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    2020 Hunting Pictures

    Thanks everyone.
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    2020 Hunting Pictures

    Had a good 2020. Got my first caribou on an AK adventure I really enjoyed, and filled my other tag for the year with a 172.5" gross whitetail. He was an old buck that wasn't real wide but had 40" of mass.
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    Which rifles this season?

    Rifles Inc custom 300 win with a 180gr Nosler E tip got a AK caribou in September. The shot was 300 yards standing, using my Slik 634 tripod with the Outdoorsmans pan head and rifle rest. Flint Hills Gun Works 264 win mag with a 140gr Accubond or Berger (playing with loads again) will...
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    Maximum acceptable group size?

    The two rifles I hunt with the most are really reliable at putting the first cold bore shot into the same place every shot. Clean barrel or dirty barrel, they just shoot that first cold bore shot right on. I sometimes shoot a 3 or 5 shot group over 3 to 5 days. During the rifle season around...
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    Rifle weight vs pack weight.....where is it important?

    I like a scope I trust to dial elevation on when hunting the mountains. The lightest set-up I have that I trust is a LW 70 built by Rifles Inc in 300 win mag. I could have shed 3/4 of a pound going with a Remington 700 action, but the 264 win mag I do most of my hunting with is also a M70...
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    Great New Coyote Load With 55 Grain .224 E-Tip

    Great to hear and congrats. Thanks for the update.
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    30 years, Still Holding My Record

    Great buck and thanks for sharing the story.
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    Went to Sportsmen's Warehouse today.

    Saw 3 guys come in to buy ammo at the closest Orshelns store today that are not the normal crowd. Never seen people dressed or acting like them in a store like that before. They were all there for ammo, one guy was cussing to another guy over his cell phone. Said he better put some money in...
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    Henry XModel 44 mag

    I like the looks of that for a camp gun quite a bit. Part of me wants a take-down version like the Chiappa, but I don't like the cost of the takedown lever guns I've seen.
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    Please critique my caribou gear list

    Thanks for the info, sounds like you have it down. I'm finally using my Excel computer skills learned back in college. I have a spreadsheet for my gear weights that totals it on my computer. I did not like that class in school, but using this way is kinda fun.
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    Please critique my caribou gear list

    1100 Remington man what is the weight limit that your pilot allows? That looks like a heck of a well thought out list. Also are you able to get a whole caribou in 1 set of the Tag bags with ribs on the bone? Thanks in advance for the help.
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    Please critique my caribou gear list

    Thanks everyone, very helpful!
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    Please critique my caribou gear list

    Thanks, I can’t wait for September!
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    Please critique my caribou gear list

    Thanks everyone. I am planning not to have anything to burn for a fire, but I will be very happy if I find that I'm wrong. I love a good campfire. I have enough tinder in my daypack survival kit to burn for an hour between the wetfire cubes and cotton balls. I figure if I can't get something...
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    Please critique my caribou gear list

    Forgot to add we will have 2 In Reach devices between the 3 of us also.
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    Please critique my caribou gear list

    Group items list (weights split between all 3 of us) -Titanium shovel 20 -Outdoor Edge Flip N Zip bone saw 2.5 -Katadyn 10L base camp water filter w/ spare filter 14.5 -2.5L collapsible water jug adapted for Katadyn 6 -Steripen Ultra (freeze proof back-up and portable filter) 6.7 -Seek...
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    Please critique my caribou gear list

    Gear List AK caribou Guns/accessories/Personal optics -Rifles Inc 300 Win mag, 3-12x Huskemaw, scope caps, sling 133 -20 rounds 180gr E tip ammo in factory box 26.4 -Glock G20 w/ KKM barrel, empty mag, and Streamlight TLR-1 light on rail 37 -16 rounds Underwood 200gr Hardcast ammo in...
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    Please critique my caribou gear list

    I'm going on a caribou hunt this fall out of Kotzebue Sept 17 to 24 with a couple friends. It will be our first caribou hunt, and our first time on the tundra. I've had some time on some bad weather days to put together my initial gear list of what I am thinking of taking. I'm sure I have some...
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    Hunting bullet for 6.5 Creedmoor

    I've taken a ton of game with Accubonds in several rifles. I really like that bullet. I just tried the Scirocco because it showed a significant BC advantage over the Accubond. I used the 140 Accubond for quite a while in my 264 win mag, still do sometimes. I was only running it 3k fps. I...
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    Hunting bullet for 6.5 Creedmoor

    Thanks!
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