Sharps 45-90 South Texas Whitetail

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Sharps 45-90 South Texas Whitetail

Post by coolhand » Tue Nov 26, 2019 4:19 pm

Guys,
Got this ole guy(8-1/2 years old) the other day with the Shiloh.

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Re: Sharps 45-90 South Texas Whitetail

Post by DAVE ROELLE » Tue Nov 26, 2019 5:54 pm

Nice one Jack

The rut is on for us, fine time of year to do herd assement and collect the older bucks

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Re: Sharps 45-90 South Texas Whitetail

Post by BFD » Tue Nov 26, 2019 6:26 pm

Nice buck for sure.

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Re: Sharps 45-90 South Texas Whitetail

Post by GrumpyBear » Tue Nov 26, 2019 6:40 pm

Nice buck, and beautiful rifle, good shooting..

Care to share your hunting load with us?

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Re: Sharps 45-90 South Texas Whitetail

Post by coolhand » Wed Nov 27, 2019 7:16 am

I shot this guy with ammo I got from Buffalo Arms. I'm working on a PP load, but haven't got it worked out yet.

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Re: Sharps 45-90 South Texas Whitetail

Post by Andre » Wed Nov 27, 2019 10:35 am

something about that rifle just ain't right!

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Re: Sharps 45-90 South Texas Whitetail

Post by BFD » Wed Nov 27, 2019 10:49 am

Shush now, Andre... Ssshhhh! ;)

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Re: Sharps 45-90 South Texas Whitetail

Post by coolhand » Wed Nov 27, 2019 12:19 pm

LOL, I knew that was coming... Last year I got my buck with the iron sights, but I found that with my old eyes I was useless in the dim light times of the day. (which just happens to be the time when the big boys move). The last thing I want to do is cripple a deer because of a bad shot. In the off season I researched all the traditional scope options, but with the small tubes and objectives they don't offer much help. I read somewhere about and old guy like me converting a handgun scope for his Sharps. I went down that road and it works perfect for me. That said, I don't like the looks either. But it allows me to carry the gun I love to shoot into the south Texas brush and have a good chance to make a good shot on a nice deer.

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Re: Sharps 45-90 South Texas Whitetail

Post by deepsouth » Fri Nov 29, 2019 11:09 am

You gotta do, what you gotta do! I have read or gone over almost every page on this forum. Looking for ideas for sights for a hunting rifle. I don't shoot targets very much and I want a rifle I can hunt with at all times. I have read and re-read every post about the copper penny front sight just not sure about that. I know what light conditions I have shot deer in and I don't think irons will work. This issue and needing a little more money is what is holding me back. Did Shiloh set this up for you? How exactly is it set up?

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Re: Sharps 45-90 South Texas Whitetail

Post by deepsouth » Fri Nov 29, 2019 11:09 am

You gotta do, what you gotta do! I have read or gone over almost every page on this forum. Looking for ideas for sights for a hunting rifle. I don't shoot targets very much and I want a rifle I can hunt with at all times. I have read and re-read every post about the copper penny front sight just not sure about that. I know what light conditions I have shot deer in and I don't think irons will work. This issue and needing a little more money is what is holding me back. Did Shiloh set this up for you? How exactly is it set up?

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Re: Sharps 45-90 South Texas Whitetail

Post by deepsouth » Fri Nov 29, 2019 11:09 am

You gotta do, what you gotta do! I have read or gone over almost every page on this forum. Looking for ideas for sights for a hunting rifle. I don't shoot targets very much and I want a rifle I can hunt with at all times. I have read and re-read every post about the copper penny front sight just not sure about that. I know what light conditions I have shot deer in and I don't think irons will work. This issue and needing a little more money is what is holding me back. Did Shiloh set this up for you? How exactly is it set up?

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Re: Sharps 45-90 South Texas Whitetail

Post by deepsouth » Fri Nov 29, 2019 11:09 am

You gotta do, what you gotta do! I have read or gone over almost every page on this forum. Looking for ideas for sights for a hunting rifle. I don't shoot targets very much and I want a rifle I can hunt with at all times. I have read and re-read every post about the copper penny front sight just not sure about that. I know what light conditions I have shot deer in and I don't think irons will work. This issue and needing a little more money is what is holding me back. Did Shiloh set this up for you? How exactly is it set up?

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Re: Sharps 45-90 South Texas Whitetail

Post by rdnck » Fri Nov 29, 2019 3:10 pm

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Re: Sharps 45-90 South Texas Whitetail

Post by rdnck » Fri Nov 29, 2019 3:11 pm

It is amazing what some people don't know that they don't know. rdnck.
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Re: Sharps 45-90 South Texas Whitetail

Post by coolhand » Fri Nov 29, 2019 3:29 pm

Deepsouth, PM sent

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