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    david w replied to the thread How far must you travel to hunt?.
    Thanks for the response. My dad's parents migrated from NZ to the USA.
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    david w replied to the thread How far must you travel to hunt?.
    How big are the down under? Ever run into any Cassowaries while hunting? Hog deer? Never heard of them. Off to Google!
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    david w replied to the thread How far must you travel to hunt?.
    19 miles to the deer woods, and about a 3/4 mile walk. 27 miles to the squirrels woods. Rabbits used to be about 8 miles away, but...
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    david w reacted to garypl's post in the thread October Postal Match with Like Like.
    I know - I'm a day early with this target but I have been so busy I didn't want to forget posting it!
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    don't know about your wife but when my Lass has a meltdown there is never any depletion! seems enriched to me.
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    david w reacted to jimhallam's post in the thread Fixing High Touch Hole with Like Like.
    Don't forget that if the touch-hole is too LOW the powder has to burn down a bit before the flame can get through the hole. That means...
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    david w replied to the thread Hunting in the rain.
    How big are the deer in NZ? What species?
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    david w replied to the thread Hunting in the rain.
    I use bees wax to seal the pan. I hunted all day long in a steady drizzle, and bagged a buck at the end of the day with one shot. Of...
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    david w replied to the thread Bore twist.
    What are you planning to hunt with Minnies? Many moons ago, I shot a white tail deer with a 58 cal Minnie. I quickly found out, NOT...
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    david w replied to the thread Bore twist.
    You really don't want faster than 1:48 when shooting Minnies. Slower twists are meant for round balls. The longer a bullet gets in...
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    david w reacted to Coolhand's post in the thread Bore twist with Like Like.
    Push a patched jag down the bore. See how much the ram rod twists in reference to how far it was pushed. It will probably be 1:48 or...
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    Hello everyone, I'm Alina. It's great to finally hop on this forum. My husband and I run the YouTube channel Folk Firearms Collective...
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    I own a SMR 36 caliber with a 46" barrel. It is light enough for me to comfortable to shoot for hours. a 45 caliber will be even...
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    david w reacted to DiMarco_Mercantile's post in the thread First bag from scratch. with Like Like.
    I like to darken mine in the sun occasionally, it’s always interesting to see what color comes out. This is what I do with the upper...
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    david w replied to the thread First bag from scratch..
    If one more of my squirrels chunks another walnut at me, it will be for his head!
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