HuntingNut
HuntingNut
   Login or Register
HomeCommunity ForumsPhoto AlbumsRegister
     
 

User Info

Welcome Anonymous


Membership:
Latest: tims
New Today: 1
New Yesterday: 0
Overall: 12624

People Online:
Members: 0
Visitors: 281
BOT: 1
Total: 282
Who Is Where:
 Visitors:
01: Forums
02: Forums
03: Forums
04: Forums
05: Forums
06: Photo Albums
07: Forums
08: Photo Albums
09: Forums
10: Home
11: Forums
12: Forums
13: Forums
14: Your Account
15: Forums
16: Your Account
17: Forums
18: Forums
19: Forums
20: Photo Albums
21: Forums
22: Forums
23: Photo Albums
24: Forums
25: Forums
26: Forums
27: Forums
28: Your Account
29: Forums
30: Forums
31: Forums
32: Forums
33: Photo Albums
34: Forums
35: Your Account
36: Forums
37: Forums
38: Forums
39: Forums
40: Your Account
41: Forums
42: Your Account
43: Your Account
44: Forums
45: Forums
46: Forums
47: Forums
48: Photo Albums
49: Forums
50: Photo Albums
51: Forums
52: Your Account
53: Photo Albums
54: Forums
55: Forums
56: News
57: Forums
58: Forums
59: Forums
60: Forums
61: Forums
62: Forums
63: Forums
64: Forums
65: Photo Albums
66: Forums
67: Forums
68: Forums
69: Forums
70: Photo Albums
71: Forums
72: Forums
73: Photo Albums
74: Forums
75: Your Account
76: Forums
77: Forums
78: Photo Albums
79: Photo Albums
80: Photo Albums
81: Forums
82: Forums
83: Forums
84: Forums
85: Home
86: Your Account
87: Forums
88: Forums
89: Forums
90: Photo Albums
91: Forums
92: Forums
93: Forums
94: Forums
95: Forums
96: Forums
97: Forums
98: Forums
99: Forums
100: Your Account
101: Forums
102: Photo Albums
103: Forums
104: Forums
105: Forums
106: Photo Albums
107: Forums
108: Forums
109: Forums
110: Forums
111: Forums
112: Forums
113: Forums
114: Forums
115: Your Account
116: Your Account
117: Forums
118: Forums
119: Forums
120: Forums
121: Forums
122: Forums
123: Forums
124: Forums
125: Your Account
126: Forums
127: Forums
128: Forums
129: Forums
130: Forums
131: Forums
132: Forums
133: Photo Albums
134: Forums
135: Your Account
136: Forums
137: Forums
138: Photo Albums
139: Forums
140: Forums
141: Your Account
142: Forums
143: Photo Albums
144: Photo Albums
145: Forums
146: Forums
147: Forums
148: Photo Albums
149: Forums
150: Forums
151: Forums
152: Forums
153: Forums
154: Forums
155: Your Account
156: Your Account
157: Forums
158: Forums
159: Forums
160: Forums
161: Forums
162: Home
163: Forums
164: Forums
165: Forums
166: Forums
167: Forums
168: Your Account
169: Forums
170: Photo Albums
171: Forums
172: Forums
173: Forums
174: Forums
175: Forums
176: Forums
177: Forums
178: Forums
179: Photo Albums
180: Forums
181: Forums
182: Photo Albums
183: Forums
184: Photo Albums
185: Photo Albums
186: Forums
187: Forums
188: Photo Albums
189: Forums
190: Forums
191: Forums
192: Forums
193: Forums
194: Forums
195: Photo Albums
196: Your Account
197: Forums
198: Forums
199: Your Account
200: Forums
201: Forums
202: Forums
203: Forums
204: Forums
205: Forums
206: Forums
207: Photo Albums
208: Forums
209: Forums
210: Forums
211: Forums
212: Your Account
213: Your Account
214: Forums
215: Photo Albums
216: Photo Albums
217: Your Account
218: Forums
219: Home
220: Forums
221: Your Account
222: Photo Albums
223: Forums
224: Forums
225: Forums
226: Forums
227: Forums
228: Forums
229: Forums
230: Forums
231: Forums
232: Forums
233: Forums
234: Forums
235: Forums
236: Your Account
237: Forums
238: Forums
239: Forums
240: Forums
241: Your Account
242: Home
243: Forums
244: Forums
245: Forums
246: Forums
247: Forums
248: Forums
249: Forums
250: Photo Albums
251: Forums
252: Forums
253: Forums
254: Home
255: Your Account
256: Forums
257: Home
258: Forums
259: Forums
260: Forums
261: Forums
262: Photo Albums
263: Forums
264: Forums
265: Photo Albums
266: Forums
267: Forums
268: Forums
269: Forums
270: Forums
271: Forums
272: Forums
273: Forums
274: Forums
275: Photo Albums
276: Forums
277: Forums
278: Forums
279: Forums
280: Photo Albums
281: Forums
  BOT:
01: Forums

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!
 

