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Just wondering if there was any other hunters out there. I personally do and enjoy it very much and Im more of a rack hunter then a meat hunter but i do eat everything i shoot - Anyone got anything big the past couple of years?
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Yeah...I'm all for a good rack myself.

LOL...sorry AJ, that was just too easy.
I used to love it...just dont' have the time.
However, I'm all for the camp fire hunting, if ya know what I mean...always a good reason to get out and have a few....and relax.
I hunt in West Texas i love a good rack but by the end of the season if i don't see anything i'll shoot something for meat.
i love to hunt !!! i plan on huntin in texas and ark this year.. and maybe slip up to my dads land in missouri . my dad let his buddy hunt last year and killed a big 12 point, he said theres one bigger on there.

my trusty savage .270 win short mag.. 26' fluted stainless barrel... handloads only=tack driver


rem 300 win mag

rem sendaro .223..... THE TACK DRIVER
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I'm more of a " you can't eat the antlers" type hunter... I dont think I've even gotten a buck through the years.. lol if its brown.. its down.. I hunt to fill my freezer. Dont get me wrong.. I'd love to get a big buck.. but.. in my neck of the woods.. their kinda rare, and I'm not a patient man! lol
the last four years ,ive killed a 10 point, big 8, another 10 and then last year i missed a big deer on opening day(got trigger happy ) ... thought i saw him the next day and shot... 220 yards dropped him.. walked up to him and it was a ok 8. i was bumbed out !!!
I archery hunt for big game. Only use guns for my bird and coyote hunts. My pig, deer, elk etc. are all archery.
I am more of a bow hunter. its warmer, the deer get closer, and its more of a challenge.
i had a mathews mq2 , but i sold it... to damn hot here in texas to bow hunt. im hopein to get another if i come across a good deal... i like to shoot bow, but i misse 2 deer and that was it for me.... plus i know im gon to see the biggest buck of my life and have a damn bow that will give me 40-5- yards at the most ( ishoot closer to 25 yards) i want to have my rifle so i can lay him down at 200-300 yards....
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We usually shoot 50-75 yds. and practice up to 120. It takes too much damn patience to get within 40 yds or less. I still shoot my old [censored] Fred Bear compound. I am really considering a new Bear in the next year or so. The Matthews and Bowtechs are very nice, but for the price I can do just as well with a Bear.
i hear those primo fred bear bows are really nice.... i wish i hadnt sold my matthews, i really liked it
I love to hunt, i like to bow hunt more than gun hunt, up here where i live in Pa, its real hard to get a nice one, i just kill the first buck i see than i hunt for a nice one.
Here is my baby which is for sale by the way.

It's a .50 cal Armalite AR-50 asking 6500 comes with a bipod and some other stuff. Scope does not come with it, if you want it tack on a extra 3000

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are u serious cody.... my father in laws buddy just got one for alittle over $3000...
Yeah if anybody needs more picstures i'll email them or post them up. I can't go to that site Rico i'm at work and evedently we can't look at weapons on the internet, i know it's gay.
Here you go Cody.

Armalite AR50 A1B Rifle .50BMG
Price: $2,990.00
Manufacturer: ARMALITE INC
Manufacturer Item #: 50A1B
Impact Item #: ARM-50B
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This rifle is the newest incarnation of the wildly popular AR-50 chambered for the powerful 50 BMG cartridge. A single shot bolt action rifle featuring a unique octagonal receiver bedded down into a V-shaped stock. Designed to be an economical answer for the challenges of long range shooting, the AR-50A1 is amazingly accurate and with its massive fluted muzzle brake, it has a very gentle recoil. The AR-50A1 is a highly refined rifle which is a stark and refreshing difference that maintains its superiority over its competition.
ArmaLite's great .50 has been refined, with smoother action, attractive new bolt stop, and even greater strength than the original AR-50. The same great accuracy, but now even more Beautiful.

Model: AR-50A1
Caliber: .50 BMG
Barrel: 31" Chorme moly, 8 Groove
Rifling Twist: RH 1:15"
Muzzle Device: Highly Efficient Mulit-Flute Recoil Check, Very Moderate Felt Recoil.
Upper Receiver: Modified Octagonal Form, Grilled & Slotted for Mil STD Scope Rail with Boss to Engage Cross-Slot on Receiver
Bolt: Triple Front Locking Lug
Ejector: Spring Loaded Plunger, Automatic Ejection
Extractor: Sako Type
Trigger: Schilen Standard Single Stage, Approximate 5 lbs Pull
Stock: 3 Section Stock: Extruded Forend, Machined Grip with Vertical Grip, Forged and Machined Removable Buttstock
Buttplate: Vertically Adjustable, Specially Built for Heavy Calibers
Overall Length: 59.5" Without Buttstock: 49 3/4 inches
Weight: 33.2 lbs
Finish: Hard Anodized Aluminum, Manganese Phosphated Steel
Accuracy: 7" - 8" @ 1000 yds
Included with Rifle: 15 Minute Sight Base, Bi-pod Adapter, Owners Manual, Ear Plugs, Limited Lifetime Warranty


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This gun is different from the one you see on armalites website. Comes with 20 Tracer rounds, 20-30 different other rounds. 15 spare mags that are 100 bucks a piece. Tri bod and a custom black chrome case and says AR-50 in chrome in the middle. Also comes with accesory rail mount. O and two different muzzle breaks.
that would be a lot of fun to hunt prairie dogs with cody!

I have a bowtech bow. Its a nice piece, but I made the mistake of shooting my buddy's mathews and now I think I am gonna have to sell mine and get one of them!!!
I bow and gun hunt - My bow is always more fun to shoot and take a buck with because it is more challanging but I also enjoy using my shotguns (no rifle's in Lower Michigan) - I have my eye on a few big boy's this year already so well see if i can get lucky and shoot one or two of them
i hunt too just been a few years its the busey time at work
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