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PostPosted: Sun Oct 09, 2011 12:19 pm    Post subject: First timer Reply with quote

Well Gentlemen,

You all helped me with the selection of my first hunting rifle. I've read pages and pages of various forum topics. Now its time to tell you that I'm heading out for my first hunt.
Unfortunatly my Buddy can't make it now but that is not going to stop me. I've made a few friends where my hunting grounds are and I'm pretty sure I'll pick up a partner.
Im leaving next thursday for 4 or 5 days. I'll check back and let you all know how I made out.

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 09, 2011 12:26 pm    Post subject: Re: First timer Reply with quote

Good luck to yah, don't forget to bring your camera and post pics.

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 09, 2011 2:52 pm    Post subject: Re: First timer Reply with quote

Be safe! What are you hunting and with what? Definitly post pics.

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 09, 2011 5:00 pm    Post subject: Re: First timer Reply with quote

Good luck Rick! We'll be waiting to hear the success story!

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 09, 2011 5:24 pm    Post subject: Re: First timer Reply with quote

Good hunting.

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 09, 2011 10:59 pm    Post subject: Re: First timer Reply with quote

I forgot to mention what i was hunting. Heading up to my property in the Cariboo (Central British Columbia). I failed in my atempt for a moose draw so I'll be out looking for Mule deer. The rifle I finally decided on was a Tikka T3 Lite in a 300 Win Mag.

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 09, 2011 11:10 pm    Post subject: Re: First timer Reply with quote

IF this is your first time with the gun, maybe you ought to practice a bit more before hunting with it.

A 300 Win Mag in a light weight Tikka is going to kill the shoulder Shocked

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 10, 2011 12:09 am    Post subject: Re: First timer Reply with quote

Good luck Rick...enjoy your hunt mate, although there is not doubt in my mind that you will, especially the excitement.

As Gelan says mate, make sure you are proficient with your new rifle...and check zero before going out "live".

Bring back a nice deer mate...and LOTS of pics.

Cheers, Vince

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 10, 2011 12:23 am    Post subject: Re: First timer Reply with quote

also check with someone who knows abit if you have the right ammo as some may be a tad hard for mulies??? Im sure you will be able to get some good ammo thats not to hot if you know where to look. bring on the reloading....

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 10, 2011 9:07 am    Post subject: Re: First timer Reply with quote

I"ve been at the range for the last 10 months practicing. I have it Zeroed for 200 yds and have been shooting some nice groups. I was working on a hand load and then my buddy got real busy and i had to make a switch to factory ammo. I went with Hornady ammo. I was working on a 165gr SST bullit when my hand loading stalled so thats what i bought. I shot 3 boxes thru my 300 and was quite impressed with the accuracy.
I think I'm ready.

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 10, 2011 12:44 pm    Post subject: Re: First timer Reply with quote

mate if you have been practicing for 10 months, you definitely are ready.

so get out there and as stovie said, "make gut piles"

enjoy the hunting mate, its one of those thing that is built into our instinct,
no matter how modern society tries to suppress it.

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 20, 2011 9:43 pm    Post subject: Re: First timer Reply with quote

Well Guys & Suz

I was ready but apparently the deer weren't. Seen 3 nice moose but no draw. I'll be doing a couple more hunts with a buddy so we'll see what happens. I had a good time, found a couple of good spots close to my home base.
Keep ya all posted

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 20, 2011 9:54 pm    Post subject: Re: First timer Reply with quote

I'm doin the same rblain, that is hunting and hunting for deer. Going out this weekend again. I'll apply a special note in my prayers for success with you in mind. Let's see what happens.


Good luck!!!

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 21, 2011 8:20 am    Post subject: Re: First timer Reply with quote

Thanks Suz and good luck to you this weekend. I was gonna go this sunday but another hobby is getting in the way. I haven't been out sturgeon fishing much this year and its getting close to that time where i leave them alone for the winter.

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 21, 2011 10:54 pm    Post subject: Re: First timer Reply with quote

darn work it interfers with good hunting/fishing /family time. get out there amoungst them Rick it will happen

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