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JLB

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About JLB

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  • Birthday 10/01/1955

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  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    Mesa, AZ
  • Interests
    Coues Deer hunting, golf and mustang restoration
  1. JLB

    Evening Javelina areas

    Congrats on the successful hunt ! That was a big pig!
  2. JLB

    Coues Hunt 2014

    Jake, nice write-up. It was really nice meeting you and Mike and I was glad to help you guys get deer. That is what it is all about. Hope to hunt with you again in the future.
  3. JLB

    Bigger Than Last Year?

    Great story and great buck. Congrats!
  4. Congrats again Joel.! Great hunting with you on your first Coues hunt. That mount on the wall will always have great memories for you.
  5. JLB

    Sometimes things just work out

    That is a Beautiful Coues Buck! Very nice.
  6. JLB

    My unit 9 bull **New pictures and story added**

    Congrats again Casey. I am headed back up Sunday for a few more days of hunting. Talk to you soon!
  7. JLB

    Couezilla!

    Great buck. Congrats. Can we see a few more photos? Maybe a couple more angles or frontal shot. Thanks much.
  8. Very nice deer. Congratulations. Nice and wide.
  9. Very nice deer. 'Congratulations. Shooting a deer like that makes the pack out very satisfying.
  10. JLB

    100" Coues Buck

    Very nice deer. Nice long main beams. Congratulations.
  11. JLB

    Down to the Wire Buck

    Very nice deer. Real nice mass. Too bad about the heat and wind. That is early season hunting around here for you.
  12. JLB

    Vortex 2x20 EER riflescope

    price reduction....$50
  13. JLB

    San Carlos R-100 buck

    I love the mass on that deer. Really nice.... Congratulations!
  14. Brand new in the box Vortex Crossfire 2 X 20 EER V-plex Riflescope. This scope is brand new with all paperwork and has never been installed or used. $60. Price reduction....how about $50.
  15. JLB

    Leupold vs vortex

    Sorry, I have never purchased a Vortex scope so I cannot comment on their quality. I do know that early in my hunting life I purchased two different brands of cheaper scopes. One (~1971 Weaver) fogged early on the first morning of my first deer season while I was trying to shoot my deer. Couldn't shoot because I couldn't see the deer. The next one (~1980 Redfield) had something come loose inside the turret and it caused a 9 inch low shot at the biggest deer I have ever seen in the Kaibab. These incidents caused me to buy my first Leupold. I have owned and shot about 10 different Leupolds since then with excellent results. In the late 80's, I fell on a rainy morning climbing a high ridgeline and put a huge dent in the primary end on a vari-x III (glass didn't break so I continued). In about 30 minutes I connected on a +300yd shot on a nice Coues deer. Leupold fixed it for less than $50 as it was my fault not theirs. I still own and shoot with that scope. Bottom line is: buy as much scope as you can afford. I would tell people to buy a slightly cheaper rifle over a cheaper scope. Your future hunts depend on good optics. A foggy or poor quality scope cannot make a shot even with a great rifle underneath it. There is NO substitute for great quality glass. Hope this helps.......
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