Coppermine Stats
Photo Albums
 Albums: 305
 Pictures: 2362
  · Views: 452742
  · Votes: 1310
  · Comments: 86
 

Support our Advertisers

Shooting shows on TV
Discussion that doesnt fit other Topics
Post new topic   Reply to topic   Printer Friendly Page    Forum Index » General

View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
Gil Martin
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Jan 28, 2005
Posts: 1675
Location: Schnecksville, PA

PostPosted: Sat Jan 21, 2012 8:56 am    Post subject: Shooting shows on TV Reply with quote

I used to enjoy watching hunting and shooting shows on TV. Over the last few months, I have been turned off by shows with self- proclaimed "experts" and "sharpshooters" who apparently cannot shoot worth a hill of beans. On chap was shooting a 1903 Springfield .30-06 and could not hit a paper plate at 50 yards while using a shooting bench. Another fellow was hunting and missed an easy shot because he forgot how the safety worked on his rifle. I will still watch these nimrods perform more for amusement than instruction. Anyone else sense what I am saying? I am probably being a bit too critical. All the best...
Gil

_________________
Gil
Back to top
View user's profile
slimjim
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: May 16, 2009
Posts: 7567
Location: Fort Worth TX

PostPosted: Sat Jan 21, 2012 9:11 am    Post subject: Re: Shooting shows on TV Reply with quote

I get upset when I see them taking long range shots on game. I wonder how man shots they took before they air'd the one where we finally get to anchor them.

_________________
"To anger a conservative, lie to him. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth." - Theodore Roosevelt

"The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it." - Albert Einstein
Back to top
View user's profile
inthedark
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Jan 31, 2011
Posts: 765
Location: Ontario

PostPosted: Sat Jan 21, 2012 11:10 am    Post subject: Re: Shooting shows on TV Reply with quote

Some of the shows like Best of the West are out there selling their over priced scopes and shooting systems(and I use the term littlely) to people who do not want to learn the skill of shooting but want to be able to brag about shots they have made. I shoot about 1-2000 rounds a year in my rifles and about the same in my pistol. And that is just to keep my skill level current. You can be sure that it isn't one shot , one kill on most of these shows. You can edit anything to make yourself look good.

_________________
Chimo
Ron

War is sweet to those who have no experience of it, but the experienced man trembles exceedingly at heart on its approach - Pindar 518-438BC
Back to top
View user's profile Photo Gallery
MacD
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Apr 08, 2011
Posts: 1052
Location: Canada

PostPosted: Sat Jan 21, 2012 12:07 pm    Post subject: Re: Shooting shows on TV Reply with quote

ITD don't you know they invented special ammo for those guys on TV............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................ It's called "BULLSHOT"

_________________
La a'Blair s'math n Cairdean
(Friends are good on the day of battle)
Back to top
View user's profile
pete4d
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Nov 27, 2011
Posts: 425
Location: Dixie , Alabama , & Louisiana

PostPosted: Sun Jan 22, 2012 6:53 am    Post subject: Re: Shooting shows on TV Reply with quote

Quit watching most of these type of shows years ago,, when I finally realized that most of the shooting was across the fence in the deer pen.
Back to top
View user's profile Photo Gallery
tlo7mm
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Nov 15, 2010
Posts: 419
Location: Oregon

PostPosted: Sun Jan 22, 2012 3:29 pm    Post subject: Re: Shooting shows on TV Reply with quote

I still watch in as there is not much in the way of true hunts televised and when seasons come around for me to hunt I stop watching so I can focus on the real thing. I do enjoy the occasional show here and there but most of the time I just watch to see the game. I like Craig Boddington though, a real professional hunter. He seems to know his stuff.

_________________
"If someone has a gun and is trying to kill you, it would be reasonable to shoot back with your own gun." ~ The Dalai Lama
Never ascribe to malice that which is adequately explained by incompetence. - Napoleon Bonaparte
The wisdom of man never yet contrived a system of taxation that would operate with perfect equality. - Andrew Jackson
Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it. - Mark Twain
Back to top
View user's profile
radar
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Oct 01, 2008
Posts: 1108
Location: North Island New Zealand

PostPosted: Mon Jan 23, 2012 12:05 am    Post subject: Re: Shooting shows on TV Reply with quote

We just got that TV show about the guy from Baton Rouge Red something or other and he built a AK47 sniper rifle that still only grouped marginally better than my 7mm08 at 100 yards....same sort of thing? cause then he got an old "sniper" mate to nail a target at 1000 yards with it....still took 3 shots that they showed on TV.

_________________
People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.

George Orwell
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail Photo Gallery
lesterg3
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Nov 30, 2008
Posts: 1327
Location: Dixie

PostPosted: Mon Jan 23, 2012 4:13 am    Post subject: Re: Shooting shows on TV Reply with quote

I also stopped watching.

In my humble opinion these shows are fodder for anti-hunters and anti-gun folks. Maybe not all of them, but enoungh of what I have seen for me to take a dim view of any TV entertainment using firearms or killing game.

_________________
"A democracy is nothing more than mob rule, where fifty-one percent of the people may take away the rights of the other forty-nine. "--Thomas Jefferson

The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government. -- Thomas Jefferson

"Americans have the right and advantage of being armed - unlike the citizens of other countries whose governments are afraid to trust the people with arms."--James Madison

"The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants." Thomas Jefferson.

NRA Life Member
Vietnam War Vet 68-69
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail Photo Gallery
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic   Printer Friendly Page    Forum Index » General
Page 1 of 1
All times are GMT - 7 Hours



Jump to:  


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You can download files in this forum


Advertisements
 


Valid CSS! Valid HTML 4.01!
Click to check if this page is realy HTML 4.01 compliant for speed :)

All logos and trademarks in this site are property of HuntingNut.com.
The comments are property of their posters, all the rest © 2011 by HuntingNut.com
Interactive software released under GNU GPL, Code Credits, Privacy Policy

.: Upgraded to DragonFly 9.2 by Dizfunkshunal :.