HuntingNut
HuntingNut
   Login or Register
HomeCommunity ForumsPhoto AlbumsRegister
     
 

User Info

Welcome Anonymous


Membership:
Latest: RaoShaheryar
New Today: 0
New Yesterday: 3
Overall: 12890

People Online:
Members: 0
Visitors: 81
BOT: 1
Total: 82
Who Is Where:
 Visitors:
01: Home
02: Home
03: Forums
04: Home
05: Forums
06: Forums
07: Your Account
08: Forums
09: Home
10: Home
11: Forums
12: Forums
13: Forums
14: Photo Albums
15: Forums
16: Forums
17: Forums
18: News
19: Home
20: Home
21: Forums
22: Home
23: Forums
24: Home
25: Home
26: Forums
27: Forums
28: Home
29: Forums
30: Forums
31: Forums
32: Your Account
33: Forums
34: Home
35: Forums
36: Forums
37: Your Account
38: Home
39: Photo Albums
40: Forums
41: Forums
42: Home
43: Home
44: Forums
45: Forums
46: Forums
47: Home
48: Forums
49: Forums
50: Forums
51: Forums
52: Home
53: Photo Albums
54: Your Account
55: Forums
56: Home
57: Your Account
58: Forums
59: Home
60: Home
61: Forums
62: Forums
63: Your Account
64: Forums
65: Forums
66: Home
67: Forums
68: Forums
69: Forums
70: Forums
71: Forums
72: Forums
73: Home
74: Forums
75: Home
76: Forums
77: Forums
78: Forums
79: Home
80: Forums
81: Forums
  BOT:
01: Forums

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!
 

Coppermine Stats
Photo Albums
 Albums: 307
 Pictures: 2398
  · Views: 742273
  · Votes: 1313
  · Comments: 86
 

Redemption!!!
By Popular Demand: Discussions related to Varmint Hunting
Post new topic   Reply to topic   Printer Friendly Page    Forum Index » Varmint Hunting

View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
Dawgdad
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Feb 08, 2006
Posts: 1062
Location: On the Prairie

PostPosted: Mon Feb 01, 2010 2:00 am    Post subject: Redemption!!! Reply with quote

My nephew and I tried out my new home made E-caller a little after midnight tonight. Since a lot of the snow had sublimated and there was a lot more stalks showing in the field I took th e "Trusty Rusty".243 with the Bushnell firefly scope.

On the second playing of my 10 minute sequence this female came charging in hard. I found her in the scope as she checked up at about 80 yards and the 75 grain Remington Accutip made a clean "Bang -Flop" out of her. No exit wound!!!


_________________
Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms should be a convenience store, not a government agency...
Back to top
View user's profile Photo Gallery
coyotehunter_1
Member
Member


Joined: Jan 25, 2005
Posts: 319
Location: Tennessee (USA)

PostPosted: Tue Feb 02, 2010 12:17 pm    Post subject: Re: Redemption!!! Reply with quote

Good going guys! Very Happy
There's nothing like a successful hunt to get the old adrenalin flowing. Very Happy

No exit? Sounds like it maybe a good bullet choice for 243 shooters wanting to save pelts. May I ask... have you had similar experiences with the 75 grain accutip? I normally use a 222 but at times I also use a 243 (using 75 and 85 grain Hornady V-Maxes). Usually both the v-maxes will devastate a coyote pelt.

_________________
www.easterncoyotes.com/
I'm just an 'ol country boy who enjoys calling coyotes... nothing more, nothing less.
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website Photo Gallery
gelandangan
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: May 07, 2006
Posts: 6148
Location: Sydney Australia

PostPosted: Tue Feb 02, 2010 2:56 pm    Post subject: Re: Redemption!!! Reply with quote

So... which part of the animal did those hair (one the other post) came from?
any bald patch?

_________________
A straight line is the shortest distance between two points.
A smile is the shortest distance between two people.

