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Inshore Fishing in Louisiana
Guys, I'm looking for some feedback on the Blazer Bay 2220 Professional or 2220 Fisherman. I am toying with the idea of upgrading and would like some feedback from guys who own this rig or have ridden in one. I know this boat will be skinny enough for the marsh I fish, but how well does it handle a chop? I currently own a Skeeter ZX 20 bay boat and have fished out of it for 6 years. Thanks in.... Read More
April 15 at 1:54pm
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Hunting in Louisiana
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  • Skull Mount
Here's a skull mount I recently did for my 7 year old boy's first deer. Some of you guys may like the idea and want to make one of your own. I made the frames for the pictures and then poured a clear resin over the pictures. It cures clear like glass.
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February 11 at 2:59pm
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Hunting in Louisiana
I have a couple of skull mounts that I've done but I need to bleach the skulls. What products do you guys use? I think its clairol # 5 and another product mixed into a paste and brushed on the skull. Any input appreciated. Thanks.
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February 03 at 5:31pm
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General in Louisiana
Guys, I am making a gun rack for my son using the hooves off of his first deer. I remember seeing them a lot more in the 80's; sometimes the taxidermist would put them underneath a shoulder mounted deer. It is the type where the hooves are in a bent position, and you can lay a rifle in them. My question is, has anyone ever done one before, and what is the best way of anchoring the leg bone to.... Read More
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January 08, 2009 at 1:37pm
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Boats in Louisiana
Guys, I noticed an oil stain under my motor yesterday. Looked around and saw that is was coming from where the stainless rod goes into my hydraulic steering unit in front of my motor. The hydraulic fluid had dripped down my jack plate and onto the slab. The area of oil on the concrete was around 5' in diameter. I'm guessing that seal is busted, or that it could have built up pressure and leaked.... Read More
June 25, 2013 at 12:45pm
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Technical in Louisiana
This isn't a report, but figured someone out there would have some input. Most on this site are truck guys anyway. I have a 2011 Z71, 5.3 V8. Just turned 60,000 miles, so I'll need a new set of tires in the not too distant future. OEM tires are Bridgestone Dueler RH-S, P265/65 R18. These tires are 31.5' tall. I'm looking to go up one size and like the Cooper AT3. Next size up is the P275/65 R18..... Read More
January 10, 2013 at 2:35pm
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Technical in Louisiana
Webmaster, I am having a problem posting an ad on the classifieds. It will not let me select a subcategory, which is a required field. When I click on subcategory, the box shrinks down and does not show any subcategory options to select, so I can't post the ad. Can you please take a look at this? Thanks.
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April 18, 2012 at 9:11am
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Fishing in Louisiana
Guys, my power pole remotes are not working. I replaced the battery in each one, and the little red indicator light on each remote lights up, but the unit will not deploy when you hit the button. My power pole works perfectly fine from the toggle switch on my console. Have any of you ever experieced this? I am hoping it's not a major thing and that some of you may have some advice on how to.... Read More
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April 16, 2012 at 6:45pm
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Hunting in Southeast Louisiana
My uncle has an old Colt single shot shotgun that he wants to have restored. It flooded during Katrina. The rust on the barrel is minor, but the rust on the reciever is a lot worse. He is mainly looking to have it reblued, and possibly have the wood refinished. Does anyone know of a good gunsmith on the northshore within a reasonable distance from Slidell? Thanks in advance for any feedback.
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February 08, 2012 at 8:54am
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Fishing in Louisiana
I have a Minn Kota On Board 2 bank charger that is 6 years old. I have never had an issue with it, but it appears that it's only charging one of my batteries right now. After charging for a couple of days, one battery is fully charged and the other reads 4.4 volts when tested with a volt meter. I hooked up my portable charger to the battery that is not being charged by the on board, and it.... Read More
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February 06, 2012 at 8:31am
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Hunting in Louisiana
Have any of you guys had a deer hide tanned? I have talked to a couple of tanneries, all but one want the hide already fletched and told me that it has to be sent to them by a taxidermist. The only one I have found that will take the hide like I have it is in Michigan. Right now, the hide is caped out and frozen. Have any of you used a tannery that you were pleased with and would also take my.... Read More
January 24, 2012 at 11:06am
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Technical in Louisiana
Guys, I have a 2011 Z71 and I'm thinking of putting a leveling kit on it. I had a leveling kit on my last truck, and I have a few friends with them. Do any of you guys have a level kit that does not affect the factory ride at all? If so, what brand do you have? My last truck took potholes a little harder after I had the level kit installed, but I have a friend with a 2009 Z71 with a level kit.... Read More
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June 15, 2011 at 1:47pm
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General in Louisiana
Guys, I recently bought a new Chevy truck. It came with a drop in bed liner from the factory. I would hate to pull out the drop in liner and get the bed sprayed since it's already there, but I want something to cover the bed rails. Original plan was to spray the bed and the rails, but then the truck was delivered with the drop in. Bushwacker makes some nice looking bed rail caps that I am.... Read More
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May 23, 2011 at 3:37pm
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Hunting in Louisiana
What happened to Huntr? Thanks.
May 19, 2011 at 7:43am
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Fishing in Louisiana
I have a Skeeter ZX20 that I have run for a few years. The boat handles good in a chop for a 20' rig. A buddy of mine told me that installing a set of hydraulic trim tabs would really make a noticeable difference. I've never had a boat with hydraulic tabs before, only fixed position tabs on a flat before. Is a 20' boat too small for the tabs to make a difference? I only see them on larger bay.... Read More
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April 14, 2011 at 8:38am
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Deer Hunting in Outside Louisiana
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  • Teets on a buck.
Guys, my brother in law shot a mature buck this weekend and we noticed something strange while cleaning it. The buck weighed 245 lbs, but had a poor rack; pretty much a big cow horn with a crab on one end. This deer had 2 teets on each side of his package, like a doe would have. We've never noticed this on a buck before, and we're wondering if he was some sort of hermaphrodite or something..... Read More
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December 30, 2010 at 3:09pm
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Archery in Louisiana
I'm looking for some first hand feedback on the Ultra Rest made by Quality Archery Designs. Also, the Hunter model Ultra Rest is $55, and the upper end Pro Model is $135. Is there enough difference between the two to justify buying the upper end model? I am leaning towards the Hunter version. Thanks in advance for any input.
August 24, 2010 at 7:30am
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Deer Hunting in Louisiana
I have been trying different factory loads out of a new 270 WSM rifle, and I'm looking for feedback on the Winchester XP3 ammo as a deer round. Thanks in advance for any feedback.
July 26, 2010 at 9:01am
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Deer Hunting in Louisiana
Guys, I guy I work with is selling a set of Interco Swamp Lite ATV tires. The first question I have is are they good tires? The size is AT 26 x 12.00-12. Does anyone know if this size will fit on a Honda Rancher 350 4 x 4? The rim size is 12 x 7.5. Does turning these bigger tires cause any damage to your bike (transmission, etc)? Thanks in advance for any input.
July 01, 2010 at 8:15am
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Deer Hunting in Louisiana
Guys, I have an older Leupold scope that says the adjustments are 2MOA. Does this mean that at 100 yards, 2 clicks equal 1 inch of adjustment? I can't remember. My newer scopes are 1/4' MOA, which is 4 clicks to 1 inch of adjustment at 100. Thanks in advance for any input.
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June 15, 2010 at 8:39pm

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