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by IronNoggin
Tue Feb 20, 2018 9:25 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: So Maybe
Replies: 9
Views: 145

Re: So Maybe

You are SOOOOOO going to ENJOY that 380!!! :D

And as you know, you can always Trust me in that regard! :wink:

Looking Forward to seeing how you dress her... :twisted:

Cheers,
Nog
by IronNoggin
Tue Feb 20, 2018 9:21 pm
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: Salmon Candy
Replies: 9
Views: 136

Re: Salmon Candy

Matt, when I retire, 4 years hopefully. I would love to try that made by you. I'll pop for the refreshments, whatever they might be. Maybe on our Birthday one year. :wink: I plan on doing a whole lot more of these things we all love very soon, God willing & the creek don't rise! You Sir, are ON! ht...
by IronNoggin
Tue Feb 20, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: Salmon Candy
Replies: 9
Views: 136

Re: Salmon Candy

Last Batch from the other day:

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Red Spring:

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White Spring (as in Snowball!):

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Coho:

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Bagged, Tagged & WELL Hidden! :twisted:

Cheers,
Nog
by IronNoggin
Mon Feb 19, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Crossbows of the past post yours here
Replies: 15
Views: 416

Re: Crossbows of the past post yours here

Nice bow what is the camo pattern. Sweet wolverine pelt did you take him with your Exomax ? I really do not know what the camo pattern was on those older ExoMax bows? The wolverine was shot with a 22 caliber pistol, and at about 3 feet. Had a Carry Permit (Biologist) in those days, and simply happe...
by IronNoggin
Sun Feb 18, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Crossbows of the past post yours here
Replies: 15
Views: 416

Re: Crossbows of the past post yours here

My old ExoMax, second crossbow for me...

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Cheers,
Nog
by IronNoggin
Wed Feb 14, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: OPTI™SPEED™ VELOCITY CALIBRATED BDC CROSSBOW SCOPE
Replies: 13
Views: 438

Re: OPTI™SPEED™ VELOCITY CALIBRATED BDC CROSSBOW SCOPE

Only good to 70 yards?? :shock:

No Thanks!
Nog
by IronNoggin
Tue Feb 13, 2018 5:07 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: New Matrix 380 in route, question!
Replies: 20
Views: 620

Re: New Matrix 380 in route, question!

I've never done it and see no reason to do it. BTW, as far as gluttony for speed, I think the 380 Matrix will continue to be a great, desirable bow for years to come. Great choice! Totally Concur. And IMHO, Excalibur has made a drastic mistake by discontinuing The Best Bow they ever produced! :wink...
by IronNoggin
Tue Feb 13, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: Salmon Candy
Replies: 9
Views: 136

Salmon Candy

The original Gummy Bear Style... A good Buddy called a short spell ago, wondering if he could talk me into running off a batch of salmon candy. Tried to get him to go with the Cranberry Sweet Thia version, but NOPE! HAS to be the maple-honey " Gummy Bear" stuff. Damn! Long process, expensive, and be...
by IronNoggin
Sat Feb 03, 2018 4:59 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Black Bear as tabel fair
Replies: 23
Views: 744

Re: Black Bear as tabel fair

I don't normally target on bears, but I carry a tag each and every year. A Just In Case move usually... This last fall that changed a little for me. Had a huge boar taking out trail cameras, and had enough of him. He eventually did make a mistake - story here: http://www.excaliburcrossbow.com/phpBB2...
by IronNoggin
Fri Feb 02, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: Grizzly huntin in BC
Replies: 10
Views: 619

Re: Grizzly huntin in BC

Yep! :wink:
by IronNoggin
Wed Jan 31, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: How fast are our arrows actually traveling at 100 yards ?
Replies: 10
Views: 569

Re: How fast are our arrows actually traveling at 100 yards ?

As a helper for some who are trying, or want to shoot tbese distances, a proper built arrow works amazing wonders. And none of the long range arrows weigh less than 400 grs. aYup! And those Most Marvelous Missiles Big John builds are surely up to the task! They are ALL I shoot, for a damn good reas...
by IronNoggin
Mon Jan 29, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: How much cutting diameter makes a differnce?
Replies: 14
Views: 697

Re: How much cutting diameter makes a differnce?

All the data in my brain and past kills is simple. I was using a little boltcutter. .. ( great head) but when l switched to the spitfire and xact cut the blood trails was night n day bigger ....bigger cut more blood .... My experience as well. The Boltcutters did the job, but left little in the way...
by IronNoggin
Sun Jan 28, 2018 4:48 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: How fast are our arrows actually traveling at 100 yards ?
Replies: 10
Views: 569

Re: How fast are our arrows actually traveling at 100 yards ?

I commonly shoot to 100 yards with my Matrix 380. And it not only groups well at that range, it does bury the 400 grain arrow (dressed) fairly snugly into the target. No idea at all how fast it is going out there, but takes a hell of a lot longer than a second to get there IMHO. I too would be inter...
by IronNoggin
Wed Jan 24, 2018 7:14 pm
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: Grizzly huntin in BC
Replies: 10
Views: 619

Re: Grizzly huntin in BC

RaffaelleHarmon wrote:
Wed Jan 24, 2018 3:17 pm
I also heard rumors about this but I'm not sure if it's true
And just what the hell are you on about here?? :roll:

Wondering...
Nog
by IronNoggin
Mon Jan 22, 2018 4:21 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Another look at 100 yard shooting
Replies: 50
Views: 1709

Re: Another look at 100 yard shooting

... another reason is that my crossbow (matrix 380) is much louder than my compound by a lot.. The chance a deer will jump the string is high. No, actually it is not. I've run with a Matrix 380 since they first came out. And I have killed a fair number of deer with it. Only ever had a single whitet...