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  1. orarcher

    Over 80 and still getting it done !!

    A few years ago I posted a thread "Damn near 80 and getting it done" Well he's over 80 now and he's still getting after it !! albeit a tad slower and things just in general are a bit more difficult. Dad makes the trip from Y.C. each year and with the help of my 2 boys we are able to get him up...
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    ISO Shims and stock chokes for a 3yo 12g Montifeltro

    Pops gave me the gun and it has a Patternmaster "code duck" choke. I would like to try out some other choke options. I also see way too much of the rib when I throw the gun up and I need the shim kit that comes with the gun. Dad can't recall if he has them or not
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    Pheasant leg recipe ??

    My son bought me and my eldest boy a hunt so we went last weekend and had a blast. Ate the rest of the birds already !! They're yummy :) but need some recipes for the legs please
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    Weekend pics

    As I get older the amount of birds on the strap is more and more less important. Good times and of course a bunch of birds helps
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    Blind build designs ??

    Looking for designs for a Semi permanent 3-4 man (most the time just 2) blind for a ponds edge. My 80 Y/O father is most likely going to gain access to an area that he will be able to construct a blind and hunt from.
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    Transfer of firearms ??

    My father is a resident of Ca. and is up there in age and at a point where he's deciding on what guns he's giving to family. Some are in Ca and some here in OR. So he asked me a couple questions that I figured I'd put out there to you guys 1. If he gives them out now (prior to death) does he...
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    Franchi Intensity 3 1/2 " Problem

    I have had the gun since new and it's a few yrs old. I shoot a case or so of 3" duck loads a yr out of it. This yr all of a sudden it will dent the primer but not always discharge. I thought well maybe it's just a bad shell here and there BUT started switching out with my sons and no matter what...
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    Women's waders needed

    My wife wants to try duck hunting with me. I am wondering what is out there. She's pretty small @ 5' 4" and 110lbs size 7 shoe. What's out there ?
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    Dog vest caused sores !! :( :( help ?

    This past weekend I hunted Rocky for the first time this season so of course I put his vest on at the end of the day I could tell his armpits were sore. I didn't have him wear it at all the next two days but I could tell he was hurting. Fast forward to day 4 after wearing vest and his armpits...
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    Damn near 80 and getting it done !!

    Had a great weekend with my dad. Haven't duck hunted together in about 20 yrs mainly due to the fact of me being in OR. and Cal. hunting has taken a turn for the worse. I finally got him to make the trip and hunt with me and my boys. What a trip !! First couple hours of the hunt and day one...
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    Kid killed a goose vid (funny)

    I just seen this on the net LOL <iframe width="560" height="315" src="" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe>
  12. orarcher

    Looking for an Autoloader 12 ga 3.5"

    I would love to have a RELIABLE semi auto. I have been looking at the Stoeger M3500 as it is at a decent price point that I can pull off now. BUT I have been seeing a few threads on other forums talking bad about them. INFO PLEASE ???