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Chris last won the day on December 7 2016

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  1. Hunting w/ hounds is a very different but totally legitimate hunt. I've hunted bear, pig, mountain lion and leopard behind dogs and thoroughly enjoyed each hunt. It's true that as a hunter it requires significantly less skill on your part... Keep up and make one good shot... but it is a pure joy to watch a good houndsman and his pack go to work. There's an immense amount of skill and training that they bring to the table. For hunting the animals listed above, the hounds are simply the most efficient way to hunt them when baiting isn't allowed. As long as it's done ethically and legally, I encourage you to give it a try.
  2. I learned about that technique reading about the South African Boers - The Voortrekkers. When attacked by Zulus they would put their wagons into laager (like circling the wagons) and the men would shoot while the women and children would keep handing them fresh rifles. Doing this they could put up a wall of lead. It proved quite effective.
  3. That's why you have multiple muskets and train the wife and kids how to reload for you. You can maintain a pretty high rate of fire that way. Muskets as crew served weapons.
  4. Thanks for posting this KahrMan. I've been so busy getting everything ready I totally forgot to put it up here. We've got some great guns up for auction this year along with some fantastic hunts, fishing trips and vacations. Bid early, bid often...it's for a good cause. 70% of all the money we raise stays in the middle TN community to help with veterans hunts, youth hunts, quail restoration and many other service projects that the chapter supports. The remaining 30% will be used on the national level to protect our right to hunt.
  5. Chris

    Steyr Scout

    Just making sure You are welcome to shoot mine if you want to try one out.
  6. Chris

    Steyr Scout

    I've got one from the auction last year. Great gun. Accurate, nimble and fun to shoot. Aaaaaand it just so happens, there's another one.. w/ a Swarovski z3 up for auction this year: https://www.icollector.com/item.aspx?i=35806230
  7. No doubt. It's probably legal but I think it could lead to a very awkward conversation with a TWRA officer.
  8. Ok, I see now. My bad. The bullet loads from the muzzle and the fire stick from the breech. Interesting.
  9. I looked it up. Sure enough that would be illegal to use in TN during muzzleloader season. From the Hunting Guide: 7. Muzzleloading firearms are defined as those firearms which are incapable of being loaded from the breech. http://www.eregulations.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/19TNHD-LR8.pdf
  10. That's cool but can we use it in Tn during muzzleloader season? Technically it's a breech loader.
  11. LOVE these guys!!! Heading to Louisville tomorrow to see them play. I haven't been into a band like this since high school. Modern Blue Grass... Highly Recommend!!!
  12. I can answer the last question. It is illegal to hunt with thermals or ir in TN. You'll need to head down to Texas for that. Actual scopes for rifles are super expensive but there are several handheld units out there that are a little more reasonable. I've got a little handheld FLIR that I enjoy playing with. It makes going for walks after dark a lot of fun. Is it worth the money? Your call, but the prices have come down quite a bit recently. The FLIR Scout TK is going for around $600. Handheld unit with only a 100 yard range but if you've got the coin to spare....
  13. I beg to differ. Pretty sure he was smoking that awesome meerschaum in that one. Pretty sure that’s Good Bad and Ugly.

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