Recent content by 280ackimp

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    Thorofare Hunt

    Sir welcome to the world of waiting ! I am booked with Yellowstone Outfitters in 2023 for the last hunt of the season, last year when I spoke with Lynn his first opening was 2023 for 4. I did some reference checking with guides I know and every one of them said he ran a very good outfit. I...
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    What Pistols Do You All Carry?

    Scott, if your familiar with 1911 type single actions take a look at the Sig p938. I found this gun to be controllable and very concealable. I also found that accuracy is outstanding. The only thing i did to the pistol was add Hogue grips and that was just a 20 item. This is a deep...
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    Garmin 66i or something else

    All, with all this time on my hands I am thinking about a new GPS, I've always owned Garmin products and currently own a 10 year old Rino. The rino is great except that its no longer supported, cant find batteries or get support from Garmin because its so old. I am looking at the 66i as its...
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    Wyoming wilderness guided hunt with 10 preference points

    I would think you could find an option but some are probably booked for 2021. I would have a difficult time deciding on a bugle hunt or traditional rifle hunt usually after the bugle season ? The remote experience can be had for both, The bugle hunt is something that is truly spectacular ...
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    280AI or 28 Nosler

    I went with the 280 AI years ago, now I own a few. I occasionally hunt the west and its a one gun/cartridge does it all for me. I hunt antelope, deer and elk. I can speak highly about the cartridge, the rifles are a Rem 700 and a NULA 24 also great actions. My concern about the 28 Nosler...
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    New Build need a stock ?

    I am putting together a 300 win on a rem 700 action. I have a few McMillan stocks and like them but am not liking the prices theses days $600 for the unit plus bedding ? Nope ! What can be had in a ADL configuration at a $400 or less price point at 2-2-1/2 pounds with pad ? Suggestions ?
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    Weather conditions as it relates to the calendar, elevation and state?

    Ive been trying to get a handle on weather/climate conditions for my next planned hunt and this has brought up a bunch of questions for me. I have hunted in Wyoming unit 60 over the past years (30) and always hunted the openers. I am planning a late season hunt for the last 8 days of the...
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    300 Weatherby and 180 gr Swift Scirocco 2 bullets

    I have been reading (no direct experience) that they come apart in close. The last bull was taken at 30 yards with a 160 gr partition from a 280 AI...Bang flop. The one time I used a traditional cup & draw BT the bullets broke up badly at 275 +/- yds and I am concerned about that happening...
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    300 Weatherby and 180 gr Swift Scirocco 2 bullets

    All, Contemplating the hunt tools... I worked on a load for a 300 WBY rifle last year and gave up the process for a known and proven round. I am loading for a Rem 700 with a 300 WBY chamber It is not a long throat like the Weatherby rifles I am finding that the Swift Company recommends a Max of...
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    Hammock Sleeping

    Gents, does anyone use or have comments on a TENTSILE tree tent. Ive been considering one of the smaller 1 or 2 man versions because it gets you off the ground, ratchets tight to lessen the sag ...and can be pitched like a tent on the ground in the absense of trees? Thoughts ?
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    .380 Trail Protection / Bear Load?

    Buffalo Bore makes the loads your looking for. They make a .380 and a 9mm load (hard cast lead). The hardcast lead bullet penetrates in most cases becaus it doesnt deform as much on impact as regular lead and hollow points (aka controlled expansion bullets). I would neven let a friend go...
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    Pack suggestions for horseback hunts ?

    Last year I grabbed a Tenzig TZ17 with the wire frame. The pack was OK, not great. It was noisy in the cold and was just set up wrong for lashing o the back of my saddle. Do you guys have any favorite day type packs for horseback hunts ? Perhaps a waist pack suggestion. This pack will...
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    Reloder-16, Reloder-22, Reloder-26 Q&A

    Ive been using RL-22 in the 280 Improved (AI with 40 deg shoulder) for a few years. I have used Imr-4831, AA-3100 (no longer available) and RL-19 they were all pretty good with 150gr BTBT. I wanted more weight and more velocity. I tried RL-22 after reading good things and I am happy I did. The...
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    Have you seen the Wyoming Non-profit "Mountain Pursuit"

    All, I just read a little bit about Mountain Pursuit a non profit who promotes "ethical hunting/fair chase" with such practice is defined as follows; The essence of "Fair Chase" is maintaining the balance between the predator and prey. Specifically, game animals should have a reasonable chance...
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    Brass prep.....300 weatherby

    Gents, I recently read an article by John Barsness who advised for hunting guns he doesnt do too much for brass prep, weight sorting or neck turning. This is a deviation from all the tied and true handloaders!! I have found myself the owner of about 250 rounds of 300 WBY mag brass. Some...