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Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics Yesterday, 11:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 778
Posted By bowwild
I understand the OP's dilemma, been there many...

I understand the OP's dilemma, been there many times.

I have pretty specific tastes, that I've developed, a lot by trial and error, over the years.

For rimfire I want a scope that is:
- less...
Forum: Misc -- Other Rimfire Rifle Brands 10-21-2021, 09:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,181
Posted By bowwild
I'm only going to have the one. All my other...

I'm only going to have the one. All my other scopes are $100-500.
Forum: Misc -- Other Rimfire Rifle Brands 10-20-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,181
Posted By bowwild
I like that this scope is only 10.6 inches long...

I like that this scope is only 10.6 inches long and 22 ounces.
Forum: Misc -- Other Rimfire Rifle Brands 10-20-2021, 03:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,181
Posted By bowwild
Before scope, based upon what my Crow in .22LR...

Before scope, based upon what my Crow in .22LR weighed, I'm thinking 7-7.5 pounds. Total rifle will be on heavy side at around 8-9 pounds.
Forum: Misc -- Other Rimfire Rifle Brands 10-20-2021, 03:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,181
Posted By bowwild
I will likely move my Compact March that is...

I will likely move my Compact March that is currently on a 1712 Anschutz, .22lr.

New light weight and compact 1.5-15x42 riflescope is equally ideal for hunting and for tactical shooting.

"Newly...
Forum: Misc -- Other Rimfire Rifle Brands 10-20-2021, 02:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,181
Posted By bowwild
I just placed an order for a Crow in 17M2....

I just placed an order for a Crow in 17M2. Squirrel season 2022.

18" ranch barrel and 5-round mags.

Grayboe OD Green with black webbing.
Forum: RFC Community Forum 10-14-2021, 06:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,332
Posted By bowwild
I listened to that Treadwell Tape a couple of...

I listened to that Treadwell Tape a couple of years ago. I regretted it very much. I'm an avid hunter, have killed bear with recurve bows, and a retired wildlife biologist. That tape was very...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 10-14-2021, 01:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 901
Posted By bowwild
Kestrel, I'm retired fish and wildlife. I...

Kestrel,
I'm retired fish and wildlife.

I recall a case where AZGFD had to pay a lot for violating it's "3-strike" rule regarding nuisance bears? The way I remember it was that a 3rd strike...
Forum: .17HM2 10-07-2021, 04:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,155
Posted By bowwild
My best scope is March compact, beyond the budget...

My best scope is March compact, beyond the budget you specified though (and pretty hard on mine as well).

The scopes I own the most of are the discontinued Niko EFRs with AO. I like the clarity,...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 10-07-2021, 07:55 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,386
Posted By bowwild
I like archery, ice-fishing, wood-working (I'm...

I like archery, ice-fishing, wood-working (I'm new at it), and sitting in my tree stand well before sun-up, watching and listening to the woods waking up.

Oh, and I like mountains.

My favorite...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 10-07-2021, 07:41 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,431
Posted By bowwild
It was a 4-engine commercial airliner. ...

It was a 4-engine commercial airliner.

Passengers noticed an engine had stopped running. Pilot announced we have 3 more engines, we'll just be a half-hour late on arrival.

Then another engine...
Forum: Model 37/40X 10-05-2021, 10:36 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,981
Posted By bowwild
A beauty for sure!

A beauty for sure!
Forum: RFC Community Forum 10-04-2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 605
Posted By bowwild
I'll visit my 83 year old mother more. I'll...

I'll visit my 83 year old mother more.

I'll organize a bow hunt for Pronghorn antelope with my brother, son, and best friend.

As far as day to day, no changes in store.
Forum: Hunting 09-29-2021, 07:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,485
Posted By bowwild
Like others have shared, follow the current food...

Like others have shared, follow the current food source, obviously it changes. It is possible that disease or parasites, especially if the population was super abundant the year before, can reduce a...
Forum: Thompson Center 09-29-2021, 07:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 652
Posted By bowwild
I've had 3 Boyd's stocks. I like thumbhole...

I've had 3 Boyd's stocks. I like thumbhole rimfire.
Forum: Open Rimfire 09-27-2021, 01:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,111
Posted By bowwild
Only way my firearms are locked is in my safe in...

Only way my firearms are locked is in my safe in my house. Very rarely do I have an unattended firearm in the truck.
Forum: .17HMR 09-26-2021, 08:20 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,046
Posted By bowwild
5 More Dakota 17HMR

Here are a few more pictures I took this morning.
Forum: .17HMR 09-26-2021, 08:12 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,046
Posted By bowwild
Dakota 17HMR - In the Sun

I promised some sun-lit pictures of my Dakota 17 HMR. Took some just now before church. Excuse the clutter of one of my archery butts.

Looking forward to first squirrel(s) with this one. I'll...
Forum: Model 37/40X 09-23-2021, 04:36 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,981
Posted By bowwild
Did some looking just now. Wow, these rifles are...

Did some looking just now. Wow, these rifles are very expensive now. Some on Guns International...Barnett fine arms seems to have two.

I saw one for sell on consignment back in 1990 or 1991. It...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 09-19-2021, 12:38 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,343
Posted By bowwild
I have a couple of very nice centerfire scopes...

I have a couple of very nice centerfire scopes (Swarovski and Zeiss) that are tough to use on my Rimfires because they lack AO.

They work fine if I use them on low powers such as 4-6x. Otherwise...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 09-19-2021, 12:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,167
Posted By bowwild
Before about 4-5 years ago I was an avid NFL...

Before about 4-5 years ago I was an avid NFL viewer. Loved the Colts and Broncos.

I can't stand any of the pro teams any more. Only sport I watch on TV now is Golf and Track and Field.

I do...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 09-19-2021, 08:51 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,085
Posted By bowwild
Shoot air rifle inside home range. Build wood...

Shoot air rifle inside home range. Build wood ship models. Squirrel hunt. Wood work in heated shed shop,
Forum: Anschutz 09-17-2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,449
Posted By bowwild
I appreciate the input. I have a Bald Eagle...

I appreciate the input.

I have a Bald Eagle front rest (no windage adjustment) coming any day. I also bought a rear "V" bag today.

I didn't know that about supporting nearer the trigger...
Forum: Misc -- Other Rimfire Rifle Brands 09-17-2021, 08:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,452
Posted By bowwild
I just sent a pre-order information form. ...

I just sent a pre-order information form.

Looking at 2nd Vudoo. First was a Crow in Ranch contour, .22lr.

Now the 17HM2 in as light a configuration as I can get (hunting). Wondering if I can go...
Forum: Sako/Tikka 09-15-2021, 04:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 984
Posted By bowwild
I sent my stock to a friend who owns a major bow...

I sent my stock to a friend who owns a major bow company. They dipped it like they do their bow risers.

You can have stocks dipped from others for $100-150.
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