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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 06:17 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,076
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Public land is great for a young guy. Not so...

Public land is great for a young guy. Not so great for an older guy that doesn't like to or can't pack out a deer. I realized just how impractical hunting public land for large game is when I was...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-20-2018, 04:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 499
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Perhaps. I will wait until the sun is up, then...

Perhaps. I will wait until the sun is up, then decide. This place is such a muddy mess that I'm not going to try and fight the mud and the darkness. The bucks are still in bachelor groups, so the...
Forum: Traditional 10-19-2018, 05:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 486
Posted By 60 Deluxe
You did good. Bob builds a good bow. Enjoy!

You did good. Bob builds a good bow. Enjoy!
Forum: Traditional 10-19-2018, 05:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 449
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I'm a recurve guy. I've owned some of the very...

I'm a recurve guy. I've owned some of the very top end longbows and I just don't shoot them as well. I wish that I could because I love the looks and light weight of a longbow.

I am a fan of...
Forum: Traditional 10-17-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,687
Posted By 60 Deluxe
All that I know for sure is that it is going to...

All that I know for sure is that it is going to be tough hunting with all this green stuff growing. Then in January or February all this green stuff is going to be fuel. I don't need another...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-17-2018, 06:52 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,474
Posted By 60 Deluxe
don't know if I can type this 1/3 x pi x...

don't know if I can type this

1/3 x pi x r2xH=cu ft in a cone
each cu ft holds roughly 7 1/2 gallons

Not that any lake is a true V, but we get the idea. I would love to see the math that they...
Forum: Traditional 10-16-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,687
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I'm thinking about going into the frog ranching...

I'm thinking about going into the frog ranching business. I planted wheat last Friday. As of 2:30 this afternoon, the good Lord has put 6.35" of rain on it. I hope that the neighbors appreciate...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-13-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,965
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I have neither a rainsuit or rubber boots. I...

I have neither a rainsuit or rubber boots. I have not seen a decent buck in about a month now so I suspect they are still in bachelor groups. I'll wait until it isn't raining.
Forum: Traditional 10-10-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 748
Posted By 60 Deluxe
If money is a little tight I would find a Wing...

If money is a little tight I would find a Wing Thunderbird. They are a lot of bow for what they typically sell for.($200) I am a recurve guy, but I do have a Sarrels Blueridge S/R and an older...
Forum: Traditional 10-10-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,596
Posted By 60 Deluxe
The last bow that I sold went for a even grand. ...

The last bow that I sold went for a even grand. If you wife is worried about the cost of a Grizzly, she would be looking me up to throw me off the cliff if you bought what I have been selling lately.
Forum: Traditional 10-10-2018, 05:24 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,466
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I've had them blow at me when thay are upwind. I...

I've had them blow at me when thay are upwind. I think that they see something that is a little different and blow to try to get a good smell.
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 10-08-2018, 05:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 567
Posted By 60 Deluxe
You just need the cam. String and cable lengths...

You just need the cam. String and cable lengths don't change. You will need access to a bow press to make the swap.
Forum: Traditional 10-05-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,466
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Come to think of it SwampRabbit, I think that I...

Come to think of it SwampRabbit, I think that I had a type of buck fever when I started dating girls back in high school. You saying "anything that trips your trigger" made the connection for me. ...
Forum: Traditional 10-05-2018, 05:01 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,466
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Good luck. Bust a few cottontails first to take...

Good luck. Bust a few cottontails first to take the edge off. If you can hit them, you can hit a deer.
Forum: Traditional 10-04-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,596
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I was just looking through old files and from the...

I was just looking through old files and from the looks of things, I've sold two more truck loads since that Grizzly. Man this has been fun.
Forum: Traditional 10-01-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 896
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Here is the one that I had, refinished, and then...

Here is the one that I had, refinished, and then sold. It had an oak leaf on the grip. Sort of part carved and part stippled.
Forum: Traditional 10-01-2018, 05:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 590
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I traded a high end Blacktail for two very nice...

I traded a high end Blacktail for two very nice widows on a Saturday and had both Widows sold within a week. They seem to sell themselves if you price them correctly.
Forum: Traditional 09-30-2018, 04:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 896
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Flanagan would be my guess as well. I never have...

Flanagan would be my guess as well. I never have seen one with carving but he does build some beauties.
Forum: Traditional 09-29-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 852
Views: 30,121
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Congrats on the pigs. All I got was wet feet and...

Congrats on the pigs. All I got was wet feet and muddy pant legs this morning. I think that all the deer were napping.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-29-2018, 04:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 326
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Good luck back at you. I've been up since three....

Good luck back at you. I've been up since three. Darn daylight savings time is tough to deal with this time of year. Still over two hours before it will be light enough to see.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-27-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 5,317
Posted By 60 Deluxe
No.....Ford

No.....Ford
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-27-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 847
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I sent money using friends and family about a...

I sent money using friends and family about a month ago and they hit me with nearly 4% in fees. It is better for me to overpay by 3% and use the credit card option because I get back 1% in rewards.
Forum: Traditional 09-27-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,660
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I will try to grab a bow and take a walk on...

I will try to grab a bow and take a walk on Saturday morning. There are deer everywhere and food everywhere so it will be a matter of a hunter and deer happening to be in the same spot at the same...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-27-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,228
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I have five pins and use three. Or should say,...

I have five pins and use three. Or should say, used to. I seldom shoot a compound now that I found the excitement of traditional.

If your eyesight is good enough and your nerves are steady, go...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-27-2018, 07:57 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,612
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Maybe she didn't want to back out or try to turn...

