Old School"elk hunters and I can tell you tactics have changed a lot over the years. Remember back 20-30years ago there...
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    4 Days Ago
    Funny story; one of my hunt buddies years ago showed up with these old savorra heads that he got from a garage sale. FYI these are a longer chisel...
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    Beendare replied to a thread Arrow Penetration Issue in Archery
    Arrow and bow weight are good...you are probably borderline underspined but thats not the reason for your problems. Could be a a couple things,...
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    5 Days Ago
    Beendare replied to a thread Keeping boots dry. in Footwear
    Moisture management takes a comprehensive solution for me; I seam seal my mesh boots- they are 100% waterproof Good merino socks have been the...
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    Beendare replied to a thread LED Lantern in Gear
    I have a few different ones- all pretty good. My favorite is the "lite express Camp 51" couldn't find it but its just like this one; Celestron...
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    5 Days Ago
    The crucial part is not the BH being vertical or horizontal...but that it is centered on the arrow- ie, it spins perfect. I use a jig to check...
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    I did ___ regarding high winds; There is a fix when you can't get your pipe to draft in strong winds. You need either; 1) one of those...
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    6 Days Ago
    The big stove pipe in my wall tent has been more of an issue than the 2 1/2" dia pipe in my tipi. For the big pipe I have holes drilled and can use...
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    1 Week Ago
    I can say with confidence that guy is not a Stanford grad or student......
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    1 Week Ago
    Might be another option for you. I have fairly long arms and stretch the sleeves on my merino out of the wash to keep the sleeves long enough....
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    1 Week Ago
    My buddy has those Leopold HDS...and I had the Vipers No , your bino has better glass than the Vipers, IMO. you would have to spend a lot of...
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    John, IMO, a test that is something like 3-4 layers of leather over a stiff pillow...which would somewhat replicate impact on a heavy animal. ...
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    1 Week Ago
    You can pretty much tell by the design and comments on a tent whether it can sustain strong winds. Not many will take 60 mph full on in an exposed...
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    Great post....and the reason its a great post; You can imagine its tricky starting at mid level in a field when you have never actually worked in...
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    Beendare replied to a thread Low light binoculars? in Optics
    I had the 8x32 Zeiss many years ago...and my opinion is its a no brainer to go the the 8x42's...that would be a good mix with the 12x you have now. ...
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    Beendare replied to a thread 1.6oz HyperD PU4000 in Sleep Systems
    Yeah...we PM'd...but yeah, I really like the stuff. It's much easier to work with than the 1.1oz as it has a little stiffness. Feels a LOT stronger...
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    Its THE most basic rule..... I was in a Handgun class with 2 cops and the instructors had to take the one cop aside as he was covering the female...
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    Beendare replied to a thread Cheap Amazon Stove in Gear
    Do you really want to trust a crap $12 Chinese stove that is to be your primary on a backpack trip/hunt? Buy the name brand bro....
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    Beendare replied to a thread Simple tarp in Sleep Systems
    Tarps are versatile- no doubt. My sleep system has evolved for hunts but I sometimes still use a tarp on summer backpack trips either on the...
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    2 Weeks Ago
    I have some of the 210 wt grid stop from RSBTR and its plenty tough enough for a pack, IMO. I know some packmakers have gone to this weight fabric. ...
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    Beendare replied to a thread Sidearm for grizz in Firearms
    Lightest grizzlies gun with your criteria; SW 329PD Scandium frame .44 mag revolver weighing in at 25 oz. Next would be something like a G20 or G21...
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    I did a thread on it a few months ago bro. Seam sealed my mesh boots....works like a champ. you are talking about doing the underside of your...
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    3 Weeks Ago
    I like the iron on seam tape to hold the 2 pieces together. Then when folding I have a little square piece of cardboard jig with marks at 5/8" to...
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    3 Weeks Ago
    No doubt hogs are up there....tailor made for bowhunting Javalina too Oh and don't forget Bears. Those are my top 3.
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    Beendare replied to a thread GPS Units in Gear
    You are buying a Dinosaur bro. I would recommend searching the many GPS/ phone threads here before you buy.
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