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#6025227 - 11/12/15 09:42 AM Site in Rifle before Deer season
YellowDog Offline
Tracker

Registered: 09/27/12
Posts: 796
Loc: No Place to Hunt/Fish
How many of hunter site in your rifle before Deer season? Guy at a party last night. said "My gun is still sited in from last year" never goes out and checks his gun. I check my gun by shooting coyotes in Sept and October. I think everyone should check their gun before the hunt.
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#6025234 - 11/12/15 09:44 AM Re: Site in Rifle before Deer season [Re: YellowDog]
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Taking Requests

Registered: 11/17/10
Posts: 22846
Loc: Killeen/Ft Hood, TX
I shot a pig in the ear hole at 225 a month before deer season and still went to the range to verify zero two days before season. I don't want to take a chance.
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#6025319 - 11/12/15 10:08 AM Re: Site in Rifle before Deer season [Re: YellowDog]
Mr. T. Offline
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 11/05/14
Posts: 2074
Loc: Hunt in Cass County, live in T...
The week before every year and I still worry about if it is "On."
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#6025326 - 11/12/15 10:10 AM Re: Site in Rifle before Deer season [Re: YellowDog]
TxAg Offline
Extreme Tracker

Registered: 01/15/07
Posts: 3568
Loc: Live in Katy, Hunt in Llano Co...
I shoot frequently in the off season yet I still go to the range to check exact zero prior to the season.

I will never understand those who spend thousands of dollars and many hours preparing and hunting, but won't spend 1 hour and $20 to make sure their rifle is ready to go.
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#6025329 - 11/12/15 10:10 AM Re: Site in Rifle before Deer season [Re: YellowDog]
QuitShootinYoungBucks Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 11/01/12
Posts: 8145
Loc: Lubbock, TX
Shot mine in June, August, and October and shot it again at the place after hauling it 270 miles. You never know.
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#6025335 - 11/12/15 10:12 AM Re: Site in Rifle before Deer season [Re: YellowDog]
8pointdrop Offline
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Registered: 12/16/11
Posts: 4882
Loc: My favorite place TEXAS
When me and the kiddos go to the range before a hunt it's not just to check zero, it's also to check ourselves. We don't shoot enough to just go without some practice. Notice I said before a hunt...Not just at the beginning season...

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#6025337 - 11/12/15 10:13 AM Re: Site in Rifle before Deer season [Re: YellowDog]
DuckCoach1985 Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 10/09/13
Posts: 1426
Loc: SMTX
It'll be on.. unless that slick 10 shows at 100yds..

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#6025342 - 11/12/15 10:14 AM Re: Site in Rifle before Deer season [Re: YellowDog]
redchevy Offline
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Registered: 10/25/04
Posts: 26583
Loc: Texas
I shoot off and on throughout the off season with mine. The gun isn't traveled with and I hand load my ammo. If I change to a different lot of bullets/powder/or primers I will re-check it. I usually pick a set of brass and shoot till it cracks/loose primer etc. Also I resight after cleaning if need be.
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#6025353 - 11/12/15 10:16 AM Re: Site in Rifle before Deer season [Re: YellowDog]
jmh004 Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 10/01/14
Posts: 477
I always check mine before the season starts.

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#6025366 - 11/12/15 10:19 AM Re: Site in Rifle before Deer season [Re: YellowDog]
Captain Luke Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 10/11/11
Posts: 1135
Loc: Duval County, Starr County
Just shot a javelina at 140 yards. I'm on.
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#6025367 - 11/12/15 10:19 AM Re: Site in Rifle before Deer season [Re: YellowDog]
boonee Offline
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 01/09/11
Posts: 2177
Loc: Mesquite/Canton
I bore sighted 6 rifles, the Friday before opening day. One was a new rifle and scope we sold to the guy. I suggested he go to the range. He informed me that "it will be close enough" Several of the guys said they were going to the range before they left to go hunt. But I doubt that happened.
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#6025372 - 11/12/15 10:20 AM Re: Site in Rifle before Deer season [Re: YellowDog]
TexFlip Online   content
THF Celebrity

Registered: 08/18/12
Posts: 10101
Loc: Chambers County
I hunt year round so most stay sighted in. Always double check at the range at camp when I get here though.

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#6025386 - 11/12/15 10:24 AM Re: Site in Rifle before Deer season [Re: Captain Luke]
8pointdrop Offline
Extreme Tracker

Registered: 12/16/11
Posts: 4882
Loc: My favorite place TEXAS
Originally Posted By: Captain Luke
Just shot a javelina at 140 yards. I'm on.


worthless

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#6025396 - 11/12/15 10:29 AM Re: Site in Rifle before Deer season [Re: 8pointdrop]
Captain Luke Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 10/11/11
Posts: 1135
Loc: Duval County, Starr County
Originally Posted By: 8pointdrop
Originally Posted By: Captain Luke
Just shot a javelina at 140 yards. I'm on.


worthless
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#6025402 - 11/12/15 10:30 AM Re: Site in Rifle before Deer season [Re: YellowDog]
olenarey87 Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 02/12/12
Posts: 199
Loc: Weatherford, Texas
I always check mine before season. Unfortunately that means I don't have the excuse of "my rifle must not have been sighted in" when I miss.
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