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Crow Hunter

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About Crow Hunter

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  • Birthday 12/05/1954

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  • Name:
    Brad
  • Location:
    inver grove hts, mn, usa
  • Interests:
    hunting, fishing, playing guitar
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    Male
  1. I taped a 1/2" dowel to the top of the rib, it appears that when I bring the gun up now that I am looking right down the dowel. So I will get a sight and see how it goes.
  2. OK, I appears I am going to need some more advice... When I used my 870 express as a slug gun, I had a B-square mount with a scope on it. Now, with that off and the turkey barrel on the gun, the drop at heel does not fit me, when I bring the gun up I can see the whole rib. I bought a Sims airtech slip-on recoil pad, and am going to make a spacer for the butt end of the stock to increase the length of pull to 15", as I am 6'5" with 36 inch sleeves. If I get a TRUGLO® Pro Series Magnum Gobble-Dot sight, can I adjust the sight enough since it will obviously shoot high the way it fits me now? Is there a way to shim the stock to increase drop at heel? Should I consider putting the B-square mount back on and getting a red-dot sight for it? If you look at the picture, the stock actually rises as you go back toward the butt so increasing the LOP may actually make it worse. Do I dare shave the top of the stock down where it meets my face? I am not concerned about resale value or anything like that. I will appreciate any of your thoughts, thanks a lot.
  3. Thanks for your thoughts, everybody. I believe I will try the truglo gobble dot set. I am also going to get a Sims Limbsaver slip-over recoil pad, which will increase the length of pull by an inch. I am 6'5" with long arms and need a pretty long LOP. Plus the factory butt pad on this gun is pretty hard. Really getting excited for turkey season...
  4. I finally ordered the Remington turkey barrel for my 870. It is a 21" vent rib barrel with a turkey extra full choke. Donbo suggested adding fiber optic sights (read above), can you recommend one that would fit this barrel? I see there are magnetic ones available that clip onto the vent rib, do they stay in place with the recoil from a 3" turkey load?? Do I want a front sight only? Any help would be appreciated.
  5. Can having a jake decoy out cause a real jake to shy away from coming into your setup? I am pretty early in my turkey hunting career and any legal turkey is fine with me at this point.
  6. Oh, yeah. We roast a couple of heads of garlic all the time before football games, smear a clove on a cracker, add a bit of brie cheese, and wash it down with a cold beer... Fabulous. Roasting the garlic makes it less pungent. I could eat 40 cloves by myself.
  7. Here is another 40-clove recipe, it is from a slow cooker recipe book, I am pretty sure you could use the baking instructions from the recipe above, but I would add some oil in the bottom of the pan as in the recipe above, 1/2 cup sounds like an awful lot to me. 1 frying chicken (3 pounds), cut into serving pieces 1 to 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/4 cup dry white wine 1/8 cup dry vermouth 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley or 2 tsp. dried parsley leaves 2 tsp. dried basil leaves 1 tsp. dried oregano leaves pinch of crushed red pepper flakes 40 cloves garlic, peeled 4 ribs celery, sliced juice and peel of one lemon (I assume just the zest from the peel?) fresh herbs (optional) remove skin from chicken if desired. sprinkle with salt and pepper. Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add chicken; cook 10 minutes or until browned on all sides. Remove to platter. Combine wine, vermouth, parsley, basil, oregano and red pepper flakes in large bowl. Add garlic and celery; coat well. Transfer garlic and celery to slow cooker with a slotted spoon. Add chicken to remaining herb mixture; coat well. Place chicken on top of vegetables in slow cooker. Sprinkle lemon juice and peel over chicken, add remaining herb mixture. Cover and cook on low 6 hours or until chicken is no longer pink in center. Garnish with fresh herbs, if desired. And one more recipe, this is a stew recipe I found hand written in a recipe book I found at an estate sale, I make it all the time in a dutch oven: Beef stew 2 pounds stew meat 1 bunch carrots cut in hunks 1 cup celery cut up 3 onions, chopped 1 tablespoon sugar pepper to taste 1 tablespoon salt (I use less) 3 tablespoons tapioca 1 large can tomato's, drained ( I replace part of this with some of my homemade salsa) Put all ingredients in dutch oven and cover. Bake in 250 degree oven for 5 hours, don't peek. If you bake in pyrex, bake at 225 degrees for 6 hours. I have added some chunks of Yukon gold potato's to this from time to time also. Enjoy.
  8. For scotch, my very favorite is Bunnahabhain. It is a 12 year old single malt and a great sipper.
  9. I was at an estate sale a few months ago and found a Crown Royal gift set; purple box with two lowball glasses and the bottle of Crown in the purple bag. The bottle had the paper seal over the cap with a tax stamp (remember when bottles came that way?) and the seal was unbroken. The date on the seal was .... 1979. Bought the whole works for 12 bucks. Now that is some smooth whiskey.
  10. Thanks Ken!
  11. I am not familiar with PS seasonings, I assume you really like them? What's your favorite seasoning from them?
  12. When I grind my smoked peppers, I use a blender that I only use for this purpose; I picked it up at a garage sale. I tried a coffee/spice grinder but it grinds it too fine, when you shake some out of the shaker the powder flies around and you start sneezing.... I can control the grind with the blender.
  13. I am looking for a treatment liquid for my vinyl tonneau cover, have been to two auto parts chains and Wally world, have not found it. What do you use and where do you get it? Thanks.
  14. Thanks, guys. Mine have always had the bra on them.
  15. I am going to replace the bearings and grease seals on my boat trailer. My question is should I replace my bearing buddies also? does anything wear out on them? They are probably 15 years old, seem to work fine. Thanks for any thoughts