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    Talleys are the go . Im a believer in mounting...

    Talleys are the go .
    Im a believer in mounting the scope as low as possible and the ultra lows are the best/effective/cost option avaliable .
    https://i.imgur.com/P2Tuypy.jpg
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    I’ll be honest and admit I enjoy fishing out of a...

    I’ll be honest and admit I enjoy fishing out of a tinny more than a “ Big Boat “ .
    There is just something about it , maybe memories of my younger days and the Christmas Holiday freedom that a tinny...
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    I’m not to much of a fan of Mornay’s , but my...

    I’m not to much of a fan of Mornay’s , but my wife would probably divorce me and marry you if she saw this thread .

    I’m counting down the days to Blue Cod opening down the Sounds .
    I dont know...
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    Not much anymore, I still get the leather out on...

    Not much anymore, I still get the leather out on occasions but itís more to make belts etc .
    Iím still having trouble posting pics , but hereís an old pic of one of my first folder sheaths .
    I was...
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    Make your own , its a great hobby and very easily...

    Make your own , its a great hobby and very easily done with a minimum of tools if all your wanting to do is a make a fixed blade sheath .
    I did it as a hobby for years and used to make posts about...
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    Safe used to mean . S-helter A-ll F-rom...

    Safe used to mean .

    S-helter
    A-ll
    F-rom
    E-ndangerment

    But the liability of all involved/associated with an incident has morphed Safe to mean

    S-helter
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    This is a legitimate question . When was the...

    This is a legitimate question .

    When was the last Enquiry that the Government ordered where all of the findings or recommendations where carried through ?

    Everyone uses the “ I’ll look into it...
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    After one day of ownership of a modern crossbow...

    After one day of ownership of a modern crossbow set up and tuned properly you will be deadly accurate to well past 70 yards .
    After one day of ownership of a modern Compound set up and tuned...
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    Ive found the best Flyís are actually tent outers with the inner wall/ floor part removed and left at home .
    My Macpac Microlite is fantastically light and in combo with some builders paper ground...
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    Welcome to the club , hereís my latest in my short but expensive Archery career and yes the bloody cat would have been its first kill if the wife wasnít home .
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    I was in there a month or two ago and thought it...

    I was in there a month or two ago and thought it was good .
    Must admit I was a bit strange walking through the door into a security cage and then having to be buzzed in .
    Never had that before .
  12. I’ve had to come back over to OZ for work...

    I’ve had to come back over to OZ for work commitments after a period of a month at my place down the Sounds .
    I spent that time hunting, fishing , eating and walking with limited success on all but...
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    6.5x55 for a pure hunting rifle , 6.5-284 for...

    6.5x55 for a pure hunting rifle , 6.5-284 for killing time on the internet forums :)
  14. Couldn’t access it from my iPad, but could from...

    Couldn’t access it from my iPad, but could from my phone for some reason, iPads working again now .
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    Getting a QLD firearms license isn’t that hard ,...

    Getting a QLD firearms license isn’t that hard , but it does take some time .
    You have to complete a 1 day safety course and then wait for Police clearance etc etc , you will also need to join a...
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    My Samick Sage Bow , 12 Arrows ,and Finger Tab...

    My Samick Sage Bow , 12 Arrows ,and Finger Tab cost me less than the equivalent of a cheap / middle quality 3-9 power rifle scope .
    For the amount of fun I’ve had for the money spent its a bit of...
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    This thread got me motivated to try the Sage...

    This thread got me motivated to try the Sage again, but with I tried ď string walking ď for the first time .
    What a difference, in 10 minutes I was grouping better than ever before .
    I will be...
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    You will really overheat an auto towing big loads...

    You will really overheat an auto towing big loads particularly hills , over here in OZ the aftermarket boys do a huge trade in coolers for auto gearbox’s for just that very reason .
    Also I don’t...
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    If you’re not towing get the auto

    If you’re not towing get the auto
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    I have recently gone down the same rabbit hole ....

    I have recently gone down the same rabbit hole .
    I have purchased a Samick Sage recurve 35 pounds draw weight.
    It is regarded as an entry level bow , but the reality is that it can and will do...
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    No one has asked what sights you intend to use (...

    No one has asked what sights you intend to use ( factory open / scope / red dot etc ) and what loads .
    The accuracy of the particular rifle and your ability to shoot it will have a huge influence on...
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    Sticky: Ken Henderson

    Ken Henderson
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    Sticky: Bolt handle is from Australia, and caliber is 6.5...

    Bolt handle is from Australia, and caliber is 6.5 , but the best one and still the King

    6.5x55:thumbsup:
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    Sticky: Got this from Kiwi Greg a week or two back and...

    Got this from Kiwi Greg a week or two back and have been giving it a run .
    Picked it up on a Saturday, walked into my hunting area Sunday , thought Iíd better sight it in and make sure it went bang...
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    Yip barrel on neck is close :thumbsup: Your spot...

    Yip barrel on neck is close :thumbsup:
    Your spot on about the difficulty of getting the animal to present a shot with a Bow , I watched a mate stalk up really close on a Deer through the binoc’s...
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