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Topic: Oct 8 only Herters sale + 10% off
Brewster11

Replies: 13
Views: 409

PostForum: 16ga. Ammunition & Reloading   Posted: Mon Oct 08, 2018 1:18 pm   Subject: Oct 8 only Herters sale + 10% off
Is there an annual fee or other gotcha with the cabelas card?

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Topic: Crimps 6 versis 8
Brewster11

Replies: 7
Views: 421

PostForum: 16ga. Ammunition & Reloading   Posted: Mon Oct 01, 2018 5:33 pm   Subject: Crimps 6 versis 8
One other factor to consider is that the 6 point crimp has deeper folds that, while occupying more volume, are less likely to bulge or start to open than the 8 point folds.

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Topic: Mid West Mosquitos
Brewster11

Replies: 20
Views: 789

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 01, 2018 5:20 pm   Subject: Mid West Mosquitos
21.5" brown out of a 15 foot wide creek.

Wonderful to hear they are still out there. Nothing against floating these big mountain Western rivers out here for rainbows and steelhead, but there’ ...
Topic: Bears and Bird Dogs
Brewster11

Replies: 58
Views: 2634

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 28, 2018 7:15 pm   Subject: Bears and Bird Dogs
Shelby MT, fantastic region, griz notwithstanding. You might consider teaming up with another hunter, as the birds run down the draws and a blocker helps.

Plenty of nice folks visiting there who ...
Topic: Mid West Mosquitos
Brewster11

Replies: 20
Views: 789

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 28, 2018 6:46 pm   Subject: Mid West Mosquitos
Montcalm County MI...[long pause with a faraway look]...are they still pulling those giant browns out of Fish Creek like it was back in the day?

And don’t sweat the mosquitos, you won’t notice them ...
Topic: 2 3/4 in 2 9/16 guns?
Brewster11

Replies: 5
Views: 643

PostForum: 16ga. Guns   Posted: Wed Sep 26, 2018 11:24 am   Subject: 2 3/4 in 2 9/16 guns?
Still not sure I’d want to shoot them in mine but just wondering if others are doing it?
I have done it, yes, but inadvertently. The old rule of thumb would seem to apply here: When in doubt, don't ...
Topic: Upland hunting boots
Brewster11

Replies: 52
Views: 2269

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 26, 2018 11:13 am   Subject: Upland hunting boots
Brewster, go get a container of Boot Guard.

Ordered, thanks.

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Topic: Hunting vest
Brewster11

Replies: 22
Views: 1200

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 26, 2018 10:58 am   Subject: Hunting vest
The State of Washington requires 400 sq. in. of blaze orange for upland game hunting, which plays havoc with nice vest concepts. After some very persuasive encouragement from the local DFW officer I ...
Topic: 2 1/2 in. Cheddite load
Brewster11

Replies: 18
Views: 777

PostForum: 16ga. Ammunition & Reloading   Posted: Mon Sep 24, 2018 9:27 am   Subject: 2 1/2 in. Cheddite load
The new SG16 Short wad (SG16S) from BPI is ideal for 2 1/2” loads. It takes up less space in the hull than the original SG16 and leaves more room for shot.

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Topic: Upland hunting boots
Brewster11

Replies: 52
Views: 2269

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 21, 2018 10:41 pm   Subject: Upland hunting boots
Himalayan blackberry and Salmonberry briars here tear up boots so my new $25 Tundra Hunting Boots from Big 5 feel great, have waterproof membrane and rugged sole and will last just as long as my previ ...
Topic: Is it just me...
Brewster11

Replies: 18
Views: 854

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 14, 2018 12:30 pm   Subject: Is it just me...
Or do the shortening days and chill nights bring something different: a quickening step, a more searching eye and querying ear, a sharper sense of purpose that follows summer's ease?

Does not th ...
Topic: Time & Loss
Brewster11

Replies: 21
Views: 810

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 13, 2018 11:17 am   Subject: Time & Loss
Very sorry to hear about the loss of your friend, WyoChukar. Your words about tomorrow ring deeply true.

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Topic: New to 16 ga reloading
Brewster11

Replies: 30
Views: 2123

PostForum: 16ga. Ammunition & Reloading   Posted: Wed Sep 12, 2018 4:07 pm   Subject: New to 16 ga reloading
DMC

While many here use all manner of wads and hulls with happy results, be advised that various 16 ga wads and hulls have vastly different dimensions, and some basic guidelines generally apply.
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Topic: Remington Game Loads
Brewster11

Replies: 9
Views: 669

PostForum: 16ga. Ammunition & Reloading   Posted: Wed Sep 12, 2018 2:45 pm   Subject: Remington Game Loads
A good gunsmith can open the chamber to 2 3/4 inchs

So can a poor gunsmith, or any bumbling amateur with a chamber reamer for that matter. It doesn't take much skill to gouge metal out of a barrel ...
Topic: Cheddites stick in chamber, fail to extract, fet, any help?
Brewster11

Replies: 108
Views: 4745

PostForum: 16ga. Ammunition & Reloading   Posted: Mon Sep 10, 2018 10:05 pm   Subject: Cheddites stick in chamber, fail to extract, fet, any help?
I actually had this same problem with an almost-new 20ga 870. Very very frustrating, especially in the field, what a pain!

Turned out there was bit of rust colored glue-like gunk in the tiny sprin ...
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