Maybe she didn't want to back out or try to turn around at that spot. Put that with the current attitude that rules pertain to everyone but me, and I can understand someone driving to the house to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-26-2018, 04:46 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,407
Posted By 60 Deluxe
All that I can say is that you made a big...

All that I can say is that you made a big mistake. Big mistakes can be costly. I would never buy a crossbow and haven't bought a compound in years because there is an annual frenzy to get the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-26-2018, 04:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,423
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I bought a house for use as a rental. It was a...

I bought a house for use as a rental. It was a mid 1960s build which meant single pane glass in the windows and so-so insulation. I pretty much totally renovated the house and the windows were...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-24-2018, 06:22 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,850
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I don't get pumped. I don't care for the killing...

I don't get pumped. I don't care for the killing part so usually I am a little sad. A clean kill does give me a sense of relief. Hunting is the highlight of my year but I can see the day coming...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-24-2018, 06:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,606
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I'm still hoping for the axis to move in. Good...

I'm still hoping for the axis to move in. Good numbers of them three miles south and starting to see some about three miles to the west of us.

I've never seen a fallow deer in Coke County. Is...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-21-2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,279
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Some game laws don't make much sense. Like,...

Some game laws don't make much sense. Like, let's all wear our hunter orange after dark. Wow.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-20-2018, 04:42 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,150
Posted By 60 Deluxe
They might be o.k. if they had the 4.0 engine. ...

They might be o.k. if they had the 4.0 engine. My wife has a new one. Very cool looking with the black out logos and hood scoop but I've owned skateboards with more power. She likes it so I just...
Forum: Traditional 09-17-2018, 06:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Less than half a twist each time that I lay one...

Less than half a twist each time that I lay one bundle over the other. I do my small loop first then put twelve or fifteen twists in the body prior to doing my large loop. I use a stick with a peg...
Forum: Game Management/Age & Score/Trailcam Pics 09-11-2018, 06:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 829
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I have a new to me grain drill that I need to...

I have a new to me grain drill that I need to test and tinker with. I will plant maybe an acre as soon as it dries up enough. 10.59" of rain in the last month has the ground a little gummy. I will...
Forum: Traditional 09-10-2018, 05:52 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,166
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Fun shooting. Even us blind guys can have fun...

Fun shooting. Even us blind guys can have fun doing that. Congrats on the record.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-10-2018, 05:47 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,651
Posted By 60 Deluxe
10.59" from August 9 to September 8 in southeast...

10.59" from August 9 to September 8 in southeast Coke County and I got the short end of the stick. Many neighbors south and east that got five to six inches more than we did. This country has gone...
Forum: Traditional 09-06-2018, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 593
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I hope that you are joking about your wife having...

I hope that you are joking about your wife having a say in such matters.
Forum: Traditional 09-06-2018, 06:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,129
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I have two Sages. They are boxy looking but that...

I have two Sages. They are boxy looking but that can be fixed.
Forum: Traditional 08-28-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 832
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I've done both. It just depends on the bow. ...

I've done both. It just depends on the bow. Some bows were just created to be firewood, but I attempt to salvage them.

I would certainly exhaust all other remedies prior to changing the...
Forum: Traditional 08-25-2018, 07:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 985
Posted By 60 Deluxe
This one is not that pretty. It has good lines...

This one is not that pretty. It has good lines though. Built around 2000, made out of some sort of wonderwood, it is a bit heavy in the hand but casts an arrow with authority. It's called the...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-24-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,759
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Do not attempt to use a weedeater to cut it's...

Do not attempt to use a weedeater to cut it's head off. You can end up with a mad rattler wrapped around your leg and also some dirty underwear.
Forum: Traditional 08-24-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 795
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I'm using the Bearpaw buffalo leather. Not the...

I'm using the Bearpaw buffalo leather. Not the one that looks the same that is called the summer glove. The summer glove is too thin in the finger stalls for my tender fingers.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-24-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 620
Posted By 60 Deluxe
where are you finding peas?

where are you finding peas?
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-24-2018, 05:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 583
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Thanks for the help guys. No big rush to move...

Thanks for the help guys. No big rush to move the gun as it has been stored away for the past twenty three years and hasn't been much of a bother. I took it to town yesterday and showed it to an...
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-23-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 583
Posted By 60 Deluxe
The gun probably hasn't had a case of shells...

The gun probably hasn't had a case of shells through it. It is still factory stiff when opening and closing. There are a few very minor rubs and marks on the stock.
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 08-23-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 583
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Value of Beretta

I have been considering selling my 12 ga. Silver Pigeon and getting a nice 20ga over/under. Looking on Gunbroker.com, I find a nearly identical gun listed at $2700. I have no clue if that is a fair...
Forum: Traditional 08-22-2018, 06:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 985
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I've owned a couple of them now. Sold a beauty...

I've owned a couple of them now. Sold a beauty because it was a little too light but kept an old one that shoots circles around 80% of the bows built today. I will do most of my hunting this year...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-17-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 5,120
Posted By 60 Deluxe
High fence. Gotta be, no way that deer was...

High fence. Gotta be, no way that deer was walking around free.
Forum: Traditional 08-16-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,759
Posted By 60 Deluxe
I sold one that was really nice. The guy claims...

I sold one that was really nice. The guy claims the post office broke it. The box did not show any damage. He probably broke it stringing it up. My thought is that those bows are just nearing the...
Forum: Traditional 08-16-2018, 06:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 676
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Get some test field points and see how the arrows...

Get some test field points and see how the arrows fly. My guess is that you are maybe pulling 54-55 pounds and it won't take much weight up front to get the 400s to fly good. That sort of depends...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-16-2018, 06:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 632
Posted By 60 Deluxe
Hunting tax time

Just a reminder that the new license went on sale yesterday.
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