Welcome back buddy! I saw your post on the firearms forum and posted to you. Then, of course. I screwed it up and somehow got it posted three times. Are you still down near Bend or back in Washington? Good to see your name again!
I'm still working on the coyote's. Went out to a local rancher's place couple weeks ago and saw a pitch black coyote! Pigs took some what of a beating last week. The guy's that own Black Rock flew over the Wells Ranch and hazed them into Black Rock. Killed 11 of them. At least thats the story I got. About time to go back into the Borthwick ranch again. Found a lot of sign there but haven't found the pigs. maybe I need a plane!
There are still some who insist a scope is not needed for the type hunting they do, ignoring the advances of the last 150 years in optical sights. (Even the ultra-conservative US Army has adopted optical sights.) The idea that in some special circumstances open iron sights or aperture (peep) sights might be more useful is not lost on me, but with the inevitable advance of age comes the reduction in visual acuity needed for using iron sights.
I believe that many who completely resist the idea of...