Do - Not try!


gelandangan.weebly.com/
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website
Dawgdad
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Feb 08, 2006
Posts: 1062
Location: On the Prairie

PostPosted: Tue Feb 02, 2010 3:46 pm    Post subject: Re: Redemption!!! Reply with quote

coyotehunter_1 wrote:
Good going guys! Very Happy
There's nothing like a successful hunt to get the old adrenalin flowing. Very Happy

No exit? Sounds like it maybe a good bullet choice for 243 shooters wanting to save pelts. May I ask... have you had similar experiences with the 75 grain accutip? I normally use a 222 but at times I also use a 243 (using 75 and 85 grain Hornady V-Maxes). Usually both the v-maxes will devastate a coyote pelt.

Actually - I have had no exit wounds with the 58 and 75 V-maxes either. The only ones I mangled up were marginal hits near the spine. Anything inside the body cavity did not come out.

I did not have any V-maxes loaded up so I bought the Accutips at the store... Two coyotes taken with them no exit with either.

It is real tempting to push these bullets to the maximum velocity (3600-3800+) but the fur damage goes up with velocity. I keep them around 3400-3500 and they go in but not come out.

_________________
Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms should be a convenience store, not a government agency...
Back to top
View user's profile Photo Gallery
coyotehunter_1
Member
Member


Joined: Jan 25, 2005
Posts: 319
Location: Tennessee (USA)

PostPosted: Thu Feb 04, 2010 9:30 pm    Post subject: Re: Redemption!!! Reply with quote

Quote::
I keep them around 3400-3500 and they go in but not come out.

That makes sense, thanks. Very Happy

_________________
www.easterncoyotes.com/
I'm just an 'ol country boy who enjoys calling coyotes... nothing more, nothing less.
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website Photo Gallery
Vince
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: May 25, 2005
Posts: 14791
Location: Brisbane AUSTRALIA

PostPosted: Thu Feb 04, 2010 10:57 pm    Post subject: Re: Redemption!!! Reply with quote

I keep hearing mention of pelt damage....do you save the pelts and tan them up? Are they a good pelt for keeping?

I would have thought that they would stink like canine.

Cheers, Vince

_________________
Cheers, Vince Cheers

Illegitimi non carborundum
(Never let the bastards grind you down)

Live simply. Love generously. Care deeply. Speak kindly. Leave the rest to God.

"Nulla Si Fa Senza Volonta."
(Without Commitment, Nothing Gets Done)
Back to top
View user's profile AIM Address MSN Messenger Yahoo Messenger Photo Gallery
Dawgdad
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Feb 08, 2006
Posts: 1062
Location: On the Prairie

PostPosted: Fri Feb 05, 2010 6:39 am    Post subject: Re: Redemption!!! Reply with quote

They do stink a bit but they clean up nice. Russians and Chinese love them for their fur market so a stinky old coyote will make some $ if you skin it out and sell it to a fur buyer.

_________________
Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms should be a convenience store, not a government agency...
Back to top
View user's profile Photo Gallery
WileyWapiti
Member
Member


Joined: Jan 04, 2006
Posts: 298
Location: NW Colorado

PostPosted: Fri Feb 05, 2010 12:47 pm    Post subject: Re: Redemption!!! Reply with quote

we used to run them through a clothes dryer post brine/dry when I was a teenager - mom would have had our hides on the barn if we used the ones at home - being the ever sensitive teenagers we were, we used the ones at the laundromat down town and threw in a couple old tennis shoes to soften them up - so the moral of the story is - I was a jerk in my youth and as a result, if you ever find a need to do laundry at a laundromat and you are North of Cheyenne about 70 miles - DON'T USE THESE, although it has been over 25 years so they may have moved up to the 4-pelt dryers by now!

_________________
Save the whales, collect the whole set!
Back to top
View user's profile Photo Gallery
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic   Printer Friendly Page    Forum Index » Varmint Hunting
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


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* :.