Guests - If You want access to member only forums on HSO. You will gain access only when you Sign-in or Sign-Up on HotSpotOutdoors.

It's easy - LOOK UPPER right menu.

MidCoast

we are 'the leading edge' I Share on HSO
  • Content count

    399
  • Joined

  • Last visited

About MidCoast

  • Rank
    Sr HotSpotOutdoors.com Family
  • Birthday 07/24/1978

Profile Information

  • Name:
    Dan Johnson
  • Location:
    Minnesota
  • Gender:
    Male
  1. I am actually looking for ammunition with minimum expansion close to FMJ so there is minimum damage to the meat. Expansion means less tracking but a good chunk of the deer's meat is also destroyed.
  2. For my camera, it is weird, per the time stamp on the pictures, every 5 minutes exactly, it snaps a picture of nothing but the back ground. At first, I thought perhaps the branches in the background triggered the pictures, but that wasn't the case since I moved my camera to clear areas and it still snaps a picture every 5 minutes or 1 minute depending on my setting selections. My memory card would fill up with many pictures of nothing since it snaps a picture every 5 minutes and my battery would drain. There must be a setting I am missing to activate on motion only and not timer.
  3. I currently use Swhackers 100 grain. I am thinking about switching to Rage or another kind for better blood trails and hopefully, less tracking after the shot. What do you like to use and why?
  4. So, with my Moultrie A-30 Trail Camera, does anybody know how I would do the settings so that it will ONLY take pictures if activated by motion? Currently, I have played with its settings, and it kept taking pictures based on timer. So every 5 minutes it would take a picture or every 1 minute it would take a picture based on timer rather than motion sensor. Anybody familiar with it?
  5. I plan on hunting in an area that permits the usage of 30-06 rifle for deer. With that being said, what ammo do you recommend for deer hunting for 30-06? I would prefer something with minimum led exposure on deer meat and minimum expansion upon contact with a deer.
  6. Hi guys, I am a beginner and just purchased a Matthew Halon bow last year. However, I haven't waxed the bowstring and figured I should do it before this season starts. My bowstring doesn't seem to have any colors on it showing where to avoid waxing it. Can somebody explain or direct me to a video on where to avoid waxing on the bowstring of a Matthew Bow? I know the part about rubbing the wax into the string good, but I am unsure which part of the bowstring to avoid waxing exactly. Thank you.
  7. So what is the difference between the Lazer Synthetic and just a plain ole Lazer hand auger when it comes to cutting ice with a hand drill? Lazer Synthetic is lighter but does it cut any better?
  8. So what is the difference between the Lazer Synthetic and just a plain ole Lazer hand auger when it comes to cutting ice with a hand drill? Lazer Synthetic is lighter but does it cut any better?
  9. Does anybody know or have any information on where to donate an old boat too? I know for cars, you could call and have junk yards come and tow your car away for free. How about for boats? How do you get rid of an old boat?
  10. Navionics App

    If I am at a lake, and I mark a waypoint, how do I have the app navigate me to my waypoint? I've clicked on Boat TO but it won't take me to my waypoint.
  11. Noodle rod under $50

    Another vote for the HT Ice Blue. For panfish, these rods are awesome. HT Ice Blue rods for ice fishing is the Ugly Stick fishing pole for Bass fishing.
  12. I am looking at the HT Ice Blue and HT Ice Blue Pro rods. Is there really a difference? Which one is the better buy?
  13. Kdrill or Nils

    I've owned both the Nils 6 inch Trekker and the Kdrill 6 inch. In my "opinion", I like the Nils over the Kdrill. Nils has less torque when drilling, you get more holes per battery, it is faster then Kdrill, the NIl's material is better to handle thick ice, you could use it as a hand drill if you run out of battery, and if you get the Trekker model you can make it different lengths. Kdrill's advantage is it is lighter and you can reopen holes since it is a chipper style blade. I don't open old holes so I sold my Kdrill.
  14. Thoughts on the Clam Gear Box?

    Is it worth getting? Pros and cons?
  15. Hi all, I was wondering if anybody could help or point me to a recommended contractor that could help me with this. My house is leaking a tiny amount of water down in the basement in the bedroom that is directly below the kitchen sink. Water is coming out of the wall and onto the floor whenever water is turned on in the kitchen sink for 10 to 15 minutes non-stop it will start to leak a little water out, not much, but enough to notice. Any ideas on how to diagnose this leakage inside the wall without having to damage the walls too much? Do you also know of any contractors with experienced in this sort of stuff located in the Saint Paul and Maplewood area? Thanks .