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  1. Shrek

    Wyoming region W ?

    I put in for Wyoming W with zero points and got stupid lucky ! I seriously don’t know a thing about region W. Is it a good area ? How is public land access ? Any pointers anyone would like to share ? I really didn’t expect to draw so I didn’t do any homework beforehand. It looked like a big area...
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    Gunwerks going into receivership

    WELLS FARGO SUES CODY FIRM GUNWERKS, CLAIMS IT OWES $2.8 MILLION TOM MORTONMay 20, 2020 Share Tweet Wells Fargo Bank has sued the Cody-based custom-rifle maker Gunwerks, LLC, for $2.8 million for unpaid loans and wants the company's equipment, according to federal court records filed Wednesday...
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    Ethics of CWD

    Is it ethical to apply for and hunt an area known to have CWD infected animals if you are not willing to eat a CWD positive animal ? My personal opinion is that it is not ethical to hunt an otherwise edible animal when you have every intention to waste it when there is no proven danger of...
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    Swarovski EL’s

    I’m just here to brag on my 8.5x42 EL’s. I’m hunting deer in South Georgia and I have my EL’s with me along with a Zeiss Conquest 3-9x50 on the muzzle loader. Sun is getting low and from straight into it to about 20* off it. With the naked eye it’s a hard squint and can’t see well and nothing...
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    Bear spray not very effective against aggressive bears...

    33% against charging brown bears. Spray is very effective against curious bears but much less effective against aggressive bears. I figure this is good for a couple hundred post fight :)
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    Music ruins hunting videos !

    Am I the only one who hates music in hunting videos ? I just tried to watch the Ibex hunt video by the Journal of Mountain Hunting and I ended up muting it to get through. The music ruined it for me. Let me hear the wind blowing , the crunch of the dirt under your boots , your thoughts , etc...
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    CP3 Locus Gear trekking poles ?

    Anyone here running the CP3 Locus gear poles ? Your opinion ?
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    New Swarovski STS 65mm with 20-60 eyepiece

    I won this in the Arizona Elk Society raffle. It's never been out of the box. I own a Swarovski ATX and can't justify keeping it $1900 TYD. Postal Money Orders only. If you are interested I can text or email pictures but my iPhone doesn't upload pictures to Rokslide for some reason.
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    Shrek's unprepared last minute 2016 elk hunt !

    By September 1st of this year I had called off my hunting trip due to finances :( . I had bought a foreclosure that needed rehab and my bank account was bleeding out ! Business had been slow and things were getting ugly. I did keep my tags though and a 3PL project came up that saved the bank...
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    Seam sealing !

    Seam sealing sucks ! At 6'4" , a little clumsy, and a little ADD , seam sealing is not my forte' ! Next time I buy a new tent I'm going to find an artsy painter type chick for a FWB relationship :)...
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    Rokslide Down !

    Ryan can't go hunting without Rokslide going down :( . I hope this got fixed without my friend having to come back to the main road !
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    Tikka T3 clearance

    Euro optic posted on another forum that they just received over 3000 old style T3 that that will have on sale. Said it will take a couple of days for them to all show. If you wanted a deal on one there might be one to be had.
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    Affixing Jim White adapter plate to my ATX

    I just bought an ATX and a Jim White panhead and I'm not happy with how the plate affixes to the ATX foot. There is no pin to keep the plate from turning on the foot. For those that have this combination what is your solution ? I'm currently thinking a dab of silicone between the plate and foor...
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    kifaru AMR , Argali , and two large spotting scope pockets. Coyote.

    Coyote AMR = $265 tyd Coyote Argali = $160 tyd Two Coyote large scope pockets = $35 each tyd - both sold Foliage top zip long pocket old style = $25 tyd - sold AMR and scope pockets are a little dusty/dirty but no damage. Argali is pretty clean. Foliage old style is clean and never used. I've...
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    Sawtooth w/medium box stove

    Sawtooth w/medium box stove - sold Sawtooth with mosquito mesh door and medium SS box stove with warming tray. Used but good shape. Netting has one dime sized hole but other than that is excellent. $750 tyd . Postal money order no PayPal. If you are wondering I'm getting a new Sawtooth that is...
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    Montana elk and deer draw is happening now.

    I just checked and I got my general combo which is all I put in for.
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    Yellowstone Grizzly delisting proposed by USFW today.

    Declared recovered and proposed delisting today ! 60 day comment period.
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    Broadhead suggestions ?

    I got the bow , sight , rest , and a cheap quiver already. Think I want some Deep Six XD 295's but since the Ulmer Edges are no longer made I don't have a clue as to what I want in a broadhead. Looking for suggestions with why.
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    What's the best rifle...?

    There are a lot of these threads and my thoughts are are running a bit different than most suggestions. It's TikkaSavageRemingtonWinchesterKimber variation. Next it's replace the stocktriggerbedfloatcutbarrelcoatpaint. How about pick your components and build what's in your minds eye. In the...
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    Best all around Trekking poles ?

    I loved my BD Ultra Distance poles but they should be labeled Ultra Weak poles. Snapped when I needed them and I fell hard ! I bought some aluminum BD's at Cabelas but they suck ! Spongy , heavy , and long when collapsed. BD's also only carry a one year guarantee so I'm looking for a better...